International Postcard Contest - Czech Republic

The 1st International Postcard contest “Prestigio New Year Greetings”: 20 November - 20 December
Prestigio starts postcard contest entitled “Prestigio New Year Greetings”. Christmas is a mysterious time – candle lights and joyous music, hugging and laughter, dinners in a close family circle and parties to no end, decorating and cooking, shopping and wrapping – but most of all, Christmas is a time of giving. Prestigio gives you a unique chance to design your own spectacular and eye-catching postcards and meanwhile to win one of Prestigio incredible prizes or get a lucky chance to win Grand Prix. In order to get a lovely present for yourself or make a present for your loved ones you need to get inspired and choose one of traditional Christmas associated elements (Santa Claus, New Year tree, etc.), create your own postcard based on these must-have pictures and get ready to win one of Prestigio marvelous prizes.

1st International Postcard Contest - Prestigio New Year Greetings - Czech Republic
Deadline: December, 18 2007
1.1 The Theme of the Contest: The entries should illustrate the motto «Prestigio NY Greetings» and realized in one the following genres: digital art, photo, caricatures, drawing. Each work has to include one or more obligate elements which you can see on site Art.Prestigio.Com.
Contest organizers: Prestigio Technologies (Cyprus) Ltd., and Prestigio Europe spol. s.r.o., (Czech Republic). Website: http://www.prestigio.com/
1.2 Prize Fund
Grand prix:
User choice. Site Community Special prizes: 10 Leather Data Flashes 2GB
All prizes and awards will be presented to the winners only upon presentation of the identity documents and provided they have met entry requirements, including duly signed Copyright Release.
1.3 Rules of Identifying Winning Entries: The Grand-Prix will be awarded to the entrant who will score the highest number of points as a result of the Prestigio Jury's voting. The Prestigio Jury consists of 20 company employees from corporate divisions based in Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and the Netherlands.
Site Community Special prizes: 10 winners will be awarded to ten entrants who will score the maximum number of votes in an independent poll at the website http://art.prestigio.com/.
1.4 Voting via site: Any visitor of the website http://art.prestigio.com/ will be able to vote one time per day for one entry. Every voter will be required to leave a comment at the website in English related to the entry. The Contest organizers reserve the right to remove the comments containing obscenities, insults, remarks of racist nature, advertising, calls for violence consists of smiles only etc. Such comments will be removed without notice and explanations. The vote submitted for the entry with such a comment will be automatically subtracted from the entry's voting score.
1.5 Prestigio Jury Voting Rules: The Prestigio Jury consists of Prestigio employees based in various offices and regions. The Jury is headed by Viktoria Kletskova, Prestigio Internet marketing coordinator. The Jury also includes corporate designers, marketing and brand managers. The Jury shall take into account the theme of submitted entries, sense of humor, and relation to the Prestigio brand.
1.6 Contest Stages and Terms:
• Contest term: 20 November - 18 December 2007
• Submission deadline: 18 December
• Voting via website: until 18 December
• Prestigio team voting: 18 December
• Declaration of the poll: 20 December
1.7 Rules of Entry Submissions: Author has to submit a digital version of the postcard via the website http://art.prestigio.com/ (Authors' Entry) or by sending it to the following email address: art@prestigio.com
1.8 Entry Requirements: The Jury will only accept completed original postcards, as well as meeting the purposes and goals of the Contest, its theme and priorities. The postcards submitted to the Contest should be executed on a high artistic and technological level.
When submitting the entry the authors must submit or send to mail art@prestigio.com a scanned copy of the signed Copyright Release which is available for download at the Contest website http://art.prestigio.com/.
The postcards which are not accompanied by the signed Copyright Release will not be accepted. The postcards to site must be presented in one of the following formats: jpg/tif with the size of no more 2MB. The sources can be requested by organizers during the contest.
The postcard has to include one of following elements:
- Prestigio Logotypes
- One of New Year Prestigio elements that published on Prestigio Art Site (art.prestigio.com)
The following types of postcards will not be accepted for participation in the Contest: • materials of erotic and/or pornographic nature; artworks executed (or published) with infringement of third party copyrights, or of other current legislation. The Contestants who have been exposed of plagiarism or use of other person's ideas, shall be permanently disqualified and shall not be allowed to further participate in the Contest.
1.9 Contest Media Coverage: The course of the Contest will be highlighted at the site http://art.prestigio.com/ and the site http://www.prestigio.com/. At Prestigio discretion the Contest can also be highlighted at other Internet resources of the company, including through continuous exposure of all entries in the Internet. At the discretion of the Contest organizers, the course of the Contest can be widely covered at information sites and in mass media.
1.10 Applicable legislation: These Rules, as well as all rights and duties of the parties to the Contest shall be governed by the material legislation of the Czech Republic. All disputes and disagreements between Organizers of the Contest and participants, where agreement has not been achieved, shall be resolved in the courts of the Czech Republic.
1.11 Use of Author’s Materials: For good and valuable consideration which is received and acknowledged, authors grants to Prestigio Europe spol. s.r.o. of Czech Republic and any its agents, representatives, assignees, affiliated, parent and related companies (the "Prestigio Companies") the exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable right and unrestricted permission to use, display, produce, distribute, publish, copy, or otherwise exploit including the right of modification, translation and adaptation, independently and/or as part of the catalogue of contests catalogue, either in whole or in part sent by me to the postcards competition: "Prestigio New Year Greetings" hosted by http://art.prestigio.com/ (the "Material").
1.12 Disclosure of Information: These Rules and the information on the course of the Contest are openly published at the Contest Website. Any interested persons have the right to contact the Organizers asking for explanations of specific provisions of these Rules or other necessary information. The Organizers can be contacted at the following address: art@prestigio.com

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