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The Sports Day in Canada VIP Road Trip Contest: Rules and Regulations

Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 | 04:44 PM

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Play along for the chance to win one of five VIP Road Trips as part of Sports Day in Canada. (Liam Nickerson/CBC) Play along for the chance to win one of five VIP Road Trips as part of Sports Day in Canada. (Liam Nickerson/CBC)

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Read the Rules and Regulations for the Sports Day in Canada VIP Road Trip contest and tweet to CBC Sports for a chance to win!


CONTEST RULES

Sports Day in Canada VIP Road Trip: Tweet and Win ("Contest")

from 10:00 am EDT on Wednesday September 19, 2012 to 5:00 pm EDT on September 28, 2012 ("Contest Period")

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ("CBC")

1. HOW TO ENTER

No purchase required. To enter the Contest, you must be a member of Twitter. If you are a member of twitter, sign into your account and follow CBC Sports at http://www.twitter.com/cbcsports and answer the daily questions during the Contest Period.

If you are not a member of twitter you can join for free if you are 13 years of age or older by following the "Sign Up" instructions found at http://www.twitter.com

Submit the correct answer on Twitter to @CBCSports, along with the hashtag #sportsday.

To be valid, entries must be received by 5:00 EDT on September 28, 2012.   

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, and programmed or any entry methods not authorized by these rules, it shall be deemed as tampering and will void your entries.  

Entries become the property of CBC and will not be returned to you.

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, its 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

A random draw will be made each day during the Contest Period from among all eligible entries received during the preceding day. Daily winners will not be eligible for any future daily prizes; however, they will be eligible for the grand prize draw. The first ten selected contestants to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question shall be declared the winners of the secondary prizes ("Secondary Prizes"), subject to meeting all the conditions described in these rules.

A further random draw will be conducted from all eligible entries received as of the Contest Period. The first five selected contestants to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question shall be declared the winners of the grand prizes ("Grand Prizes"), subject to meeting all the conditions described in these rules.

Winners will be contacted by direct message on Twitter during the week following the draw and should claim their prize as instructed by CBC by no later than seven days after the date they are initially contacted. If a winner cannot be reached within seven 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 Grand Prize winners will receive one of the following:

1.  Hockey Day in Canada Experience which includes:

        Two passes to Hockey Day in Lloydminster, AB/BC          

2.  Tennis Experience in Montreal -Aug. 10, 11 2013

        Two Tickets to a Men's Final match

3.  Spruce Meadows Experience - September 6, 7 2013

        Two tickets to the Nations Cup        

4.  World Cup Speedskating Experience - January 19-20 2013

        Two Tickets to World Cup Speedskating 

5.  CN Canadian Women's Golf Experience - August 24, 25 2013

       Two Suite Passes to final round of the Women's LPGA                 

The Secondary Prize winners will receive:

A Sports Day in Canada Prize pack which includes:

$25.00 gift card from Subway

Water bottle and notebook from True Sport

Pedometer, sweatbands, bandanas, soft toys and bag from ParticipACTION

Bag from CBC Sports

The five Grand Prize winners will each receive a trip for two to one of the experiences listed above, including:

·       return economy airfares for two people from the Canadian airport closest to the winner's residence;

·       accommodation for two nights at a hotel to be chosen by CBC in its sole discretion (double occupancy).

·       $500.00 (CDN) spending money

·       two tickets to one of the events listed above

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 beverages;

·   transportation costs, including round-trip transfers between the winner's residence and departure airport; and between the destination airport and hotel;

·       travel insurance (cancellation, medical, etc.);

·       gratuities, tips, taxes of any kind;

·       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 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. If the winner resides within 100km of the event, the airfare part of the prize will be forfeited and ground transportation may be provided at the sole discretion of CBC. CBC is not responsible for the cancellation of any of the events, in the case of cancellation that part of the prize will be forfeited.

The approximate retail value of each of the Grand Prizes is $5,000.00.

The approximate retail value of each of the Secondary Prizes is $50.00.

The total approximate retail value of all the prizes is $25, 500.00.

5. GENERAL RULES

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

5.2.     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, as well as its 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 a Grand 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.

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.

5.4.     If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these rules, CBC reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value, as determined in its 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.     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.

5.9.     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 http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/privacy.html.

5.10.  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.

5.11.  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.

5.12.  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 http://www.cbcsports.ca/.

5.13.  By entering, you agree to abide by the Contest rules and the decisions of CBC, which decisions are final and binding on all contestants.

5.14.  Contest rules are available on http://www.cbcsports.ca/.  

September 13, 2012

Nicole D'Cruz

CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION

 

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