• The Karel van Eerd Music Award is organized under supervision by the Big Dream Initiative Foundation by Festiventures BV. Together being the Karel van Eerd Music Award Organization.
  • The Karel van Eerd Music Award Organization reserves the right to require at any time that any competitor sign an affidavit that they meet each of the eligibility requirements described in the application form at any point and continuously throughout the applicable competition. If uploaded recordings are suspected to be not owned or performed by the registering band, the band will be disqualified from this and future contests organized by us.
  • The review panel and members of the jury will be asked to treat all applications with complete confidentiality. We will also ask a review panel member to remove himself or herself from the evaluation if we believe, in our sole discretion, that he or she has a conflict of interest.
  • Jurors and organizer’s staff cannot enter the competition.
  • All public sessions of the competition, including the final presentations will be open to the public. Any performance in the public sessions should be considered information that is likely to enter the public domain. Competitors should not assume any right of confidentiality, infringement of copyrights or claim related to that to any information presented or performed in public sessions. Please be aware that members of the public and the Karel van Eerd Music Award organization may record and share public sessions.
  • By participating in the competition, competitors agree that the Karel van Eerd Music Award Organization assumes no liability, and shall have no liability or obligation whatsoever for disclosures of information provided by a competitor as part of a submission or otherwise during the course of the competitions. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in disqualification at any time.
  • The Karel van Eerd Music Award Organization holds the final say in all disputes and may at any time require that a finalist or winner of any cash or service award that failed to comply with requirements set forth above throughout the applicable competition forfeit and/or repay any such award. Guidelines and rules for any or all of the competitions are subject to change at any time within the scope of the Karel van Eerd Music Award Organization’s mission.