COMPLETE RULES AND RESTRICTIONS

Share Your Sound MC Challenge by End of The Weak, sponsored by DIESEL.

 

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  

 

1. PROMOTION:  The Share Your Sound MC Challenge by End of The Weak, sponsored by DIESEL (the “Contest”) commences on September 24th, 2021, at 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on December 31st 2021 at 11:59 PM (“Contest Period”).  Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Contest.  The Contest Period shall be divided into five (5) rounds (“Rounds”), as follows: 

 

a. Round 1:  WRITTEN (September 24th – September 30th)

b. Round 2:  A CAPELA (October 4th – October 10th)

c. Round 3:  BEAT JUGGLING (October 15th – October 20th)

d. Round 4:  SEMI FINALS / Share Your Sound Grab Bag (November 1st – November 7th)

e. FINAL ROUND:  December 

 

2. ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to residents of the fifty (50) United States and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico) and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

3. HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, and during the times indicated above for each Round, 1) visit Instagram on your desktop or mobile device; 2) follow @eodub on Instagram; 3) create and submit a 45-59.9 second Instagram Reels Remix video according to the following criteria for each Round:

 

a. ROUND 1:  WRITTEN.  Submitted Instagram Reels Remix video must:

 

  • Contain a performance of  original written verse;

  • Feature 1 of 6 Signature EODUB beats from the @eodub Instagram account;

  • Tag #ShareYourSound #SoundOfTheBrave #DieselFragrances #DIESEL #Eodub #McChallenge #GetYaBarsUp & tag @eodub  @dieselfragrances

 

b. ROUND 2:  A CAPELA.  Submitted Instagram Reels Remix video must:

 

  • Contain a performance of A Capela verse (no beat or music);

  • Tag #ShareYourSound #SoundOfTheBrave #DieselFragrances #DIESEL #Eodub #McChallenge #GetYaBarsUp & Tag @eodub @dieselfragrances

 

c. Round 3: BEAT JUGGLING.  Submitted Instagram Reels Remix video must:

 

  • Contain a performance of original written or freestyle verse;

  • Feature 1 of 3 Signature DJ Vinyl Richie Beat Juggling Medleys from the @eodub Instagram Account

  • Tag #ShareYourSound #SoundOfTheBrave #DieselFragrances #DIESEL #Eodub #McChallenge #GetYaBarsUp & Tag @eodub  @dieselfragrances

 

d. Round 4: SEMI FINALS / Share Your Sound MC Challenge Grab Bag.  Submitted Instagram Reels Remix video must:

 

  • Contain a performance of freestyle verse inspired by the contents of the Diesel Mystery Box (supplied by Sponsor);

  • Feature Signature Grab Bag Beat from the @eodub Instagram account. 

  • Tag #ShareYourSound #SoundOfTheBrave #DieselFragrances #DIESEL #Eodub #McChallenge #GetYaBarsUp & tag @eodub  @dieselfragrances

   

Contestants may submit (1) one Entry for each of Round 1, 2 and 3.  Multiple Entries received from any person in a particular round after the first entry received will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or means which subvert the entry process will be void. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

Contestant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the entry, any and all necessary releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the entry.

 

If you do not have an Instagram account, go to www.instagram.com create an account according to the instructions on the website.  Creating an account is free and you may be asked to agree to the terms of service and privacy policy of the relevant platform. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to Sponsor, not Instagram.   If you choose to enter using your mobile device, standard data fees may apply.  See your wireless provider for pricing plan details.   Entry must meet Instagram’s Terms of Service at https://help.instagram.com/581066165581870.

 

4. REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES: Entry may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:

 

  • contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission;

  • contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission; 

  • contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; 

  • contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission; 

  • is overly sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;

  • overly promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); 

  • inappropriately promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; inappropriately promotes any particular political agenda or message;

  • is overly obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group; 

  • appears to duplicate any other submitted Entries;  

  • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;

  • communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; 

  • and/or violates any law.

 

Entry must be the original work of the entrant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity.  If the entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the entry. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render entry null and void.  By submitting an entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the entry consent to the submission and use of the entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.

 

By submitting an entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the entry to be posted on Sponsor’s branded websites or social platforms. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any entry. Entrants agree that they will not use the entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the entry to any online social networks, without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.

5. JUDGING:  All eligible Entries received by Sponsor will be judged according to the following process:

a. For each of Round 1, 2, and 3, seven (7) Entries will be selected for advancement to Round 4: SEMI FINALS / Sound of the Brave Grab Bag.  

b. One of the seven advancing Entries in each round will be selected by popular vote using the voting feature available on the @eodub Instagram Account during the open voting period.  

c. The remaining six advancing Entries will be selected by professional judges, who shall choose the advancing entries in their sole discretion, based (though perhaps not exclusively) on the quality of the entrants’ Lyrics, Creativity, Stage Presence, and Delivery/Flow.

d. The same judging criteria shall be considered in the Judges’ selection of the winners of Round 4 and Round 5. 
 

6. WINNER NOTIFICATION:  Entrants advancing from Rounds 1, 2, and 3, and those Entrants selected to advance to Round 4 and 5, and the eventual winner, shall all be announced via the @eodub Instagram Account within five (5) days of the conclusion of the respective round.  

 

7. GRAND PRIZE(S):  Cash prizes shall be awarded to the 1st place winner, runner up, and second runner up, as determined by the judging process detailed above.  The amount of the cash prizes for the respective winners shall be $5,000 (1st place), $2500 (first runner up), and $1250 (second runner up).  Cash prizes shall only be furnished to the winners upon confirmation of the winning contestants’ eligibility, and only upon submission of the winning contestants information and documentation regarding to comply with local and federal tax regulations (e.g. Wb-9, etc.).

 

8. GENERAL CONDITIONS:  By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Prize Providers and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from  entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.  By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Contest without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion.  

 

9.  USE OF ENTRIES:  By submitting an entry, you hereby grant the Sponsor, Prize Providers their affiliates and their Administrators the irrevocable, perpetual, royalty free, worldwide license to use, reproduce, publish, edit, market, store, adapt, assign, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, communicate, create derivative works based upon, and promote the entry or excerpts of the entry (as such may be edited and modified by the Sponsor in its discretion) in perpetuity, for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes (including posting on Sponsor-affiliated websites and other Sponsor-selected media). 

 

10. MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, illegible, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, postage-due or garbled Entries or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries the announcement of the prizes, the incorrect uploading of the photo or in any Contest-related materials.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken using the judging procedure outlined above. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

 

11. ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

 

12. USE OF DATA: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at https://www.eodub.com/privacy-policy. By participating in the Contest, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

 

13.  SPONSOR: EOW, LLC (www.eodub.com