GREENBYRD COMIC'S 
“BLACK ANGEL #3: PROJECT HASTE” CONTEST

This summer we are hosting a special contest for one talented artist to help in the creation of the cover design for “Black Angel #3: Project Haste” !!!
Come join us for your chance to win some cool prizes and be a part of GreenByrd history!

CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS CONTEST IS BY JURY ONLY. ALL ENTRIES WILL BE CRITIQUED PRIVATELY AND ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN, ALONG WITH FOUR HONORABLE MENTIONS. THERE IS NO MONETARY PRIZE FOR THIS CONTEST.

1. TERMS AND SUBMISSION PERIOD
The submission period for entries into the GREENBYRD “Black Angel #3: Project Haste” Contest (the “Contest”) starts at 6:00 p.m. EST on May 25, 2020 (Memorial Day) through 6:00 p.m. EST July 18, 2020. The selection process will take place from July 19, 2020 through August 14, 2020, and the winner (along with honorable mentions) will be announced on August 15, 2020. Detailed information on the Contest is included in these Official Rules. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the Official Rules and warrants that the entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules. 


2. ELIGIBILITY
The Contest is open to entrants who reside anywhere in the world, excluding residents of Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, Libya, or Somalia and to residents of any other country sanctioned by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury and where prohibited by law. Participants in the contest must be 18 years of age or older to enter.


3. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The Grand Prize winner will be requested to provide personal information after being announced the winner in order to claim prizes. All entrants will NOT need to provide any personal information to enter.
Submission requirements:

  • A high resolution JPEG or PNG file of the art work is only allowed and must be emailed to the official GreenByrd email address: greenbyrdcomics@outlook.com in order to complete submission.

  • The final piece must include color. It cannot be just black and white or grayscale.

  • Painting over SOME of the line art is acceptable, but only sparingly and limited to the black background and outskirts of arms.

  • Image size and resolution must remain at L 25.70 cm x W 16.80 cm at 600 DPI (the original size of the image file provided)


4. ENTRY RESTRICTIONS
Limit one entry per person. Each submission must comply with these Official Rules. including without limitation, the submission must be the original work of the individual entrant or team of entrants (aside from the original line work provided for the Contest), and may not use stock materials from others; may not contain depictions of characters, symbols, titles, names, brand names, slogans or logos of any third party.
GreenByrd reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process. In the event GreenByrd determines there has been a violation of any of these restrictions, it may disqualify the subject entry, cancel any prizes awarded for the entry and/or remove the entry. Failure by GreenByrd to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.


5. HOW TO ENTER
During the Submission Period, go to www.greenbyrdcomics.com and click on the Contest page. Submit your entry via the on screen prompts. You will upload the JPEG or PNG file. OR you may send the file directly to greenbyrdcomics@outlook.com. 
Only online entries will be accepted. No hard copies of entries will be accepted for judging.

 

6. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
 Each individual entrant hereby understands and agrees with the following:

  1. The entrant understands that the original line work provided by GreenByrd is the property of GreenByrd and not the entrant. GreenByrd retains the copyright to the original art, and can use/publish/reproduce the artwork, as well as the final Contest submission.

  2. The entrant agrees that the submission is the entrant's original artistic work and does not infringe the copyright or other proprietary rights of any third party. The part of the artistic work done by the entrant is the colorization of the piece only, not the original line work provided by GreenByrd. The entrant receives all credit for their portion of the art.

  3. The entrant does not have the right to reproduce the submission for profit.

  4. The entrant may post the submitted artwork on social media or any third party platform.

  5. The entry submitted does not include any material that violates these Official Rules.

  6. Entrant(s) indemnify and hold GreenByrd harmless against all claims and costs by any third party arising from a breach of this warranty.


7. SELECTION OF WINNER
This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners. Chances of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Judgement will take place by both members of GreenByrd. Winners will be announced on August 15, 2020 via social media accounts as well as GreenByrd's website.

  • Entries will be judged according to the following criteria: 

  • Great use of values and contrast (shadow and light)

  • Professional and clean

  • Uniqueness (interesting lighting and texture choices)

  • Minimum coverage of the original line work

GreenByrd reserves the right to not select a winner. The Contest will be administered and judged by GreenByrd members, and the decisions of GreenByrd, in all matters regarding this Contest are final and binding. Potential prize winners must meet all eligibility requirements. Upon being chosen as a Grand Prize or Honorable Mention winner, they must respond to GreenByrd within two weeks of being contacted by GreenByrd. Non-compliance with each allotted time period(s) or failure of potential prize winners to respond after two notification attempts may result in disqualification and, at GreenByrd’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected among the remaining qualifying entries. If (i) any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, (ii) a potential winner declines the prize, or (iii) a potential winner fails to comply with any of the Official Rules as outlined herein, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected, at GreenByrd’s sole and absolute discretion. 

 

8. PRIZES
Contest prizes are as follows:
 

ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER

  • Cover art recognition for “Black Angel #3: Project Haste”

  • Social media and website recognition on GreenByrd Comic's website

  • Ten copies of “Black Angel #3: Project Haste” when it launches

  • Free signed copies of Black Angel #1 and #2

  • Free signed copies of Black Friday #1 ( and Black Friday #2 upon completion)

  • A GreenByrd coffee mug and T-Shirt

  • A holographic print of the “Black Angel #3: Project Haste” cover art

  • $150 cash prize or what equates to $150 USD in winner's currency

    

FOUR HONORABLE MENTIONS

  • Social media and website recognition on GreenByrd Comic's website

  • One GreenByrd T-shirt per Honorable Mention winner


ALL QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS REGARDING THIS CONTEST MUST BE DIRECTED TOWARDS GREENBYRD BY EMAIL OR BY GREENBYRD COMICS OFFICIAL WEBSITE.

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