The “Idea to Store” Contest (hereinafter referred to as the "Contest") is brought to you by .STORE Domains (a division of Radix FZC) (hereinafter referred to as “Sponsor”). Please read these terms and conditions (the "T&Cs") before entering the Contest. You agree that, by participating in this Contest, you will be bound by these T&Cs and you acknowledge and agree that you satisfy all Contest eligibility requirements as provided herein below. To the extent the Sponsor Conditions of Use are inconsistent with these T&Cs; these T&Cs will prevail with respect to the Contest only. For the purposes of these T&Cs, wherever the context so requires "You" or "Your" shall mean any natural person who is a participant in the Contest.
The Contest is open to anyone with a valid Instagram account. In order to be considered an eligible “participant” for purposes of this Contest, entrants (“Entrants”) must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of Entry Submission.
The participant should have a valid proof of identity and age in the form of a copy of Driving License / Voter ID / Passport/ Social Security Number and/or any relevant Government Identification applicable for anyone who is at least 18 years.
Employees of Radix FZC, its divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries or advertising agencies associated with this Competition, and relatives of and those living in the same household as such individuals are prohibited from entering. For the purpose of this Contest, relatives are defined as spouse, partner, parent, legal guardian, in-law, grandparent, sibling, children and grandchildren. Void where prohibited by law.
Sponsor shall determine, in its sole discretion, whether an entry meets the eligibility criteria to participate in the Contest. Sponsor’s decisions regarding eligibility and all other aspects of the Contest are final and binding.
The Contest begins on September 27, 2021 at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (ET) and ends with the announcement of grand prize winners on November 22, 2021. The Contest consists of periods as set forth in the chart below:
|Phase||Start Date||End Date|
|Entry Submission Period||27 September 2021||14 November 2021|
|Shortlisting & Live Pitch Period||15 November 2021||19 November 2021|
|Judging Period||19 November 2021||22 November 2021|
|Grand Prize & 2nd Place Winner||23 November 2021||23 November 2021|
|Sweepstakes Period 1||04 October 2021||10 October 2021|
|Sweepstakes 1 Winner Announcement||14 October 2021||14 October 2021|
|Sweepstakes Period 2||11 October 2021||17 October 2021|
|Sweepstakes 2 Winner Announcement||20 October 2021||20 October 2021|
|Sweepstakes Period 3||18 October 2021||24 October 2021|
|Sweepstakes 3 Winner Announcement||27 October 2021||27 October 2021|
|Sweepstakes Period 4||25 October 2021||31 October 2021|
|Sweepstakes 4 Winner Announcement||03 November 2021||03 November 2021|
|Sweepstakes Period 5||01 November 2021||07 November 2021|
|Sweepstakes 5 Winner Announcement||10 November 2021||10 November 2021|
Sponsor will announce the top 6 finalists on the contest website and social media on November 15, 2021.
The finalists will be notified via email and asked to prepare a detailed pitch by November 18, 2021. Sponsor will notify the winners on or by November 22, 2021. All announcement dates are subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners may not communicate their winner status prior to Sponsor’s public announcement and winners may not issue their own press release without prior Sponsor consultation and written approval.
Five (5) sweepstakes winners will be announced over a five (5) week period. The sweepstakes winners will be announced one (1) per week for each week as per the schedule above.
There will be a total of seven (7) winners (each a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”): one (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a U.S. $20,000 cash prize, a mentoring session with Bossbabe & John Lee Dumas, direct entry as a participant into an episode of season 4 of the show 2 Minute Drill hosted by David meltzer, and a free 10 year non-premium .Store domain name redeemable at www.get.store; one (1) 2nd Place Winner will receive a U.S. $5,000 cash prize and a free 10 year non-premium .Store domain name redeemable at www.get.store; five (5) sweepstakes winners will receive a U.S. $1,000 cash prize each.
Grand Prize Winners
Failure to (i) meet the eligibility criteria, (ii) comply with these T&Cs and / or (iii) claim the prize within three (3) days via the registered email, will result in the prize being forfeited.
By agreeing to participate and enter into this Contest, you agree that you have a valid proof of identity and age in the form of a copy of Driving License / Voter ID / Passport and if selected for a prize, you may be required to share the said documents with the Sponsor as and when requested.
Prizes are non-transferable. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equivalent or greater value if the advertised prize becomes unavailable, subject to a maximum amount of $20,000. All details of any prize not specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsor. The Grand Prize Winner agrees to use a .Store domain as the official domain of the business pitch made on the 2 Minute Drill as part of the direct entry prize under this Contest. By accepting a Prize, each Winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules. All federal, state, local or other tax liabilities arising from this Contest are the sole responsibility of each Winner, respectively. Limit of one Prize per Entrant. All other expenses relating to acceptance of a Prize, including but not limited to taxes and any other expenses not specified herein are the sole responsibility of each Winner. Prize conditions may be added or modified by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Acceptance of a Prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use each Winner’s name, photographs, entry material, other likenesses and biographical information for advertising, promotional or trade purposes, including but not limited to online announcements, in commerce and in all media worldwide without limitation or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. A Winner may waive its right to receive the Prize. The Prize is non-assignable and non transferable. No substitutions may be made by the Winner. Sponsor shall withhold taxes from any award as is required by law. Prior to receiving the Prize, Winners must execute the relevant tax forms verifying their tax identification number. Winners must possess a valid bank account in which the prize money can be wire transferred by the Sponsor within 30 days of the announcement of each winner. Winners may be required, as instructed by Sponsor, to complete and sign (i) an affidavit of eligibility/liability certifying that such Winner has complied with the Official Rules of the Contest, and (ii) a liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law). Failure to sign and return any of these documents or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules may result in an Winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of its interest in the Prize, and, at Sponsor’s discretion, the presentation of the Prize to a substitute recipient. A Prize not won and/or claimed by a Winner and not awarded to a substitute recipient by Sponsor in accordance with these Official Rules will remain the property of Sponsor. Payment of federal, state and local taxes and fees due, if any, are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant at any time that it finds to be tampering with the entry process, voting process or the Contest; to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions; or to be acting in an inappropriate or disruptive manner,
with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
Entries submitted into the Contest (“Submitted Entries”) must be consistent with the Sponsor’s Mission, Vision and Values and Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject and/or disqualify any entries at any time that Sponsor deems to be hateful, slanderous, libelous, violent, obscene, defamatory, discriminatory (based on age, race, gender, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or political affiliation), profane, offensive, lewd, sexually explicit, pornographic, false, misleading, deceptive, selfmutilating (e.g. relating to murder, the sales of weapons/drugs, cruelty, abuse, etc.), illegal (computer hacking, underage drinking, etc.), threatening, harassing, or otherwise inconsistent with its editorial standards, audience expectations, or reputational interests or that contain images, words or symbols widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group, or that Sponsor believes may violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party or may subject the Contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor's advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule. For purposes of this paragraph, Submitted Entries include content on the Entrant’s website and social media sites. Should Sponsor determine, in its sole discretion, that any announced Winner has violated any of the prohibitions contained in these Terms and Conditions or should be disqualified for any other reason, Sponsor shall have no obligation to award a Prize to such Entrant. As a condition of entry, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential finalist and/or Winner and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant based on such background check if in its sole discretion, the Sponsor determines that awarding the prize to such Entrant might reflect negatively on the Sponsor’s image and/or reputation.
Entrants agree to not damage or cause interruption of the Contest and/or prevent others from using the Contest. Sponsors reserve the right to restrict or void entries or participation from any IP address if any suspicious entry and/or participation is detected. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to void entries of any entrants who Sponsors believe have attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest. Sponsors’ failure to, or decision not to, enforce any provision in these Terms & Conditions will not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. In the event there is an alleged or actual ambiguity, discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials and/or these Terms & Conditions (including any alleged discrepancy or inconsistency in these Terms & Conditions ), it will be resolved in the sole discretion of Sponsors. Entrants waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Terms & Conditions. If Sponsors determine at any time in their sole discretion that the Prize winner or potential Prize winner is disqualified, ineligible, in violation of these Terms & Conditions, or engaging in behavior that Sponsors deem obnoxious, inappropriate, threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify that Prize winner or potential Prize winner, even if the disqualified Prize winner or potential Prize winner may have been notified or displayed or announced anywhere. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest and award the Prize from eligible entries received prior to cancellation, modification, or suspension or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsors. If any person supplies false information, obtains entries by fraudulent means or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Terms & Conditions in an attempt to obtain any Prize, Sponsors may disqualify that person and seek damages from him or her and that person may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE CONTEST VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY PARTICIPANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
The construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions, and all issues and questions relating thereto, along with the rights and obligations of all Entrants and of Sponsor, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of UAE, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, such determination shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision, and these Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
Any specific waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of that obligation nor of any other obligation of Entrant. Any dispute concerning this Contest shall be submitted to binding arbitration in Dubai, UAEwithin one (1) year from the date that the cause of action arose (or, if multiple cause of actions are involved, from the date that the first cause of action arose), with such arbitration conducted pursuant to the then prevailing rules of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre. To the fullest extent permitted by law, no arbitration brought pursuant to these Terms and Conditions shall be joined to any other arbitration initiated pursuant to these Terms and Conditions.
By entering this Contest, Entrant grants to Sponsor, its parent and affiliated companies an exclusive, assignable, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to edit or otherwise use all materials submitted by Entrant in connection with the Contest, in whole or in part, for any purpose and in any manner or media (including, without limitation, the Internet) now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world in perpetuity, and to license others to do so, without notice and without compensation, royalty, accounting, liability or obligation of any kind to any Entrant. Each Entrant further agrees that it will use its best efforts to have its employees, consultants, volunteers, officers and directors sign any additional licenses or releases that Sponsor may require. BY SUBMITTING SUBMISSION MATERIALS, ENTRANTS EACH ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SUBMISSION MATERIALS, AND ANY OTHER MATERIALS SUBMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS PROGRAM, MAY BE POSTED ON THE SPONSOR’S WEBSITE(S) AND SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS, IN SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION. Sponsor reserves the right to edit the Submission Materials and other materials prior to posting them to the website in its sole discretion.
This Contest is subject to force majeure circumstances including without limitation, floods, natural disasters, war, act of terror, political unrest, technical snags, act of God or any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of Radix ("Force Majeure Event"). The Sponsor shall be not liable for any delay or adverse effect caused to you as a result of a Force Majeure Event.
This Contest is being made purely on a "best effort" basis and participating in this Contest is voluntary. By participating in the Contest, you will be legally bound hereby, to release from liability, and hold harmless Radix FZC, and any of its affiliates, employees or agents representing or related to Radix FZC and its services/products. This release is for any and all liability for personal injuries (including death), property loss or damage, and misuse of the benefits/ prizes offered under this Contest, in connection with any activity or directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, or participation in the Contest, even if caused or contributed to by Radix’s negligence.
Sponsor: Radix FZC, F-19, Business center 1, Business Park, RAK Economic Zone, Ras Al Khaimah, P.O. Box 16113, UAE