Fraser Coast Chronicle NRL Footy Tipping Competition 2012


Fraser Coast Chronicle NRL Footy Tipping Competition 2012

1. Information on how to enter and the prizes form part of these conditions of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

2. Entry is open only to residents of the Fraser Coast area, specifically those residing in the following postcodes: 4581 4621 4625 4626 4650 4655 4659 4660 4662

3. The following persons are ineligible to enter:

a)  employees of, or contractors to, the Promoter or any of its related bodies corporate; 

b)  the spouse, de facto spouse, parent, child and sibling of such employees and contractors (whether or not they live in the same household); 

c) persons who do not reside in a postcode listed in item 2 above; and

d) persons under the age of 18 years.


4. An individual may only be eligible for prizes if they registered as a contestant  in Jimungo once and therefore may only place one set of tips per round per sporting code per season. The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify the identity of the contestant. If the individual is found to have registered more than once as a contestant the Promoter reserves the right to refuse to grant prizes.


5. All contestants acknowledge that even if the Promoter only learns of a person’s ineligibility after the Promoter has appeared to award the prize to the ineligible person, it may require the return of the prize or payment of its value to the Promoter to be dealt with as an unclaimed prize.


6. Competition commences Thursday, March 1st, 2012 at 12pm and closes 11.59 pm (AEST) on Friday August 31st, 2012 (“Promotion Period”). Entries received after closure of the Promotion Period will not be eligible.


7. To enter, contestants must

7.1 register by, following the NRL footy tipping sign-up link

7.2 Sign-up to via the sign-up link available in the Fraser Coast Chronicle competition/group page (

7.2  join Fraser Coast Chronicle group in Jimungo ( by clicking “Join now” prompt.

7.3 Place NRL tips every week for 26 weeks (


8.Contestants acknowledge that all tips submitted shall be governed by the terms and conditions of


9. This is a game of skill and, subject to items 14 to 15 below, winners will be determined by the highest correct footy tipping scores.  Prizes will be awarded following the final tabulation of all 26 weeks of NRL footy tipping  registered entries.


10. The prize pool consists of prizes for Fraser Coast Chronicle contestants only and prizes for contestants across all the footy tipping competitions conducted by the following APN newspapers/websites (“Participating Newspapers”): Daily Mercury, The Morning Bulletin, The Observer, NewsMail, Fraser Coast Chronicle, Sunshine Coast Daily, The QT, The Chronicle, Warwick Daily News.  And the total prize pool is valued at $14,000 GST included.


11. Fraser Coast Chronicle Prizes:

-1st place prize: $750 travel voucher from

Milton Travel and Cruise
12 Baroona Rd
Ph: 07 3369 5899
Fax: 07 3368 3209


12.Subject to the winner of the Grand Prize being a Fraser Coast Chronicle contestant, the 1st place prize is for the highest scoring Fraser Coast Chronicle tipster excluding the winner of the Grand Prize.


13.Prizes across all Participating Newspapers:

-Grand Prize: $5,000 travel voucher from Milton

Milton Travel and Cruise
12 Baroona Rd
Milton QLD 4064
Ph: 07 3369 5899
Fax: 07 3368 3209



14.The One Grand Prize winner will be the top scoring tipster across the footy tipping competitions conducted by all Participating Newspapers. The One Grand Prize winner will only receive the cash prize and will not also receive the 1st place prize under item 11 above.


15.In the event of a tie for any of the available prizes, the winner will be selected by a random draw of all tied tipsters.


20. Judging will take place at 10am, on Wednesday 5th September 2012 at APN ARM, Level 3, 33 Park Road, Milton QLD. Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 


21. Winners will be contacted by phone or email, and published on the website of each Participating Newspaper on Monday September 10, 2012. 



22. Prizes are subject to the following conditions:

22.1 Prize must be claimed by 10:00 am on Wednesday 5th December 2012 and if the prize remains unallocated or unclaimed, a further draw will be conducted on Thursday 6th December 2012 at the same time and place as the original draw (subject to any directions given under all State Regulations). In the event of a re-drawn winner, they will be notified by email and by telephone on Friday 7th December 2012.

22.2 Winner, after eligibility verification by APN, will need to book travel directly through Milton Travel and Cruise quoting winner’s details and, winning code that will be provided by APN. Winner can book in person or by phone (documents might be mailed or emailed).

Milton Travel and Cruise
12 Baroona Rd
Milton QLD 4064
Ph: 07 3369 5899
Fax: 07 3368 3209

22.3 Travel must be booked before March 1st 2013 (travel dates can occur later than this date) after what the voucher will be expired.

22.4 There are no restrictions applicable in destinations or travel dates, as long as booking meet 22.3 requirements; the voucher is valid on any travel products available at the time booking at Milton Travel and Cruise.

22.5 The prize must used as is and cannot be exchange for cash.

23. Upon request by the Promoter each winner must provide government issued photo identification and proof of residency, and a copy of these terms and conditions and/or a signed receipt and acknowledgement must be signed and endorsed by the winner to indicate his/her understanding and acceptance of these terms. Any cash winnings will be paid by direct deposit into winner’s bank account.  It is the sole responsibility of the winner to claim their prize.  If the prize remains unclaimed 90 days after notification has been sent to the winner, it will be redrawn in an unclaimed prize draw.


24. All prize winners acknowledge that the Promoter has the right to publicise and publish his / her name, character and likeness.  All prize winners must avail themselves for a photo if required by the Promoter and acknowledge that the Promoter has the right to utilise publicity photos in any reasonable manner it sees fit without compensation to the prize winner.


25. Any taxes or delivery costs which may be payable as a consequence of a winner receiving the prize are the sole responsibility of that winner.  Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash.  If the specified prize becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter may substitute a prize of similar nature and/or like or greater value.


26. It is the entrant’s responsibility to advise the Promoter of any change of personal details and the Promoter bears no responsibility for incorrect email information which may result in entries becoming invalid.


27. If for any reason the competition is not capable of running as planned including (but not limited to) technical failures, unauthorised intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the Promoter’s control which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, we are entitled in our sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.


28. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any individual who the Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the competition. The Promoter reserves its legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender. 


29. The Promoter is not responsible for the loss of prizes due to incorrect or imprecise delivery details provided by a winner.  The Promoter also takes no responsibility for prizes lost or stolen after they have been released for delivery via postage or courier.  


30. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantability of any of the goods offered as prizes, and the Promoters are not liable for any loss suffered or sustained by any person, including but not limited to consequential (including economic) loss, by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by the Promoters or their servants or agents, in connection with the Competition.


31. By entering this competition you agree to allow APN and its partners in this promotion to contact you for any future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes. All entries become the property of the Promoter.  


32. By entering the competition you authorise APN and to collect your information to include you in this competition and will disclose the information to others who help us run the competition.  We may also use the information to assist us in improving our goods and services and to contact you in the future in regard to our other goods and services.  We may share your information with other persons or entities that assist us in performing the above or with another company which provides prizes for the competition.  You can contact us to gain access to your personal information by writing to The Privacy Officer, APN Online Cnr Newspaper Place and Dalton Drive, Maroochydore 4558.


33. The Promoter is APN Newspapers Pty Ltd ACN 009 657 943 of Level 3, 33 Park Road, Milton.