Make the Best Remix, Win a Trip on Holy Ship!
DownloadSPINshapemix, SPIN’s free dance music remix app, powered by Shapemix, for a chance to win a trip for two on the Holy Ship! three-day electronic music cruise, setting sail from Fort Lauderdale on Jan. 6, 2012. Plus, the winning remix will be posted on SPIN.com!
Enjoy some of the world’s hottest electronic music makers on this legendary 3-day maiden voyage to the Bahamas, featuring live sets from Rusko, Skrillex, Boys Noize, Steve Aoki, A-Trak, Laidback Luke, and many more. From poolside to dance floor to your own private cabin, this once-in-a-lifetime experience redefines luxury in music. Dance barefoot on a private island at a special Beach Boutique party with Fatboy Slim, Diplo, and Dillon Francis. For more details, visit holyship.com
To enter for a chance to win a trip for two on the Holy Ship! electronic music cruise, download the free app, then remix one of the tracks from Tiësto, Sander Van Doorn, Holy Ghost!, Destructo, Bird Peterson, and more with this groundbreaking new mobile music studio. Using the app, upload your remix, then get your friends to vote on your remix on Facebook. The top ten US vote-getters will be judged by a team of SPIN editors. The winner will be announced by November 30.
2011 “SPINshapemix GIVEAWAY” CONTESTOFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
SPONSOR:The sponsor of the contest is SPIN Media LLC, 408 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York New York 10013(“Sponsor”).
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest will begin on September 20, 2011 at 12:00 am Eastern Time (“ET”), and will close on November 1, 2011 at 11:59 pm ET (“Contest Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to legal residents of the continental United States, including the District of Columbia. This Contest is void outside the continental United States, including Rhode Island, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico and wherever prohibited by federal, state, or local law. You must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of entry to enter the Contest, to be eligible to win, and to attend the Events (as defined below).All applicable U.S. federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.Employees of Sponsor, prize providers and licensors, and each of the foregoing entities’ parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, authorized designees and other related entities, advertising and promotion agencies and any other individual or entity associated with the development, judging or administration of this Contest, as well as members of such employees’ immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, you may enter the Contest by visiting www.spin.com/spin-remix (“Entry Site”) to download the free SPINshapemix app, remix exclusive tracks, and upload on Facebook to be entered for a chance to win. The top 10 remixes, as determined by consumer voting, will be selected as semi-finalists. SPIN editors will select the winning remix from the 10 semi-finalists. All entries must be received by 11:59 pm ET on November 1, 2011 to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address.Multiple entries received from any person/email address will be void.Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be void.The Sponsor is the official time keeper for the Contest.All entry information and submissions materials become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Entry must be the original work of the entrant, in English, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity.If the entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person whose name appears in or is identifiable in the entry for use of their name or likeness where necessary, and licensing permissions including royalty payments if applicable. If those permissions involve payment of any kind, entrant is solely responsible for such payment. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render entry null and void.By submitting an entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons, names or songs appearing or that are identifiable in the entry consent to the submission and use of the entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
By submitting an entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the entry to be posted on any area of www.facebook.com/spin or other Contest Entities’ websites or social media sites where Contest Entities maintain pages. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any entry.
PRIZES (5):One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a grand prize consisting of a trip for themselves and one (1) guest to attend Holy Ship! (“Event”), the 3-day electronic music cruise scheduled to be held January 6 9, 2012. Trip includes:admission for two (2) on Holy Ship!, and four (4) days/three (3) nights hotel accommodations on Holy Ship! (one (1) standard room, double occupancy). The approximate retail value (ARV) of each Grand Prize is $2,000.Actual value of may vary based on point of departure.Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner.Sponsor reserves right to change dates.Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents.Winner and guest responsible for securing own transportation to and from Fort Lauderdale, FL. Winner and guest must have valid U.S. passport. Guest must be at least 21 years of age and must sign a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents.Travel must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Certain travel restrictions may apply.All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including transportation, meals, souvenirs, and gratuities are the sole responsibility of the winners.No transfer, cash redemption or substitution of prize is allowed.Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize or any portion thereof for one of comparable or greater value for any reason at their sole discretion.Event admission tickets are non-transferable and will be deemed void if sold, transferred, auctioned or assigned to any third person.In the event the winner or his or her guest engage in behavior that (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion) is obnoxious, threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, in whole or in part, and send the Grand Prize winner and/or his or her guest home. Sponsor is not responsible for supplying transportation to the winner to and from any Event site and winner’s hotel.Seat locations will be determined by Sponsor. In the event Sponsor is unable to provide admission any Event, no compensation or substitution will be provided in lieu thereof; however, remainder of prize package will be awarded and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner.WINNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR REPORTING AND PAYING ANY AND ALL INCOME, SALES OR EXCISE TAXES THAT MAY APPLY TO ACCEPTING PRIZES; THE SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND WILL NOT PAY ANY SUCH TAXES.
WINNER SELECTION:The Grand Prize winner will be selected by SPIN Editors (“The Judges”) from all eligible entries on or around November 2, 2011. All eligible entries will be critiqued by The Judges using the following four (4) judging categories which will be weighted equally, (“Judging Categories”): (i) Originality, (ii) Creativity, (iii) Overall Impact and Energy.Each entry will be critiqued by The Judges in each Judging Category using scale of one (1) to ten (10) points:One (1) point will be awarded to entries that most poorly represent each respective Judging Category. Ten (10) points will be awarded to entries that best and most completely represent each respective Judging Category. The sponsor will consider all results by the Judges to final and binding. In the event of a tie, an additional tie-breaking judge will re-judge all tied entries using the Judging Categories to determine the winner.Sponsor reserves the right to not award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries. The decisions of The Judges and Sponsor are final and binding.
NOTICE TO WINNERS:Attempts to notify potential winners by Sponsor will be made using the e-mail address or telephone number provided at entry within three (3) days of the Contest end date.Sponsor is not responsible for e-mail, telephone or other communication problems of any kind.If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within two (2) days (or such shorter time as exigencies may require) of the first notification attempt, or if the prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner may be selected and notified.
VERIFICATION OF WINNERS:Potential winners will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”).If any potential winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within seven (7) days of date of prize notification (or such shorter time if exigencies may require) through means specified by the Sponsor in the notice to the potential winner or is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winner may be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner may be selected and notified.
OWNERSHIP/USE OF ENTRIES:By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees that the Contest Entities shall own the entry submitted (including all rights embodied therein) and that it and its designees may exploit, edit, modify, and distribute the entry and all elements of such entry, including, without limitation, the names and likenesses of any persons or locations embodied therein, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity without compensation, permission or notification to entrant or any third party.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: CONTEST ENTITIES, FACEBOOK, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PRIZE SUPPLIERS AND ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASED PARTIES”) SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ENTRIES THAT ARE ENTERED BY OTHER THAN HUMAN MEANS (SUCH AS BY AN AUTOMATED COMPUTER PROGRAM OR ANY NON-HUMAN MECHANISM, ENTITY, OR DEVICE), IN EXCESS OF THE STATED LIMIT, OR FOR ENTRIES THAT ARE LATE, FORGED, DESTROYED, LOST, MISPLACED, STOLEN, MISDIRECTED, TAMPERED WITH, INACCURATE, INCOMPLETE, DELETED, DAMAGED, GARBLED, OR OTHERWISE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES, AND ALL SUCH ENTRIES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AGREES:(A) TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND BY ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND ALL DECISIONS OF THE SPONSOR AND THE JUDGES WHICH SHALL BE BINDING AND FINAL IN ALL MATTERS; (B) TO WAIVE ANY RIGHTS TO CLAIM AMBIGUITY WITH RESPECT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES; (C) TO WAIVE ALL OF HIS OR HER RIGHTS TO BRING ANY CLAIM, ACTION, OR PROCEEDING AGAINST ANY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES; AND (D) TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY LIABILITY (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LIABILITY FOR ANY PROPERTY LOSS, DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, BODILY INJURY, DEATH, LOSS, EXPENSE, ACCIDENT, DELAY, INCONVENIENCE OR IRREGULARITY), COSTS AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE OUTSIDE ATTORNEY’S FEES) THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH:(I) THE ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST, (II) TYPOGRAPHICAL, PRINTING OR OTHER ERRORS IN THE OFFICIAL RULES OR ANY CONTEST PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS, (III) ACCEPTANCE OR POSSESSION, DEFECTS IN, USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY PRIZE (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF) (INCLUDING ANY TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY RELATED THERETO), (IV) ANY CHANGE BY ANY COMPANY OR ANY OTHER PERSON PROVIDING ANY OF THE COMPONENTS OF A PRIZE DUE TO REASONS BEYOND ANY OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES’ CONTROL OR AS OTHERWISE PERMITTED HEREUNDER, (V) ANY INTERRUPTIONS IN OR POSTPONEMENT, CANCELLATION, OR MODIFICATION OF THE CONTEST, (VI) HUMAN ERROR, (VII) INCORRECT OR INACCURATE TRANSCRIPTION, RECEIPT OR TRANSMISSION OF ANY PART OF THE ENTRY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE ENTRY INFORMATION OR ANY PARTS THEREOF), (VII) ANY TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR UNAVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEM, COMPUTER DATING MECHANISM, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, OR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER UTILIZED BY ANY OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES OR BY AN ENTRANT, (VIII) INTERRUPTION OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE CONTEST, ANY CONTEST-RELATED WEB PAGES, OR ANY ONLINE SERVICE VIA THE INTERNET DUE TO HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE COMPATIBILITY PROBLEMS, (IX) ANY DAMAGE TO ENTRANT’S (OR ANY THIRD PERSON’S) COMPUTER OR ITS CONTENTS RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM ANY PART OF THE CONTEST, (X) ANY LOST OR DELAYED DATA TRANSMISSIONS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, OR ANY OTHER ERRORS OR MALFUNCTIONS, (XI) ANY WRONGFUL, NEGLIGENT, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACT OR OMISSIONS ON THE PART OF ANY OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES, OR ANY OF THEIR AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES, (XII) OR OTHER ERRORS OR DIFFICULTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER HUMAN, MECHANICAL, ELECTRONIC, COMPUTER, NETWORK, TYPOGRAPHICAL, PRINTING OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ERRORS OR DIFFICULTIES WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE CONTEST, THE PROCESSING OR JUDGING OF ENTRIES,THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PRIZES, OR IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED MATERIALS, OR (XIII) ANY OTHER CAUSE, CONDITION OR EVENT WHATSOEVER BEYOND THE CONTROL OF ANY ONE OR MORE OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES.EACH WINNER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES HAVE NEITHER MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO ANY PRIZE OR COMPONENT THEREOF, INCLUDING ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES PROVIDED BY ANY OF THE PRIZE SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST.CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE ENTRY SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken using the judging procedure outlined above.Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify from the Contest, and ban from any future promotions, any person (and void all associated entries) it believes to have intentionally violated these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or to have tampered with any element of the Contest, without notice to the disqualified or banned person.
PUBLICITY GRANT: Acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s permission for the Contest Entities and their respective designees to use winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, photo, statements and address (city and state) for advertising or publicity purposes, worldwide, and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law.
DISPUTES: This Contest shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Entrants hereby agree that any and all disputes, claims, causes of action, or controversies (“Claims”) arising out of or in connection with this Contest or these Official Rules shall be resolved, upon the election by entrant or Sponsor, by arbitration pursuant to this provision and the code of procedures of either the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (“JAMS”) or the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), as selected by the entrant.In addition to JAMS or AAA, Claims may be referred to any other arbitration organization that is mutually agreed upon in writing by entrant and Sponsor, or to an arbitration organization or arbitrator(s) appointed pursuant to Section 5 of the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. Sections 1-16, provided that any such arbitration organization and arbitrator(s) will enforce the terms of the restrictions on arbitration provision set forth below. IF ARBITRATION IS CHOSEN BY ANY PARTY WITH RESPECT TO A CLAIM, NEITHER PARTY WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO LITIGATE THAT CLAIM IN COURT OR HAVE A JURY TRIAL ON THAT CLAIM. FURTHER, NEITHER SPONSOR NOR ENTRANT WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY ON BEHALF OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC OR OTHER PERSONS SIMILARLY SITUATED, OR AS A MEMBER OF ANY CLASS OF CLAIMANTS PERTAINING TO ANY CLAIM SUBJECT TO ARBITRATION. EXCEPT AS SET FORTH BELOW, THE ARBITRATOR’S DECISION WILL BE FINAL AND BINDING. NOTE THAT OTHER RIGHTS THAT ENTRANT WOULD HAVE IF ENTRANT WENT TO COURT ALSO MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ARBITRATION.The arbitrator’s authority to resolve Claims is limited to Claims between Sponsor and entrant alone, and the arbitrator’s authority to make awards is limited to awards to Sponsor and entrant alone. Furthermore, claims brought by either party against the other may not be joined or consolidated in arbitration with Claims brought by or against any third party, unless agreed to in writing by all parties. No arbitration award or decision will have any preclusive effect as to issues or claims in any dispute with anyone who is not a named party to the arbitration. Notwithstanding any other provision in these Official Rules and without waiving either party’s right to appeal such decision, should any portion of this provision be deemed invalid or unenforceable, then the entire provision (other than this sentence) shall not apply.
WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain the winners list (available after the conclusion of the Contest) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed envelope with the proper postage affixed to SPIN Magazine, 408 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10013, Attn: “SPIN Shapemix Contest” Please specify “winners list” or “Official Rules” and the name of the Contest in your request.
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, orassociated with, Facebook.Any questions, comments or complaints regardingthe Contest should be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook.