Nickelodeon Side Hustle Contest 1: Official Rules

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By participating in the Nickelodeon Side Hustle Contest ("Contest"), each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Wattpad Corp. ("Sponsor"), which are final and binding in all matters. Viacom International Inc. ("Nickelodeon") is not a sponsor of the Contest and is not associated with the administration or fulfillment of the Contest in any way.


To participate in the Contest, you must submit your entry of a short story through ("Website") during the period beginning at 9:00 am PT on October 30, 2020 through 11:59 pm PT on November 22, 2020 ("Entry Period"). Visit the profile for the Nickelodeon live-action television program entitled "Side Hustle" ("Side Hustle") located at: (the "Contest Profile") and follow the instructions provided ("Instructions") on how to submit your short story (each, an "Entry"). All Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on November 22, 2020 to be eligible. Eligible entrants may enter as many times as they wish (with unique Entries) during the Entry Period. If you do not already have a Website account, you will be required to create one in order to enter. Creating an account is free as of the publication of these Official Rules. All Website terms and conditions apply. Accounts or Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means will be void. The clock on the Website will be the official time-keeping device for the Contest.

All Entries must meet the following criteria:

-Each Entry must be in English, original and may not exceed 500 words in length, as reflected in the Wattpad desktop experience. Each entrant must have all rights necessary to post and submit his/her Entry. Entries must not infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any third party. It is each entrant's responsibility to ensure that he/she has all necessary rights to submit the Entry (with the exception of any rights associated with Nickelodeon) and to grant Sponsor and Nickelodeon the rights described in these Official Rules.

-Each Entry (or any fictional story that is, in the opinion of the Sponsor, substantially similar to the Entry) must not have been submitted to any other contest, or previously published.

-Entries must be submitted through your Website account in the manner specified on the Contest Profile.

-Entries must comply with all Instructions specified on the Contest Profile (incorporated herein by reference).

-Entries must not contain identifying information (e.g. names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses or mailing addresses) of any real person, including entrant.

-Entries must not contain material that is obscene, lewd, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, sexually explicit, racially or ethnically offensive, or that otherwise contains inappropriate content or objectionable material as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, or that encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or violate any law. Entries must be appropriate for viewing by the general public; appropriateness will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

-Entries must not disparage the goodwill and business reputation of Sponsor or Nickelodeon, or any of its content licensors.

-Entries must be relevant to the Contest theme.

-Entries must use the hashtag #SideHustle to be considered valid.

-Sponsor reserves the right to reject any Entry for any reason.

2. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia who are at least thirteen (13) years of age. By participating in the Contest and using the Website, entrants agree to the terms and conditions of Sponsor's Terms of Service, a copy of which can be found on the Website. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, Nickelodeon and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and their immediate family members (spouse and parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Contest is void where prohibited. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply. 

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