Q: Is there any restriction as to who can participate in the contest?
A: Yes, our contest is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (excluding Puerto Rico) and the District of Columbia, Canada (excluding Quebec), and the United Kingdom who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time they enter the contest. Additionally, the video submitted must be in English.
Q: Do I have to be a Jazz musician in order to enter the contest?
A: No, you don't have to. You can enter our contest as along as you are a Jazz lover.
Q: I submitted my video several days ago. Why isn’t it live on your site yet?
A: We review every submission for acceptance before it goes live. Once it's been accepted, it is made live for viewing and voting. We will try our best to review submissions within two business days. However, if the video includes any of the following, the submission was probably not accepted. You will be notified via email if your video is rejected.
Your video has inappropriate/offensive content or intentions. Please review our Official Rules for more details on our content policy.
You’ve submitted a video created by someone else and presented it as your own.
Q: Can I promote myself and send my video to people I know, encouraging them to come to the site and vote for my video?
A: Of course! You can promote yourself as much as you’d like. Go crazy on social media. By all means let your friends, family and followers know so you can obtain more votes.
Q: Is there a limit on how many people can vote for my video per day?
A: Nope! You can ask as many friends and family members to vote for you as you want. There is, however, a limit of how many times each voter can vote for you per day (5). We also have a function to ensure those voting are real people, so no phony voting, please.
Q: Do I have to have a video in the contest in order to vote?
A: You don’t need to be a contest entrant to vote on videos. Anyone can vote!
Q: How do I know if I made it into the winner list?
A: We will notify all contestants who have made it onto the winner's list via email. Winners will also be announced on our website and social media platforms.
Q: If I win, how will I get the money?
A: Once you’ve been notified as a winner, we will confirm to what address or email address the prize is to be sent. First and second prize winners will receive their prize in the form of a check. Third prize winners will be awarded in the form of an Amazon e-gift card if they reside in the US and a check if they are outside the US. All prize fulfillment will be handled by our contest administration partner Realtime Media LLC.
Q: I caught someone breaking the rules. What should I do?
A: Let us know. Email with details. The more info you can give, the better we can determine how to proceed.