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Submission Policies & Procedures

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I. Mixtape & Showcase Submission & Selection Procedures

1. Artists may submit music to Event Masters to be considered for inclusion on an official Event Masters mixtape (“Mixtape”), and/or to be considered to perform at one of our official events (“Showcase”), subject to EventMasters’s submission and participation procedures, terms, and conditions.

2. Artists may make one free submission per week, per Mixtape, and per Showcase.

3. All artists who provide submissions will also receive a user name and password to create an artist profile on our site.

4. Voting on submissions is powered by Facebook and Twitter with a limit of one vote per each unique fan.

5. When a submission is received, an update will be posted to the artist’s Facebook and or Twitter account to initiate voting, and official Event Masters Mixtapes will be posted to all connected artist profiles via our Facebook/Twitter application.

6. Submissions will also receive placement on the audio page of our site for streaming and public comments either directly or through a link to a third-party site, such as Youtube, SoundCloud, or a similar site.

7. Members of the Event Masters management team will listen to all “Featured Submissions” and all submissions which receive ten (10) or more votes.

8. We will select five (5) submissions each week for placement on an upcoming official Event Masters Mixtape hosted by a major artist. Selections for placement on a Mixtape and/or to perform at a Showcase, as well as of Showcase Winners, will be made at the sole discretion of Event Masters and its employees, but consideration will be given to a number of factors, including votes, song quality, ratings, plays, and comments.

9. Artists who are selected to perform at a Showcase will receive a confirmation via email and will be responsible to provide to Event Masters an applicable performance fee, including a deposit toward such fee, prior to the deadlines set forth in the confirmation email in order to confirm that Artist’s slot at the Showcase. Artists who fail to provide the performance fee and/or deposit prior to the applicable deadline will waive the right to perform at the Showcase.

II. World Championship Eligibility, Procedures, and Regulations:

1. All first-place winners from official Event Masters LIVE showcase events occurring prior to July 1, 2017 will be eligible to compete in the world championship Showcase (“World Championship”) scheduled to take place between August 31, 2017 and September 4, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida, on a specific date and time and at a venue to be determined by Event Masters All first-place winners from Official Event Masters Live Showcase events occurring after July 1, 2017 will compete in the 2018 World Championship Showcase which will take place between August 30, 2018 and September 3, 2018 in Miami Beach, Florida, on a specific date and time and at a venue to be determined by EventMasters.

2. Eligible participants will receive an email from Event Masters setting forth World Championship registration procedures and must complete the registration process prior to July 1st, 2017 in order to compete in the World Championship. All participants agree to be bound by Event Masters’s submission and participation procedures, terms, and conditions.

3. World Championship participants will be responsible for their own travel, lodging, meals, and all other expenses related to their participation in the World Championship.

4. Winners of the World Championship will be determined at Event Masters’s sole discretion and will be announced on September 4, 2017 at the Event Masters Music Conference Yacht Party.

a. The first-place winner of the World Championship (“First-Place Winner”) will be offered a one-album (1) record deal with EventMasters (“Recording Agreement”). Upon acceptance and execution of the Recording Agreement, the First-Place Winner will receive: (i) $25,000 cash; (ii) a one-week (1) trip to Miami to record under the Recording Agreement at Miami Live Recording Studios; (iii) a feature on the cover of EventMasters Magazine; (iv) the opportunity to host an official EventMasters Mixtape; and (v) a ten-city (10) promotional tour to promote the album recorded under the Recording Agreement. All logistical details, including, but not limited to, dates for recording, selection of airfare and lodging, and selection of content for use on EventMasters Magazine and the hosted EventMasters Mixtape, shall be determined solely by EventMasters.

b. The second-place winner of the World Championship (“Second-Place Winner”) will be offered a one-album (1) record deal with EventMasters (“Recording Agreement”). Upon acceptance and execution of the Recording Agreement, the Second-Place Winner will receive: (i) $2,500 cash; and (ii) a ten-city (10) promotional tour to promote the album recorded under the Recording Agreement.

c. The third-place winner of the World Championship (“Third-Place Winner”) will be offered a one-album (1) record deal with EventMasters (“Recording Agreement”). Upon acceptance and execution of the Recording Agreement, the Second-Place Winner will receive: (i) $1,250 cash; and (ii) a ten-city (10) promotional tour to promote the album recorded under the Recording Agreement.

d. The fourth-place winner of the World Championship (“Fourth-Place Winner”) will be offered a one-album (1) record deal with EventMasters (“Recording Agreement”). Upon acceptance and execution of the Recording Agreement, the Second-Place Winner will receive: (i) $1,000 cash; and (ii) a ten-city (10) promotional tour to promote the album recorded under the Recording Agreement.

e. The fifth-place winner of the World Championship (“Fifth-Place Winner”) will be offered a one-album (1) record deal with EventMasters (“Recording Agreement”). Upon acceptance and execution of the Recording Agreement, the Second-Place Winner will receive: (i) $500 cash; and (ii) a ten-city (10) promotional tour to promote the album recorded under the Recording Agreement.

5. Booking of promotional tours awarded to World Championship winners shall be determined solely by EventMasters, and Winners shall be solely responsible for their own expenses incurred in connection with the promotional tour, including, but not limited to, travel, lodging, and meals.

6. All benefits awarded to World Championship Winners hereunder shall be subject to the terms of the Recording Agreement, which shall be determined solely by EventMasters and may vary by Winner. World Championship Winners shall be free to have the Recording Agreement reviewed by independent counsel and to decline to execute the Recording Agreement, but World Championship Winners shall not be entitled to any of the aforementioned benefits unless and until the Recording Agreement is fully executed and delivered to EventMasters. In the event the Winner fails to fully execute and deliver the Recording Agreement to EventMasters on or before October 1st, 2017, EventMasters shall have the right to fully rescind the offer.

7. Recording Agreements and other benefits offered to Winners hereunder shall be non-transferrable by Winners, and there shall be no substitution of or cash equivalent to the Recording Agreements and other benefits except at the sole discretion of EventMasters.

8. World Championship participants who are not selected as Winners shall not be entitled to any compensation from EventMasters, monetary or otherwise, as a result of their participation in the World Championship, and Winners shall not be entitled to any additional compensation from EventMasters beyond that set forth herein.

9. World Championship winners will be responsible for completing all applicable tax documents upon request by EventMasters, and winners will be solely responsible for the payment of any and all taxes owing to any governmental authority as a result of any prize awarded by EventMasters. EventMasters may, in its discretion, withhold applicable taxes from prizes including, but not limited to, prizes awarded to participants who are not legal citizens of the United States.

III. General Submission Policies (applies to all submissions)

1. By submitting content to Lil Fats, Inc. (d/b/a EventMasters Mixtapes & Magazine) (“EventMasters”), you consent and agree to be bound by each and every term and condition outlined herein.

2. By submitting content to EventMasters, you represent and warrant that you possess or legally control all rights in and to the submission, including, but not limited to, copyrights in the sound recording, the performances and musical compositions embodied thereon, and any other selections, materials, ideas, and intellectual property contained therein, and that your submission of such, and any authorized use thereof by EventMasters or its grantees, licensees, or assigns, will not violate or infringe upon the common law or statutory right of any individual or entity, including, but not limited to, contractual rights, copyrights, trademarks, and rights of privacy and publicity.

3. You will retain ownership of your submission, but in submitting, you grant EventMasters a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, worldwide right and license to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, synchronize with visual images, reformat, translate, excerpt, transmit, distribute, and prepare derivative works thereof, in any media or format now known or hereafter developed, the content submitted, for promotional purposes in connection with EventMasters’s websites, EventMasters Mixtapes, EventMasters’s social media pages, EventMasters’s SoundCloud and Youtube channels, including, but not limited to, the right to upload your submission to Youtube and SoundCloudand to monetize the submission on our Youtube and SoundCloud channels, and any other sites as EventMasters deems appropriate.

4. In submitting, you also grant EventMasters a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, worldwide right and license to use your name, likeness, and biographic information, as well as any related trademarks, provided by you in connection with your submission, as well as the right and permission to capture photographs and audiovisual recordings of you and your participation and performance at any Showcase or World Championship, and to use, re-use, publish, and re-publish the same in whole or in part, in original and edited versions, individually or in conjunction with other photographs and audiovisual recordings and in conjunction with any printed or digital matter, for any purpose on and any all media related to EventMasters’s websites, Mixtapes, Showcases, and World Championship.

5. You acknowledge and agree that you have granted each and every right and license described above to EventMasters for the good and valuable consideration of having your submission considered for inclusion on a EventMasters Mixtape and/or considered for selection to perform at a EventMasters Showcase, having your submission made available for voting through the channels described in the Submission Procedures above, and the opportunity to create an artist profile on EventMasters’s site. You acknowledge and agree that you are not entitled to any additional compensation, monetary or otherwise, from EventMasters and its grantees, licensees, and assigns, in exchange for the grant of rights herein.You acknowledge and agree, moreover, that you shall have no rights, title, or interest in any proceeds received by us as a result of our monetization of your submission on Youtube, SoundCloud, or any other site, or other exercise of any rights or licenses granted to EventMasters hereunder.

6. You acknowledge and agree that EventMasters has the sole and absolute discretion to select submissions for inclusion on any and all EventMasters Mixtapes, to select performers at all Showcases, and to select all Winners of all Showcases and of the World Championship, and that there is no guarantee that your submission will be included on an official EventMasters Mixtape, nor is there any guarantee that you will be selected to perform at a Showcase, that you will be selected as a winner of any Showcase, that you will be eligible to participate in the World Championship, or that you will be selected as a Winner of the World Championship.

7. You acknowledge and agree that neither the acceptance of any submission, the inclusion of a submission on a Mixtape, the selection of any artist to perform at a Showcase or the World Championship, or the selection of any Showcase or World Championship winner, shall constitute a waiver of any of your representations, warranties, or agreements hereunder, and you agree to indemnify EventMasters and hold it harmless against any damages, costs, and fees, including attorneys’ fees, which it incurs in any claim, suit, litigation, or proceeding arising out of any breach or claimed breach by you of any covenant, warranty, or representation made by you herein.

8. EventMasters reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update its Submission Policy and Procedures and shall give you reasonable notice of any such changes, modifications, and updates. Modifications shall become effective immediately after such notice is provided, and in continuing to use or access our site you agree to such modified terms. In the event that you do not consent to such changes, you may terminate your account and cease use of and access to the site.

9. EventMasters also reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update the details associated with, or to cancel, any Mixtape, Showcase, or the World Championship, as well as the right to disqualify any participant at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited, to violation of these submission procedures, violation of any application law or regulation, or conduct constituting bad faith toward EventMasters, its sponsors, agents, and affiliates, or other participants. EventMasters further reserves the right to remove submissions and or disable artist profiles in its discretion at any time, including, but not limited to, any submission or profile which contains obscene or defamatory content, infringes upon the right of a third party, contains any form of child exploitation, or is otherwise in violation of any applicable law or regulation.

10. Nothing contained in these Submission Procedures shall be deemed to constitute gambling or any other activity prohibited by federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participants shall not be eligible to submit hereunder if prohibited by law, and any such submissions shall be void. No representation is made by EventMasters as to the odds of being selected for inclusion on a Mixtape or performance at a Showcase or the World Championship, or of being selected as a winner of any Showcase or the World Championship.

11. In making any submission hereunder, as well as in participating in any Mixtape, Showcase, World Championship, or other EventMasters event, you hereby release, indemnify, and hold harmless EventMasters and its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions, and liabilities of any kind resulting or arising from your submission, participation, and/or your acceptance, possession, use, misuse, or nonuse of any benefit awarded hereunder, including, but not limited to, travel. In submitted and/or participating hereunder, you agree that under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain an award for, and you hereby waive any and all rights to, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages.