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Connect 16 Alumni Art Exhibition - Terms & Conditions

By entering the Connect 16 exhibition (Promotion), you agree to the following conditions of entry:

  1. The promoter is Victoria University (VU) (ABN: 83 776 954 731, CRICOS Provider No. 00124K) PO Box 14428, Melbourne, Victoria 8001.
  2. All information on 'how to enter' forms part of these terms and conditions. By entering into these terms and conditions you warrant that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions.
  3. To enter you will need to provide VU with an original artistic work, which includes but is not limited to; paintings, drawings, photographs, engravings, sculptures and installations. (Artwork).
  4. There will be two winning Artworks selected from the valid entries (Winners).
  5. Artworks must be available for acquisition by VU in exchange for the prize amounts listed below (Prize). VU will buy and own the artworks on award of a Prize. Winners will not be entitled to any further remuneration as a result of VU’s subsequent use of the Winners’ Artwork.
  6. There are two Prizes to be won:
    1. 1st Prize – $1500 cash; and
    2. 2nd Prize – $500 cash.
  7. To enter you must also complete an online entry form, which must be received by 5.00pm Wednesday 30 November 2016. The completed entry form must be accompanied by the appropriate entry fee(s). Entrants will receive a confirmation email once a correct entry has been submitted.
  8. You may enter the Promotion two times only (by submitting two different Artworks). The entry fee for the first Artwork is $20. A second Artwork may be submitted for an additional fee of $10.
  9. Entry is open to alumni of VU, Footscray Technical College, Footscray Institute of Technology, Flagstaff College of TAFE, Western Metropolitan College of TAFE, Victoria University of Technology, Footscray College of TAFE and Western Melbourne Institute of TAFE.
  10. Entrants must be individuals and not companies or other entities. Employees and immediate family members of VU and associated agencies and/or companies any way involved in the Promotion, are not valid entrants in the Promotion.
  11. Incomplete illegible or incorrect entries, entries without entry fees, entries not accompanied by an Artwork, entries received after the closing date, or any Artworks containing offensive or defamatory material, or which breach any law or infringe any third party rights, including intellectual property rights, will not be eligible to win.
  12. This is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner.
  13. Each Winner will be selected on the basis of their Artwork being the Artwork with the most artistic merit, as judged by the judging panel appointed by VU.
  14. VU will contact the Winners on 2 December 2016, and their names will be published on the VU website, on the ‘News and Events’ page.
  15. Artworks that do not win a Prize can be offered for sale to the general public. If you indicate your Artwork is for sale, relevant contact details will be displayed with the exhibited Artwork so buyers can contact you directly to arrange purchase and payment.
  16. Artworks cannot exceed 1 metre x 1 metre x 1 metre.
  17. Artworks must be delivered to Design Studio at VU at Metro West, 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray, between Monday 21 November and Wednesday 30 November, weekdays from 10am to 4pm. Late deliveries will not be accepted.
  18. Artworks must have a copy of the entry confirmation email securely attached when delivered. Artworks must be dry, clean and ready to hang/display with secure hanging devices (tape or Velcro is not accepted). Artworks not ready to display will not be exhibited.
  19. VU will take every care to ensure the safety of Artworks during the exhibition; however, it is your responsibility to insure Artworks for loss or damage.
  20. You warrant that you have created the Artwork and the Artwork is original and does not infringe the copyright, moral rights or other rights of any third party. If an Artwork is based on other work, appropriate approval must be sourced and attached to the entry form.
  21. You grant to VU on submission of your Artwork a royalty free, perpetual, non-exclusive and irrevocable licence to use, reproduce and communicate to the public the Artwork for the purposes of the Promotion, any purpose connected with the Promotion (now and into the future) and for VU’s advertising and marketing purposes. VU will respect the author’s moral rights in the Artwork.
  22. After the exhibition has finished the winning Artworks can be displayed in public, and the Winners grant VU a royalty free, perpetual, non-exclusive and irrevocable licence to use, reproduce and communicate the Artwork for any purpose and in any manner. VU will respect the author’s moral rights in the Artwork.
  23. Entry in the Promotion does not guarantee display during the exhibition.
  24. Artworks that are approved for exhibition must remain on show at Metro West for the duration of the exhibition (Saturday 3 December to Friday 9 December 2016 inclusive).
  25. Artworks must be collected from Metro West 138 Nicholson Street, Footscray from Friday 9 December between 3pm and 5pm; Monday 12 December to Friday 16 December 2016, between 10am and 4pm.
  26. Artworks not collected by 4pm Friday 16 December 2016, will become property of VU.
  27. VU reserves the right to cancel or postpone the Promotion. If the Promotion is cancelled the entry fees will be refunded in full and VU will arrange for the collection of Artworks (if already delivered); and no Prizes will be awarded.
  28. In all matters relating to the Promotion, all decisions of VU and staff will be final and cannot be contested. No correspondence or discussions will be entered into.