Colchester Zoo Competitions

Terms & Conditions

These rules apply to your participation in Colchester Zoo’s competitions. By submitting your entry you agree to these rules. If you do not agree, please do not submit your entry. The promoter of this prize draw is Colchester Zoo (“we”). The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with an external company unless otherwise stated and any information given is going to Colchester Zoo and not a third party unless otherwise stated.  

ENTRANTS: Competitions are free to enter and open to UK residents. This excludes Colchester Zoo employees, their immediate family, or any person or company associated with the draw.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the competition you should follow the given instructions supplied by Colchester Zoo. Only one entry per person. If multiple entries are made by one person only the first entry made will be included in the competition draw. Late, duplicate or incomplete entries will not be considered, and we accept no responsibility for lost entries.

WINNING: The winner will be chosen by the promoter from all qualifying entries. The result is final and no discussion will be entered into concerning the outcome. The competition closes on the date specified. Entries received after this date will not be considered.

The winner will be notified via email or the social media channel in which they entered after the closing date and the prize will arranged for collection from Colchester Zoo or may be arranged for collection/post from a different location if the prize is supplied by an outside organisation and they wish to do so. If we/the promoter is unable to make contact or you do not respond to us, we reserve the right to offer the prize to another selected entrant.

If the winner does not respond within 24 hours of notification we reserve the right to offer the prize to a runner-up or to re-offer the prize in a future draw.

PRIZE: No alternative prize to the one stated will be given and cannot be exchanged for an alternative prize or monetary value.
Prizes will be arranged for collection from Colchester Zoo unless otherwise arranged by an outside organisation. The prize is non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives. Colchester Zoo and external prize giving companies reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value at any time.

Colchester Zoo Ticket prizes:

  • Tickets have no monetary value and may not be resold.
  • Tickets may not be used on event days unless otherwise stated.
  • We reserve the right to request ID.
  • Tickets cannot be used on a bank holiday and are not valid in conjunction with any other offers.
  • Tickets cannot be extended under any circumstances and are only valid on or up until the date stated on the competition.
  • Tickets will be invalidated if it transpires they have been purchased by a third party.
  • Tickets will be emailed out to the winner unless otherwise arranged in advance of your visit.

We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions or to cancel, alter or amend the draw or the prize due to any circumstances that arise beyond our control.

Our office is Marketing Team, Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL

The prize draw is subject to the laws of England and Wales.

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