Vodacom Soccer Jersey Competition

Vodacom (Pty) Ltd (“Vodacom”) is running the Vodacom Soccer Jersey Competition (“the Competition”) where entrants are invited to submit their entries via SMS to the short code, 33459 or on www.vodacom.mobi/soccer

All participants during the term of the promotion agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:

Terms and Conditions:

1. The promotional period will run from 08h00 on 17 July 2013 to 08h00 on 15 August 2013. (“end date”).

2. Every week one (1) lucky entrant stands a chance of winning one of the new 2013/2014 Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates soccer jerseys, depending on their team of choice, for the duration of the competition .

3. One lucky entrant also stands a chance to win the grand prize, namely a VIP experience including one set of double  Super Suite tickets, complimentary drinks, food, and the opportunity to go on the field during warm up and half time (“grand prize”). The VIP experience will be arranged for the game to take place on 17 August 2013 at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

4. The grand prize does not include accommodation and travel to and from the FNB Stadium on 17 August 2013.

5. The grand prize winner will be randomly selected after the end date from a list of entrants who meet all the requirements stipulated in clause  to enter and the winner will be notified within 2 (two) days after the end date.

6. Weekly prize winners will be randomly drawn once a week after the cut-off time and end date of each week from a list of entries who meet all the requirements stipulated in clause 8.

Winners will be notified telephonically the following week.

Weekly competitions will run as follows:

Week 1:  08:00 on 17 July – 00:00 on 23 July

Week 2:  00:01 on 24 July – 00:00 on 30 July

Week 3: 00:01 on 31 July – 00:00 on 6 August

Week 4: 00:01 on 7 August – 08:00 on 15 August

7. Weekly winners of soccer jerseys can only win once for the duration of the competition, but are eligible to win the grand prize.

8. To qualify as potential winners, participant(s):

i] must send either send the keyword, Pirates or the keyword, Chiefs to the SMS shortcode, 33459 , during the competition period as per clause 1.  Texts messages are charged at R1.50 per SMS. Free and bundled SMS’s do not apply.

ii] can also enter the competition on the mobile site: www.vodacom.mobi/soccer

   iii] are allowed to send 5 entries per mobile number.

   iv] must reside in South Africa and be in possession of a valid South African identity document or permanent residence permit or temporary residence permit valid for a period exceeding 3  (three)

        months for the Republic of South Africa and valid at the end date.

   v] can subscribe to any mobile network operator in South Africa.

  vi] should they win the grand prize:

o be available to attend the game on 17 August;

o be at least 18 years old.

9. A confirmation SMS at no charge to the entrant will be sent to confirm that participants have been successfully entered into the competition.

10. There are no additional charges for participating in the competition, other than the Standard Network SMS rates.

11. The Competition is also subject to, and must be read in conjunction with, Vodacom’s existing terms and conditions applicable to its mobile site that can be found on the following URL:  http://www.vodacom.co.za/personal/main/termsandconditions/websitetermsandconditions

12. Vodacom will use reasonable efforts to contact the winners telephonically on the contact details used by the participant to participate in the competition.

13. The winners will be contacted during working hours, between 8 (eight) in the morning and 5 (five) in the afternoon.

14. Vodacom shall attempt to contact the winners for a period of 1 (one) working day after his or her name has been drawn and verified as winners.

15. Should a participant not be available on the contact number provided during the timeframe  stipulated above or rejects, forfeits or declines acceptance of the prize, that person's right to the prize will be deemed to have been waived and the prize will be forfeited. Vodacom reserves the  right to then award the prize to the next randomly drawn participant.

16. The winners must be able to identify themselves in a manner determined by Vodacom as  the entrants of the Competition and have to comply with the required validation procedure in  order to claim the prize.

17. The winners’ name and location will be displayed on the Vodacom Website winner’s page: http://www.vodacom.co.za/personal/phonesandpackages/competitions/winners

as well as on the Vodacom Soccer mobile page: http://soccer.vodacom.mobi/fanpower

18. Vodacom shall request the winners’ consent in writing to their image and/or likeness being used

and published by Vodacom in connection with the competition for a period of 12 (twelve) months after they have been announced as  winners. The winners may decline the use of their image

and/or likeness by Vodacom.

19. Prizes are not transferrable or exchangeable.

20. All prizes will only be sent to a physical address and will not be delivered at postal addresses.

21. Prizes that remain unclaimed after 3 (three) months will be forfeited .

22. Vodacom shall not be liable for any costs incurred by the winner in claiming the prize.

23.  All risks and ownership of the prize shall pass to the winners on transfer/delivery thereof and

hence all of Vodacom’s obligations in regard to the competition as well as in regard to the prize

shall terminate.

24. In the event of a dispute in regard to any aspect of the competition and/or the Terms and Conditions, Vodacom’s decision will be final and binding and no correspondence may be entered into.

25. Vodacom may refuse to award the prizes if entry procedures or these Terms and Conditions have   been adhered to or if it detects any irregularities or fraudulent practices. Vodacom is entitled in its entire discretion to reject any participant for any reason and will not be obliged to notify   that they are rejected. 

26. Vodacom will not be liable for any technical failures affecting participation and/or prize redemption process of the competition.

27. Vodacom assumes no liability whatsoever for any entry that has been omitted from participation in the competition for any reason whatsoever.

28. User data collected via the competition will not be used for any other purpose than for the competition only.

29. Employees, directors, agents, contractors and consultants of Vodacom and all other participating companies and their immediate families, life partners, associates, or business partners do not qualify to participate or win in the competition.

30. Neither Vodacom nor any other person or party associated with the competition, their associated companies, agents, contractors and sponsors and any of its personnel involved in the competition, shall be liable whatsoever for any loss or damage incurred or suffered  (including but not limited to direct or indirect or consequential loss), death or personal injury suffered or sustained arising from either participation in the competition or from claiming the prize. 

31. Vodacom reserves the right to cancel, terminate or alter the competition at any time, without notice and shall not be liable for any claims whatsoever arising out of such cancellation, termination or alteration.

32. Vodacom further reserves the right to terminate the competition immediately and without notice  in the event that the competition is held to be or becomes unlawful. In such event all participants hereby waive any rights which they may have against Vodacom and acknowledge that they will have no recourse or claim of any nature whatsoever against Vodacom.

33. All information relating to the competition and published on any promotional material will form part of these Terms and Conditions.