"PITCH PERFECT 2: DUBSMASH CONTEST"OFFICIAL RULES ("Official Rules")
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF
THE “PITCH PERFECT 2: DUBSMASH CONTEST” (“CONTEST”) IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50)
UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND CANADA (EXCEPT PROVINCE OF QUEBEC) WHO ARE
EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND WHOSE ENTRIES (AS DEFINED BELOW) MEET THE ADDITIONAL
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH BELOW. INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE SUBJECT TO ANY EMPLOYMENT OR
OTHER AGREEMENT OR ARRANGEMENT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, A CONTRACT FOR MANAGEMENT AND/OR
TALENT REPRESENTATION, AN ACTING CONTRACT, A MODELING CONTRACT, A SPONSORSHIP CONTRACT, A
MERCHANDISING AGREEMENT, OR ANY OTHER CONTRACT OR ARRANGEMENT) THAT WOULD INTERFERE WITH THEIR
ABILITY TO ACCEPT A PRIZE (AS DETAILED BELOW) AND PARTICIATE IN THE WALK-ON ROLE AS CONTEMPLATED
HEREUNDER ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN CONTEST.CONTEST ENTRY PERIOD & SPONSOR:
Contest promoting the homeentertainment release of the motion picture "Pitch Perfect 2" (the "Release"
at 12:01 am Pacific Time ("PT"
) on 9/10/15 and ends at 11:59 pm PT on 9/17/15 ("Entry
) for submission of Entry (as defined below). Entrants (as defined below) meeting the
age and residency requirements set forth above who are interested in participating in the
Contest, must create a Dubsmash video (referred to hereafter as the "Video"
) with the
Dubsmash Application ("Application"
) using a Pitch Perfect 2 sound bite. Application is
available for download via www.Dubsmash.com
(the "Web Site"
and directly at the App Store and Google Play. Pitch Perfect 2 sound bites are available at the Web
Site. After creating
the Video, post the Video to Instagram or Vine (each a "Social Media Site"
collectively "Social Media Sites"
) and include the hashtag #PitchSmash.
Each such eligible individual submitting an eligible Video (see below) as detailed above shall
be herein referred to as an "Entrant"
. At the end of the Entry Period, a judging panel
(as detailed below) will judge the Videos based on the Judging Criteria (as defined below) and
determine the highest scoring Videos. The Entrants submitting six (6) such highest-scoring
Videos, meeting all eligibility and scoring conditions herein will be declared the potential
prize winners as detailed below. The sponsor of the Contest is Universal Studios Home
Entertainment, LLC, 100 Universal City Plaza, CA 91608 (the "Sponsor"
). The Contest is
subject to these Contest Official Rules, and by entering, entrant agrees to be bound by them.
Contest is open only to legal residents of the
fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia and Canada (with the exception of Province
of Quebec) (collectively, the "Eligibility Area"
), who as of the date of their entry into
the Contest are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees and their immediate family
members (spouses, parents, legal guardians, in-laws, grandparents, siblings, children and
grandchildren) of Sponsor, Mobile Motion GmbH (Dubsmash), their respective officers, directors,
affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies, and advertising and promotion agencies
(collectively, the "Promotion Parties"
) and those living in the household of same
(whether legally related or not) are not eligible to enter or win. Contest is void outside the
Eligibility Area and wherever prohibited or restricted by law. A prize won by an individual at
least eighteen (18) years of age, but considered a minor ("Minor"
) in his or her
jurisdiction of legal residence will be awarded in the name of Minor's parent or legal guardian.
HOW TO ENTER:
You must have access to the Internet, be able to
download the App, create a Video and have the ability to post a video to a Social Media Site to
participate in the Contest. Social Media Site accounts are free, and registration for the
specific Social Media account can be obtained by following instructions at www.instagram.com
) or www.vine.com ("Vine Site"
During the Entry Period you may enter by doing the following:
1. Download the Application,
2. Create the Video using a Pitch Perfect 2 sound bite,
3. Post the Video and include the hashtag #PitchSmash on Instagram or Vine.
By completing the foregoing entry process to its conclusion during the Entry Period you will be
entered into the Contest (each such entry referred to as an "Entry"
Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected
Entries, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry,
the Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address
connected with the Instagram, Vine account or email address from which the Entry was sent.
"Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address
by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business,
educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain
associated with the submitted email address. No automatically generated Entries will be
By posting a Video via a Social Media Site (detailed above), Entrants agree to comply with the
Service located at https://vine.co/terms.
Please note: This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated
with, Instagram or Vine. Instagram and Vine are registered trademarks, which are herein used for
purposes of this Contest only. Such use is not intended to suggest or imply the sponsorship,
endorsement, or the approval of this Contest by the owners of said trademarks.
I. Video Entry Requirements:
II. Video Entry Content Restrictions:
- Entrants agree to and understand that Videos will be made available to the public, including
without limitation, posting on the Internet. Whether or not Videos are published on the
Internet, Sponsor does not covenant or guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any
- Each Video must be an original creation of the submitting Entrant which is under no
restriction, contractual or otherwise, that will prevent Sponsor’s use of the Video, and
each Video must be free of any and all liens, encumbrances and claims of third parties.
Entrant acknowledges, agrees and warrants that nothing in the Video infringes on any
copyrights, confidential information, trade secrets or trademarks belonging to any person or
entity other than the Entrant absent a suitable license, clearance or permission agreement
(proof of which is required upon submission), or violates any person's rights of privacy or
publicity and that all necessary releases and permissions have been secured including
releases from all persons appearing in the Video. Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold
harmless Sponsor and its officers, directors, employees, and affiliated organizations, and
their respective officers, directors, shareholders and employees, from and against any and
all claims, demands, damages, costs, liabilities and causes of action of whatsoever nature
that are based upon or arise out of any breach by Entrant of these Official Rules or the
warranties and representations made by Entrant in this paragraph. Modifying, enhancing or
altering a third party’s preexisting work does not qualify as Entrant’s original creation.
- By submitting the Video, the Entrant agrees, for zero compensation, to grant to Sponsor all
intellectual property rights in the Video and each of its constituent parts, which rights
include, without limitation, the Sponsor’s right to edit, publish, make available to the
public and/or reproduce the Video through any media available at any time during, or after,
the Contest Period on any related websites, in any promotional materials, whether related or
unrelated to the Contest, and at any other location, whether physical or online, that
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate and necessary for the operation and
promotion of this Contest. In addition, Entrant warrants that any so called "moral rights"
in the Video have been waived and Entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may use any
ideas from any Video or other submitted materials, whether or not Entrant has been awarded a
prize in connection with any such Video or other materials. Entrant agrees to release,
defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, its employees, directors, officers,
shareholders, members, agents, subcontractors, affiliates, agencies and licensees from all
claims, demands and causes of action of any nature whatsoever which Entrant or Entrant’s
heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on Entrant’s
behalf or on behalf of Entrant’s estate, have or may have by reason of: (i) Sponsor’s
exercise of any rights granted by Entrant in this paragraph; (ii) claims based on violation
of any right of publicity or rights of personality, infringement of copyright or trademark,
libel, slander, defamation, invasion of privacy, loss of earnings or potential earnings in
connection with Sponsor’s use of the Video and any portion thereof, or the likeness of any
natural person therein.
- By accepting the Grand Prize, Grand Prize Winner hereby grants and agrees to grant to
Sponsor, its affiliates, successors, licensees, assignees and other authorized designees, a
perpetual, fully-paid, royalty-free, transferable, fully sublicenseable, worldwide,
irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to, as applicable, videotape, record,
photograph, exhibit, edit, reproduce, transmit, webcast, broadcast, disseminate, use in
advertising or promotion, and/or otherwise exploit aurally and/or visually all of entrant’s
rights in and to the Walk-On Role (as defined below), if any, and all intellectual property
rights contained therein.
- Entrants are responsible for securing necessary permissions, talent and location releases,
and licenses for any visual and audio material contained in the Videos.
- Sponsor is not responsible for any expenses incurred in the production and delivery of the
Videos must not contain material that:
- Contains or depicts someone smoking or intoxicated;
- Violates or infringes another’s rights, including without limitation, privacy, publicity or
intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
- Contains material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or
individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability,
sexual orientation or age;
- Contains any unacceptable clothing or adornments, or displays any commercial/corporate
advertising other than that of Sponsor (including but not limited to corporate logos, brand
names, trademarks, slogans, political, personal and religious statements) or the Picture;
- Contains indecent or unsafe behavior or situations, profanities or obscenities, including
but not limited to nudity, or pornography, or is otherwise inappropriate, indecent, profane,
obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous or libelous;
- References persons or organizations without their written permission;
- Disparages any persons or organizations;
- Includes threats to any person, place, business or group;
- Is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to any applicable federal, state, or local laws and
Failure of any Video to comply with the above "Video Entry Requirements" and "Video Entry Content
Restrictions," as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may result in disqualification of
Entrant. Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any
Video that, in its sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor,
the Contest, the Picture or any other person or entity, does not comply with these Official Rules or
if Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements or breaches of law or any other
reason set forth herein. All Entries shall become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be
returned. Entries must be suitable for presentation in a public forum, in sole determination of
The Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Contest.
The Promotion Parties, Instagram, Vine and any and all Internet server(s) and access provider(s),
and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, advertising and
promotion agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents
) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry
information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or
defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers,
or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant’s or any other
person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Contest; inability to access
the Application, Instagram, Vine, or post the Video to Instagram or Vine; theft, tampering,
destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; data that is processed late or
incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic
congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any web site (including the Application, Web Site,
Instagram Site and/or Vine Site) or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or
other errors; any mail which is late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible,
or postage due, or any combination thereof. Proof of posting to Instagram or Vine is not considered
proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible and incomplete Entries and mechanically reproduced Entries
will be disqualified. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or
returned. False, fraudulent or deceptive Entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible.
Any information collected by signing up for
https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/#. Any information collected by signing up for Vine shall
Any information collected from prize winners shall be used only in a manner consistent with these
, which can
be found at http://www.nbcuni.com/privacy/.
False and/or deceptive Entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible. By registering to enter the
Contest, entrant affirms that they have read, accepted and agreed to be bound by these Official
Each eligible Video will be judged by a "Judging
made up of representatives of the Sponsor, in accordance with the following judging
criteria (the "Judging Criteria"
- Creativity and Originality in performance displayed in the Video submission – 0 to 70
- Synchronization of entrant’s lip synching with sound bite video available at Web Site –
0 to 30
VIDEOS NOT USING A PITCH PERFECT 2 SOUND BITE WILL NOT BE JUDGED. NO
ENTRANT RECEIVING A TOTAL SCORE OF LESS THAN 65 POINTS IN THE OPINION OF THE JUDGES WILL BE ELIGIBLE
TO WIN A PRIZE IN THE CONTEST. Judging will be completed on/about 9/22/15. The one (1) Video scoring
the highest total number of points (in the opinion of the judges) will be declared the potential "Grand
subject to the conditions herein. The five (5) Videos scoring the next five (5)
highest total number of points (#2-6) (in the opinion of the judges) will be declared the potential
"Runner-up Prize Winners"
subject to the conditions herein.
Decisions of Sponsor shall be final and
binding in all matters relating to this Contest. The potential prize winners will be contacted as
follows: each potential winner will be notified using the direct message feature on Instagram or
Vine for the user account of the winning Entry that came from one of those social media sites. It is
Entrants’ responsibility to timely set account settings to accept contacts by Sponsor and to timely
check your account for such messages. Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of delivery of
notice attempting to use such methods. This notification will occur within one (1) business day of
the conclusion of judging (as detailed above) and winner will be required to respond to this
notification by 10/5/15 in accordance with the instructions therein or prize will be forfeited and
Entrant disqualified and said prize may or may not be awarded (at Sponsor’s sole discretion).
Winners will be required to provide information that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
first and last name, email address, street address (no post office boxes), city, state/province,
zip/postal code, daytime telephone number and date of birth, and verify eligibility per these
Official Rules. Grand Prize Winner (or Grand Prize Winner’s parent or legal guardian if Grand Prize
Winner is Minor) will be required to execute and return a notarized Affidavit of Elibigibilty/
Release of Liability and (except where prohibited) Publicity Release ("Affidavit"
) if a U.S.
resident or a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability Release (if a Canadian resident) within seven
(7) days or prize may (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) be forfetited and an alternate Grand Prize
Winner determined based on next highest scoring Entry (in the opinion of the judges). If more than
one (1) person is depicted in the Video, each person depicted in the Video may be required to
execute and return Affidavit or Declaration (as applicable). Canadian winner required to correctly
answer timed skill-testing question. Grand Prize Winner’s travel companion will also be required to
execute and return a Release of Liabilty form within this same seven (7) day deadline. Once all
requirements detailed herein have been met from a potential prize winner such potential prize winner
will be declared and "Official Prize Winner"
in the Contest.
If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable for any reason, if a potential prize winner
fails to respond to notification (detailed above), fails to return correctly executed Affidavit,
fails to comply with these Official Rules in any way, or if potential prize winner is disqualified
for any reason, Sponsor may decide, in its discretion, to award such prize to an alternate eligible
Entrant or to not award such prize. If there are no Entrants found to meet all the eligibility and
scoring requirements set forth in these Rules, Sponsor may, in its sole and exclusive discretion,
determine that there are no prize winners in this Contest.
Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) granted to Sponsor to use the
Official Prize Winner’s name, likeness, picture, voice, biographical information and statements, and
winning Video for publicity, advertising, trade and promotional purposes in connection with the
Contest or the Picture, in any and all media and manner and by any and all means now known or
hereafter devised in perpetuity worldwide without additional compensation or limitation of any kind,
and without the need to get any further consent.
Prizes are not transferable or assignable. No substitution for a prize by an Official Prize Winner
will be allowed. Prizes may not be sold, bartered or exchanged by Official Prize Winners. Prizes are
provided "as is" and without any warranty of any kind. By accepting a prize, the Official Prize
Winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules.
All Federal, state and local tax liabilities (if any) are the responsibility of the Prize Winners.
The following are the prizes to be awarded in the Contest:
GRAND PRIZE (1):
The Grand Prize consists of the following:
A) the opportunity for the Grand Prize Winner to appear in a non-speaking, non-featured walk-on role
(the "Walk-on Role"
) in the "Pitch Perfect 3" production or if no such production takes
place, the first such production to take place within the Eligibility Area after [DATE HERE] (the
production to which the Walk-on Role applies shall be referred to as the "Production"
the place (the "Destination City"
) and on the date and time determined by Sponsor;
(B) roundtrip ("R/T"
) economy class airfare for the Grand Prize Winner and travel companion
from the major U.S. gateway airport within the Eligibility Area, nearest the Grand Prize winner's
hometown (as selected by Sponsor) to the gateway airport nearest to the Destination City (as
determined by Sponsor);
(C) three (3) consecutive nights hotel accommodations (standard room, room and tax only) at a
Destination City area hotel selected by Sponsor ("Hotel"
(D) R/T ground transfers between the airport, Hotel and Production set.
Specific air carrier(s), Hotel and other trip specifics detailed above are at the sole discretion of
Sponsor or its designee(s). There is no monetary value associated with the Walk-On Role
approximate retail value ("ARV"
) of the travel portion of the Grand Prize is $3,500 USD
(approximately $4,542.41 CAD). The actual value of such travel portion may vary depending on city of
departure, date and times of travel, airfare fluctuations and Hotel charges at the time of travel
booking for Grand Prize Winner. Actual value of the travel portion of the Grand Prize awarded may be
lower or higher at the time it is fulfilled. If Grand Prize Winner elects to travel with no travel
companion no additional prize element will be substituted. Any difference between actual value and
stated ARV (if actual value is lower than stated ARV) will not be awarded. All travel is subject to
the following restrictions and conditions: All meals, additional ground transfers, gratuities,
excursions, insurance, incidentals, and any other expenses not specified herein are the sole
responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. All travel arrangements are to be administered by Sponsor
or its designee. The Grand Prize Winner must be able to travel during the specific dates determined
by Sponsor or the Walk-On Role portion of the Grand Prize shall be forfeited and Sponsor retains the
right to substitute a different Trip or award the prize in the form of a check.
All travel is subject to availability. Travel must originate and end at the same major U.S. gateway
airport within the Eligibility Area.
The Grand Prize Winner and travel companion will each be required to provide valid government issued
photo ID as required by travel authorities at time of travel as well as prior to admittance to the
set where the Production takes place. If a Grand Prize Winner's residence is within 100 miles of the
Destination City (as determined by Sponsor), the airfare portion of the Grand Prize will be
forfeited in its entirety, no ground transportation will be provided to and from the Destination
City and no additional prize element substituted. No changes will be made to travel details once any
element(s) of the travel arrangements have been booked except as deemed necessary by Sponsor in its
sole discretion. No frequent flier miles will be earned on any element of Grand Prize travel. Grand
Prize conditions may be added or modified by Sponsor or its designee. Releasees are not responsible
for any changes of any element of the Grand Prize. Releasees are not liable for any expenses
incurred as a consequence of changes in Production or flight schedule, flight cancellation or flight
delays. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Travel
is subject to capacity controls, availability, blackout dates and certain other restrictions, which
may include a Saturday night stay, all of which are subject to change.
No stopovers are permitted on tickets issued as a Grand Prize; if a stopover occurs, the Grand Prize
will terminate and full fare will be charged from the stopover point for the remaining trip
segments, including the return. Once Hotel and flight arrangements have been confirmed, no changes
will be allowed except by Sponsor or its designee. An unclaimed and/or unused Grand Prize travel
package, or portion thereof, will remain the property of Sponsor or its designee.
Releasees accept no responsibility for changes in film production schedule or cancellation of film
production and Sponsor does not guarantee that the Walk-On Role portion of the Grand Prize will be
available and that even if the Grand Prize winner does participate in the Walk-On Role portion of
the Grand Prize, that such Grand Prize winner’s Performance (as defined below) will appear in the
final version of the Production to which the Walk-on Role relates.
RUNNER-UP PRIZES (5):
Each Runner-Up Prize consists of one (1) copy of "Pitch Perfect"
Perfect 2" on Blu-ray™. The ARV of each Runner-Up Prize is $45.00 USD (approximately $58.40 CAD).
The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded in the Contest is $3,725 USD (approximately $4,834.43
Awarding of a prize is subject to the Official Prize Winner’s acceptance of all requisite conditions
within these Official Rules and Official Prize Winner’s ability and agreement to grant the rights
set forth in these Official Rules. In the event more than one (1) person is depicted in the
Video, prize will be awarded to Entrant
. The prizes will be awarded as detailed above but any
prize or portion thereof awarded may subsequently be rescinded by Sponsor at any time if Sponsor
determines that the Official Prize Winner did not meet the eligibility requirements set forth in
these Official Rules or was otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves
the right to disqualify any potential Official Prize Winner and/or not award a prize if it is
discovered that such Official Prize Winner has been charged with (and currently pending final
resolution) or convicted of any criminal offense (felony or misdemeanor) or is found to have
committed any act which might tend to bring Official Prize Winner, Sponsor, the Picture or its
promotional campaign, or any other individual or entity into public disrepute, contempt, scandal, or
ridicule, or which might tend to reflect unfavorably on Sponsor, the Release or its promotional
campaign, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and exclusive discretion. No transfer or substitution
for the prize (or prize components) allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion, due to prize
unavailability for any reason, and only then for a prize (or prize component) of comparable value.
Awarding of a prize is subject to the Official Prize Winner’s acceptance of all requisite conditions
within these Official Rules and agreement to grant the rights set forth in these Official Rules.
Releasees shall not be liable to an Official Prize
Winner or any other person for failure to supply a prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts
of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or
quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s)
prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion,
unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal),
labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil
disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Releasees’ sole control. Releasees shall
not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or
omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), hotel(s), or other transportation companies or any other
persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results
thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Sweepstakes Entities
shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage.
By participating in and entering this Contest, Entrants
agree that Releasees shall not be liable for personal injuries, death, damages, expenses or costs or
losses of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in this Contest or parts
thereof or acceptance of, use of or inability to use a prize or parts thereof including, without
limitation, claims, suits, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage
to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false
light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including
negligence), warranty or other theory. Each Official Prize Winner agrees to release the Releasees
from any and all liability and responsibility with respect to the prize (including any property
loss, damage, personal injury or death). Each Official Prize Winner acknowledges the aforementioned
individuals and entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty,
representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, related to the prize.
Releasees are not responsible for any changes, delay or cancellation of any portion of a prize.
If for any reason this Contest or part thereof is not capable of running as planned, or if this
Contest or any web site, page or email address associated therewith (or any portion thereof),
including but not limited to the Application, Instagram Site or Vine Site becomes corrupted or does
not allow the proper playing of the Contest and processing of Entries in accordance with these
Official Rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention,
actions by Entrants (or others), fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s
sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper
conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any
individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Contest or
any portion thereof. In the event this Contest is cancelled, the Sponsor will complete the judging
process as detailed above, including all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of
the action or event warranting such cancellation. If such cancellation, termination, modification,
or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at www.Pitch2Smash.com. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT
OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE, (INCLUDING THE APPLICATION, WEB SITE,
INSTAGRAM SITE OR VINE SITE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF
CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO
SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
If a dispute arises about who submitted an Entry via Instagram or Vine, the Entry will be deemed
submitted by the authorized account holder of the Instagram or Vine account associated with the
Video submitted. A potential prize winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the
potential prize winner is the authorized account holder of the Instagram or Vine account associated
with the winning Entry and that all eligibility requirements are met.
In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an Entry
cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible. The
Releasees are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of
any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in Entrant's Instagram or
Vine account (as applicable) to receive email messages. Also, the Releasees are not responsible, and
may disqualify an Entrant, if his or her Instagram or Vine (as applicable) does not work or if it is
changed without Entrant giving prior written notice to Sponsor.
NOTE: Entry must be made by the Entrant only according to these Official Rules. Entries made by any
other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or page, including, but not
limited to, commercial Contest sites or Contest subscription notification and/or entering service
sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest. The use of any device or computer
software to automate the Entry process is prohibited.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision
of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In
the event that any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise
unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in
accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that
provision. Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official Rules. Headings
are solely for convenience of reference and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning
or intent of the documents or any provision hereof. In the event there is a discrepancy or
inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials,
Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in
Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
GOVERNING LAW/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
All issues and questions
concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or
the rights and obligations of Entrants and Releasees in connection with the Contest will be governed
by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California, without giving
effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application
of any other state’s laws. By entering the Contest, Entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and
venue of the federal and state courts of Los Angeles County, California, United States and waive the
right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum.
BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND
ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZE
AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL
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RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND
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10/15/15), or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: "PITCH
PERFECT 2: DUBSMASH CONTEST" (please specify Official Winner’s List or Official Rules), P.O. Box
56436, Sherman Oaks, CA 91413. Residents of Vermont and Canada with a return address in Vermont or
Canada may omit the return postage on their Official Rules request. Official Rules are also
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Contest starts 12:01 am PT on 9/10/15 and ends at
11:59 pm. PT on 9/17/15. Open only to legal residents of 50 U.S. & DC and Canada (except Quebec
Province) (collectively, the "Eligibility Area"
), 18+. Subject to Official Rules available at
www.Pitch2Smash.com. See Official Rules for complete details. Void outside Eligibility Area and
prohibited or restricted by law. Canadian winner required to correctly answer timed skill-testing