Official Challenge Rules for the ‘She Loves to Move’ Call for Choreography Challenge
The ‘She Loves to Move’ Call for Choreography Challenge (“Challenge”) is sponsored by Soul to Sole Choreography dba DA:NCE (Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited) (“DA:NCE”), a Section 501(c)(3) organization with a vision to promote the art of dance and its benefits to children by creating educational materials that advocate for their safety and protection in all dance environments.
Any individual choreographer (“Entrant”) may enter the Challenge. An Entrant must be over the age of eighteen (18) years or have their entry submitted by their parent or guardian on their behalf. No purchase or payment is necessary to enter the Challenge. There is a limit of two (2) entries per Entrant. All entries must be submitted by June 30, 2023.
How to Enter
To enter the Challenge, on or before June 30, 2023, an Entrant must:
Accept the Music License Agreement and download the song, ‘She Loves to Move’
Choreograph an original dance to the song, ‘She Loves to Move’
Complete an entry form at https://www.danceawareness.com/shelovestomove/
Upload a video performance of the Entrant’s original choreography to “She Loves to Move” with the entry form and agree to the User Content License Agreement
Unconditionally agree to these Official Challenge Rules
When sharing the Challenge or any entry on social media or any online platform, tag with #shelovestomove
Choreography & Performance Requirements
All choreography must be the original work of the Entrant
Choreography must be for the entire duration (no more and no less) of the song “She Loves to Move”
Choreography may feature any healthy, non-hypersexualized, family-friendly dance style
Choreography may be performed by an individual or ensemble, so long as Entrant has the right to grant the User Content License Agreement
Determination and Awarding of Prizes
Choreography entries will be judged by one or more DA:NCE adjudicators based upon this scoring rubric
All decisions made by DA:NCE adjudicators are final and binding; scoring sheets based on the rubric will not be made available to Entrants
One (1) – $5,000 cash Grand Prize will be awarded to the Entrant with the winning choreography video
Five (5) – $100 Early Bird cash prizes will be awarded to each of the first five Entrants; no more than one prize awarded to each Entrant
DA:NCE will contact each winning Entrant no later than September 2023 at the email address provided in the webform to inform them of the prize award
To receive the Grand Prize, an Entrant is required to provide a valid IRS Form W-9 (if a US citizen or resident) or W-8BEN (if not a US citizen or resident) for US tax purposes; tax withholdings may or may not be required from the Grand Prize award; all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winning Entrant
Entrants are not a winner of any prize unless and until eligibility and compliance with these Official Challenge Rules have been verified and the potential winners have been notified that verification is complete
Any prize not timely accepted by a winning Entrant will, in DA:NCE’s sole discretion, be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner
Release and Indemnification
Participating in the Challenge is voluntary. By participating in this Challenge, Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsors and any other promotional sponsors, each of their respective parent, affiliate, and subsidiary companies, and all of their directors, officers, employees, representatives, partners and agents, from any liability whatsoever for any claims, demands, actions, costs, injuries, losses, liabilities, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Challenge, including but not limited to infringement of the intellectual property or privacy rights of any third parties.
Entry constitutes permission for DA:NCE (except where prohibited by law) to use Entrants’ and winners’ names, hometowns and likenesses in connection with promoting DA:NCE without additional compensation or consideration. By entering, all Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Challenge Rules and further agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless DA:NCE, its licensees, affiliates, successors, funders and prize providers, and their respective directors, officers and employees (“Released Parties”) from and against all actions, causes of actions, and liability, including attorney’s fees and costs, arising out of or relating to participation in the Challenge, including but not limited to infringement of the intellectual property or privacy rights of any third parties. Entrants acknowledge that the Released Parties have made no warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, relating to any prize.
Information we collect. We collect the personal information you provide to us via the Challenge webform, such as your name, address, phone number, email address, time zone, and citizenship.
How the information we collect is used. We will use the personal information you provide to identify who the participants in the Challenge are, so we can communicate with the participants regarding updates on the Challenge, so we can notify the winners, and so our judges can evaluate the content you create for the Challenge. We do not share your personal information with third parties who are not service providers or affiliates of DA:NCE. We will not sell your personal information.
How the information is protected. We store all personal information in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or outside access. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Under the age of 18. Sign up for this Challenge is intended for people 18 years of age and older. If you are under the age of 18, you are not permitted to submit any personal information on this site or participate in the Challenge without parental consent. We will promptly delete any personal information from a person under the age of 18 should we discover that we have collected such information from a person.
Modifying or deleting your information: You may request at any time that we update, change, or delete your personal information by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Challenge Rules
DA:NCE reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to refuse, disqualify, void or withdraw any entry or Entrant at any time. DA:NCE will not be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss of any kind arising out of your participation in this Challenge. DA:NCE further reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Challenge or Official Challenge Rules, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if DA:NCE determines or suspects that it cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond DA:NCE’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of this Challenge.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Challenge Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of DA:NCE in connection with the Challenge, shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The Challenge is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
In the event of any Claim, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE REMEDY FOR ANY SUCH CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF. EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ANY ENTRANT AND/OR DA:NCE and its Authorized Persons AND/OR ANY OTHER PARTY SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION.