Terms and Conditions

Eligibility

The Spotlight Video Contest is open to all Active Citrix Ready partners across all Citrix product and ecosystem groups. Partners must showcase a product/ solution that has completed the Citrix Ready verification testing process and approved by the Citrix Ready team. The showcase partner product/ solution should ideally be verified with the latest Citrix product version. Please write to CitrixReady@Citrix.com for any questions about the product showcase eligibility or reach out to your Citrix Alliance Marketing contact.

Contest Period

The contest will be conducted in two phases:

Phase I: 14th July – 11th August, 2020. Partners can submit their entries during this phase. All entries will be reviewed in accordance with the specifications stated in this document and all approved entries will be eligible for the Citrix Ready video promotional activities. Last date to enter the contest is 11th August, 11 p.m. PST.

Phase II: 12th August to 10th September, 2020. This phase will involve shortlisting of top 4 videos from each category listed in this document. One winner per category will be announced at the end of Phase II and will stand to win additional co-marketing promotional opportunities with Citrix.

Contest Rules

There are 3 categories, under which a partner can choose to submit the video:

Digital Workspace, Networking, and Analytics

Each partner is allowed up to a maximum of THREE video submissions, limited to one entry per category. The same video can also be submitted across multiple categories. Upon review of the video, Citrix Ready holds the final discretion on the category under which the video(s) will be represented. The video content must be tailored around a Citrix Ready verified product or solution. It is recommended to create the video covering one or more of the following aspects –

  • Describe the technical integration of your product with Citrix.
  • Highlight the compelling advantages for your product with Citrix products.
  • Call out the innovative features of your product and show the customers how those can be leveraged. Include screen captures and product visuals.
  • Focus on the technologies based on the category for which the video is being submitted.
  • Each video submission should include the video title, description, and any relevant tags.
  • By submitting a video promoting your Citrix Ready verified products or solutions, Citrix Ready partners acknowledge that the entries may be shown on Citrix’s YouTube channel and any other media selected at Citrix’s sole discretion.
  • There is no fee to enter the contest.
  • IMPORTANT – Final approval/ rejection of the submitted videos and admission into the contest will be done solely at the discretion of the Citrix Ready program.

Video Specifications

Please note the following specifications while creating your video:


Do’s

  • File size of the video must be less than 1GB.
  • Any written content and/or voice over MUST be in English language ONLY.
  • The total running time of the video should not exceed 3 minutes.
  • Videos can be submitted in any one of the following file formats:
    • .mp4 – H.264 MPEG-4 format
    • .flv – VP6 Flash Video
    • .avi – Windows Video Format
    • .mov – Quicktime multimedia
    • .wmv – Windows Media Video

Don’ts

  • Entry must not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Citrix or its products, competing products, any persons or companies.
  • Entry must not contain any obscene or offensive language.
  • Entry must not contain trademarks or logos owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission.
  • Entry must not contain copyrighted materials owned by others without permission.

How to enter the contest

Each video must be submitted via the form provided here and must comply with the terms and conditions of the contest. No submission will be considered that does not upload successfully or fails to complete the given form. Videos must comply with technical requirement specified in this document.

By submitting your entry, you affirm your understanding and acceptance of these official rules.

Winner Selection

For each category listed in the program document, each entry will be judged by a jury designated by Citrix. Four videos per category will be selected as finalists by the jury based on factors like video content, quality, innovation and relevance of information provided.

At the end of Phase I, the 12 finalist videos will be announced and will qualify for Phase II of the contest. Phase II will involve popular voting and campaigning for the finalist videos. One winner per category will be announced at the end of Phase II.

Write to CitrixReady@citrix.com for any other questions or assistance.

Winner Benefits

Promotions for all shortlisted videos on Citrix’s social channels.

The 3 grand winners (1 from each category) get to choose any 2 out of these 3 marketing benefits from Citrix- Animated Video, Infographic, and Podcast.

The grand winners also get a winner banner that can be shared on social media.

The 9 runners up (3 from each category) get consolation prizes - One infographic each.

Enter the contest and get a chance to win big!

Submit Video now!