OneMinuteU has teamed up with The Learning Annex to find the next great guru! We're looking for a top teacher, someone who can change millions of lives by sharing his or her expertise. Could it be you?
The winner of this contest will receive a featured page on OneMinuteU.com and a once in a lifetime opportunity to speak in front of 20,000 people at an upcoming Learning Annex event alongside Donald Trump, George Foreman and a host of other top speakers! (Date and location TBA) Plus, the winner will be eligible to ink an exclusive book deal with The Learning Annex!
To be considered for this incredible prize, submit up to 3 of your best one-minute videos (you can use videos that you've posted on OneMinuteU). Learning Annex execs will select their favorite submissions and a winner will be chosen!
Ready to submit your videos? Send a maximum of three (3) videos, no longer than one minute in length, to email@example.com — subject: "The Next Great Guru."
Videos longer than one minute or sending more than 3 videos will be grounds for disqualification. For complete rules, please see our Terms of Service.
The Learning Annex is America's leader in continuing education. Luminaries such as Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Barbara Bush, Harvey Weinstein, Sir Richard Branson and Tony Robbins have taught for The Learning Annex. Learn more at www.learningannex.com.
1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
2. Am I Eligible To Participate?
Subject to the additional restrictions below, the OneMinuteU.com Top Rated Contest (the "Contest") is open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of OneMinuteU, LLC ("Sponsor") and its affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win. The term "immediate family members" includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.
3. How Do I Enter?
The Contest starts at 12:01 am Eastern Time ("ET") on 10/15/07 and ends Summer 2008 (date TBA). To enter, submit up to three (3) one minute videos to firstname.lastname@example.org. No mail-in entries will be accepted. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or unreadable entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the email account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an email account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry that does not comply with these rules, that is alleged to infringe on any third partyís intellectual property rights, or that Sponsor deems obscene, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate for viewing by a general audience. By submitting a video in a Contest, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, including the grant of rights set forth in Paragraph 5, below; if you do not agree with these terms and conditions, do not submit an entry.
4. How Will Winners Be Selected?
Sponsor will select one (1) winner from among all eligible, based upon judgeís assessment of the quality of the presentation and teaching ability. Judging will be conducted by the Sponsor and the Contest judges appointed by Sponsor, whose decisions shall be final and binding in all respects.
5. How Will OneMinuteU Use The Video I Submit?
Sponsor reserves the right to feature winning videos on its website. By submitting a video in the Contest, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor shall have the right (without limitation or further compensation to you) to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, publish, promote, display and otherwise use your entry in any way it sees fit, including the right to publish your entry online and in print, as described herein.
6. What Could I Win?
The opportunity to teach at a Learning Annex event and to enter into a publishing contract with The Learning Annex.
7. When Will Winners Be Notified?
The Winner will be notified by email (at the email address from which his or her entry was submitted) within seventy-two (72) hours after he or she is selected as a Winner. Sponsorís inability to reach a winner, the return of any prize notification as undeliverable, a winnerís failure to timely respond to notification, and/or a winnerís failure to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules may result in that winnerís disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in all prizes, and the selection of a substitute winner. Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned within ten (10) days of date of personal delivery or date of senderís postmark.
8. What Other Terms Apply?
Winners may waive their right to receive a prize. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. Prizes are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes each contestantís consent to the publication of his or her name, likeness, city and state of residence and biographical information in any media, including without limitation the Internet, for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by an eligible winner in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Contest judges designated by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Contest as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Contest is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest. Should the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
9. Who Is The Sponsor?
The OneMinuteU Next Great Guru Contest is sponsored by OneMinuteU, LLC. The decisions of Sponsor and the Contest judges designated by Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Contest.
10. How Can I Request The Winnerís Name Or A Copy Of These Rules?
For the names of the winners or a copy of these Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) to OneMinuteU, LLC, c/o Learning Annex of Los Angeles, 11850 Wilshire Blvd., suite #100, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Indicate whether you are requesting the winnerís name, a copy of these official rules, or both.