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Eurobricks & LEGO® Turtle Competition- OFFICIAL RULES



To celebrate the coming release of the LEGO® Ideas Exo Suit by Peter Reid, The LEGO Group is teaming up with Eurobricks and we’re going turtle crazy! We invite you to build the coolest tiny turtle you can and submit it to our Turtle Competition! You can win a signed copy of the Exo Suit, a very cool Exo Suit t-shirt or maybe your turtle will be on an exclusive turtle poster that will be given only to those whose turtles are included or who attend the fan event at Skærbæk in September.

The competition will begin July 15, 2014 and ends September 1, 2014.

How to enter

To enter, you have to create a turtle using non-licensed LEGO® bricks. You submit photos of your turtle, which must fit on an 8x8 stud plate to the Eurobricks forum where the competition is held.

You must be a member of Eurobricks to enter – see how you can sign up for free at

Entries cannot be revised or altered once submitted.

How to win

Every person can submit more entries to the challenge, but only one (1) entry per person will be considered when the final winners are selected. The winners (first, second and third place) and runners-up will be selected initially in a voting round by member of Eurobricks, with the final winners being chosen by a jury consisting of Peter Reid, creator of the Exo Suit, Mark Stafford, LEGO Designer responsible for the final model and Karen Frost Sørensen, LEGO Ideas Project Manager.

The winning entries will be judged by the jury upon:

• Overall coolness and creativity

• Inspired originality

• Uniqueness

We want you to make your turtle as amazing as possible. However, you need to consider the following when creating your turtle:

• Turtles containing or depicting military vehicles or weapons will not be eligible for the competition

• Turtles containing defamatory or degrading elements will not be eligible for the competition

• Copies of/or in other ways infringements relating to any existing third party property or any other intellectual property right will not be eligible for the competition

• Use of any toy parts not produced by the LEGO Group will result in your turtle being disqualified

• Entry turtles should show your creation only, and should not show recognizable features of any person or any commercial product other than LEGO Products

• Entries that are obscene, vulgar, sexually explicit, pornographic, lewd, derogatory, inappropriate, or otherwise not in good taste, as determined by the LEGO Group in their sole discretionwill not be eligible for the competition.

The judging will begin August 25, 2014 and ends September 1, 2014. The odds of winning will depend on the skill and talent of the entrant, and on the number of eligible contest entries received during each contest period.

The winner will be contacted directly by The LEGO Group.

Prize Details

Prizes will be awarded as follows.

1st prize - Signed Exo Suit set and exclusive T shirt

2nd prize - Signed Exo Suit set

3rd prize - Exclusive t-shirt

Runners-up (# to be decided based on response) will be included on a poster. The poster will be sent to all of those whose turtle makes the poster and will also be distributed as an exclusive gift at the LEGOFan Event in Skærbæk Denmark in September.

The top prize has a maximum total estimated price value $50 retail.

Who May Participate

Open to all persons 18 years of age or older as of the competitions closing date, except for residents ofCuba, Iran, North Korea, Myanmar/Burma, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Syria, Argentina, Quebec any other U.S. sanctioned country and where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of companies in the LEGO Group, agencies and companies associated with the LEGO Group, e.g. suppliers related to the product line and the immediate families of such employees are not eligible contestants.

Intellectual property rights

By entering this competition you accept that the ownership and all intellectual property rights to your entryare automatically awarded and transferred to LEGO SystemA/S, Aastvej1, 7190 Billund, Denmark without any limitations.

You will not receive any payment for the transfer of your entry or any intellectual property rights, nor will you receive any payment for any products that may be sold in connection hereto.

The LEGO Group can use the entry and any intellectual rights deriving from the turtles without any limitations via all forms of media now known or hereafter devised (including on http://www., worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice to you and without compensation.

Data Protection

Personal data relating to entrants will be used only for the purpose of this competition unless otherwise clearly stated and accepted by you and will be processed by LEGO System A/S as data controller.

By entering the Competition, you explicitly confirm that you consent to your personal data being held and used by the LEGO Group in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which can be found at

The LEGO Group is defined as LEGO System A/S and its subsidiaries as described on

General Terms and Conditions

Prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives. Any applicable taxes, governmental fees, and other expenses resulting from the prize are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner unless otherwise stated. The LEGO Group reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the unlikely event that it becomes impractical to award the stated prize. The prizes will be shipped no later than 6 - 8 weeks after the winner is announced. The winner is deemed to have received the prize on the day it was shipped.

All entry materials become the property of the LEGO Group and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, harmful and/or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible.

By entering, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final.Entrants who reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, if any prize, or any portion of any prize, will not be eligible for the competition.

Entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the LEGO Group, its directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless from and against any and all liability and damages associated with or arising out of an entrant’s participation in this Competition.

In order to be certified as the Official Winner, the selected Winner must complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Prize Selection and Acceptance, and Release of Liability form co-signed by the parent or legal guardian of the Winner.

Any Winner who does not return the properly completed documentation within ten (10) days of transmittal will be declared ineligible, and an alternate Winner will be selected.

Any Winner who declines to accept a prize, has violated any of these Official Rules, does not respond to the award notification within the specified time, or is found to be ineligible will be disqualified and an alternative Winner shall be chosen.

All prizes to be awarded. In no case will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.

The LEGO Group reserves the right to alter, amend or close this Competition if necessary. The LEGO Group 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 Competition or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. The use of any device or computer software program to automate the entry process is prohibited.

The LEGO Group is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; typographical or transcription error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this competitions; inability to access any web site, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; or transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any web site, or printing or other errors.

In case of dispute, contest entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of record for the LEGO ID account under which the entry was submitted.

Identity of the LEGO Group

This Competition is sponsored by LEGO System A/S, Aastvej 1, 7190 Billund, Denmark.

Jurisdictional and venue issues

These rules are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Denmark, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these rules must be filed, and that venue properly lies, only in Denmark, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2014 The LEGO Group. All Rights Reserved.

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