Terms and Conditions

Code Of Conduct and Terms Of Contest 2017-2018
During your time with us, contestants will not only be representing themselves and Face Of The Globe UK Ltd, but their country too. In addition, many young girls and boys visiting the resort will not only be looking up to the ‘grown ups’ but also to contestants as ‘princesses’. It is therefore vital that contestants composure during the time with us is mature, sensible and as a role model to others.
By entering the contest, you are agreeing to the full terms and conditions shown. Should you be found to have not complied with any of these rules, you may be disqualified from the contest. Many terms and conditions listed are relevant for the international finals but must be adhered to at entry stage.
A.    General Rules of Entry

A1. Entrants must be female and a minimum age of 5 years old on 1st March 2017.

A2. Contestants who are married or have children are welcome to enter the contest.

A3. There must be nothing in your background that could bring the contest or its sponsors into disrepute.

A4. Must not have posed nude or topless, for any photographs, professional or amateur, or film in any capacity whatsoever.

A5. All contestants must cover their sponsorship/entry fee for the contest. Fees vary depending on age and area (see UK heat/International Entries pages for details).

A6. You must be available to attend the grand final between 18th-24th March 2017 in UK and Disneyland® Paris. If selected as a winner of a live regional or national event, the trip is part of your prize (chaperone not included). Should you not take up your trip, a financial penalty is applicable to cover admin fees.

A7. All sponsorship fees/entry fees, deposits, make up bookings, training classes, Disneyland trip for guests and tickets are non refundable.

A8. Should you be found to have broken any of the above rules, you will be removed from the competition. No refunds will be given for any monies already paid, so please ensure you read all rules and Terms & Conditions thoroughly prior to submitting your application. Should you be removed and have associated parties and sponsors requiring a refund, this will be at your own personal expense and not the responsibility of Face Of The Globe Ltd. If rules are found to be have been broken after you have been selected, your title will be revoked and you will be required to return any prizes, including sash and crown, to Face Of The Globe Ltd and the title will be given to the next highest scoring finalist.

A9. Should you fail to attend on the specified date for your heat or the grand final, you will not be entitled to a refund of any monies paid in relation to that heat/final. If you arrive more than 1 hour late, you may also be refused entry to the contest that day.

A10. By applying for the contest, you are confirming that you suit all criteria set out above and fully understand the rules and requirements, and agree to our Terms and Conditions below.

A11. Face Of The Globe Ltd reserve the right to refuse applications. All successful entrants will receive confirmation by email within 14 days of applying.

A12. If selected for the grand final, you must have a valid passport to travel and will be responsible for organising the necessary Visa documentation for travel to UK and France.

A13. All grand finalists under the age of 18 on the date of travel, will be required to be chaperoned by 1 female adult chaperone to the grand final.

A14. Regional and National live event winners are respectfully asked to refrain from competing in alternative pageants for the duration of their reign. It is also prohibited from competing in any other pageant that would refrain the candidate from continuing their reign as a representative with Face Of The Globe.

A15. Should a Regional or National live event winner withdraw for any reason prior to the international contest, a £150 admin fee will be invoiced to them if the date of withdrawal is longer than 20 weeks prior to the international contest. If the withdrawal is within 20 weeks prior to the international contest, the full sponsorship fee relevant for their age category will be invoiced. In addition, any prizes received, including crown and sash, must be returned to Face Of The Globe Ltd.

A16. You must have permission from the photographer to use any photo you submit with your entry form.

A17. Should a contestant be disqualified or decide not to attend the finals, or are prevented from doing so for any reason, no refunds will be given for any monies already paid. Any associated parties and sponsors requiring a refund, this will be at your own/parent/guardian personal expense and not the responsibility of Face Of The Globe Ltd. In some circumstances, travel insurance will cover some losses, and therefore we recommend taking out a policy at the earliest opportunity.

A18. Should a contestant fail to attend on the specified date and times for any reason, they/their sponsors will not be entitled to a refund of any monies paid in relation to the contest. If the cost of your trip was covered by a sponsor or license holder, they reserve the right to recover their expenses from yourself and this will not be the responsibility of Face Of The Globe Ltd.

A19. Finalists must have a valid passport to travel for the international contest.

If you have any concerns about the above rules of entry or the terms and conditions, please bring these to the attention of Face Of The Globe Ltd prior to entry. It shall be the companies discretion as to whether or not any rules have been broken and you will be advised of this decision. The decision of Face Of The Globe Ltd is final.

B.    Code of Conduct and Terms – Grand Finals
B1. Contestants of all ages should not be drinking alcohol or smoking whilst wearing their sash, tiaras, or anything else symbolic of the contest throughout the contest dates, with the exception of meal times and the welcome party for over 18s only and in moderate amounts.
B2. Consumption of illegal substances is strictly prohibited during the contest dates.
B3. All contestants should remain polite and courteous to others throughout their time at in the competition. Foul language should not be used, especially whilst on the resort. Judges will be present throughout the competition dates. The names of the judges may not be revealed until the night of the contest. Misbehaviour and bad manners may be noted at any time and could be used in the overall scores.
B4. All finalists will be given a copy of the itinerary for the duration of the contest. It is the contestant or their guardians responsibility to ensure all meeting times are adhered to. Face Of The Globe Ltd cannot be held responsible should you miss an activity, transportation or meal due to lateness. This also applies to transport times for coach/EuroTunnel/ferry trips or any other means of transport. Should you miss the meeting/departure due to poor timekeeping, it will be your own responsibility to arrange alternative means of transport at your own expense. In circumstance that the coach should depart with your belongings on board, it is again your responsibility to arrange collection of these items and Face Of The Globe Ltd will not be responsible for any costs or administration involved in doing so.
B5. Your belongings are your own responsibility, and if left unattended at any point this is at your own risk. You are responsible for arranging any travel insurance to cover loss or damage to your belongings at your own expense.
B6. Contestants proved to have deliberately damaged, stolen, or hindering another contestants belongings will be instantly disqualified from the competition. In the same light, any contestant making false allegations about another finalist carrying out this act will also face disqualification.
B7. Statements to the press or online statements including on social network sites, deliberately slandering or making false allegations about the contest, it’s finalists, sponsors, judges, staff, directors or any other associated party will be taken seriously and legal action taken where necessary.
B8. Attempts to corrupt the contest, staff or judges and bribery or blackmail either from a contestant, their sponsors of associated guests will be reported and may result in disqualification from the contest.
B9. All outfits required for the contest are your own responsibility, including transport, care and purchase. Failure to bring the correct outfits may mean you will not be able to participate in that particular round and therefore not judged in that category. You are also responsible for bringing your own travel iron and European plug adaptors to ensure your outfits are in good presentation for the contest.
B10. Failure to take part in the contest due to injury, sickness or any other reason whatsoever, will unfortunately not be reason for either full or partial refund on any costs incurred.
B11. Any concerns regarding accommodation or food should first be reported to the Face Of The Globe Ltd staff before raising with Disneyland Resort Paris, or Crowne Plaza London Gatwick. All complaints will be listened to and necessary action taken.
B12. All rooms both at Disneyland Paris, are shared accommodation. Many rooms at Crowne Plaza London Gatwick are also shared. All rooms in Disneyland consist of 2 double or 2 single beds. Therefore, adult contestants will be sharing with one other adult contestant. Junior, Mini and Teen contestants will be in a room with one other teen/junior/mini contestant and female guardian, meaning you will be required to share a double bed with your guardian. Private rooms are available for an additional supplement cost and must be booked in advance at the time of making your reservation and payment. Contestants will be informed of who they will be sharing with on arrival at the hotel and this decision is final. If adult contestants have an accompanying adult such as friend/family member/partner, who they have requested to share accommodation with, this booking will remain as such and again cannot be altered after 1st February 2017. If there is any valid reason for not sharing with a particular finalist, please make your reasons known to Face Of The Globe Ltd on or before 1st December to make your reasons known.
B13. Finalists will be responsible for providing suitable clothing for cold/wet weather whilst in the resort and must make provisions for all weather types.
B14. Only meals stated in the contestant itinerary are included. Any meals not listed will need to be provided by the finalist and cover their own costs.
B15. Personal spending money for the duration of the contest is not provided and is your own responsibility.
B16. Rehearsal time whilst at the Disneyland Resort Paris is very limited. It is vital that all finalists are present throughout the rehearsals to ensure they are comfortable with the stage choreography. There is no dance routine in the final.
B17. All finalists are asked to raise a minimum of £50 (GBP) for our chosen charities, either through fundraising events, sponsorships or sponsored activities. This should be transferred to Face Of The Globe Ltd in cleared funds no later than 31st March 2015. There will be an award for the finalist who raises the highest amount.
B18. All finalists are asked to bring a souvenir gift from their region/country to be added to our raffle prizes, with all funds raised going to our charities.
B19. All finalists wishing to enter the talent round agree to either send a video or photos and description of their talent by 15th January 2017. A small number of finalists will be selected from these entries to perform their talent on stage for additional awards. Further details will be provided directly to confirmed finalists
B20. Finalists agree to be judged on composure throughout the week, conversational skills and interaction with others, beauty and overall appearance, stage presence, confidence, speech on stage, posture and elegance.
B21. All finalists and guardians of finalists agree for photographs, interviews and video imagery of them to be used by Face Of The Globe Ltd for promotional purposes for an indefinite period at an international level. These may be captured by third party companies, Face Of The Globe Ltd or other persons attending the events.
B22. Finalists understand that electrical plug sockets may not be the same as in their home countries and it is the finalists/guardians responsibility to provide the correct adaptors for their own personal use.
B23. Finalists should not bring counterfeit goods or fake designer items with them, or any other illegal items/substances to France. Should any finalists/guardian be stopped and retained by customs and/or French authorities, this is the responsibility of the finalist/guardian and not Face Of The Globe Ltd and failure to compete in the contest for this reason will not be valid reason for any refund whatsoever and alternative travel/accommodation arrangements will have to be made at the expense of the finalist/guardian and not in any way the responsibility of Face Of The Globe Ltd.
B24. Face Of The Globe Ltd are not responsible for any loss of luggage or personal items. Relevant insurance for such incident is your own responsibility.
B25. Finalists are responsible for their own time keeping during the contest and must bring the necessary devices for doing so.
B26. English is the spoken language of the Face Of The Globe Ltd contest. Any finalists who do not have a good level of understanding or dialogue in English must arrange for their own translator to be present throughout the competition at their own expense.
B27. Face Of The Globe Ltd reserve the right to alter any timings noted in the contest itinerary. Any such changes will be made clear to finalists.
B28. Finalists agree to notify Face Of The Globe Ltd of any changes of address, telephone number or email address in the lead up to the contest and for the period following their participation up to the point when a new title holder for their region/country is selected. After which any changes would be out of courtesy for future events and involvement.
B29. The main form of contact in the lead up to the competition will be via email. Finalists/guardians agree to check their email account on a regular basis to ensure they are aware of any changes and updates.
B30. The judges decisions are final.
B31. Finalists agree to provide up to date profile information for use on our website and confirm they have permission to use any photographs submitted for use on the website. All finalists also agree for this information to be used as part of the judging process if necessary.
B32. If your own arrangements have been made for hotel and travel, these are entirely of your own responsibility and rules stated in this document in relation to travel or accommodation do not apply.
B33. Should you choose to travel to the city centre in Paris in your free time, this is your own responsibility and at your own cost.
B34. Any bookings for hair styling, and/or make up are bookable via Face Of The Globe Ltd but at your own discretion. Any allergic reactions or dissatisfaction with the overall appearance of your styling will not be the liability of Face Of The Globe Ltd and no claim in relation to such event can be made. It is the finalists choice as to whether they do their own styling or use the staff available. Make up services are non refundable and non transferable.
B35. Tickets included in the package are non transferable and should not be sold on under any circumstances. Finalists are responsible for their own tickets and should they be lost once in their possession will need to be replaced at the expense of the finalist/guardian and not the responsibility of PFace Of The Globe Ltd. These terms also apply for the Buffalo Bills Wild West Show.
B36. Any items charged to your room are your own responsibility and at your own expense. This must be settled with the hotel by the individuals responsible before departure.
B37. Any costs/fines incurred for damage to any items or furnishings in your room are to be covered at your own expense. Any finalists found to have damaged property in their hotel room will be disqualified from the competition.
B38. Should a finalist or a guardian of a finalist become disruptive to others, or deemed to have behaved in a manner of gross misconduct, Face Of The Globe Ltd or Disneyland Resort Paris reserve the right to withdraw provisions of any accommodation, travel and activities from that contestant and result in instant dismissal from the contest. Any costs involved in finding alternative accommodation or transportation will be at the expense of the contestant/contestants guardian and no refunds on any monies paid will be possible. Guests attending in support of a finalists behaving in such a manner may also be removed from the premises and the same terms will apply. Matters of Gross Misconduct include, but are not restricted to; bullying, verbal/aggressive/violent behaviour towards others, , slanderous comments about the contest, it’s organisers, judges, associates or other contestants,  drunken disorderly, bribery/blackmail of judges sponsors, staff or other contestants.
B39. Contestants must have permission in writing from Face Of The Globe Ltd for any use whatsoever of the official crown, sashes, and clothing or any use of the Face Of The Globe Ltd logo. Contestants ares strictly prohibited from wearing the Face Of The Globe Ltd crown with any other sash other than the Face Of The Globe Ltd sash. Any unauthorised use may result in legal action being taken. Photos or video footage of any authorised use, must be provided to Face Of The Globe Ltd.

C.    Code of Conduct and Terms – Regional & National Finals
C1. Contestants of all ages should not be drinking alcohol or smoking whilst wearing their sash, tiaras, or anything else symbolic of the contest throughout the event, with the exception of meal times and the welcome party for over 18s only and in moderate amounts.
C2. Consumption of illegal substances is strictly prohibited during the contest dates.
C3. All contestants should remain polite and courteous to others throughout their time at in the competition.  Judges may be present throughout the competition dates. The names of the judges may not be revealed until the night of the contest. Misbehaviour and bad manners may be noted at any time and could be used in the overall scores.
C4. Your belongings are your own responsibility, and if left unattended at any point this is at your own risk. You are responsible for arranging any necessary insurance to cover loss or damage to your belongings at your own expense.
C5. Contestants proved to have deliberately damaged, stolen, or hindering another contestants belongings will be instantly disqualified from the competition. In the same light, any contestant making false allegations about another finalist carrying out this act will also face disqualification.
C6. Statements to the press or online statements including on social network sites, deliberately slandering or making false allegations about the contest, it’s finalists, sponsors, judges, staff, directors or any other associated party will be taken seriously and legal action taken where necessary.
C7. Attempts to corrupt the contest, staff or judges and bribery or blackmail either from a contestant, their sponsors of associated guests will be reported and may result in disqualification from the contest.
C8. All outfits required for the contest are your own responsibility, including transport, care and purchase. Failure to bring the correct outfits may mean you will not be able to participate in that particular round and therefore not judged in that category.
C9. Failure to take part in the contest due to injury, sickness or any other reason whatsoever, will unfortunately not be reason for either full or partial refund on any costs incurred.
C10. Parent/guardians of contestants under the age of 18 understand that should they be placed as the overall winner of the regional/national event, a guardian over the age of 18 is required to attend the grand finals to chaperone the contestant. The cost of this is not included in the prize.
C11. Finalists agree to be judged on composure throughout the day including on conversational skills and interaction with others, beauty and overall appearance, stage presence, confidence, speech on stage, posture and elegance.
C12. All finalists and guardians of finalists agree for photographs, interviews and video imagery of them to be used by Face Of The Globe Ltd for promotional purposes for an indefinite period at an international level. These may be captured by third party companies, PFace Of The Globe Ltd or other persons attending the events.
C13. Face Of The Globe Ltd are not responsible for any loss of luggage or personal items. Relevant insurance for such incident is your own responsibility.
C14. English is the spoken language of the Face Of The Globe Ltd contest. Any finalists who do not have a good level of understanding or dialogue in English must arrange for their own translator to be present throughout the competition at their own expense.
C15. Face Of The Globe Ltd reserve the right to alter any timings noted in the contest itinerary. Any such changes will be made clear to finalists.
C16. Finalists agree to notify Face Of The Globe Ltd of any changes of address, telephone number or email address in the lead up to the contest and for the period following their participation up to the point when a new title holder for their region/country is selected. After which any changes would be out of courtesy for future events and involvement.
C17. The main form of contact in the lead up to the competition will be via email. Finalists/guardians agree to check their email account on a regular basis to ensure they are aware of any changes and updates.
C18. The judges decisions are final.
C19. Finalists agree to provide up to date profile information for use on our website and confirm they have permission to use any photographs submitted for use on the website. All finalists also agree for this information to be used as part of the judging process if necessary.
C20. Any bookings for hair styling, and/or make up are bookable via Face Of The Globe Ltd but at your own discretion. Any allergic reactions or dissatisfaction with the overall appearance of your styling will not be the liability of Face Of The Globe Ltd and no claim in relation to such event can be made. It is the finalists choice as to whether they do their own styling or use the staff available. Make up services are non refundable and non transferable.
C21. Tickets included in the package are non transferable and should not be sold on under any circumstances. Finalists are responsible for their own tickets and should they be lost once in their possession will need to be replaced at the expense of the finalist/guardian and not the responsibility of Face Of The Globe Ltd.
C22. Any costs/fines incurred for damage to any items or furnishings at the venue are to be covered at your own expense. Any finalists found to have damaged property in their venue will be disqualified from the competition.
C23. Should a finalist or a guardian of a finalist become disruptive to others, or deemed to have behaved in a manner of gross misconduct, Face Of The Globe Ltd  reserve the right to act with in instant dismissal from the contest and venue. No refunds on any monies paid will be possible. Guests attending in support of a finalists behaving in such a manner may also be removed from the premises and the same terms will apply. Matters of Gross Misconduct include, but are not restricted to; bullying, verbal/aggressive/violent behaviour towards others, slanderous comments about the contest, it’s organisers, judges, associates or other contestants,  drunken disorderly, bribery/blackmail of judges sponsors, staff or other contestants.
C24. Contestants must have permission in writing from Face Of The Globe Ltd for any use whatsoever of the official crown, sashes, and clothing or any use of the Face Of The Globe Ltd logo. Contestants ares strictly prohibited from wearing the Face Of The Globe Ltd crown with any other sash other than the Face Of The Globe Ltd sash. Any unauthorised use may result in legal action being taken. Photos or video footage of any authorised use, must be provided to Face Of The Globe Ltd.

D.    Winners Contract
D1. The winners of Face Of The Globe, Teen Face Of The Globe, Junior Face Of The Globe and Mini Face Of The Globe, agree to uphold their title until another winner has been selected.
D2. Should any rules be found to have been broken either before or after the grand finals, this may result in force of resignation and a penalty fine will apply at the discretion of Face Of The Globe Ltd
D3. Winners are prohibited from competing in any other pageants, for the duration of their reign.
D4. Resignation as a Face Of The Globe titleholder for any reason will result in a penalty fine of £1800 (GBP). Any prizes including sashes and crowns will have to be returned immediately, and the cost of doing so will be your own responsibility. Should a non-material prize have already been used/consumed, you will be liable to covering the cost of a replacement prize to its full value. Once resignation is made, it is irreversible.
D5. Winners agree to return to Disneyland Paris for the grand finals in 2017. The cost of this trip will be covered by Face Of The Globe Ltd. This does not include an adult guardian for teens, minis and juniors. Winners will be responsible for costs of any companion travelling with them and may be asked to carry out duties such as crowning, photo calls and judging procedures.
D6. Winners will be invited to several events across the continent. Travel and accommodation will be provided at some of these events. Should this not be covered, it is the winners discretion whether or not to attend.
D7. Overall adult category winner will be required to spend a minimum of 10 days with the directors in the UK for appearances, promotional activities and events. These may be in blocks of 2-5 days and accommodation, meals and travel will be provided for these events.
D8. Events and appearances are unpaid unless otherwise stated. Paid events/appearances/work will be subject to a 20% agent fee payable to Face Of The Globe Ltd.
D9. Prizes must be collected/consumed in the specified time period for each prize. Failure to do so may result forfeiting the prize.
D10. On the morning following the finale, all age category winners will be required to attend a photo call in the Disneyland Paris Resort with our photographer.
D11. Winners/winners guardians are responsible in ensuring they have a valid passport to travel for the duration of their reign.
E. Competition Cancellation
E1. Should the competition be cancelled for any reason outside of Face Of The Globe Ltd, or Disneyland Resort Paris control, such as acts of god, fire, adverse weather, refunds for absolutely any costs incurred whatsoever are not available in either partial or full refund. Any monetary reimbursement should be sought from your own insurer if and where applicable.
E2. Prevention of travel to the Disneyland Paris Resort due to such events as acts of god, fire, adverse weather, hurricane, earthquake, terrorism attack, flooding, volcano,  will result in cancellation of the competition. The contest will not be postponed and instead a selection via written application, photographs and telephone interviews will determine the winners for 2017 and prizes will still be issued in this circumstance.
E3. Should any fees due in relation to the contest, including full payment of accompanying legal guardian not be paid in full by 1st September, you will forfeit your place in the competition and any prizes given including sashes and tiara must be returned to Face Of The Globe Ltd.
E4. Face Of The Globe Ltd reserve the right to add or amend these terms at any time. Finalists will be notified of any such changes as and when they occur. Any changes will be with immediate effect.
E5. Should the competition be cancelled due to force majeure, meaning any event or condition, not existing as of the date of this Agreement, not reasonably foreseeable as of such date and not reasonably within the control of either party, which prevents in whole or in material part the performance by a party of its obligations hereunder (other than the obligation to make any payment of money due or owing) or which renders the performance of such obligations so difficult or costly as to make such performance commercially unreasonable. Without limiting the foregoing, the following will constitute events or conditions of Force Majeure: acts of God, acts of civil or military authority, state or governmental action, embargoes, epidemics, war, terrorist acts, riots, insurrections, fires, explosions, earthquakes, nuclear accidents, floods, power blackouts, prolonged shortage of energy supplies, volcanic action, strikes, lock-out, slowdowns, trade dispute or labour disturbance, acts of highways authorities, or any other major environmental disturbances, unusually severe weather conditions, acts or omissions of third parties beyond the control of the parties hereto.
E6. Insurance and travel documents:- Contestants, chaperones and travelling guests are responsible for their own Medical and Travel Insurance and also application/applying for relevant E11 forms and any valid travel documents including Passport, Visa (Where applicable). No responsibility for non compliance, loss or theft will not  be accepted by the Face Of The Globe Ltd or any other company associated with the contest. If you are stopped or refused permission to travel by the HMC & E, immigration or any other authority no responsibility or refunds will be given due to delayed or non travel. Should alternative travel arrangements need to be made due to any delays connected to any of the above, full responsibility for any costs would be the fully borne by the traveller.

F.    Acknowledgement and Agreement
By completing the application and submitting this to PFace Of The Globe Ltd, you are agreeing to all the above terms without limitation.

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