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Design Contest Rules

  1. Purpose:
    • The purpose of this contest is to solicit designs for the use in printing on Fit Flights for retail sale by COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD.
  2. Eligibility:
    1. This Campaign is open only to those who sign up at http://events.cosmodarts.jp/design/en/design-contest.php and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry.
    2. The Flight Design Contest is open to all except where prohibited by law. Employees of COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign.
    3. The Campaign is subject to all applicable national, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  3. Agreement to Rules:
    • By participating, the Contestant ("You") agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
  4. Campaign Period:
    • Entries will be accepted online starting on April 26th, 2019, 00:00:00 JST and ending May 26th, 2019, 23:59:59 JST.
  5. How to Enter:
    1. The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided at http://events.cosmodarts.jp/design/en/design-contest.php.
    2. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD.
    3. You may submit multiple entries to the contest, but only one entry per person will be considered when finalists are selected.
    4. You must provide the information requested.
    5. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, Your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD.
    6. Designs must be created on the template sheet available at http://events.cosmodarts.jp/design/en/design-contest.php.
    7. Designs may be created by any means (illustration software, hand-drawn, etc.) as long as they are created on the provided template.
    8. Designs must be submitted in JPG or PNG format to http://events.cosmodarts.jp/design/en/design-contest.php
    9. Entries containing photos or scans that are too dark or blurry will be removed from the contest.
  6. Acceptable Entry Content:
    1. The contest consists of two categories: Monochromatic (A) and Multicolored (B).
      1. Monochromatic. Designs are limited to the use of a single color on a white background.
      2. Multicolored. The background color may be selected from the colors of the current lineup of Fit Flight Shape or Fit Flight AIR Shape. Designs may incorporate up to 3 additional colors. Please refer to the following links for available background colors [Shape only]:
    2. Contest entries related to the topics below do not fit our brand values and will not be approved:
      1. Politics and political symbols, campaigns, or movements
      2. Religious references including symbols, buildings, or people
      3. Sex, nudity, or drugs
      4. Swearing or profanity
      5. Death, killing, blood, terrorism, horror, or torture
      6. Racism, bullying, or cruelty to real life animals
    3. You must be the original creator of all creative work You submit (the design, images, photographs, description text, etc.) and You must have the exclusive right to submit Your model to this Design Contest. You may not submit designs made by, or on behalf of, someone else.
    4. Designs must be new creations and not previously posted online or submitted to any other contest.
  7. Prizes:
    1. The 3 Winners of the Design Contest will receive:
      • The equivalent of 30,000 JPY
      • 5 sets of flights based on their design
      • A dart setup of their choosing:
        • 1 Fit Container
        • 1 Flight Case (chosen from Case-S, Case 2.5 AIR, Flight Case SHELL, Marucon, or Case 01)
        • 1 set of Cosmo Darts Barrels (chosen from Cosmo Darts Standard Series, Cosmo Darts Players Signature Barrels, or CODE METAL UNITED LABEL [CODE METAL excluded])
        • 1 set of Fit Shafts (chosen from Fit Shaft GEAR, Fit Shaft CARBON, Fit Shaft Super Duralumin, or Fit Shaft TITANIUM)
        • 1 package of 50 Fit Point PLUS tips*
        • 1 set of Fit Point METAL CONVERSION POINT*
      • Cosmo Darts themed DARTSLIVE Card
      • Cosmo Darts Tote bag
      • Cosmo Darts T-Shirt
      • Cosmo Darts Hand Towel
      • Commemorative trophy
      • Chance to be interviewed
      • *Not available if steel tip barrels are chosen
        Dart setup approximate retail value 30,000JPY. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize acceptance as well as items selected.
    2. COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD. reserves the right to solely deterimine the specifics of the prize.
    3. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD's discretion.
    4. The prize is nontransferable.
    5. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all national, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner.
    6. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted.
    7. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  8. Odds:
    • The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  9. Winner Selection and Notification:
    1. Nine (9) Finalists will be selected by COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD. Three (3) Finalists from category A and six (6) Finalists from category B.
    2. Three (3) Winners will be selected by community vote under the supervision of COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD. 1 Winner from category A, 1 Winner from category B, and 1 Winner determined by popularity of vote
    3. Finalists will be notified by email within eight (8) days following selection of Finalists.
    4. Winners will be notified by email no later than July 17th, 2019.
    5. COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD shall have no liability for Finalists’ or Winners’ failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.
    6. If Finalist cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, an alternate Finalist will be selected.
    7. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all national, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  10. Rights Granted by You:
    1. By entering this content (e.g., design, photo, text, etc.), You understand and agree that COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD, anyone acting on behalf of COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD, and COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, Your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.
    2. By entering this content, You represent and warrant that Your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights.
    3. If Your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD.
    4. If the content of Your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at Your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  11. Terms & Conditions:
    1. COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD. COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.
    2. COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  12. Limitation of Liability:
    • By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from:
      1. such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof;
      2. technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment;
      3. the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service;
      4. unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion;
      5. electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  13. Disputes:
    • THIS CAMPAIGN IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF JAPAN, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in JAPAN having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  14. Privacy Policy:
    • Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.
  15. Winners List:
    • To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail Your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
      COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD.
      1470-5 Sunouchi kou
      Toon, Ehime 791-0311
      Japan
      Requests must be received no later than August 31st, 2019.
  16. Sponsor:
    • The Sponsor of the Campaign is:
      COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD.
      1470-5 Sunouchi kou
      Toon, Ehime 791-0311
      Japan
  17. Social Media:
    • The Campaign hosted by COSMO SEIKI CO., LTD is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, You Tube or any other social media platform used during this contest.