TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • The Irish Sport Industry Awards are organised by the Federation of Irish Sport (the “Federation”), Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.
  • All entries for The Irish Sport Industry Awards must be completed and uploaded via the online entry system by close of business, Monday, February 5th 2018
  • Entry deadlines may be extended at the discretion of the Federation.
  • All entries must be a truthful representation of the applicant’s involvement, with a proven record.
  • Entries are encouraged either directly or from external contracted third parties acting for the applicant.
  • All applicants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges and accept no correspondence, telephone, email or communication of any kind will be entered into in relation to decisions reached.
  • All material submitted in support of an entry is warranted by the applicant to be their property and is entered without any encumbrances by third parties.
  • The applicant indemnifies, and agrees to keep indemnified, the organisers of the Irish Sports Industry Awards for any claims arising out of any material, statements or claims made as part of their entry.
  • The applicant agrees that the organisers of the awards are entitled to judge their entry and select what they consider to be the winner in a given category without recourse to the applicants.
  • The applicant agrees that should they be shortlisted for an Award they will provide a representative to attend the award ceremony to accept the trophy in the event they are successful.
  • The organisers reserve the right, and the applicant agrees to same, that where the shortlisted applicant fails to send a representative to attend the event the organisers can withdraw the relevant shortlisted entry(s) from the competition without further recourse.
  • In the circumstances that a shortlisted applicant fails to send a representative to the event but has been declared the winner, the organisers reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to void the applicant’s submission(s) and promote the next placed applicant present at the event to be declared the winner.
  • In the event that a winning applicant does not send a representative to the event then, on submitting to the organisers an explanation as to their non-attendance, they may still, at the organisers sole discretion, be awarded their trophy which will be shipped to them upon receipt from the applicant by the organisers of a payment of €250.00 net of VAT.
  • If the applicant wins an award it grants permission to the organisers to use any photographs, video, sound, written or other material as it sees fit and without restriction.
  • Entries received without the prerequisite information will be deemed invalid and withdrawn from the Awards.
  • The Irish Sport Industry Awards reserves the right to withdraw an entry from the judging process at any time if the entry is deemed inappropriate for any reason.
  • The Irish Sport Industry Awards’ decision is final.
  • Organisers reserve the right not to award a category at its own discretion and without recourse to the applicants of said category.
  • The Irish Sport Industry Awards reserve the right to nominate the applicant in additional categories that the organisers feel appropriate.
  • The person named on the entry form will be the used as the point of contact by the Irish Sport Industry Awards.
  • If the name of the nominated contact person changes, the Irish Sport Industry Awards must be contacted immediately.
  • Shortlisted applicants may be required to provide additional information upon request from the Irish Sport Industry Awards.
  • Entries will be judged by a panel of judges
  • Organisations can enter as many categories as they like.
  • Sponsors cannot enter the category they are sponsoring
  • A second award can be ordered by the agency should they joint submit cost at their end.
  • The winners of the awards may state in advertising, promotional material and on their stationery that they are a winner, but this must make it clear which category and the year in which they won.
  • The Irish Sport Industry Awards and all its Intellectual Property remains the sole copyright the Federation and is a solely owned trading entity of Irish Sport Matters limited all rights reserved.
  • These rules and regulations will be subject to the laws of Republic of Ireland.
  • If any dispute arises in connection with these Irish Sport Industry Awards the parties in dispute will attempt to settle it by recourse to the services of a mediator agreed between them or nominated for the purpose by Just Sport Ireland at the request of any of them. Any such request shall be deemed an invitation to the mediator so nominated to submit for the consideration of the parties in dispute a form of agreement to govern such mediation, within 10 days of his or her nomination. If a mediation agreement is signed within a further 14 days, the mediation will be conducted in accordance with that agreement. Until the expiry, of that 14 day period, no party may commence any arbitration proceedings in connection with the dispute in accordance with the JSI Arbitration Rules. Thereafter, the procedure provided for in this clause shall not restrict the ability of any party to commence arbitration proceedings, whether or not mediation is underway provided always that the arbitration shall take place in accordance with the JSI Arbitration Rules.