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Why WSU? Entry Form

Complete this form to submit your entry in the "Why WSU Student Video Contest". All entries must be received by 5 PM, Friday, October 26, 2018. Entries received after this time will not be eligible.
  • Please enter the name/s of any other participants for this entry (up to 9). Prize awards must be split equally between all participants identified in the winning entries.
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  • Video submissions will be accepted in one of three formats:
    • YouTube Link (Recommended): Upload your video to your YouTube channel and paste the link in the box below. Make sure you have it set to Public.
    • File Upload: You can directly upload videos (less than 175MB) using the File Upload button below
    • Thumb Drive: You may load your video to a thumb drive and mail or deliver the thumb drive to the WSU Foundation no later than 5 p.m., on Friday, October 26, 2018.
  • Videos cannot exceed 175 MB. The following file extensions are allowed: mov, m4v, mp4, avi, wmv, flv
    Accepted file types: mov, m4v, mp4, avi, wmv, flv.
  • Please include with the thumb drive your name, phone number, email address, title of video, and include "Why WSU" to:
    WSU Foundation
    c/o Marketing & Communications
    Town Centre, Suite 301
    255 E. Main Street
    PO Box 641925
    Pullman, WA 99164-1925
  • By completing the WSU Foundation's WHY WSU? Student Video Contest entry form, or by submitting a video, you confirm that:
    • You have read and agree to abide by the contest rules as presented
    • You are the rightful creator(s) of the video
    • Your video is your original work that does not violate any applicable copyright laws
    • You understand the video becomes the property of the Washington State University (WSU) Foundation
    • The WSU Foundation and WSU will have full unrestricted rights to the use of video, including your name(s), photograph(s), voice(s), likeness(es), and biographical information, in any manner or media whatsoever, including edited versions, in audio/video presentations, streaming audio and/or video over the Internet, broadcast, cable, satellite transmissions, and media that are unknown at this time, worldwide for any purposes, including without limitation, use in marketing, advertising and promotional materials.
    • You waive any so-called author’s rights or droits morale, and agree not to interfere with WSU's or the WSU Foundation's use of the video
    • You assume full responsibility for ensuring that each individual who appears in the video has full knowledge of, and has consented to their name(s), photograph(s), likeness(es), and biographical information being used in any manner or media whatsoever for marketing purposes by the WSU Foundation and/or WSU
    • You understand agree that you will not be paid any compensation (except possible prize money) and will not be entitled to receive credit for the video
    • All winners of cash prizes will be required to complete a W9 form prior to payment
    • Prize money awarded to international students will be subject to taxes and fees
    • Prize money may take up to 4 weeks after receiving documentation to be processed
    • The WSU Foundation and WSU are not responsible or liable for any claims related to the video entry, including those related to infringements of intellectual property rights, public dissemination of the video and invasion of privacy, libel or slander
    • WSU and the WSU Foundation are also not responsible for technical hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled, and/or delayed computer transmissions that may limit, or interfere with, a participant’s ability to take part in the contest.
    By participating in the contest, you agree to release and discharge WSU and the WSU Foundation their administration, directors, officers, employees, sponsors, and their agents from all actions, claims, and demands arising out of your participation in the contest, the awarding of the prize, or the use of any personal information.
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