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14 January 2020

Official Rules: TRYOUTS 2020

Official Rules

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION. 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. RESTRICTED, REGULATED BY LAW, REGULATION OR RULE, OR WHERE REGISTRATION, FILING OR NOTICE REQUIREMENTS MAY EXIST.

Contest may only be entered in or from the United States of America and eligible jurisdictions that do not prohibit the operation of the Contest (the “Eligible Jurisdictions”) and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry.   Contest void in Quebec, outside of the Eligible Jurisdictions and if prohibited by law. All judging and winner selection shall take place in the United States of America.

  1. How to Enter. To participate in the Online Qualification Tournaments during the Contest Period (defined below), you (an “entrant” or “Pilot”) must download and create an online account using the websites located at https://store.steampowered.com/app/641780/The_Drone_Racing_League_Simulator/ (each, a “Website”) and earn a “Completed Tryouts” as defined in Section 3 below.  There is no cost or charge to create an online account on the Website. All Website policies and terms and conditions apply. 

You will be asked to provide your name and specific information such as phone number, email address, nationality and date of birth and will be asked to create a Pilot user name (“User Name”) and password in connection with creating an account.  You are responsible for ensuring that your User Name is not offensive, discriminatory or inappropriate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sponsor may reject a proposed User Name on the basis that it is offensive or inappropriate, or for any other reason whatsoever.

Provided that you meet the Eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules, including without limitation Section 3 below, you must race in one or more of the following twelve (12) Online Qualification Tournaments hosted on the DRL Simulator and live streamed via the Twitter & YouTube (each, a “Race”).  Each Race is a test of skill on the DRL Simulator and except with respect to the Participation and Viewership Awards set forth in Section 6 below, chance does not play a part in the determination of the winner. Each Race will operate on a time trial qualifier format for the first thirty (30) minutes. 

Sponsor shall maintain overall and regional leaderboards (each, a “Leaderboard”) comprised of the eligible entrants who have the highest game scores (“Game Scores”).  All Game Scores on the Leaderboard are subject to Sponsor’s verification. As part of the verification process, Sponsor may require that an entrant sign and return within the time frame designated by Sponsor a declaration or other documentation attesting to compliance with these Official Rules. Regular DRL Simulator Race settings apply.

The winner of each Race, subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules (each, a “Finalist”) will be eligible to compete in the Live Online Finals Tournament for the opportunity to enter into a DRL Pilot Agreement with Sponsor as detailed further below. Sponsor’s clock shall be the official time-keeper in all decisions and determinations.  The Race dates are as follows:

    • Race 1: 
      • February 18th, 2020 @ 3:30pm Eastern Time (“ET”)
    • Race 2: 
      • February 20th, 2020 @ 9:30pm ET
    • Race 3: 
      • February 25th, 2020 @ 3:30pm ET
    • Race 4: 
      • February 27th, 2020 @ 9:30pm ET
    • Race 5: 
      • March 3rd, 2020 @ 3:30pm ET
    • Race 6: 
      • March 5th, 2020 @ 9:30pm ET
    • Race 7:
      • March 10th, 2020 @ 3:00pm ET
    • Race 8:
      • March 12th, 2020 @ 9:30pm ET
    • Race 9:
      • March 17th, 2020 @ 3:30pm ET
    • Race 10:
      • March 19th, 2020 @ 9:30pm ET
    • Race 11:
      • March 24th, 2020 @ 3:30pm ET
    • Race 12:
      • March 26th, 2020 @ 9:30pm ET
    • Race 13: 
      • April 2nd, 2020 @9:00pm ET

The verified twelve (12) Finalists will then participate in the Live Online Tournament, currently scheduled for April 2nd, 2020.  The Finalists will race in a standard DRL bracket elimination procedure until there is one (1) Grand Prize Winner (subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules). 

Entrants are only eligible to participate in the Contest if they have the following: (i) a suitable Windows or Mac PC; (ii) the DRL Simulator as made publicly available; and (iii) an internet connection.  Pilots are responsible for providing their own computer hardware and internet connection. Sponsor recommends a 3 MB/s download and 0.5 MBs upload internet connection.

All entry information shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Submissions” or each as a “Submission.”  

By entering, each entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to entrant’s Submission: (a) entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission and entrant has all appropriate rights, powers and authority to grant Sponsor all licenses to the Submission as set forth herein; (b) the Submission will not infringe on any rights of any third parties; (c) to the extent possible under applicable law, no party can invoke any moral rights in relation to the Submissions that have not been duly waived; (e) the Submission and entrant’s participation does not violate any local, state, provincial, national or foreign law; and (d) the Submission does not contain the confidential information of any third party, and to the extent it contains entrant’s confidential information, such information immediately becomes non-confidential the moment entrant submits the Submission to Sponsor. 

Providing a Submission constitutes entrant’s agreement that such Submission and any copyrights or trademarks therein, become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  The Submission will be considered a “work made for hire” as such term is used and defined under applicable law. In the event that a Submission is not considered a “work made for hire,” each entrant hereby assigns and agrees to assign all right, title and interest in and to their Submission including all copyrights therein, throughout the world, in perpetuity, to Sponsor.  Accordingly, Sponsor shall have an irrevocable, perpetual (or for the duration of protection of the rights where perpetuity is void), right to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, with or without identification of the entrant or any authors of the Submission, in whatever form and in whatever circumstances Sponsor sees fit, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed (but for Spanish participants, in any medium known at the time when such rights were granted), for any purpose whatsoever, including for promotional or marketing purposes and consent to Sponsor doing (or omitting to do) any acts in respect of the entry which may otherwise constitute an infringement of the entrant’s moral rights, to the fullest extent permitted by law.  

Entrants agree that entering the Contest may affect his/her legal rights, including, but not limited to, each entrant’s ability to obtain patent rights, copyright registration, trade secret protection, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights with respect to the information disclosed in the Submission. Entrants agree that Sponsor has not induced any entrant to enter the Contest, and is not responsible or liable to any entrant for any loss of right suffered by any entrant for entering the Contest.

Entrants must comply with the applicable laws, decrees, regulations and guidelines of their Eligible Jurisdiction, and Sponsor will have no obligation to change or modify any of these Official Rules or take any further action as a result of such laws, decrees, regulations or guidelines of any Eligible Jurisdiction, except as is otherwise provided in these Official Rules.

Players may race in more than one Race provided that if a player wins a Race and becomes a Finalist, they may not participate in another Race. All terms and conditions of Sponsor, YouTube, Twitter and/or any Contest-related website apply.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email account. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.  In the event of a dispute as to any email account, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register on the platform or for the account will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. 

Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic.  Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. By entering the Contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules, and any and all terms and conditions, rules and agreements used in connection therewith, including but not limited to the DRL Privacy Policy, DRL Terms of Use, the DRL Live Tournament Rules and Terms and Conditions (all DRL policies may be updated from time to time and will be available at thedroneracingleague.com the any video game Platform Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, Privacy Policies, and Account Rules, Twitter and YouTube Terms of Use, and any other rules and terms of use and conditions of DRL or its third party affiliates, licensees, partners, designees, assignees, including but not limited to Sponsor and Twitter/YouTube and/or any Contest-related website in connection with the Contest,  and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Entrants must comply with the applicable laws, decrees, regulations and guidelines of their Eligible Jurisdiction, and Sponsor will have no obligation to change or modify any of these Official Rules or take any further action as a result of such laws, decrees, regulations or guidelines of any Eligible Jurisdiction, except as is otherwise provided in these Official Rules. 

  1. Contest Entry Start/End Dates. Contest begins at 9am ET on [February 3rd 2020 and ends at [9pm ET on [March 26th, 2020] (“Contest Period”).
  2. Eligibility. Participation open only to legal residents of (i.e. entrants who have a registered address in) the Eligible Jurisdictions, who are at least sixteen (16)  years of age by March 20, 2020 and whom have validly qualified for the 2020 Online Qualification Tournaments by racing the 2020 DRL SIMULATOR in order to complete three consecutive (3) races (“heats”) of the Tryout Map (a “Completed Tryouts”).  Void in Quebec, outside of the Eligible Jurisdictions and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Employees, officers and directors of Drone Racing League, Inc. (“Sponsor”), STEAM, Twitter, YouTube and its and their parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of promotion materials, content providers, producers and distributors of content and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to enter.  You are not authorized to participate in the Contest if you are not located within the Eligible Jurisdictions. All applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. 

Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest, including, but not limited to, interpretation and application of these Official Rules.  By entering the Contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. [In particular, it will be mandatory for each entrant to expressly accept these Official Rules and the grant of rights in favor of Sponsor with respect to entrant’s Submission pursuant to the terms indicated in these Official Rules.  Additionally entrants must sign and return a written document as requested by Sponsor to perfect such grant, if necessary].

  1. Judging Panel/Judging Criteria. On or about the time of the conclusion of each Race, all eligible Submissions will be scored by Sponsor or a representative of Sponsor according to a time-based racing metric.  Each
    Race will operate on a time trial qualifier format for the first thirty (30) minutes.  After the thirty (30) minute period has elapsed, the top twenty four (24) winners will participate in a standard DRL bracket elimination procedure until there is one (1) Finalist per Race (subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules). For all tie-breakers, entrants must play each other in a single-elimination Tournament Game on a date determined by Sponsor to break the tie. The 12 Finalists will then compete in the Live Online Finals Tournament, whereby they will participate in a bracket-style tournament where players will accumulate points based on rankings. The player with the highest points will win.  
  2. Prizes. 

ALL JUDGING AND WINNER DETERMINATION WILL TAKE PLACE EXCLUSIVELY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

Gran\d Prize Winner: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a DRL Pilot Contract opportunity valued at $50,000.  The Grand Prize is contingent on the Grand Prize Winner successfully executing an agreement with DRL in the form provided by DRL, including a publicity release and exclusivity provision, and signing any and all other agreements, waivers, releases, and/or documents required by DRL in DRL’s sole discretion.  If any potential Grand Prize Winner fails or refuses to sign and return all required documents within the prescribed time period following notification, the potential Grand Prize Winner may be disqualified and an alternate Grand Prize Winner may be selected. 

In addition, Sponsor shall award the following prizes during the Contest Period based on Game Scores on the Leaderboard.  In the event there is a tie between eligible entrants who have the same Game Score verified by Sponsor, the tie will be broken based on include tie-breaking mechanism – e.g., tied entrants must play each other in a single-elimination Tournament Game on a date determined by Sponsor to break the tie.

  • Weekly Prizes:  At the end of each Thursday during the Contest Period, the top three (3) eligible players on the Leaderboard will be awarded $250. 
  • Regional Leaderboard Prizes: At the end of the Contest Period, the top twenty five (25) eligible players on each of the Asia/Australia, Africa/Europe and North America/South America Leaderboards will be awarded prizes in conjunction with the below schedule. 
  • Rookie Leaderboard Prizes:  At the end of the Contest Period, the top twenty five (25) eligible players on the Rookie Leaderboard (only open to players who have downloaded the DRL Simulator for the first time) will be awarded prizes in conjunction with the below schedule.
Regional & Rookie Leaderboard Prizes
Place Prize Amount 
1  $          500 
2  $          300 
3  $          300 
4  $          300 
5  $          290 
6  $          280 
7  $          270 
8  $          260 
9  $          250 
10  $          240 
11  $          230 
12  $          220 
13  $          210 
14  $          200 
15  $          190 
16  $          180 
17  $          170 
18  $          160 
19  $          150 
20  $          140 
21  $          130 
22  $          120
23   $          110
24  $          100
25  $          90 
  TOTAL: $3850 

Sponsor will also award the following add-on prizes: 

Participation Award:  All entrants who have participated in six (6) or more Races by March 25th, 2020 will be entered into a random drawing.  Sponsor or its representative will randomly select three (3) winners on or about March 26th, 2020 to receive a $250 prize. 

Viewership Award: At the close of each of the twelve (12) Races, Sponsor will randomly select three (3) live stream viewers of that Race to receive a $100.  

For the Participation Award and Viewership Award, odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Total approximate retail value of all prizes combined: $74,250. Prizes are non-transferable.  No substitutions or cash redemptions. Gift card terms and conditions may apply In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  All federal, state, provincial and local taxes and unspecified expenses (including social contributions and/or VAT Taxes, where applicable) are the responsibility of winner(s). AWARDS OF PRIZES TO POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO THE EXPRESS REQUIREMENT THAT THEY SUBMIT TO SPONSOR ALL DOCUMENTATION REQUESTED BY SPONSOR TO PERMIT IT COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, PROVINCIAL, LOCAL OR OTHER TAX REPORTING LAW OR REGULATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES AND IN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION. ALL PRIZES WILL BE NET OF ANY TAXES SPONSOR IS REQUIRED BY LAW TO WITHOLD. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL TAXES IMPOSED ON PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNERS. Refusal by any entrant to submit such documentation or complete any required forms or obligations shall result in such winner forfeiting the prize, leaving it unclaimed.

Value of prize awarded will be based on each winner’s country/jurisdiction of residency.  The difference between the actual and the approximate ARV will not be awarded. Any cash prizes will be paid in U.S. currency or the local currency of the winner’s Eligible Jurisdiction, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Entrants should be aware that to the extent any prize is to be awarded via check, such process of cashing in a winning check may result in deductions by clearing banks over which Sponsor has no control.

If due to a printing, production or other error, more prizes are claimed than are intended to be awarded, the intended prize will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified and validated prize claims received. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. 

  1. Notification. Potential winner(s) will be notified on or about 10 days by an appropriate method (which may be e-mail to the e-mail address provided during registration) and may be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit and/or Declaration/Certification of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release and/or rights transfer document within seventy two (72) hours of receipt.  If any winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Affidavit and/or Declaration/Certification of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity and rights transfer document must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian.

    FOR RESIDENTS OF FRANCE ONLY: Each potential winner will receive a document called “eligibility/publicity release” designed to obtain his/her free consent to use his/her full name, likeness, city of residence and Submission for promotional purposes and without additional compensation.  In any case, a lack of consent does not prevent such potential winner from receiving the prize.

Potential winner(s) will be required to email Sponsor within five (5) calendar days in order to claim their prize. FOR RESIDENTES OF BRASIL: Winners will be required to sign and return a Receipt of Delivery of the prize. If the prize is not claimed by the winner in a one hundred and eighty (180) day-term as from the date of the Selection Date, the right of the respective owner will lapse and the correspondent amount will be collected by the Sponsor to the Brazilian National Treasury as Union Revenue within the following ten (10) days, in accordance with Article 6th of the Decree No. 70,951/1972.

 

If any potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) calendar days of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Contest rules and requirements, or any other laws, rules or regulations of any applicable jurisdiction by the winner, such prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to the Submission with the next highest score. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. 

Where applicable, Pilots must use the official email address in order to communicate with appropriate Sponsor representatives. This email address is tryouts@thedroneracingleague.com.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for any failed attempts to contact Sponsor via any other channels or means. Sponsor does not guarantee a return response for Pilot communication and Sponsor expressly reserves rights to refuse same.

ALL POTENTIALLY WINNING ENTRANTS MUST BE VERIFIED BY SPONSOR TO ENSURE ELIGIBILITY PRIOR TO BEING DECLARED A WINNER AND/OR RECEIVING ANY PRIZE.  

  1. Conditions. BY PARTICIPATING, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND SUBJECT TO THE NON-EXCLUDABLE GUARANTEES (DEFINED BELOW) ENTRANTS AND WINNERS AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ITS PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS, STEAM, YOUTUBE, TWITTER AND THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONS AGENCIES, CONTENT PROVIDERS, PRODUCERS AND DISTRIBUTORS OF CONTENT AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASED ENTITIES”), FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, FOR LOSS, HARM, DAMAGE, INJURY, COST OR EXPENSE WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH, PREPARATION FOR, TRAVEL TO, OR PARTICIPATION IN CONTEST, OR POSSESSION, ACCEPTANCE AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY AND FOR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, INVASION OF PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY-RELATED CAUSE OF ACTION.  Any and all federal, provincial, local state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Participation in Contest and acceptance of prize constitutes each winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state/province/territory), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by each winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified.  Entrants acknowledge and agree that their participation in this Contest are not and do not create any confidential, fiduciary, employment, agency or other special relationship between entrant and Sponsor. Subject to the Non-Excludable Guarantees, Sponsor is not responsible if Contest cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.
  1. Additional Terms. Any attempted form of entry other than as set forth above is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. To the extent permitted by applicable law, and subject to the Non-Excludable Guarantees, Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its reasonable control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest and/or as a result of any applicable law, regulation, decree or guideline. In such case, Sponsor may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. If Sponsor decides to cancel or modify this Contest in accordance with these Official Rules, it will provide a notice of such cancellation or modification via DRL social media & website. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual and determine a replacement entrant if it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or web site.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives. Without limiting the foregoing, he following shall constitute reasons for disqualification:

(a) Hacking: defined as any unauthorized modification to the DRL SIMULATOR by an outside third party;

(b) Game glitching: defined as “intentionally utilizing an internal game bug which was not intended for the purpose of gaining an unfair advantage;”

(c) impersonation: defined as “playing under another Pilot’s account or soliciting, inducing, encouraging or directing another person to play under another Pilot’s account;”

(d) collusion: defined as “two or more Pilots agreeing to affect the result of the competition and/or opposing Pilots”

(e)  abusing in-game mechanics:  defined as “any other activities similar to hacking, game glitching, impersonation, or collusion that, in DRL’s sole discretion, leverages an unfair advantage to the Pilot in a way that violates the spirit of fair play.”

Further, entrants shall not bet or gamble on the results of the Contest or engage in any activities constituting betting, gambling, bribery or gift taking in connection with the Contest. Entrants must conduct themselves in a sportsmanlike manner, maintaining a friendly and polite demeanor to competitors and to other participants of the Contest. Entrants who engage in unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening conduct or violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be disqualified and removed from the Tournament Game. Entrants who violate any terms of use for the Site or any Contest platforms may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Sponsor will interpret these Official Rules and resolve any disputes and the Sponsor’s decisions shall be final with respect to any disputes. 

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  1. Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties.  TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST, OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTEST. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS CONTEST AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”  WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW (I) THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES ON APPLICABLE STATUTORY RIGHTS; AND (II) LIMITATIONS ON A CONTRACTING PARTY’S LIABILITY WITH REGARDS TO DAMAGES OR DEATH CAUSED DUE TO ITS NEGLIGENCE OR INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY IN SOME CASES.  THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT BE ENFORCEABLE IN ALL JURISDICTIONS AND THEREFORE MAY NOT APPLY TO ALL ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS. FURTHER, NOTHING IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS EXCLUDES OR MODIFIES OR PURPORTS TO LIMIT, EXCLUDE OR MODIFY ANY STATUTORY CONSUMER GUARANTEES OR ANY IMPLIED CONDITION OR WARRANTY, THE EXCLUSION OF WHICH FROM THESE OFFICIAL RULES WOULD CONTRAVENE ANY STATUTE OR CAUSE ANY PART OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE VOID (“NON-EXCLUDABLE GUARANTEES”). CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

    In relation to entrants from certain Eligible Jurisdictions, the above provisions apply to the fullest extent permissible by law, save that, to the extent the Eligible Jurisdiction’s applicable law applies, nothing in these Official Rules shall exclude or limit the Sponsor or Released Entities’ liability for: (i) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (ii) death or personal injury caused by negligence; or (iii) any other type of liability which may not be lawfully excluded or limited.
  2. Disputes; Governing Law.  To the fullest extent permitted by law, the parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Contest.  Except where prohibited by law: (a) As a condition of participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the any of the Released Entities and entrant or his/her representatives, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective; (b) Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (e.g., costs associated with entering this Contest), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased; and (c) The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of New York, in the City of New York, County of New York, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof.

This promotion is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Tournament, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject to arbitration shall take place in the courts of the State of New York, in the City of New York, County of New York.

  1. Use of Data. Entry into this Contest may require you to enter your e-mail address, name, and certain other personal data.  All data provided by you must be accurate. For the purposes of all data protection laws and regulations, Sponsor is the data controller and the data recipient.  Sponsor will process your personal data in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.  You acknowledge that the personal data collected in connection with the Tournament will be collected and stored by the Sponsor’s servers and computer systems which are based in the United States of America, so that Sponsor can provide its services in relation to the Contest.  Such processing will therefore be subject to applicable U.S. laws in additional to any other applicable laws. Personal data may also be processed by staff operating outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) who work for Sponsor or for one of Sponsors suppliers. As such, you acknowledge that your personal data may be transferred outside of your Eligible Jurisdiction (including without limitation by being transferred, stored and processed outside the EEA if you are a resident of the EEA) and your personal data may not be subject to the same requirements or restrictions relating to such personal information as may exist in the country in which it was collected.  By submitting personal data to Sponsor, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing of your personal data. Upon request, you will be provided with access to your personal data. You also have a right to oppose the collection, storage and use of such personal data under certain circumstances. To exercise such right, you may write to the Sponsor at the address set forth below. You also have the right to set the consequences of your death on your personal data.  You may also withdraw your personal data upon request; however, you will be disqualified as an entrant in the Contest.
  2. Name of Winner/List of Winners. To obtain a list of winners including country and/or city and state of residence, as applicable, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with sufficient postage by May 31, 2020 to: Drone Racing League, Inc., 40 West 27th Street, New York, New York 10001.  
  3. Sponsor. Drone Racing League, Inc., 40 West 27th Street, New York, New York 10001.  

If one or more provisions of these Official Rules shall be found invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Official Rules shall not be affected in any way thereby. IN THE EVENT THERE IS A DISCREPANCY OR INCONSISTENCY BETWEEN DISCLOSURES OR OTHER STATEMENTS CONTAINED IN ANY TOURNAMENT MATERIALS AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE OFFICIAL RULES, THE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL PREVAIL, GOVERN AND CONTROL.

 

THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, TWITTER OR YOUTUBE. YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO TWITTER OR YOUTUBE 

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