Share your 'Gumtree Story' in 200 words or less.

What’s your Gumtree story?

You have the opportunity to win one of three awesome prizes, all you need to do is:

  1. Fill out your details in the form below
  2. Upload a photo of yourself
  3. Tell us ‘What’s your Gumtree story?’ in 200 words or less.

Tell a great story and you could be part of the health revolution that has transformed millions of lives and create concoctions that will send your tastebuds flying by winning the NutriBullet Magic Bullet. You could win a Go Pro Hero 4 Silver and capture your adventures on this brilliant camera. You could mount it a bike, skateboard or a helmet and capture the action on the go! The final prize up for grabs is the iPad Air 2, whether you want to use it for business, play games or surf the web; the iPad Air 2 helps us with our day to day tasks and downtime. Small enough to carry around easily and large enough to watch your favourite show on the move.

The most interesting story wins, you could have met your partner on Gumtree, bought an amazing item in your local community or struck up a new friendship –  like our old mate Ray and his fishing buddy. It’s up to you, as long as it happened on Gumtree, you have a chance to win.

We have more than 7 Million* unique visitors each month and you could be the one with the most interesting story.

The winner’s names will be published on the Gumtree blog, emails and social. Gumtree may also publish some of the entries in these places. By entering the competition, you agree to the competition terms and conditions found at the bottom of this page.

*Gumtree internal data (2016 average)

Prize Winners Drawn:

Chris Fileman – Nutribullet Magic Bullet

Lisa Young – Go Pro Hero 4 Silver

Lara Cortilla – iPad Air 2

What's your Gumtree story?

Terms of Competition Entry – Gumtree User Win Competition is being offered by Marktplaats BV (“Promoter”). Entry into the Gumtree User Win competition (“Competition”) is deemed to be an acceptance of these Terms of Competition Entry. Winning the prize is contingent on complying with these terms. WHO MAY ENTER: Entry is only open to 18 years of age and older, Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter, Marktplaats BV, eBay Australia & New Zealand Pty Ltd and eBay UK Limited (Australia branch) are ineligible to enter. ENTRY PERIOD: The entry period begins at 12:01 a.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time 14th June 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time 14th June 2018 (“Entry Period”). The winner(s) will be notified by phone and an announcement made via the Gumtree blog by 14th July 2018. HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Competition, each “Entrant” must: (1) In 200 words or less explain why you deserve to receive the Gumtree User Win prize; (2) include their full name, postal address, email address and best contact number; (3) submit their entry via the widget. No purchase is necessary to enter the Competition. HOW TO WIN: The winner of the Competition will be selected on the basis of being the best written entry. The entries will be judged by a panel of judges on 18th June 2018. The judging will take place at Level 22, 1 York Street Sydney 2000. LICENCE TO USE ENTRANT DETAILS AND ENTRY: As a condition of entering this Competition, each Entrant grants the Promoter, its affiliates and sub-licensees a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display their Competition entry for any purpose, including, but not limited to, future promotion, marketing or publicity purposes, in any medium, without compensation, restriction on use, attribution or liability. Entrants consent to the Promoter using their name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event they are a winner in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this Competition (including any outcome), and promoting the services of the Promoter. PRIZES: The prizes in the competition are as follows: First Prize: 1 x Apple iPad Second Prize: 1 x GoPro Camera, Third Prize: 1 x NutriBullet. Only the prize specified above will be awarded. 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