Running through a toy shop and putting anything you want into a trolley certainly is a dream come true for any child, and this year Nickelodeon’s Toy Sprint with Toys “R” Us is going to be even bigger and better!

The call for entries goes live on 1 May 2018 on Nickelodeon (DStv 305) and NickToons (DStv 308). Kids need to enter on to be selected to participate in Nickelodeon’s Toy Sprint with Toys “R” Us.

Twelve children from Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban will get the opportunity to fill their trolleys with as many toys as possible within a minute to the maximum value R15 000. Following that, they will go head-to-head in a public vote to win the grand prize, where NickToons and Nickelodeon fans vote for their favourite toy sprinter.

The Nickelodeon’s Toy Sprint with Toys “R” Us champion will win the UtimateToy Sprint at Toys “R” Us Harbour City, Hong Kong to grab as many toys to the maximum value of $5 000. In addition, the winner will also receive an all-expenses paid trip to Hong Kong for a family of four. This includes a round trip airfare, five nights hotel in a double room with quad occupancy together with $1 800 spending money.

Says Tasania Parsadh, Channel Director for Nickelodeon for Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN Africa), “Over the last 3 years theNickelodeon’s Toy Sprint with Toys “R” Us has captured the imaginations and hearts of kids and parents throughout South Africa. We look forward to finding this years’ winner and wish all participants the very best.”

Said Nicole Annells, Toys “R” Us Marketing Manager: Running through an enormous Toys R Us store, stocked with the best of the best, for 60seconds to get all the toys you have ever dreamed of is every child and even parents ultimate dream! Nickelodeon’s Toy Sprint with Toys “R” Us has grown in popularity year on year and being our third year, we are expecting an overwhelming response! The anticipation is obvious based on the numerous requests we receive through our 52 Toys R Us stores and social media platforms. We are so excited to be able to make another 12 kids dreams come true this year and to give one very deserving toy sprinter the ultimate toy sprint in Toys R Us Hong Kong.”

Nickelodeon’s Toy Sprint with Toys “R” Us is open to South African youngsters aged 6 to 12. Entries open Tuesday, 01 May 2018 and close on Wednesday, 10 June 2018.

The Nickelodeon channels consists of Nickelodeon, NickToons and Nick Jr. Nickelodeon is broadcast on DStv Channel 305, Nick Jr on DStv Channel 307and NickToons on DStv Channel 308.

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