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MS Readathon Competition Terms & Conditions

Backpack Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to participants who meet all the following criteria below:
    • One of the first 500 participants to register before 11:59pm (GMT) 30th Oct 2021
    • Under 18 years old
    • Irish resident with Irish mailing address provided during event registration

  1. Back Pack is one size and one colour only. 
  2. An email will be sent to all successful participants to confirm they will receive a free backpack
  3. MS Readathon free slap bands will be dispatched from week beginning 1st November 2021 via An Post.
  4. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for lost or unclaimed mail.
  5. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  6. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  7. The free backpack is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable or available to exchange.
  8. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  9. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the promotion.
  10. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the registration will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.ie/privacy-statement

Fundraising Prize Draw Terms & Conditions – Wireless Headphones

  1. This promotion is open to all 2021 MS Readathon Child participants (under 18) who are a resident in Ireland and who raise €25 for the MS Readathon by 11:59 PM 10th December 2021
  2. For each €25 raised, the registered MS Readathon participant will receive one entry into the draw to win a set of wireless headphones
  3. The winners will be determined by a random draw of valid competition entrants.
  4. This prize draw will be publicised via email, phone and social media.
  5. This competition period commences at 8am (GMT) 5th October and finishes on 10th December 2021.
  6. This draw will take place the following week.
  7. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registrations in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  8. MS Readathon shall notify the winner via email.MS Readathon may publish the name of the winner on msreadathon.ie and/or on our social media accounts.
  9. If the prize is not claimed in writing by Monday 10 Jan 2022, the prize may be forfeited and MS Readathon may award the prize to another entrant, drawn randomly in the same manner as set out in clause 3.
  10. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  11. The prize is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable.  The prize can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  12. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  13. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  14. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.ie/privacy-statement

Fundraising Prize Draw Terms & Conditions – iPads

  1. This promotion is open to all 2021 MS Readathon Child participants (under 18) who are a resident in Ireland and who raise €50 for the MS Readathon by 11:59 PM 10th December 2021
  2. For each €50 raised, the registered MS Readathon participant will receive one entry into the draw to win an iPad
  3. The winners will be determined by a random draw of valid competition entrants.
  4. This prize draw will be publicised via email, phone and social media.
  5. This competition period commences at 8am (GMT) 5th October and finishes on 10th December 2021.
  6. This draw will take place the following week.
  7. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registrations in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  8. MS Readathon shall notify the winner via email.MS Readathon may publish the name of the winner on msreadathon.ie and/or on our social media accounts.
  9. If the prize is not claimed in writing by Monday 10 Jan, 2022, the prize may be forfeited and MS Readathon may award the prize to another entrant, drawn randomly in the same manner as set out in clause 3.
  10. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  11. The prize is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable.  The prize can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  12. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  13. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  14. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.ie/privacy-statement

Languages Connect Prize Draw Terms & Conditions – iPads

  1. This promotion is open to all 2021 MS Readathon Child participants (under 18) who are a resident in Ireland who read and log books in a foreign language other than English or Irish and who raise €50 for the MS Readathon by 11:59 PM 10th December 2021. To be entered int the draw participants MUST let us know prior to the draw date by emailing read@msreadathon.ie 
  2. For each €50 raised, the registered MS Readathon participant will receive one entry into the draw to win an iPad
  3. The winners will be determined by a random draw of valid competition entrants.
  4. This prize draw will be publicised via email, phone and social media.
  5. This competition period commences at 8am (GMT) 5th October and finishes on 10th December 2021.
  6. This draw will take place the following week.
  7. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registrations in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  8. MS Readathon shall notify the winner via email. MS Readathon may publish the name of the winner on msreadathon.ie and/or on our social media accounts.
  9. If the prize is not claimed in writing by Monday 10 Jan, 2022, the prize may be forfeited and MS Readathon may award the prize to another entrant, drawn randomly in the same manner as set out in clause 3.
  10. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  11. The prize is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable.  The prize can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  12. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  13. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  14. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.ie/privacy-statement

Fundraising Awards Terms & Conditions

  1. The MS Readathon 2021 Awards and Rewards are open to all 2021 MS Readathon registered participants who are a resident in Ireland.
  2. The criteria and prize for the MS Readathon Award winners are outlined below:

Award

Criteria

Prizes

Highest Individual Fundraiser

Registered child participant (under 18) who raised the most in Ireland as of 11:59pm (GMT) 10th Dec 2021

An iPad

MS Readathon pin

Personalised certificate

Second Highest or Joint Highest Individual Fundraiser

Registered child participant (under 18) who raised the most in Ireland as of 11:59pm (GMT) 10th Dec 2021

An iPad

MS Readathon pin

Personalised certificate

Top 3 Highest fundraising Schools

Top 3 fundraising registered schools as of 11:59pm (GMT) 11th Dec 2020

A Bundle of Books

Personalised certificate

Cheque Presentation and Professional Class/School Photo

  1. The amount raised is based on the funds visible on the official MS Readathon participant / school fundraising page as of 11:59PM (GMT) Friday 10th Dec 2021.
  2. The winners of the MS Readathon awards will be publicised via email, phone and social media.
  3. This competition period commences at 8am (GMT) 5th October and finishes on 30th November 2021.
  4. MS Readathon shall notify the winners via email and/or phone by Friday 17th December 2021. MS Readathon may publish the names of each winner on msreadathon.ie and/or on our social media accounts.
  5. Prizes will be sent to winners once notified.
  6. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registrations in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  7. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  8. The prize is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable. The prize can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  9. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  10. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  11. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.ie/privacy-statement

Creative Writing/Drawing Weekly Competition Terms & Conditions 

  1. This competition is open to all 2021 MS Readathon participants who are a resident in Ireland and under 18 years old.
  2. Every creative writing story submitted gives a registered MS Readathon participant one entry into the competition to win some amazing prizes. (Yet to be determined)
  3. MS Readathon employees and related parties of MS Readathon are ineligible to enter. 
  4. The winners will be determined by a judging panel of valid competition entrants.
  5. This competition may be publicised via email and social media.
  6. This competition period commences at 8am (GMT) 5th October and finishes on 30th November 2021.
  7. The judging will take place on throughout the reading month of November.
  8. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a story submission being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the submission is recorded on the MS Readathon system.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online submissions in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  9. Prize will be fulfilled by MS Readathon.
  10. MS Readathon shall notify the winners via email or telephone. MS Readathon may publish the names of each winner on msreadathon.ie and/or on our social media accounts.
  11. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  12. The prizes are not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable. The prizes can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  13. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  14. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.ie/privacy-statement

Design an Avatar Competition

  1. This competition is open to all 2021 MS Readathon participants who are a resident in Ireland and under 18 years old.
  2. Every avatar designed and submitted gives a registered MS Readathon participant one entry into the competition to win some amazing prizes. (MS Readathon swag, Tribes press swag and €1000 worth of books published by Tribes press for their school)
  3. MS Readathon employees and related parties of MS Readathon are ineligible to enter. 
  4. The winners will be determined by a judging panel of valid competition entrants.
  5. This competition may be publicised via email and social media.
  6. This competition period commences at 8am (GMT) 5th October and finishes on 30th November 2021.
  7. The judging will take place on throughout the reading month of November.
  8. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a story submission being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the submission is recorded on the MS Readathon system.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online submissions in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  9. Prize will be fulfilled by MS Readathon in partnership with Tribes press. 
  10. MS Readathon shall notify the winners via email or telephone. MS Readathon may publish the names of each winner on msreadathon.ie and/or on our social media accounts.
  11. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  12. The prizes are not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable. The prizes can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  13. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  14. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.ie/privacy-statement

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