WYR 2018 Enter to Win

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Image / Video Terms & Conditions


    Official Contest Rules & Regulations
    Kootenay Rockies Tourism
    2018 What’s Your Rush? – 5 Night Getaway Contest


The following promotion is intended for play in Canada (excluding Quebec) and the United States (excluding Colorado) and will be construed according to Canadian and US law.  Please do not enter if you are not located in Canada or the United States.

 

1.HOW TO ENTER:

CONTEST BEGINS AT 9:00am MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME (MST) ON MAY 15, 2018 AND ENDS AT 4:00pm MST ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2018.  TO PARTICIPATE, ENTER YOUR CONTACT DETAILS AND FOLLOW ALL OF THESE INSTRUCTIONS:

 

1a.      Fill in the Online Contest Entry Form
       1b.      Agree to the ‘Contest Terms and Conditions’
       1c.      Agree to the ‘Image and Video Usage Consent’
       1d.      Upload a photo and/or video on your own Instagram Account
       1e.      Upload a photo and/or video onto Kootenay Rockies' Facebook wall
                   (due to Facebook’s privacy setting you will need to post your photo or video onto
                     Kootenay Rockies–BC’s Mountain Playground Facebook wall)
       1f.      Include these two (2) hashtags: #KootRocks and #YesWYR18 on each submission

 

Entries become the property of Kootenay Rockies Tourism Association (“Sponsor”) and will not be returned.

 

Eligible entries will be entered into the Contest for a chance to win one (1) of four (4) Monthly Prizes. On June 27, 2018; July 25, 2018; August 29, 2018; September 26, 2018, a random draw at 4:00pm MST will select one (1) winner.

 

And, eligible entries will be entered into the Contest for a chance to win the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize selection is a two-part process:

(i)       The top four (4) submissions with the “most social likes” of the participant’s video or photo upload (between 9:00am MST on May 15, 2018 to 4:00pm MST on September 28, 2018), will be moved onto the second round for the Grand Prize.

(ii)      The top four (4) submissions will be a part of a seven (7) day vote (each) by KootRocks Fans and Followers. The submission with the most engagement, chosen by Kootenay Rockies-BC’s Mountain Playground Facebook’s Fans and Kootenay Rockies Instagram’s Followers between October 1, 2018 to October 29, 2018, will be determined as the winner.

 

2. Eligibility:

Entrants must be legal Canadian (excluding Quebec) or US residents (excluding Colorado) who have reached the age of majority in their province or state of residence as of April 30, 2018.  Employees of the Sponsor, its affiliates, marketing partners, suppliers, advertising or promotional agencies, and the immediate family members (mother, father, brother, sister, son, daughter, spouse) of, or persons residing in the same household as, any such person, are not eligible. 

 

All federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations apply.  Void in Quebec where prohibited by law.  Participation in this Contest constitutes Contestant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Contest Rules.  Entrants who do not comply with these rules are subject to disqualification. 


The Sponsor encourages submission of images and short videos that showcases the Kootenay Rockies region (the south-east corner of British Columbia, Canada). The region borders the Alberta border to the east, the US border to the south, west to the community of Rossland, BC and north to the communities of Revelstoke and Golden, BC.  


Photos or videos that deliberatly damage the environment, wildlife or person(s), put people or animals in danger, or infringe on human rights will be removed from the contest at the discretion of the Sponsor. Inappropriate photos and videos will be removed from the contest at the discretion of the Sponsor.

 

3.Grand Prize:

There are six (6) Grand Prize package options, each consisting of five (5) nights of accommodation for two (2) adults and three (3) to five (5) outdoor adventure activities for two (2) adults, depending on the community and/or sub-region.  The Grand Prize package has an approximate retail value of $2,000.00 CAD dollars.  The Grand Prize may be substituted or altered in whole or in part for a prize of equal or greater value at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Black-out periods do apply, valid to September 30, 2019.

 

Taxes, if any, for the items in the Grand Prize package will be paid by Kootenay Rockies Tourism.  All other costs and expenses associated with the Grand Prize are the responsibility of the winner.

 

There will be one (1) Grand Prize winner chosen and the winner will choose one (1) of the six (6) Grand Prize packages.  If the winner does not wish to accept the Grand Prize as offered, the Grand Prize will be forfeited.

 

Lost or stolen prizes will not be replaced.  Prize does not include any other item or expense not specifically described in these Official Contest Rules & Regulations, and all additional expenses including, without limitation, travel expenses, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Prize may not be transferred or assigned except to a surviving spouse living in the same household.  Only listed prize will be awarded and no substitutions or cash equivalents or redemptions will be made.  Winner agrees to accept the prize ‘as is’, and entrants hereby acknowledge that Kootenay Rockies Tourism has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including express warranties (if any) provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with the prize.

 

4.Monthly Prizes:

There are six (6) Monthly Prize package options, each consisting of two (2) night of accommodation for two (2) adults and one (1) or two (2) activities for two (2) adults.

 

On June 27, 2018; July 25, 2018; August 29, 2018; September 26, 2018, a random draw at 4:00pm MST will select one (1) winner.  Each Monthly Prize has an approximate retail value of $650.00 Canadian dollars.  Black-out periods do apply, valid to September 30, 2019.

 

Taxes, if any, for the items in the Month Prize package will be paid by Kootenay Rockies Tourism.  All other costs and expenses associated with each of the Monthly Prizes are the responsibility of the winner.

 

If the winner does not wish to accept the Monthly Prize as offered (as is), the Monthly Prize will be forfeited.  Maximum, one (1) Monthly Prize to be awarded per entrant; however, your submission will be included in the Grand Prize.

 

Lost or stolen prizes will not be replaced.  Prize does not include any other item or expense not specifically described in these Official Contest Rules & Regulations, and all additional expenses including, without limitation, travel expenses, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Prize may not be transferred or assigned except to a surviving spouse living in the same household.  Only the listed prize will be awarded and no substitutions or cash equivalents or redemptions will be made.  Winner agrees to accept the prize ‘as is’, and entrants hereby acknowledge that Kootenay Rockies Tourism has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including express warranties (if any) provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with the prize.

 

5.Selection of winner – Grand Prize:

The top four (4) submissions will be selected by the ‘most social likes’ from each entries photo or video upload, using these hashtags: #KootRocks and #YesWYR18.


Beginning on October 1, 2018, the Sponsor will re-share the entries’ image or video to Kootenay Rockies-BC’s Mountain Playground Facebook account and the Kootenay Rockies Instagram account.  One submission per week (October 1, 2018; October 8, 2018; October 15, 2018 and October 22, 2018).

 

Each submission shared on the Kootenay Rockies-BC’s Mountain Playground Facebook and Kootenay Rockies Instagram social channels will be ranked based on fan/follower engagement:


5a. October 1, 2018 submission: Engagement from 11:00am Mountain Time, on October 1, 2018 to 9:00am Mountain Time on October 8, 2018.


5b. October 8, 2018 submission: Engagement from 11:00am Mountain Time, on October 8, 2018 to 9:00am Mountain Time on October 15, 2018.


5c. October 15, 2018 submission: Engagement from 11:00am Mountain Time,on October 15, 2018 to 9:00am Mountain Time on October 22, 2018.


5d. October 22, 2018 submission: Engagement from 11:00am Mountain Time,on October 22, 2018 to 9:00am Mountain Time on October 29, 2018


On October 31, 2018, the Sponsor will report the engagement results from each entries video or photo shared on Kootenay Rockies-BC’s Mountain Playground Facebook and Kootenay Rockies Instagram social channels.  One (1) entry with the largest engagement will be announced as the Grand Prize winner. Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of engagements by the Kootenay Rockies-BC’s Mountain Playground Facebook fans and Kootenay Rockies Instagram followers.

 

The Sponsor or its representative will attempt to contact the selected entrant by email once per day for five (5) business days.  If the selected entrant cannot be contacted after five (5) business days, or is contacted but is deemed to be ineligible at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, or unable or unwilling to comply with these rules, that selected entrant will be disqualified. 

 

The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained an unfair advantage in participating in the Contest or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. 

 

For Canadian Residents only:  Before being declared a winner, the selected entrant must first correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time limited mathematical skill testing question to be administered by telephone at a time mutually convenient for the entrant and the Sponsor. 

 

6. Selection of winner – Monthly Prizes:

On June 27, 2018; July 25, 2018; August 29, 2018; September 26, 2018, a random draw at 4:00pm MST will be conducted by the Sponsor to select one (1) entry from all eligible entries received.  Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received.  Maximum, one (1) prize to be awarded per entrant.

 

The Sponsor or its representative will attempt to contact the selected entrant by email once per day for five (5) business days.  If the selected entrant cannot be contacted after five (5) business days, or is contacted but is deemed to be ineligible at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, or unable or unwilling to comply with these rules, that selected entrant will be disqualified. 

 

The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained an unfair advantage in participating in the Contest or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. 

 

For Canadian Residents only:  Before being declared a winner, the selected entrant must first correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time limited mathematical skill testing question to be administered by telephone at a time mutually convenient for the entrant and the Sponsor. 

 

7.Release:

Within fourteen (14) days of receipt thereof, the selected entrant will be required to sign and return the Sponsor’s Contest declaration and release form confirming compliance with Contest Rules and acceptance of the prize as offered; acknowledging the non-responsibility of the Sponsor, its agents and the prize suppliers in respect to injuries, accident, loss or misfortune relating to the Contest or the awarding of the prize; and, except where prohibited, acknowledging the Sponsor’s and its agents, subsidiaries or affiliates right to publish and/or broadcast the winner’s picture, name, address, voices, or statements without further compensation other than the prize offered.  If prize documents are not returned within fourteen (14) days, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternative winner.

 

Except where prohibited by law or regulation, by submitting an entry, entrant grants Kootenay Rockies Tourism a perpetual, royalty-free licence to use his/her name, photograph, voice, and likeness in connection with the promotion of this contest.  Entrants waive any and all claims and/or rights to receive any royalties or other compensation for Kootenay Rockies Tourism’s use thereof, unless prohibited by law.  Entrants information that Kootenay Rockies Tourism collects will not be disclosed to third parties.

 

8.Errors:

The Sponsor is not responsible for (i) entries which are lost, late, incomplete, postage due, illegible, damaged, destroyed or misdirected; (ii) telephone, technical, network, online, electronic, computer hardware or software failures of any kind; (iii) incomplete, garbled or delayed Internet/e-mail computer transmissions on account of technical problems or traffic congestions on the Internet or on any Website, or any combination thereof; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond its control, which disrupts or interferes with the Contest; (v) any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising out of the participant’s participation in the Contest or the acceptance, possession or use of the prize, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Contest. 

 

The Sponsor extends absolutely no representations or warranties in respect of the prize.  If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond its control, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the electronic portion of the Contest, including cancelling the method of entry, and randomly select the winner from previously received entries. 

 

The Sponsor reserves the right to amend the terms of this contest without prior notice if any factor interferes with its proper conduct as contemplated by these Rules.

 

9. Miscellaneous:

Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equivalent or greater value if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason.  Prize will only be awarded to the verified winner.  All decisions of the Sponsor or their authorized representatives are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.  In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an electronic entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person whose name appears on the electronic entry form.

 

10.Limitation of Liability & Release:

By participating in the What’s Your Rush? 2018 Contest, entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless Kootenay Rockies Tourism and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees (collectively ‘Releasees’) from any and against any and all injuries, losses, damages, claims, and actions of any kind arising from or relating to participation in the Contest, or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or non-use of the prize that may be awarded, including, without limitation, actual, direct, indirect, consequential, punitive, special of other damages.