THE SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT CHALLENGE
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST IF YOU ARE NOT A LEGAL RESIDENT (PHYSICALLY RESIDING) IN THE 50 UNITED STATES, INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
The “Show Me What You Got” Challenge (the “Challenge”) begins at 4:00:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 2, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on November 16, 2020 (the “Challenge Entry Period”).
Participation in the Challenge constitutes Contestant’s or a minor’s parent or legal guardian’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.
ELIGIBILITY: The Challenge is open to legal residents (physically residing) in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at time of entry and who have internet access or a valid Instagram account (collectively each a “Contestant”). If any Contestant is a minor, as defined by the jurisdiction where the Contestant resides, he or she must first obtain permission from his/her parent or legal guardian to enter the Challenge. Void where prohibited by law.
A Contestant can be an individual, group or band. If an entry contains a performance by a group or band, each band member must meet the eligibility requirements of these Official Rules and one member of the band (Authorized Band Member or Band Leader) must be designated as the Representative (also referred herein as “you” in these Official Rules) who will be the contact person for purposes of this Challenge. Each Contestant cannot submit more than one video.
Employees of 300 Entertainment (the “Sponsor”), Ventura Associates International LLC (the “Administrator”), and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotions agencies, suppliers, distributors or retailers, crew members, and any other individual or company, including influencers, involved in the development or execution of the Challenge (collectively the "Released Parties"), and their immediate families and household members, whether or not related are not eligible to enter or win. For purposes of the Challenge, "Household Members" shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year and "Immediate Family Members" shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. The Challenge and any website pages and advertisements relating thereto, are only intended for viewing within the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia). By participating in the Challenge, you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements and acknowledge that failure to meet all eligibility requirements will disqualify you from participating in the Challenge.
HOW TO ENTER THE CHALLENGE:
Your entry must include tags to enter this Challenge.
ENTRY GUIDELINES: Entries must comply with the following content guidelines to be eligible. Entries cannot :
● include original Video not copied from any other work and must not infringe upon the rights of any third party, has not been broadcast or uploaded to any social media prior to this Challenge. For any art, dance or music content for which you did not create, it is your responsibility to obtain all required rights prior to submission of the Entry. By submitting an Entry, you confirm that you have the rights to use and publish your Entry, including without limitation, master use, mechanical license, public performance, new media, publisher, and synchronization rights and Contestant can make written copies of such permissions available to the Sponsor upon request.
● not have been previously published, submitted, or otherwise used for any other commercial purpose or similar competition(s).
At Sponsor’s sole discretion if an Entry includes any of the prohibited elements listed above, the Entry may be disqualified, along with the Contestant who submitted it. The above list is not intended to be exhaustive; the Sponsor may disqualify any Entry if it contains content the Sponsor and/or the Administrator deems, in its sole discretion, to be offensive or obscene in any way, or not in compliance with these Official Rules. Entries will not be received or held “in confidence” and a submission does not create a confidential relationship or obligation of secrecy between you and the Sponsor or any of its affiliates.
If the submitted Entry does not show the Video or is removed Instagram or if the required hashtags submitted with the Entry do not lead to the video performance for any reason whatsoever, the Entry will be disqualified. If your Account is set to “protected or private mode”, your Entry will not be visible to the general public and/or the Sponsor and, therefore, will not be received by Sponsor, resulting in your failure to enter the Challenge. Please note that disabling “protected or private mode” will make all of your comments/responses/Entry public and anyone will be able to follow you. During the Challenge Entry Period, you will disclose your relationship with Sponsor in any online posts you make which reference the Sponsor or any of its products or services by including the statement “I entered a Challenge sponsored by 300 Entertainment” in any such online posts. If you are selected as the winner, you will continue to disclose your relationship with the Sponsor in all online posts you make that reference the Sponsor or any of its products or services by including the statement “I received the prize from 300 Entertainment” in any such online posts.
By submitting an Entry, you agree that Sponsor has no obligation to post or publish your Entry, that all such postings or publication, if any, will be in Sponsor’s sole discretion and that the posting or publication of an Entry does not have any bearing on whether the Entry will be selected as the winner. Sponsor can remove your Entry at any time for any reason, at its sole discretion. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, each Contestant agrees that the Entry may be posted and shared by other others in various social media outlets such as Facebook.com, Twitter.com, Instagram.com and/or any other advertising of the Released Parties all without further consent from or compensation to any Contestant. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Entry that do not include the required information and do not adhere to these Official Rules will be considered void at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Contestants are prohibited from obtaining likes by any artificial and/or unethical means, paid advertising regardless of media, fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without limitation, offering prizes or other inducements to prospective viewers, including exchanging/bartering of likes as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Any Video submitted that does not meet the Entry guidelines below and/or conform to the video requirements as stated above will be disqualified from the Challenge.
Contestants retain ownership of the Entries they submit; however, by submitting an Entry, the Contestant, on behalf of him/herself and any Third Party Participants grants Released Parties, and their respective parent companies and/or agents, a perpetual, fully-paid, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to publish, reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, display, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, televise, digitize, otherwise use, and permit others to use and perform throughout the world the Entry, in whole or in part, in any manner, form, or format now or hereinafter created, including on the internet, and for any purpose, including, but not limited to, on Released Parties’ websites, social media (TikTok, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.), and/or any other advertising or promotion of Released Parties without limitation as to time or territory all without further consent from or compensation to Contestant. Contestant waives intellectual property rights, privacy/publicity rights or other legal or moral rights that might preclude the Sponsor's use of the Entry, and agrees not to sue or assert any claim against the Released Parties for the use of the Entry or Contestant's likeness or statements. Furthermore, Contestant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may receive many Entries in this Contest and that such other Entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to Contestant’s Entry and Contestant waives any and all claims Contestant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future that any composition, other Entries, and/or ideas accepted, reviewed and/or used by the Sponsor, the Judges and their affiliates, or their respective officers, directors, employees and agents may be similar to or the same as his/her Entry.
JUDGING ROUND: All eligible Entries will be reviewed and judged by a panel of judges after the Challenge Entry Period to determine the Prize winner. The panel of judges consists of personnel from the Sponsor who will determine the top scoring Entry based on the following equally weighted judging criteria: a) overall quality of performance/talent; b) most liked/view Video and c) creativity/visual effects. The decisions of the judging panel are final and binding on all matters relating to selection of the winning Entries. The winning Entry will be determined on or about November 20, 2020.
TIES: In the event of a tie during the judging round, the Entry from among the tied Entries with the highest score for overall quality of performance/talent will win. In the event of a further tie in the judging round, the Entry from among the tied Entries with the highest likes/views will win. In the event of a further tie during the judging round, the Sponsor will determine the winner.
PRIZE: Winner will receive $2,500; payable in form of a corporate check from the Sponsor who is entirely responsible for the fulfillment of prizes awarded hereunder. No substitution or transfer of prize (or any portion of prize) by Winner to a third party is permitted. All fees, federal, state, local and income taxes or other expenses relating to the use, misuse, acceptance and possession of prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. An IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of winner for the value of the prize, if applicable.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner (or the Representative for the winning band, if a band or group is the winner), will be notified on or about November 23, 2020 and will be notified via a private message via Instagram. The winner or Representative will be required to email the Administrator within 48 hours and provide the contact information which will be used to facilitate prize claim. Upon supplying the contact information to the Administrator, the Administrator will email an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and a Publicity Release ("Affidavit") to the winner or to the Representative,if winner is from group or band, who will be required to distribute, collect and return a completed Affidavit for himself/herself and for each member of the winning group/band within five (5) days of date printed on notification or winner or the Representative and his/her corresponding Entry will be disqualified. A parent or legal guardian will be required to execute an Affidavit for any eligible minor. A winner cannot be confirmed/announced as the winner until all required prize documents are received and verified by the Sponsor and/or the Administrator. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the determination of an alternate winner may result from any of the following:  winner’s or Representative’s failure to respond to the notification within forty eight (48) hours after its transmission;  the failure of notification due to deactivation of the winner’s or Representative’s Instagram account prior to receipt of notification;  winner’s or Representative’s social media account is set to “private mode”;  Winner’s or Representative’s failure to complete and/or submit any required paperwork needed to verify his/her eligibility within the time allocated on notification;  if the winner or Representative cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be determined. If this is case, the Entry with the next highest score received during the judging round will be determined the alternate winner (subject to verification). The Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the determination of an alternate winner, if any; and/or  any other non-compliance with the Official Rules. Prize will be awarded upon winner verification. At Sponsor’s sole discretion, attempts may be made to notify up to three (3) alternate winners for the unfulfilled prize; after which the unfulfilled prize will not be awarded. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission for Sponsor and its agents to use the winning Entry/video, winner’s name (or in the case of a band or group, any group/band member’s name and the band’s or group’s name), prize won, hometown, likeness, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
RELEASES: Participating Contestants agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Administrator, and release, defend and hold harmless Released Parties as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses of any kind to persons (including death) and property which may be sustained in connection with either directly or indirectly, 1) the awarding, receipt, ownership, use or misuse of prize awarded herein; or 2) participation in the Challenge. The Sponsor is not responsible if Challenge cannot take place or if prize cannot be awarded due to cancellation, delays or interruptions due to the functionality of any above mentioned social media platforms, or acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. The winning school assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by the use of prize won.
By participating in this Contest, each Contestant (or, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) expressively waives and relinquishes all rights and benefits afforded by California Civil Code 1542 and does so understanding and acknowledging the significance of this waiver. Section 1542 states as follows: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DID NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN, BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR THE RELEASED PARTIES.”
GENERAL: In the event of a dispute as to the ownership of any Entry, the authorized account holder of the applicable account used to enter will be deemed to be the Contestant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address and he/she must meet the eligibility requirements mentioned above. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
DISPUTES: This Challenge is subject solely to the applicable federal, state and local laws of the United States and is not subject to any laws outside of the United States; provided, however, that, except where prohibited, by participating in the Challenge each Contestant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Challenge or any prize awarded shall be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association in an arbitration to be held at the AAA regional office nearest the Sponsor where the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; (b) a judgment upon any such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction; (c) to the degree any dispute, claim or cause of action arising out of or connected with this Challenge or prize awarded is not subject to arbitration, then it shall be adjudicated exclusively by the appropriate Federal or state courts located in New York City, New York, U.S.A; (d) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Challenge or prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (e) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Challenge, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (f) under no circumstances will Contestant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Contestant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Contestant and Sponsor in connection with the Challenge, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction) which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winning Entry, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by November 30, 2020 to: 300 Entertainment Show Me What You Got Challenge Winner, c/o Ventura Associates International LLC, 494 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001.
SPONSOR: 300 Entertainment, 112 Madison Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016.
ADMINISTRATOR: Ventura Associates International LLC, 494 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001.
This Challenge is in no way promoted, endorsed or administered by, or associated with any social media entity, including but not limited to: Instagram®. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Challenge must be directed to the Sponsor or Administrator, and not to any social media entity.
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