Rolf C.Hagen – Catit Meowfest – Win a grand prize of a trip to meowfest Toronto valued at $2,800 OR 1 of 5 minor prizes

Rules & Regulations

Contest Sponsor

The Catit Meowfest contest is sponsored by Rolf C.Hagen Inc. (the “Sponsor”). This contest is in no way sponsored or administered by PetSmart Inc. In entering this Contest, you are providing your information to Sponsor, not to PetSmart Inc.

Eligibility

Entrants must be Canadian residents in a province or territory (excluding Quebec) who are over the age of majority in their province of residence, at the time of entry.

Employees, representatives and agents of the Sponsor & PetSmart Inc. and its affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family members (spouse, children, parents and siblings) and those living in the same household of such employees, representatives and agents are not eligible to enter.

If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The individual assigned to the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address is considered the authorized account holder. A selected entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the selected entry. All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified by reverse domain name search. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry in this contest will be the contest server machine(s).

How to Enter

No purchase necessary. Enter the contest at catit.ca, upload an original and unique photo of your cat and complete the form successfully and agree to our terms & conditions and these Rules and Regulations for one (1) entry into the contest. Limit of one (1) entry per e-mail address per day. Each entry must be unique and original. Repeated or copied entry will not be accepted.

Submission Conditions

The Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, elect to use, in whole or in part, any submission materials submitted into this contest for its own future advertising and/or promotional activities, without notice or compensation and any entrant submitting such materials forfeits any further copyright or similar claims to same. Each entrant warrants that their submission materials are unique and original to them and do not contravene or infringe on anyone else’s copyright or other intellectual property. Submission materials must not:

contain/reference (as applicable) any minors;
contain defamatory words/statements (including words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group);
threaten or disparage any person, place, business, group, or organizations, including the Sponsor;
invade privacy or other rights of any person, firm, or entity;
contain/reference (as applicable) material that is in any way unlawful, in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, provincial or municipal laws and regulations where the submission is created;
contain/reference (as applicable) material that is inappropriate, indecent (including but not limited to nudity or pornography), profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous or libelous; and
contain/reference (as applicable) any persons or organizations without their prior express written permission (collectively the “Submission Conditions”).

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to (a) revise submission materials, or request the Entrants to revise and resubmit the submission materials in order to make such submission materials compliant with these Submission Conditions, (b) remove any submission materials which are deemed inappropriate according to the Sponsor; and (c) 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 these rules and regulations; or (iii) to be acting in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner; (iv) to be in violation of any of the Submission Conditions specified above; or (iv) to be engaging in any other offensive conduct that jeopardizes the integrity and/or administration of the contest, which shall be determined at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Promotional Period

Starts March 17, 2019 at 12:00:00am EST and ends April 14, 2019 at 11:59:59pm EST.

Prize

One (1) grand prize winner and five (5) secondary prize winners will be announced within 10 business days following the closing date of the contest. The awards will be granted via draw among all eligible entries received during the promotional period.

Grand Place Winner

A trip to meowfest Toronto:

2 night stay in Toronto hotel in close proximity to meowfest, as determined by the Sponsor
Roundtrip air fare from the international airport closest to the winner’s residence to Toronto Pearson International Airport or Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport at the Sponsor’s sole discretion
2 general admission tickets to meowfest Toronto
2 celebrity cat Meet & Greet tickets for: Nala
2 celebrity cat Meet & Greet tickets for: Pudge
2 celebrity cat Meet & Greet tickets for: Venus The Two Face Cat
CAD $300 spending money

Catit prize pack which consists of:

Catit Senses 2.0 Play Circuit
Catit Senses 2.0 Fireball
Catit Senses 2.0 Digger
12 packages Catit Creamy Cat Treats
4 packages – Chicken & Liver flavour
4 packages – Salmon flavour
4 packages – Seafood flavour

(collectively, the “Grand Prize”).

Approximately value of the Grand Prize is CAD $2,800.00 based on Vancouver departure. Flight will be booked through a travel agency appointed by the Sponsor. No cash value. Actual retail value may vary depending on the originating airport of departure and time of travel. The winner will not be entitled to any difference between actual and approximate retail value of the Grand Prize. Winner must pay any difference if the trip is over the stipulated amount. Ground transportation will be awarded instead of airfare if the Grand Prize winner resides within a 350 km radius of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

The Grand Prize winner (and his/her guest) will be solely responsible for all other incidental costs and expenses related to their prize not mentioned above, including, but without limitation, transportation to and from the airports, gratuities, personal expenses, meals, health or travel insurance, entertainment, etc. The Grand Prize winner may be required to provide an accepted and valid credit card to the hotel to cover incidental charges (including but not limited to: telephone charges, laundry services, room service, etc.).

Trip must be booked before May 1st, 2019.

The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest must travel on the same itinerary. The guest must be a legal resident of Canada. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Rules and Regulations, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All travel arrangements must be made through the Sponsor’s designated agents and will not be rescheduled or substituted once booked. The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest will be responsible for having the required identifications and obtaining any necessary travel documents in advance of the departure date. No compensation will be made if the trip is cancelled due to a failure to obtain the necessary travel documents. In the event that the guest is under the age of majority in the province/territory in which he/she resides, such minor’s parent or legal guardian must provide express legal consent for their minor child to travel, sign and complete the travel guest’s declaration and release form on the minor’s behalf, and travel with the minor guest, which the parent or legal guardian’s expenses will not be covered by the Sponsor.

No responsibility is assumed by the Sponsor for cancelled, delayed, suspended or re-scheduled events or travel once arrangements are made for any reason whatsoever beyond its control, including if the trip is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason and the Grand Prize winner will not be reimbursed for any portion of the Grand Prize that may become unavailable. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or terminate the awarding of the Grand Prize or any component of a Grand Prize in the event that the Prize winner and/or his/her travel guest engages in inappropriate or disruptive behaviour, or behaviour with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The Sponsor reserves the right to change travel dates and travel arrangements at its sole discretion.

5 Secondary Prize Winners

Each secondary prize consists of one (1) Catit prize pack that includes:

Catit Senses 2.0 Play Circuit
Catit Senses 2.0 Fireball
Catit Senses 2.0 Digger
12 packages Catit Creamy Cat Treats
4 packages – Chicken & Liver flavour
4 packages – Salmon flavour
4 packages – Seafood flavour

(each a “Secondary Prize”).

Approximate retail value of each Secondary Prize is CAD $95.00. If, at the time a Secondary Prize is redeemed or awarded, the actual prevailing retail purchase price for the Secondary Prize is less than the approximate retail value stated in advertising and promotion materials, and/or in these Rules and Regulations, the Secondary Prize winner will not be entitled to any difference.

All prizes must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions, refunds, transfers or cash equivalent payment will be allowed. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a Prize (or any portion thereof) cannot be awarded for any reason. Limit one (1) prize per person.

Winner

The winner will be selected randomly within ten (10) days after contest period ends and will be announced on the the The UnFURgettable Catit Adventure land page on Catit.ca. as well as Catit social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc). The first entry drawn will be deemed the potential winner for Grand Prize, the subsequent five (5) entries drawn will each be deemed the potential winner for Secondary Prize. The chances of winning are solely dependent on the total number of eligible entries received.

The Sponsor will contact the potential winners by telephone and/or e-mail. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within 10 business days after the winners are announced to claim the prize, or, if contacted, does not claim their prize, or does not meet all of the contest conditions outlined in these Rules and Regulations, including the requirement to correctly answering an unaided, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question, the potential winner will forfeit his/her prize and another entry will be drawn from the remaining eligible entries to determine the prize winner, whom will be subject to disqualification in the same manner. Sponsor will not share your information to any 3rd parties.

Winner Conditions

To be declared a winner, a selected entrant must first: (i) have complied with, be in compliance with, and continue to comply with these Rules and Regulations; (ii) correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by the Sponsor via on the declaration of eligibility and release form; and (iii) sign and return a declaration of eligibility and release form within a specified period of time.

Prize Distribution

Once confirmed as a winner, the prize will be sent to each winner via courier. No responsibility is assumed by the Sponsor, PetSmart Inc. or any affiliated companies for any postal mail or delivery return as undeliverable without a forwarding address. No responsibility is assumed by the Sponsor, PetSmart Inc., or any affiliated companies for the prize after it has been shipped. The Sponsor, PetSmart Inc., and all affiliated companies make no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the prizes. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Failure to redeem a prize (or prize portion) will result in forfeiture of the prize and unused portions of the prize have no cash value. Prize winners are responsible for any applicable taxes related to any prize received. Winner bears all risk of loss or damages to prizes after delivery.

Privacy

The Sponsor is collecting personal data about entrants for the purpose of administering this Contest and, if an entrant should so elect, to communicate with entrants about the Sponsor’s products/services/offers. Consenting to receive such communications is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter this Contest and does not improve your chances of winning any prize. Please see the Privacy Policies for the Sponsor at www.catit.com/ca/en/privacy-policy for information on the policy towards maintaining the privacy and security of user information.

Tampering

All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the Rules may be disqualified by the Sponsor. Sponsor takes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed entries, typographical or other production errors, or any errors or omissions in printing or advertising related to this contest. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated maximum number of entries by using multiple/different names, e-mail addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that person’s entries and eligibility to win the prize and that participant will be disqualified from the contest and, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, any of the Sponsor’s other promotions. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, contest entry services) will void all entries by that entrant.

Sponsor assumes no responsibility for failure of the Internet or the website during the contest, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or 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 related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

Modification/Termination

Subject to applicable law, the Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion and without liability, to terminate or suspend the contest in whole or in part, or modify the Rules and Regulations of the contest at any time without notice, if fraud, technical failures including any network server or hardware failure, viruses, bugs, errors in programming, or communications or any other errors or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor that corrupts the administration, integrity or security of the contest or if any other factor interferes with the conduct of this contest as contemplated by these Rules and Regulations, or for any other reason at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. In such event, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, choose to select (a) winner(s) via random drawing from among all eligible entries received up until the time of cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension.

Publicity

By accepting a prize, each winner and their guest (as applicable) agrees that the Sponsor and its respective designees may use their name, photographs, videos, likeness, city of residence, biographical information, prize information and/or statements about this contest for advertising and/or publicity purposes in any and all media (now or hereafter known) throughout the world, in perpetuity without compensation, notification, or permission, unless otherwise prohibited by law.

Release and Liability

By entering this contest, entrants forever release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its advertising and promotional agencies, their affiliates and respective directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns from any and all damages, injuries, death, 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 or misuse of any prize, or while preparing for and/or participating in any contest and/or prize-related activity.

Construction

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules and Regulations, or the rights and obligations of entrants and the Sponsor 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 its conflict of law rules and provisions. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of Ontario. All Entrants expressly agree that the Ontario courts shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Contest and agree to submit to the laws of and the jurisdiction of the federal courts of Canada and provincial courts of the Province of Ontario, and hereby waive the jurisdiction of any other court that now or in the future could be considered competent for any reason. The venue shall only be Toronto, Ontario.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules and Regulations shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Rules and Regulations shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.]