Rules & Conditions for Entries

Rules & Conditions for Entries

***CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES EXTENDED TO 12 NOON 23RD JULY 2018***

Rules & Conditions for Entries

1. The overall aim of these awards is to recognise and celebrate the success of individuals and organisations within the Health and Fitness Industry across Northern Ireland. These awards are designed to be inclusive and accessible and will be presented at a gala dinner to be held in the Crowne Plaza on Saturday 22nd September 2018.

2. Awards will be available for each of the categories as detailed on the website.

3. The awards are open to all individuals and organisations in the Health and fitness sector but with the following restrictions:

· Entries will be confined to individuals and organisations which are based in Northern Ireland

· Sponsors cannot enter the award which they are sponsoring

· By entering into the awards you are agreeing to attend or send a representative to the award ceremony should you be shortlisted as a finalist on Saturday 22nd September 2018.

4. Your submission should consist of a written document and supporting material. Entries must be made by uploading a PDF (No longer than three A4 pages) to the website.

5. Please include a title for your entry as this title will be used for referencing your submission in the brochure and in other supporting material.

6. Entries which do not meet the format may be excluded from the competition. Only online submissions will be accepted.

7. All supporting images should be uploaded with your entry submission to the healthandfitnessni.com website.

8. The judging panel may rely on published information and facts that are in the public domain when considering entries. Short-listed individuals and organisations may be asked to provide confirmation of claims made.

9. The opinion of the judging panel in all matters will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

10. Individuals and organisations may enter as many of the award categories as they wish but they may only make one entry in each category and upload supporting material for each category entered.

11. In the unlikely situation where a category is not deemed to be viable the organisers reserve the right to cancel that category without prior notice.

12. All relevant or equivalent qualifications should be provided where asked for. If you do not have the required qualifications, the organisers reserve the right to eliminate your entry without notice.

13. Only shortlisted entrants will be notified.

14. Information supplied may be used on the awards evening and/or in the Sunday Life, Q Radio and other media outlets after the event.

15. Additional items such as brochures etc should not be included.

16. Entries must be received no later than 12noon on Monday 16th July 2018