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Era Publications Book Pack Incentive Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to participants who meet all the following criteria below:
    • One of the first 150 participants to register before 11:59pm (AEST) 12th June 2020
    • A teacher, registering a school or class for MS Readathon
    • Australian resident with Australian mailing address provided during event registration
  2. This promotional period commences at 12.00AM (AEST) on Monday 25 May 2020.
  3. The prize consists of one Era Publications book pack for each teacher who registers their school/class within the promotional period. Each book pack contains between 80 and 150 books.
  4. Prize will be fulfilled by Era Publications.
  5. An email will be sent to all successful participants to confirm they will receive a free book pack.
  6. Era Publication book packs will be dispatched from 15th June 2020 via a courier service. The registered participant must ensure they (or a representative) is available to receive the delivery.
  7. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for lost or unclaimed mail or packages.
  8. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  9. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of teacher registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  10. The book pack is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable.
  11. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  12. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the promotion.
  13. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the registration will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

T-shirt Incentive Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to participants who meet all the following criteria below:
    • One of the first 20,000 participants to register before 11:59pm (AEST) 12th June 2020
    • Under 18 years old
    • Australian resident with Australian mailing address provided during event registration
  2. Available t-shirt sizes are Kids size 2 to 14, Adults sizes small, medium and large. 
  3. An email will be sent to all successful participants to confirm they will receive a free t-shirt.
  4. MS Readathon free t-shirts will be dispatched from 15th June 2020 via Australia Post along with available MS Readathon welcome pack. The mail pack (containing t-shirt and welcome pack) will be dispatched separately for each child registered, even those who live in the same household.
  5. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for lost or unclaimed mail.
  6. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  7. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  8. The free t-shirt is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable or available to exchange.
  9. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  10. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the promotion.
  11. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the registration will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

Invite a Friend Incentive Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to all 2020 MS Readathon participants who are a resident in Australia and who invite a friend to register for the MS Readathon by 11:59pm (AEST) on Friday 31 July, 2020.
  2. For each person invited, the registered MS Readathon participant will receive one entry into the draw to win a 6-month Bookabuy subscription.
  3. Each person that registers from an invite sent from a registered MS Readathon participant will also receive one entry into the draw to win one of two 3-month Bookabuy subscriptions.
  4. To be eligible for the prize draw, a referral must be sent via msreadathon.org.au using the ‘Invite a friend’ functionality on an MS Readathon participant’s dashboard.
  5. The winners will be determined by a random draw of valid competition entrants.
  6. This prize draw will be publicised via email, phone and social media.
  7. This competition period commences at 12.01am (AEST) Monday 25 May, 2020 and closes at 11:59pm (AEST) on Friday 31 July, 2020.
  8. This draw will take place at approximately 12.00pm (AEST) on Friday August 7, 2020 located at Multiple Sclerosis Office, Level 3, 110 Pacific Highway St Leonards NSW 2065.
  9. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registrations in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  10. For each person who refers a friend, there is one (1) Bookabuy subscription prize to be won, the winner will receive the following:
    • Bookabuy 6-month Standard subscription + postage online voucher
    • Voucher will be sent by MS Readathon, winner then uses voucher to purchase their subscription.
  11. For each person that registers from a referral, there are two (2) Bookabuy subscription prizes to be won, each winner will receive the following:
    • Bookabuy 3-month Standard subscription + postage online voucher
    • Voucher will be sent by MS Readathon, winner then uses voucher to purchase their subscription.
  12. All Bookabuy gift card terms and conditions apply - https://www.bookabuy.com.au/terms-conditions/
  13. MS Readathon shall notify the winners via email on Monday 10 August, 2020. MS Readathon may publish the names of each winner on msreadathon.org.au and/or on our social media accounts.
  14. If the prize is not claimed in writing by Monday 24 August, 2020, the prize may be forfeited and MS Readathon may award the prize to another entrant, drawn randomly in the same manner as set out in clause 5.
  15. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  16. The prize is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable.  The prize can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  17. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  18. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  19. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

Self-donation Incentive Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to all 2020 MS Readathon participants who are a resident in Australia and make a self-donation on their MS Readathon fundraising dashboard by 11:59pm (AEST) on Friday 31 July, 2020.
  2. Each registered participant is eligible for one entry into the draw to win one of two signed Louise Park book packs.
  3. An eligible self-donation is a donation made to a participant by their parent/guardian or themselves via their MS Readathon dashboard.
  4. The winner will be determined by a random draw of valid competition entrants.
  5. This draw will be publicised via email, phone and social media.
  6. This competition period commences at 12.00AM (AEST) on Monday 25 May, 2020 and closes at 11:59pm (AEST) on Friday 31 July, 2020.
  7. This draw will take place at approximately 12.00pm AEST on Friday 7 August,2020 located at Multiple Sclerosis Office, Level 3, 110 Pacific Highway St Leonards NSW 2065.
  8. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a self-donation being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the self-donation is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your self-donation confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online donations in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  9. There are two (2) Louise Park Signed Book Packs to be won, each pack consists of 6 books, first 2 books from each series.
    1. Pack one:
      1. 2 x Harriet Clare
      2. 2 x Star Girl
      3. 2 x Grace’s Secrets
    2. Pack two:
      1. 2 x Boy vs Beast bind up
      2. 2 x D-Bot Squad title
      3. 2 x Zac Power Spy Recruit
  1. Prize will be fulfilled by MS Readathon.
  2. MS Readathon shall notify the winner on Monday 10 August, 2020 via email or phone. MS Readathon may publish the names of each winner on msreadathon.org.au, and/or on our social media accounts.
  3. If the prize is not claimed by Monday 24 August, /2020 the prize may be forfeited and MS Readathon may award prize to another entrant, drawn randomly in the same manner as set out in clause 4.
  4. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  5. The prize is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable.  The prize can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  6. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  7. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  8. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

Pencil Case Incentive Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to participants who meet all the following criteria below:
    • One of the first 9,000 participants to register between 11:00am (AEST) 11 June 2020 and 11:59pm (AEST) 1 July 2020
    • Under 18 years old
    • Australian resident with Australian mailing address provided during event registration
  2. Pencil cases come in one size and one colour.
  3. An email will be sent to all successful participants to confirm they will receive a free pencil case.
  4. MS Readathon free pencil cases will be dispatched approximately 3 days after registering via Australia Post. The pencil cases will be dispatched separately for each child registered, even those who live in the same household.
  5. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for lost or unclaimed mail.
  6. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  7. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  8. The pencil case is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable or available to exchange.
  9. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  10. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the promotion.
  11. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the registration will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

Welcome Pack (children) Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to participants who meet all the following criteria below:
    • One of the first 30,000 participants to register before 11:59pm (AEST) on 17th July 2020
    • Under 18 years old
    • Australian resident with Australian mailing address provided during event registration
  2. The welcome pack contains information about your MS Readathon plus an MS Readathon guide, MS Readathon Bookmark, MS Readathon Reading Chart Poster and MS Readathon Stickers.
  3. An email will be sent to all successful participants to confirm they will receive their welcome pack.
  4. MS Readathon welcome packs will be dispatched from 15th June 2020 via Australia Post. The welcome packs will be dispatched separately for each child registered, even those who live in the same household.
  5. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for lost or unclaimed mail
  6. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  7. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  8. The welcome pack is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable or available to exchange.
  9. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  10. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the promotion.
  11. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the registration will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

Welcome Pack (teachers) Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to participants who meet all the following criteria below:
    • One of the first 300 participants to register before 11:59pm (AEST) 17 July 2020.
    • Registering a school or class
    • Australian resident with Australian mailing address provided during event registration
  2. The welcome pack contains information about your MS Readathon plus MS Readathon bunting to decorate a classroom, MS Readathon stickers to mark students’ work and MS Readathon book tally poster. 
  3. An email will be sent to all successful participants to confirm they will receive their welcome pack.
  4. MS Readathon welcome packs will be dispatched via Australia Post. 
  5. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for lost or unclaimed mail.
  6. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation. In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  7. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  8. The welcome pack is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable or available to exchange.
  9. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  10. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the promotion.
  11. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the registration will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

Louise Park Teacher Workshop Incentive Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to participants who meet all the following criteria below:
    • register a school or class before 11:59pm (AEST) Wednesday 1 July, 2020
    • Australian resident with Australian mailing address provided during event registration
  2. This promotional period commences at 12.00AM (AEST) on Monday 25 May 2020.
  3. The prize consists of one virtual workshop with Louise Park, best-selling Children’s author and publisher.
  4. Prize will be fulfilled by Louise Park.
  5. The winner will be determined by a random draw of valid competition entrants.
  6. This draw will be publicised via email, phone and social media.
  7. This draw will take place at approximately 12.00pm AEST on Friday 3 July, 2020 located at Multiple Sclerosis Office, Level 3, 110 Pacific Highway St Leonards NSW 2065.
  8. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  9. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of teacher registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  10. The workshop is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable.
  11. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  12. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the promotion.
  13. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the registration will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

Major Fundraising Prize Draw Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to all 2020 MS Readathon participants who are a resident in Australia and who raise $150 for the MS Readathon by 11:59pm (AEST) Monday 31 August, 2020.
  2. For each $150 raised, the registered MS Readathon participant will receive one entry into the draw to win the major fundraising prize.
  3. The winners will be determined by a random draw of valid competition entrants.
  4. This prize draw will be publicised via email, phone and social media.
  5. This competition period commences at 12.01am (AEST) Monday 25 May, 2020 and closes at 11:59pm (AEST) on Monday 31 August, 2020.
  6. This draw will take place at approximately 12.00pm (AEST) on Friday 4 September, 2020 located at Multiple Sclerosis Office, Level 3, 110 Pacific Highway St Leonards NSW 2065.
  7. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registrations in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  8. The winner of the Major Fundraising Prize draw will win the following:
    1. One (1) BIG4 Holiday Pack Gift Card valued at $3,000;
    2. One (1) Woolworths Gift Card valued at $500;
    3. One (1) Caltex Gift Card valued at $500; and
    4. One (1) Visa Gift Card valued at $990.
  9. All BIG4 gift card terms and conditions apply - https://www.big4.com.au/terms-and-conditions
  10. All Woolworths gift card terms and conditions apply – https://giftcards.woolworths.com.au/about/terms-and-conditions
  11. All Caltex Gift Card terms and conditions apply – https://www.caltex.com.au/our-solutions/fuel-cards/starcash-terms-and-conditions
  12. All Visa Gift Card terms and conditions apply - https://giftcardstore.com.au/terms/
  13. MS Readathon shall notify the winner via email on Monday 7 September, 2020. MS Readathon may publish the name of the winner on msreadathon.org.au and/or on our social media accounts.
  14. If the prize is not claimed in writing by Monday 5 October, 2020, the prize may be forfeited and MS Readathon may award the prize to another entrant, drawn randomly in the same manner as set out in clause 4.
  15. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  16. The prize is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable.  The prize can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  17. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  18. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  19. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

Fundraising Awards Terms & Conditions

  1. The MS Readathon 2020 Awards and Rewards are open to all 2020 MS Readathon registered participants who are a resident in Australia.
  2. The criteria and prize for the MS Readathon Award winners are outlined below:

AWARD

CRITERIA

PRIZES

Highest Individual Fundraiser

Registered child participant (under 18) who raised the most in Australia as of 12:00pm (AEST) Monday 14 September 2020

A kindle

A kindle cover

$100 amazon gift card

MS Readathon medal

Personalised framed certificate

2nd Highest Individual Fundraiser

Registered child participant (under 18) who raised the 2nd highest amount in Australia as of 12:00pm (AEST) Monday 14 September 2020

A kindle

$50 amazon gift card

MS Readathon medal

Personalised framed certificate

3rd Highest Individual Fundraiser

Registered child participant (under 18) who raised the 3rd highest amount in Australia as of 12:00pm (AEST) Monday 14 September 2020

A kindle

$50 amazon gift card

MS Readathon medal

Personalised framed certificate

Highest fundraising school (or group)

Registered school, class or group who raises the most in Australia as of 12:00pm (AEST) Monday 14 September 2020

A book pack

A trophy

A personalised framed certificate

2nd Highest fundraising school (or group)

Registered school, class or group who raises the 2nd most in Australia as of 12:00pm (AEST) Monday 14 September 2020

A book pack

A trophy

A personalised framed certificate

3rd Highest fundraising school (or group)

Registered school, class or group who raises the 3rd most in Australia as of 12:00pm (AEST) Monday 14 September 2020

A book pack

A trophy

A personalised framed certificate

 

  1. The amount raised is based on the funds visible on the official MS Readathon participant / team / school fundraising page as of 12:00PM (AEST) Monday 14 September 2020.
  2. The winners of the MS Readathon awards will be publicised via email, phone and social media.
  3. This fundraising period commences at 12.00am (AEST) Monday 25 May, 2020 and closes at 11:59pm (AEST) on Monday 14 September, 2020.
  4. MS Readathon shall notify the winners via email and/or phone by Friday 18 September, 2020. MS Readathon may publish the names of each winner on msreadathon.org.au and/or on our social media accounts.
  5. Prizes will be sent to winner by Friday 30 October, 2020.
  6. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation.  In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registrations in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  7. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  8. The prize is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable. The prize can only be claimed by verbal or written acceptance by the winner.
  9. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  10. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the competition.
  11. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the entries and details of the winners will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

ABC Reading Eggs Incentive Terms & Conditions

  1. This promotion is open to all 2020 MS Readathon participants who are a resident in Australia and who register by 11:59pm (AEST) on Friday, 31 July 2020. 
  2. Each person that meets the criteria will receive access to a free 30-day trial of ABC Reading Eggs. 
  3. An email will be sent to all successful participants confirming details of how to access their free trial.  
  4. Participants will not be required to provide any bank details to sign up for the 30-day free trial of ABC Reading Eggs and will not be charged after the trial period has ended.
  5. If a participant has signed up for a free trial of ABC Reading Eggs in the past, they will only be eligible to receive two weeks’ access to the trial.
  6. All ABC Reading Eggs terms and conditions apply – https://readingeggs.com.au/terms
  7. MS Readathon does not take any responsibility for any technological issues that prevent a registration being processed in time or that cause a disparity between the time the registration is recorded on the MS Readathon system and the time shown on your registration confirmation. In order to avoid any disappointment, please submit all online registration in good time to ensure that they are processed before the cut-off. 
  8. MS Readathon reserves the right to verify the validity of registrations and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.
  9. The prize is not redeemable for cash or other products and is not transferable or available to exchange.
  10. MS Readathon reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes if necessary due to unavailability of the notified prizes.
  11. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned, then subject to any compulsory law to the contrary, MS Readathon reserves the right to cancel the promotion.
  12. All entries become the property of MS Readathon. All information contained in the registration will be held in accordance with MS Readathon’s Privacy Policy, which can be accessed by visiting https://www.msreadathon.org.au/privacy-statement

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