Brain of Britain Beat The Brains Competition

Terms & Conditionse

  1. 1. The BBC's code of conduct for competitions applies to this competition. You can read more about it here: BBC Competitions Policy.
  2. 2. Entry is open to all UK residents (including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man), except BBC employees or those of its affiliates and their close relatives or any person connected to the competition. Entrants who are under 18 must have permission to enter from their parent or guardian, who must confirm the entrant's compliance with these terms and conditions.
  3. 3. Beat The Brains will be run during Brain of Britain on BBC Radio 4. Entry is by email via the Brain of Britain website or by post to Beat The Brains, BBC, 3rd Floor, Dock House, MediacityUK, Salford, M50 2LH. Entries are welcome anytime, however for entries to be considered for the current series they must be received by 31st January 2012. Entries received after this date will be kept for 2 years and considered once for any series which may fall in that period.
  4. 4. All entrants must supply two questions that they think should be put to the panellists in an edition of Brain of Britain. They must also supply their name and address/email address. Entrants who have had questions featured on the programme will not be considered again in the same series.
  5. 5. The BBC will only ever use personal details for the purposes of administering this competition. Please see the BBC's Privacy Policy: BBC Privacy Policy.
  6. 6. One entrant's questions will be chosen for each edition of Brain of Britain. The questions will be chosen by the programme producer using the following criteria:
    - Sufficient level of difficulty,
    - Different to recent questions,
    - Creative,
    - Appropriate, and
    - The question is not defamatory, obscene, offensive or in any other way unsuitable for broadcast.
  7. 7. The choice of the producer will be final. The producer may amend or correct any of the questions as he/she sees fit.
  8. 8. The entrant will be notified by post or phone or email that their questions have been chosen. Where possible they will be told when the programme will be broadcast. Their name and rough location will be broadcast.
  9. 9. The questions will be asked by the Brain of Britain question-master. He/She, in conjunction with the programme's adjudicator and producer, will assess whether the questions were answered correctly by the panel. Their decision will be final. If they judge that the panellists failed to correctly answer either or both questions, then the entrant has won. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.
  10. 10. The winning entrants will receive a book token to the value of £20. The prize is as stated and cannot be deferred or transferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
  11. 11. Entrants can decline to take part in any post-competition publicity.
  12. 12. The BBC reserves the right to cancel or vary Beat The Brains at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise beyond its control. In this event, notice will be posted on the Brain of Britain webpage.
  13. 13. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when entering this competition.
  14. 14. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.

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