The World's Fastest Clown's
Worldwide BE TOBACCO FREE Cartoon Contest

Official Contest Rules

1. Guidelines: Void where prohibited. To participate, complete the Official entry form and create/design/draw an anti-smoking/tobacco cartoon. Cartoons can consist of 1, 2, or 3 frames. Entrants must submit their cartoon(s) on 8 ½" X 11" white paper and can use colored markers, colored pencils, crayons, paints, or other single-dimensional medium/products (Do not apply any additional medium to the cartoon(s) such as glitter, stickers, or tobacco products). No computer-aided or mechanically produced cartoons will be accepted. Any text used in the cartoon(s) should be written in the entrants' primary language, then (if possible) translate to English on the bottom of the entry or on a separate piece of paper. Enter as many cartoons as you like, each on separate 8 ½" X 11" white paper. No e-mail entries will be accepted.

2. Deadline for Entry: All entries must be received by April 14, 2001 at Drug Free! Racing, 591 Prelude Street NW, Palm Bay, Florida 32907 USA. Group mailings will be accepted as long as each entry form is attached to the entrants cartoon(s). Drug Free! Racing reserves the right to refuse any entry that requires postage due or that does not meet with the standards of the U.S. Post Office.

3. Eligibility: Contest is open to all ages worldwide, except employees of Drug Free! Racing, Andretti Thrill Park, Brevard County SWAT, CACY, Con's Cycle Center, Sea Doo/Bombardier Inc., and members of the immediate families or households of each. By entering, all entrants accept and agree to abide by and be bound by these official rules and the judges' decision relating to this contest. Entries must be entrant's own original work, may not have been published previously, submitted in other contests, or have won previous awards.

4. Judging: Judging is based primarily on originality, creativity, and the ability for the cartoon to express the anti-smoking/tobacco theme. Secondary is the cartoon's overall technical quality based on the entrant's age. Use of any unoriginal or licensed characters (example: Mickey Mouse), other than tobacco industry developed characters (example: Joe Camel), is strictly prohibited. Preliminary judging will take place in Melbourne, Florida USA on or about April, 17, 2001. Ten cartoons will be selected as finalists and then e-mailed to judges around the world to determine the single Grand Prize winner. The winner will be announced and the top ten entries will be posted on The World's Fastest Clown's web site on May 5, 2001. A list of the judges will be posted on this page.

5. Prize: There will be one Grand Prize winner in this contest. He/she will have the choice of either The World's Fastest Clown's new Sea Doo GSX watercraft or 2,500 U.S. Dollars ($). The contest winner will be contacted by phone and/or by mail/e-mail; at that time, the winner will choose his/her prize. The prize will be awarded to the winner if he/she is 18 years old or older, or it will be awarded in the winner's name to the parent or legal guardian. No prize substitutions except as provided herein. All taxes, packing and shipping of the Sea Doo from Melbourne, Florida USA, or money transfer fees are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.

6. Legal stuff: By entering, participants in this promotion agree that the sponsors, their employees, their affiliates, retail accounts, agencies, and fulfillment companies shall not be held liable for injury, loss, or damage of any kind resulting from participation in this contest or from the acceptance or use of the prize awarded or from any prize-related activity. Submission of an entry constitutes the entrant's and the entrant's parent/legal guardian's (if applicable) consent to irrevocably assign and transfer to the sponsors any and all rights, title, and interest in and to the entry including, without limitation, all copyrights. By submitting entry, entrant's and the entrant's parent/legal guardian's (if applicable) consent to the use of the winner's name, likeness, city, state/province, and country information and to waive all moral rights and grant to sponsors and their agents the right to modify, adapt, edit, sell, publish and/or use the entry in any way, in whole or in part, in any and all media and/or commerce without limitation and without payment or further consideration to the entrant. Entries and other correspondence become the property of sponsor and will not be returned.

Sponsored by Drug Free! Racing, Palm Bay, Florida USA; Andretti Thrill Park, Melbourne, Florida USA; Brevard County SWAT, Rockledge, Florida USA; CACY, Mansfield, Ohio USA; Con's Cycle Center, Palm Bay, Florida USA; Sea Doo/Bombardier Inc., Melbourne, Florida USA.

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