1. Defined Terms. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Official Rules.
  2. AUDIENCE CHOICE/VOTING. A Contest audience choice winner (“Contest Audience Choice Winner”) will be selected via voting by the Conference attendees and readers of a blog post available on Pluralsight’s Medium account that will be available no later than August 22, 2018. Individuals may vote for their favorite Finalist by voting via the voting mechanism available on Pluralsight’s Medium account, which is available at Only one vote per person will be counted towards the results for the Contest Audience Choice Winner. Participants are prohibited from obtaining votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without limitation, offering prizes or other inducements to prospective voters, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Use of “dummy” accounts, script, macro or any fraudulent or automated system to vote or with the intent to impair the integrity of the voting process is prohibited and all such votes will be void. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and unfettered discretion, to nullify all votes obtained via such means and to disqualify participants who are associated from further voting or participation in the Contest. See below for additional voting rules. In the event of a tie in the number of votes received, the Contest Audience Choice Winner will be the Finalist that receives the most votes in the last hour of voting.

    Voting Rules: LIMIT: ONE (1) VOTE PER PERSON, PER EMAIL ADDRESS/APP ACCOUNT, REGARDLESS OF METHOD(S). ANY ENTRIES RECEIVED IN EXCESS OF THIS MAXIMUM OF ONE (1) VOTE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Individuals must be the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence or older to vote in Contest. Voting will be subject to the terms of use of the Contest Website, as well as of and any additional voting instructions that may be posted on the Contest Website. Votes received from any account, email or IP address in excess of the stated limitation will be void. The use of any script, macro or any robotic or automated system to vote or with the intent to impair the integrity of the voting process is prohibited and all such votes will be void. You must provide a valid email address to vote. Votes from invalid, non-working, or email addresses or inactive accounts will be disqualified.

    The Contest Winner may also be selected as the Contest Audience Choice Winner if they receive the most votes by Conference attendees. The Contest Audience Choice Winner will be announced live on-stage at the Create the Future Awards Happy Hour at approximately 6:00 p.m. MT on August 29, 2018.
  3. Contest Prize: The Contest Audience Choice Winner will receive a startup starter pack, consisting of a coffee mug, travel espresso machine, coffee beans and $200 Amazon gift card.