Competition Rules

1. Membership of the Woof & Whiskers Club is limited to 2 000 membership tickets.

2. The lottery runs for 12 months from 1 January to 31 December per  year, with monthly cash prizes.

3. Each Lottery ticket costs R50 per month, and multiple tickets can be purchased.

4. Membership will be given upon receipt of a signed Debit Order Instruction, or upfront payment of the annual Membership fee.

5. To be included in a month's draw, such instruction or payment must be received by the draw date ie before the last Monday of the month, or before the third Monday of December. Instructions or payments made after the draw date will be entered in the subsequent month's draw.

6. Should a member join during the year, Club Membership will be given pro rata for the remaining months in the calendar year, and then for 12 months for subsequent years.

7. Only paid-for entries received before the 20th of each month will be eligible for entry into that month's draw.    

8. The Woof & Whiskers Club is only open to South Africans or those who have a South African bank account. No TEARS Animal Rescue board members, staff, or their immediate families may join the Club.

9. The competition will continue, month on month, year on year, for as long as it serves as a worthwhile fundraising initiative for TEARS Animal Rescue. Should TEARS Animal Rescue not receive sufficient applications for Membership, the Society has the right not to proceed with the Woof & Whiskers Club. In this case, the pro-rata Membership Fee will be refunded to the donor, or the donor can elect to donate the Membership Fee to TEARS Animal Rescue.

10. TEARS Animal Rescue reserves the right to liquidate the Woof & Whiskers Club without notice. Should this occur, members will be refunded.

11. Monthly draws will be held at the offices of TEARS Animal Rescue, Rock Aloe Farm, 4 Lekkerwater Road, Sunnydale, and will be conducted by our Auditors, Hudson Accounting, 47 Upper De Waal Road, Fish Hoek, on the last Monday of every month, and on the third Monday in December 2022.

12. Winners will be notified telephonically, and the draw results will be announced on our website and Facebook page, as well as in our electronic newsletter.

13. The Auditor’s decision regarding the monthly winners is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

14. All prizes will be paid out electronically, to the bank account number recorded on the Woof & Whiskers Club Application / Debit Order Form.

15. Any prizes unclaimed/unable to be transferred to the winner’s bank account by the time of the following draw, will be utilized by TEARS Animal Rescue in the furtherance of its objectives.

16. As all the prizes are tax free, Membership fees do not qualify for a Section 18a Tax Certificate.

17. Monthly prize values when fully subscribed (2 000 membership tickets), are as follows:

  • Prize A -  R10,000
  • Prize B - R3,000 (x2 prizes)
  • Prize C - R1,000 (x4 prizes)
  • Total monthly payout value = R20 000

18. Monthly prize values if not fully subscribed (<2 000 membership tickets), are as follows:

  • Total monthly payout value = 20% of total membership fees received
  • Prize A - 50% of monthly payout value (x1 prize)
  • Prize B - 30% of monthly payout value (x2 prizes, 15% each)
  • Prize C - 20% of monthly payout value (x4 prizes, 5% each)

19. Bonus Prize Draw/December payout value – R10,000 (if fully subscribed), or 10% of membership fees received (if not fully subscribed).