Regulations on holding a contest “WEGAME Awards”.
1. Contest organizer
1.1 Contest Organizer is – Smile Expo LLC.
Legal address: 7 Budindustriyi str., of. 1, Kyiv, 01013, Ukraine.
2. General terms and Conditions
2.1. Name of the contest: WEGAME Awards.
Contest is public one.
2.2. The Contest is organized by the Organizer within the event: “WEGAME 4.0”, which takes place during the period from April 21, 2018 to April 22, 2018, address: 1 Academica Glushkova avenue, Kyiv, EANE National Expocenter of Ukraine, pavilion №1.
2.3. Aim of the Contest is
Promotion and attraction of public interest to interactive entertainment.
2.4. The territory of the Contest: Ukraine.
2.5. Contest period: the Contest starts on March 7, 2018, and ends on April 10, 2018.
2.6. The Contest is open only to the developers of video game, whose products were launched in 2017-2018.
2.7. The event “WEGAME 4.0”, within which the Contest is held, has no age requirements. Therefore, the Organizer assumes the obligation to abide by the current legislation of Ukraine concerning the minors under 18 years while holding the Contest.
2.8. The Contest is held in accordance with the current legislation of Ukraine and these Regulations.
2.9. The Contest is not a lottery or other betting or gambling activity. The Contest is held not for profit.
2.10. The Contest is not open to employees and representatives of the Contest Organizer, its associated persons, their family members, as well as employees of other legal entities (Contest Organizer counterparties).
2.11. The Organizer informs about the Contest by posting information about it on the web page of the event “WEGAME 4.0” (http://wegame.com.ua) and other pages of the Organizer and/or its counterparties on the social networks: Facebook, Vkontakte, Odnoklassniki, and other resources.
2.12. In case of age ineligibility of the Contest participant, his/her interests are to be represented by the legal representative in accordance to the current legislation of Ukraine.
3. Contest stages:
3.1. March 07, 2018 – submission of Participants’ applications.
3.2. April 11, 2018 – April 17, 2018 – shortlisting of Participants.
3.3. April 19, 2018 – announcement of finalists.
3.4. April 22, 2018 – awarding of Participants.
4. Conditions of participation in Contest
4.1. In order to participate in the Contest Participants should fill in a registration form for WEGAME Awards Participants on the website http://wegame.com.ua, and provide all the data, specified in the registration form (including links to all necessary materials).
4.2. The Contest is open to developers and/or legal representatives of developers of game launched in 2017–2018. The Participant shall provide a playable prototype (alpha, beta, demo versions or ready-made product).
4.3. It is not allowed to:
4.3.1. Insult and violate the rights of other Contest Participants.
4.3.2. Post materials of an advertising, erotic, pornographic (other prohibited by law) nature.
4.3.3. Use strong language; humiliate and insult (by all means) competitors, judges and/or other people attending the “WEGAME 4.0”.
4.3.4. Participant can take part in the Contest only in accordance with these Regulations.
5. Jury panel
5.1. In order to guarantee competent and objective evaluation of Participants Organizer provides presence of the Jury panel involving competent person at the Contest. The Jury panel includes:
-Taras Tarasov is an entrepreneur and investor. He has experience in developing business from scratch up to its sale. He has also worked for global international companies. He is the founder and consultant of several international conferences.
- Artem Mironovsky is involved in the game development industry since 2001. He participated in more than 15 projects. For over 11 years, he manages independent studios.
- Vlad Plotnikov is a composer, producer and founder of VP Production. He has experience in audio sector for more than 7 years.
- Mikhail Somov is the Head of the Lviv office of G5 Entertainment Games. Before working in G5, he was the head of the outsource game development studio Happy Artist.
- Roman Martynyuk - CEO at AppMania.
- Alexander Khrutsky - CEO & Founder at Games Gathering Conference.
- Elena Lobova - Founder ACHIEVERS HUB.
6. Contest Winner Selection
6.1. Winners are to be selected by jury voting, vote of each judge is equal to 1 point. Jury votes in the following nominations:
- Best PC Game.
- Best Game Design.
- Best Game Art.
- Best Mobile Game.
- Best VR Game.
- Audience Awards.
- Special WeGame Awards.
6.2. The Participant receiving the majority of point becomes a winner.
6.3. If two or more participants gain the same number of points in one nomination, the participant who has provided the work earlier becomes the winner.
7. Contest Prize Fund
7.1. Prize fund is formed by Organizer.
7.2. Winner in each nomination category, specified in p.6.1. hereof, gets WEGAME Awards statuette.
7.3. Winners in the Audience Awards and Special WeGame Awards nominations get a certificate for the opportunity to participate as an exhibitor in the event WEGAME 5.0 (the certificate provides a right to participate as an exhibitor with a stand of 6 sq.m. of equipped area). The certificate cannot be applied to other events of the Organizer.
8. Procedure of Contest Winners Awarding
8.1. Participants that have become winners (hereinafter the “Winner”), will be announced by the Organizer at the event “WEGAME 4.0”, which takes place within the period from April 21, 2018 to April 22, 2018, address: 1 Academica Glushkova avenue, Kyiv, EANE National Expocenter of Ukraine, pavilion №1, on open pages of the official website http://wegame.com.ua, as well as on social media pages (Facebook, Vkontakte, Odnoklassniki), and other resources
8.2. Winners have to get Contest Prize in person or through their legal representatives at the event “
WEGAME 4.0”, on April 22, 2018, or personally contact the Contest Organizer within 10 calendar days from the date of Winners announcement.
E-mail for contacting Contest Organizer is t[email protected]
9. Final Provisions
9.1. By entering the Contest, Participants agree that their names can be used in public (published on the website http://wegame.com.ua) without further participant’s consent and without additional payments or compensation. The Organizer and/or its legal representatives have the right to use the Contest Winner materials for advertising purposes and do promotional interviews about the participation in the Contest, including interview for radio and television, as well as for other media, or to take photos of the Winner for production of any promotional materials.
9.2.The Organizer reserves the right at its own discretion to cancel, complete, extend, modify or suspend the Contest, as well as these Regulations according to current legislation of the Ukraine and with the obligatory publication of such changes on the website http://wegame.com.ua. In special cases at the discretion of the Organizer, the Contest can be completed before the announced deadlines with announcement of results and awarding the Winners of the Contest.
9.3.The Organizer reserves the right not to enter into correspondence or other contacts with the Participants of the Contest, with the exception of the cases defined therein.
9.4. The Organizer is not responsible for accuracy and timeliness of information necessary for Prize receiving provided by the Contest Participant according to these Regulations.
9.5. Delayed reading of the notification about the Contest results by Contest Participant is not a valid reason for violation of Prize receiving time.
9.6. The Organizer reserves the right to withhold the Prize from the Winner who violated these Regulations.
9.7. After Prize receiving, the Winner bears all risks of accidental loss or damage of the Prize.
9.8. By entering the Contest, the Participants automatically agree to accept and abide by these Regulations.