1. By submitting your work to the UpStart Award you warrant that the work is your own original work and does not infringe on the copyright or licence rights of any third parties

2. The cash prize must be used for purposes specific to your career. For example, to record, for marketing or touring.

3. You cannot use the money for reimbursement for project expenses already incurred, for education fees or to purchase instruments and equipment.

4. Copyright for work submitted to the UpStart Award is yours. UpStart will not seek to retain any ongoing rights or royalties from any of your material.

5. You warrant that your work does not contain any offensive or defamatory material

6. The award is solely for the benefits of the artist. Advisors and management are not eligible to share in the cash prize

7. The panel’s decision is final. No correspondence will be entered in to.