SEVENCITY ENTERTAINMENT ARTIST COMPETITION
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The following terms and conditions (the "ARTIST CONTEST Terms and Conditions") govern your use and submission within the annual artist contest which consists of a multitude of different contestants participating. This contest is made available by SevenCity Entertainment, LLC, and its affiliates (collectively, "7City Ent." or "we" or "us"). We may change the Terms and Conditions of this contest from time to time, at any time without notice to you, by posting such changes on the Site.
BY ACCESSING AND/OR INTERACTING WITH THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) CREATING A SUBMISSION OR SHARING THE CONTEST TO A THIRD PARTY, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND TO ABIDE BY ALL RULES, TERMS, CONDITIONS, RESTRICTIONS, AND NOTICES IN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not interact or create a submission.
Rules & Regulations of 2021 Artist Competition
I. If you enter the contest online, you will need to fill out the online entry form with your full contact details, link to uploaded ".mp3" or ".wav" file of one unreleased song (5 minutes or less in length), and the lyrics of the set song. If you enter by mail, each entry must include (A) Completed entry form (or photocopy). All signatures must be original. (B) CD(s) or USB Drive(s) containing 1 song only (5 minutes or less in length). (C) A paper print-out of the lyric sheet. Mail all entries to:
c/o Suite 000
_____ _____ Street
Pittsburgh, PA _____
CDs, USB Drives, and lyric sheets will not be returned.
II. All songs submitted must be original and unreleased.
III. Contestants may only submit ONE entry per person. SevenCity Entertainment, LLC, and its affiliates are not responsible for late, lost or damaged, misdirected, postage-due, stolen, or misappropriated entries. All entries must be entered by the stated deadline or earlier.
IV. This competition is open to all amateur and professional songwriters and music composers regardless of nationality, gender, or origin. Affiliates and anyone in direct association with SevenCity Entertainment, LLC, or this contest are not eligible.
V. The winner will be chosen by SevenCity Entertainment, LLC and a committee handpicked of individuals our choice comprised of music industry professionals. Songs are judged equally on originality, lyrics, melody, and composition. Songs may be in any language (preferably in English). Prizes will be awarded jointly to all authors of the song submitted. The division of prizes is the responsibility of winners. The winners release sponsors from all liability regarding prizes won. Taxes are the winners' responsibility.
VI. Winners will be notified via email and mail. Each winner must sign and return a confirmation letter confirming that the winner's song is original and he/she holds rights to the song as well as an exclusive distribution contract for the publication of set song (only for the Grand Prize winner) (read more in Section VIII). Failure to sign and return the form AND contract within 30 days will result in immediate disqualification and an alternative winner will be selected. Entry constitutes permission to use winner's names, likeness, and voices for future publicity and advertising purposes without additional compensation. Winners will be determined one month after the stated deadline. After which each entrant will receive a winners list by e-mail.
VII. SevenCity Entertainment, LLC reserve the right to extend the deadline of the competition if needed.
The Grand Prize winner will receive a $150 check or Paypal deposit, merchandise, and publishing/distributing/selling/advertising services (only for winning song submission). The song will be published exclusively through SevenCity Entertainment, LLC. (the Grand Prize winner will learn more with the sent contract). Payment for the Grand Prize winner will be sent only after documents are signed and returned. The Grand Prize winner has the full right to refuse this offer and will result in immediate disqualification and an alternative winner will be selected.
The Overall 2nd Prize winner will receive a $100 check or Paypal deposit and merchandise.
Honorable Mention winners will each receive merchandise and shoutouts on all social media platforms.
IX. Winners will be announced to the public two weeks after all winners are confirmed and all sent documents to each winner are signed and returned to us. After announced, the contest has officially concluded.
Miscellaneous. SevenCity Entertainment, LLC, or any of its affiliates do not gain any rights to any song submissions besides the Grand Prize winner's submission (all rights and limitations are stated in the contract sent to, signed by, and received by the Grand Prize winner). This LLC is run under the laws in the State of Pennsylvania with no regard for other state laws. Any party has the right to participate or not to participate in this contest, but if any party decides to participate, they are obligated to abide by these "ARTIST CONTEST Terms and Conditions". Please read more of our Terms and Conditions.