OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
WOLF BLASS THE ENTERTAINER WINE & FOOD BLOGGERS OF CANADA "Ultimate Entertainer Contest”
By entering The Ultimate Entertainer Contest (the “Contest”), entrants agree to abide by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations and the decisions of the sponsor, The Entertainer Wines (Treasury Wine Estates) (the “Sponsor”) which are final.
This Contest is intended for viewing and participation in Canada, for people over the age of legal drinking age in their province, and shall be construed and evaluated according to the laws of Canada. Please do not proceed if you are not a legal resident of Canada at time of entry, or are not over the legal drinking age in your province. Void elsewhere and where prohibited.
THE CONTEST PERIOD
This Contest runs from October 1st, 2015 to October 24th, 2015 11:59 PM (ET) (the “Contest Period”).
HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, INSTAGRAM, TWITTER OR FACEBOOK. BY ENTERING, YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO THE SPONSOR AND NOT TO INSTAGRAM, TWITTER OR FACEBOOK. THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE WILL ONLY BE USED FOR PURPOSES OF ADMINISTERING THIS CONTEST. INSTAGRAM, TWITTER AND FACEBOOK ARE COMPLETELY RELEASED OF ALL LIABILITY BY EACH ENTRANT IN THIS CONTEST.ANY QUESTIONS, COMMENTS OR COMPLAINTS REGARDING THIS CONTEST SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE SPONSOR AND NOT TO INSTAGRAM, TWITTER OR FACEBOOK.
To enter the Contest you must have a valid Instagram account, Twitter account or Facebook account (“Social Media Platforms”). Registrations for all social sites are free. Visit Twitter or Facebook online or download the Instagram, Twitter or Facebook app onto your smart phone or tablet device and follow the onscreen instructions to register.
TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM ENTRIES
To enter, Entrants must post each of the three (3) following Tweets, which must include the Twitter handle “@EntertainerWine” and the hashtag “#TheEntertainerWine”, by no later than 11:59 PM EST, October 24, 2015 (The Contest Closing Period), to be automatically entered for a chance to win the Prize. Posts must be made from public accounts. Posts by private accounts will not be entered into the Contest Draw.
1. Your favourite appetizer that you’d pair with #TheEntertainerWine
2. A selfie/photo of you enjoying #TheEntertainerWine during #FBC2015
3. Your best "Small Talk Tip” #TheEntertainerWine
*Photographs must be the original work of the entrant; may not have won previous awards; may not have been used publicly previously by any third party; must not infringe any third-party’s rights; must be suitable for publication (i.e., may not be obscene or indecent); must not contain obscene or pornographic material; may not contain defamatory statements; may not invade privacy, publicity or other rights of any person, firm or entity; may not show the likeness of any third party without consent; may not in any other way violate applicable laws and regulations; may not contain any reference to any third party trademarks, names or third party logos ; and may not contain any copyrighted works owned by third parties. All eligible entries will be reviewed for content eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules and Regulations before being entered into the Contest. Entries containing false information, prohibited material or inappropriate content, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may be disqualified. The Sponsor makes the final determination as to what entries are eligible to take part in this Contest. Submission of an entry grants the Sponsor and its agents the unconditional, irrevocable, worldwide right to publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify such entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the entrant, whether or not such entry is selected as a winning entry. By submitting the original entry, the entrant represents and warrants that he/she has all right, title and interest necessary to grant the Sponsor the non-exclusive worldwide, irrevocable and unrestricted right and license to adapt, publish, use, edit, and/or modify such entry in any way and post the original entry on the internet or use the original entry in any other way and agrees to indemnify and hold sponsor harmless from any claims to the contrary.
WHO CAN ENTER
This contest is open to all registered blogger attendees of the Food Bloggers of Canada 2015 Conference (excluding non-blogger sponsor/brand representatives) who are over the age of majority and excluding employees of the Contest Sponsor, its parent and affiliated companies, representatives, dealers and agents, contest suppliers and judges, and those with whom they are domiciled. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations.
There will be one (1) prize (“Prizes) awarded, valued at $2,500 CDN (Canadian dollars). The Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferable. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize in whole or in part in the event that all or any of the components of the Prize are unavailable. In the event that the winner is unable or chooses not to accept the Prize, no compensation or substitution prize will be provided.
A random draw by a representative of the Contest Sponsor from all entries received will be announced at 12:00 PM EST, October 25, 2015 at the Westin hotel (Montreal) at 270 Rue Saint Antoine O, Montréal, QC H2Y 0A3. If a selected entrant cannot be reached within twenty-four (24) hours of the contest closing time, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, declines the prize, or fails to return a Release of Liability as specified below, Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to select another entrant or to cancel the prize.
Participants are eligible to win one (1) Grand Prize an ultimate dinner party up to a maximum of $2,500 including gift cards, all taxes and gratuities. Included in the $2,500 prize, Treasury Wine Estates will coordinate with the winner the provision of gift cards in lieu of two cases of The Entertainer Wine; Flowers (from a local vendor); Stemware for 12, which is to be retained by the winner; Catering for a dinner party in the winner's home.
In addition to the $2,500 Ultimate Dinner Party Prize, Treasury Wine Estates will also feature the winning Small Talk Tip, with reference to the winner's name and twitter handle. The winning Small Talk Tip will be featured on The Entertainer Wine website http://theentertainerwine.com.
(b) Prizes must be accepted as awarded and may not be transferred or exchanged. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of at least equal value in the event of the unavailability, for whatever reason, of the advertised prizes.
Contest judges' rulings are final and without appeal in all matters related to the promotion and the awarding of prizes.
The Sponsor is committed to respecting entrants’ privacy rights. Any personal information collected will be handled in accordance with all applicable privacy legislation. The Sponsor will not sell an entrant’s personal information collected for this Contest to any third parties.
By entering this contest, entrants consent to the use of their entry, name, city of residence and/or any photograph of or that may be taken in publicity carried out by the Contest Sponsor and/or its advertising agencies, without further notice or compensation.
By entering this Contest, entrants release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor, its advertising and promotional agencies and the contest judge(s), their affiliates and respective directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Releasees”) from any liability in connection with this Contest or, if declared a winner, the prize. Before being declared a winner, entrants may be required to sign and return, within a stipulated period of time, a Declaration of Compliance with the Contest Rules and a full Liability and Publicity Release. By accepting a prize, winners consent to the use of their name, place of residence, voice, statements, and photographs or other likenesses for publicity, advertising or informational purposes in any medium or format without further compensation or notice.
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
No communications will be entered into except with selected entrants.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the rules may be disqualified by the Contest Sponsor. Contest Sponsor takes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed entries, or for typographical or other production errors. Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this contest. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.
This contest will be run in accordance with these rules, subject to amendment by Contest Sponsor. Contestants must comply with these rules, and will be deemed to have received and understood the rules by participating in the contest. The terms of this contest, as set out in these rules, are not subject to amendment or counter-offer, except as set out herein.
Contest Sponsor assumes no responsibility for failure of the internet or the website during the promotional period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion. Contest Sponsor reserves the right, to cancel or suspend this contest, or any portion thereof, should a virus, bug or other cause beyond their reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the twitter/Instagram and blogger website address submitted at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The individual assigned to the twitter/Instagram and blogger website address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address is considered the authorized account holder. A selected entrant may be required to provide proof of being the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the selected entry. All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified by reverse domain name search. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry in this contest will be the contest server machine(s).
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.