Deadline – Friday February 7th. 

Email submissions to:

Submissions should be rendered digitally if possible – utilizing illustrator

Completed application with signed consent and liability agreement (below) must accompany entry

One submission per person

There is no compensation for this contest, but the artist will be allowed to sign the submission. Signature may be included in the final application.

The FM Kuzmeskus/TravelKuz team’s vision would be a graffiti style piece utilizing the Travel Kuz Logo (below) and the Big Brothers Big Sisters Logo (below). *BBBS Green is Pantone 7479

All artwork submitted becomes the property of FM Kuzmeskus/TravelKuz

All entries will be considered and adjudicated by the team at FM Kuzmeskus/TravelKuz, a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County and Dan Hale of of Hale Custom signs.

Winner will be announced no later than Friday February 29th, 2020



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Liability & Indemnity Agreement 
  1. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISKS: The undersigned recognize and understand there are risks associated with participation in the Activities including, but not limited to, bodily injury or death to persons and loss or damage to property. The undersigned further acknowledge and understand they will be held liable and responsible for any and all damage to persons, livestock, vehicles, property, and/or improvements to property that is caused by them and/or any persons (including, but not limited to, minors) under their care and control, and that arise out of, or are related to, the undersigned’s entry into and participation in the Activities.
  1. APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE OF RELEASES AND INDEMNITIES: For purposes of this Agreement, “Claims” shall mean any past, present and future claims, losses, costs, expenses, liabilities, demands, or causes of action, and costs of defense or settlement (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and court costs). The releases, waivers, and indemnities contained in this Agreement expressly shall apply regardless of whether the Claims to be released, waived, or indemnified against arise, or are alleged to arise, from (i) NEGLIGENCE (WHETHER SOLE, JOINT, OR CONCURRENT), GROSS NEGLIGENCE, NEGLIGENCE PER SE, and/or STRICT LIABILITY, of FM Kuzmeskus/TravelKuz and/or their present and former officers, directors, members, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, staff, agents and any other person, firm, or corporation bound to defend or pay judgments against them (the “Released Parties”); (ii) personal injury, death, or property damage; ; iii) acts of any other persons or guests; i(v) theft, burglary, assault, or other crimes; (v) fire, water, wind, rain and/or smoke and/or (vi) any other risks and hazards associated with the undersigned’s entry into and participation in the Activities, including, but not limited to, the general conditions at the Activities, animals both wild and domestic that may be diseased and/or potentially dangerous, persons with firearms both on and off the premises used in connection with the Activities, and the driving or riding in any vehicles, where the belonging to Released Parties or to other persons. 
  1. RELEASE FROM LIABILITY: The undersigned hereby RELEASE, ACQUIT, AND FOREVER DISCHARGE and WAIVE any and all Claims against any of the Released Parties that arise from or relate to their entry and participation in the Activities—including, but not limited to, the types of claims enumerated in Paragraph 2—and agree not to sue any of the Released Parties for such Claims. Without limiting the foregoing, the undersigned agree that the Released Parties shall not be liable to them, their family, or their guests, for personal injury, property damage, or any other Claims arising from or related to the undersigned’s entry into and participation in the Activities.
4.AGREEMENT TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS: The undersigned agree to INDEMNIFY and HOLD HARMLESS the Released Parties against any and all Claims arising from or related to the undersigned’s entry and participation in the Activities—including, but not limited to, the types of Claims enumerated in Paragraph 2. In addition, and without limiting the foregoing, the undersigned agree to INDEMNIFY the Released Parties for any Claims for injuries to any minors under their care and control and/or his or her parent/guardian, and for any Claims asserted by, through or under the undersigned, arising from or related to the undersigned’s entry into and participation in the Activities— including, but not limited to, the types of Claims enumerated in Paragraph 2. As used herein, “INDEMNIFY” means to agree to assume the Released Parties’ liability in a situation, thereby relieving them of responsibility, and/or reimbursing the Released Party for Claims asserted against them.
  1. PHOTOGRAPH/INTERVIEW RELEASE AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT: The undersigned GRANT PERMISSION to be PHOTOGRAPHED or INTERVIEWED in connection with the Activities. The undersigned understand that any such photograph or interview may be used by the Released Parties and/or television, film, video, visual, graphic, or printed media. The undersigned agree to RELEASE and INDEMNIFY the Released Parties with respect to any Claims related to the usage of such photographs or interviews by the Released Parties or any media —including, but not limited to, the types of Claims enumerated in Paragraph 2. The undersigned GRANT PERMISSION for the student’s artwork (the “Student Artwork”) to be displayed and GRANT PERMISSION for it to be photographed and reproduced. By participating in the Art Contest, the undersigned understands that the artwork may be included in whole or in part or composite; distorted in character or form; included in conjunction with the artist’s own or a fictitious name or reproductions thereof; included in color or otherwise. And it is understood that select finalist entries may become the property of FM Kuzmeskus/TravelKuz. The undersigned GRANT PERMISSION for these uses without the receipt of any financial consideration or compensation with regards to the reproduction or display of the artist’s work. The undersigned agree to waive any right that the undersigned may have to inspect and/or approve the finished product that may be used or the use to which it may be applied. The undersigned understands that voluntary consent to waiving of any rights and/or privileges which the undersigned might have in this matter is prerequisite to the artist entering and competing in any contest held in connection with and sanctioned by FM Kuzmeskus/TravelKuz and that a properly executed Entry Application/ID Card is a part of the student’s valid application to be a contestant in any such event. As further inducement to FM Kuzmeskus/TravelKuz to permit the undersigned’s entry into and participation in the Activities, the undersigned represent that they thoroughly and completely understand that this is a complete and final release and indemnity agreement, that they are freely and voluntarily entering into this Agreement, and that no representations, promises, or statements made by any Released Party, or any agent, attorney, or other representative of any Released Party has influenced the undersigned in causing them to sign this Agreement. The undersigned understands that this Agreement shall be binding on their heirs, executors, successors and assigns, that the Agreement will be governed by the laws of Massachusetts, and that jurisdiction and venue for any dispute regarding this Agreement shall lie in Massachusetts. If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, it does not affect the validity of the remainder of this Agreement. The undersigned agree to the terms and conditions above, and acknowledge receipt of this Agreement. In consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, for being allowed entry into participation in activities (the “Activities”), including the FM Kuzmeskus/TravelKuz Bus Art Contest, held in 2020. The undersigned hereby enter into this RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) as of the date set forth below.