1. PROGRAM PERIOD: The Program begins at 12:00:01AM Eastern Time ("ET") on September 24, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59PM ET on February 28, 2014 ("Program Period").

  2. ELIGIBILITY: The Program is open and offered only to those who are a BlackBerry World vendor ("Vendor"). Program is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

    Employees, contractors, directors and officers of Sponsor and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of the immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and households of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate.

    By participating in this Program, Vendors agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions and the decisions of Sponsor or their authorized representatives, which shall be final and binding on all matters relating to this Program.

  3. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: This Program applies to gaming apps which are posted in BlackBerry World in the Game Category ("App"). To be eligible for a Reward, upgrade your gaming App so that it is Gamepad enabled. The first 250 Vendors to submit their Gamepad enabled App in "draft" or "for review" form to BlackBerry World will be eligible for a Category 1 Reward. Once your Gamepad enabled App has been approved in BlackBerry World, you will be eligible to receive a Category 2 Reward.

  4. REWARDS: Two (2) categories of rewards ("Rewards") are available to Vendors:

    1. Category 1 Reward: The first 250 Vendors who have successfully upgraded their App to be Gamepad enabled and submitted it to BlackBerry World in "Draft" or "For Review" form as are eligible to receive a Gamepad Package ("Gamepad Package") which includes 1 Moga pro (ARV: $50US) and 1 Steel Series (ARV: $60US) Gamepad. If a Vendor receives a Gamepad Package for completing the requirements to qualify for Category 1 Reward, but does not complete the Program entirely to qualify for Category 2 Reward, the Vendor may be required to return the Gamepad Package to Sponsor at Sponsor’s sole discretion. In such a case, Sponsor will arrange for the return of the Gamepad Package at its own expense. Only 250 Gamepad Packages are available for distribution under this Program. There is a limit of one (1) Gamepad Package per Vendor and per person regardless of how many Gamepad enabled Apps they submit under this Program.

      Gamepad Package will be delivered to Vendor by courier. Please allow approximately 4 - 6 weeks for delivery. Accessories and any other costs not specifically identified as included with the Gamepad Package are the responsibility of Vendor. Sponsor is not responsible for any third-party products or services that Vendors may use with the Gamepads.

    2. Category 2 Reward: Those Vendors who post their Gamepad enabled App for sale or download on BlackBerry World before the end of the Program Period will be featured in a special category in BlackBerry World called "Gamepad Enabled Games" for as long as the App and/or category exists, unless otherwise specified by Sponsor.

    Rewards are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions in cash or otherwise, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Reward with an item of equal or greater monetary value if a Reward cannot be delivered as described for any reason. Vendors will be solely responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial and local taxes and any other costs, expenses and fees associated with accepting and receiving the Reward. In the event any tax withholding is required by law for any Reward, Vendors authorize Sponsor to make the corresponding deduction.

    A Vendor may be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and, where lawful, Publicity Release, prior to receiving a Reward. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of e-mail address, mailing address and/or telephone numbers of Vendors.

  5. TOTAL VALUE OF AWARDS: The retail value of the Reward that may be received by a Vendor is approximately $110 USD. The total approximate retail value of all Rewards to be awarded is $27,500 USD.


  1. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Registrations or emails or for any incorrect or inaccurate information displayed on the Website whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Program or by any technical or human error or fraud, which may occur in the processing of Registrations. Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections. Sponsor is not responsible for any errors whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to, or in connection with, the Contest including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Program, the processing of Registrations or in any Program-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual and void his or her Registration, who tampers with the registration process.

  2. RIGHT TO CANCEL, TERMINATE, MODIFY OR SUSPEND: If for any reason any aspect of this Program is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of computer virus, communications network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor, subject to applicable laws, Sponsor may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Program. In the event the Program is cancelled or terminated, Vendor will not be entitled to any compensation from Sponsor or any other party as a result.

  3. PRIVACY: Personal information will be collected subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at By participating, applicants agree to the collection and use of their personal information for the purposes of administrating Program and awarding the Rewards and as stated in the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Except where prohibited by law, each Vendor grants (and agrees to confirm this grant in writing, if requested) permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use his/her name, photograph, biographical information, voice and/or likeness for advertising and/or publicity purposes related to the Program in any and all media now known or hereinafter invented or developed without territorial and without additional compensation, notification or permission, in perpetuity.

  4. RELEASE: By entering, and to the extent permitted by applicable laws, entrants agree: (a) to release Sponsor and any third party retained by or on behalf of Sponsor for the purposes of executing and administering the Program and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, distributors, sales representatives, distributors, advertising, promotion and judging agencies and all other service agencies and providers involved with this Program and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, "Released Parties") from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to their participation in the Program and the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any Reward, except to the extent that such liability cannot be excluded by law; and, (b) that under no circumstances will they be permitted to obtain awards for, and they hereby waive all rights to claim, any punitive, incidental, consequential or other damages including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees or other court costs, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses.

    Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to Vendors. By applying to the Program, you agree that your Submission is gratuitous and made without restriction and will not place Sponsor under any obligation. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your Submission, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees or contractors or obtained from other entrants or sources other than you.

  5. GOVERNING LAW: This Program is governed by, subject to and is to be interpreted, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Ontario without regard to conflict of law principles. Any dispute under these Official Rules shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario. You irrevocably waive any objection on the grounds of venue, forum non-conveniens or any similar grounds and irrevocably consent to service of process by mail or in any other manner permitted by applicable law and consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario. You further hereby waive any right to a trial by jury with respect to any lawsuit or judicial proceeding arising or relating to these Official Rules.

    Any provision in these Official Rules which is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason by any court, governmental department, body or tribunal, or in any applicable jurisdiction shall be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability and will not invalidate or render unenforceable the remaining provisions hereof and should any provision be held invalid or unenforceable in an applicable jurisdiction such provision shall not be invalidated or rendered unenforceable in any other jurisdiction.

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