Free Times Tip Stars 2021

Enjoy local Tip Stars in Southern Free Times.

Our weekly Tip Stars tipping chart appears each week during the Footy season.

Follow your favourite local business person as they show how much they know about football!

Our 2021 Tip Stars will be starting soon!

Official Rules

Terms and conditions
The Promoter and the Administrator. The Promoter of the competition is Star News Group Pty Ltd, trading as Southern Free Times of 10 Army Road Pakenham Victoria 3810, ABN 98 238 557 339. Competition is administered at the Southern Free Times office, 94 Palmerin Street Warwick QLD 4370
One valid entry per contestant per week.
Winners will be notified by email. If a winner is unreachable after two weeks, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment; an alternate winner will be selected. If Star News Group/Free Times or its affiliates cannot find an eligible winner for the prize, that prize will not
be awarded.
Star News Group and its affiliates reserve the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.
Employees of Star News Group/Free Times and its affiliates, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.
Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.
Entrants further grant to Star News Group/Free Times and its affiliates the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.
Star News Group/Free Times and its affiliates reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright, Star News
Group/Free Times and/or its affiliates. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may
be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.
Star News Group/Free Times and its affiliates are not responsible for Internet crashes or slowdowns caused by network congestion, viruses, sabotage, satellite failures, phone line failures, electrical outages, natural disasters or acts of man or God.
If a question cannot be answered because the “action” to result the “answer” is canceled, forfeited, or indefinitely suspended for any reason, or if there proves to be two correct listed answers for the question, that question shall not count for any contestant and scores will be
computed as if the question did not exist.
All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to email notification.
The points for each round are clearly marked for an individual week :
Tipstars pick the winning team from the weekly NRL home and away season match ups.
Mate v Mate
Separate weekly contest between two businesses are held. Apart from weekly tips being awarded participants can earn additional bonus points by recording a higher number of tips than the business
competing against. Winning business rewarded with 3 bonus points and in the event of a draw both businesses receive 2 points each.

The Prize.
Please note that the Official 2021 NRL Premiership Season Draw may be subject to change at any time.
If there are multiple winners at end of home and away season for first place then the participant with the lowest accumulated margin difference will be the winner. Prize winner will be announced in Free Times in the Thursday following the last home and away game.
Free Times and its affiliates reserve the right to change the rules at any time.

Further Terms and Conditions

Who Can Enter.

Entry into the promotion is open to clients of Free Times (Participant). Directors, management, employees or immediate family of the promoter,
administrator or employees may enter the competition but are not eligible to win any of the prizes.


Who Cannot Enter.

Residents of the A.C.T. are ineligible to enter the competition.
Entry Fee. There is a nominated advertising fee charged to clients accounts to register or play and be eligible for the first prize.


Privacy Policy 

All personal information collected by entering this competition will not be
given/sold to any third party under any circumstances unless required by law. Participants give permission to Star News Group Pty Ltd to publish their name and position on overall tipping ladder in any form whatsoever and in any publication whatsoever.


Competition Start and Finish.

The promotion commences prior to the first round of the
National Rugby League Home and Away season and concludes upon the completion of the final game of the Home and Away season with a final week published with all results.
Entering After the Official Start Date. Participants who register after the cut-off time which is 9am Tuesday prior to Thursday publication for each Round of the Home and Away Season will be awarded
the away team according to NRL official 2021 draw Communication during the Competition.
The promoter may email the results for each round to each participant and email reminder messages to the participant to lodge tips before cut off times. The promoter will not be held responsible for any emails that are not delivered to any participant. Participant should not rely on any reminders from the promoter.

Tips lodgment


Weekly tips sent to the promoter via email lisa.crouch@freetimes.com.au or text mobile 0407 690 066 Samantha.wantling@freetimes.com.au or text mobile 0439 420 289 The promoter takes no responsibility for your inability to send tips each week.


Points Allocations 

Points awarded for a Correctly Tipped win:

Participants cannot select a draw as a possible outcome. A draw is treated as a win for all participants regardless of which team they selected or were allocated by the competition’s default tips.
Weekly Cut-Off Times. Tipping closes by 9AM the Tuesday before the Round.
Tips entered before the deadline may be amended provided the changes are completed prior to cut-off.
Default Tips. Participants who fail to enter tips will be awarded the default tips which will be the away games
Dispute Resolution. In the event of a dispute, the decision of the promoter is final. No responsibility is taken for lost, or misdirected, registrations and/or weekly tips.
Amendment of Rules. The promoter reserves the right to amend the rules of the competition from time to time as considered necessary. Individual notice of such changes shall not be given but such changes will be recorded on the competition website.


Enter Only Once


The promoter reserves the right to determine that a person has made more than one registration, and to disqualify any such person from the competition, or to delete entries so that only one entry
remains.
Promoter’s Decision is Final

The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into in relation to the competition. Completion and submission of your registration is deemed acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of this competition.
Discretion of the Promoter. The promoter reserves the right to accept or reject any registrations, at its discretion.

January 2021