Get your creative juices flowing to write and produce the next IT&E theme song!
Win awesome prizes along the way!
JOIN THE CONTEST
Through your music, show us how technology can be used as a way to explore and discover. Your song must have lyrics that mention and promote IT&E. The theme is technology, cell phones and its usage, as well as how IT&E can benefit one’s life.
The contest is open to solo artists and group artists that are 18 years old and older. All genres are welcome!
IT&E will choose only one winner to be it’s official theme song. A panel of judges chosen by IT&E that include experts in the music industry and IT&E members will choose their Top 8 favorites. From the Top 8, residents of Guam and the CNMI will vote for their favorite to win People’ Choice!
Entries will be judged based on universal appeal, originality, lyrics, melody, composition and relevance to the theme, IT&E brand and IT&E products.
All entries must be made online. Be sure to read the Terms & Conditions before you enter!
IT&E’s choice will win $1,000 in cash and up to 4 new phones (depending on the number of members in the group) and 1-year of FREE voice, SMS and 4G LTE data! IT&E’s choice will also be in a music video to be produced by IT&E and will get the opportunity to perform live at an IT&E sponsored event.
People’s Choice will win $500 in cash, a $300 gift certificate to American Music and the opportunity to perform at an IT&E sponsored event.
Second and third place winners will get consolation prizes!
Terms & Conditions
By submitting your entry, you agree to follow the following rules and accept the following terms and conditions.
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on July 29, 2019 through 11:59 pm on August 29, 2019, IT&E will accept original songs, which will be judged by members of IT&E and music industry experts selected by IT&E. IT&E will choose one as its official song. Judges will select eight (8) final entries to be voted upon by residents of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) for the People’s Choice. Residents will choose the People’s Choice through online voting. This is a skill-based contest; the element of chance will not be present at any stage of this contest. Official voting rules are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of IT&E
WHO MAY PARTICIPATE
Contest is open to legal residents of Guam and the CNMI that are 18 years of age and older. The contest is open to solo artists and groups. Entries with multiple co-writers must have all co-writers’ consent to participate in this contest. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, territorial, state and local laws.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Entrant must submit songs on the official contest website. To submit a song online, visit the Website and follow the instructions provided to complete the online entry form and upload your Song. Entrant must submit a 60 second version of the song and a 30 second version of the song. Songs must be in .mp3 format, no longer than five (5) minutes and no larger than 100 MB in file size. Incomplete entries, including but not limited to those entries that do not address the requirements set forth in these Terms and Conditions, may be disqualified at IT&E’s sole discretion. Entries submitted in any other format will not be considered.
Entry must be the Entrant’s original creation. Entry must include the following:
- Lyrics that mention and promote IT&E.
- Include themes of technology, cell phones and its usage, as well as how IT&E benefits one’s life.
Please make sure your Entry does NOT:
- Violate anyone’s rights, including, but not limited to, copyrights or trademark rights.
- Portray IT&E or its services in a negative light.
- Contain any content that is inappropriate or indecent, as determined by IT&E in its sole discretion, including but not limited to profanity.
- Promote any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous.
- Contain content that is obscene or offensive and/or endorse any form of hate or hate group.
- Contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including recordings, sampling or “scratching” and other works published or used on or in websites, television, movies or other media).
- Depict acts or situations, and cannot itself be, in violation of any law or otherwise.
By submitting an entry, you give consent to have your song AND/OR song link posted to the IT&E website, social media platforms, any equivalent streaming/distribution service, YouTube or any other service for promotional purposes at no cost to IT&E. IT&E is not responsible for any costs incurred by contestant.
IT&E reserves the right to disqualify and remove from its website, any Submission (or portion thereof) for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion, including its determination in their sole discretion that a Submission fails to satisfy any of the above requirements. IT&E reserves the right to copyright the song selected as its official song indefinitely.
All eligible Submissions received by IT&E will be judged by members of IT&E. IT&E will evaluate Submissions based on the following criteria:
- Universal appeal
- Relevance to IT&E theme, brand and products
All eligible Submissions received by IT&E will be judged by members of IT&E and music industry professionals selected by IT&E. The judges will select eight (8) finalists based on the following criteria:
- Universal appeal
- Relevance to IT&E theme, brand and products
- The Top eight (8) selected by the panel of judges will be published on IT&E social media. Residents of Guam and CNMI will vote for their choice among the Top eight (8) for the People’s Choice award during the voting period from Sept. 13 to Sept 19. Top eight (8) finalists must share IT&E social media to encourage voters to the voting page via social media. Residents can only vote for one (1) finalist at a time. The winner will be determined based on majority vote.
Judges’ and IT&E’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. Finalists will be announced on social media. Finalists will be notified via direct message on social media, email AND/OR phone call.
GRAND PRIZE AWARD / IT&E’s CHOICE (1 recipient)
Device and IT&E voice, SMS and data service for one (1) year for solo artist OR up to 4 devices and IT&E voice, SMS and data service for (1) year for group; music video produced by IT&E; cash prize of $1,000; and performance of song at an IT&E produced concert.
PEOPLE’S CHOICE Award (1 recipient)
Cash prize of $500, gift certificate of $300 to American Music and performance of song at an IT&E produced concert.
Second and third place winners that receive the second-most and third-most amount of votes, respectively, will receive consolation prizes at the discretion of IT&E.
Award recipients may not substitute, assign or transfer award, but IT&E reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute any award or portion thereof with one of comparable or greater value. Award recipients are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with award acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All award details are at IT&E’s sole discretion.