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An Post Re-ImagineNation Competition

Terms and Conditions 

Definitions

“Promoter” means An Post , GPO, O’Connell Street, Dublin 1.
“Competition” means The An Post Re-ImagineNation Competition which will be run on social media and is aimed at children aged of 6 -12 years. The competition will involve entrants drawing a scene from their favourite book where they will include themselves in the drawing. Entrants will also submit the reasons why they have chosen this book as their favourite using no more than 20 words. 
“Prize” means – A year’s supply of books (12 books) and a €100 voucher for the Art and Hobby Shop.  There are two age categories:  6 – 9 years and 10 – 12 years. The winner of each category will receive the Prize and will choose 12 books up to a total maximum value of €200. The winner’s artwork will also feature on a local post-box in their community. The runner-up in each category will receive a €100 Eason voucher.

All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these Terms and Conditions. It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the parent/guardian of the entrant agrees to abide by these rules.
    
  1. The An Post Re-imagineNation Competition runs from 17th of July 2020 to 14th August 2020.
  2. Entries are invited from children aged from 6 to 12 years on the date of entry.
  3. Entrants must ordinarily reside in the Republic of Ireland. 
  4. Entries are limited to one entry per child. The submitted entry must be the child’s own original artwork as well as the sentence, no longer than 20 words, describing why the book depicted in the artwork is their favourite book. The artwork may be submitted in its original format only. No framed artwork or sculptures will be accepted. 
  5. Entries should be no larger than A3 in size and preferably A4 size. 
  6. Immediate family members of An Post, Children’s Books Ireland and Core employees are not eligible to enter.
  7. All entries must include a signed application form that can be downloaded from our website at anpost.com/ReadersWanted. If you do not have access to a printer then you may write the required information on a separate piece of paper to enclose with the child’s entry.
  8. Entries must be posted in a stamped envelope to: An Post Re-ImagineNation Competition, PO Box 13206, Rutland Place, Dublin 1. 
  9. Multiple entries may be submitted in the one envelope as long as there is an application form for each entry.
  10. Where artwork is submitted without the relevant application form being fully completed (or without a Parent / Guardian signature) it will not progress to the judging stage of the competition.
  11. The closing date for entries to the competition is Friday 14th August 2020 at 5pm. This time & date is final. Any entries received after this 5pm on this date will not progress to the judging stage.
  12. Entries must be an original piece of artwork. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian of the entrant to ensure that any content submitted does not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. If an entry is deemed not to have been an original piece of artwork after adjudication the prize will be forfeited. The parent/guardian will be required to return any prize.  
  13. The Judging Panel is responsible for the allocation of Prizes and the decision of the Chairperson of the Judging Panel is final. No correspondence will be entered into regarding that decision. The judging panel will include one representative from An Post, two representatives from Children’s Books Ireland, one representative from Core and two representatives from Irish Children’s Books Artists.
  14. There will be two age categories in the Competition; 6 – 9 years old and 10 – 12 years old. Each category will have one overall winner and one runner-up.  
  15. Entries will be accepted in either the English or Irish language. 
  16. Once an entry has been submitted, no edits, replacements or exchanges will be accepted. Entries that are incomplete or illegible will not be valid and deemed void.
  17. All entries shall be the property of An Post, who shall be the owner of the copyright and will not accept liability for loss or damage to any work submitted.  All entries are non-returnable so please ensure a copy of the original is retained. 
  18. All entries together with the entrant’s details (name, age and town) may be used in publicity campaigns (such as social media channels, websites and other points of sale or marketing materials) after the competition has finalised. Photographs of the winners together with their name and age may be used in publicity campaigns. By submitting an entry the parents/guardians of the winners will be deemed to have consented in such publicity campaigns. 
  19. All personal information supplied will be used by An Post, Children’s Books Ireland and Core in accordance with Data Protection Laws and Regulations for the purposes of this competition only. 
  20. By participating in the Competition entrants are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.
  21. The winners of the Competition will be announced no later than Friday 25th September 2020. Details will be posted on www.anpost.com/readerswanted and may also be posted on the social channels of An Post and Children’s Books Ireland. 
  22. The winners will be contacted via phone or email. If a winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the Prize within 14 days of notification, the Judging Panel reserves the right to withdraw the Prize from the winner and select an alternative winner.
  23. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter excludes all liability whatsoever to entrants and the winners in relation to the competition and the Prizes to be awarded.
  24. Governing Law - This agreement is governed by the laws of Ireland and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts. These terms and conditions do not affect any statutory rights you may have as a consumer. 
  25. Events may occur that render the An Post Re-ImagineNation Competition impossible to proceed for reasons beyond the control of An Post, Children’s Books Ireland and Core. The parents/guardians of all entrants agree that no liability shall attach to An Post, Children’s Books Ireland and Core as a result. 
  26. It is proposed that judging for this competition will be completed within current Government guidelines around travel and distancing restrictions. In the case of any delays to the timings stated, An Post and Children’s Books Ireland will post updates on social media with any new timelines.