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IRFU Search For ‘Bid Kid’ To Answer Ireland’s 2023 Call

IRFU Search For ‘Bid Kid’ To Answer Ireland’s 2023 Call

The IRFU are inviting rugby mad Irish kids aged 7 to 15 (inclusive) to apply to become the person to present Ireland’s Rugby World Cup 2023 bid book to World Rugby on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

The IRFU are inviting parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents to enter a child they believe is rugby mad, confident, outgoing, likes getting their photograph taken and most importantly – is ready to take their place in the history of Irish Rugby, by joining our team as they deliver the document to World Rugby that will underline why Ireland is ‘Ready for the World’.
To enter, simply email a picture of the ‘rugby mad’ child and explain in 50 words or less why your child should be Ireland’s ‘bid kid’ for Rugby World Cup 2023.

Please include your name and contact details as well as the photo and explanation.
The bid submission will be made as part of a media event which we expect will draw significant print, photography and TV interest so it is important that the child is comfortable in such an environment!

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Terms & Conditions

1. In order to enter this competition, entrants must email a picture of the ‘rugby mad’ child and explain in 50 words or less why the child should be selected as Ireland’s ‘bid kid’ for Rugby World Cup 2023.

2. This competition is only open to those people identified as being permitted to enter or requested to enter as the case may be. This competition is not open to IRFU employees, agents, contractors or sub-contractors – or their families. Only children between the ages of 7-15 will be considered for this promotion.

3. This promotion is only eligible to residents of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and all entries must be made by individuals over the age of 18 years, being the parent or guardian of the nominated child or acting with the specific unqualified consent of the parent or guardian of the nominated child.

4. Entrants entering this competition will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and in submitting an entry warrant compliance with the provisions of paragraph 3 above.

5. Entries must be strictly in accordance with these terms and conditions and any other conditions in the messaging or promotions around such competition or they will be invalid. One entry is permitted per person. Entries from agents/third parties are invalid.

6. The competition is open from May 10 to May 25, 2017 only.

7. The IRFU accepts no responsibility or liability for entries or information relating to entries that are lost.

8. An independent judge will pick the winning entry or entries at random from valid entries received. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

9. Any prize is as stated in any messaging or promotions advertising such competition. No cash or other alternative will be offered and prizes are non-transferable.

10. The IRFU reserves the right at its sole discretion to alter any prize or substitute the prize for any reason and without notification. In the event that the winner declines the prize awarded to him/her or the IRFU is unable to contact the winner after reasonable efforts have been made, the IRFU may award the prize to another entrant, selected at random.

11. By accepting the prize, the winner grants the IRFU the right to use and publish or authorise the use or publication of the name and picture of the nominated child in such media as the IRFU may choose (including but not limited to the internet) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration.

12. The IRFU is excluded and can accept no liability for loss or damage to personal possessions or injuries or other incidents to customers which may occur in connection with this promotion.

13. The IRFU’s decision in respect of any matter concerning this promotion is final and shall be binding on all entrants. No correspondence will be entered into.

14. The IRFU reserves the right to withdraw this promotion at any time and to vary or amend any element of the promotion at any time without further notice at our sole discretion.

15. The IRFU reserves the right to suspend or terminate the competition or amend these terms and conditions at any time for any valid, technical or commercial reason.