Terms and Conditions

1. Eligibility

This prize draw (the “Promotion”) is open to all individuals, who register through https://www.toppsfootball.com/ (the “Website”) and are resident of one the following countries:

Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Minors under 13 will need the consent of their parents or guardians to participate.

Participation is only possible within the Promotional Period (see below).

The following persons are not eligible to enter the Promotion: Employees of Topps Europe Ltd and its affiliates and their immediate family members, anyone professionally connected with the competition, users of so-called lottery entry services. Automated entries will be excluded immediately if the Promoter becomes that aware that an entry has been submitted by an automated competition entry service.

2. Promoter:

This Promotion is organized by Topps Europe Ltd, 18 Vincent Avenue, Crownhill, Milton Keynes, MK8 0AW, England.

3. Promotional period:

The Promotion will run from 27th September 2016 (00:00 CEST ) until 4th June 2017 (23:59 CEST) (“Promotional Period”)

4. How to enter

  • To enter the Promotion entrants have to login on the Website and enter a Participation code. Participation Codes can be found in packets of the following collections: UEFA Champions League Match Attax 2016/17 and UEFA Champions League Stickers 2016/17. Each individual code may only be entered once.

5. Prizes

The following prizes will be available:

  • 62 packages “Player Escort” for one UEFA Champions League match in the season 2016/2017 (“Master Card Mascot Prize”), including the opportunity for a child to be a player escort at a UEFA Champions League match (see age and height restrictions below) and 2 tickets for this match (one ticket for the child and one ticket for the accompanying parent or guardian).
  • 36 UEFA Champions League Kits (Replica) with original signature of one of the players
  • 72 stickers or collection cards with original signature of one of the players
  • 36 Topps Training Sets including vests, cones and footballs
  • 10 MasterCard gift bags
  • 216 Topps gift bags
  • 540 Topps UCL sticker starter packs
  • 360 UCL Match Attax mini tins
  • 360 UCL Match Attax multi packs
  • 360 UCL Match Attax starter packs

Prizes may differ from images shown. The prizes are not substitutable and there are no cash alternatives to the prizes listed. In the event that a prize is no longer available the Promoter reserves the right to supply an alternative prize of similar value.

Eligibility to win the Master Card Mascot Prize
Only children, who meet the following requirements, are eligible to win the Master Card Mascot Prize:

The Mascot Prize is only available for citizens of Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Spain and the UK

Winners have to meet the following personal requirements:

  • Age restriction: 7 – 9 years old
  • Height requirements: 1.05m – 1.35m

Winners, who do not meet these requirements, will be asked to appoint a child meeting the above requirements in his/her place to receive the opportunity to be a player escort at a UEFA Champions League match. If the Winner does not appoint a child in his/her place within 5 days of being asked to do so, the Winner will only receive one Player Signed Shirt as an alternative prize and the prize will be redrawn. In the instance of a redraw and the alternative winner in turn cannot meet the requirements, the alternative prize we will offer is a Match Attax Goody Bag. This process will take place until a suitable winner has been selected.

The Master Card Mascot Prize only includes the tickets for the UEFA Champions League Match as well as the experience to be a player escort.

Please be aware that other costs, such as travel costs or costs for accommodation or meals are not included in the prize.

All Master Card Mascot Prize winners must agree to the Master Card Mascot Prize - Terms and Condition (see below) in order to be nominated as a player escort.

6. Selection and notification of winners

There are 2,232 winning codes to be found. It will be assigned randomly for each participation code whether the code is a winning code and as the case may be, which prize is awarded.
Winners will be notified instantly on the website after submission of the code if they have won.
Winner’s names are available on request.

7. Awarding of prizes

Prizes will be awarded within 28 days after the winning code has been entered and will be shipped to your address at the Promoter’s expense. Personal information such as names and addresses will be used only to award and ship the prizes.

8. Liability

The Promoter is not liable for any damages resulting from the impairment or the availability of the promotion website due to uncontrollable technical faults and events of force majeure, as well as attacks by third parties against the website. The Promoter will, however, make every effort to ensure the reliability and functionality of the website. Furthermore, the Promoter does not guarantee that the Contest website is functioning properly on the respective subscriber computers.
The foregoing is without prejudice to the Promotor’s liability for wilful or gross negligent acts. In cases of slight negligence the Promoter is only liable if an essential contractual duty, whose violation endangers the purpose of the contract or whose performance is required to achieve this purpose and in whose performance the consumer trusts (so called “cardinal duties”) has been violated. In this case, the liability is limited to damages which are typical and foreseeable. This limitation of liability does not apply to claims under product liability law and in the case of bodily harm or death.

 9. Miscellaneous

The Promoter reserves the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Promotion for good reason at any time.

These Terms & Conditions shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with  the law of England and Wales and all disputes arising from or in connection with these Terms & Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of England.

MasterCard Mascot Prize – Special Terms & Condition

The MasterCard Mascot Prize gives a child the opportunity to become a player escort (“Player Escort”) at one of UEFA Champions League matches and to accompany one of the players onto the pitch. This prize is sponsored by MasterCard (the “Sponsor”).

In order to be nominated as a Player Escort, you and your parent(s)/guardian have to agree to the followings terms and conditions:

Personal requirements:

All Player Escorts must be physically capable of performing this function. Player Escorts must be able to follow the instructions and to walk out onto the pitch in front of thousands of expectant fans at each match. They have to be able to cope with the potential pressures involved within a stadia environment.

Player escorts are required to speak and understand the language of the country where the match is taking place.

MasterCard Chaperones

The Player Escorts have to separate from their accompanying parent/guardian at a meeting point outside the stadium and will be prepared and looked after by company representatives of MasterCard (“MasterCard chaperones”).

The MasterCard chaperones will accompany the children during the time spent at the stadium, before, during and after the match, except when the Player Escorts are on the pitch participating in the pre-match ceremony.

Instructions

As the pre-match ceremony is broadcast on TV, the Player Escorts must strictly follow the instructions and guidance given by the UEFA Venue Services & Sponsorship Manager (VSSM).

Rehearsals

The MasterCard Player Escorts are expected to be available for a rehearsal the day before the match in the afternoon if required. Alternatively, a rehearsal may take place in the afternoon on match day.

Please note:

  • Rehearsal or the actual ceremony could be cancelled on short notice (e.g. force majeure/security/weather conditions etc.).
  • No parents are permitted to attend the rehearsal.

Uniform

Player Escorts have to wear a uniform (consisting of a shirt, shorts and socks), based on the UEFA Champions League brand and carrying the UEFA Champions League badge that will be supplied by MasterCard. Player Escorts will be allowed to keep the uniform as a gift.

Each Player Escort has to bring his/her own black or dark shoes (if possible Adidas branded or unbranded) to wear during the pre-match ceremony.

Film and photo shoots

Player Escorts will be filmed during the pre-match ceremony and the ceremony will be transmitted live on TV.

Travel costs and costs for accommodation and meals

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT TRAVELS COSTS AND COSTS FOR ACCOMODATION AND MEALS AS WELL AS ANY OTHER COSTS THAT MIGHT ARISE FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PARTICIPATION AS PLAYER ESCORT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRIZE:

The MasterCard Mascot Prize will be provided by MasterCard Europe SA, Chaussee de Tervuren 198, 1410 Waterloo, Belgium. Acceptance of the prize is subject to the parents/guardians agreement to these special Terms & Conditions. Consent to these Special Terms & Conditions has to be confirmed to MasterCard in writing. If the parents/guardians are not willing to agree to these Terms & Conditions, an alternative prize of one Player Signed Shirt will be offered as an alternative prize.