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Teens Against Gangs Video Contest Rules v1 MM

Teens Against Gangs Video Contest Rules v1 MM

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Published by The Vancouver Sun
Rules for the Teens Against Gangs video contest, in conjunction with the Vancouver Sun and CBC.
Rules for the Teens Against Gangs video contest, in conjunction with the Vancouver Sun and CBC.

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TEENS AGAINST GANGS VIDEO CONTEST
THE TEENS AGAINST GANGS VIDEO CONTEST (THE “
CONTEST
”) IS INTENDED TO BE CONDUCTED IN CANADA ONLYAND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW. NO PURCHASE ISNECESSARY.PARTICIPANTS UNDER THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA MUST HAVE APARENT OR LEGAL CONSENT IN ORDER TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID IN WHOLE OR IN PART WHERE PROHIBITED BYLAW. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES (THE “
CONTEST RULES
”).
1. ELIGIBILITY.
To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must:(a)
 
be a legal resident of the province of British Columbia; and(b)
 
any entrant under the age of majority must have a parent or legal guardian sign on their behalf all necessarydocumentation in respect of this Contest, including entry forms and releases.Employees of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (“
CBC
”), CFSEU – BC (“
Gang Task Force
”), Taxi Canada Inc.(“
Taxi
”) and The Vancouver Sun, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. (“
Postmedia
”) (CBC and Postmediacollectively, the "
Sponsors
"), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, advertising and promotionalagencies, and the household members of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.The Sponsors shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest.Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by andsupplied to the Sponsors for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading.The Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stagesupply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
 2. CONTEST PERIOD.
The Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (“
PST
”) on November 30, 2010 andends at 11:59 p.m. PST on January 31, 2011 (the "
Contest Period
") after which time the Contest will be closed and nofurther entries shall be accepted.
3. HOW THE CONTEST WORKS.
Entrants will create a video with an anti-gang message and upload it to their personal YouTube account. After it hasbeen uploaded to YouTube, entrants will visit the Contest Website and complete and submit the entry form. The entryform must include a link to the video on their YouTube account. The judges will select ten (10) finalists (the
Finalists
”), based on the judging criteria defined below, to attend an event to be held at the CBC studios on February15, 2011 where each of the Finalists videos will be viewed. The judges will also announce the Grand Prize Winners atthe event on February 15, 2011.
 4. HOW TO ENTER.
(a) There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Enter using any of the methods of entry outlined below.No entries will be accepted by any other means.(i)
 
For no purchase entries, clearly print your name, complete mailing address, daytime telephonenumber, age at time of entry on a plain piece of paper, along with the Work (as defined below), andsubmit it to the Teens Against Gangs Video Contest c/o The Vancouver Sun, 200 Granville Street,Suite 1, Vancouver, BC Canada V6C 3N3.(ii)
 
To enter in person, clearly print your name, complete mailing address, daytime telephone number,age at time of entry on a plain piece of paper and drop it off, along with the Work (as definedbelow), at The Vancouver Sun offices located at 200 Granville Street, Suite 1, Vancouver, BCCanada V6C 3N3.(iii)
 
To enter 
 
online, visitwww.youtube.com(“
YouTube
”) and sign in to your account. Once signed in,upload the Work (as defined below) to your YouTube account. When the Work (as defined below)has been successfully uploaded to YouTube, visit either www.vancouversun.com/tagcontest(the
Vancouver Sun Contest Website
CBC Contest
TEENS AGAINST GANGS VIDEO CONTEST
Contest Rules
Rev. July 2010
 
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Website
”) (the Vancouver Sun Contest Website and the CBC Contest Website collectively, the
“Contest Website”
) and complete and submit the entry form including the link to the Work (asdefined below) on your YouTube account.(b) Each entrant must submit an entry form together with a thirty (30) second video with a clear and concise anti-gang message. The video may not contain any foul language or glamourization of drug use, depiction of weaponry or weapon use, violence, misogyny, racism or hatred. The vide must include thewww.youthagainstviolence.com URL and the
Teens Against Gangs
logo which will be available for downloadon the Vancouver Sun Contest Website and/or the CBC Contest Website. The video must named as follows:
name – video name
o
school/group name – video name
and must be in one of the following YouTubesupported formats: WebM files, .MPEG4, 3GPP, MOV, .AVI, .MPEGPS, .WMV, .FLV.
 
(the “
Work
”). Entrantsshall keep a high resolution copy of the Work on DVD in the event they are selected as a Finalist (as definedbelow).
 
(c)
 
Each entrant acknowledges that: (i) by posting, transmitting, linking, uploading or otherwise submitting theWork to Contest Website and/or YouTube, you hereby irrevocably grant and assign to the Sponsors theunlimited right and licence, for the full term of copyright or any extension thereof, to copy, adapt, transmit,communicate (and authorize the communication of, including public internet streaming and broadcast use),download (and authorized download of), public display and perform, distribute and create compilations andderivative works from such Work, and to publish, reproduce (including mechanical reproduction), performand otherwise use and exploit the Work in any manner on the Contest Website and/or YouTube, and in anyand all other media as the Sponsors may determine from time to time, in their sole discretion (includingwithout limitation any mobile media such as phones, smartphones or other wireless enabled devices andapplications),whether now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, without further compensation.The Sponsors shall be entitled to edit the Work, and entrants hereby waive in favour of the Sponsors andtheir assigns all "moral rights" in and to the Work. Nothing herein shall obligate the Sponsors to use or publish the Work in any manner; (ii) the Sponsors shall be entitled to use the Work without compensation or obligation to entrants; and (iii) there is no relationship of any type created, including without limitation anyagency, or fiduciary relationship, as between entrants and the Sponsors, by virtue of the submission byentrant of the Work to the Sponsors hereunder.(d) By participating in this Contest, entrant represents and warrants that: (i) the Work does not contain anymaterial that is libelous, defamatory, profane or obscene; (ii) the Work is original and all right, title, andinterest (including copyright) therein and thereto is owned and/or controlled by the entrant to the full extentnecessary to enable the Sponsors to use the Work as contemplated by these Contest Rules; and (iii) theWork does not infringe upon the intellectual property or other statutory or common law rights of any thirdparty.(d) Limit of one (1) entry per person
 
during the Contest Period.
 
In the case of multiple entries, only the firsteligible entry will be considered.(e) All entries including the Work, become the sole property of the Sponsors and none will be returned for anyreason. Entries must be received no later than the end of the Contest Period. Entries will be declared invalidif they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically reproduced. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except withthose selected for a fan favourite prize or a grand prize.(f) Entries submitted by mail must be received by the Sponsors no later than the end of the Contest Period, andmust be in a separate outer envelope bearing sufficient postage.
 
(g) Entries received online shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mailaddress associated with the entry. For the purpose of the Contest Rules, “authorized account holder" of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet accessprovider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for thedomain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Each selected entrant may be required to provide theSponsors with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address
TEENS AGAINST GANGS VIDEO CONTEST
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Rev. July 2010
 
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associated with the winning entry.
 4. PRIZES.
(a)
 
Fan Favourite Prize.
There is one (1) fan favourite prize (the “
Fan Favourite Prize
”) available to be won bythe Fan Favourite Prize winner (the “
Fan Favourite Prize Winner 
”) whose video receives the most views onYouTube during the Contest Period. The Fan Favourite Prize consists of a Two Hundred Fifty Dollar cashprize.
 
(b)
 
Finalists.
Ten (10) Finalists, as selected by the judges in their sole discretion, will be invited to attend anevent to be held at the CBC studios in Vancouver on February 15, 2011 with the other Finalists where theSponsors will play each of the Finalists videos and announce the Grand Prize Winners.
 
(c)
 
Grand Prizes.
There are three (3) grand prizes (the “
Grand Prizes
”) available to be won by the Grand Prizewinners (the “
Grand Prize
 
Winners
”) each consisting of: (a) a One Thousand Dollar cash prize; (b) aninvitation to attend an event to be held at the CBC studios in Vancouver on February 15, 2011 with the other Finalists where the Sponsors will play each of the Finalists videos and announce the Grand Prize Winners;and (c) the opportunity to spend a day with a CBC producer on dates and at times as selected by theSponsors in their sole discretion.(d)
 
Prizes will be distributed within three (3) days after each Winner has been successfully contacted andnotified of his/her Prize and fulfilled the requirements set out herein.(e)
 
Prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, assigned, substituted or redeemed for cash,except at the sole discretion of the Sponsors. Any unused portion of a Prize will be forfeited and have nocash value. The Sponsors reserve the right, in its and their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a Prize
 
(or any portion thereof) cannot be awarded for any reason.(f)
 
Shipped Prizes shall not be insured and the Sponsors shall not assume any liability for lost, damaged or misdirected Prizes.
5.
 
WINNER SELECTION.
One (1) Fan Favourite Prize Winner 
 
shall be selected as follows:(a)
 
On or about February 15, 2011 in Vancouver, BC, one (1) entrant with the highest number of views of their video on YouTube will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Each entrantshall be eligible to win only one (1) Prize. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependentupon the number of eligible entries received by the Sponsors. Before being declared a
 
Winner, the selectedentrant shall be required to correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered during a pre-arrangedtelephone call or by e-mail, to comply with the Contest Rules and sign and return the Release (describedbelow).Three (3) Winners shall be selected as follows:(b)
 
On or about February 15, 2011 in Vancouver, BC three (3) entrants will be selected by a panel of judgesfrom all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Each entrant shall be eligible to win only one (1)Prize. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entriesreceived by the Sponsors. Before being declared a
 
Winner, the selected entrant shall be required to correctlyanswer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered during a pre-arranged telephone call or by e-mail, to comply with theContest Rules and sign and return the Release (described below). The judges will base their selection oncreativity, originality and the effectiveness of the anti-gang message. The judges, in their absolute discretion,shall select the Winners based upon the above criteria. The decisions of the judges shall be final and bindingand may not be challenged in any way.(c)
 
EACH
 
SELECTED ENTRANT WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL NO LATER THAN
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Contest Rules
Rev. July 2010

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