CONTEST has ended.
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WORLD CUP REGULATION

GBWC Areas/Regions

15 areas/regions worldwide

Japan, China (inland), Taiwan, Hong Kong SAR, 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-14 Course :
14 years old or younger (Born on or after January 1, 2008)

② U-20 Course :
15 to 20 years old (Born on or after January 1, 2002 ~ Born before December 31, 2007)

③ OVER-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.

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-14 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 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 10 June to 16 September 2022.

Event date:
From 27 September to 09 October 2022

Place:
Atrium of Robinsons Magnolia, Aurora Blvd. Quezon City

Courses

① U-14 Course:
14 years old or younger (Born on or after January 1, 2008)

② U-20 Course:
15 to 20 years old (Born on or after January 1, 2002 ~ Born before December 31, 2007)

③ OVER-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.

Flow of the Tournament and Judging Method

【Registration】

Contestants must register through GBWC official website (this page).
The registration period commences from 10 June to 16 September 2022.
Contestants must read and agree to the terms presented in the Terms and Conditions agreement.
Images of your application are required for registration.
Please fill out all application forms.

*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 once you have completed your online application.
* If your artwork is judged to be against any rules or regulations of the contest, you will be disqualified without any prior notice. You can apply again with a different artwork during the application period.

【GBWC 10th TOURNAMENT Philippines】

  • Please bring your work to the venue on 01 & 02 October 2022
  • Images for judging will be taken at the venue. These images will be subject to judging.
  • Works will be exhibited at the venue.
  • Participants are required to present the following upon submission of actual entry:

    *Gundam model kit box/boxes of the entry with Ban Kee LTO sticker
    *Valid ID with date of birth
    *Participants must be registered on the Bandai Hobby website and able to send entry photos before September 16, 2022
    *The results will be announced on 09 October during the event.

  • 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.
    *The schedule may change without notice.

Prizes

  • GBWC 10th TOURNAMENT Philippines U-14 Course
    1st place ⇒ Gold trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver. and Commemorative Crystal Plate
    2nd place ⇒ Silver trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver. and Commemorative Crystal Plate
    3rd place ⇒ Bronze trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver. and Commemorative Crystal Plate
  • GBWC 10th TOURNAMENT Philippines U-20 Course
    1st place ⇒ Gold trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver. and Commemorative Crystal Plate
    2nd place ⇒ Silver trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver. and Commemorative Crystal Plate
    3rd place ⇒ Bronze trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver. and Commemorative Crystal Plate
  • GBWC 10th TOURNAMENT Philippines OVER-21 Course
    1st place ⇒ Gold trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver. and Commemorative Crystal Plate
    2nd place ⇒ Silver trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver. and Commemorative Crystal Plate
    3rd place ⇒ Bronze trophy, HGUC 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM SMOKE BLACK CLEAR Ver. and Commemorative Crystal Plate

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

Bandai Namco Asia Company Limited (the “Company”, “us” or “we”), a company incorporated in Hong Kong, whose registered address is 28/F, MG Tower, 133 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, is the entity that determines how and why the personal data of participants in the regions or countries of Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Australia is processed.

To the fullest extent permitted under applicable laws, the Company may change or revise this privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") at any time, for any or no reason, at our sole discretion, without independent notice, simply by posting such changes or revisions on this page and would be effective immediately after posted. Your continued use of this website or the services signifies your acceptance of any such change or revision.

  1. Use and Processing of Personal Information
    The Company established this privacy policy regarding the treatment of Personal Information (as defined below) in connection with our services. The Company will collect, retain, process, use, disclose and transfer different kinds of Personal Information about you when the law allows us to do so.
    Personal Information means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified or is reasonably identifiable.

    Depending on the services provided by us, this may include:

    • Your name, pen name and date of birth
    • Residential address, email address and phone number
    • Your parent or guardian’s name, telephone number and email address, if you are a minor under the age of 18
    • your browsing history on our website, 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.

    In particular, we will use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

    • for participant registration of GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP 10th TOURNAMENT
    • for the delivery of prizes
    • for communication with you as a participant
    • for the exhibition of participant’s work on various publication media managed by the Company, its group companies or third parties
    • for remarketing purpose
    • for maintaining and improving service quality, and detecting and preventing fraud against you
    • for protecting your privacy and our website from fraudulent or unlawful access by monitoring web access traffic

    The collection, retention, processing, use, disclosure and/or transfer of Personal Information by the Company is based on the voluntary provision thereof by you, and you agree that the Company may collect, retain, process, use, disclose and transfer such Personal Information in accordance with such purpose as described in this Privacy Policy.

  2. Sharing of Personal Information
    The Company may share Personal Information with our affiliates or third parties (within or outside of Hong Kong) that provide services for the mentioned purposes on behalf of the Company (“Data Processor”), such as the contractors who maintain the website, and the related group companies and/or third parties who would deliver prizes to the winner, publish the participants’ work and/or monitoring web access traffic.
    We will only fulfil such requests where we are permitted to do so in accordance with applicable law or regulation. Such Data Processor(s) will collect, retain, process, use, disclose and transfer Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We require all Data Processor to respect the security of your Personal Information and to treat it in accordance with the law.

    WHEN YOU USE THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE, YOU FULLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE DOING SO UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES DESCRIBED ABOVE. IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL OR PART OF THE REQUIRED INFORMATION, WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ACCEPT YOUR PARTICIPATION IN GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP 10th TOURNAMENT NOR OFFERING PRIZES TO YOU.

  3. Legal Grounds to Use Your Personal Information
    In compliance with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance of Hong Kong (“PDPO”) and any law which is substantially similar to, or serves the same purposes as, the PDPO where applicable so that the privacy of your personal data is protected in accordance with the standard required by law.
    • Necessity: 
      Your Personal Information may be transferred between the Company and an overseas entity depending on the geographical location of your residence, the place of your registration or your citizenship, whichever is applicable for the purpose(s) of providing services to you and/or performance of contract, such as delivery of prizes.
    • Consent: 
      You have given us your consent voluntarily for processing your Personal Information.
    • Performance of contract: 
      The processing of your Personal Information may be necessary in relation to the contract we have entered into with you or to provide our services to you.
    • Legitimate interests: 
      The processing of your Personal Information may be necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or by fundamental rights and freedoms which require protection of Personal Information. The processing is necessary in order to protect a public interest or exercise official authority.
    • Lawful interests: 
      The processing of your Personal Information is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject.
  4. Data Retention
    We will only retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for. In particular, we would retain your personal information for 12-18 months after the GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP 10th TOURNAMENT in order to publish participants’ work. For log data, it is deleted after the delivery of all prizes.
  5. Efforts to Protect Personal Information
    The Company will comply with relevant laws and regulations regarding the handling of Personal Information.
    When it becomes necessary to use the Personal Information beyond the scope of the purposes as described in Article 1 of this Privacy Policy, the Company will inform you of the new purpose of use and will only use Personal Information for such new use after having obtained consent from you.
    The Company will take appropriate measures to prevent illegal access to, tampering with, or loss, destruction, or leakage of Personal Information.
    In the event that the Company outsources processing of Personal Information to any third party, the Company will conclude necessary contracts with and/or perform appropriate supervision of all such third parties. The Company would maintain a list of any personal data disclosures to third parties.
    When you to whom the Personal Information is related, requests the Company to disclose, correct, suspend the use of, or delete such your own Personal Information in writing, the Company will take appropriate measures to do so after having confirmed that you are the subject person of the Personal Information about which the request was made.
    The Company will not disclose Personal Information to any third party except for the following cases:
    • If there is consent from you
    • If disclosure is permitted under any laws and regulations
    • If Personal Information is provided to any outsourcing contractor after having concluded a contract beforehand to ensure that the Personal Information is not used for any purpose other than for the outsourced services
    • If disclosure or submission of Personal Information is ordered by any judicial or administrative agency, etc., pursuant to any laws and regulations
    • If disclosure is necessary to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues associated with the services

    The Company will continuously review and improve efforts to protect Personal Information.

  6. Provision of Personal Information by Minor
    The Company does not knowingly request or collect Personal Information from minor under the age of 18 without the consent from parent or guardian. If the Company becomes aware that a minor under the age of 18 has submitted Personal Information through this site without the consent from parent or guardian, the Company will take all reasonable measures to delete such information and will not use such information, except for as required by law.
  7. Breach Notification
    In case of data security incident, and there would be a risk of harm by not notifying relevant data subjects and relevant authorities, the Company would promptly take relevant measures to mitigate and notify relevant parties without undue delay, in accordance to the applicable law, if required.
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    In the services, the cookies function may be used for the following purposes:
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    You may refuse to accept cookies by changing personal browser settings, provided, however, that some aspects of the services may become unavailable as a result.

  9. Links to Other Websites
    The Company will not be responsible for your Personal Information on third party websites linked to this website.
  10. Your Right to Request for Disclosure of Personal Information
    For any request regarding disclosure, notification of use purpose, correction, suspension of use, and deletion, please contact our Data Protection Officer at GBWC_GLOBAL@bandai-hobby.net.
  11. Inquiries about Personal Information
    For inquiries concerning Personal Information, please contact us by email at please contact our Data Protection Officer at GBWC_GLOBAL@bandai-hobby.net.
  12. Language
    This Privacy Policy is available in multiple languages. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between English version and other language(s), the English version shall prevail.
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