Corus Television – Air Transat Traveler Challenge – Win a trip for 2 to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico valued at $5,700
AIR TRANSAT TRAVELER CHALLENGE RULES
THE AIR TRANSAT TRAVELER CHALLENGE CONTEST (THE “CONTEST”) IS INTENDED TO
BE CONDUCTED IN CANADA ONLY (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED
AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW. NO PURCHASE IS
NECESSARY. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE OF THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR PROVINCE OR
TERRITORY OF RESIDENCE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID IN WHOLE OR 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 Canada (excluding the province of Quebec);
(b) be of the age of majority in his/her province or territory of residence or older at the time
(c) be the sole owner of all right, title and interest (including copyright) in and to the Work
(as defined below) submitted in connection with the Contest;
(d) be legally able to travel Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and have any and all necessary
documentation as may be required for presentation to Canadian and/or International
customs and airport personnel; and
(e) if selected as the potential Winner (as defined below) be willing and able to travel
February 24, 2018 to March 3, 2018 to be featured on the program “Entertainment
Tonight Canada” (“ET Canada”) participating in events and excursions as a travel
correspondent, for Sponsors (defined below), while in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. ET
Canada shall be publicly disseminated (including without limitation, over broadcast and
internet properties). The Winner shall not receive additional compensation for the travel
correspondent services nor the associated content. The selected events and excursions
shall be determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion.
Employees of Corus Television Limited Partnership by its general partner, Corus Television G.P.
Inc. its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, successors and assigns (collectively
“Corus”) and Transat Tours Canada Inc. their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, related
companies, (collectively “Transat” and together with Corus, the “Sponsors”), advertising and
promotional agencies, judges of the Contest, any person who has been confirmed as a winner of
two (2) Corus administered contests within six (6) months preceding the Contest start date
indicated below and/or the household members of any of the above are not eligible to enter.
The Sponsors shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility 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 Sponsors for the purpose of the
Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Sponsors 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 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on
January 8, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on January 28, 2018 (the “Contest Period”) after
which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.
3. HOW TO ENTER.
(a) There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Enter using the method of entry
outlined below. No entries will be accepted by any other means.
(i) To enter online, complete and submit the entry form located at
https://contests.etcanada.com/air-transat/ (the “Contest Website”).
(b) Each entrant must submit an entry form including a URL link to a YouTube or Vimeo
video, maximum five minutes (5:00) in length, explaining why they are ET Canada’s
next great travel correspondent (the “Work”) as well as a link to their Instagram account
and any other social media accounts (the “Social Media”) that will show why they would
be the ideal candidate to “Travel and Tell with Air Transat and ET Canada”.
(c) By participating in this Contest, each entrant represents and warrants that the Work: (i)
does not contain any material, language or gestures that are libelous, defamatory,
indecent, profane, obscene or violent and does not violate any laws relating to hate
speech or otherwise; (ii) is original, solely created by the entrant and that no third party
participated as an author, co-author or otherwise in the creation of the Work or any part
thereof; (iii) all right, title and interest (including copyright) therein is owned and/or
controlled by the entrant to the full extent necessary to enable the Sponsors to use the
Work as contemplated by these Contest Rules; and (iv) the Work does not infringe upon
the intellectual property right, proprietary interest or other statutory or common law
rights of any third party; (v) does not contain any recognizable logos or any other
copyrighted material; (vi) does not contain any mention, endorsement, or “plug” any
commercial product, service, venture or thing, including, without limitation, the name of
your employer; and (vii) has not been submitted in connection with any other contest
and/or promotional campaign.
(d) Limit of one (1) entry per person during the Contest Period. In the case of multiple
entries, only the first eligible entry will be considered.
(e) All entries including the Work, become the sole property of the Sponsors and will not 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. Unless
otherwise set out herein, no communication or correspondence will be exchanged with
entrants except with those selected as a potential winner.
(f) 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. Any entrant may be required to provide the Sponsors
with proof that they are the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated
with their entry.
(a) Prize. There is one (1) prize (the “Prize”) available to be won by the Prize winner
(“Winner”) consisting of a trip for two (2) to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (the
“Destination”) which shall include:
(i) Round-trip economy airfare for the Winner and his/her guest (the “Guest”)
leaving together from the same gateway, on the same itinerary, from any
Canadian airport serviced by Air Transat to the Destination, which is located near
the Winner’s home, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion on
February 24, 2018 to March 3, 2018;
(ii) Round-trip ground transportation for the Winner and Guest between the airport
and Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta at the Destination;
(iii) Seven (7) nights hotel accommodation at Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta to
be selected by the Sponsors in their sole discretion for the Winner and Guest
based on double occupancy unless otherwise indicated;
(iv) An all-inclusive meal plan for Winner and Guest for the duration of the Prize;
(v) An appearance on ET Canada while at the Destination as a travel correspondent,
participating in events and excursions to be determined by the Sponsors in their
(b) The Prize has an approximate value of Five Thousand Seven Hundred Canadian dollars
(CDN$5,700.00). Actual value of Prize will depend on departure city, events and
(c) Winner is not entitled to monetary difference between actual Prize value and stated
approximate Prize value, if any.
(d) The Sponsors and/or the Sponsors’ representatives will contact the Winner to coordinate
the provision of the Prize within seven (7) days once such Winner has been successfully
contacted and notified of his/her Prize and fulfilled the requirements set out herein.
5. PRIZE CONDITIONS.
(a) All bookings and/or reservations are subject to availability at time of booking. Winner
and his/her Guest must be available to travel and participate in the Prize from February
24, 2018 to March 3, 2018. Should Winner and/or Guest be unable to travel on the dates
and times designated by the Sponsors, the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an
(b) Winner and Guest will be responsible for transportation to and from originating airport,
travel and medical insurance, travel documentation, airport improvement fees, bag check
fees, taxes, gratuities, telephone calls, in-room charges, optional tours, personal expenses
and any other expense not explicitly included in the Prize. Winner and/or Guest must
hold a valid major credit card upon check-in at the hotel to cover any expenses over and
above the standard room charge that may be incurred.
(c) In the event that the Winner and his/her Guest reside in a city that requires transportation
to an Air Transat departure city, the costs associated with such transportation are the
Winner’s and his/her Guest entire responsibility.
(d) No loyalty program rewards or frequent flyer miles of any kind will be available for
redemption or collection.
(e) Winner and Guest must be of the age of majority or older in their province or territory of
residence, comply with the Contest Rules and sign and return the Release (described
below). Winner and Guest must additionally sign and return such waiver, release or rights
clearance as Sponsors may deem necessary with regards to the travel correspondent
services, and confirming Sponsors’ ownership (at no additional cost) of all media content
created with in relation to the Prize and the ET Canada segment filmed in conjunction
with the Prize.
(f) Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, assigned, substituted or
redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsors. Any unused, unclaimed
or declined portion of a Prize will be forfeited, have no cash value and the Sponsors shall
have no obligation to provide either an alternative or value-in-kind. The Sponsors reserve
the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the Prize
(or any portion thereof) cannot be awarded for any reason.
(g) The Sponsors shall not assume any liability for lost, damaged or misdirected Prizes.
6. WINNER SELECTION.
One (1) Winner shall be selected as follows:
(a) On or about January 31, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EST in Toronto, Ontario, one (1) entrant will
be selected by the Sponsors and or the Sponsors’ representatives (the “Judges”) based on
the following equally weighted criteria: (i) creativity of visual and verbal presentation of
the Work; (ii) the Entrant’s skill and level of comfort in presenting their story on camera;
and (iii) an affinity for travel displayed on their personal social media pages (the
“Criteria”). The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the
number of eligible entries received by the Sponsors. Before being declared a Winner, the
selected entrant shall be required to comply with the Contest Rules and sign and return
the Release (described below).
(b) The Judges, in their absolute discretion, shall select the Winner based upon the above
Criteria. The decisions of the Judges shall be final and binding and may not be challenged
in any way.
(c) THE SELECTED ENTRANT WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE NO LATER
THAN FEBRUARY 7, 2018 AT 5:00 P.M. EST AND MUST RESPOND WITHIN
TWO (2) BUSINESS DAYS OF NOTIFICATION. Upon notification, the selected
entrant must respond by telephone or e-mail (as specified in the notification) to the
contact number or e-mail address provided no later than the indicated deadline set out in
the Contest Rules and/or the notification. If the selected entrant does not respond
accordingly, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive a Prize and another entrant
may be selected in the Sponsors’ sole discretion until such time as an entrant satisfies the
terms set out herein. The Sponsors are not responsible for the failure for any reason
whatsoever of a selected entrant to receive notification or for the Sponsors to receive a
selected entrant’s response.
(d) 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.
7. RELEASE. Winner and Guest will be required to execute a legal agreement and release
(“Release”) that confirms Winner’s and Guest’s: (i) eligibility for the Contest and compliance
with these Contest Rules; (ii) acceptance of the Prize as offered; (iii) release of each of the
Sponsors and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies
and each of their employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors, 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 Sponsors of the unrestricted right, in the Sponsors’ collective or individual discretion,
to produce, reproduce, display, publish, convert, post, serve, broadcast, communicate by
telecommunication, exhibit, distribute, adapt and otherwise use or re-use the Winner’s and
Guest’s name, statements, image, likeness, voice and biography and the Work, 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 the
date indicated on the accompanying letter of notification or the verification as a Winner or the
selected entrant will be disqualified and the Prize forfeited.
8. INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT. By entering the Contest, each entrant releases,
indemnifies 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 (a) their participation
in the Contest or any Contest-related activity; (b) the acceptance, use, or misuse of any Prize; or
(c) any breach of the Contest Rules. Each entrant agrees to fully indemnify Releasees from any
and all claims by third parties relating to the entrant’s participation in the Contest, without
9. RIGHTS CLEARANCE. By providing the Work and the Social Media to the Sponsors in
connection with the Contest, each entrant shall retain all right, title and interest (including
copyright) in and to the Work and the Social Media and shall grant to the Sponsors a worldwide,
gratuitous, irrevocable, and exclusive licence to copy, modify, produce, reproduce, display,
publish, exhibit, distribute, convert, adapt, post, serve, broadcast, communicate by
telecommunication, transmit and otherwise use or reuse the Work and the Social Media for use in
all media now known or hereafter devised in perpetuity beginning on the date of entry, including,
but not limited to, in connection with the administration, promotion and exploitation of the
Contest. Sponsors assume no responsibility for any claims of infringement of rights to copyright,
privacy, personality or otherwise, and all such liability shall remain with the entrant. Sponsors
reserve the right to exclude any Work and/or Social Media on the basis of concerns relating to the
rights of third parties, including but not limited to privacy, copyright, defamation, rights of
personality, obscenity or hate speech, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.
10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. The Sponsors assume no responsibility or liability for lost,
late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries, notifications,
responses, replies or any Release, or 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 Sponsors are not responsible for any
incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by 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 Sponsors assume 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 Sponsors assume 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 Sponsors,
such as 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.
11. CONDUCT. By participating in the Contest, each entrant is deemed to have executed and agrees
to be bound by the Contest Rules, which will be posted at the Contest Website and made
available throughout the Contest Period. Entrant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of
the Sponsors and Judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsors reserve
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, and/or the Contest Website or any related promotional website; (c) violating the terms of
service, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any Corus Entertainment Inc.
property or service; and/or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent
to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass the Sponsors or any other person. CAUTION: ANY
ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST WEBSITE OR ANY RELATED
WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE
A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE
MADE, THE SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Winner and Guest must at all times behave appropriately when
taking part in the trip and observe the Contest Rules and any other rules or regulations in force at
the hotel and/or any other Prize-related locations. The Sponsors reserve the right to remove from
the hotel and/or any other Prize-related locations, any Winner and/or Guest who breaks such rules
and/or fails to behave appropriately and to disqualify such Winner and/or Guest.
12. PRIVACY / USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
(a) By participating in the Contest, each entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsors the right to use
his/her name, province, age range, telephone number, e-mail address, submitted Work
and Social Media (collectively the “Personal Information”) for the purpose of
administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the
Winner and coordinating the provision of the Prize; (ii) grants to the Sponsors 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 Sponsors may
disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of any of
the Sponsors in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) and (ii) above.
(b) By opting-in online you consent to Corus’ disclosure of your Personal Information to
Transat Tours Canada Inc. so that you may be contacted to promote draws and contests
similar to the Contest, promote opportunities to subscribe to newsletters or promotional
clubs, and notify you about related products or services. Transat Tours Canada Inc. 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 Transat Tours Canada
(c) Corus 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 Corus’
13. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks,
trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings,
illustrations, slogans and representations is owned by the Sponsors and/or their affiliates. 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.
14. TERMINATION. The Sponsors reserve 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.
15. 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 Sponsors. 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 Sponsors in connection with the Contest shall be
governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario 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.
16. 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 Contestrelated
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
17. SOCIAL MEDIA. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by any social
media platforms on which the Contest may have been promoted and/or publicized. Any
questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Corus.