Conditions of Entry

  • The Trainee Trailblazer competition is open to all SAICA trainee accountants who are in the process of doing their training contracts at a SAICA accredited Training Office as at 2 September 2020.
  • You have to be a registered trainee in good standing with SAICA with no pending judgements against you.
  • All entries must be accompanied by an introduction video of no less than 30 seconds and no more than 120 seconds, a brief biography and a colour photograph.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Entries will be treated in confidence and will not be circulated outside of judges, sponsors and selected employees of SAICA.
  • SAICA reserves the right to publish entrants’ photos, biographical details and videos across various media channels
  • The Top 20 finalists will need to submit a second (5-minute long) video by 2 October 2020 which will then be evaluated by an external panel of judges.
  • The Top 5 candidate will need to avail themselves on the evening of 29 October 2020 for the formal online competition and be prepared to deliver a 20-minute presentation detailing their citizenship contribution.
  • The winner will be announced at the formal online Awards Ceremony on 29 October 2020.
  • No prizes are exchangeable for cash or any other prize.
  • Submission of an entry form indicates acceptance of the Conditions of Entry. Failure to comply may result in disqualification.