Google Science Fair 2013 - OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS COMPETITION. THE GOOGLE SCIENCE FAIR 2013 COMPETITION IS RUN BY GOOGLE INC, 1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043 (“SPONSOR). PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A PRIZE DRAW BUT A SCIENTIFIC COMPETITION. PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT THESE OFFICIAL RULES DO NOT CONSTITUTE A TENDER AND TENDER LAW REGULATIONS AND PRINCIPLES DO NOT APPLY.
GOOGLE SCIENCE FAIR 2013 IS A COMPETITION OPEN TO ANYONE BETWEEN THE AGES 13 – 18, LIVING IN MOST COUNTRIES. SEE BELOW FOR COMPLETE ELIGIBILITY DETAILS. GOOGLE SCIENCE FAIR 2013 IS A SKILL CONTEST WHERE ELIGIBLE STUDENTS WILL BE INVITED TO SUBMIT THEIR SCIENCE PROJECTS AT A GOOGLE DESIGNATED WEBSITE TO COMPETE FOR PRIZES. THE PROMOTION WILL BE COMPRISED OF AN OPEN ENTRY SUBMISSION PHASE, JUDGING PHASE AND THEN CULMINATING IN A FINAL EVENT TO SELECT THE WINNERS TO BE HELD LIVE AT GOOGLE HEADQUARTERS IN MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA ON OR ABOUT September 23, 2013.
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Competition Dates and Times:
The Google Science Fair 2013 competition described in these Official Rules (the “Competition”) begins on or about January 30, 2013 at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Standard Time. (“PST”), and ends on or about, April 30, 2013 at 11:59:59 PM PST (“Competition Period”). The Google computer runs the official clock for the Competition and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received. During the Competition Period there is a single open call for the submission of Entries (as defined in section 4 below) (the “Open Call for Entries”) and three judging rounds which start and end on or about the dates and times noted below:
STARTS at 12:00:01 AM
PST on Dates Noted
OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES
January 30, 2013
Week commencing June
Age Category Finalists and Science
in Action Award winner Announced
Public Voting (Inspired Idea Award)
Selected & Announced
Week commencing June
August 1, 2013
September 23, 2013
ENDS at 11:59:59
PM PST on Dates
April 30, 2013
August 30, 2013
Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (“Sponsor”); Marden-Kane, Inc., 1055 Franklin Avenue, Suite 300, Garden City, NY 11530 (“Competition Administrator”). Sponsor and Competition Administrator are collectively referred to as the “Competition Entities”.
Competition is open to individuals born between 31 January 1994 and 30 April 2000 (inclusive). No entrant can sign up for the competition until they turn 13. If an entrant turns 19 during 1
submission period they will not be disqualified. All entrants must have his/her parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to enter this Competition. Sponsor reserves the right to verify an individual’s eligibility to participate in the Competition. See Section 16 for Country Specific Requirements.
Entrants from the Netherlands must be born between 31 January 1994 and 30 April 1997 (inclusive). No entrant from the Netherlands can sign up for the competition until they turn 16. Entrants from Spain, South Korea and Israel must be born between 31 January 1994 and 30 April 1999 (inclusive). No entrant from these countries can sign up for the competition until they turn 14.
Previous Grand Prize Winners of Google Science Fair are not eligible to participate in Google Science Fair 2013.
Minors – Parents and Guardians: The parent or legal guardian of an Entrant under the legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence: (a) will ensure that the Entrant in respect of whom they agree to these Official Rules will comply with these Official Rules; and (b) warrants that the Entrant is capable of agreeing to these Official Rules and giving the consent contained herein. Your parent or legal guardian must agree to indemnify the Released Parties (as defined below) for and against:...
References: Potential Regional Finalist Posting: The 90 Potential Regional Finalists will be posted on
http://google.com/sciencefair, June 11, 2013.
selection event to be held on or about, September 23, 2013. Finalists will be required to attend
the event for a predetermined number of days
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