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Slap Band 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 2020
    • Under 18 years old
    • Irish resident with Irish mailing address provided during event registration
  2. Slap band is one size only. 
  3. An email will be sent to all successful participants to confirm they will receive a free slapband
  4. MS Readathon free slap bands will be dispatched from week beginning 2nd Noveber 2020 via An Post.
  5. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for lost or unclaimed mail.
  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 registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  7. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  8. The free slapband is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable or available to exchange.
  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 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.
  11. 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

Face Covering Incentive Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to participants who meet all the following criteria below:
    • One of the first 500 Big Kid or Group Member participants to register before 11:59pm (GMT) 30th Oct 2020
    • Over 18 years old
    • Irish resident with Irish mailing address provided during event registration
  2. Face covering is one size only. 
  3. An email will be sent to all successful participants to confirm they will receive a free slapband
  4. MS Readathon free face covering will be dispatched from week beginning 2nd Noveber 2020 via An Post.
  5. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for lost or unclaimed mail.
  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 registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  7. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  8. The free face covering is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable or available to exchange.
  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 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.
  11. 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 2020 MS Readathon participants who are a resident in Ireland and who raise €25 for the MS Readathon by 11:59 PM 11th December 2020
  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 30th November 2020.
  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 21 December, 2020, 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 2020 MS Readathon participants who are a resident in Ireland and who raise €50 for the MS Readathon by 11:59 PM 11th December 2020
  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 30th November 2020.
  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 21 December, 2020, 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 2020 Awards and Rewards are open to all 2020 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) 11th Dec 2020

An iPad

MS Readathon pin

Personalised framed certificate

Second Highest or Joint Highest Individual Fundraiser

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

An iPad

MS Readathon pin

Personalised framed certificate

Top 3 Highest fundraising Schools

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

A Bundle of Books

Personalised framed certificate

First 2 Individuals Fundraisers to raise €100

Registered children participants (under 18) who hit the €100 milestone first

Can choose from either a family pass for City Kayaking or Galway Bay Cruises

First Individual Fundraisers to raise €150

Registered children participants (under 18) who hit the €150 milestone first

€50 voucher for McGreevy’s Toys Direct

Three Highest Fundraising Schools

Registered school, class or group who raises the most in Ireland as of 11:59pm (GMT) 11th Dec 2020

A Book Bundle

A Framed certificate

  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 11th Dec 2020.
  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 2020.
  4. MS Readathon shall notify the winners via email and/or phone by Friday 18 September, 2020. 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 Competition Terms & Conditions

  1. This competition is open to all 2020 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 2020.
  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

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