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Atsign Hacktoberfest 2022 Terms & Conditions

General: The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The Contest is offered by Atsign, who is not responsible for (i) late, lost, damaged, incomplete, or misdirected Entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether by email or postal mail or otherwise; (ii) theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alterations of Entries; or (iii) phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties.

Contest Period: The Contest entry period is from October 4th, 2022 to October 27, 2022 at 11 am EST. Winners will be selected from entries properly submitted and timely received during the Contest Period.

How To Enter:

  1. During the Contest Period, submit a PR to any of the issues found here: https://github.com/search?l=&p=1&q=user%3Aatsign-foundation+label%3Ahacktoberfest&state=open&type=Issues
  2. Forward you PR approval email to hacktoberfest@atsign.com 

Winner Selection: Selection of winners will be made by a panel of judges from Atsign, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Contest shall be final. Winners will be notified via email to the email address submitted with their entry within two (2) days after the judging.  Atsign may, in its sole discretion, decline to award any or all prizes in the event that no Entries satisfy the requirements to win.

Prizes:

  • The first Ten (10) merged PRs in Beginner will win a Digital Gift Card worth $10 USD
  • The first Eight (8) merged PRs in Intermediate will win a Digital Gift Card worth $20 USD
  • The first Three (3) merged PRs in Advanced will win a Digital Gift Card worth $50 USD

No prize substitution or cash equivalent of prize. No prize transfer.

Ownership of Entries: Atsign and all Contest Participants acknowledge and agree that all Entries and associated materials are the intellectual property of the Contest Participant. It is also acknowledged that materials submitted in connection with this competition are submitted on a non-confidential basis.

Eligibility: The Contest is open to individuals who are at least eighteen years old. Employees, consultants, and contractors of Atsign are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

All Contest Entries must be completed by the due date agreed for the Event. All components of each Entry must be submitted in accordance with these Official Rules.

Atsign reserves the right, at its sole discretion and without limitation, to disqualify any Entry that Atsign deems inappropriate, or is objectionable and/or inconsistent with the positive image and/or goodwill of Atsign.