Southern Daily Echo Competition Rules

  • The Editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Prizes are as stated and no cash in lieu or alternative will be offered.
  • Employees and their immediate families of Newsquest and all participating companies are not eligible to enter.
  • Winners will be notified by post, telephone or e-mail.
  • The winners will be the first correct entries drawn at random after the closing date.
  • Names of the winners will be available on request.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • Entrants must be over 18 years, unless stated.
  • Winners may be required to take part in any publicity relating to that competition.
  • Proof of posting is not regarded as proof of receipt of entry.
  • The Southern Daily Echo and Newsquest accept no responsibility for the provision of the prize, which remains at all times the full responsibility of the prize donor(s).
  • Promoter: Newsquest Southern, Newspaper House, Test Lane, Redbridge, Southampton, SO16 9JX.


  • Win a training session with Southampton FC Academy coaches Have you ever wondered how your good your Sunday team could be with some professional coaching? Now’s your chance to find out! Sure, official partner of Southampton FC, are offering Echo readers and football enthusiasts the ultimate training experience with coaches from the famous Southampton FC academy who have produced the likes of Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as well as Academy graduate James Ward-Prowse who recently made his 200th club appearance against Arsenal. The lucky winner will have the chance to bring their team of up to 11 players down to the Saints training ground to be put through their paces for an hour-long session on Tuesday the 22nd May from 4pm-5pm. Text B HOW TO ENTER For your chance to win, simply answer the question below, then follow the entry instructions: Q. Which Southampton FC player recently made his 200th club appearance against Arsenal? By text: Text the keyword COACHING followed by a space, then your answer, your name, postcode and first line of your home address and send to 80360. Text messages cost 50p plus your mobile operator’s standard text charge. By post: Send postcard entries with your answer together with your name, address with postcode and contact telephone number to: SFC Training Competition, PO Box 543, Southampton SO16 9ZQ Terms and conditions: Closing date for entries is Monday 7th May at midnight. Normal Newsquest rules apply, for a complete set of rules and further terms and conditions from Sure please visit www.dailyecho.co.uk/promotions/rules/ Text competition line provided by Newsquest Media Group. This promotion is open to residents of the UK aged 18 or over except employees of the Promoter, their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion. The promotion is limited to one entry per person. No entrant may win more than one prize. Terms and conditions to appear online Sure / SFC Training Competition Terms and Conditions 1. No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete or corrupted entries will be accepted. Entries will only be accepted if they comply with all entry instructions. 2. If any group of people elects to collaborate on a submission, they are required to designate one person as the agent of the group to enter the promotion, agree to these terms and conditions and accept the prize on behalf of the group. 3. Entries received in connection with this promotion may be reviewed by the Promoter or a third party moderator after they have been placed online to confirm they comply with these terms and conditions. If any such entries are or could reasonably be construed as being unlawful or contrary to these terms and conditions, we may report them to Twitter immediately and ask for them to be removed from the platform. 4. If you submit an entry that includes material the rights in which are owned by a third party, including intellectual property rights such as copyright and trade marks, you will be responsible for any legal action that party may take against you. 5. Entrants shall indemnify and hold the Promoter and their respective affiliates, directors, agents, or other partners ("the Indemnitees") harmless from any claims, actions, proceedings, costs (including reasonable legal fees) and expenses brought or asserted by a third party against any of the Indemnitees arising as a result of the Promoter's use of the entrant's submission including but not limited to any breach of third party intellectual property rights. 6. By participating in this promotion, you agree to release, discharge and hold us harmless from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from your participation in this promotion (save that nothing shall limit our liability for fraud, or for death or personal injury caused by our negligence). 7. By submitting your entry, you grant us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, and make derivative works of your entry in any media and through any media channel. 8. Prize: • 1 x training session with a Southampton FC Academy Coach to be won for an individual, and their football team (11 players in total). 9. The first entry drawn at random by an independent judge from all valid entries received by the closing date will win the prize as outlined in section 13. In the event of any dispute, the decision of the Promoter is final. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for an alternative of equal or greater value. No correspondence will be entered into. 10. The winner will be notified by a contact from Essentially Part of CSM Sport & Entertainment within 24h of the closing date. The winner must claim their prize by responding to the direct message confirming their full name and address within 24h of the notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with the promotion rules. 11. There is no cash alternative to the prizes and the prizes are not transferable. The prize is subject to the providers’ terms and conditions. The prize cannot be traded or transferred in any way. The winners agree to comply with all Training ground conditions and with the respective ground regulations. 12. The winner’s details (name and county) may be made available on request to those writing to Sure Football Ticket Prize Draw, PO Box 906, Chilton, Aylesbury, HP22 9HR within ten weeks after the closing date, enclosing a stamped SAE. 13. By entering the promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller for the purposes of the administration of this promotion and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented. All entry instructions form part of the rules. 14. These terms and conditions and any issues or disputes which may arise out of or in connection with these terms and conditions (whether such disputes or issues are contractual or non-contractual in nature, such as claims in tort, for breach of statute or regulation or otherwise) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Entrants hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to settle any such dispute or issues. Promoter and Data Controller: Unilever UK Limited, Unilever House, Springfield Drive, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7GR (please do not send entries to this address).