Big Sturgig Gig

STURGIS BUFFALO CHIP® BIG STURGIS GIG OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

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PARTICIPATION IN THE BIG STURGIS GIG CONTEST CONSTITUTES AGREEMENT WITH AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE FOLLOWING OFFICIAL RULES.

1. CONTEST PERIOD. The Contest Period will begin on March 31, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. Mountain Time and will end on June 30, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. Mountain Time ("Contest Period"). The Sturgis Buffalo Chip (Presenter) may, at its sole discretion, extend the period of time for the submittal of entries. Any extension of time from the submittal of entries will be posted on the promotion webpage at www.buffalochip.com.

2. ELIGIBILITY. (a) Persons Eligible. To enter the Contest and to be eligible to win, all members of a performing group ("Entrants") must: (i) be at least 18 years of age on or before the beginning of the Contest Period; and (ii) comply with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. (b) Persons Ineligible. Throughout the Contest Period, in addition to those persons who do not meet the eligibility requirements stated above, persons in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to enter the Contest or win a Prize (defined below): (i) any person who is an employee, shareholder, member, director, manager, officer, agent, representative or contractor of the Presenter or its sponsors; (ii) any person engaged in the administration, development, execution, management or production of the Contest for and on behalf of the Presenter; (iii) immediate family members (defined as a biological or step mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, son or dependent or spouse) of any person in any of the preceding categories, regardless of where they live; and (iv) persons who reside in the same household (defined as persons living in the same household for at least 3 of the 12 months preceding the start of the Contest Period, whether related or not) with any person in any of the preceding categories.

3. HOW TO ENTER/ENTRY CRITERIA: (a) To enter the Contest, visit BigSturgisGig.com (the "Contest Site") during the Contest Period and complete the Contest entry form ("Contest Entry Form") online including your artist or band name, street address, email address, telephone number and the first and last names of each member of your performing group (individually an "Entry" and collectively "Entries"). (b) Limit one Entry per artist or band per Contest Period. Multiple submissions per person will automatically be disqualified. All Entries must be received during the Contest Period. Presenter is not responsible for undelivered, illegible or incomplete Entries. (c) Entries must include a minimum of one (1) mp3 recording and a Profile Page ("Profile Page") to be developed and managed by each Entrant during the Contest Period. Submitted mp3s, videos and images must not violate any laws or rights of any person or entity. Mp3s and videos must not be unlawful, violent, threatening, abusive, libelous, lewd, sexually explicit, exploitive, or profane. The Presenter, at is sole and absolute discretion, shall determine whether any information transmitted or received violates this provision. Any music or other creative works used in submitted videos and mp3s must only depict the original performance (e.g. song, dance).

4. HOW TO VOTE/VOTING CRITERIA: (a) To be eligible to vote for Contest Entrants, visit the Contest Site during the Contest Period and complete the Contest voter registration including your email address and an optional opt in to the Presenter’s e-newsletter. (b) Votes are limited to five (5) votes per individual per day. Voters may cast no more than three (3) votes per Entrant per day. The Presenter may exclude any and all votes that it determines, in its sole discretion, were cast fraudulently. This includes votes that are being made from fraudulent accounts, the use of Internet vote purchasing services, entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means or any attempts at tampering with the site. If a Voter is caught in any of the above indiscretions, the Presenter reserves the right to remove the votes in question, and/or terminate the Voter’s account including all votes that are associated with it. If a dispute cannot be resolved to the Presenter’s satisfaction, the votes will be deemed invalid.

5. PRIZES: At the conclusion of the Contest Period, a grand prize ("Prize(s)") will be awarded to one Entrant chosen by a panel of representatives (the “Contest Judges”) elected by the Presenter. The Prize will consist of: one (1) live performance on the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage on a date chosen by the Presenter. MST; two (2) performances on the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Kinison Stage: (ii) one performance the day prior to the main stage set (date and time TBD) and (ii) one performance the day following the main stage set (date and time TBD), $10,000; and other prizes (TBD). No substitution, cash alternative or assignment of a prize is permitted except in the Presenter’s sole discretion.

6. JUDGING: After the conclusion of the Contest Period, on July 1, 2014, the Contest will review the Entries of the 10 highest scoring Entrants and select one Entrant (“ Prize Winner”) to win the Prize. The Contest Judges will base their decision upon the following criteria: (i) originality; (ii) creativity; (iii) attention to the Presenter and sponsor brands; (iv) demonstrated enthusiasm for live musical performances; (v) musical ability and experience; (vi) quality of the Entry; and (vii) the observed public preference for the Entry in the form of total points on the Entrant's Profile Page. Presenter maintains the right to exercise sole veto power over any chosen Prize Winner. If Veto power is exercised Contest Judges must choose another Prize Winner. Decisions of the Presenter are final in all matters

7. PRIZE WINNER DETERMINATIONS AND CLAIMING PRIZES: (a) The Winner will be contacted personally, or by phone, mail or email with instructions on how to claim the aforementioned Prize. In the event that: (i) a Prize Winner is found to be ineligible; (ii) a Prize Winner declines to accept a Prize; (iii) a Prize Winner cannot be contacted or found within a reasonable period; or (iv) a Prize confirmation is returned undeliverable, the Prize will be forfeited and, at the Presenter’s sole discretion, said Prize may be awarded to an alternate Prize Winner chosen using the judging criteria set forth above from the remaining eligible Entrants. Each Prize Winner will be required to furnish proof of eligibility. In addition, before being verified as an official winner, each Prize Winner will be required to execute and return a W-9 form and an Affidavit/Declaration of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release and Assumption of Risk form (the "Release") within ten (10) business days from the time of receipt, transmission or postmark, as the case may be, or the Prize will be forfeited. (b) Half of the monetary Prize, in the amount of $5,000 (five thousand dollars), will be paid to Prize Winner by July 29, 2014, and the other half of the prize, in the amount of $5,000 (five thousand dollars) will be paid upon successful completion of this agreement on Thursday, August 7, 2014. In addition, any and all physical Prizes (TBD) awarded to Prize Winners will be presented on Thursday, August 7, 2014. (c) By accepting a Prize, the Prize Winner consents to the use of his/her name, addresses, voice, likeness and statements relating to the Contest or the Presenter (including photographs and videos of the Prize Winner) without further compensation, notification or permission in any publicity, promotions or advertising carried out by Presenter or any of its representatives or sponsors in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed without territorial or time limitation, except where prohibited by law. (d) The Prize Winner is solely responsible for the following: (i) any federal, state and/or local taxes, including income and withholding taxes, associated with receipt of the applicable Prize; and (ii) any additional costs and expenses associated with Prize Winner's receipt of his/her Prize, other than what is stated herein, including, but not limited to, travel expenses, insurance, gratuities and other personal expenses incurred in the acceptance or use of a Prize. The Prize is non-transferable and no Prize substitutions shall be made, except by the Presenter, who reserves the right to substitute another Prize or Prize component of comparable or greater value. Where applicable, Presenter will issue a Form 1099 and/or other income tax forms to the winner, where required by law. A standard Buffalo Chip artist contract must be signed by all band members in order for Prize Winner to claim prizes.

8. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: (a) By entering, Entrants: (i) acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements and agree that clicking your consent on and to Entry is a binding form of your electronic signature which binds you to these Official Rules; (ii) acknowledge that the Official Rules supersede and nullify any previously existing contract that the Entrant has with the Presenter; (iii) agree to be bound by the decisions of the Presenter and/or the Contest Judges, made in their sole discretion, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest; (iv) agree to be bound by the rules regarding any performance at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. Entrants who have not complied or who do not comply with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification. (b) By entering, each Entrant grants the Presenter, its Sponsors, and any of their representatives a license in perpetuity to use his/her mp3s, videos, photographs, name, likeness, voice and/or biographical information in any publicity, promotions, marketing or advertising without further compensation, notification or permission in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed without territorial or time limitation, except where prohibited by law. (c) Presenter is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, stolen, misdirected, mutilated, garbled, illegible or incomplete Entries. Proof of transmission (screenshots, etc.) does not constitute proof of delivery. (d) The Presenter reserves the right to disqualify any Entry in the Contest or entitlement to a Prize, if, in the sole discretion of the Presenter, it determines or suspects that the Entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other fraudulent, deceptive or unfair playing practices (including any Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed, or any other automated means). (e) If a dispute arises regarding who submitted an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address provided at time of Entry. Authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Presenter's satisfaction, the entry will be deemed invalid.

9. CONDITIONS OF VOTING: (a) By completing a Voter Registration, Voters: (i) acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules and agree that clicking your consent to Registration is a binding form of your electronic signature which binds you to these Official Rules; (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor and/or the Contest Judges, made in their sole discretion, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. Voters who have not complied or who do not comply with these Official Rules are subject to termination of their account and removal of any votes cast thereby. (b) By voting, each Voter also consents to have his or her provided information shared with the presenter and its authorized third parties.

10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: As a condition of entering, Entrants agree to waive any and all claims of liability against Presenter, Sponsor, promotional agents, representatives and contactors administering the Contest, as well as YouTube, LLC, for damages, injuries or other losses which relate directly or indirectly to the Contest and its Prizes. The Presenter is not responsible for and disclaims any liability in connection with: (a) lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, websites, or other connection, availability or accessibility problems arising in connection with or over the course of the Contest; (b) failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions or hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (c) failure of personal computers and/or software and hardware configurations, any technical malfunctions, failures, or difficulties, printing errors, clerical, typographical or other errors in the offering or announcement of any Prize or in any Prize notification documents; (d) any other errors of any kind relating to or in connection with the Contest, whether human, mechanical, clerical, electronic, or technical in nature; (e) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information in connection with the Contest; or (f) damage to a user's system occasioned by participation in this Contest or downloading any information necessary to participate in this Contest. The presenter reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, terminate or modify the Contest at any time if fraud, technical failures, or other causes corrupt the administration, security integrity or proper play of the Contest. Presenter does not warrant that access to the Contest will be uninterrupted and Presenter will not be responsible for any problems that may arise, including but not limited to: (i) lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, websites, or other connection, availability or accessibility problems arising in connection with or over the course of the Contest; (ii) failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions or hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (iii) failure of personal computers and/or software and hardware configurations, any technical malfunctions, failures, or difficulties, printing errors, clerical, typographical or other errors in the offering or announcement of any Prize or in any Prize notification documents; (iv) any other errors of any kind relating to or in connection with the Contest, whether human, mechanical, clerical, electronic, or technical in nature; (v) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information in connection with the Contest; or (vi) damage to a user's system occasioned by participation in this Contest or downloading any information necessary to participate in this Contest.

11. DISCLOSURES: (a) Any attempt by an Entrant, Voter or other individual, to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest, including but not limited to any fraudulent claims, may be a violation of both civil and criminal laws. Should such an attempt be made, Presenter reserves the right to seek remedies and damages from any such individual, to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entrants and Voters engaging in any of the foregoing activities will face disqualification, account termination and Prize forfeiture. (b) In the event of any conflict with any Contest detail contained in these Official Rules and Contest details contained in any other Contest materials (including but not limited to point of sale, television, and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other promotion media), the details of the Contest as set forth in these Official Rules will prevail. (c) All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant, Voter, Presenter and its Sponsor(s) in connection with the Contest, will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of South Dakota without regard to South Dakota's conflicts of law principles. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising under, out of or relating to the contest, including, without limitation, its formation, validity, binding effect, interpretation, performance, breach or termination, as well as non-contractual claims, shall be referred to and finally determined by arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association The arbitral tribunal shall, unless otherwise agreed, consist of three arbitrators. The place of arbitration shall be Rapid City, South Dakota. (d) The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. In particular, Presenter’s and Sponsor's employees, agents, representatives or contractors are not authorized to waive, modify or amend any provision or provisions of these Official Rules in any manner whatsoever.

13. PRIVACY: Personal information collected from Entrants and Voters will be used by the Presenter for the purpose of administering the Contest. Entrants and Voters may receive information regarding the Contest, email newsletters, and promotional offers from the Presenter and its pre-screened third parties following Registration or Entry. Entrants and Voters may opt out of such communications at any time.

14. DISCLAIMER: The Contest is controlled and administered solely by Buffalo Chip Campground, LLC and is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with YouTube, LLC ("YouTube"). Entrant acknowledges that the information he/she will provide to enter and participate in the Contest will be provided to the Presenter and not to YouTube.