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Surrey Culture Explorer Passport has now finished

The Surrey Culture Explorer Campaign officially ended in our libraries on Saturday 29 October. We hope that all children and their families enjoyed the challenges they completed. Congratulations to all those wonderful Culture Explorers who completed 10 or more challenges!

The prize draw will take place after Monday 7 November. The initial contact with the winners will be made via email. Here is a list of brilliant prizes that completers of 10 or more challenges have a chance to win:

Thank you to all those children and families who took part to make this a campaign to remember. Keep up to date with what's going on in libraries by visiting our Events and Activities webpage and follow us on social media.

Prize draw terms and conditions

  • By entering the prize draw for the Culture Explorer Passport challenge and by completing the Local History and Designer Challenge you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.
  • Surrey Culture Explorer participants can enter into a prize draw to win prizes listed in the passport, website and social media posts after completing 10 challenges listed in the scheme.
  • The participants who complete the Local History Challenge may also have their short story or comic, chosen to be featured on the Surrey Matters website subject to agreement by Surrey Matters Editors.
  • Participants who complete the Designer Challenge may have their designs chosen, to be printed on library cards.
  • The competition is being run and organised by Surrey County Council, Woodhatch Place, 11 Cockshot Hill, Reigate, Surrey RH2 8EF.
  • All Entrants must get consent from their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before entering.
  • All entries to the prize draw must be submitted by the Entrants parent(s), or legal guardian.
  • Eligibility to enter:
    • The competition is open to Surrey residents aged 4 to 11.
    • Entrants must complete 10 challenges in the scheme before entering the prize draw.
    • There must only be one entry per child.
    • The competition is free to enter.
  • No third-party entries or bulk entries will be accepted. The council reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants and the prize may be withheld until and unless the council is satisfied with the verification.
  • Entries not complying with these terms and conditions will be invalid.
  • The competition ended on Saturday 29 October 2022 at 11.59pm.
  • The prize is awarded conditionally upon acceptance and if a winner is unable to be contacted after 28 days or if any prize is unclaimed or declined within a reasonable period, the prize shall be deemed as unclaimed or unaccepted and a supplementary winner may be drawn at the council's discretion.
  • The winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries on the week commencing 1 November 2022. The Communications Team will then contact the winner via email to ask for an address to send the prize to.
  • The council will not be responsible for any inability of a prize-winner to take up the specified prize.
  • The council reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of similar value should the specified prize become unavailable for reasons beyond its reasonable control. Cash or credit alternatives will not be offered. The prize is not transferable.
  • In the event of fraud, abuse, or an error affecting the proper operation of the competition, including the allocation of more prizes than are available, the council reserves the right to end or suspend the competition; declare void the notification of winner; and re-allocate available prizes by conducting a new competition.
  • If any provision of these terms and conditions is held invalid by any law, rule, order or regulation of any government, or by the final determination of any court of a competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provisions not held to be invalid.
  • Incomplete entries and entries received after the competition closing date will be disqualified from the competition.
  • The council's decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into outside of this competition.
  • The council reserves the right to suspend, cancel, postpone or amend the competition and/or review and revise these terms and conditions at any time.
  • Data protection:
    • Entrants' data will be collected, stored and processed for the purposes of administering and assessing competitions. The council shall take all reasonable care to ensure that it complies with its obligations under the UK General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.
    • In the event that the completion is withdrawn for any reason, the entrant's personal data will be permanently deleted at this point.
    • All entrant's data will be permanently deleted after the winners have claimed their prize.