Competition: Information on how to enter forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the Music Immersive competition (Competition) is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Eligibility: The Competition is open to StarNow members at or over the age of 14 on 2 July, 2012 (PST).
Ineligible persons: Employees of the Promoter and their immediate families are not eligible to enter the Competition.
Minors: Entrants under the age of 18 must obtain the prior permission of a parent or guardian over the age of 18 to enter the Competition. If the winner is under the age of 18, we strongly recommend that a parent or guardian accompany the winner at all times (at their own expense).
Maintain membership: You agree that you will not, for the duration of the Competition (being the period from the Launch Date to 2 August, 2012 PST):
delete the video you entered into the Competition; or
remove your profile from the Website.
Competition period: The Competition commences on 2 July 2012 (PST), with votes received from 12 July 2012 (PST), and ends on 2 August, 2012 (PST). All votes must be received by midnight on 27 July, 2012 (PST).
Entry video: By entering this Competition, you agree to your entry video being displayed on the Website and to it being voted and commented on by other StarNow members. Entrants’ videos may also be used for ongoing promotional purposes (as determined by the Promoter at the Promoter’s absolute discretion).
Prize package: The prize package includes:
Return flights, travel insurance, and airport transfers to LA from the winner’s hometown. If the winner is from California, they will receive return flights to London to spend an evening at The Hospital Club with industry professionals.
Food and accommodation during the eight-day stay in LA
US$500 spending money
US$500 towards the winner creating a professionally produced showreel that will be brought to the Music Immersive Workshop in LA.
A lifetime Full membership to StarNow*
The six-day music workshop, including;
Intensive voice and performance coaching
Dance and movement
Branding yourself as a solo artist
Professional recording of a track
* StarNow will have the right to remove or hide the winner’s profile at their discretion; the winner will not be able to remove or hide their profile.
The maximum prize package value is USD$12,000 (including GST). The Promoter accepts no responsibility for a change in the ultimate prize value between now and the prize redemption date. The prize must be redeemed by no later than 28 February 2013 (PST).
Additional Prizes: Prizes will also be awarded to the second and third place-getters. Second place will receive a lifetime Full membership to StarNow and third place will receive a 5-year Full membership to StarNow.
Entry: To be part of the Competition you must enter on the Promoter’s website: www.starnow.com (Website). The time of entry will in each case be the time the entry is received by the Promoter’s database. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected entries not received by the promoter or delays in delivery due to technical disruptions, network congestion, or for any other reason.
Verifying entries: Without creating an obligation to do so, the Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and reserves the right to disqualify any entrant (and terminate the entrant’s StarNow membership) for tampering with the entry process, for submitting an entry which is not in accordance with these terms and conditions or for engaging in improper or unlawful conduct that may affect the fair and proper conduct of the Competition.
Promotion of contestants: StarNow will promote the competition generally, and may also promote individual contestants. Contestants are encouraged to promote themselves and may be promoted by others.
Voting: You may vote for a contestant no more than 10 times within a 24-hour period. Contestants may vote for themselves. Any attempt to manipulate the result, including cookie deletion or vote automation, may result in immediate disqualification and/or the removal of your StarNow membership.
Disqualification: The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify the winner (and select another winner) and terminate the winner’s StarNow membership if, in the opinion of the Promoter, the winner has failed to comply (or will be unable to comply) with these terms and conditions, any other conditions of use of the prize and/or any prize supplier’s requirements.
Selection of winners: The 35 finalists will be chosen by 26 July 2012 (PST) in accordance with the procedure below and no further discussion will be entered into:
Selection of the top 25 videos chosen based on the number of validly cast votes via the StarNow voting platform; and
10 Wild Cards chosen jointly by StarNow and Hollywood Immersive at their absolute discretion.
StarNow reserves the right to choose new finalists if it is unable to contact a finalist by 29 July 2012 (PST).
The winner, and also the second and third placegetters, will be chosen by a panel of judges, as selected by StarNow and Hollywood Immersive, and contacted by 1 August 2012 (PST). The winners will be publicly announced on 2 August 2012 (PST).
Alternate winner: Subject to any State or Territory regulation (where applicable), the Promoter reserves the right to select another winner if the Promoter is unable to establish contact with any of the winners (by phone or email) within 24 hours.
Decisions are final: The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into, including in the event of a dispute.
Promotion of first place winner: In consideration for the Promoter awarding the prize to the winner, the winner agrees to:
have his or her full name, a photo and a link to his or her StarNow profile on the Website homepage and in the Promoter’s newsletter as well as a link to his or her profile from the Promoter’s social media pages (such as Facebook and Twitter);
be included in other promotional materials as part of the Promoter’s ongoing publicity (as determined by the Promoter in the Promoter’s absolute discretion);
two video interviews for StarNow. The first one will be filmed in LA during Music Immersive and the second is to be determined by the Promoter (at our discretion ); and
participate in and co-operate as required with all reasonable media editorial requests relating to the prize package, including but not limited to, being interviewed and photographed.
Cancellation: The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, or amend the details of, this Competition at any time before 11am on 27 July 2012 (PST), subject to any State or Territory regulation (where applicable).
No transfer of prize package: The prize packages cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash. The prize package must be taken as offered and cannot be varied by the winner.
Package unavailability: If the prize package (or any part of the prize package) is not available or cannot, in the Promoter’s opinion, be provided for any reason, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value, subject to State or Territory regulation (where applicable).
Other costs and expenses: Any costs or expenses incurred by the winner in connection with the Competition and the prize package are the sole responsibility of the winner (including any insurance costs, upgrades and/or any other travel costs or personal costs and expenses). Any tax liability arising as a result of accepting a prize is the sole responsibility of the winner.
Updating personal details: Your profile and your contact details (including your email address), will be recorded as part of your entry. Should your contact details change during the period of the Competition, it is your responsibility to notify the Promoter. A request to access or modify any information should be directed to the Promoter. If you are a finalist, Wild Card or winner of this competition, then the Promoter will duplicate your entry and continue to display it even if you have deleted the entry from your StarNow profile.
Use of personal information: Entrants’ personal information is collected for the purpose of conducting the Competition and promoting the Competition and the winner. The Promoter (and any of its related entities) may disclose your personal information to any other parties who are involved in administering the competition and any State and/or Territory authorities (as required).
Promotion of entrants: By entering this Competition, you consent to:
the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as set out in paragraph 20 of these terms and conditions;
receive ongoing communication from the Promoter (or its related entities), including its newsletter and other promotional material;
receive commercial electronic messages (including SMS and email messages) from the Promoter (or its related entities) throughout the duration of the Competition and subsequently until such time as you notify the Promoter that you no longer wish to receive such messages.
Most votes list: The “Most Votes” list on the Competition page of the Website constitutes an aggregate based on the number of votes received at any time. This list is not controlled or determined by the Promoter. The list may not be real time representation of the vote received at any point, including the votes at the close of the Competition. The Promoter takes no responsibility for the accuracy of this list.
Access costs: The cost of accessing the Website will be dependent on the entrant’s internet service provider.
Exclusion of liability: The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the Competition and/or the prize package (or any part thereof) except for liability which cannot be excluded by law.
Force majeure: If any act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter and which prevents the Promoter from complying with these terms and conditions, the Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligations and the Promoter reserves the right (subject to any applicable laws and/or State or Territory regulation) to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition at any time.
Hollywood Immersive: By entering the competition, entrants confirm that they have read and agree to the Hollywood Immersive participant Code of Conduct, Travel Conditions and other Policies available on the Hollywood Immersive website. The winner must agree to the Hollywood Immersive Terms and Conditions, which will be made available to the final 35 applicants by Lilly Dawson Casting Pty (Ltd).
Member terms: As a StarNow member you agree to comply with all terms and conditions applicable to StarNow members (as notified on the Website).
Promoter details: The Promoter is StarNow Limited of Level 2, 14 - 16 Allen Street, Wellington, New Zealand.