Is prize withdrawal allowed after an activity to win it has been completed?

I entered in a competition to win certain amount of money if I complete the race or win (come 1st), but when i was finishing I read a poster saying the prize was withdrawn.

Can i claim for it? And how? Are they allowed to withdraw like that? Should they not have communicated at an earlier stage?

51 viewsmarketing law

Alasdair Taylor's Answer

Possible English law remedies in these cirumstances might include:

  • a breach of contract claim; and/or
  • a complaint under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regs 2008 or the CAP Code rules on prize promotions.

Whether you actually have any legal rights will depend upon the details.

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