BIG CHALLENGE OFFICIAL RULES
Welcome to the BIG Challenge (“Challenge”), sponsored by Tremco CPG Inc. (“Tremco”).
Entry into the BIG Challenge constitutes acceptance of these Official Rules and creates a legally binding agreement between Tremco and each individual and/or business enterprise participating in the Challenge (each or together, “You” or an “Applicant”). Tremco reserves the right to disqualify any Applicant who does not comply with these Official Rules. In the event an Applicant fails to satisfy any of the Eligibility Requirements or comply with these Official Rules, the Applicant shall be disqualified and any and all rights and title to any prize(s) the Applicant may have otherwise been entitled to shall be forfeited and the prize(s) may i) be awarded to another eligible Applicant, or ii) may not be awarded at all, at Tremco’s sole discretion.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOU (A) REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CHALLENGE; (B) HAVE READ AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES; AND (C) AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ANY DECISIONS MADE BY THE JUDGES WITH RESPECT TO YOUR ENTRY. YOU HEREBY REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY, THE RIGHT, AND THE CAPACITY TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT.
1. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
To enter the Challenge, you must:
Employees of Tremco and its affiliates, and persons living in the same household as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter. Applicants may be required to provide Tremco with proof that they meet all Eligibility Requirements. VOID where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
Business enterprises with any of the following characteristics do not satisfy the Eligibility Requirements and are not eligible to enter the Challenge:
2. HOW TO ENTER
To enter the Challenge, complete and submit the entry found at https://www.tremcocpg.com/the-big-challenge/big-form. The entry must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm EDT on October 21, 2022. Late entries will not be accepted. No exceptions. All entries become the sole property of Tremco and will not be returned.
3. SELECTION PROCESS
The Challenge will start on August 1, 2022, and end on October 21, 2022. A screening committee comprised of Tremco personnel will review and evaluate all entries to select the top applicants to advance to the in-person pitch session. One individual representing each of the top applicants will be required to travel to Tremco’s headquarters to pitch their concept in-person. Airfare and hotel accommodation for the applicant representative will be arranged and paid for by Tremco. A judging committee comprised of Tremco personnel will review and evaluate the top applicants’ pitches based on qualitative and quantitative factors as determined by the judges to select the winners, which will be announced on December 16, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Decisions of the judges are final.
4. DUTIES OF WINNERS
Any Applicant selected as a winner agrees to participate in designated Challenge related events, if any, and positively promote the Challenge in a broad range of activities, including but not limited to, media interviews, video testimonials, communications pieces, and social media promotion. Any Applicant selected as a winner consents to publication of its name on the winner’s list. All promotional material will become the sole property of Tremco to use and publicize in its own discretion.
Three (3) Applicants will be chosen as winners in accordance with these Official Rules. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received. Prizes include a $10,000 grand prize lump sum and individualized mentorship opportunities, including but not limited to executive mentorship, startup coaching, marketing, research, and sales, which will be awarded to the winning Applicants as follows:
Winners will be notified via email at the email address listed on the entry. All prizes will be sent to the qualified winning Applicants within thirty (30) days of selection, provided that all Eligibility Requirements set forth in these Official Rules have been met.
All hours of mentorship must be claimed within five (5) months of the award. Any Applicant selected as a winner is responsible for scheduling the mentorship hours with Tremco personnel at a mutually convenient time. No compensation for any unclaimed hours will be provided.
6. WINNERS LIST
To obtain a copy of the winners list, you may send a written request along with a stamped, self‐addressed envelope to: Tremco CPG Inc., Attn: BIG CHALLENGE, Marketing Department, 3735 Green Road, Beachwood, OH 44122. Vermont residents may omit return postage. Requests must be received no later than January 31, 2023, and names of winning Applicants will be sent after they have been confirmed.
7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
8. INDEMNITY AND RELEASE
Applicant unconditionally and irrevocably agrees to indemnify and hold Tremco and its successors, employees, officers, suppliers, contractors, agents, consultants, directors, and shareholders, harmless against any and all losses, claims, proceedings, actions, damages, liability, demands, expenses, legal costs, medical costs or other costs or expenses arising out of or in connection with the Applicant’s participation in the Challenge, to the maximum extent permitted by law. Applicant further agree to release Tremco, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, advertising, receipt, use, or misuse of the prize or participation in any prize-related activities.
Applicant has all right to grant and does hereby grant Tremco and its affiliates an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to entry materials submitted. Tremco and its affiliates may use, publish, display, distribute, reproduce, edit, adapt, and create derivative works from the entry materials in whole or in part, in any media now known or hereafter discovered, including in use on websites, in publications and for promotional purposes, without compensation or prior notice to the Applicant, its successors or assigns, or any other entity. Applicant further grants to Tremco and its affiliates the right to publicize Applicant’s name, location (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements, and other likeness information for any purpose related to the Challenge in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.
ENTERING A SUBMISSION IN THIS CHALLENGE CONSTITUTES APPLICANT'S IRREVOCABLE ASSIGNMENT, CONVEYANCE, AND TRANSFERENCE TO TREMCO OF THE FOREGOING RIGHTS.
10. ONLINE ENTRIES
11. ADDITIONAL OFFICIAL RULES