TERMS & CONDITIONS


The Predator Sim Racing Cup 2021 (“Contest”) is an Esports competition using Assetto Corsa, organized by R8G Esports (“Organizer”) and sponsored by Acer Europe SA (“Promoter”). This Contest is dedicated to sim racers, racing gamers, motorsport fans and real drivers with free registration. Each person who enters the Contest (“Driver”) agrees to abide by the Terms and Conditions below and by the decision of the Organizer and Promoter, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Contest.

Entry Period:

To enter the Contest, a Driver who is eligible under these Terms and Conditions must register and submit all required materials at any time between 00:01 am BST on 10th May, 2021 and 11:59 pm BST on 14th May, 2021.

Who May Enter:

The Contest comprises of National Cup and International Final:

National Cup

Unless otherwise specified below, participation to the National Cup is limited to country of residence of Drivers. The National Cup will take place independently one from another and is open to legal residents of UK, France, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabic, Poland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Turkey, Russia, Germany, Italy, Slovakia (under Czech Republic Cup), Bahrain (under UAE Cup), Oman (under UAE Cup), Qatar (under UAE Cup), Kuwait (under UAE Cup), Egypt (under KSA Cup), Lebanon (under KSA Cup), Jordan(under KSA Cup) and Iraq (under KSA Cup), age 18 years or older in the jurisdiction in which they reside.

International Final

Champion of each National Cup will be invited into the International Final and race together with up to 5 guests (esports drivers).

The Contest is void to residents of US and EU embargoed countries and areas and is void wherever restricted by, without limitation, filing or registration requirements, or is otherwise prohibited or restricted by law.

A Driver is any person who has been invited by the Organizer or has been registered during the Entry Period, and must meet the following requirements in their entirety to be eligible to compete.

  1. Drivers must sign a separate driver agreement, accepting the Code of Conduct, commitment to every single race event and responsibility for any damage he/she may cause.
  2. Drivers that have been banned or removed from previous competitions organized by Promoter are not eligible for this Contest.
  3. Drivers must have:
    (i) A PC with Steam installed;
    (ii) Medium / high end PC capable of running Assetto Corsa with 30 cars on track in Multiplayer;
    (iii) Acceptable and stable Internet connection (max ping 100 and no spiking);
    (iv) Assetto Corsa game from Steam.

A Driver who does not meet these requirements will be deemed ineligible and will be removed from the Contest. Organizer reserves the right to investigate Driver information when eligibility is in question.

How To Enter:

To participate in the Contest, a Driver is required to:

  1. Register into registration form on predatorcup.acer.com
  2. Own an original copy of Assetto Corsa by Kunos Simulazioni on Steam (PC version only)
  3. Own the Dream Pack 3
  4. Own a driver profile in-game with real Forename and Surname
  5. Own a discord account with real name and surname and join Predator Cup chat and voice room with this link, in order to receive support from the Organizer and be aware of official communications
  6. Download and install SimSyncPro8100PREDATORR8G for manage skins and track for the championship here. Tutorial on discord #content Install
  7. Download and Install Ptrackerv3.4.0 here. Tutorial on discord #ptracker install

Driver names must be their real ones and must not contain any obscene or suggestive language. Certain special characters might not appear correctly on the in-game HUD during the broadcast, so it is recommended to use simplified characters when applicable. Drivers who attempt to change their in-game names and surnames during an active series may not be able to participate in the Contest.

Contest Details:

Winner Selection

  • Hot lap competitions will take place on the Monza Predator track for each National Cup and last for 5 days.
  • Drivers who rank top 20 best lap time during the hot lap phase will be invited to the National final.
  • The National final will be held on the Monza track and the duration of the race will be 45 min.
  • Every National Cup champion and up to 5 guests will be invited to the International Final on a track to be decided by vote.
  • The International Final will be a single event with a duration of 90 minutes, the track will be voted by the public and the live streaming will be broadcasted.
  • The top three Drivers in National final and champion in International Final will receive the prizes. Prizes will only be costed to the country of racer origin (e.g. a UK winner can only have their prize shipped to a valid UK address).

Race

Every NATIONAL FINAL Race will have the same format:

  1. Free Practice: 30 minutes
  2. Qualification: 15 minutes
  3. Race: 45 minutes
  4. Driving Assists: All
  5. Setup: no limitations

The INTERNATIONAL FINAL will be organized as follows:

  1. Free Practice: 60 minutes
  2. Qualification: 15 minutes
  3. Race: 90 minutes
  4. Rules: one mandatory pit stop, add at least 1 liter of fuel, no mandatory tyre changes
  5. Driving Assists: TC/ABS (no stability control, no ideal line, no automatic gearbox)
  6. Setup: no limitations

Date

  • Countries Series
    Hot Laps: 10nd May to 14th May 2021
    Final: 15th May 7.15 PM

  • International Final
    30th May 2021

Hotlap Qualification

There will be 1 hot lap qualification by National Cup, on the Mercedes AMG GT3 only. Drivers are only permitted to enter the server of their country of residence as stated on using National Cup specific car skin.

  • Driving Assists: All
  • Setup: Open

Car Assignment

  • GUESTS INVITED: Guests that have been invited by the Organizer must use the car selected during the registration and approved by the Organizer.
  • SIM RACERS QUALIFIED: Every Driver is requested to pick the car and skin defined by the Organzier and downloadable on registration form.

Contest Fulfilment:

Drivers shall save the replay of their best hotlap. At the end of the hotlap sessions, the Driver will be requested to send the replay of its best laptime to the Organizer. Drivers will be disqualified for the Contest if replay of hotlap are not provided. Any question about the HOTLAPS qualification please contact the Organizer on Discord.

The Organizer reserves the right to request replay and telemetry from Drivers at any point of the Contest. The Driver must complete the request within the prescribed time frame. Failure to do so may result in removal of the Driver from the Contest any other subsequent series held by the Organizer.

Winner(s) will be notified via email by the Organizer.

Code of Conduct:

The Organizer considers the code of conduct a fundamental aspect in every Esports competition. If any Driver has any of the following act in the Contest, the Organiser reserves the right to disqualify the Driver with immediate effect:

  • Unsporting conduct (insults in the game chat dedicated to other players, marshalls, Organizer, Promoter etc);
  • Obscene insults to the organizing staff and subjects involved (online and offline) on any social platform, websites, forums etc;
  • Any kind of cheating will bring the guilty driver to an instant ban from the championship and from our future events;
  • Trolling;
  • Unsporting conduct on track (such as obstructing other drivers during the qualification, “dive-bombing”, zigzagging on the track, deliberately causing one or more incidents etc);
  • Please refer to the SPORTING CODE document regarding driving standards and penalties.

Prizes

the overall prizepool comprises the prizes for the National Cup and International Final.

NATIONAL CUP
The top three Drivers in each National Cup will receive the following prizes:

1st Place

  1. Trophy and official R8G T-shirt
  2. Predator Orion 3000
  3. Gaming monitor
2nd Place
  1. Medal
  2. Keyboard Predator Aethon 300
  3. Predator Cestus 350 Gaming Mouse
  4. Predator Gaming MousePad XXL
3rd Place
  1. Medal
  2. Headset Predator Galea 350
  3. Predator gaming backpack with teal blue

International Champion
The International Final prizepool consists in:

1st Place

  1. Full Predator branded racing rig set up (Fanatec Podium wheel base DD2, Fanatec Podium racing wheel F1, Fanatec Clubsport Pedals V3 pedals, Sim lab P1-X racing cockpit)
  2. Become a member of R8G esports team. Live an exceptional experience by becoming a member of Romain Grosjean R8G Junior Sim Racing Team for one year and by benefiting from advantages to be part of a professional team (mentoring, skills development, participate into international tournament series).

The prize is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for monetary value or for any other form of compensation. If for any reason the prize is not available, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute another prize for it, in its sole discretion, of equal or higher value. Prizes will only be awarded to the person who is the winner of the Contest.

Except as specifically provided herein, prize packages do not include insurance, personal expenses, incidental charges, gratuities, or any other items not specifically described in these Terms and Conditions. All applicable taxes and usage charges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner. If required by law, the Promoter or its agents shall require payment from winner of taxes to be remitted to the appropriate taxing authorities. The Promoter expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of prizes awarded. The Promoter makes no representation or warranties concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded.

Miscellaneous Conditions

  1. If for any reason any aspect of this Contest is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, COVID19, technical failures or any cause beyond the control of the Organizer or Promoter which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this campaign, the Organizer or Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, or invalidate any affected entries.
  2. If an act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of the Organizer or Promoter and which prevents the Organizer or Promoter from complying with these Terms and Conditions, the Organizer and Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligations.
  3. The Organzier and Promoter may refuse to award the prize, or seek its recovery, in the event of a Driver's fraud, dishonesty or non-entitlement under these Terms and Conditions.
  4. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the Contest. Incomplete or illegible entries and entries which do not satisfy the requirements of these Terms and Conditions in full will be disqualified and will not be counted.
  5. The winner agrees to allow the Organizer and Promoter to use all elements of their application, including their name and their video, to announce the winner of the Contest. The Promoter reserves the right to publish (including publication on the social media) the name, surname and laptime and country of residence of the winner(s).
  6. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this Contest or accepting or using the prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
  7. By entering this Contest, each Driver expressly consents to the Promoter, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with Promoter’s Privacy Policy for this Contest (available here).
  8. If any provisions of these Terms and Conditions are judged to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, this shall not affect or impact the continuation in full force and effect the remainder of the provisions.
  9. Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, Driver agrees that any and all disputes arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually and exclusively under the courts of Germany. Under no circumstances will Driver be permitted to obtain awards for, and Driver hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and Driver further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions, or the rights and obligations of Driver and Promoter in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the German law
  10. A copy of these Terms and Conditions may be obtained by emailing predatorcup@acer.com with the subject « Predator Sim Racing Cup 2021 »

Promoter

Acer Europe SA, Via della Posta 28, 6934 Bioggio, Switzerland