DUCK RACE TERMS & CONDITIONS

The New Mills Duck Race raising funds for New Mills Primary Schools PTAs, nurseries and New Mills Festival.

Terms and Conditions
•The Race Controller is Rachel Walker, whose sole responsibility is to start the race and declare the three winning numbers.
•For the purpose of this community event the organiser is New Mills Festival, 13 Hall Street, New Mills, SK22 3BR.
•The Duck Race will run along the River, and will start at 1pm.
•Tickets cost £2.00 (two pounds) each.
•The Promoter is: New Mills Festival, 13 Hall Street, New Mills, SK22 3BR
•The event is authorised by Lottery Licence number TBC, issued by High Peak Borough Council.
•Tickets can only be sold to persons over the age of 16 years.
•The lottery is open to all Residents of the United Kingdom over the age of 16 years, except members of the organising committee or partners.
•Monies raised by this raffle after receipted costs, will be equally divided between the co-promoters/organisers.
•Participation in this lottery (Duck Race) can only be made by purchase of a ticket.
•Duck Race (lottery) tickets will be entered into the race only when the whole payment is received.
•The organisers & beneficiaries accept no responsibility for tickets which are lost, damaged, and illegible or from which the prize-winner cannot be identified, or for any technical failure or event which may cause the competition to be disrupted or corrupted.
•Any ticket entries received after the closing date may miss entry into the lottery and therefore will be considered as a donation.
• Winning ticket numbers will be the numbers corresponding to the first three numbered ducks crossing the finishing line of the Duck Race held on June 25th 2017, as retrieved by event volunteers working at the finish line. If it is impractical to run the race because of river conditions or any other reason three members of the public will be asked to select, by the Race Controller at random and in a public place, to draw one numbered counterfoil stub from a hat to determine the 1st, 2nd & 3rd prize winners.
Winning numbers will be announced after the race, distributed to the participating schools, displayed on the organizers Facebook page and website. To request a list of winners and numbers by post please send a stamped addressed envelope to:
Duck Race Results, New Mills Festival, 13 Hall Street, New Mills, SK22 3BR
•Prizes are: 1st £50, 2nd £30, 3rd £20
•The result of the race as declared by the organisers is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
•Ticket purchasers should keep the ticket or allocated number as proof of purchase.
•Prize money will be paid in cash.
•Where valid contact information is available, holders of winning tickets will be contacted by the organiser to arrange payment. Prizes may be collected on the day of the race, by contacting Race Control and supplying proof of purchase and identification, if required.
•Where the organiser is unable to contact a prize-winner so that a prize remains unclaimed for forty-five days following the organiser's first attempt to notify the prize-winner, the organiser may apply the prize to the as it sees fit, including re-offering the prize in future events.
•All winners are required to co-operate with the organiser's right to publish their win, as and when deemed appropriate, and to provide proof of age when requested.
•In the event of an error, howsoever caused, whether a printing error or otherwise and whether obvious or otherwise, which affects the competition in any way, the organisers reserve the right to administer the lottery as though the error had not occurred. Where the organiser deems it appropriate and/or feasible the organiser will notify entrants of the error.
•Failure to comply with any of these rules may result in the disqualification of an entry in the lottery.
•The organiser reserves the right to disqualify any entry at their absolute discretion.