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DS Advent Giveaway 2019

As the festive season approaches, our engineering #DSElves, Lovelace and Faraday, have returned from the North Pole with 24 giveaways for you.

From 1st December until 24th December 2019 we will once again be providing you with daily opportunities to win prizes courtesy of RS Components and our partners including STMicroelectronics, Raspberry Pi, Molex, Cypress Semiconductor, Renesas, OKdo and Fitbit via our Twitter account (@DesignSparkRS) at

Entries for all prizes close at 5pm (GMT) on 24/12/19. The daily prizes will be announced on Twitter at 9am (GMT) each day.

Day 1 - Nintendo Switch Sponsored by STMicroelectronics. Click Here To Enter

Day 2 - Cypress PSoC6 WiFi-BT Pioneer Kit (175-4669) , MicroElecktronika Click Shield (823-1883) and Air Quality Click Board (882-9020) . Click Here To Enter

Day 3 - OKdo Raspberry Pi 4 Kit. (192-5286) Click Here To Enter

Day 4 - Infineon Enterprise (914-5250), iMotion (123-7185) and Digital Power Explorer (914-5256) kits Click Here To Enter 

Day 5 - Mekamon Gaming Robot (188-2464) Click Here To Enter 

Day 6 - RS Pro PC Oscilloscope (163-2719)  Click Here To Enter

Day 7 - The C64 Mini Click Here To Enter 

Day 8 - A DesignSpark Love Electronics T-Shirt Click Here To Enter

Day 9 - Drone, Sponsored by Molex Connectors Click Here To Enter

Day 10 - STMicroelectronics SensorTile.Box Click Here To Enter

Day 11 - Master Lock Bluetooth Padlock Click Here To Enter

Day 12 - ON Semi Bluetooth Low Energy IoT Development Kit Click Here To Enter

Day 13 - Prize to be announced on 13th December 2019

Day 14 - Prize to be announced on 14th December 2019

Day 15 - Prize to be announced on 15th December 2019

Day 16 - Prize to be announced on 16th December 2019

Day 17 - Prize to be announced on 17th December 2019

Day 18 - Prize to be announced on 18th December 2019

Day 19 - Prize to be announced on 19th December 2019

Day 20 - Prize to be announced on 20th December 2019

Day 21 - Prize to be announced on 21st December 2019

Day 22 - Prize to be announced on 22nd December 2019

Day 23 - Prize to be announced on 23rd December 2019

Day 24 - Prize to be announced on 24th December 2019





Entry Information:

All entries must be submitted by 5pm (GMT) on Tuesday 24th December 2019. Entry is via retweeting any of the daily competition posts on Twitter and following @DesignSparkRS. No purchase necessary

The opening date for entries is 9am (GMT) on Sunday 1st December 2019. The closing date of the prize draw is 5pm (GMT) on Tuesday  24th December 2019 (“Closing Date”). Entries received after this time will NOT be considered.

RS Components accept no responsibility for competition entries that are not successfully completed, submitted or received by the Closing Date for any reason, including, for example, due to a technical fault or other equipment failures of any kind.

Eligibility Requirements:

The prize draw is open to all Twitter users aged 16 and over as of the date of entry. Written parental consent is required if the entrant is under 18. RS Components may ask the winner to provide proof of age.

This competition is not open to anyone living in a country, province, or state where this competition is prohibited, taxed, or otherwise restricted (for example prohibits unregistered competitions or contests or requires the Promotor to post a bond) under national, federal, provincial, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations. In particular, members located in Italy, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, Cuba, or North Korea are ineligible to participate.

This competition is not open to employees (or their immediate family members) of the Electrocomponents group of companies.

Judging the Competition:

The winner of the competition will be randomly selected from all entries received prior to the Closing Date.

The decision of RS Components regarding any aspect of the prize draw is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

Prize Information:

The winners will receive the designated daily prize as stated in the competition post. 

Prizes are non-transferable, non-exchangeable and no cash alternative is offered.

RS Components reserves the right to replace the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond the reasonable control of RS Components make it necessary to do so.

Winner Announcement:

The Winners will be announced via the DesignSpark website in January 2020 (“Announcement Date”).

The Winners will also be notified by DM (direct message) on Twitter (using the details provided at entry) as soon as reasonably practicable after the Announcement Date.

In order to claim the prize you must: Provide your full name and postal address when requested. The winner will receive their prize by post within 60 days of being notified of their win.


By submitting an entry, entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. RS Components reserves the right to refuse entry or to refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Insofar as is permitted by law, RS Components will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of RS Components or its agents or employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

If you are a winner of the competition, you agree that RS Components and DesignSpark may use your name, image, town or country of residence to announce the winner of this competition and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes.

Entries made on the Internet will be deemed made by the authorised account holder of the Twitter account at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute, potential winners may be required to provide proof that the potential winner is the authorised account holder associated with the potentially winning entry.

By entering the competition, you agree that any personal information provided by you with the competition entry may be held and used only by the Promoter or its agents and suppliers to administer the competition and may be passed on to third party suppliers if required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize.

DesignSpark reserves the right to hold, void, cancel, suspend or amend the competition where it becomes necessary to do so.

The prize draw will be governed by English law and entrants to the prize draw submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

The promoter of this prize draw is RS Components, Birchington Road, Weldon, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 9RS, United Kingdom (referred to as “RS Components” in these terms and conditions).

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25 Nov 2019, 16:42