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Big Ticket Abudhabi


Phone:- +971xxx

IMPORTANT:

PLEASE READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS (“OFFICIAL RULES”) BEFORE ENTERING THE “DEAR BIG TICKET” (THE “CONTEST”) PRESENTED BY BIG TICKET ABU DHABI DUTY FREE (“BIG TICKET”). BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, AN ENTRANT REPRESENTS THAT HE OR SHE SATISFIES ALL OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN SECTION “ELIGIBILITY” BELOW AND AGREES TO BE BOUND UNCONDITIONALLY BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND ALL DECISIONS OF BIG TICKET WHICH ARE FINAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL MATTERS RELATING TO THE CONTEST.

Contest Period

Content Description Dates
Dear Big Ticket Season 2 Story Submission* 3rd Sep – 28th Sep
Dear Big Ticket Season 2 Story Voting** 20th Oct – 9th Nov
Winner Gratification Announcement To be announced

* The Story Submission opens on 3 Sep 2019 at 12:00 a.m. (GST) and ends on 28 Sep 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (GST). The date and time of the story submission will be taken as a proof of eligibility to the Contest.

** The Story Voting opens in October 20th and ends in November 9th at 11:59 p.m. (GST). The date and time when vote per story are rendered will be taken as a proof of count.

These dates are subject to change, under Big Ticket’s sole discretion, where Big Ticket deems necessary.

Eligibility

  • Only individuals residing in the United Arab Emirates, irrespective of the nationality, are eligible to participate in Dear Big Ticket. Individuals living outside of the United Arab Emirates who wish to participate or be involved in any of Dear Big Ticket’s programs, are not accepted.
  • Individuals participating in Dear Big Ticket must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Individuals eligible to participate may submit a story about themselves or on behalf of another individual. If submitting on behalf of another individual, the beneficiary of the wish must also be a resident of the United Arab Emirates.
  • Individuals submitting a story on behalf of a minor must be of legal age (at least 18 years of age or older) and must be able to prove the age of the minor upon request of Big Ticket.
  • Entrants must accept the Declaration Form and Terms Conditions of the contest.
  • This Contest is NOT open to (i) employees of Big Ticket Abu Dhabi Duty Free, their owners, officers, directors, shareholders, advertising and promotional agencies, or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, or assignees and (ii) any person domiciled with any of the persons described in (i) above.NO PURCHASE NECESSARY FROM ANY BIG TICKET GAMES AND RAFFLES TO ENTER OR WIN.

How to Enter

To enter the contest, participants must visit www.dearbigticket.ae and follow these instructions.

  • Participants must submit their story (in writing or video format) via the online form at dearbigticket.ae. No other mode of story submission will be accepted.
  • Participants must submit their stories in English language only.
  • Participants must submit their story during the Call for Entries Period. Early or late submission are not accepted.

Winners Selection

  • From the entire submission of stories received on our www.dearbigticket.ae website, 15 finalists will be selected by Big Ticket, AsiaNet and Abu Dhabi Duty Free (the “Contest Organizers”), of which verifications will be conducted to determine eligibility to enter the contest prior to being confirmed as a finalist. Inability to meet all eligibility requirements will result to disqualification.
  • The stories of the 15 finalists will be featured as short videos that will be distributed in Star and AsiaNet’s TV channels, Big Ticket and Star/AsiaNet’s websites and Big Ticket and Star/AsiaNet’s social media pages for the public to vote for.
  • There will be one video story per finalist.
  • The top 5 stories that receives the highest number of public votes win the contest.
  • If a winner is not reached within three (3) business days following the selection of the winner or if Big Ticket determines (in their sole discretion) that a selected winner does not meet all the conditions described in these Official Rules, the finalist with the next highest number votes will be declared the winner. This process will be repeated until 5 selected eligible finalists are declared winners.

Public Voting

  • Voting can only be done by registering in the www.dearbigticket.ae website during the scheduled voting period. Use of other websites or electronic platforms to vote will not be honored.
  • The 15 finalist stories will be released to the public in three batches with 5 stories featured at a time.
  • Each registered user is entitled to give one vote per story and is allowed to vote for a maximum of three different stories per batch.
  • All votes are monitored and multiple votes per story is not allowed.
  • Dates for public voting are found here and may be updated as necessary.

Prizes and Approximate Value

  • Prizes will be awarded in part or in full extent in relation to only the wish stated on winners’ story submission granted the wish meets a maximum potential value of US$37,000 per winner and are subject to the terms and conditions of the contest.
  • Any prize awarded shall be selected by Big Ticket in its sole discretion and may vary from the message used in advertising or promotional materials (including, but not limited to, TV advertising, radio advertising, print advertising, the website, social media posts and advertising and electronic and web banner advertising) and the interpretations of it.
  • All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). There will be no prize substitutions allowed, except at Big Ticket’ sole discretion.
  • ALL WINNERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR USE OF THEIR PRIZES.