“Soul Train Line Contest presented by Coca-Cola”

1. ELIGIBILITY: This contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other commonwealths, territories and possessions), 21 YEARS OR OLDER as of September 23, 2013. Employees, and their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), including household members of Black Entertainment Television LLC (the “Sponsor”), The Coca-Cola Company, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Contest Entities”) are not eligible to enter. This contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws. By entering this contest, the representative of the dance group (“Entrant”) as well as each member of the dance group appearing in the video clip (collectively, “Group”) agrees to release and hold harmless Contest Entities and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, employees, officers, directors, representatives, and advertising and promotion agencies from any injury, loss, death, damage, action, claim, demand or other liability that may occur from any member of the Group’s participation in this contest or from the acceptance or use of any prize awarded, or attendance at any event. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of any winner. U.S. law governs this contest. By entering, each member of the Group agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any contest materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prizes.
2. HOW TO ENTER: This contest begins at 6:00 p.m. EDT on September 23, 2013 and ends at 6:00 p.m. EDT October 14, 2013 (the “Entry Period”). During the Entry Period, log on to and upload an original video clip no longer than five (5) minutes featuring up to ten (10) people (including Entrant, as defined herein) with the song of your choice performing your soul train line. The number of dancers in the video clip should not exceed ten (10) people or feature any third party trademarks, logos, or store fronts. Entrant will be designated as the representative on behalf of the group, each of whom must satisfy all the eligibility requirements as set forth in these rules.

Contest Entities assume no responsibility for any computer, technical, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability, or garbled or jumbled transmissions, or service provider/Internet/website/use net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, or unauthorized human intervention. Contest Entities reserve the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the contest in whole or in part by giving such notice, in any form and manner deemed appropriate by Contest Entities. Should the contest be modified, suspended, or terminated as aforesaid, the Prize will nevertheless be awarded from amongst eligible entries previously received and in accordance with these Official Rules. Limit: One (1) entry per person.

3. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: An eligible entry must be received as described above. Incomplete entries are void. By entering, each member of the Group agrees to the terms of the Video Submission Agreement on and with these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements. To enter, your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology (now known or hereafter devised or discovered), which may be used by Contest Entities for the purposes of entry tracking and as set forth in’s Privacy Policy. Entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address from which the entry is made. Contest Entities are not responsible or liable for lost, stolen, mutilated, incomplete, incorrect, delayed, late, interrupted illegible or misdirected entries. All entries become the property of Contest Entities and will not be acknowledged or returned.

In addition, by entering the contest, each member of the Group agrees to indemnify and hold the Contest Entities and their respective parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective officers, directors, agents, licensees, advertising or promotion agencies, or other partners, and any of their employees (collectively the “Contest Indemnitees”) harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorney’s fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against the Contest Indemnitees arising out of or in connection with (a) any entry (including, but not limited to, any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on the submission of such other material); (b) any breach by any member of the Group of any warranty, agreement or representation contained in the Official Rules, the Terms of Use Agreement, the Submission Agreement, or in any documentation submitted by each member of the Group; (c) each member of the Group’s conduct during and in connection with this contest, including but not limited to trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, right of publicity, right of privacy or defamation; or (d) the acceptance of any prize.

4. PRIZES: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE WINNER, designated as the representative for his/her group, will receive a 3 day/2 night trip for each dance group member who participated in the video to the “Soul Train Awards” scheduled on November 8, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. The prize package includes (i) round-trip coach class airfare for each member of the Group from the major gateway airport closest to the Grand Prize Winner’s residence to Las Vegas, NV; (ii) Up to ten (10) tickets to the “Soul Train Awards;” (iii) hotel accommodations for 2 nights (up to five (5) double occupancy rooms selected solely by Sponsor, room and tax only); (iv) round-trip ground transportation while in Las Vegas, NV to and from the airport, hotel (if necessary), and show (if necessary); and (v) Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in the form of a check, to be presented to the Grand Prize Winner and then subsequently shared by each member of the winning group. If the Grand Prize Winner or any dance group member (collectively, the “Winner(s)”) resides within the Las Vegas, NV area, he/she will receive round-trip ground transportation to and from his/her residence in lieu of round-trip coach class airfare (collectively, the “Prize”). The approximate Retail Value is $14,000.00. The actual retail value will depend on the place of residence of the Grand Prize Winner and dance group members, as well as number of individuals on the winning dance group. Prize does not include any ground transportation to and from the Grand Prize Winner’s or dance group members’ respective residences and airport, meals, gratuities, ticket administrative fee and travel taxes, or any other expenses not specifically listed herein. Restrictions and blackout periods may apply to travel and hotel accommodations. Prize package has no cash redemption value and must be taken during the period November 7-9, 2013. If the Grand Prize Winner cannot be available on the specified dates, Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate grand prize winner. Any federal and state taxes on a prize are the sole responsibility of the winners. All dance group members will be required to provide his/her social security number for tax purposes and will be issued a 1099 at the end of the year. No substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. If a prize is unavailable, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All prizes will be awarded provided they are properly claimed.

All aspects of the travel portions of the Grand Prize and Prize must be conducted on such dates as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The dates of departure and return are subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Airfare may not include government taxes, Passenger Facility Charge or September 11th Security Fee. Airline tickets are non-refundable/non-transferable and are not valid for upgrades and/or frequent flyer miles. All airline tickets are subject to the vagaries of flight variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. Sponsor reserves the right to structure travel routes and select hotels in its sole discretion. The ARV for travel prizes is an estimate made before the Contest begins. The winners will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the estimate made in these Official Rules. The round trip air transportation element for any travel prize begins and ends at the point of departure. No interest will be awarded on cash prizes. Room taxes and other hotel fees are not included and if applicable may be payable at the time of check-out by the winner/travel companion. A deposit or payment in advance, or presentation of a credit card by the winners, may be required at the time of check-in at the hotel. Any hotel cancellations or changes to hotel reservations after confirmation must be made with the hotel directly. The Grand Prize and Prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive and either or both may be subject to additional restrictions/conditions, which may be stated in the “Prize Claim Documents” (as defined below) and/or other travel documents. In the event the winners and/or his or her travel companion engages in behavior that, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send such winner and/or his or her travel companion home with no further compensation. Gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer.

5. DETERMINATION OF WINNER: One (1) potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected on or about October 21, 2013 by a group of judges selected in Sponsor’s sole discretion from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period based on the originality, creativity, and dancing ability displayed in their video clip. Sponsor shall choose the Winners in its sole discretion. Sponsor will notify the potential winners by phone and/or e-mail.

6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: The potential Grand Prize Winner and his/her dance group members will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Liability and Publicity Release and any other documents sent by Sponsor within three (3) days of notification. Failure to return the documents as specified, if unavailable to travel during the specified timeframe, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable will result in the entry being disqualified, and an alternate potential semi-finalist may be selected. Where permitted by law, winners agree to grant to Contest Entities and Contest Entities’ licensees, affiliates and assigns, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide, in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time, the Semi-Finalists’ video clip, name, pictures, voice, likeness and biographical information as news or information and for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration; and further without such additional compensation, appear for, or provide biographical information for use in, any presentation or other activity which may include filming/audio/video/electronic or other recordings and/or interviews as may be determined by Contest Entities. Failure to make such appearances or grant such rights may result in disqualification and an alternate semi-finalist may be selected; and while not obligated to do so, Contest Entities may in their sole discretion, bear such reasonable costs and expenses which Contest Entities, in their sole discretion, deem appropriate for the winner to appear for a presentation or other activity. Further, by accepting a prize, the winner agrees to release and hold harmless Contest Entities and their parent, subsidiaries, licensees, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property arising whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, the travel or participation in all BET-affiliated events, participation in any contest related activity, or participation in this contest. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. IN NO EVENT WILL CONTEST ENTITIES AND THEIR PARENT, SUBSIDIARY, LICENSEES, AND OR AFFILIATES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR SPONSORS, ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO USE OF INTERNET SITE www.BET.COM OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE IS 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 ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find, in their sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest or website; to be in violation of the Terms of Service of Sponsor’s web site, to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the contest at the actual time of the entry will be deemed to be the Entrant and, along with each member of the Group, must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization, which is responsible for assigning email addresses email, addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

7. DISPUTES: As a condition of participating in this contest, each member of the Group agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively, before a court located in the State of New York having competent jurisdiction, which Court shall apply the laws of the State of New York without regard for doctrines of Conflict of Law. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will any member of the Group be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorney’s fees, other than that member of the Group’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this contest), and that member of the Group further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

8. PRIVACY: By use of the Contest website or by entering the Promotion through the Sponsor’s website, you agree to the Sponsor’s Terms of Use Agreement located at and to the use of your personal information as described in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at

9. WINNERS’ LIST: For the name of the Grand Prize Winner, available after December 2, 2013, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “Soul Train Line Contest presented by Coca-Cola” to Black Entertainment Television LLC, One BET Plaza, 1235 “W” Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20018. Washington and Vermont residents may omit return postage when requesting list of prize winners.

10. SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR: Black Entertainment Television LLC, One BET Plaza, 1235 “W” Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20018.

The Coca-Cola Company is neither the legal sponsor of this Contest nor is responsible for its administration.