VidCon's 2021 Industry Track Promotion

1. Entry Period: "VidCon's Industry Track Promotion" (the "Promotion") commences
at 8:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on July 6, 2021 and continues through 11:59 PM
(PDT) on August 20, 2021 (the "Promotion Period").

2. Sponsor/Administrator: The Promotion is sponsored and administrated by VidCon, LLC, 224 W Spruce St, Missoula, MT 59802 ("VidCon") the "Sponsor").

3. Promotion Objective: The focus of this Promotion is to identify and award startup technology innovation companies who are developing products to support the online video industry with the opportunity to present at a speaker session and showcase/demonstrate their company's products on-site at VidCon 2021.

4. Eligibility: The Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and Puerto Rico who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at time of entry and who meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:

* Entrant must be the sole, legal proprietor of a technology platform company (i.e. not a service-based business) which is less than four (4) years old and has raised less than $6MM dollars in revenue over the 12 month period preceding the start date of the Promotion.

* Any Entrant who is at least 18 but deemed to be a minor in his/her state of legal residence must obtain a signature of his/her parent or legal guardian on his/her Application and on all legal documents required to be executed in connection with the Promotion. VOID OUTSIDE OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND PUERTO RICO AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. Employees and their immediate families (i.e., parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents, step parents, step children and step siblings) of VidCon, ViacomCBS Inc., and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, sponsors, advertising agencies and third party fulfillment agencies and their respective agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns (collectively, with Sponsors, the "Sponsors Entities) are not eligible to participate. By participating in the Promotion, entrants: (a) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the interpretations of these Official Rules by the Sponsor, and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final in all matters relating to this Promotion; (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor against any and all claims, injury or damage arising out of or relating to participation in the Promotion and/or use or misuse or redemption of a Prize; and (c) acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules.

5. To Enter: Fully complete the application which includes, without limitation, fields for an entrant's name, email, title of the person submitting entry, company name, date company formed, total funding amount, description of product or service and why you are relevant to the VidCon Audience (collectively, the "Application") which can be accessed by logging on to, a website owned and controlled by VidCon (the "Promotion Website").

Follow the instructions to complete the Application and submit as instructed on the Promotion Website to county as one (1) "Entry". Limit one (1) Entry per entrant.

With respect to his/her Entry, entrant agrees: (a) that he/she has all rights to the contents of the Entry and all components thereof, and that entrant has obtained all rights, consents and permission necessary to grant the rights granted herein; (b) that the Entry does not and will not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (c) that the entry is free and clear of any liens or claims with respect to the use of the Entry in the manner authorized herein and will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity or claims, or infringe on any rights or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims for any payment whatsoever, including but not limited to claims for re-use fees or residuals; and (d) that the Entry is not and will not be defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene.

Entrant shall retain all copyright in and to his/her Entry; provided, however that entrant agrees that by entering into this Promotion he/she is granting Sponsor (and any and all of Sponsor's subsidiaries and affiliates and affiliated broadcast stations and networks, successors and assignees and licensees) the non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable right and license, but not the obligation, to exhibit, broadcast, copy, reproduce, encode, compress, encrypt, incorporate data into, edit, dub, superimpose, rebroadcast, transmit, record, publicly perform and distribute and synchronize in timed relation to visual elements, the Entry and/or any portions or excerpts thereof, in any manner, an unlimited number of times, in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised for any purpose, throughout the world in perpetuity. Sponsor may use the Entries to advertise, promote and publicize the Promotion, Sponsor, Sponsor's worldwide programming services, and/or the Sponsor web sites in all media throughout the universe and may authorize others to do so; such advertising, promotion and publicity may include portions and excerpts, in addition to cut-in, synchronized, dubbed and superimposed versions of the Entries. The undersigned acknowledges that Sponsor may use the Entries in accordance with the permission granted herein without any payment to the undersigned or any third party.

Entrants agree that Entries shall not contain, include or involve any of the following:
• Gratuitous obscenity
• Crude, vulgar or offensive pictures, depictions, images, language and/or symbols
• Gang signs or symbols
• Excessive, extreme or gratuitous violence
• Glamorization of illegal drug or alcohol use
• Commercial products (e.g., clothing, toys, food) and/or their trademarks, brands, logos or endorsements
• Unauthorized trademarks and copyrighted material (e.g., music, etc.)
• License plates, phone numbers, personal addresses - physical or email or otherwise
• Web site or web page links
• Derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups, humiliate other people (publicly or otherwise), any assault or threatening of others
• Trespassing or the violation of other people's rights or property
• Illegal (e.g., discriminatory, harassing) or inappropriate activity, behavior or conduct (e.g., inflicting emotional distress)
• Conduct or activities in violation of these Official Rules
• Any other content, display, materials and/or images that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion

Language and themes contained in entries will be evaluated by Sponsor based on content and societal acceptability.

Sponsor is not obligated to, use, publish, display or broadcast any entries. Each entrant acknowledges that Sponsor will rely on such entrant's agreement and compliance with these Official Rules when Entrant submits or attempts to submit the Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entries that it deems, in its sole discretion, to violate any of the policies of Sponsor's "Standards and Practices Guidelines" or the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules. Sponsor may modify or edit any materials related to an entry or request Entrants to do so, so that such materials meet such guidelines.

All entries must be received within the Promotion Period. Each Entry must contain solely the entrant's original ideas and language. Each Application should also include entrant's full name, age and phone number where he or she can be reached during regular business hours [Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (ET)]. Completed Entries, submitted in accordance with these Official Rules shall be collectively referred to hereinafter as the "Eligible Entries". All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

Incomplete and/or late Applications will be disqualified. Limit one (1) Entry per person.. Applications that are illegible, incomplete or contain information other than as requested will not be accepted. No responsibility is assumed for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Promotion or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries into this Promotion. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, delayed, mutilated, illegible or misdirected entries or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion or the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Promotion. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion or for any reason Sponsor deems it necessary, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, delay or suspend the Promotion due to any reason of a technical, creative or other nature. Entries that have been tampered with or altered are void. By participating in this Promotion, entrants acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules.

6. Judging Panel: The judging panel will be comprised of representatives from VidCon (the "Judges"). Please note:. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct phone interviews with some or all of the entrants in order to clarify any information submitted on an Application.

7. Judging Criteria: Judges will select twelve (12) Winners (hereinafter defined) from among all the Eligible Entries received based the originality, creativity and innovation and(the "Judging Criteria"). The Selection of the Winners and application of the Judging Criteria shall be in the sole and absolute discretion of the Judges, and all awards are final. To the extent permitted by law, Sponsor disclaims any liability from, and applicants (whether or not awarded a Prize) agree to waive, any claims against Sponsor or Judges relating to the judging or awarding process. The Application must be completed in its entirety. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Promotion (or any part thereof) and cancel the Prizes or any of them in the event that, in Sponsor's opinion, there are insufficient entries for Sponsor to be able to select the Winners or award all of the Prizes or, in Sponsor's opinion, improper conduct by an entrant (or any number of them) has rendered the Promotion unfair to all entrants. Sponsor's decision is final with respect to any aspect of the Promotion, including the determination of the Winners. No correspondence will be entered into.

8. Winner Verification: Winners, as a condition of receiving a Prize, must sign (a) an affidavit of eligibility and liability release releasing the Sponsor and its corporate parents, subsidiaries, employees, affiliated entities, consultants, volunteers, advertising agencies, from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of action for personal injury and/or damage, theft, loss, or any other harm suffered in connection with this Promotion or the use or acceptance of a Prize; (b) except where prohibited, a promotional release granting the right to use their names (including, without limitation any existing social handles of Winner) and likenesses for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation and (c) additional legal documentation furnished by Sponsor verifying Winner's acceptance of these Official Rules and the conditions of participation in this Promotion. Entry into this Promotion constitutes all Winners' agreement to sign such releases. Winners must also complete any additional legal documents provided by Sponsors and return them as instructed and in timeframe requested by Sponsors. Noncompliance by any participant may result in such participant's disqualification.

9. Prizes: (12): Each Winner - (each a "Winner") will each receive (a) two (2) Industry Badges and a small two person demonstration area with WiFi at the VidCon 2021 event, which is currently scheduled to take place Friday, October 22, 2021 from 9:00AM - 6:00PM and Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 9:00AM - 6:00PM in Anaheim, CA and (b) a six (6- minute presentation time slot on an Industry Track Stage. The Industry Track editorial team will work closely with each Winner to develop their presentation. (the "Prize"). The approximate retail value (the "ARV") of each Prize is $1,500 and the total ARV of all pries to be awarded in this Promotion is $18,000. The ARV is subject to change based on current market conditions at the time pf prize fulfillment.

Prizes will be fulfilled within thirty (30) days of the selection and verification of the winners, subject to change in Sponsor's sole discretion. Winners are solely responsible for making and paying for all travel arrangements to attend VidCon US in Anaheim, CA between the dates of October 22-23, 2021. Travel, accommodations and all other expenses are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Speaker Passes constitute the complete prize. Winner will be responsible for staffing the allotted company demonstration area with at least one (1) person for both days of Industry Track (each, a "Guest"). Sponsor is not responsible if Winner is unable or unavailable to accept or utilize the Prize. Any difference between the ARV and the actual value, if any, will not be awarded. Prizes are not transferable or refundable and must be accepted as awarded. All details related to the Prize not specified herein shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. No substitution, transfer or cash equivalent of the Prize or any portion thereof is permitted, except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value may be awarded.

All entrants acknowledge and agree that acceptance of and participation in a Prize experience is not intended to create any relationship of employment between VidCon and any entrant and the entrant is under no obligation to accept or partake in any part of a Prize.

10. Sponsor-Produced Programming: Sponsor may, at, its option, produce film/video of the Winners in connection with this Promotion and the fulfillment of the Prizes and/or ancillary material captured during or relating to the Prize activities. Winners hereby consent to participate in the foregoing activities, as reasonably requested by Sponsor. All film/video/photo/audio/written material and programming created by Sponsor will be referred to as "Programming". Sponsor shall be the exclusive owner of the copyright and other rights in and to the Programming. Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, affiliated broadcast stations and networks and licensees will be able to use the Programming forever and throughout the world, and to license others to use it, in any manner Sponsor wishes and in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered or developed without notice, including for advertising, promoting and publicizing any of its products or services, such use may include portions and excerpts, in addition to cut in synchronized, dubbed and superimposed versions of the Programming. By participating in the foregoing activities/events, Winner's Guest acknowledges that Sponsor may use the Programming in accordance with the permission granted herein without any compensation, royalty, payment, liability or obligation to the Grand Prize Winner, Guest or any third party. Sponsor is under no obligation to broadcast or otherwise exploit the Programming.


The Sponsor Entities assume no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Promotion or by any human, mechanical or electronic error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Promotion. The Sponsor Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Promotion. The Sponsor Entities are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of this Promotion, errors in processing entries, identifying the Winners or in the announcement of the Winners. If, for any reason, this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor Entities which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Promotion. Should this Promotion be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on during the Promotion Period and the Prizes may be awarded to recipients to be selected from among all Eligible Entries received up until and, or after (if applicable) the time of modification, cancellation or termination or in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsor. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor are final. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online or text message entries are permitted. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual they suspect or find (a) to have used a software generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online entry/Application, (b) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of this Promotion, (c) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, (d) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or (e) to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with this Promotion. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS OPPORTUNITY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THIS OPPORTUNITY AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THIS OPPORTUNITY. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. Entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor Entities from any and all liability resulting or arising from this Promotion, to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Sponsor Entities, and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prizes awarded.

The value of the Prize is taxable income to the Winner. All entrants into this Promotion are solely responsible for consulting with qualified professionals and investigating, understanding and complying with any and all federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations and ordinances which may apply to entrants and the activities and/or business in which such entrants may engage. There may be tax consequences associated with the Prize, which may include, without limitation, an obligation to report as income and to pay taxes on such funds/income to federal, state and/or local authorities. It is up to the Winners to determine the tax consequences of such funds/income, and to comply with all applicable laws in all respects, if applicable. Winner is required to provide all properly executed tax forms requested by Sponsor, which forms may require the Winner to include their social security number or local equivalent, or other taxpayer identification number as a condition of receiving a Prize. All federal, state and local taxes (if any) resulting from the receipt of the Prize are solely the Winner's responsibility and Sponsor shall have no obligation to reimburse the Winner for any such taxes, costs or expenses.

12. Any personal information, including without limitation, the entrant's name, age, address, telephone number, email address will be used solely in connection with the Promotion and for any purpose for which the entrant may specifically opt in and will not be disclosed to any third party who is not part of the Viacom group of companies except for: (a) purposes connected to fulfilling the Prize where applicable; and (b) for any purpose for which the entrant specifically opts in. Any personal information held by VidCon in respect of the Promotion will be held on record for a reasonable period to fulfil the purpose for which such personal information was collected. Any personal information provided to VidCon by an entrant will be dealt with in accordance with VidCon's privacy policy accessible at If an entrant gives VidCon permission to pass on their personal information to a third party then this shall no longer be the responsibility of VidCon and shall be subject to the privacy policy of that third party.

13. For inquiries related to the Promotion or the names of the Winners, send an email to Please note in the subject line whether you are requesting "Official Rules" or the names of the "Winners". All requests for a copy of the Official Rules and for the name of the Winners must be made by within 60 days of the end of the Promotion Period.

14. Sponsor: This Promotion is sponsored by VidCon, LLC.