2019 ACA Bulgaria National Championship CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest will take place at the Adobe Certified Associate National Championship Event in Sofia , Bulgaria (“Event”), and begins on April 7, 2019 at 09:00 AM and ends on April 7, 2019 at 18:00 PM (“Contest Period”).

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE Bulgaria National Championship CONTEST: During the Event, eligible entrants will be given specific project guidelines for a designated real client. Students will then use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and/or Adobe InDesign to create a piece of collateral to match the requested guidelines, using fonts, stock photography, and branding guidelines provided.

Entrants will be allowed up to eight (8) hours to create their design.

All projects must be completed at the Event within the eight (8) hour time period specified to be considered. Limit of one (1) project per person throughout the Contest Period. Projects received from any person in excess of the above stated limitation will be void. Projects are void if they are counterfeit, obtained through fraud, or late.

WINNER DETERMINATION: At the conclusion of the Contest Period, the one (1) project that receives the highest overall score will be deemed a potential First Prize winner. The one (1) project that receives the next highest overall score will be deemed a potential Second Prize winner. The one (1) project that receives the next highest overall score will be deemed a potential Third Prize winner. In the event of a tie, the ACA judges will select a potential winner based on criteria in the judges’ rubric. In the event a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the project that received the next highest total score will be chosen as the potential winner.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: On or about April 8, 2019 at 13:00 PM the potential winners will be announced during the Awards Ceremony at the Event. If a potential winner does not attend the Awards Ceremony at the Event, then such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential winner may be selected from among all eligible exams received based on the winner procedure described herein. Except where prohibited by law, each potential winner will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release and provide any additional information that may be required by Sponsor. Potential winners must return all such required documents within five (5) days following attempted notification or such potential winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize and another potential winner may be selected based on the winner procedure described herein. All notification requirements, as well as other requirements within these Rules, will be strictly enforced. In the event that no projects are received, no prize will be awarded. Determinations of Sponsor are final and binding.

ACA Bulgaria FIRST, SECOND and THIRD PLACE winners will be nominate to represent Bulgaria at the Adobe Certified Associate World Championship 2019, presented by Certiport held in New York City (NYC), USA from July 29-31, 2019