Terms and Conditions

  1. To be eligible to enter, you must be a resident of the UK or Ireland, and aged between 15 and 19 years old. Employees of The Ardonagh Group Limited or its subsidiaries and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter.

  2. The promoter of the Prize is Ardonagh Community Trust (the “Charity”) – registered charity of The Ardonagh Group (charity registration number: 1175060).

  3. The Prize is free to enter.

  4. The Prize is only available for the funding of a project, contribution to a registered charity or payment for educational costs as specified in the application (“the Project”).

  5. By submitting an entry, the applicant confirms that all of the information contained in the entry is accurate to the best of their knowledge.

  6. All entries must be submitted via ardonaghtrust.org/bright-future-prize and only one entry per person is permitted.

  7. The opening date for entries is 10am on Monday 19 April 2021. The closing date is 5pm on Friday 21 May 2021. Entries received after this time will not be considered.

  8. The Charity accepts no responsibility for entries not successfully completed due to a technical fault, technical malfunction, computer hardware or software failure, satellite, network or server failure of any kind.

  9. All applications will be reviewed and shortlisted by a panel of individuals appointed by the Charity before the Board of Trustees for the Charity choose finalists.

  10. Once finalists are chosen, all applicants will be contacted by 31 July 2021 to advise of the outcome of their application and next steps.

  11. All finalists and the referees they have chosen will take part in a filmed interview, either in person or online, to help with the judging process.

  12. The winner(s) will be chosen by the Board of Trustees on Wednesday 22 September.

  13. One main winner will receive £20,000 to go towards the funding of a project, contribute to the Project as specified in the application.

  14. At the sole discretion of the Board of Trustees further prize(s) may be awarded from a smaller funding pot of £10,000, that will be allocated and distributed in any manner they see fit towards the Project(s) of any of the applicants as further winner(s) in addition to the main winner.

  15. All winner(s) will be notified by email or telephone (using details provided at entry) before Friday 1 October and will be required to enter into an agreement on the usage of the funds which will be prepared in line with their Project (the “Agreement”). In the event that the winner is under the age of 18, the Agreement will be made with the winner’s parents or guardian.

  16. If the winner(s) or their guardian / parents fail to enter into the Agreement stated within or within 14 days of being notified then the Charity reserves the right to withdraw the offer of the Prize.

  17. The funds awarded will then be transferred to the relevant account within 30 days of being notified of their win or 30 days after entry into the Agreement, whichever is later.

  18. The Prize for the winner is non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no alternative is offered.

  19. The decision of the Charity regarding any dispute on the rules or conduct of the prize draw or any other aspect of the Prize is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.

  20. Participants are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions upon entry. The Charity reserves the right to refuse entry or refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.

  21. Personal data supplied during the course of this promotion will only be processed as set out in the Charity’s privacy policy, which can be found at www.ardonaghtrust.org

  22. The Charity at its sole discretion reserves the right to withdraw the offer of the Prize from any winner(s) in the event that it considers that their stated Project is incapable of being achieved or benefited in the same manner as stated in their application.

  23. The Charity reserves the right to cancel or amend the prize draw or the rules without notice during the period for entry into the prize draw. Any cancellation of or changes to the prize draw will be notified to you on www.ardonaghtrust.org.