Wonderama’s “Biggest Halloween Parade In History” Virtual Grand Marshal Scary Face Costume Entry Rules

PROMOTION OVERVIEW: Wonderama is producing a virtual parade and live stream broadcast of the Wonderama the Biggest Halloween Parade in History (BHPIH) from Times Square in NYC on Halloween Eve, October 30, 2021, starting 7 pm EDT. Wonderama will be giving fifty (50) individuals/families the opportunity to join in the festivities as virtual parade Grand Marshals representing Halloween from their hometown as featured parade Grand Marshals on the billboards at One Times Square.   The fifty (50) parade Grand Marshals will be selected by Wonderama, and these Halloween costumed virtual Grand Marshals will be featured in the live stream broadcast around the world.  NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER:  Wonderama’s “Biggest Halloween Parade In History” Virtual Grand Marshal Scary Face Costume Promotion. RULES:  The entry period begins at 12:00 AM AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 8, 2021, and ends at 11:59 PM ET on October 25, 2021 (the “Entry Period”), when all entries must be received. Eastern Time shall control for all purposes of this promotion. Wonderama’s clock shall be the official timekeeper for the promotion. The Grand Marshal Scary Face Costume Promotion is governed by these Official Rules and is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state, and local laws. Void where prohibited. HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER: From October 8-25,2021, entrants will submit their own scary face costume entry (no purchase necessary). Entrants will decorate their face and/or dress up in costume to take a photo (and/or up to a:30 to 60-second video) and upload to wonderamatv.com contest website area and can make a public post to their own social media account or to Wonderama social media (@WonderamaTV) with the hashtag #Wonderparade.   

  • 50 Grand Marshals will be selected from the submissions to represent their hometown for the Wonderama Halloween Parade in Times Square.
  • Grand Marshals will receive a photo or video broadcast of their image in costume on the One Times Square billboard on October 30, 2021 with a descriptive graphic.
  • Grand Marshals will be selected by Wonderama.  The decision of the judges is final. 
  • Entrants under the age of 18 will need parental consent.

 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Photo and/or Video Entries : Each entrant must upload a either photo and/or a video of up to sixty (:60) seconds in length of his or her scary face costume featuring the entrant(s).  Exact compositions of the Photos are at the entrant’s discretion, but the objective is to feature/showcase the costume and scary face in its entirety.  ENTRY SELECTION: Grand Marshals will be selected by a judging team at Wonderama TV. The decision of the judges is final. 

ENTRY DETAILS: To enter during the entry period (Entry Period), entrants can sign up at Wonderamatv.com, and can make a public post to their own social media account or Wonderama social media (@WonderamaTV) with the hashtag #Wonderparade.  Entrants will give Wonderama permission to reproduce, use and edit the Photos/Video on all platforms, in all media (now known or hereafter developed), including, without limitation, broadcast, online, streaming and social media, for any purpose, including, but not limited to, promotional uses, worldwide in perpetuity and will provide any necessary releases to Wonderama relating to this permission.

  1. You understand that you will receive no payment or royalty for any use under this agreement; that Wonderama is under no obligation to use, edit or distribute the material; and that you have no right to inspect or approve any use of the material.
  2. Photo / Video submissions must comply with the Terms of Service and Community Guidelines, set forth respectively at on the platforms website (collectively, the “Guidelines”).  By entering and submitting a Photo / Video, you agree that you have read and consent to be bound by these Official Rules and the Guidelines.   You confirm that you took the Photos/Video submitted by you and are its copyright owner; or that you are the copyright owner’s authorized agent; or that you own, purchased or otherwise legally obtained the rights to the Photos/Video. In addition, you confirm that you have all of the necessary rights and permissions to grant us this license for its use.
  3. The Photo / Video must be your own original work, created solely by you; must not have been previously published, released or distributed in any form; must not have won any award; and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.
  4. The Photo / Video must not contain or reference any names, products or services of any company or entity other than Wonderama or sponsors and must not contain any third party trademarks, logos, trade dress or promotion of any brand, product or service other than those of Wonderama or any sponsors. 
  5. If any persons appear or are referred to in the Photo / Video, you are solely responsible for obtaining, any and all releases (that is for yourself and anyone else appearing in the Photo or Video) and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the Video in accordance with these Official Rules.  If any person appearing in any Photo / Video is under the age of 18, the signature of the minor’s parent or legal guardian is required on each release. Copies of releases will be sent to the winners. FAILURE TO PROVIDE VALID RELEASES WILL INVALIDATE YOUR ENTRY.
  6. Photos / Videos that contain inappropriate content or objectionable material may not be submitted and may be removed at any time in Wonderama’s sole and unfettered discretion.
  7. You have the right to submit this entry without the consent of any other person (other than other people in your photo / video and parents or guardians of persons under age 18 who appear in the photo / video).Wonderama reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any Photo / Video that it believes violates or potentially violates any of the foregoing requirements or otherwise fails to comply with any provision of these Official Rules or the Guidelines. The decisions of Wonderama on this and all matters pertaining to the Grand Marshal selection process shall be final and binding.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM EDT ON OCTOBER 25, 2021.  Entries submitted will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. All submissions become the property of Wonderama upon receipt and will not be acknowledged or returned.ELIGIBILITY: The Grand Marshal Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and their territories entrants must be thirteen (13) years of age or older, and if under eighteen (18) years of age, will provide written consent of their parents or guardians upon notification of winning.  Proof of residency and age may be required. In order to be selected as a Grand Marshal,  entrants must fully comply with the Official Rules and, by entering, you represent and warrant that you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Wonderama-designated judges, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects relating to the Grand Marshal selection.

SELECTION OF GRAND MARSHALS: On or about October 27, 2021, the winner will be selected by Wonderama. Decisions of judges are final.

GRAND MARSHAL NOTIFICATION: On or about October 27, 2021, selected Grand Marshals will be notified at Wonderama’s using the information provided on the entry form. Wonderama shall have no liability for any entry notification that is lost, intercepted, or not received by potential Grand Marshal for any reason. 

PUBLICITY RELEASE:  Each winner will be required to provide Wonderama with releases for each individual in a submitted picture or video (“Releases”).  The releases will include the following 1) Permission to collect information provided by the entrant (for example, name, address, etc.) 2) Permission to include the selected entrants in the “Grand Marshal List” . 3) agreement that  Wonderama and any of its designees may, without any limitation or further compensation, use his/her name, voice, biographical data, likeness, picture, entry materials, photograph, Video (in whole or in part), city name and audio and/or video recording of him/her in any and all media now known or hereinafter devised, throughout the universe and in perpetuity, for the purpose of advertising and promoting the Grand Marshal Promotion or for any other promotional purpose, except where prohibited by law And 4) granting Wonderama, its subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, and advertising and promotional agencies, an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, unconditional license and absolute right to edit, modify, adapt, distribute, stream, post, publish, broadcast, reproduce, store, copy, transmit, publicly display, exhibit, exploit and/or otherwise use the Video (in whole or in part) and copyrights therein, in any way and in any and all media, in Wonderama’s sole discretion, including but not limited to, the posting of any Photo / Video (in whole or in part) on social networking sites or any websites owned or operated by Wonderama or its affiliates, divisions or subsidiaries. Upon Wonderama’s request, entrants agree to sign any and all legal forms deemed necessary by Wonderama to effectuate this grant of rights. Releases (including consent of a parent or guardian) will need to be obtained for each person who appears in a photo or video.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES/INDEMNIFICATION: By entering this Promotion, entrants represent and warrant as follows: (i) the Photo / Video is entrant’s own original work and was created solely by entrant for the purpose of entering the Promotion, (ii) the Photo / Video, as of the date of submission, is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim, (iii) the Photo / Video has not been previously published, distributed or otherwise exploited, (iv) the Video does not and will not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity, and (v) the Video does not and will not violate any applicable laws. Each entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Wonderama and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements of entrant hereunder.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; FORUM SELECTION CLAUSE: By participating in the Grand Marshal selection process, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Wonderama and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (the “Released Parties”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death, which may occur in connection with preparation for, or participation in, the Grand Marshal promotion.  The Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants or to any other person’s computer, regardless of how caused, relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with this promotion. Entrants and winner acknowledge that Wonderama has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representations or guarantees, express or implied, in fact, or in law, relative to any component thereof, including, but not limited to, express warranties provided by the Wonderama or their affiliates. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or Wonderama in connection with the promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. In addition, any dispute relating to the promotion (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate state or federal court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in New York County, State of New York. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.

WONDERAMA: Wonderama Entertainment Holdings, LLC, Armstrong InterActive, Inc., 10 New York Route 116, Somers, New York, 10589.  Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok are not Wonderama entities for the Grand Marshal promotion. 

WINNER LIST: To obtain a copy of the winners’ list, available after October 31, 2021, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Wonderama Entertainment Holdings, LLC, Armstrong InterActive, Inc., 10 New York Route 116, New York, 10589, for Wonderama’s receipt by November 30, 2021.