2022 MICHELOB ULTRA NBA® TEAM SHIRT CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Must be legal drinking age in your province of residence and a resident of Canada to participate. During the contest period, consumers can look for a PIN code card inside specially marked cases of Michelob Ultra for a Michelob Ultra PIN code (the “PIN”). Specially marked cases are available at participating stores across Canada while supplies last. Contest starts on or about October 1st, 2022 and contest closes January 31st, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (the "Contest Close Date"). 

 

ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to any legal resident of Canada who is of legal drinking age in their province or territory of residence, 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.   

 

NBA Properties, Inc., the National Basketball Association (the “NBA”), and the NBA member teams (collectively, the “NBA Entities”). 

 

To be eligible, participants must have online access with a valid e-mail address as of the date of their entry. Each unique PIN can only be entered once. 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.  

 

Employees of the NBA Entities, including affiliates, agents and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win the promotion.  

 

CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest starts on or about October 1st, 2022, at 12:00:00 pm (noon) ET, and contest closes January 31st, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time 

 

HOW TO PLAY: During the contest period, find a unique PIN card inside specially marked packs of Michelob Ultra or obtain one through no purchase necessary entry (see NO PURCHASE NECESSARY below for details). Go to  http://www.michelobultra.ca and follow the instructions to enter the unique PIN for your chance to win a prize (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 and you will immediately see a message that will confirm whether or not you are a winner. If you are confirmed as a winner, you will be automatically taken to a digital shopping cart which will be loaded with your prize.  Complete the checkout steps in order for your prize to be shipped to you.  Prize will ship only after the checkout steps are completed and confirmed.  NOTE that shipping of prize is restricted to Canada. 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. 

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: To receive a PIN without purchase, please send a postage stamped envelope and a unique 500-word original essay on “Your Favourite NBA moment” to "Michelob Ultra NBA® Team Shirt Contest",180 Henri Dunant St., Moncton, NB, E1E 1E6. Limit one request per postage stamped envelope. In your envelope, include your return mailing address on a postage stamped envelope, and the statement "I am of legal drinking age in my province or territory of residence” with your name, address, and signature on paper. Requests must be received in time so that a PIN can be mailed to you in time to participate before the Contest Close Date. Limit of 3 requests per week. While supplies last.

 

PRIZES: There are fifty thousand (50 000) Michelob Ultra NBA® Team Shirts available to be won (each, a “Prize”). Choice of size and team is subject to availability. The approximate retail value of each Prize is $15 (CDN).  

 

Prizes must be accepted as awarded. Prizes are non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash. No substitutions, except by the Contest Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value.  The Contest Sponsor will mail the prize directly to the Canadian address that the confirmed winner has indicated upon checkout. Contest Sponsor will not deliver to a P.O. Box. Delivery may take up to 6 weeks post confirmed check out.  Prize may be forfeited if delivery cannot be effected following reasonable efforts by Contest Sponsor.  If there are fewer entries than the number of prizes available to be won, then only those entries will be eligible for a chance to win a prize and any remaining prizes will not be awarded. 

 

ODDS: The odds of winning a Prize are 1 in 3. The number of prizes available to be won will reduce as prizes are won/claimed.     

 

RELEASE: By participating in this contest, all participants declare that they have read, understood and complied with the contest rules, consent to the use of their name, biographical information and/or likeness for the purposes of advertising and promotion without further compensation, agree to abide by all decisions by the Contest Sponsor (which are final), and agree to release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor, the NBA Entities (The NBA Entities and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, agents, assignees, advertising/promotion agencies, representatives, and agents shall have no liability and will be released and held harmless from any claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury or death to winner or any third party or damage to personal or real property due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by any reason, including the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize and/or participation in this promotion,  the Provincial Liquor Authorities, their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, professional advisors and advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability in connection with participating in this contest and/or any prize awarded. The Released Parties are 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. Before a prize is awarded, prize winners may be required to sign a standard declaration of compliance with the Official Rules and release form(s) in a form acceptable to the Provincial Liquor Authorities releasing the Released Parties from any and all liability arising out of, pursuant to, or as a result of the carrying out of the Contest, including, without limitation, liability arising from the acceptance of and usage of the prizes as awarded, the administration of the Contest and the selection of a potential winner.    

 

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. 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. 

 

RIGH OF PUBILICITY RELEASE: Participants in this promotion (if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree that the NBA Entities and their designees and assigns may use the participant’s name, voice, city/state of residence, photos, video or film clips, and/or other visual likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation (financial or otherwise), permission or notification. 

 

DISQUALIFICATIONS:  The Contest Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found (i) to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (ii) to be acting in violation of the Official Rules and Regulations; (iii) to have submitted an entry that is not compliant with these Rules; or (iv) to be acting in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY ENTRY OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE CONTEST SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL AND SEEK DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER REMEDY FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

 

PRIVACY: The Contest Sponsor respects your right to privacy. Personal information collected from entrants will only be used by the Contest Sponsor to conduct the Contest and fulfill any prize requirements. With your consent, we  may collect, use and disclose your information in accordance with our privacy policy and/or provide you with information regarding upcoming promotions and/or events from the Contest Sponsor. For more information regarding the manner of collection, use and disclosure of personal information by the Contest Sponsor, please refer to the Contest Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at  http://www.labatt.com/legal/lbc_eng_privacy.html 

 

  1. DISPUTES:
  • RESIDENTS OF QUEBEC:  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 a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.   

  • RESIDENTS OF CANADA, EXCLUDING QUEBEC:  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and the Contest Sponsors 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. 

 

CONFLICTS/DISCREPANCIES: In the event of any discrepancies between the English language Rules and the non-English language Rules, the English Rules shall prevail. In the event of a conflict between any Contest details contained in these Rules and any Contest details contained in Contest advertising materials (including, but not limited to, online, point of sale, television, and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other promotion media), the details of the Contest as set forth in these Rules shall prevail.