Official Rules

‘She Loves to Move’ Choreography Challenge

Contest Rules

Official Challenge Rules for the ‘She Loves to Move’ Call for Choreography Challenge

Sponsor
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.

Eligibility
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.

Privacy
DA:NCE takes your online security very seriously and we’re committed to protecting your privacy and personal information. By providing your personal information in the Challenge webform, you agree to be bound by the privacy policy provided on our website at [URL], which is hereby incorporated by reference into these Official Challenge Rules. In addition, provided below are the ways we collect, use, and protect the personal information provided to us.

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 steve@danceawareness.com.

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.

Music License Agreement

Music License Agreement
This Music License Agreement (“Agreement”) is a binding agreement between you (“you”) and Soul to Sole Choreography dba DA:NCE (Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited) (“DA:NCE”), publisher of the musical composition entitled “She Loves to Move” (the “Composition”) written by Steve Siler (the “Composer”), and the sound recording thereof available for download here (the “Recording”). This Agreement governs your use of Recording. As described herein, the Recording is licensed, not sold, to you.
BY DOWNLOADING THE RECORDING, YOU (A) ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT; (B) REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER; AND (C) ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE LEGALLY BOUND BY ITS TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT DOWNLOAD THE RECORDING AND DELETE IT FROM YOUR DEVICE IF YOU ALREADY HAVE.
License Grant. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, DA:NCE grants you a limited, non-exclusive, nontransferable, royalty-free license solely to (i) use the Recording or a continuous portion thereof in synchronization or timed relation with dance choreography for dramatic public performances, and (ii) produce and publicly display audiovisual content featuring the Recording or a continuous portion thereof in synchronization or timed relation with dance choreography (“User Content”), both (i) and (ii) solely for the purpose of celebrating healthy non-sexualized dance and/or bringing awareness and education to adults to protect children in dance from exploitation through hypersexualization (“Permitted Use”). Your use of any part of the Recording or the Composition beyond, or inconsistent with, the Permitted Use, which is determined by DA:NCE in its sole and exclusive discretion, is a ground for DA:NCE to terminate the Agreement and revoke the license effective immediately.
Reservation of Rights. You hereby acknowledge and agree that you shall have no ownership rights in and to the Composition or Recording and all rights in and to the Composition and Recording not expressly granted to you herein are hereby reserved by DA:NCE and/or Composer. Without limiting the generality of this Section, you may not (i) make any changes to the Recording other than to shorten the Recording using a continuous portion thereof; (ii) use the Composition other than as embodied in the Recording or make any changes to or arrangements of the Composition; (iii) use any sound-alike or other recordings in which an artist (solo or group) performs the Composition in such a way as to imitate the Recording; or (iv) use the name, image, likeness, or voice of the Composer unless specifically approved in advance by the Composer. You may use the rights granted in Section 1 for the Permitted Use only and shall not use any of the rights granted in Section 1 for a non-Permitted Use. You agree and acknowledge that DA:NCE shall, in its sole and exclusive discretion, determine whether any use is inconsistent and/or falls outside the scope of Permitted Use.
Credits. You shall provide a credit in the end titles on all User Content in the following form:
She Loves to Move
Words & Music by Steve Siler
Published by DA:NCE (Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited)
© DA:NCE (Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited), 2022
Your inadvertent failure to comply with the foregoing credit provision will not constitute a breach of this Agreement provided you cure any inadvertent failure to comply with the foregoing credit provision within five (5) business days of issuing of a notice to cure. Failure to so cure amounts to a breach of this Agreement and DA:NCE has the sole and exclusive right and discretion to terminate this Agreement and revoke any and all uses of the Recording and Composition.
User Content License. You hereby grant to DA:NCE a limited, non-exclusive, nontransferable, perpetual, royalty-free license to use and publicly display User Content for the purpose of celebrating healthy non-sexualized dance and/or bringing awareness and education to protect children in dance from exploitation through hypersexualization, including use in connection the program DA:NCE (Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited) and related programs and organizations. You represent and warrant that User Content will not violate any right of a third party, including without limitation copyright, trademark, or right of publicity or privacy.
Term and Termination. The term of this Agreement commences when you download the Recording and will continue in effect until terminated by you or DA:NCE as set forth herein or until June 30, 2023, whichever is earlier. You may terminate this Agreement by deleting the Recording, all copies thereof, and any content featuring the Recording or portions thereof, including without limitation User Content, from all of your devices and removing them from the internet. This Agreement will terminate immediately and automatically without any notice if you violate any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Upon termination or expiration, all of your rights hereunder shall automatically terminate and any further use of the Recording or Composition shall be thereafter unauthorized and shall, without limitation of any rights and remedies available to DA:NCE, constitute willful copyright infringement by you.
Disclaimer of Warranties. THE RECORDING IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” AND WITH ALL FAULTS AND DEFECTS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, DA:NCE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, WITH RESPECT TO THE RECORDING, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND WARRANTIES THAT MAY ARISE OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE. WITHOUT LIMITATION TO THE FOREGOING, COMPANY PROVIDES NO WARRANTY OR UNDERTAKING, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND THAT THE RECORDING WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, ACHIEVE ANY INTENDED RESULTS, MEET ANY QUALITY STANDARDS, OR BE ERROR-FREE.
Limitation of Liability. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL DA:NCE HAVE ANY LIABILITY ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR DOWNLOAD AND USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE RECORDING FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE OR COMPANY WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless DA:NCE and its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, licensees, successors, and assigns from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, deficiencies, claims, actions, judgments, settlements, interest, awards, penalties, fines, costs, or expenses of whatever kind, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or relating to your use or misuse of the Recording or your breach of this Agreement, including but not limited to actions arising from or relating to User Content and any other content you create featuring the Recording or portions thereof.
Assignment. DA:NCE may assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights, or delegate or otherwise transfer all or any of its obligations or performance under this Agreement to any party. You shall not assign or otherwise transfer any of your rights, or delegate or otherwise transfer any of your obligations or performance under this Agreement, without DA:NCE’s prior written consent, which may be withheld in its sole discretion. Any purported assignment, delegation, or transfer in violation of this Section is void. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement is binding upon and inures to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective permitted successors and assigns.
Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is illegal or unenforceable under applicable law, the remainder of the provision will be amended to achieve as closely as possible the effect of the original term and all other provisions of this Agreement will continue in full force and effect.
Governing Law. This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement or the Application shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of California in each case located in City of Los Angeles. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.
Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and DA:NCE with respect to this subject matter and supersede all prior or contemporaneous understandings and agreements, whether written or oral, with respect to this subject matter.
Waiver. No failure to exercise, and no delay in exercising, on the part of either party, any right or any power hereunder shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right or power hereunder preclude further exercise of that or any other right hereunder. In the event of a conflict between this Agreement and any applicable purchase or other terms, the terms of this Agreement shall govern.

Content License Agreement

User Content License Agreement
This User Content License Agreement (“Agreement”) is a binding agreement between you (“you”) and Soul to Sole Choreography dba DA:NCE (Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited) (“DA:NCE”), publisher of the musical composition entitled “She Loves to Move” (the “Composition”) written by Steve Siler (the “Composer”), and the sound recording thereof available for download here (the “Recording”). This Agreement governs DA:NCE’s use of User Content (defined below).
BY UPLOADING USER CONTENT, YOU (A) ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT; (B) REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER; AND (C) ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE LEGALLY BOUND BY ITS TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT UPLOAD USER CONTENT.
User Content License Grant. You hereby grant to DA:NCE a limited, non-exclusive, nontransferable, perpetual, royalty-free license to use and publicly display audiovisual content featuring the Recording or a continuous portion thereof in synchronization or timed relation with dance choreography (“User Content”) for the purpose of celebrating healthy non-sexualized dance and/or bringing awareness and education to protect children in dance from exploitation through hypersexualization, including use in connection the program DA:NCE (Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited) and related programs and organizations. You represent and warrant that User Content will not violate any right of a third party, including, without limitation copyright, trademark, and right of publicity or privacy. You acknowledge and agree that you (i) did not make any changes to the Recording other than to shorten the Recording using a continuous portion thereof; (ii) use the Composition other than as embodied in the Recording or make any changes to or arrangements of the Composition; (iii) use any sound-alike or other recordings in which an artist (solo or group) performs the Composition in such a way as to imitate the Recording; or (iv) use the name, image, likeness, or voice of the Composer unless specifically approved in advance by DA:NCE or the Composer.
Acknowledgment of Rights. You hereby acknowledge and agree that you have no ownership rights in and to the Composition or Recording and all rights in and to the Composition and Recording are hereby reserved by DA:NCE and/or Composer.
Credits. You acknowledge and agree that you have provided a credit in the end titles on all User Content in the following form:
She Loves to Move
Words & Music by Steve Siler
Published by DA:NCE (Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited)
© DA:NCE (Dance Awareness: No Child Exploited), 2022
Your inadvertent failure to comply with the foregoing credit provision will not constitute a breach of this Agreement provided you cure any inadvertent failure to comply with the foregoing credit provision within five (5) business days of issuing of a notice to cure. Failure to so cure amounts to a breach of this Agreement and DA:NCE has the sole and exclusive right and discretion to terminate this Agreement and revoke any and all uses of the Recording.
Term and Termination. The term of this Agreement commences when you upload User Content and will continue in effect in perpetuity or until earlier terminated by DA:NCE, in its sole discretion.
Disclaimer of Warranties. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE RECORDING WAS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” AND WITH ALL FAULTS AND DEFECTS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, DA:NCE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, WITH RESPECT TO THE RECORDING, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND WARRANTIES THAT MAY ARISE OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE. WITHOUT LIMITATION TO THE FOREGOING, COMPANY PROVIDES NO WARRANTY OR UNDERTAKING, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND THAT THE RECORDING WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, ACHIEVE ANY INTENDED RESULTS, MEET ANY QUALITY STANDARDS, OR BE ERROR-FREE.
Limitation of Liability. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL DA:NCE HAVE ANY LIABILITY ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR UPLOAD OF USER CONTENT AND YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE RECORDING FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE OR COMPANY WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless DA:NCE and its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, licensees, successors, and assigns from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, deficiencies, claims, actions, judgments, settlements, interest, awards, penalties, fines, costs, or expenses of whatever kind, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or relating to your use or misuse of the Recording or your breach of this Agreement, including but not limited to actions arising from or relating to User Content and any other content you create featuring the Recording or portions thereof.
Assignment. DA:NCE may assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights, or delegate or otherwise transfer all or any of its obligations or performance under this Agreement to any party. You shall not assign or otherwise transfer any of your rights, or delegate or otherwise transfer any of your obligations or performance under this Agreement, without DA:NCE’s prior written consent, which may be withheld in her sole discretion. Any purported assignment, delegation, or transfer in violation of this Section is void. Subject to the foregoing, this Agreement is binding upon and inures to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective permitted successors and assigns.
Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is illegal or unenforceable under applicable law, the remainder of the provision will be amended to achieve as closely as possible the effect of the original term and all other provisions of this Agreement will continue in full force and effect.
Governing Law. This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement or the Application shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of California in each case located in City of Los Angeles. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.
Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and DA:NCE with respect to this subject matter and supersede all prior or contemporaneous understandings and agreements, whether written or oral, with respect to this subject matter.
Waiver. No failure to exercise, and no delay in exercising, on the part of either party, any right or any power hereunder shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right or power hereunder preclude further exercise of that or any other right hereunder. In the event of a conflict between this Agreement and any applicable purchase or other terms, the terms of this Agreement shall govern.