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360Voice GoW3 Achievement Challenge Terms & Conditions

All participants in this Achievement Challenge understand that 360Voice has no control over the content, quality, or reliability of the GoW3 game and Xbox Live service.

$10,000 in total will be awarded to certain participants, detailed below—however, this is still a Community Event and participants are expected to treat this Achievement Challenge accordingly.

1.  HERE'S HOW IT WORKS: Visit http://www.360voice.com/gears/ to participate in the 360Voice GoW3 Achievement Challenge (you are probably already here).  You will need to have a 360Voice Full membership (registration is free) and an Xbox Live membership (Silver or Gold) to participate.   Players will either create or join a Brotherhood (group) to participate in the Challenge.  There is a maximum of 40 participants (Cogs), including the creator (Head Cog), in any Brotherhood.  A participant may only be a member of 1 Brotherhood at any time.

The Challenge begins at midnight (PST) on September 20, 2011 and ends at midnight (PST) October 20, 2011.  Last date to join the challenge is October 7.  Last date to switch Brotherhoods is October 10.  If the GoW3 release is delayed by Microsoft, we will adjust the duration of the contest and update participants via www.360voice.com.  At the conclusion of the challenge:
i)  all surviving members of the Top 2 highest ranking Brotherhoods
and
ii) the 3 Challenge participants who recruited the most other participants (regardless of Brotherhood membership or ranking)
will receive cash prizes in the form of Visa gift cards or Paypal payments.

The accumulated gamerscore (unlocked achievements in GoW3) for all surviving members of a Brotherhood will determine the Brotherhood’s overall score and place in the Challenge ranking.  The Brotherhood Leaderboard is publicly available at http://www.360voice.com/gears/

Each individual participant earns 3 points for every Xbox Live Gold player s/he recruits and 1 point for every Xbox Live Silver player s/he recruits.  Each recruited Gold participant must have at least 1 point of GoW3 gamerscore to be counted as a valid recruit.  Each recruited Silver participant must have at least 50 points of GoW3 gamerscore to be counted as a successful recruit.  Individuals earn recruiting points regardless of their Brotherhood’s rank.  The Recruiting Leaderboard is publicly available at http://www.360voice.com/gears/ 

Brotherhoods may be set as Open or Private by the Brotherhood’s Head Cog (initially, the creator).  An Open Brotherhood is available for any registered user to join; Private Brotherhoods require an invitation code.  If the Head Cog leaves the Brotherhood, Head Cog powers transfer to longest standing Brotherhood member who then immediately becomes the new Head Cog; alternatively a Head Cog can email <
support@360voice.com> and request to transfer his/her Head Cog powers to another Brotherhood member.

If player earns GoW3 gamerscore with a valid Xbox Live membership before becoming a Challenge participant (ie: player joins Challenge after September 20), then when same player does join a Brotherhood and becomes a Challenge participant, all of his/her accumulated GoW3 gamerscore will accrue to whatever Brotherhood s/he joins.

2.  PRIZING:

$ 5,500

First Place Brotherhood

Divided by # of Cogs in the First Place Brotherhood; ex: $138/Cog in a 40 Cog Brotherhood

$   500

Top 5 Scorers in First Place Brotherhood

Divided by # of Cogs with the Top 5 scores in the First Place Brotherhood; ex: if 2 Cogs tie for highest score, Cogs 1 through 6 would receive $83

$ 3,000

Second Place Brotherhood

Divided by # of Cogs in the Second Place Brotherhood; ex: $75/Cog in a 40 Cog Brotherhood

$   500

Top 5 Scorers in Second Place Brotherhood

Divided by # of Cogs with the Top 5 scores in the Second Place Brotherhood; ex: if 2 Cogs tie for highest score, Cogs 1 through 6 would receive $83

$   250

#1 Individual Recruiter

$   150

#2 Individual Recruiter

$   100

#3 Individual Recruiter

$10,000

in total prizes

3. ELIGIBILITY: The 360Voice GoW3 Achievement Challenge is available to anyone with a 360Voice membership and an Xbox Live membership at time of entry. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.  360Voice employees, consultants, and advisors are not eligible to participate.

4. DISPUTES: All issues and disputes related to the Challenge should be addressed to <support@360voice.com>, subject: “GoW3 Challenge Dispute”.  All disputes will be investigated within 48-72 hours by 360voice staff.  All decisions are final and not contestable.

NOTICE TO ALL PARTICIPANTS: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY CHALLENGE IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, 360VOICE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Not responsible for faulty, incorrect or mistranscribed phone/e-mail transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with a challenge, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in the challenge. 360voice assumes no responsibility for undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or e-mail client or for insufficient space in user's e-mail account to receive e-mail. 360voice reserves the right to cancel or modify any challenge if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the program; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the program as determined by 360voice/judging agency/administrator, in their sole discretion. "Authorized e-mail account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Participant may be requested to provide 360voice with proof that the participant is the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail address associated with the account/submission. Any damage made to the Web Site will be the responsibility of the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. Proof of submitting challenge requests will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by 360voice. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like methods of participation will void all such submissions by such methods. 360voice reserves the right to freeze or close an account or to prohibit the participation of an individual/account holder if fraud or tampering is suspected or if the account holder fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Terms & Conditions.