Get Out - Express Challenge

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

THE FOLLOWING CONTEST IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND SHALL ONLY BE CONSTRUCTED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST UNLESS YOU ARE ELIGIBLE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. PARTICIPANTS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 WHO ARE ELIGIBLE MUST HAVE PERMISSION FROM THEIR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN IN ORDER TO ENTER. A PRIZE WON BY A MINOR WILL BE AWARDED IN THE NAME OF SAID MINOR’S PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. BY ENTERING, PARTICIPANT AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES, WHICH SHALL BE FINAL IN ALL ASPECTS. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.

 

I.    Eligibility

The Get Out – Express Challenge (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of any of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico who are 16 years of age or older at the time of entry.  The following persons are not eligible to participate: Employees, contractors, directors, and officers of The Brooklyn Express Program of Performing Arts, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), it’s parent subsidiary and affiliated companies, participating retailers, distributors, webs design, advertising fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Contest (collectively “Promotion Parties”)

 

II.    Contest Timing

The Contest begins on March 11, 2017 at 11:00pm EST and end on March 31, 2017 at 11:59pm EST (the “Contest Entry Period”). All entries must be submitted within the Contest Entry Period. Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Entry Period will be disqualified.

 

III.    How To Enter

During the Contest Entry Period, the Sponsor invites participants to submit a video of the participant doing the Get Out Challenge (An explanation of the challenge can be found HERE). Participants are to create their own version of the ‘Get Out Challenge’ by creating a version of their own ‘Get Out’ scene. Participants may incorporate dances, props, funny skits, music, instruments or any other resource to create their scene. Participants must have their email address in the top field and must put their Full Name and phone number in the submission description field before submitting.

Participants ages 16 and 17 must have parental or guardian permission to enter. When submitting your video you must include your First and Last name along with your parents email address in the description box before selecting ‘Submit’. Your Parent will be sent an e-mail notification-advising Parent that his/her child has registered for this Contest. Your parent will be asked to verify your Entry and providing us a phone number where the parent can be reached if his/her child is chosen as a Contest Winner. If you do not wish your child to be entered into the Contest, you may reply to the email requesting that we delete your child’s entry.

Limit one (1) Contest entry per person, per email address for the entire duration of the Contest Entry Period. Subsequent entries received from the same person or email address after the first entry received from that person or email address will be void. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

You may only enter the Contest by downloading the ‘Brooklyn Express’ application (“App”) for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch as well as Android mobile devices (“App Entry”). The App is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play. After you downloaded the App, if you are already a Member, you may enter the Contest by logging in to the App with your email address and password, or with your connected Facebook or Twitter account. If you are not a Member on our app, you will need to create a profile before being able to submit your video. Once you are logged in to our app with your Profile, select the ‘MENU’ option then select the ‘SUBMISSION’ tab. Videos must be submitted using our ‘SUBMIT YOUR VIDEOS’ option on this page. Due to certain restrictions on Android devices, some Android users may be required to turn off all Overlay Permissions for every other app on their mobile device by simply turning each one ‘off’ when I app requests such permission. If you run into issues while trying to submit your video please contact ‘APP SUPPORT’ in our ‘CONTACT US’ tab in our App. The App is free to download and use, but subject to the listed terms and conditions described within the App. Message and data charges may apply. Standard rates will apply according to the terms and conditions of the entrant’s service agreement with his/her wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges) and may appear on the entrant’s mobile phone bill or be deducted from his/her prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers’ rate plans may vary, and the entrant should contact his/her wireless carrier for more information on rate plans and charges relating to his/her participation in this Contest. Wireless service may not be available in all areas. Each entrant should check his/her mobile device capabilities for specific instructions.

 

IV.    Entry Guidelines

Mass Entries or Entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated methods will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost or inaccurate Entries, or failed, partial or garbled mobile transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. No responsibility is assumed to the Sponsor or Promotion Parties for: any error (human or otherwise), omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, or software; or failure of any e-mail or electronic Entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s physical body or property; or the physical body or property of the participants supporters, or any facilities or areas the participant decides to create his /her entry; while creating their entry or any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from and/or for this Contest In the event of a dispute over an Entry, prize will be awarded to the owner of the Address, not the name on the Entry form.

 

V.    Prizes

Grand Prize (1): $100 Visa Gift Card along with 5 ‘VIP Points’ towards their VIP Status in the Brooklyn Express VIP Club through our mobile app

Second Place Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card along with 2 ‘VIP Points’ towards their VIP Status in the Brooklyn Express VIP Club through our mobile app

Third Place Prize: $10 Visa Gift Card along with 1 ‘VIP Point’ towards their VIP Status in the Brooklyn Express VIP Club through our mobile app

All Contest Participants who do not qualify for the above-mentioned prizes: 1 ‘VIP Point’ towards their VIP Status in the Brooklyn Express VIP Club through our mobile app

  

VI.    Contest Judging

On April 2, 2017, the Sponsor will post a “Voting URL Link” to their social media websites and mobile app directing audiences from all around to vote on their favorite Contest submission(s). All submissions will be shared for the first time on this date to avoid other participants from taking another contestants idea before the voting process. The voting process will run from the time the Voting URL Link is publicly published until April 5, 2017 at 4:00pm EST (the “Contest Voting Period”). The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries that receive the most likes on their submission. Many will enter; few will win. The voting process will end on April 5, 2017 at 4:00pm EST. At the end of the Contest Voting Period, the three (3) submissions receiving the highest number of votes will be declared winners with the highest voted submission receiving the Grand Prize, followed by the second highest voted submission receiving the Second Place Prize and the third highest voted submission receiving the Third Place Prize. In The event there is a tie for any of the placements, the winner will be chosen through a 1 hour selection process publicly held by the Sponsor.

 

 VII.    Winner Notification

Potential winners will be notified by email or phone on April 6, 2017. Potential winners will be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and, where permitted by law, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. Prize may be forfeited and awarded to alternate winner if potential winner cannot be contacted by Sponsor within seven (7) days or if affidavit/release is not returned fully-executed within the specified time period, or potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules – the prize is returned as undeliverable and the potential winner forfeits prize. If winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian in Sponsor’s discretion and such parent or legal guardian will be required to fulfill all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from all remaining eligible entries.  By accepting prize, winners agrees that the Sponsor may use the name or likeness, and/or prize information for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all mediums now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 2-4 weeks after the conclusion of the contest

 

 VIII.    Releases

By entering this Contest and/or accepting any prize, entrants agree that: [a] you will be bound by these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects; [b] you release and hold harmless the Sponsor, each of their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including without limitation, death and bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize; participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, Contest information; [c] the Released Parties do not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Contest or the prize; [d] Contest Winner’s acceptance of a prize constitutes the grant to Sponsor and assigns of an unconditional right to use your name, voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and prize information, city and state of residence and Entry materials (“Likeness”) for programming, publicity, advertising or promotional purposes, in any and all media now known or hereafter created or conceived, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation unless prohibited by law (Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor’s sole discretion); [e] Contest Winner’s acceptance of prize constitutes the grant to Sponsor and assigns to discuss Likeness in programs, and Contest Winner acknowledges that such discussion may include statements or opinions by the program talent or others about the Likeness and that those statements and opinions may be considered surprising, humiliating, embarrassing, derogatory, defamatory or otherwise offensive or injurious to them and agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from any actions, claims, injury, loss or damage allegedly caused, directly or indirectly, by any such statements or opinions that may be made regarding the Likeness; [f] if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs tampering, unauthorized human or other intervention, fraud, technical failures, Acts of nature, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority, war, national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, acts of terrorism or other matters beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control, corrupt, affect, prevent or impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, so that it cannot be conducted as originally planned, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Entry process, to modify the Rules or to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Contest; and in such event, to determine the Contests Winner using all non-suspect eligible Entries received up to time of cancellation or by such method as Sponsor in its sole discretion shall consider equitable; [g] the Released Parties are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Contest, including but not limited to: human error, errors in the advertising, Rules, selection and announcement of the Contest Winner and distribution of the prizes; [h] any portion of the prize not accepted or used by the Contest Winner will be forfeited; [i] the Released Parties are not responsible for any inability of the Contest Winner to accept or use the prize (or any portion thereof) for any reason; [j] the Sponsor has the right, at any time and at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects to be doing any of the following: (1) tampering or attempting to tamper with the Entry process or the operation of the Contest; (2) violating the Rules; (3) violating the terms of service, privacy policy or other terms, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any Contest property or service; (4) acting in bad faith, unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or (5) for any other good cause as determined solely by the Sponsor; [k] Sponsor has the right to modify prize award procedures at its sole discretion; [l] all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity (individually, “Claim”) arising out of or relating to this Contest, the prize, or the meaning or interpretation of the Rules shall be resolved by applying the laws of New York, without regard to conflict of laws provisions therein, and shall be solely and exclusively brought in the state or federal courts within that state; [m] all Claims shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and [n] all Claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event include attorneys’ fees, and under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and waive all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Released Parties shall be entitled to seek injunctive relief (unless otherwise precluded by any other provision of these Rules) in the state and federal courts of Kings County.

 

 IX.    Privacy

Personal information collected in connection with this Contest will be used in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at http://www.beppa.org/privacy

 

X. Winners List

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the Contest in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including but not limited to acts of nature or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the Contest as originally planned.

For the names of the Contests Winners (after April 6, 2017 but before May 1, 2017), please send us an email requesting this information to support@beppa.org