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Warrior Tracks

Create the sound of a Warrior for a chance to be the new sound of the Army

Department of Defense - Department of Army, HQ, M&RA, Army Enterprise Marketing Office

Type of Challenge: Creative (multimedia & design)
Partner Agencies | Non-federal: DDB Worldwide, SoundCloud Inc.
Submission Start: 09/10/2020 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 09/23/2020 11:59 AM ET

Description

The U.S. Army, SoundCloud, and Timbaland have partnered to launch a unique music contest: Warrior Tracks. Contestants are encouraged to “create the sound of an Army Warrior” by downloading Warrior sound packs, making a mix, and submitting the track. The winner gets a one-on-one studio session with Timbaland and the top track on the Army’s Warrior Tracks LP.

Key Dates

9/10/2020: Contest Live 9/23/2020: Contest End 9/24-29/2020: Finalists vetted and selected 10/13/2020: Winning track released and finalists announced.

Prizes

Winner receives 1 year of SoundCloud premium, one-on-one studio session with Timbaland, and release of their track on the Army LP. Four finalists receive 1 year of SoundCloud premium and release of their track on the Army SoundCloud page.

Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. BY ENTERING, ENTRANT AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF SOUNDCLOUD AND THE JUDGES, WHICH SHALL BE FINAL IN ALL RESPECTS.

Click here for full rules, terms & conditions.

Eligibility Requirements

Contest is open to legal U.S. residents that are 18 years of age or older. Employees of SoundCloud, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, the advertising and promotion agencies related in the administration of the Contest and the United States Department of Defense personnel, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating, each entrant (“Entrant”) agrees to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest.

Judging Criteria

Judging Panel

Timbaland, DDB Production, AEMO Creative & Production, AEMO Execution Director, Chief Army Marketing

Judging Criteria

Use of Warrior Pack, musical skill & talent, originality & creativity, and overall appeal.

How to Enter

THERE IS NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. During the Entry Period, create, record and upload your Song to your SoundCloud page and use the hashtag #WarriorTracksContest. Then follow the instructions on the Contest Website to submit the online entry form with all required information therein and include the SoundCloud page link to the Song. Entry must be wholly original to Entrant and owned by Entrant. There is no limit to the number of Entries an Entrant may submit, but all Entries must be unique and submitted separately on the Contest Website. If Entrant does not have a SoundCloud account, Entrant can establish an account for free. All applicable SoundCloud terms apply.

Sponsor reserves the right to allow for minor deviations from the guidelines and restrictions set forth herein, based on clear intent to comply with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All Entries will become the sole property of the U.S. Army and will not be returned.

Challenge Submission: https://contest.soundcloud.com/warriortrackscontest-888