05/01/2017 (Monday), 12:00:00 EST – 07/15/2017 (Monday), 11:59:00 pm EST.
The contest is open to entrants attending Ohio high school and/or an Ohio College, regardless of
nationality or origin.
Entrants must be 13 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Entrants under 18 years of age
the ages of 13 and 18 (or the applicable legal age in your jurisdiction), you are fully responsible
for his or her conduct in the contest, including all legal liability he or she may incur. By
registering, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and Capacity to enter
into this agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions set Forth herein.
RULES FOR SUBMISSION
Entry is limited to original works that have not formerly been published and to which entrant holds
all applicable rights. Entrant must secure requisite consent from any third party appearing or
referenced in entry. Entry must not include any third party packaging, logos, or any other third
party intellectual property or general property other than ASG’s marks, logos or slogans, unless
requisite permission is obtained. Entries may not contain content that violates any law. Entries
deemed by the judges, in their sole discretion, to be immoral, obscene, and profane or not in
keeping with ASG’s image and values or in violation of these Official Rules will be void.
Entrants may not submit multiple entries.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
Videos are encouraged to be shot in 1080, may not exceed 5 GB in size or 4 minutes in length.
Videos may be an AVI, MOV, MP4, and MPEG, WMV or FLV file.
Music used must either be copyright free and performed and recorded by the entrant or a person
designated by the entrant (commercial recordings of copyright-free music may not be used), or
be works for which the entrant holds the copyright and for which the copyright has not been
transferred to a copyright collective or other body.
Entries will be judged based on relevance to theme (40 percent), quality (30 percent), and creativity
The 10 entries with the highest scores will advance to the final round of judging. ASG reserves the
right to advance fewer than 10 entries, in its sole discretion, if it does not receive a sufficient
number of eligible and qualified entries.
During the final round of judging, the videos will be played during the Retail Summit 2017
Smart Region + Smart Retail conference. Attendees will vote for their favorite video. The entry with
the highest votes will be deemed the Grand Prize winner. The three entries with the next-highest votes
will be deemed Notable Mentions.
In the event of a tie in the final round of judging, the tied entries will be re-judged based on:
Relevance: Does the entry meet the criteria of what is being asked? (0-100 points). Winner
status is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
Winners are requested to review the documents sent to them separately via email from the organizer
and, in the event they accept the terms and conditions, to fill out the required items, sign the
form (or if replying by email accept the terms and Conditions electronically as specified in the
email message) and deliver them to the organ- nicer either by mail or through electronic means on
or before the date stated in the documents.
Winners may be contacted by telephone should the organizer deem it necessary to confirm any of the
Please note: Failure to respond within seven (7) days of the date on which the organizer sends the
notification email, whether due to server malfunction or any other cause, will result in
disqualification. Entrants should therefore notify the organizer of any changes to their email
addresses by emailing Alex Mullen
The organizer does not
accept liability for any disadvantages that may arise as the result of inability to receive email.
COMPETITION WINNERS LIST
For the names of the winners (available after August 15, 2017), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope
to be received by August 30, 2017 to:
The Future of Retail Shopping Video Contest
c/o ASG, 501 W. Schrock Road, Suite 201,
Westerville, OH 43081
LICENSE / USE OF ENTRIES
By entering, entrants warrant and represent that ASG and its respective designees shall have a
perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub licensable, unconditional and transferable
license to edit, adapt, modify, publish, exploit and use their entry(s) (and all material embodied
therein) in any way and in any and all media now known or hereinafter discovered or devised,
worldwide for trade, advertising, promotional, public relations and/or other purposes as ASG and/or
its designees may determine without further permission from, or notification or consideration to
entrants or any third parties.
Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this contest, entrant agrees 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 entrant; the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the
interpretation, enforcement and All proceedings at such arbitration; and judgment upon such
arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will
entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive,
incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorney fees, other than
entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this contest),
and entrant 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 entrant and ASG in connection with the
contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State
of Ohio, USA, notwithstanding its conflict of law provisions. The parties will not raise in
connection there- with, and hereby waive, any defenses based upon the venue, the inconvenience of
the forum, the lack of personal jurisdiction, the sufficiency of service of process or the like in
any such action, suit or proceeding to enforce the terms of this agreement or adjudicate any dispute
arising out of this agreement.
Message and data rates may apply if you choose to enter using your mobile device.
There will be no transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of prize (or portion thereof),
except by ASG who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or applicable portion thereof) with one of
comparable or greater value, as determined by ASG.
Entrants agree, by entering, that ASG and its designees and licensees may use, unless prohibited by
law, entrant’s name, city and state of residence, featured affiliate, entry, photograph, any recording
and/or likeness for advertising, trade and/or any other purposes in any media now or hereafter known
throughout the world in perpetuity, without further compensation, permission or notification, and ASG
and its designees and licensees shall have no liability and will be held harmless by entrant for any
claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damage to entrant or any other person or entity, including,
without limitation, personal injury or death to entrant or any other person or damage to personal or
real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession,
use or misuse of any prize or participation in this contest or the use of any entries or by ASG, its
designees or licensees or any third party.
Entrants further agree to abide by these official rules and the decisions of ASG and judges, which
shall be final and binding. Entrant’s submission of an entry constitutes his/her representation of
eligibility, consent to participate in contest and consent for ASG to obtain, use, and transfer his/her
name, address and other information for the purpose of contest administration.
ASG reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this contest (or any
portion thereof) should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or
impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the contest (or any portion thereof)
and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, select the finalists and/or prize winners (as
applicable) from those eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to event requiring such termination
using the applicable judging procedure/ winner selection outlined herein.
ASG is not responsible for lost, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, inaccurate, undeliverable,
garbled, late, stolen, damaged or misdirected entries, all of which will be disqualified; failures
or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems or other communications or malfunctions;
interrupted or unavailable network, server, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other
connections; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or other technical failures;
garbled, lost, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or
delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical
problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other person’s computer
related to or resulting from participation in the contest; theft, destruction or unauthorized access
to, or alteration of entries; printing, typographical or other errors or omissions in these official
rules or in any contest-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any
kind whether mechanical, human, technical, network, electronic; or errors which may occur in
connection with the administration of the contest, the incorrect uploading of entries, the processing
or judging of entries, the awarding or announcement of the winners or in any other contest related
materials. ASG reserves the right to void and remove any and all entries who ASG believes has attempted
to tamper with, influence, or impair the administration, security, fairness, judging or proper play of
contest and such entrant will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. All Entries
become property of ASG and will not be returned.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAM- AGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF
THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ASG RESERVES
THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST
EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
In the event of non-compliance with any requirements specified herein or with any of the terms of
these official rules, entry will be void.
Asset Strategies Group, LLC
501 W. Schrock Road, Suite 201
Westerville, OH 43081