The One Show Summer Exhibition - terms and conditions
Here's everything you need to know for when you send us your masterpieces.
1. Entrants must:
(i) reside in the UK (including the Channel Islands and Isle of Man);
(ii) not be a BBC Employee or anyone connected with the programme or their immediate families;
(iii) not be a professional artist or make a living from painting/sculpting. Entrants under 16 years of age must obtain their parent's or guardian's permission before submitting their application.
2. The artwork must be photographed and sent in through the website's gallery at. The BBC will not accept any physical original artwork sent in. Photographic works and large-scale sculptures (over 90cm width or over 1.8m height or over 40kg weight) will not be considered.
3. The artwork must be own and original. The theme for entries will be "Your passions".
4. A maximum of two entries per person will be accepted.
5. By submitting an entry, entrants are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions as well as those referred to in the image uploader. By providing any material to the BBC (including any artwork, text, photographs, graphics, video or audio), the contestants agree to grant to the BBC, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants for BBC services in any media worldwide (including on the BBC's site accessed by international users).
6. Please keep copies as entries cannot be returned.
7. A maximum of 100 applications will be shortlisted by an arts selection committee consisting of BBC arts producers and arts-trained One Show Production Team members. The selection will then be submitted to a panel of three judges: The One Show presenters Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley alongside Royal Academy member, Chris Orr. The selection committee and the judges' selection will be solely based on the artistic merits of the artwork such as use of colour and tone, impact, composition, originality and technical ability of the relevant artwork, at the judges' absolute discretion. The criteria will also be based on the above stated theme. Decisions by the selection committee or panel are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
8. The judges will then select 5 entries. The entrants who submitted the 5 selected works will be contacted in order to have their artwork brought into the studio for a live reveal on 27th July. If a selected contestant cannot be contacted after reasonable efforts have been made or is unable to attend or bring the artwork into the studio as required by the BBC for the reveal, the judges may replace the entry by selection another artwork.
9. The closing date for submissions is 8th July at 17:00. Any entries after that will not be considered. The panel's decision will be announced on The One Show, 27th July 2009. There will be no prize or any cash alternative for winning.
10. The BBC, its sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction which may result in any entries being lost or not properly registered or recorded. The BBC reserves the right to: (i) disregard any entry which it considers to be offensive or distasteful as well as those which the BBC has reasonable grounds to consider are not authentic; and (ii) cancel this promotion at any time if it considers it has reasonable cause to do so or if there is a technical breakdown of any kind. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
11. The BBC will only use your personal data for purposes of running this event. The BBC complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. For more information on how the BBC uses your information please refer to www.bbc.co.uk/privacy
12. This programme accords with the BBC's Code of Conduct for Competitions and Voting and these terms are governed by the laws of England and Wales.