Hall of Fame Contest

 

Hall of Fame Video Tutorials

TeachersDungeon offers the ability for teachers and children to create video tutorials, which once approved, become part of our Game-Play.   This is a unique ability that fulfils the common core standard of justifying your reasoning.  Both teacher and children can win in our "Hall of Fame Contest".

Contest Rules

 

NO PURCHASE IS NESSASSARY TO ENTER OF WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

 

Eligibility

Hall of Fame convince me (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Children under eighteen must have a user name and password that is linked to their parent or guardian’s account. Furthermore, any child under eighteen (18) years of age who submits a convince me tutorial must have their parent or guardian’s approval to permission to participate in our Hall of Fame Convince Me Contest. Parents and guardians can do this by creating a free account and completing our electronic permission form. Employees of TeachersDungeon and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

 

Sponsor

The Contest is sponsored by TeachersDungeon.

 

Agreement to Official Rules

Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

 

Student Rules

  1. Children under the age of eighteen (18) must have the consent of their parent/legal guardian by having them complete the “TeachersDungeon Parental Consent form” before they are eligible to submit convince me tutorials.
  2. Children under the age of eighteen (18) cannot have any photos of themselves or other children under the age of eighteen (18) in their tutorial.  Children under the age of eighteen (18) cannot say or have written their (real) legal name in any form.
  1. No copyrighted material is allowed. All drawings, images, and writing must be the creation of the person submitting the Convince Me Tutorial.
  2. Children may enter as many Convince Me Tutorials as they wish, however, only one Convince Me Tutorial per child will be entered into the final selection for the Grand Prize.
  3. All entries must upload a “Convince Me” video tutorial through the Convince Me Center within the TeachersDungeon website.  All entries must correctly demonstrate to solution to an existing question within the game of TeacherDungeon.  All entries (Convince Me video Tutorials) become the property of TeachersDungeon and will be displayed within the educational game, TeachersDungeon.
  4. All entries (not just winners) may be displayed in various marketing campaigns, which could include: email marketing, FaceBook, Pinterest, and YouTube.

 

Teacher Rules

  1. All entries must upload a question and a “Convince Me” video tutorial through the “Submit a Question” link within the TeachersDungeon website.
  2. Entries cannot include photos, names, or images of Children under the age of eighteen (18) within the teacher’s class.
  3. No copyrighted material is allowed. All questions, drawings, images, and writing must be the creation of the person submitting the Convince Me Tutorial.
  4. Teachers may enter as many questions accompanied by a Convince Me Tutorials as they wish, however, only one question and Convince Me Tutorial per teacher will be entered into the final selection for the Grand Prize.
  5. All entries must be the original creation of the teacher and must correctly demonstrate to solution to question submitted.
  6. All entries (questions and Convince Me video Tutorials) become the property of TeachersDungeon and will be displayed within the educational game, TeachersDungeon.
  7. All entries (not just winners) may be displayed in various marketing campaigns, which could include: email marketing, FaceBook, Pinterest, and YouTube.
  8. Entrants that are submitting a question that is accompanied a short story or an excerpt from a piece of writing that the Entrant has created may include directions for the purchase the entire novel within your tutorial. For example, if an entrant has a novel available for sale on Amazon, they may include a link to the sales location within their tutorial.

           

 

Contest Period

TeachersDungeon will hold four (4) contests each year:

  • Fall Contest – beginning on November 1st and ending on January 31st.
  • Winter Contest – beginning February 1st and ending on April 30th.
  • Spring Contest – beginning on May 1st and ending on July 30th.
  • Summer Contest – beginning August 1st and ending on October 30th.

All Convince Me Tutorial submissions must be uploaded through the TeachersDungeon website at www.teachersdungeon.com.  Children must upload Convince Me Tutorials by logging into their free student account and clicking on the “Convince Me” Center link.  Teachers must upload a question and an accompanying Convince Me tutorial for that question by logging into their free teacher account and clicking on the “submit a Questions” link.

IF THERE ARE LESS THAN TEN (10) QUALIFYING CONVINCE ME TUTORIALS SUBMITTED AND ACCEPTED BY OUR SUBMISSIONS EDITOR, THEN THE CONTEST WILL BE POSTPONED AND ALL SUBMISSIONS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY ENTERED INTO THE NEXT CONTEST PERIOD.

 How to enter

Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website (www.teachersdungeon.com) and following the directions.

Directions for teachers:

  1. Create your FREE teacher account clicking the “Sign Up” link at the TeachersDungeon website www.teachersdungeon.com.
  2. Click on the top tab entitled “Questions”

Click on the side tab entitled “Submit a Question”

  1. Choose Tutorial Question under Step 1.
  2. Choose the Grade level under Step 2.
  3. Select a subject (Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, or Science) under Step 3
  4. Select an educational strand under Step 4.  If you are submitting a short story or an excerpt from a piece of writing that you have created copy and paste it into the excerpt box.  Teachers that are submitting a question that is accompanied a short story or an excerpt from a piece of writing that the teacher has created may include directions for the purchase the entire novel within your tutorial. For example, if a teacher has a novel available for sale on Amazon, they may include a link to the sales location within their tutorial.
  5. Write your question in the Question box.  Teachers can either create a multiple choice answer by giving four possible answers and designating the correct answer, or they may create a fill in the blank answer.
  6. Click on the “Choose File” tab to select and upload the Convince Me Tutorial from your computer, laptop or device.

  7. Click “Submit the Question.

  8. Click on the “Choose File” tab to select and upload the Convince Me Tutorial from your computer, laptop or device.

  9. Click “Submit the Question.

 

Directions for children:

  1. Your parent must have a FREE parent account and give you permission to participate in the Contest by signing the “Parental Consent Form”, which allows you to submit Convince Me Tutorials.
  2. Log into your student account.  Click on the Top Tab entitled “Students”
  1. Click on the link entitled “Convince Me” Center.
  2. Here you will find a number of Tutorial Questions that you have answered correctly. Use a whiteboard app and create a Convince Me Tutorial for one of the questions you have answered correctly.
  3. Save the video.  Click on the red box that says, “click here to select your video file and then upload it”.  Select your video and upload it.

Go to www.teachersdungeon.com and click on the video entitled, “Create a Convince Me” for further instructions on uploading videos.

 

 

Prize Drawing

Each week the Sponsor will choose the best tutorial submitted and award it “Convince Me of the Week”.   Four (4) times a year the sponsors will review all the “Convince Me of the Week” Tutorials from each of the following contest periods: Fall Contest, Winter Contest, Spring Contest, and Summer Contest. The Sponsor will award the best Convince Me Tutorials with the Grand Prize of $100.00. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the winners via email within five (5) days of the ending date of each contest. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternative potential winner in his/her place from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

 

Judging Criteria

All entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  1. Accuracy of the Tutorial
  2. Justification of the solution (a clear explanation of the answer to the question)
  3. Creativity
  4. Video Quality
  5. Overall Presentation
  6. Personal artwork added to the tutorial

In case of a tie the Grand Prize will be divided equally between the entries.

 

Judges

The Sponsor will use a team of educators from local schools to selected all winners based upon the judging criteria.

 

Winner Notification

The potential winners will be notified by email. Each potential winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically and sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period, or the prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is under eighteen (18), or is 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be required to sign the Declaration off Compliance on the potential winner’s behave and fulfil any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all term and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to the Runner Up winner. If no Runner Up winner is eligible, the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the contest.

 

Prizes

Grand Prize is $100.00. There are two categories: one for teachers who submit a question that is accompanied by a “Convince Me” video tutorial, and one for children who submit a “Convince Me” video tutorial.

 

General Conditions

In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspected entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in a violation of the Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney’s fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

Release and Limitations of Liability

By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of the respective parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Release Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out or participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e)

Any other errors or problems in connecting with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of the entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Release Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Release Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

 

Disputes

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in California. Al issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and constructed in accordance with, the laws of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California.

Privacy

Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy.

 

 

 

Parental Consent

 

Convince Me Tutorial

 

Parental Consent Form

 

 

An Eligible Participant may only enter the TeachersDungeon Convince Me Tutorial, Hall of Fame Contest with the consent of all parents/guardians.

 

Please complete the following details and return the form before submitting any video tutorials through the TeachersDungeon website.

 

TeachersDungeon

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Novato CA 94947

 

Email: customerservice@teachersdungeon.com

Website:www.teachersdungeon.com

 

I consent to my daughter/son _________________________________(name in full), to enter the TeachersDungeon Convince Me Tutorial, Hall of Fame Contest and I confirm I have read the Rules for ‘TeachersDungeon Convince Me Tutorial, Hall of Fame Contest (Rules)* at www.teachersdungeon.com

 

Child’s Details: (Please print in capital letters)

Name of child:

I as the child’s parent/guardian represent, warrant and agree that:

  • The child is eligible to enter the Contest;
  • All details in this Entry Form are true and correct on the date it was submitted;
  • Permission to enter the Contest has been obtained from all parents/legal guardians of the child;
  • The illustration and accompanying description (Entry) submitted to the Contest is the work of the child;
  • The Entry does not defame, misrepresent, contain disparaging remarks or other content that could adversely affect the name, reputation or goodwill of anyone or contain pornographic or hateful content that promotes violence or harm or other offensive, obscene or inappropriate content or contravene any other law;
  • The Entry complies with the Rules; and
  • The child and the parents/guardians of the child all agree to be legally bound by the Rules.

* Please read the Rules at www.teachersdungeon.com. In signing this consent form and authorizing your child to submit an entry you agree to be bound by these Rules. These Rules set out not only eligibility requirements for children and entries and the awarding of prizes but also grant TeachersDungeon various rights in relation to copyright in the works, use of your child’s name and likeness and privacy. The Rules should be read in full before entering the Contest.

Parent / Guardian Name (print in capital letters):

Parent / Guardian Signature

Parent / Guardian contact number

Parent / Guardian email address

Date

 

 

  

Declaration of Compliance & Release

 

Hall of Fame Convince Me Contest

 

DECLARATION OF COMPLIANCE AND RELEASE

 

I do hereby declare that I, _________________ am a selected entrant (the "Entrant") in the Contest. I understand that I will be awarded a prize consisting of $100.00 (the "Prize") if I complete this Release and Declaration of Compliance and otherwise comply with the Contest rules ("Official Rules"), and that at that point I will be a winner (a "Winner").

 

In consideration of the awarding of the Prize to me, I hereby:

 

a) acknowledge that I have read, have complied, and will comply with all the rules, regulations, terms and conditions set forth in the Official Rules; that I have not perpetrated and will not perpetrate any fraud or deception in connection with the Contest and have not sought to influence the outcome of the Contest other than by participating as expressly permitted in the Official Rules.

b) acknowledge that the Prize is as described in the Official Rules (incorporated herein by reference);

c) agree that I will accept the Prize as awarded;

d) agree to be responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes associated with Prize acceptance;

e) release, indemnify and hold harmless TeachersDungeon ("Sponsor"); their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies; the employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of each of the foregoing; and the heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns of the foregoing (collectively, "Releasees") from any claims, demands, payments, actions, or causes of action for damages, loss or injury, arising as a result of my participating in the Contest and accepting the Prize, which I or my heirs, executors, administrations, personal representatives or assigns may now or hereafter have against them;

f) grant Sponsor and any of Sponsor's clients or designees the right to use my name, city of residence and any image taken of me by or on behalf of Sponsor, in connection with the Contest, in any and all media now or hereafter devised without limitation and without additional compensation, notification or permission or other liability to me or my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives or assigns; and

g) declare that;

  • I am a legal resident of either the 50 United States or District of Columbia;
  • I was at least 18 years of age at the time of entry;
  • I nor anyone with whom I live (whether or not related) or any of my immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling or their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) is an employee, officer, director, representative of Sponsor or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates or advertising and promotion agencies; and
  • The terms of the Official Rules and this Release shall apply to and be binding on me and my heirs, executors, administrations, personal representatives and assigns.
  • Warrant and represent that I have full right and power to enter into this Release, and that the terms of this document do not in any way conflict with any existing commitment on my part.
  •  agree that this Release supersedes any prior understandings between me and Sponsor relating to the rights granted herein and no provision of this Release can be modified by any other instrument, invoice or document unless in writing and signed by the parties hereto.

j) acknowledge this is a complete RELEASE and DISCHARGE of all claims and rights of the undersigned against the Releasees, and that no action will be taken by or on behalf of the undersigned with respect to any such rights; it being understood that this release shall be binding upon the parents, guardians, heirs, executors, and administrators of the undersigned.

k) understand that if any statement made by me in this Release is false or if I am otherwise deemed ineligible or unable to accept the Prize for any reason, then, in addition any other remedies that may be taken against me, I agree to return to Sponsor the Prize.

l) I have been given a full opportunity to review and analyze this Release as well as the promotions in the Official Rules for this Contest. I fully and completely understand all of the terms of this Release and sign it voluntarily, freely, and knowingly.

 

This submission should be sent to TeachersDungeon via: email at: customerservice@teachersdungeon.com.

 

Signature: _________________________________ Date: ___________

Phone Number: _________________ Email: ________________

 

Optional:

Please write a brief testimonial explaining why you use the educational game TeachersDungeon.

 



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