Introduction

1.    The Bright Ideas Challenge is a competition organised by Shell International Limited (an English company with registered number 3075807, and registered office at Shell Centre, London SE1 7NA) (the “Promoter”) asking participants to imagine creative solutions to energy challenges faced by future cities (the “Competition”).

Entering the Competition

2.
i. Entries must be submitted in accordance with these Terms and Conditions by a teacher at a school in England, Scotland or Wales (a “School”) on behalf of a Team at that School (a “Teacher” and “You”), excluding anyone professionally connected with the Competition (including employees and contractors of Hopscotch Consulting Limited (“Hopscotch”)). For the avoidance of doubt the children/wards of the Promoter’s employees will be eligible to enter the Competition.
ii. Internet access is required.
iii. Entries can be submitted from 00:01 GMT on 19/01/2016 to 17:00 GMT on 29/04/2016 (the “Competition Period”). Any entries submitted after the Competition Period will not be valid.

3. To validly enter the Competition, Teachers must ensure:
i. Each individual team (“Team”) consists of 2 to 5 (inclusive) individuals aged 11-14 years old (inclusive) at all times during the Competition Period with a date of birth between 1 September 2001 and 31 August 2004 and in school Years 7 – 9 (inclusive) in England and Wales or school years S1 – S2 (inclusive) in Scotland (“Individuals”). Each Individual must be resident in England, Scotland or Wales at all times during the Competition Period. References to “Participants” in these Terms and Conditions include each Individual in his or her own capacity and each Individual as a member of a Team.
ii. You submit a completed report as set out in pages 14-17 of the Student Workbook (a “Bright Ideas Report”) in accordance with these Terms and Conditions on behalf of each Team you submit.
iii. You submit a submission form as set out on page 21 of the Teacher Toolkit (a “Submission Form”) in relation to all Teams you submit. By submitting a Submission Form you:
- Agree to be bound unconditionally by these Terms and Conditions;
- Confirm that each Individual in each Team meets the criteria set out in these Terms and Conditions;
- Confirm that the parents/guardians of each Individual in each Team have been notified about the Competition; and
- Confirm that the parents/guardians of each Individual in each Team have provided written consent to submit an entry on behalf of the relevant Individual and that the relevant Individual has agreed to participate in the Competition.
iv. You can choose to submit any of the following supporting materials on behalf of a Team:
- A film (3 minutes max);
- Computer generated visuals, photographs, technical drawings etc.; and/or
- A physical prototype.
Any of the above listed supporting materials and the Bright Ideas Report are collectively known as “Competition Materials” for the purposes of these Terms and Conditions.

4. Teachers are encouraged to submit entries on behalf of multiple Teams, but each Individual is only permitted to be part of one Team.

5. For each Team you enter into the Competition you must:
i. Submit a completed Bright Ideas Report via email to shellschoolsteam@hopscotchconsulting.co.uk. For the entry to be valid the Bright Ideas Report must describe:
- The energy challenge facing a city in 2050 that the Team’s idea will solve;
- The Team’s idea and how it will solve the energy challenge facing a city in 2050
- Whether the Team considered other solutions and why the Team’s idea is the best solution to solve the energy challenge facing a city in 2050
- How the Team planned the project, including how the Team allocated tasks, managed deadlines and worked together as a team
The Bright Ideas Report must state:
- The Team’s name
- The name of the school that the Team attends on date of submission
- The postcode of the school that the Team attends on date of submission
- The number of Individuals in the Team
- What three strengths each Individual brought to the Team by reference to Pupil A, Pupil B etc.
- What each Individual learned about themselves during the process by reference to Pupil A, Pupil B etc.
- Your full name
- Whether you have provided any supporting materials on behalf of the Team
ii. Submit a Submission Form as set out in Clause 3 above. Any failure to submit a Submission Form or any submission of incorrect or false information on the Submission Form will result in the disqualification of the relevant Team.
iii. You are responsible for updating your email address and/or telephone number and key school contact if these change during the Competition Period. You hereby agree that all correspondence relating to the Competition will be sent to you and the key school contact. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for a Teacher’s failure to read any correspondence or any consequence of such failure.
iv. Ensure Teams’ entries (to comprise Bright Ideas Report as a minimum) are submitted as Word documents (.doc) or PDFs.
v. Submit supporting materials if you choose to do so, with the relevant Team name clearly identified as outlined below:
- Films in .mov .wmv .flv .avi .mp4 files to shellschoolsteam@hopscotchconsulting.co.uk using http://wetransfer.com (please note that there is a file restriction of 2GB using this service)
- Computer generated visuals, photographs, technical drawings etc. to shellschoolsteam@hopscotchconsulting.co.uk 
- Only physical prototypes should be sent by post. The package must include a hard copy of a Team’s Bright Ideas Report. Please send to: The Bright Ideas Challenge, c/o Hopscotch Consulting, 328/9 Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford Street, London, SE1 0HS.

6. All entries must be submitted in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

7. The entries must be suitable to be viewed by individuals of all age groups, and must not include any nudity, violence, weapons or anything which is or may reasonably be considered by the Promoter to be obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise objectionable or inconsistent with the brand values of the Promoter. The Promoter reserves its rights to disqualify at its sole discretion any entries deemed to be in breach of this requirement and such entries will not be valid.

Intellectual Property

8. You agree that any Competition Materials submitted on behalf of a Team will be treated as having been submitted on a non-confidential basis whether or not such Competition Materials are marked or referred to by the Participant or you as being confidential.

9. Neither the Promoter nor its affiliates will have a duty to treat the Competition Materials as confidential.

10. Participants agree to provide the Promoter and its affiliates a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual licence (with the right to grant sub-licences) to reproduce, use, copy, modify, distribute and/or reference the whole or any part of any Competition Materials for any purpose whatsoever and in any media, whether or not currently invented.

11. Participants warrant that they have the necessary rights to grant the licence contemplated in clause 10.

12. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as the Promoter granting any Participant or Teacher any licence under the Promoter’s and/or any of its affiliate’s intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, the Promoter’s/any of its affiliate’s trademarks, trade names, and copyright in any images, publications and/or other materials produced by, or on behalf of, the Promoter/any of its affiliates and distributed to Participants and/or Teachers in connection with the Competition), which may only be used by Participants or Teachers with the Promoter’s prior written consent.

13. Participants and Teachers acknowledge and agree that:
i. The Promoter, its affiliates and/or persons authorised by the Promoter/its affiliates may film, photograph and/or make other forms of recording of Participants and/or Teachers whilst Participants and/or Teachers are present at and/or participating in events organised for or in connection with the Competition (“Recording”);
ii. As between the Promoter, Participants and Teachers, the copyright and any and all other intellectual property rights, title and interest in the Recording shall vest in the Promoter and/or its affiliates who shall be entitled to deal with all or any part of the Recording in such ways as the Promoter and/or its affiliates, in their absolute discretion, see fit; and
iii. The Promoter shall have no obligation to acknowledge Participants or Teachers in any finished material in which all or any part of the Recording is included.


14. By submitting an entry to the Competition via a Teacher, the Participant warrants that the content of the entry (including any Competition Materials) is entirely of that Participant’s own creation and does not in any way infringe the intellectual property rights (including, without limitation patents, copyrights, visual materials in whatever form, sound recordings, any copyright protectable work, designs, trade or services marks, database rights, rights in know-how, rights protecting goodwill and reputation, moral rights or other similar rights in any country, in each case whether or not registered, and any applications for registration of any of the foregoing, and all rights to apply to register any of the foregoing) of any other person. If it is discovered that any entry is not the original creation of the appropriate Participant and/or breaches and other person’s intellectual property rights, the Promoter shall be entitled to disqualify that entry and the appropriate Participants from the Competition.

Personal Data


15. The Promoter collects the personal data of Teachers and nominated key school contacts as stated in these Terms and Conditions from the Bright Ideas Report for the purposes of organising the management of the Competition (including arranging receipt of and/or participating in the prizes) and communicating with Teachers and/or nominated key school contacts in relation to the Competition and any related recruitment activities. The Promoter uses the services of Hopscotch for the purposes related to the processing of Personal Data in the context of the Competition. Personal data provided by you will only be used in accordance with the Privacy Policy as stated on www.shell.co.uk/brightideaschallenge (the “Competition Website”). By providing personal data to the Promoter, Teachers and key school contacts are consenting to its use in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

16. Winners and/or Teachers may be requested to take part in promotional activity relating to their involvement in the Competition by the Promoter and/or its affiliates and/or any third party involved with the Competition (including, without limitation, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (“QEOP”)) and the Promoter reserves the right to use the Team name and school name of Winners in any publicity. Winners and/or Teachers may be requested to take part in further reasonable promotional activities and consent forms will be issued to you by the Promoter and/or Hopscotch. Such consent forms must be signed by the relevant parents/guardians prior to the relevant Individual participating in the promotional activities. Some promotional activities may be managed by a third party, including QEOP, and a representative of that third party will contact you separately.

17. The Promoter will not keep personal data relating to Teachers and/or nominated key school contacts for longer than is necessary and in any event no longer than nine months from the end of the Competition Period. Data relating to Teachers and/or nominated key school contacts will be retained by the Promoter for a reasonable period after the Competition Period to assist the Promoter in operating the Competition in a consistent manner and to deal with any queries relating to the Competition.

18. All personal data collected in relation to the Competition will be handled in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation.

19. The Data Controller of the data collected and processed in the context of the Competition is Shell International Limited of Shell Centre, London, SE1 7NA, England. For any questions related to the processing of the Individuals’ or Teachers’ personal information, please address your queries to shellschoolsteam@hopscotchconsulting.co.uk.

Prizes

20. All entries will be judged on the following criteria:

i. Relevance of the answer to the challenge which the Team has chosen to address and justification of the need for the solution (25%)
ii. Quality and creativity of the solution (25%)
iii. Relevant scientific knowledge and/or technical information supporting the solution (25%)
iv. Overall style and quality of presentation of the entry (15%)
v. Evidence of collaboration and project management (10%)

21. The prizes available are as follows:
i. There will be 33 shortlisted teams, of these there will be:
ii. 11 regional winners (“Regional Winners”)
iii. 3 national winners:
- One will be named national winner;
- One will be named national second place;
- One will be named national third place (“National Winners”).
iv. The National Winners will be chosen from the Regional Winners.
v. The prize for each of the 11 Regional Winners will consist of:
- £1,500 for the Team’s school to be spent on improving its science, technology, engineering and maths offering to students;
- individual prizes including a tablet computer (brand model to be confirmed) with a minimum retail value of £240 for each Individual in the winning Team; and
- a trip to Make the Future London on Thursday 30 June or Friday 1 July 2016, the date of which will be decided at the Promoter’s sole discretion, for the Team and 1 Teacher, which will be coordinated by the Promoter. The Promoter will arrange and pay all reasonable travel expenses (economy class only) from each Regional Winner’s school to Make the Future London and one night’s hotel accommodation (minimum 3* and maximum 5*) if the Regional Winner’s school is over 100 miles from Make the Future London. The Promoter will not be responsible for paying any other expenses, whether personal or otherwise.
vi. The prize for the first place National Winner will consist of:
- £3,500 for the Team’s school, to be spent on improving its science, technology, engineering and maths offering to students.
vii. The prize for the second place National Winner will consist of:
- £2,500 for the Team’s school, to be spent on improving its science, technology, engineering and maths offering to students.
viii. The prize for the third place National Winner will consist of:
- £1,500 for the Team’s school, to be spent on improving its science, technology, engineering and maths offering to students.
ix. QEOP will offer an additional prize to a winning school with a postcode in the London Boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest (the “QEOP Boroughs”). This additional prize will be judged on the same criteria as the other prizes but only entries submitted from the QEOP Boroughs will be eligible. The prize will be £1,500 for the school of the winning team (the “QEOP Winner”) to be spent on improving its science, technology, engineering and maths offering to students (the “QEOP Prize”). For the avoidance of doubt the QEOP Winner can also be a Regional Winner and/or National Winner. The QEOP Prize will be co-ordinated by QEOP and the Promoter accepts no liability in relation to the QEOP Prize.
x. The Promoter reserves the right to award additional prizes during or at the end of the Competition.

22. The Regional Winners’ and National Winners’ prize money funds must be spent by the relevant Winner’s school on improving its science, technology, engineering and maths offering to students. Proof of purchase will be required, in the form of receipts or a purchase order, to demonstrate the money is being used for its intended purpose before funds will be released. Winning schools will have until 21 October 2016 to prove the purchases and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to an alternative winner if the winning school fails to comply.

23. By accepting a prize, a Regional Winner and/or National Winner (as applicable) agrees to release and hold the Promoter and its affiliates harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of the award of, the use or misuse of any prize. Where the law implies warranties, which cannot be excluded, the Promoter’s liability for breach of those warranties is limited to resupplying the prize (or paying for the costs thereof), where this is permitted by law. A Regional Winner and/or National Winner (as applicable) assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in this Competition or use or redemption of any prize.

24. The judging panel will consist of up to 10 individuals, including at least one employee of the Promoter and at least one independent judge (the “Judging Panel”). The full names of the judges on the Judging Panel will be available by written request to shellschoolsteam@hopscotchconsulting.co.uk for six weeks from 01/07/2016.

25. Up to 33 entrants (to comprise of 3 teams from each of the 11 regions) will be selected to be on the shortlist. The Regional Winners will be selected from the 33 shortlisted entries by the Judging Panel and the National Winners will be selected from the Regional Winners by the Judging Panel.

26. The National Winners will be announced at Make the Future London, and the National Winners’ schools will be notified by telephone or by email to the relevant Teachers and nominated key school contacts within 7 days of Make the Future London using the details provided in the Bright Ideas Report. The prizes (other than the QEOP Prize) will be co-ordinated with respective schools by 1 August 2016.

27. Prizes will be awarded to the school that the Regional Winners and National Winners were attending at the time of submission of their entry. Notification of winning will be made by the Promoter to you and the nominated key school contact.

28. In the event that any of the Regional Winners or National Winners refuse acceptance of the prize or, for whatever reason cannot accept the prize, or if the Promoter is unable to make contact with any relevant school within 7 days of the relevant timeframe for notification stated in these Terms and Conditions, the Promoter reserves the right to award it to an alternative winner without liability to the original Regional Winner or National Winner, as applicable.

29. The prizes, as stated, are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except at the Promoter’s discretion. The Promoter reserves the right to award alternative prizes of equal or greater value, should the advertised prizes or any part of them become unavailable for any reason.

Disqualification

30. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse participation, or to disqualify, at any time during the Competition, Participants or Teachers who have submitted incorrect or misleading information. Participants and/or Teachers who do not comply with these Terms and Conditions may also be disqualified from the Competition without further notice. In the event that a Teacher is disqualified then the Promoter reserves the right to disqualify all Teams submitted by that Teacher.

31. Participants and Teachers will have no recourse against disqualification decisions.

32. If at any stage in the Competition a Participant/Team is disqualified from the Competition or a Participant/Team cannot be traced or contacted after reasonable efforts have been made by the Promoter, that Participant/Team will forego the right to progress to the next stage of the Competition and the Promoter at its sole discretion may arrange for a replacement Participant/Team to be selected, without liability to the disqualified, untraceable or uncontactable team, as appropriate.

33. Any Participant or Team suspected by the Promoter of plagiarism may be investigated, and, if deemed appropriate by the Promoter (in its absolute discretion), disqualified from the Competition.

General

34. The judgments of the Judging Panel and decisions of the Promoter are final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into by the Judging Panel or the Promoter.

35. The Regional Winners’ and National Winners’ details (Team name, school name and county) will be available for six weeks from 1/07/2016 by sending a self-addressed envelope to The Bright Ideas Challenge, c/o Hopscotch Consulting, 328/9 Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford Street, London, SE1 0HS.

36. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, amend, terminate or temporarily suspend this Competition due to any event beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, with no liability to any Teams, Individuals, Teachers or third parties.

37. The Promoter reserves the right to, upon notice to you, unilaterally amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time.

38. The Promoter assumes no responsibility or liability for any loss arising out of or from: (i) technical issues, system or software failures experienced by a Teacher in submitting a Team’s entry or by a Participant and/or Teacher accessing the Competition Website; (ii) user errors; (iii) negligent use of the Competition Website; or (iv) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete or unintelligible registrations/entries. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

39. By submitting an entry on behalf of a Team, you hereby acknowledge that the Promoter has no responsibility to return any Competition Materials to you, your School, a Team or an Individual.

40. The Promoter shall not be liable to Participants or Teachers under or in connection with the Competition for any indirect, economic or consequential loss or for any loss of profits, loss of business, loss of contracts, loss of use or loss of reputation.

41. By submitting entries Teachers hereby certify that any technical information contained therein is not restricted for export to the UK, Ireland or Netherlands.

42. This Competition and these Terms and Conditions are governed by English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Promoter: Shell International Limited, Shell Centre, London SE1 7NA