The British & Irish Lions
Pick of The Pride Ambassador Programme
Competition Terms and Conditions
The following Terms form the promotion information for The British & Irish Lions Pick of The Pride Competition (“Competition”).
1. The British & Irish Lions of British & Irish Lions DAC, Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland is the “Promoter / Organiser” of the Competition
2. By entering this Competition, you, the entrant, will be deemed to have read and understood these Terms and to have agreed to be bound by them. If the entrant does not agree with any of these Terms, they should not enter the Competition.
3. The Competition will run from 12:00 GMT on 26th March 2017 and closes at 08:00 GMT on 24th April 2017. Entries received after this time will not be valid for entry into the Competition. Entries or claims that are incomplete or late or those not in accordance with all the entry instructions are invalid.
4.1 Entrants must meet the eligibility requirements as specified herein. Failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in an entry being invalid and/or forfeiture of any prize.
4.2 The Competition and its prize(s) are open and available to residents of the United Kingdom and Ireland aged between 18 and 21 years, excluding employees of the Promoter / Organiser and their immediate families, the Promoter / Organiser's agents or anyone professionally associated with the Competition.
4.3 Entrants must be eighteen (18) years old and over at the time of entering the Competition. Proof of identification and age may be required at the request of the Promoter / Organiser.
4.4 We reserve the right to amend the age group for any special circumstances.
4.5 By entering, the winners agree to participate in any publicity or promotional activities as may be reasonably required by the Promoter / Organiser with no recompense. Further the Promoter / Organiser reserves the right to use the names and counties of winners in any publicity relating to the Competition.
4.6 The Promoter / Organiser reserves the right to amend the age in special circumstances
4.7 No purchase is necessary to enter the competition.
5. Method of Entry:
5.1 Entries must be submitted via the application form on www.Lionsrugby.com
5.2 In order to enter the Competition entrants will have to submit a two minute video via a YouTube link, a completed application form and a written testimonial from a reference in rugby.
5.3 Each entry is subject to approval by the Promoter / Organiser at their absolute discretion.
5.4 Any entry that is deemed as offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content or information will not be granted approval and will therefore be excluded from the Competition.
5.5 The Promoter / Organiser does not accept liability for entries not successfully completed due to a technical fault (technical malfunction, computer hardware or software failure, satellite, network or server failure, network incompatibility) of any kind or for any entries which are not completed for any reason.
5.6 All entries will be moderated to ensure they meet the criteria set in these Terms; any not meeting the minimum criteria will be disqualified.
5.7 Entrants who do not give correct details or those who make an entry on someone else’s behalf will be disqualified, at the Promoter / Organiser’s discretion. No entries from agents, third parties, organised groups or entries automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No bulk entries.
5.8 Only one entry will be counted per person.
The winner shall receive:
6.1 Return travel New Zealand, twin room accommodation, all transfers, a daily subsistence allowance and one ticket to The British & Irish Lions vs the Maori All Blacks and the First Test Match of The British & Irish Lions on 24 June 2017 (the “Prize”).
6.2 Flights shall depart London Heathrow on Monday 12th June 2017 and arrive in Wellington on Wednesday 14 June 2017 and shall depart from Auckland on 26 June 2017, arriving to Heathrow on 27 June 2017.
6.3 Travel will be subject to availability and blackout periods determined by Promoter / Organiser or the Prize Provider. Flight times and dates may vary at the discretion of the Promoter / Organiser.
6.4 Any plane tickets which may form part of the Prize will not qualify for air-mile programmes of any airline company. Once the plane tickets have been issued, they will not be modified except by the Promoter / Organiser.
6.5 The winners must travel together in all instances, on the same dates and time, take the same flight and share rooms as allocated by the Promoter / Organiser. The winner will forgo the Prize in totality if the winner fails to attend the scheduled flight, and the Promoter / Organiser shall have no further obligation to the winner. The winner shall be solely responsible for any other expense incurred by the winner, which has not been expressly undertaken in these terms and conditions, including but not limited to, visas and passport expenses and fees, airport taxes, applicable personal taxes arising in any jurisdiction, vaccination expenses, travel and all other types of insurance, travel authorisations, additional trips, country entry and exit fees and taxes, tips, personal expenses, and any entrance fees for local attractions.
6.6 The winner will not be eligible for the Prize if the winner is not able to secure the necessary travel documents, such as passport, for any reason whatsoever, in time for scheduled travel. There shall be no replacement or substitute prize or any other form of compensation, and the Promoter / Organiser may in its sole discretion determine whether to select another Prize winner.
6.7 The winner agrees that they undertake the trip stated in the Prize at their own risk. Subject to clause 8.6, the winner understands that the Prize is being made available to the winner on condition that the winner will hold safe the Promoter / Organiser’s Provider from any claims or liability arising from any loss or damage, injuries, illness, loss or expenses arising from the trip or any part of the Prize.
6.8 Personal expenses, visas and travel insurance are not included as part of the Prize.
6.9 Winner must comply with any ticket or match venue terms that may be included as part of the Prize.
6.10 The winner (and other entrants if applicable) must ensure that they are able to travel on the selected travel dates:
6.10.1 Interview – 29th April 2017
6.10.2 Travel from London, Heathrow to Wellington – 12 June 2017
6.10.3 Return to London, Heathrow – 26 June 2017
6.11 If any winner/Shortlist are unable to attend these dates the Promoter / Organiser shall be permitted to select a different entrant and shall have no further liability to the original entrant.
6.12 As part of the Prize, the winner may be provided with a camera to capture moments of the tour. Winner irrevocably agree that the ownership of all intellectual property rights in any images and/or videos, including but not limited to copyright, shall belong exclusively to Promoter / Organiser and are hereby assigned to Promoter / Organiser worldwide and in perpetuity. As one of the conditions for confirmation of a winner of the Prize, and entry to the Competition, an entrant shall, if required by the Promoter / Organiser, execute any such document as may be necessary to evidence or secure to the Promoter / Organiser the rights granted under this clause. The images may be used in any format, in any medium in the world.
7 Winner Selection
7.1 A shortlist of 20 entrants (the “Shortlist”) will be chosen by representatives from each of the Home Nations (RFU, WRU, IRFU, SRU). Selection of the winner will be based on the entrants creativity, passion and knowledge of The British & Irish Lions; commitment to the development of rugby; suitability for the Tour.
7.2 The Shortlist will be notified by telephone call on Wednesday 27th April 2017. They will then have to confirm their attendance at the Selection Day to the Promoter / Organiser. If a winner does not confirm attendance to the Promoter / Organiser within 24 hours of being notified, then the Promoter / Organiser reserves the right to select additional people from all eligible entries.
7.3 The Shortlist will then be invited to attend a selection event.
7.4 Following such Selection Event, four winners shall be selected based on those that have demonstrated that they are suitable for the Lions Legacy Tour.
7.5 At such Selection Event, entrants agree that they may be filmed and footage may be posted on Promoter / Organiser’s website and social media channels.
8.1 The Promoter / Organiser reserves the right to verify all entries including but not limited to asking for address and identity details (which the entrant must provide within 3 days) and to refuse to award a prize or withdraw prize entitlement and/or refuse further participation in the Competition and disqualify the entrant where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these Terms or any instructions forming part of this Competition or otherwise where an entrant has gained unfair advantage in participating in the Competition or won using fraudulent means. The Promoter / Organiser shall be the final arbiter in any decisions and these will be binding and no correspondence will be entered into in relation this clause.
8.2 Winners’ names and counties will be available by sending a stamped addressed envelope to: Learning with the Lions, British Lions DAC, Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
8.3 The Prize is supplied by Mike Burton Travel Limited, trading as Lions Rugby Travel of Carter Court, 8 Davy Way, Quedgeley, Gloucester GL2 2DE (“Prize Provider”).
8.4 Entrants should send any questions regarding the competition or their entry to JBurke@lionsrugby.com
8.5 Personal data supplied during the course of this Competition may be passed on to third party suppliers only insofar as required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize. Entrant agrees that their data may be passed outside of the EEA.
8.6 In the fullest scope admitted by generally binding provisions of local law:
8.6.1 The Promoter / Organiser shall not be liable for any damage, claim, actions, loss (including special, indirect and consequential losses), injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the Competition or as a result of the entrant accepting the Prize.
8.6.2 The Promoter / Organiser shall not be liable for any problems or technical malfunction of any computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment or software, failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet, or at any website, including any injury to or resulting from participation or downloading of any materials in the Competition.
8.6.3 However, nothing shall exclude the Promoter / Organiser’s liability for death or personal injury as a result of its own negligence.
8.6.4 Except as stated in clause 8.6.3, the aggregate liability of the Promoter / Organiser to the winner with respect to all claims under or in connection with this Competition shall be limited to damages not exceeding the total cost of the Prize.
8.6.5 By entering this Competition, the entrants acknowledge that the Prize, or parts thereof, may be postponed or cancelled due to events beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter / Organiser or any third party in connection with the Prize, including but not limited to any act, event, omission, cause or circumstance not within the reasonable control of the party in question, including any strike, lockout or other industrial action, any civil commotion or disorder, riot, invasion, war or terrorist activity or threat of war or terrorist activity, any action taken by a governmental or public authority of any kind (including not granting a consent, exemption, approval or clearance), an event of national significance (including any day of national mourning), any fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural physical disaster. In such instance, the Promoter / Organiser shall not have any liability to any entrant or winner.
8.7 Each Prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable and non-refundable and there is no cash alternative in whole or in part unless otherwise stated above. The Promoter / Organiser reserves the right to terminate or modify the Competition, modify these Terms prior to the closing date, vary details of the Prize, or substitute a prize of equivalent value should unforeseen circumstances require it.
8.8 The Competition is governed by English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh law and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
8.9 A person who is not a party to this agreement shall not have any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of these Terms.
8.10 The invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability of the whole or any part of the Terms does not affect or impair the continuation in force of the remainder of the Terms.
8.11 In the event of any dispute regarding these Terms, the rules of this Competition, conduct, results and all other matters relating to the Competition, the decision of the Promoter / Organiser shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
Image Rights Waiver
In consideration for attending and/or participating in the Competition, promoted by the Promoter / Organiser and the Organiser entrants (“you”) hereby confirm:
A. you are aged between 18 and 21;
B. you agree to abide by all reasonable rules and directions of staff co-ordinating the Competition and understand that if you do not comply with such, Promoter / Organiser (and their agents) reserves the right to exclude you from further participation and remove me from any premises (if applicable);
C. you agree and consent to grant the Promoter / Organiser the absolute and irrevocable right and permission to use (and allow its group members and other third parties to use) your name and likeness to: reproduce, edit, exhibit, project, display, copyright, publish the moving and/or still pictures and/or videotaped images of yourself with or without your voice, or in which you may be included in whole or in part, photographed, taped, videotaped and/or recorded and to circulate the same in all forms of the Promoter / Organiser’s (or its group members’) projects in all or any media (including but not limited to their promotional materials, intranet and internet pages (including third party platforms such as YouTube or other social media) in connection with the Promoter / Organiser’s promotional activities;
D. you do not object to the Promoter / Organiser storing the moving and/or still pictures and/or videotaped images or your contact details for the above purposes in case it needs to contact you or to the Promoter / Organiser or the Organiser sharing or transferring the said images and/or your contact details for storage or processing in connection with the above purposes;
E. you confirm that you have the right to enter into these Terms, and that you are not restricted by any image rights or commitments to any third parties. It is acknowledged that you have agreed to waive compensation for such consent and that no other compensation is required. By this consent, you waive any and all claims that may exist in connection the above;
F. you also acknowledge and accept that the Promoter / Organiser shall own all copyright to the images and photographs;
G. that nothing in these Terms shall limit the liability of the Promoter / Organiser for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation or for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. Otherwise, you agree that neither the Promoter / Organiser shall be responsible for or have any liability in connection with any damage, loss or injury suffered arising out of or relating to my participation in this activity or in relation to any of your personal belongings or effects brought onto any premises; and
H. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the parties hereby commit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.