Register your team

  1. Each team must comprise 2 members from the same partner organisation. No substitution is allowed during the course of the competition.
  2. Contestant cannot register in multiple teams.
  3. There is no limit to the number of teams from each partner organisation.
  4. Each team must be registered by 15 March 2019 to qualify.
  5. Each team must have a unique team name.
  6. This quiz is only open to registered partners from the countries listed.
  7. Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Laos, Macau, Myanmar, Mongolia and countries with less than registered 5 teams will fall into the ROA Group. The top performing team from this group will qualify for the semi-finals.
  8. Fortinet has the discretion to change any of the rules, terms, venue, prizes or any other aspect of the FortiMastermind Challenge.
  9. Fortinet, in its sole discretion, may choose to may reject or accept any quiz result if Fortinet believes any cheating or non-compliance with the rules has occurred.

Eligible Countries

  1. Australia
  2. Hong Kong
  3. Indonesia
  4. Malaysia
  5. New Zealand
  6. Philippines
  7. Singapore
  8. Thailand
  9. Vietnam
  10. Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar

Qualifying Round

  1. The Qualifying Round comprises 3 sets of quizzes which are made available in sequential weeks as follows:
    • Quiz 1: 20 March 2019, 6am SGT – 21 March 2019 6am SGT (GMT+8, Singapore time)
    • Quiz 2: 27 March 2019, 6am SGT – 28 March 2019 6am SGT (GMT+8, Singapore time)
    • Quiz 3: 3 April 2019, 6am SGT – 4 April 2019 6am SGT (GMT+8, Singapore time)
  2. Each set of quiz comprises 30 multiple-choice questions.
  3. Each set of quiz must be completed in 45 minutes.
  4. Each question carries 1 point.
  5. Teams will see their score after they have submitted their quiz.
  6. The top performing team from each country and ROA Group will qualify for the semi-finals, subject to that team fulfilling the minimum score of 30 points. Maximum total score is 90 points.
  7. All participants will be notified of results via email by 6 April 2019.
  8. Qualifying Round quizzes are only available on the FortiMasterMind portal at www.fortimastermind.com.
  9. Semi-finalists will be notified by email.

Semi-finals

  1. Semi-finals will be held online on 10th April 2019
  2. The semi-finals is an online quiz conducted via www.fortimastermind.com on:
    • Date: 10 April 2019
    • Time: 9am – 12pm SGT (GMT+8, Singapore time)
  3. The Semi-finals quiz comprises 30 MCQ questions to be completed and submitted within 45 minutes.
  4. The results of the top 4 finalists will be announced by 10 April 2019.
  5. Fortinet Channel Account Managers (CAMs) will coordinate with finalists for their travel arrangements, and VISA application where applicable.
  6. For the avoidance of doubt, all participants are required to make payment of their own air ticket, transport fees, visa application fees and other expenses. Fortinet will only be providing the items listed above.

Finals

  1. The Finals is held live on stage at the 2019 AsiaPAC PartnerSYNC Gala Dinner.
    • Date:TBA
    • Venue: TBA
  2. The Finals comprises two (2) knock-out rounds.
  3. Round 1
    • 4 Finalist teams assemble on stage at their station.
    • There are 10 questions in this round.
    • Quiz Master will read each question, after which the teams have 10 seconds to discuss and present their answers.
    • Points are awarded for right answers.
    • In the case of a tie, there will be tiebreaker questions.
    • Lowest scoring team will exit the quiz. Top 3 teams will remain on stage and continue into Round 2.
  4. Round 2
    • There are 10 questions in this round.
    • Quiz Master will read each question, after which the teams have 10 seconds to discuss and present their answers.
    • Points are awarded for right answers.
    • In the case of a tie, there will be tiebreaker questions.
    • Lowest scoring team will exit the quiz. Top 2 teams will remain on stage and continue into the final round.
  5. Final round
    • This round comprises 10 questions.
    • Unlike previous 2 rounds, the format is based on “Fastest Trigger”. Once the Quizmaster starts reading the question, either team can answer question at any time by pressing the buzzer, and without waiting for the Quizmaster to complete the question.
    • Once the buzzer is pressed, the Quizmaster will stop reading the question. If the answer provided is wrong, the Quizmaster will commence reading the question and the other team will have a chance to answer that question.
    • In the case of a tie, there will be tiebreaker questions.
    • The team with the highest score at the end of this round will be declared the Fortinet FortiMasterMind Champion.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Participant or his or her guests are not a government entity or affiliated with a government entity.
  2. Attendance of Participant or his or her guests is not in exchange for new or continued business with Fortinet or any improper benefit.
  3. If Participant is attending FortiMasterMind on behalf of his or her employer, then Participant hereby represents that he or she has fully disclosed the nature of this event to the appropriate people at his or her employer, and has ensured his or her participation in FortiMasterMind on these terms does not violate any policy of his or her employer or any law, and, to the extent required by his or her employer’s policies, has ensured that his or her employer has approved of Participant’s participation in FortiMasterMind.
  4. All Participants are required to acknowledge and agree to the Rules and Regulations, and General Liability and Release Waiver Agreement as stated on www.fortimastermind.com upon registration.
  5. To be eligible for this competition, contestants must be current employees from Fortinet’s authorised distributors and partners from the following countries: Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Laos, Macau, Myanmar, Mongolia.
  6. Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Laos, Macau, Myanmar, Mongolia and countries with less than 5 teams will fall into the ROA Group. The top performing team from this group will qualify for the Semi-Finals.
  7. To participate in this Challenge, contestants must have successfully registered and receive a confirmation email with Participation Code.
  8. For Stage 1: Qualifying Quiz, all contestants must log into the Quiz portal during the stipulated quiz period to answer the questions.
  9. Fortinet reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions, without prior notice.