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CONTEST DESCRIPTION: FaZe Clan Inc. (“FaZe” or “Sponsor”) and DC Comics, Inc. (“DC Comics”) are creating a deathrun map for the release of the third issue of the Batman featuring Fortnite: Zero Point Comic. Sponsor will host a week-long speedrun contest during which Fortnight players can upload videos of themselves completing the deathrun map as fast as possible. Contestants with the top five (5) times will have their gamer names appear on a leader board on FaZe’s landing page for clout in the gaming community.
DATES OF CONTEST: The “FaZe Clan x DC Comics Speedrun Contest” (the “Contest”) begins at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”)] on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 and ends at 8:59 p.m. PT on Monday, June 7, 2021 (the “Contest Period”). Submissions (defined below) received outside of the Contest Period, and not in accordance herewith, will be disqualified. The unedited video Submission provided by the Contestant will be official timekeeping device.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to permanent legal residents of the continental United States and the District of Columbia (“United States”), who are thirteen (13) years of age or older (or the age of majority in their respective jurisdiction of residence) at the time of entry (each, a “Contestant”). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in the same household, whether related or not) of “Sponsor”, DC Comics and each of their parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Contest, and the entities supplying the prizes herein (all of the aforementioned collectively referred to as the “Contest Entities”), are not eligible to participate. The Contest is subject to all federal, state and/or local laws and regulations.
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in the Contest constitutes Contestant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Eligibility to participate is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules in a timely manner.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: In order to participate in the Contest, Contestant must play the deathrun map created by FaZe and record the gameplay while completing the deathrun map. The recorded gameplay must then be submitted on the landing page here via a link to the recorded gameplay. Contestants must follow the instructions on the landing page and answer all the questions in the prompt. Contestants are welcome to submit as many submissions as they want during the Contest Period. Hopefully your time improves with each submission.
To enter, Contestant must complete and submit all of the following (collectively, the “Submission”):
Contestant represents and warrants that the contents of the Submission (i.e., the gameplay footage); (a) is complete, true and correct to the best of their knowledge and belief; (b) is the original work of the Contestant.
Contestant understands and agrees that the Sponsor and Contest Entities are not responsible for any Submission that is lost, late, misdirected, inaccessible, unviewable or undeliverable, whether due to; (a) system errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays, theft or destruction; (b) failed, faulty, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, hardware or software errors of any kind; (c) lost or unavailable network connections, typographical or system errors and failures, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Each Submission will be reviewed and approved by the Sponsor and may be disqualified if not submitted in accordance with these Official Rules.
Submission Requirements/Restrictions: Submissions; (a) containing general obscene, lewd, crude, vulgar, profane, defamatory or inappropriate text, including acts of violence or acts that appear to cause harm; (b) containing other offensive content and/or any content that is explicit, graphic or otherwise indecent or that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable, or offensive; (c) derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; (d) promoting alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms or weapons, activities that appear unsafe or dangerous or a particular political agenda or message; and/or (e) containing and displaying third-party brands prominently and intentionally, or any materials that violate or infringe (or may infringe) any copyright (including, without limitation, music or artistic work), trademark, logo, or other mark that identifies a brand, entity or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased, including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light or (f) otherwise violate these Official Rules, all as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, shall be disqualified from the Contest. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor = reserves the right to disqualify a Submission it feels is inappropriate in any way. Late Submissions or Submissions sent via any other method than those stated above will not be accepted. To the best of Contestant’s knowledge and belief, its Submission is truthful. Contestant further agrees and warrants that he/she shall not enter any Submission that is known by the Contestant to (a) be false, inaccurate, or misleading; (b) that infringes on any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (c) that violates any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising); and (d) that is or may reasonably be considered defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially or religiously biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing to any individual, partnership, or corporation. Should any Submission violate these restrictions, such Submission will be disqualified and will not be eligible to win. In such event, Sponsor = further reserves the right to take any necessary actions so as to protect their respective legal rights.
By entering a Submission, Contestant consents to have the Contestant’s Submission made available for public viewing and/or comment on the Internet. By participating, Contestant agrees that their Submission may be shared on Sponsors website, other social media sites or other websites by the Sponsor. However, such posting of a Submission does not constitute any representation or guarantee by Sponsor that any Submission will be selected as a winner in the Contest, or that the Contestant addressed in such Submission has won a prize in the Contest; see below for an explanation of the evaluation of Submissions and the procedure by which winners will be selected pursuant to this Contest.
THE CONTENT OF THE SUBMISSIONS REPRESENT THE VIEWS AND OPINIONS OF SOLELY THE CONTESTANT WHO HAS PROVIDED THE SUBMISSION AND DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS AND/OR OPINIONS OF THE SPONSOR OR DC COMICS IN ANY MANNER. SPONSOR AND DC COMICS EACH DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR SCREENING, MONITORING OR REVIEWING SUBMISSIONS PRIOR TO POSTING OF SAME. SPONSOR MAY EDIT SUBMISSIONS PRIOR TO POSTING THEM ON ANY WEBSITE OR ELSEWHERE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CONTEST BUT WILL BE SEEKING THE APPROVAL OF THE RESPECTIVE CONTESTANT PRIOR TO EFFECTING SUCH EDITING AND/OR POSTING.
JUDGING: A total of five (5) winners with the fastest times will be selected in this Contest. All Submissions will be initially reviewed by FaZe for compliance with these Official Rules (including the Submission requirements). Thereafter, the eligible Submissions will be judged based on the fastest time, the top five (5) fastest times will be deemed the winners. Contestant will be required to submit his/her time on the landing page. The time submitted by each Contestant must match the time on the video Submission. Edited videos will automatically be disqualified.
PRIZE CLAIMS: Except where prohibited, the potential prize winners will be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (the “Release”), an IRS Form W-9 (“W-9 Form”) (United States resident winner only) and any other documents required by Sponsor (collectively, the “Required Documents”) within seven (7) days or less from receipt of Notification from FaZe by email. If the potential winner fails to return the Required Documents within the time period required, or if the email is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits his/her right to the respective prize and an alternate will be notified as outlined in the JUDGING section above, even if the disqualified potential winner’s name may have been publicly announced. All winners must agree to the reproduction of his/her Submission to be repurposed for other uses, such as promotional uses, without compensation or royalties as a condition of winning the Prize (defined below). If it is deemed during the verification process that the potential Prize winners do not agree to the reproduction of his/her Submission for repurposed uses without compensation or royalties, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate will be notified as outlined above. All winners must report their winnings as income to the IRS. In the event it is deemed during the verification process that the potential winner does not have a unique, personal and valid social security number for FaZe to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the respective prize, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate will be notified as outlined above. Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements. If it is determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that the potential winner is not eligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winner forfeits his/her right to the respective prize and an alternate will be notified as outlined in the JUDGING section above, even if the disqualified potential winner’s name may have been publicly announced. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor and DC Comics shall have no liability or obligation to such individual.
Winners consent (and agree to sign any additional documents required by Sponsor, to formalize, effect or perfect such consent, except where prohibited by law) for Sponsor and those acting under their authority, to use his/her name, likeness (photograph and/or video), biographical information, and voice in advertising/publicity/trade without territorial or time limitations and without compensation, notice or approval; and, the winners disclaim any ownership rights of such advertising/publicity/trade material.
LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES: Contestant understands and agrees that he/she shall retain all ownership rights of the Submission; however, by submitting a Submission, and to the extent allowed by law, Contestant grants the Released Parties a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub licensable, unconditional and transferable license to edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, reproduce, encode, store, modify, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse of the Submission, name, photo/Video, caption, and biographical material including, but not limited to, all materials submitted in connection with the Contest in any and all media, throughout the world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation to Contestant or any third party.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual or entity it finds to be tampering with the submission process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsor and DC Comics to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor and DC Comics, or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules, or (b) cancel the Contest and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, award the prizes (as applicable) to Contestants from among the eligible Submissions received up to the time of the impairment based upon the “Judging” section of these Official Rules. Sponsor and DC Comics’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The Released Parties (defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete Submissions, whether due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, Submissions not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, technical malfunctions in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Submissions, the tabulation of judges scores or votes, the announcement of the winners, or in any other Contest-related materials.
In the event of a dispute regarding who entered a Submission, the Submission will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder (defined below) of the e-mail address provided at the time of Submission. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A Contestant may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the Contestant is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with the Submission. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. THE PRECEDING EXPRESSLY INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO ANY ATTEMPT TO TAMPER WITH OR MANIPULATE THE PUBLIC VOTING PHASE OF THE CONTEST.
RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Contest, Contestants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, DC Comics, and each of their officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any Prize (as applicable), including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; (e) any incorrect or inaccurate information; (f) inability to access Sponsor’s internet web site; (g) Submissions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; and/or (h) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Contestant’s participation in the Contest or Contestant’s receipt of any Prize or Sponsor’s use of entered Submissions and attributes, including, without limitation, claims for invasion of privacy, right of publicity, defamation, libel, or further consideration. Contestant each further agree that in any cause of action, Sponsor’s liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall Sponsor be liable for attorney’s fees.
NO LIABILITY: By participating, Contestants and Contestants agree to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the Contest Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by the winners, Contestants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Contest as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in this Contest.
SPONSOR: 1800 North Highland Avenue, 6th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
This Contest shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor. DC Comics and Epic Games are not a sponsor of this Contest. Names, logos, and/or materials are used for purposes of promotion and such use is not intended to suggest or imply sponsorship of this Contest.