The 2019 P Gala is the zenith of iconic Hampton Roads’ style and is inspired by Pharrell Williams. A fundraising benefit for Generation P, the event welcomes celebrities, community leaders, industry paragons, and young creatives alike. The P gala also highlights, recognizes, and celebrates Hampton Roads’ very own creative talent through live performances and awards.
For the purpose of this competition, talent is defined and consists of a diverse range of artistic activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author’s imaginative, conceptual ideas, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.
The talent portion of the P Gala is a competition and the will be conducted to select winners in various categories. By participating in this online talent audition (the “Online Talent Audition”) and submitting an online Talent Audition Video / Submission (“Talent Audition Video / Submission”) to the talent audition website, available at http://generationp.org/, (the “Online Talent Audition Website”) for consideration by Generation P (“Producer”) in connection with the event, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and voluntarily agree to abide by these Online Talent Audition Terms and Conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) in their entirety. The effective date of these Terms and Conditions (the “Effective Date”) shall be April 8, 2019.
Prior to submitting a Talent Audition Video / Submission/ submission, please confirm that you meet the Eligibility Requirements in Section A below. In addition, please ensure that your Talent Audition Video / Submission meets the Talent Audition Submission Requirements in Section B below.
Talent Audition Videos / submissions will be accepted commencing at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on April 19, 2019, through and including 11:59 p.m. EST on May 31, 2019 (the “Talent Video / Submission Period”). No Talent Audition Videos / submissions will be accepted after 11:59 p.m. EST on May 31, 2019.
Producer makes no guarantee that all online Talent Audition Videos / Submissions it receives will be reviewed.
As used herein, “User” will refer to the individual who completes the data fields on the Online Talent Audition Website and uploads the Talent Audition Video / Submission. User must be at least fourteen (14) years of age and, if registering on behalf of a person under eighteen years of age (each a “Minor”), must be authorized to act on behalf of such Minor (i.e., a parent or legal guardian).
To participate in the Competition, you must be able to prove that:
Producer has the sole discretion to make determinations of contestant eligibility, which are binding and final in all respects, and Producer reserves the right to change any of the eligibility requirements at any time.
In addition, you acknowledge and agree that Producer has the sole discretion at any time to render ineligible and disqualify any person who, in Producer’s sole discretion, is sufficiently acquainted with the development, production, administration, judging, exhibition or other exploitation of the Competition such that his or her participation in the Competition could create the appearance of impropriety.
(a) You may submit ONLY ONE (1) Talent Audition Video / Submission.
(b) Talent Audition Videos / Submissions should be submitted to the Online Talent Audition Website at http://generationp.org/ between 5:00 p.m. EST on April 19, 2019, and 11:59 p.m. EST on May 31, 2019. Follow the onscreen prompts to upload your Talent Audition Video / Submission. Talent Audition Videos / Submissions will NOT be accepted after 11:59 p.m. EST on May 31, 2019.
(c) You (or your parent or legal guardian if you are a Minor) must have Internet access during the Video Submission Period and sign up as the User on the Online Talent Audition Website. There is no charge to become a User on the site.
(d) The Talent Audition Video / Submission MUST be submitted by a registered User at least fourteen (14) years of age (either you or, if you are a Minor, your parent or legal guardian).
(e) Your Talent Audition Video / Submission must comply with the requirements of this Section B. Any Talent Audition Video / Submission that, in Producer’s discretion, does not comply with the requirements of this Section B may be excluded in Producer’s sole discretion.
(f) Producer reserves the right to determine, in its sole discretion, if you are eligible to participate in the competition.
(g) Producer reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify or change the eligibility requirements hereunder from time to time and such modifications will be effective upon posting to the Online Talent Audition Website. Producer reserves the right in its sole discretion to allow any eligible person to participate in the competition regardless of how, when, and/or whether they participated in the talent audition process.
(a) Talent Audition Videos / Submissions must conform to the requirements of these Terms and Conditions.
(b) If musical, your performance may be a cappella or with your own musical accompaniment (e.g., you playing a guitar or piano, etc.).
(c) Your performance must NOT contain any post-production voice effects or enhancements or be digitally enhanced or distorted.
(d) Talent Audition Videos / Submissions may be recorded at the time of the talent audition or you may upload a pre-existing video / submission that meets the Talent Audition Video / Submission Requirements.
(e) Talent Audition Videos / Submissions must NOT contain material which is sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, violent (for example, relating to murder, weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, national origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (for example, underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane or harassing.
(f) Talent Audition Videos / Submissions must NOT include mention or feature any uncleared copyrighted material, including but not limited to songs, music, films, books, television programming, artwork, sculpture, photographs, etc., or identifying descriptions of any copyrighted material.
(g) Talent Audition Videos / Submissions must NOT contain derogatory references to the Competition Entities.
If you are selected to progress in the talent audition process or to participate in the competition, you may be required to provide or arrange for your own travel to a location selected by Producer in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia at its sole discretion.
Producer reserves the right to exclude, in its sole and absolute discretion, any individual from the talent audition process for any reason or for no reason at all, including without limitation, violation of any portion of these Terms and Conditions, or tampering with the entry process or the talent audition process. Producer also reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time, with or without notice. BEING CHOSEN TO TALENT AUDITION AT ANY LEVEL IN THE PROCESS DOES NOT ENSURE THAT YOU WILL BE SELECTED TO FURTHER TALENT AUDITION OR TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMPETITION.
The Competition shall retain all ownership rights in your Talent Audition Video / Submission. By submitting the Talent Audition Video / Submission, you hereby grant to Producer, in perpetuity, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and freely transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, adapt, reformat, translate, and otherwise exploit and perform all or any portion of the Talent Audition Video / Submission for any purpose whatsoever, throughout the universe in perpetuity, including, without limitation, in connection with (i) the Competition, including, without limitation, motion pictures, television and publishing, and in connection with the advertising (including at physical locations), sale, promotion, publicity, marketing, merchandising, distribution, publicizing and any and all other types of exploitation of the Competition or any part thereof (including without limitation in connection with Competition advertisers and/or sponsors and any of their respective products, integrations and/or services) and of any and all ancillary and subsidiary rights, and redistributing part or all of the Competition (and derivative works thereof). Producer shall also have the unrestricted right to edit the content and text of the Competition in any manner or form; and (ii) the business of Producer.
For the avoidance of doubt, without limiting the generality of the rights granted to Producer and/or any Competition Entities, these rights include, without limitation, the absolute right to edit and/or alter any Talent Audition Video / Submission; distribute and synchronize all or any portion of your Talent Audition Video / Submission in timed relation to any other visual elements; to web cast, pod cast, re-publish, re-telecast, re-platform, port, syndicate, route, and link to and from all or any portion of your Talent Audition Video / Submission; to encrypt, encode and decode, and compress and decompress all or any portion of your Talent Audition Video / Submission; to edit, mix, combine, merge, distort, superimpose, create or add special effects, illusions and/or other material to or of all or any portion of your Talent Audition Video / Submission; to create composite, stunt, comic or unusual photographs, videos, animations, motion pictures and/or voice reproductions from all or a portion of your Talent Audition Video / Submission; and to excerpt and/or extract portions of your Talent Audition Video / Submission in order to host, store, index, categorize and display your Talent Audition Video / Submission on or through the Platforms.
Producer has no obligation to review your Talent Audition Video / Submission or to use your Talent Audition Video / Submission in any manner whatsoever. Producer has the right, but not the obligation to use any of the rights granted by you herein.
This Online Talent Audition is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. You hereby: (a) agree that Competition Entities shall have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by you against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to person(s) (including death) or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, as a result of participating in this Online Talent Audition or any related activity; (b) release the Competition Entities and their respective advertising and promotion partners, fulfillment and/or judging agencies, retailers, franchises, agents and their estate and/or family members from all liability, claims, action, or proceedings relating to this Online Talent Audition and from injuries or damages arising in connection with or relating to participation in this Online Talent Audition; and (c) waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Online Talent Audition or these Terms and Conditions. Producer and ABC reserve the right to modify these Terms and Conditions, remove suspect Talent Audition Video / Submission, and/or cancel, terminate or suspend any portion of this Online Talent Audition at any time and for any reason (or no reason at all) in their absolute discretion. Producer reserves the right to exclude, in its sole and absolute discretion, any individual from any of the talent auditions for any reason or for no reason at all, including without limitation, violation of any portion of the Competition rules, violation of any of these Terms and Conditions, or tampering with the entry process or the talent audition process. Producer also reserves the right to change the Competition rules and procedures at any time. Being chosen to talent audition at any level in the process does NOT ensure that you will be selected to further talent audition or to participate in the competition.
By participating in the Online Talent Audition, you grant the Competition Entities permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other Competition Entities for the purpose of this Online Talent Audition and/or the production of the Competition.
By participating in this Online Talent Audition, you agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Online Talent Audition, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in the Online Talent Audition, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable; and (3) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain any award for, and you hereby knowingly and expressly waive all rights to seek, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. You acknowledge and agree that the Competition Entities, their agencies, web masters/suppliers, contractors and vendors are not responsible for any costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with: (i) incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, or illegible submissions or for failure to receive or review submissions due to any cause, including without limitation human, transmission, or technical problems, failures, or malfunctions of any kind, whether originating with sender, with the Competition Entities or otherwise, that may limit a participant’s ability to participate in this Online Talent Audition; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by Internet users, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in connection with this Online Talent Audition and the Competition Entities assume no responsibility for any error, omission, malfunction, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to, tampering, or hacking; (iii) any injury or damage resulting from participation in the Online Talent Audition (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, or any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages related to or based on the participant’s rights of publicity or privacy); or (iv) any claim by you for defamation or portrayal in a false light. Competition Entities assume no responsibility for any damage to your computer system, which is occasioned by accessing the Online Talent Audition Website, or participating in this Online Talent Audition, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or Competition malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature, or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. Producer reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to exclude any participant that violates the Talent Audition Video / Submission Requirements, tampers with the Talent Video / Submission process or operation of the Online Talent Audition or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, with intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person, or for any other reason as Producer may decide in its sole discretion. If, for any reason, this Online Talent Audition is not capable of operating as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Producer, corrupt or affect the administration, security, integrity or proper conduct of this Online Talent Audition, Producer reserves the right, at their absolute discretion, to close the Talent Audition Video / Submission Period at any time, cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Online Talent Audition.