Team leaders must be ages 21 and over (supervised school groups are encouraged to submit). Teams are encouraged and the competition committee also encourages the participation of at least one design professional on each team. Gowanus by Design retains the right to automatically disqualify any submission received after July 31, 2015. Registrants must conform to the above submission requirements; any discrepancies to said requirements are subject to automatic disqualification. By submitting a design to the competition, entrants understand and agree that all materials become the property of the Gowanus Urban Design Community Advocacy, Inc. (aka “Gowanus by Design”) and may be used in its promotional materials without compensation to the entrant(s). By submitting, entrants represent that all images and content are original and permission has been obtained to use any copyrighted and/or trademarked material. Design copyrights remain with the submitting individuals/team members. GbD, its members, and all other parties related to this competition are not responsible for lost submissions or digital delays. Winners and those chosen for exhibition may be asked to submit a brief written description of their entries and mounted presentations prior to the exhibition in Fall 2015. All student entries selected for the exhibit will require verification that each team member (except for the supervisors) is a student.