Trade Contest: MRA’s Best Metal Roofing Project

The Best Metal Roofing Project (“Contest”) is open to a) legal residents of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia including roofing installers, contractors or other related tradesperson or their customers who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry and (b) legal residents of Canada (excluding residents of the province of Quebec) who are at least the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry (collectively referred to herein as “Entrant(s)”). Employees of Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising, and promotion agencies, and members of the immediate family (defined as spouse, parent, sibling, child and respective spouses regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of such employees are NOT ELIGIBLE to enter. Promotion is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and in the case of Canadian Entrants shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the applicable laws of Canada (excluding the province of Quebec), without regard to conflict of law provisions. Promotion is void in Puerto Rico, Quebec, US territories and possessions located outside of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia or Canada, and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. By entering this Promotion, Entrant indicates his/her full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and the decision of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

The Sponsor of this Contest is Metal Roofing Alliance ("Sponsor"), PO Box 2799, Longview, WA 98632.

For Contest, Entrants are asked to submit a metal roofing project they have completed within the past five years, including a photo and a short description (200 words or less) about a residential metal roofing project (either new construction or a re-reroofing project) they believe is the best. Entrants’ Submissions (defined below) will be judged based upon the criteria in the “JUDGING” section of these Official Rules.

How to Enter
During the period from October 1, 2018 at 12:01 AM PST through December 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST (the “Contest Period”), visit, and fill out the test submission form. Entrants must complete the submission form in its entirety, including first name, last name, email address, country of residence, and PC game title (the “Submission”). Upon completing the submission form, contestant will click the “Submit” button and he/she will receive one (1) Entry into the Contest Period. Limit one Entry per game title. All entries must be received during the Contest Period to be eligible and are subject to verification at the sole discretion of the judges and MRA. Sponsor’s clock is the official time clock for the Contest. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor, and the Sponsor has no obligation to acknowledge receipt of or to return any entry received.

  Entry Period Drawing Date
First Oct. 1, 2018 through Oct. 31, 2018 November 15, 2018
Second Nov. 1, 2018 through Nov. 30, 2018 December 15, 2018
Third Dec. 1, 2018 through Dec. 31, 2018 January 15, 2019

Participants must have secured permission to submit and participate in the Contest with any necessary parties (including their employer, customer or other) and must have actively played a direct role in the project in some manner (either as an employee or representative of the roofing company or business, a contractor, installer, crew member or customer). Sponsor will not be held responsible for any breach of privacy or nondisclosure agreements that may limit participation

On or about the judging dates outlined in the “WINNERS” section of these Official Rules, all eligible Submissions received during the Contest Period will be judged by Sponsor representatives based on the following criteria:

  • Appearance (50%): beauty that enhances the overall architectural style of the home
  • Performance (25%): projects that help the homeowner overcome a challenge (such as weather-related durability attributes, etc.)
  • Originality/use of material (25%): innovation, uniqueness, and creativity metal roofing material

For the Contest Period, the Submission that receives the highest score will be deemed the First Prize winner. In the event of a tie, the Sponsor will re-judge any tied Submissions to determine the final prize winners. Sponsor will perform one (1) ‘tie-breaker’ in order to determine prize winners.

The judging of Submissions will be conducted under supervision of the Sponsor, whose decisions are based upon their sole interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right not to award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it receives an insufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules.

Winner(s) will be selected by rank from all eligible entries received. Prize announcements will be made by the judging date on or about the end of each month by MRA representatives, whose decisions are final and binding regarding all aspects of the Contest. Winners will be notified by mail, email, or phone at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification or forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner.

Prizes/Retail Value and Odds of Winning
All qualifying* Submissions will be tested and ranked according to their results. Submissions with the top scores will be awarded as a First Prize winner and receive $500. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Total value of all prizes is $1,500.

Prize consists of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize. No transfer or substitution of prizes, except by Sponsor. In such cases, Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winners.

Prize Winners will be automatically shipped his/her Prize upon receipt and verification of the personal information and if Canadian Resident, completion of a mathematical skills testing question. In the event the Prize Winner’s Prize is returned for any reason, Sponsors will make a reasonable attempt to contact the Prize Winner to obtain the correct mailing address. In the event a correct address is unable to be provided, the Prize Winner will forfeit the right to his/her Prize and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected at random from among all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the respective Entry Period.

Entries using macro, robotic, script, or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate, or postage due entries. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

Conditions of Participation
Online entrants must have valid e-mail address and it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in e-mail address. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner.

Rights Granted to Sponsor and Promotional Partner: Except where prohibited and subject to confidential application information, by entering the Sweepstakes you irrevocably agree that Sponsor and Promotional Partner may use your name, submission and any verbal or written statements regarding your participation in the Sweepstakes (collectively, "Your Likeness") throughout the world, in perpetuity, in any media, without limitation or compensation to you. You waive privacy/publicity rights and other legal or moral rights that might preclude the use of Your Likeness, and you agree not to sue or assert any claim against Sponsor and Promotional Partner relating to their use of Your Likeness.

By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to hold Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Contest and/or acceptance or use of any prize.

Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical, or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize.

Sponsor may be collecting personal information in accordance with its privacy policy in connection with a Contest.

MRA is committed to compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and ethics rules. This notice is intended to ensure that participation in this Contest will not violate any such laws, regulations, policies, or rules. MRA seeks no promises or favoritism for itself or any of its affiliates in exchange for the opportunity to participate in the Contest. By entering the Contest, (i) you agree that your participation in the Contest – including your acceptance of any potential prize – will not violate any law, regulation, policy, or rule of your country, state, or government agency; and (ii) you certify that any potential prize is not in exchange for an agreement to influence a recent, pending, or anticipated act or decision that may result in MRA obtaining or retaining business or a business advantage.

Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten, or harass other entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.

By participating, Entrants forever and irrevocably release, indemnify, and hold harmless, Sponsor and its officers, directors, employees, agents and all others associated with the development and execution of the Promotion from and against any injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by Entrant's participation in the Promotion and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage. Entrants agree that Sponsor is not responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the Promotion and/or the awarding of any prize. In the event that the preceding release and indemnity clause is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or void for any reason, Entrant agrees that, by entering the Promotion, (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action in connection with the Promotion, or any prizes awarded, will be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Promotion, but in no event attorney's fees; and (iii) and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses. Entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor or Entrants in connection with the Promotion, will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Entrants consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State and Federal courts in the State of Washington.

For Canadian Entrants, this Promotion is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the applicable laws of Canada (excluding the province of Quebec), without regard to conflict law provisions or principles. By participating, Canadian Entrants consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of Toronto, Ontario, as well as legal proceedings in those courts.

Winners List
The winners list may be obtained by contacting the Sponsor (address above)