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Owen Sound Tourism – Doors Open Owen Sound 2016 Contest

Contest Rules & Regulations:

  1. The "Doors Open Owen Sound 2016 Contest” (the "Contest"), operated by Owen Sound Tourism, will run from June 4 at 10:00 AM to June 5 at 4:00 PM. In order to participate in the “Contest”, entrants must fully comply with all the "Contest" rules contained herein (including the terms contained in the release form). A copy of these rules can be obtained from Owen Sound Tourism, at www.owensoundtourism.ca/contest.php (link is external)
  2. To enter the “Contest”, you must:
    1. obtain a ballot from The Sun Times publication, a participating Doors Open Owen Sound 2016 event location or the City of Owen Sound before or during the event;
    2. complete the ballot answering at least one trivia question and providing complete contact information;
    3. submit the ballot at one of the ballot boxes located at any participating Doors Open Owen Sound event locations or the Owen Sound Visitor Centre on or before June 5, 2016 at 4:00 PM.
  3. There are 2 prizes to be awarded by draw at random from the qualifying entries. 
  4. 1 entry per person.
  5. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries prior to the Contest Closing Date. Entries will not be accepted by phone, fax, or any other method not specifically stated herein.
  6. Participants under the age of 19 will require parental consent to claim a prize unless otherwise specified.
  7. Owen Sound Tourism shall not be responsible for entries not received or not considered eligible due to incomplete, unclear, indecipherable information, or any other reason whatsoever. Owen Sound Tourism assumes no liability for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries during the Contest period. Any attempt to deliberately damage or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should an attempt be made to do so, Owen Sound Tourism, reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. All entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, incomplete, forged, falsified, altered, or tampered with in any way.
  8. A City of Owen Sound employee will attempt to contact by phone or email the selected Prize Winners within 72 hours of the Contest Closing Date. In order to qualify as a winner, the selected entrants must be reachable in the first 72 hours of the Contest Closing Date and must meet all of the Contest rules. Should a selected entrant be unreachable during this 72 hour time frame, or if they do not meet all of the Contest rules and regulations, Owen Sound Tourism, shall select another entrant at random from the remaining eligible entries. A City of Owen Sound employee shall attempt to contact the entrant of any such subsequent draws within 24 hours of such selection and such selection will be otherwise subject to the same conditions as set out in these rules and regulations. The prizes will only be released after the City of Owen Sound employee has confirmed that the eligible winners have complied with all rules and regulations contained herein.
  9. The contest is open to all residents of Canada and the United States. Participants under the age of 19 will require parental consent to claim a prize. Excluded from the contest are all employees, agents and representatives of the Contest organizer (City of Owen Sound) and Contest Sponsors, as well as members of their immediate family (brothers, sisters, children, father, mother), their legal or common law spouse, and anyone domiciled with these employees, representatives and agents.
  10. Owen Sound Tourism respects the municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Information received from all contest entries will remain property of Owen Sound Tourism, and will be used in accordance with the Privacy Legislation of the Government of Canada.
  11. Owen Sound Tourism will not share information from contestants with any other party, unless the contestant requests to be contacted by a contest . For more information, contact Owen Sound Tourism at 519-371-9833.
  12. By entering the Contest, all entrants consent to the use of their names, city of residence, photograph, voice and/or image for any publicity and programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, in all media used by Owen Sound Tourism, and the Contest Sponsors and their respective advertising and promotional agencies, without payment or compensation, throughout the world in perpetuity. The use of information from entries of contestants under the age of 18 will not be used for publicity, programming purposes--commercial or otherwise--in any media used by Owen Sound Tourism, or the Contest Sponsors and their respective advertising and promotional agencies unless specific parental consent is given.
  13. Further, by entering the Contest, each entrant accepts these Contest rules and regulations, which are subject to change without notice to Contest entrants individually and which changes shall be posted only at www.owensoundtourism.ca/contest.php (link is external) By entering the Contest, each entrant releases Owen Sound Tourism, and all of their divisions and the Contest Sponsors and any other person or entity associated in any way with the Contest, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, agents and their respective advertising and promotional agencies from any and all liability arising in connection with the Contest, including without limitation, the selection of the eligible winner and the administration of the Contest.
  14. Owen Sound Tourism, and Contest Sponsors reserve the right to substitute, terminate, withdraw, suspend or cancel any portion of the Contest and/or component of the Prize at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever in their sole discretion. The Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash or other substitutes, except where stated. If Owen Sound Tourism, and any Contest sponsor decide to substitute a prize, or a portion of a prize, they will do so for a prize of approximately the same value.No telephone contact will be entered into except with the eligible winners.
  15. The Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws and regulations.
  16. The Contest and the terms and conditions contained in these rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You, the Contest entrant, agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to the Contest and these terms and conditions shall be filed only in the provincial or federal courts located in Toronto, Ontario, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

Owen Sound Tourism – Social Media Contest

Contest Rules & Regulations:

  1. The "Social Media Contest” (the "Contest"), operated by Owen Sound Tourism on Facebook, will run during the time period specified on the “Social Media Contest” “Facebook  Post (the “Contest Post”) and end on the specified Contest Closing Date. In order to participate in the “Contest”, entrants must fully comply with all the "Social Media Contest" rules contained herein (including the terms contained in the release form). A copy of these rules can be obtained from Owen Sound Tourism, at www.owensoundtourism.ca/contest.php
  2. To enter the “Social Media Contest”, “like” the “Contest Post” located on www.facebook.com/owensoundtourismevents during the “Contest” time period.
  3. The Grand Prize will be awarded at random to 1 individual that has “liked” the “Contest Post”.
  4. 1 entry per person.
  5. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries that have “liked’ the “Contest Post” prior to the Contest Closing Date. Owen Sound Tourism and Contest Sponsors will not accept entries by phone, fax, or any other method not specifically stated herein.
  6. Participants under the age of 19 will require parental consent to claim a prize unless otherwise specified.
  7. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
  8. Owen Sound Tourism shall not be responsible for entries not received or not considered eligible due to incomplete, unclear, indecipherable information, or any other reason whatsoever. Owen Sound Tourism assumes no liability for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries during the Contest period. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should an attempt be made to do so, Owen Sound Tourism, reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. All entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, incomplete, forged, falsified, altered, or tampered with in any way.
  9. An Owen Sound Tourism employee will comment on the “Contest Post” the name of the Selected Winner. An Owen Sound Tourism employee will attempt to contact by Facebook the selected Prize Winners within 24 hours of the Contest Closing Date. In order to qualify as a winner, the selected entrants must be reachable in the first 24 hours of the Contest Closing Date and must meet all of the Contest rules. Should a selected entrant be unreachable during this 24 hour time frame, or if they do not meet all of the Contest rules and regulations, Owen Sound Tourism, shall select another entrant from the remaining eligible entries. An Owen Sound Tourism employee shall attempt to contact the entrant of any such subsequent draws within 24 hours of such selection and such selection will be otherwise subject to the same conditions as set out in these rules and regulations. The prizes will only be released after the Owen Sound Tourism employee has confirmed that the eligible winners have complied with all rules and regulations contained herein.
  10. The contest is open to all residents of Canada and the United States. Participants under the age of 19 will require parental consent to claim a prize. Excluded from the contest are all employees, agents and representatives of the Contest organizer (Owen Sound Tourism) and Contest Sponsors, as well as members of their immediate family (brothers, sisters, children, father, mother), their legal or common law spouse, and anyone domiciled with these employees, representatives and agents.
  11. Owen Sound Tourism respects the municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Information received from all contest entries will remain property of Owen Sound Tourism, and will be used in accordance with the Privacy Legislation of the Government of Canada.
  12. Owen Sound Tourism will not share information from contestants with any other party, unless the contestant requests to be contacted by a contest . For more information, contact Owen Sound Tourism at 519-371-9833.
  13. All winners must sign a standard form releasing Owen Sound Tourism, and all of its divisions, parent corporation, and the Contest Sponsors and any other person or entity associated in any way with the Contest and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, stakeholders, employees, agents and their respective advertising and promotional agencies from any and all liabilities arising in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, liability arising from the acceptance of the prizes as awarded and confirming compliance with the Contest rules and regulations.
  14. By entering the Contest, all entrants consent to the use of their names, city of residence, photograph, voice and/or image for any publicity and programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, in all media used by Owen Sound Tourism, and the Contest Sponsors and their respective advertising and promotional agencies, without payment or compensation, throughout the world in perpetuity. The use of information from entries of contestants under the age of 18 will not be used for publicity, programming purposes--commercial or otherwise--in any media used by Owen Sound Tourism, or the Contest Sponsors and their respective advertising and promotional agencies unless specific parental consent is given.
  15. Further, by entering the Contest, each entrant accepts these Contest rules and regulations, which are subject to change without notice to Contest entrants individually and which changes shall be posted only at www.owensoundtourism.ca/contest.php By entering the Contest, each entrant releases Owen Sound Tourism, and all of their divisions and the Contest Sponsors and any other person or entity associated in any way with the Contest, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, agents and their respective advertising and promotional agencies from any and all liability arising in connection with the Contest, including without limitation, the selection of the eligible winner and the administration of the Contest.
  16. Owen Sound Tourism, and Contest Sponsors reserve the right to substitute, terminate, withdraw, suspend or cancel any portion of the Contest and/or component of the Prize at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever in their sole discretion. The Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash or other substitutes, except where stated. If Owen Sound Tourism, and any Contest sponsor decide to substitute a prize, or a portion of a prize, they will do so for a prize of approximately the same value.No telephone contact will be entered into except with the eligible winners.
  17. The Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws and regulations.
  18. The Contest and the terms and conditions contained in these rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You, the Contest entrant, agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to the Contest and these terms and conditions shall be filed only in the provincial or federal courts located in Toronto, Ontario, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

 

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