Terms and Conditions of Entry

The Cattle Creep Series is run and organised by Big Cow Sports (BCS Events).

BCS Events in these terms and conditions are called the “Event Organisers”

These terms and conditions apply to all participants who register to take part in an event organized by BCS Events. In these terms and conditions participants will also be referred to as “you”.

BOOKING CONDITIONS

  1. All participants enter the event entirely at their own risk. The organisers shall not be liable for any injury or loss that participants suffer as a result of taking part in the event

  2. Personal liability, medical, belongings/equipment or personal accident insurance is NOT provided by BCS Events.

  3. If at any time it is discovered that any Participant should have been ineligible to participate in the event (or if participation in the event should have been refused for any reason whatsoever), the organisers reserve the right to disqualify from/refuse entry to such participant to the event.

  4. By taking part in the event, you confirm that you are happy for your name, age category, gender and club/membership to be visible as part of our results. If you wish to be anonymous please use the privacy settings on your Results Base profile.

  5. By taking part in the event, you confirm that you are happy for any footage or photographs taken during your participation in the event to be used by BCS Events, to publicise the event in the future.

  6. If your personal details (address, email, contact number etc) change after you have submitted your entry, you must update them on Results Base. All personal information will be held per GDPR regulations.

  7. All participants are expected to respect the land on which the event is being held.

  8. During the event, you must fully comply with the instructions of the organisers, safety teams, emergency services and marshals.

COVID-19 BOOKING CONDITIONS

You must not attend the race under any circumstances if you have COVID-19.

Please see the NHS website for more information on symptoms and when to self-isolate.

We encourage all athletes to take a lateral flow test (LFT) or PCR test prior to the event to ensure you are negative of COVID-19.

By attending the race, you are declaring:

  1. that you are free from COVID-19 and the symptoms listed on the NHS website

  2. that you are not currently living in an area of local lockdown in the Governments tiered system. If your city does go into local lockdown after entering, you MUST get in touch and inform us.

If the event falls within your isolation period you will be offered a deferral to the following year or a transfer to another event but we must see proof of this. All changes will be subject to an administration fee.

REFUNDS

  1. If the event is cancelled due to COVID-19 regulations, participants will have the option of a deferral or a voucher code up to the amount of the entry ticket. A refund minus the booking fee will be offered if no events related merchandise have been purchased (eg. T-shirts and medals).

  2. If you need to withdraw from the event, refunds will be issued less a £15 admin fee + the booking fee which is non-refundable in all cases. Refunds will not be issued within 30 days of the event.

  3. Applications for Event withdrawals or transfers will be accepted via email or post only outside of 30 days of the event date. Telephone notice of cancellation or transfer will NOT be accepted.

CHANGE OF EVENT

  1. The organisers reserve the right to alter the race format, eg. to duathlon or aquathlon if the weather, route, or other issue makes it necessary. No refunds will be given.

  2. The organisers reserve the right to change the date of the event. In the event of such a change, and if the participant is unable to attend on the revised date, they have 14 days to inform the organisers in writing from when the date change is announced, to receive a voucher up to the amount of their entry which can be used to purchase any BCS Events event.

  3. The organisers reserve the right to alter the start time of the event. In the event of such a change, the participant will be notified of the revised start time with as much notice as reasonably practicable. No refund, in full or in part, shall be made in this circumstance.

CANCELLATION OF EVENT

  1. Refunds will not be payable if we are forced to cancel, or in any way change the event due to war, threat of war, riot, civil strife, industrial dispute, terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster, fire or adverse weather conditions, pandemics or epidemics or other circumstances amounting to force majeure.

  2. In the unlikely event of the cancellation/postponement of sporting events for whatever reason, BCS Events cannot be held responsible in any way for any monetary loss, inconvenience, or any other circumstances outside of our control; the participant will not be entitled to any refund of the registration fee or any compensation of other losses, such as travelling or accommodation expenses.

TRANSFER POLICY

  1. If you wish to transfer your place to another person this should be completed using the online transfer process at least 30 days prior to the date of the event or up to the date specified on the event page.

  2. Any athletes found to be running with a race number in another persons’ name or participating without a valid entry will be disqualified and may be blocked from entering any future events, this is in accordance with UKA guidelines.

  3. You may transfer your distance in an event up until and including the day of the event. When downgrading distances, you will not be refunded or credited the price difference. When upgrading distances you will be required to pay the difference. 

DEFERRAL POLICY

  1. Requests to defer your entry to the same event in the following year must be submitted via e-mail at least working 30 days before the date of the event. We reserve the right to refuse deferral of your entry at any point.

  2. We do not accept deferrals within 30 days of the event.

  3. A place which has been deferred once may not be deferred again.

MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY

  1. I understand that I may be photographed and/or videoed while taking part in this event and that my image may appear in an event gallery or subsequent promotional material.

  2. By taking part in the event, you confirm that you are happy for any footage or photographs taken during your participation in the event to be used by BCS Events, to publicise the event in the future.