. You can only use work from after the time the challenge has been set, no previous work can be used.
. All work must be completed by the artist, no groups or companies as a whole can enter a challenge unless stated on the challenge outline.
. No copyright infringements can be made in the artists work.
. Any submission must be made by the deadline, no extensions can be made.
. All challenges must be completed along with a WIP in the forum pages or cannot win the challenge. The only exception is one day challenges which only needs a final render submission.
You can however......
.Texture your work using purchased or free textures
.Use HDRI's as lighting for your scene
.Use purchased or free 3d models in your scene as long as it is not the main feature of your render
. Most free challenges are prize free but will add points to the upcoming master board which itself hold prizes depending on your rank (Guidelines will be released soon).
. Every now and then an unannounced cash giveaway will be drawn in a free challenge, so entering may just pay off.