These Competition Rules may be used by an organisation that wants to run a competition. Entrants who enter the competition in the hope of winning a prize do so in terms of the rules.
Summary These Competition Rules can be used by an organisation that wants to run a competition. Entrants who enter the competition in the hope of winning a prize do so in terms of the rules. The terms of the competition include the following general sets of rules:
- Rules that do not limit entry;
- Rules that limit entry to specified types of entrants, eg. the competition may only be open to employees of the company. Or only open to students, etcetera;
- Rules that exclude entry by employees, directors and the associated persons, eg. as required for promotional competitions;
- Plus additional clauses where the prize is travel-related.
What do the Conditions of Entry look like? The rules consist of a number of simple clauses that can be printed as desired, for example inserted onto packaging or into a magazine.
What do you need to do to use the Competition Rules examples?
- Identify which example of competition rules applies to you. Read them and make any changes as you may require. Ensure that all the details are completed.
- If the CPA applies to the competition, make sure that you have complied with all the legal requirements.
- Distribute the rules as required.
If the competition is a promotional competition the Consumer Protection Act will likely apply. The Lotteries Act may also be applicable in some instances. An expert’s advice is recommended.
Also known as: Rules of a competition; Conditions of entry to a competition; Competition terms and conditions.
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