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The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show Official Rules


ELIGIBILITY: The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, except residents of Puerto Rico and any other US territories and possessions, who are of majority in their legal state of residence (and at least 18 years of age or older) and existing owners of an eligible Yamaha Supersport Bike which has been customized. Any Yamaha Supersport Bike to which new parts have been added or modifications have been made is eligible. Employees of Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. ("Sponsor"), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, dealerships and advertising and promotion agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Void in Puerto Rico and other US territories and possession and where prohibited by law. The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

HOW TO ENTER: Visit yamahamotorsports.com/ssvirtualbikeshow, complete the entry form and follow the directions provided to submit your entry along with a photo of your Yamaha Supersport Bike. Photograph should be of the bike only. Photos must be submitted in JPEG formats, must be at least 2048 pixels wide and must be landscape orientation. If you are not already a member of "My Yamaha" you will be required to enroll prior to entering the Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show. Enrollment is free. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address per eligible Yamaha Supersport Bike. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

Entrant must be the sole owner of the Yamaha Supersport Bike submitted. Photograph must be entrant’s own original work, be in keeping with the Sponsor’s image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry it deems to be offensive, inappropriate, not in keeping with Sponsor’s image or that is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, in its sole discretion.

By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees that Sponsor may post his/her photo entry together with model, year and other information about the bike and entrant, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, on yamahamotorsports.com/ssvirtualbikeshow for viewing by visitors to the website.

JUDGING: All eligible entries received by Sponsor will be judged by a panel of qualified judges based equally on the following criteria: creativity, use of accessories, originality, and extent of customization. Bike of the Month entries will be judged by anyone with a valid email address. When you go to the web address yamahamotorsports.com/ssvirtualbikeshow, you will be asked to register and then you will be permitted to vote. The Yamaha Supersport Bike receiving the most votes in that month will be declared the winner. Voting is limited to 1 per month. Winner can only be selected as a winner once. In the event of a tie, an additional "tie-breaking" judge will determine the winner based on the criteria listed herein. Judges’ decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show.

OWNERSHIP/USE: By submitting an entry, entrant agrees Sponsor shall own the entry submitted (including the photograph and all rights embodied therein) and that it and its designees may exploit, edit, modify, and distribute the entry and all elements of such entry in any and all media now known or not currently known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation, permission or notification to entrant or any third party.

GENERAL: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show; (b) to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, dealerships and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, "Released Parties") from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) or Released Parties’ use of any of the rights granted herein; and (c) to the use of his/her name, city and state of residence, likeness, photograph and/or other likeness and entry (including photograph of bike) for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known (including on Sponsor’s website), and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.

Released Parties are not responsible for: late, lost, damaged, delayed, inaccurate, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undeliverable, destroyed, mutilated, garbled or stolen entries; the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture any such information; any lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; other errors or malfunctions of any kind relating to or in connection with The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show, whether computer, network, typographical, printing, human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show or in any Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show-related materials. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show or downloading materials from or use of the website. Sponsor may disqualify anyone from participating in The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE YAMAHA SUPERSPORT VIRTUAL BIKE SHOW MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to terminate or suspend any portion of The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show should virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt the administration, security or proper play of The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike.

REQUEST FOR FEATURED "BIKE OF THE MONTH" LIST: Send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope to: The Yamaha Supersport Virtual Bike Show c/o Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, 6555 Katella Avenue, Cypress, CA 90630.

SPONSOR: Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A., 6555 Katella Ave. Cypress, CA 90630.