West Ham United 50/50 MatchDay Lotto in Aid of the Academy

These official rules ("The Rules") apply to the West Ham United 50/50 Matchday Lotto in Aid of the Academy conducted by West Ham United Football Club ("WHUFC ").

By entering the West Ham United 50/50 Matchday Lotto in Aid of the Academy, you agree to be bound by these Rules.

1. Eligibility:

a) Subject to 1. b) below, the West Ham United 50/50 Matchday Lotto in Aid of the Academy is open to any member of the public over the age of 16 years of age.

b) The Lotto Draw is not open to employees of WHUFC or members of their immediate family.

c) All Claims to be accompanied by the winning ticket at half time during each home WHUFC match or claimed within one month by calling the WHUFC corporate team on 0871 221 2700 (calls cost 10p/minute plus network extras).

d) All tickets should be retained until winners are confirmed with an official announcement.

2. How to Enter:

a) All entrants must be aged 16 and over. Terms and conditions apply

b) Tickets can be purchased up until five minutes before kick-off.

c) The winning numbers only apply to the West Ham United match played on the draw date.

3. Limitation of Entries:

a) Not to be sold to persons under 16 years of age.

4. The Prize:

a) The first prize lotto draw will consist of the prize fund less the fixed second and third prizes.

b) The second prize lotto draw will consist of 6% of the prize fund plus a signed shirt by members of the first-team squad.

c) The third prize lotto draw will consist of 4% of the prize fund plus a signed ball by members of the first-team squad.

d) The Prize fund will be split 50/50 between the winners and the Academy, after all costs.

e) All decisions made by WHUFC are final and binding.

5. Notification:

a) The winners will be notified at half-time for the relevant game with the winning ticket displayed online and in the following matchday programme.The prize in the form of a cheque will be sent by courier to the competition winners within 14 days of the completed claim.

b) Claim by all winners must be made within 30 days of the draw date. No claim will be accepted after this time period.

c) By entering the competition and accepting these terms and conditions, the prize winners agree to having their name published by WHUFC in connection to the competition.

6. Liability:

a) WHUFC accept no liability for late or incomplete entries, or any other communications failures or circumstances affecting, disrupting or corrupting the Lotto Draw in any manner.

b) WHUFC offer no refund under any circumstance whatsoever.

c) It is the responsibility of the ticket purchaser to make available the actual ticket purchased when making a prize claim. Photocopying will not be accepted.

7. Jurisdiction:

The West Ham United 50/50 Matchday Lotto in Aid of the Academy is a Small Society Lottery (08/00126/GASLOT) registered with Newham Council complying with the Gambling Act 2005

8. Date:

These Rules are dated September 2011.