2014 Memphis Grizzlies Showcase: Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A Purchase Will Not Increase Your Chances of Winning.

ELIGIBILITY: The 2014 Grizzlies Showcase (“Promotion”) is open to legal residents in the Memphis, TN DMA who are 13 years of age or older as of 3/1/14. If participant is under the age of 18, entry must be submitted by a parent or legal guardian. Promotion is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Open to legal residents of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas, age thirteen (13) and above, residing within seventy-five (75) miles of FedExForum. Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of the Memphis Grizzlies (“Sponsor”), FedExForum, Memphis Basketball LLC, NBA Media Ventures, LLC, the National Basketball Association and its member teams and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies and Project Support Team, Inc. (“P/S/T”) (collectively, “Released Parties”), and the immediate family members (parent, spouse, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Vine, or YouTube are neither a Sponsor of nor affiliated with this Promotion. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to other social media platforms. The information you provide as detailed below will only be used as set forth in these Official Rules. U.S. law governs this Promotion.  Promotion void where prohibited or restricted by law.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify participants who violate these Official Rules or interfere with this Promotion in any manner. 

PROMOTION PERIOD: The Promotion starts at 12:00 PM Central Time (“CT”) on 3/15/14 and will end when Final winner has been selected on 4/16/14 12:00:01 PM CT (the “Promotion Period”)

HOW TO PARTICIPATE/WINNER DETERMINATION:

  • Submit a video of your best vocal performance (approx. time 90 seconds) to YouTube or video host of your choice.
  • Fill out our entry form located on Grizzlies.com and submit a link to watch your video.
  • On March 24, 2014, four semi-finalists will be selected based on talent and showmanship by our esteemed panel of judges ("Meet the Judges link").
  • Four Semi-Finalists will prepare to perform their 90 second selection with Gary Goin and the Grizzlies House band in front of Grizz Nation on either April 4 or April 11, 2014. A panel of judges will make the final determination on the advancement of two participants for the Final Round.
  • The remaining two finalists will go head-to-head in the Finals on April 16 in front of Grizz Nation. Fans will be encouraged to vote for their favorite performer but the ultimate decision belongs to the panel of judges.
  • Winner will be announced during the 4th Quarter of the Grizzlies vs. Mavericks game on April 16, 2014.

Judging and Determination of Finalists:  All eligible Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:   Originality (25%),Creativity (25%), and Overall Performance and Raw Talent (50%). Entries will be judged on the basis of these criteria by and in the sole discretion of the Sponsor whose judgment will be final. Four (4) Entrants with the top-scoring Entries will be declared Semi-Finalists. The two highest scoring Semi-Finalists will be declared Finalists.  Becoming the Finalist and Grand Prize Winner is subject to validation and verification of eligibility and compliance with the Official Rules.  In the event of a tie, the Entries involved will be reviewed by an additional judge selected by and at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who will serve as the tiebreaker, evaluating the Entries according to the criteria outlined above. The decisions of the judges are final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion.   

Semi-Finalist/Finalist Notification:  Semi-Finalists will be notified on or about 3/21/14 via the email address and/or telephone number included in the Entry. Finalists will be determined on either 4/4/14 or 4/11/14 depending upon scheduled performance date. Grand Prize winner will be determined in the 4th Quarter of the Grizzlies vs. Mavericks game on 4/16/14. Entrants who are Semi-Finalists, Finalists and the Grand Prize Winner, will be required to sign and execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and where legal, a Publicity Release, and if applicable, a federal and state tax release (IRS Form W-9), and return same to the email address and/or fax number provided by Sponsor, properly executed, within 24 hours of issuance of notification.  Failure to return any or all documents as specified, or potential winner not complying with any term of these Official Rules, will result in the participant being disqualified and, if time permits, an alternate Finalist chosen by and at the sole discretion of Sponsor.  Sponsor retains all rights in and to the Entry and all portions thereof, including without limitation, the right to edit, publish, use, adapt, modify or dispose of any entries, and entry for advertising and promotional purposes in all media (including without limitation, the Internet), without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  

PRIZES: (4) Semifinalists Prizes: Two (2) Club Level tickets to the Memphis Grizzlies game on 4/4/14 or 4/11/14 depending on which date is scheduled for performance. ARV: $200. Two (2) Finalists will receive two (2) Club Level tickets to the Grizzlies game on 4/16/14. ARV: $200. Grand Prize winner will receive a recording session (time tbd). ARV: $8,000. The opportunity to sing lead for Gary Goin and the Grizzlies House Band during a Grizzlies game in the 2015 Season (date tbd). ARV: Priceless.Winners are solely responsible for all income, federal, state and local taxes as well any other costs or expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including, but not limited to, ground transportation and souvenirs. Game tickets are subject to availability and must be used on the dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Location of seats will be determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. Parent or legal guardian of any participant under the age of 18 will be responsible for claiming prize and will be soely responsible for all income, federal, state and local taxes. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded will govern in the event a legal game or event, as defined by Sponsor, is not played due to an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Each ticket Prize winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable arena rules and regulations relating to the use of game tickets and, in accordance therewith, agree not to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with any intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at such game. The applicable Released Parties reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any winner and/or any of his/her guest who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game or event. Released Parties will not be responsible for Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any game or event. NBA game tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize, and may invalidate the license granted by the game ticket(s). All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) permitted except by Sponsor, as applicable, who may substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at their sole and absolute discretion. By participating, each entrant agrees (1) to be bound by these Official Rules, (2) that Sponsor and each of its designees shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) entrant’s name, voice, address (city and state of residence), photograph and/or other likeness for advertising, promotional and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any and all media or format now known or hereafter devised throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification to entrants or any third parties; and (3) that the Released Parties and each of their respective employees, agents, representatives, licensors, successors and assigns shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or participation in this Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Promotion (or any portion thereof) should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Promotion (or any portion thereof) and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, to randomly select a winner from those eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to event requiring such termination. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person and void all associated entries of any person who they believe has tampered with, or attempted to tamper with or impair, the entry process, or any other component of this Promotion, whose conduct or actions affect or impair the administration, integrity, security, fairness or proper conduct of this Promotion, or who is in violation of these Official Rules.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PROMOTION IN ANY WAY, OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADMINISTRATOR, SPONSOR AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND/OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW.

Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held in Shelby County, Tennessee; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Tennessee, USA.

To receive a copy of the winner's names, please send a self addresed, stamped envelope to Promotions Department, Memphis Grizzlies, 191 Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 RE: Grizzlies Showcase Winners prior to 5/31/14.

Sponsor: Memphis Grizzlies, 191 Beale Street Memphis, Tennessee 38103