Important: Please read these Official Rules before entering this competition (the “Competition”). By participating in the Competition, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.
Entries open 27th February at 10:00am (AEDT) and close on 29th March at 5pm (AEDT). To enter, you must go the Cannes Lions entry portal and fill out the online registration form. By registering, you are confirming that you have read and agree to the 2019 Australian Young Lions Competitions Official Rules. The below information is required on the registration form: Young Lion Competition category, Partner 1 Information (Name, company, title, e-mail, phone, date of birth), Partner 2 Information (Name, company, title, e-mail, phone, date of birth). The creative brief can be downloaded once you are inside the portal. The brief will provide all information needed to complete the project and details for each specific category will be outlined. All responses to this brief must be uploaded on to our awards platform before 5pm AEDT on 29th March.
Category-Specific Team Member Criteria
III. Winner Selection. A panel of qualified judges, selected by The Misfits Media Company, will judge all Team entries. Each Category will be judged independently of one another. The ratings scale for each criterion will range from one (1) to one hundred (100), with one hundred (100) being the best score. See Category details below for judging criteria and process. All judging will be completed on or about April 15th.
Each Category will be judged independently of the other Categories. Judges are required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement and must abstain from judging any entries where there is a possible conflict of interest.
Winning Teams must be able to attend the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in Cannes, France, from June 17-21, 2019 (“Festival”). If a winning Team cannot attend the Festival, and fulfil their duty as “TEAM AUSTRALIA”, the Team will be disqualified and the Runner-Up for the respective Category will be awarded the Prizes and required to attend the Festival. If either Participant of a winning Team cannot attend the Festival, the Team cannot fulfil their duty as “TEAM AUSTRALIA” and will be disqualified.
The full list of the Snapchat Young Lions Category winners will be posted on the Competition website and announced in a press release issued by The Misfits Media Company on or around May 10, 2019.
IV. Prizes and Odds. The Winning Teams from each Category (Digital, Media and Marketing) will represent “TEAM AUSTRALIA” during the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in Cannes, France from June 17-21, 2019. Each Team, consisting of two (2) Participants, will receive the following: (2) Round-trip coach airfare tickets from the major airport closest to each Team Participant’s residence to Nice, France; Up to (7) nights double- occupancy, at a 2-star (or higher) accommodation in Cannes, France during the Festival; and (2) Full-week Young Lions Registration Passes. The approximate retail value of the prize is AUD $13,000 based on the airfare and hotel rates in effect at time of travel. No other costs or expenses are included in the prizes. Each Team Participant shall be responsible for ground transportation to and from the airports and hotel, meals, beverages, gratuities, taxes, and all other expenses, not included in the prize description. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Prizes are provided by The Misfits Media Company. The Misfits Media Company shall have final determination of air travel and hotel accommodations and may have secured such arrangements prior to announcing winners.
V. Winner Notification and Acceptance. On or about April 19th, 2019, The Misfits Media Company will contact each winning Team by phone or email, at the phone number and email address submitted on the entry. After confirmation of the winning Teams for each Category, the winning Teams will be announced on the Competition website www.canneslionsaustralia.com.au/younglions and an official Misfits Media press release will go out to all participants and interested parties. The Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable. No substitutions are allowed by the winner. Prize is not redeemable for cash. The Misfits Media Company reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Each Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as directed by The Misfits Media Company. Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in disqualification of entry, the forfeiture of the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation, the Internet or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of The Misfits Media Company.
VI. Participation. By participating, Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of The Misfits Media Company and judges. The Misfits Media Company reserves the right to disqualify persons or Participants found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Competition as solely determined by The Misfits Media Company.
VII. Copyright. By entering the Competition, each Participant grants to The Misfits Media Company a royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to publish, print, edit or otherwise use the Participant’s submitted entry, in whole or in part, for any purpose and in any manner or media (including, without limitation, the Internet) throughout the world in perpetuity, and to license others to do so, all without limitation or further compensation. Each Participant further agrees that if its/his/her entry is selected by The Misfits Media Company as the winning entry, it/he/she will sign any additional license or release that The Misfits Media Company may require and will not publicly perform or display his or her submission without the express permission of The Misfits Media Company.
VIII. Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
IX. The Misfits Media Company. The Competition is organised by The Misfits Media Company. In the event an additional organisation joins The Misfits Media Company Group, The Misfits Media Company will update these rules to include them, and Participants agree to such update upon notice to the Registration e-mail address. The decisions of The Misfits Media Company and judges regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Competition shall be final and binding in all respects. The Misfits Media Company will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Competition.
X. Disclaimer. The Misfits Media Company Group, Lions Festivals Ltd., the Festival and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates (including Snap Inc), directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, incomplete, illegible, garbled, distorted, delayed, destroyed, stolen, or damaged transmissions or entries or other errors of any kind; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures; (c) any Competition disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of The Misfits Media Company or by non- authorised human intervention; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Competition.
XI. General Release. By entering the Competition, you release The Misfits Media Company and all Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Competition or delivery, mis-delivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
XII. Use of Winner’s Name, Likeness, etc. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Competition constitutes permission to use each winner’s name, hometown, likeness, opinions, any statements, voice and/or prize information, without limitation, in connection with the Competition and for any other advertising, marketing, or promotional purpose(s) without further permission, compensation or remuneration of any kind. As a condition of being awarded any prize, except where prohibited by law, each winner may (in The Misfits Media Company’s sole discretion) be required to execute a consent to the use of such winner’s name, hometown, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, in connection with the Competition and for any other advertising, marketing, or promotional purpose(s) without further permission or compensation.
XIII. Affidavit & Release. As a condition of being awarded any prize, each winner may (in The Misfits Media Company’s sole discretion) be required to execute and deliver to The Misfits Media Company within five (5) business days of attempted notification a signed affidavit of eligibility and acceptance of these Official Rules and release of liability, and any other legal, regulatory, or tax-related documents required by The Misfits Media Company in its sole discretion. Failure to do so may disqualify the winner and The Misfits Media Company may select an alternate winner.
XIV. Winner List; Rules Request. If you have any questions regarding this Competition, send an email to email@example.com