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Les e’toiles de Pau Ticket Competition – September 2021

Full Terms and Conditions

This Promotion is only open to those who are aged 16 or over and anyone professionally connected to Badminton Horse Trials or Les e’toiles de Pau is not allowed to enter.

You don’t have to buy anything to take part in this Promotion but you do need access to the internet and a valid Facebook account.

Promotion Period: Enter between 11:00 BST on Monday 27th September 2021 and 09:00 BST Monday 4th October 2021.

To Enter: comment on the Ticket Competition post on the Badminton Horse Trials official Facebook page before the closing date.

Sorry, but you may only enter once during the Promotion Period.

The Prize

One winner will win 4 ‘Pass 3 jours Bronze’ Tickets which include admission and parking for the Les e’toiles de Pau event in the South of France.

Tickets are for Friday 29, Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October 2021.

No admission tickets are required for the first two days of the event (27 – 28 October).

Further Prize Details:

If the winner is under the age of 16, they must have permission from their parent or guardian in order to accept the prize and use the vouchers. The winner must be accompanied to the event in by one adult.

For the avoidance of doubt, the Prize does not include travel/transportation, accommodation, food, beverages, souvenirs, gratuities, excess baggage, additional excursions and attractions or any other costs of a personal nature (including spending money) that are not explicitly set out in these Terms and Conditions and neither the Promoter nor any provider of any part of the Prize will be responsible for any such costs.

Once tickets have been issued, Promoter not the Les e’toiles de Pau event organisers, will not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations caused by (but not limited to) a global or regional health crises, weather conditions, fire, flood, strike, hurricane, industrial dispute, war, terrorist activity, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, illness of a performer or any other circumstances beyond the control of the Promoter.

The winner will not be entitled to any compensation and will have no claim against the organisers if Pau or any other event forming part of the prize is delayed, postponed, rescheduled or cancelled.

Once received, tickets are only valid for the dates and times shown; no alternatives will be available.

If a booking is cancelled by the winner, no alternative tickets will be issued and for the avoidance of doubt, no compensation and/or refund will be provided.

All vouchers provided are subject to the terms and conditions of the providers.

Winner Selection

One winner will be randomly selected from all valid entries received during the Promotion Period. The winner will be selected within 5 working days of the end of the Promotion Period.

Contacting the Winner

We will contact the winner via a Facebook messenger via the account used to comment on the post within 3 working days the end of the Promotion Period. If you’re our lucky winner, you must respond to us within 7 days from the point of Contact. If you don’t respond within the time given, the prize will be awarded to a reserve winner. The reserve winner will be contacted in the same manner and may be given a shorter time frame to soon as respond. If no reserves respond within time frames given, the promoter reserves the right to not award the prize.

If you are the winner, we’ll try and confirm your prize and request your electronic tickets as soon as we can and within no more than 7 days from acceptance of the prize. In the unlikely event that you don’t hear from us within 7 days of accepting your prize, you will have a further 7 days to inform the Promoter by sending an email to In the event that you don’t not inform us within this time frame, we will reserve the right to not reissue the prize or limit its value at our sole discretion.

Provided no objection is received, if you are the lucky winner, your surname and county of residence will be made available by sending a self-addressed envelope to the promoter (address given below) which will be available 1 month after the close of the promotion for 4 weeks. The winner can object to their surname or county of residence being published or request for the amount of information being published to be reduced when accepting the prize. Without prejudice, we will provide this information to the Advertising Standards Authority on reasonable request.

We may request that the winner participates in publicity arising from the Promotion. The winner is under no obligation to participate and may decline this request. Participation is at the winner’s discretion and is not a condition of Prize Acceptance.

We’re sorry but you can’t transfer any part of the prize to someone else or exchange it for something else or a cash or other alternative.

If for reasons Les e’toiles de Pau event organisers can’t control, any part of the prize is no longer available, they will offer you an alternative prize but which will definitely be of equal or greater value.

Any of your personal data will be used solely for the purposes of this Promotion by us and/or by any agent appointed by us to assist with running the Promotion on our behalf and will not be disclosed to a third party for any other purpose. Your personal data will be handled in accordance with the Promoter’s privacy policy, available at

We believe in fair play. Bulk entries made from trade, consumer groups, syndicates or third parties will not be accepted and we will not accept cheating in any form including the use of macros or other automated means of entry, masking your identity by using identities other than your own and any other behaviour that falls outside the spirit of the Promotion. If you’re found to be cheating, you will be excluded.

Unfortunately, if you suffer any loss or damage that arises out of or in connection with the Promotion or prize itself (whether in contract, tort (including (without limitation) negligence), statutory duty or otherwise), Badminton Horse Trials and Les e’toiles de Pau event organisers won’t be liable for this.

If this Promotion can’t run properly because of fraud, tampering, technical errors or anything else that is beyond our control which affects the running, administration, security or fairness of this promotion, we reserve the right to disqualify any person involved. We will also have the right to cancel, modify or suspend the Promotion.

No responsibility can be taken for entries which are lost, delayed, corrupted, damaged, misdirected or incomplete or which cannot be delivered for any technical, delivery or other reason. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt. The Promoter does not guarantee continuous or secure access to the web entry page.

We may refuse to award a Prize in the event of any entrant’s fraud, dishonesty, breach or non-entitlement under these Terms & Conditions or seek recovery of its value if the Prize has been awarded.

If someone or something tampers with this Promotion in some way whether by fraud, technical failures, system errors or other issues, including any such failure which is within the control of Badminton Horse Trials or its agencies. Badminton Horse Trials, our partners and its agencies will not be responsible for the promotion, prize or for the non-inclusion of entries. Proof of submission of entry is not proof of receipt of entry.

In the event of any dispute, Badminton’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

By entering you confirm that you have read and agree to these terms and conditions.

This competition is not endorsed by, or in anyway connected to Facebook.

In the event of a discrepancy between these Terms & Conditions and the details in any promotional material, the details in the Terms & Conditions will prevail.

These terms and conditions are governed by English Law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh Courts.

Promoter: Badminton Horse Trials (Badminton) whose registered office is at Badminton Horse Trials Office, Badminton, South Gloucestershire, GL9 1DF, United Kingdom.