Q: FOLLOWING THE POSTPONEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT, WHAT IS RESCHEDULED DATE?

Following our postponement Statement, The Heavies 2020 and 2022 will now take place on Friday 18 March 2022.

Q: WHEN IS THE 2022 AWARDS ENTRY DEADLINE?

The deadline for all entries will be 10th December 2021. Click here to view the Award categories.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY FOR AWARD ENTRIES?

All material will remain confidential to the Judges. Details of the respective Winners and those Highly Commended will be published within HeavyTorques’ official event review proceeding the event.

Q: WHEN DOES THE JUDGING TAKE PLACE?

The judging will take place between the 07th and 21st January 2022.

Q: WHEN WILL THE SHORTLIST BE ANNOUNCED?

Those successfully shortlisted will be notified on Friday 28th January 2022.

Q: WHEN IS THE AWARDS NIGHT?

The rescheduled date for Heavies 2020, and The Heavies 2022 will be Friday 18 March 2022 from 18:30pm. Location: East of England Showground, Oundle Rd, Alwalton, Peterborough PE2 6XE

Q: WHERE IS THE HEAVIES 2020 AND 2022 HELD?

For 2020 and 2022, The Heavies will be heading back to the fabulous Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground. With great road and rail links, the venue is ideally located. Peterborough Arena is conveniently located just off of the A1, central to the UK and close to the motorway and rail infrastructure: allowing easy access for all event sponsors and exhibitors. Peterborough Train Station is only 15 minutes away from the site, with most parts of the UK accessible directly from this station. International Airports at Birmingham, Stansted, Luton or East Midlands are all within easy reach. There are 22,000 free parking spaces – so plenty of room for everyone. We also have plenty of disabled parking bays.

Q: HOW DO I ENTER?

Entries are completely free-of-charge. You may enter as many categories as you like.

Entries may be submitted for more than one category, and will be treated as an individual entry. However, you must supply a signed entry form against each entry.
Entries can be submitted online, via the post or on email – ahead of the closing date: Friday 10th December 2021.

Email Entries
Please email your entry, including supporting material/documentation (pictures, schematics etc), together with a completed and signed Entry Form to: andy@heavytorque.co.uk. You will be sent an acknowledgement by email; please contact us if you have not received this within five working days.

Postal Entries
Please post your entry, including supporting material/documentation (pictures, schematics etc), together with a completed and signed Entry Form to:

The Heavies 2022
Nimble Publishing Ltd
10 Blacksmiths Avenue
Barleythorpe
Oakham
Rutland
LE15 7TD

For further assistance, hints and tips on how to complete the perfect entry, please click the following link.

Please note we reserve the right to submit your entry into another category if deemed more appropriate.

Q: DOES MY PAPER HAVE TO BE SUBMITTED IN MICROSOFT WORD?

Whilst Microsoft Word documents are acceptable, we also welcome submissions in PDF format.Images to be supplied as jpgs (high resolution imagery preferably addressed via WeTransfer/Dropbox)

Q: CAN I ATTACH SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS AND IF SO, HOW MANY?

There’s no limit to the amount of information you can provide. After all, a winning entry is one that’s carefully and meticulously thought out. Images must be high resolution, or equivalent to 300dpi. If you are considering supplying a large amount of supportive material, may we recommend that you address this via WeTransfer? (www.wetransfer.com)

Q: WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM FILE SIZE FOR MY SUBMISSION?

For the purposes of online entries, we must stipulate a restriction of 10mb per entry.
However, additional information can be supplied via email to: andy@heavytorque.co.uk

Q: WHAT IS THE PROGRAMME FOR THE EVENING?

  • 18.30 – Champagne reception and networking
  • 20.15 – Welcome address
  • 20.30 – Three course silver served meal
  • 21.45 – Awards commence
  • 23:00 – After show party
  • 00:30 – Carriages

*Please note that the above timings are approximate and subject to change.

Q: WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE FOR THE AWARDS?

Black tie or lounge suit. Posh frocks for ladies.

Q: I HAVE BEEN SHORTLISTED FOR AN AWARD, DO I NEED A TICKET?

All attendees must pre-book and pay for their tickets in advance. Table bookings or individual seat reservations are open until Friday 25th February 2022.

Q: HOW MANY PEOPLE DOES A TABLE ACCOMMODATE? AND DO I HAVE TO PURCHASE A FULL TABLE?

We can accommodate tables of 8, 10 or 12, though it is not necessary to purchase a full table. Individual seat bookings are also accepted.

Q: HOW CAN I PAY FOR SEATS?

Payments can be made by: cheque, bank transfer or credit/debit cards. (Please note: All card payments will incur a 2.5% handling and administration fee). Should you wish to make a credit or debit card payment, please call a member of the team on +44 (0) 845 1 700 300.

Q: WHO DO I NOTIFY IF ONE OF MY GUESTS HAS SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS OR A DISABILITY?

Prior to the event, joining instructions will be addressed to all attendees (individual seats/table bookings) requesting them to complete the provision of any dietary/special requirements. Simply complete and return the form as instructed. All joining instructions must be returned and received one week prior to the event (Friday 11th March 2022). Thereafter charges may apply, although we cannot guarantee to accommodate specific guest requirements.

Q: CAN I ORDER ADDITIONAL DRINKS FOR MY TABLE?

All tables will be allocated the following package: 5 bottles of wine (a mixture of red/white) plus three bottles of mineral water. Additional drinks will be available from the serviced bar area.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?

All cancellations must be received in writing. Should you wish to cancel on or before 20th December 2021 – a full refund will be offered, less an administrative charge of 15%. Should you choose to cancel after 21st January 2022, no refund will be given. (Outstanding Invoices due at that period will also require full payment).

In the event that The Heavies 2020 and 2022 is cancelled, a full refund will be offered. However, we will not accept liability for travelling, accommodation or any other expenses incurred as a result. These Terms and Conditions are governed by English Law and the Courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute.

The event organiser (Nimble Publishing Limited) shall not be liable for cancellation or delay of the event due to causes beyond reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, strikes or labor disputes, embargoes, government orders or any other force majeure event.

The Heavies 2020 and 2022
Nimble Publishing Limited
10 Blacksmiths Avenue
Barleythorpe
Oakham
Rutland
LE15 7TD

For more details please view our full Terms & Conditions

Q: WHICH CATEGORY SHOULD I ENTER? HOW DO I KNOW IF IT IS SUITABLE?

If you would like to discuss which category to enter please call Andy Adams on +44 (0) 845 1 700 300 or email andy@heavytorque.co.uk

Q: IF WE WIN, ARE WE ABLE TO RECEIVE MORE THAN ONE TROPHY?

Additional trophies can be purchased following the event. Please email andy@heavytorque.co.uk for more details.

Q: ARE THERE ANY SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES?

For sponsorship details, please contact Andy Adams on +44 (0) 845 1 700 300 or email andy@heavytorque.co.uk. Additional details regarding sponsorship opportunities are available in our 2020 Media Pack.