National Cup Cake Week

Terms & Conditions of Entry

Terms and Conditions (Professional only)

  1. Entrants to the National Cupcake Championship - Professional ("Championship") must be aged 18 or over.
  2. Bakers entering the professional competition must be engaged in the business of the sale of bakery products for profit to the public in the United Kingdom or be employed by such a business as bakers.
  3. The Organiser reserves the right at its absolute discretion to reject any entry that it deems inappropriate.
  4. A maximum of one entry for each category will be accepted from each entrant.
  5. Entries will only be accepted if they are submitted on the Entry Form completed in full and together with all of the supporting materials specified. Responsibility is not accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any postal, network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
  6. The closing date for entries and for receipt of the supporting materials is Friday 16th July 2016
  7. Entries must give the name of the person responsible for submitting the entry and to whom all correspondence concerning the Championship should be addressed.
  8. The finalists for the Championship will be announced at the end August. Five finalists will be notified by email and will be offered one complimentary place at the Championship taking place on 14th September 2016 at AB Mauri's Centre of Excellence. There will be one award winner selected from the finalists in each category and announced at the final as National Cupcake Champion 2015.
  9. The Organiser reserves the right to change the categories and the judging panel without prior notice to entrants.
  10. The Organiser's decision on all matters affecting the Championship is final and legally binding. No correspondence will be entered into.
  11. Entries and supporting materials will become the property of the Organiser and will not be returned. Entrants consent to the publication by the Organiser in connection with the Championship of any of the documents or materials constituting their entry.
  12. Any winner may publicise a winning category in the Championship provided the year in which it was won is stated.
  13. If you were a category winner or overall winner in 2015, you cannot enter the same category for 2016.
  14. By entering the Championship, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller for the purposes of the administration of the Championship and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented. All entry instructions form part of the rules.
  15. For promotional purposes, there will be professional photography and filming taking place during the final and finalists must consent to filming and sound recording as finalists. Winners may be required to take part in some post-event publicity and consent to their name and photograph being used for such purposes
  16. The Organiser and Data Controller is William Reed Business Media Ltd, Broadfield Park, Crawley RH11 9RT.