The Great Escape to Mossel Bay Competition Official Rules & Regulations

The Great Escape to Mossel Bay competition is initiated by Mossel Bay Tourism and supported by its tourism members.  This competition is governed by these Official Rules, and subject to all local laws and regulations of South Africa. By participating in the competition, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the competition, as determined by Mossel Bay Tourism and its agents, are final in all respects.

MAIN PRIZE:

A customised holiday package to the value of R100 000. This amount could include flights, car rental, accommodation, meals, excursions, and plenty of family fun.

This holiday package could, for example, be customised for a family of four, a group of four friends, or even a honeymoon couple.

The prize cannot be exchanged for cash.

MECHANICS

Look out for “The Great Escape to Mossel Bay” branding. Photograph the branding and take note of its location.

TO ENTER

Each picture and location caption equates to one entry into the competition.  Entry into the competition can be made via Facebook or on the website, as detailed below:

FACEBOOK

WEBSITE

ELIGIBILITY

This competition is open to all persons in South Africa:

  •  The winner must be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • The winner must take up the prize before 31 December 2021.
  • Employees of Mossel Bay Tourism and Mossel Bay Municipality, as well as their immediate families, are not eligible to enter.

The prize is transferable to another adult who fulfils the above-mentioned criteria. MosselBay Tourism has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

WINNER SELECTION

This competition submission period runs from 1 October 2020 to midnight 30 March 2021. All eligible entries received during the submission period will be gathered into a database at the end of the submission period. A winner will be chosen at random by an independent auditor/adjudicator. The winner will be announced by Wednesday, 7 April 2021 on MosselBay Tourism’s website and Facebook page. The winner is required to contact mimi@gojipr.net.  

If the prize winner does not make contact within 24 hours, GojiPR will, on a daily basis for the next seven (7) days, attempt to reach the prize winner using the entry information provided at the time of entry. If the prize winner cannot be reached after seven (7) days, that prize winner shall forfeit the prize in its entirety and will have no further claim whatsoever to the prize. A new winner will then be drawn and announced. The process of tracking down the next winner will commence as described above.

Upon the request of Mossel Bay Tourism, the prize winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance form. If a prize-winner fails to comply with these official rules, the prize winner will be disqualified, and a new prize winner will be drawn.

TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY

  1. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win.
  2. The results are final and no negotiation will be entered into.
  3. This competition submission period runs from 1 October 2020 to midnight 30 March 2021.
  4. All entries (submissions) must be received during the stated submission period.
  5. Mossel Bay Tourism reserves the right to extend or shorten the contest at their sole discretion.
  6. Mossel Bay Tourism reserves the right to investigate possible cheating or tampering before determining a winner.
  7. Each picture and location can only be entered once, on one platform, per person.
  8. Winners selected from the random draw will be announced within seven (7) days of the closing date.
  9. If a winner does not contact mimi@gojipr.net within 24 hours of announcing the prize winner, and is not contactable after seven (7) days and seven (7) attempts by GojiPR, another winner will be drawn.  
  10. Prizes are to be redeemed on or before 31 December 2021, outside of peak seasons.
  11. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or WhatsApp. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion must be directed to mimi@gojipr.net, not to Facebook or WhatsApp.
  12. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of the customised prize and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize, are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner.
  13. The prize is transferable to another adult, eighteen (18) years of age or older, who fulfils the eligibility criteria.
  14. Any questions regarding this competition should be directed to mimi@gojipr.net.

PUBLICITY

By participating and entering this competition, each participant thereby grants Mossel BayTourism, and/or its Agents, permission to use his/her name, competition entry, likeness, or comments for publicity (or future marketing purposes).

SPONSORS

This competition is primarily sponsored by Mossel Bay Tourism.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By entering this competition, each entrant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless all sponsors and its parent, affiliate or subsidiary companies, the Facebook platform, administrator, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any liability, damages, losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from that entrant’s participation in the competition, and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize that may be won.

The Sponsors and its parent, affiliate or subsidiary companies do not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness or merchantability of the prizes. The Sponsors and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from access to or the download of information or materials connected with this competition.

The prize is transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. The Sponsors and its respective parent, affiliate or subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the competition, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize.

Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this competition is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by the Sponsors. The Sponsors reserve the right to terminate, suspend or amend this competition without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if the Sponsors determine that the competition cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorised intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond the Sponsors’ control corrupt the administration, security, fairness or integrity of the competition.