TERMS AND CONDITIONS
|1.||The Championship||Entry into and participation in The Alternative Championship: Team Edition 2023-2024 (the Championship) is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, including any information on how to enter and prizes.|
|2.||Who can enter?||Entry is open to Australian residents aged 13 years and older. You are not eligible to enter if you are a member of the immediate family of an employee of the Organiser, any event or prize sponsor, or their related corporations or agencies.|
|3.||Under 18?||Entrants under 18 years old must have parental/guardian approval to enter the Championship. The parent/guardian of the entrant must read and consent to these Terms and Conditions. Parents/guardians may be required by the Organiser to enter into a further agreement as evidence of consent to the minor entering the Championship.|
|4.||Events||The Championship involves seven, team-based competitive events (with up to three people per team) at the following locations, with registration open approximately three week’s prior to each event:
(each, an Event).
Specific times, dates and venues will be publicised on the Championship Eventbrite page approximately 3 weeks prior to each Event. Events will be points-based with rounds focused on coffee and other types of beverages, testing overall barista skills including presentation (latte art), sensory and service skills.
Prior to the commencement of each Event, Entrants will be given a detailed briefing on the timing, location, rounds, points, machinery, tools and raw materials as well as a rundown of the schedule, judges etc.
|5.||Prizes||The winning team of each Event will win:
(each, a Prize).
Additional gift packs or prizes may be awarded at the discretion of partnering sponsors or venues.
|6.||How do I enter?||To enter the Championship and be eligible to win, you must:
|7.||Can I enter multiple times?||Only one entry is permitted per person per team per Event. You can attend multiple Events but places are limited and will be allocated to the first teams who register their Entry.|
|8.||Winner selection||Winners will be selected during each Event by a judging panel comprised of industry professionals. This is a game of skill and the best entries demonstrating barista skill at each Event will win.|
|9.||Winner notification||Winners will be notified in person at the completion of each Event.|
|10.||Conduct||Entrants must comply with all lawful and reasonable directions given by the Organiser (or its agents, contractors or affiliates) including in relation to the use of any equipment, and in relation to conduct during the Event. Individuals or Teams may be disqualified by the Organiser for displaying inappropriate behaviour during the course of any Event. The judges and Organiser may, at their sole discretion, awade a Prize to another team in the event of disqualifying conduct.|
|11.||Cost of Entry||Entrants are responsible for any costs associated with entering the Championship including associated with accessing the internet and the donation to TipJar. The Organiser is not responsible for any problems with communications networks and use of mechanical or electronic tools that allow for repeated entries is not permitted.|
|12.||Recording at the Event and your consent||Unless Entrants expressly inform the Promotor in writing otherwise (with the Organiser’s express acknowledgement of receipt), you hereby consent to:
|13.||Receipt of Entries||Neither the Organiser nor any other entity associated with the Championship will be responsible for any late, lost, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete, or incorrectly submitted entries. Entries are deemed to be submitted at the time of receipt by the Organiser or its agents.|
|15.||Entries||The Organiser reserves the right to disallow entries in its absolute discretion; verify the validity of entries and determine the eligibility of entrants (including an entrant’s identity) and to disqualify any entry or refuse to award a Prize where dishonest or misleading details have been given, or an entrant has behaved in a dishonest manner, or otherwise than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or the spirit of the Championship.|
|16.||Organiser’s Rights||The Organiser reserves the right to:
|17.||Liability||The Organiser shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is or may be suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for personal injury which is or may be suffered or sustained, in connection with participation in the Championship or accepting any Prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. This includes but is not limited to any tax liability or tax implications.|
|19.||Your personal information||A request to access, update or correct any information should be directed to the Organiser at their address below.|
|20.||Organiser||The Organiser is AUSTRALIAN HEALTH & NUTRITION ASSOCIATION LIMITED ABN 63 096 452 872 trading as the Sanitarium Health Food Company, 1 Sanitarium Drive, Berkeley Vale NSW 2261. All decisions of the Organiser are final, and no correspondence will be entered into.|