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Contest Terms & Conditions

contest terms and conditions

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Students have two months to submit their videos:

  • Open registrations (entry period): September 5th 2016 at 9:00am EDT
  • End registrations: November 9th at 12:00pm EDT

Professors have one month to vote for their favorite video:

  • Beginning of voting period: November 10th 2016 at 9:00am EDT
  • End of voting period: December 9th at 12:00pm EDT

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We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, creative, and well-connected students!
Any students who meet the following requirements can participate:

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate or graduate program worldwide
  • Currently using one of our simulations in a class: Markstrat, BOSS, BrandPRO, MixPRO

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Registration is easy!
1st step: Record a video of up to 90 seconds, focusing on what you’ve learned from our simulation.
Remember you must include the following:

  1. The top key learnings from the simulation
  2. The ways that you worked as a team during the simulation
  3. Feedback about using a simulation as a learning tool

2nd step: Post your video on your YouTube Channel using the title “We Love StratX Simulations”
3rd step: Enter in our contest on our website. Make sure you enter with your YouTube link and fill out the entire form.
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The We Love StratX Simulations contest is free!
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When you buy your license, you will receive an automatic email including  information and links about the contest.
Any additional instructions will be provided on our website or via email.
Make sure you provide us with a valid email address.
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The video has to complete the following conditions in order to be eligible:

  • Duration between 30 to 90 seconds
  • Post your video on your YouTube Channel using the tittle “We Love StratX Simulations”
  • Reply to the 3 required points:
      1. The top key learnings from the simulation
      2. The ways that you worked as a team during the simulation
      3. Feedback about using a simulation as a learning tool
  • Enter in our contest on our website (available as well on our Facebook page).
    • Make sure you enter with your YouTube link and that you fill out the entire form.
  • The video can’t be modified after submission
  • The video can be in their mother tongue

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Participants will be disqualified if:

  •  The video is shorter than 30 seconds
  • The video is longer than 90 seconds
  • The quality of the video is not acceptable
  • StratX Simulations notices a modification of the video after submitting it
  • The content is considered as non-appropriate according to StratX Simulations
  • The video is not answering the 3 points required by StratX Simulations,
  • Entries use different or the same information for the same individual to try to win
  • Several participants of the same group enter the competition (only one entry per group)
  • Votes are submitted by bots, robots, or any other type of automated computer program (mailinator etc)
    • Please note that only professors are allowed to vote

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You can record the video by team. It’s actually recommended for a better overview of your experience.

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For Mac users:

  1. Open QuickTime Player – Go to File>New Movie Recording
  2. A window will pop up giving you a preview of what your webcam is capturing.
  3. Hit the red record button to capture your testimonial.
  4. When you stop recording, a new video file will be placed in your User>Movies folder (names Movie
  5. Send us the video when complete

For PC users:

  1. Go to Windows Movie Maker – Go to File>New Movie Recording
  2. Click the “Red/Record” button. To save your video, click the “Blue/Stop” button
  3. Rename your video and save it in the “My Videos” library
  4. Upload on our YouTube or share your link

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  1. Introduce yourself and say what you do.
  2. Summarize you experience. Be specific by giving concrete examples and be sure to include the 3 required points
  3. Share key moments
  4. Feel free to express yourself as you would like.

Aesthetic tips on a quality video (90 seconds max)

  • Avoid having bright sources of light behind you.
  • Declutter the area you are filming
  • Take note of any problems (glare, speaking too loud/soft, speaking too fast/slow, echoey, audio etc.).

Click here for more video tips 

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Videos will be judged based on quality and if all video criteria has been fulfilled.
The video with the most votes will win. Only votes from professors will count.
Professors will evaluate the videos based on how effectively they portray the simulation experience & the 3 required points.
Other factors such as creativity will be taken into account as well.
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The voters will be university professors currently teaching worldwide.
Professors will receive a private link by email to vote. You won’t be able to see your score until the voting period is over.

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The winners will be announced on December 12th 2016.
The results will be sent to each participant by email and will be posted on our Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts.

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There are very interesting prizes to be won when entering the contest.
We will let the winner choose between one of these three prizes or to mix them:

  • An Amazon Gift card
  • A subscription at, one of the best sources for online learning
    • Please let us know if you’re opting for the basic plan at $240 the year or the premium plan at $360 the year.
    • It’s preferable to have a LinkedIn account for this option
  • A resume service (service of your choice, you will have to provide us with the link of the company and the service chosen.)

You will have to choose:

  • if the person who leads the project and submits the video will be the only winner
  • or if you prefer to split the prize with your team.

The total amount of the prize is $500.
(these are only suggestions but you can choose whatever you want as long as you let us know)
If you choose to have one winner in your winning team (team lead who creates and submits the video):
If you choose to split the prize with your winning team (example with a team of 5 students):
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For any specific questions or requests regarding the contest, please contact us at