Introducing the Nintendo UK VS Cup in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe!


06/04/2020

Introducing the Nintendo UK VS Cup in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe!

We’ll be racing online* on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and we’d love for you to join us! To join the action, simply select Online Play* from the main menu of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and then select Tournament. Then enter the relevant code and join the races.

Tuesdays

On Tuesdays the action takes place between 10:00 BST and 16:00 BST. The code you’ll need to enter is 1550-5316-8171

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Thursdays

On Thursdays the action takes place between 14:00 BST and 20:00 BST. The code you’ll need to enter is 3910-9450-7051

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Saturdays

On Saturdays the action takes place between 10:00 BST and 16:00 BST. The code you’ll need to enter is: 1374-2300-1131

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Sundays

On Sundays the action takes place between 14:00 BST and 20:00 BST. The code you’ll need to enter is: 2845-2563-1019

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If you’re joining the action, be sure to tweet a video clip from one of your races, including the following hashtags, depending on the day you’re entering for a chance to win £10 Nintendo eShop credit!

Tuesday: #MarioKartUKTues

Thursday: #MarioKartUKThurs

Saturday: #MarioKartUKSat

Sunday: #MarioKartUKSun

We hope to see you on the grid! For full details on the contest, please read the terms and conditions below.

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Terms and conditions

Tuesday contests

1. Entry is open to residents of Great Britain, excluding employees and the immediate families of the Promoter, its agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion. Entrants must be 13 years or over.

2. If you are under 18 you are representing that you have consent from your parents/guardian to enter the promotion in accordance with our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

3. By entering the promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

4. Entries to the competition will close at 23:59 BST on Wednesday 10th June 2020.

5. To participate in the promotion, entrants will require access to the internet and will need to register for a Twitter account.

6. Entry is online via Twitter. All entries must include the hashtag #MarioKartUKTues. The first race will be on Tuesday 7th April 2020, the last race will be Tuesday 9th June 2020. The Promoter cannot guarantee uninterrupted or secure access to the entry route. Entrants are free to enter the promotion as many times as they want.

7. Winning entries will be selected at random. One winner will be selected from all entries received by 23:59 BST on the first Wednesday after that week’s race, and notified through Twitter within 14 days of the promotion closing. The Promoter reserves the right to delay selection of a weekly winner in the event that not enough entries are received up to that selection date to make the competition viable. Winners will be notified within 7 days. If a winner does not respond within 28 days the Promoter reserves the right to award the prize to a substitute entry.

8. Each winner will receive £10 Nintendo eShop credit. There is no cash or other prize alternatives. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any prize for an alternative of equal or greater value.

9. The Promoter reserves the right to exclude an entry from the promotion if it considers such entry to be offensive.

10. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit.

11. The promoter reserves the right to verify all entries and the winner, including, but not limited to, age and eligibility to enter, and to refuse to award the prize, or withdraw prize entitlement, where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of this promotions entry requirements.

12. For details about how the Promoter uses entrants’ information in connection with this promotion please refer to our Privacy Policy.

13. Entrants’ personal data will be collected, stored and processed strictly for the purposes of administering and assessing this prize draw.

14. The Promoter and its associated companies and agents excludes all responsibility for and all liabilities arising from any postponement, cancellation, delay or changes to the prize details, or arising from use of the prize, to the extent permitted by English law.

15. The name and county of the winner will be made available on written request to the Promoter.

Promoter: Nintendo UK, The Quadrant, 55 - 57 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1LP.

Thursday contests

1. Entry is open to residents of Great Britain, excluding employees and the immediate families of the Promoter, its agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion. Entrants must be 13 years or over.

2. If you are under 18 you are representing that you have consent from your parents/guardian to enter the promotion in accordance with our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

3. By entering the promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

4. Entries to the competition will close at 23:59 BST on Friday 12th June 2020.

5. To participate in the promotion, entrants will require access to the internet and will need to register for a Twitter account.

6. Entry is online via Twitter. All entries must include the hashtag #MarioKartUKThurs. The first race will be on Thursday 9th April 2020, the last race will be Thursday 11th June 2020. The Promoter cannot guarantee uninterrupted or secure access to the entry route. Entrants are free to enter the promotion as many times as they want.

7. Winning entries will be selected at random. One winner will be selected from all entries received by 23:59 BST on the first Friday after that week’s race, and notified through Twitter within 14 days of the promotion closing. The Promoter reserves the right to delay selection of a weekly winner in the event that not enough entries are received up to that selection date to make the competition viable. Winners will be notified within 7 days. If a winner does not respond within 28 days the Promoter reserves the right to award the prize to a substitute entry.

8. Each winner will receive £10 Nintendo eShop credit. There is no cash or other prize alternatives. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any prize for an alternative of equal or greater value.

9. The Promoter reserves the right to exclude an entry from the promotion if it considers such entry to be offensive.

10. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit.

11. The promoter reserves the right to verify all entries and the winner, including, but not limited to, age and eligibility to enter, and to refuse to award the prize, or withdraw prize entitlement, where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of this promotions entry requirements.

12. For details about how the Promoter uses entrants’ information in connection with this promotion please refer to our Privacy Policy.

13. Entrants’ personal data will be collected, stored and processed strictly for the purposes of administering and assessing this prize draw.

14. The Promoter and its associated companies and agents excludes all responsibility for and all liabilities arising from any postponement, cancellation, delay or changes to the prize details, or arising from use of the prize, to the extent permitted by English law.

15. The name and county of the winner will be made available on written request to the Promoter.

Promoter: Nintendo UK, The Quadrant, 55 - 57 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1LP.

Saturday contests

1. Entry is open to residents of Great Britain, excluding employees and the immediate families of the Promoter, its agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion. Entrants must be 13 years or over.

2. If you are under 18 you are representing that you have consent from your parents/guardian to enter the promotion in accordance with our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

3. By entering the promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

4. Entries to the competition will close at 23:59 BST on Sunday 13th June 2020.

5. To participate in the promotion, entrants will require access to the internet and will need to register for a Twitter account.

6. Entry is online via Twitter. All entries must include the hashtag #MarioKartUKSat. The first race will be on Saturday 11th April 2020, the last race will be Saturday 12th June 2020. The Promoter cannot guarantee uninterrupted or secure access to the entry route. Entrants are free to enter the promotion as many times as they want.

7. Winning entries will be selected at random. One winner will be selected from all entries received by 23:59 BST on the first Sunday after that week’s race, and notified through Twitter within 14 days of the promotion closing. The Promoter reserves the right to delay selection of a weekly winner in the event that not enough entries are received up to that selection date to make the competition viable. Winners will be notified within 7 days. If a winner does not respond within 28 days the Promoter reserves the right to award the prize to a substitute entry.

8. Each winner will receive £10 Nintendo eShop credit. There is no cash or other prize alternatives. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any prize for an alternative of equal or greater value.

9. The Promoter reserves the right to exclude an entry from the promotion if it considers such entry to be offensive.

10. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit.

11. The promoter reserves the right to verify all entries and the winner, including, but not limited to, age and eligibility to enter, and to refuse to award the prize, or withdraw prize entitlement, where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of this promotions entry requirements.

12. For details about how the Promoter uses entrants’ information in connection with this promotion please refer to our Privacy Policy.

13. Entrants’ personal data will be collected, stored and processed strictly for the purposes of administering and assessing this prize draw.

14. The Promoter and its associated companies and agents excludes all responsibility for and all liabilities arising from any postponement, cancellation, delay or changes to the prize details, or arising from use of the prize, to the extent permitted by English law.

15. The name and county of the winner will be made available on written request to the Promoter.

Promoter: Nintendo UK, The Quadrant, 55 - 57 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1LP.

Sunday contests

1. Entry is open to residents of Great Britain, excluding employees and the immediate families of the Promoter, its agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion. Entrants must be 13 years or over.

2. If you are under 18 you are representing that you have consent from your parents/guardian to enter the promotion in accordance with our terms and conditions and privacy policy.

3. By entering the promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

4. Entries to the competition will close at 23:59 BST on Monday 15th June 2020.

5. To participate in the promotion, entrants will require access to the internet and will need to register for a Twitter account.

6. Entry is online via Twitter. All entries must include the hashtag #MarioKartUKSun. The first race will be on Sunday 12th April 2020, the last race will be Sunday 14th June 2020. The Promoter cannot guarantee uninterrupted or secure access to the entry route. Entrants are free to enter the promotion as many times as they want.

7. Winning entries will be selected at random. One winner will be selected from all entries received by 23:59 BST on the first Monday after that week’s race, and notified through Twitter within 14 days of the promotion closing. The Promoter reserves the right to delay selection of a weekly winner in the event that not enough entries are received up to that selection date to make the competition viable. Winners will be notified within 7 days. If a winner does not respond within 28 days the Promoter reserves the right to award the prize to a substitute entry.

8. Each winner will receive £10 Nintendo eShop credit. There is no cash or other prize alternatives. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any prize for an alternative of equal or greater value.

9. The Promoter reserves the right to exclude an entry from the promotion if it considers such entry to be offensive.

10. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit.

11. The promoter reserves the right to verify all entries and the winner, including, but not limited to, age and eligibility to enter, and to refuse to award the prize, or withdraw prize entitlement, where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of this promotions entry requirements.

12. For details about how the Promoter uses entrants’ information in connection with this promotion please refer to our Privacy Policy.

13. Entrants’ personal data will be collected, stored and processed strictly for the purposes of administering and assessing this prize draw.

14. The Promoter and its associated companies and agents excludes all responsibility for and all liabilities arising from any postponement, cancellation, delay or changes to the prize details, or arising from use of the prize, to the extent permitted by English law.

15. The name and county of the winner will be made available on written request to the Promoter.

Promoter: Nintendo UK, The Quadrant, 55 - 57 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1LP.

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