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Contest Rules and Regulations

CBC’s VIP Family Fun trip in the capital Contest (“Contest”)

From June 12, 2017 at 09:00 EDT to July 9, 2017 at 23:59 EDT (“Contest Period”)

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (“CBC”) and Calypso Theme Waterpark (“Sponsor”)

1. HOW TO ENTER

No purchase required. To enter the Contest, visit the CBC website at www.cbc.ca/calypsowaterpark/ (the “Website”) during the Contest Period to submit your answer to the question: “What is the 2nd tab on the CBC Parents page on www.cbc.ca/calypsowaterpark/” along with your name and the requested contact information, during the Contest Period, then click “submit”.

To be valid, correctly answered entries must be received by July 9, 2017 at 23:59 EDT.

Limit of one entry per person. If you attempt or are suspected of attempting to enter more than once or use robotic, automatic, programmed or any other methods of participation not authorized by the Contest Rules, it will be deemed as tampering and will void your entries, votes or other results of such participation.

2. ELIGIBILITY

Contest is open to all Canadian residents who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the Contest opening date.

Employees of CBC, Sponsor and affiliates, as well as such employees’ 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 July 12, 2017 a random draw will be conducted by CBC from among all eligible and correctly answered entries received during the Contest Period. The first selected contestant to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question will be declared the winner, subject to meeting all the conditions described in the Contest Rules. Winner will be contacted by telephone or by e-mail the same day of the random draw, and should claim his prize as instructed by CBC by no later than five (5) days after the date he is initially contacted. If the winner cannot be reached within five (5) days following the first attempt of contact, incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, declines the prize, or fails to return the required release form, the prize will be forfeited and CBC has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner.

4. DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE(S)

The winner will receive a prize consisting of one (1) VIP trip for four (4) persons to the Calypso Theme Waterpark in Ottawa, offered by Calypso Theme Waterpark, including:

  • VIP tickets for the 2017 season for two (2) days. Valued at $42.00 per ticket.
  • Access to VIP Zone Cabanas for two (2) days. Valued at $157.07.
  • Food voucher valued at $200.00. Voucher only valid at Calypso waterpark. Must be used during the 2017 season. Non refundable.
  • $4,000.00 in cash for transportation, accommodations and spending. A cheque will be provided to the winner within fourteen (14) days from the date they have signed the release form.

The prize includes only what is specifically described and no other allowances will be granted. The winner and his/her travel companions will have to pay all other expenses including, but not limited to:

  • extra meals and beverages;
  • transportation costs;
  • accommodation;
  • extra gratuities, tips, taxes of any kind;
  • personal expenses.

The approximate total retail value of the prize is $5,000 CDN.

5. GENERAL RULES

5.1. To be declared a winner, the selected contestant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question.

5.2. Each winner will sign a release declaring their eligibility as stipulated in Section 2 of the Contest Rules agreeing that their name, image and/or voice may be used for advertising purposes related to this Contest free of charge; and releasing CBC, Sponsor and affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees (the “Contest Parties”) from all liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in this Contest or from the awarding, acceptance or use of the prize.

Anyone accompanying the winner in connection with the prize will sign a Release agreeing that their name, image and/or voice may be used for advertising purposes related to this Contest free of charge, and releasing the Contest Parties from all liability for any damage or loss arising from use of the prize.

 

5.3. The prize will be accepted as is and may not be exchanged or refunded for an amount of money, sold or transferred. No substitutions will be allowed. Any unused portion of a prize will be forfeited.

5.4. If the prize cannot be awarded as described in the Contest Rules, CBC and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value, as determined in their sole discretion.

5.5. Refusal to accept the prize releases the Contest Parties from any obligation toward the winner.

5.6. If a contestant makes any false statement, (s)he will be automatically disqualified from the Contest.

5.7. The Contest Parties assume no liability for any loss, damage or injury, including without limitation: (i) lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late, destroyed, illegible or incomplete entries; (ii) loss, theft or damage to software or computer or telephone data, including any breach of privacy; (iii) fraudulent calls; (iv) inability of any person to participate in the Contest for any reason including mistaken addresses on mail or e-mail; technical, computer or telephone malfunctions or other problems with computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, or software; congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing; (v) damage to any person’s computer, including as a result of playing or downloading any material relating to the Contest; (vi) any delay or inability to act resulting from an event or situation beyond their control, including a strike, lockout or other labour dispute at their location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose services are used to administer this Contest; or (vii) prizes that are lost, damaged or misdirected during shipping.

5.8. Contestants found tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest, including but not limited to acting in violation of the Contest Rules, attempting to participate in the Contest more than the maximum number of times allowed, to be acting with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of the Contest, as determined by CBC, will be disqualified. The discovery of any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like methods to participate in the Contest will void any attempted participation effected by such methods and the disqualification of the contestant utilizing the same in CBC's sole and absolute discretion.

5.9. When the Contest Rules allow entry via CBC’s Facebook, Twitter or any other social network, the terms of use of these social networks apply and the social network, as well as its directors and officers, assume no liability whatsoever in connection with the Contest.

5.10. CBC reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond their reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, CBC reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

5.11. All personal information, such as name and contact information, is collected by CBC solely for the purposes of administering this Contest and will not be used for any other purpose without your express consent. By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated purposes. Please see CBC’s privacy policy at http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/privacy.html.

5.12. If the identity of a contestant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry will be deemed to be the contestant. The individual assigned to the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address is considered the authorized account holder. A selected contestant may be required to provide proof that (s)he is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the selected entry. All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified by reverse domain name search. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry in this Contest will be the Contest server.

5.13. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, using any robotic, automatic programmed method that artificially increases the odds of winning or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the Contest Rules may be disqualified by the CBC. CBC is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this Contest.

5.14. CBC reserves the right to amend the Contest Rules or to terminate the Contest at any time without any liability to any contestant.  Any amendments to these Contest Rules will be posted on the Website.

5.15. By entering, you agree to abide by the Contest Rules and the decisions of CBC and/or Sponsor, which decisions are final and binding on all contestants.

5.16. Contest Rules are available on the Website.

5.17. It is a priority for CBC to create online contests that are accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. For more information about how CBC makes this possible please visit www.cbc.ca/accessibility. If you have any accessibility requirements or special needs, please contact the contest coordinator, as noted below.

June 12, 2017

Elham Shahbazi

Project manager

CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION