Terms and Conditions

Young Guns Awards are administered and organised by Exposure Communications Ltd.

The awards are only open to unsigned artists.

Nominations can be made by the artists, educational institute, fan or collector. Entries will only be confirmed with artist's approval. The organiser reserves the right to reject any entrant that is deemed inappropriate.

By submitting an entry to the the awards participants are giving approval for such works to be used in social media and general marketing campaigns to promote the awards. If shortlisted the entrant gives the right to the organiser to physically display such works as it deems necessary in a gallery exhibition at a time to be announced. Any revenue for works sold at such an event will be shared 50/50% with the organisers. The winner of the awards will be offered a minimum 12 month exclusive representation agreement with the WFA/Exposure Communications, 2nd and 3rd place with be offered a minimum 3 month exclusive representation agreement with the WFA/Exposure Communications.

Winning entries will be those which are judged best, in the opinion and sole discretion of the panel of judges. We have a large pool of varied professionals within the judging panel to avoid bias. Any judge, with any personal interest or in any way related to a category will not be able to cast a vote for that category. 

The judges’ decisions shall be final and binding in all respects on all entrants. no correspondence will be entered into. 
Winners will be announced and receive their trophy at the awards ceremony. There will be no prior disclosure. Shortlisted winners will be notified in advance and offered complimentary tickets to attend. Winners who are not present at the ceremony will be contacted to arrange collection or delivery of their trophy after the event. Duplicate trophies will be available at a charge.

If the awards ceremony is abandoned, cancelled or suspended in whole or in part by reason of war, fire, national emergency, labour dispute, strike, lockout, civil disturbance, inevitable accident, the non-availability of the venue premises, or any other cause not within the control of the organisers whether ejusdem generis or not, the organisers shall be under no obligation to compensate participants in any way with associated costs (e.g. hotel accommodation, pre-paid travel expenses etc). The organisers reserve the right to change the venue and/or timing of the awards ceremony or the awards format at any time.

The organiser is Exposure Communications Ltd (company number 04864696) whose registered address is McBrides Accountants Llp, Nexus House, 2 Cray Road, Sidcup Kent, DA14 5DA.

Please note these terms and conditions are subject to change.