Prime Essentials Text to Win Competition

Prime Essentials Text to Win Competition

The staff of Digicel, Newcom, its advertising & PR agencies, Dealers, Distributors and sub-distributors and their immediate families (brother, sister, father, mother, daughter, son) are not eligible to enter.

  1. What is the Digicel’s “Prime Essentials” Text Competition?

•      The Digicel’s “Prime Essentials” Text Competition gives all Digicel customers a chance to win great prizes by registering and participating in the competition.


  1. Who is eligible to enter this promotion?

•      All Digicel customers, including postpaid, prepaid, dual and hybrid customers are qualified to participate in the promotion.

  1. What is the promotional period?

•      The promotion begins at 12am on Friday February 19, 2021 to 11:59pm on Friday, March 19, 2021.

  1. How do I enter the promotion?

•      You may enter by texting the word WIN to 6161.

•      Upon texting the word WIN you will be registered in the Digicel’s “Prime Essentials” Text Competition. There is a $2 charge to register for the competition. You will then receive a text message advising of your entry and your rank in the competition.


  • “Welcome to Digicel’s Prime Essentials game. Keep playing to better your chances to be TOP ranked & WIN the $5,000 Grand Prize!  Text “WIN” to 6161.” $2/txt. Game ends Mar 19th.


•      Prizes are as shown in the table below:


Winner Categories

No. of Winners


1st Place Grand Prize

1 Winner

$5,000 Cash

2nd Place

1 Winner

50” Smart TV

3rd Place

1 Winner



  1. Am I able increase my points and rank in the competition?

•      Yes. By texting “WIN” to 6161, you will be able to get more tokens to increase your points and rank in the competition. Each text to 6161 will be at the cost of $2. The below message will be sent to subscribers phones:


You got an entry in this Prime Essentials game! The more you text, the better your chances are to ‘WIN $5,000 CASH! $2 per text

  1. How are the prizes selected?

·       The customer who has the highest rank will be the Grand winner and will be selected at the end of the promotional period.

·       The Grand Prize is awarded on April 9th, 2021 at 12pm to the customer with the top rank for the duration of the promotion (February 19, 2021 to March 19, 2021).

  1. Do I get an entry for each response sent from 6161?

·       Yes.

·       Subscribers can text in “WIN” to 6161 to accumulate more entries and increase your rank in the competition.

·       Note: Each text to 1616 will be at a cost of $2.

  1. Is there a cut off time for Grand Prize entries to be received?

•      Yes. All entries must be received by 11:59:59pm on Friday, March 19, 2021.

  1. When will the Grand Prize winner be selected?

•      The Grand Prize winner will be selected on Friday, March 26, 2021.

  1. How often am I allowed to enter?

•      You are allowed to enter as often as you wish.

  1. How will I know if I have won?

•      If your entry was selected you will be contacted via phone by a representative from Digicel.

  1. What if I was called, but I missed the call?

•      In order to win the prize you are required speak with the Digicel representative.

•      If the call is unanswered then the attempt has failed. A failed attempt includes calls that are unanswered, calls that go to the voicemail or if the phone is turned off.

•      Two (2) attempts, within an hour, will be made to contact each customer that is chosen.

•      If all two (2) attempts fail, then another potential winner is selected.

  1. If I was contacted and won where do I collect the prize?

•      You will be required to collect your prize at the Digicel Head Office located in Barbados.

  1. If I was contacted and have won, how long do I have to collect my prize?

•      You are required to collect your prize within 30 days of being contacted.

  1. What do I need in order to claim the prize?

•      You are required to take with you the following items

A Government issued photo ID (passport, driver’s license or national voter’s ID)

The phone with the SIM for the winning number that was used to enter.

  1. Am I allowed to enter if I am under 18 years of age?

•      Yes. Persons under 18 years are allowed to enter.

  1. What do I do if I have won and I am under 18 years old?

·       Juveniles (under 18) winning must be accompanied by parents/guardians in order to claim prizes. All winners must present the winning phone number called as well as a valid national government ID, in order to claim their prizes. Parents/guardians should present a valid national Government ID as well as the child.