IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS ("RULES") BEFORE ENTERING THE “CORONA WINTER IN WHISTLER CONTEST” (THE "CONTEST"). BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, AN ENTRANT REPRESENTS THAT HE OR SHE SATISFIES ALL OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BELOW AND AGREES TO BE BOUND UNCONDITIONALLY BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND ALL DECISIONS OF LABATT BREWING COMPANY LIMITED (the “CONTEST SPONSOR”).
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. MUST BE 19 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND A RESIDENT OF ONTARIO OR QUEBEC.
ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to any legal resident of Ontario or Quebec who is 19 years of age or older, who is not an employee, contractor, agent or representative of the Contest Sponsor or their 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 (collectively “Contest Parties”), 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. Each unique PIN can only be entered once. A maximum of one (1) valid PIN code may be entered per person per calendar day. A “day” is defined as a twenty-four (24) hour time period between 12:00 am ET and 11:59:59 pm ET of the same day. 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 she or he is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest will begin at approximately 9:00 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on or about November 25th, 2021 and will terminate on February 7th, 2022 at 11:59 pm (the “Contest Close Date”).
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: During the contest period, find a unique PIN inside specially marked contest packs of Corona or obtain one through no purchase necessary entry (see NO PURCHASE NECESSARY below for details). Go to www.shopbeergear.ca/cor-whistler and follow the instructions to enter the unique PIN for your chance to win 1 of 10 prizes (see PRIZES below for details). Once the PIN has been entered, you will be required to complete a contest entry form in full, including providing the correct answer to a skill-testing question. Once all fields have been completed, click submit to enter the contest. Entrants must complete the contest form in its entirety, including providing the correct answer to the skill-testing question, and be in compliance with these contest rules in order to be eligible to win. Entries must be received prior to the Contest Close Date. Entries received after the Contest Close Date are void.
Limit one (1) entry per person, per day. Limit one prize per person/household. Any participant who attempts to enter with multiple accounts under multiple identities will be disqualified and forfeits any prize won, in the Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion.
IMPORTANT: By entering the Contest, you agree to participate in accordance with, and be bound by, these Rules, and you confirm that you are 19 years of age or older, and a resident of Ontario or Quebec.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: Purchase is not required and does not enhance a person’s chances of winning. Limit of one (1) no purchase necessary request per person per calendar day. To receive a PIN without purchase, please send a self-addressed postage stamped envelope and a unique 500 word original essay on “What does Canada’s natural beauty mean to you?” to "Corona Winter in Whistler", 180 Henri Dunant St., Moncton, NB, E1E 1E6. Include your name, return mailing address, the statement "I am 19 years of age or older and a resident of Ontario or Quebec” and your signature. Limit one (1) request per envelope. Requests must be received in time so that a PIN can be mailed to you in time to participate before the Contest Close Date. While supplies last. PINs are only available while supplies last.
HOW TO WIN: There will be a random draw at approximately 3PM EST for ten (10) prizes on this date (for an overall total of 10 prizes available to be won during the Contest Period): February 8th, 2022.
In the event that there are fewer eligible entries received for any Prize Draw during the Contest Period than the number of prizes to be awarded, the draws will be conducted only to the extent possible to select up to the maximum potential winners under these Rules. No responsibility is assumed by the Contest Sponsor for any inability of a potential entrant to successfully enter any Draw for any reason or for Prizes that remain unclaimed or unawarded. 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. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the eligible entries received prior to each draw date. The number of prizes available to be won will diminish as they are claimed throughout the Contest Period.
Awarding of a prize is subject to verification and compliance with the Rules. Entrants who have not complied with the Rules will be disqualified. The Contest Sponsor makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize. Any unclaimed prize will not be awarded.
PRIZES: There are a total of ten (10) prizes available to be won, each consisting of a trip to Whistler Blackcomb (see below) for a winner plus one guest. These ten (10) prizes are available to be won in each region as follows: 5 (five) in Ontario and 5 (five) in Quebec for a total of ten (10) available to be won.
Whistler, British Columbia: Lift Ticket & Stay
Prize is for 1(one) winner and one (1) guest to Whistler, British Columbia, including return economy airfare from winner's home city airport and Vancouver international airport. Four days (4) nights hotel accommodation in Whistler (based on double occupancy at hotel selected by contest sponsor), two (2) lift tickets per person, Travel allowance value of $500CAD (in winner's name only), spending money for $1000CAD (payable to winner only), and taxes on included services. Winner and guest must be 19 years of age or older and carry a valid driver's license and credit card for check in and car rentals. Dates of travel are subject to provincial and federal regulations and to availability at time of booking and are valid to December 1, 2022. Winner and 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 government authorities (domestic or foreign). COVID-19 advisory: Regional travel restrictions may apply. Please consult local, provincial and federal guidelines for travel restrictions related to COVID-19 prior to booking or participating in travel experiences.
Dates of the trip are to be determined by the Contest Sponsor. Trip must be booked before December 1st, 2022. 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. Alcohol is not included in the prize. Winner and guest are responsible for all costs and expenses not listed above, including but not limited to travel documentation (valid passport), insurance, food and beverage, communications, transportation, hotel incidentals, transfers to/from residence and departure point, and all personal expenses. Winner’s guests must be 19 years of age or older. Winner and winner’s guests 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 (foreign or domestic), or other airline or airport authorities. 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. Regional travel restrictions may apply. Please consult local, provincial, and federal guidelines for travel restrictions related to COVID-19 prior to booking or participating in travel experiences.
The approximate retail value of each trip is $7,000 CAD.
HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: If you have been drawn as a potential winner, you must do the following in order to be declared a winner:
(i) 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;
(ii) Correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic or otherwise, the required time-limited, a 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;
(iii) 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
(iv) 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 license 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 it’s 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: PINs obtained through unauthorized sources or which are not original or are illegible, altered, reproduced, stolen, forged, counterfeited, irregular, or that contain printing or other errors are void. All decisions of the Contest Sponsor shall be final. 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.
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.