NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MUST BE 19 years of age or older AND A LEGAL RESIDENT OF CANADA TO PARTICIPATE.
ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to any legal resident of Canada who is 19 years of age or older and who holds a passport valid for travel to the United States and Colombia; who is not an employee, contractor, agent or representative of Labatt Brewing Company Limited (the “Contest Sponsor”), or its affiliates, agencies, distribution companies, and who is not an employee of the applicable provincial liquor agencies, license control/boards and their licensees, retailers, or distributors (the “Provincial Liquor Authorities”), prize suppliers, the contest judge, or a member of the immediate family (parent, spouse, sibling, child) of, or domiciled with any of the foregoing persons. The Provincial Liquor Authorities are not connected with this contest in any manner whatsoever and are not liable in any way whatsoever in regard to any matter which relates to this contest.
To be eligible, participants must have online access with a valid e-mail address at the date of their entry. If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The individual assigned to the e-mail address by an online service provider, Internet access provider or other organization responsible for assigning the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address is considered the authorized account holder. An entrant may be required to provide the Contest Sponsor with proof that they are the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest begins at approximately 9:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) on or about January 28th, 2024, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on March 2nd, 2024 (the “Contest Close Date”).
HOW TO ENTER & HOW TO WIN: To participate in the Contest, entrants must have Internet access and a valid email address. During the Contest Period, there are two ways to enter the contest, as follows:
- Participants can scan a quick response (QR) code on Contest Sponsor marketing materials at participating BC Liquor Store locations, complete the contest entry from in its entirety, and click submit; or
- Participants can submit an entry by visiting https://www.shopbeergear.ca/Corona-Island-BCL and completing the contest entry from in its entirety and click submit.
Limit of one (1) entry per person/household, per day during the Contest Period, regardless of the method of entry. Entries must be received prior to the Contest Close Date. Entries received after the Contest Close Date are void. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify an entry for any reason whatsoever at its sole discretion. All decisions of the Contest Sponsor shall be final and shall not be subject to appeal. No other form of submitting an entry is valid other than as stated above. Multiple participants may not share the same email address. Participants may not enter with multiple email addresses, nor may participants use any other device to enter under multiple identities. Any participant who attempts to enter with multiple email addresses or accounts under multiple identities will be disqualified and forfeits any prize won, in the Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion.
If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the email address provided at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The person assigned to the email address by an online service provider, Internet access provider or other organization responsible for assigning the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address is considered the authorized account holder. An entrant may be required to provide the Contest Sponsor with proof that they are the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning Entry.
Entries will be stored in a Contest database and will be randomly selected in accordance with these Official Rules (the Contest database and the site on which these Official Rules are posted by the Contest Sponsor are collectively referred to as the “Contest Website”). The potential winner will be selected in accordance with these Official Rules.
No responsibility is assumed by the Contest Sponsor for any inability of a potential entrant to successfully enter the contest for any reason. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled, illegible or incomplete entries. Proof of transmission (e.g. screenshots) does not constitute proof of receipt.
PRIZE: There are a total of one (1) prize available to be won, each consisting of one (1) trip for a winner plus guest. Approximate retail value of each prize is stated in Canadian dollars.
Each prize for one contest winner and one travel companion, consists of a trip to Cartagena and Isla Arenas ("Corona Island"), Colombia, including return economy airfare between the major Canadian city closest to the contest winner’s home and Cartagena, Colombia, seven (7) nights accommodation (based on double occupancy for two(2) nights at Cartagena hotel selected by contest sponsor, and 5 nights private bungalow accommodation on Corona island (Isla Arenas)); $400CAD payable to contest winner only, airport/hotel and hotel/pier ground transfers in Cartagena, return boat transfers between Cartagena pier and Corona island (as designated by ABInbev and Bavaria Colombia Brewery/Corona island event staff), breakfast, lunch and dinner and snacks during the five night stay on Corona Island; access to optional activities including but not limited to, kayaking, snorkeling, yoga, and meditation, on/around Corona Island as run by trained staff; services of on site event staff, and taxes on included services. Dates of travel are June 9 – 16, 2024 and winner and travel companion must be available to travel at any time on those dates. Dates are subject to change at contest sponsor discretion. In the event of overnight flights being required, the contest sponsor may provide an additional night hotel stay at their discretion. Contest winner and travel companion must be a minimum of 19 years of age, and are responsible for all valid travel documentation including a valid passport for travel to Colombia, and the United States (in the event of airline stop overs/connections) , hold a valid credit card to present at hotel check in for security deposit and personal expenses, have all medical /vaccination requirements for travel /entry to and from Colombia where required at time of travel, and for all expenses not specifically described as part of the trip, including, but not limited to, insurance, baggage fees, gratuities, additional food and beverages , additional transportation, communications, and all personal expenses and taxes. The approximate retail value of prize is $14,500CAD and is not redeemable in whole or part for cash and not transferable. Alcohol is not part of the prize
Contest Sponsor reserves the right to provide a substitute prize (or a portion thereof) of similar value to the Contest winner (specific travel dates/destination to be determined by Contest Sponsor) or award the approximate retail value as a cash prize, as determined by the Contest Sponsor in its sole discretion for any reason
Winner and winner’s guest must sign an official Declaration of Compliance and Prize Release form which will be provided by the Contest Sponsor prior to receiving the prize. The Contest Sponsor is not liable if travel is impeded or refused by reason or decisions of any governmental authorities (federal or provincial) or regional health authorities and or airline and other travel providers. Regional travel restrictions may apply. It is the responsibility of contest winner and guest to consult local, provincial and federal guidelines for travel restrictions related to COVID-19 prior to booking or participating in travel experiences. Alcohol is not part of a Prize.
The odds of winning a Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received prior to the Contest Close Date.
HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: There will be a random draw at approximately 3 pm ET on March 3rd, 2024, for a total of one (1) prize available to be won during the contest period. If you have been drawn as a potential winner, you must do the following in order to be declared a winner:
- Respond to the notification from the Contest Sponsor’s designated agent within three (3) business days and provide the information requested to set up a phone call;
- Correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic or otherwise, the required time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by the Contest Sponsor’s designated agent at a mutually agreeable time within the timeframe stipulated by the Contest Sponsor;
- Sign the official declaration of compliance and prize release form, which includes releasing the Contest Parties from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of any Prize or any portion thereof and return to the Contest Sponsors’ designated agent by fax or email within three (3) business days of receipt of the official declaration of compliance and prize release form; and
- Otherwise comply with these Rules.
If a potential winner of a Prize fails to meet any of these requirements, he/she will be disqualified and forfeit the Prize they have been selected as eligible to win. Should the selected Prize winner be disqualified as provided under these Rules, the Contest Sponsor may then, at their sole and absolute discretion, select by random draw another eligible entrant for the Prize whom the Contest Sponsor or its representative will attempt to contact, and who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner. The potential winner of any Prize may be required to furnish proof of identification that may include a driver’s licence or other form of government photo identification as part of the verification process. The Contest Sponsor and/or Agent will not be responsible for failed attempts to notify the potential Prize winner.
Each Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be substituted, transferred, exchanged or surrendered for cash, except at the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor, which may award a substitute prize of equal or greater value or award the approximate retail value as a cash prize at its sole discretion. Each Prize winner acknowledges that the Contest Parties have not made or are not in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, condition, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this Contest, entrant accepts and agrees to these Rules and all decisions of the Contest Sponsor and it designated agents (who may be employees, agents or independent contractors of the Contest Sponsor), which shall be final and legally binding on entrant in all matters relating to this Contest. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.
The winner agrees to the use of his/her name, image, likeness, persona, and city/province of residence for publicity purposes, and grants to the Contest Sponsor any and all rights to said use without further notice or compensation. The Contest Sponsor and its respective affiliates are not responsible for printing, technical errors, distribution, or production errors. The Contest Sponsor does not warrant that access to or use of the Contest will be uninterrupted or error-free.
Entrants and/or winners assume liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, by the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize awarded, including but not limited to claims/damages for personal injury, or property damage. Moreover, as a condition of entering, entrants agree: (a) to release the Contest Sponsor and the Administrator, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents, from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to participating in the Contest or the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any Prize , (b) that under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim for all such damages; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding legal fees and court costs. This exclusion or limitation of liability will not apply to the extent that any applicable statue prohibits such exclusion or limitation of liability.
The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions including lost, misappropriated or corrupted entries, virus, worm or Trojan Horse damage or any other damage which may limit a participant's ability to participate in the Contest.
INDEMNIFICATION: By entering the Contest and/or accepting a prize, the entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Contest Parties from any liability whatsoever and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the Contest or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including without limitation claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Failure to comply with these provisions may result in disqualification.
GENERAL: The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for errors in the offer or administration of this contest, including but not limited to, errors in the advertising, the contest rules, selection of the winners or the distribution of any prize. In the event that, due to an error, more than the advertised number of prizes are claimed, no more than the number of prizes specified in these rules shall be awarded. As such, there will be a random draw conducted amongst all eligible prize claimants after the contest closing date to award the specified prizes. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, municipal and local laws. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to modify or terminate this contest at any time without notice to participants.
RIGHT TO TERMINATE, MODIFY OR SUSPEND: The Contest Sponsor may at any time, at its sole discretion and without liability, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest in whole or in part, subject only to approvals required by law, if fraud, technical failures or communications or any other errors or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor corrupt the administration, integrity or security of the Contest or if any other factor interferes with the conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules. Without restricting the generality of the foregoing, in the event of early termination of the Contest, a notice will be posted on the Contest Website to that effect. In addition, for the purposes of determining eligibility to win a Prize in the event of early termination of the Contest, all eligible entries received prior to the time of early termination will be considered as valid and for the purposes of these Rules, the Contest Period will be deemed to have ended at the moment of early termination. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at any time, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors, including without limitation, any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. No waiver on the part of the Contest Sponsor to enforce of any term herein shall be deemed a continuing waiver or a waiver of any other term.
DISPUTES: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and the Contest Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to conflicts of law principles. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of Ontario.
RÉSIDENTS DU QUEBEC : Tout litige concernant le déroulement ou l’organisation d’un concours publicitaire peut être présenté à la Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux afin qu’une décision soit prise. Tout litige concernant l’attribution d’un prix peut être soumis à la Régie uniquement aux fins d’une intervention visant à le régler. Toute décision prise par le commanditaire ayant une incidence sur le déroulement du concours est assujettie à l’approbation de la Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux.
INVALIDITY: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.