Contest Rules

7 Day Giveaway Contest Rules

7 Day Giveaway Contest Rules

Mountain Biking BC presents the “2019 Mountain Biking BC 7-Day Giveaway”

The following contest is open to anyone who will be 19 years or older on April 10, 2019 and shall only be construed according to the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

The Contest is called the “2019 Mountain Biking BC 7-Day Giveaway” (the “Contest”).

YOU MUST BE 19 YEARS OR OLDER ON APRIL 10, 2019 TO ENTER THIS CONTEST. NO PURCHASE IS REQUIRED TO ENTER.

By indicating you are at least 19 years of age, agreeing to the contest rules and completing and entering an entry, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and complied with these rules (the “Official Rules”) in their entirety and agree to abide by these rules, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Contest. WINNERS WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE CRITERIA SET FORTH HEREIN. From all eligible entries received, the winner(s) will be selected in the manner detailed below. The Contest may not be used in any form of gambling.

CONTEST PERIOD:

The Contest entry for the Grand Prize runs from approximately April 10, 2019 (12:00:01 P.M. PST) until May 12, 2019 at (11:59:59 P.M. PST), the Contest Closing Date.

ELIGIBILITY:

No purchase necessary to enter or to win. The Contest is offered electronically via the Internet (“Online”) to all entrants who are 19 years of age on the date that the Contest begins.

To be eligible, participants must have online access with a valid e-mail address as of the date of their entry. If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address entered at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The individual assigned to the e-mail address by an online service provider, Internet access provider or other organization responsible for assigning the e-mail address for the domain associated with the entered e-mail address is considered the authorized account holder. An entrant may be required to provide Mountain Biking BC (the “Sponsors”) with proof that she or he is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

Employees and persons domiciled with employees of any of the sponsoring organizations, their affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, and site providers are not eligible to participate in this Contest.

Government Agencies are not connected with this Contest and are not liable in any way whatsoever in regard to any matter which relates to this Contest. To be eligible, an entrant must comply with the Official Rules and must answer a skill-testing question correctly and unassisted.

HOW TO ENTER and HOW TO WIN:

To participate in the Contest, visit www.mountainbikingbc.ca or http://www.facebook.com/MountainBikingBC and click on the Enter Contest link. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person and repeated attempts at multiple entries to this contest will result in disqualification.

Once the contest entry page is opened, entrants can register for the contest by confirming that they are 19 years or older on April 10, 2019, reading and clicking “I AGREE” to confirm agreement with the Official Rules, and fully completing all of the information requested on the registration form (including correctly answering the skill-testing question).

Once all the required information has been entered, entrants can click “ENTER” to officially enter the Contest. By entering the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the Official Rules of the Contest.

All entries must be received no later than May 12, 2019. All entries for the grand prize received after May 12, 2019 will be void.

By entering this Contest, participant(s) agree to be bound by the Official Rules of the Contest.

The Sponsors (Mountain Biking BC) reserve the right to remove any entry or refuse to allow an entry based on content. All entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned.

FINAL ROUND PROCESS

A total of ten (10) randomly selected entrants will be drawn by Mountain Biking BC from the entire pool of entrants for the final round of the contest.

Entrants drawn for the final round will be contacted by email within two (2) business days of the contest closing date (Sunday, May 12, 2019). They will be required to write a 500 word (maximum) response to the question: “Why should you be chosen to go on the Mountain Biking BC 7-Day Giveaway?” and have approximately five (5) days to respond to this request. Responses received after May 18th, 2019 will be void.

If selected entrants are unable to be contacted after three (3) attempts, he or she forfeits their selection and another entrant may, at the sole discretion of the Sponsors, be selected.

ANNOUNCING THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER

The Grand Prize winner will be announced by May 21st, 2019  

PRIZE DESCRIPTIONS

There is one (1) Grand prize trip for two (contest Winner and a Guest) available for the Contest Winner selected from the ten (10) final round participants. The Grand prize consists of a fully guided 8 night and 7 day trip through British Columbia for mountain biking and includes ground transportation, professional mountain bike guides, accommodation (double occupancy), and some meals (alcoholic beverages excluded). Cost of domestic or international travel to get to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and return home is not included in the Grand Prize.

A travel stipend of $500.00 Canadian Dollars per person will be available for the winner and guest ($1000 total) to claim on arrival in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The Winner will be responsible for making their own flight arrangements (if necessary) to Vancouver, British Columbia and return.  The winner and guest must arrive at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) by 10pm Pacific Time on Wednesday June 19th

Arrival: No later than 10pm Wednesday, June 19, 2019 to Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Departure: No earlier than 10am on Friday, June 28, 2019 from Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

The trip dates are not transferable and cannot be changed. If the winner is unable to attend then they will forfeit the prize and the Sponsors will select another winner at their discretion.

The Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded, is non-transferable and is not convertible to cash. Use of any prize or any portion thereof, for Contest or re-sale is strictly prohibited. No substitution of prize or dates will be permitted. The Sponsors’ obligation to the winner(s) is limited to the prize specified above.

ODDS OF WINNING:

The odds of winning are dependant on the number of eligible entries received by the Contest Close Date.

GENERAL:

The Grand Prize Winner and his/her Guest will be required to sign and return a declaration of eligibility, liability release and, where lawful, a publicity consent within five (5) business days following the potential winner’s response to the prize notification.

Before the prize is awarded the Grand Prize Winner and Guest must sign a standard declaration of compliance with the Contest rules and release form(s) releasing the Sponsors from any liability occurring as a result of the prize being awarded. The Sponsors will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this contest or any prize awarded. The Grand Prize Winner and Guest may be required to sign additional release of liability waivers from some service providers during the Grand Prize Trip.

In addition, Prize winners may be required to provide photo identification establishing that they are 19 years or older on April 10, 2019. Failure to comply with this provision may result in disqualification and potential selection of an alternate winner. Any prize notification returned as undeliverable or any determination that any selected entrant is ineligible, may result in disqualification and potential selection of an alternate winner.

Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s and their guest’s name, biographical information, and/or likeness for the purposes of advertising without further compensation, as permitted by law. The Sponsors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify Winner(s).

The Sponsors and their agents are not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions including lost, misappropriated or corrupted entries, virus, worm or Trojan Horse damage or any other damage which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in the Contest.

Finally, the entrant represents and warrants to Mountain Biking BC and its affiliates that the entry will not contain content that she or he does not have the right to transmit under any law, contract or fiduciary relationship or which contains any viruses or any other information that may damage or otherwise interfere with the host’s computer systems, data or that of the hosts users.

Winners are responsible for all incidental expenses incurred for the purpose of taking or during Grand Prize trip including, but not limited to, airport improvement fees, travel insurance, trip cancellation insurance, connector flights, food and beverages while in transit to and from British Columbia, Canada, tips, departure taxes, fees and surcharges, excess baggage fees, costs associated with obtaining travel documents, visas, or necessary vaccinations, or items of a personal nature. The winner understands that he or she may not seek reimbursement for the expenses from Mountain Biking BC, the Affiliates, the Sponsors or their respective advertising and promotional agencies.

Contestants must ensure they have the appropriate travel documents, such as a valid passport, and no criminal record, before entering contests to win travel to British Columbia, Canada. Otherwise their entry will be disqualified and the prize re-awarded.

THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

RELEASE:

By entering the Contest and/or accepting a prize, the entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsors, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies from any liability whatsoever and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the Contest or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including without limitation claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. The Sponsors are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Contest, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of winners, or the distribution of any prize. The Sponsors, and each of their respective officers, directors, affiliates, related entities, partners, partnerships, principals, representatives, agents, licensees, successors and assigns (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty.

GOVERNING LAW:

This Contest and the Official Rules are governed by and to be construed under the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

THE SPONSORS:

Mountain Biking BC (the “Sponsors”) reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found (i) to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (ii) to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (iii) to be acting in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY ENTRY OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL AND SEEK DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER REMEDY FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

RULES:

The Contest is subject to these complete Official Rules and all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations. By participating in the Contest, you acknowledge that you have read the Official Rules and agree to abide by their terms and by the decisions of the Sponsors, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Contest. All federal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. The Sponsors reserve the right to terminate this Contest or change these Official Rules at any time, at its sole discretion without notice to participants.

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