These are the official terms and condition that govern how the Major League Hacking + Ubisoft Watch Dogs 2 CTF contest promotion will operate (“Contest”). In these rules, “we,” “our,” and “us” refer to Major League Hacking, the sponsor of this Contest. “You” refers to an eligible Contest entrant.
This is a skill-based Contest. The objective of this Contest is to create and assess the security talent of students. For purposes of this Contest, there will be three (3) security challenges (“Challenges”) and students will compete as individuals. All eligible entries received will be judged using the criteria described below to determine the winners of the prizes described below.
START AND END DATES. This Contest starts on August 27, 2016, and ends on December 31, 2016.
CAN I ENTER. You are eligible to enter this Contest if you meet the following requirements at time entry:
You are 18 years of age or older and are actively enrolled as a student at an accredited educational institution that grants high school/college/university (or equivalent) degrees within Mexico, Canada, or the 50 States of United States of America and District of Columbia.
You are NOT a resident of any of the following countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.
You are NOT an employee of Major League Hacking or Ubisoft or an employee of a Major League Hacking or Ubisoft subsidiary; and
You are NOT involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Contest; and
You are NOT an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse/domestic partner, child) or household member of a Major League Hacking employee, an Ubisoft employee, an employee of a Major League Hacking subsidiary, an employee of an Ubisoft subsidiary, or a person involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Contest.
This Contest is void outside the geographic area described above and wherever else prohibited by law.
ENTERY PROCESS. In order to participate in this Contest, you must first go to the Contest web site at http://ctf.mlh.io/ and log in using a MyMLH Account. You may then attempt to complete each Challenge. Upon completion of each Challenge you will gain access to the next level Challenge.
To attempt a Challenge, visit the Challenge URL on the Contest web site and follow the instructions to find a secret password by utilizing security skills. Each correct Challenge will be ranked according to completion time, beginning when you first begin the Challenge and ending when the correct password is submitted on the Contest web site. Limit one (1) completed entry for each Challenge per participant.
At each Event in Season, the participant with the fastest time to completion for each Challenge period, as designated at that Event, will win a standard copy of Watch Dogs 2. The fastest times will be determined in relation to the times of other attendees of that Event.
If, after the Contest term is completed, you have the fastest time to completion for all three (3) Challenges out of all participants over the Term, you will receive the Grand Prize (defined as follows):
Roundtrip airfare to, and hotel accommodations in, Montreal (estimated $1500 value); and
Visit to Ubisoft HQ, where the recipient of the Grand Prize will receive a [guided tour] and an opportunity to meet with [__].
If you are confirmed as a winner of this Contest, including the Grand Prize:
You may not exchange your prize for cash or any other merchandise or services. However, if for any reason an advertised prize is unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value; and
You may not designate someone else as the winner. If you are unable or unwilling to accept your prize, we may award it to a runner up; and
If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes related to accepting the prize; and
If you are otherwise eligible for this Contest, but are considered a minor in your place of residence, we may award the prize to your parent/legal guardian on your behalf; and
Unless otherwise noted, all prizes are subject to their manufacturer’s warranty and / or terms and conditions.
We will only award one (1) prize per person at any given Event or for the season Grand Prize. Once a participant has been awarded a prize, that participant may compete in additional Events but may not be awarded an additional prize, regardless of performance in that or those subsequent events. That participant remains eligible to win the Grand Prize.
PERMITTED USES. Other than what is set forth below, we are not claiming any ownership rights to your entry (“Entry”). However, by submitting your Entry, you:
are granting us an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide right and license to: (i) use, review, assess, test and otherwise analyze your Entry and all its content in connection with this Contest; and (ii) feature your Entry and all content in connection with the marketing, sale, or promotion of this Contest (including but not limited to internal and external sales meetings, conference presentations, tradeshows, and screen shots of the Contest entry in press releases) in all media (now known or later developed);
agree to sign any necessary documentation that may be required for us and our designees to make use of the rights you granted above;
understand and acknowledge that the Sponsor(s) may have developed or commissioned materials similar or identical to your submission and you waive any claims you may have resulting from any similarities to your Entry;
understand that we cannot control the incoming information you will disclose to our representatives in the course of entering, or what our representatives will remember about your Entry. You also understand that we will not restrict work assignments of representatives who have had access to your Entry. By entering this Contest, you agree that use of information in our representatives’ unaided memories in the development or deployment of our products or services does not create liability for us under this agreement or copyright or trade secret law;
understand that you will not receive any compensation or credit for use of your entry, other than what is described in these Official Rules
Please note that following the end of this Contest your entry may be posted on a website selected by us for viewing by visitors to that website. We are not responsible for any unauthorized use of your entry by visitors to this website. While we reserve these rights, we are not obligated to use your entry for any purpose, even if it has been selected as a winning entry.
Participation in this Contest represents agreement to all terms and conditions described herein.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. By entering this Contest, you agree:
To abide by these Official Rules; and
To release and hold harmless Major League Hacking and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Contest, or any prize won; and
That Major League Hacking’s decisions will be final and binding on all matters related to this Contest; and
That, by accepting a prize, Major League Hacking may use of your proper name and state of residence online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Contest, without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law; and
You consent to contact by Major League Hacking or Ubisoft for employment opportunities.
That this Contest will be governed by the laws of the State of New York, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of New York for any disputes arising out of this Contest.
That, if someone cheats, or a virus, bug, bot, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled, (also referred to as force majeure) affects the fairness and / or integrity of this Contest, we reserve the unconditional right to cancel, change or suspend this Contest. This right is reserved whether the event is due to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Contest, we reserve the unconditional right to select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Contest. If you attempt or we have reasonable basis to believe that you have compromised the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Contest by cheating, hacking, creating a bot or other automated program, or by committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, we may disqualify you, and ban you from participating in any of our future Contests.
NOTICE OF WINNERS. We will post the names of winners online at http://ctf.mlh.io/
This list will remain posted one month after winner selection.
This Contest is sponsored by Major League Hacking, Inc. 149 E 23rd St, PO 438, New York, NY 10159