Community Nomination Gift Giveaway
Contest Rules & Regulations
How to Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. No purchase or payment necessary to enter or win. Purchase will not improve an entrant’s chance of winning. The Contest Period commences at 9:01 a.m. PDT on Thursday, May 14, 2020 and closes at 11:59 p.m. PDT on Friday, June 12, 2020.
To Enter: submit an essay of up to 1000 characters describing who and why the nominee would benefit from the Grand Prize to the URL provided on participating Sumac Ridge wines at liquor stores in the Provinces of British Columbia, along with your name, address, age, daytime telephone number and email address on the entry form. To enter without purchasing the participating Sumac Ridge product, submit your entry to http://www.sumacridgecontest.com. All submissions must be received online no later than 11:59 p.m. PDT on Friday, June 12, 2020, the Contest Closing Date.
Participation is limited to one (1) entry per person, per nominee during the Contest Period. Website tracking determines date and time of entry. If it is discovered that you attempted to enter more than once, all your entries will be void. Arterra Wines Canada, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, lost, delayed or corrupted data transmission, line failures of any network or telephone, or inability to access the website. Standard data rates may apply to entries submitted using a mobile device. By entering this Contest, you represent that you satisfy the eligibility requirements set forth herein and that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
Eligibility: This Contest is open to legal residents of the Province of British Columbia who at the time of submission of the entry are of legal drinking age or older in their province of residence, except for directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents and representatives (and those with whom they are domiciled), and their immediate families (which includes spouse, sibling, parent and child) of: (a) the Sponsor, (b) the British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch (“B.C.L.D.B.”), the British Columbia Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch (“B.C.L.C.R.B.”), their liquor licensees, (c) Sponsor’s prize suppliers or (d) any distributor or company involved in any phase of Contest administration. The Contest is void where prohibited by law.
Grand Prize: There are twenty-five (25) Grand Prizes to be won, each having an approximate retail value of $100 CAD and consisting of one (1) Sumac Ridge branded gift box, two (2) fruit jam bottles, two (2) candles, two (2) tea towels and one (1) 340g ground coffee pack. The Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded, is not transferable and is not redeemable for cash. All taxes, and any other expenses not covered within the Grand Prize package are the responsibility of the respective winner. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the total number of entries received. The Sponsor reserves the right at any time to substitute the Grand Prize (or component thereof) for any reason in its sole discretion, so long as a Grand Prize (or component) of comparable value is substituted.
Winner Selection: On June 16, 2020, twenty-five (25) entries will be selected in a random drawing at approximately 12:00 p.m. EDT in Toronto, Ontario from among all eligible entries received online. The random draw will be conducted by an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. To be declared a winner, the selected entrants must have complied with these Official Rules and must each have submitted a 1000-character essay describing who and why the nominee would benefit from the Grand Prize and sign a Confirmation of Compliance with Rules Acceptance of Prize & Release acknowledging and releasing Sponsor, CIRE Communications Inc. (the “Contest Administrator”), B.C.L.D.B, B.C.L.C.R.B., any distributor or company involved in the supply of the Grand Prize, or any component or any phase of Contest administration, their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Released Parties”) from any liability (including, without limitation, any damages, losses or injury) in connection with this Contest, the awarding of the Grand Prize and/or resulting from acceptance or use of the Grand Prize (including any prize-related activity). The odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received. The selected entrant will be notified by electronic mail or by telephone, within two (2) days of the draw date. If a selected entrant cannot be contacted within seven (7) days of selection, if there is a return of any Grand Prize notification as undeliverable, or if the selected entrants fails to comply with any of the foregoing, that selected entrant will be disqualified and an alternate entrant will be selected from among the remaining eligible entries. Selected entrant must provide proof that they are of legal age to purchase alcohol products in the form of government issued photo ID.
Miscellaneous: The Provincial liquor agencies are not connected with this Contest in any manner whatsoever and are not liable in any way whatsoever in regard to any matter that relates to this Contest.
Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or amend this Contest, in whole or in part, without prior notice except to the B.C.L.D.B. Any termination will be subject, in British Columbia to the approval of the B.C.L.D.B.
By entering the Contest, the entrants agrees to release, indemnify and forever hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, actions and causes of action arising or to arise by reason of the entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or the acceptance, use or misuse of the Grand Prize.
The Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate this Contest, in whole or in part, or modify this Contest in any way, should any factor interfere with its proper conduct as contemplated by these Official Rules and Regulations. The Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete or illegible entries. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Contest or web site; to be in violation of the terms of service of the web site; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Automated entries (including but not limited to entries submitted using any bot, script, macro or Contest service), copies, third-party entries, facsimiles and/or mechanical reproductions are not permitted and will be disqualified. In the event of multiple persons attempting to enter the Contest through one email account, the authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, on line service provider or other organization, which is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.