Official Contest Rules

Any individual who enters, attempts to enter or in any way participates or attempts to participate
in any contest, sweepstakes or giveaway ("Contest") conducted by EMMIS PUBLISHING, L.P.
d/b/a INDIANAPOLIS MONTHLY ("Emmis") (each such individual is hereinafter referred to as
a "Participant") agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions provided in these Official
General Contest Rules ("General Rules"), as well as by Emmis’ interpretations of these General
Rules which are final and binding in all matters relating to any Contest. Some Contests will have
specific rules developed for them ("Specific Contest Rules"). In the event there is a discrepancy
or inconsistency between these General Rules and the Specific Contest Rules, the Specific
Contest Rules shall control.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: Unless otherwise noted, no purchase is necessary to enter or
win a prize. A purchase will also not improve your chances of winning.

APPLICABLE LAW (VOID WHERE PROHIBITED): All Contests are subject to and
governed by applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation in this Contest
is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.

CONTEST CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION OR MODIFICATION: Emmis reserves the
right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Contest if the Contest is not capable of being
completed as planned for any reason, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus,
"bugs," tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical failures of any kind or any other
causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct
of any such Contest. The decision of Emmis to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Contest
shall be final in all respects.

CONTEST DESCRIPTIONS: All Emmis Contests will be described through electronic, print
or promotion and governed by these General Rules unless the Contest has Specific Contest Rules
developed for it.

ELIGIBILITY:
Geographical, Age and Parental Consent Requirements: Unless otherwise specified, each
Contest is open to legal residents of the state of Indiana, who are at least 18 years of age or older
at time of entry. If a Participant has not reached the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which
the Participant resides, they must obtain permission from their parent or legal guardian prior to
entering a Contest.

Contest Entity and Immediate Family Member Disqualification: The officers, directors,
employees, contractors, and agents of Emmis, Emmis Operating Company, Emmis
Communications Corporation and any entity involved in the sponsorship, development,
production, implementation and distribution of any Contest as well as their respective parents,
affiliates, divisions, subsidiaries and successor companies (the "Contest Entities"), and their
immediate family members (and those living in the same household, whether or not related), are
prohibited from participating in any Contest and do not qualify as Participants. "Immediate
family members" shall include spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and
grandchildren, whether as "in-laws", or by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption, cohabitation
or other familial extension.

Past Prize Winners: Participants may only win a Contest once every thirty (30) days. However,
where a Participant has won a prize valued over $600, the Participant is ineligible to win another
prize for a period of twelve (12) months. Participants who have won an Emmis Contest in the
last thirty (30) days or who have won prizes valued over $600 in the last twelve (12) months are
ineligible.

Employer Restrictions: Participant is solely responsible for reviewing and understanding
Participant's employer's policies regarding Participant's eligibility to participate in contests.
Participant may be disqualified from entering into this Contest or receiving prizes if Participant
is participating in this Contest in violation of his or her employer's policies.

HOW TO ENTER:
Methods: Contest entries may be submitted as advertised or otherwise prescribed by Emmis for
the Contest. Generally, these will involve all or some of the following entry methods: (1) postal
mail; (2) web entry. Where entry is available via web participation is limited to Participants who
had access to electronic mail, the internet, (as applicable) prior to the beginning of the Contest.
Entry Period: Entries must be made during the time periods advertised or otherwise prescribed
for each Contest (the "Entry Period") and, unless otherwise stated, will require at a minimum the
Participant's name, address, daytime telephone numbers and age.

Entries Are the Sole and Exclusive Property of Emmis: All Contest entries and/or related
submissions become the sole and exclusive property of Emmis upon transmission. Contest
entries will not be returned and may be used by any Contest Entity for any purpose whatsoever
related to any Contest, without additional compensation to the participant or any other individual
or entity.

Disclaimer of Responsibility for Entries: Emmis is not responsible for problems with Contest
entries, including but not limited to, entries which are lost, late, misdirected, damaged,
incomplete, illegible, or cannot be completed due to electronic or technical difficulties, even if
the problem is the result of the sole or partial negligence of Emmis.

Multiple Entries: Unless otherwise limited by Emmis, multiple entries are permitted.
False Fraudulent or Deceptive Entries or Acts: Participants who, in the view of Emmis,
provide false, fraudulent or deceptive entries or who engage in false, fraudulent or deceptive acts
in connection with the Contest will be disqualified and subject to criminal prosecution.

SPECIFIC ENTRY-METHOD RULES:
Postal Mail and Electronic Mail Entries: If a Contest accepts postal mail or electronic mail
entries, all entries must be received by Emmis by the Entry Period deadline, unless otherwise
stated. Emmis does not accept contest entries via fax. Unless otherwise stated, mail-in entries
should be sent via first class United States mail only (overnight mail and courier are not
permitted) addressed to Emmis, Contest Entry (include the name of the Contest), 40 Monument
Circle, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46204; and electronic mail entries should be sent to the email
address designated during the Contest advertisement or announcement. The electronic mail
account holder will be deemed the Participant for any electronic mail entries. Only one Contest
entry is permitted per envelope for a mail-in entry.

Drop Box Entries: If a Contest accepts entry forms by deposit in an entry box, entries must be
deposited in an official entry box by the announced deadline. Unless otherwise stated, no
purchase is necessary in order to deposit an entry in the official entry box. Only official entry
forms will be considered, and entries on reproduced forms will be disqualified.

Web Entries: If a Contest accepts web entries, Participants must accurately complete all
required fields or the entry will be deemed incomplete and will not qualify.

Original Content; Ownership: Each Participant, by participating in the Contest, represents and
warrants that they are the exclusive owner of any copyright and any other proprietary rights in
any submission by Participant in the Contest (the “Submission”). Participant further represents
and warrants that they have the right to grant to any third party the right to use, reproduce,
distribute, perform and display the Submission. All Submissions must have appropriate
clearances, permissions and releases PRIOR to uploading or may be eliminated from the Contest.

Any song submissions must be original material. Any unauthorized samples or performances of
another artist’s material could be subject to fines, royalty fees, and/or legal action for which
Participant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold Emmis and any other Contest sponsors
harmless. Emmis and any other Contest sponsors may stream any submissions on-demand on
Emmis’ or its affiliates’ websites. Emmis and any other Contest sponsors are not responsible forpaying any internet or other music royalties on any Submission.

PARTICIPATION PROBLEM DISCLAIMER: Even if alleged to be caused by the sole or
partial negligence of Emmis or other Contest Entity, Emmis and the other Contest Entities are
not responsible for any problems which affect, or result from, Participation or attempted
Participation in the Contest. This includes, but is not limited to, the following problems: 1.
Incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate entry information; 2. Human errors; 3. Failures, omissions,
interruptions, deletions or defects of any wireless network, telephone network, internet service,
computer systems, servers, utility providers, or software; 4. Inability to send a text-message; 5.
Identity theft; 6. Tampering, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries or
computer data; 7. Network hackers or other unauthorized access to Emmis’ computer network; 8.
Data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to wireless network,
telephone network, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on wireless or
telephone networks; 9. Printing errors; 10. Equipment malfunctions; and 11. Late, misdirected,
lost, misplaced, illegible, mutilated or postage-due entries.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION: As consideration for entering a
Contest, all Participants agree to RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE
Emmis, Emmis Operating Company, Emmis Communications Corporation, the other Contest
Entities (as described above) and each of their respective direct and indirect affiliates, divisions,
parent and subsidiary companies, officers, employees, shareholders, representatives, managers,
members, directors, owners, agents, insurers, attorneys, predecessors, successors, and assigns
thereof (collectively, the Released Parties), from and against all claims, damages, charges,
injuries, losses, proceedings, suits, actions (including but not limited to tort actions, product
liability actions, wrongful death actions, warranty actions, breach of contract actions, privacy and
defamation actions, misappropriation of likeness actions, identity theft, loss of consortium
claims), expenses and attorney fees that they or anyone on their behalf (including but not limited
to their heirs, representatives or next of kin) have or might have for any death, injury, damage or
claimed injury or damage arising out of, involving or relating to their participation in the
Contest, including, but not limited to, any claim that the act or omission complained of was
caused in whole or in part by the strict liability or negligence in any form of the Released Parties.
Additionally, as consideration for entering the Contest, all Participants agree to INDEMNIFY,

HOLD HARMLESS, AND DEFEND the Released Parties in any action or proceeding from and
against all claims, damages, charges, injuries, losses, proceedings, suits, actions (including but
not limited to tort actions, product liability actions, wrongful death actions, warranty actions,
breach of contract actions, privacy and defamation actions, misappropriation of likeness actions,
identity theft, loss of consortium claims), expenses and attorney fees that they or anyone on their
behalf (including but not limited to their heirs, representatives or next of kin) have or might have
for any death, injury, damage or claimed injury or damage arising out of, involving or relating to
their participation in the Contest or for their failure to comply with the terms of the above release
provision. This agreement to indemnify, hold harmless and defend applies even if the act or
omission complained of was allegedly caused in whole or in part by the strict liability or
negligence in any form of the Released Parties.

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook,
Twitter, Instagram or any other Social Media Platform. By submission of an entry, Participant
releases Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and all Social Media Platforms from any responsibility or
liability for the Contest’s administration, prizes or promotion. You are providing entry
information to Emmis or another Contest sponsor and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and
all Social Media Platforms.

ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning any Contest and/or prize will depend upon the
number of Contest Participants.

PRIZES: The actual prizes and value of each prize will vary for each Contest. Descriptions of
prizes will be announced for each Contest separately. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a
prize is permitted, except Emmis reserves the right to substitute a prize for an item of equal or
greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable. Any difference between the actual
value and the approximate retail value of any prize will not be awarded. No substitution or cash
equivalent will be made. Emmis reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if
the awarded prize in unavailable for any reason. If tickets to an event are awarded as a prize,
Emmis is not responsible for any cancellation or rescheduling of the event for any reason and has
no obligation to reimburse, refund or otherwise substitute the tickets for another prize should the
event not be rescheduled or vouchers not issued. Should travel be part of the prize, Emmis is not
responsible for cancellations or delays in travel accommodations and has no obligation to
reimburse, refund or otherwise substitute any tickets awarded as a part of a travel prize due to
such cancellations or delays.

TAXES: The Participant prize-winner is solely responsible for determining and paying all
federal, state and local taxes (including any sales taxes). Any person winning over $600 in prizes
during any one year period will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a
copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.

WINNER SELECTION: Prize winners will be selected per the criteria announced for the
Contest. If the Contest requires Participants to answer trivia, provide information or otherwise
perform in some manner to participate and qualify to win, the decisions of Emmis and/or the
other judges will be final as to all matters including the accuracy and/or completeness of the
answer, as well as the quality of the information or other performance. If a winner is unable to be
notified for any reason for any amount of time, the applicable prize may be forfeited and
awarded to an alternate winner.

HOW TO CLAIM PRIZE:
Claiming the Prize: The prize-winning Participant must pick up their prize at Emmis’ business
office located at 40 MONUMENT CIRCLE, Suite 100, INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46204. The prize
may be picked up any time between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)
Monday-Friday, excluding holidays. From time to time, in its sole discretion, Emmis may agree
to mail the prize. In the event that a prize is mailed to the winner, the winner will initially be sent
any required releases and prize claim forms along with a return, pre-paid overnight delivery air
bill. Failure by the winner to return completed forms within five (5) business days may lead to
forfeiture of the prize. In the event the prize is mailed to the winner, the winner assumes the risk
of the prize's safe arrival.

Prerequisites to Prize Award: Prior to being awarded a prize, winners are required to provide
(1) a valid government-issued photo identification depicting proof of age and (2) a valid taxpayer
identification number or social security number. The social security number will be used for taxreporting
purposes. Emmis reserves the right to deny awarding the prize if the winner fails to
provide satisfactory identification, as determined in Emmis’ sole discretion. Winners, and, to the
extent the winner is a minor then their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) as well, may be required to
execute an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability, a completed IRS W-9 and a Publicity
Release before any prize is awarded. By entering a Contest, Participant agrees to execute these
documents if selected as a winner in order to receive their prize. If the prize is travel tickets
involving travel partners, the travel partners will be required to meet minimum age eligibility
requirements and to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability prior to receiving the
companion travel ticket. Except where prohibited by law, failure to execute any of these
documents or comply with any of these terms will result in forfeiture of the prize.

Prize Forfeiture: Unless otherwise stated, winners shall have thirty (30) days from the date of
selection to claim and pick up their prize. Failure to claim and pick up prize within this time for
any reason will result in forfeiture of the prize. Emmis reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
award unclaimed prizes to alternate contestants or not to award the unclaimed prizes.

Additional Costs: Any costs relating to the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.

WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS:
By entering and participating in the Contest, and in consideration thereof, each Participant
individually warrants and represents to Emmis and any other sponsors that: (i) they meet the
residency and age requirements at the time of entry; (ii) they will be bound by these General
Rules and any Specific Contest Rules, if any, and by all applicable laws and regulations, and the
decisions of Emmis and any other sponsors; (iii) they waive any rights to claim ambiguity with
respect to these General Rules and the Specific Rules, if any; (iv) they are the sole creator and
owner of their Submission, including any music, music video, and/or photography included
therein, and they have the full legal right, power and authority to grant to Emmis and any other
Contest sponsors the license provided for in these General Rules; and (v) they own or control the
complete exhibition and other rights to the Submission for the purposes contemplated in the
license.

PUBLICITY RELEASE: Unless prohibited by applicable law, Participant authorizes and
irrevocably grants to Emmis and the other Released Parties (as defined above) permission to,
from time to time, reference and discuss Participant and their participation in the Contest in
publications and/or on their website(s) in photographs, video recordings, digital images, audio
recordings, as well as in newsletters, news releases, other printed materials, and in materials
made available on the Internet or in other media now known or hereafter developed for any
purpose Emmis and/or the Released Parties deem proper. Such reference and discussion may
involve Participant's name and voice, and other personal/biographical material or their
participation on-air.

LICENSE:
By participating in this Contest, Participant irrevocably grants to Emmis and any other Contest
sponsors the perpetual right, without liability to any person or entity, to reproduce, adapt,
transmit, distribute, communicate, make available or otherwise use any Submission, or any
portion thereof, throughout the universe in any medium and in any manner, now or hereafter
known, including, without limitation, if applicable, radio and television broadcasts, and cable
and satellite transmissions, without payment of any compensation to Participant or any third
party in connection with the Contest.

DISQUALIFICATION: All participants agree to be bound by these General Rules. Noncompliance
with any of these General Rules will result in disqualification and all privileges as a
Participant will be immediately terminated. Emmis, in its sole discretion, further reserves the
right to disqualify any person for: (i) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the
Contest; (ii) gaining an unfair advantage in participating in the Contest; (iii) obtaining winner
status using false, fraudulent or deceptive means; or (iv) engaging in otherwise unsportsmanlike,
disruptive, annoying, harassing, or threatening behavior.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO
DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL
OPERATION OF ANY CONTEST, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITE, OR
UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF
CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, EMMIS
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

RULES CHANGES AND INTERPRETATIONS: Emmis reserves the right in its sole
discretion to supplement or make changes to these General Rules as well as the rules of any
contest at any time without notice. Emmis reserves the right in its sole discretion to interpret the
rules of any contest, and such interpretation shall be binding upon all participants.

AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE:
To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Contest, a Participant understands
and agrees that:
a. the Federal Arbitration Act applies to this agreement, and if the parties are unable to
resolve their dispute amicably, it shall be resolved by means of binding arbitration (not in
a court of law);
b. any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this
Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form
of class action (even if the rules and procedures of the arbitration tribunal allow class
arbitrations);
c. any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs
incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event and under
no circumstances will Participants be permitted to obtain awards for attorneys’ fees, and
Participants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential
damages, or any other form of damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and
any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased;
d. any claim or dispute regarding the Contest or these General Rules will be resolved
pursuant to the laws of Indiana, without regard to the conflicts of laws and rules of
Indiana;
e. any claim or dispute regarding the Contest or these General Rules will be resolved in a
tribunal within the state of Indiana, and Participants submit to the jurisdiction of, and
waive all objections to the jurisdiction or venue of, such tribunal; and
f. if for any reason a claim or dispute regarding the Contest or these General Rules proceeds
in court rather than through arbitration, there will not be a jury trial.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these General Rules, including but not
limited to the agreement to arbitrate, shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other
provision. If any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these
rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable
provision was not contained herein.

GENERAL RULES/LIST OF WINNERS: Copies of these General Rules (as well as any
Specific Contest Rules) may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Emmis, Official Contest General Contest Rules (or the Specific Contest Rules), 40 Monument
Circle, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46204. These General Rules may also be found at
indianapolismonthly.com. For a list of any Contest winners send a self-addressed, stamped
envelope to: Emmis Contest Name's Winners List, 40 Monument Circle, Suite 100, Indianapolis,
IN 46204.

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