Teams entering the 2013 Dell Social Innovation Challenge (“DSIC”) will automatically be entered into the People’s Awards. DellChallenge.org community members and visitors will vote on projects they deem compelling enough to earn their vote. Projects with the most votes as outlined below will win People’s Choice Awards.
By making any project entery into the DSIC Competition you agree that your participation is subject to the following:
- DSIC People’s Choice Award Rules and Regulations
- The DSIC Official Rules
START AND END DATES
The Entry Period consists of one Round as described below. All required entry deliverables must be received within the designated Round in order for your entry to be eligible for judging. Dates subject to change without notice.
(all times 23:59 GMT)
|Round 1 – Project Page||OPEN||April 7, 2013|
|Winners Revealed||April 8, 2013|
You are eligible to enter this Competition if you meet the Eligibility Requirements set forth in the “Eligibility Criteria” section of the DSIC Official Competition Rules.
Additionally, you and all of your Team members must be registered as Competitors by completing profiles on DellChallenge.org and complete your Project Page by the closing date of Round 1.
HOW TO ENTER
If you wish to enter this Competition, you must sign up as instructed during the Competition sign up period. Each People’s Choice Award competitor, no matter which country/region they reside in, must submit the required Round 1 Entry Requirements at DellChallenge.org.
A Team may consist of as many eligible students as competitors determine are needed for a successful project (each a "Team"). Your Team does not need to consist of members who are legal residents of the same country/region, or students at the same academic institution. To qualify as a valid Team member, each individual must register and form or join a Team no later than the closing date of Round 1.
For additional important details regarding signing up for a competition, please see the requirements set forth in the “Team v. Individual Competitions” section of the DSIC Official Rules.
During each designated Round, your Team must submit the Entry Materials described below.
Round 1 – Project Page
To have an eligible Round 1 entry, you or your Team must submit the following entry material by the closing date of Round 1:
One (1) Project Page
You or your Team must create a Project Page at DellChallenge.org and complete all required fields by the closing date of Round 1.
ONLINE VOTING RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO VOTE.
1. How to Vote
Visitors to DellChallenge.org may cast one vote per project by April 7, 2013 (“Entry Period”). Visitors can vote for as many projects as they want. Visitors must register for an account to vote for a project.
2. Voting Conditions
All voting will be subject to verification and certification by an independent third party auditor. No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of voting are permitted. Participants who do not comply with these Terms and Conditions, or who attempt to interfere with the voting process or the operation of the Web Site in any way will be disqualified and their votes will not be counted. The DSIC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend voting should any virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the voting process. All decisions regarding the voting process shall be final and shall not be subject to challenge or appeal.
The DSIC, 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 voting information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one's ability to vote, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer or mobile device relating to or resulting from participating in the voting or downloading any materials. The DSIC is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, technically corrupted or misdirected votes, which will be disqualified. The DSIC shall use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security and accuracy of all votes and the voting process (provided, however, that you acknowledge and agree that such methodologies are not infallible, and that the DSIC makes no guarantee as to their effectiveness).
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANYONE TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE DSIC AND SPONSOR ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE TEXAS COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS SHALL GOVERN THE CONTEST. ENTRANTS WAIVE ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.
3. Use of Data