Terms and Conditions

Miss Teen Great BritainTM Terms & Conditions

Eligibility & Acceptance

Contestants shall not be less than 11 years of age nor more than 19 years of age on the date of the competition.

Little Miss Teen Great Britain finalists must be aged 11-13 years on October 1st the year of the competition. Junior Teen Great Britain finalists must be aged 13-15 years on October 1st the year of the competition. Miss Teen Great Britain finalists must be aged 15-19 years on October 1st the year of the competition. Contestants participating in preliminary pageants leading to the Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest may be 10 years of age provided that they reach their 11th birthday prior to October 1st the year of the competition. Please note that finalists who are 13 are able to choose which category they would like to participate in (Little or Junior)

Must be single and never married as of the start date of the contest event. This applies to participation in any preliminary contest leading to the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain and Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest events. Must remain unmarried during her reign as the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM titleholder should she win. If a contestant becomes engaged to be married during her reign as Miss Teen Great BritainTM she will be disqualified.

Miss Teen Great BritainTM finalists and winners are not permitted to have or promote cosmetic fillers or procedures in any way during their reign. If a winner does undergo cosmetic procedures, surgical or non-surgical, she will be disqualified. Delegate shall be a British citizen or reside in the United Kingdom.

Contestant shall be a citizen of Great Britain or Northern Ireland, or reside in Great Britain or Northern Ireland.  Great Britain comprises of England, Wales and Scotland.

All contestants under 18 years must be accompanied at all events by a parent or legal guardian. The parent or legal guardian will bear their own costs for all expenses including travel and accommodation.

Returning Contestants

Former winners of the titles Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain and  Miss Teen Great BritainTM are not eligible to compete again for the same title of Miss Teen Great BritainTM.  Former entrants, semi-finalists and finalists are eligible to compete again for the title of Miss Teen Great BritainTM.

Official Language

English is the official language of the Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest. It is a requirement for contestants to speak English.

Gender

Entrant must be a naturally born genetic female.

Code of Conduct

Contestant shall be a person whose background is not likely to bring in to disrepute the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM title or the Licensee or the Promoter or any person associated with them. Entrant affirms that she is and will continue to be a person of good moral character; that she has not committed and will not commit any act inconsistent with the highest standards of public morals and conventions or that will reflect unfavourably on the competition, its representatives, sponsors and/or licensees; that she has not appeared in, or posed for, any nude or provocative photographs prior to, during the preliminary or contest finals, or during her reign should she become a semi finalist, grand finalist or Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM titleholder.

Contestant will conduct herself in a courteous, professional manner at all times during the Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest and while representing the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM title.

Contestant will not slander or libel other contestants, judges, Miss Teen Great BritainTM staff or anyone else involved with or connected to the Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest. Defamatory verbal and/or written remarks against Miss Teen Great BritainTM will result in immediate disqualification, forfeiture of any and all prizes and awards won, and legal charges.

Any Contestant found publicly posting slanderous remarks on public forums will be immediately disqualified.

Good sportsmanship is expected at all times. Disruptive behaviour before, during, or after the pageant may result in disqualification, removal from the premises, and legal charges.

Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain & Miss Teen Great BritainTM Entrants agrees:

a) If selected as a Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM winner, contestant agrees make a minimum of 15 appearances throughout her year’s reign as approved by the director of Miss Teen Great BritainTM. Appearances may include but are not limited to parades; radio, television and newspaper interviews; and public appearances at events. Winners are expected to provide Miss Teen Great BritainTM with photos of appearances for the Miss Teen Great BritainTM website and promotion.

b) If selected as a winner of Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM they will not enter or compete in any other regional, national or international pageant or beauty contest during her reign. Winners are expected to give their time and energy to this title and this title only during their year’s reign. Permission for Miss Teen Great BritainTM titleholders to participate in other beauty competitions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

c) If selected as a winner of Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM, contestant agrees that a contract will be signed pertaining to the code of conduct, appearances and work, including modelling, television and film, that the winners undertake during their reign on behalf of Miss Teen Great BritainTM.

d) To look solely to the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM director with respect to all matters relating to her application, rules, regulations, policies, preparation, rehearsal, performance and selection process, and all other matters relating to the preliminary contests and finals.

e) That the organisers of Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM – officers, employees, and pageant personnel are not responsible for accidents, injury or theft incurred at the time of the Miss Teen Great BritainTM preliminary or final or travel to and from.

f) That the Miss Teen Great BritainTM director & employees are not responsible for negligence or fraud on the part of the competition sponsors, judges, or contract vendors (e.g., photographer, videographer, etc.) who may be providing products or services to Contestants and winners at the Miss Teen Great BritainTM preliminary and final.

g) That the organisers of Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM are not responsible for negligence or fraud on the part of the host hotel.

h) That the organisers of Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great Britain are not responsible for loss, theft, or damage caused to any and all prizes, gifts, and awards bestowed upon entrant after these items become the property of entrant. Entrant agrees to incur replacement and/or repair costs to lost, stolen, or damaged items including but not limited to: crown/tiara, sash, plaques, trophies, etc.

i) That prizes given by Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM sponsors to prize winners are not the responsibility of the Miss Teen Great BritainTM director & employees and Miss Teen Great BritainTM cannot be held liable for any sponsor not fulfilling their prizes to winners.

j) That entrants under 18 years agrees that they be accompanied at all times during the preliminary and finals by a parent or legal guardian and they are the sole responsibility of the parent/legal guardian. They are not the responsibility of the Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest.

k) That the date/venue of the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great Britain Pageant is subject to change and in such a case, the entrant is not eligible for a refund.

l) The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into or feedback given regarding the selection of semi-finalists, grand finalists or winners.

Deadlines

All deadlines for photographs, and contestant information are strictly enforced and must be adhered to by entrant.

Entry Fee & Payments

Semi-Finalists – If entrant is selected as a semi-finalist then the contestant’s photograph will appear on the Miss Teen Great BritainTM website after semi-finalists payment has been received in full by the organisers of Miss Teen Great BritainTM.

Finalists – If contestant is selected as a finalist then the contestant’s sash will be ordered and contestant’s titles made official after payment has been received in full by the organisers of Miss Teen Great BritainTM.  If full payment is not received by the end of a 4 week period, as of date of notification, the title will be awarded to another contestant.

Refund Policy

All fees paid for and to the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great Britain competition are NOT REFUNDABLE and NOT TRANSFERABLE in full or in part for under any circumstances. This includes, but is not limited to entry fees, advertising fees, contest admission ticket sales fees, guest meal fees and any other fees paid to the organisers of Miss Teen Great BritainTM by anyone including, but not limited to, contestants, sponsors, and advertisers.

Photography & Videography – Minors

Adults accompanying contestants, who are under 18 years of age as of the competition date, authorise the right for Photography & Videography for the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain and Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest.  This includes Internet, websites, printed publications, all events leading to, and including, the Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest.

Disqualification / Title Relinquishment

If contestant is disqualified or relinquishes, for any reason, any title awarded to her, all prizes must be returned in full, and in condition received.

Travel

Contestants make their own travel arrangements. The organisers of Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM are not responsible for arranging travel or intervening / resolving disputes involving travel to the competition.

Hotel

Contestants are required to stay at the host hotel (unless contestant lives close enough to drive from home to contest events each day). Contestants and their families must make their own hotel reservations.

Publicity and Promotion

By virtue of participation in the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest, contestant agrees to allow the organisers of Miss Teen Great BritainTM the right to use her name, likeness, voice and/or biographical information for purposes of publicity and promotion now and in the future. Contestant understands that her name, likeness, voice, and/or biographical information may be used on the internet, in print advertising, press releases and merchandise related to the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest (e.g., t-shirts, tote bags, hats, other apparel, mouse pads, and other promotional materials.) Contestant agrees to release the organisers of the Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest from liability for any injury resulting from publicity and promotion. Contestant agrees to waive any and all compensation for use of her name, likeness, voice, and /or biographical information for purposes of publicity and promotion.

Agreement

Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM entrant agrees to abide by the above rules. If an entrant fails to abide by the above rules and/or brings Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM into disrepute, a decision will be made at the Miss Teen Great BritainTM director’s digression. The director has the right to terminate the entrant/contestant/winner contract immediately, reclaim the entrant’s sash, crown and prizes.  The director has the right to authorise the deletion of all photos containing Miss Teen Great BritainTM sash & crown from all media, including but not limited to, internet, print, facebook,associated to the entrant/contestant/winner.

Contestant agrees to sign a Code of Conduct statement indicating agreement to abide by the terms specified here and also the obligations & terms and conditions of Miss Teen Great BritainTM. Failure to sign these statements does not in any way release contestant from responsibility to abide by the Code of Conduct and terms and conditions of the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest.

By submitting the entry form and fee(s) for/to Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM the entrant/contestant/winner agrees to abide by all policies, rules and regulations set forth by Miss Teen Great BritainTM on www.missteengreatbritain.co.uk

Participation in the Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM contest also indicates acceptance and agreement to abide by all policies, rules and regulations set forth by Miss Teen Great BritainTM.  Contestant attests that all information submitted to the organisers of Miss Teen Great BritainTM is true and accurate. Falsification of information and failure to comply with the policies of Little Miss Teen Great Britain, Junior Teen Great Britain or Miss Teen Great BritainTM may result in immediate disqualification and/or forfeiture of prizes won without benefit of refund in full or in part at the sole discretion of the director of Miss Teen Great BritainTM.

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