THIS CONTEST IS ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL CANADIAN RESIDENTS AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE OF LEGAL DRINKING AGE IN THE PROVINCE / TERRITORY IN WHICH THEY RESIDE.
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1. KEY DATES:
The MOOSEHEAD BREWERIES SUMMER ESCAPES CONTEST (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Moosehead Breweries Limited (the “Contest Sponsor”). The Contest begins on June 1, 2022 at 12:01:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on September 30, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET, while supplies last (the “Contest Period”).
To enter the Contest and be eligible to win a Prize (see rule 9), a person (“Entrant”) must be a legal resident of Canada, who has reached the legal drinking age in their province/territory of residence at the time of entry. Employees, representatives, agents, officers or directors (including immediate members and members of the same household of such persons, whether related or not) of the Contest Sponsor, its divisions, subsidiaries, associated and affiliated entities, bottlers, redemption/recycling centers, the applicable provincial Government Liquor Agencies (see rule 11), participating liquor licensees, prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and any other individual(s), entity or entities involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest are not eligible to enter the Contest. For these Official Rules, “immediate family” means mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter and spouse, including common law spouse, regardless of where they reside.
3. AGREEMENT TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY RULES:
By participating in this Contest, you are agreeing that you have read and agree to be legally bound by these rules and regulations (the “Rules”).
4. HOW TO OBTAIN A PIN:
At the start of the Contest, there will be a total of 260,260 unique 9-digit alphanumeric personal identification numbers (each, a “PIN” and collectively, the “PINs”) available for distribution by means of Purchase and No Purchase, while supplies last. There are two (2) ways to obtain a PIN, as follows:
a. BY PURCHASE. Between June 1, 2022 and September 30, 2022 (the “Promotion Period”) , when you purchase one (1) specialty marked case of the following Cracked Canoe and Moosehead Lager SKUs:
(the “Participating Product”) from participating retailers within the Province of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia, you will receive one (1) PIN, found printed inside specially marked carton packaging, while quantities last;
b. NO PURCHASE ENTRIES: Alternatively, to obtain one (1) PIN, while supplies last, without making a purchase, print your first name, last name, telephone number, date of birth and complete mailing address (including postal code) on a plain white piece of paper and mail it (in an envelope with sufficient Canadian postage) along with: (i) a handwritten 50 word (or more) unique and original essay describing what Canadian-made products mean to you; and (ii) a self-addressed pre-paid stamped envelope with sufficient return Canadian postage; to the following address:
SUMMER ESCAPES CONTEST
Attn: Consumer Affairs Department
89 Main Street West
Saint John, NB E2M 3H2
(collectively, the “Request”). Upon receipt of a Request in accordance with these Rules, you will receive one (1) randomly selected PIN per unique and original Request per envelope with sufficient Canadian postage. To be eligible, a Request must: (i) be received separately in a single envelope bearing sufficient Canadian postage (i.e. multiple Requests in the same envelope will be void); and (ii) be post-marked during the Contest Period and received by no later than September 15, 2022 to allow Contest Sponsor sufficient time to mail back the PIN via regular mail. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for, and will accept no liability whatsoever in relation to, any late, lost, misdirected, delayed or incomplete Requests (all of which are void).
The Participating Product may not be available in all regions or at all participating retailers.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Each PIN is unique and can only be used one (1) time in this Contest. Each PIN will automatically expire after its first use or on September 30, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Closing Date”) (whichever occurs first). Please retain the original PIN for your records. All PINs submitted are subject to verification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor. Potential winners may also be required to submit their original product carton, and/or original reply letter (for a no purchase entry Request) with PIN matching their eligible winning Entry in order to be awarded a Prize. Any PIN and/or other materials that cannot be verified to the complete satisfaction of the Contest Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, is/are subject to immediate disqualification (in which case the Entry associated with such PIN will be declared null and void and any rights to any Prize associated with such PIN will be forfeited in their entirety).
5. HOW TO ENTER:
Once you have a unique and valid PIN legitimately obtained in accordance with these Rules, visit www.moosehead.ca/summerescapes (the “Contest Website”) and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the SUMMER ESCAPES CONTEST Entry Form (the “Entry Form”) with all required information, which includes (among other things) the selection of your Summer Escapes prize choice; a requirement to enter your PIN in the space provided. Once you have fully completed the Entry Form with all required information and have agreed to the Rules, follow the on-screen instructions to submit your completed Entry Form (each, an “Entry” and collectively, the “Entries”). To be eligible, an Entry must be submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period. Entries must be received on or before the Contest Closing Date. This is the only method of entry into the SUMMER ESCAPES CONTEST.
6. ADDITIONAL RULES:
There is no limit to the number of Entries per person – but, each Entry must relate to a unique and valid PIN legitimately obtained in accordance with these Rules. A portion of the prizes available to be won (as further described below) are trip packages offered and supplied by “G Adventures”. Upon completion of a Contest entry that offers a G Adventures travel prize, each Contest entrant shall receive a $100 (CAD) G Adventures e-voucher. E-vouchers shall be limited to one per Contest entrant, despite their number of entries and can only be used once. If it is discovered by the Contest Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to: (i) use multiple names, identities, email addresses and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s), and/or any other means not in keeping with the Contest Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Rules to enter or otherwise participate in or to disrupt this Contest; (ii) falsely enter a PIN without legitimately obtaining a PIN in accordance with these Rules; (iii) re-enter a PIN a subsequent time after its first use; and/or (iv) enter a PIN that has been falsified, manipulated or otherwise altered in any way (all as determined by Contest Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she/they may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor. An Entry may be rejected if (in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor) it is not fully completed with all required information (including, but not limited to, providing a unique and valid PIN legitimately obtained in accordance with these Rules) and submitted and received in accordance with these Rules. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and accept no liability whatsoever in relation to, any late, lost, misdirected, delayed or incomplete Entries (all of which are void).
All Entries, Requests and PINs are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Contest Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of an Entry, PIN or Request and/or other information entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Contest Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with the Contest Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Rules. Further, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to request the original PIN for the purposes of verification. Failure to provide such proof (including, if required, providing the original PIN and/or other materials) to the complete satisfaction of the Contest Sponsor within the timeline specified by the Sponsor may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of this Contest will be the official time-keeping device(s) used by the Contest Sponsor. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures etc.) or attempted transmission of an Entry or of an attempted Entry or of any communication, does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt by the Contest Sponsor.
There are a total of ten (10) CONTEST prizes (the “Prizes”) available to be won during the Contest Period as follows:
Six (6) G-Adventuresꭞ travel packages for two (2) consisting of one (1) $7,000 G-Adventures travel credit for a Canadian Based G-Adventures trip, and one (1) $2,000 airfare credit, and one (1) $1,000 (CDN) personal spending credit. The total approximate value of the prize is $10,000. The winner’s companion(s) must also be of legal drinking age. Blackout and travel restrictions may apply.
One (1) Saint John Summer Escape for two (2) consisting of one (1) $2,100 travel and airfare credit, a Moosehead Breweries Limited experience (including but may not be limited to a brewery site visit and tour of the facility) and one (1) $1,750 (CDN) personal spending credit. The total approximate value of the prize is $3,850. The winner’s companion(s) must also be of legal drinking age. Blackout and travel restrictions may apply.
One (1) Halifax Summer Escape for two (2) consisting of one (1) $2,100 travel and airfare credit, and one (1) $1,750 (CDN) personal spending credit. The total approximate value of the prize is $3,850. The winner’s companion(s) must also be of legal drinking age. Blackout and travel restrictions may apply.
Two (2) City Weekend Escapes for two (2) to a Canadian City of your choice consisting of one (1) $1,500 travel and airfare credit, and one (1) $1,000 (CDN) personal spending credit. The total approximate value of the prizes is $2,500. The winner’s companion(s) must also be of legal drinking age. Blackout and travel restrictions may apply.
Each Prize is limited to the credit as described above to be used toward any costs associated with a selected destination. Any costs, fees, charges and associated payment amounts as a result of all Prizes and associated bookings are the sole responsibility of the Winner and are in no way a responsibility of the Contest Sponsor, G Adventures, or any contest affiliated sponsor or organizer.
†This prize includes two (2) round trip economy class airfare tickets up to the aggregate value of CAD $2,000 CAD including all taxes and fees levied by the airline on the tickets on the route. The airfare component of the prize has a MAXIMUM value of CAD$2,000, which may vary based on airline fluctuations and the Winner’s place of residence. Any airfare or transportation costs in excess of the CAD $2,000, including transportation to the airport, are the responsibility of the Winner and his/her guest.
With respect to the Airfare component of the prize:
Travel blackout periods may apply.
Space is subject to availability at time of booking.
Once your ticket has been issued, the origin and destination can’t be changed. However, a change to the flight time, and/or travel date is permitted. A change fee per ticket may apply.
Ticket is not transferable, not refundable and not redeemable for cash.
Frequent flyer mileage accumulation is not permitted.
The use of e-upgrade certificates is not permitted.
Stopovers are not permitted.
Promotional pass recipients may be held liable to the airline for failure to adhere to the restrictions and conditions of travel applicable to their tickets or for the fraudulent use of those tickets.
The airfare ticket(s) is for one-time use only, and only for the winner’s and guest’s personal use. It may not be distributed or sold, or otherwise used for commercial or personal gain, other than for the purpose for which it is intended. G Adventures reserves the right to modify or cancel the airfare component of the prize at their discretion. Any violation of these conditions may be subject to cancellation of the airfare component of the prize, of any booking made using the airfare component of the prize, and/or to any legal or other recourse available for the recovery of damages suffered or costs, expenses or loss incurred as a result of such prohibited use.
Prizes i) are subject to availability, ii) are valid on new bookings only, iii) may not be combined with any other offer or discount, iv) have no cash value, v) are not transferrable, vi) are not eligible for “Lifetime Deposit” nor “Guaranteed Departure”, and vii) cannot be exchanged by the Winner.
All Participants who accept a prize acknowledge and agree that they are responsible to ensure their eligibility to travel internationally as applicable, their proper and lawful eligibility to enter the country or region where the prize trip will be held, and to re-enter their country of resident, and represent and warrant to G Adventures that they possess or are able to procure a valid passport for the duration of the trip, if necessary, according to current international travel law. Passport and visa procurements will be the sole responsibility and for the sole account of the winning Participants and their guests. If a Participant is unable to attend their prize Tour due to passport, entry or other legal or regulatory restrictions, they shall be deemed to have forfeited their entry into the Contest and any prize they have won and neither G Adventures nor the Contest Sponsor shall be liable for any damages resulting from such inability to attend. The winner and their guest are responsible for any surcharges or service charges if applicable.
Once the trip is confirmed, the winner may not change the departure date. The winner and guest must travel on the same Tour itinerary on the same dates. G Adventures and the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to approve any travel dates. G Adventures and Contest Sponsor are not responsible for any travel related delays or cancellations.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied by G Adventures. The winner is responsible for the reporting and payment of all taxes (if any) as well as any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of prize not specified herein as being awarded.
G Adventures (and any Contest Sponsor and partners) expressly disclaim any responsibility and Participants and Winners agree to indemnify and hold harmless G Adventures and Contest Sponsor and any Contest partners from and against any and all claims, actions, demands and/or liability for injury, damage or loss whatsoever relating to or arising in connection with participation in this Contest (regardless of the cause of such injury, damage or loss) and/or the delivery and/or subsequent use or misuse of any of the prizes awarded.
Winner must be legal drinking age in their province of residence, or older, to claim the prize. Prize applies to the listed itinerary only and excludes optional or additional services that are not expressly included in the itinerary or prize, transfers, pre/post-tour accommodation, ‘My Own Room’, insurance, amendments, and all incidentals, meals, gratuities, taxes, fees, levies, and transportation not expressly included in the itinerary. Winner and guest must travel on same departure and same trip.
The winner and his/her guest are responsible for all incidentals, meals, gratuities, transportation throughout the duration of the trip that is not expressly included in the cost of the itinerary, the cost of travel to the closest point of air departure, the cost of obtaining a passport or visa or other photo identification, or any additional activities the Participant elects to engage in outside of what is provided by G Adventures or Contest Sponsor as applicable as part of the standard tour itinerary.
Total value of all prizes available to be won is $72,700 (CDN). Dates of the trips are to be determined by winner upon selection and subsequent confirmation of date availability by Contest Sponsor, G Adventures and the Contest travel partner(s), as applicable. All travel arrangements must be booked before March 31st, 2023 at 23:59 ET for travel departing before October 1st, 2023.
†G Adventures Prizes: will be booked directly with G-Adventures. Terms and Conditions will apply and will be outlined in Winners’ declaration and release forms.
COVID-19: The Contest Sponsor is not liable if travel is impeded or refused by reason or decisions of any government authorities (domestic or foreign). COVID-19 advisory: Regional travel restrictions may apply. Please consult local, provincial and federal guidelines for travel restrictions related to COVID-19 prior to booking or participating in travel experiences. It is the sole responsibility of the Prize winners and their guest to obtain all necessary travel documentation, identification, and COVID-19 vaccination status documentation if required.
Odds of winning a Prize are based upon the number of valid PINs entries received. Valid entries will be eligible for each for the prize draws. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and are not transferable, assignable, or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by Contest Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion). No substitutions except at Contest Sponsor’s sole option. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute the Prize with a prize of equal or greater retail value, including, without limitation, but at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, a cash award. None of the Released Parties (see Rule 11) makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of a Prize awarded in connection with the Contest. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, each confirmed winner understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from neither the Contest Sponsor nor any of the Released Parties should his/her Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory. For greater certainty and the avoidance of any doubt, by accepting a Prize, each confirmed winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Released Parties if the Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part.
9. DRAW SCHEDULE – PRIZE WINNER SELECTION PROCESS & NOTIFICATION:
There will be ten (10) Winners randomly selected on October 11th, 2022 at 2:00pm ET at the Moosehead Breweries Limited office at 89 Main Street West, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 3H2 from all of the valid PIN entries received. Selected entrants will be notified within 2 business days following the draw and will be contacted using the email address or phone number provided at the time of entry into the Contest. Up to three attempts will be made to contact Selected Entrants within 3 business days following the draw. If a Selected Entrant does not or cannot accept a prize within 3 business days of the initial notification, that Selected Entrant will forfeit the prize and a new Winner will be selected by random draw, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
10. WINNER CONFIRMATION PROCESS:
To be confirmed a winner and be awarded a Prize (if selected for a Prize), a potential Winner will must answer correctly, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question. By participating in the Contest and accepting a Prize, the potential winner hereby: (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the applicable Prize (as awarded); (iii) releases the Contest Sponsor, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, professional advisors, the provincial liquor agencies, license/control boards and their liquor licensees, retailers, or distributors (the “Government Liquor Agencies”), and their respective advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the applicable Prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Contest Sponsor in any manner or medium whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet.
11. RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION:
All winners must sign the Contest Sponsor’s Declaration and Winner Release form (a “Release Form”) to: (i) confirm compliance with all Contest Rules; (ii) agree to accept prizes as awarded; (iii) release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor, its 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 (“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 any travel related thereto, and the use of entries by the Sponsor, 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 prizes 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 entrants 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 entries by the Sponsor. If a potential winner: (a) fails to correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question; (b) fails to properly execute and return the Release Form within the specified time (if issued); (c) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the applicable Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or (d) is determined to be in violation of these Rules (all as determined by the Contest Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may be disqualified and the Prize may go unawarded. The Release Form will be sent directly to each selected entrant.
12. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Contest Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal. ANYONE DEEMED BY THE CONTEST SPONSOR TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE CONTEST SPONSOR’S INTERPRETATION OF THE LETTER AND/OR SPIRIT OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE CONTEST SPONSOR AT ANY TIME. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any individual that it deems to be in violation of these Rules. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to refuse an Entry or Request from any person whose eligibility is in question or who has been disqualified or is otherwise ineligible to enter. In its sole and absolute determination, the Contest Sponsor may disqualify any person who acts in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person and to void all such person’s Entries and/or Requests. The Released Parties will not be liable for: (i) any failure of any Website or any platform during or after the Contest; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems of any nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, those relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any information or materials whatsoever to be received, captured, recorded or function properly for any reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; (iv) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest; The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or suspend this Contest or to amend the Official Rules at any time and in any way without prior notice, or are prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Contest as contemplated herein by any event beyond their control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, /provincial, territorial, municipal, or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Contest Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence). Without limiting the foregoing, if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, for example as a result of tampering or infection by computer virus, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, to terminate the Contest. Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with the terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules or the rights and obligations of participants, Contest Sponsor or any of the other the Released Parties in connection with the Contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of New Brunswick and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, 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. The parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in New Brunswick in any action to enforce (or otherwise relating to) these Rules or relating to this Contest.
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with any social media website. You understand that you are providing your information to the Contest Sponsor and not to a social media website. If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please reach out to the Contest Sponsor at moosehead.ca/contact
13. 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 Sponsor. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any of the Sponsor’s intellectual property without the express written consent of the Sponsor is strictly prohibited.
For 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.
THE GOVERNMENT LIQUOR AGENCIES ARE NOT CONNECTED WITH THIS CONTEST IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER AND ARE NOT LIABLE IN ANY WAY WHATSOEVER IN REGARD TO ANY MATTER THAT RELATES TO THIS CONTEST.