The Competition is only open to Eligible Entrants. An "Eligible Entrant" is an individual who: (i) is a resident of Australia or New Zealand aged 13 years or older as at the time of entry; and (ii) is not an employee of the Promoter or any of its related corporations or any of their agencies associated with the Competition; and (iii) is not a spouse, defacto spouse, parent, child or sibling (whether full, half, step or by adoption) of such an employee. An Eligible Entrant who is under 18 years of age, must obtain the permission of a parent or guardian to enter.
Competition entry opens at 9am on 17/02/14 and closes at 17:00 hrs on 01/06/14 (“Entry Period”).
In this Competition, a "Promotion Product" is an M&M’S Milk Chocolate 200g, M&M’S Peanut 200g, M&M’S Crispy 160g, M&M’S Milk Chocolate 380g, M&M’S Peanut 380g or M&M’S Crispy 340g confectionery product that is packed in a pack that refers to this Competition. A unique code ("Unique Code") is printed on the inside surface of the pack of each Promotion Product.
To enter, an Eligible Entrant must first purchase one Promotion Product from any retail outlet anywhere in New Zealand or Australia.
Subject to the other conditions, an Eligible Entrant may enter the Competition once for every Promotion Product that they purchase.
Entry can only be made by internet or by SMS (also known as "TXT" in New Zealand) (See below).
All entrants must ensure that their entries are received by the Promoter during the Entry Period. The Promoter takes no responsibility for, and will not compensate any entrant for, any late or misdirected entry or for any delays or failures in any telecommunications service or equipment.
To submit an internet entry an entrant must use a compatible browser to visit www.m-ms.com.au ("Competition Website") and follow the directions there. For each entry, the entrant must provide:
(i) the Unique Code on the pack of the Promotion Product being used to enter; and
(ii) all other details required at the Competition Website, including the entrant’s first and last names, postal address and e-mail address.
Any costs associated with accessing the Competition Website are the responsibility of the person seeking access and are dependent on the internet service provider used.
Eligible Entrants must make their internet entries manually using an internet browser. The Promoter may reject internet entries if it reasonably forms the opinion that they have been entered using automated entry means or by use of a competition entry service.
To submit an entry by SMS, an entrant must send to 1977 7744 (for entrants in Australia) or 274 (for entrants in New Zealand), one SMS message comprising of and in the following order with a space between each item:
(i) the Unique Code printed on the pack of the Promotion Product being used to enter;
(ii) the entrant's first name;
(iii) the entrant's last name; and
(iv) the entrant’s postcode;
Each SMS entry must be sent in a separate SMS.
In Australia: each SMS will cost $0.55 cents (including GST) to send, as the SMS service is a premium service; the SMS Service Provider is Prime Focus - Helpline: 1800 818 957; the entrant must use a mobile phone and service with the ability to send SMS messages to premium numbers.
In New Zealand, the cost to send an SMS to the Competiiton entry SMS number is NZ $0.20 cents.
The Eligible Entrant who submitted the first valid entry drawn in the Major Prize draw will win the Major Prize of $50,000 paid in AUS or NZ local (residency) currency. The Eligible Major Prize winner will receive the Major Prize of $50,000 as a bank cheque within twenty four (24) business days of verification of the Prize Winner.