Radio 1 Vic Galloway

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Radio 1 and Radio Scotland Stand Up Comedy Workshops 2009

If you listen to Radio 1, are between the ages of 18 and 25 and fancy yourself as a stand up comedian why not apply for a place on the Radio 1 and Radio Scotland Stand Up Comedy Workshops.

We are looking for beginners who want to make their mark on the world of comedy.

All you have to do is write a comedy biography telling us all about yourself and make it funny! No more than 500 words.

If we love your writing and you make us laugh out loud we will invite you to a three day workshop here in BBC Scotland on the 21, 22, 23 October 2009.

Apply to by 16 October 2009.

Please read the Terms and Conditions below...

1. Entry is open to all UK residents between 18 and 25 years old at the time entry closes. BBC employees and persons connected to the competition and their close relatives are not eligible to enter. Proof of age, identity and eligibility may be requested.

2. Submissions can only be made by email to between 7 October 2009 to 16 October 2009. Entries received after 12 noon on the 16 October 2009 will not be considered.

3. The submission must consist of a comedy biography telling us about yourself in a funny way. No more than 500 words.

4. By entering the competition, you confirm that your submission is: (i) your own original work and does not infringe any third party’s rights, (ii) has not previously been performed or published, (iii) does not infringe any UK laws, and (iv) you have the right to give the BBC permission to use it for the purposes specified above.

5. The Production Team will review all eligible entries and select a winner based on the following criteria: (i) is the material original (ii) is it funny (iii) is it suitable for broadcast.

6. The Production Team’s decision on the winners is final. No correspondence will be entered into with the contestants.

7. The prize will consist of the opportunity for the winners to attend a three day workshop in BBC Scotland, tentatively scheduled to take place on 21to 23 October 2009. There will be no cash equivalent and the prize cannot be transferred.

8. Should the selected winners not be available after reasonable attempts to contact him/her, the BBC reserves the right to select another entrant.

9. By submitting your comedy biography you grant to the BBC, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons) for BBC services in any media worldwide (including on the BBC's site accessed by international users).

10. Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and the aforementioned permission is non-exclusive. You can continue to use the material in any way you wish and you can also permit others to use the material.

11. Contributions cover all contributions made by the entrants in connection with this competition, including but not limited to any performance and spoken, written and artistic materials (incl. audio and video recordings thereof).

12. All entries may be used in publicity campaigns post competition. Photographs of winning entries may also be used in publicity campaigns. The winners agrees to take part in any post-competition publicity if required.

13. The BBC reserves the right to (i) cancel or change the competition, (ii) vary or change the prizes, (iii) disqualify any entrant who breaches the rules or who commits fraud or enters a piece of work that is obscene; or if in their opinion it is deemed necessary or if circumstances arise outside its control.

14. The BBC will only use personal details for the purposes of administering this competition, and will not publish them or provide them to anyone without permission. You can read more about the BBC Privacy Policy here.

15. The competition 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.

16. The promoter of the competition is BBC and is subject to the law of Scotland.

17. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and agree to be bound by them by entering the competition.

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