Contest Rules

Studio Riki/Animator Island Contest – Rules, Terms and Legal Restrictions


  • The Animator Island Contest (also referred to as the Studio Riki Contest) is open to all eligible participants, except for employees of Studio Riki, LLC, and their family members.
  • Only participants who follow all terms and conditions will be eligible.
  • By participating in the contest, participant is agreeing to the Terms and Legal Restrictions of the Studio Riki Contest and website(s).


  • All contestants who comment on the giveaway Animator Island article with a valid email address during the valid time period will be entered in a random drawing to win the prize. Limit one entry per participant via comment. One prize will be awarded at the contest’s completion.
  • All contestants who Tweet an Animator Island article via the Tweet This Button during the valid time period will be entered in a random drawing to win the prize. Limit one entry per participant via twitter. One copy of the book will be awarded at the contest’s completion.


All entries are final as of July 7th 2013 at 11:59PM EST.

Contact Us:

Studio Riki, LLC

PO Box 870

Carnegie PA 15106
Restricted States and Countries

This contest is void where prohibited by the laws of any give state or country.



All taxes associated with the receipt or uses of any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. No winnings will be released until sufficient documentation is received from the winner.

Terms & Legal Restrictions

By joining the Studio Riki Contest, or by registering on the website you accept these Terms & Legal Restrictions.

The Studio Riki Contest is open to all valid entrants. Each person is entitled to one entry in the contest, per method, per contest. To enter the contest, an individual must have a valid email account, comment on the Animator Island article beginning June 17, 2013 and ending at 11:59PM EST July 7, 2013 and/or use the Tweet This button at the bottom of any Animator Island article during the same period. Additionally contest entrants permit the right to publish name, location, likeness, or contest-related-details for announcement purposes at Animator Island, Facebook and on Twitter. Potential winners must respond within 48 Hours to an email which entails checking their own spam filters so that such a message can be recieved, or must respond within 48 Hours to a Direct Message via Twitter which entails following @animatorisland so that such a message can be sent. After 48 hours if there is no response or the winner does not provide a valid address to send the prize to, a new winner will be chosen at random from the remaining entries, and the above rules will begin again.


Studio Riki Contest is excluded from eligibility for residents where prohibited by law. Eligible individuals must have reached legal age in their respective jurisdiction, or those who have not reached legal age in their respective jurisdiction can enter only with permission of a parent or legal guardian. Owners, employees and immediate family members of Studio Riki, LLC are not eligible to win the prize and are not responsible for invalid entries or winners should they break any of the terms of the contest.

Contest Rules

Studio Riki Contest rules are available on the Animator Island web page. These rules include an overview of the contest, entry deadline, prize, contest instructions for all contestants, and other details pertinent to the contest operation.


The prize is awarded as a dvd and exchange for a comparable cash prize is prohibited. Please allow 4-6 weeks from the conclusion of the contest to receive the prize. Studio Riki LLC is not responsible for lost or misdirected mail.

All taxes associated with the receipt or uses of any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. In the event that the awarding of the prize to the winner of the contest is challenged by any legal authority, Studio Riki, LLC reserves the right in its sole discretion to determine whether or not to award the prize.


The winner will be notified by email (if applicable) after the official final results are gathered at the conclusion of the contest. The winner must return, via email, contact information for Studio Riki, LLC to deliver the prize. Studio Riki, LLC will attempt to contact the winner in order to fulfill the prize at least three (3) times or for a period of forty eight (48) hours. If the winner is unable to be reached, this may result in disqualification. Prize notifications returned as undeliverable may result in disqualification. After 12 months, any unclaimed prize will be forfeited. By accepting any prize, the winners grant permission to Studio Riki, LLC to use their names and/or likenesses for publicity and promotional purposes without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. In the event of dispute about the identity of any entrant, entries made online are declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
Internet/Technology Problems

If, for any reason, Studio Riki Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of Studio Riki, LLC which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest, Studio Riki, LLC reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. Studio Riki, LLC assumes no responsibility for any error, omissions, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation with transmission, communications, line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or allegation of entries. Studio Riki, LLC is not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, equipment or software, failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, phone lines, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to a participant’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this contest. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, STUDIO RIKI, LLC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


Studio Riki, LLC is not responsible for any late, lost, garbled, misdirected, incomplete, or damaged entries; any contest disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Studio Riki, LLC or any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the contest. Studio Riki, LLC is not in any way responsible or liable for any damage, loss or injury (including death) resulting from participation in the contest and/or acceptance and use of any prize won. Studio Riki, LLC is solely responsible for enacting, administering, enforcing the rules, and maintaining the integrity of the contest. Studio Riki, LLC and Studio Riki Contest are not sponsored or endorsed by the government or any government agency.


By participating in Studio Riki Contest, you release and agree to hold harmless Studio Riki, LLC, its owners and employees from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the contest or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries and losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.

Official Rules

Studio Riki Contest is subject to all United States laws, and to the contest official rules, and cannot be used in connection with any form of gambling. By entering Studio Riki Contest, you agree to abide by the terms of the contest official rules and by the decisions of Studio Riki, LLC, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest. Studio Riki, LLC reserves the right to change the official rules at any time, in its sole discretion. All original copyrights of prizes are copyright of their respective owners.

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