February 27, 2013
In honor of National Youth Cricket Day on March 24, USYCA is
sponsoring its 3rd annual photo contest to celebrate American children playing cricket. Just send in a photo, to which
you, your school or organization owns the rights, that depicts the joy of youth cricket in the United States. (For entry instructions, see the bottom of
The Grand Prize is a complete American Cricket Champ cricket set. The winning photo will be announced on the USYCA website.
There's no limit on how many photos you can enter, so photograph early, and photograph often!
OK, now here are the things our lawyers
say we have to do to hold a proper contest. Read all the way through to
be sure you haven't missed anything.
Photos are accepted by email only to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for entries is March 20, 2013, 11:59PM, EDT (USA).
When you email your photos to USYCA, copy and paste the text below into the body of your email:
"I hereby grant to United States Youth Cricket Association, Inc.
("USYCA") a royalty-free, perpetual license to use the photographic
images submitted herewith (the "Work") for any purpose whatsoever. Uses
may include, but are not limited to, promotion of USYCA and their
projects in any way, including on the web, in print publications, as
distributed to the media, and in commercial products. USYCA reserves the
right to use/not use any Work as deemed appropriate by USYCA in their
sole discretion. No Work will be returned once submitted.
I understand that by submitting this by email, I hereby acknowledge
that USYCA shall bear no responsibility whatsoever for protecting my
work against third party infringement of my copyright interest or other
intellectual property rights or other rights I may hold in such Work,
and in no way shall be responsible for any losses I may suffer as a
result of any such infringement; and I hereby represent and warrant that
my Work does not infringe the rights of any other individual or entity.
In exchange for valuable consideration, I do hereby unconditionally
release, hold harmless and indemnify USYCA, their directors, officers,
members, employees and volunteers of and from all claims, liabilities
and losses arising out of or in connection with my participation in the
contest, or USYCA's use of my Work. This release and indemnification
shall be binding upon me, and my heirs, executors, administrators and
No email received without this language can be considered for the contest.
Thanks, and good luck!