Change Region
Arriva in Herts and Essex


You could WIN £30 Love2Shop vouchers, just draw a poster design that answers this question...
Why I’m looking forward to catching the bus

For a chance to win, dowload your entry form below, then either send your poster to
Cove Competition, Marketing Team, Arriva, Invicta House, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, ME15 6TX or email it to [email protected] 

Download your entry form here


Terms and conditions of entry

  1. The Promoter is Arriva Passenger Services Limited whose correspondence address is Arriva plc, UK Bus, Admiral Way Doxford International Business Park Sunderland SR3 3XP
  2. Those aged 18 and under will need permission from parents or guardians.
  3. The Competition is only open to residents who reside in England and Wales who are aged 18 years or under, except employees of the Promoter, their families, agents or any third party directly associated with administration of the promotion and only one entry is allowed per person.
  4. The competition is free to enter and no purchase is necessary.
  5. In entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the prize. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition.
  6. To enter: Entrants must send their hand drawn or digitally drawn poster to “Cove Competition, Marketing Team, Arriva, Invicta House, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, ME15 6TX” or email entries to [email protected].
  7. All entries must be submitted between 9am 11th June 2018 (the “Opening Date”) and 19th August 2018 inclusive (the “Closing Date”) and entries received outside of this timeframe will not be valid.
  8. Any entries submitted which may be found offensive will be disqualified. All entries must follow the guidelines stated on the submission form, any photograph deemed to not follow these guidelines for any reason will also be disqualified. Please, if you haven’t already, make yourself aware of the submission form guidelines and judging criteria below.
  9. Entrants must also ensure any contact information they submit (to make contact with the winner) is accurate.
  10. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries not successfully completed due postal issues, a technical fault, technical malfunction, computer hardware or software failure, satellite, network or server failure of any kind for any reason.
  11. The winner will be selected based on the following elements of artistic expression: Creativity and originality of the depicted theme and quality of artistic composition and overall design based on the theme.
  12. The winner will receive one Love to Shop gift card with a value of £30.
  13. The winner of the competition parents or guardians will be notified via email or phone before 5pm on the 20th August 2018.
  14. The promoter will make three (3) attempts to contact the winner, if the winner does not respond within fourteen (14) working days then the winner's prize will be forfeited and the Promoter will be entitled to select another winner in accordance with the process described above.
  15. The winner of the competition will be announced publically on the Arriva associate Facebook page and a poster produced to put on all buses within fourteen (14) days of the winner responding to the Promoter pursuant to clause 16.
  16. The prize will be sent to the winner by post within twenty one (21) days of the winner claiming their prize.
  17. The prize for the winner is non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no cash alternative is offered.
  18. The Promoter reserves the right to replace the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond the Promoter's control makes it necessary to do so.
  19. The Promoter will send the full names of the judges to anyone who writes within one (1) month after the Closing Date of the competition request details of the judges and whom encloses a self-addressed envelope to the address set out in condition one (1).
  20. Winners will be subject to any terms and conditions imposed by Love To Shop and/or any related third parties in respect of the prize and it is the responsibility of the winner to familiarise themselves with such terms and conditions.
  21. All competition entries submitted will become the property of the Promoter.
  22. By submitting your competition entry, you agree to:
  23. You agree that the Promoter may, but is not required to, make your entry available on any media, whether now known or invented in the future, and in connections with any publicity of the competition. You agree to grant the Promoter a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable licence, for the full period of any intellectual property rights in the competition entry to use, display, publish, transmit, copy edit, alter, store, re-format and  sublicense the competition entry for such purposes.
  24. The decision of the Promoter regarding any aspect of the competition is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.
  25. Entrants are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions by submitting an entry. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse entry, or refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.
  26. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend, or amend the promotion where it becomes necessary to do so.
  27. Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
  28. Winners may be required to participate in publicity related to the prize draw which may include the publication of their name and photograph in any media.
  29. These terms and conditions prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials. Entry/claim instructions are deemed to form part of the terms and conditions. Please retain a copy for your information.
  30. Personal data supplied during the course of this promotion may be passed on to third party suppliers only insofar as required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize.
  31. The prize draw will be governed by English law and entrants to the prize draw submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.
    • A panel of three judges will select the winning entry from all the Valid Entries on the basis of artistic merit, originality, subject, and style. The decisions of the judges (acting reasonably) will be final.
    • assign to the Promoter all your intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and
    • waive all moral rights in and to your competition entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time  in force anywhere in the world.

Use of data

  • We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is used properly and is kept securely. We use technical and organisational security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorised persons
  • Data collected for this competition will not be stored. It will only be used for the administering the competition – No data shared with 3rd parties
  • You can access our website terms and conditions of use, our privacy policy, acceptable use policy and cookies policy here: