The purpose of the competition is to provide incentive for people to produce useful demonstration videos that will assist other users in setting up, assembling or working a new product.
By submitting a video to the WhizBang website, you certify that the video is completely original. No copyrighted video, music, or images may be used in a submission without appropriate permission and you are responsible for obtaining all necessary permissions. You agree to indemnify and hold the WhizBang and any Sponsors from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs and liabilities asserted by any third party arising out of the use of any element of Entrant's Entry, including but not limited to claims for trademark infringement, copyright infringement, violation of an individual's right of publicity or right of privacy, or defamation.
By submitting a video, you grant Whizbang royalty-free license to display, distribute, copy, modify, and perform publicly, and authorize others to use, your video for educational or promotional purpose throughout the world.
Entrants agree to be liable for, and indemnify and hold harmless WhizBang and it’s sponsors against, claims or actions including but not limited to those for injury, loss of or damage to property resulting from your video due to incorrect information or misleading claims whether your fault, negligence, or a wrongful act or omission.
Please note: Any information provided in the video must conform with information contained in the instructions or manuals provided by the product manufacturer, particularly in relation to safety. Under no circumstances should the video instructions provide any information that may cause harm to users or damage to the product itself. By participating in the contest, the entrant indemnifies Whizbang and it’s sponsors from any and all claims, including but not limited to those for injury, loss of or damage to property resulting from your video due to incorrect information or misleading claims whether your fault, negligence, or a wrongful act or omission. You also attest that all statements made in the video are true to the best of your knowledge. Sponsors and Contest Parties are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Web Site.
Videos must be 5 minutes or less in length. (Longer videos can be broken down into 4 or 5 smaller videos not exceeding 5 minutes each)
Contestants may submit as many videos as they like.
WhizBang will disqualify any entries it deems to contain offensive material. Videos must not contain profanity, violence, sex or derogative attacks on organizations or individuals.
WhizBang reserves the right to make any video available to the general public and to distribute it to groups and any other organizations interested in showing it for educational or promotional purposes.
Whizbang reserves the right to not select a winner or post the video on the site if none of the entries received are judged to be high quality based on the contest Rules and Eligibility requirements. You agree that all decisions of WhizBang are final and binding and Whizbang has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this contest.
Whizbang is not responsible for late or incomplete entries. If a problem occurs with uploading a video, or in the process of submitting it online, WhizBang shall not be responsible for any video not actually received due to incomplete or improper transmission.
All winners are solely responsible for any taxes on their respective prizes. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitution of prize will be offered, except at the sole discretion of WhizBang. If for any reason the contest is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest, WhizBang reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, modify or terminate the contest. Further, WhizBang reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual.
This Contest is governed by the laws of the state of New South Wales and Australia, and by entering you agree that all claims or disputes must submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.
The contest is open to individuals, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and must be competent to enter into a contract. Minors are permitted to create videos, however it must be submitted by an adult.
The contest is void outside Australia and where prohibited. On entering, contestants certify that they have read the Official Rules, and fully understand the contents, meaning and impact of such rules.
WhizBang employees and their immediate families, may enter the contest but are not eligible to win.
How to Enter the Contest
STEP 1. Review all contest rules and eligibility requirements.
STEP 2. Create an original video, (Less than 5 minutes)
STEP 3. Upload your video directly to WhizBang (you will need to be a member) or alternatively upload it to YouTube and then import your video into WhizBang using the url.
STEP 4. Fill out the entry form in the competition section and submit.
All eligible videos will be scored by a panel of WhizBang officials on the following criteria:
- Creativity and uniqueness of video concept
- Clarity and accuracy of the information provided.
- Audio and visual quality of the video
Winners will be selected based on an overall score. All judging is in WhizBang’s sole discretion and all decisions are final.
Any personal information collected from video submitted to WhizBang will never be sold. The information collected for this contest will only be used for the purpose of contacting video submissions in direct relation to the
If you think that any entry infringes your intellectual property rights, please report it to: firstname.lastname@example.org