Monday, October 29, 2012 | Categories: Q Blog
1. HOW TO ENTER
No purchase required. To enter the Contest:
-Visit http://www.cbc.ca/q/blog/2012/10/26/win-an-amazing-trip-to-edmonton/ on CBC's Q website and use your CBC Member Centre account to post your entry in the comments
- Email your entry to Q@CBC.ca or
- Tweet your entry to @CBCRadioQ with the hashtag #QinYEG
Explain why you want to visit Edmonton in six words or fewer.
Entries must be received no later
than November 21st, 2012 at 11:59 PM EDT.
Contest is open to all Canadian
and US residents who have reached the age of
majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of
entering the contest. Director, officers and employees of CBC, 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.The contest is not open to US residents.
3. PROCEDURE FOR AWARDING PRIZES
On November 22nd, a subjective selection will be conducted by CBC's Q from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
Finalists will be presented to the audience at Q's live taping in Edmonton on November 22nd, and a Winner will be selected by audience applause, as judged subjectively by Q.
To be declared the winner, the contestant must correctly answer a mandatory mathematical skill-testing question, subject to meeting all the conditions described in these rules.
The contestant selected by the audience will be contacted by telephone or by e-mail the same day as the selection and should claim his or her prize as instructed by CBC by no later than 2 days after the date he or she is initially contacted.
If a winner cannot be reached
within 2 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.
4. DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE(S)
The winner will receive a trip for two to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada including:
- · Two Edmonton Attractions U- pick passes, which will give access to any 4 of the following: Alberta Aviation Museum, Alberta Legislature, Art Gallery of Alberta, Devonian Botanic Garden*, Edmonton Valley Zoo*, Fort Edmonton Park*, K-Days Festival*, Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre, Muttart Conservatory, Old Strathcona, Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm*, Royal Alberta Museum, TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village* & West Edmonton Mall-Marine Life All-Day. *Seasonal attractions.
· Two 1-hour Segway River Valley Tours
· Two tickets to Star Wars Identities exhibit at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton If travel is prior to Apr 1, 2013
· Dinner for two at local restaurant
· Lunch for two at local restaurant
· Welcome basket of local products
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:
- transportation costs, including round-trip transfers between the winner's residence and departure airport; round-trip transfers between the destination airport and hotel; ground transportation in the winner's origin city; ground transportation in the city of the winner's departure airport; ground transportation in the city of the destination airport; and ground transportation in the destination city ;
- excess baggage fees;
- transport and/or airport fees;
- communications charges;
- travel and health insurance (cancellation, medical, etc.);
gratuities, tips, taxes of any kind;
- all other incidentals and personal expenses
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 winner may be declared at the sole discretion of CBC. 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 winner may be declared at the sole discretion of CBC.
Total value of the prize is $1250 plus the value of the airfares. Approximate value of the prize is dependent on the airport from which the Winner departs.
subject to availability and promotional space at the time of booking.
Peak dates such as statutory holidays and airline blackout periods are
not available for this prize. Fees and taxes are the responsibility of
the Winner, and must be paid at the time of booking. Performance tickets
are subject to availability.
5. GENERAL RULES
5.1. To be declared the Winner, the selected contestant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question.
5.2. The 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, and Edmonton Economic Development Corporation 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 trip to Calgary 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.
5.3. 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 without compensation.
5.4. At least two (2) weeks notice is required for travel arrangements.
5.5. If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these rules, CBC and Edmonton Economic Development Corporation reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value, or without compensation, as determined in their sole discretion.
5.6. Refusal to accept the prize releases the Contest Parties from any obligation toward the winner.
5.7. If a contestant makes any false statement, (s)he will be automatically disqualified from the Contest.
5.8. All entries become property of the Contest Parties.
5.9. 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.
5.10. 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.
5.12. 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 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 www.cbc.ca/q
5.15. By entering, you agree to abide by the Contest rules, and the decisions of CBC, which are final and binding on all contestants.
5.16. Contest rules are available on www.cbc.ca/q
5.17. Other restrictions may apply.
5.18. Terms and conditions of prize are subject to change without notice.