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What are the Rules of ‘The Power of Football Contest presented by KIA’?


AM I ELIGIBLE TO ENTER? The ‘Power of Football Contest presented by KIA’ is only open to Club Members who are aged eighteen (18) or older as of the date of entry. All Club Members must carefully review and agree to the terms and conditions of the ‘Power of Football Contest presented by KIA’  contest to be eligible to enter.

CONTEST ENTRY DATES: The submission phase of the ‘Power of Football Contest presented by KIA’ starts at 2pm (CET) on 24 February 2014 and finishes at 2pm (CET) on 17 March 2014. All submissions will be reviewed and a panel of experts will decide on the final shortlist. The shortlist will be presented on at 2pm (CET) on 31 March 2014 for voting. Voting will remain open until 2pm (CET) on 7 April 2014. All Club Members will be able to vote. You can only vote once.

YOUR ENTRY: Your entry must be your own original work. Your entry may not have been previously published in any form. Your entry may not have won any previous awards. It must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person and it must not violate any law. Only one entry per registered user will be permitted. FIFA reserves the right to disqualify a contest entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion. Submissions will only be accepted if the country of residence of the user belongs to one of the allowed territories listed in Annex 1.

JUDGING FOR THE SHORTLIST: All entries will be judged by FIFA based upon: (i) expressiveness; (ii) uniqueness; and (iii) the honesty conveyed through the entrant’s submission. will select and shortlist the best of all the received contest submissions and publish them on Club Members will then be able to review all shortlisted entries and vote for their favourite submission. Each Club Member will only be permitted to vote once for their preferred submission. Only registered and active Club Members will be able to vote once the voting is opened.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: The one (1) shortlisted submission which receives the most votes from Club Members will be declared the contest winner. The winner will be determined shortly after the final contest deadline and will be notified by email. The winner will be required to provide a mailing address which will be used for prize fulfillment. In the event that it is determined that the winner has not: (i) complied with the official ‘The Power of Football Contest presented by KIA‘ rules; (ii) has failed to execute and return any required documents within the specified time period; (iii) has made false statements; or (iv) a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then the winner will be disqualified. Consequently, and at FIFA's sole discretion, the submission with the second highest number of Club Member votes will be awarded the grand prize.

TIES: In the event of a tie in the number of votes for the winner of the grand prize, the ‘The Power of Football Contest presented by KIA’ winner will be decided by FIFA in its sole discretion.

*ADDITIONAL FEES: *The winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with the transportation and acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded as part of the prize, including without limitation, any and all taxes (if any). The winner shall not be deemed to be a recipient of the prize until s/he has been verified as the winner by FIFA. Upon fulfilling the prize, FIFA will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the winner and such winner assumes full responsibility for the prize. All prize details are at FIFA's sole discretion.

*LANGUAGE SUBMISSIONS: *Submissions will be accepted in the following languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Arabic and Spanish.

*GRAND PRIZE: *The winning submission for the ‘Power of Football Contest presented by KIA’ will receive the Grand Prize. The Club Member that writes and submits the winning entry will receive a trip for two (2) people to the Final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Rio de Janeiro! The trip to the Final includes flights to and from Brazil, three (3) nights accommodation and a pair of tickets to the big match! The person, or organization, that is the subject of the winning submission will receive a brand new KIA Soul.