Sunday, August 06, 2017

Sprinting For Toys In 60 Seconds | Nickelodeon Africa Toy Sprint 2017

Sprinting for toys in 60 seconds

Nickelodeon Africa recently invited kids from around South Africa to show off their super powers by snatching all their favourite toys in 60 seconds in the ultimate Nickelodeon Toy Sprint with Toys “R” Us!


Maleeha Suliman expressing her joy after winning cool toys during the Nickelodeon Toy Sprint held at the Boksburg Toys “R” Us store.

On Wednesday 12th July 2017, Toys “R” Us in Boksburg hosted the Johannesburg leg of the Nickelodeon Toy Sprint.

A total of four children put their speed to the test in a race against the clock to scoop as many toys as they can in 60 seconds.


Aishania Naidoo holding her trolley with toys she collected during the Nickelodeon Toy Sprint at the Toys “R” Us store in Boksburg.

The winners were Aishania Sana Naidoo, Chad Fanaroff, Julie Joan Kloppe and Maleeha Suliman.

Tasania Parsadh, channel director for Nickelodeon said: “The competition was open to children aged 6 to 12 years. We are delighted to be partnering again this year with Toys “R” Us in this fun competition which is an epic race against the clock.

“Children always comes first at Nickelodeon and this is a dream competition for youngsters.”


From left: Ronny Naidu, Mogie Naidu, Veneita Naidoo holding Aishania Naidoo (winner), Ishara Naidoo and Indran Naidoo.

Nicole Annells, marketing manager Toys R Us and Babies R Us South Africa, said: “We are overwhelmed by the incredible response to the competition and can’t wait to make all our finalists’ dreams of running through their favourite toy store a reality.”

The winners of the Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg sprints are now going head-to-head in an online video battle, in which fans can vote for the contestant they want to see crowned the Ultimate Toy Sprint Champion online at NickAfrica.com.

The 12 finalists of the 2017 Nickelodeon Toy Sprint are: Aishania, Chad, Julie, Keagan, Keenan, Meleeha, Nickholis, Nikhil, Singabakho, Tahil, Tiahna, and Vanya.


Maleeha Suliman grabbing a table pool box during her 60 seconds toy sprint.

The grand winner will receive an all-expenses paid 5 night stay at the brand new Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Fans who cast your vote and enter their details on the website also have the chance to win a Nintendo Switch.

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Original source: Boksburg Advertiser.
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