TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Mentos Make A Connection Contest is open to all residents of Malaysia ONLY except employees and immediate family of SOCMA Trading (M) Sdn Bhd [184707-D] and the parties which are directly involved in this contest.
  2. The winners of this contest will be judged based on the creativity and brand association with minimum purchase of RM5 Mentos products during the period stated below;
    • Week 1: 1 May 2017 – 5 May 2017
    • Week 2: 6 May 2017 – 12 May 2017
    • Week 3: 13 May 2017 – 19 May 2017
    • Week 4: 20 May 2017 – 26 May 2017
    • Week 5: 27 May 2017 – 2 June 2017
  3. The Prize(s) of this contest will be as follows:-
    • 1st Prize x 1 winner: A trip to Bangkok for 2 (Trip inclusive of 2 flight tickets, hotel accommodation for 4 days 3 nights and RM500 travel allowance each) [Total Value: RM6,000] – Winners will need to inform travel dates within 14 days of winning the prize and travel before 31 August 2017
    • 2nd Prize x 2 winners: One pair of Daniel Wellington watch each [Total Value: RM1538]
    • 3rd Prize x 2 winners: One set of G-Shock and Baby G each [Total Value: RM1,488]
    • Weekly Prize (6 weeks) x 5winners each week: RM500 Travel Voucher [Total Value: RM15,000 ]
  4. All entries will be accepted till;
    • Week 1: 5 May 2017, 2359 hours(Malaysia Time)
    • Week 2: 12 May 2017, 2359 hours(Malaysia Time)
    • Week 3: 19 May 2017, 2359 hours(Malaysia Time)
    • Week 4: 26 May 2017, 2359 hours(Malaysia Time)
    • Week 5: 2 June 2017, 2359 hours(Malaysia Time)
  5. Announcement dates (Organiser may change without prior notice);
    • Week 1: 12 May 2017
    • Week 2: 19 May 2017
    • Week 3: 26 May 2017
    • Week 4: 2 June 2017
    • Week 5: 9 June 2017
    • Announcement for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes will be 19 June 2017
  6. Entries can be in either Bahasa Malaysia or English ONLY
  7. The Organizer reserves the right to vary, extend or end the Contest Period at its sole discretion, if it does not receive sufficient numbers of eligible entries or if the Contest is not capable of being continued for whatever reason or other reasons pursuant to the Terms and Conditions of this Contest.
  8. Only a minimum purchase of any MENTOS products worth RM5 (and above) in a SINGLE (1) (printed clearly and dated within the contest period) from any participating outlets nationwide (hereafter referred to as Participating Outlets) shall be eligible to participate in the contest.
    • Handwritten receipt without an indication of the outlet’s name will be disqualified.
  9. Participants may ONLY submit their entries through the contest form found on
  10. Each completed entry shall contain the following:
    • Answer question – Tell us 3 ways how you connect with a stranger.
    • Full Name of Participant
    • III . Email
    • Contact Number
    • MyKad / NRIC
  11. ONE (1) receipt (with a minimum purchase of RM5 worth of Mentos products) is entitled for ONE (1) contest entry. Each receipt can only be used ONCE per prize redemption. Multiple entries using the same receipt will be disqualified.
  12. All entries submitted throughout the contest will be eligible to win either the 1st or 2nd or 3rd Prize(s) regardless whether they have won a weekly prize or not.
  13. Prizes are non-transferable and not redeemable for cash, credit or any other prizes. Prizes visuals shown are for illustration purposes only and may differ from the actual prize.
  14. Participants should retain the original receipts (as Proof of Purchase) that were used during contest submission. Participants are required to show this proof of purchase during prize collection if selected as one of the contest winner(s).
  15. The Participants (Contest Winners) are required to submit proof of identity at the time of or prior to the prize redemption for verification purposes.
  16. The organizer will contact the winner via the contact information (mobile number) provided during the contest submission.
  17. If the Participants (Contest Winners) cannot be contacted after three attempts for three consecutive days, the organizers reserve the right to disqualify the Participant and the next qualified participant will be selected.
  18. Judges decisions are final and no further correspondence will be entertained.
  19. Entries that are incomplete, or without proof of purchase will be disqualified.
  20. Winners must claim their prize (except for 1st prize)within one (1) month after being contacted by the Organiser (via SMS or other forms of communication). If the winner fails to claim their prize or nominate a representative in the allotted time, the Organiser reserves the right to cancel the prize or award the prize to another winner. The winner must show proof of identity during collection of their prize.
  21. If the winner sends a representative to collect the prize on their behalf, the said representative must bring a letter of permission / co-signed by the contest winner together with a copy of the winner’s MyKad / NRIC.
  22. SOCMA Trading (M) Sdn Bhd reserves the right to publish the names and photographs of winners for publicity purposes.
  23. SOCMA Trading (M) Sdn Bhd reserves the rights to substitute any of the prizes with another prize of similar value without prior notice.
  24. If for any reasonsthat this Contest is not capable of going as planned because of reasons; such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, or any reason beyond control; the organizer reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who interferes with the entry process and / or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.
  25. The Organizer reserves the rights, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any contest entries and / or participation that is found or suspected of cheating / hacking / tampering with the Contest submission process, the operation of the Contest or violate any of the Terms and Conditions of this Contest.
  26. The Organiser reserves the right to change the Terms and Conditions of this Contest at any time at its sole discretion without prior notice.
  27. In addition to these Terms and Conditions, instructions and contest rules as described in mentosmakeaconnection.com or otherwise, will be binding on all Participants in their participation of this contest.
  28. In the event of any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any terms contained in any promotional materials for the contest, the terms contained in mentosmakeaconnection.com will prevail.
  29. Unless stipulated otherwise, all transportation cost, internet charges, personal costs and/or any other costs, fees and/or any kind of expenses incurred by the Participants in connection with this Contest (whether for the purpose of joining, participating in or receiving any benefit or prizes from the Contest) or for the purpose of prize redemption or related travelling are the sole responsibility of the Winner, and the Organizer, its affiliates, authorized agents or participating agencies accepts no responsibility whatsoever for these costs/charges/fees/expenses.
  30. The Organiser, its affiliates and agents are not responsible for any loss of contest entries, damaged, delayed or for any technical error.
  31. By participating in this contest,the participants agree to abide by the decision made by the judges and agree to these terms & conditions and all decision made by SOCMA Trading (M) Sdn Bhd.
  32. This Contest and the Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of Malaysia, and each contestant agrees to submit any claim, dispute or controversy to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Malaysia.
  33. Governing Law and Jurisdiction: The services and these Terms are governed by and must be construed in accordance with the laws in Malaysia.  This Agreement is made into Bahasa Malaysia and English. In case of any discrepancies between the English and Bahasa Malaysia versions, the English version shall prevail.