Terms and Conditions - ToyTesters.TV™ Awards 2016

Updated 25th October 2016


The following competition terms and conditions apply to our "TOYTESTERS.TV WIN THE 20 TOP TOYS FOR CHRISTMAS AS VOTED FOR BY CHILDREN AT KIDTROPOLIS LONDON” Competition which must be read in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions: https://www.toytesters.tv/Terms_and_Conditions.aspx and https://www.toytesters.tv/Privacy_Policy.aspx also published at: http://www.kidtropolis.co.uk/toytesters-tv-terms

Please read the following information carefully:

  1. The competition and is open to residents within the United Kingdom only and excludes our employees and their families, our agents or anyone professionally connected with the organisation of the competition.
  2. Entrants must be 18 (eighteen) years old to enter and participate. Any entries submitted by anyone under the age of 18 (eighteen), without parental permission will be disqualified.
  3. Please read all terms and conditions when purchasing a Kidtropolis ticket from the Ticket Factory as stated on their website, and when using their website.
  4. The competition will commence on 25th October 2016 at 9.30am and will close 27th October 2016 at 4pm.
  5. Anyone who is on site at Kidtropolis can enter the competition (excluding the above people).
  6. Entries will not be accepted before the competition opens and after the competition has closed.
  7. Please note that the competition is only valid for all those who are on site at Kidtropolis at ExCeL London and must opt in to receive email updates from ToyTesters.tv. Data Protection Laws mean that we cannot contact people who have not opted in to receive email updates. By supplying us with your information in relations to this competition, you automatically grant us rights to contact you in the future.
  8. To be eligible for our prize draw to win the Top 20 Toys as voted for by children, participants must go to the ToyTesters.tv stand at Kidtropolis London in ExCeL London, and write their Full Name, Email Address, Postcode, Mobile Telephone Number on a post-it note and post it in the ballot box at the ToyTesters.tv stand. Entries without all the information required will not be counted.
  9. The competition will be published at www.Facebook.com/KidtropolisGB and www.Facebook.com/ToyTesterstv
  10. If we suspect that somebody else has entered the competition on your behalf, the entry will be disqualified.
  11. The prize draw will give participants in the UK only the chance to win one (1) prize package, that includes 20 (twenty) toys, provided by Toy Testers Ltd.
  12. The prize winner will be drawn at random by a member of the team selecting a post-it note randomly from the ballot box. All entrants’ names will be entered into the draw in line with the above and below rules.
  13. Prizes will be posted to the winner within 14 days of the event.
  14. If we do not hear back from the winnerwithin 48 (forty eight) hours of notifying them, we will select another winner using the above method.
  15. We reserve the right to disqualify the winner and choose another. In order to receive the prize, the winnerwill be asked to provide us with their details as outlined above. Please check our Privacy Policy and the rules detailed within to qualify for further information. Entrants providing incorrect details may be disqualified.
  16. Items damaged during transportation to the winner will not be replaced. Items damaged once delivered to the winners will not be replaced or refunded. Items cannot be sold by the winner or returned to retailers or any organisation associated with selling them or manufacturing them.
  17. If you are chosen as awinner, you agree to your name being published on our website and on social media. You also agree that these details can be disclosed to people wishing to be supplied with winner details. Your email address and postal address will not be provided.
  18. Toy Testers Ltd’s decision is final
  19. No purchase necessary. To enter the prize draw, please send a stamped address envelope, together with your full name, telephone number and email address to:
  20. Postal entries must be received by October 27th at midday, those that arrival afterward will not be entered.
  21. Individuals are permitted to enter as many times as they wish by post and once on site at Kidtropolis.
  22. ToyTesters.tv Ltd accepts no responsibility for Entries lost, damaged or delayed in the post, or due to computer error in transit.

    Prizes available (subject to change): One of each will be provided unless specified:

    Skylanders Imaginators (Activision) (£49.99)
    Hatchimals (Spin Master) (£59.99)
    Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster (Hasbro) (£59.99)
    Play-Doh Ice Cream Castle (Hasbro) (£19.99)
    Air Storm Firetek Bow (Zing Global Ltd.) (£29.99)
    Anki OVERDRIVE Supertrucks (ANKI) (£59.99)
    Furby Connect (Hasbro) (£99.99)
    Zoomer Chimp (Spin Master) (£119.99)
    Silly Sausage (John Adams) (£19.99)
    VTechKidi Super Star (VTech) (£49.99)
    Star Monsters (Magic Box Int. Toys, S.L.U) (£0.99-£8.00)
    Super 11 The Ultimate Football Strategy Game (Premium World Ltd) (£29.95)
    Simon Air (Hasbro) (£24.99)
    Transformers Power Surge Optimus Prime (Hasbro) (£49.99)
    Robot Engineer (Thames and Kosmos UK LP) (£35.00)
    Kidizoom Selfie Cam (VTech) (£49.99)
    My Little Pony Explore Equestria Crystal Empire Castle (Hasbro) (£42.99)
    Monopoly Ultimate Banking (Hasbro) (£19.99)
    Sam Labs – Inventor Kit (SAM Labs) (£99.00)
    HUE Animation Studio (Ascent Information Technology Ltd trading as HUE) (£49.95)
  23. Please note that colours and products may vary to what images published.
  24. Prize: There will be one (1) prize winner who will receive toys as published.The prizes will be provided by Toy Testers Ltd while stocks last, subject to availability. No cash alternative is available.Toy Testers Ltd reserves the right to exclude, withdraw or replace items at any time.
  25. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programming, or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified. Only valid and correctly completed entries will be accepted.
  26. It is accepted that the prizes on offer are suitable for a wide age range - product may not be suitable for young children. It is the responsibility of the winner to distribute the toys according to the recommended age as dictated by the product packaging.

    Prize Value: The total value of the prizes available is £972.74 as is correct when prize totals were calculated on Friday 14th October 2016. Prize values were provided by Toy Testers Ltd’s clients and Recommended Retail Prices (RRP’s) sourced from various retailers on the Internet. Individual prices may also include recommended sale prices and recommended retail prices. Toy Testers Ltd will not be held liable if product values are reduced or increased, or if they change in any way during the course of, before the competition is launched, or after the competition has finished. Toy Testers Ltd will not be held responsible for any price information provided by their clients.
    A full list of prices can be viewed below:

    Skylanders Imaginators (Activision) (£49.99)
    Hatchimals (Spin Master) (£59.99)
    Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster (Hasbro) (£59.99)
    Play-Doh Ice Cream Castle (Hasbro) (£19.99)
    Air Storm Firetek Bow (Zing Global Ltd.) (£29.99)
    Anki OVERDRIVE Supertrucks (ANKI) (£59.99)
    Furby Connect (Hasbro) (£99.99)
    Zoomer Chimp (Spin Master) (£119.99)
    Silly Sausage (John Adams) (£19.99)
    VTechKidi Super Star (VTech) (£49.99)
    Star Monsters (Magic Box Int. Toys, S.L.U) (£0.99-£8.00)
    Super 11 The Ultimate Football Strategy Game (Premium World Ltd) (£29.95)
    Simon Air (Hasbro) (£24.99)
    Transformers Power Surge Optimus Prime (Hasbro) (£49.99)
    Robot Engineer (Thames and Kosmos UK LP) (£35.00)
    Kidizoom Selfie Cam (VTech) (£49.99)
    My Little Pony Explore Equestria Crystal Empire Castle (Hasbro) (£42.99)
    Monopoly Ultimate Banking (Hasbro) (£19.99)
    Sam Labs – Inventor Kit (SAM Labs) (£99.00)
    HUE Animation Studio (Ascent Information Technology Ltd trading as HUE) (£49.95)

  27. If a dispute arises regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the account and name provided at time of entry. Authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, Twitter, Facebook online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
  28. Personal information collected from entrants will be used by us for the purpose of administering the competition and as detailed above, entry to ToyTesters.tv and for market research purposes. We may sell, share or otherwise disclose the names and ages of entrants with third parties. We may also share information with third parties engaged by us to fulfil the above purposes or as permitted or required by law.
  29. We reserve the right to cancel, amend, withdraw, terminate or temporarily suspend this competition in the event of any unforeseen circumstances or technical reasons outside our reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties.
  30. We reserve the right to disqualify any entries and withhold any prize which may have been won if we believe that an entrant has not complied with the Website Terms and reserve the right to take appropriate legal action if necessary. The competition judge’s decision is final and no discourse will be entered into.
  31. User generated content and content submitted:When participating in any or our activities, you may be given the opportunity to submit photographs, videos, artwork, text, opinions and other materials, and ideas through the Website or our social networking channels.You must not submit content owed or produced by anyone else. You must not submit photographs or videos of anyone else without their prior written permission and you must know the person you are submitting a picture or video of. You must not submit images that contain personal identifiable information for example your address on a street sign, your school, school uniform, a car number plate. You will not be paid or compensated for anything you submit and waive any rights to content you submit.By submitting any content, you give ToyTesters.tv Ltd permission to use this content and publish it on the website or any other medium, excluding your contact information.We may choose to use your ideas, videos graphics, writing and any submission you make commercially. You therefore hereby grant to us an unexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sub-licensable, transferable, irrevocable and worldwide licence to use and exploit any submissions you make through the Website (including any intellectual property rights in any submission) for any purpose whatsoever. You accept that any content you submit, is fully owned by ToyTesters.tv™.You hereby waive all moral rights which may subsist in any content submitted by you.You accept that we cannot publish all content submitted to us and all decisions for all content we publish and winners judged are final.We reserve the right to remove any content from our website and social media channels at any time, acting in our absolute discretion.You must not use bad language or make any unlawful, harmful, defamatory, racist or libellous comments on any part of the Website of social networking channels.
  32. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Promoter shall not be liable for any damage, loss or injury or death arising from the award of the prize. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in our terms and conditions of participation in the competition shall limit our liability for any liability the limitation of which is not permitted by law.
  33. Participants using bad language, insults, racist, or abusive comments will be asked to leave the conversation and will not have the right to enter the competition on the night.
  34. For the name of the prize winners please send a Stamped Addressed Envelope to the Promoter: Toy Testers Ltd, 282 HERBERT AVENUE, PARKSTONE, POOLE, DORSET, BH12 4HY
  35. By participating in the competition, entrants are deemed to have read and understood and, agree to be bound by, these terms and conditions and terms and conditions and privacy policies published on Facebook and social networking channels.
  36. The Rules apply to any competition (the ‘Competition’) that is promoted on the ToyTesters.tv Facebook Page, ToyTesters.tv Twitter Account or Website (www.ToyTesters.tv) by or on behalf of Toy Testers Ltd. ToyTesters.tv is owned and operated by Toy Testers Ltd, Registered office: 282 Herbert Avenue, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4HY. Registered in England and Wales no: 8424698.
    Our VAT Registration Number is 164 9306 93. (‘ToyTesters.tv Ltd’). By entering the Competition, you agree to be bound by the Rules.
  37. By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you in your Entry is true, accurate and complete in every respect. ToyTesters.tv Ltd reserves the right to verify any information contained in your Entry and/or your eligibility to enter the Competition.
  38. Liability: ToyTesters.tv Ltd accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, injury (other than our liability for personal injury or death as a result of our negligence) or disappointment of any kind suffered by any entrant in entering the Competition, including as a result of any entrant winning or not winning any prize.
  39. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void.
  40. You agree that ToyTesters.tv Ltd (and any third party authorised by ToyTesters.tv Ltd) may use your Entry (whether or not it wins the Competition) for any promotional purpose (for example, placing it on the ToyTesters.tv Website, Social Media or on any poster, leaflet or other advertising media). You confirm that your Entry is original that you own and have the right to license to ToyTesters.tv Ltd the copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Entry for the purposes referred to in these Rules. You will retain ownership of copyright in your Entry but you give ToyTesters.tv Ltd (and any third party authorised by ToyTesters.tv Ltd) your irrevocable permission to use, reproduce, publish, display, transmit, copy, amend, store, sell and sub-licence your Entry worldwide for such promotional purposes and for the purposes of the Competition.
  41. ToyTesters.tv Ltd will use any personal information that you provide with your Entry for the purposes of the Competition and, where you have given your consent, for marketing purposes including the distribution of regular email updates or newsletters. Any personal information relating to entrants will be used solely by us in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.
  42. All Prize-winners unconditionally agree (as a condition of accepting any prize) to: (a) the use of their name, one or more photographs of themselves and disclosure of their county of residence (if such Prize-winner is resident within the UK) or country of residence (if such Prize-winner is resident outside the UK); and (b) co-operate with or participate in any other reasonable post-Competition publicity
  43. The Rules and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter (including the Competition), existence, negotiation, validity, termination or enforceability (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
  44. The Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the Rules or their subject matter, existence, negotiation, validity, termination or enforceability (including non-contractual disputes or claims).
  45. The above terms and conditions are subject to change, ToyTesters.tv Ltd can alter these at any time and publish the updates on the website www.Kidtropolis.co.uk. It is the responsibility of all entrance to ensure they have read and agreed to any amended document.

ToyTesters.TV™ Awards 2016

By entering your product into the ToyTesters.TV™ Awards you agree that you are bound to the relevant Terms and Conditions published here: https://www.toytesters.tv/Terms_and_Conditions.aspx our Privacy Policy and Information on Cookies. You are also bound to the Terms and Conditions below.


The ToyTesters.tv™ Awards 2016 opens for entries 3rd June 2016. The closing date is 15th August 2016.

Please contact us at Awards@ToyTesters.TV for more information. Please note that due to the huge amount of work involved in our awards, entries cannot be accepted after the closing date.

To be eligible, your product must have launched in 2016 or December 2015 unless you have spoken to us and we have agreed to accept your product outside of these dates.

Who tests the products?

Children only. At least 20 children will test your product.

Do I need to be in the UK to enter?

No. Your product needs to be available in the UK.

How many products can I enter?

As many as you wish.

Entry Fees

The entry fee per product is £495 + VAT. The entry fee for Most Awesome Gaming Toy is £650 + VAT. We regret that no discounts can be offered under any circumstances. If you’re making a payment from overseas, please note that the full amount needs to reach us and you must pay any bank transaction fees.


Payment is required within 30 days of entry. Your entry may be disqualified if payment is not received within this time and you will also be charged a 1% of the total cost + VAT for each day your payment is late.


If you are entering four products, your fifth entry will be free of charge. Please complete the form as usual and we’ll ensure you aren’t charged for your fifth entry. Please note that all products must be from the same company .

Samples and Press Unveiling

A lot of children will test your toys and if you’re a winner (and a winner in multiple categories) we’ll need to display your product at the unveiling. We therefore require 4 samples. Once your entry form has been submitted, we will contact you to arrange delivery. If your product is a once usage toy, for example an arts and crafts product, we will need to discuss the number of samples you will need to supply us with. If you’re entering the ‘Most Awesome Gaming Toy’ section, you must also provide us with two relevant consoles / 2 of each platform your product needs to use in order to operate. These will be returned to you but we cannot accept responsibility for any damage caused to them.


Please note that children and visitors at the show will not be able to play or interact with your product on site at Kidtropolis. Winning products will be on display only. If you’d like visitors to be able to interact with your product, please book your place at Kidtropolis by emailing Simon@Kidtropolis.co.uk

What do I get for my entry fee?

  • Winning products will be unveiled on press day at Kidtropolis.
  • Winning products will also receive a framed certificate
  • Your products will be tested and rated by children
  • The winners will be given a medal image to use on their product packaging and promotion material
  • Relevant PR will also be distributed to the press and trade media

When will the category winners be announced?

The winners will be announced at Kidtropolis on press day.

Will you notify Accolade finalists in advance?

No. The winners are top secret and will only be revealed at Kidtropolis. We regret that shortlists will not be distributed.

Changes to your Entry

We regret that we are unable to accept changes to an entry form, or an entry once it has been submitted. You may be able to re-enter, however a fee will be payable. Please contact us at Awards@ToyTesters.TV for more information.

PO number

If your entry payment requires a PO number, this must be provided on your entry form.

Invoice address

The address provided on your entry must be the invoice address for the company responsible for payment.

Submitting your entry form

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of submitting your entry form, please contact us to confirm we have received it by emailing Awards@ToyTesters.TV. We will then contact you with postage details. We will not be held responsible for undelivered entry forms. Your products need to be received within 7 days of us providing postage details. Products not delivered within 7 days may result in your entry being disqualified. Your products should be sent by recorded delivery. We will not be held responsible for missing or undelivered products. In the event that products are not received, we will ask you to send further samples.

Completing your entry form

To validate your entry, one entry form per product must be fully completed. Incomplete entry forms may result in your product being disqualified.


Entry fees and any associated fees with the ToyTesters.TV™ awards will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Award Category Descriptions

We reserve the right to withdraw, amend or suspend any of these categories.

Categories your products will be entered in to

All products will be judged across all categories including Accolades and the Top 20 Toys and Games of 2016 as voted by children. Your product will also be allocated to appropriate categories such as ‘Best Doll’, ‘Best Build and Construction Toy’, ‘Best Action Game’. We no longer require companies to select categories. If your product is part of a range, please discuss this with us when we contact you.

Product Usage Rights

By entering the ToyTesters.TV™ Awards, you grant us the right to use your product/ products, information you have provided about your product / products, any marketing material you have provided us with and any associated images and information you have sent us in whatever way we need. You give us permission to publish this information and use it in our marketing and if relevant, in our video footage and any promotional material not limited to but including TV, Internet and Publications. You also indemnify us from any loss, damage, death or injury caused by your product and any associated legal action as a result of your product will be passed on to yourselves. You will not be paid for any content submitted to us and you will not be compensated.

Children’s Views and Opinions

You understand that views of children may also be published and we will not be held responsible for publishing any negative comments about your products and any opinions about your product as this is part of the testing process.

Ties and Judging

In the event of a tie in any of the product categories, and also for the Accolades, there will be a revote and other criteria may be used in order to define a winner or winners. In the event on ongoing ties, we may ask a separate group of children to vote.

The organiser’s decision is final and we will not enter into any conversation about judging, results and winners.


We regret that we are unable to provide feedback on any products entered.

Changes the ToyTesters.TV Awards 2016

We reserve the right to amend, withdraw or cancel any part of the awards at any time.

Health and Safety

By entering the awards, you confirm that your product has met all safety and regulatory standards required in the UK.

Toy Testers

Children will give their honest opinions about your products and we will not be held responsible for any negative comments published.


We reserve the right to change the location of the awards unveiling or to cancel the event at any time.

Additional Requirements for Entry

You must provide us with:

  • Product image: (high resolution jpeg only)
  • Company logo: (high resolution jpeg only)
  • Please note that we won’t publish stretched or low quality images.

You grant us permission to use these on our website, on any PR or promotional material and in any filming.


To the extent permitted by law, we accept no responsibility for any loss, damage, injury or death incurred by taking part in any activities on this website, by visiting this website, or for any activity related to the awards. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall limit our liability for any liability the limitation of which is not permitted by law.


By submitting an entry, you confirm that you are authorised to submit the entry and that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions published at www.ToyTesters.TV/awards. You confirm that you are authorised to agree to these terms and conditions. You also confirm that all information contained within your entry is true and accurate. You agree that upon receiving the entry invoice, it will be paid within 30 days.


If you have questions about the ToyTesters.TV™ Awards 2016, please contact us by emailing Awards@ToyTesters.TV.