This competition is for customers of HobbyLink Japan (hlj.com) and is for the promotion of the company. Credit issued as prizes will only be issued to HLJ.com customer accounts.
Entries will be accepted from Monday, January 16th, 2017 through Sunday, April 30, 2017. Any submissions after April 30th will not be considered for judging. Winners will be announced by May 22nd, 2017. Contestants can participate in any/all groups in HobbyLink.tv but can only enter their final submission into one group either Beginner Modeler, Intermediate Modeler, or Advanced Modeler.
Entries can be made using any combination of any model kits which were/are available for purchase on hlj.com. The only restriction on modification is that no photos can be touched up in order to alter the appearance of any enhancements, or imperfections of the kit.
Entrants can post multiple images of multiple kits in progress within the groups on Hobbylink.tv, but entrants can only submit one final entry into the HobbyLink Japan, Hobbylink.tv Playing With Plamo Modeling Competition 2016. A competition entrant who uses multiple accounts to submit multiple final entries will be disqualified.
Anyone who enters this competition with a model kit or kits that have appeared on the internet, which includes but is not limited to blog posts, work in progress, forum builds, competitions, review builds, social networks, youtube.com, online video sites or promotions, will be ineligible to enter.
After the competition has ended and the winners announced, entrants can then publish images of their kits outside of Hobbylink.tv.
Winners of Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced categories will be posted on hobbylink.tv.
Final entries must be submitted through the submission form on HobbyLink.tv. Entries placed anywhere else will be ineligible for the competition.
If we feel an entry does not match the category initially chosen, we reserve the right to move the entry to the appropriate category.
Only kits that are/were available for purchase through hlj.com are eligible for this competition.
Winners will be issued store credit to their hlj.com customer account with which they can purchase anything of their choice from hlj.com. Store credit will be available to be used for up to one year from the date it is credited to the winner's account.
HobbyLink Japan is not responsible for any items purchased by credit awarded as prizes that are lost in transit, or for any customs duties incurred.
Please refrain from using any copyrighted material in any of your submissions. The competition is open to everyone, except for Hobbylink.tv and Hlj.com employees and their relatives, and anyone professionally connected with the prizes offered in this competition. Hobbylink.tv and Hlj.com reserve the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.
By taking part in the competition, you warrant that all information submitted is true, current and complete at the time of submission. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your details and e-mail address are accurate, and that Hobbylink.tv and Hlj.com are informed of any changes to these. Hobbylink.tv and Hlj.com accepts no responsibility for any changes which are not properly notified from the time of submission of your entry to the time of notification that the prizes have been awarded.
Hobbylink.tv and Hlj.com reserve the right to disqualify your entry if it is incomplete or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that you have breached any of these rules. Hobbylink.tv and Hlj.com reserve the right to move an entry into another category it deems fit.
All taxes, insurances, transfers and other expenses resulting from the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner unless otherwise stated.
Hobbylink.tv and Hlj.com reserve the right to alter, amend or close the competition as necessary. In the case of any disputes regarding these rules, the decision of Hobbylink.tv and Hlj.com will be final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into.