Terms & Conditions

1. This competition is open to students aged 16 years to 19 years who will leave the Upper 6th/Year 13 (or equivalent) in July 2014, or, who will leave the Upper 6th/Year 13 (or equivalent) in July 2015, and who are at any school/6th form college in Greater London. Proof of age, identity and eligibility may be requested. If the entrant is a minor (under 18 years old), the entrant’s parent will be subject to these terms and will ensure that the entrant complies with them as though the entrant had been subject to the terms directly. Please note: Applicants with A-levels (or the equivalent) in Fine Art are welcome (but this is not a pre-requisite for application.)

2. Details of how to enter are on our website www.up-start.co.uk and form part of the terms and conditions. By entering the competition, you agree to these terms and conditions. Please retain a copy of these terms and conditions for your records.

3. Entries must be submitted via our website or by post to UpStArt c/o The Anne Frank Trust UK, Head Office, Star House 104-108 Grafton Road London NW5 4BA. For details of the competition, the prize and how to enter, see our website.

4. All entries must be received online by 31 August 2014. However, we may by notice on our website extend this closing date and time if we reasonably think that circumstances require this.

5. Only three entries per person shall be accepted and these can be in any category of award (including three entries in the same category or three entries in three different categories).

6. Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted. We accept no responsibility for participants being unable to connect to our website or any third party website to participate in the competition, or if your entry is late or lost, due to any problem, technical or otherwise connected with your email or web connection. Proof of transmission is not proof of receipt.

7. The finalists and winners will be decided by us in accordance with the criteria set out on our website and this decision shall be final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.

8. The 3 winners will be notified no later than 7 December 2014. The 33 finalists will be notified by email by the week beginning 17 November 2014.

9. By entering this competition, you agree that your name may be published on our website or in other media after the closing date of the competition.

10. The prize(s) is/are non transferable and there are no cash alternatives.

11. Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prize impossible due to reasons beyond our reasonable control and accordingly we may at our absolute discretion vary or amend the competition and you agree that we shall have no liability as a result thereof.

12. As an entrant, you may be required to participate in publicity about the competitions and awards.

13. You agree that we may publish, reproduce, enlarge, photograph, distribute, copy, display, crop, amend and/or broadcast your entries on our website, in galleries (and in any such other media as we think fit) in such form and for such duration as we shall decide and you grant us a royalty free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right to use such materials for the purposes of this competition and publicity for future similar competitions.

14. You agree that if you are a finalist of the competition, you will arrange for the original of your submitted art work to be exhibited in London during November or December 2014 and that your work will be sold via an auction with the sales profits split 50/50 between the Anne Frank Trust and the artist.

15. We shall not return to you any entries or other materials that you have submitted to us.

16. By giving us your details, you are agreeing that we or our third party partners may send you future promotional materials by email from time to time, such as our newsletter and details of special offers that may be of interest. You may unsubscribe at any time in accordance with our privacy policy.

17. By entering the competition, you confirm that you own all intellectual property rights in the materials you are submitting to us and that you have not infringed the rights of any third party.

18. No entry shall display or depict any elements of graphic nudity, violence, illegal acts or profane language and if it does it shall automatically be rejected from the competition.

19. We are not responsible for the materials uploaded by applicants to our website and shall have no liability in any circumstances for such uploads.

20. Entry to the competition is free and no purchase is necessary.

21. Artwork colours and materials may appear different online. Sizes have been supplied by the schools and artists and may not be exact matches to the artworks. Auction buyers are therefore strongly advised to view the artworks at the Strand Gallery, 32 John Adam St, London WC2N 6BP, before placing a bid in the online auction.

22. Auction buyers purchase at their own risk. All finalist artworks sold in the auction are non-returnable and non-refundable. (Non-finalist artworks are not displayed in the gallery and are returnable and refundable within 72 hours of purchase.)

23. Full payment of auctioned artworks is taken at the completion of sale in British Sterling. Any bank charges in respect of currency conversion shall be met by the buyer.

24. Auction buyers must arrange for the safe collection of their artworks from the Strand Gallery, 32 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6BP, Sunday 7th December, between 11am and 6pm, at their own expense.

25. Artworks that are not collected from the Strand Gallery by 7th December, go into storage at W1 Self-Storage facility, Queen Anne Mews, London W1G 9HF, Tel: 0808 252 9252, info@w1selfstorage.com. Artworks that are not picked up from W1 storage facility by 5th January 2015 become the property of the Anne Frank Trust.

26. We reserve the right to amend these terms from time to time and shall publish the latest copy of these terms on our website.

27. These terms and conditions are governed by English law.

28. The promoter of this competition is UpStArt c/o The Anne Frank Trust UK, Head Office, Star House 104-108 Grafton Road London NW5 4BA.


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The Winners and the Finalists can be viewed at the Strand Gallery, 32 John Adam St, WC2N 6BP, open 11am – 6pm, until 6 December.

With thanks to Natasha & Isabella Tagliaferri, Simon & Alison Ryde and…

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