It’s that time again… I’m psyched to announce our 2018 Mongoose Am Jam Video Contest. Under a minute of your riding can get you an ALL EXPENSE PAID TRIP to Woodward East and the chance to be an official part of the 2018 Mongoose Jam. Here are the rules (the official, long-winded legal rules are at the bottom of the page, too):

— You have to be in the United States (sorry foreign friends).
— You have to be between the ages of 13 and 17 (and you can’t be over 17 during the event June 3rd-9th).
— You must be wearing a helmet in your video.
— You need to follow @mongoosebikes and you must tag your video #mongoosejamcontest18 so we can find it (also make sure your profile isn’t private!)
— Submit your video by the end of April 30th!

Other than those rules, it's up to you. Make a fun video, do some tricks that you like…basically make anything that you think Kevin Peraza, Pat Casey, Paul Ryan, Greg Illingworth, and Ben Wallace will like, because they're choosing the winner. Simply upload your video to Instagram and tag it #mongoosejamcontest18  and we'll give one lucky person the best week of their life!

Head to your Instagram and post up some clips! #Mongoosejamcontest18

OFFICIAL RULES: MONGOOSE & CAMP WOODWARD AMATEUR EDIT CONTEST

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

ELIGIBILITY
MONGOOSE & Camp Woodward Amateur Edit Contest (the "Contest") is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States and District of Columbia, who: (i) are between the ages of thirteen (13) and seventeen (17) years of age at the time of entry with permission from their parent/legal guardian, and (ii) did not purchase any photography/video equipment for the purposes of entering this Contest.  Parent/legal guardian and entrant must both be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Winner's age must not exceed seventeen (17) years of age during the stay at the Woodward Camp, which is to be held June 3-June 9, 2018. Employees (their immediate families, including parents, spouses, children, siblings and grandparents, and household members, whether or not related) of Sponsor, its advertising or promotional agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Contest, any agents acting for, or in behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers, any other person or entity associated with the Contest (collectively, "Contest Entities"), are NOT eligible. The Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted. By participating in the Contest, you agree that you have read and understand these Official Rules, as posted on the Contest's page at:  http://www.ridebmx.com/features/2018-mongoose-am-jam-video-contest/

 

CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. (EST) on April 6, 2018 and continues until 11:59 p.m. (EST) on April 30, 2018 ("Contest Period"). Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest.

 

HOW TO ENTER
To enter the Contest, (i) log into or create your Instagram account and follow @mongoosebikes, and (ii) create and post a one-minute BMX edit video riding park, dirt, street, etc. to your Instagram account during the Contest Period. You must wear a helmet in your video for your Submission to be eligible. Be sure to include the hashtag #mongoosejamcontest18 when you share on Instagram, or your Submission will not be eligible. Your post, caption, and hashtags together are your submission ("Submission"). In order for your Submission to be valid, your Instagram profile must be public and thus viewable by Sponsor. If you do not have the Instagram App, you may download it through the application store on your mobile device. Your post must be consistent with Instagram’s terms (http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/#). Posting a photo on Instagram requires a mobile device and message and data rates may apply. Entries must be received before the end of the Contest Period to be eligible for the Contest.

By posting your Submission, you agree that it conforms to the guidelines and content restrictions below and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the Contest if it believes your Submission fails to conform.

Participants are required to provide truthful information and Sponsor will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. Sponsor will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and may also delete any entry received from persons under the age of thirteen (13) in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.

Guidelines:

  • The Submission must be in a format acceptable to the applicable social media channel;
  • The Submission must contain the promotional hashtags;
  • The Submission caption must be in English; and
  • The Submission cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind.

Permissions: Entrant must have permission from any recognizable individuals who appear in the Submission to use their names and likenesses in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein. Minors may not be included in a Submission with a photo or video. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions or proof in a form acceptable to Sponsor.

Content Restrictions:

  • The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
  • The Submission must not contain content created by a third party, such as images or artwork;
  • The Submission must not contain brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use in his/her Submission in this Contest;
  • The Submission must not disparage Sponsor or any other person or party;
  • The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, offensive, indecent, obscene, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
  • The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age; and
  • The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of, or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where Submission is created.

Limit: Each entrant may post one (1) Submission during the Contest Period. Submissions received from any person or email address in excess of the stated limit will be void. Submissions generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. In the event of a dispute as to any Submission, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each entrant may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder. Contest Entities are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed, or misdirected Submissions; all of which will be void.

 

SPONSOR'S USE OF SUBMISSIONS: Posting a Submission constitutes entrant's consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission.

WINNER DETERMINATION AND NOTIFICATION: A judging committee chosen by Sponsor will select one (1) winner at the end of the Contest Period, from among all eligible Submissions received during the Contest Period based on the following criteria ("Judging Criteria"):

  • Originality 33%
  • Difficulty 33%; and
  • Overall Production Quality 34%

Subject to the entrant's compliance with these Official Rules, the one (1) entrant whose Submission receives the highest score will each be deemed a potential winner. In the event of a tie, the entrant whose Submission received the highest score for "Originality", as determined by the judges in their sole discretion, will be deemed the applicable potential winner from amongst the tied entrants. Sponsor will not disclose judging scores.

Potential winners will be notified via direct message Instagram and given instructions on how to contact Sponsor through email to claim their prize. Each potential winner (or potential winner's parent/legal guardian if the potential winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) must reply to the winner notification from Sponsor and include his/her mailing address and/or email address (or the mailing and/or email address of the potential winner's parent/legal guardian if the potential winner is a minor) within forty-eight (48) hours. If the potential winner is not reachable at the address and/or email address provided and a forwarding address and/or email address is not made available, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible Submissions at Sponsor's sole discretion.

GRAND PRIZE
One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in the Contest. The grand prize will consist of admission for one (1) person to Camp Woodward Week #1 and the opportunity to compete in the Mongoose Jam at Woodward, Pennsylvania from June 3 - 9, 2018, including professional instruction; accommodation and meals; and a $1,000 gift card to be used towards travel expenses to the event. The total approximate retail value of the grand prize is US $2,219. The winner's video will be posted on Ridebmx.com provided all permissions have been granted.

Winner will not receive the difference between the actual and approximate retail value. No cash in lieu of any prize or prize component will be awarded except at Sponsor's sole discretion. No substitution or transfer of prize or any prize component permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize, or any component thereof, of equivalent value. All applicable federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of each respective winner. The winner should allow 6 to 8 weeks from notification for delivery of any prizes. Delivery and use of the prize is subject to the prize winner's completion of all documentation and conditions required by law or otherwise required by Sponsor. Contest Entities are not responsible for lost or stolen prize packs, nor for unavailability due to circumstances beyond their control of any component of a prize.

PUBLICITY
Acceptance of a prize shall constitute and signify the winner's agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the winner's name, city, state, likeness, photo, Submission, and/or prize information in connection with the Contest for promotional, advertising, or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law.

OWNERSHIP OF SUBMISSION
Each winner shall irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to Sponsor the entirety of the rights in and to the Submission and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity including, without limitation, the rights to use the Submission for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. Each winner accepts and acknowledges that Sponsor shall not be obligated to use the Submission and that Sponsor in its sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Submission. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder. Each winner shall indemnify Sponsor, Contest Entities, and any licensee of Sponsor against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) arising out of any breach of these terms.

GENERAL RULES: In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting a Submission, the Submission will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name the identified Facebook account was registered. If a potential prize winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, the prize will be awarded to the potential winner's parent/legal guardian. Sponsor will send the potential winners an affidavit of eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release ("prize winner documents") within three (3) days of notification before a prize is awarded. If a potential winner fails to return the completed prize winner documents within three (3) days, or if the potential winner is ineligible, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner may be selected, at Sponsor's sole discretion, from all eligible entries received. By participating in this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor (whose decisions are final and binding in all respects), to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with the Official Rules, and that Contest Entities shall have no responsibility or liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death) in connection with: participation in this Contest, or the acceptance, redemption, or use of any prize or related activities; human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Submission information; acceptance/possession, use/misuse and/or defects of the prizes awarded herein; any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, internet service provider used in entering or operating the Contest; interruption or inability to access the Contest due to hardware or software compatibility problems; any damage to entrants (or any third person's) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of this Contest; any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects and/or any other error or malfunctions, even if caused by the negligence of one of the Contest Entities. You further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Contest Entities from any and all liability resulting or arising from your participation the Contest, to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Contest Entities, and hereby acknowledge that said Contest 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 any prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with a prize.

DISCLAIMERS: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other problems beyond the control of Sponsor and award prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation.

DATA PROTECTION/PRIVACY: Information collected by Sponsor in connection with the Contest is subject to Sponsor's privacy statement located at http://www.mongoose.com/usa/legal-privacy/ and applicable data protection laws. By entering the Contest, you agree to the collection, processing and storage of your personal data by Sponsor for purposes of the Contest. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission to Sponsor to use the winner's name and likenesses for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. Except as otherwise provided herein for the use of certain winner information, personal information collected by Sponsor from each entrant will only be used for the purpose of the Contest.

RULES & WINNER'S ANNOUNCEMENT: The names of winners and/or Rules will be posted on http://www.ridebmx.com/features/2018-mongoose-am-jam-video-contest/. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the Contest is Pacific Cycle, Inc., 4902 Hammersley Road., Madison, WI 53711. This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, nor associated with Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor, and that by entering the Contest, you release Instagram, LLC from any claim regarding the Contest.