UNITY FORMA CHALLENGE OFFICIAL RULES
Published February 23, 2021
PLEASE READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES CAREFULLY. ENTRY INTO THIS CHALLENGE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY PART OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS CHALLENGE.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. CHALLENGE DESCRIPTION
The Unity Forma Challenge (the “Challenge”) is a skills based contest and is designed for developers, 3D artists, and marketers to showcase multiple variants of a product by creating an interactive, real-time 3D product configurator with Unity Forma, Unity Pro and Pixyz Plugin. Runners Up will be selected by Unity and showcased on Unity’s website. Our panel of expert judges will choose one Grand Prize winner and Four Runners-up winners. This Challenge will be run in accordance with these Official Rules (“Rules”).
The Challenge is organized and sponsored by Unity Technologies ApS, a Danish corporation with offices at Løvstræde 5, DK-1150 Copenhagen K, Denmark (“Sponsor” or “Unity”).
3. UNITY ADMINS
“Unity Admins” are any companies or organizations authorized by Unity to aid it with the administration or execution of this Challenge including but not limited to Unity Affiliates and National Sweepstakes Company, LLC. “Unity Affiliate” means an entity that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by or is under common control with Unity Technologies ApS.
4. CHALLENGE START AND END DATES
The Challenge begins at 12:00PM (Noon) PST, February 24, 2021 (the “Start Date”) and ends at 12:00PM (Noon) PST, April 25, 2021(the “Deadline”).
5. AM I ELIGIBLE TO ENTER THE CHALLENGE?
You are eligible to enter this Challenge if you meet all of the following requirements as of the time and date of entry:
You are an individual;
You are at least 18 years of age or older but in no event less than the age of majority in your place of residence;
You have Internet Access, an Email Account, and access to a personal computer;
You are NOT a resident of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, or the Crimea region of the Ukraine, due to U.S. Export Regulations (and any other regions or countries that may be prohibited under U.S. Export Regulations);
You are NOT on any U.S. Exportation Regulation prohibited list;
You are NOT a resident of Belarus; Brazil; Greece; Italy; Kosovo; Macedonia; Turkey; Quebec, Canada; Florida, USA; or Arizona, USA;
You are NOT employed by a government body, regulatory agency, or any company which is owned or controlled by the government
You have NOT won a contest prize from Unity or Unity Affiliates within the last 12 months;
You are NOT an employee of Unity or Unity Admins; and
You are NOT a family member or household member of any employee of Unity or Unity Admins.
Have a valid driver’s license within your country.
If you are selected as a winner, pay taxes in your region
Please Note: it is entirely your responsibility to review and understand your employer’s policies about your eligibility to participate in this Challenge. If you participate in violation of your employer’s policies, you and your Entry may be disqualified from the Challenge. Unity disclaims any and all liability or responsibility with respect to disputes arising between an employer and such employer’s employee in relation to this matter.
6. HOW DO I ENTER THE CHALLENGE
To enter the Challenge, complete the steps below. You may enter the Challenge only as an individual and are limited to one Entry.
Step 1. If you do not already have a personal Unity ID, create a Unity ID.
Step 2. Sign-up under “Step 1” of the Challenge Site to sign up for the Challenge.*
Step 3. Open the confirmation email sent to you upon completion of Step 2 above and follow the instructions to download the tools you will need to create your Entry. Please note, all tools are provided at no cost for the duration of the Challenge and are provided subject to Section 17 of these Rules.
Step 4. Create your Entry as outlined under “How to Create an Entry” in Section 7 below.
Step 5. Submit your Entry to the Unity Forma Challenge submission platform by logging in via your Unity ID no later than the Deadline, 12:00PM (Noon) PST, April 25, 2021.
Step 6. Unity will judge all qualifying Entries in accordance with Section 11 below.
Step 7. Unity will announce the winners by posting to the Challenge Site in accordance with Section 11 below.
Please note that you will receive a confirmation email upon completion of the form in Step 2 above, which will include instructions and links to download the software necessary to create your Entry.
*Unity is not responsible for an Entry or part of an Entry that it does not receive for any reason, or for Entries that it receives but are inaccessible or illegible for any reason and such Entries may be disqualified at Unity’s sole discretion.
7. HOW TO CREATE AN ENTRY
To create an entry, you must create an interactive, real-time 3D product configurator.
An entry (“Entry”) must include the following:
Project Title (Maximum 10 words)
A Project Summary which explains your project (Maximum 250 words)
An interactive, real-time 3D product configurator application (Unity build executable files for Mac, Windows or Linux, submitted in a .zip; max. size 15GB)
8. IS MY ENTRY AN ELIGIBLE ENTRY?
To be eligible to be considered for a prize, as solely determined by Unity:
Your Entry MUST:
be made using Unity Pro (2020.2.4 or greater), Unity Forma (1.0.3 or greater), and Pixyz (2020.2) software; and using Unity’s High Definition Render Pipeline (HDRP) as the visual quality level within Unity Forma
be in English;
be your own original work;
not have been submitted previously in any promotion of any kind;
not contain material or content that:
is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, offensive, sexually explicit, pornographic, hateful, tortious, defamatory, or slanderous or libelous;
promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual
promotes discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, or tobacco;
violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to rights of privacy, publicity, or their intellectual property rights;
is inconsistent with the message, brand, or image of Unity, is unlawful; or
is in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations of any jurisdiction in which the Entry is created;
have obtained any and all consents, approvals, or licenses required for you to submit your Entry;
not engage in false, fraudulent, or deceptive acts at any phase during your participation in the Challenge; and
not tamper or abuse any aspect of this Challenge.
If you or the Entry is found to be ineligible for any reason, including but not limited to noncompliance with Sections 5 through 8 of these Rules, Unity reserves the right to disqualify the Entry and/or you from this Challenge and any other contest or promotional activity sponsored or administered in any way by Unity or Unity Affiliates
10. HOW MAY THE ENTRY POTENTIALLY BE USED
The Entry may be used in a few different ways. Unity does not claim to own the Entry, however, by submitting an Entry you:
hereby grant to Unity and Unity Affiliates a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, world-wide right and license to (i) review and analyze your Entry in relation to this Challenge; and (ii) use your Entry or parts of your Entry in any media for any non-commercial or commercial purpose connection with the marketing, sale, or promotion of Unity, Unity Affiliates and their respective products and services;
agree that you will execute any necessary paperwork for Unity and Unity Affiliates to use the rights and licenses granted hereunder;
acknowledge and agree that you will not be compensated and may not be credited (at Unity’s sole discretion) for the use of your Entry;
acknowledge that the we may have developed or commissioned materials similar to your Entry and you waive any claims resulting from any similarities to your Entry;
understand that your Entry may be posted on a public website or social media channel and that Unity is not responsible for any unauthorized use of your Entry by visitors to such site; and
understand and acknowledge that, subject to provision of Prizes, Unity is not obligated to use your Entry in any way, even if your Entry is selected as a winning Entry.
Personal data you submit in relation to this Challenge will be used by Unity and Unity Admins in accordance to Section 16 of these Rules.
11. HOW WILL WINNERS BE NOTIFIED?
All Entries will be judged by a panel of judges selected by Unity in its sole and absolute discretion. Judges’ decisions will be final and binding in all respects.
Judges will award each Entry a number of points based upon the following 60-point scale:
Category 1: Interactivity and Functionality (0 to 20 points)
Is the application engaging and can a user interact with it intuitively?
Category 2: Visual Quality (0 to 20 points)
Does your product look realistic? Does your project create an immersive experience?
Category 3: Creativity (0 to 20 points)
Does your imagination show? The entry should showcase the creative vision of the product
Subject to confirmation of eligibility, the Entry with the highest score will be awarded Grant Prize and the Entries with the next four highest scores will each receive the Runner Up Prize.
In the unlikely event of a tie, the winning Entry will be the Entry with the highest score in Category 3, Creativity.
Potential winners will be contacted within 30 days of the completion of judging via the email shared in their contest submission form. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, does not respond as directed, refuses the prize, or is found to be ineligible for any reason, such prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Only one alternate winner will be selected per each prize package, after which prizes will remain unawarded.
To the extent that there is any dispute as to the identity of the potential winner, the official account holder of the Unity ID account through which the Entry was first submitted will be deemed the official potential winner by Unity.
12. YOUR ODDS OF WINNING
ODDS OF WINNING A PRIZE ARE SUBJECT TO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED AND HOW YOUR ENTRY SCORES IN ACCORDANCE TO THE JUDGING CRITERIA.
Grand Prize: The Grant Prize Winner will receive
a 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 EV base model 2WD (the “Vehicle”) ** (Approximate Retail Value of $39,995 USD); and
a Unity Branded Swag Bundle (Approximate Retail Value: $200 to $300 USD).
** Vehicle will be delivered with standard equipment, as described above; any upgrades and options are at the sole cost and expense of the winner. Color, package, factory options, additional features, and other prize details not set forth above shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion, and are subject to availability. Sponsor does not make, nor in any manner is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Vehicle including but not limited to its quality, fitness for a particular purpose, or mechanical condition. Winner (or such winner’s parent or legal guardian, if applicable) must have proof of a valid driver’s license, if applicable, from their place of residence to take delivery of the Vehicle; failure to show the same may result in prize forfeiture and/or selection of an alternate winner. Winner will be responsible for all optional equipment, title, license, insurance, transfer, and registration fees required in claiming the Vehicle, applicable taxes as well as all other expenses relating to claiming, registering, and/or using the Vehicle, including any travel and transportation costs associated with collecting the Vehicle. All other costs not specifically stated herein as being awarded are the responsibility of the winner. IF APPLICABLE: Winner will be provided instructions to obtain the Vehicle at a Volkswagen dealership to be determined by Sponsor. Winner must take delivery of the Vehicle within thirty (30) days of notification that the dealership has received the Vehicle.
Runner Up Prize: a Unity Branded Swag Bundle (Approximate Retail Value: $200 to $300 USD)
Total Approximate Retail Value of all Prize packages: Between $40,995 and $41,495 USD
All estimated prize values are in U.S. dollars.
All prizes are non-transferable, and no substitutions of the prizes for cash, alternate goods or services, or any other prize is permitted. Notwithstanding the foregoing sentence, Unity reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of approximately equal value for any reason. PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS-IS” WITH NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
All federal, state, and local or any other applicable taxes, license, title, and/or registration fees or other costs, associated with the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Unity, Unity Admins, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, will not be responsible for any such taxes, fees, and costs.
Any prize details not specified in these Rules will be determined solely by Unity.
14. WHEN WILL THE WILL BE AWARDED?
The prizes will be awarded within a commercially reasonable time frame. Potential winners may be required to complete and sign additional documentation, such as non-disclosures, representations and warranties, liability and publicity releases (unless prohibited by applicable law), and tax documents, or other similar documentation in order to claim the prize. Only prizes claimed in accordance to these Rules will be awarded.
15. WINNER LIST
A list of all winners of this Challenge will be posted on no later than May 31, 2021 and may be announced at Unity’s discretion via Unity’s or Unity Affiliates’ Twitter, Facebook, Blog, or Website, or in person verbally at an Unity or Unity Affiliate sponsored or hosted event.
16. YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND PRIVACY
Unity may use the personal data you provide via your participation in this Challenge:
to contact you in relation to the Challenge;
to confirm the details of your Entry;
to administer and execute this Challenge, including sharing it with Unity Admins;
at Unity’s discretion, to credit you for the Entry, identify you as a Winner, or other similar notice; and
17. LICENSE TERMS.
Your use of (i) Unity Pro (2020.2) is made available subject to the Unity Software Additional Terms, (ii) Unity Forma is made available subject to the Unity Forma Additional Terms; and (iii) Pixyz (2020.2) software is made available subject to the PiXYZ Software License agreement (together the “License Terms”).
Notwithstanding anything in the License Terms, all licenses granted therein are granted only for the duration of this Challenge.
18. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
If Unity determines, in its sole discretion, that any portion of this Challenge is compromised by virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or any other causes beyond its control, that in the sole opinion of Unity corrupts, or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper participation in/of the Challenge, Unity reserves the right to (a) cancel the Challenge; (b) pause the Challenge until such time the aforementioned issues may be resolved; or (c) consider only those Entries submitted prior to the when the Challenge was so compromised for the prizes.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that Unity, Unity Affiliates, and Unity Admins, and each of their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, will not be liable for personal injuries, death, damages, expenses or costs or losses of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in this Challenge or acceptance of or use or inability to use a prize or parts thereof including, without limitation, claims, suits, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
Your use of any other products and services required by these Rules, whether required by these Rules or not, are subject to the terms and conditions associated with such products or services.
In the event any clause or provision of these Rules prove unenforceable, void or incomplete, the validity of the other conditions will remain unaffected.
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