Competition Rules

Submission of entries for the competition are subject to the following terms and by submitting an entry you are deemed to have accepted these terms:

  1. All entrants must be 16 or under and must have permission from a parent or legal guardian before entering. The parent or legal guardian of entrants under 16 agree to the Rules and Terms and Conditions on behalf of the entrants. Any entries which are submitted without the relevant application form being fully completed will not progress to the judging stage of the competition. 
  2. All entries must be received electronically in JPEG format on the National Grid website located here by 11:59:59 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Late entries will not be accepted. 
  3. We will only use personal data, or other data collected as part of this competition for the purpose of running and administering the competition, and in accordance with National Grid’s Privacy Policy. For further details please see:
  4. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence regarding the results will be entered into.
  5. All rights in the submitted artworks, including but not limited to publication, use, adaption, editing, and revision rights, will belong to National Grid. The entrant will not retain any rights in submitted artwork.
  6. The submitted artwork may be used by National Grid in printed and electronic materials.
  7. Entrants may be requested to take part in post-competition publicity.
  8. We reserve the right to refuse to accept or to use any entry supplied by any person that we reasonably think may be defamatory, obscene, abusive, offensive or racist or which may promote or propose hatred or physical harm against anyone or that may contain someone else’s personal details or confidential information relating to other people.
  9. Prizes must be accepted as offered. No cash or alternative prize will be offered.
  10. Only one submission is allowed per person. 
  11. The winners will have a National Grid commissioned mural based on their electronic submission painted in a community within the state where the participant lives.
  12. National Grid reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time. If it does so it will publish the amended terms and conditions here.
  13. The competition will be governed exclusively by New York law.