Official Rules: The Official Rules for this Promotion consist of both (i) these key rules summarizing the important rules for participating in the Promotion (the “Key Rules”) and (ii) the Additional Promotion Official Rules (“Additional Rules”) applicable to your place of legal residence. Please review the Additional Rules at the following URL:
Territories: This Promotion is open only to individuals who are legal residents and physically and permanently located in one of the following countries/territories at the date and time of entry (the “Promotion Jurisdiction”):
  • The fifty (50) states of the United States of America (excluding Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland, Tennessee, Iowa, Montana, and New Jersey), the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • Canada (excluding Quebec).

Age Limit: This Promotion is open only to individuals 18 years of age or older at the date and time of entry.

Entry Period: You may enter the Promotion only between September 9, 2019 at 12:00 AM (Pacific Time) and October 11, 2019 at 11:59 PM (Pacific Time) (the “Entry Period”).

Entry Procedure and Limitations: In order to enter the Promotion, you must complete the following steps during the Entry Period:
Step One:
You must have and maintain your own active FINAL FANTASY XI (the “Game”) North American Square Enix account.

Step Two:
Create an illustrated / painted (either physical or digital) piece of art themed and related to a Final Fantasy XI Watermelon Mandragora in a summer setting (i.e. laying out at the beach or pool, catching waves at the beach, enjoying fireworks and lemonade, enjoying a bike ride, etc.) (the “Artwork”). A “Watermelon Mandragora” is a mandragora with watermelon patterns and colors.

If you create physical Artwork (e.g. on paper), you must create a digital image of that physical Artwork in order to submit it. Digital images of the Artwork must be either .jpg or .png format and must be high resolution (minimum 150 dpi, 300 dpi preferred). Entrants may use image editing software to alter, enhance or otherwise style their entries.

Please note that all entries must be the original creative work of the person submitting the entry. You may not submit works created by another person.

Step Three:

Submit your Artwork (an “Entry”) in the OFFICIAL ENTRY THREAD on the Final Fantasy XI forums.

Additional Rules:
  • Entries may not be edited after submission.
  • Entries must have been created for this contest.
  • One (1) Entry per person. If multiple Entries submitted by the same entrant are posted, only the first Entry submitted will be considered.
Winner Selection: The Sponsor (listed below), or Sponsor’s designee, shall select fifty (50) winners from among all entries using the following methodology:
Sponsor shall select winners based on the (i) technical quality of the Artwork, (ii) originality of the Artwork, (iii) creativity of the Artwork, and (iv) artistic elements of the Artwork.
Prize(s): Each winner shall receive each of the following prize(s):
One (1) Watermelon Mandragora t-shirt (approximate retail value of $10.00 USD)
Winner Notification: Sponsor, or Sponsor’s designee, will notify winner(s) by or about October 27, 2019 via email.
*The timing of the winner notification has been updated on September 16, 2019.

Sponsor: The sponsor of this Promotion is Square Enix, Inc.

By entering the Promotion, you agree to be bound and abide by these Key Rules and the Additional Rules applicable to your place of legal residence, and you represent that you satisfy all eligibility requirements to enter the Promotion.