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Famous Taste Contest ("Contest")
from 8:00am on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 EDT to 5:00pm on Sunday, August 25, 2013 EDT ("Contest Period")
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ("CBC") and Alberta Beef (the "Sponsor")
No purchase required. To enter the Contest, visit the CBC website at (the "Website") during the Contest Period.
Submit your name and the requested contact information on the Website.
To be valid, entries must be received by August 25, 2013.
Limit of one entry per person, per day. If you attempt or are suspected of attempting to enter more than once per day, or use robotic, automatic, programmed or any entry methods not authorized by these rules, it shall be deemed as tampering and will void your entries.
Entry forms become the property of CBC and will not be returned to you.
Contest is open to all Canadian residents who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence who are 18 years or older at the Contest opening date.
Employees of CBC, Sponsors and their 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.
On August 26,, 2013, a random draw will be conducted by CBC from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The first selected contestant to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question shall be declared the winner, subject to meeting all the conditions described in these rules.
Winner will be contacted by telephone or by e-mail during the week following the draw and should claim their prize as instructed by CBC by no later than 10 days after the date they are initially contacted. If a winner cannot be reached within 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 shall be forfeited and CBC has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner.
The winner will receive a trip for two to Whistler, including:
Return economy airfares for two people from Calgary, Edmonton and Kelowna airports to Whistler, including transportation from airport to hotel. (Please see blackout dates below.)
Accommodation for 3 nights at the Whistler Four Seasons (double occupancy). An Alberta Beef culinary experience at Sidecut Steakhouse.
Breakfast and dinner for each day/night.
The prize includes only what is specifically described and no other allowance will be granted. The winner and his/her travel companion will have to pay all other expenses including, but not limited to:meals and beveragestransportation costs, including round-trip transfers between the winner’s residence and departure airport;; tavel insurance (cancellation, medical, etc.);
gratuities, tips, taxes of any kind;
personal expenses.
Blackout dates:
  • July 18-21, 2013
  • September 20-22, 2013
  • October 4-6. 2013
  • December 21, 2013 January 6, 2014
  • January 25-21, 2014
  • February 6-20, 2014
  • April 13-27, 2014
The prize must be redeemed within one year from the date of the random draw which will be August 26, 2014.
The winner and his/her travel companion, if applicable, are responsible for obtaining a valid passport and/or other required travel documentation at their own expense. If the winner and his/her travel companion are unable to travel because they lack proper documentation, the prize will be forfeited without compensation, and a new draw may be held. Winner may be required by hotel to provide a valid credit card to cover incidental expenses.
The winner must be available to travel on the dates mentioned in the prize description. If the winner is unable to travel on the designated dates, the prize will be forfeited without compensation and a new draw may be held.
Approximate retail value of the prize is $5,000.00.
To be declared a winner, the selected contestant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question.
Each winner shall sign a release declaring their eligibility as stipulated in Section 2 of these 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, Sponsors, their 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 shall 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.
The prize shall 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.
If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these rules, CBC and Sponsor reserve(s) the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value, as determined in their sole discretion.
Refusal to accept the prize releases the Contest Parties from any obligation toward the winner.
If a contestant makes any false statement, (s)he will be automatically disqualified from the Contest.
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.
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.
All personal information, such as name and contact information, is collected by CBC solely for the purposes of administering this Contest and shall 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
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.
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 rules may be disqualified by the CBC. CBC is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this Contest.
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.
By entering, you agree to abide by the Contest rules and the decisions of CBC, Sponsors, which decisions are final and binding on all contestants.
Contest rules are available on the Website.
July 2, 2013
Katie Stephan
Digital Solutions Specialist

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