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15
Oct

Add some smooth…

16th October 2020

 

These rules apply to the “Add some smooth…” competition (hereinafter referred to as “the competition”). This competition is being run by: The South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA). Please contact lauren@protactic.co.za if you do not understand any part of these rules or if you have any questions about these rules or the mechanics of the competition.

 

By entering the competition, you confirm that you have read and agree to be legally bound to these rules.

WHEN DOES THE COMPETITION START AND END?

The competition starts at 09h00 Friday 16th October 2020 and will continue until 16h00 Monday 19th October 2020. This is the competition period. SAAGA reserves the right to extend the duration of the competition, subject to these terms and conditions.

 

WHO MAY ENTER THE COMPETITION?

All natural persons residing in South Africa, including South African Citizens and Foreign Nationals over the age of 18 years may enter the competition. To qualify to receive the prize you must have a valid and an operational South African bank account. You must also have complied with all competition mechanics which are elaborated on in the “How to enter” section (point 4).

WHO MAY NOT ENTER THE COMPETITION

The following persons may not take part in this competition even if they qualify to enter. They will forfeit (give up) any prizes awarded to them:

  • SUBTROP or SAAGA employees i.e. director(s), member(s), partner(s), employee(s), and their respective promotional or advertising agency(s), or consultant(s) involved with this competition.
  • Any supplier of goods and services in connection with this competition.
  • The spouse, life partner, siblings, children, or parents of any of the persons named above.
  • Legal Entities

 

HOW TO ENTER?

  • Let us know if you have you ever added avo to your smoothies and if so, what your favourite avo smoothie combo is. Post your answer as a comment, with the hashtag #addanavosmoothie, to @iloveavocadoSA Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/iloveavocadoSA/)
  • Please don’t copy and paste other entrant’s answers as we are interested in your specific answer.
  • It would be highly appreciated if you would like and follow the @iloveavocadoSA

 

PRIZES

  • 4 (four) randomly selected entrants will win R1 000 cash each.

 

  • CRITERIA & JUDGING
  • The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • 4 (four) winners will be randomly selected by SAAGA.
  • Winners will not be judged on their answer – selection will be random.

 

HOW WILL WINNER/S BE NOTIFIED?

  • The winners will be notified via a Facebook private inbox message and on the @iloveavocadoSA Facebook page and @iloveavosSA Instagram page on Wednesday 21st October 2020.
03
Sep

ADD AN AVO TO A R200 MEAL FOR TWO, CULINARY STUDENTS, FACEBOOK VOTERS COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

3 SEPTEMBER 2020

 

These rules apply to the Add an Avo to a R200 Meal for Two Culinary School, Facebook Voters Competition (hereinafter referred to as “the competition”). This competition is being run by: The South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA). Please contact Lauren Anceriz on lauren@protactic.co.za (weekdays office hours) if you do not understand any part of these rules or if you have any questions about these rules or the mechanics of the competition.

 

By entering the competition, you confirm that you have read and agree to be legally bound to these rules.

 

WHAT IS THE ADD AN AVO TO A R200 MEAL FOR TWO, CULINARY STUDENTS, FACEBOOK VOTERS COMPETITION?

The South African Avocado Growers’ Association has invited student chefs from South African culinary schools to create a R200 (or under) avo meal for two – something delicious, relatively easy and with the avo as a hero of the meal.  Photos of their entries can be viewed in their respective culinary school’s specially created albums on the iloveavocadoSA Facebook page.

 

HOW TO ENTER

We invite you to like and comment with the hashtag #addanavochefs  on one of the student’s R200 for two avo meal photos that most appeals to you and SAAGA will randomly choose one person to win

R2 500!

 

Please note that the number of likes an entry receives on Facebook will not influence the scoring of the student’s entries. The student’s entries will be judged and scored by a panel of six SAAGA local marketing development committee members as well as our 2020 Avo Ambassador, Karen Hart, food writer for Kuier and LitNet.

 

WHAT CAN YOU WIN?

One randomly selected person who likes/comments with the hashtag #addanavochefs, on a R200 Meal for Two student chef’s photo, will win R2 500.

 

ENTRY PERIOD

  • The competition runs from 3rd September 2020 until 16h00 8th September 2020. This is the competition period.
  • The Facebook Voters winner will be announced on 10th September 2020.
  • SAAGA reserves the right to extend the duration of the competition, subject to these terms and conditions.

 

WHO MAY ENTER THE COMPETITION? (WHO QUALIFIES FOR ENTRY INTO THE RANDOM DRAW?)

All persons residing in South Africa, including South African Citizens and Foreign Nationals over the age of 18 years may enter the competition.  To qualify to receive the prize you must have a valid and an operational South African bank account. You must also have complied with all competition mechanics which are elaborated on in the “How to enter” section above.

 

WHO MAY NOT ENTER THE COMPETITION

The following persons may not take part in this competition even if they qualify to enter. They will forfeit (give up) any prizes awarded to them:

  • SUBTROP or SAAGA employees i.e. director(s), member(s), partner(s), employee(s), and their respective promotional or advertising agency(s), or consultant(s) involved with this competition.
  • Any supplier of goods and services in connection with this competition.
  • The spouse, life partner, siblings, children, or parents of any of the persons named above.
  • Legal Entities

 

HOW WILL WINNERS BE NOTIFIED?

The winner will be contacted via an inbox message and announced on the iloveavocadoSA Facebook page on the 10th September 2020.

 

HOW WILL WE DELIVER YOUR PRIZE?

  • The randomly chosen Facebook fan voter will be contacted via private inbox message on Facebook to notify and obtain banking details. His/her prize will be paid into their South African bank account via EFT
  • Delivery of prizes will be made within seven working days of the announcement on the iloveavocadoSA Facebook page

 

GENERAL

  • SAAGA has the right to end this competition at any time. If this happens, SAAGA will publish a notice on Facebook/Instagram and you agree to waive (give up) any rights that you may have about this competition and acknowledge that you will have no rights against SAAGA.
  • SAAGA reserves the right to change the rules of the competition. SAAGA will publish changes on SAAGA’s website: https://www.avocado.co.za/ and SAAGA’s @iloveavocadoSA Facebook page.
  • For convenience only, the date on which these rules were last amended is shown above. It is your responsibility to check the websites for amendments to these rules.
  • The participant agrees not to hold SAAGA legally responsible for any discrepancies or errors caused due to the software and/or handset a participant used.
  • The participant will not hold SAAGA liable for any technical errors originating from the SAAGA hosting website, (Facebook & Instagram), network suppliers and other service providers.
  • Participants are responsible for any data, cell-phone or any other charges necessary to enable participants to gain the necessary network or internet access to be able to access Facebook/Instagram to enter the competition.
  • Any Facebook/Instagram promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook/Instagram. You are disclosing your information to SAAGA and not to Facebook/Instagram. By participating in this promotion you release Facebook/Instagram from any and all liability in relation to the promotion.
  • The prizes are not exchangeable/transferable for any other prize.
  • No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost or delayed, or which are not received for any reason, including technical and IT reasons. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.
  • By entering the competition the winner/s agrees to participate in such promotional activity and material as SAAGA may require. The selection of winner’s will remain final. Any matter concerning the competition and/or arising out of these terms and conditions is final and binding on you, and no correspondence will be entered into.

 

14
Apr

SAAGA AVOCADO AMBASSADOR 2020 NOTES TO ENTRANTS & T’S & C’S

WHAT IS THE AVOCADO AMBASSADOR?

The South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA) will be recognising two South African journalists who shine above the rest as Avocado Ambassadors.   These journalists must be true advocates of the locally grown avocado and its merits.  The nominated Avocado Ambassadors will be chosen according to their quality of content about avocados, visual appeal and the overall promotion of avocados.

 

PRIZES

Two Avocado Ambassadors will be awarded R30 000 cash each.

 

  • ENTRY PERIOD
    The entry period for the Avocado Ambassador 2020 is now open.
  • Any avocado features/snippets/recipes (in fact any publicity which promotes the avocado) published/broadcast during the time period 1 January 2020 – 31 December 2020 may be submitted.
  • All entries must be received by 16h00 Tuesday 9th February 2021
  • Late or incomplete entries cannot be considered.
  • All entries will be acknowledged by e-mail.
  • The 2020 Avocado Ambassador is open to all food, health, lifestyle and beauty writers of South African newspapers, magazines, online and electronic media.

 

Submitting your work:

  • Print media: send a PDF of each page you wish to enter (only send pages with avo content).
  • Save/name each PDF according to publication name and date.
  • Include a Word document with your name and the publication/s you write for. Save/name the Word document with your full name.
  • For online articles/video/sound bytes: include a Word document in date order with a publication heading and link to the article/video/sound byte. Save/name the Word document with your full name.
  • Submit your entry via a WeTransfer or Drop Box link to lauren@protactic.co.za

 

AWARD CATEGORIES

  • There is one category only – Avocado Ambassador.
  • Two journalists will be selected by a judging panel comprising five members from SAAGA’s local market development committee.
  • No runner up prizes will be awarded.

 

CRITERIA

  • The Avocado Ambassador is awarded to the media person/journalist whose work features avocados, uses avos in the most creative way and uses the most visually appealing avo-related visuals.
  • The Avocado Ambassador will need to inform/educate consumers in an inspiring and innovative manner about avos such as: health benefits / beauty / taste / versatility / convenience / history / interesting facts etc.
  • Submissions may include avo features/snippets/recipes.
  • Submissions may include published information/articles/recipes & visuals supplied by Protactic on behalf of SAAGA.
  • In the case/situation where syndicated material is used or where two or more journalists from the same publication submit the same work, the onus will be on the journalists to decide how the prize money should be shared, should one journalist win the Avo Ambassador competition
  • Submissions may not include sponsored features or advertorials.

 

WHO MAY ENTER THE COMPETITION?

  • All South African and Foreign National food/health journalists.
  • Food/health/lifestyle/beauty journalists of print publications/broadcast/online/blogs.
  • Bloggers must substantiate their following via a screen shot of blog insights.

 

WHO MAY NOT ENTER THE COMPETITION

The following persons may not take part in this competition even if they qualify to enter. They will forfeit (give up) any prizes awarded to them:

  • SUBTROP or SAAGA employees/members i.e. director(s), member(s), partner(s), employee(s), and their respective promotional or advertising agency(s), or consultant(s) involved with this competition.
  • Any supplier of goods and services in connection with this competition.
  • The spouse, life partner, siblings, children, or parents of any of the persons named above.
  • Legal Entities

 

COST
There is no entry fee.

 

JUDGING
Entrants will be judged on the above set criteria and by a panel of judges made up of members of SAAGA’s local market development committee.

 

RULES

  1. The competition is organised by the South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA)
  2. In the event of any dispute regarding the rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to the competition, the decision of SAAGA and the judges shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
  3. By entering the competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. SAAGA reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.
  4. There is no minimum nor maximum limit on number of features/snippets/recipes submitted per entrant.
  5. Competition entries must be submitted in the format and by the closing date and time specified on the notes to entrants. Failure to do so will disqualify the entry. (Please take note of “Submitting your work” section.)
  6. Name and contact details are to be supplied with entries – contact details on email will be sufficient.
  7. All entries will be checked against final print copies and online/electronic platforms to verify authenticity. If there are inconsistencies between the emailed entry and the print copy or online/electronic version, the entry will be disqualified.
  8. Winners will be announced at the start of the 2021 avo season at the 2021 media event (date to be confirmed early 2021).
  9. To qualify to receive the prize you must have a valid and an operational South African bank account.
  10. Prizes are awarded at SAAGA’s discretion and no prizes will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any entrant. Where entries are being judged on creative or artistic merit or other subjective criteria, SAAGA and/or the competition judges (acting reasonably) reserve the right not to select a winner, and/or to remove or amend selection criteria and/or the structure and operation of the competition if entries are not of the requisite standard.
  11. Winners may be requested to take part in promotional activity and SAAGA reserves the right to use the names of winners, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them in any publicity.

 

Contact Lauren Anceriz 072 756 8463 lauren@protactic.co.za or Glynnis Branthwaite 082 557 3919 glynnis@protactic.co.za if you have any queries or require any additional information.

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