CBC's Fly Away to the Junos with CBC Music's Contest

Contest Rules and Regulations


From Monday, February 5, 2018 at 12:01 am ET to Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 11:59 pm ET

(“Contest Period”)Organized by

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (“CBC”)

and with

Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (“CARAS”) or (“Prize Provider”)


No purchase required. To enter the Contest visit the CBC website at, http://www.cbc.ca/music/junos and submit an entry form along with your name and the requested information and “click” to submit your entry form and accept the Contest Rules.

Submission of an entry form including your name and contact information signifies that you have read and agree to the official Contest Rules. Questions marked with an asterisk in the entry form are required to be eligible for the Contest. Answers to any other registration questions are appreciated, but not required to participate in the Contest.

To be valid, entries must be received by, Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 11:59 pm ET.

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 other methods of participation not authorized by these Rules, it shall be deemed as tampering and will void your entries, votes or other results of such participation.

No submissions will be accepted after the deadline for any reason. Any entries received after the deadline will be void.


Contest is open to all Canadian residents who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence. Employees of CBC, CARAS, and their respective affiliates, as well as such persons immediate family (father/mother, brother/sister, son/daughter) or persons living under the same roof are not eligible to enter this Contest.


After the Contest Period closes on Monday, February 19, 2018, a random draw will be conducted from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period The first selected contestant from the random draw to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question shall be declared the winner, subject to meeting all the conditions described in these Rules.

Selected winner(s) will be contacted using the telephone number, email or postal mail address provided in the entry form and should claim their prize as instructed by CBC by no later than 3 days after the date they are initially contacted. If a winner cannot be reached within 3 days following the first attempt of contact, incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question(where applicable), declines the prize, or is otherwise found to be ineligible, the prize shall be forfeited and CBC has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner by random draw, if applicable.


There is one prize available to be won in this Contest. The components of the prize to be provided by CARAS consist of the following:

  • return economy airfares for two (2) people from the Canadian airport closest to the winner’s residence; departing on Friday, March 23, 2018 and returning on Monday, March 26, 2018 ;
  • standard accommodation for 3 nights (double occupancy)at a hotel to be chosen by CARAS in its sole discretion ;
  • 2 tickets to JUNO Cup on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Bill Copeland Sports Centre ;
  • 2 wristbands for JUNOfest Presented by CBC Music on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24, 2018 at various venues ;
  • 2 wristbands for JUNO Fan Fare presented by CBC Music on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Metropolis at Metro Town Shopping Mall, including VIP front of the line access to artists (front of the line access provided as part of CBC Music’s sponsorship of JUNO Fan Fare) ;
  • 2 tickets for JUNO Songwriters’ Circle Presented by SOCAN on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at the Orpheum ;
  • 2 tickets to The 2018 JUNO Awards on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at the Rogers Arena;

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, are responsible for obtaining a valid passport if applicable 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 lives in the Vancouver area, flights will not be included. The winner and his/her travel companion will have to pay transportation costs to/from the hotel. There will be no other allowance granted.

Approximate total value of all prizes: $4,500 which includes the cost of flights.

Approximate total value of all prizes: $2,000 excluding flights (for Vancouver residents)


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

5.2. By entering the Contest, you:

5.2.1 declare you have read, agree to and have complied with the Contest Rules;

5.2.2 declare you meet all criteria to enter the Contest and to accept and participate in the prize (if awarded);

5.2.3 agree that subject to the accuracy of the response to the mathematical skill-testing question, if you are the winner of a prize, you agree to accept the prize as described herein;

5.2.4 you consent and agree that your name, city/province of residence, image, statements and/or voice and Your Content may be used for promotional and other purposes related to this Contest free of charge by CBC;

5.2.5 you, your heirs, your successors and your assigns, release CBC and CARAS as well as their respective directors, officers, affiliates, volunteers and employees from all liability for any damage or loss arising from your participation in this Contest, the use of Your Content, and from the awarding, acceptance or use of the prize (if awarded). 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.

6 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 portion of a prize not used for any reason will be forfeited.

7 If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these Rules, CARAS and CBC reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value, as determined intheir sole discretion.

8 Refusal to accept the prize or a portion of the prize releases the Contest Parties from any obligation toward the winner with respect to that prize/portion of the prize.

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

10 You may be required to provide proof of your name/identity/age as requested by CBC in its sole discretion. If you fail to provide adequate proof you will be automatically disqualified from the Contest.

11 For the award of a prize by voting method, CBC reserves the right to cancel any vote deemed unlawful or illegitimate and to make adjustments accordingly in calculating the number of votes received by the participant.

12 CBC and CARAS 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 but not limited to: 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; lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incomprehensible or misdirected entries; bugs, failures in services, hardware or software transmission failure or loss, delayed or corrupted data transmission; 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; (vii) prizes that are lost, damaged or misdirected during shipping; (viii) loss, damage, defects, or inability to use the prize once awarded to the winner for any reason whatsoever.

13 CBC and CARAS and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, consultants, agents, volunteers and employees shall not be responsible for any damages, compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise, with respect to or in any way arising from damages to participants occasioned by participating in the Contest, the prize, or downloading any information associated with the Contest.

14 You agree that in the use of this Contest, including but not limited to chat areas, and the registration and use of social media accounts, usernames or groupnames, you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language which infringes upon a third party’s trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right to privacy.

15 Contestants found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest, including but not limited to acting in violation of these 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 this 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.

16 When the Contest Rules allow entry via 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.

17 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.

18 Personal information collected at the point of entry, such as full name, date of birth (where applicable) and contact information, is collected by CBC and will be used 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.radio- canada.ca/en/reporting-to- canadians/acts-and- policies/management/corporate-secreteriat/2- 9-2/.

19 CBC shall provide CARAS with such personal information concerning the winner as is necessary in order for CARAS to contact the winner and make arrangements concerning the delivery of the prize. By providing your personal information to CBC, you consent to it being used for the purposes stated in the Contest Rules and in this Rule in particular.

20 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.

21 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.

22 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].

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

24 The Contest shall be deemed to be entered into pursuant to, and your agreement to enter and abide by the rules of the Contest shall be construed, performed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. By your submission of the registration form you agree to attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario.

25 All trademarks and trade names, logos, designs, slogans and representations that include or are comprised of the word JUNO, CARAS or the words “Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences” are owned by CARAS and used under license by CBC in the offering and administration of this Contest.

26 Contest rules are available on cbcmusic.ca/junos and cbc.ca.

27 If you have any accessibility requirements or special needs, please contact the contest coordinator, as noted below.

February 1, 2018

Joyce Wu

Communications Officer, CBC