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Maker Madness


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Maker Madness

Welcome to Maker Madness!

All the top maker products from our online catalog have come to do battle. The top four candidates will duke it out from regions including "3D Printing", "Arduino Dev Boards", "Raspberry Pi Accessories" and "3rd Party Dev Boards", but there will be only one winner.

Each day on our facebook page, a new matchup will occur. One will advance. One will fall. It's up to you to decide these competitors' fates. Visit us on facebook to cast your vote by liking or sharing the matchup post.

As a bonus for playing, for each vote, you'll gain one entry into a drawing for a prize pack including a Printrbot Simple 3D Printer Kit and a Raspberry Pi Model B Board. Comment on each day's post with your reason for voting the way you did and gain an additional entry. We'll pick the winner after the championship is decided. The championship will take place on April 03, 2014. The winner will be chosen April 04, 2014.

Without further adieu, we present the bracket. Without a doubt, the top seeds are going to bring the heat. It's up to you to decide the inevitable upset. We'll update it every day, after another competitor falls.

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Maker Madness Bracket

Official Rules

  1. Eligibility:
    The MCM Electronics Review Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and who are registered users at Registration is free. Employees of MCM Electronics, Premier Farnell and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. (Sponsor will act as Sweepstakes administrator). Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

  2. Sponsor:
    MCM Electronics, 650 Congress Park Drive, Centerville, OH 45459

  3. Release:
    By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless MCM Electronics and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

  4. Publicity:
    Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes and acceptance of any awarded prizes constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional or advertising purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

  5. General Conditions:
    Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in a disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

  6. Limitations of Liability:
    Sponsor shall in no event be responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, provided that, if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

  7. Winner List:
    Winner List requests will not be accepted, but will be posted on facebook on the MCM Electronics page.