Gympie Race Day Competition

Terms and Conditions

The Gympie Times – Gympie Race Day Competition



  1. By entering the Gympie Race Day Competition (“the competition“), Contestants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  2. Contestants must reside in the newspaper distribution areas shown below to be eligible.
  3. Contestants must be 18 years of age and over to be eligible to enter.
  4. If there is any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and anything else that refers to this competition, these Terms and Conditions prevail. 
  5. The Promoter is The Gympie Times Pty Ltd, 44 Nash Street, Gympie Queensland 4570. ABN 62 009 656 928.


  1. To enter, Contestants must collect the entry form published in The Gympie Times between Tuesday September 20, 2016 and Saturday September 24, 2016 (inclusive).
  2. Entry forms must be original newsprint.
  3. Photocopies, scanned images, web prints, reproductions or other falsified artwork will not be accepted. 
  4. The contestant must place their fully completed entry form in The Gympie Times Barrel at The Gympie Times Race Day located at the Gympie Turf Club before the closing time (see Clause 18).  
  5. Entries must be received within the Promotion period (see Clause 18).
  6. Contestants may submit more than one entry, but can win only one (1) prize. 
  7. While entry is free, Contestants are responsible for any cost associated with posting or delivering entries.


  1. There will be one (1) major prize winner chosen by random draw.  The winner will receive:
  • One (1) Kingfisher Bay Resort Getaway with 2 night’s accommodation, including ferry transfers for 2 people, retail value $462.00;  and
  • One (1) Hampton & Harlow Furniture Voucher for $700.00.
  • Furniture Voucher must be redeemed by December 17, 2016.
  • For voucher terms and conditions see Hampton & Harlow store 66 Mary Street, Gympie QLD 4570.
  • Kingfisher Bay Resort prize is subject to availability at the time of booking and cannot be taken during peak periods.
  • The prize is not valid with any other offer, is not transferable or redeemable for cash and must be taken intact.
  • If not utilised by December 31, 2016 the prize will be forfeited and no extensions will be granted.
  • If lost or misplaced, vouchers will not be replaced.
  • Any alterations to travel plans may incur a rebooking fee
  • Kingfisher Bay Resort may, without notice to the prize-winner, substitute any services or the mode of carriage to carry the passenger.
  • Food, beverages and incidental expenses will be at the expense of the prize-winner unless otherwise stated.
  • Total maximum retail value of the prize pool is $1,162.00 (inclusive of GST).
  1. All prizes are valued inclusive of GST and the Promoter takes no responsibility for any variation in item values. 
  2. Any taxes which may be payable as a consequence of a contestant winning a prize, are the sole responsibility of that winner. 
  3. Prizes are non-transferable and can’t be redeemed for cash.
  4.  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.


  1. The competition commences at 6:00am Monday September 20, 2016 and closes at 2:00pm Saturday September 24, 2016 (“Promotion Period”). Entries received after the promotion period will be deemed invalid.


  1. The following persons are ineligible to enter:
  • Employees of, or contractors to, the Promoter as far as they are directly associated with this competition;
  • The spouse, de facto spouse, parent, natural or adopted child, and sibling (whether natural or adopted by a parent), of such employees and contractors (whether or not they live in the same household);
  • Contestants who have used or attempted to use any more than one name in order to qualify to win any contest run by the Promoter except in the case of a legal change of name.
  1. 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.


  1. The prize winner will be selected by random draw by Gympie Times staff at 2:05pm on Saturday September 24, 2016 at the Gympie Turf Club and prizes awarded following winner validation and verification.  Winner will be contacted by telephone.
  2. Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
  3. Winner’s details will be published in The Gympie Times Public Notices on October 1, 2016.  
  4. All Contestants acknowledge that the Promoter has the right to publicise and publish his/her name, character and likeness. 
  5. All contest 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 Contestant.


  1. Prizes must be claimed in person and Government issued Photo ID is required to confirm identity and residence.
  2. Any winner must complete a Competition Release Form to confirm collection of their prize.
  3. All prizes must be picked up within 90 days from original draw. Prizes that remain uncollected will be entered into an uncollected prize redraw as per these terms and conditions.
  4. It is the sole responsibility of the winner to claim their prize. 


30. 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. 

31. The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantability of any of the goods/services offered as prizes. 

32. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not liable for any loss suffered or sustained by any person and including, but not limited to consequential (including economic) loss by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by the Promoter, or its servants or agents, in connection with the arrangement for supply, or the supply, of any goods or services by any person to the prize winner(s) and, where applicable, to any persons accompanying the winners.


33. All entries become and remain the property of the Promoter and its related parties, subject to the limits contained in the Privacy Statement and as set out in these terms and conditions.

34. The Promoter and its related parties, also collect personal information in order to conduct the Promotion and may use and disclose such information in accordance with its privacy policy, including to sending ongoing information and promotional material about opportunities, services and products (relating to our business or a third party business) in which the Promoter believes you may be interested.

35.  To facilitate your participation, the Promoter may disclose your personal information to other companies associated with this promotion.