These terms and conditions (the "Rules") apply to the Dream Recording Competition (the "Competition"). By entering the Competition, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules.

The Competition is organised by Focusrite Audio Engineering Limited incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 02357989 whose registered office is at Windsor House, Turnpike Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP12 3FX (“Focusrite and Novation”).

There is one prize to be won. The prize is a recording weekend on 28-29 June 2014 at Air Studios in London withGuy Massey (Fly in 27th June, fly back 30th June). To enter the competition you must both complete and submit the questionnaire.   

A selection of entries shall then be assessed by a panel of judges who will create a shortlist from which a winner will be picked. If you are shortlisted you may be required to submit a further demo of your music.  If your entry breaches any third party intellectual property rights you shall be disqualified from the Competition.

Entrants may only enter the Competition once and must be resident in a country with an official Focusrite and Novation distributor to be eligible for a prize, therefore the Competition is void in all other countries and where prohibited or restricted by law.

What the prize includes:

  • Flights to and from UK from single destination.
  • Transfers in the UK to hotel / back to the airport.
  • Travel cards for you and your band members once in London for each day, if required.
  • Hotel accommodation between 27th – 30th June
  • Breakfast each morning of your stay.
  • Lunch at AIR Studios on both recording days.
  • Welcome dinner with Focusrite representatives.
  • We will supply £50 per band member for additional expenses over the weekend.
  • Recording, mixing and mastering of your song.
  • Drum kit/amp hire.
  • You and a maximum of 3 further members of your band* 
  • All participants must be legitimate participants of the recording process (must be in the band and recording).

Prize does not include:

  • The loan of musical instruments except for the above included drum kit/amp hire.

All those entries shortlisted may be advertised on our Social media feeds (Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud, YouTube, Instagram, Google +). Prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. Focusrite and Novation reserve the right to substitute prizes for prizes of equal or greater value at any time.

By entering this Competition you give Focusrite and Novation a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free licence to use any media you submit in any associated advertising or promotional work that Focusrite and Novation deems fit. 

The winner will own all copyright and rights in the nature of copyright subsisting in the work to their song.  The winner will grant Focusrite and Novation a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free licence to use their song for any advertising or promotional work associated with the Competition that Focusrite and Novation deems fit .

By claiming a prize, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. Focusrite and Novation reserve the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.

There is no charge to register for use of the website (Website).

The email address you provide on the Competition entry form will be used to contact you in the event that you win so please make sure this is correct. If you are a prize winner then Focusrite and Novation may require you to prove your identity including a proof of your address. Examples of identification documents would include, passport, driving licence and utility bills.

By using the Website and entering the Competition (and you warrant that) you are aged 18 or over and that you are not an employee (or a family member of an employee) of Focusrite, Novation or any company (including any subsidiaries) involved in operating or sponsoring the Competition or awarding any prizes. Focusrite and Novation will choose winners at random.

Focusrite and Novation reserve the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of the Rules.

The Competition starts at 10:00 GMT on 20 February 2014.

The Competition ends at 16:00 GMT on 22 May 2014.

Winner will be announced on or before the 05 June 2014

Failure to claim a prize by 09 June 2014 may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

Focusrite and Novation cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the Competition or as a result of accepting any prize. Focusrite and Novation is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment or software, failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination of these, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or mobile telephone related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Competition. Nothing shall exclude Focusrite and Novation's liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence.

Winners may be requested to take part in promotional activity and Focusrite and Novation reserves the right to use the names and addresses of winners, any equipment the winner may use, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them in any publicity.

Any personal data relating to entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and subject to these Rules will not be disclosed to a third party without the individual's prior consent. Please see Focusrite or Novation's privacy policy for further details. Data relating to entrants will be retained by Focusrite or Novation for a reasonable period after the Competition closes to assist Focusrite or Novation to operate competitions in a consistent manner and to deal with any queries on the Competition as well as sending information about Focusrite and Novation's products to entrants.

In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to a Competition, the decision of Focusrite and Novation shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

Focusrite and Novation reserve the right to cancel or amend the Competition or the Rules without notice. Any changes will be amended to these terms and conditions.

The Competition and Rules will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England. Focusrite and Novation make no representation that materials on the Website relating to this Competition are appropriate or available for use at all locations and it is your responsibility to ensure that by accessing the Website and entering the Competition is illegal or strictly prohibited by the laws of the country you are in.