LAUREL BMW M2 ART WRAP DESIGN COMPETITION

OFFICIAL RULES

1. Introduction

So you think you can create an M2 art wrap? Then we have the perfect contest for you. 

Laurel BMW of Westmont (Laurel BMW) has taken a 2018 BMW M2 and turned it into a street legal racecar using M Performance Accessories.

Now it's your turn to finish the project. We've created a national M2 Art Wrap Competition for you to design the car wrap of your dreams for our M2 racecar that will be reduplicated on our vehicle.

2. Selection Committee:

  • All entries will be evaluated and judged by a distinguished selection committee from the automotive, motorsports, and arts / culture fields. 
  • Selection committee: TBD. 

3. Entries:

  • Eligible entrants must be 21-yrs old or above.
  • There is no fee to enter the contest.
  • This is a nationwide competition.
  • Entrant must 'LIKE' or 'FOLLOW' Laurel BMW's Facebook and Instagram channels.
  • Individuals can submit more than one design per person.
  • Submitted work must be the original work of the entrant and must not include, be based on, or derived from any pre-existing or third party designs or copyrighted images.
  • An entry submission into this contest constitutes permission to use the winner's name, likeness, prize information, and information provided on the entry form for publicity purposes, without further permission or compensation. Winners agree to execute an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release.
  • Laurel BMW reserves the right to modify the winning design to better fit the needs of the initiative / art wrap requirements.
  • All entries will become the sole property of Laurel BMW and may be displayed publicly on Laurel BMW websites, social media channels, advertising materials, etc.
  • Entrants who do not comply with the OFFICIAL RULES will be rejected.

4. How to Enter:

To enter the Laurel BMW Art Wrap Design Competition, eligible participants must:
  • Complete the Official Entry Form.
  • Create a full-vehicle art wrap, which includes the hood, rear, roof, passenger and driver sides to be reduplicated on Laurel BMW's 2018 M2 Coupe. You'll find a downloadable M2 rendering along with these OFFICIAL RULES.
  • We will accept the following file formats: high-resolution, uncompressed .jpeg; .tiff; .eps; and .ai. Note: Adobe Illustrator (.ai) is preferred and will be used for the winner's final artwork.
  • Submit your completed Entry Form and M2 art wrap design to LaurelBMWM2Contest@gmail.com or our Dropbox link: http://bit.ly/M2AWContest by midnight (12 am CDT) Friday, November 3, 2017.
  • The winner will be announced on Facebook and Instagram Friday, November 10th, 2017.

5. Selection Criteria

A selection committee comprised of distinguished individuals in the automotive, motorsports, as well as, arts and culture fields will evaluate entries based on the following criteria (although other criteria may be considered):
  1. Relevance - Does the entry align with the theme of the Art Wrap Competition?
  2. Originality - Does the composition exhibit original design, creativity and imagination?
  3. Aesthetic Quality - Does the submission command attention? Does it display visual balance and color coordination? Do all the elements work together to create a unified and appealing design?
The selection committee and/or Laurel BMW reserves the right not to select a winner, if in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.
The decision of the selection committee will be final.

6. Prize:

  • The first place winner will receive a custom-made trophy and a Two-Day M School Experience (valued at $3,999.00). 
  • The 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive custom-made trophies and be recognized on Laurel BMW's Facebook and Instagram channels.
  • The winner must be available to attend the vehicle "unveiling," showcasing the winning art wrap design on the BMW M2 (Date TBD). Travel accommodations (flights and hotel) will be paid by Laurel BMW.
  • Thereafter, the wrapped M2 will be displayed in the Center's showroom and at special events.
  • The winner will be required to sign a contract assigning all ownership of the art wrap design to Laurel BMW.
  • The winning entry will be registered with Laurel BMW as a Service Mark and the entrant agrees to transfer all rights and titles to Laurel BMW in accordance with the OFFICIAL RULES of this contest.
  • The winner shall be responsible for the payment of any and all state or federal taxes on the prize if applicable.

M2 Art Wrap Design Competition Example: 

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Indemnity / Disclaimer of Warranties / Limitation of Liability

By participating in the Contest, the Entrant agrees to be bound by these OFFICIAL RULES, including all eligibility requirements and all decisions of Laurel BMW. By participating in the Contest, the Entrant agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Laurel BMW and its officers, agents, affiliates, contractors, contributors, subsidiaries, licensors and distributors ("Laurel BMW Entities") from any and all liability, claims, or actions of any kind, including, without limitation, property damage, personal injury, and/or death, arising out of his/her (i) breach of any representation, warranty or covenant contained in these OFFICIAL RULES; or (ii) participation in the Contest; (iii) acceptance and/or use or misuse of any prize in connection with the Contest; or (iv) any third party claim relating to any rights in any design submitted.

BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, THE ENTRANT AGREES THAT LAUREL BMW ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATING TO THE CONTEST AND/OR THE PRIZES.

By participating in the Contest, the Entrant agrees that Laurel BMW is not responsible, and will in no event be held liable, for any: (a) lost, late, illegible, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, corrupted or garbled entries; (b) telephone, computer, or network malfunction or error; (c) communication disruption or other disruptions related to Internet traffic, virus, bug, worm, or non-authorized intervention; or (d) damage caused by a computer virus or otherwise resulting to any computer from the submission of entries. If such malfunction, error, disruption, or damage occurs or impairs the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the Contest, Laurel BMW may, in its sole discretion, suspend, modify or terminate the Contest by posting a notice at http://www.LaurelBMW.com. If the Contest is terminated before the scheduled end of the Contest Period, Laurel BMW will determine the winner from all eligible entries received as of the termination date. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest, or whom Laurel BMW believes to be causing or attempting or intending to cause any malfunction, error, disruption, or damage will be disqualified. Laurel BMW reserves the right to disqualify any unauthorized entries, including, without limitation, multiple entries from the same person, or any entries made through robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar multiple-entry, or entry duplication, method and to disqualify any person or entity using such a method.

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING HEREIN TO THE CONTRARY, AND ONLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY THE APPLICABLE LAW, BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, THE ENTRANT AGREES THAT IN NO EVENT WILL BMW LAUREL OR ANY BMW LAUREL ENTITY BE LIABLE TO ENTRANTS OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, REGARDLESS OF THE BASIS OR NATURE OF THE CLAIM, RELATING IN ANY MANNER TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THE CONTEST OR THE ENTRANT'S PARTICIPATION THEREIN, EVEN IF LAUREL BMW OR A  LAUREL BMW ENTITY WERE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ALSO NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING HEREIN TO THE CONTRARY, BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, THE ENTRANT FURTHER AGREES THAT IN NO EVENT WILL THE LIABILITY OF LAUREL BMW OR ANY LAUREL BMW ENTITY RELATING IN ANY MANNER TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THE CONTEST OR THE ENTRANT'S PARTICIPATION THEREIN EXCEED THE GREATER OF US$1,000 OR ANY OTHER AMOUNTS PAID BY THE ENTRANT TO ENTER INTO THE CONTEST. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO THE ENTRANT. IN THE EVENT THAT THE PRECEDING RELEASE IS DETERMINED BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION TO BE INVALID OR VOID FOR ANY REASON, THE ENTRANT AGREES THAT, BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, (I) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OR ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZES AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; AND (II) ANY CLAIMS, JUDGEMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THE CONTEST, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEY'S FEES.

For the avoidance of doubt, to the extent that US law applies, nothing in these OFFICIAL shall limit or exclude either party's liability for fraud, or for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or any other liability to the extent such liability cannot be excluded or limited as a matter of law.

Interpretation / Governing Law / Jurisdiction

Interpretation. In the case of any dispute about the interpretation of the OFFICIAL Rules, Laurel BMW of Westmont's decision as to the interpretation shall be final and Entrant shall be bound by Laurel BMW's decision.

Governing Law. The interpretation and enforcement of these OFFICIAL RULES will be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, US, except to the extent required to be governed by the local law in the place of residence of an Entrant. The Contest is subject to all applicable, as the case may be, national, federal, provincial, state and local laws. The Entrant and Laurel BMW agree to the extent permitted by law to submit all disputes arising out of or relating to these OFFICIAL RULES or the Contest to, and hereby waive any objection to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of, the state and federal courts located in Dupage County, Illinois. if necessary any provision of these OFFICIAL RULES, which is found to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, shall be deemed to be struck out from these OFFICIAL RULES. 

Consideration

The Entrant agrees that the ability to participate in the Contest and to compete for the prizes offered in connection with the Contest constitute, where required, sufficient consideration for the Entrant's obligations under these OFFICIAL RULES.