Contests Rules and Regulations

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Contests held on GOLD 905 is open to all listeners of GOLD 905 aged 18 years and above as of 1 January 2017.

Employees of GOLD 905 and Mediacorp Pte Ltd and their immediate family, sponsoring companies and their agencies are not eligible to enter.

Calling through 6691 1905 does not necessarily qualify one as the winner. Caller must fulfill all criteria in order to qualify as a winner. That means the caller must be aware of the contest he / she is participating in and must give the correct answer when asked by the DJ / Presenter on duty.

GOLD 905 reserves the right to disqualify any winner upon finding out that the participant or his / her immediate family has taken part and won in any contest held by GOLD 905 within the last 30 days (inclusive of the date of winning) or found in breach of any rule or regulation.

All winners must claim their prizes by the stipulated deadline failing which the prizes will be forfeited. However, concert / performance / movie tickets must be claimed at least 24 hours prior to the start of the show or earlier. Claims made otherwise will not be entertained.

In the event that winners are unable to collect their prizes within the given deadline, they must immediately contact and inform the station to arrange for an extension.

If a winner is unable to collect his / her prize personally, he / she may appoint a proxy to collect it on his / her behalf bearing a letter of authorization and a photocopy of the NRIC / Driver's license / Passport / Birth Certificate.

In cases where listeners have to write in to participate in a contest, entries must be sent only to the address announced on GOLD 905 but note that proof of postage is not proof of delivery. Additionally, multiple and photocopied entries are not allowed and will be considered void.

Your personal data will be collected, used, disclosed and/or processed by Mediacorp for the following purposes:

 (a)   For Mediacorp or its designated representatives or business partners to provide goods and services to you or parties designated by you and matters ancillary thereto.

(b)   To verify and process payment when you purchase goods and services from Mediacorp.

 (c)   For verification and record of your personal particulars including comparing it with information from other sources and using the information to communicate with you.

(d)   For research and analysis, including surveys and polls.

(e)   For administration and collection of prizes, including publishing of list of winner(s).

 (f)    For publicity and marketing purposes.

 (g)   To send you notices, information, promotions and updates including marketing and advertising materials in relation to Mediacorp’s goods and services and those of third party organizations selected by Mediacorp.

(h)   To comply with any request from any third party or any order of court or directive from authorities investigating any alleged offence or misconduct or for the purposes of taking legal action against any you.

By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you:

(a)  consent to Mediacorp collecting, using, disclosing and/or processing your personal data for the purposes as described in the Clause above;

(b)  consent to Mediacorp transferring your personal data out of Singapore to Mediacorp’s  third party service providers or agents for the purposes as described in the Clause above.

If you have any questions relating to Mediacorp’s collection, use and disclosure of your personal data, please contact Mediacorp’s Data Protection Officer at

GOLD 905 reserves the right to substitute a prize for another of a similar value.

GOLD 905 reserves the right to publicize, and / or broadcast the winner's name, likeness, image, character or voice and the fact that he / she is a winner at any time the station deems fit.

GOLD 905 reserves the right to amend or withdraw the rules and regulations without prior notice.

In the event of a dispute, the decision of the GOLD 905 panel of judges is final. No correspondence will be entertained.


1. The Organiser
The Organiser of this Contest is Mediacorp Pte. Ltd. (“Organisers”).

2. Contest Period
U2: 3 April to 22 April 2017 on GOLD 905.
Celine Dion: 24 April to 13 May 2017 on GOLD 905.  

3. Eligibility 
3.1 This Contest is open to Singapore citizens, permanent residents, holders of valid employment passes or work permits who are at least 18 years old or older as of 1 Jan 2017 (each a “Contestant”).

3.2 By entering into this Contest, each Contestant agrees that his/her participation in the Contest is subject to the terms and conditions herein, the GOLD 905’s Contests Rules and Regulations (at URL: and the relevant laws of Singapore. Employees of Mediacorp and their immediate family members (including parents, spouses and children) are not allowed to participate in the Contest.

4. How to participate?   
4.1 Contestants have to listen out for a song by U2 or Celine Dion during the contest period and be the first caller through with the correct song title and a reason why they deserve a chance to win in “GOLD 905’s GOLD TO THE STARS”.  

4.2 Contestants shall, upon request, provide their original Identity Card or the originals of other supporting documents/materials to the Organisers for verification purposes. 

4.3 The Organisers reserve the right to disqualify and remove any Contestants from the Contest without prior notification should the Contestants be suspected of tampering with their entries or being in breach of the Contest terms and conditions and/or their entries are deemed inappropriate by the Organisers in the Organisers’ sole discretion, including but not limited to entries which contain obscene, provocative, objectionable, defamatory, inappropriate or illegal content. The Organisers also reserve the right to disqualify any winner who does not meet the eligibility criteria set out above and/or is in breach of these terms and conditions and to award the prize to another qualifying Contestant.   

5. The Prize   

5.1 The Winner of GOLD TO THE STARS – U2 shall receive the following:   
• A pair of Economy Class return air tickets for travel between Singapore and Miami on 10 June 2017 and 12 June 2017
• A pair of tickets to U2 – The Joshua Tree Tour on 11 June 2017 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.
• 2 nights Hotel accommodation
• 2 way Airport Transport (Miami only)
• SGD1,000 cash

5.2 The Winner of GOLD TO THE STARS – Celine Dion shall receive the following:   
• A pair of tickets to Celine Dion’s concert on 29 July 2017 at The O2 in London
• 3 nights’ accommodation sponsored by Homeaway
• SGD2,500 cash
• Note: Air tickets and transportation will not be provided

5.3 The Winner and his/her nominated travel companion are responsible for ensuring that they procure all necessary visas for their stay in London, that their passports have sufficient validity for their stay and all associated costs.   

5.4 The Organisers shall only provide the prize items set out in paragraph 5.1 and 5.2 and shall not be responsible for any additional costs and/or expenses incurred by the winner and/or his/her travel companion during their trip, including but not limited to meals, extensions, upgrades, travel insurance, overseas phone charges. The winner and/or his/her travel companion are advised to procure their own travel insurance for the trip. No travel insurance will be provided by the Organisers.   

5.5 The Organisers reserve the right to substitute any prize item with an item of similar value, with or without notice.   

5.6 The Prize is non-refundable, non-sellable, non-transferable and non-exchangeable for cash, credit or any other items. The Prize must be personally utilized by the Winner and his/her nominated travel companion. In the event that the Winner is unable to utilize the Prize or any part thereof for any reason whatsoever, the Organisers reserve the right to forfeit the Prize and award the Prize to another Contestant. Prizes not redeemed within the notified period will be forfeited.   

5.7 For the avoidance of doubt, if the Winner decides to travel alone, there will not be any cash refund of the unused portion of the prize.

6. Selection of Winner and Notification   
6.1 The Contest winner (“Winner”) will be selected based on the creativity of his/her submission, to be determined in the sole discretion of the Organisers.   

6.2 The Winner will be announced on Monday 24 April 2017 (GOLD TO THE STARS – U2) and on 15 May (GOLD TO THE STARS – CELINE DION) on GOLD 905.

6.3 The Organisers’ decisions are final. No further correspondence or appeal will be entertained.

6.4 The Organisers reserve the right to select an alternative winner at its sole discretion at any time for any reason.  

6.5 The Winner’s receipt of the prize shall be subject to the Winner’s execution of an indemnity form and such other terms and conditions as the Organisers may determine. In the event that the Winner fails to execute the indemnity form and/or to agree to such other terms and conditions, the Organisers reserve the right to disqualify the Winner and select another Contestant as the Winner.   

6.6 The Winner and his/her designated travel companion must be able to travel from 10 June 2017 and 12 June 2017 (GOLD TO THE STARS – U2). No change of travel dates are allowed without the Organisers’ prior written agreement.   

7. Personal Data
7.1 By participating, Contestants explicitly consents that their personal data may be used by Mediacorp Pte. Ltd. and the Mediacorp group of companies (collectively “Mediacorp”) to send Contestants marketing and advertising materials in relation to goods and services of Mediacorp and its business partners, and for research and analysis. If any Contestant has any questions relating to Mediacorp’s collection, use and disclosure of his/her personal data, please contact Mediacorp’s Data Protection Officer at   

7.2 By participating in this Contest, each Contestant agrees to take part in any promotional or publicity exercise as may be conducted by the Organisers in connection with this Contest and the Contestants hereby irrevocably and unconditionally grant the Organisers all consents and waivers necessary for the Organisers to record and use the Contestants’ performance(s) and appearance(s) in any manner as the Organisers may in their sole discretion deem fit. The Contestants acknowledge that the Organisers shall be at liberty to publish and otherwise use any recordings made by the Organisers, including without limitation telephone recordings, audio recordings, video recordings and photographs (if any), for promotional and publicity purposes or any other purposes as the Organisers deem appropriate (whether now or in the future).

8. Additional Terms   
8.1 The Organisers are not responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay, failure in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user or member communications, or any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, the website, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, system, apparatus, software, failure of e-mail or receipt of entry on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet and/or telecommunication services.

8.2 The Organisers reserve the right to amend the Terms and Conditions without prior notice, or to terminate or postpone the Contest at any time without prior notice. 

8.3 These Terms and Conditions shall be binding on all Contestants who participate in this Contest. In the event of any discrepancies between these Terms and Conditions and any advertising, promotional, publicity and other materials relating to or in connection with this Contest, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.   

8.4 Each Contestant shall indemnify the Organisers, its related companies, and their respective officers, employees and agents against any claims, liabilities, damages, loss or expenses (including legal expenses on a full indemnity basis) resulting from any breach of these Terms and Conditions.

8.5 No obligation will be incurred by the Organisers or their sponsors by reason of participation in this Contest or by reason of anything done or omitted to be done by the Contestants as a result of or on account of this Contest. The Organisers shall not be liable or responsible for any and all losses, damages, costs and/or expenses (of any nature whatsoever) suffered by any Contestant arising from any failure or refusal, for whatever reason, to deliver or transfer, whether by the Organisers or their sponsors, the prize(s) or make good on any promise or offer to the Contestants.

8.6 Each Contestant expressly acknowledges and agrees that the Organisers and their sponsors shall not be liable to any of the Contestants for any injury, loss or damage whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with this Contest, including any loss, damage or injury which may be incurred during the trip.

8.7 All disputes in relation to this Contest shall be governed by Singapore law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore.



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