Terms and Conditions

Daily News Your Choice 2017 Official Rules

  1. Only 1 (one) entry per person allowed - duplicate entries will be not be counted.
  2. To qualify for the Grand Draw, readers must submit entries in both Ballots 1 and 2.
  3. No purchase necessary.
  4. For your vote to be counted, you must vote on a minimum of 15 categories in each ballot.  In addition, you must confirm your votes by verifying the email sent to the email address you provide.
  5. Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd (“The Sponsor”) reserves the right to verify all entries and to eliminate any category for any reason.
  6. Ballots suspected of “orchestrated” completion will not be counted.
  7. The Sponsor reserves the right to publish the results of the reader survey, delete questions, or restructure, and to refuse questionable or duplicate entries.
  8. The use of any automated system to submit entries is prohibited and will result in disqualification of all such entries as well as the Entrant.  This includes the use of temporary, disposable email address services.
  9. Voting in both ballots opens on 3 July 2017 and closes at midnight on 6 August 2017.
  10. Employees of The Sponsor and their immediate family members may vote, but will not be eligible for any prizes on offer.
  11. All winners of voter prizes will be randomly drawn from all qualifying entries on Monday 28 August, 2017. Winners will be notified by telephone and agree to have their names and photographs published.
  12. The Sponsor will endeavour to contact the winner/s once every day for 3 consecutive working days after their name is drawn. If the winner/s cannot be contacted during this period, the prize will be forfeited and another winner/s will be selected in accordance with the rules.
  13. Winners of the Subscriber Bonus Prizes must hold an active and paid-up subscription to the Daily News at the time of the prize draw.
  14. The Winners will be required to provide their names, ID numbers and contact details to sign an acknowledgment of receipt of the prize.
  15. The Sponsor will not enter into a written or oral discussion regarding the contest, and all entries become property of the Independent Media Group.
  16. Winners in each category will be determined only by the number of votes received.
  17. No endorsement by The Sponsor is intended or implied.
  18. Results are audited by Grant Thornton Durban.

How often can I vote

You may only cast votes once per ballot. If you attempt to vote again then the second set of votes will not be counted. Click the button below to view our Terms and Conditions.

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What can I win in 2017?

2017 brings even bigger and better prizes for the Daily News Your Choice Awards. Click the button below to view a full listing of all the prizes available.

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When will winners be announced?

The results for the votes will be announced in the Daily News at the end of September, 2017 and online during October. Click the button below for a full listing of the Terms and Conditions

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