Future Makers Hadron Collider Competition

Winner announced!

Congratulations to Hunter from Canterbury College in Queensland! Hunter has won the Future Makers Hadron Collider competition. Hunter produced a fantastic video explaining what the Large Hadron Collider is and how it works in terms simple enough for a 10 year old to understand and we were thoroughly impressed.

Congratulations Hunter, we hope you enjoyed your weekend at the World Science Festival Brisbane 2017!

Watch Hunter’s winning entry below:

The world’s greatest experiment is coming to Brisbane and Queensland Museum with presenting partner QGC want you to help celebrate its arrival. The Large Hadron Collider Exhibition, on loan from the London Science Museum features the work of 10,000 men and women and their quest to uncover the fundamental building blocks of our universe.

The Hadron Collider exhibition is on display at Queensland Museum from 9 December 2016 to 25 April 2017 and is proudly supported by QGC as part of the Future Makers program.

*This competition is now closed*

How to enter:

Individually, outline what the Large Hadron Collider is and what it does in a video intended for a 10 year old in under a minute.

Upload your video to YouTube and post the link to Twitter or Facebook. Entry posts must contain the hashtags #FutureMakersQld, #HadronCollider and #qldmuseum in the same link and Queensland Museum must be tagged in the post.

Competition is open from Monday 5 December to Friday 24 February for school-aged children.

Guidelines:

  1. Entrants must upload their videos to YouTube and share the YouTube link to Twitter tagging @qldmuseum or posting publicly to Facebook and checking in at the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre.
  2. Entries must contain the hashtags #FutureMakersQld, #HadronCollider and #qldmuseum in the same post.
  3. Winners will be chosen based on accuracy and creativity, and must limit videos to one minute. The challenge is to succinctly respond to the task in the allocated time in an accurate and creative way.
  4. The challenge is designed to have entrants take a complex topic and explain it in simple terms so that a 10 year old could understand.

The prize includes:

  • The winning entry will receive a Future Makers prize pack which grants the entrant a family pass (2 adults, 2 children) valued at $44.50 to the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre; a family pass (2 adults, 2 children) valued at $45 to the Large Hadron Collider exhibit (bookings essential); one Hadron Collider merchandise pack valued at $50; a $100 voucher for the Queensland Museum gift shop and a $100 voucher for the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre’s Collectors Café.
  • The winning entrant must be available to travel to Brisbane over the period of the World Science Festival Brisbane between 22 and 26 March, 2017.
  • Accommodation for a family of four (2 adults, 2 children) will be provided for one night during this period up to the value of $250. The winning entrant will be able to select a night of accommodation of their choosing from either Tuesday 21 March through to Sunday 26 March, 2017.
  • Depending on the locality of the winning entrant’s and their family, assistance with travel costs up to the value of $500.
  • The winning entrant will also receive a family pass (2 adults, 2 children) to the value of $150 to a World Science Festival Brisbane 2017 ticketed event (event to be determined).
  • Total prize valued at approximately $1,240

Conditions of Entry

  1. Instructions on how to enter form part of the conditions of entry. Entry shall be deemed acceptance of these conditions of entry.
  2. Queensland Museum and Sciencentre is a campus of the Queensland Museum Network.
  3. The Promoter is Queensland Museum, Corner Grey and Melbourne Streets South Brisbane Qld 4101 ABN: 91 522 611 802.
  4. If an entrant is under the age of 18 years, the entrant must have prior permission to enter the competition from a parent or legal guardian who is 18 years or over.
  5. Entrants must have parental/guardian consent to enter this competition and the parent/guardian of the Entrant must read and consent to be bound to these Terms and Conditions on behalf of the Entrant.
  6. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure minimum age requirements are met by applicable social media networks.
  7. Entries to the competition shall be assumed by the Queensland Museum Network as having prior parental/guardian consent and no liability will be accepted upon behalf of the Queensland Museum Network.
  8. The competition commences from 12:01am Monday 5 December 2016 to 11:59pm Friday 24 February 2017. Late entries will not be accepted.
  9. Employees of the Promoter and their immediate families, directors, management, related companies, and their agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible. An entry is deemed eligible only if the Entrant’s upload their video file to YouTube and post the link to Twitter tagging @qldmuseum, or Facebook posting publicly and checking in at the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre and contain the hashtags #FutureMakersQld, #HadronCollider and #qldmuseum in the same link.
  10. The Promoter, their agents, affiliates or representatives will not be liable for any late, lost or misdirected entries due to technical disruptions, network congestion or for any other reason.
  11. Eligible individuals may not submit more than one entry.
  12. The Entrant retains copyright of their work.
  13. The Promoter is granted non-exclusive license to reproduce, wholly or in part, the Entrant’s original submitted work in all marketing, promotional and educational activities associated with the Queensland Museum’s Future Makers Queensland state-wide and metro Hadron Collider Exhibition. The winner will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
  14. The Entrant grants the Promoter the right to use their name, biographical information, likeness, and statements for use in marketing, promotional and educational activities in connection with the Queensland Museum’s Future Makers program, Hadron Collider exhibition or World Science Festival Brisbane and authorises usage of footage for national and international marketing approaches.
  15. The Promoter reserves the right to edit entries prior to publication, broadcast or distribution.
  16. Each Entrant warrants to the Promoter that all submitted content is entirely the original artistic work of the Entrant and does not infringe the rights of any third party.
  17. The Entrant must obtain prior consent from any person or from the owner(s) of any property that is featured in their Video.
  18. The entry must not feature any copyrighted materials or corporate brand marks; this includes but is not limited to logos, music, images and video footage.
  19. Incomplete, indecipherable, inaudible or illegible entries will be deemed invalid.
  20. Errors and omissions in entries may be accepted at the Promoter’s discretion. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  21. This is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winners. Each eligible entry will be individually judged based on the originality and creative merit of the Video submitted, as well as the extent to which the Video responds to the challenge: What the Large Hadron Collider is and what it does
  22. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  23. Any public or social media attacks by Entrants or their parent/guardian on other Entrants, judges or the judging process will be taken into consideration by the Promoters. Any situations, materials, discussions or postings that are deemed to be offensive or against the nature of the competition will result in a disqualification of the Entrant.
  24. Winners will be notified by social media channels by Friday 3 February. Winning entries will be re-shared by Queensland Museum and the winner asked to contact Queensland Museum to claim their prize. In the event that the winner cannot be contacted within 10 business days from initial contact, a replacement winner will be chosen by the judging panel and the original winner will forfeit any and all right to prizes. The names of the winner and highly commended Entrants will be published on the Queensland Museum website and may be included in a media release about the competition.
  25. Competition prizes are non-transferable and are not exchangeable for cash. If the prize or any part of the prize becomes unavailable for reasons beyond the Promoter’s control, the Promoter will endeavour but is not obliged to provide a substitute prize of equivalent value.
  26. The competition Sponsor, the Promoter and any contractors, employees and agents associated with both organisations, will not be liable for claims, losses, damages, injuries, costs and expenses suffered, sustained or incurred (including but not limited to indirect/inconsequential loss) as a result of, arising out of, or in any way connected with the competition and/or its prize, except for liability that cannot be excluded by law.
  27. When participating in this competition, the Entrant must not be involved in any conduct or activity that might damage the reputation of the Promoter or the competition Sponsor.
  28. The Promoter may remove or decline to publish any content associated with the Queensland Museum’s Future Makers Hadron Collider program without notice and for any reason.
  29. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of Promoter, includes objectionable content, profanity, potentially insulting, inflammatory or defamatory statements, disqualify any Entrant who tampers with the entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions of entry or who has, in the opinion of Promoter, engaged in conduct in entering the competition which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the competition, competition Sponsor and/or Promoter.
  30. The Promoter is not responsible for any loss, damage, cost or expense, whether direct or consequential, that arises from participation in this competition. This includes but is not limited to the costs of production of the Video and Internet service provider costs incurred through the online submission of competition entries.
  31. The winning entry will receive a Future Makers prize pack which grants the entrant a family pass (2 adults, 2 children) valued at $44.50 to the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre; a family pass (2 adults, 2 children) valued at $45 to the Large Hadron Collider exhibit (bookings essential); one Hadron Collider merchandise pack valued at $50; a $100 voucher for the Queensland Museum gift shop and a $100 voucher for the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre’s Collectors Café.
  32. The winning entrant must be available to travel to Brisbane over the period of the World Science Festival Brisbane between 22 and 26 March, 2017.
  33. Accommodation for a family of four (2 adults, 2 children) will be provided for one night during this period up to the value of $250. The winning entrant will be able to select a night of accommodation of their choosing from either Tuesday 21 March through to Sunday 26 March, 2017.
  34. Depending on the locality of the winning entrant’s and their family, assistance with travel costs up to the value of $500.
  35. The winning entrant will also receive a family pass (2 adults, 2 children) to the value of $150 to a World Science Festival Brisbane 2017 ticketed event (event to be determined with winning entrant).
  36. Total prize valued at approximately $1,240
  37. The Promoter reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions if this competition cannot be run as originally planned. The Promoter may also cancel or suspend this competition if an event beyond the control of the Promoter corrupts or affects the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition. The Promoter will disqualify any individual who has tampered with the entry process or any other aspect of this competition.

Privacy notice

Queensland Museum collects entrants’ personal information in order to conduct the competition. If the information requested is not provided, the entrant may not participate in the competition. Queensland Museum may share entrants’ information with persons or entities assisting in the conduct of the competition and with companies who are prize partners.

Entrants agree to be contacted by the Promoter in relation to the competition.

Entrants who agree to be contacted by the Promoter or prize partners may be contacted by email or telephone.

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