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 heART of Ybor Community Art Contest Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions:

The heART of Ybor Community Art Contest Rules: Artists of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter their best content for a chance to win a variety of prizes. The judges are looking to award the unique, artistic skills in any of the following formats: Visual Art, Digital Art, Performance Art and Out-of-the-Box. In addition to the main prize, winning and commended artists will be included and credited on the Ybor City Online website and potentially exhibited at Ybor City Development Corporation Offices. In each art format, judges will award a first, second and third place winner. Rules: The competition rewards the top three submissions in each art format. Artists should consider the competition prompt when entering their work. Judges are looking for good composition, creativity, and connection to the prompt. Prompt: Please submit your interpretation of what Ybor, the Heart of Tampa, means to YOU, your community and your life here in Tampa.

1. By entering the Competition You hereby accept these Competition Rules and the Terms and Conditions. 2. The Competition is free to enter. 3. The Competition is open to all members of the public aged 18+. 4. Entries must be submitted by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2021. 5. By entering the Competition, you agree and acknowledge that The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation is permitted to receive your registration data. All personal information will be used by The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation in accordance with its Privacy Policy. 6. Limit (1) entry per category per person. To enter, you must upload your images via the Ybor City Development Corporation website (www.yborcityonline.com) and follow the on-screen instructions carefully. 7. Entries should be based on the art formats outlined, information on which can be found on the website. 8. Images should be JPEG files. All entrants must be able to supply a high-resolution image suitable for printing. 9. Entries will be judged between MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2021, AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021. 10. Winners from each art format will be selected and announced the FIRST WEEK OF NOVEMBER. 11. Each art format winner will be voted for by the City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation. The winners within each art format will be notified by email and will receive a package that includes a variety of prizes from Ybor City merchants. 12. The decision of The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation is final, and no negotiation will be entered into with respect to any such decision. 13. Each entrant can submit images or video files depending on art medium. The files entered can be entered in distinct formats. Judging will be based on the files submitted. 14. The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any entry that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the entry is submitted on the Website. You warrant and represent, in respect of each entry submitted by You (“Entry”), as follows: a. You are the sole owner and author of each Entry b. You have the right to make Your entry available to the Competition c. Each Entry does not contain personally identifiable information about You or any other person(s) d. Each Entry does not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane content e. Each Entry does not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law f. Each Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity, and Your Entry does not include: i. Trademarks owned by third parties ii. Copyrighted materials owned by third parties (including advertisements, billboards, signage, logos, etc.) unless submitted with written consent from the owner. Ybor City Development Corporation reserves the right to verify written consent. iii. Names, likenesses, or other characteristics identifying celebrities or other public figures, living or dead 15. Entries that contain any commercial content that promotes any product or service other than that of The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation. 16. No animals were harmed or manipulated in the making of the Entry 17. You agree to fully indemnify The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation in respect of all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing to any person by reason of your breaching any of the foregoing. 18. You confirm that each person depicted in the Entry has granted permission to be portrayed as shown. Any costumes, props, or other materials used must be rented or borrowed with the permission of the owner, and all other relevant permissions must have been obtained. 19. The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation may run an online rating process whereby members of the public may vote for a favorite art piece. If there is sufficient evidence (in The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation’s sole discretion) to suggest malpractice and manipulation of the rating process, then The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation has the right to remove the relevant Entry or Entries and, if necessary, award the prize to a different contestant. The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation’s decisions are final. 20. All entrants understand that any Entry submitted to the competition may be used by The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation, for marketing and promotional purposes. You hereby grant The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation a non-exclusive, irrevocable license in each Entry throughout the world for 10 years in all media for any use connected to the promotion of you the author, and The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation event and/or competition, including, but not limited to: (a) judging the competition (b) displaying the winning entry and runners up on all websites owned by the City of Tampa and Ybor City Economic Development Corporation. (c) inclusion within the Website, a social media, brochures or similar (d) inclusion within any materials promoting The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation (e) allowing viewers of the Website to view images on a computer screen, PDA or mobile telephone and store such pages in electronic form on disk or on a PDA or mobile telephone (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for their personal, non-commercial use only. (f) Incorporation by The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation for a period of three (3) years after the applicable award ceremony date. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you hereby acknowledge and agree if Your images/files is included in such The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation Materials Your images/files will remain perpetually in the device royalty-free. 21. All entrants understand that the images/files information, including image/file name and description, may be shared with partners and media. For the avoidance of doubt the “image information” does not include any personal information of you the author. 22. The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation assumes no responsibility for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Competition, and The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation assumes no responsibility for technical, hardware or software failure of any kind, for lost network connections, garbled computer transmissions, other problems or technical malfunctions with regard to the Competition. The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, corruption, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to or alteration of Entries. The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail addressed to The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Your or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Competition. If for any reason a contestant’s entry cannot be viewed or is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures, The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation assumes no responsibility. 23. In no event will The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and related companies, Event Partners, its advertising or promotion agencies, or its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, or agents be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or punitive damages arising out of any contestant’s access to and use of the Website. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, everything on the Website 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 purpose or use, or non-infringement. 24. You agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of Your name and likeness for the purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity without additional compensation. 25. All entrants must be able to supply high-resolution images/files 26. There are no cash alternatives available for prize winners. 27. Winners will be announced online. Promoter: The City of Tampa/Ybor City Economic Development Corporation.