Kim Dawson Model Search 2016 Rules & Requirements

rules

The Kim Dawson Model Search is open to girls ages 13 to 22 and guys ages 15 to 24. Girls must be between 5’7” and 6’ (without shoes). Guys must be between 5’11” and 6’3” (without shoes). No modeling experience or entry fee is required. Applicants who have entered in previous years are eligible to enter again.  Applicants need not live in North Texas but must be available for photo-shoots in the Dallas area. Mail in applications must be received by September 11th, 2016 and include two clear photos: one head-and-shoulders and one full length. Photos will not be returned. Applications without photos will not be considered. Finalists and winner will be announced on CW33 and at www.facebook.com/kimdawsonagency on November 10th. The winner (chosen by the Kim Dawson Agency) will receive a one-year contract with the Kim Dawson Agency.

The Kim Dawson Agency was founded in 1964 and is a full service modeling and talent agency representing males and females for print, runway, and acting.

Additional information is available at www.kimdawsonagency.com and www.facebook.com/kimdawsonagency. Submission of an entry grants Kim Dawson Agency, CW33, and its agents worldwide, unlimited, perpetual, royalty free license and right to reproduce, distribute copies, publish, use, publically display and publically perform the entry and any public recorded or photographed activity associated with the Kim Dawson Model Search in any way, in any and all media, without limitation and without consideration to the entrant. Any waiver of obligation hereunder by

Kim Dawson Agency or CW33 does not constitute a general waiver of obligation to the entrant.

CW33 VIEWER’S CHOICE SEMI-FINALIST COMPETITION RULES

The 2016 KIM DAWSON MODEL SEARCH Viewer’s Choice Semi-Finalist Competition is sponsored by Kim Dawson Agency, Inc. and CW33 (KDAF-TV) (known as “Sponsors”) whose joint decisions regarding all aspects of the competition shall be final and binding in all respects.

VOTING PERIOD:
Monday, August 29, 2016, at 12:00:00am to Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11:59:59pm

HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Entrants must visit the “2016 Model Search” page at cw33.com/modelsearch, complete the entry form and upload the two required entry photos.  (Photo entry started on Monday, August 8, 2016.)

The Kim Dawson Model Search is open to girls ages 13 to 22 and guys ages 15 to 24. Girls must be between 5’7” and 6’ (without shoes). Guys must be between 5’11” and 6’3” (without shoes). No modeling experience or entry fee is required. Applicants who have entered in previous years are eligible to enter again.  Applicants need not live in North Texas but must be available for photo-shoots in the Dallas area. Mail in applications must be received by September 11th, 2016 and include two clear photos: one head-and-shoulders and one full length. Photos will not be returned. Applications without photos will not be considered.

Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be returned.  Any expenses you incur during the application process are your sole responsibility. Sponsors will not reimburse you for these expenses.

ON-LIVE VOTING: 
All photo entries will be accumulated into one database for judging. Viewers and website users may vote any time during the voting period by visiting the 2016 KIM DAWSON MODEL SEARCH link at cs33.com or directly at www.cw33.com/modelsearch.  Voting ends on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11:59:59pm.  Only one vote can be cast per individual per every 24 hours; however, vote submissions containing technical or electronic reproductions, voting by e-mail and votes containing attached files are not eligible and will be rejected. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete, damaged, illegible, late, or misdirected votes, or for errors in mechanical transmission, technical difficulties or inability to transmit votes.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: At the end of the voting period, the candidate whose photos receive the highest number of votes will be deemed “CW33 Semi-Finalist Entrant,” subject to eligibility confirmation and compliance with these rules. The CW33 Semi-Finalist Entrant will be notified by Tuesday, September 13th, 2016. Odds of winning the CW33 Semi-Finalist are based on the number of eligible entries received.  If an entrant selected as a Semi-Finalist is determined to be ineligible when contacted by Sponsors, cannot be reached by reasonable means within a reasonable amount of time after the selection, or if the entrant otherwise fails to comply with these Official Rules shall be disqualified, and the first runner up (i.e., the candidate with the next highest number of votes earned during the voting) shall be deemed the CW33 Semi-Finalist Entrant.

THE PRIZE: The CW33 Semi-Finalist will receive the opportunity of a “call back” audition before the casting directors of the 2016 KIM DAWSON MODEL SEARCH and to be a possible contestant in the Final round with other potential contestants.  The semi-finalist audition, (the “call back”) will be held Tuesday, September 13, 2016 through Thursday, September 15, 2016.  If the CW33 Semi-Finalist is not available to judges during the dates defined above, they may be disqualified and forfeit their prize.  No other prize elements except those specifically described here are awarded.  Winning the “CW33 Viewer’s Choice Semi-Finalist Competition” does not increase entrant’s chance of being selected to move onto the Finalist round.  The CW33 Semi-Finalist, and their opportunity to audition, shall be subject to all rules and regulations of the 2016 KIM DAWSON MODEL SEARCH procedures.

ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS:  To be eligible to win the CW33 Viewer’s Choice Semi-Finalist Competition, entrants must meet all of the requirements for audition based on the eligibility requirements and rules set out in the 2016 KIM DAWSON MODEL SEARCH contestant application.  Entrants that do not demonstrate that they meet the 2016 KIM DAWSON MODEL SEARCH requirements, including without limitation completing the application set forth in the contestant requirements and rules, are not eligible to win the “CW33 Semi-Finalist.”  Employees of the Sponsors, and any entity involved in the creation, promotion or administration of the Search, and their respective partners, parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, trustees, franchisees, licensees, advertising, promotion and public relations agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, representatives and agencies (collectively, the “Sponsors’ Affiliates”) are not eligible to participate in the Competition and/or win the prize.  Additionally, relatives of, and those living in the same household as, such employees are not eligible to win. 

PROOF OF AGE, IDENTITY AND ELIGIBILITY:  The “CW33 Semi-Finalist,” upon request of the Sponsor, must supply documented proof of age, identity and eligibility.  Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize. 

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: Use of winner’s name: By entering, each entrant grants permission, without further compensation, to “Sponsors” and their agents and licensees, to use the entrant’s name, voice, photograph, likeness and biographical material for broadcast and promotional purposes in connection with the competition on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation. 

Execution of Affidavit and Release: The prize will be forfeited if the winner does not meet ALL requirements named in the 2016 KIM DAWSON MODEL SEARCH “CW33 Viewer’s Choice Semi-Finalist Competition”, or if the selected winner is not eligible in accordance with these rules. 

Release of Station and “Sponsors” Liability: By entering, entrants agree to release Sponsors’ respective officers, directors, employees, franchisees, licensees, representatives & agents from any claim, loss, liability, damage or injury of any kind arising from their participation and the participation of their companions in this Search or their receipt or use of any competition prize won. “Sponsors” shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or death to entrant or any other person, including without limitation, damage to personal property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize by winner. 

No Prize Substitutions: No substitute prizes are available; however, Sponsors may, at their discretion, substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Prize is non-transferable and has no cash equivalent.

No Warranties: By entering, each entrant agrees and acknowledges that Sponsors have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relating to any of the prize items, including but not limited to, the quality, merchantability, habitability, mechanical condition, or fitness of the prize items.

INTERNET/FORCE MAJEURE: If for any reason, this competition is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause which corrupts or threatens the administration, security or integrity of the competition, “Sponsors” reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the Competition or any portion of the Competition. ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE FAIR AND LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS COMPETITION WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE COMPETITION. Information submitted in Internet entries, including entrant’s name, address, e-mail address, etc, shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given by entrants at the time of the entry, with these Official Rules and with The 33 online privacy policy, which can be found at the33.com. Competition shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Texas law, excluding choice of law provisions.

RULES & WINNERS: Copies of these competition rules are available at CW33 or can be viewed at cw33.com. For a copy of the official competition rules or for name of the winners, send a self addressed stamped envelope to: 2016 KIM DAWSON MODEL CW33 Viewer’s Choice Semi-Finalist Competition, 8001 John W. Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, TX 75247.

DISCLAIMER COPY (if needed):

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Competition runs from 12:00:00am 8/29/16 to 11:59:50pm 9/11/16.    Limit 1 entry per person. Prize is a “call back” audition with the Model Search casting directors.  Odds depend on number of eligible entries. See official rules at cw33.com.  Void where prohibited and outside TX. Sponsors: Kim Dawson Agency and CW33 (KDAF-TV), 8001 John Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, TX  75247.