VICELAND “LEAST EXPENSIVEST” CONTEST
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY 

  1. ELIGIBILITY:  The VICELAND Least Expensivest Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C., 21 years of age or older as of date of entry (“Entrant”).  Employees, officers and directors of Channel 271 Productions LLC (“Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., the administrator of this Contest, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) and the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible.  Void where prohibited by law.  Entrants must have a non-private Twitter or Instagram account to enter; i.e., entries must be visible in public hashtag searches from time of entry through time of winner verification.  There is no purchase required to register for a Twitter or Instagram account.  Entrants must also have a valid email address, which will be used to verify the potential winner.

  2. TWO WAYS TO ENTER:  From 12:00 PM (noon) Eastern Time (“ET”) on 2/8/18 through 11:59 PM ET on 2/19/18, enter via your choice of Twitter and/or Instagram (each, a “Social Media Platform”) as follows:

    1. TWITTER:  Follow @VICELAND on Twitter, then publically Tweet a video of yourself (i.e., Entrant) showing how you live life on the cheap (what’s the brokest thing you do?), as inspired by the VICELAND show, Most Expensivest, along with the hashtags #LeastExpensivest and #Contest (your "Submission" or “Entry”). 

    2. INSTAGRAM:  Follow @VICELAND on Instagram, then publically share a video of yourself (i.e., Entrant) showing how you live life on the cheap (what’s the brokest thing you do?), as inspired by the VICELAND show, Most Expensivest, along with the hashtags #LeastExpensivest and #Contest (your "Submission" or “Entry”). 

    Videos must be 60 seconds or shorter; if a video exceeds 60 seconds in length, only the first 60 seconds will be judged.  Limit five (5) entries per Social Media Platform per person per day.  A person may use one account on each Social Media Platform to enter.  The following hashtags/hashtag combinations will also be valid for Contest Entry in lieu of the hashtags stated above: 1) #LeastExpensivist #Contest , 2) #LeastExpensivestContest, 3) #MostExpensivestContest, 4) #MostExpensivest #Contest, 5) #LeastExpensivistContest, 6) #MostExpensivistContest, and 7) #MostExpensivist #Contest.  Clips of the VICELAND show, Most Expensivest are available for viewing without a purchase or subscription at https://www.viceland.com/en_us/show/most-expensivest.  Entrants must continue to follow @VICELAND through date of prize award.  All Entries must comply with the Submission Guidelines outlined in Rule #3.

  3. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:  Entries must comply with Twitter and Instagram Terms of Use.  Determination of compliance with Submission Guidelines and these Official Rules will be in the sole discretion of the Sponsor/judges, whose decisions are final.

    • By entering this Contest, entrant attests that they have received permission from other person(s) depicted in the Submission [and from parent/legal guardian if other person(s) depicted are considered minors in their states of residence].  Entrant must make written copies of such permission available to the Sponsor upon request.

    • The Submission cannot contain/display any unacceptable clothing or adornments, or prominent commercial/corporate advertising other than Sponsor’s (including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names and slogans).  Submission may include VICELAND and/or Most Expensivest brand names and/or trademarks; the use of VICELAND and/or Most Expensivest brand names and/or trademarks is permitted only for the purpose of entering in this Contest.  The use of VICELAND and/or Most Expensivest brand names and/or trademarks are not required.

    • Submission cannot contain any information that references other websites, addresses, email addresses, contact information or phone numbers.

    • The Submission must not contain derogatory statements (including words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group).

    • The Submission must not include threats to any person, place, business, or group; it must not invade privacy or other rights of any person, firm, entity, and it must not in any way violate or promote violation of applicable federal, state, or local laws and regulations including, but not limited to, those concerning copyright, plagiarism, trademark, publicity/privacy rights and defamation.

    • Submission must not include or show any dangerous behavior or activity or contain content that promotes dangerous activities that may result in injury to oneself or others.

    • Submission must not contain indecent behavior, profanities or obscenities, including but not limited to nudity, or pornography, and must not in any way disparage persons or organizations, including those associated with Sponsor.

    • Submission must not include any personally identifiable information of any third party.

    • Submission must not refer, depict or in any way reflect negatively upon the Sponsor, the Contest, or any other person or entity.

    • Submission must be suitable for presentation in a public forum and be consistent with the theme of the Contest and the image of the show, Most Expensivest.

    • Submission must not promote irresponsible or excessive consumption of alcohol, promote illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any particular political agenda or message.

    • Entrant must receive prior written permission from the videographer if the video was taken by someone other than the entrant him/herself that allows entrant to grant the rights set forth in the Official Rules.  Entrant must make written copies of such permission available to the Sponsor upon request.

    • By entering, entrant certifies that the Submission he/she submitted is his/her own original work and he/she holds all rights to the Submission and that he/she has followed and complied with the Official Rules of the Contest.

  4. JUDGING:  Beginning on or about 2/20/18, all Entries will be judged by Sponsor to determine the Grand Prize winner, subject to verification of eligibility.  All judging will be based on: Originality and Creativity (40%); Relevance to Contest Theme (30%); Enthusiasm and Emotion (30%).  In the event a tie needs to be broken, tied Entries will be rejudged based on the above criteria.  Potential winner will be contacted by @VICELAND via a Direct Message (“DM”) on the Social Media Platform from which Entry was submitted, beginning on or about 2/22/18.  Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to respond in accordance with the instructions provided by Sponsor within 24 hours from the time such DM was sent.  In the event the potential winner does not respond within this timeframe, that potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected, time permitting.  Potential winner will then be contacted via email and will be required to complete and return, electronically, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, Prize Acceptance Form, Assignment of Rights and (where legally permissible) a Publicity Release within 3 days of notification.  Guest of Grand Prize winner must also complete and return a Release of Liability, and (where legally permissible) a Publicity Release within the same time period.  Noncompliance within this time period may result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner will be notified, time permitting.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable DMs or emails resulting from any form of active or passive filtering by email service providers, Social Media Platforms, or for insufficient space in user’s account to receive DMs or emails.  Return of any DM or email as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner will be notified, time permitting.

  5. PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”):  One (1) Grand Prize – A 3-day/2-night trip for winner and one (1) guest to Miami, FL to attend the taping of an episode of Most Expensivest (the “Show”).  Prize includes roundtrip economy air transportation from major airport nearest winner’s home, hotel accommodations (1 room, double occupancy), roundtrip ground transportation in Miami, FL between airport, hotel and Show.  Winner will also receive a $500 check.  Trip will be in March 2018; however, specific dates of travel will be determined by Sponsor, and are subject to change.  Sponsor will determine all prize details. (Total Prize ARV: $3,200; there is no retail value associated with attending the Show).  Actual retail value of the prize will depend on winner's point of departure/return.  Prize consists of only of those items specifically listed as part of the prize.  All travelers must agree to depart and return on dates specified by the Sponsor; dates of departure and return are subject to change.  If Grand Prize winner and his/her guest are not able to travel on dates specified by the Sponsor, he/she will forfeit the Grand Prize without compensation and Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to an alternate potential winner, time permitting.  Winner and guest (who must be 21 years of age or older) must travel on same itinerary.  All travelers must possess required travel documents (e.g., valid photo ID) prior to departure.  Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents.  If Show taping does not take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, postponement, technical difficulties or for any reason beyond the control of Sponsor, Sponsor’s sole responsibility will be to award the remaining components of the Grand Prize and no substitution or compensation in lieu of the Show will be provided.  If a winner resides within a 250-mile radius of Show location, Sponsor reserves the right to award a $150 ground transportation travel stipend in lieu of air and ground transportation and no additional compensation will be provided.  

  6. PRIZE CONDITIONS:  Any Sponsor approved changes to confirmed itinerary, made at winner's request, may result in additional fees which will be the sole responsibility of winner.  Airline carrier's regulations and conditions apply.  Trips may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles.  If the winner elects to travel or participate in the prize travel with no guest, no additional compensation will be awarded for the guest portion of prize.  The travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent and on an airline carrier of Sponsor’s choice.  Seat selection and timing of trips are subject to confirmation of reservations and availability.  Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate may be selected, time permitting.  No substitution or transfer of prize by winner permitted.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value.  In the event winner is requested by Sponsor to appear on Show, winner must be willing to cooperate regarding all reasonable requests made by Sponsor.  Winner agrees that all results and proceeds (“Results & Proceeds”) of Winner’s work rendered in connection with the Show, including without limitation all ideas, suggestions, themes, plots, stories, characterizations, titles and other material, whether or not in writing, at any time contributed by winner in relation to the Show, shall be deemed a work-made-for-hire specially ordered or commissioned by Sponsor for us as part of an audio visual work.  Sponsor shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights of every kind throughout the universe, in perpetuity, in and to such Results and Proceeds, the Show and all element therein, for all uses, forms and media now known or hereafter devised. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if and to the extent that the Results & Proceeds are not deemed a “work-made-for-hire”, Winner hereby assigns to Sponsor, in perpetuity and throughout the universe, in any and all manners, formats and media, whether now known or hereafter devised, all right, title and interest (including, without limitation, all rights of copyright in and to the Results & Proceeds. Winner agrees to execute documents confirming Sponsor’s foregoing rights in the Results & Proceeds and the Show at Sponsor’s reasonable request.  In the event a winner and/or guest engage(s) in behavior during Show that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is deemed obnoxious, threatening, illegal, or that is intended to threaten or harass any person, Sponsor reserves the right to request the Prize winner and/or guest leave the Show with no further obligations or compensation whatsoever to Prize winner and/or guest.  Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to Sponsor and its promotional partners to use winner’s name, voice, likeness and/or image and Entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

  7. TERMS OF SUBMISSION:  Entrants must have all rights, approvals and/or consents necessary to submit their Entry on the terms provided and Entrants represent and warrant that their Submission not violate these Official Rules, or the rights of any other person, entity or law.

  8. GRANT OF RIGHTS: By creating and submitting an Entry, Entrant grants to Sponsor and its licensees, successors, assigns, affiliates and partners an exclusive, irrevocable right and license (but not the obligation) to use, alter and/or edit the Submission, as well as Entrant’s name, likeness, voice, on-camera performance, and/or Instagram/Twitter handle, in whole or in part, in any manner including without limitation future advertising, promotion and publicity in any medium now known or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity (including without limitation digital media, including social media, and broadcast media), without notice, approval or other consideration to Entrant or any third party unless prohibited by law.  Entrant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Promotion Entities and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, licensees, successors and assigns and all of their respective officers, directors, agents and employees, Instagram and Twitter (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability, losses, costs and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred as a result of any Entry submitted to the Contest in violation of these terms or any rights granted herein.

    Be aware that Submissions may not be acknowledged and will not be received or held "in confidence" and Submissions do not create a confidential, fiduciary or other special relationship between Entrant and Sponsor or any of its respective affiliates or any of their respective licensees, successors or assigns or place Sponsor or any of its respective affiliates, licensees, successors or assigns in a position that is any different from the position held by members of the general public with regard to elements of your Submission.  Entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor or any of its respective affiliates or any of their respective licensees, successors or assigns may create their own materials and/or obtain many videos under this Contest and that such videos may be similar or identical in theme, idea, plot, format or other respects to Entrant’s Submission and Entrant waives any and all claims they may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future that any other videos accepted, reviewed and/or used by the Contest or any Released Parties may be similar to Entrant’s Entry.  Entrants acknowledge and agree that none of the Released Parties has now, or shall have in the future, any duty or liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory or otherwise, with respect to the infringement or protection of any copyright or any other rights in and to Entrant’s Entry, and that the Released Parties are not responsible for the loss, deletion, accessibility, failure to collect or store any video submitted to or transmitted through Instagram/Twitter.

  9. GENERAL RULES:  All federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of prize winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.  By entering, entrant grants to Sponsor the right to use all information submitted and Entry for purposes of advertising, publicity, marketing and other communications, worldwide, in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.  Proof of submission is not proof of receipt of Entry. Sponsor not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible or misdirected mail/e-mail/DMs/messages or for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof.  Sponsor not responsible for any damage to any participant’s computer system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Contest.  CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  Any suspected use of robotic, automatic, programmed, or the like methods of participation will void all such submissions by such methods. Contest may be cancelled, modified, terminated or suspended if a Social Media Platform changes their terms or functionality during the course of the Contest so as to interfere with Sponsor's intended conduct of this Contest or if infected by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes outside control of Sponsor which impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest.  Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with any Entry process or harassed any Sponsor representative or any entrant and to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Contest.  In the event of termination, a notice will be posted at www.leastexpensivest.com and the winner will be determined, in accordance with Rule #4, from among all eligible Entries received prior to the time of termination.  By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Sponsor’s designees, which shall be final and binding in all respects.  By participating in the Contest and/or accepting a prize, each entrant agrees to hold Promotion Entities harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of participation in this Contest or use/misuse of prize, including without limitation any claims for personal injury (including death) or property damage and any claims for infringement of any intellectual property, privacy and/or publicity rights or any other personal or proprietary rights.  Entrants assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in this Contest or use or redemption of prize. CLAIMS MAY NOT BE RESOLVED THROUGH ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION.  Entries are the views/opinions of individual entrants and do not reflect the views of Sponsor in any manner.  Sponsor not responsible for typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize.  In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.  In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.  Sponsor is Channel 271 Productions LLC, 49 South 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211.

  10. To receive the name of the winner by email, send an email to: WinnerVICE@dja.com with WINNER 2633-03 as the subject line.  Requests must be received by 3/31/18.  Email will be sent after the winner has been verified.

  11. PRIVACY: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about Entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy.  Please review the Sponsor's privacy policy at www.vice.com/en_us/page/privacy-and-terms.  By participating in the Contest, Entrants hereby agree to Sponsor's collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor's privacy policy