IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS (“OFFICIAL RULES”) BEFORE ENTERING THE 2023 CORONA “CORONA SUNSETS” CONTEST (THE "CONTEST"). BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, AN ENTRANT REPRESENTS THAT THEY SATISFY ALL OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND AGREE 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 LEGAL DRINKING AGE OR OLDER AND A RESIDENT OF CANADA.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible to participate, you must: (i) be of legal drinking age in the province or territory of your residence; (ii) be a legal resident of Canada; (iii) hold a valid Canadian passport for travel to the Dominican Republic and the United States of America; and (iv) not be a member of the immediate families of any employee, contractor, agent or representative of the Contest Sponsor, Niagara Casinos, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) or any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies, distribution companies, provincial liquor and gaming authorities, Contest partners, participating liquor licensees, prize suppliers, or any of their respective shareholders, trustees, directors, officers, employees or agents, or any person who is domiciled with any of the foregoing persons. For the purpose of the Contest, “immediate family” is defined as a parent, spouse, sibling, child or any person residing in the same household or domiciled with any such employees, contractors, agents or representatives. 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.
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 shall be 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 Period begins at approximately 12:01 a.m. EST on or about July 1, 2023 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on September 4, 2023 (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 only two (2) ways to enter the contest, as follows:
- Entrants can scan a quick response (QR) code on Contest Sponsor’s product point of sale packaging or marketing materials at participating Niagara Casino locations, which will re-direct entrants to the contest entry form for entrants to complete in its entirety, and clicking submit; or
- Entrants can submit an entry by visiting https://www.shopbeergear.ca/Corona-Sunset-ONT; and completing the Contest entry form in its entirety and clicking submit.
Limit of one (1) entry per person, 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 entrants may not share the same email address. Entrants may not enter with multiple email addresses, nor may entrants use any other device to enter under multiple identities. Any entrant 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.
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.
GRAND PRIZE: There is a total of one (1) prize available to be won. Each prize consists of: one (1) trip for Prize Winner and one (1) guest to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic including return economy class airfare between Canadian international airport closest to the Prize Winner’s home, three (3) nights hotel accommodation (based on double occupancy at hotel selected by Contest Sponsor, meals at the hotel (as determined by Contest Sponsor), airport transfers between Punta Cana airport and hotel, two Corona Sunset Music Festival passes (one each per Prize Winner and guest), ground transfer to and from hotel to Corona Sunset Music Festival location, and taxes on included services. Travel documentation (including valid passport for travel to the Dominican Republic and to the United States should airline connections be required in that country), insurance, taxes, gratuities, additional transportation, food and beverage, and medical vaccinations and/or proof of vaccinations where required for entry, and all other personal charges and expenses not specifically included in the above prize description are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner and guest.
Dates of the trip and travel are to be determined by the Contest Sponsor. Trip must be taken between December 8 and December 13, 2023 on travel dates as determined by the Corona Music Festival performance dates and at Contest Sponsor’s discretion. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to provide a substitute prize (or a portion thereof) of similar value to the Prize Winner or award the approximate retail value as a cash prize, as determined by the Contest Sponsor in its sole discretion for any reason. Prize winner and guest may be required to travel an extra day depending on airline schedules. Winner and guest must each be of legal drinking age or older in their province of residence. Alcohol is not a part of the prize. Prize winner and guest must sign an official declaration of compliance and prize release form(s) 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), airline, airport or any other relevant authorities. The Contest Sponsor is not liable if travel is impeded or refused by reason or decisions of any governmental authorities (foreign, federal or provincial) or regional health authorities. Regional travel restrictions may apply. Please consult local, provincial and federal guidelines for travel restrictions, including those related to COVID-19, prior to booking or participating in travel experiences. The approximate retail value of each trip is $8,000 CAD (based on Toronto departure), but not redeemable in whole or part for cash, nor transferrable.
The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received prior to the applicable Draw Date described below.
AWARDING OF PRIZES: The Contest will consist of one (1) draw during which the Contest Sponsor will randomly select one (1) valid entry from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period up to the applicable draw date. The selected entrant will be notified by the Contest Sponsor via email address (provided within the Web Submission Form at time of entry) within approximately two (2) days of the draw (the “Notification”). If the selected entrant has not responded to the Notification within three (3) days of receipt of such Notification, another entrant may, at the Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion, be selected by random draw in which case that other entrant will become the selected entrant and the previously selected entrant will then be disqualified and have no right to any prize. The draw will occur September 5, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Before being declared a winner, the selected entrant must correctly answer, unaided, a timed mathematical skill-testing question administered by the Contest Sponsor. Before the prize is awarded, Prize Winner and guest will each be required to sign a standard declaration of compliance with the Official Rules and prize release form(s) releasing the Contest Sponsor, Niagara Casinos, OLG and each of their respective affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, professional advisors, provincial liquor and/or gaming authorities, Contest partners and advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all liability in any way arising out of, pursuant to, or as a result 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.
If a potential Prize Winner does not respond to the Notification within the time stipulated, is found to be ineligible for any reason, declines to accept the prize, or incorrectly answers the required mathematical skill-testing question, or runs out of time to correctly answer the required mathematical skill-testing question, that potential Prize Winner will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize. The Contest Sponsor may then, at their sole and absolute discretion, select another eligible entrant who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner. The Contest Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to notify any Prize Winner.
Prize must be accepted as awarded. Prize is non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash. No substitutions, except by the Contest Sponsor, who reserve the right to substitute a prize or any portion of a prize with a prize of equal or greater value. All decisions of the Contest Sponsor shall be final and shall not be subject to appeal. Prize may be forfeited if delivery cannot be effected following reasonable efforts by Contest Sponsor.
No communication will be entered into by the Contest Sponsor with entrants except with selected entrant(s). The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for the failure, for any reason whatsoever, of a selected entrant to receive Notification or for the Contest Sponsor to receive a selected entrant’s response. By entering any part of the Contest, all entrants, should they win, agree to the use of their name, social media handle, address (city only), photo, video image and submission contents in its entirety or in part for publicity and promotional purposes without compensation.
RELEASE: By participating in the Contest and submitting an entry, each entrant: (i) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements; (ii) agrees that each decision of the Contest Sponsor is final and without appeal; and (iii) remises, releases and forever discharges the Released Parties from any and all actions, causes of actions, suits, debts, dues, accounts, claims, damages, liability, losses, harm, costs or expenses, including, without limitation, any and all liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, arising out of, or in any way related to, directly or indirectly, the Contest, including, without limitation, the entrant’s participation in the Contest, any breach of these Official Rules, the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize (or any portion thereof), and any travel or activity that is related to the receipt or use of any prize, and/or the violation or infringement of any intellectual property rights or of any publicity, personality or privacy rights, and agrees to fully indemnify the Released Parties from any and all claims by third parties relating to the foregoing.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties shall not be liable for any damages caused or alleged to be caused by or resulting from: (i) any entry, prize or other correspondence or data that is lost, stolen, late, garbled, distorted, delayed, damaged or misdirected for any reason; (ii) any failure, interruption, technical malfunction or delay; (iii) any e-mail, text or SMS message or other communication sent or received to or from the Contest Sponsor or any of its agents or designees, for any reason; (iv) any incorrect, untimely or inaccurate information, whether caused by a website, users or by equipment or programming errors associated with or utilized in the Contest; (v) any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of any entry or entries in the Contest; (vi) any problems with the function of any website or website feature, howsoever caused; (vii) any malfunction of, or damage caused to, any telephone network or lines, computer equipment, data, software, online systems, servers or access providers; (viii) any functionality lost due to not having cookies enabled; (ix) any traffic congestion on the Internet; (x) any security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks; (xi) any breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer "hackers" or for any damage caused to or incurred by any entrant or any other person by reason of any such event or occurrence; or (xii) any 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 person's ability to participate in the Contest.
ERRORS: The Released Parties are not responsible for typographical or other errors with respect to the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of winners, or the distribution of any prize.
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 and 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 other 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.
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; (iii) to have submitted an entry that is not compliant with these Rules; or (iv) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike 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 OTHERWISE 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.
RESIDENTS OF CANADA, EXCEPT QUEBEC: ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE STRUCTURE, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL 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.
GOVERNING LAW: Subject to applicable law and these Official Rules, this Contest and the Official Rules shall be governed by Ontario law and all entrants expressly agree that the Ontario courts shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Contest and agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario. The venue of any dispute or litigation shall be Toronto, Ontario. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official 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 Official 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.
SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAWS: The Contest is subject to these complete Official Rules and all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations. By participating in the Contest, you acknowledge that you have read the Official Rules and agree to abide by all terms and by the decisions of the Contest Sponsor, which terms and decisions are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Contest Sponsor. All federal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
LANGUAGE DISCREPANCY: In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to, point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.