COMPETITOR
REGISTRATION FORM

ECO-CHALLENGE FIJI
PAYMENT FEE, PAYMENT SCHEDULE & WITHDRAWAL REFUND POLICY

Team Registration Fee: US$5,000 total

Registration Fee Payment Schedule
Payment 1    US$1,000, due within 5 business days of notice your team has been selected to race (anticipated January 2019)
Payment 2   US$3,000, due no later than April 1, 2019
Payment 3   US$1,000, due no later than July 1, 2019

Withdrawal and Refund Policy We have established a Withdrawal and Refund Policy for Eco-Challenge Fiji to ensure that teams who apply are committed to racing:

  1. Late Payments: if any payment of the Team Registration Fee is more than 20 days past due according to the Eco-Challenge Fiji Registration Fee Payment Schedule, Eco-Challenge reserves the right to remove the team from the racing roster and the applicable Withdrawal and Refund Policy amount will apply.
  2. Withdrawal, Refund Amount: in the case of team withdrawal for any reason, forced or otherwise, the Team Registration Fee paid to Eco-Challenge may be refunded to the Team Captain minus a cancellation fee pursuant to the following:
    1. Withdrawal before April 1, 2019: refund of 100% of the Team Registration Fee paid to date less a US$100 cancellation fee.
    2. Withdrawal between April 1 and July 1, 2019:
      1. If Eco-Challenge is able to replace the withdrawing team, refund of 50% of the Team Registration paid to date less a US$300 cancellation fee; OR
      2. If Eco-Challenge is unable to replace the withdrawing team, no refund.
    3. Withdrawal after July 1, 2019: no refund.

    All withdrawal and refund requests must be addressed to Eco-Challenge in writing via email to comprel@ecochallenge.com.

  3. The selection of teams and all decisions regarding the Withdrawal and Refund Policy is in Eco-Challenge’s sole and absolute discretion. Eco-Challenge reserves the right to change, amend and modify the foregoing policy (in whole or in part) in its sole and absolute discretion.

    You and your Teammates acknowledge that there is a possibility that after submitting this Competitor Registration Form, you may be informed of additional obligations or eligibility requirements that must be met in order to continue on in the team selection process which were unknown or unsuspected at the time this Competitor Registration Form was submitted and which, if known by you at that time, may have materially affected your decision to submit this form. You and your Teammates acknowledge and agree that by reason of this Competitor Registration Form, and the release of liability contained in the Terms of Registration, You and your Teammates are assuming any risk of such unknown facts and such unknown and unsuspected claims.

Please enter information for each competitor on the team and assistant crew member

If you do not have all members of your team at this time, you may modify or update us of your additions/changes to team members or assistant crew member by emailing us at comprel@ecochallenge.com . Be advised you should not submit on the website - you must email us to add members or modify.

  • Eco-Challenge Competitor Registration

  • Team Captain

  • Previous Race Experience

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  • Competitor #4

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  • Assist Crew #1

  • Previous Race Experience

  • TERMS OF REGISTRATION

    You are submitting this Competitor Registration Form for consideration to be a team selected to participate in the 2019 Eco-Challenge race (“Race ”) (which will also be featured in the television series) produced by Thirteen Enterprises, LLC (“Producer”), located at 245 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, by submitting this Competitor Registration Form, you, on behalf of yourself and each of your teammates (each, a “Teammate” and collectively, “Teammates”), hereby agree as follows:

    1. You and your Teammates each agree to the terms and conditions of these Terms of Registration (including without limitation the Payment Fee, Payment Schedules & Withdrawal Refund Policy).

    1. Eligibility Requirements. The following eligibility requirements MUST be met by you and each of your Teammates in order to proceed with the team selection process. You and each of your Teammates:

      1. Must be 18 years old (or the legal age of adulthood where you live, if older than 18).

      2. Must be in excellent physical health. You and your Teammates will be required to voluntarily submit a detailed medical history and certification from a medical professional that you meet all physical requirements to compete in the race. You and your Teammates may also be required to undergo physical examinations and medical testing to be conducted by medical professionals. You and your Teammates agree to execute all consents and releases in connection therewith.

      3. Will be required to submit certain physical fitness certifications and/or participate in certain physical and/or skill tests as requested by Producer in relation to the Race disciplines (as example only, climbing and fixed ropes, navigation).

      4. May be asked to voluntarily submit to and complete a background check, in accordance with applicable laws, and execute all documents required by Producer in connection with such background check.

      5. May be asked to participate in interviews with Producer via Skype or otherwise (which may or may not be recorded) and must be willing to do so if requested.

      6. If selected to participate in the Race, must timely complete a Participation Agreement (which will be furnished to you by Producer) and any other documents that Producer may require in its sole discretion.

      7. Will need to be available for approximately three (3) full weeks to participate in the Race, currently anticipated to take place in September 2019 (dates are subject to change), as well as any promotional appearances required by Producer and/or any exhibitors of the Race television series, and be willing to travel to one or more locations designated by Producer.

      8. Nationality Requirements: Each team must race under a single country flag. Three out of four Teammates must be (i) citizens or (ii) continuous legal residents for a period of 5 years in the country you wish to race under and must be able to provide proof thereof. Competitors who have either dual citizenship or hold legal residency for more than one country must choose to race for one. Your assistance crew member may be any nationality.

      9. Producer reserves the right to render ineligible any person who Producer determines, in its sole discretion, is sufficiently connected with the Race such that the person’s participation may create the appearance of impropriety.

      10. The foregoing eligibility requirements may be amended, revised or changed at any time and in any fashion in Producer’s sole discretion.

    1. Material. In connection with your Competitor Registration Form, you will be asked by Producer to share information about your and your Teammates’ lives, particularly including experiences with outdoor activities and adventure races (your "Story", as more fully defined below). You may also be asked to supply photographs, home movies, videos, etc. (“Material”) as part of the team selection process.

    1. Accuracy. All statements you make to Producer and all information you and your Teammates provide in connection with your Competitor Registration Form shall be accurate and true. No third party rights will be violated by supplying your Story to Producer or the use of that Story (including the Material) as part of the Race, including the Race television series. If any of the information provided by you or your Teammates in connection with my potential participation in the Race is found to be false, misleading or incomplete, this may be grounds for removing you from the team selection process or ending your participation in the Race itself, if selected.

    1. Rights Granted. You and each of your Teammates grant to Producer and any television network or station broadcasting or otherwise distributing the Race television series, and each of their respective assigns, successors, parent, affiliated and subsidiary companies and their respective licensees and advertisers (collectively, the “Producer and Distribution Entities ”), the irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license (but not the obligation) to interview each of you, to photograph, film, tape, and/or otherwise record such interviews, and to otherwise record, depict and re-enact your Story (which includes each of your name, voice, likeness, and any Material you provide and all other information supplied to Producer or which otherwise relates to your Story) and to use such recordings and/or Material in and in connection with the Race and the Race television series. Your and your Teammates’ contribution to the Race and Race television series is specially ordered or commissioned by Producer as part of an audiovisual work as a work made for hire for Producer.

    1. Use of Material Supplied By You. You and each of your Teammates understand that Producer may make edits or changes to the Story and Material for a variety of reasons (such as to edit for time, etc.).

    1. Release of Claims / Limitation on Liability. You and each of your Teammates will not assert or maintain, or consent that others assert or maintain, any claim or action of any kind whatsoever against Producer or any of the Producer and Distribution Entities arising out of, resulting from, or by reason of your Competitor Registration Form, these Terms of Registration, the Payment Fee, Payment Schedules & Withdrawal Refund Policy or use of this website; any information that you and/or each of your Teammates disclose or submit or any materials you and/or each of your Teammates provide in connection with the Competitor Registration Form; the team selection process for the Race itself; the payment of the Competitor Registration Form application fee; Producer’s use of the Material; anything contained in the Race, the Race television series or in the advertising or publicity issued in connection therewith; or the use by Producer or its successors, licensees or assigns of recordings made of you and your Teammates in connection with the Race and Race television series violates any of your or each of your Teammates’ rights or portrays you or each of your Teammates in a defamatory, false and/or negative light.

    1. Miscellaneous. You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the rights granted hereunder. These Terms of Registration and all questions arising hereunder shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the laws and decisions of the State of California without giving effect to the principles thereof relating to the conflicts of law. The parties agree that any controversy, claim or dispute between them will be submitted to final, confidential and binding arbitration before a single, neutral arbitrator in Los Angeles County, California for determination in accordance with the JAMS Streamlined (for claims under $250,000) or the JAMS Comprehensive (for claims over $250,000) arbitration rules and procedures (including its optional appeal procedure) as the exclusive remedy. By agreeing to this binding arbitration provision, the parties give up all rights to a trial by jury. You agree that the invalidity or unenforceability of any part of these Terms of Registration shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remainder of these Terms of Registration. These Terms of Registration constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and Producer concerning the subject matter hereof, and supersedes and replaces all prior negotiations, proposed agreements and agreements, written and oral, relating thereto. You understand and agree that all decisions by the Producer concerning the selection of the teams are final and not subject to challenge or appeal.


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Following submission of this form, the team will need to make a 5 to 10 minute video as part of the registration process. THE SUBMISSION WILL NOT BE COMPLETE UNTIL WE RECEIVE THIS VIDEO. Please upload your completed video to Youtube or Vimeo as an unlisted video and then email a link to your video to: comprel@ecochallenge.com by January 18, 2019.

ECO-CHALLENGE FIJI
TEAM VIDEO INSTRUCTIONS

Please make a 5-10 minute video of your 4 team members and the 1 assistant crew member.

Suggestions to cover in your video

  • Name, age, hometown and current city for all 5 team members
  • What is your team name? Why?
  • How long have you known each other and what is your relationship to each other?
  • What is your team’s experience with outdoor activities/adventure races and other races?
  • What does your team bring to this competition that is unique?
  • How competitive is your team?
  • Why do you want to race in Eco-Challenge?
  • Include anything else that separates your team and makes you memorable.

Technical Tips For Making Your Video

  • Have someone else record your team or use a tri-pod. Don't hold the camera yourself.
  • Don't interview other people talking about your team.
  • Make sure you have lots of energy!!
  • When you are shooting indoors, turn on every light in the room before you begin and DO NOT film in front of a window.
  • Don’t film in front of any posters, paintings, photographs, sculptures, or any other copyrighted or trademarked material.
  • Do not add music or have any music or other audio playing in the background
  • Don’t wear any logos or clothing with copyrighted material (e.g., photos, graphics, etc.).
  • Don’t film in a setting with a lot of background noise - like near a busy street.
  • Check your video before you send it in - make sure your team can be seen and heard.

PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR COMPLETED SUBMISSION TO YOUTUBE OR VIMEO AS AN UNLISTED VIDEO AND THEN EMAIL A LINK TO YOUR TEAM VIDEO TO: comprel@ecochallenge.com BY JANUARY 18, 2019.