Rules for the Prize Competition "How to win a Rancilio Silvia machine in three moves" »
Discover the Rules for the  Latte Art Competition to win a personalized limited edition of Rancilio Silvia
Pursuant to Article 11 of Italian Presidential Decree 430 of 26 October 2001.

Organising Company: Rancilio Group S.p.A., sole shareholder
Registered office address: Viale della Repubblica 40 - 20015 Villastanza di Parabiago (MI)
VAT number and tax code: 09784580152
Purpose and products promoted: To promote the brand and sales of Rancilio brand products.
Duration: From 20/10/17 to 22/10/17
Location: Regional, City of Milan.
Participants: Adult natural persons (hereafter "Entrant/s").
Prize money: Euro 2.202,00 (including VAT)
Surety: Surety guaranteeing the stated prize money (pursuant to Article 7 paragraph 2 of D.P.R [Italian Presidential Decree] 430 of 26 October 2001), beneficiary the Italian Ministry of Economic Development.
Promotional material: This competition will be advertised online. The Organising Company reserves the right to advertise this competition in the ways it considers most suitable. In all circumstances this competition will be advertised in compliance with the rules set out herein.
Publication of the rules: The complete set of rules will be available on the website

1. Competition
It will be possible to enter this prize competition, with no obligation to purchase any products, during the period in which the trade fair Host Milano takes place, from 20/10/17 to 24/10/17.
Once they have received the appropriate invitation via e-mail, Entrants to the competition should access the link provided in the invitation and register by filling in the form.

To enter the competition the following information must be provided:

• First name and surname
• Valid e-mail address
• Mobile number
• Company name
• Job title
• Internal reference for the Rancilio Group.

Entrants registering with information other than that contained in their personal identity document may cause their registration to be invalid for the purpose of winning the competition or this may prevent their entry to the competition.
Entry to this competition is subject to the prior provision of personal information, full acceptance of the rules and consent to the publication of photographic and/or video material associated with participation in this competition.

In order to select the eventual prize winners, the Latte Art designs will be judged by a properly qualified committee whose members will declare the best entry for the particular round.

2. Competition format
• During round one all the Entrants will be divided into pairs and they will compete with all the others.
The competition judge Pietro Vannelli will then draw from a pack a card containing a Latte Art design which he will show to all the contestants who then have to recreate it.
The contestants will be given a deadline for completing the design.
The card drawn will be permanently removed from the pack and it may not be drawn again.
At the end of the first round, the judge will eliminate the member of each pair who has performed the worst.
The remaining contestants will move on straight to round two of the competition consisting of the same format as round one but a new card will be drawn from the pack of Latte Art designs.

• Round three of the competition will involve the remaining contestants from the first two rounds. The contestants will be asked to recreate one of judge Pietro Vannelli's masterpieces, his famous bear cub.

The duration of round three will depend on the number of contestants and once this time has elapsed, the judge, together with two other experts, will assess the designs and award them a score between 0 and 10 for:

- Technique
- Execution of the design
- Taste

The contestant with the highest points score will be the overall winner of the whole competition and will win the prize.

3. Competition theme
The theme of the competition is the creation of Latte Art designs according to the criteria of faithfulness, accuracy and precision using Rancilio brand products.

4. Exclusions from entry
Employees of the Organising Company are excluded from entry to the competition.

5. Competition entry and limits
Only adult natural persons may enter the competition.
Each Entrant may only take part once (1 time) and may only win a maximum of one (1) prize.

6. Organising Company's rights
The Organising Company reserves the right to publish on its social networks and website all the material produced in connection with the competition and which it considers suitable for promoting the event. Publication of any photographs may not be considered to have any influence on the award of prizes.

7. Contestants' responsibilities
Entrants take part in the competition on their own volition as expressed by filling in and submitting the entry form. Entrants accept all responsibility in this regard by stating that they are adult and that they have read and accepted all the rules.

In particular, they are required to state and guarantee:
• That the information provided is true and if it is not, that the Entrant is aware, should any violation be revealed, that s/he will be immediately disqualified from the competition and any winning award withdrawn.
• That the undersigned Entrant is aware that by taking part in the competition s/he undertakes to grant the Organising Company the right to film and/or photograph that Entrant for the entire duration of the event.
• That the Organising Company is completely free to publish any photographic or video material created by that Company or those appointed by it during the event. Such material may be published, reproduced, circulated and distributed by online communication, in the press, on websites, at events or in public places and the Organising Company may associate the material in question with its brands and its promotional activities.
• If the undersigned Entrant is a winner s/he states that s/he waives any right to ask the Organising Company for compensation for any image rights or rights associated with any photographs or film clips published online or using any other transmission media or technology both present and future.

8. Method for awarding prizes
A suitably qualified committee selected by the Organising Company has the inalienable and undisputed right to assess the designs produced by the contestants.
On completion of the assessment process, the committee will declare the first-place winner.

9. Prizes to be won and description
Description of prize Quantity Individual trade value (excluding VAT) Total trade value (excluding VAT)
Rancilio Silvia coffee machine 3 734,00 2.202,00

10. Market value of prizes
The overall prize value is calculated as Euro _____ (excluding VAT). The market value of the prizes is to be taken as the value on the date the competition rules were compiled.

11. Winner notification
The Organising Company undertakes to inform any winners immediately after completion of the full competition session.

12. Documents required
The following documents are required:
• Exhibition of a valid ID document.

13. Prize award
The prize will be awarded immediately after the judging process has been completed.

14. Prize delivery period
The deadline for delivery of the prizes is within 6 (six) months from the end of the promotional event or from the date on which any prize was claimed, as set out in D.P.R. 430 of 26/10/2001.

15. Unassigned prizes
Any prizes not assigned or unclaimed, will be presented to the not-for-profit fostering La Ruota" Soc. Coop. Sociale – Via Sansovino 10 – 20015 Parabiago (MI) – CF: 01731430128

16. Payment of IRPEF*
The Organising Company undertakes to pay IRPEF* under the terms of and to the value provided for by Article 30 of D.P.R. 600 of 29/09/1973.
* Italian income tax

17. Prize rejection
Should any winners expressly reject their prize, it will remain the property of the Organising Company.

18. Further terms and conditions
Participation in this prize competition is conditional on full acceptance of the rules which can be consulted on the website.
Entry to this prize competition is free.
In order to validate the competition winner, Entrants to the contest must hold a valid ID document.

19. Privacy information
Any personal data provided by consumers in order to take part in the competition, will be processed, on paper or electronically, for the purposes of the competition and, if required, for any of the appropriate purposes as set out in the information that can be consulted on the website for the promotion accessible via the link Entrants are invited to read the information at the aforementioned address.

20. Guarantees and undertakings
The Organising Company reserves the right to prevent entry to the competition or to cancel the winning status of any Entrants not participating in good faith using, for example, false identity, multiple entries with different e-mail addresses or multiple prizes.

The images and colours of the prizes shown on all promotional material are purely indicative.

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