WE Fest Karaoke Roundup 2017
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The WE Fest Karaoke Roundup 2017 Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are twenty-one (21) years or older at the time of entry, with valid government issued identification. Void in Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. Employees of Townsquare Media Inc., Miller Brewing Co., and any other WE FEST or Contest sponsor, and any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Contest and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible to compete or win a prize. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes Contestant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. This is an amateur karaoke competition. A Contestant is considered an amateur if he or she is not, or has never been, contracted as a performer with a Record Label or have been a finalist in any prior WE Fest Karaoke competition. By registering as a Contestant, you agree to be bound by these rules in all respects.
Townsquare Media, Inc., 240 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830.
The Qualifying period begins on January 28, 2017 and ends on June 30, 2017 (the “Qualifying Period”). Grand Final is held at the Historic Homes Theater in Detroit Lakes, MN on or about July 21-22, 2017.
4. How to Enter:
There is one (1) way to enter the Contest, which contains multiple rounds of judging.
Qualifying Venue Events (Times, Dates, and Places Vary)
The qualifying rounds occur at Qualifying Venue Events. Qualifying Venue Events are located throughout the upper Midwest. Complete list of dates, times and locations are posted on http://WEFest.com/Roundup. Contestants must compete in a karaoke competition judged by qualified in-house venue appointed judges scored in accordance with specified performance criteria. Competitions will be held at Qualifying Venue Events. Contestants who score in the top three (3) spots at a Qualifying Venue Event competition will advance to a Qualifying Venue’s final. Timing and registration subject to individual Qualifying Venue Event rules. Each karaoke competition will ask Contestants to perform one song, of any genre of music, in karaoke style. Use of music subject to copyright restrictions. The top three (3) Contestants with the highest score at the end of that night’s competition will advance to an in-house final, to compete again for the final top two (2) spots of Qualifying Venue Grand Final representative.
Grand Final Competition (Historic Homes Theater in Detroit Lakes, MN)
The top two (2) representatives from each Qualifying Venue Event will then compete in the Grand Final karaoke competition, at Historic Homes Theater in Detroit Lakes, MN on or about July 21 and July 22, 2017. Grand Final will be divided into two rounds, the first competition to determine the final top 10 contestants, and a second competition from the final top 10 to find the First, Second, and Third place Grand Prize Winners. Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternative Contestant in the event that a finalist is unable to appear at the Grand Final.
Contestants are responsible for all costs, including travel and accommodation, to attend all competition rounds, and must possess valid ID.
5. Winner Selection
Contestants will be scored throughout the competition as follows: Out of total of forty (40) possible points, vocal performance (1-26 points); stage presence (1-12 points), and dress (0-2 points).
All Contestants that advance to first place at a Qualifying Venue Event will receive a Qualifying Prize. Those who advance from a Qualifying Venue Event Final will advance to the Grand Finale competition. Those who place in the final top three at the Grand Final will win a Grand Prize. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest, and advancement from judges. Scoring selection sheets are not for public viewing and will not be disclosed or released.
6. Winner Notification
Each Qualifying Venue Event Winner will receive the prize the night he or she won. Grand Final top three winners will be contacted by the phone number or email address provided with the entry and may be awarded the prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these rules.). Selected Contestant must respond within 48 hours of notification or an alternative potential winner may be selected and notified.
Qualifying Round Prize: The first place contestant from each Qualifying Venue Event qualifying round will receive two (2) 2017 WE Fest General Admission Promo Fee discount access tickets which provide access to WE Fest for $40 per ticket. (Approximate current retail value: $100.00 per ticket). Odds of winning depend on the number of contestants in event and advancement by judges.
First Place: The Contestant that advances to First Place at the Grand Final will win a performance on the WE Fest Main Stage before the Saturday night headliner on August 5, 2017, $1,500.00, two (2) VIP Green Section tickets, two (2) Campground Access passes, one (1) VIP Vehicle with Electric Campsite, one (1) RV rental from Outdoor Leisure, four (4) General Admission tickets, and one (1) recording session with Taylor Sound with a producer to be scheduled before November 20, 2017. (Approximate current total retail value: $7,370.00).
Second Place: The Contestant that advances to Second Place at the Grand Final will win a performance on the WE Fest Main Stage before the Friday night headliner on August 4, 2017, $1,000.00, two (2) VIP Green Section tickets, two (2) Campground Access passes, one (1) VIP Vehicle with Electric Campsite, four (4) General Admission tickets, and one (1) recording session with Taylor Sound with a producer to be scheduled before November 20, 2017. (Approximate current total retail value: $5,120.00).
Third Place: The Contestant that advances to Third Place at the Grand Final will win a performance on the WE Fest Main Stage before the Thursday night headliner on August 3, 2017, $500.00, two (2) VIP Green Section tickets, two (2) Campground Access passes, one (1) VIP Vehicle with Electric Campsite, four (4) General Admission tickets, and one (1) recording session with Taylor Sound with a producer to be scheduled before November 20, 2017. (Approximate current total retail value: $4,620.00).
No cash equivalent for the prizes, prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. The attendance of recording producer is subject his availability and subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Transportation, hotel accommodations and/or camping accommodations, luggage fees, and any and all other travel related fees, as well as taxes owed by the winner and his/her guest(s) as a result of the Contest, meals, gratuities, and any and all other personal and/or incidental costs and expenses of any nature whatsoever, are the sole responsibilities of the winner and his/her guest(s). Sponsor reserves the right to withhold and deduct taxes and charges from the prize if and to the extent required by law. In the event winner is unable to utilize the Prize for any reason (including event cancellation), winner will forfeit the prize.
8. POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST.
9. Verification of Potential Winner
Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Winners will be notified on-site at each event. The potential winners may be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within five (5) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize if applicable. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that a potential winner of a prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.
10. Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each Contestant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor and each of its respective parents, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers, and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, assigns, and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a Contestant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Contest, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an Contestant’s participation in the Contest and/or Contestant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize. All performances must be in good taste and not contain music or lyrics that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems to be offensive or in poor taste.
Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes Contestant’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, photos uploaded as part of the contest, opinions, biographical information and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, whether now known or hereafter developed, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
12. General Conditions
Contestants may try to qualify as many times as they wish at any of the participating Qualifying Venue Events (subject to individual venue rules; but once you have qualified for a Qualifying Venue Event’s in-house final competition, you can no longer compete at that location and you must compete in that venue’s in-house final competition. You can continue to compete at other locations; but once you have advanced to a Qualifying Venue Event final, you cannot compete in any longer. You can only represent one venue at the Grand Final.
Contestants may compete in a group act and a solo act, but only at the local level of the competition. A Contestant cannot advance to the Grand Final in both group and solo acts. Contestants must choose only one. Group and solo acts are judged on the same criteria. There is no separate category for groups. If a group act is a finalist, the same members of the group that qualified must perform in future rounds, subject to the discretion of the Sponsor. Any prize awarded is to the group as a whole.
Any attempt by any Contestant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, mobile app accounts, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that Contestant’s entries and that Contestant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, postage due, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other Contest or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the Contestant shall be the person(s) who initially performed at the Qualifying Venue Event. All entries and performance recordings become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor reserves the right to contact Contestants and all other individuals whose email address is submitted as part of this Contest.
After a contestant has placed in first, second or third place in a Grand Final, they cannot compete in the contest again at any level both now and in the future.
13. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Contestants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Contestant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an Contestant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Contestant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Contest, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
Contestant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Contest or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate New York State Court located in Hennepin County, Minnesota ; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will Contestant, other than if a resident of the State of New Jersey, be permitted to obtain awards for, and Contestant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Contestant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Minnesota, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Minnesota or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Minnesota.
15. Contestant’s Personal Information
16. Contest Results
For Contest finalists results send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to WE Fest 2017 Karaoke Roundup – Winners List Request, Townsquare Media, Inc., 240 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830. Requests for the winner list must be received by July 12, 2017.
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