Select Your Shortlist rules and regulations
Prize Select Your Shortlist contest
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 30, 2011
1. TO ENTER
To be valid, all comments must be received by midnight ET on September 30,
Limit of one contest entry per person.
Comments should be no more than 250 words. All texts must be composed by and be
the original work of the contestant, and must not violate the rights of any third
party. By submitting a comment, contestants assign all rights and waive any
moral rights they may have in their texts. Contestants acknowledge that CBC may
publish this text in whole or in part, on any medium (radio, television,
Internet or other).
No purchase required.
Contest is open to all Canadian residents who have reached the age of majority
in their province of residence at the time of entering the contest. Employees
of CBC, Scotiabank, Kobo and their affiliates, as well as their immediate
family (father/mother, brother/sister, son/daughter) or persons living under
the same roof are not eligible to enter this contest.
3. PROCEDURE FOR AWARDING PRIZES
On each Monday from September 10 to October 1, CBC Books producers will hold a random
draw to select a longlisted books set winner.
Each draw will be made from among all comments received.
Winners will be contacted by telephone during the week following the draw and
should claim their prize as instructed by CBC by no later than five days after
the date they were initially contacted. If the prize is not claimed within this
period, a new draw will be held.
4. DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE
The grand prize includes:
• A copy of each book on the Scotiabank
Giller Prize 2011 longlist (courtesy of the publishers) as listed below:
Y by Marjorie Celona
Our Daily Bread by Lauren Davis
My Life Among the Apes by Carey Fagan
419 by Will Ferguson
Dr. Brinkley's Tower by Robert Hough
One Good Hustle by Billy Livingston
The Sweet Girl by Annabel Lyon
Inside by Alix Ohlin
Everybody Has Everything by Katrina Onstad
The Emperor of Paris by C.S. Richardson
The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler
Ru by Kim Thuy
Whirl Away by Russell Wangersky
• The approximate retail value of each
prize is two hundred and fifty dollars ($250 CDN)
5. GENERAL RULES
5.1 To be declared a winner, the contestant must first correctly answer a
mathematical skill-testing question.
5.2 Winners, as well as the people accompanying them, or their parents or guardians
if the winners and/or the people accompanying them are minors, shall agree, if
necessary, to have their name and/or picture, including their photograph,
and/or their voices used for advertising purposes related to this contest, free
5.3 Winners, or their parents or guardians if they are minors, shall sign a
document attesting to their eligibility as stipulated in paragraph 2 of these
rules and releasing CBC, Scotiabank, their affiliates, as well as their
respective directors, officers and employees, from all liability for any damage
or loss arising from participation in this contest or from the awarding,
acceptance or use of the prize.
5.4 The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged for an amount of
money, nor sold nor transferred. No substitutions will be allowed.
5.5 If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these rules, CBC,
Scotiabank, their affiliates, as well as their respective directors,
officers and employees, reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize
component with another of comparable value.
5.6 Refusal to accept the prize releases CBC, Scotiabank, their
affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, of
any obligation toward the winner.
5.7 Should winners make any false statement, they shall be automatically
disqualified from the contest.
5.8 CBC, Scotiabank, their affiliates, as well as their respective
directors, officers and employees, shall assume no liability resulting from
losses, delays, mistaken addresses on mail or e-mail received, typographical
errors, technical, computer or telephone malfunctions, loss or theft of
computer or telephone data, damage to software or computer equipment,
fraudulent calls or any other mistake.
5.9 CBC, Scotiabank, their affiliates, as well as their respective
directors, officers and employees, shall assume no liability whatsoever for any
situation in which their inability to act results from an event or situation
beyond their control, including a strike, lockout or any other labour dispute
at their location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose
services are used to hold this contest
5.10 All personal information, such as your name, address, telephone number,
e-mail address and age is collected solely for the purposes of administering
this contest and shall not be used for any other purpose without your consent.
By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated
5.11 By entering, contestants agree to abide by the contest rules which shall
be applied by the CBC. All its decisions are final.
Sept. 6, 2012
CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION