The Full Dog River Experience Contest – Official Rules & Regulations
OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS
AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW
1. CONTEST PERIOD:
The Contest begins on April 2, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on July 3, 2018, at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”).
Contest is open to residents of Canada who have reached the legal age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry; except employees, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are domiciled, whether related or not) of Prairie Pants Productions Inc. (the “Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the Contest (collectively, the “Contest Parties”). An individual who meets the foregoing eligibility requirements (as determined by the Sponsor at its sole and absolute discretion) may be referred to as an “Eligible Entrant”.
3. HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Watch the opening credits of Corner Gas Animated (on the Comedy Network in Canada) and notice which letter falls off the “Animated” sign when the bird lands on the sign. Using all 13 of the letters that fall off during the 13 episodes (some letters will fall off more than once), determine the three-word anagram (the “Anagram”).
To enter the Contest, an Eligible Entrant must go to www.cornergas.ca (the “Website”), click on the Contest link, then and fully complete the official Contest entry form (the “Entry Form”), which requires you to: (a) enter your first name, last name, valid email address, city and province/territory of residence and telephone number ; (b) include your guess as to the Anagram; (c) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without aid or assistance, and, (d) indicate that you have read, accept and agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Contest Rules (the “Rules”). When you have fully completed the Entry Form and you have agreed to the Rules, click the “Enter” button to submit your entry (each an “Entry” collectively, “Entries”). Only Entries that correctly guess the Anagram and correctly answer the skill-testing question will be eligible to win the Prize. You will also have the option to opt-in to receive news and information from the Sponsor. Any requested opt-in consent is not required to enter the Contest and will not increase your chances of winning.
Limits of Entries
There is a limit of one (1) per Eligible Entrant during each week of the Contest Period, for a total of a maximum of 13 (thirteen) Entries during the Contest Period. For the purposes of these Rules, a “week” shall mean Monday starting at 12:00:01 a.m. ET and ending on Sunday at 11:59:59 p.m. ET throughout the Contest Period, except that the last ‘week’ shall start on Monday June 25, 2018 at 12:00:01 a.m. ET and end on Tuesday July 3, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Under no circumstances will an Eligible Entrant be permitted to obtain more than the maximum allowable number of Entries during the Contest Period. For greater certainty and the avoidance of any doubt, you can only use one email address to participate in the Contest. If it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to use multiple names, identities, email addresses, mailing addresses, and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest; then he/she may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The Contest Parties and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, employees, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries (all of which are void).
Any Entry that does not follow the above applicable format(s) and requirements as provided in these Rules (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) will not be eligible for entry in this Contest.
By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules.
Standard data rates apply to participants who participate in the Contest via a wireless mobile device (including, without limitation, Eligible Entrants who submit an Entry via a wireless mobile device). Wireless service providers may charge for data charges if accessing the Website from a mobile device. The Sponsor is not responsible for any data charges incurred by the entrant when attempting to participate in this Contest. Please call your service provider for pricing, service plan information and rates before mobile device participation.
All Entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity, eligibility or compliance with these Rules (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of any Entry entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of the Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid Entry in this Contest will be the Sponsor’s official clock.
4. THE PRIZES:
Grand Prize: There is one (1) grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) available to be won, consisting of a trip for the winner and his or her guest (“Guest”) for the Full Dog River Experience. Grand Prize package includes:
- round-trip economy air transportation for two (2) to Regina, Saskatchewan from a major airport near to the Prize winner’s home;
- one (1) double occupancy standard hotel room for two (2) nights;
- two (2) tickets to see a Saskatchewan Roughriders home game (choice of game at sole discretion of Sponsor) (the “Tickets”);
- Visit to Rouleau, SK for a walking tour; and
- Corner Gas swag (the “Prize”).
Grand Prize package has an estimated approximate retail value of two thousand, five hundred dollars ($2,500 CAD) based on a Toronto departure example. Any difference between the estimated approximate retail value and the actual value of the Grand Prize will not be awarded. All travel must take place on the dates as specified by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. Selection of airline and hotel are solely within Sponsor’s discretion. Seat selection at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are solely the Grand Prize winner’s responsibility. Resale of Tickets is strictly prohibited.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following general conditions apply to the Grand Prize: (i) Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable and/or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); (ii) no substitutions except at Sponsor’s option; (iii) all travel related to the Grand Prize must occur on or before October 27, 2018 (concurrent with last regular season Saskatchewan Roughriders home game for 2018 Season) (otherwise the Grand Prize may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be forfeited in its entirety and, if forfeited, nothing will be substituted in its place); (iv) if the confirmed winner resides within 250 km of the destination city, no airfare will be awarded and nothing will be substituted in its place; (v) the confirmed winner and his/her Guest must have all necessary documentation (such as photo identification) to permit air travel and must travel on the same itinerary; (vi) the costs of everything not specifically and expressly stated above as included in the Grand Prize are the sole and absolute responsibility of the confirmed winner and his/her Guest, including, without limitation: meals and drinks; gratuities; entertainment; health and travel insurance; transportation for confirmed winner and his/her Guest to and from the departure airport selected by the Sponsor; additional ground transportation; baggage and other fees; and items of a personal nature (NOTE: confirmed winner and/or his/her Guest may be required to present a valid major credit card in his/her name at the time of hotel check-in to cover any incidental expenses); (vii) if the confirmed winner and/or his/her Guest do not utilize any part(s) of the Grand Prize, then any such part(s) not utilized may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be forfeited in their entirety and, if forfeited, nothing will be substituted in their place; (viii) Sponsor reserves the right at any time to: (a) place reasonable restrictions on the availability or use of the Grand Prize or any component thereof; and (b) substitute the Grand Prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or prize component(s) of equal or greater retail value; (ix) all travel arrangements relating to the Grand Prize must be made through the Sponsor or its designated agents; and (x) by accepting the Grand Prize, the confirmed winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Released Parties if the Grand Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part.
Guest Requirements: The confirmed winner’s Guests must: (a) either be of the legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence or have the express written consent (in form and substance satisfactory to the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion) to accompany the confirmed winner on the Prize trip; and (b) sign (and have his/her parent/legal guardian if he/she is under the legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence) and return the Sponsor’s release (by the date indicated on the release form) indicating that he/she waives all recourse against the Released Parties relating to his/her participation in the Grand Prize (including, without limitation, any travel related thereto).
It is strongly recommended and encouraged that each confirmed winner and his/her Guest obtain sufficient personal travel insurance prior to departure. Flights are subject to availability, blackout periods, government restrictions and regulations, airline, airport or other transportation restrictions and regulations.
The Released Parties are not responsible for any delay, postponement, suspension, rescheduling or cancellation, for any reason, of any aspect of a Prize. Neither a confirmed winner nor his/her Guest nor any other person or entity will be compensated in the event of such delay, cancellation or other event contemplated herein. The Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets. Changes to flights and or passenger names are not accepted once bookings have been confirmed.
Secondary Prizes: There are nine (9) secondary prizes (the “Secondary Prizes”) available to be won, each consisting of Corner Gas merchandise as selected by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The approximate retail value of each Secondary Prize is one hundred dollars ($100 CAD).
Secondary Prizes must be accepted as awarded and no substitution, transfer, conversion or assignment of Secondary Prizes will be allowed, unless at the discretion of Sponsor who may substitute a Secondary Prize of comparable or greater value.
The Grand Prizes and Secondary Prizes shall collectively be referred to herein as the “Prizes”.
None of the Released Parties makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of any Prize awarded in connection with the Contest. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, each confirmed winner and his/her Guest (in the case of the Grand Prize) understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from either the Sponsor or any of the other Released Parties should the Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory. For greater certainty and the avoidance of any doubt, by accepting the Prize, each confirmed winner agrees to waive all recourse against Sponsor and all of the other Released Parties if his/her Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part.
7. WINNER SELECTION (“Random Draw”):
On Friday, July 6, 2018 (the “Draw Date”) in Toronto, ON at approximately 10:00 a.m. ET, ten (10) Eligible Entrants will be selected by random draw from among all eligible Entries submitted and received during the Contest Period that correctly guessed the Anagram and correctly answered the skill-testing question (the “Eligible Entries”). The first Eligible Entrant selected will be eligible to win the Grand Prize and the subsequent nine Eligible Entrants selected will each be eligible to win a Secondary Prize. The odds of winning a Prize will depend on the number of Eligible Entries submitted and received during the Contest Period.
8. WINNER NOTIFICATION AND CONFIRMATION:
The Sponsor or its designated representative will make a minimum of three (3) attempts to contact the potential Prize winners by telephone or email (as determined by the Sponsor at its sole and absolute discretion) using the information provided when the selected Eligible Entry was submitted, within two (2) business days of Draw Date. If a potential Prize winner cannot be contacted within two (2) business days of the Draw Date, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select another Eligible Entrant from among the remaining applicable Eligible Entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected entrant).
BEFORE BEING DECLARED THE CONFIRMED Grand PRIZE WINNER, the potential Grand Prize winner will be required to: (a) sign and return within two (2) business days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Grand Prize (as awarded); (iii) releases the Released Parties from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof (including travel related-thereto); and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, city and province of residence, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet. If the potential Grand Prize winner: (a) fails to return the properly executed Contest documents within the specified time; (b) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the Grand Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or (c) is determined to be in violation of these Rules (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Grand Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to select another Eligible Entrant from among the remaining Eligible Entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected potential winner).
By accepting a Secondary Prize, each Secondary Prize winner releases the Released Parties from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Secondary Prize or any portion thereof and agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, city and province of residence, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet.
9. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
All Entry materials become the property of the Sponsor. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of Entries, and/or entrants. By participating in this Contest, you are agreeing to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules. ANYONE DETERMINED TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.
The Released Parties will not be liable for: (i) any failure of the Website during the Contest; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any Entry, or other material to be received, captured or recorded for any reason, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; or lost or delayed mail; (iv) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest; and/or (v) any combination of the above.
The Sponsor reserves the right, subject only to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) in Quebec, to withdraw, amend or suspend this Contest (or to amend these Rules) in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules. Any attempt to damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest in any way (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor, with the consent of the Régie, reserves the right to cancel, amend or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Rules, in any way without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason whatsoever. Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law.
For Quebec residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of the prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
The Sponsor reserves the right, subject only to the approval of the Régie in Quebec, and without prior notice, to adjust any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in these Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant with these Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules, or for any other reason.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials or the terms and condition of the French version of these Rules; the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.
This Contest is in no way sponsored or endorsed by any social media platforms on which the Contest may have been promoted and/or publicized. This Contest is in not sponsored, administered, or managed by Bell Media Inc. and Bell Media Inc. is therefore released of any and all liability in this regard.