The Vermilion County Contest
(“Video Contest”) is open only to legal residents of Vermilion
County The Video Contest is sponsored by
Vermilion County, 6 N Vermilion Street, Danville, IL. 61832.
The Video Contest begins at
12:00 am CST on March 2, 2017 and
ends at 11:59 pm CST on May 1,2017. Entries submitted before or
after the Entry Period will not be eligible. County’s computer
is the official time-keeping device for the Video Contest.
What to Enter
Vermilion County is committed to a future for its community and
the people who live here and we want to see it through your
eyes. For our 2017 Video Contest, we’d like to know: “what does
Vermilion County mean to you? Or what gives you pride in living
in this community?”
ensure eligibility for the contest, please submit ‘YouTube”
compatible videos which are 30 seconds or less to the below
Entries may originate in any format
including a DVD, thumb drive or email but must be delivered to
the Vermilion County Board office by electronic means or
Name of Location
Detailed caption of subject matter
Previously published material for which non-exclusive
rights were granted may be entered as long as you still maintain the
right to grant us a license (see "Your Rights" below). You must be able
to disclose when and where the video appeared previously to Vermilion
County upon request.
choose to include people in your submission, you are responsible for
obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals depicted, and must
be able to provide copies of those releases to Vermilion County upon
The following submissions
Videos that violate
or infringe upon another person's rights, including but not
limited to copyright.
contain sexually explicit, nude, obscene, violent or other
objectionable or inappropriate content.
Images that involve
the willful harassment of animals, wildlife, or damage to the
environment by the videographer.
Images that involve
putting any individual or animal in danger.
Vermilion County shall determine entry eligibility in its sole and
All images must
be submitted though email, firstname.lastname@example.org including all required fields, including name,
email and other information about your video submission.
may enter an unlimited number of times, but you may win only once a
quarter. County reserves the right to reject any additional entries or
entries that do not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, you
indicate your unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these
Official Rules and County’s decisions, which are final and binding. You
cannot win a prize unless you comply with all requirements in these
Judging will be
conducted by a panel of judges to be selected by Vermilion County at its
sole discretion (the “Panel”). The Panel will evaluate all valid
All judging decisions are final. Please do not
contact us about the status of entries or judging.
County will notify the winner via the contact information provided at
the time of entry.
County will award the following prizes:
The video will be
posted on YouTube by the County.
A quarterly winner
will receive a gift package with an estimated value of $100.00.
You will retain all rights to any video you submit -- including
ownership if applicable.
If you submit a video
to enter the Video Contest, the video becomes the property of the County
and may be posted publically or used in advertisements for the County.
event that the security or operation of the Video Contest is impaired in
any way, County may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the
Video Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Video
Contest; or (b) award the prize(s) from among the eligible entries
received up to the time of the impairment. Proof of sending any
communication to County by mail shall not be deemed proof of receipt of
that communication by County. In the event of a dispute as to the owner
of an online entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address
used to enter will be deemed to be the owner. The Video Contest is
subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void
Release and Limitations of Liability
By entering, you agree to release and hold
harmless County, and each of their respective elected officials,
department heads, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released
Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of,
or relative to, participation in the Video Contest or receipt or use of
any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human
intervention in the Video Contest; (b) technical errors; (c) printing
errors; (d) late or undelivered mail; (e) errors in the administration
of the Video Contest; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property.
You waive the right to claim any attorney’s fees and any damages
whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential,
direct, or indirect damages.
Privacy and Publicity
consent to County’s use of your name in any list of winners (if
applicable) and for promotional purposes in any media without further
payment or consideration.
To the extent that the
release and hold harmless agreement is found void in whole or in part,
you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising
out of, or connected with, the Video Contest or any prize awarded shall
be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action,
and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Vermilion County,
Illinois. All issues and questions concerning the construction,
validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules,
your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of County in
connection with the Video Contest, shall be governed by, and construed
in accordance with, the laws of Illinois, without giving effect to any
choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Illinois or any other
jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any
jurisdiction other than Illinois.
shall be posted on the County web site.