Good news!! Sort of. I contacted stars support on this issue. This was the reply " Thank you for contacting Stars Support.
We can confirm that Giveaway Freerolls
run until the end of January, 2017.
We are terribly sorry, that these tournaments are not showing in the client at the moment. Please rest assured that we are currently working on a fix.
We know how important it is for you and all other players, to get this issue fixed as soon as possible.
As always, if you would like any further assistance with this or any other matter, please do not hesitate to get back to us. We are happy to help 24/7.
Thank you for your patience and for playing with us.
So even though it's still F'ed up there is some hope to use up those pesky tickets by the end of Jan. 2017 :}