Time to get serious. Enter the Competition for the Zuru Product Innovation Challenge.   

Take a look at the Competition Rules, too. Submission of an entry to the Zuru Product Innovation Challenge confirms acceptance of these rules. 


Background & Introduction

The Zuru Product Innovation Challenge is a product idea competition for students enrolled at Massey University. The challenge is to explore product innovation for toy, game and entertainment sector. We support students who generate ideas that have commercial potential for global distribution (the “Competition”).

The Competition details are located at (the “Competition Website”).

The Competition is run and administered by ecentre Ltd, (“ecentre”, also referred to as “we” or “us”), located at Bob Tindall Building, Gate 5, Oaklands Road, Massey University, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand. We are running this Competition in collaboration with our partners (“Partners”) for this Competition: Massey University (“Massey”) and Zuru Inc, together the "Organisers".

These terms, conditions and any rules for the Competition on the Competition Website (together the “Terms and Conditions”) operate for the benefit of ecentre, and ecentre partners who contribute to or are involved in the administration, operation and maintenance of the Competition. References to “we” “us” and “our” in these Terms and Conditions refer to ecentre and its Partners.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before you enter the Competition. By submitting an entry, you accept these Terms and Conditions and agree to comply with them.

Terms & Conditions

  1. All entries must be submitted on the Entry Form on the Competition Website by 5:00pm, 3 August 2018. Late entries will not be eligible to win the competition.
  2. Multiple entries are allowed. You must complete a separate entry form for each entry. 
  3. To be eligible each participant (including all members of a team entry), must be currently enrolled as a student of Massey University, or the University of Auckland.
  4. Whenever we need to contact you in connection with the competition, we will use the contact information provided by you in the entry form. We are not responsible for incomplete or incorrect contact information provided.
  5. The Organisers will be responsible, at their sole discretion, for establishing a panel of judges. The panel will decide which entries best meet the assessment criteria for the Competition. 
  6. Decisions, made by the judges, are final. No correspondence will be entered into. The composition of the panel of judges may vary.
  7. Any prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the judging panel.
  8. The winners are responsible for the payment of any taxes and charges on the prizes.
  9. We may alter, withdraw or modify the prizes at our discretion. 
  10. Unless we say otherwise, you are responsible for all costs and expenses related to your entry into the competition. 
  11. Each member of the panel and others involved in organising the competition are volunteers and any views expressed are their own, given in good faith. No warranty is given for any opinion expressed.
  12. The entry must represent an original idea of the participant(s) and not breach any third party rights.
  13. The protection of any confidential information or intellectual property is the sole responsibility of the participant(s). Competition organisers and judges will take all reasonable efforts to assure that all applicants retain their rights to their intellectual property, but will not sign a confidentiality agreement before reviewing entries. 
  14. If the Organisers would like to use any of the ideas, designs or expressions submitted as part of this Competition, we will negotiate in good faith for a license including appropriate compensation and accreditation.
  15. Participants agree to provide Zuru Inc first right of refusal on any idea presented in the competition, over a duration of 60 calendar days from pitch day. Following this, the IP owner (Participant) is free to execute on the concept in any way they wish. 
  16. By entering this Competition, participants grant to the Organisers, the right to publicise participants' involvement in the Competition in or for any promotional communications, without any compensation or other fee paid to the participant.