IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS ("RULES") BEFORE ENTERING THE “Budweiser- Enter to Win Electric Smoker 2023” (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”).
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest will begin at approximately 9 am on or about January 13rd, 2023 and will end on March 6th, 2023 at 11:59 PM (the “Contest Close Date”). As more particularly set out below in these Official Rules, the start time and end time of the Contest Period in respect of a given participating location will be read to be in the time zone that is relevant to the location of such applicable participating location.
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 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
A maximum of ONE (1) valid ballot entry may be entered per person per calendar day. A “day” is defined as a twenty-four (24) hour time period between 12:00 am and 11:59:59 pm of the same day.
Selected winner must redeem the prize at the participating location at which the entry was submitted. At the discretion of the Contest Sponsor, Prize may be forfeited if prize cannot be redeemed at the participating location by the selected winner within two (2) weeks of being declared a winner (see “How to Win”).
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: To enter legibly complete an Entry Ballot (each an “Entry”) in full and submit to ballot box at participating location prior to the Contest Close Date.
Entrants must complete the Entry Ballot 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 of one (1) entry per person, per day during the contest period. Limit of one (1) prize per person/household. Any participant who attempts to enter with multiple ballot entries 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 you are of legal drinking age in your province or territory of residence.
PRIZES: There a total of four hundred (400) prizes available to be won each consisting of one (1) Dynao-Glo 30-inch Digital Electric Smoker (approx. retail value is $400 CAD each). Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible ballot entries received at each location during the contest period. Selected winner must redeem the prize at the participating location at which the entry was submitted. At the discretion of the Contest Sponsor, Prize may be forfeited if prize cannot be redeemed at the participating location by the selected winner within two (2) weeks of being declared a winner (see “How to Win”). The Contest Sponsor make no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety, or performance of any prize. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any Prize once it has been redeemed.
HOW TO WIN: There will be a random draw at each participating location at on March 7th, 2023 from among all eligible ballot entries received at the participating location during the contest period for one (1) prize (see PRIZES section for prize description). Selected entrants will by notified via telephone within three (3) business days following the draw. If the selected entrant is unable to be contacted after three (3) attempts, they forfeit the prize, and another entrant may at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor be selected.
If you receive notification via email that you are a potential winner, you must do the following in order to be declared a winner:
- Respond to the notification from the Contest Sponsor or it’s designated agent within three (3) business days and provide the information requested within the stipulated time frame;
- Correctly answer a mathematical skill testing question without assistance to be administered by the Sponsor or it’s designated agent
- 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 Sponsor’s designated agent; and
- Otherwise comply with these Rules.
If a potential winner of a Prize fails to meet any of these requirements, they 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.
In the event that there are fewer eligible entries received than the number of prizes to be awarded, the draw 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 and/or communications. Proof of transmission (e.g. screenshots) does not constitute proof of receipt.
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.
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 its 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 a prize may be submitted to the Régie FOR THE SOLE purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. Any decision made by the Contest Sponsor that affects the operation of the Contest is subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux.
RESIDENTS OF CANADA, EXCEPT QUEBEC: ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE STRUCTURE, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE RULES, OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS 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 ITS CONFLICTS OF LAW PRINCIPLES. ALL ENTRANTS CONSENT TO THE JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO.
VOID IF ALTERED Ballot entries are void if illegible, altered or mutilated. All contest cards become the property of the Contest Sponsor and none shall be returned. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for lost or late contest cards or those that have been tampered with or are ineligible. All decisions of the Contest Sponsor shall be final.
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.