2011 Booth Babe Search
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SPONSOR: The 2011 Booth Babe Search ("Contest") is sponsored by G4 Media, Inc. ("G4" or "Sponsor").
ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Contest, you must be a woman and at least 18 years of age (as of the start of the Contest Period) and a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
The Contest is not open to the following individuals:
- Current employees, consultants, or independent contractors of Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliated companies, advertising agencies, promotion partners, or any other entity involved in the design, production, promotion, marketing, legal review or advertising for this Contest (collectively, such individuals are referred to as "Employees").
- Immediate family members of Employees (e.g., mother, father, sister, brother, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, grandparent, in-law, daughter or son) regardless of where they live and individuals living in the same household as Employees (whether or not related).
- Individuals who are (a) represented under a contract (e.g., by a talent agent or manager) that could limit or impair Sponsor's ability to show the Video (defined below); (b) parties to an acting or modeling contract that would make their appearance on a G4 or other television program a violation of any third-party rights; or (c) members of any guild or union that may prohibit such individuals from participating fully in this Contest, or from allowing Sponsor to use or license the Video (defined below) royalty-free, worldwide in all media now known or hereafter developed in perpetuity.
This Contest is void outside the United States and in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Military installations in foreign countries, all other U.S. territories and possessions, and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law.
WHEN TO ENTER: The Contest begins on April 21, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time ("PT"), and the Contest entry period ends on May 4, 2011 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT (just before midnight) ("Contest Period").
HOW TO ENTER: Here is your assignment: Shoot a video ("Video") of yourself showing why G4 should select you as a booth babe. Your Video must include:
- Your full name;
- Your hometown;
- Why you should be G4's Booth Babe at the E3 conference.
Your Video must be no longer than one minute (1:00).
To enter your Video in the Contest, go to www.g4tv.com/E32011 during the Contest Period to submit your video and the additional information required by the entry form. You will also need to acknowledge and agree to the terms of these Official Rules. All materials you submit to Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be referred to collectively herein as the "Contest Materials."
Videos must be in a format that is compatible with Sponsor's upload capability. Individual video files must be 150 MB or smaller and in .mov (QuickTime), .mpg (MPEG), .mp4 (MPEG-4), .asf/.wmv (Windows Media), .flv/.swf (Flash) or .avi (AVI) file format. Prior to awarding a prize, Sponsor may require any potential winner to complete additional forms to verify information supplied online. In the event of any dispute regarding the identity of a person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the person who is the authorized account holder of the email address entered on the Contest entry form. An "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Sponsor is not liable for entries that are disqualified because they are incomplete, garbled, misdirected or otherwise unintelligible. No Contest Materials will be returned and they may be destroyed without notice to you. Any attempt to enter the Contest other than by the method described above shall be void.
The Contest Materials must not include: any nudity or obscene subject matter (as determined by Sponsor in its discretion). In addition, Videos that Sponsor deems in its sole discretion to include material that may infringe the rights of others (e.g., copyright infringement) or excessively dangerous or illegal activities will be disqualified.
Sponsor in its discretion may elect to provide certain music, sound effects or other audiovisual materials (collectively, "Sponsor Content") for you to incorporate into your Video. All Sponsor Content is the sole property of Sponsor or its licensors. You acknowledge and agree that you do not and shall not have or obtain any right, title or interest in or to any Sponsor Content, whether in connection with your participation in the Contest or otherwise, and you agree not to use any Sponsor Content for any other purpose except in connection with this Contest.
Videos containing unlicensed music will be disqualified.
Videos that Sponsor deems in its sole and exclusive discretion to include excessively dangerous or illegal activities will be disqualified.
SELECTION PROCESS: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected through three independent rounds of judging. In the first round, a Sponsor-selected panel will rate each Video based on the following: Sexiness (25%), Likeability/Sense of Humor (25%), Gaming Knowledge (25%), Presentation/articulation (15%) and Originality (10%). Sponsor will then select between 5 and 20 contestants with the highest rated Videos to move on to the second round. (In the case of a tie, the contestant with the highest rating for Sexiness will be declared the higher score. If two or more tied entries have the same rating for Sexiness, the contestant with the highest rating for Likeability/Sense of Humor will be declared the higher score, etc.)
Semifinalists will be required to complete and return any paperwork provide by Sponsor, including paperwork authorizing Sponsor to obtain a background investigation. Semifinalists who fail to return completed paperwork by the deadline indicated by Sponsor may be disqualified.
The second round Videos will be posted at www.g4tv.com/E32011. G4tv.com users will then vote for who they believe would be the best representative of G4 at E3. Only registered g4tv.com users may vote. One vote per Video per person. Voting will be open to the public May 6 through May 20, 2011 (provided that voting dates may be changed in Sponsor's discretion). Start and end times and additional details will be posted at www.g4tv.com/E32011. The Videos with the top three highest average scores will move on to the finalist round.
In the finalist round, G4 will select the Grand Prize winner from the three finalists using the rating system above.
Because of the unique nature and scope of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in addition to those other rights reserved herein, to modify any date(s) or deadline(s) set forth in these Official Rules or otherwise governing the Contest. Sponsor cannot accurately predict the number of entrants who will participate in the Contest.
PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected to receive a trip for 2 to Los Angeles to represent G4 as a brand ambassador at the E3 convention ("Trip"). The Trip will include: (a) round-trip coach-class air transportation for winner and a guest between a Sponsor-selected major metropolitan airport near winner's residence and a Sponsor-selected major airport in or near Los Angeles, CA (if Finalist resides within 250 miles of Los Angeles, CA, ground transportation may be provided in lieu of air travel and no cash difference will be awarded); (b) one double occupancy hotel room (Sponsors will pay the room rate and tax only) for four (4) nights; (c) ground transportation between hotel and airport and between hotel and E3 conference; (d) wardrobe, hair and makeup for live event days (6/7, 6/8, and 6/9); and (e) two meals on live event days (6/7, 6/8, and 6/9); and (f) per diem of $100 per day (for five days). Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of Grand Prize: $3,500. Any difference between actual value and ARV will not be awarded. No transfer, or cash or other substitution of prizes allowed except that Sponsor reserves the right, in Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion, to substitute a prize or prize component of comparable or greater value.
Any prize-related expenses not specifically mentioned in these Official Rules are solely the responsibility of winner. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and winner may be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of any awarded prize. A winner cannot redeem the Trip for cash or transfer the Trip to another person. No prize substitution is allowed, except at Sponsor's sole discretion a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Sponsor will notify the winner on or about May 23, 2011, provided the notification date may change at Sponsor's discretion. Grand Prize winner will be revealed to the public during E3 coverage. To be eligible to receive a prize, a potential winner and his or her guest must provide Sponsor with all information and signatures on all paperwork required by Sponsor in its discretion (which may include paperwork to be completed by other individuals in the Video, if any) by the time specified in such documents. The Grand Prize winner's paperwork may include, but will not be limited to, paperwork authorizing Sponsor to obtain a background investigation. A potential winner may not be eligible to receive a Grand Prize, unless Sponsor has obtained satisfactory results (as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor's sole discretion) from a background investigation of potential winner. Disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: (a) potential winner's failure to respond to notification within a reasonable period of time as determined by Sponsor; (b) the return of any notice as undeliverable; (c) potential winner's inability to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof that s/he is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry; and (d) potential winner's failure to be available to travel to Los Angeles on the dates required by Sponsor; (e) Sponsor's receipt of unsatisfactory results from a background investigation (as determined by Sponsor in its discretion); and (f) any non-compliance with the Official Rules.
You must be able to travel to Los Angeles between June 5 and June 10, 2010. If you are unable to travel on these dates for any reason, you will be disqualified.
If selected as a Grand Prize winner, you will act as a brand ambassador for Sponsor at Sponsor's booth at E3 on June 7, 8 and 9. In connection with these services, you must be available for fittings, special events, interviews and other Sponsor-selected activities related to G4's "E3" live television coverage between June 5 and 9. Winner is required to wear any clothing selected by G4 in its sole discretion.
GRANT OF RIGHTS: By uploading your Video to the Contest web page, you specifically grant Sponsor and its licensees a royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license and right to use the Video, your name, likeness, persona, photograph, voice, and biographical information on any G4 program(s), including, without limitation, G4's live E3 coverage and "Attack of the Show," and for all purposes in all media, including, but not limited to, in broadcast television, non-broadcast television, pay, cable and network television, satellite and closed-circuit transmission, in-flight video, home entertainment (including home video, DVD, CD-ROM in current and future formats, and online services, both commercial and inter networks), wireless, PPV, VOD, sVOD, podcasting, Internet, linear, digital and interactive formats, and printed transcripts without compensation, notice or prior review unless such use is specifically prohibited by law.
Sponsor and its licensees shall have the full right and power to edit, translate, dub or alter, separate, mix, combine with other material, reuse and adapt your Video ("Adaptations") for any purpose, at any time, and to exploit all such Adaptations in all media now known or hereafter developed throughout the world.
Your Contest Materials may be used and discussed on G4's live E3 coverage, "Attack of the Show," on the G4 cable network, g4tv.com web page, or in connection with other programs or projects in all media, even if you are not selected as the winner of the Contest. You understand that such discussions may include comments about you, your appearance, or the Video that you consider humiliating, derogatory or otherwise injurious. By entering this Contest, you specifically release the Releasees (as defined below) from any actions, claims, injuries, losses or damages allegedly caused directly or indirectly by any such comments.
Sponsor is under no obligation to use or display your Video.
PUBLICITY: Sponsor may use all Videos and each contestant's name, likeness, persona, photograph, voice and biographical information to advertise and promote Sponsor, its programs (including, without limitation, "Attack of the Show"), or the Contest, without compensation, notice or prior review unless such use is specifically prohibited by law. Sponsor may require winner to participate in photo shoots, public appearances, and other Contest-related activities without compensation.
OTHER CONDITIONS: By entering this Contest, you agree and represent that: (a) you will abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor; (b) you waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest and/or these Official Rules, except where prohibited by law; (c) the Video is your original creation; (d) no third-party has any rights in or to the Video and you have all necessary rights, permission and authority (including, without limitation, permission from any individuals appearing in the Video) to enter the Video in this Contest; (e) no other individuals created the Video or assisted you in the creation of the Video; (f) neither the Video nor any part thereof nor the exercise by Sponsor of any rights therein will violate or infringe upon the trademark, trade name, copyright, right of privacy or publicity, property rights or any other rights of any person or entity; (g) you agree to indemnify Releasees (defined below) against all claims of infringement from any third party for any use by Sponsor of the Video; and (h) you will submit generally and unconditionally to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of a court of competent jurisdiction located in Los Angeles, California. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor and Sponsor's parent, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, together with their respective directors, employees, officers, licensees, licensors and agents, and respective advertising and promotion entities and any person or entity associated with the production, judging, or administration of the Contest (collectively, the "Releasees"), from all liability, loss or damage arising from or in connection with awarding, receipt, use or misuse of the Trip or participation in any Trip-related activities. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Contest in their sole discretion. Sponsor may prohibit a contestant from participating in the Contest or winning the Trip if, in Sponsor's sole discretion, Sponsor determines such contestant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, engaging in deception, or any other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten, undermine or harass other contestants or Sponsor's representatives. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND/OR DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify anyone who attempts to tamper with the operation of the Contest or who violates these Official Rules. Sponsor may cancel, modify or suspend the Contest due to a virus, bug, computer problem, equipment failure (including website failures caused by excessive uploads); unauthorized human intervention; act, regulation, order, or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity; threatened or actual national or local emergency; blackout; war (declared or undeclared); fire; flood; epidemic; explosion; unusually severe weather; labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down; or any other similar or dissimilar cause beyond Sponsor's control that corrupts, prevents or impairs the administration, security or proper play of this Contest. In their sole discretion, Sponsor may disqualify any entry for any reason.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: For a copy of these Official Rules: (i) log on to www.g4tv.com/E32011; or (ii) send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (WA and VT residents need not affix return postage) to G4 Media, Inc., 5750 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90036, Attn: Sweepstakes and Contest Compliance, Business & Legal Affairs. Requests must be received no later than June 30, 2011.
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