Sunday, April 29, 2018

News Flash, Hot Wheels is going on a 50th Anniversary search for your custom car, and you can enter your custom car into the competition or come witness the epic event!

Yesterday was the 1st event, at the Hot Wheels HQ and manufacturing facility, and it will end at SEMA 2018

Have you ever seen a car and said, “That looks like a Hot Wheels?” They are looking for that “Hot Wheels-ness” that nails the amazing performance and outrageous design they’re known for.

ORIGINALITY They’ve made over 25,000 unique vehicle models in the past 50 years, so are looking for something with unique details that stands out from the rest.

GARAGE SPIRIT It’s built, not bought, just like Hot Wheels. They’re looking to see some elbow grease that exemplifies the challenger spirit it took to build. Entries will be judged by five criteria (20 points per criteria = 100 points total).

The points will be judged in 5 catagories:
a. The Hot Wheels® Story Behind Your Build: 20%
b. Design: 20%
b. Authenticity: 20%
c. Garage Spirit: 20%; and
d. Performance and Fun: 20%.

The top car from each city will join Hot Wheels at the 2018 SEMA in Las Vegas for the final round and a VIP experience. The Grand Prize Winner will then have his or her custom car immortalized as a Hot Wheels® die-cast car to be sold around the world.

There is no fee to enter or participate in the Event but in order to participate, you must be one of the first two hundred (200) individuals to register online in order to enter the competition being held at each location Event, personally own a customized road vehicle and be selected by Hot Wheels to participate in the Event.

Full rules and links:

Additionally, entrants must submit a description of a customized vehicle in which they own which they will bring to the Event to showcase and answer a question about how their Hot Wheels® story contributed to their car build.
After submitting a registration on the Contest Website for an Event Location (above), Administrator will confirm whether you have been selected to bring your custom vehicle to the Event to compete in the competition at the Event.
If you receive a notice that you have been selected to participate, you will be required to bring your custom vehicle to the Event Location during the load-in time from 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. local time (and/or as otherwise instructed by Administrator in the Event invitation you receive).

Individuals who are selected to compete at an Event will need to leave their custom vehicle on display throughout the entirety of the Event so that the Judges can review and judge your customization. Individuals will solely be responsible for all costs and expenses for attending an Event and transporting their vehicle to the Event Location.

Do not copy your favorite movie, book or photo or include materials, images, graphics, music or trademarks belonging to any third parties or incorporate the names, voices, likeness or personas of any party other than yourself unless you have obtained all rights necessary to permit you to use same in connection with your Submission and grant the rights herein granted to Sponsor.

Entries that contain brand names, trademarks or company logos are subject to disqualification. Vehicle customizations must not include material that: (a) is sexually explicit, indecent, obscene, violent, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous, (b) is derogatory or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, (c) invades the privacy or publicity rights of any person, living or deceased, (d) is unlawful, or (e) is disparaging to Sponsor or is inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate (at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion).

This one was the winner yesterday

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