ISL - Indian Singers League – Contest Terms & Conditions

  • Period of the Contest: The Contest that is being organized by Orchids – The International School (OTIS) commences on 15th February 2022 at 6:00 am and ends on 15th March 2022, at 12.00 midnight ('Contest Period').
  • The contest is only open for school children across India; who are residents of the Republic of India only; between 6-16 years of age.
  • OTIS will Post ads, videos, and various communication related to the contest on their Digital platforms.
  • Participants have to upload a video recording of their song in any Indian language. This video should be clear and not be more than 60 seconds in duration with the file size not more than 100 MB. It should not be edited in any software or sound editing app and should be free of any disturbances. The quality of the audio & video should be satisfactory enough to be viewed and heard clearly by the celebrity judges.
  • Only one entry per person shall be considered. In case more than one entry is submitted, participants may be disqualified at the sole discretion of OTIS.
  • The last date to send the entries will be 28th February 2022.
  • Out of all the eligible entries received, 5 shortlisted participants will be eligible for a short review by the celebrity judge along with a Certificate. 3 winners out of them will be declared as the final winners. These 3 winners will attend a 30-minute session together with the Celebrity Judge at a pre-determined date and time.
  • The Top 3 Winners in each of the two zones will be awarded as follows –
    1st Winner – Trophy, Certificate, Cash Prize of Rs.20,000 and Orchids Music Scholarship
    2nd Winner – Certificate, Cash Prize of Rs.15,000 and Orchids Music Scholarship
    3rd Winner – Certificate, Cash Prize of Rs.10,000 and Orchids Music Scholarship
  • OTIS will not be responsible in any way for the failure of any backend technology of any applications and the resultant inability of a user for participation.
  • The winners will be chosen at the sole discretion of (OTIS) and only the selected winners will be informed by the team.
  • OTIS holds no responsibility or liability in case the winner/winners fail to be contactable by OTIS on the day of the results being declared for any reason, having made despite the best efforts. A maximum of 3 attempts will be made to contact each winner by (OTIS). In such a case, OTIS shall not be liable to prove the efforts made in this regard.
  • In case of any dispute or difference in respect of the prize/ selection of winners, the decision of OTIS shall be final and binding on all the participants and winners.
  • The prize shall be given to the winner on the production of valid documents of Photo and ID proof. The winners may be required to sign the Terms and Conditions herein before accepting the prize. Any failure on the part of the winner to comply with directions issued by OTIS, shall entitle OTIS, in its own discretion to cancel and forfeit the prize of the said winner, and then the same prize will be awarded to the next eligible winner.
  • Though OTIS shall make every effort to declare the results of the Contest on the due date for the respective prizes, it shall not be responsible for any delay in announcing winners of the respective prize arising out of reasons beyond its control in the normal course of business.
  • The prize shall be non-transferable, non-negotiable and are not encashable, and no such request shall be entertained by OTIS. In the event of any unforeseen circumstances, OTIS reserves the sole right to offer an alternative prize of the same value.
  • Employees of OTIS and its affiliates/subsidiaries, sponsors of the prizes, associated agencies, participating operators and their immediate family members and relatives are not eligible to participate in this contest.
  • Failure by OTIS to enforce any of these Rules in any instance(s) shall not give rise to any claim by any person.
  • The contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. Any disputes, differences and, or, any other matters in relation to and arising out of the contest and, or, pertaining to the rules and regulations and, or, the Terms and Conditions shall be referred to arbitration under the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. The arbitral tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator to be appointed by OTIS. The venue of arbitration shall be Bengaluru and the arbitration proceedings shall be in English. Any interim reliefs sought under Arbitration shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts in Bengaluru only.
  • OTIS, in its absolute discretion reserves the right at any time, without giving any previous notice to the participants, to add, alter, modify, change or vary all or any of these terms & conditions, wholly or in part, or to withdraw the contest.
  • Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest and/or website is a violation of Criminal and Civil Laws and should such an attempt be made, OTIS reserves the right to seek damages from any such viewer to the fullest extent as permitted by law.
  • All entries will be treated as the sole property of OTIS and can be used by them for any promotional and/or commercial activity and the participants/winners waive all rights of whatsoever nature in the said entries in favour of OTIS by participating in the Contest.
  • OTIS, in its absolute discretion, may publicize, broadcast or otherwise disclose a participant's/winner's name, character, likeness, statements or any recording of their voice in advertising or promotional activities concerning this Contest, or generally. OTIS may promote or advertise that a winner has won the Contest.
  • In case of any dispute or difference in respect of the prize/ selection of winners, the decision of OTIS shall be final and binding on all concerned. All decisions by OTIS regarding the selection of the winners shall be final and binding.
  • Apart from the above-mentioned prize/s, nothing else will be provided to the winner. All applicable taxes, levies, cesses, insurances, transfers and other expenses, if any, will have to be borne and paid by the winner.
  • 25. All prizes shall be claimed by the winners, after furnishing documents specified herein below by OTIS. The documents required to be submitted along with the claim by the winner include the following (the document list is only indicative and not exhaustive and OTIS shall be entitled to request the participants/winners to produce such other document/s from the winner as it may deem fit to its sole and absolute satisfaction):
    1. Identity Proof
    2. Address Proof
    3. PAN Card
  • OTIS at its sole discretion may also waive production of any of the aforesaid documents.
    • Failure to claim the gifts within the time specified by OTIS, may result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize and/or declaration of alternate winner which is at the sole discretion of OTIS.
  • OTIS reserves the right to change/modify/amend the terms and conditions of the Prize at any time at its sole discretion.
  • OTIS, its vendor and/or its subsidiaries shall not be liable to any person or entity for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages, including loss of profits, incurred by the winner or any third party, whether in connection with this contest, or for breach of any warranty or in tort.
  • OTIS, its vendors and its subsidiaries shall not be responsible for any claim/s arising out of any technical failure/s either before, during, or after the completion of the Contest including but not limited to any technical failures in the telephone lines, failure of servers or the failure to provide the correct contest score updates or any mistakes arising out of technical snags. Further, OTIS shall not be responsible for any claims arising out of any failure(s) which are beyond the control of OTIS or its vendors.
  • This Contest is subject to force majeure circumstances i.e. act of God or any circumstance beyond the control of OTIS.
  • The Contest is valid subject to the winner complying with all terms, conditions and/or formalities as required by OTIS. Any failure on the part of the participants/winners to comply with the any specified term, condition and/or formality shall render the participants/winners liable for disqualification at the sole discretion of OTIS.
  • OTIS reserves the right to extend, cancel, discontinue, prematurely withdraw, change, alter or modify this offer or any part thereof including the eligibility criteria, at its sole discretion at any time during its validity as may be required in view of business exigencies and/or changes by regulatory authority and/or statutory changes and the same shall be binding on the participants/winners.