Bats Blood competition rules

Bats Blood would like to offer you the chance to have your own stanza featured with full credit to the writer on a bottling run of  Bats Blood – the legendary wine of Transylvania.  Your stanza must be 4 or 5 lines long and depict the Gothic charm of this sumptuous Merlot.  Prizes as follows:
1st prize: The winner will receive their stanza featured and silver block printed on the label of a bottling run of Bats Blood wine. ( A bottling run is in the thousands.)  Plus your verse will be on various point of sale material worldwide and both label and poster will give credit to the writer.  You will receive a case of Bats Blood featuring your verse. Your entry will also be published in the Bats Blood year book.
2nd prize: A case of Bats Blood wine and your stanza entered into the Bats Blood year book.
3rd Prize: A bottle of Bats Blood wine and your stanza entered into the Bats Blood year book.
Any other entries received that are deemed outstanding and suitable (and with the permission of the writer) will also be entered into the Bats Blood year book.
Eligibility:  Entries are open to any writer over the age of 18 years old and must be unpublished, original work.
Guidelines: Entries must be no more than 4 or 5 lines long and befitting of the the Bats Blood wine.
Entries can be sent in via e mail to or by mail to :88 Signals, Box 888, London, WC1N 3XX.  All entries must be typed in single spacing  and include the entrant’s full name, address, e mail and daytime telephone number.  Entries to this competition cannot be returned.
Deadline:  The competition deadline is on the 30th March 2012.  Entries submitted after this date will not qualify for the competition.
Competition Judging:  Competition judges from Bats Blood will be appointed and their decision is final with no correspondence being entered into.
Notification: Winners and runners up will be notified within two months of the closing date.  Winning entries will not be submitted elsewhere for 12 months.