GOA QUIZ CHAMPIONSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS

“Goa Quiz Championship” is brought to you by Space Odyssey Education Private Limited in association with the Education Committee, Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Goa State Innovation Council. Please read these terms and conditions (“T&Cs”) before entering the Competition.
You agree that, by participating in this Competition, you and/or your ward will be bound by these T&Cs and you acknowledge that your ward satisfies all Competition eligibility requirements as provided herein below. These T&Cs are in addition to the Spaceodyssey.in Conditions of Use to which you agree by using the Spaceodyssey.in website or mobile site thereof (collectively hereinafter referred to as “SpaceOdyssey.in”). To the extent the SpaceOdyssey.in Conditions of Use are inconsistent with these T&Cs, these T&Cs will prevail with respect to the Competition only.
For the purposes of these T&Cs, wherever the context so requires “You” or “Your” shall mean any natural person who is a participant/guardian of the participant in the Competition

ELIGIBILITY

All students of Goa schools from Classes 3 to 12 are eligible to participate in GQC. Students from outside Goa who have a genuine interest in Goa are also eligible to participate but must bear in mind that being Goa-oriented, the Quiz will have about a quarter of questions related to Goa – its history, culture, specialties, accomplishments, famous people and more. Our employees, their immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), and our affiliates, advisors, advertising/Competition agencies are not eligible to enter the Competition.

DETAILS OF THE COMPETITION AND HOW TO ENTER

To participate in Goa Quiz Championship 2020, please register at: https://www.spaceodyssey.in/GQC

 

Categories:

  1. Sub-Juniors – Classes 3 to 5
  2. Juniors – Classes 6 to 8
  3. Seniors – Classes 9 to 12.

 

Exam Fee (Non-refundable):

  1. Sub-Juniors – INR 195/-
  2. Juniors – INR 295/-
  3. Seniors – INR 390/-

 

Prizes (Cash Scholarships):

 

Individual Prizes

Prize/Category Seniors Juniors Sub-Juniors
GQC Champion INR 1,00,000/- INR 75,000/- INR 50,000/-
First Runner-up INR 50,000/- INR 40,000/- INR 25,000/-
Second Runner-up INR 25,000/- INR 20,000/- INR 15,000/-

School Topper of each school will be awarded a medal and a certificate.

 

GQC Winner School Trophy: The school scoring the maximum points in each category (determined by adding the scores of all participants of that school in that category) will be awarded the GQC Winner School Trophy for that category. Schools standing 2nd and 3rd overall in the leader-board will be awarded shields.

 

Mode of Quiz: GQC will be conducted online in a proctored environment using Artificial Intelligence tools to ensure clean and genuine participation

 

Important Dates:

  • Registration Open – August 31, 2020
  • Registration Closes – September 30, 2020
  • Mock Tests – October 3, 2020; October 17, 2020
  • GQC Finals – November 28, 2020
  • Results – December 12, 2020
  • Prize Ceremony dates will be intimated to the Winners after declaration of results

 

Syllabus: A quarter of questions in GQC will be related to Goa – its history, culture, specialties, accomplishments, famous people and more. Category-wise complete syllabus will be mailed to participants on registration.

MAILING LIST

By entering the Competition, you consent to being placed on a mailing list for the purpose of communication related to the conduct of the Competition as well as for promotion of other educational initiatives undertaken by SpaceOdyssey.in or its partners and affiliates. To change this mailing address, you may contact us at: [email protected]

ADDITIONAL TERMS

We may, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and in our sole discretion, change the T&Cs or cancel the Competition at any time; or modify, terminate, or suspend the Competition should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond our control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Competition.

We are not responsible for: (a) lost, misdirected, late, incomplete, or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by you or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Competition, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries; (b) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Competition; (c) any error in the operation or transmission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or (d) injury or damage to your or any other computer or mobile resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Competition.

We may, in our sole discretion, disqualify any individual found to be: (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Competition or website; (b) acting in violation of these T&Cs; or (c) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

If your entry is incomplete or if you use robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods, your entry will be void. The authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the Competition at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant/guardian of the participant and must comply with these T&Cs in the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domains associated with the submitted e-mail addresses. No benefits greater than those described in the “Description of the Competition and How to Enter” section above in these T&Cs will be awarded.

MISCELLANEOUS

The Competition is governed by the laws of the Republic of India. The Competition and all accompanying materials are © 2020 by Space Odyssey Education Private Limited, or its affiliates. All rights reserved. No requests for transfer or assignment or redemption of the benefits shall be entertained. You agree that all our decisions related to the Competition are final and binding on you. Failure by Spaceodyssey.in to enforce any of these T&Cs in any instance shall not be deemed to be a waiver of the T&Cs and shall not give rise to any claim by any person. The decision of Spaceodyssey.in shall at all times be binding and final.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

All dispute and differences arising out of or in connection with or relating to the Goa Quiz Championship shall be settled only under the Rules of Delhi International Arbitration Centre by one arbitrator appointed in accordance with its Rules. The language of the arbitration proceedings shall be English and the seat and venue of arbitration shall be Delhi in the Delhi International Arbitration Centre.

These T&Cs shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of India and the Arbitration Centre at Delhi/New Delhi shall have the exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any disputes or any matter arising here from.

FORCE MAJEURE

This Competition is subject to force majeure circumstances including without limitation, floods, natural disasters, war, act of terror, political unrests, technical snags, act of God or any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of Spaceodyssey.in (“Force Majeure Event”). SpaceOdyssey.in shall be not liable for any delay or adverse effect caused to the participants in the Competition including the winners as a result of a Force Majeure Event.

PUBLICITY RELEASE

By participating in the Competition, you give Spaceodyssey.in and/ or its affiliates permission to use your name, likeness, image, voice, and/or appearance as such may be embodied in any pictures, photos, video recordings, audiotapes, digital images, and the like, taken or made in relation to the Competition and any promotions, events, or Competitions to follow. You agree that Spaceodyssey.in and/ or its affiliates have the right to publish your saved item details for any communication, promotions, events, or Competitions that follow. You agree that Spaceodyssey.in and/ or its affiliates have complete ownership of such pictures, etc., including the entire copyright, and may use them for any purpose. These uses include, but are not limited to illustrations, bulletins, exhibitions, videotapes, reprints, reproductions, publications, advertisements, and any promotional or educational materials in any medium now known or later developed, including the internet. You acknowledge that you will not receive any compensation, etc. for the use of such pictures, etc., and hereby release Spaceodyssey.in and/ or its affiliates and its agents and assigns from any and all claims which arise out of or are in any way connected with such use. You give your consent to Spaceodyssey.in and/or its affiliates, agents and assigns to use your name and likeness to promote the Competition and any promotions, events, or Competitions to follow.

LIABILITY RELEASE

This Competition is being made purely on a “best effort” basis and participating in this Competition is voluntary. By participating in the Competition, you will be legally bound hereby, to release from liability, and hold harmless Spaceodyssey.in, and any of its affiliates, employees or agents representing or related to Spaceodyssey.in and its services/products. This release is for any and all liability for personal injuries (including death), property loss or damage, and misuse of the benefits/ Prizes offered under this Competition, in connection with any activity or directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, or participation in the Competition, even if caused or contributed to by our negligence. Liability, if any determined during arbitration shall be limited to the Exam Fee paid at the time of registration.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

After we confirm the winner/s, we will contact the winners individually. We will also post the winners names on this website by December 15, 2020.

PRIVACY NOTICE

All information submitted in connection with this Competition will be treated in accordance with these T&Cs and the Privacy Notice available at Spaceodyssey.in.