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FOOTBALL COMPETITION AGREEMENT This Agreement is entered into this 17% day of October 2019, by and between KANSAS ATHLETICS INCORPORATED (hereinafter KANSAS) and STEPHEN F, AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (hereinafter ) 2. PURPOSE/COMMITTED GAMES: The purpose of this Agreement Is to confirm the arrangements and conditions under which KANSAS and STEPHEN F, AUSTIN will compete in a game of intercollegiate foatball ("Game") to be played in the following location: GAME# DATE HOSTINSTITUTION VISITINGINSTITUTION LOCATION (City) GAME TIME 1 TBD KANSAS STEPHEN F.AUSTIN Lawrence, Kansas TBD ‘Both institutions agree that STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall be the visiting institution and KANSAS shall be the home team for the Game. Both Institutions agree that KANSAS reserves the right to select the date of the game, which will be played on a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday (at the sole discretion of KANSAS) ‘on one of the dates listed below during Week 1 or Week 2 of the 2025 college football season: Week. Week2 ‘Thursday, August 28, 2025 ‘Thursday, September 4, 2025 Friday, August 29, 2025, Friday, September 5, 2025 Saturday, August 30, 2025 Saturday, September 6,2025 KANSAS will provide notice to STEPHEN F. AUSTIN with natice of which Week the Game shall be played (Week 1 or Week 2 as described above) by March 31, 2021, Further, both institutions agree and affirm that once KANSAS has provided STEPHEN F. AUSTIN with notice of which Week the Game shall be played (Week 1 or Week 2, as described above) that KANSAS reserves the right to schedule and/or reschedule the Game, atts sole discretion, to a Thursday, Friday, ‘or Saturday date of the Week selected by KANSAS, provided that STEPHEN F. AUSTIN is provided notice ‘of changes by March 21, 2025. Ifa game time is not specified above, the game time will be decided by KANSAS, but shall be no earlfer than 11:00 A.M. and no later than 8:15 PM. local time, GAME RULES / STUDENT-ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY: The Games shall be governed by the rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association ("NCAA"), and the rules of The Big 12 Conference in effect on the date of the Game. The ellgibility of student-athletes and coaches to participate in the Game(s) shall be determined by the rules of the NCAA, applicable conference(s) and the respective institutions tn effect on the date of each Game. Page 2 0f6 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN mrs KANSAS | wma) 3. FINANCIAL ALD EQUIVALENCIES- FCS OPPONENT; To confirm compliance with the provisions of NCAA Bylaws 18.7.2.1.1 & 20.9.9.2.1 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall certify in writing and provide KANSAS with verification prior to signing the contract that it averaged 90% of the permissible maximum nurnber of grants-In-ald pet year in the sport of football during the two academic years {mmediately preceding the date of the agreement. Further, STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall certify in writing ten months prior to the Game that it Intends to maintain compliance with the applicable NCAA Bylaw effective during the academic year in which the Game is scheduled to be played. IfSTRPHEN F. AUSTIN is not in compliance with the above bylaws at any time following the execution of the contract, then KANSAS has the option to cancel the affected Game without being subject ta the liquidated damages provision contained within this agreement and STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall be deemed liable for liquidated damages, as described in Paragraph 14. 4+ GAME OFFICIALS: A crew of qualified on-field officials shall be selected and compensated by the assigning agency of KANSAS and/or The Big 12 Conference for the Game. The replay officiating crew, ‘operating in accordance with NCAA and College Foothall Officiating (CFO) standards, shall be selected and compensated by the assigning agency of KANSAS and/or The Big 12 Conference for the Game, 5. GUARANTEE PAYMENT: In consideration for its participation in the above described football Game(s), KANSAS shall pay STEPHEN F. AUSTIN as follows: GAME# DATE HOSTINSTITUTION VISITING INSTITUTION et TBD KANSAS STEPHEN F, AUSTIN $450,000 KANSAS shall pay to STEPHEN F. AUSTIN the full amount of the guarantee which is due no later than February 15, 2026. Except for thls fee, STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall be entitled to no other additional payments from KANSAS in connection with the Game(s) played, 6. MIQUIDATED DAMAGES: The failure of a party to participate in the Game will constitute a material breach ofthe Agreement that will cause the other party significant disruption and damages, The parties recognize that the damages Incurred as a result of the breach increase significantiy as the date of the Game approaches, and they further recognize and agree that these damages cannot be filly mitigated. ‘Therefore, the breaching party shall pay to the non-breaching party as liquidated damages: A. If STEPHEN F, AUSTIN, for any reason other than those stated in Paragraph 14 below, fails to ‘appear at the time and place scheduled herein for the football contest, then STEPHEN F. AUSTIN ‘shall be deemed to have breached the Agreement and shall pay to KANSAS: 4, aliquidated sum of $450,000 and; il, Payment must be made by STEPHEN F. AUSTIN to KANSAS no later than February 15, 2026. Page 20f6 STEPHEN sare GB exes mzh/ 8, IFKANSAS, for any reason other than those stated in provision 14 below, fails to appear at the time and place scheduled herein for the faotball contest, then KANSAS shall be deemed to have breached the Agreement and shall pay to STEPHEN F. AUSTIN: |. a liquidated sum of $450,000 and; 4 Payment must be made by STEPHEN F. AUSTIN to KANSAS no later than February 15, 2026. Paymentof liquidated damagesas set forth above will be the sole remedy for damages incurred because of cancellation of the Game-due to breach. No liquidated damages shall be paid ifit becomes impossible to play the Game by reason of force majeure (see provision 14). The sum shall be payable on or before February 15, 2026. 7. TICKETING: ‘A. KANSAS will establish all ticket prices. B. STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall be allotted 300 complimentary tickets. G. STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall be allocated up to 2.500 tickets for sale if requested by lune 1.2025, Unsold tickets must be returned to KANSAS three (3) days prior to the Game date. STEPHEN F. AUSTIN should retain no more than 500 unsold tickets from the original allotment twa (2) weeks Prlar to the date of the Game. Three (3) days prior to the game day, STEPHEN F, AUSTIN may retum no more than 150 unsold tickets from the above-mentioned allotment plus any unused ‘band tickets, At the conclusion of halftime of the Game, STEPHEN F. AUSTIN will be allowed to return up to 100 unsold tickets. STEPHEN F. AUSTIN is responsible for paying the printed face value to KANSAS for any tickets not returned to KANSAS by the agreed upon date as set forth above. Safd location of tickets shall be Identified by KANSAS. D. STEPHEN F. AUSTIN’s Band (up to 170) and Spirit Groups (up to 30) shall be admitted to the Game without charge when In uniform. Seating for STEPHEN F. AUSTIN’s Band shall be in a contiguous blocked location as determined by KANSAS and {s part of STEPHEN F. AUSTIN complimentary allotment of 300 tickets. STEPHEN F, AUSTIN shall Inform KANSAS of the approximate number of band members, not to exceed 10, that it intends to bring to the Game at least 90 days in advance, 8, GAME MANAGEMENT: ‘4. KANSAS shall be responsible for managing the Game at Its own cost. This shall include but not be IImited to the procurement ofthe facility, arranging for and conducting ticket sales, advertising, security. and all of the other details customarily associated with hosting an intercollegiate football contest, along with paying all expenses associated therewith, except for the expenses of Page 3016 ‘STEPHEN F. AUSTIN INTL saves na g 4) ‘STEPHEN F. AUSTIN. KANSAS agrees to have a medical doctor and ambulance with emergency Personnel at the game site throughout the duration of the football game. B. KANSAS shall retain all revenue associated with each Game. G STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall be furnished 25 free game programs, to be delivered to its dressing room at least one (2) hour before game time. 9. WALK-THROUGH: If requested by STEPHEN F. AUSTIN, not later than 21 days prior to the Game, KANSAS will make its best efforts to accommodate STEPHEN F. AUSTIN's request to conduct a walk. ‘through at the game facility on the day prior to the Game. It is understood that such an opportunity is contingent upon weather and field conditions, 10, SIDELINE LIMITATIONS: STEPHEN F, AUSTIN may use any and all product and equipment on the sidelines of the football field that are normally used on thelr home field sidelines, and in conjunction with such use, may display the product or equipment name, logo, image, slogan or Identifying marks in 4 safe and responsible manner. in addition, Game personnel (coaches, players, trainers, equipment managers, etc) who mustbe on the leld or sidelines will be permitted to wear any brand name clothing or equipment to display any product or equipment name, logo, Image, slogan or identifying marks a5 are customary on thelr home field sidelines. 11, CREDENTIALS: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall be provided 60 team bench area passes, Hal-access passes, Az coaches’ booth passes, 6 team/coaches video passes. Bench passes must be worn at all times by those holding such passes and shall be restricted to the team bench area (between the 28-yard lines). ‘Additional credential requests shall be subject to mutual agreement, availability and facility constraints. STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall use its best efforts to provide a list of all credentialed workers ‘and personnel to KANSAS at least 14 days prior to the date of the Game. 12, PARKING: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN shall be allowed parking passes for 1 equipment truck(s), upto § buses, and 2 automobiles for use by the football program and administration. 13, MULTIMEDIA RIGHTS: ‘A. Badia Rights, KANSAS (and/or The Big 12 Conference), owns and retains, and is entitled to Tetain all revenues derived for each Game covered by this Agreement. Additionally, ll rights to create and distribute live or delayed audio-only coverage of such Game are owned exclusively and retained by KANSAS and/or The Big 12 Conference, provided that STEPHEN F. AUSTIN may create and distribute, on a non-exclusive basis, and retain the revenues derived therefrom, Its own audio-only full-game account of the Game for distribution by STEPHEN F. AUSTIN's regular season radio broadcasting network via terrestrial radio, satellite radio, intemet and other Page 4 of 6 ‘STEPHEN F, AUSTIN INI ess digitally distributed means. KANSAS shall provide to STEPHEN F. AUSTIN one radio outlet location for each Game covered by this Agreement for the aforementioned broadcast. ‘Television and Other Distribution Rights, Except for the radio rights described in clause (a) ‘above, KANSAS (and/or The Big 12 Conference) exclusively awns and retains, and is entitled to retain all revenues derived from each Game covered by this Agreementtherefrom. Additionally, all rights to televise or otherwise distribute audio, video or audiovisual coverage of such Game and any and all portions of such Game (whether live or delayed and including re-alrs and highlights) throughout the universe by any and all means, uses, and media now known or hereafter developed are owned exclusively and rotalned by KANSAS and/or The Big 12 Conference. IFand to the extent STEPHEN F. AUSTIN has or will have any such rights, STEPHEN F. AUSTIN irrevocably assigns, conveys, and transfers all of such rights to KANSAS and/or The Big 12 Conference in perpetuity. Notwithstanding the foregoing, (I) STEPHEN F. AUSTIN and ‘The Southland Conference shall have the non-exclusive rights to create and distribute coach's films of each Game for use solely by STEPHEN F. AUSTIN, professional sports leagues and other colleges and universities salely for coaching and scouting purposes (and for no other purpose, ‘including for generai diste!bution on any linear or digital network), and (i) ifthe respective conferences of the institutions party to this Agreement enter into a separate agreement describing the rights of STEPHEN F. AUSTIN {and/or The Southland Conference) to distribute audiovisual coverage of a game played between Institutions from such respective conferences, and such agreement remains in full force and effect when any Game covered by this Agreement ‘occurs, STEPHEN F, AUSTIN (and/or The Southland Conference) for such Game shall have the rights as described ih such agreement. ‘Other Rights, STEPHEN F. AUSTIN, for each Game covered by this Agreement, hereby authorizes KANSAS and The Big 12 Conference to use (and to authorize each entity effecting or facilitating the telecast or other distribution of such Game to use) the trademarks and logos of STEPHEN F, AUSTIN to promote and publicize such Game and the participating teams and tnstitutions, provided that such trademarks and logos must not be used as an endorsement of any product ‘or service or in connection with any political cause or candidate, Controlling Language To the extent that this Section confllets or Is inconsistent with any other language or provision in thls Agreement, the terms and content of this Section shall control and supersede any other such language or provision. 14. EORCE MAJEURE: This contract shall be void with respect to any of the Games in the event that it ‘becomes Impossible to play such Game(s) by reason of an unforeseen catastrophe or disaster such as fre, flood, earthquake, war, confiscation, by order of government, military or public authority or Prohibitory or injunctive orders of any competent judicial or other government authority. Notice of such catastrophe or disaster shall be given as soon as possible. No such cancellation shall affect the Parties’ obligations as to subsequent Game(s) cavered by this contract. Any Game(s) not played as. scheduled shall be rescheduled as such exigencies may dictate or permit, (Fapplicable. Page Sof 6 STEPHEN F, AUSTIN INITIALS, KANSAS INITIALS a ‘15. SEVERANCE: If any portion of this Agreement is declared null, void, Invalid, or unenforceable, such provisions shall be stricken from the Agreement. All of the provisions of this Agreement not stricken shall remain in full force and effect and shall be binding upon the parties. 16. INTEGRATION: This contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties. There are no understandings, agreements, or representations, oral or written, not specified herein regarding this contract. No amendment, consent, or waiver of terms of this contract shall bind either party unless in writing and signed by both parties, 17. ASSIGNMENT: This Agreement may not be assigned by either party without the written consent of the hon-assigning party. 18. AUTHORITY TO SIGN; By executing this Agreement, the undersigned parties represent and warrant that they are authorized to act on behalf of the educational institution they represent and the terms of this Agreement shall bind each institution and their respective officers, trustees, employees, agents, servants, affiliates and successors, ‘The undersigned parties have executed this Agreement on the respective dates set forth. INSTITUTION: KANSAS INSTITUTION: STEPHEN EF, AUSTIN. P.Long rector of Athletics oO pam (R/S G ae ttfoofie By: _ & +. Do! A. Girod ‘Name: Dr. Scott Gordon Phancellor ‘Title: President pate:_///6_/2020 Date OIA, Page 6 of 6 STEPHEN F. AUSTININITI iansas inmas <2.

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