Terms & Conditions

Who is eligible?

The NFT CREATIVE AWARDS competition is open to anyone aged 18+ residing anywhere in the world. Professional entries will be judged against other professionals and student entries against other students.

Submission Guidelines

Entrants must submit their work online. Files should be a compressed Image, Video, Audio, or 3D Model. File types supported: JPG, PNG, GIF, SVG, MP4, WEBM, MP3, WAV, OGG, GLB, GLTF. No smaller than 1MB and no larger than 10MB.

Entry Forms and Submissions

Please note that no entry will be processed unless the entry fee has been received. Work submitted without proper forms and payment will be disqualified. After payment has been made, entries cannot be altered.

Payments and Refunds

Once a submission fee has been paid, there are no refunds provided. If you have been wrongly charged for any reason, we will be happy to credit the amount that is due.

Categories

You may enter your work in as many categories as you see fit. However, the NFT Creative Awards  jury and staff will not switch your entry into a different category on your behalf.

Use and Ownership of Materials

Copyright and all other rights remain with the creator. Any images used by NFT CREATIVE AWARDS shall carry the designer’s credit line. NFT CREATIVE AWARDS may use images in any media sponsor publications. All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by NFT CREATIVE AWARDS for marketing and promotional purposes including in any medium such as exhibitions, print, and digital media directly related to the NFT CREATIVE AWARDS competition though there may not be monetary compensation. By winning or placing in the competition, you are agreeing to be included in the winners annual book.

Neither NFT Creative Awards Awards  affiliates, or partners assume any responsibility for materials submitted in violation of competition rules or for those which violate copyright regulations. NFT CREATIVE AWARDS will investigate claims of copyright infringement to the best of its ability, and will remove and disqualify submissions that are clearly demonstrated to violate copyright and/or competition policies. NFT CREATIVE AWARDS will act to maintain the integrity of the competition and its affiliated entities, but is not responsible for any damages resulting from images submitted in violation with rules and regulations.

The Selection Process

After all submissions have been finalized, the NFT CREATIVE AWARDS jury will begin the process of selecting the NFT CREATIVE AWARDS OFFICIAL SELECTION. This first round selects the qualified entries and prepares them for jury voting.

All successful entrants will receive the NFT CREATIVE AWARDS NFT Winner’s badge, and are entitled to use it for commercial purposes to promote their winnings. Receiving a NFT CREATIVE AWARDS award is not only a significant achievement, but also ensures that the award winners will receive promotional material to publicize their achievements.

We Have No Obligation to Adjudicate IP Claims

Claimants and users must understand that we are not an intellectual property tribunal. While we and our Designated Copyright Agent may in our discretion use the information provided in order to decide how to respond to infringement claims, we are not responsible for determining the merits of such claims. If a user responds to a claim of infringement by providing assurances that its content is not infringing, the user agrees that if we thereafter restore or maintain the content, the user will defend and hold us harmless from any resulting claims of infringement brought against us and our Designated Copyright Agent.

 

 RULES

The NFT Creative Awards competition rewards outstanding NFT works across fifteen (15) categories. Creators should consider the category description when entering their work.  Judges are looking for originality, complexity, personality, concept, quality of composition, creativity, skills, and overall emotional impression.

The NFT Creative Awards competition recognize, respects, and protect the IP rights of creators.

1.1 By entering the Competition You hereby accept these Competition Rules and the Terms and Conditions.

1.2.1 To enter the Competition is compulsory to be registered and pay the submission fees according to the submitted material.

1.2.2 The NFT Creative Awards  competition is open to all NFTs creators around the world.

1.3 Entries must be submitted according to every deadline and no later than October 31st. 2021 – 13.00 GMT.

1.4 By entering the Competition, you agree and acknowledge that the NFT Creative Awards is permitted to receive your registration data. All personal information will be used by NFT Creative Awards in accordance with its Privacy Policy.

2.1. To enter, you must upload your compressed version of your NFT via The NFT Creative Awards  competition Website (www.nftcreativeawards.com) and follow the on-screen instructions carefully.

2.2. NFTs must be done from 2019 to 2021 and entries should be based on the Categories outlined, information on which can be found on the Website. As many entries could fit into multiple categories, to increase your chance of winning, we recommend entering your single NFTs/collections in more than one. A discount is offered when entering the same NFTs in additional categories.

2.3.  Files should be a LR compressed Image, Video, Audio, or 3D Model. File types supported: JPG, PNG, GIF, SVG, MP4, WEBM, MP3, WAV, OGG, GLB, GLTF. No smaller than 1MB and no larger than 10MB.

3.1 Entries will be judged between November 1st and November 15th 2021.

3.2 The overall winner will be announced in December 1st. 2021.

3.3 All the category winners of the NFT Creative Awards will be voted for by the Judges and notified by email.

3.4 The decision of the Judges and the NFT Creative Awards is final and no negotiation will be entered into with respect to any such decision.

3.5 Each Entrant can submit unlimited NFTs. The NFTs submitted can be entered in the same or different categories. Each one can be entered into multiple categories. Judging will be based on the single NFT in each category.

4.1 The NFT Creative Awards reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any entry that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the entry is submitted on the Website. You warrant and represent, in respect of each entry submitted by You (“Entry”), as follows:

4.1.1 You are the sole owner and author of each Entry

4.1.2 You have the right to make Your Entry available to the Competition

4.1.3 Each Entry does not contain personally identifiable information about You or any other person(s)

4.1.4 Each Entry does not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libellous-, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content

4.1.5 Each Entry does not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law

4.1.6 Each Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity, including:

4.1.6.1 trademarks owned by third parties

4.1.6.2 copyrighted materials owned by third parties (including movie dialogue or musical compositions)

4.1.6.3 names, likenesses, voices or other characteristics identifying celebrities or other public figures, living or dead

4.1.7 Entries which contain any commercial content that promotes any product or service other than that of the NFT Creative Awards .

4.1.8 Entries containing screen credits

4.1.9 No animals were harmed or manipulated in the making of the image

4.2 You agree to fully indemnify the NFT Creative Awards in respect of all royalties, fees and any other monies owing to any person by reason of your breaching any of the foregoing.

4.3 You confirm that each person depicted in the Entry has granted permission to be portrayed as shown.

4.4 In accordance with clause 3.2 and 3.3 all shortlisted and winning creators will be contacted by email. If the NFT Creative Awards does not hear from the entrant by the date specified in any correspondence and is therefore not able to ratify the entry that entrant will be disqualified and replaced by another NFT.

5.1 If you are under 18, you have Your parent’s or legal guardian’s consent to participate in the Competition.

5.2 If the NFT Creative Awards does not receive a valid signed parental or legal guardian consent form for any winner under the age of 18 within 7 clear days of the Entrant being declared a winner (excluding the day on which such declaration is made by the NFT CREATIVE Awards ) the NFT Creative Awards will be entitled to select an alternative winner from among the entrants.

6.1 The NFT Creative Awards may run an online rating process whereby members of the public may vote for a favorite NFT. If there is sufficient evidence (in the NFT Creative Awards sole discretion) to suggest malpractice and manipulation of the rating process, then the NFT Creative Awards has the right to remove the relevant Entry or Entries and, if necessary, award the prize to a different entrant. The NFT Creative Awards decisions are final.

7.1 The NFT Creative Awards recognizes you, the author of the image, retain full ownership of the copyright in each Entry.

7.2 All Entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by the NFT CREATIVE Awards , and its Event Partners, for marketing and promotional purposes of you the author and the event only, for a maximum of three years after the announcement in December 2021. You hereby grant the NFT Creative Awards a non-exclusive, irrevocable license in each Entry throughout the world for three years in all media for any use connected to the promotion of you the author and the NFT Creative Awards event and/or competition, including, but not limited too:

(a) judging the Competition

(b) displaying the winning entries and runners up at public exhibitions promoting the NFT Creative Awards

(c) inclusion within the Website, a NFT Creative Awards book, magazine or similar

(d) inclusion within any materials promoting of the Competition and / or any exhibition organized by the NFT CREATIVE Awards , in the promotion of the NFT Creative Awards

(e) inclusion on Competition- and exhibition-related products to be sold by the NFT Creative Awards  or any third party following the individual agreement by the author

(f) sub-licensing the Entries to the press for reproduction in connection with the Competition and any exhibition

(g) allowing viewers of the Website NFT Creative Awards Application to view images on a computer screen, PDA or mobile telephone and store such pages in electronic form on disk or on a PDA or mobile telephone (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for their personal, non-commercial use only. Please also refer to clause 9.

(h) incorporation by the NFT Creative Awards and NFT Creative Awards Event Partners in NFT Creative Awards Space and Museum and or NFT Creative Awards Gallery Applications on Event Partner devices for a period of three (3) years after the applicable announcement date.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, you hereby acknowledge and agree if your image is included in such NFT Creative Awards Galleries or NFT Creative Awards Gallery Applications Your image will remain perpetually in the device royalty free.

7.3 All Entrants understand that the image information, including image name and description, may be shared with Event partners and media as per clause 7.1, 7.2 and 8. For the avoidance of doubt the “image information” does not include any personal information of you the author.

8.1 Any photograph used by the NFT Creative Awards shall carry a credit line. Any failure to provide such credit line shall not be deemed to be a breach, as long as the NFT Creative Awards uses its reasonable endeavors to rectify such failure within a reasonable period from the date of notice of such failure.

9.1  The NFT Creative Awards assumes no responsibility for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Competition, and the NFT Creative Awards assumes no responsibility for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost network connections, garbled computer transmissions, other problems or technical malfunctions with regard to the Competition. The NFT Creative Awards assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, corruption, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of Entries. the NFT Creative Awards is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail addressed to the NFT Creative Awards on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Your or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Competition. If for any reason a contestant’s entry cannot be viewed or is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures, the NFT Creative Awards assumes no responsibility.

10.1 In no event will the NFT Creative Awards , its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries and related companies, Event Partners, its advertising or promotion agencies, or its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives or agents be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages arising out of any Entrant’s access to and use of the Website. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, everything on the Website is provided “as is”without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for purpose or use or non-infringement.

11.1 You agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of your name and likeness for the purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation.

12.1 All Entrants must be able to supply a high-resolution image suitable for printing in media and an exhibition should the image be required.

13.1 NFT Creative Awards and associated collectors will acquire awarded pieces under NFT Creative Awards sole discretion. There is no explicit obligation to acquire the whole amount of awarded NFTs. There are no cash alternatives available for prize winners.

14.1 Winners will be announced online.