Terms and Conditions for AA 2012 Christmas Card Competition

Postal entries:

Entries should be on a single sheet of A4 paper accompanied by the entry form completed and signed by the parent/guardian of the entrant, to indicate acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Original entries only; photocopies will not be accepted.

The child's name, address, age and contact number should be written on the reverse of the picture.

Entries should be sent by post (ideally unfolded) to AA 2012 Christmas Card Competition, Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke RG21 4EA.

Email entries:

For entries that are scanned and emailed, the original artwork will be required if the image wins.

Entries should be emailed to aachristmascard@theaa.com

All entries:

Entries will not be returned.

Entries should be hand drawn and not be computer generated, and must be the child's own and original work.

One entry per child only.

The AA 2012 Christmas Card Competition is open to all children aged 10 years and under, including the children of AA staff.

Parents/guardians of children entering the AA 2012 Christmas Card Competition do not need to be AA members or customers.

The closing date is 12 noon on 30 November 2012.

Judging will be carried out by a panel of judges including an independent judge. Details of the judges are available from the AA Press Office, Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke RG21 4EA.

Entries will be judged on suitability for use as an electronic Christmas card from the AA.

Any entries not complying with these terms and conditions will not be put forward for judging.

The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding this decision.

The winning image will be used by the AA as an electronic corporate Christmas card from the AA and in promotional activities within the media as the AA may decide in its absolute discretion to be appropriate.

The winning image may not be used elsewhere by the competition winner, their parent or guardian or any third party.

First prize is £150 Toys 'R' Us gift card, second prize £75 Toys 'R' Us gift card and third prize £50 Toys 'R' Us gift card. No cash or alternative prizes will be available.

The winner and runners up will be notified by phone within one week of the closing date and their prizes issued by post within 28 days.

The winner will be contacted regarding publicity following the announcement of the winning image.

The initials and counties of residence of the winners will be available from AA Press Office, Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke RG21 4EA one week after the closing date.

The promoter is the Automobile Association Insurance Services Limited, registered address Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke RG21 4EA.