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Official Contest Rules

Official Contest Rules

Symphoria "Syracuse Sound Stops Battle of the Bands" Contest
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH INSTAGRAM, TWITTER, FACEBOOK OR YOUTUBE.

Sponsor: Symphoria, 234 Harrison Street, Syracuse, N.Y. 13202

Eligibility: Symphoria “Syracuse Sound Stops Battle of the Bands” (“Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, and all United States territories and possessions). Void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and where otherwise taxed, prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of the Sponsor or its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, advertising agencies, and their immediate families and household members are not eligible.

Contest Entry Period: The Contest will begin on Dec. 5, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and end on Dec. 14, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. ET (the “Contest Entry Period”) unless otherwise noted on website.

To Enter: To enter online, visit http://experiencesymphoria.org/sound-stops/ and fill out the online form and all required fields casting one (1) vote for one (1) band. Commenting on a social media platform is not a valid entry.
Only entries received during the Contest Entry Period and which are otherwise fully compliant with these Official Rules are “Valid Entries.” Limit one (1) entry per person per email address during the Entry Period. In the event of a dispute involving entries submitted by multiple individuals using the same email account or address, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the Contest at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by the relevant Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entrants expressly agree to assume the risk of lost, late, incomplete, stolen, undelivered, garbled or misdirected entries. Participants understand that they are providing information to Sponsor, and not to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or YouTube. Entrant agrees that Sponsor is not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry.

Selection of Winner: On or about Dec. 14, 2016, Sponsor will count votes for each band and the band with the highest number of votes will be deemed the “Band Winner”. In addition, Sponsor or an independent judging organization or entity designated by Sponsor will randomly select one (1) person who voted for the “Band Winner” to be deemed the “Winning Voter.” Sponsor reserves the right to not award a prize, if, in their sole discretion, they do not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Valid Entries. “Band Winner” and “Winning Voter” winners will be notified via e-mail. If any email to potential winners is undeliverable, a response to any given email is not received within three (3) business days of date of its issuance or potential winners do not comply with the Official Rules, the prize may be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to another entrant. Sponsor is not responsible for unsuccessful efforts to notify any potential winner.

Band Winner Prize: Each member of the “Band Winner” will each receive four (4) vouchers that can be redeemed for tickets to any Symphoria 2016-17 concert. The vouchers are not actual tickets.

Winning Voter Prize: The “Winning Voter” will receive four (4) vouchers that can be redeemed for four tickets to any Symphoria 2016-17 concert. The vouchers are not actual tickets.

General Prize Conditions: Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee either express or implied by Sponsor. No transfers, assignments, cash redemption, or substitutions are permitted, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value in its sole and absolute discretion. Prize award is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes will be mailed within 2-4 weeks following the completion of the Winner verification process.

General: By participating, all entrants warrant and represent that they have complied in full with these Official Rules, including but not limited to all eligibility requirements, and further agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and/or the judging organization or entity, which are final and binding in all respects.

If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, modify or terminate the Contest.

By participating in the Contest and/or accepting a prize, the winners agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, promotion agencies, franchises, fulfillment companies, dealers, retailers, present and former officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, demands, expenses, losses and liabilities of any nature whatsoever caused or contributed to by entering or participating in the Contest, the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize (including any travel/activity related thereto), participation in any prize-related activities, including any claims of third parties claiming infringement of trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, right of publicity, right of privacy or defamation, and further agrees to release and indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor from any and all claims that any commercial, advertising, presentation, web content or any other material subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor infringes on the rights of entrant's work as contained in any submitted entry. By participating in the Contest, entrant irrevocably grants to Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, legal representatives, assignees, agents and licensees, the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to copyright (as appropriate), reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse, without limitation, the entrant's name, address, image, voice, likeness, photos, statements, biographical material and entry/submission, including, but not limited to photos or other material contained in such entry/submission, as submitted or as edited, altered or modified in any way by the Sponsor or its designee(s) in the Sponsor’s sole discretion in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation and without additional review, compensation, or approval from the entrant or any other party.

Legal Warning: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE THE WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Unsubscribe: Sponsor shares your concerns about the privacy of your personal information. By entering this Contest, entrants agree to receive marketing materials, communications and other materials from the Sponsor that Sponsor feels might interest entrants at a future time. An entrant not interested in receiving future promotional offers should email: info@experiencesymphoria.org to notify the Sponsor that he or she does not desire to receive such materials.

THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

By participating in this promotion you agree to the Official Rules.

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