The Young Creative Awards (YCA) competition is organised by Young Creatives Nottingham (YCN), charity registration number 1168804, registered office is c/o One Nottingham, Nottingham City Council, Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, NG2 3NG.
Employees of and Trustees of the Young Creatives Nottingham, or their close family members, are not permitted to enter the competition.
There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via this website
Entrants must live, study, or work in Nottingham. Please open this map to view the geographical boundary.
Closing date for entry changes each year. After this date, no further entries to the competition will be accepted.
No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
Entries involving physical items are submitted at the entrant’s own risk – the awards organisers can accept no responsibility for the safe return of entries, however care will be taken when they are in the possession of the Young Creative Awards.
By entering the competition, entrants consent to Young Creatives Nottingham using the contents of their entry for the promotion of the Young Creative Awards.
Young Creatives Nottingham may request permission to retain any physical entries for use in subsequent events and exhibitions for the promotion of the YCA.
The rules of the competition can be found on this website on the Entry Criteria page.
Young Creatives Nottingham reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice if circumstances, such as political, civil or social crisis or natural event, takes place outside of YCN’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by YCN.
YCN is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of approximately equivalent value without giving notice.
Entrants can submit work into as many categories as they like but it must meet the individual criteria of each category. Entrants can only enter each category once.}
Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges appointed by the Trustees of YCN. The panel’s decisions will be final.
Those shortlisted to receive an award will be notified by email and/or letter within 5 weeks of the closing date for entries to the competition.
YCN will notify the winners when and where the prizes can be collected.
YCN’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final. There will be no obligation on YCN to enter into correspondence with the entrants, their families or representatives.
Entrants agree to the possible use of their name, image and competition entry in any publicity material to promote the competition and award.
Personal details provided by an entrant as part of his/her/their entry will be shared only with the members of the judging panels and with agencies involved in administering the awards and associated promotional activity.
By accepting an invitation to attend the awards event entrants agree to the photographing and filming of the event and individual’s attendance.
Any publication of personal detail will be in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent. The entrant’s details relating to the competition will be shared with members of the judging panels.
By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her/their agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.