2017 TISSUE CHIPS IN SPACE MISSION PATCH CONTEST

Official Rules of the Contest

SPONSORThe Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, Inc., (“CASIS”) is the official Sponsor of this contest.  The contest is hosted in the United States.  By submitting an entry, each contestant understands and agrees to the official rules of the contest.

TERM: The Contest starts August 8, 2017 and ends September 8, 2017 at 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EDT).  Voting for favorite designs starts September 9, 2017 and ends September 16, 2017.  On September 18, 2017 a “Crowd Favorite” design will be selected from each grade level identified below.   CASIS will publish the Crowd Favorite winner(s) and the grade level finalists on its website.

WHO MAY ENTER THE CONTEST?  The contest is open to U.S. residents only.  Individuals affiliated with CASIS, including officers, directors, employees, government personnel and their immediate families (children, siblings, spouses) and others living in their household, including anyone involved in the selection or execution of the contest are not eligible for any prizes.

WHAT ARE THE RULES OF THE CONTEST AND PRIZES? Anyone in Grades 4 and up may participate in the contest.  Three (3) finalist will be selected from each grade level below:

Grade level finalists will receive a goodie bag containing stickers, posters, and keychains from CASIS and Space Station Explorers.  The “Crowd Favorite” winner will receive a goodie bag themed around the Space Station, and will be featured in a story on the Space Station Explorers website: http://www.spacestationexplorers.org/tags/iss/.  The approximate retail value (APR) of the goodie bag is $10.00.

Three (3) finalists will be selected from each Grade Level identified above.  The “Crowd Favorite” winner is selected based on the number of votes received from the public.  In the event of ties, CASIS will make the final decision which is binding.  If CASIS does not receive a sufficient number of designs meeting the entry requirements, it may, at its discretion, select fewer finalists or winners. 

WHERE DO I SUBMIT MY DESIGN?

Entrants must complete the form located at http://woobox.com/45txpn .  The Image must be uploaded in one of the following formats:  JPG, PNG, or GIF.

HOW MANY TIMES MAY I SUBMIT A DESIGN?

There is no limit in the amount of designs that may be submitted by an entrant. 

IS THERE A FEE TO ENTER THE CONTEST?

No, this contest is free to all eligible entrants. 

DOES THE WINNING DESIGN OR CONCEPT BECOME THE OFFICIAL MISSION PATCH? 

The Crowd Favorite Winner’s design may be used in whole or part, or not at all. CASIS may use the Crowd Favorite Winner’s design as an inspiration.

ARE ENTRANTS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Yes.  For entrants 18 and above: 1) you must provide a display name and email address.  If your design is selected as a finalist or “Crowd Favorite” winner, you must provide your full name, address, and email address.   For entrants under the age of 18: 1) the “Parent Consent Form” must be completed and signed by a Parent or legal guardian. CASIS’s privacy policy, which includes all entrant information, is available at: https://www.iss-casis.org/privacy-policy/  

WHAT CONDITIONS OF ENTRY AM I AGREEING TO BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST?