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WORLD CUP REGULATION

GBWC Areas/Regions

15 areas/regions worldwide

Japan, China (inland), Hong Kong SAR, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, Vietnam, U.S.A., Canada, Europe & Middle East

GBWC Event Period

After May 2022, each area/region will hold competitions in turn, and representatives will be selected.
Each representative will participate in the World Finals which will be held online on December 17, 2022 (JST).

Courses

① U-20 Course :
15 to 20 years old (Born on or after January 1, 2002 ~ Born before December 31, 2007)

② OVER-21 course :
21 years old and older (Born on or before December 31, 2001)

Application Method

Application methods and periods for qualifying rounds differ for each area. Details will be released on this website once they become available. Application details for the finals will be provided to those who qualify at a later date.

* When any false or erroneous registration data pertaining to this contest is found, or our Company deems that an applicant has participated in this contest improperly, the application will be invalidated and the judging results may be canceled.

Judging Method

Judging will be conducted by scoring each application in three categories: Craft, Painting, and Idea.

Judges

  • Katsumi Kawaguchi (GBWC Executive Committee Chairman)
  • BANDAI SPIRITS Hobby Division judges
  • Representative judges from model magazines
  • And etc.

Extra Prizes

  • GBWC 10th TOURNAMENT World Finals U-20 Course
    1st place ⇒ Gold trophy and commemorative gift
    2nd place ⇒ Silver trophy and commemorative gift
    3rd place ⇒ Bronze trophy and commemorative gift
  • GBWC 10th TOURNAMENT World Finals OVER-21 Course
    1st place ⇒ Gold trophy and commemorative gift
    2nd place ⇒ Silver trophy and commemorative gift
    3rd place ⇒ Bronze trophy and commemorative gift

GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP 10th TOURNAMENT World Finals

Photos will be judged by BANDAI SPIRITS Hobby Division judges, model magazine editorial board judges, etc.

  • Awards Ceremony :
    To be held online on December 17th, 2022 (JST).
  • Results :
    To be announced at the above award ceremony and on the GBWC official website on December 17th, 2022.

    * The first-place winner from each area/region will be introduced on the official GBWC website and in THE GUNDAM BASE VIRTUAL WORLD for a limited period of time, and will also be announced to the world through the official video of the competition.

Application Eligibility

  • Individuals residing in the area/region where the contest is to be held at the time of application are eligible.

    * Applicants must be able to participate in the World Finals online on December 17th, 2022 (JST). Please note that you will be required to show your face.
    (A separate consent form must be signed prior to participation.)

  • Minors must have the consent of their parents or guardians to enter the competition.
  • Both professional and amateur applicants are eligible.

Application Rules (for the World Competition)

  • All applications must consist of genuine GUNPLA kits.
  • Only works created by the applicant will be accepted.
  • Only one application per person will be accepted.
  • The World Finals will be held online (photo judging).

    * The format of each area/regional qualifying round will differ depending on the area.

    * Images of your application are required for entry.

  • The size of the submitted work must be 50 cm (H) x 50 cm (W) x 50 cm (D).
  • The pixel size of each image must be within 4000 pixels on each side.
    Please refrain from editing or manipulating the image to change the impression of the actual work, except for brightness adjustment or cropping.
  • The number of images submitted must be at least 5 and no more than 10. (A total of 5 images are required: front, back, left, right, and one appealing point)
    Your work must maintain the same pose in all images.
  • Parts created using 3D printers will not be subject to examination in the judging process.
  • Applicants who apply to each course shall be deemed to have agreed to these guidelines.
  • Image files exceeding the specified size and format will not be accepted. Failure to comply may result in disqualification.

Prohibition

  • The use of copied and counterfeit GUNPLA, GUNDAM/GUNPLA accessory products unauthorized by licensors are prohibited.
  • Works of applicants, descriptions and other details which are against any rules and regulations for this contest will be disqualified from the contest without any prior notice.BANDAI SPIRITS has the right to disqualify the applications or delete images from the website if the model is or may be considered as listed below.
    1. Use of copied and counterfeit GUNPLA is prohibited.
    2. Works which violate or may violate any third party's portrait rights, intellectual property rights such as copyright and any other rights are prohibited.
      (i.e.: No company logos, trademarks, or product lettering (etc.) may be used (unless prior permission has been obtained from their respected right-holders).
    3. Works which are contrary to morality or public order are prohibited.
    4. Works which contain personal information are prohibited.
    5. Works which contain slanderous expressions toward specific persons or groups are prohibited.
    6. Inappropriate works which are not consistent with the purpose of this competition are prohibited.
      (including but not limited to political expression.)

    The entrant will be fully responsible for any settlement as well as any cost which may occur in case of any disputes resulting from the submitted models.The entrants is also responsible for compensation of any damages to BANDAI SPIRITS and/or the Third Parties.

  • If any substantial additions, alterations, modifications, etc. are discovered during the selection process, works will be disqualified at that time.
  • Please refrain from editing or manipulating the image to change the impression of the actual work, except for brightness adjustment or cropping.
  • The use of the name "GBWC" by applicants for commercial purposes is prohibited, regardless of the method or manner of use.
  • Entrants must agree that all intellectual property rights (including rights under Article 27 and 28 of the Copyright Law in Japan) related to the submitted work, including copyrights based on the GUNPLA (including option parts), belong to our company or to a third party designated by us. Entrants shall not enforce their moral rights.
〈Notice〉
  • If any violation of the regulations is found, awards may be revoked during the judging process or after the results have been announced.
  • Please note that we may contact you to confirm your work during the judging process. Please understand that if you do not respond by the deadline, your work may be excluded from the judging process.
  • We may ask you to provide additional images during the judging process. If you do not respond by the due date, we may exclude your application from the judging process.
  • Please note that we may contact you via the email address you submitted. If you have set a domain name restriction on the reception of e-mails, please remove restrictions on the "@bandai-hobby.net" domain name.
  • Please note that any images that may infringe on the rights of a third party, such as images of other characters or other people in the background, will be disqualified.
  • If you wish to use commercially available photo materials provided on the Internet for backgrounds, etc., please make sure to confirm with the provider that the materials are within the scope of the intended use before using them.
  • Re-submission of applications that have been submitted to GBWC, GBC, or G40BC in the past will not be accepted.
  • The competition does not prohibit double applications with other projects/contests (those held by other companies), but applicants must confirm for themselves whether other projects/contests accept double applications.
  • We will not be responsible for any loss or damage of the prize after it has been received.
  • The contest schedule is subject to change without prior notice.
  • Please note that all costs (including communication costs, etc.) associated with entering this contest are the responsibility of the entrant.

Handling of Applicated Works

The winners of each area/region will be handled as follows.

Regarding the winning works of each area/region
The winning works will be lent to us free of charge for 12 to 18 months after the competition for displays at events, and used for photo shoots after which they will be returned. We ask that you keep your work with you for one year after returning it, as we may request that it be loaned to us again for display at events, etc. We will not be responsible for any breakage, damage, or loss of submitted works during shipping. Please understand that although we will take the utmost care in handling the submitted works, there is always a possibility of breakage, damage, or loss. Please understand this in advance.

Use of submitted works by BANDAI SPIRITS

By applying, applicants shall be deemed to agree to BANDAI SPIRITS and others who are appointed by BANDAI SPIRITS (our company) to use your submitted works (photographs, titles, comments, winning models' images taken by us, images which were sent to us for the final judging and actual winning pieces) for the purposes listed below.

Contestants also agree to us deciding to release or not to release applicants' online name, age, area of residency (states, prefecture and or equivalent to it) as information regarding the applicants.

  1. Publishing in BANDAI Hobby website, GUNDAM.INFO, other websites and publications.
  2. Publishing in mediums such as hobby magazines.
  3. Displays at various events.
  4. Publishing in other forms for the purpose of promoting this competition and GUNPLA.

By applying, applicants shall be deemed to agree to the alteration of images in the form of color adjustment, cropping, as well as the correction of typographical errors in comments, titles, and reduction of comments for the purposes listed above.

Please understand that although we will take the utmost care in handling the submitted works, there is always a possibility of breakage, damage, or loss.

Confidentiality agreement

  • By applying in this competition, applicants shall be deemed to agree to BANDAI SPIRITS' use of personal information in the conditions listed below.
    1. To manage applications to this competition. (Including the confirmation of residence area via IP address.)
    2. To contact applicants to verify information and/or to announce winners, as well as general inquiries or correspondence.
    3. To display submitted work with the contestant's online name etc., as well as other purposes for using works.
    4. To send gifts to eligible recipients.
  • We will not share applicants' private information with third parties unless you grant permission, unless it is necessary to fulfill legal obligations, and unless it is required to be shared with publishers or other purposes listed on the official rules. Any other matters not specified above shall be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  • Please contact the contest administration for inquiries regarding privacy.

Organizer

BANDAI SPIRITS Hobby Products Division Creation Department, Global Business Department

DISTRICT QUALIFYING REGULATION

Event Period

Registration Period:
From August 1st to September 30th

* The results will be announced on GUNPLA BUILDER'S WORLD CUP 10th website.

Courses

① U-20 Course :
15 to 20 years old (Born on or after January 1, 2002 ~ Born before December 31, 2007)

②OVER-21 course :
21 years old and older (Born on or before December 31, 2001)

*Minors must have the consent of a parent or guardian to enter.

How to entry

  • Contestants must apply through GBWC official website. (This website)
  • The appication period commences from August 1st to September 30th.
  • The application period is subject to change without notice.
  • Contestants must read and agree to the terms presented in the Terms and Conditions agreement.
  • Please fill in all the required information in the form.
  • Any fees accrued by your access method and connection to the website are your own responsibility.
  • All incomplete, illegible, tardy, or duplicate applications, will be disqualified.
  • A duplicate application will disqualify all applications by an individual.
  • If you would like to update or correct your registered information, please contact GBWC office (GBWC_GLOBAL@bandai-hobby.net) directly.
  • A confirmation email will be sent to your registered email address shortly once you have completed your online application.
  • If your work is judged to be against any rules or regulations of the contest, you will be disqualified without any prior notice. You can apply again during the application period.
  • Please read the World Cup Regulation carefully to ensure that your submission does not violate the rules.
    In particular, please note the following regulations.
    • All applications must consist of genuine GUNPLA kits.
    • The use of copied and counterfeit GUNPLA, GUNDAM/GUNPLA accessory products unauthorized by licensors are prohibited.
    • Works which violate or may violate any third party's portrait rights, intellectual property rights such as copyright and any other rights are prohibited.(i.e.: No company logos, trademarks, or product lettering (etc.) may be used (unless prior permission has been obtained from their respected right-holders)
    The above rules also apply to the background of your work. Please take care when taking photos.

Judging Method

  • Images of your entries submitted on the application will be judged.
  • Works will be exhibited on GBWC official website. (This website)
  • The first place winners of each course will advance to the World Cup.
  • Details of the World Cup will be announced to the participants later.

Prizes

  • GBWC 10th TOURNAMENT EUROPE & MIDDLE EAST U-20 Course
    1st place ⇒ Gold trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver.
    2nd place ⇒ Silver trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver.
    3rd place ⇒ Bronze trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver.
  • GBWC 10th TOURNAMENT EUROPE & MIDDLE EAST OVER-21 Course
    1st place ⇒ Gold trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver.
    2nd place ⇒ Silver trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver.
    3rd place ⇒ Bronze trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver.

Participation Award

All participants are eligible for obtaining an official badge of the GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP 10th TOURNAMENT.

All other terms are in accordance with World Cup Regulation.

PRIVACY POLICY

If you want to know how we process and protect your personal data, please refer to our general privacy policy:
https://www.bandaispirits.co.jp/e/privacy/

Additional information for website visitors of GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP 10th TOURNAMENT.

〈HOW WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA〉

As we provide you with our services on this website, we collect, use, store, generate or disclose to third-parties (hereinafter collectively referred to as "process") your personal data for the following purposes:

  1. To deliver premiums to the participants and winners of campaign in GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP 10th TOURNAMENT:
    1. Categories of your personal data we process: your name, residential and email address, telephone number, pen name, date of birth. Title of your work, photo images, Gunpla model used, description and other information of your work. (If you are minor,) your parent's name, your parent's telephone number or your parent's email address.If you do not provide this personal information, we are not able to process your participation and the premium offering in the Campaign. We collect this personal information directly from you, via our Campaign website.
    2. Lawful basis:
      1. delivering premiums to the participants and winners of campaign in GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP 10th TOURNAMENT on the ground that it is necessary for the performance of our contract with you. We will not use your data(such as name, residential and email address, pen name, birth data) which can directly identify you when we examine your Gunpla work.;
      2. To show the participants' work with their title and other information (in addition, if you are a winner, your name, age, and name of a city or town where you live) on various publication media managed by BANDAI SPIRITS group companies or third-parties, including events, websites, magazines, TV, etc. on the ground that it is necessary for the performance of our contract with you; and
      3. gathering information about your use of this service for maintaining and improving service quality, and detecting and preventing fraud against you, on the ground that it is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interest pursued.
    3. Period for which we store your personal data: we will keep your personal information for as long as is necessary:
      • (If you are winner,) to show or publish your work, usually 12 to 18 months after the Campaign;
      • to respond to any questions, complaints or claims made by you or on your behalf;
      • to show that we treated you fairly;
      • to keep records required by law.
    4. Recipients we disclose your personal data to: our contractors that assist us in providing the website, and our group companies and/or third parties we use to help us provide you with premiums or to show or publish the participants' work at events or on media.
  2. To protect your privacy and security, integrity and availability of this website:
    1. Categories of your personal data we process: your browsing history on our website collected by web access logging, including your IP address, type and version of your web browser, web browser plugins, operating system and other information about your terminal device and technologies you use when accessing our website.
      We collect the personal information directly from you, via our Campaign website.
    2. Lawful basis: processing is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interest, i.e. protecting your privacy and our website from fraudulent or unlawful access by monitoring web access traffic.
    3. Period for which we store your personal data: log data is deleted after we complete delivering all premiums.
    4. Recipients we disclose your personal data to: our contractors that assist us in monitoring web access traffic.
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