Terms and Conditions

The MUSE Design Awards (MUSE Awards) assumes all entries are original and the entrant either owns the submission or has permission from a client or other appropriate party to enter the work, with all rights granted therein. In the event that an entrant without such rights submits an entry, the entrant will not be eligible for the competition. The MUSE Design Awards (MUSE Awards) is not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant. Submission of any entry acknowledges the right of the MUSE Design Awards to use it for exhibition and publication in any medium, however work entered into the competition can remain private upon written request from the entrant.

Timely submission of an entry meeting the eligibility requirements and payment of the entry fee as stated herein ensures that an entrant's work will be reviewed and considered for recognition. No other representation or warranty is made by the MUSE Design Awards (MUSE Awards) concerning entries and all implied warranties are hereby expressly disclaimed.

If an entrant's submission receives an award, the manner and details of announcing such nomination and award is strictly within the discretion of the MUSE Design Awards (MUSE Awards). Entrant understands that all awards may not be given or publicized in the same manner or form.

Submission:

  • Entries must be produced within the last FIVE (5) calendar years up through the final deadline;
  • All entries must be submitted for judging exactly as published, aired or implemented and may not be modified for the competition. The MUSE Design Awards may request proof of initial production, publication and/or air date;
  • A written translation or adaptation must accompany non-English entries;
  • Some entries may qualify for multiple categories; if so, treat each entry as a separate submission;
  • The awards reserves the right to re-categorize incorrectly classified entries;
  • Judges reserve the right to withhold an award in a category if submissions do not meet their expectations.


We Have No Obligation to Adjudicate IP Claims

Claimants and users must understand that we are not an intellectual property tribunal. While we and our Designated Copyright Agent may in our discretion use the information provided in order to decide how to respond to infringement claims, we are not responsible for determining the merits of such claims. If a user responds to a claim of infringement by providing assurances that its content is not infringing, the user agrees that if we thereafter restore or maintain the content, the user will defend and hold us harmless from any resulting claims of infringement brought against us and our Designated Copyright Agent.


Acceptance of the Contest Rules

Participation in this competition implies acceptance of each and every one of these rules and the final decision of the jury. The Organization may resolve any case not provided therein.