The Hilton Golf Championship
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Fancy winning a golfing trip of a lifetime? Well you've come to the right place as we're offering you the chance to take part in this year's Hilton Golf Championship with places in the Grand Final in Dubai up for grabs!
All you have to do is sign up to Hilton’s award winning loyalty programme, Hilton Honors, enter the ‘Hilton Golf Championship’ challenge on the VPAR app, score at least one round of golf and then track your progress on the VPAR leaderboard here on HiltonGolf.com!
How to Win
- Five automatic places to the Grand Final in Dubai for participants who scores the most rounds on the VPAR app each month (May – September)
- One automatic place to the participant who scores the most rounds throughout the competition
- Six spots for the winners of the official Grand Final qualifying tournament at Hilton Puckrup Hall, UK
The five (5) top scores from each handicap flight (0-9 handicap, 10-18 handicap and 19+ handicap) will be selected on a monthly basis to attend the Grand Final qualifying tournament in October, for a winner takes all showdown.
The amazing Grand Final prize will include:
– Three (3) nights accommodation for two (2) people in the luxury Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
– Two (2) rounds of golf for the winner at Jumeriah Golf Estates
– Two (2) places in the Black Tie Gala Dinner hosted by Hilton Golf Ambassadors, Tyrrell Hatton and Bernd Rithammer
– A welcome goody bag of golfing merchandise
We hope to see you out in Dubai.
Terms and Conditions
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Eligibility: To enter the Hilton “Hilton Golf Championship 2017” Competition (the “Competition”), you must be at least 18 years of age. Employees, officers and directors of Hilton, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, franchisees, advertising and promotion agencies, and anyone involved in the production or administration of the Contest, and any member of the immediate family or household of any such persons, are not eligible to participate. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding on all matters related to the Competition. The Competition is void where prohibited. The Prize Draw is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. Entry begins at 09.00.00 a.m. UK Time (“GMT”) in the United Kingdom on 1st May 2017, and ends at 23.59.00 p.m. UK time on 10th September 2017 (the “Entry Period”).
How to enter: To be eligible to enter, play in the Regional Final or win any prize, you must be a Hilton Honors member. During the Entry Period, register online at www.HiltonGolf.com (the “Page”), by inputting your Hilton Honors Account number.
General Entry Conditions. Unlimited entries per person and per email address. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account listed in the entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. All entries must be received by the end of the Entry Period. Proof of transmission is not proof of receipt. No responsibility is assumed for late or misdirected entries, or any failure or unavailability of hardware, software, electronic communications, or Internet uploading or other connections. Sponsor is not responsible for any changes or effects caused to your computer system or video equipment as a result of submitting an entry.
Entry conditions relating to the VPAR Competition:
• Entrants must become a registered user of VPAR
• The VPAR app is free to download and available from either the App Store or Google Play
• Entrants must join ‘The Hilton Golf Championship’ Challenge within the VPAR app
• The Hilton Golf Championship is an individual, strokeplay, net competition (full handicap)
• Once a golfer has joined the ‘Challenge’ all their subsequent scores inputted via the app will then automatically display on the relevant handicap flight ‘Challenge leaderboard’ (Matchplay and scramble scores excluded).
• Scores must be entered via the app and will not be accepted by any other method
• There are 3 handicap flight leaderboards which act as qualification for the Regional Final at Puckrup Hall
• The top 15 golfers from each month (5 from each flight leaderboard) with be invited to play in the Regional Final
• If a golfer is unable to make the date of the Regional Final, the next best score outside the qualification places will be invited to play
• The handicap flights are: 0-9, 10-18 and 19+
• Entrants may enter as many scores into the Competition as they wish. The best round, from all eligible rounds scored, will count and be displayed on the leaderboard. The leaderboards will then re-set each month.
• Golfers must have an official handicap recognised by Congu, EGA, EGF or other approved 3rd party providers to win any prizes or qualify for the Grand Final (For example Golf Shake and HowDidiDo)
• Handicap limit is 28 for men and 36 for women
• R&A rules of golf apply for all rounds – http://www.randa.org/RulesEquipment/Rules/Rules-Explorer
• Open on all 18 hole courses in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa)
• The scorecard information held by VPAR is accurate to the best of our knowledge. If a scorecard is incorrect, VPAR will adjust and honor your score according to the correct data. An official scorecard from the club will have to be presented for such a change to occur.
• If a golf course is not in the VPAR system for the EMEA region, this will be inputted with 48 hours of notification
• Ties are separated by the best cumulative net score over the final nine holes. They are the course’s 10th to 18th holes rather than the final nine holes a player might have played.
• If the best score for the last nine holes does not separate out a winner, then the final six holes are used, and, if that still fails to provide a definitive outcome, the final three holes are compared. If a tie still persists then the score on the final hole is used.
• This calculation will automatically be applied to scores on the Challenge leaderboard and positions will be ordered accordingly
• All scores will be included on the leaderboards but must be verified in order to win and qualify for the Regional Final
• Therefore, rounds played alone will not be eligible to win as the score must be verified by another member of the group
• VPAR and Hilton reserve the right to remove any scores from the leaderboards at any time
Usage Rights in Entries. Entry constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name, biographical information, photo and/or likeness in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, for internal, advertising, Competition and other purposes without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Potential finalists and/or winners may be required to assign all rights in entry to Sponsor without additional compensation.
Winner Selections: After each month in the Entry Period, the entrant who scores the most rounds on the leaderboard will be selected by Right Formula Sports Marketing on behalf of the Sponsor as an automatic Grand Prize Winner. At the end of the competition, the entrant who has scored the most rounds throughout, will also be selected as a Grand Prize Winner. No entrant can win twice and if they have won a particular month and overall, the next eligible winner will be selected. In addition, the five (5) top scores on the other 3 handicap flight leaderboards each month will then be selected to play in a Regional Final golf day at Puckrup Hall. All participants at this golf day will play for six (6) places in the Grand Final. This will constitute two (2) winners from each handicap flight. The Regional Final will take place on XXX and will be individual strokeplay over one (1) round.
Notification of Winners: Six (6) prize winners will be notified no later than the 10th of September 2017. The remaining six (6) prize winners will qualify by finishing in the top six of the Regional Final golf day which takes place at Puckrup Hall in October. All winners will be notified by email, telephone and/or postal mail, using the information supplied at time of entry, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, publicity and liability release, along with an assignment of all rights in and to his/her entry (including copyright and a waiver of any moral rights to the extent allowed by law), within two (2) days of notification, prior to attending the event. Potential winner may also be required to provide additional documents as may be required by Sponsor to confirm and/or assign rights in the entry. Failure to comply when requested may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Travel companion of Prize winner must also sign a liability and publicity release to the extent allowed by law. No liability is assumed for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason. If the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. If any eligible winner is deemed a minor under the laws of his/her place of residence, prize may be awarded in name of parent or legal guardian who must sign all required documents and must accompany winner on the trip.
Grand Prize: Twelve (12) Prize Winners will each receive:
Three (3) nights accommodation for two (2) people at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
– Two (2) rounds of golf for the winner at Jumeirah Golf Estates
– Two (2) places at the Black Tie Gala Dinner hosted by Hilton Golf Ambassador, Tyrrell Hatton
– Welcome goody bag of golfing merchandise
– An upgrade to Hilton Honors Gold status:
Package is non-transferable and provided “as is” and without any warranty of any kind.
All other expenses not specifically provided herein are the responsibility of the winner, including but not limited to, travel, gratuities, meals, incidental charges, golf for the winners guest and any other unspecified expenses associated with acceptance or use of the package. No cash redemption or package or prize substitution allowed by winner. Any difference between actual value and ARV will not be awarded. Other restrictions may apply. To claim package or prize(s), the Sponsor may require winner and guest to complete, sign, and return Liability Release/Publicity Release forms, and/or other identifying information. Please note that the winner and guests will be photographed and filmed and the images and videos may be used in publicity material.
Total Approximate Retail Value (“AVR”) of Prizes GBP £2000 (excluding VAT) for the grand prize.
General Prize Conditions: If prize includes any travel, dining, entertainment or other experience/events, any costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not specifically mentioned herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winner, including but not limited to, incidental charges, luggage fees, additional luggage fees, transfers, meals, gratuities and spending money. Major credit card will be required to cover any incidental charges. Winner and guest must travel together on same itinerary and on dates specified by Sponsor. Travel dates provided herein are subject to change within Sponsor’s sole discretion. If winner is unable to attend on dates specified by Sponsor, winner may forfeit the prize and Sponsor may select an alternate winner if time permits. If any prize-related events are cancelled or postponed for any reason, no substitution for the prize will be provided and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner. Sponsor is also not responsible for any weather or other issues that prevent winner and guest from attending on specified dates, in which event any missed portion of the prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided. Winner and guest must possess and show valid travel documents by the deadline specified by Sponsor or winner may forfeit the prize. Winner must affirm that s/he and his/her guest are able to arrive at the designated location on time to consume the prize or winner may forfeit prize. All arrangements related to consumption of the package/prize must be booked through a representative selected by Sponsor. Once arrangements have been made, no changes will be permitted. Winner and guest must comply with all venue regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of applicable portion of prize. Sponsor reserves the right to photograph, videotape or otherwise record winner’s and guest’s participation in all elements of the prize (“Prize Footage”). Sponsor shall own all rights to the Prize Footage and Sponsor and its designees shall have the right, but not the obligation, to use, reproduce, modify, publish, post, create derivative works from, and display such Prize Footage and all elements embodied therein, including, without limitation, any names and likenesses, in whole or in part, on a worldwide perpetual basis, and to incorporate the Prize Footage into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, for internal, advertising, commercial and Competition purposes, and Winner (and guest) may be required to sign additional documents confirming such rights. ALL TAXES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize (or a portion thereof) for an item of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion if any advertised prize becomes unavailable. Hotel accommodation is subject to change at the sponsors discretion.
Release of Liability: By entering the competition, entrant agrees to hold Sponsor, its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, franchisees and advertising and Competition Draw agencies and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by participating in the competition or by acceptance or use of a prize (including any travel or activity-related thereto). Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, delayed, inaccurate, illegible, garbled, stolen or incomplete entries or entries not received for any reason or for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof or for any other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the competition, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Competition, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Competition-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Competition. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Competition or downloading materials from or use of the Page or any web site. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Competition or Web site, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Caution: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Competition is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such individual to the fullest extent of the law.
By participating, you further agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Competition, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Competition, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.
General Conditions: Winner must sign and return to Sponsor a Certificate of Eligibility and a Liability/Publicity release (unless otherwise prohibited). Guest must sign a liability/publicity release prior to ticketing. Parent or legal guardian of minor guest must sign a Release of Liability/Publicity on behalf of himself/herself and on behalf of the minor prior to consumption of the prize. If a winner cannot be contacted, or fails to sign and return the Certificate of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release within seven (7) days, potential winner may forfeit prize and an alternate winner may be selected via a further random draw. By accepting a prize, winner grants Sponsor the right to use his/her name, photo and likeness for advertising or publicity purposes in connection with the Competition in any media throughout the world without additional compensation. By entering the Competition, winner agrees that he/she will not hold the Promotion Entities and their officers, directors, employees and agents legally responsible for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by his/her participation in the Competition or his/her acceptance or use of a prize unless such injury or damage is caused as a result of their negligence or breach of duty. No substitution or transfer of a prize will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize is unavailable. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error beyond its reasonable control in the printing of the offer, administration of the Competition or in the announcement of the prize.
Internet: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors of any sort beyond its reasonable control that result in an omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operations. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, satellite, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind beyond its reasonable control. If for any reason the Competition is not capable of running as planned, by reason of technical failures or any other causes beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition. Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to select a winner in a random drawing from those who entered prior to the error that prompted the Sponsor’s action. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
Governing Law/Jurisdiction: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of participants or Sponsor in connection with the Competition shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
Severability: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
Winners list: For details of the winner send an e-mail to email@example.com with the subject line “Hilton Golf Championship” after 10th September 2017. Requests received after 15th September 2017 will not be fulfilled.
Sponsor: Hilton, 7930 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22102, USA