1. The CMJ Spirit of Cricket Boys’ Award (the “Award”) is open to all residents of the UK, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Mann aged 15 years and over by Monday 1st September 2014, except employees of the British Broadcasting Corporation (“BBC”) or Marylebone Cricket Club (“MCC”) or any companies or agencies directly connected with this Award or their families.
2. The BBC and/or MCC reserve the right to request written proof of the age, identity and residence of the Award winner.
3. Nominations must be submitted by a teacher, coach or parent of the nominee (“Nominators”). A class, team or individual can be nominated. However, only one entry is allowed per person or group. Multiple entries will be discarded.
4. Nominations may be made online by accessing www.lords.org/cmjaward from 9am on Wednesday 10th June 2015. Nominations will close at noon on Monday 7th September 2015. Any nominations received after this date will not be accepted.
5. By entering this Award, entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
6. Nominators may be required to provide evidence of a nominee’s parent, guardian or carer’s consent if the nominee is aged less than 18 years.
7. To be considered for the Award, nominees must have displayed the “Spirit of Cricket” as defined by the following criteria, regardless of surface, number of players on each team or the type of ball:
i. “Outstanding Sportsmanship”;
ii. “Fair Play”; and
iii. “Respect” for opponents, umpires and the game’s traditional values.
8. The BBC and/or MCC may contact a Nominator and/or a nominee to verify facts and/or events and whether the relevant consents have been obtained. This should not be interpreted as anything other than an information gathering exercise. Further ongoing research may also be undertaken by the BBC and/or MCC if required. The parent, guardian or carer of the nominee may be contacted and asked for relevant contacts to assist with this research. The BBC and/or MCC reserve the right to disqualify a nominee if such contacts are not provided.
9. The judging panel will consist of BBC Executives, MCC’s Chief Executive & Secretary and MCC’s President, who will together select the winner based on the criteria outlined in paragraph
10. The winner will be invited by MCC to the Royal London One-Day Cup Final at Lord’s on Saturday 19th September and will be interviewed by the BBC TMS team during the visit (the “Prize”). The BBC and MCC will reimburse the winner for any travel expenses, up to a maximum of £500 upon provision of receipts or other supporting evidence for such travel.
11. The BBC’s and MCC’s decision as to the winner will be final. No correspondence relating to the Award will be entered into, with the exception of a letter of confirmation of the Award to the winner.
12. The Prize is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative available. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances, the BBC and MCC reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of similar or greater value.
13. The winner will be notified by Wednesday 9th September 2015. The return of any Award notification as undeliverable, or failure to reply as specified in the notification within the time stated therein, may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
14. MCC cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the Award or as a result of accepting the Award. Nothing shall exclude MCC’s liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence.
15. The BBC and MCC reserve the right to: (i) vary these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to the opening and closing times for nominations; (ii) disqualify any nominee who breaches the rules or has acted fraudulently in any way; or (iii) cancel the Award, at any stage, if in their opinion it is deemed necessary or if circumstances arise outside its control.
16. The BBC and MCC, their sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agents cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem which may result in any nomination not being properly registered.
18. Where relevant, this Award accords with the BBC's Code of Conduct for Competitions and Voting, details of which can be found on the BBC'S Standards and Guidelines website http://www.bbc.co.uk/competitioncode.
19. The promoters of the Award are the British Broadcasting Corporation and Marylebone Cricket Club. These terms and conditions are subject to and governed by the laws of England and Wales.