Prudential Challenge Contest Rules

NEW YORK RED BULL STREET TEAM CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY PRUDENTIAL

 

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. ELIGIBILITY:  The New York Red Bull Street Team Challenge presented by Prudential (the “Contest Series”) calls for entry periods to begin and end on the dates listed in “ENTRY PERIODS; INDIVIDUAL CONTEST” below.  Each entry period is referred to herein as an “Entry Period,” with each Contest held during an Entry Period referred to herein as a “Contest.” There will be five Contests held during the Entry Periods below.   Each Contest is open to legal residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry.  Void where prohibited. Employees of Red Bull New York, Inc. (“Sponsor”), The Prudential Insurance Company of America (“Prudential”) and its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, public relations agencies, prize suppliers, including any vendors providing services in connection with this Contest (collectively, the “Affiliates”), and employees, agents, directors, officers (including members of their immediate family – i.e., spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren – or same household) of Sponsor, Prudential or any of the Affiliates are not eligible to participate.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Contest Series. Each Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

ENTRY PERIODS; INDIVIDUAL CONTESTS:

 

1. From June 24, 2012 until July 6, 2012 (the “First Contest”)

2. From July 15, 2012 until August 8, 2012 (the “Second Contest”)

3. From August 19, 2012 until September 5, 2012 (the “Third Contest”)

4. From September 15, 2012 until September 28, 2012 (the “Fourth Contest”)

5. From October 6, 2012 until October 15, 2012 (the “Fifth Contest”)

 

TO ENTER:  During each Entry Period, go to www.newyorkredbulls.com/prudentialchallenge (the “Entry Site”) and follow the instructions to complete the entry form. To enter fans will complete an online application and provide a link to their video submission.  As described at the entry page, entry will require that you upload an up to 1-minute video showing: (1) your ability to perform the soccer move performed by the New York Red Bulls Street Team on display on the Entry Site during the applicable Entry Period (the “Soccer Move”) and (2) why you are the most deserving of winning the opportunity to audition for the New York Red Bulls Street Team.  Video must be no longer than one minute; any video longer than one minute will be disqualified.  Your video must be a file type that is accepted by Vimeo or YouTube in 16X9 High Definition quality.  Please see here for all appropriate formats:)Vimeo http://vimeo.com/help/guidelines ; YouTube https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/).  See below for “REQUIRED REPRSENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES” for more information about requirements of video entry. Failure to complete any step outlined in, or to follow any of, the Official Rules will result in disqualification of attempted entry. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected entries or entries not received regardless of cause. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account identified on the entry form. The authorized account holder is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by the relevant entity responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

 

REQUIRED REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES:  To be eligible, you agree to and represent and warrant that your entry will comply with the following:

 

  1. Your video must not contain any music or audio content by anyone other than entrant.
  2. While we want you to show some creativity, at some point in your video your Soccer Move displayed in your entry must duplicate the applicable Soccer Move displayed by the New York Street Bulls during the applicable Entry Period.  Soccer Moves that do not duplicate the  Soccer Move displayed during the applicable Entry Period will be disqualified.    
  3. You represent and warrant that you can safely participate in the Contest, that you are in good physical health, and that you have no health condition or other reason to believe that performing the Soccer Move will result in injury to you or anyone else.  Even so, you understand that performing the Soccer Move involves risk of injury inherent to the sport and to physical activities in general.  You accept all such risks, release and agree not to hold Sponsor, Prudential or any Affiliate responsible for any physical or other injury resulting from your participation in this Contest and/or performance of a Soccer Move.
  4. Your video must be your own original video, created by you; must not have been previously published, released or distributed in any form; must not have been entered into any other drawing or competition nor won any award; and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.  Modification of an existing video does not count as original.
  5. You represent that you have the consent of any identifiable persons appearing in the video to their likeness being used in the ways set out in these Official Rules, including Sponsor’s right to use the video for any future commercial purpose without restrictions. Upon request, you will obtain written consent of any such persons for Sponsor. If any person appearing in the video is under the age of majority in their state/province of residence, the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required. The video must not contain any personally identifiable information of any person.
  6.   Excepting those of Sponsor, the video must not contain or reference any names, products or services of any company or entity or any third party trademarks, logos, trade dress or promotion of any brand, product or service.
  7. The Soccer Move and video must not be lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libellous, obscene, violate any laws or otherwise contain content which Sponsor in its sole discretion decides is inappropriate or objectionable.

Entries that do not comply with the above requirements are not eligible and, if submitted, may be removed at any time in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry that it believes violates or potentially violates any of the foregoing requirements or otherwise fails to comply with any provision of these Official Rules. Entrants agree to reimburse Sponsor, Prudential and the Affiliates in full in respect of any losses, damages, and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees that they may sustain from the breach of a representation or warranty made by the entrant or the use of any rights granted by the entrant to Sponsor hereunder.

By entering, entrant warrants that the submitted video complies with the entry requirements set out above including those at (i)-(vii) above.  By entering, entrant grants to Sponsor and Sponsor’s Affiliates a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable, assignable license to reproduce that video and to otherwise use, exploit, copy, modify, adapt, edit, obscure branding contained therein, publish and display the video in any form, manner, venue, media or technology now known or later developed for any and all purposes including for purposes of trade, advertising, and promotion as Sponsor and its licensees or assignees determine, without further compensation, notification, or permission.

JUDGING CRITERIA:  Eligible entries will be judged in multiple rounds based, in all cases, on an assessment of creativity and originality (25%); correct completion of the applicable New York Red Bulls Street Team Soccer Move (50%); and demonstrated passion for the sport and the New York Red Bulls (25%).  (This criteria is hereinafter referred to as the “Judging Criteria”). 

 

WINNER SELECTION: Based on the Judging Criteria, a panel of judges selected by Sponsor will determine the top entry from each Entry Period from among all eligible entries. 

 

Each winning video will be posted at www.newyorkredbulls.com/prudentialchallenge on the “Website Date” noted below for each such Contest (i.e., the date next to the contest that corresponds to the Entry Period for which the entry was submitted) and will be displayed on the Jumbotron during the New York Red Bulls match at Red Bull Arena on the “Game Date” noted below (in all cases, subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion).

 

Contest

Website Posting Date

Jumbotron Display Date

First Contest

June 24, 2012]

July 15, 2012

Second Contest

July 15, 2012

August 19, 2012

Third Contest

August 19, 2012

September 15, 2012

Fourth Contest

September 15, 2012

October 6, 2012

Fifth Contest

October 6, 2012

October 20, 2012

 

 

GRAND PRIZE:  Each winner will receive opportunity to audition for the New York Red Bulls Street Team at a location, time and date to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Prize also will include  July 15th – 4 tickets & opportunity to participate in coin toss on July 21st;  August 19th – 4 tickets & autographed soccer ball; September 15th – 4 tickets & field tour at future match; October 6th – 4 tickets & personalized jersey; October 20th – autographed jersey & NYRB hat subject to change by Sponsor.  Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Prize: July 15th = $100; Aug 19th - $200; September 15th - $100; October 6th - $200; October 20th - $300.  ARV varies and depends on location of winner’s residency. Any difference between actual value and stated ARV will not be awarded.  There is no retail value associated with the opportunity to audition for the New York Red Bulls Street Team. Prizes are awarded "AS IS."  Neither Sponsor nor Prudential, nor any Affiliates make offer any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied (including, without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose) in connection with this Contest or any prize.  Prize details and availability are subject to change, in which case a prize of equal value may be substituted at Sponsor's sole discretion. Prizes consist only of the items listed, are non-transferable, with no cash redemption or substitution except at Sponsor's sole discretion.  Prizes are subject to terms, conditions, expiration dates, and restrictions imposed by the manufacturer of the prize or issuer in the case of a gift card.  Federal, state, provincial, and local taxes on prizes, if any, and any other costs, fees and expenses not listed above as specifically included as part of the prize are the sole responsibility of winner.

 

NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by available phone number or mail/email address on or around the following dates subject to change as determined solely by Sponsor:

 

Contest

Notification Date

First Contest

July 9, 2012

Second Contest

August 10, 2012

Third Contest

September 7, 2012

Fourth Contest

October 1, 2012

Fifth Contest

October 16,2012

 

 

To be the winner and claim the prize(s) each winner will be required to respond within 48 hours of notification, providing the following: signed and delivered Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release/Publicity Release forms, and other applicable documents, which may require a social security or other government issued identification number, verification of eligibility and compliance with official rules, as well as written authorization/permission from any third party whose likeness or owned material appears in the finalist’s entry granting Sponsor the necessary rights to use the appearance/material.  At Sponsor’s discretion, winners may be required to produce picture or some other form of proper identification to claim any prize. If a potential  winner cannot be contacted, fails to timely claim the prize, is disqualified, fails to timely execute and return any required forms within the time periods proscribed above, or if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the next highest scoring entry will be selected until a winner is confirmed. If by reason of printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules, the Judging Criteria will be applied by the Sponsor to award the advertised number of prizes.  Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.   

 

PUBLICITY & MARKETING: Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor and Sponsor’s Affiliates to use winners’ entry, name, voice, statements, image and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium (including, without limitation displaying such on Sponsor’s and/or Sponsor’s Affiliate websites and/or the Jumbotron at Red Bull Arena during a match), without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law.  Submission of contact information in connection with this Contest Series (whether or not required), including mailing address, phone number, and email address during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to add entrant to Sponsor’s customer database and to contact entrant in the future for promotional and other reasons.  You may opt-out of receiving such communications as set forth in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (located at www.redbullarena.us) or as provided within any such marketing materials (e.g., using the “Unsubscribe” feature provided in the footer of Sponsor’s emails). The information you provide will only be used in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

 

NO LIABILITY & INDEMNIFICATION:  Sponsor, Prudential and the Affiliates are not responsible for and entrants release each from any failures of any kind (whether caused by computer, technical, or human error) which may either limit the entrant’s ability to submit an entry, claim a prize, or otherwise participate in this Contest, or Sponsor’s ability to include all eligible entries, conduct random drawings, notify potential winners, or otherwise execute this Contest in the manner intended.  Entrants further release and agree to indemnify Sponsor, Prudential and the Affiliates from all liability, claims or actions of any kind for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property alleged to have been sustained in connection with this Contest including, but not limited to, those arising from: (a) the performance of the Soccer Move; (b) the receipt, ownership or use of any prize awarded; (c) any travel or prize-related activity; (d) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or any other materials disseminated by Sponsor; and (e) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers, or providers used by an entrant or Sponsor. 

 

OTHER TERMS: Decisions of Sponsor on all matters related to the Contest are final.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest Series or any individual Contest for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Contest, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Contest as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST SERIES OR OF ANY INDIVIDUAL CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND/OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL MAKING ANY SUCH ATTEMPTS TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

 

GOVERNING LAW & MANDATORY ARBITRATION.  Any disputes arising under this Contest Series or any individual Contest and/or these Official Rules will be governed by the internal laws of the State of New York.  Sponsor and each participant agree that any such claim or dispute between the parties, or between a party and any agent, employee, successor, or assign of the other, related to this Contest Series and/or these Official Rules (including the applicability of this arbitration clause) shall be resolved by binding arbitration administered by the JAMS under its rules and procedures in effect when the claim is filed. The rules and procedures and other information, including information on fees, may be obtained from JAMS’ website (www.jamsadr.com) or by calling JAMS at 949-224-1810. Any award by the arbitrator(s) may be entered as a judgment in any court having jurisdiction.

 

Severability:  If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

 

WINNER LIST:  To obtain a list of winners, visit www.newyorkredbulls.com/prudentialchallenge

 

SPONSOR:  Red Bull New York, Inc., 600 Cape May Street, Harrison, NJ 07029