BICreative 2021 Contest

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Competition Schedule 

Competition Name BICreative 2021 Contest 
Competition Type Consumer Competition
Promoter SOCIETE BIC SOCIETE BIC 14 rue Jeanne d’Asnieres, 92110 Clichy, France.
Competition Platform   
Entry Restrictions   Entry is open to Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and United Arab Emirates residents aged 13 years or older. Entrants under 18 years of age must have the consent of a parent/ guardian to enter. Further, the parent/guardian of the entrant must read and consent to the Terms. Parents/guardians may be required by the Promoter to enter into a further agreement as evidence of consent to the minor participating in this this competition. All warranties and agreements provided in the Terms by an Entrant are also deemed to be provided by the parent or legal guardian of such an Entrant if the Entrant is a minor
Competition Period   The Competition Period starts on 08/25/2021 The Competition closes at 11:59PM on 10/05/2021 No entries will be accepted after this time
Verification Requirements Entrants must be able to prove that content is original, authentic and the rightful property of the entrant. It is a condition of entry that the prize winner agrees for their name to be published for marketing purposes anywhere in the world in any medium
Entry Procedure Entrants/participants must create a personalized lighter using the tools available on the website. Each customization must be conformed to the art or photography theme. Once an entrant/participant has completed is work, his art can be submitted/uploaded through the BICreative platform
Maximum Number of Entries Entrants can submit 3 entries that are substantially unique and submitted separately in accordance with these Terms
Judging Panel Judges: A panel of judges selected by the Promoter
The judges will judge each entry based on the Winning Criteria as set out below. The judges’ decisions shall be considered final, binding, not appealable, subject to challenge or review and no correspondence will be entered into. BIC®, and their agents will not be held responsible for any disputes arising from the competition or prize rewarded
Winning Criteria BICreative Prize Winner of each country: is the single main winner of the Competition who will be picked by the Judging Panel based on (1) originality, (2) creativity, and (3) eloquence (4) Conform to the art and photography theme. A single winner will be selected   ‘People’s Choice’ Prize Winner: is the single winner that will receive the highest number of likes by the public by the end of the Competition. Last day to receive the likes is 12/14/2021. All artwork will be showcased on the Competition Platform for public voting.  ‘Lucky Voter / Liker’ Prize Winner: is a single winner that will be picked randomly from all participating voters / likers during the Competition using their unique IDs that will be put into a randomizer application to pick a single winner. ‘The winners will be requested to submit the original artwork to the Promoter in order to verify originality and the ownership or the Promoter will arrange for the artwork to be collected from the finalists within 10 working days. 
Winners’ announcement  Winners will be announced before 01/18/2022
Prize Conditions BICreative Art and photography winner are not eligible to win the other gifts
Lucky Winner is not eligible to win another gift
Prize Details 8 winners per country. 
Photography section: 
1st ranked winner in photography wins a Canon EOS M50 Camera. 
2nd, 3rd, 4th win a tray of 50 lighters of the selected designs.
Art section: 
1st ranked winner in art wins a Wacom Pro. 
2nd, 3rd, 4th win a tray of 50 lighters of the selected designs.
Prize Restrictions (if any) If a winner of a prize is under the age of 18 years, the Promoter may, at its discretion, award the prize to the winner’s parent or guardian. 
Notification of Winners The Promoter and/or their advertising agents will contact the winners ONLY, via telephone or email. Winners who are not contactable by telephone within 48 (forty-eight) hours after the Closing Date will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited. The Promoter reserves the right to select reserve entries and record them in order of merit in the case of an invalid or ineligible entrant.
Prize Claim Date between 01/18/2021 and 04/30/2022
Consents  The information entrants provide will be used by the Promoter for the purpose of conducting the Competition. The Promoter may disclose entrants’ personal information to its affiliates, companies and agencies connected with this Competition and to relevant authorities, and the winner’s name and name of residence may be published in accordance with these Terms and as required under laws. Each winner consents to BIC® publishing his/her name/s, photograph and the entry including derivative works thereof and any reproduction of them in any form in any media whatsoever, whether now known or hereafter created, throughout the world in perpetuity. 

Competition Terms and Conditions

The Schedule prevails to the extent of any inconsistency with these Terms and Conditions. Participation in the Competition constitutes acceptance of these Terms. Any capitalized terms used in these Terms have the meaning given in the Schedule, except where stated otherwise. Entry into the Competition implies the acceptance of these Terms and Schedule of the Competition. 


  1. The competition is open to all Moroccan, Algerian, Tunisian & Egyptian residents except directors, members, partners, employees, agents, service providers and consultants of BIC as well as their immediate family members, business partners and associates (referred to as ‘ the Promoter’)“Immediate family members” means spouse, parent, natural or adopted child, and sibling (whether natural or adopted by a parent), whether or not they live in the same household as the director, manger, employee, officer or contractor.


  1. The Competition will be conducted during the Competition Period.
  2. To enter the Competition, entrants must complete the Entry Procedure during the Competition Period.
  3. Entries may only be submitted in accordance with the Entry Procedure and will not be accepted by the Promoter in any other form. Once submitted, entries may not be altered or deleted.
  4. Multiple entries are permitted and must be submitted separately, and must each separately meet requirement specified in the Entry Procedure.
  5. Entries must be received by the Promoter during the Competition Period. 

Entry Content

  1. Entrants are required to take full responsibility for the content of their entry and for ensuring that their entry complies with these Terms. For the purposes of these content requirements, “entry content” includes any content that entrants submit, upload, transmit, publish, communicate or use in connection with their entry into the Competition.
  2. Incomplete and ineligible entries will be deemed invalid. Entries will also be deemed invalid if they breach these Terms as determined by the Promoter in its sole discretion or any other content guidelines notified by the Promoter during the entry process for the Competition.
  3. Entries must be the entrant’s original work. The Promoter reserves the right to verify, or to require the entrant to verify, that the entry is the entrant’s original work.  If an entry cannot be verified to the Promoter’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed invalid.
  4. An entrant’s entry must not include:
    1. any image of any other person without that person’s express consent.  Entrants warrant that if any such content is included, they have obtained the express consent of the relevant person;
    2. any content that contravenes any law, infringes the rights of any person or is obscene, offensive, potentially defamatory, discriminatory, indecent or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate (which includes, without limitation, any content involving nudity, malice, excessive violence or swearing); and 
    3. any literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, any audio-visual or sound recording, or any other item in which intellectual property rights such as trademark, or copyright subsists, unless the entrant is entitled to do so. If an entrant has any doubts about whether they have the right to include any content they must not include it. By including any such content in their entry, the entrant warrants that they have the permission of the relevant copyright owner to do so and that this permission allows the Promoter to use the entry in accordance with these Terms.
  1. The Promoter may, in its absolute discretion, edit, modify, delete, remove or take-down any part of an entrant’s entry.
  2. As a condition of entering in this Competition, the entrants as authors exclusively assign to the Promoter all proprietary rights with respect to their content, photo or entry (“Work”), including the rights of representation, reproduction, scanning and adaptation of it for whatever purposes (commercial and or non-commercial purposes), without compensation, royalty, attribution or liability. This assignment transfer is granted for worldwide operation, for the maximum legal term of the copyright protection and its assigns. The Promoter may freely reproduce and adapt and modify the Work or extracts of it by any existing or incoming process of material fixing on any support, in any format and may freely distribute, represent or have the work be represented to the public by any means, for any direct or indirect means. This assignment of his rights is granted by the entrant to the Promoter free of charge. Each entrant warrants to the Promoter full enjoyment of the assigned rights against any trouble, claim or any eviction and undertakes not granting of any transfer of rights to third parties on its Work.

Claiming prizes

  1. Prizes must be claimed by the Prize Claim Date in accordance with any claim instructions set out in the Schedule.
  2. If a prize is not accepted or claimed by the Prize Claim Date, the relevant winner’s entry will be deemed invalid and the Promoter reserves the right to distribute the unclaimed prizes to the next best ranking entry or entries (as applicable), as determined by the Promoter in its sole discretion.


  1. If you consider any content published on the Platform that violates these Terms,  we appreciate that you inform us by clicking the "Report Abuse" on the Contribution section. Our team will be then automatically notified and will follow up. If you consider that the deletion of one of your entries is not justified, you can contact

Governing Law 

  1. The Governing Law of this Contest will be French laws and each Participant agrees to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts in Paris for any disputes relating thereto. 


  1. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any problems or technical malfunction of any communication network or for any late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible, corrupted or misdirected entries, claims or correspondence whether due to error, omission, alteration, tampering, deletion, theft, destruction, transmission interruption, communications failure or otherwise. The Promoter has no control over telephone communications, networks or lines and accepts no responsibility for any problems associated with them, whether due to traffic congestion, technical malfunction or otherwise. The Promoter is not liable for any consequences of user error including (without limitation) any costs incurred including without limitation with respect to travel or expenses related to sending the artwork to the Promoter. 
  2. The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, declare any or all entries made by an entrant invalid, and prohibit further participation by an entrant in this Competition, if the entrant:
    1. fails to verify their personal details and/or eligibility to enter the Competition to the Promoter's satisfaction;
    2. tampers with or benefits from any tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Competition; 
    3. submits an entry which in the Promoter's opinion is not in accordance with these Terms; 
    4. acts in a disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or
    5. engages in conduct in entering the Competition which in the Promoter’s opinion is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the Competition and/or Promoter. This includes where entrants like receipts or product labels to enter the Competition or where entrants use multiple names or addresses to register multiple entries.
  1. Entrants must comply with the Verification Requirements. The Promoter may require entrants to provide these to the Promoter or its agent as part of the entry verification or prize claim process.   Failure to provide these to the Promoter’s satisfaction will result in the relevant entry being declared invalid (and, at the Promoter’s discretion, in all of the entrant’s entries being declared invalid).
  2. All entries will be the property of the Promoter and will not be returned.
  3. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable. The value of each prize is accurate as at the time of preparation of this material. The Promoter accepts no other liability or responsibility for any loss incurred by a winner or any other party if any prize (or any part of a prize) is unavailable for any reason.  
  4. Nothing in these Terms limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the general law, as well as any other implied warranties or similar consumer protection laws in Africa (“Non-Excludable Guarantees”). Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the Competition. 
  5. If for any reason any aspect of this Competition does not or is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any cause beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Competition, the Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition, or invalidate any affected entries, subject to the approval of the relevant authorities, if required. 
  6. The Promoter’s decisions in connection with the Competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  7. The Promoter, its associated agencies and companies and the agencies and companies associated with this Competition will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, damage, personal injury or death which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this Competition or accepting or using a prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law).
  8. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any damage to or delay in transit of prizes.
  9. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from the prize winnings.   Independent financial advice should be sought.



BIC reserves the right to modify all or part of these terms upon notice to five calendar days. Any modification of the terms will be subject to a deposit with Master Meryem MEJBAR.

© BIC 2021

win big!

art category1st winner/country

photo category1st winner/country

Voters win too !

One lucky voter wins a smartphone

all 8 winning lighter designs will be produced

50 000 Lighters

all 4 Photos & 4 Arts winners also get a customized lighter tray with their design

win big!

art category1st winner/Country

photo category1st winner/Country

voters win too !

One lucky voter wins a smartphone

all 8 winning lighter designs will be produced

50 000 Lighters

all 4 Photo & 4 Art winners also get a custom lighter tray with their design