Adopt-A-Classroom Song Contest: What teacher inspired you?

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Adopt-A-Classroom is seeking musicians to submit "Song of Gratitude" for a teacher that inspired them or teachers in general. The top three songwriters receive cash prizes of up to $2,500 and the top ten songs will be placed on a compilation album scheduled for Fall 2010. Proceeds from the album and submission fees will go to help teachers across America./n/nThis song contest is all about teachers. The Adopt-A-Classroom charity, an organization dedicated to supporting classroom teachers and ensuring all children have the resources to realize their fullest potential and dreams, is seeking "Song of Gratitude" for either a teacher that inspired you or for teachers in general. We've all had a teacher in our life that's inspired us. How often do they get recognized? How often do they get to hear appreciation and gratitude from their former students. Here's a chance to say thank you.

The judges will include the 75,000 teachers currently registered with the Adopt-A-Classroom program. Grand prize is $2,500, 2nd Place prize is $1,500, and 3rd Place prize is $1,000. The 3 winners and 7 runner-ups will be included in a compilation album that Adopt-A-Classroom will release to the public in Fall 2010.

Proceeds from the album and submission fees will go to help teachers across America who greatly need our support and appreciation. Adopt-A-Classroom is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting teachers and ensuring all have the opportunity to realize their fullest potential and dreams.

Please note: submitted songs will be considered a "work-for-hire" as that term is used in copyright law and the copyright of the submitted work will be assigned to Adopt-a-Classroom.

Terms And Conditions

In exchange for good and valuable consideration, including without limitation, promotional consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, I hereby irrevocably grant to Adopt-A-Classroom, a Florida public charity (Producer) all services and compositions rendered by me, and all ideas and materials provided by me, in connection with the development, production and/or exploitation of audio and/or visual recordings or other content, projects, productions, campaigns and/or compilations relating to the skit production. This includes any and all performances musical compositions and/or performances, in part or in whole, written, created, or used in the contest (Work(s)). My services are a work-for-hire as that term is used in copyright law.

I hereby irrevocably give and grant to Producer all rights of every kind and character whatsoever in all media and languages now known or hereafter devised (including, but not limited to, film, television, videocassettes, interactive devices and Internet and online systems) throughout the world, in perpetuity, in and to all work done, and all pieces, segments, expressions made by me, my voice and instrumental, musical or other sound effects produced by me, and in and to all of the results and proceeds of my services as well as in and to the right to use my name, likeness and image for all commercial and non-commercial purposes (including, but not limited to, merchandising, advertising and promotion purposes). Without limiting the foregoing, I further irrevocably give and grant to the Producer the right to adapt, change, edit, modify, add to, delete, combine with other materials, record, reproduce, distribute and otherwise exploit the same by any means now known or hereafter devised. Producer may freely assign or transfer its rights hereunder, in whole or in part.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that the exploitation of any of the Works, in whole or in part, become a commercially viable option that result in revenue for the Producer, the Artist shall be paid a flat fee in the amount of ten dollars ($10.00), payable immediately upon the receipt of any monies.

The designations contained herein shall apply retroactively to the date I first began providing services to the Producer. This Release will be governed by the laws of Florida applicable to agreements executed and to be fully performed therein (without regard to the conflict of laws provisions thereof).