It could be your turn to win R5000

It is time for Christmas shopping again and you could be in line for an early gift of R5000 cash every day until the festivities begin, compliments of Sowetan.

This is our way of saying thank you to you, our loyal readers.

Wouldn't you love to get a gift of R5000 in this economic climate - to shop till you drop, go on a luxury getaway, buy gifts for your family, pay those annoying bills, give your home a facelift, or just to have that extra cash?

Then this is the competition for you!

We've got R100000 to give away - R5000 every day - to 20 lucky Sowetan readers.

So give us a chance to light up your life!

At the bottom of page one there is a unique lucky number that is valid for today's publication only. SMS that number to our competition line with your details and stand a chance to win R5000 cash.

Four Easy Steps to Play:

lStep 1 - Check the bottom of Page 1 for your unique lucky number

lStep2 - SMS: Cash4

lStep3 - Follow with your unique lucky number

lStep4 - Then follow with your full name and ID number

Example: Cash4 099900 Lorraine Bagus 75112566600000

To enter, SMS Cash4 and the Unique Number plus your full name and ID number to 39531 before 4pm today. Today's winner will be announced in Sowetan tomorrow.

To claim your prize you must keep your copy of Sowetan as proof of your unique winning number. (SMSes charged at R2.)

Winners will be contacted.

In case of technical problems and your copy of Sowetan not having a unique lucky number on the front page, you can still enter by SMSing Cash4 plus your full name and ID number to 39531.

Rules: Anyone can enter this competition except employees of Sowetan and their immediate families, their advertising agencies and their printers. (2) There is no limit to the number of entries that may be submitted. (3) By entering the competition all participants agree to abide by the rules. (4) In the event of a dispute, the judge's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. (5) The winner must produce an original copy of Sowetan with the unique number (no photo copies) and an ID document in order to claim a prize. (6) Prizes are not transferable. (7) The winner must agree to be photographed. (8) Winners will be announced in Sowetan daily. So buy Sowetan to see if you are a winner! (9) The competition closes on Tuesday, December 23, 2008. (8) Readers have three months to claim their prizes.