1. (a) I am at least 18 years old and I have the full, complete and unrestricted right and authority to enter into this Agreement, (b) if I am under 18 years of age and I have been legally emancipated, I will provide certified court documents establishing my status as an emancipated minor; or (c) if I am under 18 years of age and I have not been legally emancipated, my parent or legal guardian will provide a picture identification and proof of their relationship to me (e.g., driver’s license or passport and a birth certificate, guardianship papers, school records, etc.) and will sign various documents related to the Program upon Producer’s request, including, but not limited to documents granting his/her consent to my participation in the Program and releasing and indemnifying Producer and the Released Parties (as defined below). I understand that my parent or legal guardian (or a person designated by my parent or legal guardian) will be required to accompany me at all times during my participation in the Program.
2. I am either (i) a United States citizen; (ii) a legal permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) possess a current employment authorization card (EAD card) or am in the United States legally at the time of my initial audition and I understand and agree that I will be required prior to live shows to show proof of unrestricted employment authorization or have appropriate visa status in the United States that allows me to work in connection with Program prizing or the exercise of Program contract options, as determined by Producer, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, Simco Limited trading as Syco Television, LLC Syco Music, and/or Sony Music Entertainment in their sole discretion.
3. I am not currently a candidate for public office, and if selected to participate in the Program, I agree that I will not become a candidate for public office until at least one (1) year after the initial broadcast of the final episode of the Program in which I appear.
4. I understand that my participation in the Program may be conditioned upon my submission to a background check, psychological examinations, and/or physical examinations, as determined by Producer in its sole discretion.
5. I understand and agree that Producer has the sole discretion to make determinations of eligibility, and that Producer reserves the right to change any of the eligibility requirements at any time.