Thursday, April 3, 2014

Budsies Before-and-After Video Contest

Inspired by Mom Loves to Read’s YouTube clip showing her cute kids happily opening their new Budsies, we are challenging you to make a home video of your own!

Here’s what’s on the line:
  • Grand Prize All-Around Video: $500
  • Best Box Opening: $250
  • Best Group Video: $150 (multiple kids simultaneously opening boxes)
  • Cutest Video: $100
Plus: Your child may get featured on Ellen!

Latest Entrants (June 2014)

Entering is Easy

  1. Take a video of your child(ren) drawing their future Budsie 
  2. Take a video of your child(ren) discovering the Budsies box and meeting their Budsie for the first time
  3. Join the two videos together, upload to YouTube, and send your link to
Videos can be shot using any modern smartphone or camcorder

Forgot to take a video while drawing the artwork?  No problem.  You're still eligible for $500 of prizes!

Tips for Winning

  • Talk to your child(ren) while they are drawing and after they receive their Budsies. We all know kids say the darndest things! 
  • Try not to promote the Budsies brand in the videos. We’re just looking for honest reactions 
  • Keep the camera in focus and try to shoot in an area with plenty of light 
Winners will be chosen by Budsies staff.

Entrants grant Budsies LLC a nonexclusive, worldwide non-exclusive, unrestricted, unconditional, unlimited, worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, and cost-free right and license to use, copy, record, distribute, reproduce, disclose, sell, re-sell, sublicense (through multiple levels), display, publicly perform, transmit, publish, broadcast, translate, make derivative works of, and otherwise exploit in any manner whatsoever, all or any portion of your content (and derivative works thereof), for any purpose whatsoever in all formats, on or through any media, software, formula, or medium now known or hereafter developed, and with any technology or devices now known or hereafter developed, and to advertise, market, and promote the same.  Entrants irrevocably assign to Budsies LLC, it’s subsidiaries, Affiliates, licensees, assignees, and designees: the exclusive and perpetual right throughout the world in all media (whether now known or hereafter devised) to reproduce, print, publish, and disseminate entrants' first name, age, portraits, pictures, voice, likeness, and any biographical information concerning me, in connection with or related to, directly or indirectly, any services and/or performances rendered by me at any times in connection with or as part of the production of the Budsies  LLC marketing materials.