Clemente Community Challenge

Official Entry Form

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OFFICIAL RULES

Challenge Sponsor.   This challenge is a promotional contest created and administered by the Roberto Clemente Foundation, EduNetwork Partners, Inc., Hello Good Club, Latino Film Institute’s Youth Cinema Project, PenChecks Trust, and the National Registry of Unclaimed Retirement Benefits.  

Underwriter.  The 2022 Clemente Community Challenge is generously financially underwritten by the National Registry of Unclaimed Retirement Benefits, 8580 La Mesa Blvd., Suite 100, La Mesa, California 91942. 

Eligibility. Any student who is a citizen or legal permanent resident of, and currently residing in, the United States, its territories, or Canada (excluding Quebec), who are 6th graders, through and including graduating 8th graders.

Exclusions. Any student who is a relative within one degree or who resides in the same household, regardless of familial affiliation, to any person who, on or after May 1, 2022, is/was an employee, director, officer, agent, affiliate, representative, successor or assign of Challenge Sponsor and partners, or involved in the judging process for this Challenge.  

Entrant Team. Entrant team–or individual entrants without team members–must be comprised of two (2) to four (4) eligible students and one adult advisor who submits a video to the Clemente Challenge.  A student may only participate on one Entrant team.  Each Entrant Team–or an individual entrant–may only submit one entry. 

Adult Advisor. An adult who is at least twenty-one years of age or older, who is an educator, youth advisor, parent or legal guardian of any student member of an Entrant Team or an individual entrant.  Adult Advisors may not participate or assist in the production of the video.  

Challenge Topic. Roberto Clemente’s Values at work in your local community: (1) Equality for all, (2) Passion, (3) understand what you are up against, (4) following your elder’s advice, (5) finish what you start.

Project/Project Requirement. Students must design, develop, and implement a local school or community service project which exemplifies one or more of Roberto Clemente’s values that seeks to better or improve their school or community.  

Contest Submission. The Entrant Team or individual entrant must create an original video not to exceed 120 seconds (2 minutes) showcasing their Project.  No one other than student Entrants may participate in the creation of the video. The video must include each of the following: (1) a description of the Project, (2) how it relates to one or more of the Roberto Clemente values, (3) why the Entrant Team or individual student entrant selected the Project, (4) how the project was developed and implemented, (5) how was the Project successful.

The most successful submissions will creatively and strategically use the medium of video to market the Project benefits, promote the Roberto Clemente values, and motivate others to adopt the same or similar projects in their local communities in a logical, meaningful and organized manner.

How To Enter. Contest Submissions must be solely the work product of Entrant Team students or an individual student entrant.  Content Submissions must be received by: (1) uploading a completed video at Clementechallenge.comAll entries must be received by 11:59 PM PT on November 1, 2022.  Entries must be submitted by the Adult Advisor.  Content Submissions received directly from students are void.  Video must conform to the designated file format, must not exceed the designated file length and size, and fully comply with all technological requirements set forth at  Clementechallenge.com. Once submitted, videos cannot be modified.

Authority/Grant of Rights. By submitting a video, the adult advisor represents, warrants and confirms that he/she/they have authority from the Entrant Team members or individual student entrant, their parents or legal guardians, and anyone whose image or likeness was used in the video to submit the video and the accompanying personal or biographical information.  By making a Contest Submission, each student Entrant, their parents/legal guardians, the Adult Advisor, and any person who’s name, image or likeness is depicted in the video, hereby grants to Challenge Sponsor and their respective designees, the non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable right and license to use, perform, exhibit, reproduce and/or otherwise exploit the Entrant Team’s–or the individual student entrant’s–video entry in any manner and in any and all distribution channels, venues or media now known or hereafter devised, without further notice or any compensation. 

Judging.  All eligible Entries will be evaluated by judging panel(s) comprised of representatives of Challenge Sponsor and partners.

The judges’ decision is final and unappealable.

  • How well does the video express the Entrant Team’s or the individual student entrant’s ability to choose, develop, and complete a school or community service project? 

  • How well does the video express one or more of Roberto Clemente’s values— caring for those in need; supporting equality for all; respect for family; having passion for what you do; understanding what you are up against; staying true to your word; being humble; finishing what you started. 

  • How well is the video organized to express what the Entrant Team or individual student entrant wants to say?

  • How effective is the video in expressing the Entrant Team’s–or the individual student entrant’s point of view? 

  • How well does the video incorporate an example of Roberto Clemente’s values?

 

Content Disqualification. Contest Submission will be disqualified if Challenge Sponsor, in their sole and absolute discretion determines that the Content Submission includes content that:

  • has been copied in whole or in part from any other source or content

  • violates the trademark, copyright, or other rights of any person

  • demeans, insults, or denigrates another individual because of his/her race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender/gender identification, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability or other classification protected under law

  • is pornographic, sexually suggestive, profane, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate

  • shows consumption of alcohol or drug use, acts of violence, or animal cruelty

  • shows illegal conduct

  • is not truthful

  • is not based on the Entrant Team members’ actual experience 

  • reflects negatively upon the goodwill or reputation of Challenge Sponsor

  • Is defamatory or demeaning to Roberto Clemente or his memory.

 

Prizes:

1st Grand Prize:

  • Opening Day 2023 Tickets to an MLB Game 

(for team members and adult advisor)

  • $500 Savings Bond

  • Samsung Tablet

 

2nd Grand Prize:

  • Opening Day 2023 Tickets to an MLB Game  

(for team members and adult advisor)

  • $500 Savings Bond

  • Samsung Tablet

 

3rd Place Prize:

  • Opening Day 2023 Tickets to an MLB Game  

(for team members and adult advisor)

  • $400 Savings Bond

  • Samsung Tablet

 

4th Place:

  • $300 Savings Bond

 

5th Place:

  • $200 Savings Bond

 

 

Winning Team Notification. The teacher or adult advisor who submitted the entry on behalf of the winning Entrant Team will be notified by email on or about December 15, 2022.  Failure to respond within forty-eight (48) hours will result in a forfeit of the prize.

Acceptance of Prize.  All Team Members–or the individual student winner–, their parents/guardians, and their teacher or Adult Advisor must sign applicable waivers and releases of liability, as well as an assignment and license of their name, image, and likeness three days prior to the awards trip to the Clemente Community Challenge administrators.  Each person shall participate in all reasonable marketing and promotional events and interviews during the trip.  Each person agrees to sign any further documentation reasonably requested to effectuate this.  

The Prize is nontransferable and may not be redeemed for cash.  All federal, state, and local taxes (including any applicable taxes on Canadian residents, such as U.S. foreign withholding tax), if any, are the sole responsibility of the recipients. Prize award will be reported to the Internal Revenue Service via IRS 1099 Tax Form or like document (if winner is Canadian resident.)  Challenge Sponsor may substitute any or all components of the Prize, in its sole and absolute discretion, for prize/prize elements of comparable value to the estimated value.

 

Prize Trip Restrictions:

If Winning Team is comprised of two (2) or four (4) members,  at least two of Winning Team members (plus their guests) must be available to travel to the Opening Day 2023 MLB game in their area; If any individual student winner cannot attend the Opening Day MLB game, another winner will be selected.

  • Tickets to the Opening Day MLB game are subject to availability and any restrictions imposed by any third party, including, but not limited to the carriers, the stadium, Major League Baseball. 

  • The Entrant Team–or winning individual student Entrant–and their adult advisor must travel together on the itinerary as established by Challenge Sponsor.

  • During the trip, the Winning Entrant Team members– or winning individual student Entrant–and adult advisor must act at all times in an appropriate and well-behaved manner

  • Each member of the Entrant Team or winning individual student Entrant and their Adult Advisor must have valid travel documents;

  • No frequent flyer miles, awards points, or other perks in conjunction with prize travel will be awarded or credited

  • All other costs are the sole expense of each person

  • Prize must be accepted as awarded.    

  • Challenge Sponsor makes NO REPRESENTATION, GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND (DIRECT OR INDIRECT, EXPRESS, OR IMPLIED, MERCHANTABLE OR NOT, FIT FOR ANY INTENDED PURPOSE OR NOT) REGARDING THE PRIZE OR ANY ELEMENT THEREOF

Spanish:  For a version of these Official Rules in Spanish, go to  Clementechallenge.com/Spanish.  In the event of any discrepancy between the English and Spanish language versions of these Official Rules, the English language version shall prevail, govern, and control.

Winner’s List. For the first name, last initial of each Winning Team member–or the winning individual student Entrant–as well as their city/state or province, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to 2022 Clemente Community Challenge Winner Request, c/o EduNetwork Partners, Inc., 44 South Broadway, Suite 100, White Plains, New York 10601 for receipt by July 15, 2022. (Canadian residents may omit return postage). Winner’s list will be available after July 15, 2022.

 

Notices and Disclaimers.

  1. Clemente Community Challenge, through its affiliate, EduNetwork Partners shall have sole authority and complete discretion to interpret the Official Rules and resolve any disputes.  Their decision is final.

  2. Clemente Community Challenge may disqualify any Content Submission for any reason.

  3. Proof of transmission of video does not constitute proof of receipt.

  4. All Content Submissions shall become the sole property of the Clemente Community Challenge and the Roberto Clemente Foundation and its affiliates.

  5. Clemente Community Challenge is under no obligation to keep or maintain records.  

  6. All personal information collected will be retained for at least (1) year following selection of the Winning Team.

  7. Any personal information collected will be used for the sole purpose of administering, promoting or fulfillment of the Clemente Community Challenge.

  8. Clemente Community Challenge, the Roberto Clemente Foundation and its partners, sponsors, and affiliates are not responsible for late, incomplete, corrupt, inaccessible, illegible videos/entries.

  9. Clemente Community Challenge, the Roberto Clemente Foundation and its partners, sponsors, and affiliates; for interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections; for lack of availability or accessibility, or miscommunications due to failed computer, satellite, telephone, or cable transmissions or lines; for technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions; for computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; or for any other computer, network, technical, typographical, human or other error, problem, or malfunction related to or in connection with the Challenge.

 

 

Disputes/Arbitration.  

ANY DISPUTE, CLAIM, OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE CHALLENGE SHALL BE SETTLED BY MANDATORY, CONFIDENTIAL, FINAL, AND BINDING ARBITRATION HELD IN NEW YORK AND ADMINISTERED BY THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS THEN-CURRENT COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION RULES. EXCEPT AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY LAW, NEITHER A PARTY NOR AN ARBITRATOR MAY DISCLOSE THE EXISTENCE, CONTENT, OR RESULTS OF ANY ARBITRATION HEREUNDER WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF ALL PARTIES. NO PARTY SHALL BE ENTITLED TO JOIN OR CONSOLIDATE CLAIMS IN ARBITRATION BY OR AGAINST OTHER INDIVIDUALS OR ENTITIES OR ARBITRATE AS A REPRESENTATIVE MEMBER OF A PUTATIVE CLASS OR IN A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL CAPACITY. THE ARBITRATOR SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO AWARD ANY REMEDIES AVAILABLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. ANY AWARD AND ANY JUDGMENT CONFIRMING IT ONLY APPLIES TO THE ARBITRATION IN WHICH IT WAS AWARDED AND CANNOT BE USED IN ANY OTHER CASE EXCEPT TO ENFORCE THE AWARD ITSELF. This promotion and all matters arising in connection with this promotion shall be construed and evaluated according to United States law.