Detailed Terms and Conditions 2015.

By participating in the Woolworths and MySchool Teacher’s Day Competition you accept the following terms and conditions.

  1. The Woolworths and MySchool “Teachers Day” competition (“Competition”) is open to all primary and high school learners (“the Participants”) in South Africa.
  2. The Competition commences on 24 July 2015 and closes on 23 September 2015 (“the competition period”).
    1. Participants stand a chance to win: Teacher Prizes: the first prize is a Laptop and a R50 000 (fifty thousand rand) Woolworths gift card, the second prize is a Laptop and a R20 000 (twenty thousand rand) Woolworths gift card, and the third prize is a Laptop and a R10 000 (ten thousand rand) Woolworths gift card. The gift card is subject to gift card terms and conditions in paragraph 19  below; and
    2. The 5 (five) runners up in the Teacher category will each win a Laptop and a R1000 (one thousand) Woolworths gift card.
    3. The 8 (eight) shortlisted teachers will also win a trip to Cape Town, where the winning prizes will be awarded. 
  1. Learner Prizes
    1. 4 (four) Primary Learners will each win a R5000 (five thousand rand) Woolworths Shopping voucher; and  
    2. 4 (four) High School Learners will each win a R5000 (five thousand rand) Woolworths shopping voucher.  
  1. School Prizes
    1.  8 (eight) schools 1 (one) school per region, stand a chance to win a R5000 (five thousand rand) cash prize.


    1. The regions are defined as follows :







Western Cape

Eastern Cape

KwaZulu Natal


Northern Cape

Free State




North West

  1. To qualify to win the prizes, Participants must write an inspirational letter with appropriate reasons and motivation for nominating a particular teacher. The letter can be submitted in one of  the following ways:
    1. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;
    2. Fax: 086 532 2036; and
    3. Post: Teacher Competition

Hotstuff Marketing
Collingwood Place, Unit 1-2,
Corner of Anson and Collingwood Roads,

  1. Multiple entries are not permitted.
  2. The winners in the various categories will be selected by a panel of independent judges. The selection process will also be supervised by an external attorney or auditor.
  3. The winning teachers will be selected in the following manner:
    1. 8 (eight) teachers, 1(one) from each region will be shortlisted; they will be contacted telephonically on 17 September 2015. The shortlisted teachers will be invited to attend a meet and greet with the judges and the external attorney and / or auditor, before the Award ceremony (“the ceremony”) in Cape Town the exact dates will be disclosed by Woolworths in due course. The overall winner and runners up will be announced at the ceremony.
  4. The judge’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into in this regard.
  5. The winners may be photographed and/ or requested to provide their names for publicity purposes. The winning entries will be announced on and; Woolworths and MySchool Facebook and Instagram accounts, the SABC 3 television breakfast show Expresso. Woolworths will also send a confirmatory letter to the school principals of the winners.
  6. 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.
  7. This 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.
  8. This Competition is not open to any person who has won a MySchool Teacher’s Day Competition in the preceding 2 (two) years.
  9. The prizes are not transferable, non-refundable, non-exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
  10. The winner shall be disqualified from the competition in the event that any of his/her accounts with Woolworths is in arrears or, in the opinion of Woolworths, not in general good order and standing at the time of the prize draw.
  11. The Participants who may be selected as winners indemnify and agree to release, and not 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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 (thirty six) 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.
    6. 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.
  14. Thank you for your participation.