Conditions of participation


1. Action description: Deuter Sport GmbH, Daimlerstraße 23, in 86368 Gersthofen, Germany (hereinafter referred to as “DEUTER”), in cooperation with the Association of German Mountain and Ski Guides (hereinafter referred to as “Partners”), offers end consumers the opportunity to win one of three scholarships for the entrance examinations for the state-certified mountain and ski guide (hereinafter referred to as “Scholarship”). The campaign period for participation in the ‘Becoming A Guide’ competition begins on 06.03.2020 at 0:01 (Berlin) and ends on 31.10.2020 at 23:59 (Berlin). By participating in the competition, each participant accepts without reservation these official rules and agrees to the decisions of DEUTER and the respective partner, which are legally binding and binding in every respect. DEUTER is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of entries as well as the entire administration of the prize products. Entrants should contact DEUTER exclusively in the event of questions, comments or problems in connection with the competition.

2. Eligibility: All persons who are at least 18 years old are eligible to participate. Invalid if prohibited or restricted by law. DEUTER, its affiliates and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the “Advertisers”) and their respective family members and/or persons living in the same household as such persons are not eligible to enter the Prize Draw.


3. Selection of winners: The winners of the Contest will be selected by a jury from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The jury is made up of representatives of DEUTER and the VDBS and selects the winners in consultation with the respective partner.

The winners will be notified by e-mail from 15.12.2020. Potential winners must accept the prize by e-mail within 48 hours of notification by e-mail. Any prize notification which is not answered or undeliverable may result in the loss of the prize. The potential winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability and release for publication (collectively, “Winning Claim Documents”). Replacement or transfer of a prize is only permitted by DEUTER.

4. Prize: DEUTER awards 3 prizes.

The prize includes a scholarship (course fees worth €1,000 each) for the entrance examination for the state-certified mountain and ski guide in 2021. DEUTER will pay the course fees for all three winners. Preparatory courses, accommodation and travel expenses are to be organised and borne by the winners themselves. Each winner will also receive a rucksack (selection from Guide Lite 22 SL, 24, 28 SL, 30). The second place (after the 3 scholarship winners) will receive a Guide Lite 22 SL or a Guide Lite 24 and the third place (after the 3 scholarship winners) will receive a Washbag Tour ll and a first aid kit.

Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or exchanged by the winner. DEUTER reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if any prize described in these Official Rules is not available or cannot be awarded in whole or in part for any reason. The value of the prize represents the good will of DEUTER. This provision is final and binding and cannot be challenged. If the actual value of the prize is less than the stated retail price, the difference will not be paid out in cash. DEUTER makes no representations or warranties regarding the appearance, safety or quality of the prizes awarded. Restrictions, editions and limitations may apply. DEUTER will not replace lost or stolen prize items. The prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses in Germany. Failure to comply with the official rules will result in loss of the prize.


5. Application: Register with the VDBS for the 2021 mountain guide training course and additionally register at during the campaign period by filling out the online form and uploading photos of your mountain experiences. A successful admission for the entrance test at the VDBS and the receipt of the application on are necessary for consideration in the selection of the winners.

Automated or robot applications from individuals or organisations will be disqualified. The online participation must be done by the participant himself. Any attempt by an entrant to participate more often than stated by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or other methods, including but not limited to commercial competition/competition subscriptions and/or participation services, will result in the nullity of that entrant’s application and disqualify that entrant. The final eligibility to win a prize is subject to DEUTER. All entries must be posted by the end of the promotion period to be eligible to participate. DEUTER’s database watch is the official timepiece for this competition.

6. Data protection: All participants acknowledge that in the event of a win, certain personal data may be disclosed to third parties, at least as required by law, including, but not limited to, the winners list. Any personal information submitted in the Contest may be shared by and between the Advertisers and each of the Advertisers will process such information in accordance with its respective independent online privacy policies. The privacy policy of Deuter Sport GmbH can be found at

All participants acknowledge that by entering the competition, they grant the advertisers permission to use the content generated by the participant (“User Generated Content” – UGC) for all marketing purposes, online and offline, in particular in advertisements, e.g. in our catalogues, in the shop, by e-mail and in all other communications, including business-to-business and business-to-consumer relations, in particular for securing, copying, displaying, distributing and making publicly available, and – in compliance with § 14 of the German Copyright Act – to change and edit your UGC (“license”).

The license states

“non-exclusive” means that you can use the UGC for your own purposes or let others use your UGC for their own purposes;
“free” means free of any costs. We owe you nothing in connection with the use of your UGC;
“perpetual” means that you grant us a license for an indefinite period of time;
“local unlimited” means we can exercise our rights anywhere in the world.

Our “Affiliates” are limited to our partner shops, resellers and affiliated companies according to § 15 of the German Stock Corporation Act.


7. Limitation of liability: DEUTER and the partner are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by the website users or by the equipment or programming in connection with the competition or by technical or human errors that may occur during the processing of entries in the competition. DEUTER and its affiliates will not be responsible for: misdirected or lost entries, errors, omissions, malfunctions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmission, communications line failures, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries. DEUTER and its partner are not responsible for: problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including damage or impairment to the Participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading materials in the Prize Draw. If the competition cannot run as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes beyond DEUTER’s control that affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the competition, DEUTER reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition at its sole discretion. In this case, DEUTER may, at its sole discretion, draw the prize from among all eligible entries received before or after such cancellation, suspension or modification.

In the event of a dispute as to who has registered to enter the Prize Draw, the registration will be attributed to the authorised holder of the relevant e-mail address, defined as a natural person. A potential winner may be required to prove to DEUTER that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the account. If a dispute cannot be resolved to DEUTER’s satisfaction, participation will be deemed inadmissible.

8. List of winners: In order to receive a copy of the legally required list of winners or a copy of the official rules, please send the relevant application and a stamped, self-addressed DL envelope to Deuter Sport GmbH, Becoming A Guide, Daimlerstrasse 23, 86368, Gersthofen/Germany. The application must be received within 48 hours + 6 MONTHS for the name of the winner and by the end of the promotion for a copy of the rules.

9. DEUTER: The competition is sponsored by Deuter Sport GmbH, Daimlerstrasse 23,

10. Facebook Disclaimer: Participants should be aware that they are providing their information to DEUTER and not Facebook Inc. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook Inc.