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4.2) Video Submissions

The Administrator reserves all rights and has the sole discretion to disqualify a Submission that he/she believes does not conform to the spirit of the Contest; and determined at the sole discretion of the Administrator, The Video Submission must be suitable for family audience viewing and must not contain any material that is libellous, obscene, profane, violates any third party intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyrights. To enter the contest, entrants may choose to submit a video that complies with these Rules. Entrants will submit videos that meet the guidelines outlined below via e-mail to idea@uwindsor.ca. In the body of the e-mail, please include details of the video’s location (i.e. YouTube, personal webpage, University hosted server, or any other form of public access storage space that the entrant is responsible for obtaining and maintaining), as well as contact information for the entrant(s). Please see section 4.1 for all requested contact information.

4.2a) Video Submission Guidelines:

Each Video Submission shall meet the following requirements to be entered into the Contest: i)The Video Submission must be a video which presents, in full detail, the project that is to be considered by the selection panel; ii) The Video Submission must be a minimum of 30 seconds to a maximum of 3 minutes in total running time, and submitted in one of the following formats: MOV, MP4, WMV, MPEG, MPG, 3PG, ASF or FLV, and recorded in English iii) It is required that all Submissions be provided in an accessible format. For details on how to ensure your Submission is accessible, please follow this link to a resource page.

4.3) Electronic Document Format Submissions

The Administrator reserves all rights and has the sole discretion to disqualify a Submission that he/she believes does not conform to the spirit of the Contest; and determined at the sole discretion of the Administrator, The electronic documents must be suitable for family audience viewing and must not contain any material that is libellous, obscene, profane, violates any third party intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyrights. To enter the contest, entrants may choose to submit electronic documents which comply with these Rules. Entrants will submit documents that meet the guidelines outlined below, via e-mail to idea@uwindsor.ca. Please attach all electronic documents to the e-mail, and include a brief summary in the body of the e-mail, along with the Entrant’s contact information. Please see section 4.1 for all requested contact information. Entrants should confirm with the IDeA UWindsor coordinator on the appropriate method of submission (e.g. cloud space, e- mail).

4.3a) Electronic Document Guidelines

Each electronic document Submission shall meet the following requirements to be entered into the Contest: i) The electronic documents must present, in full detail, the project which is to be considered by the selection panel; ii) The electronic document Submission must be in one of the following formats: .PDF, .DOC, .PPT or all similar and compatible file extensions. iii) It is required that all Submissions be provided in an accessible Format. For details on how to ensure your Submission is accessible, please follow this link to a resource page. d) The electronic document Submission may not exceed 2,500 words and may not exceed 10 pages or slides.

4.4) Website Submissions

The Administrator reserves all rights and has the sole discretion to disqualify a Submission that he/she believes does not conform to the spirit of the Contest; and determined at the sole discretion of the Administrator, the Submission must be suitable for family audience viewing and must not contain any material that is libellous, obscene, profane, violates any third party intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyrights. To enter the contest, entrants may choose to submit a website which complies with these Rules. Entrants will submit Submissions via e- mail to idea@uwindsor.ca. Please include the website address in the body of the e- mail, along with the Entrant’s contact information. (Please see section 4.1 for all required contact information).

4a) Website Guidelines

Each website Submission shall meet the following requirements to be entered into the Contest: i) The Website must present, in full detail, the project that is to be considered by the selection panel; ii) Each Website must include a specified “Summary Page” that includes a brief, no more than a 1,000-word, summary of the iii) The entrant is responsible for acquiring the server space on which each website Submission is to reside iv) If the Website has restricted settings, Entrants must provide the information required to gain access to the Website to the Administrator, and the Selection Panel. v) It is required that all Submissions be provided in an accessible format. For details on how to ensure your Submission is accessible, please follow this link to a resource page

4.5) Alternative Method of Electronic Format Submissions:

The Administrator reserves all rights and has the sole discretion to disqualify a Submission that he/she believes does not conform to the spirit of the Contest; and determined at the sole discretion of the Administrator, the Submission must be suitable for family audience viewing and must not contain any material that is libellous, obscene, profane, violates any third party intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyrights. To enter the contest, entrants may choose to submit an alternative electronic format which complies with the Rules. Entrants who wish to do so must first send an e-mail to idea@uwindsor.ca to verify that it is an acceptable format. In the email please include your name, an explanation (no longer than 500 words) of the format and reason why you would like to submit your project in this format, and the title of your presentation. The Administrator will discuss the proposal and respond with approval or refusal within 5 business days. (Please see section 4.1 for all required contact information).

4.5a) Alternative Electronic Format:

Once approved by the Administrator, each alternative electronic format Submission must meet all requirements specified. It is required that all Submissions be provided in an accessible format. For details on how to ensure your Submission is accessible, please follow this link to a resource page. 

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