As our Wild Card Finalist Blake Sebalo is literally one in a million, having been selected randomly from amongst ALL entries sent through for the My Top Billing Dream Home competition. Blake has been a fan of Top Billing since the very beginning, with Top Billing homes and travel being his favourite features. Blake is a family man hailing from Glenvista in Johannesburg where he works as a temp selling paraffin in informal settlements. His dream is to start his own business and provide his children with the best that life has to offer. By winning the Top Billing Dream Home he believes he could make all of his dreams come true!
At 70 years old Constance is the oldest finalist in the Top 10, but you can never be too old to dream or to win. Constance has been watching Top Billing for the full 21 years. Having been an avid traveller herself, she looks forward to the show’s travel segments each week. Constance is a full-time doting granny and nanny to her beautiful granddaughter. She wishes nothing but the best for her only grandchild and says that should she win the apartment she would keep it for her granddaughter to eventually inherit.
Brad and his life partner Roxy have been watching Top Billing every week for the last 10 years, they especially love the show’s featured homes, travel destinations and of course the sassy and quirky presenters. Brad and Roxy have a young daughter called Mia Claire who is the apple of their eyes. Should Brad win the Top Billing Dream Home he feels that his and his family’s lives would change forever. They would be allowed the financial freedom to not only give their daughter the opportunities in life that she deserves, but also to give their young family an almost magical head-start in life by providing them with a secure future.
A P.E. patriot Jemima says that if she won the My Top Billing Dream Home with Woolworths competition she would consider moving to Cape Town where she could live the best of the good life and her son, Arnold, could start his career as an aspiring interior designer. She has been watching the show since the very beginning and loves the beautiful homes and décor. Winning the Dream home would not only help Jemima make ends meet but it would also give her the opportunity to enjoy a little ‘me’ time as well as spoil her family. As she eloquently puts it ‘it would allow me to live the dream, every day, for the rest of my life.’
Since the very first broadcast of Top Billing, Robin van Graan was hooked. Even today, he still considers himself an ardent viewer and a loyal fan of the show. He finds inspiration in every aspect of the show: homes and décor, travel, special events and of course success stories from all around South Africa. Robin believes that his humility and attitude towards life will determine his success and destiny, he lives by his motto “to reach for the starts & keep my feet firm on the ground”. Robin says that he has always aspired to owning a Top Billing designer home and the Dream Home competition may provide an opportunity for him to make his dreams a reality.
Originally from P.E. Mohamed has been living in Johannesburg since 2004. An Internal Auditor for a shipping company by day, Mohamed also works with a number of NGOs and charities in his spare time. He also enjoys running, reading and working with up and coming artists on charity projects. He and his wife plan their Thursday-night dinners around Top Billing and watch every week. Mohamed believes that it is serendipitous that he made the Top 10 of the My Top Billing Dream Home with Woolworths competition just as he was planning to move to Cape Town. The young couple’s search for a place to live could soon be over if Mohamed wins the Dream Home and he looks forward to a fairy-tale beginning to a new life for him and his wife in the Mother City.
Spencer, an anaethists from Cape Town, has been an avid watcher of Top Billing for the past 20 years. Spencer lives in Kenilworth with his wife and three teenage children. The lifestyle inserts together with the exotic travel detinations have always been a favourite for Spencer and his family. Having had the priviledge of renovating many homes, Spencer has been able to identify with the My Top Billing Dream Home competition with Woolworths. Winning the Dream Home would have an incredible impact on Spencer’s life. Working long hours, Spencer believes that if he was to win the Dream Home, he would then be able financial-able to devote more time to deserving volunteer medical causes.
Having raised four children Rodney Williams is enjoying a well-deserved retirement. Rodney was born and raised on the greater Johannesburg area and has been watching Top Billing since the show first broadcast in 1992. Rodney is planning to stay in Johannesburg and take care of his mother and winning the Top Billing Dream Home would bring in the necessary additional income to make sure she is well taken care of.
Simlindele was born, bred and schooled in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape. Currently he lives in Summer Greens, in Cape Town with his little 3 year old daughter Mbali. Simlindele works as a consultant in digital banking but is also an aspiring academic, studying further to give himself and his daughter a better life. He has been watching Top Billing since he was in the seventh grade and has grown up loving the show’s travel and fashion. Simlindele says that if he won the Top Billing Dream Home he would know that his and his daughter’s financial future was secure and he would be able to complete his studies without pressure.
The impeccable green star rating of the Top Billing Dream home is especially enticing to Zwelakhe, as he has always enjoyed the homes featured on Top Billing especially those homes which are eco-friendly and green. He currently lives in Pretoria with his two boys: 12 year old Mincili and 7 year old Cwangco. He enjoys soccer and Formula 1 racing and is a keen photography enthusiast. Zwelakhe saves a special spot each week to watch Top Billing and aspires to one day own a home for him and his children that is both beautiful and eco-friendly. The My Top Billing Dream Home with Woolworths competition might be Zwelakhe’s opportunity to do exactly that.
This year Top Billing celebrates it's 21st birthday and we're inviting you to celebrate with us.
Every Thursday night you stand a chance of winning prizes from tablets to gift vouchers to fabulous appliances for your home.
Watch the show every week for clues and enter every week and you could win the prize of a lifetime - a designer apartment in Cape Town and a luxury car.
Join us every Thursday night on SABC3 to make sure you're in line to win big with the My Top Billing Dream Home competition.
The Grand Prize:
A one-bedroom apartment with ensuite bathroom, walk-in closet and guest loo
A luxury, fitted kitchen that flows into an open-plan lounge and onto the balcony featuring a vertical garden
Double underground bay to park your brand new Infiniti Cabriolet
180-degree views that spans from Cape Town harbour to Table Mountain
Fashion, food and entertainment at your fingertips - literally roll out of bed and stroll into the hip De Waterkant day and night
The apartment is situated in The Mirage development, a project by Nova Group and Careline Living Spaces with architecture by Kevin Gadd Architects. The interior architecture for the prize apartment will be done by award-winning architect Stefan Antoni, who will transform an empty shell into your ultimate glamour haven.
Luxury kitchen appliances by Miele
Hansgrohe will supply top of the range bathroom fittings
WOMAG will ensure the high quality kitchen tops, bathroom tops, outdoor & bathroom tiles are fitted into the Dream Home as well as creating a spectacular feature wall in the lounge.
Super-fast unlimited Internet usage supplied by Telkom
Cutting-edge entertainment centre
A shopping spree at Woolworths worth R100 000
The My Top Billing Dream Home Competition is now closed! The Top 10 finalists will be announced on Top Billing on the 19 December 2013
By entering any of the weekly competitions below you will be entered into the Grand Prize for the My Top Billing Dream Home.
PLEASE NOTE: Every time you SMS to enter the My Top Billing Dream Home competition, on any day of the week, you will stand a chance of being chosen as one of the Top 10 Finalists.
Of the Top 10 Finalists 8 of the 10 will be made up from the contestants with the most correct answers over the entire length of the competition.
1 Finalists will be chosen from the 21 iPad Mini competition winners and the last finalist will be a wildcard entry which will be chosen from all the SMS entries sent over the entire duration of the competition.
Join in on the conversation with our team and your tweets and messages may be answered live on the show!
HOW DOES THE COMPETITION WORK? Viewers will enter weekly SMS competitions by receiving the questions and finding clues during the weekly Top Billing shows and further by finding clues on www.privateproperty.co.za. From all participants who provide the most correct answers (not most SMS’s) 10 finalists will be randomly selected and will compete in various challenges. The winner will then be chosen by a panel of judges and announced on Top Billing on Thursday 30 January 2014.
To win the iPad Minis from Private Property and be entered into the grand prize at the same time: Each week there will be an iPad Mini given away based on the entries on the Private Property website competition. Simply go onto www.privateproperty.co.za and navigate to the Top Billing competition page. Look on the virtual tour of the property for a picture of an iPad Mini with a code on its screen. Follow the instructions on the page to SMS the code to the number provided. You will be entered into the competition for that week’s iPad and you will get one entry towards the grand prize.
To win the Woolworths gift cards and be entered into the grand prize at the same time: Each week there will be a Woolworths gift card given away. To stand a chance of winning watch Top Billing every Thursday and listen for the My Top Billing Dream Home question that will be given each week at the start of the episode. Clues to the answer for each episode’s question will be given during that episode. To enter SMS your name, the answer and a keyword “Home” to 33727. You will be entered into the competition for that week’s gift card and you will get one entry towards the grand prize.
HOW DO I ENTER? To win the iPad Minis from Private Property and be entered into the grand prize at the same time: Simply go onto the Top Billing competition page at www.privateproperty.co.za/topbilling. Look on the virtual tour of the property for a picture of an iPad Mini with a code on its screen. Follow the instructions on the page to SMS the code to the number provided. You will be entered into the competition for that week’s iPad and you will get one entry towards the grand prize.
To win the Woolworths gift cards and be entered into the grand prize at the same time: Watch Top Billing every Thursday and listen for the My Top Billing Dream Home question that will be given each week at the start of the episode. Clues to the answer for each episode’s question will be given during that episode. To enter SMS your name, the answer and a keyword “Home” to 33727. You will be entered into the competition for that week’s gift card and you will get one entry towards the grand prize.
THE SMS CODE ISN’T WORKING? Make sure you are following the instructions on the Top Billing competition page. If that is still not working please feel free to email us at email@example.com
I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT TOP BILLING AND THAT PART OF THE COMPETITION? Please contact our head office at 021 700 1020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW LONG IS THE COMPETITION RUNNING FOR? The competition is running for 17 weeks starting at 8:30pm on August 15, 2013, the final winner for the grand prize will be announced on Top Billing on 30 January 2014.
For details on the next iPad mini giveaway have a look on www.privateproperty.co.za/topbilling, there is a countdown that shows when the competition for the week will close. As soon as the counter resets, the following week’s competition is open and can be entered.
I NEED TO ASK A QUESTION THAT ISN’T ANSWERED HERE OR IN THE “RULES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS” OF THE COMPETITION, HOW CAN I CONTACT SOMEONE? Contact our head office at 021 700 1020 or email email@example.com