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ABOUT TRUE WANDERER

IT'S NOT JUST A CONTEST. IT'S A TRIBUTE TO WANDERLUST.

True Wanderer by Wrangler is a search for those who escape the everyday and go on incredible journeys - journeys where they discover new destinations, new perspectives, and eventually, newer sides to themselves. It's also a test of how much they embody the ‘wanderer spirit’.

Like all good journeys, for 2019 True Wanderer is having a change of scenery, going beyond the finish line. It’s about getting lost in exactly the right direction and celebrating life-long memories with travel buddies along the way. It’s for those who look to find the unfound and open their hearts to adventures with friends on-the-road, both old and new.

To enter, simply post a photo or video from your recent travels on Instagram or Facebook showing how you #Live2Wander, then caption your post with #TrueWanderer2019za #WranglerZA.

The judges will shortlist 5 who best embrace the Wander Ready spirit, who will stand a chance to go on the full journey worth R5,000, choosing their ultimate travel buddy and hitting the road together, kitted out in Wrangler gear while sharing inspiring content along the way.

Finally, our top True Wanderer, as voted for by the public and our panel of experts, will win a South African adventure worth R30,000.

True Wanderers stay cool, confident and always #Live2Wander . This year, experience the rush of adrenaline on the open road, together.

SHOW LESS

FINALISTS

PRIZES

SWITZERLAND

GRAND PRIZE

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

FINALIST PRIZE

True Wanderer by Wrangler is a search for those who escape the everyday and go on incredible journeys - journeys where new perspectives, and eventually, newer sides to themselves are born.
This year True Wanderer is celebrating life-long memories made when travelling with friends.
1 of the 5 True Wanderer finalists will be crowned #TrueWanderer 2019 and receive a R30,000 South African travel adventure for them and a friend.

GRAND PRIZE

R30,000 towards a South African adventure for you and a friend.

FINALIST PRIZE

5x South African trips each worth R5,000 and a Wrangler hamper.

JUDGES

Barry Socks
Barry Socks

Barry Socks is a photographer from Cape Town that feels most at home when exploring The Great Outdoors.

Grant Christie
Grant Christie

Grant Christie is an explorer, conservationist, speaker and the Winner of True Wanderer 2018.

Ramon Mellet
Ramon Mellet

Ramon Mellet is a film maker and photographer based in Cape Town.

Terms & Conditions
  1. Contest open only to bonafide citizens of South Africa.
  2. Participants must be at least eighteen years of age.
  3. By entering this contest, you warrant and represent that all photographs, videos, and write-ups you post on your personal Instagram or Facebook account are your own original work, do not infringe upon any copyright, invade any right of privacy, contain any defamatory, libellous or slanderous material, or violate any other right of any person or entity, and are not otherwise contrary to law.
  4. During the period of this contest from commencement date to winner announcement date, your personal Instagram or Facebook account with your True Wanderer entry needs to be set as public account.
  5. Entries will be accepted only before the final date. No entry will be entertained after that.
  6. Entries that contain pornographic material, propagate “hate” messages, make defamatory statements, or which are otherwise extraordinarily offensive are not eligible.
  7. Photographs, videos, and text submitted must not endorse or be perceived to endorse a commercial product or service. This includes a display of brand names or trademarks on people, equipment or other objects visible in the photograph.
  8. For any photograph or video submitted in which another person is recognisable, any liability for claims for mis-use of that image shall lie upon you and not the organisers of the event.
  9. Disclaimer: The organisers shall not be responsible for:
    1. Any late, lost, misrouted, garbled, distorted, or damaged transmissions or entries.
    2. Telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, the Internet, or other computer or communications-related malfunctions or failures.
    3. Any contest disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused during the event beyond the control of Wrangler or by non-authorised human intervention.
    4. Any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the contest.
  10. By entering the contest, entrants grant the organisers a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to reproduce, display, distribute, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media or product now existing or subsequently developed, for any educational, promotional, publicity, exhibition, archival, scholarly and any other governmental purposes. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit if and to the extent feasible. The organisers will not be required to seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.
  11. The participant takes the responsibility to obtain all permissions necessary for the grant of the rights contained as above. The participant also agrees, as a condition of being awarded any prize in the contest, to take, at the organisers request, any further action (including, without limitation, execution of assignments, transfers, affidavits and other documents) reasonably necessary, as requested by the organisers, to effect, perfect, or confirm the organisers rights in and to your photographs and videos or other rights granted under these rules.
  12. No confidentiality - Photographs, and videos submitted as a part of your entry to the organisers will not be treated as confidential, and by entering this contest and submitting photographs and videos, you represent and warrant that they do not include or disclose any trade secrets, proprietary information or other confidential information.
  13. Miscellaneous - The contest and these Terms & Conditions will be governed, construed, and interpreted under laws of South Africa. Entrants agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and by the decisions of Wrangler, which are final and binding in all respects. Wrangler reserves the right to change these Terms & Conditions at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend, cancel, postpone or extend the contest or any entrant's participation in the contest should viruses, bugs, unauthorised human intervention or other causes beyond Wrangler’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the contest or Wrangler otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the contest as planned. Entrants who violate or fail to comply with these Terms & Conditions, violate any law, rule or regulation in connection with participation in the contest, tamper with the operation of the contest, or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Wrangler or its partners, the contest or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Wrangler’s sole discretion), are subject to disqualification from entry into the contest. If you have any questions about these Terms & Conditions or the contest, please email them to Wrangler at truewanderer@thenicheguys.com.
  14. This contest is open to the public, excluding employees & relatives of Wrangler and its partners including The Niche Guys as well as South Africa ZA.
  15. The final decision of Wrangler will be final and binding.
  16. Entry requirements: All entries must be submitted on your personal Instagram or Facebook account as public posts or comments. Each entrant must follow the entry requirements stated in the Wrangler competition posts on Instagram and Facebook. I.e. Each entrant must upload a travel photo and story with both hashtags: #TrueWanderer2019za #WranglerZA
  17. All entries will be selected by using a voting mechanism and judged by a panel of experts appointed by Sector Apparel, the licensees of Wrangler in South Africa (“Wrangler”) and their decision will be final and binding.
  18. Entrants can submit only one entry.
  19. All entries will be moderated. Rejected entries will not be notified.
  20. The final date for entries is the 26 May 2019 (at midnight).
  21. Contestants who are selected as finalists will be informed by the Wrangler team on social media and thereafter via email and telephonically.
  22. Finalists must have all required content from their Finalist adventure trip (travel spend of R5,000 & brief will be sent to all finalists outlining the trip requirements) uploaded to the Wrangler website by 20 June 2019 in order for the judges to select the Grand Prize Winner.
  23. During the Finalist adventure trip phase consumers will be encouraged to cast their vote for their favourite Finalist on the website for a chance to win a 1 of 3 Wrangler apparel hampers.
  24. Each hamper winner will be selected by means of a random draw from all registered voters. The hamper winners will then be contact via Facebook or Instagram to provide their details.
  25. The participant should have a valid passport or should make passport arrangements in the event the participant is chosen as a winner.
  26. The winner should be in possession of a valid driver’s license which may be required during their final grand prize trip.
  27. The winner of the event should redeem his/her R30,000 South African trip prize before the end of 2019.
  28. The contestants who participate in the event shall be doing so at their own risk and shall execute any documentation required by Wrangler at prior to commencing the event and shall follow all Terms & Conditions put up on the website by Wrangler.
  29. Wrangler reserves the rights to change/modify the dates, other specifications of the event and/or the prizes to be won.
  30. Any dispute or grievance will be subject to resolution through courts in South Africa only.
  31. Any user found to commit or use fraudulent methods of voting will be disqualified.
Selection Criteria
The following aspects will be looked for in every participant’s entry. Each criterion has equal weightage in the overall judging process.

Entry judging criteria:
1. Expression: This relates to how expressive your entry is in regards to words, content, and context. Clarity of thought and total commitment to the event is revealed when the entry is detailed, easy to understand, and yet interesting and engaging.

2. Aesthetics Value: This relates to the imagery, how well you capture the beauty of the terrain, the technicality, and relevance of the pictures/videos to you, and the spirit of being a ‘True Wanderer’.

3. True Wanderer Spirit: Does your entry showing the real spirit behind the Wrangler and ‘True Wanderer’ concept? How open are you to the unexpected pleasures and pains of an adventure? What is your concept of an ‘adventure’ and how do you translate it?

Finalist Trip judging criteria:
Expression: This relates to how expressive your entry is in regards to words, content, and context. Clarity of thought and total commitment to the event is revealed when the entry is detailed, easy to understand, and yet interesting and engaging.

Aesthetic Value: This relates to the imagery, how well you capture the beauty of the terrain, the technicali-ty, and relevance of the pictures/videos to you, and the spirit of being a ‘True Wanderer’.

True Wanderer Spirit: Does your entry showing the real spirit behind the Wrangler and ‘True Wanderer’ concept? How open are you to the unexpected pleasures and pains of an adventure? What is your concept of an ‘adventure’ and how do you translate it?

Votes: Public Voting - Share your journey & experiences. Publish & promote your entry on your social pages to get the maximum number of votes.