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SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q: WHAT IS THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION CONTEST?

A: Search for A Champion enables grassroots racers to compete for sponsorships by creating entries that demonstrate their commitment to winning a racing championship. The Contest build upon Champions heritage of supporting racers in virtually every form of engine-driven competition.

New to 2017-2018, a category of sponsorship called “In The Garage” was created to encourage do-it-yourselfers, vehicle or equipment “maintainers and vehicle enthusiasts to participate for an equipment/maintenance sponsorship.

Q: HOW DO I ENTER THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION CONTEST?

A: To enter, visit www.searchforachampion.com during the Contest Entry Period and follow the on-screen directions to select a Category, based on the descriptions of each on the Website, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the corresponding entry form.

Q: WHAT IS THE ENTRY PERIOD FOR THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION CONTEST? 

A: All Contest Entries must be completed, submitted and received on the Website from November 1, 2017 at 9:01:00 a.m. ET to January 3, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET to be eligible.

Q: WHAT IS THE AGE REQUIREMENT FOR THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION CONTEST?

A: There is no age requirement for both On The Track and In The Garage; however, if an entrant is under the age of 13, parental consent and age verification will be required.

Q: AM I ELIGIBLE TO ENTER THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION CONTEST?

A: The Search for A Champion Contest consist of a Contest for motorsport drivers and DIYers, and a Sweepstakes for members of the public who vote. The contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec). If an entrant is under the age of 13, parental consent and age verification will be required. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 13 years of age or older. For additional information on who is or is not eligible to participate, please reference Section 1 of the Official Rules.

Q: HOW MANY TIMES CAN I ENTER?

A: Limit one (1) Contest entry per person/email address. Entrants may not submit Contest entries in both categories and must only submit in one (1) category. Automated means of participation are prohibited and any use of automated devices will cause disqualification. 

Q: WHAT SHOULD BE IN MY ESSAY, PHOTOS, AND/OR VIDEO?

A: The photo and/or video should depict your passion, what drives you to be the best at what you do, and why you would be a good representative for Champion.

Q: WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR VIDEO AND/OR PHOTO SUBMISSIONS?

A: Videos must be in one of the following formats: .AVI, .MOV, .WMV, MP4, MPEG, .FLV, .3GP, or .3G2. Videos must be under 100 MB, and must be no longer than two (2) minutes total in length. Photos must be in .jpg or .png format and no larger than 5 MB.

Q: WHAT MAKES A PHOTO AND/OR VIDEO INELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE?

A: Photos and/or videos should not feature third party brands’ trademarks, copy, or imaging. Obscenities, profanities, and pornographic material should not be featured in the media. People have rights to their image and likeness, so do not include people in your photographs without receiving their consent. Lastly, photos should not be photo shopped, may not have won previous awards, and may not have been used publicly previously.

Q: WHAT IS THE FINALIST PUBLIC VOTING PERIOD SELECTION PROCESS?

A: During the Finalist Public Voting Period, all eligible Contest Entries submitted for the On The Track and In the Garage Contest will be posted to an online gallery for their respective category.

Upon completion of the Finalist Public Voting Period, each Contest entry will be judged against the other Contest Entries in its Category by a Sponsor-selected panel of judges based on the following criteria:

  • Inspirational quality (34%)
  • Best depiction of a Champion (33%)
  • Number of votes from the public (33%).

The thirty (30) contest entries from On the Track Category and the ten (10) Contest Entries in the In the Garage Category that receive the highest total score based on the judging criteria above during the Finalist sponsor judging will be designated a potential On the Track Finalist or potential In the Garage Finalist.

Q: HOW MANY FINALIST WINNERS ARE THERE?

A: There will be thirty (30) On the Track Finalists and ten (10) In the Garage Finalists.

Q: WHAT IS THE GRAND PRIZE PUBLIC VOTING PERIOD SELECTION PROCESS?

A: After the close of the Finalists Public Voting Period, thirty (30) On the Track Finalists and ten (10) In the Garage Finalists will be re-posted to their respective online gallery and open to public voting.

Upon completion of the Grand Prize Public Voting Period, each Contest Entry will be judged against the other Finalist Contest Entries in its Category by a Sponsor-selected panel of judges based on the following criteria: Inspirational quality (34%), Best Depiction of a Champion (33%), and number of votes from the public (33%).

The one (1) Finalist Contest Entry in each Category (“On the Track”) and (“In the Garage”) that receives the highest total score among Finalists Contest Entries in the corresponding Category, based on the judging criteria listed above, will be selected as the Grand Prize winner for its Category.

Q: WHAT ARE THE PRIZES FOR THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION CONTEST?

A: On the Track Finalists will receive a sponsorship by Champion for one (1) year in the amount of $500. Runner Ups will receive a sponsorship by Champion for one (1) year in the amount of $5,000. Grand Prize Winner will receive a sponsorship by Champion for one (1) year in the amount of $50,000.

In the Garage Finalists will receive a sponsorship by Champion for one (1) year in the amount of $500. Grand Prize Winner will receive a sponsorship by Champion for one (1) year in the amount of $5,000.

Q: WHAT IS THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION VOTER SWEEPSTAKES?

A: The Search for A Champion Sweepstakes is constituted as eligible voter who successfully submits a vote during the Finalist Public Voting Period or the Grand Prize Public Voting Period.

Q: HOW OFTEN CAN I VOTE?

A: Limit one (1) vote per person/email address per Category per day.

Q: WHEN IS THE ENTRY PROCESS FOR THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION VOTER SWEEPSTAKES?

A: Eligible members of the public may begin voting January 5, 2018 at 9:01:00 a.m. ET and ends February 2, 2018 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Members of the public may also vote during the Grand Prize voting between February 23, 2018 9:01:00 a.m. ET and March 23, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET.

Q: HOW ARE THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION VOTER SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS SELECTED?

A: Two-hundred (200) potential Sweepstakes Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the Finalist Public Voting Period and the Grand Prize Public Voting Period, subject to verification.

Q: WHAT ARE THE PRIZES FOR THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION VOTER SWEEPSTAKES?

A: All two-hundred (200) Sweepstakes prize winners will receive a Champion t-shirt, decal and hat package.

Q: WHEN WILL THE SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING TAKE PLACE?

A: The winners will be announced on or about April 4, 2018

Q: I AM ENTERING THE SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION CONTEST. AM I ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE VOTER SWEEPSTAKES?

A: Yes, if you win a Sweepstakes Prize, you are eligible to win a Contest Prize.

 

Search for A Champion Contest and Sweepstakes. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Contest Entry period starts on November 1, 2017 at 9:01:00 a.m. ET and ends on January 3, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Public voting and sweepstakes begins January 5, 2018 at 9:01:00 a.m. ET and ends March 23, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., and Canada (excluding Quebec). Parental consent/age verification required for contest entrants under 13. CONTEST PRIZES: One (1) “On the Track” Grand Prize sponsorship of $50,000 USD; One (1) “In the Garage” Grand Prize sponsorship of $5,000 USD; Ten (10) “On the Track” Runner Up Prizes sponsorship of $5,000; Thirty (30) “On the Track” Finalist Prizes sponsorship of $500 USD; Ten (10) “In the Garage” Finalist Prizes sponsorship of $500 USD. SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES (200): a Champion prize pack, ARV: $24.00 USD. Odds of winning a sweepstakes prize depend on the number of eligible sweepstakes entries received. Void in Quebec and where prohibited. For complete Official Rules and details, click here. Sponsor: Federal-Mogul Motorparts LLC, 27300 W 11 Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan 48034.