Terms and conditions for the Daventry Express Win a Wedding.
The competition, being run by the Gusher and De Vere Venues Staverton Park, gives one lucky couple the chance to win a wedding package worth more than £3,000.
Staverton Park Win A Wedding Terms & Conditions
1.Details of the competition
1.1 The competition is open to all full time UK residents who are over 18 years of age and engaged to be married. Employees and members of their immediate families (including any live in partner) of the promoter, companies and/or agencies associated with this competition, including the provider of the prize, or any person connected with the administration or otherwise of the competition and/or prize where applicable are ineligible to enter. Any such entries are invalid.
1.2 The promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to ask for evidence to verify the age, identity and /or eligibility of an entrant at any time, and to use any channels and methods available to carry out checks of any details provided. The promoter may withhold delivery of the prize until it has received such evidence and failure to provide such evidence may result in forfeiture of the prize.
1.3 To enter the competition an entrant need to send a picture of themselves, fill in the relevant form inside the Daventry Express and provide a statement of no more than 100 words why they deserve the prize.
1.4 The 10 finalist couples will be available to be judged at Staverton Park on 20th June 2011
1.5 The winning couple will be announced on 8th July 2011 at Staverton Park
1.6 No responsibility will be taken by Staverton Park for the provision of products or services by a third party and the prize winner must organise and pay for the remaining aspects of their wedding.
1.7 This prize is offered in good faith and all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure the competition runs smoothly; however, in the event of any dispute the promoters decision is final
1.8 In the event of any fault, mistake, misunderstanding or dispute concerning the operation of any part of the competition, network or phone system, the decision of the promoter shall be final.
2. The Prize
2.1 The prizes below offer no cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given at the request of the winning couple and the prize is non-transferable and non exchangeable. However the promoter reserves the right to change the prize due to circumstances beyond its control or if any part of the prize becomes unavailable, and/or to offer an alternative prize. If for any reason the winner chooses not to take up the prize or any part of the prize, the promoter reserves the right to ask the winner to confirm this in writing and the promoter will be able to retain or dispose of the prize at its own discretion.
2.2 The prize winner must be available for the wedding to take place on Thursday 29th December 2011. This date may not be changed by the prize winner, however the promoter reserves the right to amend dates if required.
Changes Due to Severe Weather Conditions that deem the property unsafe inline with Health and Safety Reulations IE. Snow, Ice , Wind
2.3 Wedding at Staverton Park worth £3050.00 to include:
a. Hire of the Staverton Suite for Wedding Breakfast & Evening Function
b. Three Course Set Wedding Breakfast to be chosen from specific menu supplied by Staverton Park
c. Arrival reception drink of 1 x glass of house wine x 50
d. 2 x glasses of house wine during wedding breakfast x 50
e. 1 x glass of sparkling wine per person x 50 for Toast
f. White Table Linen & Napkins
g. Red Carpet
h. Use Of Cake Stand & Knife
i. Complimentary executive bedroom on a bed & breakfast basis for Bride & Groom on wedding night
j. Hot Pork Rolls, stuffing & potato salad for evening buffet x 100 guests
2.4 Prizes from local suppliers consisting of:
a. Photography package worth up £1200.00
b. Wedding Cake up to a value yet to be determined.
c. Evening Disco worth up to £300.00
d. Wedding Flowers including Top table arrangement, Bridal Bouquet, 2 x Bridesmaid bouquets, 6 x buttonholes and 5 x table fishbowl arrangements up to a value yet to be determined.
e. Wedding Dress and 2 x Bridesmaid dresses up to a value yet to be determined.
2.5 The prize does not include a civil ceremony, the ceremony, including church or registrar, must be organised by the prize winner themselves and all costs relating to the legal ceremony are to be paid by the prize winner. If a licensed room is required at Staverton Park an additional charge of £250.00 will be charged to the prize winner. (reduced form £500.00)
2.6 If the competition winner does not require any aspect of the prize, including catering for the numbers on the prize an alternative item or cash alternative will not be given.
2.7 The prize winner may upgrade their wedding package at Staverton Park, upgrades may be done on drinks and menus, however the prize winner will be required to pay the difference in price.
2.8 The promoter may refuse to provide a prize, or seek its recovery, in the event of non entitlement under the interaction terms and conditions or an entrants breach of the interaction terms and condition, fraud or dishonesty, including but not limited to the use of technology which enables an entrant to evade applicable charges when entering the competition.
2.9 The promoter will not be held responsible in the unlikely event that any prize supplier should go out of business
2.10 In the unlikely event that the winning couple should cancel their engagement/wedding the prize will be forfeited and cannot be passed on to an alternative couple or event.
3. Additional Guests
3.1 The prize winner may increase the number of guests for the day and evening celebrations. Any guests above the prize of 50 for the day will be charged at the standard brochure rates. Any guests above the prize of 100 for the evening will be charged at the standard brochure rates.
3.2 If additional guests are cancelled prior to the wedding day the standard cancellation charges will apply as:
Period of Notice & Cancellation Fee: More than Nine months - Deposit Only; 9 – 6 months - Deposit and 20% of anticipated revenue; 6 – 3 months -Deposit and 40% of anticipated revenue; 3 – 2 months - Deposit + 75% of anticipated revenue; 2 months or less - Deposit + 100% of anticipated revenue.
3.3 100% of your day & evening guests must be catered for.
4.2 The entrants and prize winner of the competition may be required to participate in publicity. The promoter (or third party nominated by the promoter) may exercise its sole discretion to use the entrants and competition winners names and image and their comments relating to the prize and competition experience for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media worldwide without notice and without any fee being paid. This includes publicity leading to the wedding day with meetings with the prize suppliers and includes the wedding day itself on 29th December 2011
5.1 The promoter will offer reduced accommodation rates to guests attending the wedding for the night of 29th December 2011 only.
5.2 An allocation of 20 bedrooms will be given to the winning couple for guests to reserve their own bedrooms. Any bedrooms unnamed by 6 weeks prior will be automatically released for resale by the promoter.
5.3 Any bedrooms requested above the allocation of 20 or after the 6 weeks release date will be subject to availability and charged at the promoters best available rate at time of booking.
5.4 The promoter may offer alternative accommodation offers at reduced rates via the internet, any separate promotions that the promoter may run during the time of the wedding may not be used in conjunction with the wedding guests or prize.
6. Johnston Press.
6.1 Entrants to the competition must be willing to participate in publicity. This will include a set number of stories and photographs throughout the year (a full schedule will be provided to the finalists), including photographs on the wedding day.
6.2 Johnston Press (and any of its subsidaries including the Daventry Express), cannot be held responsible for the delivery of the prize.
No cash alternative for any part of the prize is available.