Rules

2018 Indie Showdown Contest Official Rules And Regulations
RULES FOR “The Label Indie Showdown Contest 2018”
SPONSORED BY The Label:
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SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105RULES FOR “THE LABEL INDIE SHOWDOWN CONTEST 2018” PLEASE READ THESES TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY PRIOR TO ENTRY. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.
“THE LABEL INDIE SHOWDOWN CONTEST 2018” PROMOTION IS SPONSORED BY THE GROUP (“THE LABEL”) AND ITS AFFILIATES. THIS PROMOTION IS GOVERNED BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES (“RULES”). BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION, YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE RULES, INCLUDING ALL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, AND UNDERSTAND THAT THE RESULTS OF THE PROMOTION AS DETERMINED BY THE LABEL AND ITS AGENTS, ARE FINAL IN ALL RESPECTS. THE PROMOTION IS SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS AND IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. THIS PROMOTION IS OPEN TO USERS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE ENTRY DATE, AND IS ONLY OPEN TO STUDIOS THAT ARE (1) COMPRISED OF THIRTY (30) OR FEWER EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTORS AND (2) OWN AT LEAST SEVENTY-FIVE (75) PERCENT OF THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF GAME BEING SUBMITTED AS PART OF THE PROMOTION. GAMES ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROMOTION MUST (1) BE UNRELEASED IN THE UNITED STATES ON APPLE AND GOOGLE MOBILE PLATFORMS AND (2) NOT BE SIGNED TO A PUBLISHER AS OF THE END OF THE PROMOTION PERIOD.
VOID IN NORWAY, QUEBEC, NORTHERN IRELAND, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, ITALY, INDIA, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S. MILITARY BASES OVERSEAS AND IN PUERTO RICO. THE LABEL’S EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Apple or Google. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion should be directed to The Label, the sole sponsor of this promotion, not Apple or Google.

PROMOTION PERIOD
The contest will run from January 5, 2018 at 10:00am to March 18, 2018 at 11:59pm (the “Promotion Period”).

ENTRY METHOD AND REQUIREMENTS
You can enter the following way: https://www.thelabel.game/. All submissions must be in a playable form on either iOS and/or Android. The Label will require a minimum of eight (8) and a maximum of ten (10) total builds of all submissions via either TestFlight or HockeyApp.

JUDGING
Games will be judged on craftsmanship, innovation, fun, and how well they make use of the unique features of the mobile platform. Great games should “feel” native to the platform the user will be playing on. The panel of judges will select one (1) Grand Prize winner and two (2) Runner-ups by a supermajority vote.

WINNERS AND NOTIFICATIONS
Ten (10) finalists will be announced on March 12, 2018 and three (3) winners will be announced at The Label’s GDC Party on March 19, 2018 in San Francisco. There will be a total of three (3) winners following the end of the Promotion Period. The odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.

PRIZE DETAILS
The confirmed winners will receive the following prizes: Grand Prize winner will receive US$12,500; the Runner-up No. 1 winner will receive US$5,000; the Runner-up No. 2 winner will receive US$2,500. Each winner will also receive a unique glass or metal, laser engraved trophy, with all three (3) trophies having a combined value of US$1,000. The Label reserves the right to change the prize to one of equal or greater value, and may award the prize as a gift card, at its sole discretion. The Label makes no representation or warranties concerning the appearance, safety or performance of the prize awarded. The prizes are non-transferable and are not redeemable for cash.

PRIVACY AND USE OF USER-GENERATED CONTENT (UGC)
By entering, except where prohibited by law, you are granting The Label permission to announce your name, city, state, biographical material and entry content in any social media in perpetuity for advertising and publicity purposes. Collection and use of a winner’s information is governed by The Label’s Privacy Policy and can be found here: https://www.thelabel.game/privacy-policy/. This promotion, the use of any The Label website, forum or game and The Label’s use of any contestant submitted content is also governed by the The Label Terms of Service, which may be found here: https://www.thelabel.game/terms-of-service/.

ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
If the promotion is not capable of running as planned, The Label reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion and select winners from among all otherwise eligible entries received prior to the cancellation. Persons found attempting to “game” the promotion, tampering with the promotion in any way whatsoever to gain an unfair advantage, violating the fair play or spirit of the rules, or abusing any aspect of this contest will be disqualified. The Label reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors, including without limitation, computer errors that erroneously award prizes. Decisions by The Label are final and binding in all matters related to the promotion.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering the promotion, you agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless The Label and its affiliates and subsidiary companies, including without limitation, The Label’s administrators, advertising and promotional agencies, attorneys and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any liability, damages, losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from that entrant’s participation in the promotion and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize that entrant’s participation in the promotion and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize that may be won. The Label and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies do not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness or merchantability to the prize. The Label and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from access to or the download of information or materials connected with the contest.

WINNERS LIST
To obtain a winners list up to 120 days after the promotion end date, please reference: https://www.thelabel.game/.
QUESTIONS?
Email us at Indieshowdown@thelabel.game.