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									Why School Isn’t Boring – Competition Entry Form

Name
Date of Birth
Telephone no. (landline / cell)
Address




Grade
School


School telephone no.
Entry form (tick correct one)
Story         Poem          Song     Rap 
Entry title



Type or write your entry below, or attach it to this entry form.

(Remember, you can fill in this form and send your entry on our website too!
But you must print out the terms and conditions, sign them and/or have your
parent’s sign them, and post them to ReadHill Publishing!!)
              Why School Isn’t Boring - Competition
                              Terms and Conditions

Why these terms and conditions are important
These competition rules shall be binding on you when entering the Why School Isn’t
Boring competition. By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all
these terms and conditions. ReadHill Publishing reserves the right, with or without
cause, to exclude entrants and withhold prizes for violating any of these terms and
conditions. ReadHill Publishing reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions
without notice. Any amendments will be published on the Website.

Who can enter … and how?
   The competition is open to all registered Foundation Phase, GET and FET students
    in South African schools, i.e. in Grades R – 12 and Levels 1-4.
   Entrants under the age of 18 must have the permission of their parents or legal
    guardian.
   Entries must be non-fiction and in English, and must explore one or more aspects
    of the theme: Why School Isn’t Boring. Entries must be the original, unpublished,
    sole work of the entrant.
   Entries must not be longer than 1200 words.
   All entries must be received by the closing date, Tuesday 20 October 2009.
   Entries not submitted in accordance with the rules, or incomplete or illegible
    entries, will be disqualified.
   Obscene or inappropriate entries will not be accepted. The judges reserve the
    right to reject any entries for any reason.
   Proof of sending post, e-mail or completing an online entry does not constitute
    proof of receipt of your entry. No responsibility will be accepted by ReadHill
    Publishing for entries that are lost, delayed or damaged.
   ReadHill Publishing will not be liable for any damage, loss or disappointment
    suffered by any person taking part or not being able to take part in a competition.

What happens with the entries?
   20 winners will be selected, and their entries will be published in a book titled:
    Why School Isn’t Boring.
   Entries will be judged in 4 categories 5-8 years old, 9-12 years old, 13-16 years
    old, 16+ years old (age on 20 October 2009). Any number of winners may be
    selected from each category, and ReadHill Publishing is not obliged to select
    entries in a particular category.
   Winners will be formally notified (by email, post or phone) by Monday
    16 November 2009. Full details of the prize will be given in writing upon
    notification. If we are unable to contact you during between 20 October and
    17 November, your prize will be forfeit, and awarded to a runner up.
   Winners will be announced on Friday 20 November 2009.
   The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
   Winners may be required to provide proof of age.
   The winners will be required to submit valid identification before receiving their
    prize.
   The Published Edition will comprise, roughly:
    -   the 20 winning entries,
    -   each accompanied by a short section of information on the winner and the
        winner’s school (with the school’s permission)
    -   an introduction to the book and the purpose of the book
    -   illustrative artwork of the winning entry stories/poems/raps, etc.
The prizes
   Each winner will win the same prizes. The prizes are:
    -   publication in a book called: Why School isn’t Boring
    -   payment of 50c (R0.50) for every unit of the Published Edition sold, less
        returns, for the first 20 000 copies sold or until the book is out of print,
        whichever comes first
    -   Facilitation from an FNB consultant to open either a FNB Future or FNB Fluid
        account, depending on the winner’s age, and subject to the winner’s parents’
        or guardian’s approval, as well as a selection of brochures on financial literacy
    -   A goody bag containing various products.
   Prizes are not transferable and no part or parts of a prize may be substituted for
    other benefits, items or additions although ReadHill Publishing reserves the right
    to alter arrangements or prizes should this be unavoidable.
Your rights and ReadHill Publishing’s rights
   All entrants agree to assign copyright of their submitted entries to ReadHill
    Publishing (see end of Terms and Conditions below).
   ReadHill Publishing reserves the right to publish any and all entries submitted, but
    publication may not indicate that the entry has won a prize.
   ReadHill Publishing reserves the right to edit entries in its discretion for
    publication.
   ReadHill Publishing will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the
    winner’s use of the prizes.
   The personal information you provide to ReadHill Publishing is collected for the
    purpose of notifying the winners of the competition and for ReadHill Publishing’s
    direct marketing. It will not be disclosed to any other organisation. However,
    ReadHill Publishing reserves the right to disclose the names of the winners on
    request from a third party.
   By entering, any subsequent prize winners agree to allow the free use of their
    names, photographs and general locations for publicity and news purposes during
    this and future promotions by ReadHill Publishing.
   ReadHill Publishing reserves the right at any time to cancel, modify or supersede
    the competition (including altering prizes) if, in their sole discretion, the
    competition is not capable of being conducted as specified, without prior notice.
   Competition winners agree to keep confidential any knowledge about ReadHill
    Publishing and its business and personnel received by them as a result of the
    competition.
Need to know more?
Enquiries relating to the competition should be addressed to Ingrid Biesheuvel and
sent to ReadHill Publishing at PO Box 770, Howard Centre, Pinelands, Cape Town, 7450
or competitions@publishbooks.co.za.
Important!
Completion and submission of an entry form as well as the terms and conditions form -
which must be signed by the entrant’s parents or guardian if the entrant is under 18
years of age - is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

                       Entrants must complete this section
I hereby assign all copyright in or relating to my entry (a written work being a story,
poem, song or rap submitted to ReadHill Publishing’s Why School Isn’t Boring
competition) to ReadHill Publishing CC (CC: 2008/239286/23).
_____________________                               ________________
Entrant’s name                                      Entrant’s signature if over 18
If I am under 18 years of age on the 20 October 2009, I have been duly assisted in
entering this competition by my parent or legal guardian as follows:
    Legal guardians of entrants under 18 must complete this section
I, parent/legal guardian of ____________________(entrant’s name), hereby declare
that I have assisted ___________________ (entrant’s name) in entering this
competition, and understand that entrance into the competition includes assigning
over of copyright in the entry to ReadHill Publishing CC.

______________________                              _________________
Parent/Legal Guardian name                          Parent/Legal Guardian signature

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