3. Eligibility

A. The Competition is open only to:

(i) individuals who are at least 13 years of age at the time of entry, and are legal residents of the United States as of the time of entry;

(ii) teams of eligible individuals where each team member meets the eligibility requirements for individual Contestants; and

(iii) corporations (including not-for-profit corporations and other nonprofit organizations), limited liability companies, partnerships, and other legal entities that, at the time of entry, are domiciled (or incorporated) in the United States, have been duly organized or incorporated and validly exist, and employ no more than than one hundred (100) people (“Organizations”).

B. Contestants must own or have access at their own expense to a computer, an Internet connection, and any other electronic devices, documentation, software or other items that Contestants may deem necessary to create and enter their Submission (defined below in Section 5(B)(ii)).

C. Each team or Organization shall appoint one individual (the “Representative”) to represent and act, including entering a Submission, on behalf of said team or Organization. The Representative must meet the eligibility requirements for an individual Contestant and must be duly authorized to submit on behalf of the team or Organization. The Representative represents and warrants that: (i) he/she is duly authorized to act on behalf of the team or Organization; and (ii) each member of the team (or in the case of Organization, each participating member) has read the Official Rules and agrees to abide by these Official Rules. The Representative will ensure that each member of the team or Organization reads, agrees to, and complies with the Official Rules.

D. An individual may join more than one team or Organization, and an individual who is part of a team or Organization may also enter the Competition on an individual basis.

E. The following individuals, teams, and Organizations are not eligible regardless of whether or not they meet the criteria set forth above:

(i) the Sponsor, the Administrator, and any advertising agency, contractor or other organization involved with the design, production, promotion, execution, or distribution of the Competition (collectively “Promotion Entities”); all employees, representatives and agents of such Promotion Entities; and all members of any such employee, representative or agent’s immediate family or household;

(ii) any individual involved with the design, production, promotion, execution, or distribution of the Competition and each member of any such individual’s immediate family or household;

(iii) any company or individual that employs any Judge or that otherwise has a material business relationship or affiliation with any Judge; and

(iv) any parent company, subsidiary, or other affiliate of any company described above.

F. For purposes hereof:

(i) the members of an individual’s immediate family include such individual’s spouse, children and step-children, parents and step-parents, and siblings and step-siblings; and

(ii) the members of an individual’s household include any other person that shares the same residence as such individual for at least three (3) months out of the year.

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