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Farm Safety Photo Competition T&C's

Terms & Conditions

  • The competition is open for entry from children between the ages of 4 – 12
  • Categories are: Age 4 - 6, Age 7-9, Age 10-12, Overall Winner
  • A parent or guardian must have provided consent on the entry form
  • I understand that even if I agree to participate now, I can withdraw at any time by emailing the request to dpo@teagasc.ie. I acknowledge and understand that this will not apply to material already published as Teagasc cannot control such material.
  • In the case where third parties appear in the photograph in the entry, I confirm that I have received the consent of those third parties and take full responsibility for this consent.
  • I consent to the use of personal data including name and any personal data in the photograph entry, in Teagasc publicity material and on social media. Teagasc reserves the right to display, reproduce or publish, or give permission to display, reproduce or publish any entry without payment for the purposes of future promotion and knowledge transfer. The personal data contained in the entries will be retained by Teagasc indefinitely.
  • I understand that any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current Irish Data Protection legislation and will only be disclosed as specified above
  • The Data Protection Officer in Teagasc may be contacted at any stage at DPO@Teagasc.ie 

Submission of Photographs

  • One entry per person
  • Closing date for submission of entries is 13 July 2023
  • Winners will be announced on 19 July 2023
  • Entries can be submitted in digital format only
  • No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason
  • The competition will be judged by a Teagasc selection panel and the judges’ decision is final
  • The winning photo(s)/pictures will be displayed on the Teagasc website/social media 


The prizes are as follows:

  • 1 Overall Winner of a Smyths Toys Voucher to the value of €100
  • 3 Category Winners each receiving a Smyths Toys Voucher to the value of €50
  • Runners up will receive merchandise from AgriKids
  • The prizes are as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered
  • Teagasc will notify the winner when and where the prize can be delivered

Rules of Entering

  • Entry should be a drawing or painting which displays a Farm Safety scene and should feature important elements of farm safety
  • The questions of the short video must be answered in order to enter
  • The competition is open to residents of the Republic of Ireland except employees of Teagasc, their close relatives and anyone judging the competition
  • Entries must be the entrant’s original work, must not be copied and must not infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any other third party, regardless of country of residence. It is the entrant’s responsibility to clear all aspects of copyright prior to submission. Teagasc reserves the right to disqualify from the competition any entry that infringes on the copyright or other intellectual property rights of third parties and will not be responsible or in any way be liable for any violations of copyright or any other unauthorised use of photos
  • The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into
  • By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions