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The Sonicbids at SXSW “Battle of the Bands” Contest (“The Contest” or “The Promotion”) is FREE to enter and open to all individuals worldwide except where prohibited by applicable law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. The employees, officers and directors of the contest sponsor as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employee, officer and director are not eligible.
2. Void where prohibited:
The Contest is void outside the Region(s) specified, or in any country embargoed by the United States, and where otherwise prohibited by applicable federal, state, provincial or local laws, rules or regulations.
Magisto, SightEra Technologies, Ltd., 261 Madison Ave., 9th fl., New York, NY 10016
Sonicbids, 500 Harrison Ave, Suite 4F, Boston, MA 02118
4. Agreement to Official Rules:
By participating in the Contest, the entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Magisto, SightEra Technologies, Ltd. and Sonicbids (“The Sponsors”), which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Whether or not the entrant receives a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules.
Contest submissions begin on February 11, 2014 at 12:00am Eastern Time (“ET”) and end on February 17, 2014 at 11:59pm Eastern Time (“ET”). The Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest. A judging period will take place on February 18, 2014. Winners will be notified on or about February 19, 2014 and winners will be announced on or about February 20, 2014, or as soon as winners confirm eligibility.
6a. How to Enter:
1a. Apply to the opportunity via www.sonicbids.com/magisto-botb. Once you have applied, you will receive a message directing you use Magisto to create a Movie featuring a track recorded by your band and the hashtag #SXSWSonicbids in the title. Once your Movie has been created your submission is complete.
1b. Create a Movie: Go to Magisto.com or download the Magisto mobile app through iTunes App Store or Google Play. If you have not already registered with Magisto you will be required to register to create a Magisto account. Follow the instructions to create a Movie using the “Rock On” Editing Style and a song recorded by your band, b. Submit your Movie by including the hashtag #SXSWSonicbids in the title when you create your Movie. To be eligible entrant must (1) have a registered Magisto account, (2) submit their Movie as instructed with #SXSWSonicbids in the title and a song recorded by their band, (3) comply with Magisto’s Terms of Service at http://www.magisto.com/tos, (4) comply with the Official Rules of the contest listed herein. You agree that the Sponsors, in their sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you if they believe that your submission fails to conform to the Magisto Terms of Service of these Official Rules. c. There is no limit on the number of entries that can be submitted by each entrant, but each entrant can claim only one prize. d. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected Submissions. e. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized Magisto account holder.
7a. Selection of Winner:
a. On or about February 18, 2014, Sponsors will choose a Winner from the top 50 most-viewed entries with #SXSWSonicbids in the title on the basis of the following criteria: the band’s song and repertoire (50%), creativity (25%), and the quality of the image submitted (25%). One (1) band will be selected from the group of entrants submitted with the #SXSWSonicbids hashtag. In the event of a tie, the Winner shall be the band whose entry receives the highest score on the band’s song and repertoire. The decision of the judges shall be final and binding in all regards. The sponsors reserve the right to not award any or all prizes in the event of an insufficient number of eligible entries meeting the minimum judging criteria are received, as determined by the sponsor.
1a. One (1) band will be selected to play at the SonicBids Official SXSW party at Maggie Mae’s on 6th Street on March 14, 2014 and receive $2,500 (ARV: $2,500) toward travel and accomodations.
1b. For all prizes: The ARV of prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed.
9. License to Sponsors:
Uploading a Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsors a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes.
If you are selected as a Winner, you will be notified of the selection of your Entry by the email address provided on your Magisto and/or Sonicbids account. If you do not respond to the email notification of your selection as a Winner within three (3) days, an alternate Winner will be selected to receive the Prize. All decisions of the Sponsors in selecting the Winners are final and binding on all Entrants in matters relating to the Contest. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Limit: one prize per household.
11. Prize Redemption
Except where prohibited, a Winner (or his/her parent/legal guardian if the Winner is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence) shall be required to respond to the Sponsors’ notification email within three (3) days confirming that they comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify winner’s agreement and consent that the Sponsors may use the winner’s name, city, state, likeness, Submission and/or prize information in connection with the Promotion, worldwide, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment or consideration, except where prohibited by law. Without limiting the generality of these Official Rules, winner shall irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to the Sponsors the rights in and to the Submission including, without limitation, the rights to use the Submission for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. Winner accepts and acknowledges that the Sponsors shall not be obligated to use the Submission and that the Sponsors in their sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Submission. The Sponsors shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent the Sponsors choose to refrain from any exploitation of their rights hereunder. Winner will indemnify the Sponsors, Released Parties (as defined in section 12, below) and any licensee of the Sponsors against all claims, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms.
By submitting an entry, you agree that the released parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and will be released and held harmless by you and your heirs, executors, representatives, successors and assigns for any claims, liabilities, or causes of action of any kind or nature for any injury, loss or damages of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages to persons, including, without limitation, disability or death, and damage to property, due in whole or in part, arising directly or indirectly, now or in the future from the delivery, acceptance, use or misuse of the prize, any and all use as provided herein of your entry, or participation in this contest and/or any related contest. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the site and any contest site is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties, in which case such limitation or exclusion shall apply only to the extent permitted by the law in the relevant jurisdiction.
13. Limitations of Liability:
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. The Sponsors are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable entries or for any technical problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. The Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical/other error in entries, selection announcement or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, accessing or downloading information in connection with this Promotion. If for any reason an entrant’s Submission is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Submission. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.
Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the Federal or State courts located in The City of New York; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of the entrant and the Sponsors in connection with the Promotion, 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.
15. Winner Announcement:
The winner list will be posted on or about February 20, 2014 on the Magisto blog at https://magisto.com/blog, or as soon as winners confirm eligibility.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SITE OR ANY CONTEST SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF APPLICABLE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE ORGANIZER AND STRUTTA RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW AND TO DISQUALIFY YOU FROM THE CONTEST.