Official Rules

Crusaders of Light – Fastest Dungeon Raid Competition


1. Eligibility

Fastest Dungeon Raid Competition (the “Competition”) is open to legal residents of the fifty states of the United States (including the District of Columbia), Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada (excluding Quebec), Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, and who are at least eighteen (18) years old or the minimum age of maturity in his or her specific jurisdiction of residence, at the time of entry. Legal Residents of Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, and the Philippines may participate in the Competition only by accessing a Game build through a new Game server which is made accessible on or after July 13, 2017. ACCOUNTS AND CHARACTERS ON SURGEWIND WILDS SERVER ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMPETITION. Employees of Hong Kong NetEase Interactive Entertainment Limited and other companies associated with the promotion of this Competition, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Competition is subject to national, federal, state, local, and municipal laws and regulations.

2. Sponsor [and Administrator]

The Competition is sponsored by Hong Kong NetEase Interactive Entertainment Limited, located at 802, 8/F Chuang’s Tower Nos. 30-32 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong.

3. Agreement to Official Rules

Participation in the Competition constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a Prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

4. Competition Period

The Competition begins on July 13, 2017 at 12:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) or the date and time the Game becomes available on an Eligible Device in a territory whichever is later, and ends on September 10, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST (the “Competition Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Competition Period will be disqualified.

5. How to Enter

To participate in the Competition, entrant must precisely and exactly follow the steps below:

1. Download and Install an official Game build on an Android or iOS mobile device or Facebook Gameroom on which the Game is designed to run (“Eligible Device”);

2. Register a Game account in the installed Game;

3. Select a Game server that is available on or after July 13, 2017 and create a character with a name that is not vulgar or offensive (vulgarity or offensiveness of which is to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion) in the selected Gamer server; and

4. Take ONE of the following TWO options:

Option 1: Create a Team by validly registering your Game account information on on or before August 31, 2017, at 11:59 PM PST as a Team Leader and play the Game with exactly forty (40) team members (including the Team Leader) using the Game build installed on an Eligible Device. Required Game account information may include but is not limited to: Team Leader Name, Team Icon, Background, Title Card, Server, Team Leader’s in-Game ID/S/N of Leader’s Character, and Team Leader’s E-Mail Address. Team Registration is valid where upon Receipt of an email from Sponsor which expressly states that Team Registration by the Team Leader has been successful.


Option 2: Join a pre-existing Team registered by another Entrant and play the Game in a Team of exactly forty (40) members (including the Team Leader) using the Game build installed on an Eligible Device. Information regarding validly registered team(s) can be found at

Limit one (1) entry per person, per Team Leader, and per email address for the duration of the Competition Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, Team Leader, or e-mail address in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. A Team consisting of less than or more than forty (40) members (including the Team Leader) is not eligible to enter or win a prize. Teams not adhering to this rule will be disqualified.

6. Determination of Winner

The registered team of exactly 40 members (including the Team Leader) with the fastest time (time to be counted in milliseconds, e.g. 05:32:122 for five minutes, 32 seconds, and 122 milliseconds) globally to defeat the Fort of Desolation (Heroic Mode) dungeon during the Competition Period is the winning team, and each eligible entrant who is a then-current eligible member of the winning team at the exact time the winning team is determined as a potential winner. Any entrant who is not a then-current member of the winning team at the exact time the winning team is determined is not a potential winner. Defeat shall mean, for this Competition, defeating all enemies within Heroic Mode of Fort Desolation. From the moment damage is inflicted on an enemy, to the moment the final enemy is defeated and the enemy’s HP bar reaches zero represents how the duration is tracked. Additionally, a notice will appear informing the team the dungeon has been conquered.

7. Winner Notification

Sponsor’s representative, Marden-Kane, Inc., will attempt to notify the Team Leader and Team member potential winners (each a “Potential Winner”) via the email address provided to the Sponsor at time of registration, via telephone or email. Each potential winner (parent/legal guardian if potential winner is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit an Affidavit of Eligibility, Acknowledgment and Award of Prize, Liability Release and Consent, and provide Sponsor with banking information necessary for the receipt of Prize within seven (7) days of the date potential winner notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her Prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to submit the Affidavit of Eligibility, Acknowledgment and Award of Prize, Liability Release and Consent, fails to provide Sponsor with necessary banking information to the satisfaction of the Sponsor within the required time period (if applicable), or Prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits Prize and Sponsor will have no further obligation to the entrant or to award the Prize. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, potential winner forfeits Prize. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 12-14 weeks after the conclusion of the Competition.

8. Prizes

USD $10,000 (Ten Thousand US Dollars) will be awarded to each eligible member of the winning Team. Prize monies will be wired to winner’s valid bank account. Total value of all prizes available to be won is USD$400,000.

[USD$10,000 (Ten Thousand US Dollars) for each potential winner.]

The amount of Prize is inclusive of all applicable taxes, VAT, withholding, surcharges, bank charges and any other expenses of similar nature, if any, arising from or in connection with award of the Prize. Entrant is responsible for all taxes, VAT, and surcharges imposed by any authority with jurisdiction, and Sponsor may withhold any such taxes, VAT, or surcharges in compliance with applicable law and regulations. SPONSOR IS NOT LIABLE TO MAKE ANY PAYMENT IN ADDITION TO THE PRIZE AMOUNT SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES. Winner’s must have a bank account at an institution to which Sponsor/Sponsor’s representative’s bank is permitted and willing to transfer funds, directly or through correspondent bank relationships.
The winner may be required to provide Sponsor with a social security number, taxpayer identification or identification card number, or other identification or account number (if applicable) (a Permanent Account Number for residents of India) for tax purposes, and will provide Sponsor with all other information as may be required for Sponsor to comply with all applicable laws in connection with the award of any prize to the winner.

9. General Conditions

In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Competition is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Competition is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Competition to address the impairment and then resume the Competition in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Competition. Entrant agrees that once he or she has entered the competition, Sponsor may make public, in its sole discretion, certain information, which include but are not limited to statistic progression, items, equipment, player profile, team name, and other player information, in any manner it finds appropriate, including but not limited to on a public leaderboard available at and in-game. The Game can only be played on an Eligible Device. Playing the Game on any device other than an Eligible Device automatically disqualifies the entrant. A team must have exactly forty (40) members (including the Team Captain) to be eligible to become the Winning Team. The 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 Competition or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Prize will be distributed by bank wire transfer, or via an alternative method, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, and any potential winner who is unable to provide Sponsor with satisfactory banking account information in the name of the potential winner forfeits Prize. Any attempt by any person to damage the Game, any builds, or any servers thereof or undermine the legitimate operation of the Competition may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney’s fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

10. Release and Limitations of Liability

By participating in the Competition, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Competition, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Competition or receipt or use of the Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Competition, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Competition; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Competition, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Competition, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Competition-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Competition or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Competition, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Competition. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

For German Residents only:
(i) Sponsor shall be fully liable for intent and gross negligence as well as for damages caused by injury to life, body or health caused by Sponsor.
(ii) In an event of slight negligence, Sponsor shall be liable only for breaches of a material contractual obligation (cardinal duty). A “cardinal duty” in the meaning of this provision is an obligation whose fulfillment makes the implementation of this contract possible in the first place and on the fulfillment of which the contractual partner may therefore generally rely.
(iii) In a case according to Clause (ii), Sponsor shall not be liable for any lack of commercial success, lost profits, non-foreseeable damages and indirect damages.
(iv) Liability in accordance with the above Clauses (ii) and (iii) shall be limited to the typical and foreseeable damages.
(v) The limitation of liability shall apply mutatis mutandis to the benefit of the employees, agents and vicarious agents of Sponsor.
(vi) Any further liability as stipulated for herein shall be excluded. However, any potential liability on the part of Sponsor for any warranties and for claims based on the German Product Liability Act or any other such mandatory liability obligation prescribed by law shall not be affected.

11. Disputes

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Competition or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration before the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) in Hong Kong in accordance with CIETAC rules in effect at the time of applying for arbitration. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Competition, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Hong Kong, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Hong Kong.

12. Privacy

Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsor’s privacy policy. Sponsor and its authorized agents will collect, use, and disclose the personal information you provide when you enter the Competition for the purposes of administering the Competition and prize fulfillment. By entering this Competition, entrants consent to such collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information.

13. Winner’s List

To obtain a copy of the winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Hong Kong NetEase Interactive Entertainment Limited, Hong Kong NetEase Interactive Entertainment Limited, located at 802, 8/F Chuang’s Tower Nos. 30-32 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong. Requests must be received no later than September 11, 2018.

This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Google Play, or Apple.