Application Agreement

Applicants/Contestants must consent to the following when applying for 2016 Miss SAKE USA pageant.

• Contestants warrant that she is not under contract with any person, firm or corporation that would prevent her appearance or participation in the Miss SAKE USA Pageant.
• Contestants agree that the contest judges’ decisions on all matters relating to the Miss SAKE USA pageant are final, absolute, and binding.
• Contestants consent and agree to unrestricted use by the Miss SAKE USA Pageant and its authorized representatives, advertisers, successor, sponsors, customers, and assigns of the name, pictures, likeness, voice, photographs, biographical information and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity in any and all media throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Contestants also waive the right to inspect or approve such pictures, postings, advertising, videos used in connection thereof.
• All contestants in the Miss SAKE USA Pageant, agree to participate in the filming of the pageant without compensation. Additionally, the winners of the Miss SAKE USA pageant agree to be filmed as pageant winners and representative of Miss SAKE USA Pageant without compensation.
• Miss SAKE USA and Miss SAKE Association will have the exclusive right to arrange appearances and performances on radio, television, cable, internet, or other broadcast media by the Contestants for promoting the event.
• Contestants grant Miss SAKE USA, Miss SAKE Association, Xeez USA corp., and its Agents the right to record any performance or public appearance by Contestants and reproduce, broadcast, or publish these events without compensation, unless prohibited by law. Contestants also waive the right to inspect or approve such pictures, advertising, videos used in connection thereof.
• Contestants understand and agree that incorrect information will result in disqualification, whether discovered prior to, during, or after the finals and a candidate shall be liable to the Miss SAKE USA Pageant for such misrepresentations.
• The Miss SAKE USA Pageant is not responsible or liable in any manner whatsoever for non-telecast of the show, or noncompeting/non-occurrence of the event.
• Schedule of events and qualification rounds are subject to change at the absolute discretion of the organizers of the Miss SAKE USA Pageant.
• By participating, Contestants, their successors and representatives, hereby release and hold harmless the Miss SAKE USA Pageant and its organizers and sponsors and its affiliates, principals, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any damages (including direct, special, consequential, exemplary or indirect damages), loss or injury of any kind, or claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, arising from or in connection with the Miss SAKE USA Pageant or any prize won, whether arising out of contract, warranty, negligence, strict liability in tort or otherwise.
• Contestants agree that these rules and regulations are subject to interpretation by the organizers of the Miss Sake USA Pageant and shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, that the court of the State of New York shall have the exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to the Miss SAKE USA Pageant, and those Contestants agree to be subject to personal jurisdiction of the court of the State of New York.

• By applying, you hereby certify that you have read and you understand and you agree to abide by these rules and regulations for the upcoming Miss SAKE USA Pageant and that you meet these requirements. You further agree to fully honor the terms and conditions of these rules and regulations and agree to indemnify Miss SAKE USA Pageant and its organizers and sponsors against all claims and causes of Acton that may occur as a result of my fault. You hereby release and discharge Miss SAKE USA and its organizers and sponsors, its successors and persons, officers, authorized representatives, individuals connected with it from any responsibility, liability or claims, demands, costs, damages, expenses, loss of service, opportunity or any consequential event arising out of any act or occurrence during or leading up to or subsequent to the Miss SAKE USA Pageant.