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Shot of the day competition terms and conditions

Wimbledon Championships #shotoftheday Ticket Competition – Terms and Conditions

These Competition Terms & Conditions, together with any specific rules or conditions explained or notified by the All England Lawn Tennis Club as relevant to this competition (as displayed on www.wimbledon.com or otherwise) (a “Competition Notice”) apply to your participation in the ‘ Wimbledon Championships #shotoftheday Ticket Competition (“the Competition”). 

By entering the Competition you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions, the All England Lawn Tennis Club Privacy Policy (http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/privacy/index.html), the Google+ policies and principles (http://www.google.com/+/policy/content.html). If you do not agree to comply with these Terms & Conditions / Privacy Policy (as applicable) please do not enter the Competition. 

A copy of these Competition Terms & Conditions and/or the AELTC Privacy Policy can be provided upon written request, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope. 

1 Introduction 

This Competition is organised by the All England Lawn Tennis Club (“AELTC”) whose address is at Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 5AE. 

The AELTC reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition or these Competition Terms & Conditions at any time without prior notice. Any such changes will be posted on the AELTC website (http://www.wimbledon.com).

2 Eligibility

No employees of the AELTC or Google or any of their relatives, nor any representatives, agents (including employees of the same) or persons connected to the Competition (or members of their families), may enter the Competition.


The eligibility of any entrant is at the sole discretion of the AELTC. If any entrant is ineligible to enter this Competition, any Prize awarded to such person may be revoked (if not yet received) or must be returned (if already received).


All entries must be submitted in accordance with the instructions and/or requirements (including method of entry) set out in these Terms and Conditions and in the Competition Notice. 

To enter the Competition entrants must share a picture that relates to Wimbledon’s prescribed daily theme on Google+ with the hashtag #shotoftheday or to email the photo to shotoftheday@wimbledon.com before the closing date set out in these Terms and Conditions and in the Competition Notice. Once a photo has been shared with the hashtag #shotoftheday, that will constitute an entry to the Competition.

The Competition will take the form of the live @Wimbledon studio team selecting the best #shotoftheday entry based on a daily theme against three criteria (Composition, creativity, content) each day between 21 June - 7th July unless otherwise stated, with the best of the winning daily #shotoftheday entries between 21 June - 5th July winning “the best #shotoftheday of the tournament”.

The closing time for receipt of entries for each daily theme will be 4pm (BST) the following day of the theme announcement, unless otherwise stated. All subsequent entries will be deemed invalid.

Lost, delayed or incomplete entries will not be accepted and the AELTC takes no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed or not received for any reason, and proof of despatch will not be proof of receipt.

Where applicable, entrants confirm that by entering the Competition their entry: (i) is original and has not been copied (in whole or in part) from anyone else’s work; (ii) includes information that is true, current and complete; and (iii) is not obscene, disparaging of any person, offensive, likely to infringe the rights of any third party or is otherwise unlawful. The AELTC reserves the right to disqualify from the Competition any entries which contravene, or are found to contravene, any of the criteria set out in this Conditions 3.6.

Information (including personal information) submitted in an entry will, unless specifically stated otherwise, be used by the AELTC in accordance with the AELTC Privacy Policy. All entrants agree that if they are a winner of a Prize they will take part in any promotional activity reasonably requested by the AELTC. By entering the Competition entrants consent to: (i) the use of their name and country being supplied in accordance with Condition 3.7 and 3.8; and (ii) the use of their name, entry and any other details and/or materials submitted as part of the Competition in connection with the Competition (including, but not limited to, announcing the results of the Competition) and any other promotional purpose as the AELTC may deem appropriate; and (iii) the use of their #shotoftheday image to be used by the AELTC on any promotional material that AELTC deem appropriate.

The names of Prize-Winners will be made available on www.plus.google.com/+Wimbledon and www.wimbledon.com on a daily basis following successful selection and confirmation of Prize-Winners. Winners will also be made available following receipt of an appropriately worded letter addressed to ‘Wimbledon Championships #shotoftheday ticket competition’ sent to the AELTC using the address given above, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope. The AELTC reserves the right not to respond to such requests if received more than ninety (90) days after the closing date.

Choosing the Prize-Winners

Unless otherwise stated in the Competition Notice, each day's themed #shotfotheday entries will be judged as per criteria in 3.3, with the three best daily entries then judged by the Live @Wimbledon team to select one winning entry “Prize-Winner” at 14:00 (BST) on the day of the theme closing date. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Winning daily “Prize-Winner” entries between Monday 24 June - 5 July will be entered into a final round of judging by the Live @ Wimbledon studio team on Friday 5 July who will select “the best #shotoftheday of the tournament prize winner”. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

5 The Prizes

Each daily Prize-Winner shall receive a pack of Wimbledon goodies (the “Daily Prizes”).

“The best #shotoftheday of the tournament prize winner”, if a resident in the UK, will win a pair of centre court tickets to the men’s final (7th July 2013, unless otherwise stated) as well as any reasonable travel expenses (standard class) up to £500.

If “the best #shotoftheday of the tournament prize winner” is a non-UK resident, prize will be a pair of Centre Court tickets to Wimbledon 2014, on a day of the winners choosing, subject to availability, with reasonable travel expenses (economy class) up to £2500.

Prize-Winners must agree to comply with the terms and conditions of entry to The Championships, Wimbledon, and the AELTC to accept the Prize.

Prizes are subject to availability and, should Prizes become unavailable, the AELTC reserves the right to substitute Prizes of equal or greater value. There is no monetary equivalent or cash alternative to the Prize. Prizes are non-transferable.

Prizes must be taken as stated and, unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing by the AELTC in advance, cannot be deferred.

Unless otherwise expressly stated herein, in the Competition Notice or otherwise expressly agreed or notified by the AELTC in advance and in writing, all taxes, insurances, transfers, spending money and other expenses (including accommodation, travel, meals, personal expenses, upgrades, etc.) other than as specified in clause 5.1 above that are connected with the Prizes are the sole responsibility of the Prize-Winner and are not included in the Prizes. 

Should any doubt arise as to an entrant’s eligibility, the AELTC reserves the right to withhold delivery of the Prizes until such proof of eligibility and identity has been satisfactorily resolved.

There is no cash alternative and the Prizes are not negotiable, transferable or returnable, except, in the event of circumstances outside of its control, the AELTC reserves the right to award a substitute Prize of equal value. 

Prize-Winners will be contacted by the AELTC through Google+ or email. The AELTC will attempt to contact each Prize-Winner three times. In the event that the selected Prize-Winner does not respond to the AELTC within two days of the first Google+ message, another Prize-Winner will be selected by a judging panel. Only Prize-Winners will be notified.

Prize-Winners forfeit the right to the Prizes, without compensation or recourse, if they do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and/or do not meet eligibility criteria.

Prize-Winners may be asked to take part in any publicity accompanying or resulting from this competition and by entering agree to have their names published and use of their #shotoftheday image to be used in any promotional material AELTC deem appropriate.

6 General

Liability. The AELTC or Google cannot accept any liability (other than for death or personal injury or other liabilities that cannot, as a matter of law, be excluded) for any damage, loss, costs, expenses or disappointment, whether direct or indirect, caused to or suffered by entrants in connection with the Competition or as a result of Prize-Winners accepting or making use of the Prizes. The AELTC will not be liable if the Prizes do not reach the Prize-Winners for any reason outside the control of the AELTC, or if Prizes are damaged during delivery.

Law. These Competition Terms & Conditions shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law and the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise under or in connection with them.

Severance. If any provision of these terms is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms, which shall remain in full force and effect.

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