Weekly World News #batboydance Contest
No Purchase Necessary
The Firework Weekly Challenges (“Contest”) is sponsored by Loop Now Technologies, Inc., 2635 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA 94063, (“Sponsor”). Contest is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. Failure to comply with these rules may result in disqualification.
HOW TO ENTER: No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this Contest. This promotion begins on May 6, 2020, 12:00am and ends on May 20, 2020, 11:59pm PST (“Entry Period”). Entrants may enter this Contest by creating a Firework profile and submitting through the Firework app (available on the Apple App Store and Google Play) a thirty (30) second video containing original content. Entrants must include in their entry the following tag: #batboydance. Any post without this hashtag with texts is ineligible. All entrants will be required to provide their complete name, phone number, account name, and/or e-mail address.
All entries must be complete and legible in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud. Limit one entry per person, household address, email address or IP address for the duration of the Contest. All entries submitted online will be considered made by the authorized account holder of the email address. Duplicate or multiple entries will be disqualified. Use of any automated entry software is prohibited.
All entries remain the property of the Entrant and Entrants hereby grant to Sponsor, Administrator, and its subsidiaries and affiliates non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable, royalty-free, worldwide, fully transferable license to distribute, create derivative works of, publicly perform, and publicly display all content submitted to the Contest. Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to technical/network failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction.
Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor and Administrator reserves the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).
Entrants are solely responsible and liable for any content submitted and any harm that may result from the content. Entrants agree not to provide or submit any content which is defamatory, threatening, racist, unlawful, infringing, or otherwise objectionable. Entrants also agree not to provide or submit content that they did not create, that they do not own, or that violates another person’s or entity’s rights (including, but not limited to, rights of privacy, publicity, confidentiality, trademark, or copyright). Entrants agree to release Sponsor, other participating sponsors, and Administrator from any liability in connection with their submission(s) and to indemnify Sponsor and Administrator against any claims that the submissions or Sponsor and Administrator’s use thereof violate another person’s or entity’s rights.
Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address or Firework account shall be determined by Administrator in its sole discretion, and Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest.
ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open to Entrants who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of Sponsor and Administrator and their family members or persons living in the same households of such individuals are not eligible to participate in this Contest. By entering this Contest, participants agree to abide by all terms of these Official Rules and to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator. All federal, state, and local laws apply. Winner(s) will be required to sign and return to Administrator within ten (10) days an affidavit of eligibility (except where prohibited) affirming their agreement to all terms, conditions, and restrictions in these Official Rules.
PRIZES: THREE (1) FIRST PLACE PRIZES will be awarded. Each Prize consists of either cash or gift card equivalent with an approximate retail value of USD $100. Winners’s submission may also receive marketing opportunities for audience exposure. Prize may not be exchanged or redeemed for cash, sold, or traded. No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by Winner(s) is permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.
Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes. Administrator will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one-year period to the Internal Revenue Service. Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from Sponsor if Sponsor reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.
CONTEST JUDGING CRITERIA: Entrants must submit a thirty (30) second video using the Firework app showcasing a dance inspired by Weekly World News’ iconic character Bat Boy. At the beginning of the video content, Entrant should include either a text within the video or a verbal shout-out, “Brought to you by Weekly World News”. Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity and high production quality by Sponsor. Sponsor will select Winner(s) from among all eligible entries on May 26, 2020. To be valid, all entries must be received no later than May 20, 2019, 11:59pm PST. All decisions made by the judge is final. All decisions of Sponsor and Administrator concerning all matters related to this Contest are final. Winner will be notified by direct message via the Firework app. Winner must meet all eligibility requirements including the execution and delivery of all necessary releases. If any attempted notification is not successful within forty-eight (48) hours, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries, in accordance with the judging criteria set out in these Official Rules.
CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY: Winner(s) must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Proof of residency, age, and identity are required to claim a prize. Winner(s) are subject to verification by Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. An entrant is not a winner of any prize unless and until entrant’s eligibility has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete. In the event that a winner is determined to be ineligible or fails to respond to Administrator within forty-eight (48) hours of notification, the Prize will be forfeited and Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries in accordance with the judging criteria set out in these Official Rules. Administrator reserves the right to terminate the Contest without awarding the prizes if no eligible winner(s) or alternate winner(s) claim the prizes within the required time period.
Winner(s) will be required to execute and return to Administrator a liability release and affidavit of eligibility (except where prohibited) within ten (10) days of notice of winning. In the event that a winner fails to execute and return a liability release and affidavit of eligibility (except where prohibited) within ten (10) days of notice of winning, their prize may be forfeited and Sponsor may select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries.
Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and Administrator to use winner’s name, likeness, contest submission for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Names and e-mail addresses of Contest participants may be used for future marketing solicitations by Sponsor or Administrator, unless the participant opts out of such marketing uses.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY: Sponsor and Administrator will not be responsible for lost, late, damaged, defaced, incomplete, stolen, illegible, indiscernible, mutilated, illegally obtained, postage due or misdirected entries, or for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest, or announcement of the prize and/or all Contest-related materials. By entering this Contest, each entrant forever discharges, releases, and holds harmless Sponsor and Administrator and each of its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of its directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, losses, damages, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest, however caused.
SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR’S RESERVATION OF RIGHTS: These Official Rules are subject to modification by Administrator. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by Administrator are final and binding. Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with or abuses the entry process, or who otherwise acts in violation of these Official Rules. Administrator further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this Contest if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of completion as planned, including due to force majeure or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest.
WINNER(S) LIST: For the name of winner(s), please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Weekly World News Winner’s List,” 2635 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA 94063, by June 30, 2019.