Contest Rules and Regulation

Official Rules: 

Eligibility: In order to be eligible, you must use a legitimate business email address. This contest is an “invitation only” contest being offered to select contacts within the discrete manufacturing industry. The invitation may only be shared with those within the organization with whom the original recipient is currently employed.  

No Purchase Necessary: No purchase or payment is necessary to enter or win.

Void Where Prohibited: The contest is void where prohibited by law or unallowed according to participants’ respective employer.

Entry Period: Brackets must be submitted before Friday, June 14th at 13:00 CEST (start of first match)

Prize Conditions: Winners will be notified via email within 7 days of the end of the final match.. Prizes are subject to availability and non-transferable. Winners are responsible for any taxes or duties associated with the prizes.

Winner Selection: Winners will be selected based on the accuracy of their bracket predictions which will be determined by points awarded through the process provided by A first, second, and third place winner will be selected.  Each participant is only eligible for one (1) prize.  If a participant submits multiple brackets (limit is 3), only the highest placed bracket will be counted toward a prize.

Specific Pool Rules 

  • Each participant may submit up to 3 brackets.   
  • Members will submit two sets of picks. 
    • Before the tournament starts, members will submit their picks for the group stage. For this pick sheet, members will guess the finishing position for each country in each group.
    • When the group stage is over, members will submit their picks for the knockout stage in a standard bracket pick sheet, picking the winner for each game.
  • The pick deadline for the group stage will be when the first game starts, and is currently set to June 14, 2024 at 13:00 CEST.
  • Members will receive the following points for each correct group finishing position: 
    • First: 1 pt.
    • Second: 1 pt.
    • Third: 1 pt.
    • Fourth: 1 pt.
  • Members will receive the following points for each correct pick in the knockout stage: 
    • Round of 16: 1 pt.
    • Quarter Final: 2 pts.
    • Semi Final: 4 pts.
    • Final: 8 pts.
  • The tie-breaker is the total number of goals in all 15 games of the knockout round, excluding shootout goals. 

Release of Liability: By participating in the contest, entrants release Arch Systems, Inc. from any liability for damages or losses related to the contest.

Communication Rights: By entering the contest, entrants grant Arch Systems, Inc. the right to reach out via contact information provided for contest updates, company updates, or other sales/promotional purposes, unless otherwise specified.

Privacy Policy: Your privacy is important to us. See our full privacy policy for details. 

Arch Systems, Inc. reserves the right to modify or cancel the contest at any time without prior notice.

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