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Rega Research and Record Store Day UK launch competition to offer record store fans a unique RSD turntable

The prize is a one-off version of Rega’s award winning Planar 2 deck illustrated with a one-off personalised record store design

23rd September: To celebrate the 2020 Record Store Day Drops, we have teamed up with our partners at Rega Research to offer vinyl lovers one very special prize.

From 23rd September, we are launching a new competition across the Record Store Day social media channels which gives fans the opportunity to win a completely unique, one-off multi award winning Planar 2 turntable with a bespoke illustration based on your local record store.

It will be the only turntable of its kind in the world made in order to celebrate the unique and independent culture of the UK’s independent record stores.

To enter, fan will simply need to tag @RecordStoreDay / @RegaResearchUK (Instagram) or @RSDUK / @RegaResearch (twitter) with a picture of their favourite record store and tell us why they think it’s the best record store in the world. The creative team at Rega will then take that picture and work their magic by producing a turntable featuring the one-off design.. 

There is one prize up for grabs and the winning person will be picked on 23rd October ahead of the final Drop event.

The Planar 2 turntable is worth £399 and includes:

  • RB220 precision hand-made tonearm
  • Rega Carbon Cartridge factory fitted
  • 24v Low noise low vibration motor
  • Low mass acrylic skin high gloss plinth
  • 10mm float glass platter
  • Precision main bearing
  • 100% wool mat

Director of Marketing at Rega Research, Simon Webster said “We know just how important records shops are to people and the lifelong relationships that people build with the owners. We are delighted to be able to offer a true vinyl lover the opportunity to get a unique turntable emblazoned with a truly bespoke design featuring their favourite local record shop. We thinks it’s the perfect prize to celebrate Record Store Day 2020 and cannot wait to see the submissions start to roll in.”

Full Ts & Cs:

  • The Rega Research and Record Store Day competition is open to residents of the British Isles, Eire and the Channel Islands, except employees of Rega Research, Record Store Day and their families, or any associated companies.
  • Entrants to the competition must be [16 or over].
  • By entering the competition you give permission to the organiser to use the picture submitted on [Twitter, Instagram, Facebook] and Record Store day and Rega marketing activities.
  • Please avoid submitting pictures where children are present unless they are your own children and parental consent is provided.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • Only one competition entry per person.
  • The winner will be decided by Rega and Record Store Day UK
  • The organiser’s decision is final.
  • We will not share your personal details with third parties unless you have won the competition, in order for you to receive your prize. These details are to be used for prize-giving only and not marketing purposes.
  • The winner will be notified should they win.  If they do not respond within two weeks, an alternative winner will be chosen.
  • Details of the winner will be available by contacting admin@eraltd.org after the close of the competition. Only the surname and county of the winner will be disclosed.
  • No cash alternative for the prize will be offered.
  • The winner may be required to partake in media activity relating to the competition.
  • Due to the current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), delivery of the prize may take longer than usual. We will keep in touch with you regarding delivery.