[Contest] Win a trip to the OnePlus 5T launch in New York City!

  1. David Y.
    OxygenOS Staff Member Nov 6, 2017

    David Y. , Nov 6, 2017 :


    What are you doing on November 16? Well, since the OnePlus 5T launch is on that day, you'll probably be watching the live stream on your laptop or mobile.

    OR you could be in one the coolest neighborhoods in New York City, watching the OnePlus 5T launch in person. It'll be an exclusive opportunity to gather with the OnePlus team and community. You'll win plane tickets plus event admission for you and a guest of your choice. We'll even throw in a place to stay.

    [How to Enter the Contest]
    1. Check your calendar – can you go to New York from November 15 –17?
    2. Follow OnePlus on Instagram.
    3. Post a photo on Instagram of yourself and your travel buddy. Tag #OnePlusNYC
    4. Fill out the form.
    We'll pick three winners, each of whom can bring one guest. We can't wait to see who you'll decide to bring. Entries will be accepted until 10AM ET (5PM CET for our EU friends) on November 8th. We'll announce the winners at 11:30AM ET.

    P.S. Not a fan of social media? We got you taken care of! Filling out the form alone will automatically enter you into a giveaway to win one of 10 launch event tickets. ;p

    [Winners Announced!]

    WOW!!! We are delighted to announce the winners:
    6 Instagram winners who will win a trip to the OnePlus 5T launch event:
    1. Philip Warren Gertsson with his partner from Norway
    2. Simone Fusco with his partner from Italy
    3. Samiya with her partner from Canada
    10 community winners who will get free admission to the OnePlus 5T launch event:
    We’ll contact the winners by email soon. Thanks to everyone who participated!

    Terms and Conditions

    1. Sponsor.

    The sponsor of this contest (“Contest”) is Da Sheng International Trade Co., Limited, d/b/a ‘OnePlus’ (the “Company”).

    2. How to Enter.

    A Contest participant (each a “Participant”; collectively, the “Participants”) may enter the Contest by following the process below. Submissions must be received through the below process by the close of the Contest to be eligible.

    3. Process.

    To participate in the Contest and attempt to win the Prize described in Section 8 below, you should do the following:
    • Follow @OnePlus on Instagram.
    • Take and post a photo of yourself with a friend who you would share the trip to New York with (the "Prize"as defined in Section 8, below).
    • Tag the photo #OnePlusNYC.
    • Please enter the Contest by filling out the form (“Platform”).
    Your photo(s)submitted to the Contest shall be referred to as a “Submission” or, collectively, the “Submissions”.

    The Company is not responsible for computer or network problems; problems with the Platform or its servers; problems with email accounts; or the failure to receive any Submission for any reason whatsoever.

    4. Eligibility.

    The Trip to New York Contest is open to Participants over the age of eighteen (18) who are eligible to travel to the United States.
    The Company and its affiliates shall in no case be responsible for furnishing, sponsoring, or bearing any costs related to visas or other travel documents.
    The Participant selected as the Winner of the Trip must be capable of attending and participating in the event held in New York City on November 16, 2017, and must be able to travel from November 15 to 17, 2017.

    5. Winner Selection.

    Three (3) Participants will be selected from the Submissions and nominated as a winners (“Winners”) on November 9, 2017. The winners will be contacted by a Company representative by email. The Winners will be chosen at the Company’s absolute and sole discretion.

    6. Prohibited Content.

    Company and its affiliates shall in no case be liable for the contents of Submissions. Participants shall use good taste and judgment in creating and submitting their Submissions. Each Participant shall be solely responsible for ensuring that his or her post:
    • Does not offend the intellectual rights of third parties;
    • Is free from obscenity or content that may be seen as harassment, intimidation, or bullying;
    • Complies with all data protection and privacy laws;
    • Is free from viruses or malware;
    • Is not otherwise inappropriate.

    7. License.

    By making a Submission, each Participant grants Company and its affiliates a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free license to transform, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, transmit, publish, communicate to the public, broadcast, perform, display, or otherwise use the Submission, in whole or in part, with or without modifications, in any form or medium, including but not limited to, internet, print, point of sale advertising, flyers, leaflets, for entertainment, promotional and/or advertising purposes and/or any other purpose whatsoever.

    To the greatest extent permitted by law, Participants agree to waive and not to assert or invoke any so-called moral rights in relation to their Submissions.

    For the avoidance of doubt, the license referred to in this Section 7 is a fully paid-up license. By entering, you guarantee that your Submission is original as referred to above, and that you have all necessary rights to provide the Submission and to grant to Company as applicable the rights set out in these Official Rules, as well as the consent of any person identified, depicted or referred to in the Submission. You will indemnify and hold Company harmless for any breach of these provisions. Only the Winner will receive a prize according to the next paragraph: ‘Prize’.

    8. Prize.

    8.1 The Company will be giving away six (6) round-trip airplane tickets (three (3) for the Trip to NYC Contest Winners and three (3) for the travel partners of the Winners' choosing), to travel to the OnePlus event in New York (the “Event”), the details of which may be found on the Company’s website, along with a two-night hotel stay in New York. The Winners' designated travel partners must be eligible to travel to the United States and must agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of this Contest.

    8.2 In addition to the price referred to in Section 8.1, the Company will be giving away ten (10) free admissions to the OnePlus New York event on November 16.

    9. Not included in the prize.

    Expenses related to collection of the Prize; reimbursement of any expenses incurred in the creation of your Submission; travel expenses to and from the Event location that are not explicitly mentioned herein; and visa and other travel document-related costs.

    10. Restrictions.

    Participants must submit original, valid Submissions into the Contest. Participants must also at all times comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

    11. Notification/Announcement of Winner.

    The Winners will be selected on and will be notified via email and phone. The winners must confirm their acceptance of the Prize in writing within 24 hours of such notification. Company reserves the right to disqualify any Winner who does not confirm acceptance of the Prize in accordance with these Official Rules, and reserves the right to select an alternative winner in such event. In the event of a dispute about the identity of a Winner, Company will award the Prize to a runner-up Participant.

    12. Prize Conditions.

    Prize will be as referred to in these Official Rules and is provided as-is with no express or implied warranty or guarantee. This Contest is subject to applicable local laws and regulations, including but not limited to tax laws. Company may require the Winner to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and a publicity release permitting Company to use the Winner’s name, image, and winning Submission in promotional materials where permitted by law and subject to applicable rules. Refusal or inability to sign and return such forms within 48 hours of receipt may result in disqualification and awarding of Prize to an alternate Winner.

    13. General Liability Release.

    By entering this Contest, Participants release Company and its agents from any liability whatsoever, on any theory, and waive any and all claims and causes of action arising from or related to this Contest and/or fulfillment and/or use of the Prize, to the extent permitted by applicable law. However, nothing in these Official Rules limits or excludes any person’s or entity’s liability for death or personal injury caused by their negligence or any other liability which may not as a matter of law be limited.

    14. Data.

    By entering the Contest and providing a Submission and any other personal information, Participants are expressly consenting to the processing of their personal information by Company for the purpose of the Contest or any associated publicity by Company or its affiliates. Company’s Privacy & Legal policy will apply. Company may share the Submissions with partners and authorised licensees for Contest administration and prize fulfillment purposes.

    By entering the Contest and providing a Submission and any other personal information, you also consent to the transfer, storage and other processing (both electronically and manually) by the Company of any such data outside the European Economic Area (and any other country in which the Company operates).

    15. Interpretation and Disputes.
    Participants agree:
    • To be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of the judges, which are final and binding;
    • That any disputes shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales (or by mandatory local laws, if applicable), and shall be resolved through arbitration in London with the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA);
    • That they consent and waive any objection to the jurisdiction of said courts for any such disputes.
    • Intellectual Property Ownership.
    • The Parties agree that all intellectual property rights created pursuant to this Agreement, including any copyrights, trade marks, trade dress, design patents, or any other form of intellectual property (collectively, “Intellectual Property”) shall vest solely with the Company.
    • Except as explicitly stated herein, Participants shall not make any useof the Company’s Intellectual Property without express written consent.

    16. Miscellaneous.
    The Contest is void where prohibited:
    • If any provision or part-provision of these Official Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable.
    • If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of these Official Rules.
    • To the extent permitted by applicable law, Company may suspend, modify or terminate the Contest if they believe, in their sole discretion, that malfunction, error, disruption or damage is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, in which case the prizes will be awarded among the eligible Submissions received that were unaffected by the problem, if possible.

  2. camohan
    Nougat Moderator Nov 6, 2017

    camohan , Nov 6, 2017 :
    I liked this approach about lucky draw for those who are not fans of social media.
    Unfortunately, it's too late for me to get visa so early.
    I am sure it's going to be fun..!!

    Too many T and C's:confused:

  3. SnapDragon_01
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 6, 2017

  4. Vedant620
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 6, 2017

    Vedant620 , Nov 6, 2017 :
    well my exams literally finish on the 15th so I guess I'm free, but Insta? Is that mandatory cause I'm not on Instagram....

  5. dsmonteiro
    Community Consultant Staff Member Nov 6, 2017

    dsmonteiro , Nov 6, 2017 :
    You need my forum username?
    I'm so not getting picked. :sweatsmile:

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  6. ab713
    Gingerbread Nov 6, 2017

    ab713 , Nov 6, 2017 :
    How I wish i could be part of this contest. I already have holidays from 18th November to 25th November. (Its my birthday week). Will be working on Nov 15 - 17. All the best to whoever is going to be part of this competition.
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2017

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  7. Vedant620
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 6, 2017

    Vedant620 , Nov 6, 2017 :
    nvm saw the other form

  8. camohan
    Nougat Moderator Nov 6, 2017

    camohan , Nov 6, 2017 :
    Don't forget you need Visa to go to America. And it takes atleast 20 to 30 working days.

  9. Vedant620
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 6, 2017

    Vedant620 , Nov 6, 2017 :
    the validity is for an year right? Cause i went to the us last year so I'm guessing it's still valid. Besides, what are the odds of being selected anyway :p

  10. derLenno
    The Lab - OnePlus 6 Reviewer Nov 6, 2017

    derLenno , Nov 6, 2017 :
    Good bye launch event

  11. camohan
    Nougat Moderator Nov 6, 2017

    camohan , Nov 6, 2017 :
    US visa comes with a 10 years validity, is what I know.
    But since you have visa you can always try.

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  12. SnapDragon_01
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 6, 2017

  13. David Y.
    OxygenOS Staff Member Nov 6, 2017

    David Y. , Nov 6, 2017 :
    Happy birthday then buddy!

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  14. keithnyc
    Marshmallow Moderator Nov 6, 2017

  15. ab713
    Gingerbread Nov 6, 2017

    ab713 , Nov 6, 2017 :
    Thanks David :)

  16. ZacharyX8
    Gingerbread Nov 6, 2017

  17. sechinov
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 6, 2017

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  18. varma246
    Lollipop Nov 6, 2017

    varma246 , Nov 6, 2017 :
    Good luck everyone :)

    Note for winners:
    Don't forget to share your experience after you return from NYC and share pictures too:D

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  19. HP12
    Honeycomb Nov 6, 2017

    HP12 , Nov 6, 2017 :
    The 16th is my birthday. The 5T would be a nice present;)

  20. Schwabl
    Gingerbread Nov 6, 2017

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