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FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL GAME CONTRACT This game contract (“Agreement”) is made and entered into this 26th day of March, 2015, by and between the Fl ida Atlantic University Board of Trustees and the University of South Florida. The parties stipulate and agree as follows: 1. 3. Varsity football teams representing the two parties agree to meet for an intercollegiate game as follows: Date Site Time Officials Assigned By September 26, 2020 FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL TBD Conference USA September 17, 2022 Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FLTBD America Athletic Conference The Host Institution shall have the right to determine the ticket prices and starting time for each game. The game shall be governed in all respects, including player eligibility, by the rules of the NCAA, the rules of the conferences to which each party belongs, and the applicable institutional rules of each party. The Visiting Team warrants and represents that it meets the NCAA criteria set forth in Bylaw 20.9.7.2.1 to permit the contest to satisfy the football-scheduling requirement specified in Bylaw 20.9,7.2, Radio broadcasts of the games shall be under the control of the Host Institution; provided, however, that the Visiting Team shall have a right of free outlet for the live radio broadcast of each game by one radio station or network situation in its home area, such station to be designated by the Visiting Team. Any receipts from the sale of such live radio broadcast shall be vested in the respective team holding the rights to the live broadcast. Income from live or delayed telecasts by commercial networks shall be retained by each institution based on its individual conference or rights holder agreement(s) with the television commercial networks. The Host Institution shall determine the award of commercial networks rights. If the game is not selected by a commercial network, it will be offered to a national cable system and each institution or its rights holder will be responsible for developing agreements with the selected national cable system. The Host Institution shall determine the award to a cable system. If the game is not televised or cablecast under the above guidelines, the Host Institution shall grant the Visiting Team permission to telecast/cablecast to its home market for a rights fee of $0. Both parties shall have the right to use excerpts from the game for highlights or coaches’ television shows. Page 1 of 2 The Host Institution shall make available to the Visiting Team 500 complimentary tickets Cheerleaders and mascots shall be admitted without charge when in uniform and shall not be included in the complimentary ticket allotment. The Visiting Team shall be allotted an additional 4,000 tickets for sale on consignment, said tickets to be in a location as assigned by the Host Institution. Any unused tickets (except those included as complimentary) should be returned to the Host Institution four weeks prior to the game. The Host Institution will invoice the vi team for any consignment tickets not returned four weeks prior to the game. 7. Ifeither party unilaterally cancels the Agreement or otherwise fails to appear for the game as set forth herein, other than due to a force majeure event as set forth in paragraph 9 below or an uncured breach of this Agreement, the canceling or failing party agrees to pay the other party the sum of $500,000 as liquidated damages and not as a penalty within sixty (60) days of the cancellation or failure. 8. The parties agree that if by reason of an act of God, national crisis, or prohibition by any governing authority that would make it impossible, illegal or impractical to play the game agreed to, the game shall be canceled or rescheduled if reasonably practical. Written notice of any such events shall be given as soon as possible. 9. This Agreement and the rights and obligations set forth herein are not assignable or transferable, in whole or in part, by either party. +0. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES P= ZZlF Mbse Ao ‘Athletic Director U "Date Athletic Director/Authorized Representative Date Senior VP, Financial Affairs Date PLEASE SIGN AND RETURN ORIGINAL TO: Pat Chun, Director of Athletics Florida Atlantic University Tom Oxley Athletic Center 777 Glades Road Boca Raton, FL 33431 ‘AND LEGAL RARER aie University

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