Competition Terms and Conditions

All entries must include your name, age, postal address, home telephone number, cell number, email address and any mandatory information specific to a competition, including answers to qualifying questions, unless otherwise specified. • Prizes and giveaways cannot be transferred or exchanged for cash. • If you do not meet any one of the entry requirements, the judges reserve the right to award the prize to a runner-up. • NG KiDS has the right to substitute the gift or prize with something of the same value. • The copyright of all entries, letters, photographs, artwork, SMSs and questions belongs exclusively to NG KiDS and NG KiDS reserves the right to edit and republish them in any media. • Winners may decline to have their name used in advertising or listed publicly. • Competitions and giveaways are open to anyone 14 years or younger, except employees of Creature Media (Pty) Ltd, sponsors and their agents or any company associated with the competition and their immediate families. • Where the competition prize is a holiday for a certain number of adults and children, “children” will be taken to be under the age of 12, unless otherwise stipulated. • Unless specified, only submissions or entries from South Africa are allowed. If winners reside outside South Africa they may be liable for transport, courier or postage costs. • The winners will be notified telephonically and their names will appear in NG KiDS magazine. • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. • Allow two months for delivery of prizes from winners’ announcement in NG KIDS. • The prizes will be awarded to correct entries drawn randomly by computer after the closing date, except when there is judging involved, or it is stated otherwise. • If we cannot contact a winner after two attempts on their chosen contact number and either the call is not answered or the call goes directly to voice mail, the prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be drawn. • If you win a prize provided by a third party supplier, the supplier will contact you with regards to the collection or distribution. All correspondence regarding the prize must be directed at the supplier of the prize. Creature Media (Pty) Ltd or the National Geographic Society will not be responsible for any further correspondence, harm, damage, loss or claim relating to the provision of any element of the prize. • Unclaimed prizes are only valid for six months. • All competition entry SMSs are charged at R1,50 each. Free minutes and SMS bundles do not apply. You can enter as many times as you like, unless stated otherwise. • By entering competitions online, via email or SMS, you agree to receive future correspondence from NG KiDS magazine and the prize sponsors. You can opt out at any stage by sending an email containing your name, surname, cell number and email address with the subject line “opt out” to • The entrant accepts that entry to the competition does not constitute a contract or any form of legal commitment between the entrant and NG KiDS, Creature Media (Pty) Ltd or the National Geographic Society. • NG KiDS will not assume liability for any ambiguity, error, oversight or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, that may be committed by any employee of the participating magazine, their agents or associates in respect of competitions or giveaways published in the magazine or online. • Entry signifies acceptance of the rules. • Entries close on the date stipulated in the magazine or unless otherwise specified.

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