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2018-2019 Video Contest Rules

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NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE ODDS OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Eligibility

The Lights, Camera, Save! Video Contest (“Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty United States (“U.S.”) and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who live in the U.S. or D.C., or who have legal visa status to reside in the U.S. or D.C. and attend an educational institution in the U.S. and D.C. and can provide proof of such status and valid consent of a parent/legal guardian (if a minor) to enter the Contest and agree to all laws and tax obligations of the U.S. and the jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the District of Columbia and are between ages thirteen (13) and eighteen (18) as of October 1, 2018. Children of employees and their immediate family and household members (whether or not related) of The American Bankers Association Foundation (“Sponsor”), any participating financial institution (“PFI”), and any of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, independent contractors, officers, directors, advertising and promotion agencies, and all other entities or individuals associated with the development, administration, or fulfillment of this Contest (collectively, the “Contest Entities”) are not eligible to participate in this Contest. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

Contest Period

Contest begins at 8:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on December 3, 2018 (“Contest Period”).

How to Enter

All entries must be received in the manner described in the official entry packet during the Contest Period to be eligible for prizes. Obtain an official entry packet from a PFI and review and follow the instructions in the packet to enter the Contest. You can participate in the Contest by: (1) submitting at your local PFI, if you are not a minor, or (2) having your parent or legal guardian submit at your local PFI, if you are a minor a completed entry packet (entry form and Affidavit or Parent/Guardian Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release). In addition to the completed entry packet, you must also submit electronically an original video that conforms to the “Submission Requirements” noted below (“Video”) by posting the Video on YouTube.com or other PFI-designated social networking or video sharing websites (collectively, the “Designated Websites”).

An unlimited number of PFIs may participate in the Contest; however, Sponsors cannot guarantee that each state and the District of Columbia will have at least one (1) PFI participating in the Contest. There is no limit to the number of entries at each PFI. Prior to entering the Contest, entrants (if not minors in their legal state of residence) or parents and/or legal guardians of minor entrants must acknowledge that they agree: (1) to their/their child’s entry in the Contest, and (2) that the Contest Entities shall have a license (discussed further in the “Use of Videos and Entry Information” section below) in and to their/their child’s submitted Video (including all material embodied therein) immediately upon submission.

Submission Requirements

Limit one (1) Video per entrant, regardless of PFI and/or method of entry. Submission of multiple Videos by or on behalf of the same entrant (including submission of one Video at more than one PFI) will result in ineligibility with respect to all Videos submitted by or on behalf of that entrant. Videos should seek to inspire and educate young people to save and/or use money wisely, keeping in mind the “Judging Criteria” section below.

Each Video submitted in connection with the Contest must be: (1) in English; (2) no more than (90) seconds in length; and (3) the entrant’s original work.

Videos must not, as determined in Sponsors’ sole and absolute discretion: (1) have ever been previously published; (2) infringe upon any rights of any third party including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, and rights of publicity and/or privacy; (3) copy, incorporate, or include music or video from any movies, commercials, radio, television, or the Internet, unless the entrant is the lawful copyright owner of such material; (4) be or contain any content that is or may be perceived as violent, immoral, defamatory, derogatory, offensive, illegal, sexually suggestive, obscene, or similarly inappropriate, or that represents Contest Entities or any financial institution in a negative way or in any manner not consistent with their brand and/or reputation; (5) contain, include, or encourage images or activities that are dangerous, unsafe, or present unreasonable risk of harm to person or property; (6) suggest or imply to any person to undertake any dangerous, unsafe, or unduly risky activity; (7) be dangerous or unsafe to make or produce; (8) contain any mention, discussion, logo, trademark, service mark, storefront, trade dress, mascot, photograph, or other image or intellectual property of any business or company without that entity’s prior written consent; and (9) contain any names or private and/or sensitive information about the entrant or anyone else. Such inappropriate Videos are strictly prohibited, and any Video in violation of the above requirements and restrictions, as determined in Sponsors’ sole and absolute discretion, shall be deemed void.

Videos do not have to include any people, but if a Video includes anyone other than the entrant, that entrant (if not a minor in his/her legal state of residence) or that minor entrant’s parents and/or legal guardians must have received each person’s permission to submit the Video for the Contest prior to submitting the Video. By submitting a Video that includes pictures or images of any people other than the entrant, that entrant (if not a minor in his/her legal state of residence) or that minor entrant’s parents and/or legal guardians represent and warrant to Sponsors that said entrant or parents and/or legal guardians of minor entrants have obtained express permission of such people to submit a Video including their likeness or image to Sponsors in connection with this Contest, with the understanding that upon submission to Sponsors, Contest Entities have a license (as discussed in the “Use of Videos and Entry Information” section below) in and to the Video. Contest Entities shall consider the entrant to be the person whose name is on the completed entry packet associated with a Video, regardless of how many other individuals appear in a Video. Each Video and accompanying entry packet may have only one individual listed as the entrant.

By submitting a Video in the Contest, each entrant and, if the entrant is a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian represent and warrant that the above requirements have been met. Failure to satisfy these requirements, as determined in Sponsors’ sole and absolute discretion, may result in ineligibility with respect to all Videos submitted by or on behalf of that entrant.

General Rules

Once a Video has been submitted in connection with the Contest, an entrant or those acting on behalf of an entrant may not during the Contest Period distribute, disseminate, sell, use, license, or post the Video or any copies thereof in any medium (including other Internet sites, with the exception of Designated Websites, as discussed in the “How to Enter” section above) without the prior express written consent of Sponsors. Additionally, Videos cannot be entered in other contests or promotions. Contest Entities and Releasees (as defined below) shall not be responsible for non-conforming, lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, delayed, undelivered, misdirected, or illegible entries or Videos (or any component thereof) or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by Sponsors or participant or by any computer, technical, or human error or malfunction that may occur in the processing or judging of Videos, the administration of this Contest, or in the announcement of prizes. Additionally, Contest Entities and Releasees (as defined below) shall not be responsible for incorrect or changed URLs concerning Videos posted on Designated Websites. Incomplete and/or duplicate Videos are not permitted and will be deemed void. The use of any device to automate the entry process is absolutely prohibited, and any such entries shall be void. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to void suspect Videos or entries or to modify, cancel, terminate, or suspend the Contest should a virus, bug, or other cause corrupt or impair the administration, security, or integrity of the Contest.

Use of Videos and Entry Information

By entering this Contest and submitting a Video, each entrant and, if the entrant is a minor, his/her parent(s) or legal guardian(s), as a condition of participation in the Contest: (a) grants a royalty-free, perpetual, and irrevocable worldwide license, regardless of subsequent assignment or ownership change, exclusive to Contest Entities (except for the limited rights accorded to Designated Websites through their Terms of Use), to use, edit, alter, adapt, modify, copy, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, transform, create derivative works from, and otherwise show and use (unless prohibited by applicable law) the Video (including all material embodied therein), in any way or in any media or form, now or hereafter known or developed, in whole or in part, for trade, advertising, promotional, marketing, commercial, trade, or other purposes as Contest Entities determine, in their sole and absolute discretion. Neither entrants nor minor entrants’ parents and/or legal guardians shall have a right of notice, review, or approval of any such use of the Video and/or entrant’s name. Each entrant and minor entrant’s parent or legal guardian: (a) upon request by Contest Entities or their agents or representatives, shall sign any documents for such purpose; (b) acknowledges and agrees that the Video (or any part thereof) and/or the entrant’s name may be used in whole or in part, alone or in combination with other works, and that the Video may be changed, altered, edited, modified, or used in any other manner, as solely determined by Contest Entities; and (c) warrants and represents that entrant has received all rights, releases, and permissions that may be necessary from any individual appearing in a Video and from the videographer of the Video to grant this license for the use of the Video as stated.

Judging Criteria

All Videos shall be judged based on the following weighted criteria: (1) 40% for production value, a/k/a presentation quality; (2) 30% for creativity; and (3) 30% for message (the content covered in the Videoshould be relevant and support the value of saving, the value of saving and using money wisely, and/or the value of saving in paying for college). In the event of a tie in the Preliminary and/or National Rounds (discussed below), Videos shall be rated on an additional category by the same panel of judges based on “overall impression.” The rating for the “overall impression” category shall be based on a scale of one (1) to ten (10) with one (1) being the lowest score and ten (10) being the highest score. The tie shall be broken and awarded to the highest cumulative score of the “overall impression” category rating from all participating judges.

Selection of Winners

Preliminary Round

Following the Contest Period, each PFI shall judge all eligible Videos submitted at its location based on the “Judging Criteria” section above and select one (1) winning Video. PFIs that have more than one (1)location/branch in a state may submit only one (1) winning Video per state. PFIs that have more than one (1) location/branch in a state are responsible for coordinating, judging, and selecting (based on the criteria in the “Judging Criteria” section above) one (1) winning Video from among all Videos submitted to that PFI in a state. PFIs operating in multiple states may submit one (1) winning Video from each state.

National Round

The winning Video from each PFI shall be entered into the National Round of the Contest. Sponsors shall select the panel of judges for the National Round, and the panel shall select the following winners based on the “Judging Criteria” section above: Grand Prize, Second Place, and Third Place (individually, a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”).

Savers’ Choice

From 12:00:00 p.m. (noon) ET February 13, 2019 through 12:00:00 p.m. (noon) ET February 20, 2019, the 4-6 highest scoring Videos that make it to the National Round will be posted to a contest site chosen by the American Bankers Association for public voting. Participants shall select their favorite Video from the 4-6 highest scoring Videos that make it to the National Round. The Video that receives the most votes will be declared the Winning Video. The Savers’ Choice selection is completely separate from the Preliminary Round and National Round and has no effect on the results of the Preliminary Round or National Round. Similarly, the results of the Preliminary Round and National Round have no effect on the results of the Savers’ Choice, other than the 4-6 highest scoring Videos that make it to the National Round are the only Videos in the Savers’ Choice. Limit one (1) vote per IP address. Submission of multiple votes by or on behalf of the IP address may result in ineligibility with respect to all votes submitted by or on behalf of that participant.

Winners of the Preliminary Round shall be selected on or about December 16, 2018 based on the criteria in the “Judging Criteria” section above. Each PFI shall notify the Winner from its location via the telephone number or email address provided by Winner in his/her entry packet. Winners of the National Round shall be selected on or about February 27, 2019 based on the criteria in the “Judging Criteria” section above. Winner of the Savers’ Choice shall be selected on or about February 20, 2019 based on the Video that receives the most votes. Preliminary Round, National Round, and Savers’ Choice Winners do not have to be present at the Winners’ selection.

Prizes

Individual Prizes for the National Round

One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive $5,000. One (1) Second Place Winner will receive $2,500. One (1) Third Place Winner will receive $1,000 (individually, a “Prize” and collectively, “Prizes”).

School or Recognized Educator Prizes for the National Round

For National Round Winners enrolled in a public or private primary or secondary school (grades K-12 and not home-schools) as of December 1, 2018, that school or recognized educator (“Winning Educator”) (as described below) will receive a scholarship (“Scholarship”) worth up to $1,000 to attend the 2019 Jump$tart National Educator Conference (“Conference”) (dates and location have not yet been announced). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Scholarship is US$1,000.00. In the event that the Conference, or a portion thereof, is cancelled for any reason, or if a Winning Educator is unable to attend the Conference for any reason, no substitution or cash replacement value of the Scholarship will be provided. Each Winning Educator is solely responsible for paying all costs and expenses related to receipt and/or use of the Scholarship that are not specifically mentioned herein, including but not limited to transportation, taxes, meals, and parking. If a National Round Winner identifies an educator in his/her entry form who was instrumental in the entrant’s decision to enter the Contest, that educator will receive the aforementioned Scholarship. If a National Round Winner does not identify an educator in his/her entry form, the Winner’s school will receive the Scholarship. For Winners who, as of December 1, 2018, were home-schooled, not enrolled in school, or not enrolled in grades K-12, the aforementioned value of the Scholarship will be made to the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.

Savers' Choice

The entrant of the Video selected as the Savers’ Choice will receive a prize with an ARV of up to $500.

Total ARV of all Prizes: $12,000.

How to Claim Prizes

National Round

On or about February 27, 2019, Sponsors or their designees will notify via telephone and/or email each PFI from where the Winners’ Videos originated. Sponsors or their designees will then reasonably attempt tonotify each Winner (if not a minor) or parent or legal guardian of each Winner (if a minor) of his/her or his/her child’s winning status via the telephone number and/or mailing address provided in his/her entry packet. If the Winner (if not a minor) or parent or legal guardian of a Winner (if a minor) does not respond to the contact attempt within five (5) business days, or if the Winner (if not a minor) or parent or legal guardian of a Winner (if a minor) declines a Prize, Sponsors will select another Winner, at and in a manner to be determined in Sponsors’ sole and absolute discretion. Each Winner (if not a minor) or each minor Winner’s parent or legal guardian must confirm his/her or his/her child’s eligibility and accept the Prize on his/her or his/her child’s behalf. To accept and receive a Prize, Winner (if not a minor) or a parent or legal guardian of a minor Winner must complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility (“Affidavit”) and, where lawful, Liability/Publicity Release (“Release”) (collectively, “Affidavit and Release”) by March 15, 2019. If the indicated forms are not signed and returned by the time indicated on the documents, or if a Winner does not meet the eligibility criteria, or is otherwise unwilling or unable to comply with these Official Rules, or cannot be contacted by March 15, 2019, an alternate Winner may be selected at and in a manner to be determined in Sponsors’ sole and absolute discretion.

Savers' Choice

On or about February 20, 2019, Sponsors or their designees will reasonably attempt to notify Winner (if not a minor) or parent or legal guardian of Winner (if a minor) of his/her or his/her child’s winning status via the telephone number and/or mailing address provided in his/her entry packet. If Winner (if not a minor) or parent or legal guardian of Winner (if a minor) does not respond to the contact attempt within five (5) business days, or if Winner (if not a minor) or parent or legal guardian of Winner (if a minor) declines the Prize, Sponsors will select another Winner, at and in a manner to be determined in Sponsors’ sole and absolute discretion. Winner (if not a minor) or minor Winner’s parent or legal guardian must confirm his/her or his/her child’s eligibility and accept the Prize on his/her or his/her child’s behalf. To accept and receive a Prize, Winner (if not a minor) or a parent or legal guardian of minor Winner must complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility (“Affidavit”) and, where lawful, Liability/Publicity Release (“Release”) (collectively, “Affidavit and Release”) by March 15, 2019. If the indicated forms are not signed and returned by the time indicated on the documents, or if Winner does not meet the eligibility criteria, or is otherwise unwilling or unable to comply with these Official Rules, or cannot be contacted by March 15, 2019, an alternate Winner may be selected at and in a manner to be determined in Sponsors’ sole and absolute discretion.

Publicity

Unless prohibited by law, participation in the Contest constitutes each entrant’s and, if the entrant is a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian’s consent for Contest Entities to use each parent or legal guardian’s name (if the entrant is a minor) and the entrant’s name, age, hometown, and state of residence for Contest or promotional purposes in any media now known or later developed, without payment or consideration to the entrant or his/her parent(s) or legal guardian(s).

Privacy

Sponsors will collect personal data from entrants and parents and/or legal guardians of minor entrants when they enter this Contest, and this information will be used for the purposes of administering the Contest, publicizing the Contest, and other promotional purposes that benefit Sponsors.

General Conditions

By participating in this Contest, each entrant and, if the entrant is a minor, his/her parent(s) or legal guardian(s) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions or interpretation of Sponsorsregarding the Official Rules, which are final and legally binding in all respects. In the event that a Prize cannot be awarded for any reason or a Winner is not capable of redeeming a Prize for any reason, Sponsors shall not be obligated to award any Prize, and Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, whether or not to substitute a Prize (or portion of a Prize) with a prize of comparable or greater value or cash value. If, for any reason, more than the stated number of Prizes are available and/or claimed, Sponsors reserve the right to award the Prizes in such category by random drawing from among eligible Prize claimants in such Prize category or in a manner to be determined by Sponsors in their sole and absolute discretion. Non-compliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. An individual is not a Winner until he/she and his/her parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if Winner is a minor, have fully complied with these Official Rules. No transfer, assignment, or substitution of a Prize is permitted. Prizes are not exchangeable for merchandise or services. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook, YouTube, or any other website or entity that is not a Contest Entity.

General Release and Waiver of Claims

By entering the Contest and/or accepting a Prize, each entrant and, if the entrant is a minor, his/her parent(s) or legal guardian(s) (for himself/herself and his/her heirs) hereby releases Contest Entities, Facebook, YouTube, Designated Websites, and all of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective directors, officers, governors, employees, shareholders, and agents (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability, loss, harm, damage, cost, expense, or claims including, but not limited to, third party claims based on: (a) publicity and/or privacy rights, defamation,and intellectual property associated with the entrant or Winner’s participation in the Contest, redemption of any Prize in connection with the Contest, and/or use or misuse of any Prize in connection with the Contest, including, but not limited to, all reasonable counsel fees and court costs incurred, property damage, personal injury, and/or death; (b) anything related to the production, promotion, or execution of the Contest (or participation therein), including preemption, cancellation, or rescheduling; and (c) anything that may occur in connection with acceptance and/or use of the Prizes or while participating in the Contest, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of Releasees.

Limitations of Liability

Neither Sponsors nor any other Releasee shall be responsible for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, illegible, or incomplete entries. Neither Sponsors nor any other Releasee shall be responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Sponsors, Releasees, entrants, tampering, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, and neither Sponsors nor anyReleasee shall assume responsibility for any error, omission, defect, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to the materials related to the Contest. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process, the voting process, or the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent or apparent intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, embarrass, harm, or harass, in any way, any other person. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, business or market circumstances, force majeure, public health concerns, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants or entrants’ parents and/or legal guardians, fraud, or any other causes which, Sponsors in their sole and absolute discretion, deem could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, or the Contest is otherwise not capable of running as planned, Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. If such malfunction, error, disruption, or damage occurs, and it impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper play of the Contest, Sponsors may, in their sole and absolute discretion, suspend or terminate the Contest or any portion thereof by posting a noticeon their websites or at PFI locations. If the Contest or any portion of the Contest is terminated before the end of the Contest Period, Sponsors will select Winners or the remaining Winners from all eligible entries received as of the termination date of the Contest. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSORS OR ANY RELEASEE BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INJURIES, CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING FROM PARTICIPATION IN, OR THE PRODUCTION, PROMOTION, OR ADMINISTRATION OF, THE CONTEST, OR ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE, OR NONUSE OFaA PRIZE THAT MAY BE AWARDED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT, A PARTICIPANT’S PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN, OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD ANY SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Miscellaneous

Each entry and Video is subject to verification by Sponsors. Acceptance of a Prize constitutes permission for Contest Entities and their designees to use participant’s name, Video, photograph, image, likeness,and/or statement in any manner and in any medium for purposes of advertising and trade without additional compensation, authorization, or remuneration, except where prohibited by law. Participation in the Contest constitutes agreement and acceptance of these Official Rules. Entrants and, if applicable, their parents and/or legal guardians hereby waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules.

Venue and Applicable Law

This Contest will be administered in the District of Columbia, and by participating, all entrants and, if applicable, their parents and/or legal guardians agree that: (a) the laws of the District of Columbia will apply exclusively to this Contest, and (b) any dispute with respect to this Contest will be resolved exclusively in the federal courts located in the District of Columbia.

Winners' List

A list of Winners will be posted on the Contest website upon notification and confirmation of winners. Winners’ List will include each Winner’s first name, last initial, city, state, PFI, and prize.

Sponsors

The American Bankers Association Foundation

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