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ENTRY DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2017
PURCHASING A PRODUCT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ALL ENTRANTS INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES MUST BE TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF DATE OF ENTRY. VOID OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED. SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY YOU AGREE TO ALLOW SPONSOR OR ITS APPOINTED AGENT TO CONTACT YOU AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES FOR YOUR PERCEPTION OF THE BRAND.
The Rémy Martin Producers Series Season 4, VIP Access Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Rémy Cointreau USA, Inc., with an address of 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104, (the “Sponsor”).
The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on August 9th, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 1st, 2017. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or other media properties. You are providing your information to Rémy Cointreau USA, Inc. (“Sponsor”).
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States, twenty-five (25) years of age or older as of date of entry.
Employees, officers, and directors of the Sponsor, its parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and the agents and advertising and promotion agencies of each of the foregoing, and any other entity that develops, produces, or distributes materials for or related to this Sweepstakes, and the immediate family members or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are not eligible to participate or win.
The one (1) way to enter is via Online Entry:
All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on October 1st, 2017
No purchase is required for entry.
Entrant may only submit an entry for themselves. Entrants may not submit an entry on behalf on another person, nor impersonate another person. Any such entries will result in disqualification. Any damages or liability as a result of fraud is not the responsibility of Sponsor
By submitting an entry, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
There will be one (1) Grand Prize Winner chosen. Winner can bring one (1) guest. Winner and guest receives:
Approximate Retail Value of all prizes: $3000.00
Any expense or cost not expressly stated in the description of the prizes set forth above is the sole responsibility of winner.
Prizes are awarded “as is,” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied, by Sponsor. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. No substitutions of prizes by winners are allowed, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner.
All federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of winner of the prize. Winners of prizes with a value of $600 or more will be issued an IRS Form 1099-MISC early in the year following the year in which prize was awarded for filing with his/her federal and state tax returns. Sponsor complies with all tax reporting requirements. The amount of any tax liability will vary depending on winner’s tax bracket.
Odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received. Entering multiple times will not increase your odds of winning.
The potential winner in the Sweepstakes will be selected first in a random drawing of all eligible entries received, to be held on or before October 10th, 2017. Drawings will be conducted by Sponsor or its appointed agent, and all decisions are final. Potential winner will be contacted by email. If any potential winner cannot be reached within twenty-four (24) hours of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner rejects his/her prize, or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon forfeiture of any prize, no compensation will be given. Limit one (1) prize per person or household.
You are not a winner until your prize claim is validated, identity and age verified and you receive official written notification from the Sponsor or the Promotion Administrator.
All potential winners of prizes with a value of $600 or more will be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. All potential winners of prizes with a value of less than $600 will be required to sign and return, where legal, a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. All documents must be returned by potential winners within one (1) day of notification that he/she is a potential winner. No potential winner will be an official winner until his/her Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release] has been returned and eligibility has been formally verified by Sponsor. If any potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules and/or to submit the required documentation within the designated time period, he/she will be automatically disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.
Participation in the Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitute each winner’s and guest’s permission for Sponsor or its agents to photograph, film, and record each winner and guest and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by winner and guest regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, including, but not limited to, social media, advertising, POS, public relations, for all perpetuity worldwide. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winners, and guests acknowledge and agree that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, or Twitter and agree to release and hold harmless Facebook, and Twitter, Sponsor, Sponsor’s advertising and promotional agencies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors (“Released Parties”) from any and all liability for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost, or expense whatsoever, including, without limitation, property damage, personal injury, and/or death that may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance, and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, including, but not limited to, any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, and merchandise delivery. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, substitutions, or omissions whatsoever by any transportation companies or any other persons providing any services to winner, including any results thereof, such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Sponsor is not responsible if any part of a Sweepstakes prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, or acts of terrorism. Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage to personal belongings. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or who attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. All federal, state, and local laws apply. All federal, state, or other tax liabilities arising from this Sweepstakes will be the sole responsibility of the prize winner. The Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete or unintelligible entries, telephone system or computer malfunctions, lost connections or transmission errors; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize or from participating in the Sweepstakes; or (iii) any printing, typographical, administrative, or technological errors in any material associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, or suspend this Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, or proper play of the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, the Sponsor determines that you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair entry practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor’s representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF SUCH PARTICIPANT, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
A)ALL ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE SPONSOR, ITS PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AGENCIES AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CLAIMS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, EXPENSES OR INJURIES OF ANY KIND RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM ENTRANT PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DRAWING, THE USE OF THE PRIZE, ANY DELAYED, LOST, MISDIRECTED, OR DAMAGED ENTRIES, OR ANY COMPUTER, ONLINE SERVICE, COMMUNICATIONS OR OTHER TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS THAT MAY OCCUR.
B) ALL ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SPONSOR, ITS PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AGENCIES AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES MAKE NO WARRANTY OF ANY NATURE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WITH RESPECT TO THE PRIZE, WHETHER REGARDING FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, DESCRIPTION OR NATURE OF THE PRIZE OR OTHERWISE. ALL ENTRANTS, BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE ABOVE RULES.
Sponsor reserves the right to alter, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes without notice if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the integrity of the Sweepstakes becomes compromised in any way. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated prematurely, all eligible entries received prior to the Sweepstakes being compromised will be included in the prize drawing. No automated devices, bots, and/or other programs and/or software are permitted. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Delivery of a Regional Sweepstakes prize will require a street address located within one of the states or metropolitan areas listed. Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted, or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Only fully completed entries are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, automated entries, fraud, technical failure, human error, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, telephone or other communications malfunctions, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, or theft or destruction of, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation or downloading of any materials in the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for printing, distribution, or production errors and may, in their sole discretion, rescind, cancel, suspend, modify, or revoke this Sweepstakes based upon any such error without liability. If by reason of a printing, computer, or other error more prizes are awarded in a prize category than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all persons purportedly making valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available. In no case will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded. Antifraud detection devices may be used for verification purposes.
Caution: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, 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.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE WEBSITES AND/OR THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR ENTRANT’S DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.
The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of, or relating to, these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in New York City, New York.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS AND RULES. For any matters that are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to New York City, New York. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
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The Rémy Martin® Producers Series Season 4 (the “Contest”) national submissions period (the “Submission Period”) opens on July 21, 2017, at 5:00:00 p.m. EST; and closes on
August 10, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST for the Chicago Preliminary
August 17, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST for the Cleveland Preliminary
August 19, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST for the Detroit Preliminary
August 21, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST for the Miami Preliminary
August 24, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST for the Indianapolis Preliminary
August 25, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST for the St. Louis Preliminary
August 31, 2017 at 11:59:59 pm/EST for all other Preliminary Events.
Contest events will take place between August 17, 2017 and November 9, 2017 (“the Contest Period”).
The Contest is sponsored by Rémy Cointreau USA, Inc., with an address of 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104 (hereinafter referred to as the “Sponsor”).
The Contest is managed by Urban Ideation / Unruly Records for the Sponsor (hereinafter referred to as the “Event Managers”).
The Contest is open to legal and current residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who are twenty-five (25) years of age or older as of July 21, 2017. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, and is void outside the United States, D.C. and where prohibited by law. The Contest is void outside the 50 United States and D.C. and where prohibited by law.
Employees, officers and directors of the Sponsor, their parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies of each of the foregoing, distributors and retailers, and any other entity that develops, produces, or distributes materials for or related to this Contest, and the immediate family members or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are not eligible to participate or win.
Amateur producers will submit their best tracks to the Contest microsite (http://remyproducers.com) during the Submission Period for the opportunity to compete.
Event Managers select and confirm the producers who will compete in the Contest.
The Sponsor hosts a series of nineteen (19) events during the Contest period—thirteen (13) Preliminaries, five (5) Semifinals, and one (1) Grand Finale—that will feature top-tier producers and a panel of judges from the music industry.
Three (3) producers will be selected for each of the thirteen (13) Preliminaries, totaling thirty-nine (39) qualifying contestants.
For each Preliminary, contestants will provide five (5) labeled battle tracks in .mp3 format (as specified in Section 4. “How to Enter”) to the DJ, who will play them as requested. Tracks submitted during the entry process may be used.
The amateur producers’ tracks will be critiqued, judged and scored by a panel of music industry professionals including the professional producer.
Amateur producers will compete in two (2) rounds. The amateur producer with the highest score after both rounds at each Preliminary will advance to one of five national Semifinals, a total of thirteen (13) Preliminary winners.
In the event of a tie, crowd voting will be used to determine the Winner.
Wildcards: After the final preliminary, the judges will select two (2) Wildcard contestants who scored high and showed exceptional promise, from the pool of twenty-six (26) producers who did not win their Preliminary event. These two (2) Wildcards will join the thirteen (13) Preliminary winners to compete at the Semifinals.
The fifteen (15) semifinalists will be routed by Event Managers to compete at five (5) national semifinal events.
Each Semifinal event will feature three (3) competing producers.
Semifinalists will provide five (5) labeled battle tracks in .mp3 format (as specified in Section 4. “How to Enter”) to the DJ, who will play them as requested. Tracks submitted during the entry process or played at Preliminaries may be used.
Semifinalists will compete in two (2) rounds. The amateur producer with the highest score after both rounds at each Semifinal will advance to the Grand Finale, totaling five (5) finalists.
The five (5) finalists will compete at the national Grand Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada and one producer will be crowned the winner of the Contest.
Finalists will provide seven (7) labeled battle tracks in .mp3 format to the DJ, who will play them as requested. Tracks submitted during the entry process or played at Preliminaries and Semifinals may be used.
At the finale event, a panel of music industry professionals will judge a series of tracks from each finalist.
The finale will consist of four (4) rounds: a remix round and three (3) knockout rounds.
The Remix round will be judged and scored, but no one will be eliminated. The score total will be carried through to the first knockout round.
The first knockout round will be judged on original tracks and scored. Score will be combined with score from remix round and the producers with the lowest two scores will be eliminated.
The second knockout round will be judged on original tracks and scored. The lowest cumulative scorer will be eliminated.
The final knockout round will be judged on original tracks and scored. The highest cumulative scorer will win.
If there is a tie, the producer with highest cumulative score entering the Grand Finale, will be crowned the winner. If the two (2) tied finalists entered with the same cumulative score, the winner will be determined by crowd vote.
Contestant scores will be tracked and tallied throughout the Contest. Contestant standings can be viewed on the Contest microsite (http://remyproducers.com).
Contest dates and locations are subject to change. Please see the latest schedule on Contest microsite at http://remyproducers.com/events.
No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest.
The Contest is for amateur and semi-professional producers. If a producer has had a song that they produced in the Top 100 of any charts (i.e. Billboard, iTunes, Spotify, etc), in the last twelve (12) months from the start of the Contest Period, the producer is not eligible for the competition.
All tracks for the Contest must be submitted via the Rémy Producers microsite (http://remyproducers.com).
Tracks submitted must be instrumentals, no longer than one (1) minute in length.
All tracks submitted for Contest entry or events must be labeled in the following format: producer-name_track-name.mp3
Contestants can select the Preliminary city in which they would like to compete.
Producers can submit multiple entries for each Preliminary date.
Producers can enter the same track for all Preliminary events, but if the track is selected for a Preliminary event, it will be withdrawn from all other dates.
All Contest entries must be submitted during the Submission Period, to be reviewed and considered by our music experts.
When entering the Contest, an opportunity to sign up to receive follow-ups, information and promotions from Sponsor may be available.
Each entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address and phone number submitted. Entries not submitted by actual producer will be disqualified. Sponsor and Event Managers will not be held responsible for fraudulent impersonations or unauthorized submissions.
By submitting music to the Contest, producers are affirming that they are the owner and have created the submitted music.
All responsibility for samples, sample clearance, chord or simulation of existing tracks is the sole responsibility and legal obligation of the producer submitting the tracks for the Contest.
You understand and intend that any music track, photo or information submitted by you to the Contest may be available for viewing, rating, review and comment on by the public, and understand that comments or ratings with which you disagree or are unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with any music track, photo or information you submit to Contest. By submitting any music track, photo or information to Contest, you hereby waive any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to any such music tracks, photo or information submitted by you to Contest.
Sponsor and Event Managers bear no responsibility or obligation for any lawsuits or grievances that may arise from the submission of music.
The music submitted for this program will remain the property of the producer that submitted them; but by submitting the music the producer/owner gives permission to Sponsor and Event Managers to license to use the music for promotional, advertising and presentation purposes.
Amateur producer selection will be conducted by Event Managers and a panel of music industry veterans.
Contestants must submit entries to the Rémy Producers microsite (http://remyproducers.com) by prescribed dates mentioned above.
Event Managers will select the three (3) best tracks submitted, each by a different producer, for each of the thirteen (13) Preliminary events—a total of thirty-nine (39) tracks nationally.
If a producer is selected to compete at one of the Preliminaries, the producer is no longer eligible to compete at the other Preliminary events.
Event Managers have the sole discretion to make determinations of contestant eligibility, which are binding and final in all respects.
Contestants will be notified and confirmed by Event Managers. Producers will need to verify their identity and citizenship.
Producers must be present at and are solely responsible for getting to the Preliminary and Semifinal events within their region.
Contestants are solely responsible for getting to and from Preliminary and Semifinal events, as well as, any related expenses or accommodations.
Contestants who don’t make it to their events will be disqualified. The remaining contestants will compete and advance based on the highest score.
For each Finalist and one (1) guest, Sponsor will cover air and ground travel to the Grand Finale, and provide one (1) double-room accommodation for two (2) people for two (2) nights.
Sponsor shall not be liable for: i) any failure of transportation, accidents, incorrect directions or the inability for any Contestant to appear at an event; nor ii) any sickness, injury, damages or loss traveling to or from Events.
Sponsor and Event Managers reserve the right to route Semifinalists to Semifinal events to best serve and balance the load of contestants competing at Semifinal events. Cases in which the Sponsor or Event Managers have to move Semifinalists outside of their region, Sponsor or Event Managers may cover travel costs and accommodations for those Semifinalists. Sponsor or Event Managers are not responsible for travel, accommodations or related expenses of guests of semifinalists.
Sponsor and Event Managers shall be not be liable for failure, cancellation or delay of Contest Events if such failure or delay is due to causes beyond its reasonable control including, without limitation, accidents, nuclear or natural catastrophes, fires, earthquake or storm, strikes, failures of public utilities or common carriers, civil or military disturbances, acts of war, or intervention, acts restraints or regulations of any governmental authority, including compliance with any order of any governmental considerations. In such circumstances, the event winner will be determined by the scoring system: to evaluate submission tracks if event is a Preliminary event; or based on cumulative score if event is a Semifinal or the Grand Finale.
PRELIMINARY AND SEMIFINAL EVENTS
Judging will take place at the events, with a panel three (3) to five (5) judges, comprised of music industry veterans, artists, producers and tastemakers.
Judges are tasked with choosing one amateur producer to advance after two (2) rounds.
Judges will listen to each of the tracks played by the competitors, and give a rating of 1 (not good) to 10 (very good) for each of the following criteria:
Ability To Move The Crowd
Radio/Club Hit Readiness
The judges’ votes will be tallied, and the highest score will advance.
If there is a tie, the winner will be decided by crowd vote.
Finale judging will take place at the event, with a panel three (3) to five (5) judges, comprised of music industry veterans, artists, producers and tastemakers.
Judges are tasked with choosing one national winner over a series of four (4) rounds: a remix round—which will be scored, but not result in any eliminations; and three (3) knockout rounds—the first eliminating two (2) producers based on cumulative scores from the remix and first knockout round, and the two remaining knockout rounds eliminating one (1) producer each based on cumulative scores.
Finale judges will listen to each of the tracks played by the competitors, and give a rating of 1 (not good) to 10 (very good) for each of the following criteria:
The finalist with the highest score will win the Contest.
If there is a tie, the winner will be decided by highest cumulative score entering the Grand Finale. If the last standing finalists were tied entering the Finale, the winner will be determined by crowd vote.
There will be one Grand Prize winner chosen at the national Grand Finale competition event in Las Vegas.
The winner of the Grand Finale will receive: a $4,900.00 Guitar Center gift card and a Winner’s plaque.
Each of the four (4) remaining finalists will receive a prize pack valued between $1000 – $1500. Prizes to be determined at the discretion of the Sponsor.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules. In the event of a dispute, the decision of the Sponsor shall be final and binding.
All federal, state and local laws apply. All federal, state or other tax liabilities arising from this Contest will be the sole responsibility of the prize winners.
In the event of your death during the Term, we shall have the right, in our sole discretion, to either immediately terminate this Agreement or continue to use the materials in which you participated upon payment of the required compensation to the executor or administrator of your estate or other appropriate party.
The Sponsor, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete or unintelligible entries, telephone system or computer malfunctions, lost connections or transmission errors; (ii) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the acceptance, possession or use of any prize or from participating in the Contest; or (iii) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any material associated with the Contest
Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Contest should a virus, bug, computer problem or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Contest.
Sponsor may prohibit you from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in their sole discretion, the Sponsor determine that you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other players or Sponsor’s representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF SUCH PARTICIPANT AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Sponsor reserves the immediate right to terminate this agreement and disqualify and/or have removed from Events, any contestant who has committed or commits any act or becomes involved in any situation or occurrence which brings you into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or which shocks, insults or offends the people of this nation or any class or group thereof, or reflects unfavorably upon the Sponsor or Sponsor’s Products.
If Contestant is terminated due to above stated morals, they will not be entitled to any additional awards from the Contest, but will not have to reimburse the monies paid out for contestant’s participation to that date.
All entries and the information contained in such entries will become the property the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Participation in the Contest will constitute permission for the Sponsor to use the names, cities, states, likenesses, and voices of the winners for advertising and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
By entering tracks into the Contest, Amateur Producers grant Sponsor and Event Managers rights to use the musical tracks for promotional and advertising purposes only, in perpetuity.
Amateur Producers ultimately retain the rights to the tracks they enter in the Contest.
If the tracks selected for the Contest are sold or start to gain traction in the mainstream market, the Amateur Producer will maintain all rights to profits from the track.
ALL ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE SPONSOR, ITS PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AGENCIES AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTEST SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CLAIMS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, EXPENSES OR INJURIES OF ANY KIND RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM ENTRANTS PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DRAWING, THE USE OF THE PRIZE, ANY DELAYED, LOST, MISDIRECTED, OR DAMAGED ENTRIES, OR ANY COMPUTER, ONLINE SERVICE, COMMUNICATIONS OR OTHER TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS THAT MAY OCCUR.
ALL ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SPONSOR, THEIR PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AGENCIES AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTEST MAKE NO WARRANTY OF ANY NATURE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REGARDING THE PRIZES, WHETHER WITH RESPECT TO FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, DESCRIPTION OR NATURE OF THE PRIZE OR OTHERWISE. ALL ENTRANTS, BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE ABOVE RULES.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that this Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Sponsor reserves the right to take such action as it deems necessary to enforce these Official Rules and ensure the fair operation of this Contest, including without limitation barring entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the appropriate federal, state and local courts located in New York for any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded.
For additional information regarding the Official Rules or to obtain a winners list, available after November 30, 2017, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Rémy Martin® Producers Series Season 4, c/o Rémy Cointreau USA, Inc., 1290 Ave. of the Americas, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10104. Please specify Rules, Winners List or other reason for inquiry.
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