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"White Castle Tooth & Nail Video" Contest
No Purchase Necessary . Void in pUERTO rICo, alaska, hawaii AND Where Prohibited . OPEN TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS 18 YEARS OR OLDER.
Eligibility: "White Castle Tooth & Nail Video" Contest ("the Contest") is open to legal residents within the 48 continental United States and District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Employees of White Castle Management Co. ("Sponsor"), Tooth & Nail Records, Google, Inc., YouTube, Inc. and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, advertising, public relations and promotion agencies ("Contest Parties"), and members of each of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children and siblings, and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each are not eligible. In order to be considered for the Contest, your Entry must comply with the Official Rules as set forth herein.
Contest Period: The Contest begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT") on April 27 th , 2007 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on May 14 th , 2007. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules. The prize winners will be announced on May 15th, 2007.
Acceptable Entry material is in the Sponsor's sole discretion, but should generally not contain, include or involve any of the following:
Obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory content, data or images unsuitable for broadcast
Crude, vulgar or offensive pictures, depictions, images, language gang signs and/or symbols
Explicit, graphic or sexual activity, nudity
Gratuitous violence, guns or other imagery or gestures of weapons
Commercial products such as clothing, toys, food and/or their trademarks, brands, logos or endorsements
License plates, phone numbers, personal addresses (physical or email) or other personally-identifying information
Illegal drug or alcohol use or abuse
Derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups, humiliation of other people (publicly or otherwise), any assault or threatening of others
Entrants may not copy or otherwise plagiarize the Entry material from any source
Any other person on-camera
Any elements, including without limitation music, audio, speech/voiceovers, video, stills, visuals, or other materials that are not either original or in the public domain
Trespass or the violation of other people's rights or property
Illegal (discriminatory, harassing) or inappropriate activity, behavior or conduct (i.e, inflicting emotional distress)
Any other content, display, materials and/or images that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion
Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether a video qualifies as an Entry. Any Entry not in compliance with the above and or which does not otherwise meet the Contest Official Rules and requirements will be disqualified.
Submission of an Entry grants Sponsor and its agents the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify such entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the Entrant as well as to use Entrant's name, likeness, photograph (collectively, "Likeness"), and/or statements regarding his/her participation in this Contest (with or without using the Entrant's name) in any and all media without limitation as to time or territory, and without additional compensation or approval from the Entrant or any other party, except where prohibited by law. Submission of any Entry constitutes the Entrant's consent to irrevocably assign and transfer to the sponsor any all rights, title and interest in the Entry, including, without limitation, all copyrights. Entries must be the original work of the Entrant; may not have won previous awards; may not have been published previously; must not infringe third-party rights, and must be suitable for publication.
Entries will be posted on YouTube after they have been screened by Sponsor.
2. Judging/Awarding: Entries will be judged on the on the following criteria: Entertainment Value (40%), Creativity (35%), and Production Value (25%) by a panel of q ualified judges whose decisions regarding the Contest and related matters are final. Winners will be notified by email on or about May 15 th , 2007. In the event of a tie, the judges will compare the tied entries directly to each other to determine a winner between the tied entries based on the criteria set forth above. Winning videos to be shown at Tooth & Nail shows.
Grand Prize (1): Trip for you and seven friends to Chicago to the Tooth & Nail Show. Package includes round trip transportation for eight (8) people from anywhere in the 48 contiguous states to Chicago, IL on June 5 th , 2007; transportation to a Chicago area White Castle Restaurant; VIP party at the restaurant before the Tooth & Nail show which includes free food and drink for up to ten (10) people; transportation to the show at the House of Blues; eight (8) free tickets and backstage access to the Tooth & Nail show; transportation to the hotel following the show; four hotel rooms (at the hotel of sponsors choosing) for the night of June 5 th , 2007; transportation to the airport on June 6 th , 2007. Approximate Retail Value: $4,100. Actual value may differ depending on point of departure and airfare fluctuations. Minors must travel with parent or legal guardian. Winner and guests must travel on same itinerary.
Second Place Winner (2): White Castle HouseofCrave.com $225 Gift Certificate.
Tooth & Nail Prize Pack. Approximate Retail Value: $425.00.
Total Approximate Retail Value of all Prizes: $4950.00.
Limitations of Liability: Sponsor and Contest Parties are not responsible for late, misdirected, or incomplete Entries, online or technical malfunctions, delays or human errors that occur in the processing, transmission or receipt of Entries, or for inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or Entries delayed by computer transmissions. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Use of YouTube.com or any other website is at Entrant's own risk. Sponsor and the Contest parties are not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained to user's or any other person's computer equipment resulting from participation in the Contest, use of the website or any download from any website. By participating in the Contest, the Entrant releases Sponsor and Contest parties from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such Entrant's participation in the Contest.
Release : By entering the Contest, you hereby grant the Sponsor, White Castle, Tooth & Nail, and YouTube, Inc., their affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, licensees, and legal representatives the irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to use, reproduce, edit, market, broadcast, store, distribute, have distributed, reproduce, re-arrange, change, add to or delete from, translate, adapt or otherwise revise and/or alter the video or blur or distort any person, place or item depicted in the video at the Tooth & Nail shows or any display thereof, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote your video for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes. In addition, you hereby assign to the Sponsor all royalty-free, non-exclusive rights, titles, and interests that you may be deemed to have in any reproduction, product or derivative work using or incorporating the video. You represent and warrant that : (i) all rights to the video belong to you and the video does not and shall not infringe on any copyright or any third party right nor violate any applicable law or regulation and (ii) you have the right to grant any and all necessary rights and licenses provided herein, including without limitation, all necessary copyright and other related rights to the video, free and clear of all claims and encumbrances without violating the rights of any person or entity, including any right to privacy or publication. Entrant waives intellectual property rights, privacy/publicity rights or other legal or moral rights that might preclude the Sponsor's use of the Entry material, and agrees not to sue or assert any claim against the Sponsor for the use of the Entry material or Entrant's Likeness or statements. Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold Sponsor and the Contest Parties harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Contest Parties due to or arising out of the Entrant's material, or the Entrant's conduct in creating Entry material or otherwise in connection with this Contest, including but not limited to claims for trademark infringement, copyright infringement; violation of an individuals right of publicity or right of privacy; or defamation. Entrant further agrees to release Sponsor from any and all claims that any advertising subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor infringes Entrant's rights with regard to any elements, characters or ideas contained in any Entry material.
Prize Acceptance: Prizes are not transferable. No substitution or cash redemption allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize becomes unavailable. If Tooth & Nail show is canceled, Sponsor may in its discretion either reschedule trip or award balance of prize. Taxes on the Prize are sole responsibility of winner, who will be issued an IRS 1099 tax form (winner is advised to seek independent counsel regarding prizes winnings). Prize winner (or parents or legal guardian of winner if winner is a minor) will be required to sign and return Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and Publicity (where permitted) within seven (7) days of notification, or prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. By accepting prizes, winners consent to use of name and likenesses for advertising purposes without limitation and without additional compensation worldwide, except where prohibited by law. Should multiple users of the same e-mail account enter the Sweepstakes and a dispute thereafter arise regarding the identity of the Entrant, the authorized subscriber of said e-mail account at the time of entry will be considered the Entrant. "Authorized account subscriber" is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. By accepting prizes, winners further agree to release White Castle and its subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, including but not limited to Einson Freeman, Inc. (the "Contest Parties"), from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with winners' participation in this Contest, or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize, or to participation in the Contest or in prize-related activities. By accepting prizes, winners further acknowledge that the Contest Parties have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied in fact or in law, relative to prize or to any portion thereof, including but not limited to its quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose.
By entering, Entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio. By entering, Entrant's consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Ohio.
Winners List: Contest results and/or a copy of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "White Castle Tooth & Nail Video Contest Winners/Rules Request," c/o Einson Freeman, 115 River Road, Edgewater, NJ 07020. Requests must be received by July 17 th , 2007 for the winners list.
Sponsor: White Castle Management Co., 555 Goodale St., Columbus, OH 43215
"White Castle Tooth & Nail Video" Contest
No Purchase Necessary. Void in Puerto Rico, Alaska, Hawaii and where prohibited. Open to legal U.S. residents 18 years or older. The Contest begins April 27 th , 2007 and ends May 14 th , 2007.
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