Design Your Own LIVA Competition * 1 September 2014, Fremont, USA – ECS USA is proud to announce the kick off of its “Design Your Own LIVA” competition in North America. All the participants are able to vote for the entries for the opportunity to win grand prizes. Starting September 1, 2014, ECS will be searching for the most creative person of the year. The Grand Prize winner will win US$1,000. ECS will be promoting the competition via its media partners and local colleges and universities in Northern California including: College of San Mateo, Mills College, San Jose City College, De Anza College and Foothill College.     How to enter: 1. Participants: (1) Group or Individual (assign one representative if group type, Max. 3 people at on one team). (2) Entry number – Max 3 pieces. 2. Contest: Design your own LIVA case Round 1 (September 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014 – design draft audition: Participants submit a soft copy of design draft via Facebook. The 10 participants with the most “likes” will advance to the next round to be evaluated by judges. Round 2 (October 1, 2014 – October 31, 2014) – Real entry audition: participants make the actual LIVA case based on their design draft (ECS will provide white cases to Top 10 participants nominated in Round 1. Participants must send their photos by October 31, 2014 to be considered by our judges to enter the final contest. Final contest – November 7, 2014: ECS’ judges will pick a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners to win cash prizes. Places 4 – 10 will receive parting gifts.   Cash prize: Final Champion: US$ 1,000 (one winner) Second place: US$ 500 (one winner) Third place: US$ 300 (one winner) Honorable Mention: other prizes such as SWAG and giveaways (7 winners) How the participants are judged: Round 1: Top 10 participants with most likes are selected. Round 2: participants will submit photos of their submission before close of round Final: Judges will pick up top 3 winners. Other 7 participants will win parting gifts. How the participants are judged: Creativity: 40%, Feasibility: 30%, Design: 30%.       Entry spec: Round 1: Participant needs to do a design based on LIVA front side view /back side view, 2 side view/upper side view/ 45 degree three- dimensional view, and follow up LIVA spec and dimension to make this design artwork real (118*70*55 mm). Document submission: (1) product 3 view photos (2) product 45 degree three-dimensional view (3) the image to show the best view of their entry . Participant needs to send their entry to ECS by September 30, 2014. Round 2: ECS will send white cases to the top 10 participants. Participants need to use the case to come out the actual entry based on their design Final – November 7, 2014. Participant needs to send their entry to ECS by October 31, 2014.   Participants must reside in United States or Canada. No purchase necessary.   To find out more about the contest, head to www.facebook.com/elitegroup.usa   About ECS ECS, Elitegroup Computer Systems, was established in 1987. In recent years, ECS’s main focus has expanded from motherboards to All-in-One PCs, notebook computers, graphics cards and other mobile products. ECS is strongly committed to developing cutting-edge technology in order to create innovative products under environmentally friendly designs. ECS’s comprehensive quality control system ensures all of ECS products can be counted on for stability and reliability. Visit http://www.ecs.com.tw to learn more.
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