In addition to the grounds for exclusion already listed in these Rules, the following circumstances shall also lead to immediate disqualification from the Contest:
- Submissions containing text in a language other than English.
- Submissions or accompanying text which contain entrants’ names or reference information: the identification code of the participant or team is considered a reference to the entrants and therefore may appear only in the name of the file, where it is not seen by either the Technical Committee or the Jury.
- Incomplete material, material that fails to comply with contest regulations or which is provided in a digital media format that is not universally recognized.
- Material received outside of the timetable or by means other than those laid out in these Rules.
- Participants who are found to be employed by and/or professionally affiliated with (or have a similar relationship with) Italdesign or with one or more members of the Jury, or who are found to be related, by blood or kinship within the third degree or its equivalent, to employees of Italdesign or one or more members of the Jury.
- Participants who seek to communicate with one or more members of the Jury about this Contest.
- Participants who distribute material relating to their submissions before the winners are announced.