2021 INTERACT AWARDS
Show us how your members are taking action across the globe, in your community, and in yourselves. Share your best service projects and or leadership development activities to the 2021 Interact Awards! This year, we are accepting videos, photos, and essays as part of the Interact Awards!
Each club must submit a video, photo or essay (“Submission” or “Submissions”) of the following theme. Only one Submission per club.
Any member of an Interact club or Rotary club that sponsors an Interact club may submit a video, photo, or essay on behalf of their club. The parent/legal guardian of an Interactor ages 12-17 submitting a video, photo or essay must agree to these Submission Terms (“Terms”) and complete the Interact Awards Form. By submitting a video, photo or essay, you agree that you have the permission of your club. The Entry Form is also available in print form upon request by contacting Rotary International (“Rotary”).
Nominations will be accepted from 1 September 2021 at 00:00 Chicago Time (UTC-5) until 1 December 2021 at 23:59 Chicago Time.
All Submissions will become the property of Rotary and will not be returned. Rotary will disqualify any Submission and entrant that do not adhere to these Terms.
HOW TO SUBMIT A VIDEO
You must only submit one (1) video.
HOW TO SUBMIT A PHOTO
You may submit up to (3) photos.
By submitting a photo, you represent that your photo is in compliance with these Terms and the Facebook Terms of Service.
HOW TO SUBMIT AN ESSAY
By submitting an essay, you represent that your essay is in compliance with these Terms and the Facebook Terms of Service.
Any and all applicable taxes are the responsibility of the awardee of any payment. Rotary will notify the clubs receiving awards on or around 14 January 2022 and a club will have seven (7) days after notification to claim or forfeit the award. Failure to respond by 21 January 2022 will result in forfeiture of the award.
Rotary will ask the public to vote for their favorite video from the eligible videos for two weeks in December 2020. The video receiving the highest number of votes during the voting period will be awarded the title of “Fan Favorite.”
All other eligible videos (not including the “Fan Favorite” video), photos, and essays will be reviewed by a panel of judges, selected by Rotary International, based on storytelling ability, originality/creativity, execution, inspiration and adherence to the theme.
Submissions that do not comply with these Terms, in Rotary’s sole discretion, will not be eligible for the selection process or an award.
PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY
By submitting a video, photo or essay, you grant Rotary, and its Foundation, a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable, non-exclusive license and right to use, print, publish, reproduce, perform, edit, adapt, distribute, broadcast, webcast, exhibit, digitize, archive, transmit, create derivative works from, and display your Submission, the content in your Form, and your likeness, name, image, statements, voice and biographical and personal information (collectively “Likeness”) for any purpose whatsoever, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed including in Rotary’s publications, via streaming, and on social media. You agree that Rotary shall have the universal right to license use of your Submission and Likeness, including, but not limited to, the purpose of promoting Rotary and Interact, and to others including, media outlets and its licensed magazines and partners.
Rotary shall not be liable in any way for costs, damages, injuries or other claims to persons or property incurred as a result of your participation or the participation of anyone involved in the creation of any Submission, from the acceptance or use of any awards or breach of your representations and warranties herein. In participating in the Rotary Friendship Exchange 2021 Awards, you agree to abide by all local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations, including any stay-at-home, social distancing and face covering orders and coronavirus / COVID-19 regulations. You are solely responsible for your entry. Rotary is not responsible for incomplete or misdirected entries, technical or network malfunctions or failures, or causes beyond its control.
By participating in the Interact Awards, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Rotary from any claims and liability arising from or out of your participation, any breach or alleged breach by you of the terms of these Terms, including, and you’re the representations and warranties contained herein, and acceptance and use of any award. The Interact Awards is in no way sponsored, administered, endorsed or associated with YouTube or Facebook. Rotary reserves the right to cancel the Interact Awards or modify these Terms. These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A. without regard to its conflict of laws; and in the event of any dispute arising under these Terms, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of any court, which is located in the County of Cook, State of Illinois, U.S.A. No entrant may be an agent or employee of Rotary.
Purchase from or donation to Rotary or its Foundation is not necessary.
Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
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