Rules Academy Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

  1. The Rules Academy Prize Draw is organised by R&A Rules Limited, Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JA ("The R&A").
  2. The Rules Academy Prize Draw is open to everyone, anywhere in the world other than employees of The R&A and their immediate families.
  3. To enter the Rules Academy Prize Draw you must register for the Rules Academy.
  4. On registration:
    1. you consent to your email address being added to The R&A database and periodically will be sent newsletters from The R&A. For the avoidance of doubt, your email address will not be displayed or used for any other purpose; and
    2. you will be automatically be bound by these terms and conditions.
  5. Entry into the Rules Academy Prize Draw is free.
  6. All entries must be received by midnight (GMT) on 30 November 2013. Entries not submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions will not be accepted.
  7. Entries containing false, incomplete or misleading information will be deemed invalid.
  8. The first prize for the Rules Academy Prize Draw is two Season Tickets to the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club. No cash alternative will be offered or change given.
  9. The winner will be the first entry drawn at random by an authorised representative of The R&A.
  10. Except for the winner, all entrants will be entered into a separate prize draw and the first 10 names drawn will receive R&A prizes, including Rules and Open Championship publications.
  11. In the unlikely event that no entries are received before the closing date the prizes will not be awarded.
  12. The winners of the Rules Academy Prize Draw will be notified by email within 28 days of the closing date. The first prize winner will be asked to provide details of the individuals who will use the 2014 Open Championship Tickets. The Tickets will then be personal to those individuals and they will not be transferable.
  13. All winners must respond to the draw administrator within 14 days of notification with their home addresses. Winners who have not contacted the administrator within the allotted time frame will lose their entitlement to the prize concerned (which will subsequently be awarded to a reserve entrant).
  14. No cash alternative is offered for any of the prizes.
  15. Prizes will be despatched by post. The R&A accepts no liability for lost or undelivered prizes.
  16. To the fullest extent permitted by law, The R&A hereby excludes all warranties, representations, covenants and liability (whether express or implied) regarding the prize or a prize draw.
  17. In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules Academy Prize Draw, the decision of The R&A shall be final and binding and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
  18. At any time prior to the closing date, The R&A may withdraw or cancel the Rules Academy Prize Draw for any reason and may change the prize to a prize of a similar value. Any such cancellation or change shall be notified on The R&A’s website.
  19. By entering the Rules Academy Prize Draw, the winner consents to the publishing of their name and country of residence on The R&A website.
  20. The R&A reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on The R&A’s website located at
  21. By submitting the completed registration form to enter the draw you consent to the storage, use and transfer of your personal data by The R&A for marketing and related purposes
  22. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by the law of Scotland and all and any questions or disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.