ParkLife competition - terms and conditions

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Terms and Conditions - 100 words writing competition

As featured in Issue 24 - Spring, of ParkLife magazine, published by the Peak District National Park Authority

  1. The competition is organised and administered by the Peak District National Park Authority – the Organisers.
  2. Entry to the competition is open to all. However, residents outside the UK must be willing to cover postage costs should they win the prize.
  3. There is no age limit for this competition.
  4. Entrants must write a piece of short fiction of close to but no more than 100 words, linked to the theme of the Peak District National Park. Only one entry per entrant is allowed.
  5. Entries must be submitted by email to
  6. Any questions about the competition can be sent to
  7. The Organisers will only ever use personal details for the purposes of administering this competition. We ask for personal details such as names to help us identify the winner and will delete personal information within 6 months of the competition end. We will keep the name and contact details of the winner for up to one year to allow us to contact them about the prize and publication.
  8. Closing date for entries is midnight on 31 May, 2018. Submissions received after this time will not be considered. Entries will not be returned so please remember to keep a copy. Unsuccessful entrants will not be notified and we cannot provide individual feedback.
  9. All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The Organisers accept no liability if entrants ignore these rules and entrants agree to fully indemnify the Organiser against any claims by any third party arising from any breach of these rules.
  10. Entries must not contain anything which is calculated to bring the Organisers into disrepute.
  11. The Organisers reserve the right to exclude any entry that contains material that may be considered to be offensive or inappropriate. Entrants are recommended to consider the wide readership of ParkLife magazine before submitting their copy.
  12. Entrants retain the copyright in their entries but grant the Peak District National Park Authority a non-exclusive licence to use their entry for publication on the Peak District National Park Authority website as well as for any promotional purpose.
  13. By entering the competition, entrants warrant that they have legal capacity to enter the competition and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  14. Entries will be judged by a team from the Peak District National Park Authority.
  15. The winners will be contacted by a member of the Peak District National Park Authority team within a two week period after the competition has closed. If the winner cannot be contacted after reasonable attempts have been made to do so, the Organisers reserve the right to offer the prize to the next best entry.
  16. The prize consists of one signed hardback copy of Jon McGregor’s prize winning novel Reservoir 13. The prize is as stated and cannot be deferred or transferred. There will be no cash alternatives. There will be no payment for any story that is published.
  17. The Organisers’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  18. The Organisers reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions or cancel this competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside its control. In this event, a notice will be posted on the Peak District National Park Authority website.
  19. We regret the 100 Words writing competition is not open to full or part-time paid employees of the Peak District National Park Authority, or any member of their immediate family. If you are unsure of whether this applies to you, please contact us at Volunteers and members of support groups are not excluded from participating.

The Organisers, their sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any server, internet access, system or otherwise which may result in any entry being lost or not properly registered or recorded. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.

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