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Organization : Viacom 18 Media Private Limited & Nestle India Limited
Competition Name : MTV Nescafe Labs Contest 2015
Applicable For : Residents & Citizens of India
Applicable States/UT : All India
Competition Period : 15th September 2015 to 15th February, 2017
Nescafe Labs Contest :
(i). This Contest is organized by Viacom 18 Media Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as “Organizer(s)” or “Viacom18”) in association with Nestle India Limited.
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(ii).The Organizer is organizing this Contest in association with Nestle India Limited, wherein the Organizer is providing a platform specifically meant for experimental, unique and fresh talent (“Theme”) where a participant gets to showcase either talent as an individual or as a group of individuals in various Categories (defined below) and the best entries determined by the jury comprising of representatives of Organiser (“Jury”) may become entitled to win the Gratification (defined below) as per terms as more particularly provided herein.
(iii). To participate in the Contest, a Participant needs to send the Organizer his/her entry based on the Theme and other details mentioned on the Site (defined below) as per the Terms and Conditions herein and any other rules that may be mentioned on the Site or announced by the Organiser, sponsors or related entities.
The Contest is open to all applicants for participation who comply with below conditions (“Participants”):
(i) residents and citizens of India; and
(ii) above age of 18 years;
Period Of The Contest :
The Contest shall commence from 15th September 2015 at 00:00 hours and shall conclude on 15th February, 2017 at 00:00 hours (“Contest Period”).
This Contest shall be organized on monthly basis during the entire Contest Period. Every month during the Contest Period the Contest shall begin at the start of such month and conclude on 15th of such month. Only entries received within such dates per month shall be considered eligible and every month on the 20th of such month, Organiser shall shortlist total 5 (five) Entries from each Category (defined below) as more particularly described below who may become eligible to win Prize (defined below) for such respective month during the Contest Period. Out of the total 15 (fifteen) Entries shortlisted i.e. 5 from each Category, only 1 (one) Winner shall be declared as Grand Winner (defined below) who shall become eligible to win the Grand Prize (defined below).
(i) The Participants may participate in their individual capacity and/or in a group of two or more persons working collectively as a team without any restriction on gender, nationality, religion, or any other geographical or socio-economic or ethnical barriers or conditions.
(ii) Provided however, in case of a Participant that is a team, each such team shall be represented by one single individual who shall be considered to the author and the owner of the Entry, and who shall fill up the Entry Form and submit the Entry, in order to participate in the Contest.
(iii) For the purpose of further clarification, in case of a Participant that is a team, all the members of such team participating shall be considered as 1 (one) Entry for the purpose of Gratification.
Participation In The Contest :
(i) To participate in the Contest, a Participant needs to log on to http://www.mtvindia.com/labs (“Site”) to register themselves in the Contest in their selected Category (defined below) and register as more particularly described on the Site.
(ii) A Participant may register in any one of the below categories and/or more than one category as per their choice:
In this category a Participant with any talent related to music such as music composer, singers, guitarist, drummer, sound reformists, arranger, disk jockey, bands, instrumentalists, beat boxers, lyrics writer, etc may choose to participate.
In this category a Participant with any talent related to films such as directors, script-writers, cinematographer, visual effects artists, actors, producers, ad film-makers, etc may choose to participate.
In this category a Participant with any other talent which does not fit in above two categories of Music and Film such as a graphic artist, web jockeys, model, fashion designer, skateboarder, stand-up comedians, etc. may choose to participate.
All above (a), (b) and (c) shall hereinafter collectively be referred to as “Categories”/ “Category” and individually as “Music Category”, “Film Category” and “Others Category”.
(iii) To participate in any of the above mentioned Categories, a Participant shall be required to submit their entry by either uploading an audio visual content, images, sound files, youtube links, sound cloud links, we transfer files link, etc depending upon the Category chosen by such Participant on the Site in such format and as per requirements and instructions mentioned on the Site (“Entry”).
(iv) Along with the Entry, each Participant shall also be required to submit their basic details as per the entry form on the Site.
(v) Each Participant shall ensure that Entry submitted by them as per above shall be either original unpublished work created by the Participant and that it shall in no manner infringe any rights including intellectual property rights, including without limitation, the copyright of a third person/party and if the Entry is not original unpublished work created by the Participants, then such appropriate approvals, permissions and clearances must have been procured by each such Participant to perform, record and submit as an Entry for the Contest and for the purpose of the Contest as more particularly mentioned herein and all such Entries shall subject to terms and conditions herein.
(vi) A Participant may register and submit an Entry only once in one Category. However, such Participant may choose to participate more than one time in more than one Category and each such Entry shall be considered valid for the purpose of this Contest. Each Participant, if not already declared Winner during the Contest Period, may also choose to Participate again in any Category of its choice during the Contest Period.
(vii) Any Entry received after the Contest Period for respective month shall not be entertained and shall be considered ineligible for the Contest.
Selection of Winners & Prize :
(i) The Contest shall be organized on monthly basis during the entire Contest Period. All entries received by the Organizer till 15th shall be considered eligible for such month. On 20th of such respective month of the Contest Period, Viacom18 shall shortlist total best 5 (five) Entries from each Category which complies with all the Criteria’s (defined below) mentioned herein in point 8 (ii) below and further instructions, if any, as may be mentioned on the Site from time to time and adjudged as the best Entry by the Jury. Such 5 (five) shortlisted Entries shall be declared as the “Winning Content of the Month” and each such Participants in respective Categories shall be adjudged as the “Winners of the Month”. Such Winners of the Month shall become eligible to win Prize as defined below.
(ii) The criteria for adjudging the Winning Content of the Month by Jury shall be based on following:
a) Online Votes: Each Entry submitted on the Site shall available for public voting and each like received by each Entry on Site shall be considered as 1 (one) vote. Participants may choose to promote their Entries on various modes and platforms such as facebook, Instagram, youtube channels, twitter, etc at their discretion, however only the likes received by each such Entry which is uploaded on the Site shall be considered for online voting.
b) Rating by Jury/ Organizers: In addition to the Online Voting, Jury shall adjudge each Entry based on criteria such as technical specifications, correctness, quality, validity, uniqueness and creative aspects of each Entry and give each Entry a rating which shall be considered towards selection of the Winning Content of the Month. Such Rating by Jury/ Organizers shall be determined at the sole discretion of Jury and Viacom18 whose decision shall be final and binding on all Participants.
(iii) The members and composition of the Jury, and/or the entire evaluation process may be revised at any time, as determined by the Organizer at its sole discretion, from time to time. Neither the Participant nor any third party shall have any right to question the process of evaluation followed/ adopted by the Organizer, or the Prizes (as defined hereinafter) to be awarded by the Organizer. No correspondence, clarification, explanation in this regard shall be entertained by the Organizer, and the Participant shall not have any claim, or raise any claim, objection or question with regard to any of the foregoing.
(iv) The Organizer shall, on the basis of the decision of the Jury, by or before 15th every month declare the best 5 (five) Entries in each Category to be the Winning Content of the Month and such Participants whose Entries have been declared as “Winning Content of the Month” shall be declared as the “Winner of the Month” (each a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”). Provided however, the Organizer shall not be held liable for any failure or delay in the declaration of the Winners beyond such date.
(v) Each month, there will be 15 (fifteen) Winner of the Month from all categories who shall become eligible to win the Prize (as more particularly described below).
(vi) Out of the total 15 (fifteen) Winners of the Month only (1) one Winner of the Month shall become eligible to win the Grand Prize based on MTV Jury assessment (as more particularly described below).
Total 15 (fifteen) Winners, with 5 (five) winners in each Category, shall be announced every month during the Contest Period as the Winners of the Month who might as a part of the gratification become eligible for below prizes:
a) Each such Winning Content of the Month shall be featured on the “Wall Of Fame” section on the Site;
b) Each such Winner of the Month shall get a certificate from the Organizer determined at the sole discretion of the Organizer.
(Ii) Grand Prize:
Out of the total 15 (fifteen) Winners of the Month, 1 (one) Winner of the Month shall be announced every month during the Contest Period as the “Grand Winner” who might as a part of the gratification become eligible for below prize (“Grand Prize”):
a) Organizer might grant one time opportunity to each such Grand Winner being declared every month during the Contest Period either by promoting such Winning Content on such modes, media, platform determined at sole discretion of Organizer and/or producing a new content by providing one time opportunity to such Grand Winner and providing platform to such Grand Winner to promote his talent on Organizers platforms determined at sole discretion of Organsier.
b) Each Grand Winner understands and acknowledges that such Grand Prize shall be subject to terms and conditions herein (specifically clause of said terms and conditions), any further instructions, rules and regulations as may be informed by Organizer from time to time.