Feet in 3 Competition – Terms and Conditions

1. Entering the Competition

  1. The Feet in 3 Minutes competition (the “Competition”) is organised by Tomorrow’s Podiatry (the “Promotors”)
  2. The Competition is open to UK and Irish residents aged 16 and over, who are either: studying at a School of Podiatry in the UK or Ireland, or HCPC registered or equivalent Podiatrists in the UK or Ireland.
  3. By entering the Competition you (“You”) are accepting these terms and conditions.
  4. To enter the Competition, You must complete in full the online entry form at TomorrowsPods.com/FeetIn3/enter, answer the questions in that form, and submit a video in which You give a very short introduction to a topic or subject of Your choosing. The video must not exceed 180 seconds in length. It can be filmed in a style of Your choosing and can be supplied in the following file formats: avi, mov, wmv, mp4, mpeg, mpg, flv.
  5. If You have any questions about how to enter or in connection with the Competition, please e-mail us at info@TomorrowsPods.com with “Feet in 3 Minutes competition” in the subject line.
  6. You are responsible for the cost (if any) of creating your Competition entry and sending it to us, as well as all other costs associated with participation in the Competition.
  7. The Competition commences at 9am on 1 February 2021 and closes at 11.59pm on 3o April 2021. Entries received after that date and time will not be considered. The Promoters reserve the right in their absolute discretion to extend the closing date for a reasonable period of time where an insufficient number of the entries received have satisfied the entry and judging criteria.
  8. You own the copyright to your Competition entry as its author. If another person has filmed Your entry, you warrant that you have received an assignment of all associated copyright to that entry from that person. The Promoters may ask to see evidence of that assignment at any time.
  9. By submitting an entry to the Competition, You give the Promoters:
    1. Permission for your entry to be published on facebook.com/TomorrowsPods (“the TPS Site”) and grant the Promoters a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide licence to use and publish your Competition entry in electronic format (including on the Promoters’ websites) and hard copy (including in the Promoters’ publications), both as a full video and as screen shots, for purposes connected with the Competition, and the Tomorrow’s Podiatry Network, and to adapt the entry to enable such publication (including to shorten or edit it for such purposes), and you hereby irrevocably waive, for the benefit of the Promoters, all moral rights in the entry to which you are entitled.
    2. The right to use your name, photograph and town or city of residence for the sole purpose of identifying You as the author of your entry and/or as a finalist or winner of the Competition.
  10. Your entry must only feature You (and, if appropriate, other people aged 16 and over with their express permission), must be Your own work, must not be copied, must not contain any third-party materials and/or content (including background music) that You do not have permission to use, must not promote Your own or third party goods or services or include any trade marks (other than those belonging to the Promoters), and must not show inappropriate or dangerous behaviour, or otherwise be obscene, defamatory, distasteful, offensive, or in breach of any applicable legislation or regulations, or in breach of any confidentiality obligations owed by you to third parties. If We have reason to believe your entry is not your own work, if a person objects to the inclusion of a video in which they are featured being included in the Competition, then We may not consider it and may disqualify it.
  11. We may also disqualify Your entry if You do not meet the entry criteria, You are not eligible to enter the Competition, You cannot be contacted or You do not respond within 5 days of being contacted by Us in relation to your entry. In the event of disqualification, we may select a new longlisted entry, runner up or winner in accordance with the selection processes below.

2. Picking the longlisted entries, runners up and winner

  1. A panel of fact checkers from the Promoters, including an independent educationalist will by 14 May 2021 check entries from all the valid Competition entries to ensure they represent contemporary knowledge and practice. The Promoters will notify all entrants within one week of that date.
  2. All valid entries will be posted on the TPS Page from 23 May 2021. Organic engagement will be recorded From that date until 11.59pm on 19 June 2021. The entry with the highest combined number of organic reactions, shares and comments will be shortlisted for the final as a finalist. If two or more entries receive the same combined number and tie, the entry with most minutes viewed will become the finalist.
  3. A panel of judges from the Promoters, including an independent judge will by 19th June 2021 choose five shortlisted entries and a winner from all the valid Student Competition entries using the criteria (see 2.10). The Promoters will notify the shortlisted entrants within one week of that date. The winner will be revealed during the live awards show on the 26 June 2021 and will become a finalist.
  4. A panel of judges from the Promoters, including an independent judge will by 19th June 2021 choose two entries as finalists from all the valid non-Student Competition entries using the criteria (see 2.10). The Promoters two finalists will be revealed during live awards show on the 26 June 2021.
  5. The final shortlist will be made up of the entry with the highest video engagement (see 2.3) the winner of the student prize (see 2.4) and the two finalists selected by the panel of judges (see 2.5). If the winner of the student prize is the video with the highest engagement, then the video with the second highest engagement will be selected. If the video with the highest engagement is selected by the panel of judges then the panel of judges will select the next an additional finalist.
  6. A panel of judges from the Promoters, including an independent judge will by 25 June 2021 choose a winner from final shortlist using the criteria (see 2.10). The winner will be revealed during the live awards show on the 26 June 2021
  7. When choosing the longlisted entries, runners up and subsequently the winner, the judges will be looking for entrants who are clearly on top of their subject, who can explain what’s important about it in a very short time, who deliver with verve and passion, and who leave us wanting to find out more. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  8. Full details of the judging process and the judges are available on request to info@TomorrowsPods.com.
  9. At every level of the competition, each competitor will be assessed by a panel of judges on the criteria listed in 3. Each criterion should be judged out of 10 along with notes immediately following the presentation and then used as a basis to compare results after all competitors have presented. The judges have discretion during discussions to pick the short listees and winners.
  10. Each criterion is equally weighted and has an emphasis on the audience.
    1. Comprehension and Content
      1. Did the video provide an understanding of the background and significance to the subject being addressed, while explaining terminology and avoiding jargon?
      2. Did the video clearly describe the key aspects of the subject?
      3. Did the video follow a clear and logical sequence?
      4. Was the subject communicated in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience?
      5. Did the presenter spend adequate time on each element of their video—or did they elaborate for too long on one aspect or was the video rushed?
    2. Engagement and Communication
      1. Did the video make the audience want to know more?
      2. Was the video careful not to trivialise or generalise the subject?
      3. Did the video convey enthusiasm for their subject?
      4. Did the video capture and maintain their audience’s attention?
      5. Was the video well-presented and maintain a steady pace?

3. The Prizes

  1. The overall winner will win a cash prize of £500.
  2. The winner of the student prize will win a cash prize of £250.
  3. The winner of the People’s Prize will win a cash prize of £250.
  4. The winner will be notified by The Promoters on the night of the Live Final. If a winner rejects their prize, then the winner’s prize will be forfeited and The Promoters shall be entitled to select another winner.
  5. The winners will be contacted by the Promoters by 9 July 2021 to request payment details. The winner’s prize will be paid within 14 days of the Promoters’ receipt of payment details.
  6. The prize cannot be exchanged or transferred by You and cannot be redeemed by You for any other prize.

4. Some other rules

  1. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted, joint submissions are allowed but it is the responsibility of the person submitting the entry to ensure the prize is distributed. Entries must be made by the authorised account holder of the email address submitted.
  2. We take no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered or entered for any technical or other reason. Proof of delivery of the entry is not proof of receipt.
  3. Details of the winners can be obtained by emailing info@TomorrowsPods.com
  4. The winner and runners up may be required for promotional activity and shall participate in such activity on the Promoters’ reasonable request. The winner and runners up consent to the use by the Promoters and their related companies, both before and after the closing date of the Competition for an unlimited time, of their voice, image, photograph and name for publicity purposes (in any medium, including still photographs and films, and on the internet, including any websites hosted by the Promoters) and in advertising, marketing or promotional material without additional compensation or prior notice and in entering the Competition, all entrants consent to the same.
  5. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the liability of the Promoters for death, personal injury, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation as a result of their negligence.
  6. The Promoters accept no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by You as a result of entering the Competition or accepting any prize. The Promoters further disclaim liability for any injury or damage to You or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in connection with the Competition.
  7. The Promoters reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Competition with or without prior notice due to reasons outside their control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of the Promoters in all matters under its control is final and binding. The Promoters reserve the right to discount votes if they suspect fraudulent bulk voting or multiple voting is or has taken place to inappropriately influence or manipulate the voting procedures.