TERMS & CONDITIONS: Woolworths and MySchool Teacher’s Day Competition 

Detailed Terms and Conditions 2018

Detailed Terms and Conditions 2018

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 18 July 2018 and closes on 31 august 2018 (“the Competition period”). Participants stand the chance to win a share of the prizes worth over R450 000.00 (four hundred & Fifty thousand rands).


Top 8 regional nominated teachers will each receive R5000 (five thousand rand)

Woolworths giftcard for making it through the first round (t’s & c’s apply) which are available and can be viewed here

2.1 Grand prize: Teacher :

2.1.1 The first prize is a Laptop and R25 000,00 (twenty five thousand rand) cash PLUS a Woolworths gift card valued at

R25000 (twenty five thousand rand);

2.1.2 The second prize is a Laptop and R10 000 (ten thousand rand) cash PLUS a Woolworths gift card valued at R10, 000 (ten thousand rand); and

2.1.3 The third prize is a Laptop and R5 000 (five thousand rand) cash PLUS a Woolworths gift card worth R5000 (five thousand rand).

2.2 The Woolworths gift cards are subject additional terms and conditions in paragraph 19 below;

2.3 Our top 8 (eight) teachers and their partners will be treated to an all-expenses paid weekend away (accommodation, meals and any planned activities).

2.4 Please note accommodation is strictly per person sharing (room sharing with partner). No single rooms.

3. Learner Prizes:

3.1 4 (four) Primary Learners will each win a R5000 (five thousand rand) gift card.

3.2 4 (four) High School Learners will each win a R5000 (five thousand rand) gift card.

4. School Prizes:

a. 8 (eight) schools 1 (one) school per region, stand a chance to win a R10 000 (ten thousand rand) cash prize.

b. The regions are defined as follows :


4.   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: 

a. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (file size limit 5MG)Fax: 021 447 6480; and

b. Post: Teacher Competition


Collingwood Place, Unit 1-2,

Corner of Anson and Collingwood Roads, Observatory 7935

5.   Multiple entries are not permitted and the prize is limited to one per winner.

6.   Entry letters received will not be sent back to the entrants and/or winners.

7.   The winners will be selected by a panel of independent judges. The selection process will also be      supervised by an external attorney or auditor.

8.   The winning teachers will be selected in the following manner:

a. 8 (eight) teachers, 1(one) from each region will be shortlisted; they will be contacted telephonically on 14 September 2018. 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 which will be held on the 5th October 2018 in Gauteng. Venue to be confirmed.

b. The national winner will be announced no later than the 8th October 2018.

9. The prizes are not transferable, non-refundable, non-exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

10. The judge’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into in this regard.

11. The winners may be photographed and/ or requested to provide their names for publicity purposes.   The winning entries will be announced on www.woolworths.co.za and www.myschool.co.za ; Woolworths and MySchool Facebook and Instagram accounts, Woolworths will also send a confirmatory letter to the school principals of the winners. Any use of the winner’s names and/or photographs by Woolworths shall be with the winners consent permitting such use.

12. 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.

13. 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. This Competition shall not be open to directors, members, partners, employees, agents or consultants of Woolworths (Pty) Ltd, Woolworths Financial Services (Pty) Ltd, Country Road Ventures (Pty) Ltd, Virtual Market Place (Pty) Ltd and any of their holding, subsidiary or associated companies, their marketing service providers in respect of this promotional competition and the family members of such directors, members, partners, employees, agent or consultants.

14. This Competition is not open to any person who has won a MySchool Teacher’s Day

Competition in the preceding 2 (two) years.

15. 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.

16. By participating in this Competition, the winner agrees to indemnify Woolworths and release and hold Woolworths harmless against any and all losses, damages, right, claims and actions of any kind in connection with this competition or resulting from acceptance and participation in the Competition including, without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage claims based on defamation or invasion of privacy.

17. Woolworths collects and uses personal information about entrants to allow them enter competitions, comply with audit requirements in terms of the Consumer Protection Act and to determine the winner for the competitions. Woolworths may use the winner’s name and/or images in marketing material but winners will always be informed of this beforehand and will be given an opportunity to refuse to permit any use of their names and/or their images. For more information about how we use your personal information please read our privacy notice at www.woolworths/privacynotice.

18. 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.

19. The following terms and conditions apply to the Woolworths gift cards which form part of the prizes, namely:

a. the gift cards are only exchangeable for merchandise and may not be redeemed for cash;

b. no cash change will be given when redeeming the gift cards;

c.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;

d.gift cards are valid for 36 (thirty six) months from the date of issue; and

e.gift cards may not be used to make payments towards any Woolworths card, loan account or utilities account.

20. Thank you for your participation.