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Coolangatta is about to become the focus of the surfing world when it hosts the annual Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast event, 14-25th March 2017. The world's best surfers will be taking on the high-performance waves as the surf season kicks off. Home to Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast is the perfect place to try your skills at the sport, lay back on the beaches and end the day with a cocktail in one of the many bars.

STA Travel have teamed up with Gold Coast Tourism to offer you a money can't buy experience. We have 4 x prizes which include:
 

- VIP passes to watch the World Surfing League from the private hospitality balcony with food and drink

- VIP tour of the competition including a visit to the athletes locker rooms

- Merchandise pack

- A learn to surf lesson with a WSL special guest

- Dormitory accommodation at Bunk House

- Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary entry

- Private Southern Cross 4WD tour

- Hangover Bar Crawl

– Weekly passes that would include the hangover crawl on Wednesday , Friday & Saturday and a discount booklet and nightclub pass

Terms and Conditions

By entering the STA Travel Quicksilver Pro 2017 Competition, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

 

STANDARD CONDITIONS

 Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these Conditions of Entry. Entry into this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Conditions of Entry.

The Promoter is STA Travel Pty Ltd of Level 3, 6 Riverside Quay, Southbank, VIC, 3006 Australia. A.B.N 34004801512, Vic 30808, NSW 2TA001112, ACT 216/D/3, QLD TAG G468, TASTAS128, WA 9TA75, NT 005, SA TTA56.

 

ELIGIBILITY – WHO CAN ENTER?

Entry is free and open to Australian and non-Australian residents. Must be 18 years of age or over to enter.

Employees and immediate families of the Promoter and suppliers, providers and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether by natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or first cousin.

The Promoter, STA Travel Pty Ltd, reserves the right to request proof of residency at the stated address and identification for verification (to the Promoter's satisfaction in its discretion) before issuing the prize. Incomplete or incomprehensible entries will be deemed invalid. The Promoter's decision to disqualify an entry is final and no correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility will be taken for lost, late or misdirected entries.

HOW TO ENTER

The promotion commences Thursday 16th February 2017 at 09:00am (AEST, Australian Eastern Standard Time) and concludes Tuesday 28th February at 11.59pm (AEST, Australian Eastern Standard Time) (“the Promotional Period”).

To be eligible to win, entrants must tell us in 10 words why they want to win this prize. Winners will be judged by uniqueness and creativity of entry.

To enter the competition, participants must follow Clause 3, Sub Section 3.2

This competition is a game of skill, and winners will be judged by their creative entry. Valid entries are defined in this competition as following Clause 3, Sub Sections 3.2 and 3.3.

The judge’s decision is final and no negotiation or correspondence will be entered into.

The Promoter, its agents, affiliates or representatives will not be liable for any lost, late or misdirected entries.

Incomprehensible and incomplete entries will be deemed invalid.

Entrants (including winners) in the competition can enter only once

 

 

HOW TO WIN

Each entrant who has entered the competition over the Promotional Period and registered their details in accordance with clauses 2 and 3 will be entered into the prize judging.

The final winner will be chosen by their creative entry, by an STA Travel Marketing Department representative at 10.00am on 02nd March 2017 at STA Travel, Level 3, 6 Riverside Quay, Southbank, Victoria, 3006.

The winner will be notified in writing by email following the judging (within 24 hours).

Their name and entry may be published on www.statravel.com.au and via our social networks following acceptance of the prize.

Entrants can only enter in their own name. The Promoter, reserves the right to request proof of residency at the stated address and identification for verification (to the Promoter's satisfaction in its discretion) before issuing the prize. Incomplete or incomprehensible entries will be deemed invalid. The Promoter's decision to disqualify an entry is final and no correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility will be taken for lost, late or misdirected entries.

 

UNCLAIMED PRIZES

If the prize remains unclaimed by 06th March 2017 (1 month following the prize notification email), the original winner forfeits the prize and will be advised in writing. In this event, the Promoter will award the unclaimed prize to the second drawn entry.

The unclaimed prize draw will be made by an STA Travel Marketing Department representative at 10.00am on 06th March 2017 at STA Travel, Level 3, 6 Riverside Quay, Southbank, Victoria, 3006. The winner will be awarded to the second most creative entry.

The winner of the unclaimed prize draw will be contacted in writing by email, and may be published on www.statravel.com.au

In the unlikely occurrence the second drawn winner’s notification email is returned as undeliverable and a mobile phone number hasn’t been provided, the Promoter will re-judge until a valid winner has been contacted.

 

PRIZE

The winning eligible entry will 4 (four) VIP passes to watch the Quicksilver Pro 2017 event, VIP tour of the competition, merchandise pack, learn to surf lesson and accommodation. Also included for the winners are: Dormitory accommodation at Bunk House, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary entry including a feee Koala Photo per person and Tree Top Challenge, Private Southern Cross 4WD tour, Hangover bar crawl and weekly passes that would include the hangover crawl on Wednesday , Friday & Saturday and a discount booklet and nightclub pass

 

The prize must be used at Quicksilver Pro 2017. The dates will be stated on the voucher, otherwise it will be deemed to be forfeited by the winner.

Voucher must be presented at the start of the consultation process.

The Voucher is not transferable and not redeemable for cash. Any vouchered funds not used will be forfeited.

The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the prize value. Prize, or any unused portion of the prize, is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.

 

 

LIABLIITY

In the event of war, terrorism, state of emergency, disaster or any other circumstance beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right to either provide an alternative travel destination to the same value as the original prize or, subject to any applicable laws or written directions made under applicable legislation, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.

The Promoter is not responsible for any cancellation, delay or rescheduling of flights and any costs incurred as a result (including, without limitation, accommodation costs) will be the sole responsibility of the winner.

The Promoter will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the prize except for any liability, which cannot be excluded by law. Winners are advised to consult their healthcare professional regarding recommended immunisations and/or health checks prior to travelling and to check for travel warnings and any perceived hazards with appropriate authorities, including www.dfat.gov.au. STA Travel highly recommends Travel Insurance is purchased prior to departure

The Promoter will not be responsible for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information communicated in the course of or in connection with this promotion if the deficiency is occasioned by any cause outside the reasonable control of the Promoter including without limitation technical malfunctions or failures.

If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned because of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion subject to any written directions under applicable legislation. The Promoter also reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who the Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the promotion. The Promoter's legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.

The Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participants or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in this promotion.

 

PRIVACY

All entries and any copyright subsisting in the entries become and remain the property of the Promoter, and may subsequently be edited and republished.

The Promoter collects contact information about entrants in order to conduct the promotion and where appropriate award prizes and may also use the information to assist the Promoter in improving goods and services and to contact entrants in the future with special offers via any medium including email and commercial electronic messages. If you do not provide the information, you cannot participate.

The Promoter may partner with third parties in order to conduct the Promotion and may use information collected via this Promotion to assist the third party to contact entrants in the future with any special offers via email. The Promoter will not share your personal information without consent.

Each entrant agrees, that the Promoters or its agents may do the following:

a) transfer personal information confidentially to the Promoters or other organisations that provide services in relation to this promotion;
b) disclose personal information to State and Territory lottery departments and/or;
c) publish the winners’ names as required under applicable law;

 

In accepting the Prize, the Winner agrees to participate and co-operate as required in all marketing activities relating to the promotion, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. The winner grants the Promoters a perpetual and non-exclusive licence to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide and the winner (and their travelling companions) will not be entitled to any fee for such use.