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The 2012 Brocade OpenScript Official Contest Rule

by JoeZ on ‎06-13-2012 04:31 PM (1,469 Views)

The 2012 Brocade OpenScript Code Contest

Complete Official Rules


  1. Eligibility. To be eligible to enter the Contest, you must (i.) be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the time of entry, (ii) a resident of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia, (ii) register and/or have registered at , (iii) log in to the OpenScript community at and submit code or scripts following the guidelines outlined under the link to “How to Contribute OpenScript” between June 15th and July 31st If you fail to follow the guidelines outlined in the “How to Contribute OpenScript” located at, submit duplicate code or scripts or items very similar to then-existing code, fail to provide all the information marked “mandatory” in the “Guidelines to submit an OpenScript code” section (e.g. title and description of what your code/script does and achieves, the script/code in text format specified by the “OpenScript submission template,” confirm script/code tested and works as a description with Brocade’s ServerIron ADX, any limitations or restrictions associated with the code/script), fail to submit a description that matches the code/script, or fail to test the code or script submitted), your Entry may not be eligible.  By registering and entering this Contest you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions located at You can access these terms and conditions by clicking on the link labeled “Legal” at the bottom of the page.  Brocade employees and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of the employees of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. and its affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, advertising, promotion and publicity agencies as well as advertising, promotion and publicity agencies and their representatives are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited, restricted or taxed by law.
  2. How To Enter. To enter the Contest, beginning at 12:00 AM Pacific Standard Time, June 15th through 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time July 31st (“Contest Period”), participants must be a registered member of or must first register at the website and agree on terms and conditions to access the community.  Then, participants must visit the website at (the “Website”) to access the “The 2012 Brocade OpenScript Contest,” (the “Contest Page”) follow the Entry and submission requirement(s), complete and submit electronically the required information and response fields, and provide a valid email address (the “Entry” or “Entries”). No other methods of Entry will be accepted. Entries must be received during the Contest Period to be eligible. There is no limit on the number of submissions of scripts or code submitted and each submission may qualify as an Entry provided, however, scripts or code may not be replicated or qualify as more than one Entry. Sponsor is not responsible for failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, illegible, mutilated, garbled or delayed Entries or other communications or other problems related to transfer or collection of Entry information or other information, or for errors or mistakes related to the Website. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Use of a false email address will disqualify an Entry. Any communication or information transmitted to Sponsor and/or the Website electronically or otherwise, is and will be treated as non-confidential and non proprietary. Sponsor in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person who tampers with the Entry process or the operation of the Website or Contest, or who otherwise violates these Official Rules. 
  3. Prizes. There are two prizes - Prizes: 16GB Wi-Fi iPad2. The approximate retail value of the prize is $399.  Any warranties or other representations made by the manufacturer of the prizes or other third parties are not the responsibility of the Sponsor.  Sponsor does not provide any warranty for the prizes and does not represent that the manufacturer or other third party will honor any type of warranty, representation or other offer related to the prize or included with the documentation provided by the manufacture or other third party. The prize is delivered by Sponsor “AS IS” and Sponsor makes no warranty of any kind expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. SPONSOR IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR USE OF THE PRIZE.  Odds of winning prize depend on the number of eligible Entries received. Prizes  are    not transferable. No substitution of prize for cash or other goods and services is permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of approximately equal or greater value. All expenses not specified above, including, without limitation, all federal, state, and local taxes, and international tariffs, are the sole responsibility of the individual winner. Prizes may be awarded by mail   or shipped to winner, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Allow four to six weeks for delivery or prize.
  4. Drawing. Two potential winners will be randomly selected by the Sponsor (“Drawing”).  The Drawing or judging will be conducted by Sponsor or its designee, the judge of the Drawing, whose decisions are final and binding. The p otential winners will be notified before or on or about August 20th (c) by email and name of winners will be posted at the community main (home) page after the drawing to claim prize .  The potential winners will have until 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time on August 31st following notification to claim the prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within that time or is contacted and does not respond as directed by August 24th (d), refuses the prize, is ineligible to accept the prize, and/or fails to sign the Affidavit, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected by random drawing from all remaining eligible Entries. Winners  may be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and, except where prohibited, a Liability/Publicity Release, all, within seven (7) days of drawing in order to claim prize. If any winner is not at least 18 years of age as required, but a minor in his or her state of residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of the minor’s parent or legal guardian, who will also be responsible for signing any necessary releases, affidavits, and consents. The prize  claimed in accordance with the Official Rules will be awarded.
  5. General Conditions.  Any comments, information or other materials of any kind whatsoever posted to any Sponsor website or transmitted to Sponsor such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like regarding Sponsor products or services, any Sponsor website and other information discussed on any Sponsor website, or any other products or programs of Sponsor ("Feedback") will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary unless expressly agreed otherwise in writing by Sponsor’s authorized representative prior to your submission. Sponsor shall have no obligations to you with regard to its use or disclosure of such Feedback, and Sponsor shall be free to use, reproduce, prepare derivative works of, perform, display and distribute the Feedback, including any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such Feedback, for any and all purposes without limitation or payment, and to authorize others to do so as well. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from any Sponsor web site unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law. Sponsor has the right to cancel, terminate, suspend or modify this Contest if it cannot be completed as planned due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures, other conditions beyond Sponsor's control, or for any other reason at Sponsor’s sole discretion, and to select winner from eligible Entries received on or before the expiration of the Contest Period. Sponsor is not responsible for any failure to contact Entrants, whether due to technical or human error. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an online Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account associated with the e-mail submitted with the Entry is registered.  By entering this Contest, Entrant agrees (i.) to be bound by these rules; (ii) that any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees; and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased, SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU; (iii) that Sponsor has the right to use Entrant’s first name, last name, and city and state, photograph, image, and likeness on Sponsor’s website and in any and all publicity and advertising for Sponsor without any further attribution, notification or compensation to Entrants except if Entrant is a resident of Tennessee or otherwise where prohibited by law; (iv) to be contacted by Sponsor by public announcement, telephone, mail or email regarding this Contest;(v) to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, agents, advertising, promotion and publicity agencies for any liability, damages, loss or injury resulting from Entrants’ participation in this Contest or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded in this Contest; and (vi) that any and all information provided in Entries is the exclusive property of Sponsor who is thereafter free without limitation to use such information in its sole discretion. Entrants and winner(s) assume sole liability for injuries, including personal injuries and/or damage to person or property, caused or claimed to be caused by participating in this Contest or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded.  The Contest is governed by the laws of the United States and all claims must be resolved in the United States.
  6. Winners listFor a winners list, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope postmarked and to be received by August 24th (e) to: “Brocade OpenScript Contest” Winners List, ATTN: Joseph Sulistyo, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. 130 Holger Way, San Jose, California 95134. Vermont residents may omit return postage.
  7. Sponsor: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., 130 Holger Way, San Jose, California 95134.

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