Competitions

50|50 SEASON 7: VELDFOKUS COMPETION RULES

  1. 1.     STANDARD T&CS (COMPETITION RULES)
    1. This competition is open to RSA citizens excluding directors, members, partners, employees, agents and consultants of the SABC, the Production House and/or the competition promoters, and/or their spouses, life partners, parents, children, brothers, sisters, business partners or associates.
  1. This is a competition for amateur photographers and videographers. Professional photographers and videographers do not qualify for a prize. Please state on entry that you are an amateur photographer or videographer and do not earn your living from photography or videography.
    1. This competition runs ON AIR from 4TH of MARCH until the 10th of NOVEMBER 2016. The final VeldFokus prize hand-over happens at the end of Season 7. ENTRIES for VeldFokus close on the 30th of SEPTEMBER 2016.
    2. No person can enter the same or any other competition hosted partly or in whole by a particular SABC platform (ALL SABC CHANNELS-Television, radio and print) within 90 days of winning the same or any other competition hosted partly or in whole by that particular SABC platform (ALL SABC CHANNELS-Television, radio and print).
    3. No person can win the grand prize for VeldFokus within 3 years of winning said prize.
    4. Copyright shall remain vested in the owner of the material submitted, but once submitted for the VeldFokus competition-SABC will have the right to re-use the material in perpetuity, worldwide.
    5. There is no restriction on the number of entries. You may enter as many times as you like to increase your chances of winning.
    6. Entrants under the age of 18 must obtain permission from parents or guardians before entering.
    7. Winners will only be contacted by the SABC and/or the competition promoters.
    8. The SABC, the Production House and the competition promoters accept no responsibility for any errors, problems or technical malfunction of any communication network or any late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible or corrupted entries. The SABC and the Production House will not be liable for any costs incurred, responses received or any other consequences of user error.
    9. Prizes must be claimed within 12 months.
    10. PRIZES DO NOT INCLUDE SUSTAINENCE AND TRAVEL COSTS.
    11. Monthly prizes comprise of various holiday getaways for 4 people for 4 nights.
    12. Monthly winners will be announced at the end of every month, prizes are announced on air and will depend on the venue allocated for the month.
    13. All monthly winners are re-entered for the grand cash prizes of photographic and video entries. Cash Prizes will be awarded on the 10th of November 2016 as follows:

(a) Best Video: 1st Prize R100, 000.00  2nd Prize R50,000.
(b) Best Photography: 1st Prize R100, 000.00  2nd Prize R50,000

    1. The decision on the monthly winner is made by a panel of judges who evaluate the entries based on the following criteria:
      1. a.     Uniqueness of behaviour (Score out of 10)
      2. b.     Technical quality (Score out of 5)
      3. c.     Persistence or effort (Score out of 5)
      4. d.     Overall impression (Score out of 10)

The highest scoring entry will win the monthly holiday.

    1. The decision on the grand cash prize winners is made by a panel of judges who evaluate every single entry submitted for the VeldFokus Competition, video and still materials are judged separately based on the following criteria:
      1. a.     Uniqueness of behaviour (Score out of 10)
      2. b.     Technical quality (Score out of 5)
      3. c.     Persistence or effort (Score out of 5)
      4. d.     Overall impression (Score out of 10)
    2. The judges’ decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. The SABC and the Production House will not be held responsible for any disputes arising from the competition or prize awards.
    3. The monthly holiday prizes are not transferable, and cannot be deferred or exchanged for cash.
    4. In order to claim a prize the winner must adhere to the rules of the VeldFokus competition. Entrants agree to the rules of the VeldFokus competition on submission of an entry.
    5. No fraudulent entries will be tolerated – entrants to VeldFokus must have taken the photographic or video material themselves or have the originators permission to submit it to the competition. The right to broadcast the material must vest in the entrant submitting it. Fraudulent entries will be handed over to the police for investigation.
    6. Winners will be required to produce a valid identity document and TV License to claim a prize.
    7. Winners may be required to appear on SABC Television or Radio, or on any other medium as shall be determined by the VeldFokus Competition. (This will be subject to their right to decline)
    8. Winners use prizes at own risk. The SABC shall not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss), damage, personal injury or death which is suffered or sustained (including but not limited to that arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this competition or accepting or using the prize/s.
    9. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and agree to be bound by them when entering.
    10. The prizes will be distributed within a period of 90 (ninety) days from the date the competition closes, unless a situation outside of the control of the SABC occurs. Where the prizes are held by the promoter, the SABC will not be liable for any delays caused.
    11. The SABC reserves the right to cancel, modify or amend the competition at any time, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control.

 

 

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