1. The Organiser of the Morning Advertiser’s Publican Awards 2019 (the ‘Awards’) is William Reed Business Media Ltd, Broadfield Park, Crawley RH11 9RT.
  2. By entering the Awards the Entrant will be deemed to have read and understood these rules and to be bound by them. These rules include any instructions set out within the Entry Form.
  3. The Organiser reserves the right at its absolute discretion to reject any entry that it deems inappropriate.
  4. Entry forms and any supporting material must be sent by prepaid post or courier to arrive no later than 11:59pm on Monday 19th November 2018. Proof of posting will not be deemed to be proof of delivery.
  5. Entries will only be accepted if they are submitted on the Entry Form and completed in full.
  6. Entries must be signed by the person responsible for submitting the entry and to whom all correspondence concerning the Awards should be addressed.
  7. Responsibility cannot be accepted for any lost, late or mislaid entry and any entry which is damaged, defaced, illegible or incomplete, or which otherwise does not comply with these terms and conditions may be deemed invalid in the sole discretion of the Organiser.
  8. The judges may decline to make an award for any category if in their opinion there are insufficient entries of a winning standard.
  9. There will be one winner selected from each category. All finalists will be selected against the criteria set out in the Entry Form by a panel of judges selected by the Organiser in November 2018. The finalists shall then be contacted and visited in December to determine the winner.
  10. The finalists will be notified by post in December and announced at the Publican Awards dinner taking place at Battersea Evolution on Tuesday 12th March 2019.
  11. The Organiser reserves the right to change the judging panel without prior notice to Entrants.
  12. The decision of the Chairman of the judges on all matters affecting this competition is final and legally binding.
  13. No correspondence will be entered into.
  14. Winners may be required to take part in some post-event publicity and consent to their name and photograph being used for such purposes.
  15. Entrants consent to the publication by the Organiser in connection with the Awards of any of the documents or materials constituting their entry.
  16. Any winner may publicise the Award provided the year in which it was won is stated. The Organiser licenses any winner to use the Awards logo in connection with its award until March 31st 2020.