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    TORONTO ROCK 2017 PLAYER POSTER SERIES CONTEST

    THE TORONTO ROCK 2017 PLAYER POSTER SERIES CONTEST (THE “CONTEST”) IS INTENDED TO BE CONDUCTED IN CANADA ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO ONTARIO RESIDENTS ONLY AND PARTICIPANTS MUST BE THE AGE OF MAJORITY OR OLDER IN THEIR PROVINCE OR TERRITORY OF RESIDENCE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID IN WHOLE OR IN PART WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES (THE “CONTEST RULES”).

    1. ELIGIBILITY. To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must:

    (a) be a legal resident of the province of Ontario and be at least nineteen (19) years of age in Ontario at the time of entry.

    Employees of Postmedia Network Inc. (“Postmedia”), Toronto Rock Lacrosse (“Toronto Rock”) and Uniglobe Adventure House Travel (“Uniglobe”) (Postmedia, Toronto Rock and Uniglobe  collectively, the “Sponsors”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, and the household members of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

    The Sponsors shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility, in a form acceptable to the Sponsor, including without limitation, government issued photo identification, to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Sponsor for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Sponsor reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.

    2. CONTEST PERIOD. The Contest begins at 12:00 A.M. (Midnight) Eastern Time (“ET”) on Friday, January 13, 2017 and ends at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) ET on Saturday, March 25, 2017 (the "Contest Period") after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.

    3. HOW TO ENTER. There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Enter using any of the methods of entry outlined below. No entries will be accepted by any other means:

    (a) The following methods of entry are acceptable:

    (i) To enter online, complete and submit the entry form located at www.torontosun.com/contests (the “Contest Website”).

    (ii) For no purchase entries, clearly print your full name, complete mailing address, daytime telephone number, email address and age at time of entry on a plain piece of paper and submit it to the attention of Toronto Rock Lacrosse Poster Series Contest c/o Toronto Sun at 365 Bloor St East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4.

    (b) Limit of one (1) entry per person per Poster Page during the Contest Period. In the case of multiple entries, only the first eligible entry will be considered.  The code word for the Poster Page must be correct in order to qualify.

    (c) All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and none will be returned for any reason.  Entries must be received no later than the end of the Contest Period. Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically reproduced. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with those selected for a Prize(s) (defined below).

    (d) Entries submitted by mail must be received by the Sponsors no later than the end of the Contest Period, and each entry must be in a separate envelope bearing sufficient postage.

     (e) Entries received online shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry. For the purpose of the Contest Rules, “authorized account holder" of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Each selected entrant may be required to provide the Sponsor with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

    4. PRIZE.

    (a) Grand Prize. There is one (1) Grand Prize (the “Prize”) available to be won by the Prize winner (the “Winner”) consisting of:

    • Two (2) round trip airline tickets from Toronto to Saskatoon via Air Canada on the same flight as the Toronto Rock Lacrosse team (includes airline taxes).
    • Two (2) nights’ accommodation at the same hotel as the Toronto Rock Lacrosse Team (Standard Room/Double Occupancy includes any hotel taxes).
    • Two (2) Game tickets for Toronto Rock vs. Saskatchewan Rush on Saturday, April 22, 2017

    (i) The Grand Prize has an approximate value of Two Thousand One Hundred Canadian Dollars ($2,100.00 CDN).  Travel dates are from Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 23, 2017.

    (ii) Uniglobe reserves the right to alter planned travel arrangements in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

    (iii) If the Winner is less than twenty one (21) years of age, his/her guest must be at least twenty one (21) years of age. 

    (b) Secondary Prize.  There are eight (8) Secondary Prizes (the “Prize”) available to be won. Each Prize consists of two (2) tickets to a Toronto Rock Lacrosse Home Game at the Air Canada Centre.  The tickets are for the home game the week following the Poster Page.

    (i) Prize game dates include:  

    • Saturday, January 28 @ 7:00pm (ROCH VS TOR)
    • Friday, February 3 @ 7:30pm (BUF VS TOR)
    • Friday, February 17@ 7:30pm (GA VS TOR)
    • Friday, March 3 @ 7:30pm (NE VS TOR)
    • Saturday, March 11 @ 7:00pm (CGY VS TOR)
    • Friday, March 17 @ 7:30pm (CO VS TOR)
    • Saturday, March 25 @ 7:00pm (VAN VS TOR)
    • Friday, April 14 @ 7:30PM (BUF VS TOR)

     

    (ii) Each Secondary Prize has an approximate retail value of eighty Canadian dollars ($80.00 CDN).

    (c) The Prize must be claimed within forty eight (48) hours of notification of being selected as a Winner. Failure to claim the Prize within the allotted time period may result in your disqualification and forfeiture of all rights to the Prize (in the Sponsor’s sole discretion).

    (d) The Prize will be distributed within five (5) business days after the Winner has been successfully contacted and notified of his/her Prize and fulfilled the requirements set out herein.

    (f) The Grand Prize Winner and his/her guest must be available to travel between Friday, April 21 and Sunday, April 23, 2017.  Should the Winner and his/her guest be unable to travel during the period designated by the Sponsors, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.  The Winner and his/her guest will be responsible for (without limitation) airline checked baggage fees, meals,  beverages, taxes, gratuities, travel insurance, and any other expense not explicitly included in the Prize. The Winner or guest will be required to provide a credit card at hotel check-in for incidentals and personal items.

    (g) Guests must comply with the Contest Rules and sign each page.  They must also sign and return the Winner Release Form (described below).  The Prize is awarded solely to the Winner and the guest does not have any rights to the Prize independent of the Winner, and may not travel without the Winner.

     (h) Prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, assigned, or substituted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any unused portion of a Prize will be forfeited and have no cash value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its and their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a Prize (or any portion thereof) cannot be awarded for any reason.   

    (i) If Prizes are shipped, they shall not be insured and the Sponsors shall not assume any liability for lost damaged or misdirected Prizes.

    5. WINNER SELECTION. (a) One (1) Grand Prize Winner shall be selected as follows:

    (i) On or about Monday, March 27, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario one (1) entrant will be selected by a random draw from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received by the Sponsor. Before being declared a Winner, the selected entrant shall meet all of the eligibility requirements and be required to correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered during a pre-arranged telephone call or by e-mail, to comply with the Contest Rules and sign and return the Release (described below).

    (ii) SELECTED ENTRANT WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL. THE SPONSOR WILL CONTACT ALL SELECTED ENTRANT ON OR ABOUT MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017 AND SELECTED ENTRANT MUST RESPOND WITHIN FORTY EIGHT (48) HOURS OF NOTIFICATION. Upon notification, the selected entrant must respond by telephone to the contact number provided in the notification, and the selected entrant’s response must be received by the Sponsor within forty eight (48) hours of such notification. If the selected entrant does not respond in accordance with the Contest Rules, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive a Prize and another entrant may be selected in the Sponsor’ sole discretion until such time as an entrant satisfies the terms set out herein. The Sponsor is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a selected entrant to receive notification or for the Sponsor to receive a selected entrant’s response.

    (b) Eight (8) Secondary Prize Winners shall be selected as follows:

    (i) On or about the dates listed in Schedule A in Toronto, Ontario eight (8) entrants will be selected by a random draw all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received by the Sponsor. Before being declared a Winner, the selected entrant shall meet all of the eligibility requirements and be required to correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered during a pre-arranged telephone call or by e-mail, to comply with the Contest Rules and sign and return the Release (described below).

    (ii) SELECTED ENTRANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL. THE SPONSOR WILL CONTACT ALL SELECTED ENTRANT ON OR ABOUT THE DATES LISTED IN SCHEDULE A AND SELECTED ENTRANTS MUST RESPOND WITHIN FORTY EIGHT (48) HOURS OF NOTIFICATION. Upon notification, the selected entrant must respond by telephone to the contact number provided in the notification, and the selected entrant’s response must be received by the Sponsor within forty eight (48) hours of such notification. If the selected entrant does not respond in accordance with the Contest Rules, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive a Prize and another entrant may be selected in the Sponsor’ sole discretion until such time as an entrant satisfies the terms set out herein. The Sponsor is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a selected entrant to receive notification or for the Sponsor to receive a selected entrant’s response.

    SCHEDULE A

    SECONDARY PRIZE #

    DRAW DATE (ON OR ABOUT)

    1

    January 16, 2017

    2

    January 30, 2017

    3

    February 6, 2017

    4

    February 20, 2017

    5

    March 6, 2017

    6

    March 13, 2017

    7

    March 20, 2017

    8

    March 27, 2017

     

    (c) If, as a result of an error relating to the entry process, drawing or any other aspect of the Contest, there are more selected entrants than contemplated in these Contest Rules, there will be a random draw amongst all eligible Prize claimants after the Contest’s closing date to award the correct number of Prizes.

    6. RELEASE. Before being declared as a Winner, the selected entrants will be required to execute a legal agreement and release (the “Release”) that confirms his/her: (i) eligibility for the Contest and compliance with these Contest Rules; (ii) acceptance of the Prize as offered; (iii) release of each of the Sponsor, other parties related to the Contest and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies and each of their employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, Sponsor, administrators, licensees, representatives, advertising, media buying and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any Prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom; and (iv) grant to the Sponsor of the unrestricted right, in the Sponsor’s collective or individual discretion, to produce, reproduce, publish, reproduce, convert, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit, distribute, translate, adapt and otherwise use and re-use the Winner’s names, photographs, likenesses, voices and biographies in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in connection with the Contest and the promotion and exploitation thereof. The executed Release must be returned within two (2) business days of an entrant receiving verification that he/she has been selected as a Winner or the selected entrant will be disqualified and the Prize forfeited.

    7. INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT. By entering the Contest, entrant releases and holds Releasees harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize, participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Rules, or in any Prize-related activity. The entrant agrees to fully indemnify Releasees from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without limitation.

    8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies or any Release, or, as applicable, for any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an entry. The Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by, as applicable, website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction of, as applicable, any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, e-mail, players, or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing. The Sponsor is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant or, as applicable, to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any Prize. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor, such as, as applicable, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest and/or the Contest Website.

    9. CONDUCT. By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by the Contest Rules, which will be posted at the Contest Website throughout the Contest Period. Entrant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant found to be: (a) violating the Contest Rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Contest Website (where applicable); (c) violating the terms of service, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any canada.com property or service; and/or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST WEBSITE (WHERE APPLICABLE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

    10. PRIVACY/USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.

    (a) By participating in the Contest, entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsor the right to use his/her full name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address and/or age (the “Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winners; (ii) grants to the Sponsor the right to use his/her Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (iii) acknowledges that the Sponsor may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of any of the Sponsor in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) and (ii) above.

    (b) By opting-in online you consent to Postmedia’s and any of its corporate affiliate’s use of your Personal Information to contact you to (i) promote draws, interactive features and contests similar to the Contest; (ii) promote opportunities to subscribe to Postmedia newsletters or promotions; (iii) notify you about programs, special events and related products or services; and (iv) enter you into other Postmedia-sponsored draws and/or contests.

     (c) The Sponsor will use the entrant’s Personal Information only for identified purposes, and protect the entrant’s Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the Postmedia Network Privacy Policy located at www.canada.com/aboutus/privacy.html.

    11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by Postmedia and/or their affiliates as applicable. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

    12. TERMINATION. The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the Contest, and/or the Contest Rules in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice.

    13. LAW. These are the official Contest Rules. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. The Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.

    14. LANGUAGE DISCREPANCY. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including but not limited to the Contest entry form, or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

    15. NO ASSOCIATION.  Toronto Rock, Uniglobe and the National Lacrosse League are not in any way associated with the programs owned or operated by Postmedia, nor are the producers or distributors of such programs associated in any way with the Contest.