Terms and Conditions

NTFL PREMIER LEAGUE FOOTY TIPPING COMPETITION (2017/18) – Terms and Conditions

ENTRY

  1. This document contains the terms and conditions of entry ("these Terms") into the NTFL Premier League Footy Tipping Competition (2017/18) ("Promotion"). Entry into this Promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms.
  1. The Promoter is AFL Northern Territory (“AFL”) ABN 81 097620525 of 70 Abala Road, Marrara, Northern Territory, 0812, Australia ("Promoter").
  1. The Promotion will be open from 9:00am on Friday, 29 September 2017 and will continue until the starting time of the last match of the Home and Away Season, which will be no later than 11:59 pm on Sunday, 18 February 2018 ("Promotion Period"). All times in these Terms are expressed as the local time in Darwin, Northern Territory.
  1. Entry is open to all people excluding employees of the Promoter and other agencies, firms or companies associated with this Promotion, and their immediate families. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or 1st Persons entering the Promotion who are under 18 years of age require their parent’s or legal guardian’s permission.  Only persons who reside in the Northern Territory, Australia will be eligible for prizes.

DEFINITIONS

  1. In these Terms, the following meanings apply in addition to terms which are defined elsewhere in these Terms unless the contrary intention appears:

    "Cumulative Margin" means, in respect of an Entrant, the sum of the Margin Differences for all Rounds as at a particular date.

    “Draw” means an even score at the conclusion of a Match.

    "Entrant" means a person who is eligible to participate in and has submitted an entry into this Promotion in accordance with these Terms.

    "Judging Location" means the premises located at 70 Abala Road, Marrara, Northern Territory, 0812, Australia.

    “Leaderboard” means the Promotion’s overall ladder of Entrants ranking.

    "Margin Difference" in respect of a Margin Game means, for an Entrant that:

    1. has correctly tipped a winning team, the difference between the margin nominated by the Entrant for that Match and the actual margin for that Match;
    2. has tipped the losing team, the aggregate of the margin nominated by the Entrant for that Match and the actual margin for that Match (e.g. if entrant nominates a margin of 14, and their tipped team loses by 20 points, their ‘Margin Difference’ for the Match will be 34); and
    3. has not submitted a tip for that Margin Game, the average margin for all Entrants for that Margin Game (rounded up) as determined by the Promoter.

    "Margin Game" means the first Match of each Round in the Season as determined by the Promoter.

    "Match" means a single game of AFL football, which is conducted during the Season;

    "Ranking" means where an Entrant ranks or is placed overall in the Promotion.

    "Round" means one of the 18 rounds consisting of Matches conducted during the Home and Away Season.

    Home and Away Season” means the 18 home and away rounds of Matches in the Season.

    Season” means the Men’s and Women’s 2017/18 NTFL Premier League Season as detailed on the Promoter’s website at http://www.aflnt.com.au.

    "Score" means the number of points allocated to an Entrant for the correct tipping of winning teams in each Round in accordance with these Terms.

    "Tipping Website" means tipping.aflnt.com.au, accessible on the internet through the World Wide Web or via mobile internet enabled devices.

    ENTRY CONDITIONS

  1. To register for the Promotion Entrants must during the Promotion Period:
    1. register their details via the on-line registration form located on the Tipping Website and provide all required information; and
    2. opt-in to subscribe to AFL email communications in accordance with the AFL Privacy Policy and these Terms.
  1. The Promoter reserves the right not to accept a registration for any Entrant or to disqualify an Entrant if the Promoter considers that the registration contains anything defamatory or is otherwise inappropriate. There is a limit of one entry per person and any person submitting more then one entry will not be eligible to win a prize in the Promotion.
  1. An Entrant may only register as an individual.
  1. Entrants will have the opportunity, in respect of each Match in each Round of the Season, to tip by:
    1. selecting a team that the Entrant expects will win the Match (a Draw cannot be selected); and
    2. submitting those selections via the Tipping Website (selections for each Match must be submitted before the scheduled start time of the relevant Match). Each Entrant can only provide one set of tips.
  1. An Entrant may make or change a tip for a given Match at any time prior to the scheduled starting time of that Match, subject to these Terms.
  1. Entrants will have the opportunity, in respect of the first Match in each Round of the Home and Away Season, to tip by selecting the team that the Entrant expects to win and also including the margin by which they expect that their selected team’s score will beat the opponent team’s score for the Margin Game. If the team the Entrant tips scores greater than or equal to the opposition score, their tip is considered successful.

FAILURE TO TIP

  1. If an Entrant:
    1. does not submit a tip for a given Match in a Round, then the Entrant's tip for that Match will be deemed to be for the team determined, in the Promoter's sole discretion, to be the "away team"; or
    2. does not submit a tip for Matches in an entire Round, the Entrant's tips for that Round will be deemed to be those of the teams determined, in the Promoter's sole discretion, to be the "away teams" up to a maximum of four correct tips for that Round; or
    3. enters the Promotion after the commencement of the first Round of the Season, then the Entrant's tips for those Matches that have been completed will be deemed to be those of the teams determined to be the "away teams" to a maximum of four correct tips for each such Round.

SCORING

  1. Subject to the rules relating to failure to tip in Clause 12, Entrants will be allocated one point for each correctly selected winning team for a Match.
  1. In the event of a Match in a given Round being drawn, cancelled, abandoned, not completed or not played for any reason and the AFL does not officially declare a result within one (1) day of the original scheduled date of the Match, it is treated as a win for both teams competing in that Match.

OVERALL RANKING

  1. Throughout the Season, the Promoter will maintain a leaderboard which ranks the Entrants from highest to lowest based on their Scores. To determine the ranking of two or more Entrants that have an equal Score, the Entrant with the lower Cumulative Margin will rank higher than other Entrants with corresponding equal Scores.

PRE-REGISTRATION PRIZE

  1. Any Entrants who: (a) successfully register for the Promotion on the Tipping Website by 5.00pm on Friday, 6 October 2017; and (b) are residents of the Northern Territory; will be eligible to win the Pre-Registration Prize
  1. The Pre-Registration Prize consists of: (a) a 2017/18 NTFL finals passport for two (2) people that includes entry to every final of the 2017/18 NTFL Premier League Season along with Kantilla’s Members Bar access at TIO Stadium; (b) two (2) tickets to AFL NT’s official Men’s Premier League Grand Final corporate function to be held on Saturday, 17 March 2018; and (c) two (2) tickets to the 2017/18 NTFL Nichols Medal event to be held on Sunday, 11 March 2018. The total value of the Pre-Registration Prize is up to $630 (including GST). All ancillary and travel costs not stated are the winner’s and/or companion’s responsibility – no travel and ancillary costs that are not stated form part of the prize. By accepting these Terms, the Pre-Registration Prize winner agrees to accept the terms of conditions of entry into any event that forms part of the Pre-Registration Prize including but not limited to time, behaviour, age and clothing conditions of entry. TIO Stadium is located at 70 Abala Road, Marrara in the Northern Territory. 
  1. A draw will be held on 9 October 2017 at 12:00pm at the Judging Location.   The draw will involve the random drawing of one (1) valid entry from all valid entries that meet the requirements as outlined in clause 16 of these Terms and the valid entry drawn will win the Pre-Registration Prize.
  1. The Pre-Registration Prize winner will receive an email to claim his/her prize on 9 October 2017 and the winner will be announced on the Tipping Website on the day of the draw. In the event that the Pre-Registration Prize winner has not claimed the prize within three months of being notified, the winner forfeits his/her prize and the Promoter may conduct a further draw on the next business day being three months and one day after the notification date to the initial winner, subject to any written directions given by State gaming departments. The secondary draw will be held at the same time and place as the original draw (“Second Draw”), subject to any written directions from any relevant authority.  In the event the Second Draw takes place, the Promoter will attempt to contact the winner(s) of the Second Draw via email on the day of the Second Draw and the name of any winner of the Second Draw will be published on the Tipping Website on the day of the Second Draw. If a prize is no longer capable of being redeemed, the new winner will receive a prize, as determined by the Promoter, of equivalent value, subject to the approval of the relevant authorities, if required. The prize remains the property of the Promoter until claimed by the prize winner.

WEEKLY PRIZE

  1. The Entrant with the highest Score for each respective Round during the Home and Away Season will be the winner of the Weekly Prize for that Round. Each winner’s name will be published on the Tipping Website within seven (7) days of the end of the respective Round.
  1. If there are two or more Entrants with equal highest Score for a Round, then the Weekly Prize for that Round will be awarded to the tied Entrant with the lowest Margin Difference for the Margin Game of that Round. In the event that there is still a tie after taking into consideration the Margin Difference, the winner will be the Entrant (from those remaining tied Entrants) who first submitted their last tip for that Round of the Season. Where an Entrant fails to submit a tip for a Match, the timing of the tip for that Entrant will be the published start time of that relevant Match.
  1. The winner of each Weekly Prize will be determined at the Judging Location every Tuesday at 2pm following the Round. Each winner will be notified in writing within two (2) working days after the end of the respective Round for which they were determined a winner.
  1. The winner of each weekly prize will receive two (2) general admission tickets to the Nitro Circus performance to be held at TIO Stadium on Saturday, 5 May 2018 (valued at up to $118 including GST (“Weekly Prize”).
  1. An Entrant that has won a Weekly Prize for a previous Round of the Season will be eligible to win a Weekly Prize again.
  1. The total value of the Weekly Prize pool is $2,124 (inc GST) based on one winner per week for 18 Rounds.
  1. Each Weekly Prize winner will receive an email to claim their prize. In the event that any Weekly Prize has not been claimed by 1 May 2018, the winner forfeits their prize and the Weekly Prize may be awarded to the Entrant who would be the winner had the original winner been excluded from winning, as judged at 5:00 pm at the Judging Location on 2 May 2018, subject to any written directions given by State gaming departments. This prize winner will be contacted following the relevant judging time, and their details published on the Tipping Website following the relevant judging time.

MAJOR PRIZE

  1. The Entrant who has the highest Ranking at the end of the last Round (Round 18) of the Home and Away Season will win the Major Prize. In the event there are two or more Entrants with equal highest Ranking, then the Major Prize winner will be the Entrant who submitted their last tip for the last Round of the Home and Away Season first. The Major Prize consists of:
    1. (i) a 2017/18 NTFL finals passport for two (2) people that includes entry to every final of the 2017/18 NTFL Premier League Season along with Kantilla’s Members Bar access at TIO Stadium; (ii) two (2) tickets to AFL NT’s official Men’s Premier League Grand Final corporate function to be held on Saturday, 17 March 2018; and (iii) two (2) tickets to the 2017/18 NTFL Nichols Medal event to be held on Sunday, 11 March 2018 (valued at up to $630 including GST);
    2. $200 Intersport voucher (valued at up to $200 including GST); and
    3. VIP experience to the Nitro Circus performance to be held at TIO Stadium on Saturday, 5 May 2018 (valued at up to $500 including GST).
    All ancillary and travel costs not stated are the winner’s and/or companion’s responsibility – no travel and ancillary costs that are not stated form part of the prize.  By accepting these Terms, the Major Prize winner agrees to accept the terms of conditions of entry into any event that forms part of the Major Prize including but not limited to time, behaviour, age and clothing conditions of entry. TIO Stadium is located at 70 Abala Road, Marrara in the Northern Territory.
  1. The winner of the Major Prize will be determined at the Judging Location at 1:00pm on 21 February 2018.
  1. The Major Prize is valued at up to $1,330 (inc GST).
  1. The Major Prize winner will be contacted in writing on the date of being judged a winner, and their name will be published on the Tipping Website on 22 February 2018.
  1. In the event that the Major Prize is not claimed by 1 May 2018, the winner forfeits their prize and the Major Prize may be awarded to the Entrant who would be the winner had the original winner been excluded from winning, as judged at 5:00 pm on 2 May 2018 at the Judging Location. This prize winner will be contacted in writing on the day of the judging time, and their details published on the Tipping Website immediately following the relevant judging time.

 

GENERAL

  1. If so requested by the Promoter, all prize winners and any companion(s) who will participate in the prize are required to sign the Promoter’s release and indemnity form in favour of the Promoter and return the document to the Promoter prior to taking their prizes.
  1. If a winner of a prize is under the age of 18 years, the prize will be awarded to the winner's nominated parent or legal guardian on behalf of the winner.  Minors may use a prize, where available to a minor, but they must have consent from their parent or legal guardian (which the Promoter may request in writing).  Any minor using a prize may have to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  1. If a prize includes vouchers, all vouchers are valid until the voucher expiry date as specified on the voucher or by the provider of the voucher. Vouchers are subject to the conditions stipulated by the provider of the voucher. If the total value of a voucher is not used at the time of redemption, a new voucher may (subject to the conditions stipulated by the provider) be issued for the remaining amount. Any such further voucher is valid for the remainder of the original voucher expiry period. Vouchers cannot be redeemed for further vouchers.
  1. If a prize includes tickets, all tickets are valid for the date or period as indicated on the tickets. Tickets are subject to the conditions stipulated by the provider of the tickets.  No travel and ancillary costs that are not stated form part of a ticket prize unless expressly provided.
  1. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries/tips/registrations and Entrants (including an Entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any Entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms or who tampers with the entry/registration/tipping process. Errors and omissions may be accepted at the Promoter's discretion. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those right.
  1. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine the identity of the Entrant.
  1. If for any reason a winner does not take a prize, or any part of a prize, by the time stipulated by the Promoter, then the prize, or the part of the prize not taken, will be forfeited.
  1. The total prize pool for this Promotion is valued at up to $4,084 (inc GST). All prices and values in these Terms are stated in Australian dollars and are inclusive of GST.
  1. Unless expressly stated otherwise, the winner of a prize in this Promotion is not excluded from winning another prize as part of this Promotion. All Entrants will be considered in the judging for prizes in this Promotion whether or not they have won another prize in this Promotion.
  1. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be exchanged, delayed or redeemed for cash. No travel expenses, incidentals, spending money, travel insurance or additional entertainment will be provided as part of a prize unless stated.
  1. Judging of all prizes will be conducted by a representative of the Promoter.
  1. The Promoter’s decision for all prizes in this Promotion is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  1. Incomplete, indecipherable and incorrect entries/registrations/tips or entries/registrations/tips containing offensive or defamatory comments, or which breach any law or infringe any third party rights, including intellectual property rights, are not eligible to win.
  1. It is a condition of taking a prize that the winner must, if requested to do so by the Promoter, sign and return documents relating to their eligibility to enter (including ownership of entry), statement of compliance with relevant terms and conditions and/or a release of the Promoter's liability in taking prizes.
  1. If this Promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, including but not limited to technical difficulties, unauthorised intervention or fraud, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law (a) to disqualify any Entrant; or (b) subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the promotion, as appropriate.
  1. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries, registrations or tips not received for any reason during the Promotion. Registrations, entries and tips will be deemed to be accepted at the time of receipt and not at the time of transmission. No responsibility will be taken for lost, late or misdirected registrations, tips or entries. The Promoter is not responsible for technical difficulties with the entry mechanism and does not warrant that the entry mechanism will be available at all times.
  1. If the Promoter is unable to provide a winner with the nominated prize, the Promoter reserves the right to supply an alternative prize of similar monetary value, subject to any written directions given by State gaming departments.
  1. Any Entrant who, in the opinion of the Promoter, tampers or interferes with the entry mechanism in any way, or who does not properly comply with the entry process, will be ineligible to win.
  1. Entrants consent to the Promoter using their name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event they are a winner (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this Promotion (including any outcome), and promoting any products manufactured, distributed and/or supplied by the Promoter.
  1. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify registrations, entries and/or tips in the event of non-compliance with these Terms. Notwithstanding the Promoter's rights under these Terms to not accept or to subsequently disqualify a Entrant, the Promoter will not be liable for any legal action arising out of any entrant’s name being defamatory, inappropriate, in breach of any third party's rights, or in breach of any law, and any entrant forming part of that name must indemnify the Promoter, its agents, contractors and related companies from any legal action, claim or dispute arising directly or indirectly from the entrant’s name being defamatory, inappropriate, in breach of any third party's rights, or in breach of any law.
  1. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter and its agencies associated with this Promotion are not liable and do not accept responsibility for:
    1. an Entrant's entry or tips not being received or which are received and subsequently corrupted or rejected by a server of the Tipping Website;
    2. any private or public tipping competition which uses or relies upon the Tipping Website in any way as a means for collecting and disbursing data, or for conducting a tipping competition;
    3. any lost, misdirected or corrupt registrations, entries, tips or emails whether to or from the Tipping Website or otherwise; and/or
    4. any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to direct or consequential loss) or personal injury suffered or sustained:
      1. in connection with an Entrant’s participation in the Promotion or the taking of a place, except that which cannot be excluded by law; and/or
      2. relating to the conduct of the Promotion however caused, including failure of the Tipping Website or incorrect or corrupt data supplied by the Promoter to Entrant.
  1. Information about Entrants is used by the Promoter to assess and process registration in the Promotion. If an Entrant does not provide the required information, the Promoter cannot process the registration. All registrations/entries become the property of the Promoter and will be entered into a database. Information emanating from the Entrant's participation in the Promotion is used by the Promoter and its agencies, contractors and service providers associated with this Promotion for the determination of winners and distribution of prizes, if any, awarded to an Entrant. Entry is conditional on providing this Entrants consent to publishing their name and accumulated winning team points in the results section of the Tipping Website and for their personal information to be disclosed to State and Territory lottery departments, as required under the relevant lottery legislation. The Promoter will not be held responsible for any loss of reputation, status or otherwise in connection with an Entrant's tipping selections and consequential results. The Promoter will also use and handle personal information (“PI”) as set out in its Privacy Policy, which can be viewed at www.afl.com.au/privacy. In addition to any use that may be outlined in the Promoter’s Privacy Policy, the Promoter may, for an indefinite period, unless otherwise advised, use the PI for promotional, marketing, publicity, research and profiling purposes, including sending electronic messages or contacting the Entrant and passing on the PI to related sponsors of the Promoter. The Privacy Policy also contains information about how Entrants may opt out, access, update or correct their personal information, how Entrants may complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles or any other applicable law and how those complaints will be dealt with.
  1. By participating in this Promotion, the Eligible Entrant agrees and acknowledges that:
    1. they may be contacted by the Promoter to provide comments about the Promotion and the Promoter (or an agent of the Promoter) may take photos of them;
    2. the Promoter may use such comments or photos (the "Materials") for the Promoter's future promotional and marketing purposes without further reference or compensation to them;
    3. the Promoter may duplicate, alter, adapt and utilise the Materials as the Promoter wishes at anytime, anywhere, and by any means. The Promoter may license, authorise or otherwise transfer the rights in the Materials to others to do the same;
    4. they acknowledge that the Promoter retains all right, title and interest, including copyright, in the Materials and, by participating in the Promotion, they assign to the Promoter on creation of the Materials all right, title and interest which might, but for these Terms, vest in them;
    5. they unconditionally and irrevocably consents to any act or omission that would otherwise infringe any of their moral rights in the Materials (as defined in Part IX of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)) and present and future rights of a similar nature conferred by statute anywhere in the world whether occurring before or after this consent is given ("Moral Rights");
    6. they waive all Moral Rights in the Materials that arise outside Australia; and
    7. they agree not to institute, maintain or support any claim or proceeding for infringement of their Moral Rights in the Materials.
  1. Any cost associated with participating in the Promotion and/or accessing the Tipping Website and/or using a prize is the Entrant’s responsibility.
  1. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act, as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the States and Territories of Australia (“Non-Excludable Guarantees”).
  1. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the Promotion, including but not limited to: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry, registration, tip or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any tax liability incurred by a winner or Entrant; or (f) taking and/or use of a prize.
  1. The Promotion is governed exclusively by the laws of Australia.