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Competition rules: July – August 2019

This competition is brought to you by Somerset Day CIC.

The Competition

  1. No purchase is necessary to enter or to win the Competition and any purchase made will not increase the chance of winning.
  2. This Competition will run for the “Competition Period” which shall be from 10:00GMT on the 9th July 2019 until 00:00GMT on 25th August 2019 (the “Closing Date”). By entering this Competition you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions (“T&Cs”). The details of the Competition form part of these T&Cs. You should print and retain a copy of these T&Cs for reference. Any breach of these T&Cs may result in a prize being forfeited, at Somerset County Cricket Club and Somerset Day’s sole discretion.
  3. To participate in this Competition, entrants must not be Somerset County Cricket Club, Evosite, The Bard Collective or Somerset Day employees or board members and must meet the following requirements (the “Eligibility Criteria”):
    1. reside in the United Kingdom; and
    2. provide an address in the United Kingdom; and
    3. be at least 18 years of age or older; and
    4. have access to the internet; and
    5. have a valid and active Facebook and Twitter account.

How to Enter

    1. During the Competition Period, Somerset Day will post seven social media posts over Facebook and Twitter and asking entrants to submit an answer to a question asked in the posts (“Competition Posts”). All submissions over the two platforms will be combined. The Winner (as defined below) will be chosen at random. Every person who meets the Eligibility Criteria (“Entrant”) shall be entitled during the Competition Period, to do the following in order to enter (entries will not be deemed complete unless these steps are completed):
      1. Twitter
        1. Retweet the Competition Post
        2. The Competition must be entered in the Entrant’s own name and using the Entrant’s own Twitter account. The Competition may not be entered on behalf of anyone else and only one entry per person will be submitted.
        3. No bulk, software-generated, automatic, or third-party entries shall be accepted. If a false name is used, that Entry will be disqualified.
        4. Only entries that have been completed in full with a valid ‘Entry’ will be entered into the competition. Somerset Day does not accept any responsibility for late entries and cannot be held responsible for any inability to submit entries as a result of computer service, systems, and/or server failure, error, interruption, defect or delay or any other technical malfunction including social media platform failure.
      2. Facebook
        1. Comment the correct answer in response to the Competition Post
        2. The Competition must be entered in the Entrant’s own name and using the Entrant’s own Facebook account. The Competition may not be entered on behalf of anyone else and only one entry per person will be submitted.
        3. No bulk, software-generated, automatic, or third-party entries shall be accepted. If a false name is used, that Entry will be disqualified.
        4. Only entries that have been completed in full with a valid ‘Entry’ will be entered into the competition. Somerset Day does not accept any responsibility for late entries and cannot be held responsible for any inability to submit entries as a result of computer service, systems, and/or server failure, error, interruption, defect or delay or any other technical malfunction including social media platform failure.

Winner Selection

  1. The Winner (as defined below) for each prize stated will be chosen by means of randomised electronic selection from all of the valid Entries received on that day. Each draw will take place and a comment will be added to the Competition Post to confirm the Winner within 24 hours following each Competition Post.
  2. Each competition post life span will be 48 hours from the time it begins.

The Prize

  1. There will be one winner for each of the seven competition posts throughout the Competition Period (the “Winners”). UK based Winners will win two tickets for each prize:
    1. Prize 1
      1. Tickets to The Vitality Blast Competition, Friday 26th July at 18.30 at the Cooper Associates County Ground for the Somerset v Hampshire game
    2. Prize 2
      1. Tickets to The Vitality Blast Competition, Sunday 28th July at 14.30 at the Cooper Associates County Ground for the Somerset v Sussex game
    3. Prize 3
      1. Tickets to The Vitality Blast Competition, Friday 2nd August at 18.30 at the Cooper Associates County Ground for the Somerset v Surrey game
    4. Prize 4
      1. Tickets to The Vitality Blast Competition, Saturday 10th August at 19.00 at the Cooper Associates County Ground for the Somerset v Kent game
    5. Prize 5
      1. Tickets to The Vitality Blast Competition, Friday 16 August at 18.30 at the Cooper Associates County Ground for the Somerset v Gloucestershire game
    6. Prize 6
      1. Tickets to The Vitality Blast Competition, Saturday 24th August at 19.00 at the Cooper Associates County Ground for the Somerset v Glamorgan game
    7. Prize 7
      1. Tickets to The Vitality Blast Competition, Friday 30th August at 18.30 at the Cooper Associates County Ground for the Somerset v Middlesex game
  2. The Prize is non-transferable and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. If the Prize is no longer available due to circumstances beyond Somerset Day’s control, a prize of equal or greater value will be provided. The Prize is only redeemable by the named Winner. It must not be sold on.
  3.  By entering this Competition you accept the fact that a seat is not guaranteed. This prize gives the Winner access to the County Ground and the Longroom.
  4.  Somerset Day are not responsible for the Winner not collecting the prize. 

Contacting The Winner

  1. Somerset Day will make reasonable efforts to notify the Winners of the Prizes by announcing this on the Somerset Day social media pages as well as commenting on the comment or retweet used to submit the Entry, then proceeding to communicate over private messaging to gain more details. Somerset Day are not responsible for any contact details which recorded incorrectly or security settings of the Facebook or Twitter account prohibiting personal messaging. If having made those efforts it is not possible to contact the Winner, Somerset Day reserve the right to offer the Winner’s Prize to the next valid Entrant. Any reselection will be undertaken in accordance with these T&Cs.
  2. The Prize can be collected by the Winner following successful notification of the Winner.

Limitations of Liability

  1. Somerset Day reserves the right to withdraw, change or cancel the Competition at any time. Somerset Day’s decision in all matters will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  2. The Prize must be taken as stated and unless otherwise specified cannot be deferred. There will be no cash or other alternative offered. Once a Prize has been allocated it cannot be transferred.
  3.  Somerset Day, including its officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents, exclude all liability for any losses and/or damages of whatever nature and howsoever arising to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws.
  4. By entering this contest, you agree to a complete release of Facebook and Twitter from any or all liability in connection with this contest. 
  5. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, or Twitter and Facebook or Twitter shall in no way be liable for any losses whatsoever arising from this competition and/or the Prize. You are providing your information to Somerset Day and not to Facebook or Twitter.
  6. In consideration of being awarded the Prize, if you are the Winner, you may be required by Somerset Day to take part in publicity related to the subject of the Competition, and you now confirm that if you are the Winner, you will take part in such publicity. Such publicity may include, without limitation, use of your name, photograph (to be provided on request) and statements made you concerning the Competition and/or the Prize. You now provide Somerset Day with a right and licence to use the entry on the Somerset Day website, and throughout Somerset Day’s social media channels.
  7. All Entrants details will be used in relation to the administration of this Competition.
  8. For Somerset Day’s privacy policy, visit: https://www.somersetday.com/privacy-policy/
  9. These terms and conditions are subject to the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.