The X Factor Competition 1: Terms and Conditions of Entry

Ref: XFACTORCOMP1/AA/HM/20130830/129



Who can enter:

Competition open to UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man residents aged 18 years or over only, excluding employees of the Promoter, their immediate families, and anyone else professionally connected with the Competition.



Opening/closing date & time:

  • Competition in relation to The X Factor programme (“the Programme”) opens for entries via PRTS, SMS and online via the website as promoted on on 31 August 2013.
  • Competition closes for entries via PRTS and SMS at 6.00 p.m. on 5 October 2013 as stated in the Programme.
  • Competition closes for entries online at 9.00 a.m. on 10 October 2013.



Winner selection date:

  • The draw will take place within 24 hours of the closing date and time for all entries.
  • The prize is time critical and the winner will be contacted on 10 October 2013 in accordance with Clause 5.2 of the ITV General Competition, Vote and Poll Terms.



How to enter & cost of entry:

To enter this Competition, answer the competition entry question stated in the Programme, via:

  • PRTS Phone - call 090 41 61 9777 and follow the instructions given on the PRTS phone line to answer the competition entry question; up to 6 entries per phone number. Entrants who enter twice from the same phone number will receive an additional, third entry into the competition without charge (based on the same answer and details as submitted in their second call). This can be repeated to reach the 6 entries per phone number limit. Each call costs no more than £1.54 from BT landlines. Other networks may be higher and from mobiles considerably more.
  • SMS text – send a SMS text to 84066 with A, B or C to indicate your answer to the question; up to 6 entries per phone number. SMS entrants will receive a SMS reply message acknowledging their SMS entry and inviting them to enter the competition via SMS a second time using the same mobile number. Entrants who send a second SMS text using the same mobile number with their answer to 84066 by the competition closing date and time will receive an additional, third entry into the competition without charge (based on the same answer as submitted in their second text). This process may be repeated to reach the 6 entries limit. Each of the SMS entrant’s chargeable SMS text entries costs £1.50 plus one standard network rate message. If you do not want to receive SMS marketing texts about similar products and services, please add NO INFO at the end of your SMS text entry.




There is one prize consisting of:

  • Cash

    A cheque for £20,000 (twenty thousand pounds sterling) made payable in the name of the entrant only. A signature may be required upon delivery.

  • Car

    A Mercedes E220 CDI Saloon AMG including first registration fee and road tax for the first year and a full tank of petrol. The car will be delivered to the local Mercedes dealership within 28 days of receipt of all correct and valid documentation from the winner. Such documentation includes without limitation a valid insurance cover note to register the car and current driver’s licence. The winner is responsible for insuring the car and all other costs associated with taking up the prize. The winner may choose to register the car in another person’s name subject to receipt of correct and valid documentation for that person.

  • X Factor Final Tickets

    Four (4) tickets for the winner and three (3) adult companions to attend The X Factor Final 2013 at Wembley Arena on Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 December 2013.


    It is the responsibility of the winner to ensure that they and their companions are available to take the prize on the relevant dates.


    The prize also includes hotel accommodation for two (2) nights on a bed and breakfast basis at the Hilton Wembley based on the winner and their companions sharing two twin or double rooms room, standard return rail travel from the UK mainland station nearest to the winner’s home address to London (unless the winner is based in the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or Northern Ireland in which case the prize will include return economy class flights and return transfers from the arrival airport to the hotel). Please note that the winner will need a current and valid credit/debit card with sufficient available funds in order to check in at the hotel for security deposit purposes and all attendees will need photographic ID to obtain entry to the venue. It is the responsibility of the winner to inform the prize provider of any wheelchair or similar access requirements for the winner and/or their companion when taking up the prize, and to adhere to any applicable health and safety guidelines.


    The winner and their companions acknowledge that in the event that The X Factor Final 2013 does not take place as specified for any reason, the Promoter does not accept responsibility in these circumstances and no alternative prize will be provided.


    The prize excludes meals and drinks, excursions, attractions, treatments, car hire, travel insurance and personal expenses.



ITV's General Competition, Prize Draw, Vote and Poll Terms and Conditions also apply - to view these, please click here.



Prize providers:

Cash: Talk Talk Telecom Limited, 11 Evesham Street, London W11 4AR

Car & Travel: ITV Consumer Limited, The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

The X Factor Final 2013 Tickets: FremantleMedia Limited, 1 Stephen Street, London W1T 1AL

Hotel Accommodation: Hilton Worldwide, Inc, Park Place II, 7930 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102


Promoter: ITV Consumer Limited, The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT.