'GMA's' Musical.ly Challenge Contest Official Rules

Create a video of you dancing or lip-synching to the song for each round.

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June 05, 2016, 6:02 PM


Eligibility Guidelines: Contest sponsored by Good Morning America ("GMA"), American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (“ABC”), and musical.ly, Inc. (“musical.ly”) (collectively, the "Sponsors").

Entrants (“Entrant”) to “GMA’S MUSICAL.LY CHALLENGE" (“Contest”) must be legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States or the District of Columbia and sixteen (16) years old or older. Entrants must be available to participate in up to four contest rounds and potentially travel to New York on or about 06/16/16. Entrants under the age of eighteen (18) years old must travel with a parent or guardian.

Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for the Sponsors, musical.ly, any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest or supplying the prize, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

How to Enter: To enter, download the musical.ly app (“App”) from the Apple App Store, Google play, or the Amazon Appstore and set up a musical.ly user profile. On the App, use the “search” tab (second tab on the bottom left) and locate the “#GMACHALLENGE” which will take you to the Contest landing page. Use the “post video” option to create your video (“Video”) where you perform your own dance and/or lip-synch interpretation of any portion of the song available for each round of the Contest. Entrant must perform in the Video. Other people (“Participants”) may also perform in the Entrant’s Video, but only the Entrant will be eligible to travel to New York if selected for the Finals. Any Participant under 13 years old must have the permission of a Parent to participate. You are prohibited from using any other music, songs, melodies, recordings, lyrics, or from singing in your Video. The performances must be appropriate for a morning TV audience, and cannot, for example, include any nudity, lewd, provocative or indecent content that is inappropriate for the general public including children. Any Videos that violate these rules or include inappropriate or offensive content, in the sole discretion of the Sponsors, may be disqualified and deleted. Limit one (1) Entry per person for each round of the Contest.

You warrant and represent that your Video and all of the materials submitted by you are original to you (and not based on or derived from any other materials), that you own all necessary rights in and to the Video (with the exception of the rights to songs supplied for each Round of the Contest) which are fully transferable, and that you are not subject to any recording agreement, production agreement, union or guild agreement, or any similar agreement which would interfere with your ability to enter into this Contest or grant all of the rights to be provided hereunder. Accordingly, you further warrant and represent that you have the right to enter into this agreement and grant the rights hereunder without the need for permission from or payment to any other party and that the exercise of the rights set forth herein and in the Contest Rules by the Sponsors will not violate any third party rights and will not violate any contractual obligations or confidential relationships which you may have to or with any third party. Your Video should not contain any third-party logos, brands, products or trademarks or you may risk disqualification. This means that no one in your Video should wear any clothing or hats containing third party logos or trademarks.

You may not submit your Video in any other contest or promotion.

Incomplete Entries will be disqualified. Proof of entering information at the Contest Site is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsors of such Entry. Personal information collected in connection with this Contest will be used in accordance with musical.ly’s privacy policy, available at http://musical.ly/privacy.html.

Contest Entry Period: "GMA's musical.ly Challenge Contest" entry period begins at approximately 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on Monday, 06/06/16 and ends at 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, 06/14/16 (the "Contest Period"). Each round of the contest shall be as follows: Round One opens at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET on Monday, 6/06/16 and closes at 12:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, 06/08/16. Round Two opens at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET on Monday, 06/13/16 and closes at 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday 06/13/16. Round Three opens at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday 06/14/16 and closes at 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday 06/14/16. Two Finalists (“Finalists”) selected from Round Three will travel to New York on or about Thursday 06/16/16 to compete in the Finals on Friday 06/17/16 on GMA. Sponsors’ computer is the official clock for this Contest.


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