This competition commences 1 September 2005
at 9am and finishes at 11.59pm on 2 October 2005.
This contest was designed to be an
educational exercise to stimulate interest in Photovoltaic technologies.
It is simple and so are the rules. Our intention is to educate and not
get involved in legal battles over the competition. If you think you might
take it too seriously then please do not enter!
The contest is open to students from
Secondary Schools in Australia. In states where this contest contravenes
local or any law the entry will not be eligible for a prize. If you are
not sure just enter and have a go for the fun of testing your skills!
Secondary School: We define Secondary
School as any accredited educational institution in Australia covering
Students from Schools outside Australia
may submit an entry for fun but will not be eligible for any prizes. Students
may enter as many times as they wish.
Should more than 1 entrant achieve
the best result then the entry that was first received will win the
prize. (This means get your entry in as early as possible!)
Should the Internet or any computer
systems crash and we are unable to accept your entry we are sorry and hope
you have better luck next race.
We have tried hard to minimise errors,
should an error occur that affects the contest outcome we reserve the right
to withdraw the prize. We do not accept responsibility for any errors in
the information provided on our web pages or in the contest information.
The name of our winning entrant will
appear on our WWW page by 10th October 2005. The winner will be advised through
the email address they supplied in their game entry.
Immediate families of persons working
or studying at the Centre for Photovoltaic Engineering are not eligible
The prize will be awarded to the best
entry received at close of competition. Should the prizes remain unclaimed
after the 31st December 2005 we reserve the right to reallocate the prizes.
The School nominated by the winning entry will receive the 2005 Centre for Photovoltaic Engineering Virtual World Solar Challenge School's Prize Plaque and a cheque for $100. The winning student will receive the 2005 Centre for Photovoltaic Engineering Virtual World Solar Challenge Student's Prize Plaque and a cheque for $300. The runner-up shall receive a cheque for $100.