CamelBak Collegiate Grant Program
2016 Official Rules
Submit a 90 second or less video showing your love for cycling from May 2, 2016 to October 17, 2016. Winner will be notified by November 2, 2016.
4 entries per cycling team. Each video must be submitted by a different person and contain different content.
You must own all legal rights to all audio and visual content of submitted video
Video Format:
Submit a website link to your video.
You maintain the rights to all of your submissions but grant Sponsor a perpetual, royalty-free license to use your submissions for promotional purposes
  2. ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to individuals who are actively involved in a collegiate cycling program either as an athlete or a coach. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age or older. Open to U.S. residents only. By participating, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Camelbak (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Grant.
  3. HOW TO ENTER: During the Grant Period, visit WEBSITE (the “Camelbak Collegiate Grant Program Landing Page”) and follow the directions provided to complete and submit the entry form and a video taken by you that represents your Team’s Battle Cry (“Entry”). A website address to the video must be submitted. All Entries must be received by 11:59 pm PT on October 17th, 2016 to be considered. Entries generated by script, macro, or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) entry per person, email address and household. Entries received from any person or email address or household in excess of the limitation will be void. Subject to Section 14 below, all materials submitted at the time of entry become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
  4. In its sole judgment and at its sole discretion, Sponsor may reject any entry that contains content that:
    • endorses any form of hate or hate group;
    • appears to duplicate any other submitted Entries;
    • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about Promotion Entities, Promotion Entities' products, or other people, companies or products;
    • contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission (except Sponsors marks); contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
    • contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission;
    • contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission;
    • communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or
    • violates any law.
  5. Entry must be the original work of the entrant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by Sponsors in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry. Sponsors reserve the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsors from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render Entry null and void. By submitting an Entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the Entry or who have rights to the Entry consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Contest and to their use as otherwise set forth herein.
  6. By submitting an Entry, entrant agrees that his/her Entry conforms to these Official Rules and that Sponsors, in their sole discretion, may disqualify his/her Entry for any reason, including if they determine, in their sole discretion, that his/her Entry fails to conform to these Official Rules in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by Sponsors, in their sole discretion.
  7. By submitting an Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on the Grant Site or other websites along with the entrant’s name, college, and/or team name. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry. Entrants agree that they will not use the Entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the Entry to any online social networks, without the express consent of Sponsors in each instance.
  9. JUDGING: All eligible Entries received by Sponsors will be judged by a panel of qualified judges selected by the Promotion Entities based equally on the following criteria: Originality, Creativity, Adherence to Theme, Subject Matter of Video and Technique. In the event of a tie, an additional, “tie-breaking” judge will determine the winner(s) based on the criteria listed herein. Sponsors reserve the right not to award all prizes if, in their sole discretion, they do not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Judges' and Sponsors' decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Grant.
  10. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by telephone, mail and/or email and may be required to complete an Affidavit (or Declaration or Certificate (as applicable) of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law) and any other documents required by Sponsors, which must be returned within fourteen (14) days of date appearing on prize notification. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable, failure to sign and return requested documentation within the specified time period, the inability of Sponsors to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period or noncompliance with these Official Rules by any potential winner will result in disqualification and, at Sponsors' sole discretion, the prize may be awarded to a runner-up. Potential winners may be asked to submit their original photo file and/or high resolution digital file. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
  11. PRIZES: Grand Prize (Quantity of 5): One (1) $5,000 check, fifty (50) Pro Waterbottles. Grand Prize package: US$5,250. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer a prize or redeem a prize for cash, but Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including, with respect to the Grand Prize, additional transportation, meals, excursions, activities, gratuities and souvenirs.
  12. RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Except where prohibited by law and to the extent that the negative consequences described below are the foreseeable result of matters within the Released Parties' reasonable control and are the direct consequence of negligence or default by any of them, by participating, each entrant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, and their respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant's participation in the Contest or any Grant-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize (including any travel or activity-related thereto).
  13. GRANT OF PUBLICITY: Each entrant will be asked to execute a release permitting the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, for the duration of rights by Sponsors and their designees, without compensation or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Contest without the prior consent of the Sponsors, which they may withhold in their sole discretion.
  14. OWNERSHIP/USE OF ENTRIES: For All Entries: Sponsor acknowledges and agrees that it obtains no copyright ownership rights or interests in entered audiovisual works. By submitting an Entry, each entrant grants to Sponsor a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display the audiovisual materials submitted in the Entry and to create derivative works therefrom. Sponsor may sublicense these rights to one or more designees. Sponsor and/or its designee(s) may edit or modify, including, without limitation, the names and likenesses of any persons or locations embodied in any entered audiovisual materials without compensation, permission or notification to entrant or any third party. Said materials will only be used in conjunction with this contest and will not be used in any other advertising without the express written permission from entrant. When exercising this license, Sponsor agrees to acknowledge copyright ownership in such licensed materials as represented by the entrant. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall be construed to require Sponsor to use any entered materials.
  15. MORAL RIGHTS: To the extent permitted by law, each entrant waives and releases the Released Parties from any and all claims that each entrant may now or hereafter have in any jurisdiction based on “moral rights” or “droit moral” or unfair competition with respect to Sponsors' use of Entries without further notification or compensation to entrants of any kind, and agrees not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against the Released Parties in connection with this Contest, on the grounds that any use of any Entry or any derivative works thereof, infringe or violate any rights of any entrant and/or any participant therein.
  16. SIMILAR IDEAS: Each entrant understands and acknowledges that: i) Released Parties have wide access to ideas, designs, and other artistic materials, and those new ideas are constantly being submitted to them or being developed by their own employees; ii) many ideas or designs may be competitive with, similar to, or identical to content in the Entry and/or each other in theme, idea, plot, format, or other respects; iii) entrants will not be entitled to any compensation as a result of Released Parties' use of any such similar or identical material that has or may come to Released Parties, or any of them, from other sources. Except where prohibited by law, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Released Parties do not now and shall not have in the future any duty or liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory, or otherwise, with respect to the infringement or protection of the entrant's copyright in and to the submission. Finally, each entrant acknowledges that, with respect to any claim by entrant relating to or arising out of any Released Parties' actual or alleged exploitation or use of any entry or other material submitted in connection with the Contest, the damage, if any, thereby caused to the applicable entrant will not be irreparable or otherwise sufficient to entitle such entrant to seek any injunctive or other equitable relief or in any way enjoin, otherwise interfere with, delay, or interrupt the production, distribution, exhibition, or other exploitation of any production based on, or allegedly based on, the Entry, and entrant's rights and remedies in any such event shall be strictly limited to the right to recover damages, if any, in an action at law.
  17. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Each entrant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the entrant and the Released Parties is not a confidential, fiduciary, exclusive or other special relationship, and that the entrant's decision to submit an Entry in connection with this Contest does not place the Released Parties in a position that is any different from the position held by members of the general public with regard to elements of the Entry, other than as set forth in these Official Rules. Except where prohibited by law and to the extent that the negative consequences described below are the foreseeable result of matters within the Released Parties' reasonable control and are the direct consequence of negligence or default by any of them, Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries, the announcement of the prizes, the incorrect uploading of the photo or in any Grant-related materials. Except where prohibited by law and to the extent that the negative consequences described below are the foreseeable result of matters within the Released Parties' reasonable control and are the direct consequence of negligence or default by any of them, Released Parties are also not responsible for (i) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Grant; or (ii) injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsors, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest for any reason, including, but not limited to, should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsors' sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsors, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries. If terminated, Sponsors may, at their discretion, select the winners from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken using the judging procedure outlined above.
  19. PERSONAL DATA: Personal information collected from entrants will be used in accordance with the Sponsors' Privacy Policy, available PRIVACY POLICY WEBSITE and, in addition, as otherwise set out in these Official Rules for the purpose of administering this Contest. Each entrant expressly agrees to the use of his/her personal information for such purpose. Sponsors will not sell, share or otherwise disclose information collected in any manner with third parties, other than those parties necessary to fulfill the above purposes, unless entrant has given his prior express consent to receive additional information from Sponsors or a third party. Entrants have a right of access to, modification and withdrawal of their personal data. Entrants also have the right of opposition to the data collection, under certain circumstances. To exercise such right, an entrant may write to: ADDRESS.
  20. CHOICE OF LAW: This Grant is governed by United States law and is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in the County of San Francisco, in the State of California.
  21. SEVERABILITY: This Grant program is void where prohibited by law. If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect. In addition to the tax liability disclosures in these rules, winners may be obliged by law to report to local, state, and/or federal taxing authorities the winnings as taxable income.
  22. REQUEST FOR WINNERS' LIST: For a list of winners (available after November 2nd, 2016 send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope to: Camelbak, Attn: Collegiate Cycling Grant Program, 2000 S McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954. USA. Residents outside the U.S. may omit return postage.
  23. SPONSORS: CamelBak, 2000 S McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954. 707-792-9700

Hydrate Your Team

Announcing the 2016 CamelBak® Collegiate Grant

Apply for your chance to win a $5,000 scholarship for your collegiate cycling team plus a custom designed set of Podium® Bottles.

Why Collegiate Cycling?

Why Collegiate Cycling?

Many of us at CamelBak were collegiate athletes and know the challenges of juggling your education with your passion for cycling. We are here to make that last sprint a little easier. Go on and compete! We've got your bak!

What Separates your team from the pack?

What Separates your team from the pack?

The early morning trainings, the long road trips, the weekend races, and the chilling winter seasons… It’s all worth doing with your team. We are looking for videos that tell that story.
Showcase your team’s camaraderie, drive and dedication to each other. Show us what makes your team worth riding for.

Grant Details Camelbak Podium

Grant Details

We’ll select five CamelBak Collegiate Grant winners. Each winning team will receive $5,000 in scholarship funds for whatever is needed to get your team over the finish line with arms in the air, as well as the opportunity to co-design a Podium bottle for their entire team.

How to Enter

Enter Your Team

We’re looking for a video (up to 2 minutes) that showcases your team’s spirit, camaraderie and drive. Entries close at 11:59pm PDT, October 17th, 2016. So collect that footage and tell us why your team deserves the top spot on the podium. Good luck!

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