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Official Rules Army Showdown Community Tournament


The Army Soldier Showdown (“Contest”) will be held online at https://soldiershowdown.complexity.gg/#/ (“Contest Site”) from June 24th, 2020 to approximately November 31st, 2020 (the “Contest Period”). The Contest is subject to these official rules (the “Official Rules”), and by entering, entrant agrees to be bound by them.

ELIGIBILITY: Void where prohibited by law. The Contest is open only to attendees of the Contest who are currently serving as an active duty Soldier in the US Army or a serving Guardsmen in the Army National Guard (“Entrant”). Winners shall be required to sign a Memorandum of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (the “Affidavit/Release”) as a condition to the delivery of the applicable prize.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, Soldiers must visit the MWR web site at https://www.armymwr.com/esports and register at the provided registration link before the competition starts. Signups will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Limit: One (1) Entries per person per week during the Contest Period. An Entrant must be available to play during time scheduled or Entrant will forfeit Entrant’s turn. Entrants may be requested to provide some basic personal information for notification purposes in the event they are determined to have won a prize in the Contest.  Notification will be from an official US Army email address associated with Army Entertainment or the BOSS program. Sponsor expressly reserves the right to disqualify any Entry, in its sole discretion.

TOURNAMENT RULES:

PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING: Three (3) GRAND PRIZE winners will each receive: Flight & Hotel in Dallas, Texas at the GameStop Performance Center to participate in a VIP experience at the and per diem at the government rate for meals and incidentals Complexity Gaming headquarters. 

Entries and prizes are nontransferable. Prize restrictions may apply per the prize provider issuing the prize. All prizes will be awarded based on ranking of game play.

PRIZE DELIVERY: Prize winners will be required to provide travel information at the conclusion of the Contest. The prize winners must first complete and sign an official travel request from provided by the Army and endorsed by the Soldier’s Commander or First Sergeant prior to travel. Soldiers may be required to produce identification verifying his/her identity as an active duty Soldier or Guardsmen as a precondition of receiving a prize.

WINNER SELECTION: Players will compete on a weekly basis in different games on different gaming systems. Placing in the top 8 of a tournament will award player points towards the global tournament leaderboard. Each bracket will be played in its entirety each week with different rules posted on the website. Brackets will be separated by ZONE IDs and players are required to register for their respective ZONE ID. The player who loses will be eliminated from the tournament. It is the player’s responsibility to report the player’s score to a tournament official at the end of their match in the official Army Showdown Discord server. The tournament official is the only person who can report scores. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. The Administrator will notify the winners by an announcement at the conclusion of the Contest Period. If a prize is refused, a prize notification is returned or deemed undeliverable, or the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, an alternate winner may be selected based on the next highest ranking in the bracket. The potential prize winners will be required to execute and return a notarized Affidavit/Release of Liability and (except where prohibited) Publicity Release form. Potential prize winner’s failure to return all required forms within 48 hours time period may result in the potential prize winners being disqualified and alternate winners may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion. There shall be no allocation of prizes based on the province or territory of residence of the eligible Entrants.

LICENSES AND REPRESENTATIONS: By submitting an Entry, you hereby grant Sponsor, its licensees, distributor, agents, representatives and other authorized users, a perpetual, exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferrable (in whole or in part) license throughout the universe under all copyright, trademark, patent, trade secrets, moral and privacy and publicity rights and other intellectual property rights you own or control to use, reproduce, transmit, display, exhibit, distribute, index, comment on, modify, create derivative works, perform, and otherwise exploit such Entry, in whole or in part, in all media formats now known or hereafter devised (including on Sponsor sites, on third party websites, on broadcast and cable networks and stations, on broadband and wireless platforms, and on physical media) for any and all purposes including entertainment, news, advertising, promotional, marketing, publicity, trade or commercial purposes, all without further notice to you, with or without attribution, and without the requirement of any permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity. By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights, licenses, consents and permissions, without the need for any permission from or payment to any other person or entity, to exploit all elements of the Entry in all manners contemplated by these Official Rules.

GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASES: An entrant or winner may be disqualified from the Contest if he or she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Contest Entities are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or Website or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Contest. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

All prizes offered are being provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee by Sponsor, either express or implied. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize (if any) are subject to the respective manufacturer’s terms therefore, and winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturer(s) for any such warranty and/or guarantee.

No transfer, substitution, upgrade, credit, refund or cash equivalent for prizes is allowed except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion, to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason.

Any prize returned as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected.

Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of being executed as planned, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other act, in the opinion of Sponsor, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or Entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be emailed to registered Entrants email addresses. If the Sponsor decides to reconvene the Contest after a suspension, the determination of the prize winners will be made, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the suspension, as Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.

By participating, an Entrant (if deemed a minor in the jurisdiction he/she resides, his/her parent and/or legal guardian) agrees to forever and irrevocably release Contest Entities, and each of their respective directors, officers, agents, employees, shareholders, affiliates, successors and assigns (“Released Parties”), from any and all liability, claims, lawsuits, causes of action, proceedings, demands, judgments, expenses, costs, injuries, death, losses or damages of any kind caused by the Contest and any element or activity thereof, Entrant’s participation, entry or inability to participate or enter the Contest, the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information collected by Sponsor, the acceptance, possession, use, redemption of, delivery of, inability to use, defect in, or misuse of the prize, Sponsor’s administration of the Contest, the lost, damaged, misdirected, or late delivery of the prize, the collection, sharing and/or use of the Entrant’s personally identifiable information by Sponsor or its designees and any violation of any publicity, privacy, property or proprietary rights of entrant, or any errors in the Official Rules or any promotional materials with respect to the Contest.

Released Parties shall not be liable for 1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner on the Contest entry form, 2) Entries and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind, 3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an Entrant's ability to participate in the Contest, 4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Contest or 5) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of any prize or the function or operation thereof, which shall be the sole responsibility of the manufacturer of the prize.

Unless prohibited by applicable law, Entry constitutes permission to use an Entrant's name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and testimonials throughout the universe, in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner Sponsor deems appropriate for publicity purposes without any further compensation to such entrant.

DISPUTES: Entrant (but if deemed a minor in the jurisdiction in which he or she resides, Entrant’s parent or legal guardian), agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Dallas, Texas. Entrant further agrees that any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees, and under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to, claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE FOREGOING MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the province of Ontario, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the province of Ontario or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the province of Ontario.

AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Contest, each Entrant (or if the Entrant is not of the age of majority in his/her state of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors and the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning any prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

ADMINISTRATOR: Sponsor’s employee responsible for managing and overseeing the proper running of the Contest, including notification of potential winners and delivering Prizes that can be contacted at prizes@complexity.gg.