X-Taon: the Art Car Texturing Contest - Terms & Conditions

November 27th, 2018

“ENTRANTS WHO ARE MINORS: YOU MUST OBTAIN THE CONSENT OF YOUR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN BEFORE ENTERING THE COMPETITION”.
 
If you are a minor and are picked as a winner, we will ask you for a confirmation of your parents or legal guardian that they agreed for you to enter this contest.
 
1. To be valid, a submission must follow the present terms (the “Terms”).
 
2. This contest is free, without any purchase obligation and organized solely by Allegorithmic SAS, a limited liability company headquartered 3 avenue Julien, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France, and registered under the Registry of Commerce of Clermont-Ferrand, France, under the number 448 617 753.
 
3. Teams are not permitted.
 
4. The trial versions of Substance Painter and Substance Designer can be extended for the duration of the contest by contacting us: contact@allegorithmic.com.
 
5. If you use the latest version of Substance Painter at the time of the contest, you will be able to download the X-TAON .spp project for direct use, which contains the X-TAON Mesh. Please note that this X-TAON Mesh is subject to the same restrictions used as described for the X-TAON Mesh on Substance Share. Thus, non-commercial purpose is authorized but subject to other provisions of our EULA, General Terms and Conditions, and Specific Terms and Conditions. Use of X-TAON Mesh for any commercial purpose is subject to Allegorithmic prior written consent and conclusion of a specific licensing agreement, as the case may be. 
 
6. Members of the jury and Allegorithmic employees may not participate in the contest but are allowed to share ideas or feedbacks on forum threads to inspire other contestants.
 
7. One submission per artist. Any additional participation will not be taken into account.
 
8. Use of any asset that would infringe upon a copyright, a trademark or any other intellectual property right is prohibited.
 
9. Any artwork deemed to be the same or too obviously similar to one currently published by any other artist will be disqualified.
 
10. Any image deemed to contain content that depicts explicit acts that are overtly violent, sexual, cruel or brutal will be disqualified. Such entries or any inappropriate content may, at Allegorithmic’s sole discretion, be deleted from the contest.
 
11. The challenge runs from Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 to Tuesday, December 18th, 2018. The final post for your entry must be made no later than 11:59 pm (PST) on December 18th, 2018. No late entries will be accepted.
 
12. Artists may enter the contest at any time before its final deadline.
 
13. Judging will be done by a panel of judges selected by Allegorithmic:
 
- Takumi Yamamoto, CEO of Takumi Yamamoto & Exterior Designer of the X-TAON
- Gabe Garcia, Forza Vehicle Art Director at Microsoft Studios
- Paul Braddock, Senior VFX artist at Animal Logic
- Jay Ward, Creative Director, Cars Franchise at Pixar Animation Studios 
- Sébastien Deguy, CEO and Founder at Allegorithmic
- Pierre Maheut, Strategy Director Architecture & Design at Allegorithmic
- Nicolas Paulhac, Product Manager of Substance Source at Allegorithmic
 
a. Jury evaluation will run for 30 days starting December 18th, 2018.
b. Allegorithmic reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify a judge if it is determined that the judge did not act impartially. In this situation, all of the disqualified judge’s scores will be discarded, with none counting toward the final aggregate score.
c. In the event of a tie, an additional judge from Allegorithmic may intervene.
 
14. All dates are based on the U.S. Pacific time zone. Entry and voting deadlines are at 11:59 PM on the concerned date.
 
15. All artwork entries shall remain the intellectual property of the respective artists. The artist expressly assigns to Allegorithmic with full title guarantee, free and worldwide rights to use, edit, reproduce and publish their artwork from the contest submissions for marketing and communication purposes, on any paper, electronic and mixed medium and for the longest intellectual property rights’ duration, as provided by French law. Allegorithmic shall clearly credit the artist if such artwork is used. No intellectual property right of any kind is hereby transferred or granted by Allegorithmic to contestants.
 
16. Allegorithmic reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any entry. Allegorithmic also reserves the right to suspend, adjust the dates, modify or cancel the contest, including these rules, in any manner and at its sole discretion. This may be done with or without prior notice.
 
17. Collected personal data shall be processed pursuant to French Data Protection Act 78-17 dated 6 January 1978 modified by the GDPR regulation enforced in French law on June 20, 2018. The addressee of personal data collected in accordance with the contest is Allegorithmic Marketing department. Personal data such as email and name will be processed for the contest purposes only, and not for advertising purposes. You have the general right to access, amend, or remove all of your personal data at any time by emailing: contact@allegorithmic.com.
 
18. In the event of a dispute, a ruling will be made by Allegorithmic legal counsel based upon the rules laid out herein. Any dispute that would not be settled amicably shall be governed by French law and jurisdiction.
 
19. A French version of the present terms is available upon request at contact@allegorithmic.com. If you do not agree with any of the above terms, please do not enter the contest.
 
 
 
Detail of the prizes:
 
 
PRO
1st Place
1 Wacom Mobile Studio Pro 16 
1 Quadro RTX 5000
1 Car Design Review 6
1 Interior Motives Spring Edition 2019 from Car Design News
Substance Indie Annual Plan 
 
2nd Place
1 Wacom Cintiq Pro 16
1 NVIDIA Patagonia Jacket
1 Interior Motives Winter Edition 2019 from Car Design News
Substance Indie Annual Plan
 
3rd Place
1 Wacom Intuos Pro M
1 NVIDIA Full zip hoodie + 1 NVIDIA GeForce USB Key 64GB
1 Interior Motives Autumn Edition 2018 from Car Design News
Substance Indie Annual Plan
 
 
STUDENT
1st Place
1 Wacom Cintiq Pro 16
1 GeForce RTX 2080
1 Car Design Review 6
1 Interior Motives Spring Edition 2019 from Car Design News
Substance Indie Annual Plan 
 
2nd Place
1 Wacom Intuos Pro M
1 NVIDIA Patagonia Jacket
1 Interior Motives Winter Edition 2019 from Car Design News
Substance Indie Annual Plan 
 
 
3rd Place
1 Wacom Intuos Pro S
1 NVIDIA Full zip hoodie + NVIDIA GeForce USB Key 64GB
1 Interior Motives Autumn Edition 2018 from Car Design News
Substance Indie Annual Plan 
 
 
Allegorithmic will contact the winners as soon as they are announced in order to find the best solutions to get prizes to winners in the shortest possible time.