SPYONvegas.com’s HOT 100 Contest Presented by Wet Republic @ MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
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COMPETITION ENTITIES: SPYONvegas LLC. and MGM Grand Hotel, LLC. (the “Competition Entities”) are the sponsors of the 2017 SPYONvegas.com’s HOT 100 competition (the “Competition”).
HOW TO ENTER: To enter, follow the links at www.SPYONvegas.com (the “Web Site”) to the official entry page. You must provide all information requested and be able to email two (2) recent photographs (head shot / full body) of yourself in JPEG format, (the “Submitted Photographs”) using the instructions provided. Only the Entrant (defined below) should appear in the Submitted Photographs. All photos must be at least 500 K in size. Please be sure to retain the original photographs, as selected contestants may be required to submit the Submitted Photographs in greater resolution. After completing the entry email submission, within 48 hours a confirming email will be sent to the email address that you provide with instructions and details on the contest selection events if you are chosen.
The Competition Entities reserve the right to contact a person who has entered the Competition (an “Entrant”) to request resubmission of one or more of the Submitted Photographs and/or to request that the Entrant submit additional photos, in Competition Entities’ sole discretion, if there are problems with the Entrant’s initial submission of such Submitted Photographs, or if there are other questions or problems with such entry. While Entrants may have assistance in entering data and uploading the photos, each Entrant must otherwise complete the entry forms herself. Any entries submitted by anyone other than the person appearing in the Submitted Photographs (including but not limited to entries submitted by modeling agencies) will be rejected. As set forth in greater detail below, submission of photographs and entry in the Competition constitutes consent to use the Submitted Photographs in Vegas Seven, SPYONvegas.com, and/or associated or otherwise affiliated magazines and sites; as well as Entrant’s representation that she owns or controls sufficient rights in the Submitted Photographs to grant the Competition Entities the rights described herein.
Except as otherwise permitted herein, only one entry per person will be accepted; all subsequent entries will be disregarded. No photographs taken prior to January 1, 2017, or photographs containing more than one person, will be eligible. Any Submitted Photographs exhibiting Entrant’s nipples or genitals will be rejected. The determination of whether any image exhibits Entrant’s nipples or genitals is in the sole discretion of the Competition Entities. False, deceptive or incomplete entries or other information provided by Entrants throughout the Competition (including but not limited to responses to questionnaires) shall render the entry ineligible. The Entrant may submit her entry information and photographs using the above procedures anytime during the period March __, 2017 until July 14, 2017 5:00 PM West Coast time (the “Entry Period”); late entries shall be ineligible. Date of entry during the Entry Period will not affect chances of being chosen.
ELIGIBILITY: All Entrants must be legal residents of any state of the United States or province of Canada (excluding Quebec), must be female, and must have been 21 years of age or older on the date that the earliest of the Submitted Photographs was taken. The Competition Entities reserve the right to disqualify any Entrant whose image has been published, or during the course of this Competition is published, in any media (publications, World Wide Web, television, etc.), in a manner that is considered by the Competition Entities, in their sole discretion, to be pornographic, vulgar or obscene. All Entrants who are selected as contestants further agree that for the one (1) year period following the announcement of the Winner, their images shall not be published in any media (publications, World Wide Web, television, etc.), in a manner that is considered to be pornographic, vulgar or obscene by the Competition Entities, in their sole discretion. The Competition Entities also reserve the right to disqualify any Entrant whose image has been published on or after March 1, 2017, other than in the background, or during the course of this Competition is published, in any media (publications, World Wide Web, television, etc.), that in the Competition Entities’ sole discretion shall be deemed to compete with SPYONvegas.com, any and all WENDOH Media extensions or the Competition.
Any entrant who has competed in previous Hot 100 competitions may submit her information to be considered for the 2017 contest, with an exception of first place winners from previous year(s). These entrants are not eligible for consideration in the 2017 contest.
Failure to comply with these Official Rules will result in ineligibility of Entrant. Entrant appoints Competition Entities as her attorneys in fact, and grants Competition Entities permission to demand the removal of any photographs that violate these Official Rules. Employees, representatives and agents of the Competition Entities, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their advertising and production companies and any family member or person domiciled with any of the foregoing, are not eligible to participate. All federal, state/provincial and local laws and regulations of the United States and/or Canada apply. Void where prohibited or restricted. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
Selection of Selected Entrants: The Competition Entities will, in their sole discretion, select among the Entrants based upon their evaluation of the Entrants’ attractiveness and photogenic qualities, quality of the Submitted Photographs, and the responses to the questionnaire. The Competition Entities reserve the right to contact an Entrant for any reason relating to the Competition. Selected Entrants may be required to provide additional information or proof of copyright ownership, in Competition Entities’ sole discretion. All selected Entrants will be contacted with a date to appear and be given a chance to be voted into the Competition.
Selection of HOT100 Contestants: Each Friday (excluding Memorial Day weekend, the week of June 16th, and 4th of July weekend) during the period of April 21, 2017 through July 14, 2017, the selected Entrants will be required to attend one event and given the chance to be voted into the Competition by a panel of judges selected by the Competition Entities and the attending venue patrons. Each selected Entrant will need to check in at the venue during the specified date, and remain during the selection process. Each week of the Competition, the Competition Entities will select a number of the Selected Entrants to become a HOT 100 Contestant based upon the results of the voting, the Competition Entities’ evaluation of the Selected Entrants’ attractiveness and photogenic qualities, the quality of the Submitted Assets, including photos and questionnaire responses, and Selected Entrants’ self-promotion, and crowd participation (popular response); A total of 100 Contestants will be chosen during this Competition. In the event that a Contestant is determined to be ineligible or withdraws from the Competition, the Competition Entities reserve the right to substitute another Selected Entrant to replace such person. The selection of the HOT 100 Contestants shall be within the sole discretion of the Competition Entities, whose decisions shall be final, and shall be based on the criteria listed herein. Results of crowd participation are one factor in selecting HOT 100 Contestants, but are not determinative.
Selection Event Prizes: During each Selection Event, the (5) five Entrants with the highest scores will receive cash prizes in addition to being entered into the SPYONvegas.com Hot 100 contest. Additional Entrants who do not receive cash prizes may also be entered in the contest.
PRIZE / VALUE: Selection event Winners Prizes: For the top three (3) selected Contestants with the highest scores each selection event week the prizes are as follows (i) 1st Place $2,000.00 (two thousand dollars) (ii) 2nd Place $1,000.00 (one thousand dollars), and (iii) 3rd Place $500.00 (five hundred dollars). Contestants awarded prizes during Selection Events must complete the series of the 2017 Hot 100 Contest through the finale on August 18, 2017 to receive payout of prizes.
PRE-PUBLICATION AFFIDAVIT: All Contestants will be required to submit a Pre- Publication Affidavit following instructions to be provided by the Competition Entities.
In the Pre-Publication Affidavit, Contestants may be required to: (i) provide additional biographical or other information; (ii) confirm and certify that they meet all eligibility requirements as set forth in these Official Rules; (iii) confirm and certify that the Submitted Photographs depict the Contestant; (iv) confirm that they have granted the Competition Entities the right to publish in all media now known, or hereafter devised – including but not limited to magazines, posters, online display, television, cable, video, DVD and/or film productions, wireless applications and other media channels and applications, and for advertising, promotions, other competitions sponsored by one or all of the Competition Entities and other commercial purposes (whether by the Competition Entities or any third party, including but not limited to beer or liquor companies) – the Submitted Photographs, Additional Photographs, biographical information and questionnaire responses that Contestants provide (except, street address, telephone number, e- mail address, or other information specifically noted in writing by the Competition Entities to be confidential or anonymous); and (v) grant the Competition Entities the right to photograph and/or video Contestant, and to use such photographs and/or video for all purposes and in all media now known or hereafter devised, including but not limited to magazines, posters, online display, television, cable, video, DVD and/or film productions, wireless applications and other media channels and applications, and for advertising, promotions, other competitions sponsored by the Competition Entities and other commercial purposes (whether by the Competition Entities or any third party, including but not limited to beer or liquor companies).
Contestants may also be required to warrant and represent that they will not identify themselves as participants in the HOT 100 Competition, and will not use any of the Competition Entities’ trademarks or trade names except as expressly permitted under these Official Rules. Contestants understand that Competition Entities will be irreparably harmed by the use of any of the Competition Entities’ trademarks or trade names except as expressly permitted under these Official Rules. The Competition may be promoted by or in connection with other sponsors, and Contestants will be required to specifically grant such sponsors the right to use the Submitted Photographs, and other materials referred to herein in connection with such promotions without additional compensation. Contestants will also be required to represent and warrant that they have sufficient rights in the Submitted Photographs, Additional Photographs, and all other materials submitted in connection with this Competition to grant the competition Entities the rights granted hereunder. If the Submitted Photographs are modeling shots, photographs taken by a professional photographer/videographer, or anything other than personal snapshots in which the Contestant holds or rights, or if they include any copyright notice, Contestant will be required to demonstrate that the copyright holder(s) has granted her the right to allow the Competition Entities to reproduce and publish the photographs, by providing a signed Copyright Release, or they will be ineligible to participate in the Competition. Contestants are responsible for any financial reimbursement to the original copyright holder for the rights to publish the Submitted Photographs as provided herein; the Competition Entities will not be responsible for any such payment, and will not be held under any obligation to publish a photo credit to the original copyright holder for the publication of an image. Contestants shall agree to hold the Competition Entities harmless and to indemnify the Competition Entities from any and all liabilities, loss, claims, or causes of actions, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses that may be incurred by the Competition Entities, arising out of or relating to breach of any representation or warranty, or any other violation of these Official Rules.
Contestants will be required to attach to the Pre-Publication Affidavit a valid copy of identification, and to show the original thereof to the Notary Public at the time that Contestant executes her Pre- Publication Affidavit. The form of identification must be a valid government- issued ID that includes a photograph of the Contestant and her date of birth (such as a driver’s license, passport, or state/provincial identification card).
All of the above-referenced materials, and all other materials/forms requested in accordance with these Official Rules, must be returned to the Competition Entities at the following address (2017 Hot 100 Competition, Wendoh Media., 302 E Carson Ave, Ste 200, Las Vegas, NV, 89101) under direction given from the Competition entities upon selection so as to be received by the deadline requested by the Competition Entities, or Entrant may be disqualified.
The Contestant must personally execute the Pre-Publication Affidavit. Any Pre- Publication Affidavit that is executed by a person other than the Contestant will be considered invalid, and will render the entry ineligible. The return of the above referenced material within the allotted time shall be the sole responsibility of the Contestant; the Competition Entities are not responsible for delays in delivery. The Competition Entities must receive all required documentation (as described above) in accordance with the instructions received from the Competition Entities; and any Contestant whose documentation is not received by such date or whose documentation is deemed to be, in the Competition Entities’ sole determination, incomplete, erroneous or misleading will be ineligible to participate in the remainder of the Competition. THE RETURN OF ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION IN A TIMELY MANNER IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CONTESTANTS; CONTESTANTS WHO DO NOT RETURN ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION IN A TIMELY MANNER WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
Contestant Voting Period: One or more photographs of the Contestants may be published in an issue of Vegas Seven and/or a supplement thereto, and/or one or more photographs and/or video of the Contestants may be published on the SPYONvegas.com Web Site and/or associated or otherwise affiliated Web sites. Contestants may be required to submit the Submitted Photographs in a different format, including but not limited to a high-resolution JPEG file or photographic print, or, at the sole discretion of the Competition Entities, may be required to submit additional photographs. Any Contestant who is unable to submit photographs that, in the sole discretion of the Competition Entities, are suitable for publication in Vegas Seven, and on SPYONvegas.com shall be disqualified.
From approximately July 21, 2017 through August 18, 2017 (the “Contestant Voting Period”), participating voters will have the opportunity to vote at events and online at SPYONvegas.com/Hot100 for their favorite Contestants. Each Friday during this period the Competition Entities will hold voting events during the day, where participating voters can meet the contestants and vote for them at set stations. Clark County Resident Contestants are required to attend a minimum of (2) two events and turn in a guest list of (5) five people minimum per event in order to be eligible to win. Any contestant that resides outside of Clark County Nevada will only be required to attend (1) one voting event. In the event any contestant (traveler or resident) cannot attend the required appearances for eligibility, a written explanation must be submitted prior to the scheduled appearance dates, and must be approved by the competition entities to maintain eligibility. All vote tallies will be kept confidential, and known only to the Competition Entities. After the Contestant Voting Period ends, the Competition Entities, in their sole discretion, will select ten (10) Contestants as Winners, based upon the results of the voting, the Competition Entities’ evaluation of the Selected Entrants’ attractiveness and photogenic qualities, the quality of the Submitted Assets, including photos and questionnaire responses, and Contestant self-promotion. Winners will not be announced until the Final event. Contestants will not be informed of placement until the Final event.
In the event that a Potential Winner is determined to be ineligible or withdraws from the Competition prior to the Announcement of Winners / Final event (defined below), the Competition Entities reserve the right to substitute another Contestant to replace such person.
Announcement of Winners / Final Event: One or more photos and/or videos of each Winner may appear in an issue of Vegas Seven and/or a supplement thereto, and on SPYONvegas.com, or an affiliated or associated Web site, or in or on any publication, product or item owned or otherwise affiliated with the Competition Entities.
ALL CONTESTANTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE FINAL EVENT in order to be eligible to win. In the event a selected winner does not attend the Competition Entities reserve the right to substitute another Contestant to replace such person. On August 18, 2017 the Competition Entities will hold a Final daytime event. All contestants must check in with staff, participate in the final judging, and be present for the Contest Winners announcement.
PRIZE / VALUE: Winners Prizes: For the selected Winners the prizes are as follows (i) 1st Place $25,000.00 (twenty-five thousand dollars) (ii) 2nd Place $15,000.00 (fifteen thousand dollars), (iii) 3rd Place $10,000.00 (ten thousand dollars), (iv) 4th Place $5,000.00 (five thousand dollars), (v) 5th Place $4,000.00 (four thousand dollars), (vi) 6th and 7th Places $2,500.00 (two thousand five hundred dollars), and (vii) 8th through 10th Places $2,000.00 (two thousand dollars).
In addition to cash prizes the top __ contestants will win gift bags cumulatively valued at $50,000 in prizes.
Winner’s Prize: Winners may refer to herself as the “2017 SPYONvegas.com’s HOT 100 Winner” in written and descriptive materials such as a biography, résumé, or other purely noncommercial descriptive aspect. The Winner may use the HOT 100 logo (copy to be provided upon request of the Winner) in connection with Winner’s portfolio and personal promotional online site only, provided that the logo may only be used in connection with the Licensed
Photograph and Licensed Videotape, and further provided that such online site does not include any photos that are considered pornographic, vulgar or obscene (which is to be determined in the sole discretion of Competition Entities).
All federal, state/provincial and local laws and regulations apply. No substitution, transfer, assignment is permitted.
NOTIFICATION/TERMS: Selected Entrants, Contestants, and Winners will be notified by e-mail, telephone or other means reasonably calculated to provide notice. Entry constitutes permission to use Entrant’s name in Vegas Seven and/or on the Web Site, and SPYONvegas.com or an affiliated or associated Web site, and their consent to use her name, photograph (including Submitted Photograph and Additional Photographs), videotape, comments and/or voice recordings and likenesses for advertising or publicity purposes, in any and all media – including but not limited to magazines, online display, television, cable, video, DVD and/or film productions, wireless applications and other media channels and applications, and for advertising, promotions, other competitions sponsored by one or all of the Competition Entities and other commercial purposes (whether by the Competition Entities or any third party, including but not limited to beer or liquor companies) – without additional compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. Entry also constitutes a representation that Entrant owns sufficient rights in all images to grant Competition Entities the right to use such images as contemplated by these Rules and, in particular, that Entrant either personally owns the copyright to the Submitted Photographs and Additional Photographs, or that the respective copyright holders have granted Entrant the right to allow the Competition Entities to reproduce the Submitted Photographs and Additional Photographs, and to publish the Submitted Photographs and Additional Photographs as set forth in these Official Rules and/or herein. Entrant is responsible for any financial reimbursement to the original Copyright Holder for the rights to publish the Submitted Photographs and Additional Photographs; the Competition Entities will not be responsible for any such payment. Entrants hold the Competition Entities harmless and to indemnify the Competition Entities from any and all liabilities, loss, claim, or causes of actions, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses that may be incurred by the Competition Entities, arising out of or relating to my breach of any of the foregoing representations and warranties.
Entrants do not have the right to license Competition Entities’ name or trademarks, including but not limited to “Vegas Seven” and “SPYONvegas.com” “HOT 100” even if Entrant is making an appearance on behalf of that entity. Any such license must be secured from Competition Entities. Any use of mentioned names and trademarks or any reference thereto, in connection with any promotional event or advertising must first be approved by the Competition Entities in writing.
Winners must agree to participate in promotional events on behalf of advertisers selected at the sole discretion of Competition Entities, and to host one or more parties on behalf of the Competition Entities and/or advertisers , all without additional compensation (except that transportation and hotel accommodations may be provided at the sole discretion of Competition Entities). Winners must agree to appear in any future marketing of the “HOT 100” and to be included inside a 2017 issue of Vegas Seven, and is aware that such advertisements may be sponsored by one or more of the Competition Entities’ advertisers.
Entrants consent to a background check that may be performed, at the sole discretion of the Competition Entities, to verify information provided by Entrants and compliance with these Official Rules, or for other reasons related to the Competition. This Competition shall be governed and construed by Nevada law, and the exclusive venue for all controversies will be in state or federal court in Las Vegas, Nevada. All federal, state/provincial and local taxes are the exclusive responsibility of the Winner. Competition Entities reserve the right to crop or otherwise alter photographs. Entrant waives (or shall ensure that copyright holder waives if Entrant is not copyright holder) in favor of Competition Entities and anyone authorized by them, any and all moral rights that Entrant (or copyright holder) may have in any photograph or video submitted. If any Entrant does not return any document within the timeframe indicated on the document, or cannot be contacted, Entrant will be disqualified.
DISCLAIMER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY: The Competition Entities and all prize providers are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, technical malfunction, failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, access providers, or software, including any injury or damage to participants’ or any other persons’, computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Competition; inability to access the Entry Web site or any pages thereof; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; entry submissions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete, garbled, or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or any Web site. Proof of entering information at Web Site is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. All dates set forth in these Official Rules are approximate. Competition Entities reserve the right to extend any deadlines. All entries any other materials submitted (including but not limited to photographs) become the sole property of the Competition Entities and will not be returned or acknowledged. False and or deceptive entries or accounts shall render entry ineligible.
All decisions of the Competition Entities shall be final and conclusive on all matters relating to the Competition.
All Entrants, Selected Entrants, Contestants, and Winners release the Competition Entities and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, wholesalers, retailers, officers, directors, agents, employees and all others associated with the development and execution of this Competition from any and all liability with respect to, or in any way arising from, this Competition, publication or use of their photographs, video footage, and/or acceptance or use of the prizes, including liability for personal injury, death, damages, or monetary loss.
The chances of being selected to proceed to each of the different stages of the Competition depend on the number of entrants, on the judging criteria for each stage, and how well the entrant rates on each such criterion compared to other entrants.
The Competition Entities reserve the right to terminate, withdraw or amend the Competition for any reason.
Entrants consent to the Competition Entities’ collection, use and disclosure to third parties of Entrants’ personal information for the purpose of administering this Competition and as otherwise set out in these Official Rules.