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Minecraft Build Competition Terms and Conditions

These are the terms and conditions:

PROMOTER: Egmont UK Limited “Egmont”.


The Competition will be open for entries from 9am 1st September 2015 to midnight on the 30th October 2015. Any entries received after of the Closing Date (for whatever reason) will be invalid.


The Competition is open to permanent UK residents only. Where entrants are aged under 16, the entrant must have a parent or guardian’s permission to enter the Competition.

The Competition is not open to employees of Egmont or Mojang or their immediate families.


Entry is free of charge – no purchase is necessary.

You may enter the Competition by building a mythical or fictional city in the Minecraft game, taking a screenshot and uploading the screenshot to the Egmont Minecraft site with an explanation of what the city is.

No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost or delayed, or which are not received for any reason.


There is one prize of an Xbox One 2015 and the updated Minecraft Handbooks.

There are five runner up prizes of the Updated Minecraft Handbooks for five runners up.

The prize winner will be selected by a panel at Egmont Publishing.

The criteria used for judging the competition:

Creativity and individuality

The skill required to build the city will be taken into account in line with the age of the entrant

The personal preference of the judging panel will be a factor – ultimately a city which inspired delight in the judging panel will be a factor

The prizewinners will be notified by email or phone that they have won no later than 14 days after the Closing Date and will receive the prize no later than 14 days after they have responded with the relevant delivery details etc.

If we try to contact you and have no response within 5 days, the prize may be offered to another winner or used as a prize in a future competition.

If you want to know who wins, please send a stamped addressed envelope to us marking clearly which Competition you want to know about.  We will give you the winner’s first name and county only.

The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.


Prizes supplied by third parties are always subject to availability. Egmont reserves the right to substitute prizes for a prize of a similar value.


Egmont UK


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