2) SUBMISSION POLICY
3) COSTS TO ENTER
4) HOW TO SUBMIT TO THE 2022 ROAD TO NASHVILLE
5) FINALIST AND WINNER SELECTION
Finalists: The semi finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges and public voting may also weigh in on the decision; these will be announced on September 19th 2022. The Top 10 contestants will be announced on September 26th 2022. The winner will be announced on October 9th 2022 at the live final event with the top ten finalists performing live and remotely.
Winner: Judges will select one of the ten finalists to return to perform at the Cavern club and receive a recording session at a Nashville recording studio.
6) THE FINALS
Subject to covid restrictions – The prize for Road to Nashville winning entry will receive flights to Liverpool to perform on the Cavern Club. They also will receive three nights accommodation and a day recording at the Motor Museum recording studio with Head of music Daniel Xander.
8) NOTIFICATIONS & WAIVERS
– Selected finalists will be notified by email and each winner must provide the following items to be eligible to compete in the International Song Contest finals:
(i) an affidavit confirming
(a) that the winner meets the contest eligibility requirements,
(b) that his or her composition is original and unpublished, and
(c) that he or she owns the copyright in the composition;
(ii) a performance license and mechanical and synchronization licenses for audio and video recording rights; and
(iii) a publicity release (collectively, the “Affidavit”), all within 14 days of the notification date. The failure to sign and return the Affidavit within Fourteen (14) Days or the submission of false or inaccurate information will result in immediate disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected for the applicable regional or general round. Affidavits for winners under 18 years of age at the time of submission must be countersigned by a parent or legal guardian. All Affidavits are subject to verification by TUFF.EARTH and its agents. Each contestant’s submission constitutes his or her permission to use his or her name, likeness, and voice for future advertising and publicity purposes without additional consideration.
TUFF.EARTH retain the exclusive right to use in perpetuity any media inclusive of ancillary rights created in conjunction with the Road to Nashville including but not limited to; live recordings, video and photographs, social media posts, workshops. Participants grant TUFF.EARTH the use of this archival material in perpetuity.
This contest is void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws, regulations, rules, and ordinances apply.
10) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TUFF.EARTH reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the event or any feature thereof at any time, with or without notice, where in the Promoter’s opinion it
becomes necessary to do so. Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate entrants or their representatives, or
accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of
participating in the event.
We do NOT claim ownership in the materials you submit in conjunction with the Contest. Such materials include written text, files, images, photos, video, songs, lyrics, poetry, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, tags, hashtags, genres, splits, ownership splits, identifiable numbers, identifiable codes, songwriter name, personal identifiable information, copyright registration information, affiliated companies or individuals, rights holder, administrator, publisher, or any other materials (collectively, “Content”) that you display, upload, transfer, publish, or post to roadtonashville.us, whether public or private. By submitting any Content through the Contest, whether public or private, you hereby grant to us a limited, non-exclusive license to use, stream, transmit, beam, store, publicly display, translate, reproduce, and distribute such Content, in any format, whether known or unknown, including the limited right to use your likeness, persona, logo, trademark, and right(s) of publicity ONLY for purposes of the Contest. By entering the Contest, you represent and warrant that your entry is an original work and that the content does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademarks, contract rights or any other rights of any person or business. You further agree to indemnify and hold The Road to Nashville, contest judges and screeners, and all contest sponsors, their subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above and/or if any part of the entry causes The Road to Nashville to be liable to another.
12) EXPLANATION OF RIGHTS
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