“Mixit! Mixing Competition with Grammy-winning Producer/Mixer Joe West” (the “Competition”) is offered by Waves Inc. ("Waves") and Apprentice Academy ("Waves and Apprentice Academy: the "Hosts") to residents of countries which allow such Competition. By entering the Competition, you accept sole responsibility for determining whether your participation is legal in any jurisdiction that applies to you. Participants must be of the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence and have an active email account and internet access at the time of entry.
Employees and executives of Waves and/or Apprentice Academy, and their immediate family members or members of the households of such employees and executives (those who have lived in the same household for at least three of the 12 months preceding the applicable Competition Period) are not eligible.
By entering this Competition, you agree to these Competition Rules, and that the decisions of the Hosts are final and binding in all respects.
Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
2. COMPETITION PERIOD
Competition uploads may be made between 11:00AM EST, December 1st, 2017 and 11:59PM EST, December 30th, 2017.
Winners Announced: January 15th, 2018.
In order to enter the Competition, you must register by filling out your full name, email address, and any other requested fields; and a mix of “‘Apologize’ by Terry Hicks & Joe West. By becoming a registered contributor to the Competition, you incur no obligation other than your agreement to receive emails and marketing materials from Hosts; each of Waves and Apprentice Academy agree that your emails shall not be transferred to any other third party without your prior consent.
To enter the Competition, your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, so that Hosts is able to track your entries in the Competition.
How to Enter. To enter, create and submit a mix of ‘Apologize’ by Terry Hicks & Joe West. Audio stems for this song are available on the Competition Page (the “Stem”). Entries must be submitted through the Competition Page.
License to Stem. Solely to create an entry, you may download, reproduce, edit, distribute, publicly perform and create derivative works of the Stem to create an original fully-mixed audio remix of the Stem using the Waves.com platform (such platform, the “Platform”) (an “Entry”). The Stems are provided for the purpose of the identified Competition only. No further rights are granted in the Stems or vested in you by the act of downloading the Stems.
Permitted Materials. In addition to the Stem, you may include in your Entry music you create yourself, material in the public domain, and/or other material for which you have express permission to use and license in accordance with these Rules. Elements added by you must not include any viruses, worms, spyware, Trojan horses, malware, or other computer programming routines that may damage or detrimentally interfere with any computer or other device. By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that the content in your Entry is mixed by you. IF YOU USE CONTENT THAT YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE, YOU ARE NOT ENTITLED TO ENTER THIS COMPETITION AND YOUR ENTRY WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE DISQUALIFIED BY THE SPONSORS AND NOT CONSIDERED BY THE JUDGES.
You must submit only one entry for the Competition. Entrants may not enter with multiple emails and/or multiple identities nor may entrants use any automated entry mechanism to obtain more than the maximum number of entries. Any entrant who attempts to participate with multiple emails and/or multiple identities or uses any device to obtain more than the maximum number of entries will be disqualified.
By submitting an entry, you represent and warrant that: a) you own the rights to the entry, in whole, and that the entry is sample-free and clearance-free; b) the entry infringes no third party rights of any kind (including without limitation, intellectual property rights); c) you have not licensed rights to the entry to any other third party; d) that the entry is original; e) you shall indemnify the Hosts for any damage they incur, as the result of a misrepresentation hereunder.
4. WINNER SELECTION
Judging. The Judge’s Grand Prize winner will be chosen by Joe West. Joe West will judge entrants by the mixing quality of their Entries.
Final Decision. All grading decisions are final. Sponsors may disqualify any Entry that is, in Sponsors’ discretion, inappropriate, offensive or demeaning to Hosts reputation or goodwill, or contrary to Hosts mission or these Rules. Once the grading of the Entries is complete, Hosts will notify the winners via email using the information submitted by the entrants in their Submission form. If a winner fails to respond within 14 days of the date of the notification, that winner will be disqualified and the next highest scoring mix will be selected as an alternate winner for the applicable prize and notified according to this procedure.
The prizes offered in this Competition are as follows:
a) 1st place – Gold (MSRP $799) + Joe West consultation*
b) 2nd place – H-Series (MSRP $599) + Joe West consultation*
c) 3rd place – GTR (MSRP $129) + Joe West consultation*
Winners will be notified by email. It is the sole responsibility of the winner to redeem the prize. All potential winners are subject to verification at Hosts’ sole discretion. Hosts shall be entitled to substitute a prize. By accepting a prize, Competition winners agree that their name and likeness, and the winning songs (in whole or in part), may be used for advertising and promotional purposes at Hosts’ discretion in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed without territorial or time limitations, and royalty-free. Limit one prize per applicant.
Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner.
6. GENERAL CONDITIONS
Hosts reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Competition to be in violation of these Rules; to be acting in a unethical or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, as determined by Hosts at its sole discretion.
If for any reason this Competition is not capable of being conducted as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Hosts, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Competition, Hosts reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition. If the Competition is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted on the Waves' website at www.waves.com.
7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Hosts are not responsible for late, lost, illegible, or misdirected entries, whether caused by technical malfunction, human error or traffic congestion, or any combination thereof. Hosts are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to entries.
In no event will hosts, vendors, advertising agencies, and/or each of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives or agents, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of your participation in this competition. Without limiting the foregoing, everything in this competition is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non- infringement. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions
As a condition of participating in this Competition, you agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, or any persons affiliated with the Competition (including without limitation, judges), claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Competition, or any prizes awarded, or the determination of the winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, solely and exclusively in the competent court of Tel Aviv, Israel. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than your actual out-of- pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Competition), and you further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or your rights and obligations or Hosts’ rights and obligations in connection with this Competition, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Israel.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e- mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
9. WINNERS LIST
The names and other information of the Competition winners will be posted on the Hosts' websites, and used in any other publication, media, and other social media, as Hosts decide, in their sole discretion.
Waves Audio Ltd.
Azrieli Center 3
The Triangle Tower, 32nd Floor
Tel-Aviv 6701101, Israel
4526 Gosey Lane
Franklin TN. 37064