Arla Foods Canada – The Tre Stelle Great Canadian Cheese – Win 1 of 3 trips for 2 to Niagara Falls to the Tre Stelle Cooking School OR 1 of 150 minor prizes

Tre Stelle® Great Canadian Cheese Sweepstakes

Official Contest Rules



The Tre Stelle Great Canadian Cheese Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Canada, who are age of majority in their province or territory at time of entry. Employees of Arla Foods Canada associate prize sponsors and affiliated agencies and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to enter or win a prize.

The Contest is subject to federal, provincial and local laws and regulations. This Contest is registered with the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (“RACJ”).

2. Sponsor

This contest is sponsored Arla Foods Canada 675 Rivermede Rd, Concord, ON L4K 2G9

3. Agreement to Official Rules

Participation in this Contest constitutes entrants’ full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent on being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements so forth herein.

4. Contest Period

The Contest begins on May 19th 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EST and ends on October 15, 2017 at 11:59 EST (the “Contest End Date”). Entries that are submitted before the contest begins or after the Contest End Date will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest online through and click on the contest entry banner.

5. How to Enter

No purchase required.. Entrants may enter online through the contest microsite located on between May 19th 2017 and October 15, 2017. Entrant must fill out all mandatory fields including entering an official contest code. All entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. The odds of winning will depend on the number of valid entries received.

6. Contest Prizes

There is a total of Three (3) Grand Prizes awarded. This will consist of Trip for two to Niagara Falls to the Tre Stelle Cooking School for 3 days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Trips include: airfare; airport transfers; hotel; all meals; & the Niagara experience for the three days. Trip must be taken on the weekend selected by the contest officials (date TBD) no transferring the dates. The value of each Grand Prize package is approximately $ 5,000.00 dependent on point of departure. Should a winner (s) not require airfare, ground transportation will be provided.

There will also be One hundred and fifty (150) secondary prizes consisting of:

30 sets of: 5 pc Paderno Knife set with universal block (blue colour) @ $50.00 value ea
30 sets of: 24 cm Nature Trust Ceramic Fry Pan @ $50.00 value ea
30 sets of: 20 pc. Souris Cutlery Set @ $ 50.00 value ea
30 sets of: 39 cm rectangular Paderno Roasting Pan@ $50.00 value ea
15 sets of: a Paderno spiral slicer (red colour) @ $50.00 value ea
15 sets of: Tre Stelle Cheese Vouchers @ $50.00 value ea

Fifteen secondary prizes will be awarded each week beginning June 12th and ending August 14th. Odds of winning will be dependent on number of entries received and will diminish as prizes are awarded.

7. Prize Draws

On October 20th, 2017, Three (3) potential winners of a Grand will be selected in a random draw from all eligible entries received by Contest End Date. Sponsors will attempt to notify the potential Grand Prize and Secondary winners via telephone or email to a maximum of two (2) times each. If the potential Grand Prize or Secondary winners cannot be contacted within five (5) business days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, Sponsors may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries received by Contest End Date.

By entering this Contest, entrants authorize the Sponsors to use as required, his/her name, photograph, picture, place of residence, voice and (or) statement in connection with any prize, for advertising purposes, without remuneration or compensation of any kind.

In order to be declared a winner and prior to receiving a prize, selected entrants undertake to sign the Sponsors’ Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form to: (i) confirm compliance with all Contest Rules; (ii) agree to accept the prize as awarded; (iii) release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsors, their departments and agencies, parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, franchisees, advertising and promotional agencies, counsel, marketing partners, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, subsidiaries, agents, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the administration, development and execution of the Contest (the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all manner of action, cause of action, claim or demand, loss or injury, use or misuse of a prize or, and the use of the Entry by the Sponsors, suit, debt, covenant, contract, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence, breach of contract and fundamental breach, failure of any third party contractor or supplier used in connection with any aspect of the Contest to perform or deliver any goods or services, any act of God or any other event beyond the Released Parties’ control, any dissatisfaction of any kind by a winner with any aspect of the Contest or any prize, liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants, guests, their heirs, successors or assigns have, might have or could have suffered, by reason of or arising out of the entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of a Prize as awarded; and (iv) indemnify the Released Parties against any loss, damage or expense, including legal fees, that any of the Released Parties may suffer or incur as a result of any non-compliance by an entrant with any of the Contest Rules or participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by an entrant of a prize and the use of the Entry by Sponsors.

Sponsors are not responsible for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate entry information which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest or be awarded a prize, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost or delayed entries for any reason, mail failures, omission, or any combination thereof, and entries which fail to fully comply with these Contest Rules; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (iii) lost, incomplete, delayed, mutilated or misdirected entries or Declaration and Release forms; (iv) injury or damage to the entrant’s computer or to any other individual’s computer related to or resulting from participating in, or downloading any material regarding the Contest or accepting a prize; (v) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize, including any travel related thereto and the use of the Entry by Sponsors; (vi) the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers” or otherwise; or (vii) late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner.

8. Winner Notification

Potential winners will be notified by email or telephone. All winners will be required to be in compliance with all of the Official Rules, in the Sponsors’ sole discretion, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner(s) cannot be contacted or the prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winners forfeit their prizes. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the Sponsors will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by a random draw from all the remaining eligible entries received before Contest End Date. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which a prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled within five (5) weeks after the conclusion of the Contest and contingent upon the nature of the prize.

9. Other Conditions

Termination: Sponsors reserve the right, subject to the approval of the RACJ, to terminate or amend the Contest at any time and in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned for any reason, the Sponsor reserves the right, subject to the approval of the RACJ, to cancel the Contest and conduct a random draw from all previously received eligible entries received by the Contest End Date.

Publicity and entrant information: By participating in the Contest, entrants consent to the use of their name, address, postal code, telephone number, social media handles, comments and image, whether on videotape, photograph or any other means, for the administration of this Contest or any publicity carried out by the Sponsor, without further notice or compensation. Information collected from entrants is subject to Arla Foods Canada privacy policy, available at: Names collected for this Contest (both of entrants and team members) will not be sold to any third party nor used in any other way without CASL-compliant opt-in permission by an individual. Governing law and disputes: The Contest is void where prohibited by law. Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any kind of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of Ontario, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Burlington, Ontario.

Quebec residents may submit any litigation respecting the conduct and administration of this Contest to the RACJ for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the RACJ only for the purpose of helping the parties reach settlement.

Rule amendments: The Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, subject to the approval of the RACJ, to amend or modify these Contest Rules, or modify, cancel or suspend this Contest, without prior notice for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation in the event that any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsors corrupts, or threatens to corrupt, the security or proper administration of the Contest.

Intellectual property: All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, images, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Sponsors. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or other intellectual property without the express written consent of the Sponsors is strictly prohibited. Sponsors’ marketing or other partners, if any, shall also have access to and rights to reproduce copy or otherwise use any materials generated by this Contest or any submissions or materials generated by entrants.