Terms and Conditions

The Woolworths and MySchool “Thirsty for Action” competition is open to all Grade1 to Grade 7 learners at primary schools in South Africa. No registration is required.

Duration of competition:
The competition commences on 4 February 2015 and closes on 13 March 2015 (“the competition period”).

Each winner will receive a fully installed, 10 000 litre water tank for their school plus a R500 giftcard per winner.

Entry Methods
One of the following methods can be used to enter:

  1. Email your letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  2. Post your letter to Illana Harker at Hotstuff Marketing, Collingwood Place, Unit 1-2, Cnr. Anson & Collingwood Roads, Observatory 7925 to reach us by 17 May 2014

General Rules:

  1. The most compelling entry will be selected by the judges and entered into a lucky draw from which the 4 winners will be selected.
  2. Entries are limited to one per entrant.
  3. Winners agree to abide by the Woolworths terms and conditions set out below:

a) The Woolworths “Thirsty for Action” competition is not open to Woolworths employees and their family members, including the employees and family members of the Woolworths advertising and competition agencies and distributors.
b) The judges’ decision shall be final and no correspondence shall be entered into.
c) The prizes are not transferable, non-refundable, non-exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
d) Winners may be requested to be photographed and permit the use of their respective names for publicity purposes.
e) The winners shall be announced on 20 March 2015and notified telephonically.
f) In the event that any winner cannot be successfully contacted following all reasonable attempts to do so, Woolworths reserves the right to disqualify the winner from the competition and to nominate another winner in his or her stead.
g) By participating in the Woolworths and MySchool “ Thirsty for Action” competition, the winners agree to release and hold Woolworths and any associated companies, their employees, directors, officers and agents, and their advertising and competition agencies harmless against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with this competition or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.
h) Any reference to Woolworths in these terms and conditions shall be deemed to include reference to Woolworths (Pty) Ltd, Woolworths Financial Services (Pty) Ltd, Virtual Market Place (Pty) Ltd and any of their holding, associated, affiliated companies and subsidiaries.

Woolworths Gift Card Terms and Conditions:
The following terms and conditions apply to the Woolworths gift cards which form part of the prizes, namely:

  1. the gift cards are only exchangeable for merchandise and may not be redeemed for cash;
  2. no cash change will be given when redeeming the gift cards;
  3. gift cards may not be redeemed against purchases made at any Woolworths store outside of the Republic of South Africa or at any Engen Woolworths Food Stops;
  4. gift cards are valid for 36 months from the date of issue; and
  5. gift cards may not be used to make payments towards any Woolworths card, loan account or utilities account.

Winners are required to safeguard all gift cards issued to them as it cannot be replaced or any value thereon redeemed if lost or stolen.
By applying to participate in the Competition, the entrants hereby accept the rules, terms and conditions in this offer.