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12 Aug 2013
9:47 am



  • All information relating to the competition and published on any promotional material will form part of the terms and conditions of entry
  • Not The Citizen nor any of its sponsors, affiliates and agencies, nor their  employees, accept any liability for any:
  • Oversight, ambiguity, error or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, which any of its employees, agents, affiliates or sponsors may commit in the running of the competition and the awarding of the prizes, injuries, losses or damage sustained as a result of the use of the prize or participation in the competition
  • Competitions are open to all residents of the Republic of South Africa, who are 18 years or older, except the employees, directors, members, partners, agents or consultants of The Citizen, a division of CTP Limited and any of its sponsors,  their respective advertising and promotional agencies, media and PR agencies, as well as the immediate family members, consultants, directors and associates of such organisations and persons
  • The winner must hold a valid South African ID and must over the age of 18
  • The winner of the competition will be chosen by a random draw
  • Prizes are not transferable, negotiable and/or redeemable for cash in any way whatsoever and the Promoters are not liable for any defect in the prizes. The Promoters reserve the right to substitute prizes with any other prize of comparable commercial value
  • Should a winner choose not to accept the prize he/she will forfeit the prize and new winner will be drawn
  • Readers may enter as many times as they would like
  • No late entries will be accepted
  • By entering the promotion/competition entrants agree to abide by the rules and conditions of the promotion/competition
  • Participants will only be eligible to win once in each competition
  • Entries which are unclear, illegible, are submitted via an incorrect entry mechanism or contain errors will be declared invalid
  • Winners will be notified telephonically or via SMS
  • The Promoter will make all reasonable attempts to contact the winner or winners but if any winner cannot be contacted within two (2) days from the date of the relevant draw, then the Promoter reserves the right to draw a new winner.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to provide the correct contact details
  • If the Promoters are unable to reach any person or complete the verification process after drawing his/her entry for whatsoever reason, such person will be disqualified and the draw of a replacement entry shall take place in the same manner as the first draw
  • The Citizen reserves the right to cancel a competition without any prior notice and at any time, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside of its control and The Citizen, its directors, employees, agents, partners, sponsors or promoters will not be liable to entrants in such event for any cause or action whatsoever
  • Winner’s name will be published in The Citizen and on www.citizen.co.za
  • Prizes not collected/claimed within 30 days of being notified, will be disposed of at The Citizen’s discretion.
  • Any violation or attempt to violate any of the above rules will result in the immediate disqualification of the transgressor
  • Winner’s details may be used for marketing purposes by The Citizen and/or their sponsors from the competition which the details have been obtained
  • Winner’s agree to be photographed when needed and have the photo published in print and online
  • Cost per SMS is R1.50 and are restricted to cell phone entries only (Free and bundled SMSs do not apply) and errors will be billed
  • Any expenses incurred by winner, other than the items listed in the prize will be for the winner’s own account
  • Should any dispute arise in relation to the interpretation of these competition rules, the Promoters’ decision shall be final and no correspondence shall be entered into