Contest Rules

I. GENERAL RULES
§ 1
These regulations specify the conditions under which competition “FreeGalaktus” takes place,
hereinafter referred to as the „Contest”. The object of the contest is to select three best indie games,
one in each of the categories.
§ 2
Competition is organized by Galaktus PR agency, located at ul. Jagiellońska 57, 15-250 Bialystok,
Poland („The Organizer”) and www.adoptmygame.com website.
§ 3
The competition is organized on Polish territory, on the Organizer website
http://www.freegalaktus.pl/ and on the Facebook profile = https://www.facebook.com/galaktusPR.
§ 4
The competition runs from 12.09.2017r. to 30.11.2017r.
II. COMPETITION PARTICIPANTS
§ 5
The participant of the Contest may be a person or group of persons or companies that create their
own video games. To participate in the contest, participants must submit a brief presentation which
contains materials relating to their game hereinafter called „Contest Submission” on the register
form website of the FreeGalaktus : (http://freegalaktus.pl/register-form/).
§ 5.1
„Contest Submission” (http://freegalaktus.pl/register-form/) must include:
Game info:
• Game title
• Short description (400 characters max – spaces included)
• Movie link 1 (vimeo or YouTube)
• Game Website URL
• Types of game
• Game Status
• Platforms (PC, Console/Mobile,VR)
Information about the developer:
• Company name
• City
• Country
• What your company needs
Images:
• Game Logo: best ratio 16:9, min 800 px width
• 4 Screenshots: best ratio 16:9, min 800 px width
§ 6
The participants of the competition cannot be employees or persons remaining in respect of the
order or other legal relationship to which the provisions of the order with the Competition Organiser
and family members of the persons, to the second degree.
§ 7
Organizer takes responsibility for processing the Personal Data. Personal Data provided to the
Organizer for the Competition will be processed only for the purpose of the Contest. Personal data
can also be processed when it is necessary for the legitimization purposes. Providing personal data is
voluntary, but they do not prevent the administration of the winners to receive prizes.
§ 8
Entrants have the right to access their personal data and editing.
III. RULES AND COMPETITION
§ 8 1.
In order to maintain the proper conduct of the Contest, selecting the best games and the award of
prizes, the Jury, appointed by the organizer, will be making sure rules are respected. The jury
includes one person from the Galaktus Agency and 4 experts from gaming industry. Juror cannot give
points to the production he is linked to in terms of business publishing, producing, developing or in
any other way.
8 § 2.
The main competition consists of one stage: 12.09.2017r. – 24.11.2017r. – Reporting to the
Competition by sending competition presentation with information about the game via email, among
which the jury will select the one best application. The second game will be selected based on voting
by Internet voting form “People’s Choice”, which will appear on the competition’s website. Voting
online lasts between 04.09.2017r to 30.11.2017r.
§ 9 1.
1. To enter the competition, you must:
• Create, or be in the process of creating your own video game for the PC
platform / Android / iOS
• Become familiar with the Rules of Competition
• Submit an application by e-mail (free@galaktus.pl or m.greloch@galaktus.pl)
containing a file with information about the game
• Accept, that the game will also be added to the AdoptMyGame website.
2. Submitted games cannot contain links, phrases deemed offensive or in any way
detrimental to the feelings of others. Texts containing the above will be immediately
expelled from the competition.
3. The Challenge the participants are facing is to submit the best game they created.
4. The Competition rewards the best, most imaginative and original work. One game by
the jury and the second by Internet users.
5. The competition is conducted in three categories: PC, Mobile/Console, VR and one
additional: People’s Choice. In the main categories, winner is selected by the jury. In the
category of People’s Choice, winner is selected among Internet users.
6. The condition for participation in the Competition is to submit an Application from
04.09.2017r. to 17.11.2016r and its acceptance by the moderators.
7. Each of the Participants of the Competition can only submit 1 application.
8. The application will be included on the website within 24 hours after checking its
correctness.
9. If the game for which the application has been submitted is already ready to buy for
more than 6 months, the corresponding annotation will be placed next to the content
submitted presenting the game.
10. By participating in the Contest, the Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the
submitted game is of his authorship and that he has the required copyrights including the
right to send it to the competition.
11. Organizer specifies that all forms of unfair competition (including spamming on the
Facebook and other websites, sending the game created by someone else), aimed at
cheating in the competition, are prohibited. Thus, in appropriate cases, when one of the
participants is to be found guilty of such practices, the Organiser has the right to remove the
application from the Contest.
12. The results of the Competition will take place on 01.12.2017 on the
www.freegalaktus.pl website and on the FB profile of the Galaktus PR Agency at
https://www.facebook.com/galaktusPR
13. Names of winners (according to data provided by the participants during the
reporting online game) will be published on the profile of the Galaktus PR Agency at
https://www.facebook.com/galaktusPR by a person appointed by the organizer.
IV. AWARDS
§ 10
We guarantee the following prizes for the winners of the respective categories:
➢ Main categories – Jury’s Choice:
• 2-month PR campaign in Poland and Europe by the Galaktus PR Agency
• A playable stand during the East Games United 2017 event
• Automatic qualification to the Indie Showcase at the Digital Dragons 2018 and
developer tickets to the Digital Dragons 2018
• A playable stand on the designated area during the Pixel Heaven 2018
• A place in Indie Prize at Casual Connect London 2018
• One-year premium account of the Brand24 service
• Single entrance ticket for the conference and a place on the Expo Reboot Develop in
2018
• Additional prizes from sponsors
➢ People’s Choice
• 2-month PR campaign in Poland and Europe by the Galaktus PR Agency
• A playable stand during the East Games United 2017 event.
• Automatic qualification to the Indie Showcase at the Digital Dragons 2018 and
developer tickets to the Digital Dragons 2018
• A playable stand on the designated area during the Pixel Heaven 2018
• Half-year premium account of the Brand24 service
• Single entrance ticket for the conference and a place on the Expo Reboot Develop in
2018
• Additional prizes from sponsors
Additional award: The current leader of the People’s Choice voting (for the date of
02.10.2017, 12:00 AM), receives a proposal for showing a game during the Poznan Game
Arena 2017 event in the Galaktus Agency area. If the leader fails to contact until the 5.10,
12:00 AM) the offer will be redirected to the studio occupying the next place in the poll.
V. FINAL PROVISIONS
§ 11
1. Notification of participation in the Competition requires the Participant’s consent to
publish some of the data listed in § 9 (in particular the name) in all materials, regardless of
their form of expression, with the object of promoting competition and relations with its
course at www.facebook.com/GalaktusPR and www.adoptmygame.com by the time
specified by the Organizer.
2. Organizer does not bear the costs associated with the delivery of competition entries
by the participants of the contest.
3. The organizer bears the costs of delivery of prizes awarded in the Contest.
4. The organizer reserves the right to not exchange the prize for cash equivalents.
5. The organizer reserves the right to change the dates of: start and stop submitting the
competition entries, the start and end of voting and the publication of the results of the
contest.
6. In case of violation of the Rules (in particular Point II.6, Point III.10, III.11 Point) by the
Participant, Responsible Persons appointed by the organizer may exclude it at any stage of
the competition, even after the announcement of the results.
7. In matters not regulated herein, the provisions of the Civil Code take place.
8. Contest rules are available on the www.freegalaktus.pl website.
9. Application to the competition constitutes acceptance of the conditions set in the
Regulations and the submition to the www.adoptmygame.com.
10. The organizer informs that the contest is in no way sponsored, supported or carried
out by the service Facebook or related to it.
11. The website Facebook.com does not help in the conduct of the Contest. Competition
Organizer uses Facebook to administer the competition at their own risk.
12. The Terms and Conditions may change. Every change to the Terms and Conditions
will be communicated to you via the www.freegalaktus.pl website.