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Contest Mechanics

  1. Contestants are required to accumulate as many points as possible to vie for the Weekly or Grand Finals prizes.
  2. To gather points, contestants are required to scour The Star Online (thestar.com.my) and/or mstar.com.my to look for five (5) hidden soccer balls daily.
  3. Clues will be provided so that contestants can narrow down their search for the 'hidden' balls.
  4. Upon locating a ball, a contestant is to click on the ball, log in with their Facebook ID, answer the objective trivia question, and click on 'Share' to share their successful discovery on Facebook. A clue to the next ball will be provided upon answering the trivia question.
  5. Contestants can gain points from the following actions:
    • Clicking on a ball AND logging in with their Facebook ID when prompted.

      3 points

    • Answering a World Cup trivia question correctly.

      4 points

    • Successfully sharing the accompanying message on Facebook.

      1 point

    • Successfully referring new contestants from the shared 'message' above.

      2 points per friend

  6. There will also be 'Level Ups' throughout the contest during which contestants can earn triple the value of points if any one of the actions above is completed.
  7. Level Ups will happen during the following days / time (GMT +8):
    • Sunday

      June 8

      between 22:00 and 24:00

    • Sunday

      June 15

      between 00:00 and 03:00

    • Saturday

      June 21

      between 03:00 and 06:00

    • Saturday

      June 28

      between 18:00 and 21:00

    • Sunday

      July 6

      between 22:00 and 24:00

    • Saturday

      July 12

      between 03:00 and 06:00

  8. Each contestant will have their own Scorecard Dashboard, on which they can track their progress in the contest.

Terms and Conditions

(Updated: June 16, 2014)

  1. This contest is open to all Malaysian residents aged eighteen (18) years and above.
  2. Employees of the Star Media Group, including that of Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad and their immediate families are not allowed to participate. This rule also applies to employees of all partners and/or sponsors of this contest, its affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors and their immediate family members.
  3. There will be two contests running concurrently, one of which is a subset of the other:
    • Weekly, the duration of which is seven (7) days beginning midnight of a Monday and ending at 23:59 on the Sunday (GMT +8) of a particular week. Week One begins midnight on June 2.
    • Grand Finals, the duration of which spans six (6) consecutive weeks beginning midnight on June 2 and ends at 23:59 on July 13, 2014 (GMT +8).
  4. A contestant can be both a Weekly prize winner as well as a Grand Finals prize winner. However, a contestant who has won a Weekly prize will not be eligible to win the Weekly prize for the subsequent/remaining weeks. Note also that only one prize is allowed per contestant for the Grand Finals contest.
  5. To qualify for a prize, a contestant must have a Facebook account with valid contact information (e-mail or phone no.). The Organiser will use this information to contact the contestant in the event that he or she is a winner of a prize. If the contestant is uncontactable, or if he/she does not respond to our notification email after 72 hours, he/she will be disqualified. The prize will then go to the next contestant with the highest points.
  6. Weekly prize winners will be determined by the number of points accumulated during a particular week.
  7. Grand prize winners will be determined by the number of points accumulated for the whole duration of the contest.
  8. In the event of a tie in points accumulated, contestants that are affected will be asked to complete a slogan. This is applicable for both the Weekly and Overall Contests.
  9. If an element of fraud is detected (eg. fake FB referrals i.e. all from a single person, fake e-mails, etc), a contestant can be suspended or disqualified.
  10. Prizes are not exchangeable for cash and the organiser reserves the right to exchange the prizes with that of a similar value without prior notice.
  11. Judges' decision is final and no correspondence or queries will be entertained.
  12. To enter, contestants must:
    • Have a Facebook Account
    • Log in with their Facebook ID when prompted
  13. Winners will be notified by e-mail.
  14. The list of names of the winners will also be published on The Star Online and mStar Online.
  15. Winners within the Klang Valley must collect their prizes from Menara Star. Prizes will only be sent out to winners outside the Klang Valley, if requested. However, The Star Online will not be liable for damage and / or loss during the transit.
  16. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
  17. By entering this contest, each contestant agrees that The Star Media Group reserves the right to use any and all information related to the contest, including submissions (if any) provided by the contestants for editorial, marketing, and any other purposes, unless prohibited by law.
  18. For further enquiries, please email customerservice@thestar.com.my or call 1300 88 7-8-2-7 (S-T-A-R) (Monday – Friday (9am to 5.30pm), excluding public holidays).