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Proms Competition 2016 - Terms and Conditions

1. The competitions are open to all residents of the UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, except BBC employees, their close relatives and anyone connected with the competition.
2. Competitions will be run every week from Monday 4th July until 5pm on Friday 9th September 2016 during the In Tune and Breakfast programmes on Radio 3. Entry to the competitions is by email to or by post to IN TUNE PROMS COMPETITION, BBC RADIO 3, ROOM 3015, BROADCASTING HOUSE PORTLAND PLACE, LONDON W1A 1AA. A question will be asked in the Monday edition of the In Tune programme and repeated in Breakfast and In Tune on the Tuesday and in Breakfast on Wednesday. Answers must be received by no later than 5pm on the following Friday during the competition period.
3. All entrants must supply their names and a contact telephone number at which they can be reached. Illegible entries or those received outside the opening times will not be considered.
4. The winning entrant each week will be the first correct entry drawn at random after the closing time or the first two in the case of prizes for the first and last nights.
5. Save as mentioned in 6. below, each prize consists solely of one pair of tickets to a Prom concert at the Albert Hall in Kensington and no travel, accommodation or other costs will be included.
6. For the competitions offering tickets to the First Night of the Proms there will be two winners and the prize for each will include one pair of tickets for the first night of the Proms. For the competition offering tickets to the Last Night of the Proms there will be two winners and the prize for each will include one pair of tickets for the last night of the Proms. For the First Night there will be no travel, accommodation or any other expenses offered.  For the Last Night the Prize will also include return travel from anywhere in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, and accommodation for 2 people (one room for winner and guest) in London for one night including breakfast. The BBC reserves the right to choose the method of travel. For the avoidance of doubt there are no other fees, expenses or costs offered by the BBC.
7. Children under 16 can only attend the Prom concerts if accompanied by an adult. Ticket holders are responsible for checking and observing admission requirements to the venue.
8. The prizes are as stated. There is no cash alternative, it must not be offered for sale and it is not transferable.
9. The BBC's decision as to the winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into. Any breach of these rules may result in the prizes being forfeited.
10. Each winner will be notified by telephone (to the number provided by entrant) and will be required to collect the prize at the Royal Albert Hall box office on the day of the concert.
11. Only one entry is allowed per entrant per weekly competition. Winners are not eligible to re-enter in future rounds of this competition.
12. Entrants must agree to take part in any post-competition publicity
13. The BBC reserves the right to cancel or vary a competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise beyond its control.
14. If a winner is unable to be contacted after reasonable attempts have been made the BBC reserves the right to offer the prize to the entrant whose name is next drawn at random.
15. The BBC will only ever use personal details for the purposes of administering this competition, and will not publish them or provide them to anyone without permission. The BBC will only keep your details for as long as is necessary and within the BBC’s Privacy Policy. You can read more about the BBC Privacy Policy at
16. The BBC Code of Conduct for competitions applied and can be found at

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