Terms & Conditions
By submitting an entry into the Love Local Trust Local Awards 2022, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:
The closing date for receipt of entries is midnight Wednesday, 7th September 2022.
At the time of entering your business has less than 30 full time employees.
Your business sources its main ingredients from within 30 miles of your location in Dorset (with the possible exception of entries into the categories of Innovation & Diversification and Conservation & Sustainability)
Employees or representatives of any of the overall sponsors are not eligible for entry into the awards.
Businesses can enter more than one category but will need to complete a separate application for each category.
Entry into the Love Local Trust Local Awards is free however you may be asked to supply samples of your product or produce for tasting the cost of which will be borne by you.
Any product or produce submitted for tasting will not be returned.
Please note that by being shortlisted the business automatically becomes a finalist. However, the judges reserve the right to give the level of awards at their discretion.
By entering the awards, you agree to be part of the publicity if you are shortlisted in any category.
The judges’ decisions are final and they cannot enter into discussion about the short-listing process, choice of finalists or choice of winners or runner-up’s.
In the event of any dispute regarding the awards criteria, application forms, judging process or any other matter relating to the Awards, the decision of Love Local Trust Local Awards panel shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.