Conditions of Entry: School of Rock - The Musical, Songwriting Competition
1. The Writer (composer & lyricist) must be:
a) Resident in New Zealand or New Zealand citizen
b) At school years 7 - 13.
c) Attend school at least 16 hours a week.
2. The work must be an original popular song. It must NOT be an arrangement or adaptation of a traditional non-copyright work or any other original work.
3. Entries. The following will be required:
a) Completion of an official entry form
b) An uploaded mp3 or the m4a of the work nominated
c) A lyric sheet
a) b) and c) must be received by Play It Strange no later than Monday 29th July 2019.
a) Only ONE song may be submitted on an official entry form by ONE writer only and must comply with conditions 1 and 2.
b) The song and the recording of the song can be performed and played by anyone as long as it is on a non-professional basis. It is not necessary for the writer to feature on the recording.
c) All decisions of the judges will be binding on Play It Strange and the entrants.
d) Play It Strange shall have the right to interpret the above conditions and to determine all issues arising out of this contest. Any such interpretations and determinations shall be final.
e) Unless specifically requested the copies of the entry recordings and lyrics will be retained by Play It Strange.
f) The entrant shall grant permission for replication, mechanical reproduction, broadcast, internet streaming and downloading and communication of the recording of the song to the public.
g) The winner allows GWB Entertainment & Auckland Live to have full access to video and record the performance of the winning song performed by the School Of Rock band. This includes broadcast rights on marketing and media channels, Auckland Live digital and social media channels, Auckland Live Digital Screen and any other channels to promote the School Of Rock - the Musical.
h) Play It Strange will have the right to print the name and likeness of any entrant in publicity in respect of the competition and all matter incidental thereto.
i) The entrant agrees to be bound by Play It Strange’s entry procedures, rules and regulations established in this entry form. The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
(j) Travel and accommodation will be provided for the winner of the competition plus one other person to
attend the show at the Civic Theatre, Wednesday 11th September, if from outside the Auckland region and at the discretion of the organisers.
(k) The winner of the competition must be accompanied by a legal guardian for the Event Day at the Civic Theatre on Wednesday 11th September 2019 and is required to be compliant with Auckand Live's health and safety policy and procedures.