Battle with Prophet 2101 Records Contest Details

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

The Battle with Prophet of 7Lions Contest (the "Contest") starts on December 14, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") and ends on February 3, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. PT ("Contest Period").

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ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 13 years of age or older. Eligible minors must obtain their parents or legal guardians permission prior to participating. Employees of 2101 Records and Shore Productions d/b/a Rap Wars (collectively, the "Sponsor"), and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Apple, Inc. or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Apple, Inc. or Twitter.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, download the Rap Wars app from the iTunes/Android App Store (if you have not done so already), and register with your rapper name, email address and rapper photo. Then, navigate to the Featured Raps section of the app and select “Battle With Prophet.” Record and Submit your best 45 second freestyle (“Entry”). All Entries must be received by January 2, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. PT to be considered. Limit 1 Entry per person, per e-mail address and per household throughout the Contest Period. Entries received from any person or e-mail address in excess of the limitation stated above will be void. Standard text messaging and data fees for text messages and data sent and received may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and Entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Please see Rap Wars’ Terms of Service at http://www.rapwars.com/terms for additional guidelines on Entries.

REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES: Entrant warrants and represents that Entry is the original work of the entrant and does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. Entry must not have been previously published or been the winner of previous awards. If the Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties (other than the song and materials provided within the app), the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render Entry null and void. By submitting an Entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the Entry consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein. 

Entrant will indemnify and hold Sponsor harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages and expenses, including but not limited to attorney's fees and legal expenses, arising from any breach of entrant’s warranties, representations or covenants agreed to in these Official Rules.

By submitting an Entry, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Entries in connection with this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor or produce materials similar to such Entries, and that such Entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other Entries submitted in connection with this Contest and/or other contests sponsored by the Sponsor or submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her Entry, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Entry or other works used by Sponsor.

By submitting an Entry, each entrant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on Sponsor websites. Each entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry and may remove a posted Entry at any time.

Sponsor does not claim any ownership rights in the Entries that are submitted, however, by submitting an Entry you hereby grant to Sponsor a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-fee, worldwide, limited license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and translate such Entry, including without limitation distributing part or all of the Entry in any media formats through any media channels.  Additional guidelines can be found in Rap Wars Terms of Service at http://www.rapwars.com/terms.

JUDGING: Entries will be Judged on a point system based on a combination of rating and play count. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the 1 Entry with the highest score will be deemed the potential Grand Prize winner. The 4 Entries the next highest scores will be deemed potential First Prize winners. In the event of a tie, an additional, "tie-breaking" judge will determine the winner(s) based on the following criteria: lyrics (30%), flow (30%), and creativity (40%). Sponsor reserves the right not to award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Judges' and Sponsor's decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. Potential winners will be notified by January 7, 2013 by way of telephone, mail and/or email and may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law) and any other documents required by Sponsor, which must be returned within 5 days of date appearing on prize notification. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable, failure to sign and return requested documentation within the specified time period, the inability of Sponsor to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period or noncompliance with these Official Rules by any potential winner will result in disqualification and, at Sponsor's sole discretion, the prize may be awarded to a runner-up. If any potential winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.

GRAND PRIZE (1): 1 Grand Prize winner's rap will receive a 30 minute mentor session with Prophet of 7Lions via Skype.  In addition, the Grand Prize winner will receive the prizes awarded to First Prize winners.  ARV of Grand Prize: $75.

FIRST PRIZES (4): 1 copy of the 7Lions “Born 2 Run” EP, 1 pair of 7Lions sunglasses, 1 7Lions bracelet, 1 signed 7Lions poster and 1 Rap Wars ball cap.  ARV of each First Prize: $25.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. All prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. No substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent of prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Any and all federal, state and local taxes on the prizes, and any other costs, fees, and expenses not explicitly stated herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the winners. Prizes will be shipped within 6-8 weeks from date of winner verification.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Twitter, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, "Released Parties") from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant's participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph, caption, entry, and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Contest without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion.

MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries or tweets, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries or tweets, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor's sole opinion, compromised for any reason, including virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest (or portion thereof) and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received using the Judging Criteria identified above prior to action taken. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY/ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Contest), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of California, USA.

WINNER'S LIST: For the names of the winners (available after January 7, 2013) send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope by January 14, 2013 to: Battle with Prophet Contest Winners, c/o 2101 Records, 1416 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90028. VT residents may omit return postage.

SPONSOR: 2101 Records, 1416 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028 and Shore Productions, 68 White St., Suite 255, Red Bank, NJ 07701.

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