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DS Advent Giveaway: 24 chances to win!

The festive season has returned and our #DSElves are back with 24 giveaways for you.

From 1st December until 24th December we will be providing you with daily opportunities to win prizes from RS Components partners including Panasonic, GearWrench, Wera, APEM and Fitbit.

All you have to do is follow our Twitter account (@DesignSparkRS) at and retweet our daily #DSElves competition posts. 

Entries for all prizes close at 5pm (GMT) on 24/12/18. 

ENTER HERE Day 1 - Wera Tools 7 Piece Xmas Edition Screwdriver Set (153-3148)  

ENTER HERE Day 2 - 5 x Super Maker T-Shirts  

ENTER HERE Day 3 - Cypress PSoC 6 BLE Prototyping Kit  

ENTER HERE Day 4 - GearWrench LED Head Lamp  

ENTER HERE Day 5 - Arduino UNO Development Board (715-4081)  

ENTER HERE Day 6 - DesignSpark Rubiks Cube  

ENTER HERE Day 7 - STM32 F429 Discovery Kit

ENTER HERE Day 8 - RasPio FullpHAT

ENTER HERE Day 9 - 5 x DesignSpark Goody Bags

ENTER HERE Day 10 - fitbit Charge 2 

ENTER HERE Day 11 - Renesas ISL81601 Evaluation Board

ENTER HERE Day 12 - Panasonic Lumix Digital Camera

ENTER HERE  Day 13 - GearWrench Combination Ratchet & Spanner Set

ENTER HERE  Day 14 - Prize Announced at 9am on 14/12/18

COMING SOON Day 15 - Prize Announced at 9am on 15/12/18

COMING SOON Day 16 - Prize Announced at 9am on 16/12/18

COMING SOON Day 17 - Prize Announced at 9am on 17/12/18

COMING SOON Day 18 - Prize Announced at 9am on 18/12/18

COMING SOON Day 19 - Prize Announced at 9am on 19/12/18

COMING SOON Day 20 - Prize Announced at 9am on 20/12/18

COMING SOON Day 21 - Prize Announced at 9am on 21/12/18

COMING SOON Day 22 - Prize Announced at 9am on 22/12/18

COMING SOON Day 23 - Prize Announced at 9am on 23/12/18

COMING SOON Day 24 - Prize Announced at 9am on 24/12/18

You can find the full terms and conditions below:


Entry Information:

All entries must be submitted by 5pm (GMT) on Monday 24th December 2018. 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 Saturday 1st December 2018. The closing date of the prize draw is 9am (GMT) on Monday  24th December 2018 (“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 2018 (“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, Birchingdon Road, Weldon, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 9RS, United Kingdom (referred to as “RS Components” in these terms and conditions).

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3 Dec 2018, 10:22