Why "I love where I live" Video Contest!

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Someone is going to win $500! Why not make it you?!

It's summer and the sun is blazing. All those extra hours of daylight probably means your calendar is extra packed with family get togethers, road trips and BBQ's. FUN! While your calendar is full, your wallet may be getting a workout from all the extra expenses.

Don't worry, we have an idea! Here's your chance to flex your creative muscles while fattening up your wallet. Brookridge Heights Apartments is having a video contest. It's easy! Put together a video no longer than 2 minutes about why you love living in Brookridge Heights. Think of it like a summer camp project, only rather than a soggy macaroni doll for first place we're giving away $500 in cash!! 

Not only are we giving away some fat cash, but we're announcing the winner on Monday, September 12th. Double win! 

To submit your entry, post your video to the Brookridge Heights Facebook page. 


Contest rules/Video submission guidelines

Entrants must be a resident of the Brookridge Heights Apartments located at 3102 E Hamilton Rd, Bloomington, IL 61704.

Entrants and those featured in the video must be 18 years old or older or have written parental consent to participate in the video and/or contest. Parents or guardians who allow their child under 18 to be featured in a video submission must agree to the entire contest rules and video guidelines; parental consent must be provided to Brookridge Heights. Click here to download the form. If videos are submitted without parental consent, it is assumed that each person in the video is over 18 years of age.

Entries must be submitted by midnight CST on September 4th, 2016.

To enter, post your video to Brookridge Height's Facebook page.

Brookridge Heights is not responsible for late or incomplete entries.  The responsibility to electronically complete the entry process and upload a video is the entrant's. Brookridge Heights shall not be responsible for any video not actually received due to incomplete or improper transmission. Similarly, Brookridge Heights has no obligation to advise entrant of an incomplete entry or video submission.

Finalists under 18 years of age will be required to have the permission of a parent or legal guardian in order to be eligible as a finalist and potential winner. 

Submitted videos may be no longer than two minutes in duration.

All music used in videos must not violate any music or lyric copyrights. Brookridge Heights employees, contractors or grantees are not allowed to assist in the development of your video.

The video cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion or contest. The video must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, defamatory, slanderous or libelous. Such videos will be rejected for submission into this contest.
The video must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, harm against any group or individual, or discrimination based on race, sex, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

The video must not contain material that is unlawful or in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the video is created.
Submissions may be rejected for any reason, including (but not limited to) the submission guidelines mentioned above.

All decisions made by Brookridge Heights Apartments owners and staff as it relates to the contest are final. 

Each entrant irrevocably grants Brookridge Heights and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns, agents and licensees, the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used), on an exclusive basis, each element of the entrant's entry, and use of the entrant's name, likeness, photograph (collectively, "Likeness"), and/or statements regarding his/her participation in this Contest (with or without using the Entrant's name) in any and all media without limitation as to time or territory, and without compensation or approval from the entrant or any other party. Entrant waives intellectual property rights, privacy/publicity rights or other legal or moral rights that might preclude the Brookridge Heights use of any element of the entry, and agrees not to sue or assert any claim against Brookridge Heights for the use of any element of the entry or entrant's likeness or statements. Entrant further grants all end users of Brookridge Heights Web Site (a) the ability to rate, vote, review, comment on and tag the entry; (b) the ability to send and distribute the Entry via e-mail, instant messenger, and via social media or other electronic means.

Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold Brookridge Heights, its agencies and Contest Parties and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, and any of their employees (collectively, the "Indemnities"), harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Indemnities due to or arising out of the use of any element of entrant's entry, or the entrant's conduct in submitting an entry or creating a video or otherwise in connection with this Contest, including but not limited to claims for trademark infringement, copyright infringement, violation of an individual's right of publicity or right of privacy, or defamation. Entrant further agrees to release Brookridge Heights from any and all claims that any advertising subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Brookridge Heights infringes entrant's rights with regard to any elements or ideas contained in any element of the entry.


Public Voting: After entrants' post their video to the Brookridge Heights Apartments Facebook page are reviewed, they will be added to the Brookridge Heights Facebook page. Voting will be begin on September 5th, 2016. The three entrants whose submission receives the most likes on Facebook will be deemed a Finalist. The entrants are encouraged to share their video posted from the Brookridge Heights FB page with their friends and family. 

Selection of Finalists: 
Up to three submissions with the most likes ON THE BROOKRIDGE HEIGHTS FB page will be considered finalists subject to verification and will be notified on or about September 12th, 2016 via email and/or phone. To make sure the likes show up on the correct page. “Share” your submission with your friends directly from the Brookridge Heights Apartments Facebook page.
The verified Finalists will be also announced on the Brookridge Heights Apartments FB page on or about September 12th, 2016. 

The Winner: The winner of a $500 cash prize will be chosen from amongst the finalists and announced on the Brookridge Heights Apartment Facebook page on Monday, September 12th.