The Challenge is open to Contestants (‘Contestant”) from member countries of the World Bank (see: www.worldbank.org/countries)
. Contestants may be individuals or organizations (profit, non-profit organizations, academic). Contestants are responsible for compliance with legal requirements of their country.
A) Individuals must be of at least 18 years of age at time of entry. Individuals may form teams and submit entries on behalf of teams. Individuals who join teams must meet the eligibility requirements for Individual Contestants.
B) Organizations must be legally established entities (profit, non-profit, academic) in their respective countries.
C) Staff, contractors and vendors of the World Bank Group (The World Bank Group consists of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Development Association, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, the International Finance Corporation, the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes.), the members of the Evaluation and Finalist Judging Panel or any company or individual involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Challenge and their immediate family members (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children, aunt, uncle, niece and nephew) are not eligible to join the Challenge.
D) Sovereign and sub-sovereign agencies, and intergovernmental agencies are eligible to submit solutions to the Challenge and will be judged along with all of other submissions. However, these agencies are not eligible to receive cash prizes if they are selected as a winning solution.
E) Contestants who are ineligible to receive Bank funds under the Bank’s Anti-Corruption Guidelines, procurement rules, and other rules such as on anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism are ineligible to receive cash or any prize under this Challenge.