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Gala Giveaway

Rules and Regulations



Official Rules and Regulations (the “Contest Rules”)


1.                  THE CONTEST PERIOD


The Contest entry period commences at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on August 12, 2013 and concludes at 11:59 p.m. ET on August 26, 2013 (the “Contest Period”).


2.                  ELIGIBILITY


The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada, excluding residents of Quebec, who, as at the start of the Contest Period, are nineteen (19) years of age or older, and are able to travel to the destination. Employees, officers, directors, independent contractors, representatives and agents of The Brick Warehouse LP, W Network Inc. (“W Network”) and Corus Entertainment Inc. (collectively, the “Contest Sponsors”), any affiliate (as defined in the Canada Business Corporations Act) of the Contest Sponsors (the “Affiliates”), Cineflix (Property Brothers 4) Inc. (“Prize Provider”), their respective parent companies and employees, directors and officers of their respective advertising and promotional agencies, as well as those with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled (whether legally related or not) are not eligible to enter the Contest or win any prize. 


Any guest of the Grand Prize winner must also be nineteen (19) years of age or older and otherwise eligible under these Contest Rules.


3.                  HOW TO ENTER




During the Contest Period, visit (the “Website”) and complete an online Contest registration form in full. Failure to complete the form may result in disqualification to be determined in Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion.   


The only method of entry for this Contest is online entry (internet access required). Online entry is available through the Website only; no other means of submission will be accepted.


Although online access and an email account are required in order to participate, no purchase is required in order to enter the Contest. Many public libraries, retail businesses and others offer free access to computers and a number of Internet service providers and other companies offer free email accounts.


NOTE: Only one (1) entry per person per day during the Contest Period is permitted. Multiple entries will be discarded. In the event that the Contest Sponsors receive more than the permitted number of entries from an entrant during the Contest Period, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to void and destroy any entries from that entrant, and that entrant may, at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors, be disqualified from the Contest. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. By submitting an entry, entrants agree to be bound by these official Contest Rules and any other applicable terms of use from the Contest Sponsors’ and/or third party website.


In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the email address at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in question.


4.                  WINNER SELECTION


On August 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET, one (1) eligible entrant will be randomly selected as the potential winner of the Grand Prize, as described below. The potential Grand Prize winner will be contacted by a representative of one of the Contest Sponsors within one (1) business day of the draw by telephone and/or email,(the method selected in Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion), as provided by the entrant in his or her Contest entry form. The Contest Sponsors are not responsible for false, incorrect, changed, incomplete or illegible contact information. Notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon sending of an email or placing a phone call. Potential Grand Prize winner(s) found to be ineligible, declines to accept the Grand Prize or who are unable to be contacted (including failing to return phone calls or emails) within one (1) business day of the draw (or as otherwise directed by the Contest Sponsors) may be required to forfeit the Grand Prize and another eligible entrant may be selected in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.




There is one (1)Grand Prize to be won. The Grand Prize consists of the following:


·         Return economy airfare for two (2) people between a major airport closest to the Grand Prize winner’s city of residence to Toronto, departing on September 4, 2013 and returning on September 6, 2013 (the “Travel Period”);

·         Two (2) nights standard accommodation (one room, based on double occupancy) in a hotel in Toronto selected at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors;

·         Two (2) tickets to the Property Brother’s exclusive licensed gala event in Toronto (“Gala”); and

·         A photo opportunity at the Gala with Jonathan and Drew Scott of the “Property Brothers” television series.


The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $2,500 CAD, the precise value of which will vary according to Grand Prize winner’s city of residence.


Should the Grand Prize winner reside within 300 km from Toronto, the Contest Sponsors shall provide ground transportation for the Grand Prize winner and his or her guest, to be decided in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion. In the foregoing circumstances, no cash substitution will be made.




Following confirmation as the Grand Prize winner in accordance with the Contest Rules, the selected entrant will be given instructions and a deadline as to how he/she must claim the Grand Prize. The potential Grand Prize winner who fails either to claim the Grand Prize or to inform the Contest Sponsors of his/her inability to claim the Grand Prize before the deadline, as instructed, may be required to forfeit the Grand Prize and another eligible entrant may be selected in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.


7.                  GRAND PRIZE CONDITIONS


i)                    All incidental costs and expenses not specifically referred to herein as part of the Grand Prize description, including but not limited to ground transportation not specifically mentioned in Section 5, above, airport improvement fees, travel insurance, out-of-country medical insurance, if applicable, trip cancellation insurance, connector flights, sightseeing tours, tips, departure taxes, fees and surcharges, excess baggage fees, costs associated with obtaining travel documents, visas, or necessary vaccinations, meals, transportation to and from the Gala, souvenirs, or items of a personal nature,   (the “Expenses”) are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner (and/or guest(s) where applicable). The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) are solely responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance, including but not limited to, medical) and hereby acknowledge that Contest Sponsors have not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance;


ii)                  A valid credit card will be required upon check in at the hotel;


iii)                The Grand Prize trip must be taken during the Travel Period. All Grand Prize elements are subject to availability and substitution. All airline tickets are subject to flight variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. Contest Sponsors reserve the right to structure travel routes and select hotels in their sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight except at the sole discretion of Contest Sponsors. The Grand Prize winner (and/or guest(s) where applicable) shall not seek reimbursement for the Expenses from the Contest Sponsors. The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) must travel together on the same itinerary from the same departure airport. Elements of the Grand Prize trip (including, without limitation, airfare and lodging) may not be used towards loyalty programs. If the Grand Prize winner is unable to travel during the Travel Period, he or she may be required to forfeit the Grand Prize and an alternate winner may be selected in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion;


iv)               In the event that Jonathan and Drew Scott of the “Property Brothers” television series are unable to attend the Gala as provided for hereunder for any reason whatsoever, the Grand Prize shall be deemed fulfilled and such Grand Prize component(s) will not be substituted, except in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors;


v)                 Grand Prize winner and his/her travel guest(s) must be in possession of the necessary travel documents upon selection, which documents must be valid prior to, and for the duration of the trip. The Grand Prize winner and each of his/her guest(s) must be able to travel to Toronto. Failure to obtain necessary travel documentation will result in forfeiture of the Grand Prize; and


vi)               By entering this Contest and accepting the Grand Prize, the Grand Prize winner agrees to maintain his/her behavior in accordance with all applicable laws and generally accepted social practices in connection with participation in any Contest or Grand Prize-related activity. The Grand Prize winner understands and agrees that the Contest Sponsors or Prize Provider has the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove the winner and/or any guest from any activity at any time if the winner or a guest’s behavior at any point is uncooperative, disruptive, or may or does cause damage to person, property, or the reputation of the Contest Sponsors or Prize Provider or otherwise violates the policies of the Contest Sponsors or Prize Provider.


8.                  ODDS OF WINNING


Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.




None of the Contest Sponsors makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of the Grand Prize awarded in connection with the Contest. The Grand Prize winner understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from the Contest Sponsors should the Grand Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to the Grand Prize winner.




Before being awarded the Grand Prize, the selected entrant:


a)      must correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited skill-testing mathematical question; and


b)      and his or her guest each must sign a standard form Declaration and Release of Liability (the “Release Forms”) confirming that by entering the Contest:


Ø  he or she read, understood and accepted these Contest Rules;


Ø  that he or she understands that acceptance of the Grand Prize may involve danger and/or exposure to risks and hazards of both man-made and natural origin, whether arising from foreseeable or unforeseeable human error and negligence, and that, as a result, he or she may suffer damage to personal property, serious personal injury, illness or even death;


Ø  that he or she nevertheless freely and voluntarily agrees and does hereby assume any and all risks of personal injury, illness, death arising out of or connected with his or her participation in the Contest and winning the Grand Prize; and


Ø  that he or she releases, discharges, indemnifies and holds harmless the Contest Sponsors, the Affiliates, the Prize Provider, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, independent contractors, representatives, licensors and agents as well as their respective advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from and against any and all liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the Grand Prize, or in connection with participation in this Contest or a Contest-related activity, including, without limitation, any financial, legal or moral responsibility or loss or personal injury including death or damage to or loss of property suffered or incurred or arising from participating in the Contest or accepting the Grand Prize, whether suffered by the Grand Prize winner, or by his or her heirs, administrators, personal representatives or executors, and notwithstanding that such injuries or losses may have been caused solely or partly by any act, omission, negligence or gross negligence of any or all of the Releasees.


Release Forms will be emailed to the potential winner at the email address provided on his/her Contest entry form. The Grand Prize will only be awarded upon (a) verification of the answer to the skill-testing question and (b) return of the fully executed Release Forms to the email or fax number provided to the Grand Prize winner. Failure to return a signed Release Form as instructed by the Contest Sponsors may result in disqualification, to be determined in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion. The Grand Prize winner is responsible for obtaining and returning signed copies of Release Forms from their guests, if applicable.




The Grand Prize and prize portions are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, have no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions, except as may be decided by Contest Sponsors in their sole and absolute discretion. The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify the Grand Prize, or prize portion, with (a) Grand Prize(s) of equal or greater value for any reason. Should the Grand Prize winner be unable to claim his/her Grand Prize or prize portion as awarded, his/her rights to the Grand Prize or prize portion may be forfeited and another entrant may be selected, to be determined in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.




Subject to applicable law, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, suspend, terminate and/or modify the Contest Rules or administration of the Contest, in whole or in part, without prior notice with no obligation or liability, including, if for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, whether due to technical failure, tampering, fraud, corruption of security or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsors. The Releasees are not responsible or liable to any entrant or winner or any person claiming through such entrant or winner for failure to supply the Grand Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorists acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, volcanic eruption, tsunami, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labour or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, performers’ illness, injury or death, or any other cause beyond the Releasees’ sole control.


13.              OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES


Subject to the terms contained in Section 15 below, all entries shall become the property of the Contest Sponsors and their advertising and promotional agencies. The Releasees assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, destroyed or otherwise indecipherable entries due to any failure or technical malfunction of the telephone network, on-line computer systems of equipment, servers, access providers, software, poor reception, technical problems, failure of any email or submission or due to any other reason regardless of cause.


14.              PUBLICITY RELEASE


By entering the Contest, each entrant consents to the use of his or her name, city of residence, photograph, voice, likeness, image or any other aspect of his or her personality for any publicity and programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, throughout the world, in all media, in perpetuity, by the Contest Sponsors, promoters and their advertising and promotional agencies, without any obligation, notice, payment or compensation. Such consent shall also be included in the Release Form that the Grand Prize winner signs, as set out above.




By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing personal information including, but not limited to, name, address, city, email address, home and office telephone numbers (the “Registrant Information”), each Contest entrant grants permission to the Contest Sponsors to collect and use of the Registrant Information for the exclusive purpose of administering the Contest and selecting the Grand Prize winner. Unless consent has been provided by the entrant, no correspondence will take place between the Contest Sponsors and the entrants except in connection with the Contest and, in the case of the Grand Prize winner, as a result of entering the Contest and winning the Grand Prize. To review W Network’s privacy policy, visit


16.              TAMPERING 


If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsors that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest,  the Contest Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest and/or Grand Prize. The Contest Sponsors further reserve the right to disqualify, from this Contest and future contests of the Contest Sponsors, any individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the entry process. The Contest Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest, future contests of the Contest Sponsors and/or winning a prize(s) if, in the Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion, the Contest Sponsors determine that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or any unlawful or unfair playing practices relating to the Contest (including but not limited to the use of automated quick entry programs), prize(s), or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or the Contest Sponsors representatives. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages (including lawyers’ fees) from any such entrant or any other individual to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.




By entering the Contest, the entrant agrees that the Releasees shall have no liability and shall be held harmless by the entrant for any damage, loss or liability to person or property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of entering the Contest, the acceptance, possession, use, enjoyment or misuse of the Grand Prize, or while preparing for, participating in any Contest-related or Grand Prize-related activity. The Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by any of the Releasees, 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 processing of submissions that may cause damage to a user’s system or limit a potential entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest.




The Contest Rules are available online at the Website and at Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Drive, Toronto, Ontario, M5A 0B5.




All entrants agree to abide by the Contest Rules, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors.


20.              COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS


This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all federal, provincial, territorial and municipal laws and regulations of Canada and of each province, territory and municipality of Canada, respectively.

21.              MISCELLANEOUS

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Contest Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Contest Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. The Contest Sponsors’ failure to enforce any term of these Contest Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision. When terms such as "may" are used in these Contest Rules, Contest Sponsors have sole and absolute discretion. Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Contest Rules. Headings are solely for convenience of reference and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of the any provision of these Contest Rules. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, privacy policy or terms of use on the Website and/or the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules, the Contest Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Contest Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.



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