Get Minecrafting to celebrate an amazing summer of archaeology.
Just build your own real life heritage or archaeological site in Minecraft and email it to the Festival of Archaeology team at the Council for British Archaeology.
There are two categories: ‘11 and under’ and ‘12+’ (there's no upper age limit!)
Amazing prizes include 'Game' vouchers in the 12+ category, and family tickets to see either 'Groovy Greeks' or 'Incredible Invaders' from the super-funny Horrible Histories Live, in the 11 and under category. Check out the video teaser at the bottom of the page for a look at how the Horrible Histories have been moved from page to stage by the talented team from the Birmingham Stage Company!
CLOSING DATE: The last day to send in entries is 31st August 2015.
Terms and Conditions
1. Your Minecraft creation can be any real life archaeological or heritage site.
2. The three winning entries in the ‘11 and Under Category’ will win family tickets (each for 4 people) to see either of the current 'Horrible Histories' live shows at their nearest venue and a Horrible Histories book. Travel expenses will not be paid. Winners in the 12+ category will win Game vouchers.
3. Entrants must be aged 11 or under or 12+ on the closing date of 31st August. There is no upper age limit!
4. Each entrant may submit up to five entries.
5. To enter, email your creation to firstname.lastname@example.org You can send your world, screen shots or photos. Your email should include your name and age (on 31st August), and a caption. If you are sending multiple entries, please send one email and caption per email.
6. If you are under 16, please confirm in the email that you have permission from a parent/carer to enter.
7. All images entered must be the original work of the entrant.
8. The winning entries will be judged by the Festival of Archaeology team and colleagues. The judges’ decision will be final.
9. Copyright of the images will remain with the entrant, though the Council for British Archaeology and the Young Archaeologists’ Club will be granted non-exclusive rights in perpetuity for publication, digitisation, exhibition and broadcast. This may include the granting of reproduction rights to selected third parties for promotional or other uses.
10. All images are submitted at the entrant’s own risk.
11. By entering this competition, you agree that your entry may be used by the Festival of Archaeology and the Council for British Archaeology, including but not limited to, our websites, Facebook pages and Twitter account.
12. Entry to the competition confirms acceptance of the above rules.
13. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Minecraft. By participating you hereby release and hold harmless Minecraft from any and all liability associated with this promotion. Entrants are providing information to the Festival of Archaeology and not to Minecraft.