Mars Canada – Win a trip for 2 to NBA Draft in New York PLUs 2 tickets to the Awards
Juicy Fruit x NBA Draft ‘19 Official Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF CANADA AND IS GOVERNED BY APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW.
Contest brought to you by Mars Canada Inc (“Mars” or “Sponsor”) with its head office located at 37 Holland Drive, Bolton, Ontario L7E 5S4 and NBA Properties, Inc., the National Basketball Association (the “NBA”), and the NBA member teams (collectively, the “NBA Entities”). No purchase necessary. Contest is void in whole or part where prohibited by law. See Eligibility section below for further details. Participation in the Contest constitutes full and unconditional agreement and acceptance of these Official Contest Rules (the “Rules”) (which may be amended by Mars from time to time in its sole discretion). All dollar amounts are in Canadian funds ($CDN) unless otherwise noted.
By taking part in this Contest, you accept and agree to be bound by these Rules and agree that all decisions of the Sponsor is final and binding. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
1. Contest Period:
The NBA Canada Series Contest (the “Contest”) will begin on May 8, 2019 at approximately 9:00am ET and will end on June 8, 2019, 12:00:00 am ET (the “Contest Period”).
Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of 19 at the time of entry, except employees of Mars or any of its affiliates and those with whom such employees are domiciled, shareholders or agents of Sponsor, their advertising and promotional agencies, employees of the NBA Entities, including affiliates, agents and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such employees (altogether, the “Contest Parties”). Entrants must be legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of 19 at the time they are selected as a potential prize winner.
3. How to Enter:
No purchase necessary. Only ONE (1) entry per person. To enter the Contest, entrants must
follow these steps:
Using a web browser, visit nbacontest.com/draft and enter all required fields.
To complete, entrants must successfully click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page.
If it is discovered that an entrant has attempted to: (i) enter more than one (1) time or (ii) use or attempt to use multiple names, email addresses or identities to enter, or otherwise participate in, the Contest, then (in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor) he/she may be disqualified from participation in the Contest. Use or attempted use of multiple identities, mail-in envelopes, email addresses and/or any automated system to enter or otherwise participate in this Contest is prohibited and is grounds for disqualification.
4. Eligibility Requirements:
By participating in this Contest and/or claiming a prize, you agree that you have complied with all conditions stated in these Rules.
There will be one (1) prize available to be awarded, consisting of the following components (the “Prize”):
Two (2) Economy Return Flights to NBA Draft 2019 in New York City from closest Canadian airport
Two (2) Tickets to the 2019 NBA Awards
One (1) double-occupancy hotel room for two (2) nights (to be chosen by the Sponsor in their sole and absolute discretion)
Approximate retail value of the prize is $5,000.00, subject to the information below. Prize includes all applicable fees and taxes, and the following conditions apply: (i) Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); (ii) no substitutions except at Sponsor’s option; (iii) Sponsor reserves the right at any time to substitute the Prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or prize component(s) of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but solely at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, a cash award. Winner’s guest must be of legal age of majority or older in their jurisdiction of residence at time of travel unless Winner’s guest is a child or legal ward of Winner, and will be required to execute and return a release prior to issuance of travel documents. If guest is a child or legal ward of Winner, Winner will be required to execute and return such documents on behalf of such child or legal ward.
The characteristics and features of each Prize component, unless otherwise explicitly described above, are at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any and all costs/expenses not specifically included in the Prize description are the sole and absolute responsibility of the confirmed Winner and
his/her guest, including, without limitation, additional transportation, meals, luggage fees, gratuities, hotel incidentals, and souvenir expenses that may be incurred by the Winner and/or his/her guest.
Actual retail value of Prize depends upon the Winner’s point of departure and, existing rates at the time of travel, and any difference between the stated ARV and the actual value if any, will not be awarded. Winner and his/her guest must travel on the dates specified by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion (the “Travel Period”). Travel arrangements will be made through the travel coordinator and on carrier(s) designated by Sponsor. Trip is subject to air/hotel availability and other conditions and restrictions. A valid credit card will be required to check-in to the hotel. Airline and flight times to be selected by air supplier and/or Sponsor at their sole and absolute discretion. Winner and his/her guest must travel together at the same time on the same itinerary as set by the Sponsor. No change, extension or substitution of trip dates is permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, certificates, gift cards, or similar items once they are in Winner’s or his/her guest’s possession. Sponsor and the other Releasees shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, substitutions, or any acts or omissions whatsoever by the travel coordinator, air carriers, hotels, or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers, including any results thereof, such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Prize conditions may be added or modified by companies providing those portions of the Prize.
The Prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive and may be subject to additional restrictions or conditions, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner and his/her guest are responsible at their own expense for obtaining and paying for all necessary travel documents as well as travel and other insurance that they may wish to obtain prior to travel. Any unused, unclaimed or declined portion of the Prize will be forfeited, have no cash value and Sponsor shall have no obligation to provide either an alternative or value-in-kind.
6. Winner Selection:
At or about 9:00am ET on June 10th, 2019 (the “Draw Date”), at 80 Mitchell Avenue, Toronto, ON, M6J 1C1, Canada, one (1) potential Prize winner will be selected by random draw from among all eligible entries received in accordance with these Rules (as determined by the Sponsor at its sole discretion).
Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received by the Sponsor during the Contest Period.
The Sponsor or its designated representative will make a minimum one (1) attempt to contact the selected potential Prize winner via email within 48 hours of the Draw Date. If a selected entrant can’t be contacted within 48 hours of the Draw Date, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its
sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate potential Prize winner from among the remaining eligible entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section will apply to the new selected entrant), and this process will continue until a potential Prize winner has been successfully contacted.
In the event that as a result of any error of any kind whatsoever, more potential Prize winners are selected than specified in these Rules, the Sponsor reserves the right to hold a random draw amongst all such potential prize claimants to award only one such potential winner the Prize described in these Rules.
Before being declared a confirmed Prize winner (the “Winner”) , the selected potential Prize winner will be required to (a) correctly answer a time limited mathematical skill testing question, and (b) sign and return within 24 hours of receipt the Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Prize as awarded; (iii) releases Mars, NBA Entities, and its affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of the Winner’s name, address (city and province), voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph, image or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor and NBA Entities in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the Internet and grants to the Sponsor, in perpetuity, a non-exclusive licence to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use the material contained in the entry, in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason and waives all moral rights in and to the Winner’s entry in favour of the Sponsor. If a selected potential Prize winner: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (b) fails to return the properly executed release and other Contest documents, as generally described above (the detailed contents of which shall be at the Sponsor’s sole discretion), within the specified time; and/or (c) can’t (or is unwilling to) accept his/her Prize as awarded for any reason; then he/she will be disqualified and will forfeit all rights to the Prize and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate potential Prize winner from among the remaining eligible entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such new selected entrant), and this process will continue until a Winner has been successfully awarded the Prize or until the Sponsor terminates the Contest in accordance with these Rules, whichever happens first.
7. General Conditions:
Anyone determined by the Sponsor to be in violation of these Rules for any reason is subject to disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor at any time.
BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE RULES, INCLUDING ALL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND THE DECISIONS OF
THE SPONSOR AND THE INDEPENDENT JUDGING ORGANIZATION, IF ANY, WHICH ARE FINAL AND BINDING WITHOUT RIGHT OF APPEAL ON ALL MATTERS RELATING TO THIS CONTEST. ALL ENTRIES BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE SPONSOR AND WILL NOT BE RETURNED OR ACKNOWLEDGED. ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED AND NO CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ENTERED INTO EXCEPT WITH POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNER(S). SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ALL ENTRANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES OR WHO MAKE ANY MISREPRESENTATION RELATING TO THE CONTEST, DRAWING AND REDEMPTION OF ANY PRIZE. BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANTS RELEASE (AND IN THE CASE OF THE CONFIRMED WINNER AGREES TO CAUSE EACH OF HIS/HER GUESTS TO RELEASE) AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, NBA ENTITIES AND ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS AND THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES AFFILIATED WITH THIS CONTEST AND, PARTICIPATING ESTABLISHMENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS, ACTION, LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST. THE SPONSOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE WHATSOEVER FOR
ANY SOFTWARE, FAILURE OF ANY EMAIL, ON-LINE, OR INTERNET ENTRY TO BE RECEIVED BY THE SPONSOR. IN ADDITION, THE SPONSOR SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR TECHNICAL PROBLEMS, TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET OR AT ANY WEBSITE, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF INCLUDING ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO AN ENTRANT’S OR ANY OTHER PERSON’S COMPUTER OR PROPERTY RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM PLAYING OR DOWNLOADING ANY MATERIAL IN THE PROMOTION. THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CANCEL, SUSPEND, EXTEND OR MODIFY THIS CONTEST WITHOUT NOTICE, OBLIGATION OR LIABILITY IF IN THE SPONSORS’ OPINION THERE IS ANY SUSPECTED OR ACTUAL EVIDENCE OF TAMPERING WITH ANY PORTION OF THE CONTEST, OR IF VIRUS, BUGS, NON-AUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION, FORCE MAJEURE OR OTHER CAUSES CORRUPT OR IMPAIR THE ADMINISTRATION, SECURITY, FAIRNESS, OR INTEGRITY AND PROPER PLAY OF THE CONTEST, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION. IN SUCH CASE, SPONSOR MAY SELECT THE WINNER FROM ALL ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED PRIOR TO AND/OR AFTER (IF APPROPRIATE) THE ACTION TAKEN BY SPONSOR. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. ENTRIES ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION AND WILL BE DECLARED INVALID IF THEY ARE ILLEGIBLE, INCOMPLETE, MECHANICALLY REPRODUCED, MUTILATED, FORGED, FALSIFIED, ALTERED OR TAMPERED WITH IN ANY WAY, OR OTHERWISE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES. THE SPONSOR SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY FOR THE USE OF, OR BEAR ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER IN ANY WAY ATTRIBUTABLE TO, THE PRIZE AWARDED IN THIS CONTEST OR THE EVENTS FORMING PART OF THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERRORS IN THE OFFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF THIS CONTEST, THESE RULES, THE SELECTION AND
ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS OR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE PRIZE. THE SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS AND THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, PARTNERS, PARTNERSHIPS, PRINCIPALS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, LICENSEES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (I) MAKE NO WARRANTY, GUARANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF THE PRIZE, (II) DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION, AND (III) ARE NOT LIABLE FOR INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE, TRAVEL RELATED THERETO OR OTHERWISE FROM PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST. IN THE EVENT OF ANY DISCREPANCY OR INCONSISTENCY BETWEEN THE TERMS OF THESE RULES AND THE TERMS OR STATEMENTS CONTAINED IN ANY SHORT-FORM CONTEST RULES, ADVERTISING MATERIALS AND/OR THE FRENCH VERSION OF THESE RULES, THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THESE ENGLISH RULES SHALL PREVAIL, GOVERN AND CONTROL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
9. Governing Law:
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to Ontario conflicts of law principles. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of Ontario.
Quebec Residents : Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
10. Winner’s Name:
To obtain the name of the official Winner, available after June 13, 2019, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope by June 27, 2019 to: Idea Rebel, 80 Mitchell Avenue, Toronto, ON, M6J 1C1, Canada.