What is SOAR!?
SOAR! is a new scholarship that is not only going to change the lives of three women, but breathe hope and encouragement into people across the nation.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ME RA KOH MEDIA SOAR! SCHOLARSHIP (THE "CONTEST") STARTS ON NOVEMBER 23rd 2010 AT 4:00 PM PST AND ENDS ON DECEMBER 20th 2010 AT MIDNIGHT PST ("CONTEST PERIOD").
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to individual legal residents of the United States of America, who are at least 21 years of age or older as of DECEMBER 1st, 2010. This Contest is void outside the United States where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, complete the submission form (incomplete submission forms will be disqualified) and submit your 90 second (NOT to exceed 120 Seconds) video. To enter the Contest, visit http://www.soarwithmera.com ("Contest Site") and follow the directions provided to complete and submit the official entry form, and click on "submit". ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY MIDNIGHT PM PST ON DECEMBER 20th, 2010 TO BE VALID. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and Entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) Entry per person, per email address and per household. Entries received from any person or email address or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
JUDGING: Winners will be selected by a panel of SOAR! judges. Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prize if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Judges' and Sponsor's decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. Potential Prize Winners will be notified by 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 Prize Winner within 2 email attempts within a 24 / 48 hour time period or noncompliance with these Official Rules by a potential Prize Winner will result in disqualification, the prize will be forfeited, and, at Sponsor's sole discretion, the prize may be awarded to a alternate winner.
PRIZES: See PRIZES Page at http://www.soarwithmera.com
All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Odds of winning depend on the number and content of eligible Entries received. Sponsor not responsible for limitations that prevent acceptance or use of the Prize. Sponsor responsible only for delivery of prize; not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Taxes and fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of Prize Winner.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Me Ra Koh Photography, Inc., Sony Electronics, Inc., Adobe Systems Inc., Wisdom Connection, ShootDotEdit, Barefoot Memories, Pixel2Canvas, TacoLamp, Jill-E, SmugMug, 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 the prize (including any travel/activity related thereto); (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image 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 if asked to do so; and (d) each entrant warrants that (s)he is eligible to enter the Contest. 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.
OWNERSHIP/USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting an Entry, entrant represents that (a) (s)he has the unrestricted right to submit the Entry.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries; 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 or judging of Entries, the announcement of the prize, 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. Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials. 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. Further, Release Parties are not responsible for electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant's e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. 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 by 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 and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken using the judging procedure outlined above. 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 DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. This Contest will be governed by the internal laws of the State of Washington. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Contest must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the United States of America.
REQUEST FOR WINNER'S NAME: For the name of the winner (available after January 15th, 2011), email email@example.com.
Let's hope it gets good ones soon!