Ready Set Grow

Join in our sunflower competition to win a family cinema ticket


1. Grab your packet of sunflower seeds

2. Ask a parent or guardian to help you plant the seeds following the packet instructions

3. Make sure you look after your sunflower as it grows - feed and water it regularly and give it lots of light.

4. Ask your parent or guardian to send us a photo of your fully grown sunflower bu 8th July

5. You'll need to be in the photo and let us know how tall your sunflower is

6. They can send the photo to us on Facebook or Twitter (we're @newcastlebsoc)

7. Please use the hashtag #NBSreadysetgrow

8. The tallest sunflower by 8th July will win a family cinema ticket*

*Terms and conditions apply

Terms and Conditions

  • The Sunflower growing competition is open for entries between 6th May and 8th July 2017.
  • The deadline for submission of entries is 11.59pm on Saturday 8th July 2017.
  • Maximum of three entries per household/parent
  • The competition is open to individuals aged 13 or over (old enough to have a social media account) or the parent/guardians of children under the age of 13, except the employees and their families of Newcastle Building Society, or any other company associated with the competition.  
  • Winners will be contacted within 14 days of the closing date.
  • There is one prize available of a family cinema gift card for Vue Cinema and must be accepted as offered, there is no cash alternative available.
  • The prize can be collected from Darlington Branch or posted to the winner within 14 days of the deadline.
  • The competition organiser’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Photo entries must be submitted by social media (either Facebook or Twitter) by the stated deadline
  • All entries must contain a photo of the sunflower, the entrant and the hashtag #NBSreadysetgrow
  • The winning photo will be the photo complying with the above rules by the deadline and the tallest stated height.
  • The winners’ details can be obtained up to 30 days following the deadline sending a stamped addressed envelope marked “Newcastle Building Society Sunflower Competition” to the Marketing Department, Portland House, New Bridge Street, Newcastle, NE1 8AL.
  • Proof of postage cannot be accepted as proof of delivery. No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost, delayed or damaged.
  • Entry into the competition implies acceptance of these rules.