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Specific Rules for “PlayStation® F.C. UEFA Champions League® App” Competition

Terms and Conditions 

 

1.             The “PlayStation® F.C. UEFA Champions League® App” competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom (“Entrant Countries”) except employees, agents, contractors or consultants of the Promoter (as defined below) and their immediate families, the Promoter's associated companies and anyone else professionally connected with the Competition (“Entrants). These Terms (as defined below) apply to those Entrants resident of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

 

2.             The Competition is open for entries on 11 September 2015 ("Opening Date") and closes on 28 May 2016 ("Closing Date").  The period from the Opening Date to and including the Closing Date shall be referred to as the “Competition Period.

 

3.             The Competition is free to enter and no purchase of any kind is necessary but Entrants must own or have access to a PlayStation®4 and the PlayStation® F.C. UEFA Champions League® Application (“Application”). By entering the Competition, Entrants accept and will be bound by these terms and conditions (“Terms”) as well as the General Rules (click here).

 

4.             The UEFA Champions League® tournament shall be referred to as the “Tournament”.

 

5.             To enter the Competition, Entrants must complete the following steps during the Competition Period: 

a)     if they do not already have a Sony Entertainment Network (“SEN”) account (previously known as PlayStation®Network account), create one using their PlayStation® system or by visiting http://eu.playstation.com/registration/;

b)    sign into their SEN account on their PlayStation®4;

c)     visit the PlayStation®Store and download the Application;

d)    open the Application;

e)     if they do not already have a UEFA.com account, create one by following the sign up process, otherwise sign in to their existing UEFA.com account;

f)     read the Terms and press ‘X’ to confirm their acceptance of the Terms;

g)    play any one of or all of the following games:

                                          i.    UEFA Champions League®  Fantasy Football (“Fantasy Football”) - creating and managing a fantasy football team for the Tournament (this game can also be accessed via http://en.uclfantasy.uefa.com/UEFA/15813/clienthome.do or the UEFA Champions League® Fantasy Application);

                                         ii.    UEFA Champions League® Predictor (“Predictor”) - predicting match scores for the Tournament matches (this game can also be accessed via http://en.uclpredictor.uefa.com/UEFA/15832/clienthome.do); and/or

                                        iii.    UEFA Champions League® Top Five (“Top Five”) - making top five (5) player selections for each UEFA Champions League match,

(each a “Game” and collectively the “Games”).

6.             Registration for PlayStation™Network (“PSN”) is subject to acceptance of the PSN Terms of Service and User Agreement and PSN Privacy Policy. (http://uk.playstation.com/legal/).

 

7.             Each Entrant may only submit one (1) entry but will be eligible to win multiple Prizes (as defined below).

 

8.             Each Winner (as defined below) and each Runner-Up (as defined below) will be selected and receive prizes as detailed in the following table:

Tournament Match Dates Competition Stage
(each a "Stage")
Number of Winners / Runner-Ups Prize Details Total Approximate
Prize Value
15/09/15 - 16/09/15 Group One (1) "Stage Winner" One (1) PlayStation®Vita PCH2000 series; One (1) €100 PlayStation®Store Wallet Top Up & One (1) 12 Month PS Plus Membership in the form of a voucher code, each of which must be redeemed by 28/05/2017 on the PlayStation®Store,
("Stage Winner Prize")
GBP 350 / EUR 480 / AUD 770 / CZK 13000 / DKK 3600 / NZD 850 / NOK 4500 / PLN 2050 / RUB 40000 / SEK 4600 / CHF 520 / HUF 151000 / INR 36800 / TRY 1650 
29/09/15 - 30/09/15 Group One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
20/10/15 - 21/10/15 Group One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
03/11/15 - 04/11/15 Group One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
24/11/15 - 25/11/15 Group One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
08/12/15 - 09/12/15 Group One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
16/02/16 - 17/02/16
23/02/16 - 24/02/16
Last 16 - Leg 1 One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
08/03/16 - 09/03/16
15/03/16 - 16/03/16
Last 16 - Leg 2 One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
05/04/16 - 06/04/16 Quarter-Final - Leg 1 One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
12/04/16 - 13/04/16 Quarter-Final - Leg 2 One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
29/09/15 - 13/04/16
Grand Prize One (1) "Grand Prize Winner" One (1) Grand Prize Winner Prize (as defined below) As detailed in clause 16
26/04/16 - 27/04/16 Semi-Final Leg 1 One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
03/05/16 - 04/05/16 Semi-Final Leg 2 One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above

28/05/16
"Final" One (1) Stage Winner One (1) Stage Winner Prize As detailed above
29/09/15 - 28/05/16 Entire Tournament One (1) "End of Season Winner" One (1) PlayStation®4 – Ultimate Player 1TB Edition; One (1) DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller; One (1) Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0 - Black; One (1) €100 PlayStation®Store Wallet Top Up & One (1) 12 Month PS Plus Membership in the form of a voucher code, each of which must be redeemed by 28/05/2017 on the PlayStation®Store
("End of Season Winner Prize")
GBP 650 / EUR 900 / AUD 1450 / CZK 25000 / DKK 6700 / NZD 1600 / NOK 8400 / PLN 3800 / RUB 73000 / SEK 8500 / CHF 970 / HUF 280000 / INR 69000 / TRY 3050 
29/09/15 - 28/05/16 Entire Tournament Five (5) x Runner-Ups
(as defined below)
One (1) PlayStation®Vita PCH2000 series; One (1) €100 PlayStation®Store Wallet Top Up & One (1) 12 Month PS Plus Membership in the form of a voucher code, each of which must be redeemed by 28/05/2017 on the PlayStation®Store,
("Stage Winner Prize")
GBP 350 / EUR 480 / AUD 770 / CZK 13000 / DKK 3600 / NZD 850 / NOK 4500 / PLN 2050 / RUB 40000 / SEK 4600 / CHF 520 / HUF 151000 / INR 36800 / TRY 1650 

 

9.             Each Stage Winner will be determined as follows for each Stage:

a)     each Stage Winner shall be the Entrant with the highest Overall Stage Score (as defined below) for the relevant Stage of the Tournament;

b)    each Entrant’s score for each Game for the Stage will be combined to create an “Overall Stage Score”. The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to publish Overall Stage Scores on the Application PlayStation® FC Leaderboard within four (4) days of the end of the Stage;

c)     in the event of a tie, the Stage Winner shall be the Entrant that obtained the highest average combined score for Predictor and Top Five up until that point in the Tournament;

d)    in the event of a further tie, the Stage Winner shall be the Entrant with the highest number of goals scored for Fantasy Football up until that point in the Tournament; and

e)     in the event of a further tie, those tied Entrants shall answer a “tie-breaker” question to determine the Stage Winner.

 

10.          The Grand Prize Winner will be determined as follows:

a)     the Grand Prize Winner shall be the Entrant with the highest Overall Quarter Final Score (as defined below) from 29 September 2015 up until the end of the Quarter Final Stage of the Tournament;

b)    each Entrant’s score for each Game from 29 September 2015 up until the end of the Quarter Final will be combined to create an “Overall Quarter Final Score”. The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to publish Overall Quarter Final Scores on the Application PlayStation® FC Leaderboard within four (4) days of the end of the Quarter Final;

c)     in the event of a tie, the Grand Prize Winner shall be the Entrant that obtained the highest average combined score for Predictor and Top Five up until the end of the Quarter Final Stage of the Tournament;

d)    in the event of a further tie, the Grand Prize Winner shall be the Entrant with the highest number of goals scored for Fantasy Football up until the end of the Quarter Final of the Tournament; and

e)     in the event of a further tie, those tied Entrants shall answer a “tie-breaker” question to determine the Grand Prize Winner.

 

11.          The End of Season Winner and the Runner-Ups will be determined as follows:

a)     the End of Season Winner shall be the Entrant with the highest Overall End of Season Score (as defined below) from 29 September 2015 up until the end of the Tournament;

b)    each Entrant’s score for each Game from 29 September 2015 up until the end of the Tournament will be combined to create an “Overall End of Season Score”. The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to publish Overall End of Season Scores on the Application PlayStation® F.C. Leaderboard within four (4) days of the end of the Final;

c)     in the event of a tie, the End of Season Winner shall be the Entrant that obtained the highest average combined score for Predictor and Top Five at the end of the Tournament;

d)    in the event of a further tie, the End of Season Winner shall be the Entrant with the highest number of goals scored for Fantasy Football at the end of the Tournament;

e)     in the event of a further tie, those tied Entrants shall answer a “tie-breaker” question to determine the End of Season Winner; and

f)     the five (5) Runner-Ups will be the Entrants with the five (5) highest Overall End of Season Scores after the End of Season Winner and shall be determined using the mechanism set out in a), b), c), d) and e) above (each a “Runner-Up”).

 

12.          In these Terms, “Winner” shall mean a Stage Winner, the Grand Prize Winner and/or the End of Season Winner, as appropriate in the context.

 

13.          The Promoter will use data provided by UEFA to calculate the Overall Stage Scores, Overall Quarter Final Scores and Overall End of Season Scores. UEFA data is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into by the Promoter.

 

14.          The Promoter shall notify each Winner and each Runner-Up by email to the email address linked to their SEN account of their selection within one (1) week of the end of the relevant Tournament Stage.

 

15.          In order to claim their Prize, each Winner and each Runner-Up must respond appropriately to the Promoter’s notification email within one (1) week from the date of the Promoter’s notification email, and provide their full name, SEN online ID, postal address and date of birth. The Grand Prize Winner must also provide a contact phone number and the name of their chosen companion (who must also be over eighteen (18) years of age) (“Companion”).

 

16.          The Grand Prize Winner will win the following “Grand Prize Winner Prize”:

a)      two (2) tickets (one (1) ticket for the Grand Prize Winner and one (1) ticket for their Companion to the UEFA Champions League® Final to be held at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza football stadium in Milan, Italy on 28 May 2016 (“Event”);

b)      return economy class flights for the Grand Prize Winner and their Companion from the Grand Prize Winner’s home country to an airport in Milan, Italy, outbound on 27 May 2016 and inbound on 29 May 2016 (flights may not be direct);

c)      Two (2) nights’ stay in a double or twin room at a hotel in Milan, Italy with a minimum three (3) star rating (“Hotel”);

d)      return transport from an airport in Milan, Italy to the Hotel on the dates of their inbound and outbound flights;

e)      return transport from the Hotel to Event on 28 May 2016; and

f)       £300 (or the Grand Prize Winner's local currency equivalent, to be determined on the day the money is sent to the Grand Prize Winner) of spending money to be put towards meals, drinks, tips and transport (other than transport expressly included above) for the duration of the trip (“Spending Money”).

 

17.          The ultimate value of the Grand Prize Winner Prize will vary according to the transport and accommodation provided, however the approximate Prize value (excluding VAT and flight costs) is:

a)     £1,500 GBP; and

b)    EUR 2150 / AUD 3200 / CZK 57600 / DKK 16000 / NZD 3600 / NOK 20000 / PLN 9000 / RUB 155000 / SEK 20000 / CHF 2300 / HUF 658400 / INR 153250 / TRY 6830.

 

The cost of flights will vary depending on many factors, including the country of departure and the date of booking, and have not been included in the above Grand Prize Winner Prize value amounts.

 

18.          The Grand Prize Winner will be contacted by a third party agency (“Agency”) within one (1) week of the date on which they confirmed their details to the Promoter, to arrange travel and other prize logistics. The Agency may liaise with the Grand Prize Winner to discuss suitable travel arrangements (for example, preferred departure airports and flight times), however all flight, hotel and transport arrangements are at the Agency and/or the Promoter’s sole discretion.

 

19.          The Grand Prize Winner and their Companion will be required to complete and return an information and prize acceptance form and submit copies of their passports to the Agency to enable the Agency to make the required arrangements.  At the Agency’s request, the Grand Prize Winner shall provide any further personal details (for themselves and their Companion) which the Agency may reasonably require.

 

20.          The Grand Prize Winner is responsible for all travel and other related expenses not forming part of the Grand Prize Winner Prize, including but not limited to transport to and from the Grand Prize Winner’s home to the airport, Travel Insurance, and any meals or other refreshments in excess of the Spending Money.

 

21.          The Grand Prize Winner will need to provide valid credit or debit card details to the Hotel at check-in as a security deposit.

 

22.          The Grand Prize Winner and their Companion must have a valid passport with an expiry date of at least six (6) months after the date of the return flight. 

 

23.          Travel visas are the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and their Companion. The Grand Prize Winner and their Companion may be required to visit the relevant website and complete the required information to apply for authorisation to enter Italy.  The Grand Prize Winner and their Companion may not gain entry to Italy without a valid visa (if applicable).

 

24.          The Grand Prize Winner and their Companion must each bring a copy of their government issued photo ID, such as a passport, or driver's license, to gain entry to the Event.

 

25.          The Agency will use reasonable endeavours to send the Grand Prize Winner Prize to the Grand Prize Winner as follows:

a)     by email, to the email provided by the Grand Prize Winner, electronic tickets or booking confirmations for the flights, Event, transport, and Hotel (“Documents”). The Grand Prize Winner is responsible for printing any of the abovementioned Documents; and

b)    by bank transfer, to a bank account specified by the Grand Prize Winner, or by cheque sent via registered post, to the postal address provided by the Grand Prize Winner, the Spending Money,

within four (4) weeks of the point at which any further details have been provided to the Promoter and/or Agency by the Grand Prize Winner as required.

 

26.          The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to send:

a)     by email to the email address linked to their SEN account and registered post a Stage Winner Prize to each Stage Winner;

b)    by registered post the End of Season Winner Prize to the End of Season Winner; and

c)     by email to the email address linked to their SEN account and registered post a Runner-Up Prize to each Runner-Up,

within four (4) weeks of receiving a Stage Winner’s and/or the End of Season Winner’s and/or a Runner-Up’s details.

 

27.          In these Terms, “Prize” shall mean a Stage Winner Prize, the Grand Prize Winner Prize, the End of Season Winner Prize and/or a Runner-Up Prize, as appropriate in the context.

 

28.          Voucher codes are subject to terms and conditions of use. Please click here for details. Voucher codes are not transferable and may not be re-sold. Voucher codes have an expiry date which will be communicated with the voucher code.

 

29.          PlayStation®Plus subscription only available to SEN account holders with access to PlayStation®Store and high-speed internet.  PSN, PS Store and PS Plus subject to terms of use and country and language restrictions; PS Plus content and services vary by subscriber age. Users must be 7 years or older and users under 18 require parental consent, except that users in Germany must be 18 years or older. Service availability is not guaranteed. Online features of specific games may be withdrawn on reasonable notice - eu.playstation.com/gameservers.  PS Plus subscription automatically renews at the end of the subscription period at the current PS Store price.  Full terms apply: PSN Terms of Service at eu.playstation.com/legal.

 

30.          Prizes must be taken as stated and may not be deferred.  There will be no cash alternatives; however the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any Prize with a prize of a similar value.

 

31.          The Promoter cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any problem which may result in any Competition entry or other correspondence being lost or not being properly registered.

 

32.          In the event of a dispute, the Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

 

33.          The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the Competition or amend these Terms at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion or if circumstances arise outside its control.

 

 

34.          If a Prize is found to be ineffective, faulty or damaged upon receipt, the Promoter must be notified in writing within seven (7) days of receipt, otherwise the Prize will be deemed to be accepted as received.  This does not affect a Winner’s and/or a Runner-Up’s statutory rights (if any).

 

35.          Each Winner and each Runner-Up agrees to take part in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter. In particular, the Promoter may want to film the Grand Prize Winner and their Companion at the Event.  By attending the Event, the Grand Prize Winner and their Companion will be deemed to give the Promoter, and its associated companies, licensees and assignees, permission to:

a)     photograph, film and record them during their visit;

b)    edit, alter, reproduce, publish and distribute any such photographs, recordings and films or anything derived from them (“Material”) in any medium; and

c)     use the Material, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis and free of charge in perpetuity, for any purposes it deems necessary to promote, advertise or exploit any of Promoter’s products and/or services and anything connected with or derived from them.

 

36.          The Grand Prize Winner and their Companion also agree to waive any moral rights that they may have in the Material and to release the Promoter and its associated companies, licensees and assignees from any claims for payment in connection with their use of the Material.

 

37.          If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms or incorrect, illegible, fraudulent or other invalid or improper information has been provided, the Promoter may in its sole discretion refuse to process an entry or fulfill any Prize awarded. If an Entrant fails to comply with clauses 5, 6, 7 and 15, or uses multiple accounts to enter, they will be excluded from the Competition and their entry will be declared void.

 

38.          Each Winner and each Runner-Up may be required to pay tax on any Prize won in accordance with their jurisdiction’s tax legislation and will be responsible for any related tax liability.

 

39.          The Grand Prize Winner and their Companion must ensure that they comply with the relevant rules of entry when attending the Event.  Any refusal of entry is not the responsibility of the Promoter and the Promoter shall have no liability to the Grand Prize Winner in respect of the same.

 

40.          The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, publish each Winner’s and each Runner-Up’s name on the Promoter’s website(s).  Each Winner’s and each Runner-Up’s name will be made available on reasonable request to those enclosing a self-addressed envelope marked “PlayStation® F.C. UEFA Champions League® App” competition to the following address: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom within six (6) weeks of the Closing Date.

 

41.          General Rules apply to the Competition.  Please click here to view the General Rules.

 

42.          The “Promoter” is: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom.

 

43.          To the extent permitted by applicable law, these Terms shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and the contract between each Entrant and the Promoter shall be deemed to have been formed and performed in England.