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Contest Breakdown

You must be under the age of 18 on July 7, 2020. Participants that are 12 years old or younger must have a parent or legal guardian submit their edits and submit this signed waiver to confirm that they have read and agree to these rules. All athletes must have permission from their parents or legal guardian to enter this contest.

Ever dreamed of becoming the next big mountain bike star? The 2020 Teton Gravity Research MTB Grom Contest will make that dream a reality for one lucky female and one lucky male participant. Groms under the age of 18 may submit up to one mountain bike edit for a chance to have their footage shown on our 2020 film tour and win prizes.. A committee of TGR staff members and a judging panel will choose the winners primarily based on quality of action and level of riding. Social media likes and views will not influence judging but may help get your video be noticed. Submissions close September 7, 2020 at 11:59 PM MST. 

What You Need To Know

2 edits will win the Grand Prize - one male and one female edit. Grand prize winners will win a TGR Sponsorship for a year, a featured spot on the TGR film tour, a TGR apparel prize pack, and further prizes TBD. One winner will win a trip to Milepost 35 Mountain Bike Camps

2 separate edits will win best Trick - one male and one female edit. Winners will win a TGR apparel prize pack, with further prizes TBD.

Social media engagements will not influence judging but may help your video get seen.

All athletes must have permission from their parents or legal guardian to enter this contest.

Music can only be used if it has been licensed.

Submissions must include the bumper available for download from Teton Gravity Research.

Submissions are open to the United States & Canada.

Submissions will close September 7, 2020.

Video Edit Requirements

Videos must be under 3 minutes.

You must have rights from the filmer to submit the footage.

Music must be downloaded and licensed.

Footage can be from anywhere in the world and made up of freeride, singletrack, dirt jump, racing, and big mountain riding.

Judges and Criteria

Teton Gravity Research athletes, staff and production team members will review the videos and pick the first place and grand prize winners. Athlete judges are TBD. Quality of action and level of riding are the main deciding factors. A tight edit with your best footage will probably score better with the judges. Length of video is not a deciding factor. We need to see enough to see your skills. All decisions by TGR are final. TGR reserves the right to make any changes to the format, rules, and submission requirements at anytime during the contest.

Ability to Accept Terms of Service

You affirm that you are either over 18 years of age, an emancipated minor or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service. In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of 12, as the TGR Website is not intended for children under 13. Participants that are 12 years old or younger must have a parent or legal guardian submit their edits and verify their consent by submitting a signed waiver to confirm that they have read and agree to these rules. By submitting footage, you are authorizing Teton Gravity Research to use and feature the complete edit on tetongravity.com in perpetuity. The complete video will remain intact with full credit to the athlete and the filmer. In addition, the footage can be edited and used by TGR for highlight reels and promotional materials related to this contest and future TGR video contests. TGR has the right to re-track the edit with different music if songs submitted are unlicensed. The athlete, production company, and/or filmer will maintain full rights and copyright to all footage submitted. TGR will have no copyright or ownership of footage, just licensed rights as listed above.

Winners

Contestants should keep a copy of the RAW footage used in their edit. This footage will need to be provided to TGR one week after winning any prize.

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