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Lewis Hamilton Ridealong Croatia & Slovenia

Win a ride along with Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton and other Mercedes merchandise

WANT TO ENTER? HERE IS HOW:

1. Fill in your details
2. describing in no more than thirty (30) words “why should you win a ride along experience with Lewis Hamilton with Monster Energy?”

submit entries from May 01 2017 to June 30 2017

promotion rules

Competition TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please read these terms & conditions (“Terms”) carefully.  By entering the Competition (as defined below), you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms.  You should also read our privacy policy at www.monsterenergy.com which explains how we will use the data you provide us with when entering this Competition.
Subject to the provisions of paragraph 4 below, this competition (“Competition") is open to all persons over eighteen (18) years of age and who are resident in Croatia and/or Slovenia.
This Competition is being organised and operated by Monster Energy Europe Limited of 51 Metropolitan Park, Bristol Road Greenford, Middlesex UB6 8UP, U.K. (“Monster Energy”).
The Competition is being conducted through the website at [INSERT] (the “Website”) and promoted through promotional material within selected participating retailers stores across Croatia and Slovenia.
No employee or family member of an employee of Monster Energy or its affiliated companies, contractors, subcontractors, agents or assigns or anyone else professionally connected with the Competition is permitted to enter the Competition.
By entering this Competition pursuant to these Terms, each entrant (“you”, “your”, “entrant”) agrees to be bound by these Terms and by the decision(s) of Monster Energy, whose decision shall be final, in relation to all matters relating to the Competition.  No further correspondence will be entered into by Monster Energy.
All times and dates set out in these Terms refer to the times and dates in Croatia and/or Slovenia.  In the event of any dispute over the time or date of any entry submitted, the decision of Monster Energy shall be final.
For the avoidance of doubt a computer and internet access is required to enter this Competition.  It is the responsibility of the entrants to ensure permission is gained from the owner of the computer and the individual who pays for the internet service provider.  No refund may be claimed for expenses related to the use of an internet connection for the purpose of participating in this Competition.
No purchase of any product is required to enter this Competition.
Entrants are limited to one (1) entry per person and each entrant shall not submit or attempt to submit more than one (1) entry.  Monster Energy reserves the right to refuse entry of any individual to the Competition who submits or attempts to submit more than one (1) entry.
Entries will not be valid where they are made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices.  Monster Energy reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to exclude entries it believes have been made using any automated entry techniques.
Entry  
The commencement date of the Competition is 00:01 on 01 May 2017 (“Commencement Date”) and the closing date for the Competition is 23:59 on 30 June 2017 (“Closing Date”). 
Entrants may enter this Competition by:
acting in accordance with these Terms;
submitting their details as directed on the Website; and
describing in no more than thirty (30) words “why should you win a ride along experience with Lewis Hamilton with Monster Energy?” (“Answer”);
Each winner shall be determined from all entrants who entered the Competition in accordance with paragraph 12 of these Terms (each a “Valid Entry”) by the following two (2) stage process:
the first stage shall be held within one (1) day of the Closing Date (“First Stage”) where a panel consisting of three (3) Monster Energy representatives and one (1) independent judge (the “Panel”) shall select from all Valid Entries:
 two (2) finalists for the Main Prize (defined below) that best satisfy the following selection criteria (“Selection Criteria”): a) the best understanding of the Monster Energy brand and Lewis Hamilton; and b) the most original Answer in terms of original composition, written skill and style (“Main Prize Finalists”); and
from all remaining Valid Entries, seventy (70) runner up finalists for the Runner Up Prize (defined below) that best satisfy the Selection Criteria (“Runner Up Prize Finalists”); and
from all remaining Valid Entries, sixty (60) secondary runner up finalists for the Secondary Runner Up Prize (defined below) that best satisfy the Selection Criteria (“Secondary Runner Up Prize Finalists”).
The Main Prize Finalists, Runner Up Finalists and Secondary Runner Up Finalists shall collectively be referred to as the “Finalists” and each shall be a “Finalist”;
the second stage shall be held within three (3) days of the First Stage (“Second Stage”) where the Panel shall contact each of the Finalists via the telephone number provided at Valid Entry and ask them an additional question in relation to Lewis Hamilton and/or the Monster Energy® brand. The:
one (1) Main Prize Finalist whose answer best meets the Selection Criteria and is able to provide the comply with paragraph 17 shall be determined by the Panel as the official winner of the Main Prize (“Main Winner”), whereas the other Main Prize Finalist shall win a Runner-Up Prize; and
twenty nine (29) Runner Up Prize Finalists whose answer best meets the Selection Criteria and are able to provide the comply with paragraph 17 shall each be determined by the Panel as an official winner of the Runner Up Prize (each a “Runner Up”);
fifty (50) Secondary Runner Up Prize Finalists whose answer best meets the Selection Criteria and are able to provide the comply with paragraph 17 shall each be determined by the Panel as an official winner of the Secondary Runner Up Prize (each a “Secondary Runner Up”);


Prize and Prize Requirements

The Main Winner shall win a trip for two (2) people to England, United Kingdom from 02 November 2017 until 03 November 2017 worth the approximate retail value of two thousand Euros (€2,000.00) which shall consist of the following (“Main Prize”),:
one (1) ride along experience for two (2) people with Lewis Hamilton, which shall be scheduled to take place on 03 November 2017 at Mercedes Benz World, Weybridge, Surrey, United Kingdom (“Experience”).  For the avoidance of doubt, the Experience shall be limited to one (1) lap of the track for two (2) people within the same vehicle;
one (1) night stay for two (2) people in twin room accommodation in a no less than a four (4) star rating hotel to be selected by Monster Energy in its absolute discretion (“Hotel”);
two (2) economy air bus return tickets from an airport in Croatia and/or Slovenia as selected by Monster Energy in its complete discretion, to an airport in the United Kingdom as selected by Monster Energy in its complete discretion (“Destination Airport”);
return economy transfers as determined by Monster Energy in its absolute discretion for two (2) people from Destination Airport to Hotel and from Hotel to the Experience as determined by Monster Energy in its absolute discretion; and
selected meals as determined by Monster Energy in its absolute discretion throughout the dates of the Main Prize;
Each Runner Up shall each win one (1) one (1) Mercedes AMG Petronas Team brand branded t-shirt of the exact size and design to be determined by Monster Energy in its complete discretion, subject to availability (each a “Runner Up Prize”) worth an estimated retail value of twenty Euros (€20.00);
Each Secondary Runner Up shall each win one (1) one (1) Mercedes AMG Petronas Team brand branded adjustable cap of the exact size and design to be determined by Monster Energy in its complete discretion, subject to availability (each a “Secondary Runner Up Prize”) worth an estimated retail value of eighteen (18) Euros (€18.00)
Only the Main Winner and one (1) person, as chosen by the Main Winner (“Elected Person”) may enjoy the benefits of the Main Prize.  The Elected Person must be approved by Monster Energy, be over the age of eighteen (18) years and be resident in Croatia and/or Slovenia.  
Before being declared the Winner and receiving the Prize, the potential winner and its Elected Person will be required to:
prove eligibility, including, without limitation, proof of age, residence, identity, which may include but is not limited to a copy of proof of residence, passport and/ or similar government issued identification; and
for the Main Winner and the Elected Person only, sign a written confirmation of eligibility and waiver of liability prepared by Monster Energy, in its complete discretion, specific to the Main Prize confirming understanding, compliance with and acceptance of the waiver before the Main Prize can be released to the Main Winner. Copies of the applicable confirmation and waiver can be obtained upon request to [INSERT].
Failure to provide Monster Energy with this information within the reasonable timeframe set by Monster Energy may result in the potential winner forfeiting their Prize and Monster Energy selecting another Valid Entry in accordance with paragraph 14 as soon as reasonably possible thereafter.
For the avoidance of doubt, all costs associated with the Main Prize, including without limitation, tax, valid health insurance for travel, transportation, equipment, sustenance, any entertainment and anything related to the Prize not specifically included and outlined in the definition of the Prize at paragraph 14 above will be borne solely by the Main Winner.  Accommodation is on a room only basis and the Main Winner and the Elected Person will be responsible for all food and beverage consumed elsewhere and all additional room charges.  The Main Winner hereby agrees to sign and comply with any terms and conditions provided by the relevant service providers for the services set out in paragraph 14.  It is the responsibility of the Main Winner to be available for the dates of the Main Prize and to provide any required legal documentation for the Main Prize and/or documentation required by law and/or Monster Energy.

Notification and Prize Delivery
The successful Winner will be notified telephonically at the Second Stage  that they are the Winner and be provided with the delivery details of their Prize (including but not limited to the time, date and location of delivery) of which shall be determined by Monster Energy in its complete discretion (“Notification”).  
Unsuccessful entrants will not be notified.   
In the event that the Monster Energy cannot contact the Winner within ten (10) days of Notification or the Winner is unable to claim their Prize for any reason, then such entry will be deemed null and void and Monster Energy reserves the right to select another Valid Entry in accordance with paragraph 13 as soon as reasonably possible thereafter.
General Terms
No entry shall be able to provide alternative contact information to that provided to enter the Competition for any reason.
All entries are deemed to have been received at the time of entry into the Monster Energy’s database and not at the time when the entry is sent to the Website by the entrant.  
If there is any dispute as to the identity of the Winner, the decision of Monster Energy shall be final.
Submitting the online entry form or any other form of evidence of submitting the online entry form is not proof that your entry has been received.  Monster Energy accepts no responsibility for entries that are incorrectly completed, lost, delayed or which are not received for any reason.  
The Prize(s) are as described and is not transferable, not exchangeable and no cash alternative will be offered in the event that a potential winner is unable to claim the prize for any reason whatsoever.  In the event of unforeseen circumstances, Monster Energy reserves the right to replace the entire prize or prize components with prizes of equal or greater value.
The Winner(s) consent if requested to do so by Monster Energy, without any right to compensation, to participate in reasonable publicity resulting from the Competition and consent to Monster Energy using their name, photograph and audio and/or visual recordings of them in any publicity relating to the Competition.
The details of the Winner(s) (including name and country of residence) may be made available on the relevant pages of the Website.
The Winners’ name will be available on written request for two (2) months after the Closing Date.
To the fullest extent permissible by law, neither Monster Energy nor any of their affiliate companies, employees, directors, agents, contractors, assigns or sub-contractors accepts any responsibility or liability for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant accessing the Website, entering the Competition or as a result of accepting any prize.  Proof of sending is not accepted as proof of receipt.  Monster Energy are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software failure of any e-mail or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet, telephone lines or at any Website, or any delay or failure of any postal or equivalent delivery service, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to the entrant´s or any other person´s computer or mobile telephone related to or resulting from participation in the Competition.  Nothing shall exclude Monster Energy’s liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, death or personal injury as a result of such entity’s negligence or any other liability that cannot be excluded or restricted by law.
Events may occur that render the Competition itself or the awarding of any prize impossible due to reasons beyond the control of Monster Energy and accordingly Monster Energy may, at its absolute discretion, vary or amend the Competition and/or awarding of any prizes, and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to Monster Energy as a result thereof.
Monster Energy reserves the right to:
change the format of the Competition and/or delay or postpone the Competition or any stage(s), in whole or in part due to reasons beyond its reasonable control, without liability to the entrant; and/or
refuse entry of any individual to the Competition or future events organised by Monster Energy;
where Monster Energy reasonably believes that the Prize has been transferred to a third party in whole or in part;
where an entrant has been disqualified from any Monster Energy competition or promotion within twelve (12) months of the Commencement date;
where Monster Energy reasonably believe such individual has not complied with these Terms; and/or
where such individual is ineligible to participate in the Competition (or if participation in the Competition should have been refused for any reason whatsoever).
Save as expressly set out in these Terms, Monster Energy has no liability for any costs or expenses that may be incurred by any entrant.   The Winner(s) will be liable for any tax chargeable in relation to their prize.  
It is advised that all entrants retain a copy of these Terms for future reference.
The Competition and these Terms are governed by the laws of England and Wales and any disputes (contractual or non-contractual) arising under or in connection with the Competition or these Terms are subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts in England and Wales.
These Terms may be translated to different languages. In case of any inconsistencies between translations, English version shall prevail.