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SAP TechEd Explorer Scholarship


SAP TechEd Explorer Scholarship


Contest has closed for SAP TechEd Explorer Scholarship

Many thanks to those who participated in the SAP TechEd Explore Scholarship contest. We read your blog posts about why you want to attend SAP TechEd 2018, watched your videos explaining how you got involved with SAP products and technology, and enjoyed your stories!

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Official Rules


1. Eligibility: The drawing (the “Contest”) is open only to individuals who are legal residents of one of the eligible countries identified above, and who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Employees, officers and representatives of SAP, and related companies, as well as their employees and immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. Employees of the United States government or any foreign government, state, or territory, or any government affiliated entity, are not eligible to participate. This Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Odds of winning in this particular drawing depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing.

2. Sponsor: SAP America, Inc., 3999 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073

3. Agreement to Official Rules: By participating in the Contest, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor in all matters relating to this Contest, which are final and binding. Entrants have the responsibility to review and understand their employer’s policies, laws, rules and/or regulations, tax implications, and any other limitations regarding eligibility to participate in promotions and/or receive prizes in connection therewith.  Furthermore, if you enter without obtaining the appropriate approvals, or if an individual is participating in violation of any such policies, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, disqualify you and/or your entry, and forfeit the prize, if applicable.

4. Timing: The Contest begins at 13:00:00 UTC, August 22, 2018 and ends at 09:00 UTC September 10, 2018, (the "Promotion Period").

5. Submit a Video to Enter. Eligible participants (as defined in Section 1, above) who connect to and submit a video describing (a) their story of coming into the SAP world and (b) their wishes to attend SAP TechEd 2018, along with which SAP TechEd location to attend, will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Contest.  YOU MAY ONLY ENTER THE CONTEST ONCE.  DUPLICATE ENTRIES WILL BE DELETED AS DETERMINED BY THE SPONSOR.

Entries that contain inappropriate content, including but not limited to vulgarity, obscenity, lewd, pornographic or violent material, or materials which promote violence or which disparage Sponsor or any other person or entity, or contain trademarked or copyrighted material will be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Use of any of the following elements, including without limitation: speech/voiceovers, music, lyrics, video, stills, visuals, or other materials that are not original, in the public domain, may result in disqualification of the entry, in Sponsor's sole discretion.

Further, by entering this Contest, You hereby represent, warrant, and covenant (as applicable), and agree to produce written evidence of such if requested, that:

  1. The entry, in whole and in part, does not violate or infringe upon any proprietary or intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, industrial property rights, personal or moral rights, or any other rights whatsoever of any person and/or entity;
  2. The entry, in whole and in part, is submitted to the Contest by or with the permission of all persons (living or deceased), venues and/or entities who worked on, were engaged to work on, or contributed in any respect to the entry or any part thereof, who are depicted (directly or indirectly) in the entry by name, likeness, voice, image or any other information or indicia of persona, or who otherwise have any right, title and interest in and to the entry or any part thereof (including but not limited to rights arising from a work for hire relationship), and all such persons, venues, and/or entities have provided their written consent to submission for purposes of the Contest and its use pursuant to the Official Rules; 
  3. You have all other rights, licenses, permissions and consents necessary to submit the entry and to grant all of the rights granted to the Sponsor in these Official Rules (and in any related agreement entered into by Entrant), and the exercise thereof by the Sponsor and/or the use by them of the rights granted by You, in whole or in part, does not and will not give rise to any alleged or actual claims, disputes, actions or liabilities, including but not limited to those for disputes or payment of any kind, including without limitation royalties, residuals, attribution, credit, dues, consultation or any other fees, costs, or expenses; and
  4. The entry in whole or in part contains no malware, including viruses, trojans, worms, spyware or any other harmful software, code or other devices.

Sponsor is not responsible for hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures or faulty transmissions, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, or for any entry not received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, or at a website, or any combination thereof.

Sponsor in its sole discretion may disqualify any entrant from participating in the Contest, refuse to award prize(s), and require the return of any prize(s), if entrant engages in any conduct Sponsor deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Contest or detrimental to other entrants. Such improper conduct includes, but is not limited to, falsifying personal information required during Contest registration or prize claim, violating any Official Rules stated herein, winning a prize(s) through methods such as automated computer scripts or other programming techniques, allowing others to use the entrant's personal information for the purpose of winning a Prize, or tampering with Sponsor's administration of this Contest.

Although subsequent attempts to enter may be made, only the first entry from an individual will count, subsequent attempts to enter will be disqualified. Use of any automated system to submit entries is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

6. Drawings: The Prize Drawing will be conducted randomly from amongst all eligible entrants in accordance with these Official Rules on or about September 15th, 2018. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor in accordance with these Official Rules, and the selection and determination of awinner(s) is final. The entrant(s) selected as the winner(s) must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Each winner will be notified using the contact information maintained as their primary email address in their SAP Community profile, and you consent to being contacted by Sponsor via any means available using this contact information for purposes of communicating with you about the Contest. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within three (3) days after the first attempt to contact him/her, Sponsor may at its sole and absolute discretion select an alternate entrant from among all eligible entries received for that prize category.

7. Intellectual Property Rights: With the exception of the rights granted in these Official Rules, as between You and Sponsor, You have and retains all intellectual and proprietary rights in and to the Entry that You had at time of submission of the Entry. As a condition of entry, You grant Sponsor, SAP, and others involved in the preparation of materials for, administration and execution of this Contest (“Contest Administrators”) a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, publicly perform, and publicly display the Entry in whole or in part for the purposes of allowing the Entry to be evaluated and displayed for purposes of this Contest, to administer the technical and other requirements of the Contest, including distribution of the Entry to the Contest Administrators, for prize award verification, and for promotional purposes.

8. Prizes. There will be 15 winners, 5 per SAP TechEd event. Each winner will win one ticket to SAP TechEd 2018 in the location specified in their entry. All transportation, lodging, meals, gratuities, and all costs and expenses relating to or arising directly or indirectly out of the Prize are the responsibility of the winner. Approximate Retail Value of each prize ticket: $2,500 USD. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of prizes permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all taxes surcharges and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

9. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes winner's consent to Sponsor’s use of winner's name, likeness, and biographical information for purposes of administering the contest, including publication of information about winning entrants in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Use of personal information for advertising and promotional purposes will be subject to the consent of the participant.

10. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. 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. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

11. Release: By entering this Contest, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless, Sponsor, its related companies, its parent and affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize.

12. Disputes/Limitation of Liability: Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, other than the administration of the Contest or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest but in no event attorneys' fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

13. Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. In the event that any legal or regulatory authority challenges the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Contest, or to disqualify entrants residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, Sponsor shall have no liability to entrants who are disqualified due to such an action.

14. Use of Information: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at the link below. By participating in the Contest, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy at click here.

15. Winners List/Official Rules: Contest results will be posted on the SAP Community.

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