As the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant look to make there mid-season push and get into the western conference playoffs, Kobe and Nike are reaching out to all of us to help design his next home color scheme for his latest signature sneaker the “Zoom Kobe VIII”. The rules are simple and the winner could end up with their own Nikeid Kobe 8′s and the Black Mamba will rock the sneaker you design in his home Staples Center NBA games. Talk about a legend walking in “Your” shoes. Read the details listed below from Nike.com and good luck to all who participate.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
Go to http://bit.ly/CountOnKobeiD and design a LA Home-Inspired colorway.
Share on twitter to @NIKEiD, @KobeBryant or @NikeBasketball and include #COUNTONKOBEiD
WHAT YOU CAN WIN:
Your design will be worn by Kobe Bryant on court.
A pair of Kobe 8 System iDs
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY MIDNIGHT, FEBRUARY 5, 2013
Full Terms and Conditions:
OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE NIKE ID AND NIKE BASKETBALL #COUNTONKOBE DESIGN CONTEST NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN. MUST BE A PERMANENT LEGAL US RESIDENT TO ENTER.
1. Who is eligible?
This Contest is open only to legal permanent US residents who are thirteen (13) or older at the time of entry. Employees of NIKE USA, Inc., its parent company, NIKE, Inc., their subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “NIKE”), or of other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children, and each of their respective spouses) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. In addition, NIKE sponsored athletes and their immediate families are not eligible.
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2. Who is sponsoring the Contest?
The Contest is sponsored by NIKE USA, Inc., One Bowerman Drive, Beaverton, Oregon 97005 (the “Sponsor”). Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the promotion if it cannot be operated, conducted or completed as planned, for any reason. This Promotion is in no way promoted, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter.
3. When Can I enter?
The Contest starts on or about 9:00 am (PST) on January 30, 2013 and ends at 11:59 pm (PST) on February 5, 2013 (the “Entry Period”). Entries submitted prior to or after the Entry Period will be disqualified.
4. How do I enter?
During the Entry Period, visit www.nike.com and the Kobe Bryant Collection at http://store.nike.com/us/en_us/?l=shop,pwp,c- 1+100701/hf-4294967081, design a Kobe 8 System iD shoe, share the design via Twitter and tag your entry with @NIKEiD, @NIKE BASKETBALL or @KobeBryant, and include #CountOnKobeiD in the share copy (“Submission”). Your design Submission must reflect the colors of the Los Angeles Lakers NBA Basketball Team. Enter as many times as you like, but each Submission must be different. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether a Submission is eligible.
5. What rights does the Sponsor have to my Entry?
By submitting an entry, you grant the Sponsor the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to copyright, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use the entry (with or without using the your name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from you or any other party. By submitting an entry, you further agree not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against the Sponsor, or any other person, on the grounds that any use of the entry, or any derivative works, infringe any of your rights, including, without limitation, copyrights, moral rights. You further acknowledge that the Sponsor is in no way obligated to publish or use your entry in any way. Nothing herein shall constitute an employment, joint venture, or partnership relationship between you and the Sponsor. In no way are you to be construed as the agent or to be acting as the agent of the Sponsor.
6. How will winners be selected?
On or about February 6, 2013, the Sponsor will select three (3) finalists based on the most creative design with the best effective use of the Purple and Gold color scheme and available NIKE iD options (“Judging Criteria”). The finalists will be notified via Twitter Direct Message within ten (10) days of selection. The three (3) finalists’ submissions will be posted on the NIKE iD Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/nikeid) and the Nike Basketball Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/nikebasketball).
On or about March 1, 2013, the Sponsor and representatives of Kobe Bryant will select one (1) potential winner from the three (3) finalists based on the above Judging Criteria. The potential winner will be notified via Twitter Direct Message within ten (10) days of selection. If a potential winner declines to accept the prize, cannot verify their eligibility or has violated any of these Official Rules, they will be disqualified and an alternate entrant may be selected, at Sponsor’s discretion and if time permits, in his/her place from the remaining finalists based on the above Judging Criteria. Only one (1) alternate entrant will be selected, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.
7. What can I win?
One (1) Winner will have the honor of Kobe Bryant wearing their winning design on court at a Los Angeles Lakers’ home game and one (1) pair of Kobe 8 System iD shoes, approximate retail value: $180.
Any prize details not specified above will be determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Winner is responsible for any and all other costs and expenses not listed above. Prizes will be reported as income to a Winner and the Winner is responsible for taxes, if any, associated with the receipt of a prize.
8. What other terms should I be aware of?
Unless prohibited by law, entrants agree to allow use of their name, voice, city/state of residence, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission or notification.
The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. 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, or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) cancel or terminate the Contest; (b) 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 (c) award the prize according to the Judging Criteria from among the eligible 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 violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to 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 from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Contest or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Contest is severely undermined by any event beyond the control of Sponsor, including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, infection by computer virus, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or other cause not reasonably within the control of Sponsor (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Contest without any further obligation.
By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its parent and related companies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Entrant agrees that the Released Parties have made no warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to any prize.
9. How will disputes be handled?
Except where prohibited, 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 the State of Oregon. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Oregon, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Oregon or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Oregon.
10. How can I find out who won or obtain a copy of these Official Rules?
To obtain the name of the winner(s) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: NIKE iD and NIKE Basketball #CountOnKobe Design Contest, Attn. Mike Jett – RG-1, NIKE, Inc., One Bowerman Drive, Beaverton, OR 97005. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the conclusion of the Entry Period.