We would love for YOU our fans and supporters to help us find a deserving organization, school or foundation that's doing amazing work in the USA!
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We want to take a moment to say thank you so very much for your many donations and merchandise purchases!! They all go toward helping students with music lessons and/or instruments at the Verdine White Performing Arts Center!
And because of your generosity we are now in a position to assist another music school or music organization!! One that's geared toward helping students also!! I learned very early its great to Pay It Forward if Possible!!
However we would love for YOU our fans and supporters to help us find a deserving organization, school or foundation that's doing amazing work in the USA!
Please submit a video telling us why your school or organization could use the additional funds and what those funds would be used for. You can be as creative as you like! You will be nominating an organization or music school worthy of receiving a 5k donation from VMPAC! Our team of judges will review and make a decision as we narrow down to the 3 most awesome videos. Once a winner has been determined we will announce a date for everyone to tune in and I, Verdine White, will announce the winner!
WE ARE TRANSITIONING FROM SUCCESS TO SIGNIFICANCE!!
Start date is effective immediately and cut off date will be December 1, 2015
Please read the criteria for submission below. Read very carefully. Any video received not adhering to the rules will be immediately disqualified.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. BY PROVIDING A SUBMISSION, SUBMITTER AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES, WHICH SHALL BE FINAL IN ALL RESPECTS.
Must be 18 years old or older to submit a video
1 video per person/school/organization
Video must be in MPEG-4 MP4 format
Video must NOT exceed 3 minutes
No copyrighted materials (music, images, etc.) may be used for this contest unless you own the copyright or have a license to use the material for this contest. Written permission must be obtained and provided upon request for all copyrighted materials. Video must contain name of School or foundation and why they are a good candidate for a 5k donation. You must also explain how the money will be used.
All entries are to be emailed to email@example.com
All entries must include name of school/organization, address, phone number, email address, name of contact person within the body of the email.
IF CHOSEN AS A FINALIST you must submit a signed/completed Parent Permission Form and/or a signed/completed Actor Release Form for each person appearing in your video. Forms can be scanned/emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org; or mailed to: Triple Fire Inc, VWPAC, 8306 Wilshire Blvd Ste 721, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.
Content must comply with all local and national laws of the country of origin and the United States. Content must not 1) promote illegal behavior; 2) support racial, religious, sexual or other invidious prejudice; 3) advocate sexual or violent exploitation; 4) violate rights established by law or agreement; 5) invade the privacy of any person; or 6) be otherwise inappropriate as determined by VWPAC in its sole and conclusive determination.
The judges’ decision is final.
The only compensation for submitting a video is the opportunity to be awarded a prize if the entry wins. VWPAC will pay filmmakers no additional compensation nor be liable to the filmmaker under any circumstances.
Submitters should keep at least one copy of their video. VWPAC is not responsible for any films that are lost, damaged, or that do not upload properly.
Ownership of the underlying intellectual property of the project remains with the entrant, with the following exceptions:
• Entrants grant VWPAC the right to use their names, photographs, statements, quotes, testimonials, and video submissions for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes without notification or further compensation.
• Entrants also grant VWPAC the right to use, reproduce, reprint, distribute, perform, and/or display the entrant’s project video without further compensation or notification to the entrant.
• VWPAC maintains the right to reproduce, reprint, distribute, perform, display, or exhibit the project for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes on their website, social media sites, at conferences, or at any other venues.
By accepting the prizes, winners agree to hold VWPAC and all VWPAC employees harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of use of such prizes. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused from participation in the contest or use/redemption of any prize.
Entrants agree to be bound by the official contest rules and decisions of the judges.