IJA Music Policy
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By entering any IJA competition you agree that the IJA has performance rights for all of your music.
Complete listings of the music covered by the IJA’s licensing is available here:
If your music is not covered by these licenses you will need to obtain permission from both the composer and performer.
There are two sorts of license needed to use music on a DVD: one for the composition and one for the recording. They are called the master use license and synch rights. You will need to obtain both licenses for each piece of music you use. For original music you may use the form provided at the bottom of this page.
The IJA, along with our DVD replication company, will determine if the proof of publishing rights are adequate. This decision cannot be made at the festival.
If you cannot obtain adequate proof of publishing rights your music will be dubbed over on the DVD.
There are many more and most of them will let you listen to the music on their web site before you buy the rights.
International Jugglers’ Association
a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation, EIN 16-1111652. It will be called “Highlights and Championships XXXX” (or “Individual Prop Competition XXXX”) where XXXX is the current year. No more than 1,000 copies of the video will be made, in a single edition to be produced in the current year. The contact person at the IJA is the video coordinator listed on the web site, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you are using BMI or ASCAP-licensed music, you will be asked the artist and track name(s).
- If you have purchased video recording rights to your music, you will need to provide artist name, track name, source, and proof of purchase.
- If the composer and/or recording artist has granted you video recording rights to your music, you will be asked to complete the Public Performance/Synchronization Rights/Master Use License.
- If you are not using recorded music, you will not have to do anything.