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JanSport Chief Mood “Officer” Official Contest Rules

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Sponsored by: JanSport, a division of VF Outdoor, LLC, 1551 Wewatta Street, Denver, CO  80202 (“JanSport” or “Sponsor”)

 


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ELIGIBILITY: THE JANSPORT CHIEF MOOD OFFICER CONTEST (THE

“CONTEST”) IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT MINIMUM 16 YEARS OF AGE, OR THE AGE IN THIS RANGE THE MAJORITY AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. EMPLOYEES OF JANSPORT (“SPONSOR”) JUV CONSULTING (“ADMINISTRATOR”),, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES, AND ANY ADVERTISING OR CONTEST AGENCIES INVOLVED IN ANY WAY WITH THIS CONTEST (AND MEMBERS OF THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILY AND/OR THOSE LIVING IN THE SAME OF HOUSEHOLD OF EACH SUCH EMPLOYEE) ARE NOT ELIGIBLE. SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS (IF A MINOR IN HIS/HER JURISDICTION OF RESIDENCE, HIS/HER PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN) AGREE FULLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND JUDGES' DECISIONS, WHICH ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST. WINNING THE PRIZE

IS CONTINGENT ON FULFILLING ALL REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH HEREIN.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

  • ●  Contest Period: The Contest begins July 7, 2021 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time

(“ET”) and ends August 2, 2021 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (“Contest Period”).

  • ●  HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period (a) Follow @jansport on TikTok, (b)

send an email to jansport_pr@vfc.com with required info and materials outlined below, which will all be part of your Contest Submission (“Submission”):

  • ●  First & Last Name
  • ●  Provide one (1) link to a TikTok video which addresses the topic “Why

Should You be Selected as JanSport’s Inaugural “Chief Mood Officer?”.

● Requirements for videos:

● Video must be uploaded to TikTok and the ‘Visibility' must be set to 'Public'. The video must tag the Official JanSport account on TikTok @jansport as well as use the hashtags #ChiefMoodOfficer and #Contest. Once uploaded, email the link to the post with the information above to jansport_pr@vfc.com. Video cannot exceed 2 minutes. Video must comply with all technological specifications of the TikTok social media platform.

● Limit one (1) entry per person. A given, e-mail address and TikTok account may only be used by one (1) person to participate. Multiple entries received from any person, TikTok account or e-mail address will be void.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS: Each Submission (including Video) must comply with the requirements detailed above and herein. All Videos must be originally and solely created by the entrant for this Contest. Each entrant agrees Sponsor has permission to use entrant's name, likenesses and performance in the Video and to exercise the rights set forth herein in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Only the Entrant may appear in the Submission. Video must address the

Contest theme. Videos should demonstrate entrant’s creativity and originality, proficiency with TikTok, technical demonstration of video skills, versatility and creative use of visual engagement tactics, interest in creating engaging and light- hearted stories to be shared on JanSport platforms, ability to authentically engage audiences, positive self-motivation, and ability to represent and infuse content with JanSport brand values. Videos should not violate any Entry Requirements and Restrictions. Any statements made in Video regarding entrant’s skills, talents, accomplishments or abilities must be truthful without exaggeration or embellishment. Videos cannot be modified after submission of entry. Additionally, failure of a Video to comply with the below requirements and restrictions, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will result in disqualification of entrant. Submissions will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries must be written in English and suitable for presentation in a public forum, in the sole determination of Sponsor.

If Video contains any of the following, Submission will be disqualified:

  • ●  Violates or infringes another's rights, including without limitation, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
  • ●  Contains material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual identification or orientation, age or any other characteristic;
  • ●  Contains any unacceptable clothing, accessories, or adornments, or displays any commercial/corporate advertising other than that of the Sponsor;
  • ●  Contains indecent or unsafe behavior or situations, profanities or obscenities, including but not limited to nudity, or pornography, or is otherwise inappropriate, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, tortious, slanderous or libelous;
  • ●  Contains material that promotes illegal activity or violence; Contains or depicts someone smoking, intoxicated (or consuming alcohol) or under the influence of narcotics (or taking drugs);
  • ●  References persons or organizations without their written permission other than that of Sponsor;
  • ●  Disparages or defames any persons or organizations including but not limited to Sponsor, Administrator or any other person or party affiliated with the Contest;
  • ●  Includes content regarding politics, religion or any other controversial topic;
  • ●  Includes threats to any person, place, business, or group;
  • ●  Is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, or local

laws and regulations;

  • ●  Contains anything that is determined to damage or diminish the goodwill and

business reputation of the Released Parties (defined below), as determined

by such entities solely in their respective discretion;

  • ●  Includes the email address, phone number or other identifying information of

entrant or any third party;

  • ●  Is otherwise inappropriate, objectionable, or unsuitable for the uses

contemplated in these Official Rules, including for presentation in a public forum, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

● By entering this Contest and providing your Video, you irrevocably grant to Sponsor and its agents the unconditional and perpetual right to post, display, publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify Video in any way, in any and all media, for any purpose, without limitation, and without consideration to you. Winner agrees to irrevocably assign and transfer to the Sponsor any and all rights, title and interest in their winning Video, including, without limitation, all copyrights and waive all moral rights in the Submission.

While you may include JanSport backpacks and/or other products in your Video, doing so is NOT required. If you choose to include JanSport product(s) in your Video, the JanSport product(s) must be used in accordance with the usage instructions of same. To the extent that your Video includes JanSport product(s), you (if a minor in your jurisdiction of residence, your parent/legal guardian) represent and warrant that the Video reflects your true experience in using JanSport product(s) and your honest opinions regarding same.

Entrant (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor has wide access to ideas, stories and other literary/artistic materials submitted to it from outside sources or being

developed by its own employees and that such ideas/stories/literary/artistic materials may be competitive with, similar to (or even identical to) the submitted Video, as well as understanding that Sponsor shall have no liability to entrant (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, and/or to his/her parent or legal guardian) or any third party in conjunction therewith.

Entrant (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) further understands and agrees that Sponsor does not have a duty of

confidentiality or any fiduciary duty of any kind relative to entrant’s Video (or, more generally, entrant’s participation in the Contest in the interest of being the JanSport Chief Mood Officer.)

VIDEO REPRESENTS SOLELY THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE APPLICABLE

PROSPECTIVE ENTRANT AND DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF

SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER. SPONSOR IS MERELY ENCOURAGING PERSONS TO

PROVIDE CONTENT REGARDING THE ABOVE-INDICATED CONTEST THEME.

SPONSOR DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE

CONTENT OF VIDEO INCLUDING MONITORING, FILTERING OR MODERATING SAME.

SPONSOR WILL NOT EDIT OR MODIFY VIDEOS SUBMITTED FOR THE CONTEST IN

CONJUNCTION WITH CONTEST ADMINISTRATION.

Entries using macro, robotic, script, or other forms of automatic posting will be disqualified. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt or proof of
entry. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the email account provided during registration. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain. The

potential winner may be asked to provide the Sponsor and/or Administrator with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s/Administrator’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible and an alternate winner may be selected. No responsibility is assumed for entries (including links to videos) that are lost, delayed, misdirected, illegible, inaccessible, blocked, corrupted, jumbled, garbled, incorrect, or incomplete, and such entries will not be eligible for this Contest.

● Contest Judging Criteria: On/about August 16, 2021, five (5) finalists will be selected for Round 2 by a qualified judging panel comprised of representatives of both the Sponsor and Administrator based on the following Judging Criteria:

  • ●  Content, creativity and originality of entrant’s Video.
  • ●  Proficiency with TikTok
  • ●  Technical demonstration of video skills
  • ●  Versatility and creative use of visual engagement tactics
  • ●  Interest in creating engaging and light-hearted stories to be shared on

JanSport platforms

  • ●  Ability to authentically engage, sustain, and mobilize audiences
  • ●  Demonstration of positive self-motivation
  • ●  Does not violate any Entry Requirements and Restrictions
  • ●  Ability to represent and infuse content with JanSport brand values

● Up to five (5) submissions** with the highest overall scores using the preceding judging criteria will be deemed the finalists of the Contest. In the event of a tie, the Submissions with the highest score in the Content Creativity & Originality category will be deemed the finalist from among all tying Submissions. The decisions of Sponsor and the judging panel are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. **Sponsor reserves the right for the judging panel to select fewer than five (5) submissions as finalists for any reason, without liability of any kind.

● On/about August 30, 2021, the finalists will be invited to complete a virtual interview round by one or more representatives from the qualified judging panel. The interview will last approximately 45 minutes and will involve the representatives asking the questions designed to amplify and elaborate upon the finalist’s Video. Finalists must be available at designated date and time of their interviews, or they will be disqualified. Interviewers may require satisfactory proof of finalist’s identity prior to conducting interview. ANY ATTEMPT BY FINALISTS TO MISREPRESENT THEIR IDENTITY OR OTHERWISE TO DEFRAUD JUDGING PANEL WILL RESULT IN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION AND PERHAPS LEGAL SANCTIONS. Finalists (if a minor in their jurisdictions of residence, their parent or legal guardian) must consent to the judging panel recording the interview for later review for purposes of Contest administration. Finalists must act at all times in a polite, respectful and courteous manner during the interview, answering all questions posed by interviewers in a forthright manner and to the best of his/her ability. Finalists may be

disqualified if they are more than ten (10) minutes late for their interview. If a finalist does not have access to video chat technology, the interview will instead be conducted by telephone. Each finalist will be solely responsible for any and all Internet access charges and other fees in conjunction with attending the interview.

  • ●  The one (1) finalist with the highest overall score using the preceding judging criteria as supplemented by the results of the interview, as compared to the other finalists, will be deemed the winner of the Contest. In the event of a tie, the finalist with the highest score in the interview phase will be deemed the winner. Finalists who do not win the prize will not receive any compensation or other award. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest.
  • ●  GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize Available – Grand Prize consists of a $3,000

cash prize, two (2) Semesterly Textbook Fund Stipends limited to $500 each, twelve (12) JanSport Items of the Month consisting of a curated JanSport accessory, six (6) Wellness Packages each wellness related items, one (1) Creator Home Studio Package consisting of a ring light, back drop, tripod, and gimbal, and the opportunity to be a JanSport Content Contributor (JanSport “Chief Mood Officer”), who will be

part of the JanSport social media team to create weekly social media content for six (6) months. ARV: $5,420.00.

  • ●  DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES: The successful Chief Mood Officer (CMO) candidate (“Winner”) (or, if required, parent or legal guardian) will be required to enter into a social media collaboration agreement which will be available for review at the time of Submission. The content sponsor is looking for a contest winner to act as a Chief Mood Officer, with a passion for sharing moods and using their creativity, humor, and originality to create weekly content for our TikTok. They’ll use their openness and personality to shed light on conversations that empower young people, while serving as an ambassador for the JanSport brand.
  • ●  PRIZE CONDITIONS: Sponsor may conduct a background check to confirm

eligibility and compliance with Contest Rules. By entering, you (if a minor in your jurisdiction of residence, your parent or legal guardian) agree to cooperate with any such background check by providing any consents and information that may be requested by entity conducting background check on Sponsor’s behalf. Failure to cooperate may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If Potential Winner has engaged in or does engage in any conduct that could damage the reputation or business of Sponsor, as determined by Sponsor in its discretion, the Potential Winner may be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner; and, in such case, Sponsor shall not have any liability to Potential Winner under any legal theory. Potential Winner (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) agrees to be bound by the results of the background check even if such results entail his/her disqualification and forfeiture of prize... Notwithstanding anything contained herein, Potential Winner shall not be considered an employee of the Sponsor and shall not

be entitled to benefits, retirement contribution, insurance of any kind, vacation, paid time off, holiday pay, or any other pay or benefits normally afforded to Sponsor's full time or part time employees without specifically entering into Sponsor's normal and customary Employment Agreement(s).

GENERAL: Prize is non-transferable, and no substitutions will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if a designated prize (or a component thereof) should become unavailable for any reason. Prize is taxable income to the winner and winner will be solely responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use, if any. Sponsor will not pay for or offset any tax liability on prize. Winner will be issued an IRS 1099 Tax Form for the value of the

prize; winner (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) agrees to fully cooperate with Sponsor as to its compliance with the Internal Revenue Service reporting requirements, including by providing his/her Social Security Number via IRS W9 Tax Form. Eligibility, age and claims made by winner are subject to verification. Potential winner will be required to

complete/notarize an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release, which potential winner must return to Sponsor representative within ten (10) business days of notification; Affidavit/Release is IN

ADDITION TO documentation to be signed in conjunction with acceptance of CMO component of prize. If the potential winner notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner is ineligible, or the potential winner declines the prize, the potential winner will be disqualified, and an alternate winner will be selected from among the remaining finalists as set forth above. Sponsor is not responsible for fraudulent calls or e-mails made to entrants not by the Sponsor.

Acceptance of prize constitutes Winner's permission for Sponsor to use winner's Submission, name, video, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements, and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all

forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, TikTok Inc. By entering, you are providing your information to Sponsor and not TikTok Inc.

Entrants (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules. Decisions of Administrator{??} and/or Sponsor is final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. No responsibility is assumed for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in these Official Rules, any online or other advertisements for the Contest, the announcement of the prize, or otherwise in any materials.

GENERAL: No responsibility is assumed for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission,

communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, server, provider, mobile device, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or mobile device related to the Contest, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any Web site, on any app, or any combination thereof.
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, human error, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the

right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest and to select winner from among the eligible entries received that are unaffected by the problem.{??} Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, violates these Official Rules, or undermines the integrity of the Contest. The Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the

Contest if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants.

Caution: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, each entrant (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest or the award of the prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts in Denver County, Colorado; (2)

any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred with entering into the Contest, if any; (3) no punitive, incidental, indirect, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits, or attorneys' fees, may be awarded, whether foreseeable or not and whether based on negligence or otherwise (collectively, "Special Damages"); (4) entrant (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased; and entrant (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) hereby waives any right to injunctive or other equitable relief.

GOVERNING LAW: This Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, regardless of conflicts-of law- principles. Any action or litigation concerning this Contest shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Denver County, Colorado, and

each entrant (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient-forum with respect to such courts.

PRIVACY: By entering the Contest, each entrant (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) agrees to the Sponsor's use of his/her personal information as described in the JanSport Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) located at https://www.jansport.com/customer-service/privacy-policy.html which is incorporated by reference herein and made a part of these Official Rules, except in those limited cases where these Official Rules expressly expand, modify, or contradict the Privacy Policy. In those circumstances, the Privacy Policy will govern

the privacy relationship between Sponsor and the entrants.

  • ●  NAME OF WINNER: For name of winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope

by December 30, 2021 to: Chief Mood Officer JanSport Contest Winners List, VF

Corporation 1551 Wewatta St. Denver, CO 80202.

  • ●  SPONSOR: VF Corporation 1551 Wewatta St. Denver, CO 80202

ADMINISTRATOR: JUV Consulting 1460 Broadway New York, NY 10036

Chief Mood Officer

Time Commitment: 2-3 hours/week
Location: Remote
Description of Services: We’re looking for a contest winner to act as our Chief Mood Officer, with a passion for sharing moods and using their creativity, humor, and originality to create weekly content for our TikTok. They’ll use their openness and personality to shed light on conversations that empower young people, while serving as an ambassador for the JanSport brand.

Responsibilities:

  • ●  Creating 1-2 entertaining, enlightening, and/or educational videos through the TikTok app every week for JanSport to post
  • ●  Keeping up with the latest/hottest social media trends, hashtags, and sounds
  • ●  Maintain a weekly turnaround on video creation
  • ●  Write and deliver informative and engaging speeches to a live audience
  • ●  Acting responsibly through the demonstration of integrity + good moral character

Qualifications:

  • ●  Technical proficiency in video content creation and editing
  • ●  Mastery of social media platforms, specifically TikTok and Instagram Reels
  • ●  Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • ●  Ability to authentically engage, sustain, grow, and mobilize audiences
  • ●  Ability to represent and infuse content with JanSport brand values of community and adventure

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