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Best SCWD Set-up

Monthly Contest

Enter to Win and Have Bragging Rights

3iQ's 'Best SCWD Set-up' contest is designed as a learning tool for aquarists looking for ideas on how to best utilize SCWD in bringing life supporting current to their aquariums. We will help you brag a bit. After all, you worked hard and you're brilliant! Let the world know? Submit your best.

Submit your aquarium set-up. You may win a free SCWD and be featured on our web-site.

Contest Purposes
  • Educational
  • Illustrate SCWD usages
  • Share great ideas
  • Provides application suggestions
  • Further the aquarium hobby
How to Enter Your Set-up:
Upload your photos, circulation challenge, set-up description, and any other pertinent information - following the contest rules - along with your name, contact phone, and address using the form below.

Winning set-ups will be selected by the end of each month and will be notified the first week of the following month. All winning tanks will be featured on the 3iQ web-site.

Contest Rules:
  • A circulation problem or challenge description must accompany all submittals.
  • Multiple tank submittals are acceptable.
  • All photographs, illustrations, and claims must depict the work of the contestant and must belong to the contestant submitting.
  • All contestants must use one or more SCWDs in their set-up.
  • There are no aquarium size requirements.
  • SCWD may be installed in the submitted tank, outside the tank, in the tank's sump, overflow, or in any orientation that addresses the tank's circulation challenge.
  • A minimum of three photographs must be submitted, containing views from different angles.
  • A contestant may only win the monthly contest twice in a calendar year.
Images and set-ups deemed unsuitably for our site or not in harmony with the above purposes will disqualified from contest consideration.

Uploading Submittals
Be sure to read 'Contest Terms and Conditions.' If you agree to these terms and conditions click the 'I Accept' button to continue.

Terms and Conditions

Granting of Rights
Understand that once submitted, your photographs, narrative, illustrations, sketches, media, or other such material may be used by 3iQ Ventures LLC as deemed appropriate by its agents. Any or all of the parts of your submittal may be used in any 3iQ Ventures marketing and educational materials and may be included in, but not limited to, magazines, newsletters, web sites, press releases, trade show promotionals. Your contest submittal constitutes permission.

Copyrighted materials must be properly noted as such and display an accompanying copyright symbol

Model Release
By entering a contest submittal, contestant acknowledges sufficient written permission of any person or recognizable models or other persons appearing in photographs or illustrations to be able to grant to 3iQ Ventures LLC the right to publish their images and submission, and hereby grant to 3iQ Ventures such right.

Additional Contest Rules
In addition to the terms and conditions above, contest entries must abide by the following:
  • All entries must be received at www.3iqventures.com web site by the third week of the month to be eligible for that month's contest.
  • Entries must be submitted in digital form via the web site; no submittals will be accepted by other means (e.g., ground mail, hand carry). Mailed or otherwise non-internet entries are not accepted, and 3iQ Ventures LLC will not be held responsible for or return such material submittals.
  • Entrants are allowed to submit as many set-ups as they wish, but may only be deemed a winner twice within a calendar year.
  • All photos submitted MUST BE in a JPG or GIF FORMAT ONLY, and preferably no larger than 400 pixels wide.
  • Photo entries will be chosen for inclusion by 3iQ based on such considerations as:
    • Problem solving
    • Set-up choices
    • The quality, content, and clarity of the image.
Note: All images may be shrunk down to 250 pixels wide for display on the contest page, therefore try to take pictures that are still going to have good clarity and detail when viewed at a smaller size.

No purchase is required, but your submittal must include a SCWD in the set-up. Winning set-ups will be featured on the web site the first week of the month following the contest month. All decisions of the judges are final. We will attempt to contact prize winners by email. If the winner does not respond to our email and claim the prize within 10 days, the prize will be forfeited. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state or local taxes, tariffs or import duty fees.

All prizes are not redeemable for cash value.

Shipping costs are included with prizes only to U.S. addresses. Non-U.S. residents are responsible for international shipping costs.

Any communication or material you post or transmit to 3iQ and its agents and/or this site is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. You assume full responsibility for anything you post or transmit, and you grant 3iQ and its agents, for any purpose, the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any information or content you post or transmit.

This contest is governed by the laws of the State of California, USA. Any disputes arising out of or related to 3iQ and this site shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, USA. Additionally, if local laws in your place of residence make this contest illegal, do not enter the contest.

If you agree to the terms above and would like to upload a submission, click on the 'I Accept' button and continue. If not, click on the 'I Do Not Accept' button and you will be taken to the 3iQ home page.

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* Enter your circulation problem/challenge and how you solved it with SCWD and any other pertinent comments in the space below.