Specific terms and wording that has been used for the purposes of these Terms & Conditions; “Organizer” “Organizers” or “Organization” means THE NIGERIAN QUEEN jointly or separately. “Entrant” is the individual who completes and submits an Entry Form. “Third Party” is the term used for all individuals, groups or organizations other than the Organizers or the Entrant. “Finalist” or “Grand Finalist” is the individual who completes and submits an Entry Form and is subsequently accepted for place in The Nigerian Queen.
1.1 – Each Entrant must qualify under the following criteria to be considered (at the discretion of the organizers): all entrants must be female and aged 18-27 years and must be single and without a child. All Under 18's require guardian or parental consent to enter the competition which is required to be acknowledged on the Entry Form. All entrants must meet the general entry requirements. Entrants must be a citizen of Nigeria All Entrants, by submitting an Entry Form, acknowledge that they have read these Terms & Conditions of entry, agree to the contents, and have completed all of the information required on the Entry Form fully and accurately.
Failure to do so may result in an entrant's expulsion at any time during the competition process and without redress. Entrants agree to partake and be featured in any photography or filming (whether for television use or the use of all by the organizers) when attending official interviews and events.
1.2 – If selected as a The Nigerian Queen Grand Finalist, by accepting a grand final place I grant to both The Nigerian Queen organization the absolute and irrevocable right and unrestricted permission in respect of my image and/or voice and/or words in video, film, computer generated presentations referred to as digital resources as well as photographic portraits or pictures that have been taken of me; to use re-use, publish, and re-publish the same in whole or in part, individually or in any and all media now or hereafter known, and for any purpose whatsoever, for illustration, promotion, art, editorial, advertising and trade, or any other purpose whatsoever without restriction as to alteration; and to use my name in connection therewith if they so choose.
1.3 – I hereby waive any so called “moral rights of authors” if I am used in video or film programming and grant The Nigerian Queen, consent to make the fullest possible use of my services hereunder.
1.4 – The Nigerian Queen organization may without my further consent use my name, likeness, biography, photographs of me and recordings of interviews with me in advertising, publicity and on the Internet. I hereby release and discharge The Nigerian Queen organization its owners, employees, staff, associates or representatives from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of any films, photographs, including without limitation any and all claims for libel or invasion of privacy.
2. BEHAVIOUR & CONDUCT:
2.1 – All Entrants and Grand Finalists are required to conduct themselves in a responsible and sportsmanlike manner. Any failure by an Entrant or Grand Finalist or any Supporter to maintain a standard of behavior and decorum acceptable to the organizers may lead to disqualification of the Entrant or Grand Finalist and ejection of the Entrant or Grand Finalist and her Supporters from any venue at which an official event is being held.
2.2 – All third parties of an Entrant or Grand Finalist are expected to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner at all times and it is the responsibility of the Entrant or Grand Finalist to ensure such.
3.1 – The entry fees to apply for The Nigerian Queen competitions is Five thousand naira Only Text voting or public voting is required to be selected as a Grand Finalist. However, if an Entrant is subsequently selected for a place in The Nigerian Queen national competition and Grand Finals, the Grand Finalist will be requested to take care of her Camp fee while their feeding during the period of the event will be taken care of by the organization.
3.2 - The selected Grand Finalists (not the applicants) will require toSecure a Sponsor to enable them take care of their require needs for The 8th Editions of The Nigerian Queen 2016 Sponsorship can be obtained through one or multiple sources and can be From individuals, professional organizations, companies, local businesses,Group of friends, family, OR an entrant can sponsor herself.
3.3 - Each selected Grand Finalist is required to sell/purchase a Minimum of 10 VIP and 10 regular tickets to The Nigerian Queen 8th Grand Finals in order to provide a minimum level of support for the Charity and to ensure an equal and fair competition environment for all.
4. OBLIGATIONS AND COMMITMENTS: GRAND FINALISTS
4.1 – All Grand Finalists are required to willingly attend and be present at all relevant rehearsals, training sessions, photographic opportunities, press and media opportunities, sponsors events, etc, throughout the competition process and as may be deemed necessary and required by the organizers and Finalists must apply themselves in a professional manner accordingly at all times.
4.1.2 – All Grand Finalists must arrive on time and as required for any rehearsals, photo shoots and the Grand Final, the details of which will be clearly outlined and stated to the Grand Finalist in advance.
4.1.3 - For television, general media and all official online usage, all Grand Finalists agree that any images of the Grand Finalist submitted as part of their application or any images produced in relation to the event or associated events may be used by the organizers in any way deemed fit for promotional, public relations and publication purposes. In agreeing, the Grand Finalist waives all rights to copyright claims or claims of intellectual property rights for an indefinite period.
4.1.4 – The organizers will provide all Grand Finalists with an official Grand Finalist graphic/logo/image JPEG file which the Grand Finalist is required to display as their profile image on all social networking, promotional or model sites during the full duration of The Nigerian Queen 2016 campaign up to and including The Nigerian Queen 2016 finals weekend.
5.1 – The organizers may amend any of these Terms and Conditions at any time if so deemed necessary.
5.2 – A judging and selection panel of no less than 3 officially authorized persons will oversee and undertake the judging process for selection of the Grand Final participants from all entry applications submitted and their decisions will be final.
5.3 – All matters relating to the Competition selections and results shall be determined by the Judges appointed by the organizers in relation to the relevant selections and the Grand Final results. The Judges' decisions as announced shall be final and the Judges will not be required to enter into any correspondence with any individual in relation to the selections. All such or subsequent correspondence should be undertaken in writing and directly with the organizers only.
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5.4 – For purposes of ALL communication, notifications, updates or the distribution of information, the e mail address provided by the Entrant at the time of submitting an entry application will be used in all cases and such is accepted by all parties as the acceptable method of communication and all entrants are personally responsible for the regular checking of such and any related administering or communication that may be required.
5.5 – In accepting these Terms & Conditions of entry, the entrant also acknowledges acceptance of the terms of the associated contestant Release which the Entrant confirms she has read and has understood its content and obligations.