PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES:

  • Participants WILL conduct themselves in a professional and sportsmanlike manner.
  • Participants will be respectful of each other’s person and equipment.
  • Raffle winners will make themselves available for photos as per sponsor’s requirements.
  • Failure to follow these guidelines will result in immediate disqualification.
  • The consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.

CHEATING:

LANimals has a zero tolerance for cheating! If you are caught using any of the following cheats but not limited to: cheat codes, exploits, debug version game kernels or libraries, excessive ping of network devices or computers to slow network bandwidth. If you are caught cheating during any tournament match, it will result in the forfeiture of the game, and disqualification from all remaining tournaments/games and removal from the site. 

ACTS OF VIOLENCE:

Acts of violence will NOT be tolerated! Intentional damage to the property, other guest’s computers, staff property, network equipment, and items belonging to sponsors, is grounds for immediate removal from the event without refund. The LANimals staff reserve the sole right to define what is and what is not a violent act. No weapons of any kind are allowed at LANimals, this includes play toy weapons, paintball markers, Airsoft guns etc.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES:
LANimals does not, under any circumstances condone any type of illegal activity whatsoever, including but not limited to the copying of illegal software, MP3’s or distribution of pornographic material to minors. LANimals Staff / Admins do not condone pirating; however, we cannot and will not police machines and network traffic trying to find such items. Each individual is solely responsible for the software / files and the copyright laws associated with items that are located on their machine. In addition, LANimals has a firm policy against viewing of pornographic material at our events. Please be aware that making pornographic material viewable and or accessible to minors is illegal. If a staff member view’s pornography displayed on your computer at any time, you will be removed from LANParty without refund. Participants understands that his/her machines(s) are his/her personal responsibility and liability and agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless LANimals /Staff /Hosts/ Sponsors and each Sponsor’s directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives from any claims arising out of, in whole or in part, the participant’s use in any way of his/her computers, monitor, or other computer related equipment during any LANimals party.

HACKING:
We do not tolerate hacking of any kind under any circumstance. Hacking of computers, network devices, DoS attacks, viruses, backdoors or anything of the sort is grounds for immediate dismissal from the LANimals party without refund and can lead to banning said player from all future events.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
Sponsors and/or LANimals Administrators are not responsible for any inaccurate information, whether caused by the Official Web Site or by the Web Site users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the event or the Tournament or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of Tournament results. LANimals Administrators/Sponsors assume NO liability for any injury, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with any person’s participation in the Event, including without limitation, participation in any real-life activity, or injury, loss or damage sustained from use of any prize won. If for any reason the Event or the Tournament 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 the LANimals Administrator’s/Sponsors which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Event or the Tournament, LANimals Administrator’s/Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Event and the Tournament without refund. By participating in the Tournament, each Participant agrees to be bound by the Official Rules.

 

LANimals administrators/sponsors shall not be liable for punitive, incidental, consequential or special damages whether such damages could have been foreseen and whether or not sponsors or any sponsor or administrator received notice thereof.