Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

ECR Presenter Search with Stacey and J Sbu


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 1. Introduction

1.1 ECR Presenter Search is a 5 (five) week competition designed to identify the next big talent to join the East Coast Radio presenter line-up.

1.2 ECR Presenter Search will include a competition (“Competition”) where selected Contenders will compete in various challenges during the period between 9 June 2020 and 7 July 2021 (“Competition Period”), that will be broadcast on various ECR platforms.

1.3 The winner of the Competition will be appointed as a Presenter for East Coast Radio. The show slot for the winner will be decided by East Coast Radio’s programming manager and included in the employment contract after the competition has concluded.

1.4 The Competition will be produced and conducted by East Coast Radio.

1.5 By submitting your application for ECR Presenter Search, you accept and agree that the terms and conditions is set herein are binding on you. A copy of these terms and conditions will be available on  www.ecr.co.za  


2. Who can apply

2.1 In order to be considered as a contender for the Competition, you must: - 
2.1.1 be a permanent legal resident of the Republic of South Africa (“South Africa”);
2.1.2 be 18 (eighteen) years of age or older;
2.1.3 ensure that you can be available fulltime during the Competition Period to participate in the Competition if selected as a Contender; 
2.1.4 Not be a director, member, partner, employee, agent, contractor or consultant of any Kagiso Media owned brands (East Coast Radio)


3. How to apply

3.1 Applications will be received via the East Coast Radio website between 16h00 9 June 2021 and 16h00 on 21 June 2021. The closing date for receiving applications may be amended by East Coast Radio at its discretion without further notice.

3.2 To apply, you must submit a video, of no longer than 30 (Thirty) seconds in duration, doing a radio link. You need to submit your video via the East Coast Radio website www.ecr.co.za and you will be required to share your video on social media including the hashtag #ECRPresenterSearch and tag East Coast Radio for a chance to be selected as a finalist (“Application”).

3.3 Your Application should remain posted on social media until 21 August 2021.

 4. How contenders will be selected and Auditions

4.1 East Coast Radio will in their sole and unfettered discretion select applicants who will be invited to be part of the competition which will take place in, Durban between 14th June 2021 and 7 July 2021. Dates are subject to change at the discretion of East Coast Radio.

4.2 Applicants who are selected to be part of the competition (“Invited Applicant”), will be responsible for arranging their own accommodation and travel to attend the different competition challenges and stages, unless otherwise determined at the discretion of East Coast Radio

4.4 East Coast Radio may film, record, document, capture the different challenges and stages to broadcast at their own discretion.

4.5 If an Invited Applicant is for any reason unable to attend the competition stages to which he or she has been invited, he or she will not be considered as a contender and shall have no claim against East Coast Radio or the sponsors.

4.6 East Coast Radio will at their sole and unfettered discretion select 6 (6) contenders from the Applicants who auditioned. East Coast Radio reserve the right to change the number of contenders at its discretion without further notice.



5. The Competition overview

5.1 The Competition will be conducted and filmed at various locations, which may include locations within South Africa, during the Competition Period.

5.2 East Coast Radio will not be providing any S&T’s, travel, accommodation, and flights for Contenders to participate in the Competition.

5.3 Contenders will be eliminated throughout the Competition Period.

5.4 The winner will be announced during the broadcast of the finale on the 9 July 2021 (unless otherwise determined by East Coast Radio.


6. By entering the ECR Presenter Search Competition, you acknowledge/agree/submit that: -

6.1 If selected as a Contender herein, you will be available to participate in the Competition, without restriction, for the full duration of the Competition Period (or such shorter period if eliminated by East Coast Radio in terms of the Competition.

6.2 You are 18 (eighteen) years of age or older.

6.3 You are a permanent legal resident of South Africa and you will produce your valid South African ID, or other valid ID with the necessary visas/permits that allows you to live and work without restrictions in South Africa, if and when requested to do so.
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6.4 All the information included on your Application is true.

6.7 You are not a a director, member, partner, employee, agent, contractor or consultant of any Kagiso Media owned brands (East Coast Radio)

6.8 You have no contractual or other legal obligations that may conflict with your Application or participation in ECR Presenter Search, the Competition, or that may affect your right to enter into an agreement of service with East Coast Radio immediately on conclusion of the Competition (should you be determined as a winner herein).

6.9 You irrevocably accept that East Coast Radio and/or the Judges’ decisions regarding the aforesaid is final.

6.10 If selected as Contender, you shall not engage in any activities that violate any law, offend against public morals or that reflects negatively on the Competition //East Coast Radio/ Sponsors, or embarrass the East Coast Radio/Sponsors in any way during your participation in the Competition.

6.11 East Coast Radio /Sponsors shall not be held liable against any damage or loss of whatsoever nature arising from your Application or participation in the Competition. This shall include, but not be limited to, damage arising as a result of travel, illness, injury, accident, death, loss of income, loss of profit, loss or theft of property whilst participating in the Competition.

6.12 You agree that the Producers may use your personal information submitted on your Application to conduct such background checks that may be deemed necessary in their discretion to confirm that you are a suitable candidate to participate in the Competition.

6.13 You acknowledge that the Competition and related activities (e.g. Auditions/Applications/behind the scenes/profile shoots etc.) will be broadcasted and posted on all digital properties as part and parcel of the competition and/or as otherwise distributed by East Coast Radio. You hereby irrevocably assign to East Coast Radio the entire copyright and all other rights of whatsoever nature in and to your participation in and your contribution to the competition, whether now in existence or arising in the future, including without limitation, the video material submitted on your Application, your performance and/or any comments ascribed to you (whether as part of an interview and/or behind the scenes footage), during Auditions, pre-audition profile shoots, during your participation in the Competition and/or the competition and any inclusion of your photographs, likeness, profile, name, voice, sound effect, caricature, literary, artistic and musical materials and the like for purposes of the competition and/or any related publicity, research and marketing, which East Coast Radio accept. The shall therefore be entitled to use, edit, juxtapose, broadcast, re-broadcast, publish or communicate to the public your appearance/performance/participation.

6.14 You hereby waive all your moral rights which you may have in your performance in ECR Presenter Search as defined under the Copyright Act 1978, as amended.

6.15 Should East Coast decide not to proceed with ECR Presenter Search, for any reason whatsoever, East Coast Radio may in its sole discretion elect to terminate this Application without any liability to you.

6.16 If you are selected as a Contender, you will be required to sign a written participation agreement, which will incorporate the relevant terms and conditions contained herein. Should you fail to sign the aforementioned agreement within 24 (twenty-four) hours of it being provided to you, you will forfeit your opportunity to participate in the Competition and shall have no claim against the East Coast Radio/Sponsors or any of their agents.

6.17 If you are determined as a winner of the Competition, you will be requested to, and hereby agree to, enter into a formal written contract of service with the East Coat Radio, in terms of which you will  be appointed as a Presenter for East Coast Radio. You acknowledge and agree that you will be disqualified from the Competition and will forfeit all prizes, compensation or other rights that may have been inferred in terms of the Competition, if you refuse to enter into the said service agreement subsequent to your announcement as a winner of the Competition. East Coast Radio may at its discretion select a different winner in case a winner is disqualified as determined herein.

6.18 You will maintain a Twitter, Facebook and Instagram account and that you will utilise these social media accounts as reasonably required by East Coast Radio for the Competition and you acknowledge that your use of social media accounts may be a criterion for determining the winners of the Competition. 

6.19 These terms and conditions will be construed, interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.


7. Reasons for disqualification

7.1 You may be disqualified, without compensation, as a Contender or as the winner of the Competition, should you:
7.1.1 at any stage, supply untruthful, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information;
7.1.2 be in breach of any of the terms and conditions contained herein; 
7.1.3 unreasonably refuse to participate in events or challenges that form part of this Competition and which will be announced by East Coast Radio throughout the Competition;
7.1.4 be found, in the sole and unfettered discretion of East Coast Radio, to be unfit during or prior to the Competition. Without derogating from the generality of the aforegoing, you may be considered unfit if you engage, or have engaged, in any activities that violate any law, offend against public morals, reflect negatively on the East Coast Radio/Sponsors, or embarrass the East Coast Radio/Sponsors in any way; or
7.1.5 refuse, or fail, to sign a contract of service with East Coast Radio if you are chosen as a winner herein and/or if you refuse to relocate to the Durban in order to perform the service.


8. Confidentiality and what you should do if the media approaches you

8.1 You agree not to disclose to any third party, without the prior written consent of East Coast Radio, any information relating to the Competition, including, but not limited to, the application/selection process, your appearance in the competition, behind the scenes happenings, any other Contenders, eliminations, the identity of finalists or winners, nor any other information which may come to your knowledge relating to the East Coast Radio /Sponsors/suppliers or their agents, or otherwise in connection with to the competition, save for information which is already public knowledge through no fault of your own.

8.2 Should you be approached or contacted by the press, you must immediately refer them to East Coast Radio

8.3 You acknowledge and agree that failure to adhere to the above provisions may, without limiting any other rights East Coast Radio may have in law, lead to your immediate disqualification and you shall not have any claim of whatsoever nature against East Coast Radio as a result of such disqualification. 



9. Indemnity

9.1 You hereby indemnify East Coast Radio/Sponsors, their subsidiary and affiliated companies, their officers, agents, directors and employees against any costs or damages (including consequential damages and pure economic loss) that may be incurred by the East Coast Radio/Sponsors as a result of claims or charges made against the East Coast Radio/Sponsors (whether at the instance of the third party or yourself) for infringement of any right, whether the claim or action arises from delict or contract, or any infringement of whatsoever nature, arising out of or pursuant to the exercise by the East Coast Radio/Sponsors or yourself of its/your rights or the fulfilment or breach by yourself of your obligations in terms of the Competition and such indemnity shall extend to the reasonable costs that may be incurred by the East Coast Radio/Sponsors in defending any action instituted against it.


9.2 Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, the East Coast Radio/Sponsors, their subsidiary and affiliated companies, their officers, agents, directors and employees exclude all liability including negligence for any loss or damage whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, any costs or damages arising in any way out of this Competition.



10. You warrant that:-

10.1 You understand and accept the terms and conditions contained herein and agree to be bound to these terms and conditions.

10.2 you have the legal capacity to send your Application and to participate in the ECR Presenter Search Competition.

 

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