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Official Contest Rules & Regulations

Contest Title: 2018 Argonauts Season Ticket Contest

This contest is sponsored by Argonauts Holdings Limited Partnership, (the “Contest Sponsor”). The contest runs from 10:00 a.m. EDT on October 3, 2017 to 5:00 p.m. ET on December 15, 2017 (the “Contest Period”).

Eligibility

To be eligible to win you must be a legal resident of Canada (excluding the residents of Quebec) who is eighteen (18) years of age, must not be employees of the Contest Sponsor, or any of its respective affiliated companies or agents, advertising and promotion agencies.

To Enter

There are two (2) methods to enter the contest.

METHOD 1: You must have purchased a Toronto Argonauts 2018 Season Ticket during the contest period and paid a non-refundable deposit equal to thirty-three (33) percent of the gross value of such 2018 Toronto Argonauts Season tickets. You will receive 1 ballot for every season ticket purchased.

METHOD 2: NO PURCHASE MAIL-IN ENTRY: You must mail an original 250-word typed (not handwritten) essay about your favourite 2017 Toronto Argonauts moment to: “Toronto Argonauts Season Ticket Contest”, 10 Lower Spadina, Suite 500, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2Z2, Attention: Toronto Argonauts Marketing. You must include your name, address, daytime telephone number and email address with your essay. Limit of one (1) no purchase mail-in entry per person, during the Contest Period.

Prize(s) 

There will be one (1) Grand prize consisting of a CAD$15,000 travel voucher that must be used for airfare and accommodation. Must be booked through the Toronto Argonauts, and used by December 31st, 2018.

There will be four (4) Gold prizes each consisting of trip for two (2) to a Toronto Argonauts away game in the 2018 season including travel with the Toronto Argonauts, accommodation and game tickets. The approximate retail value of each prize Gold is $3,000.

There will be ten (10) Silver prizes of one (1) $1000 VIA Rail gift certificates. Each Silver Prize must be used by December 31st, 2018.

There will be twenty (20) Bronze prizes of one (1) Toronto Argonauts 2018 season jersey, each with an approximate retail value of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250).

The Grand Prize, Gold Prizes, Silver Prizes and Bronze Prizes (collectively the “Contest Prizes”) must each be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferable or redeemable for cash or allowed to be sold.  No change in travelling arrangements can be made once the booking has been confirmed. Travelling companions must depart from the same airport and on the same itinerary as the winner. The Contest Sponsor has the right to substitute each of the contest prizes in whole or in part in the event that all or any of the components of the contest prizes is unavailable.

In the event that the winner is unable to redeem any or all of the Contest Prizes components due to reasons beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor, no compensation or substitution prize will be provided.  All taxes on prizes other than taxes specifically referred to in these rules are the responsibility of the winner. All other expenses not specifically included in the Contest Prizes, including but not limited to, transportation to and from the airport, transportation to and from the event, in-room movies, room service, meals, gas and any other personal expenses are the sole responsibility of the winner and his/her guests.

Draw 

A random draw for the Contest Prizes will be held on or about December 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. ET. The odds of being selected depend upon the total number of eligible entries received by the conclusion of the Contest Period

By entering this contest, entrants accept and agree to abide by these Official Contest Rules & Regulations and the decisions of the independent contest organization with respect to all aspects of the contest, which are final, binding and conclusive on all matters relative to this contest.

An entrant selected pursuant to a random draw will be contacted by mail, email, courier or telephone within five (5) business days of the draw date. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within five (5) business days, he/she will be disqualified and a new random draw from the remaining eligible entries will be conducted to select another entrant and the process noted above will be repeated until a selected entrant is contacted or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first.

Before being declared a winner, the selected entrant must first correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by telephone within five (5) business days of the draw date. The selected entrant will also be required to sign and return within 10 business days, a Declaration and Release Form (the “Release Form”) confirming compliance with these Official Contest Rules & Regulations, acceptance of a prize as awarded without substitution, and releasing the Contest Sponsor, and their affiliated and related companies, and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Released Parties”) from any liability in connection with the Contest Prizes or the administration of the contest

In addition, each travelling companion selected by a winner of a Grand Prize, Gold Prize or Silver Prize must sign and return a Release Form releasing the Released Partners prior to participation in the Grand Prize, Gold Prize, or Silver Prize (as applicable)

Failure to answer the mathematical skill-testing question correctly or failure to return the Release Form within the time period indicated on the Release Form will cause a new random draw from the remaining eligible entries to be conducted to select another entry and the process noted above will be repeated until a winner is declared or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first.

By entering this contest, each prize winner authorizes the Contest Sponsor, and their representatives to use in any related publicity, if required, their name, photograph, image, any statements they may make regarding the prize, place of residence and/or voice for advertising purposes worldwide in perpetuity and in any form of media including the Internet, without any form of compensation.

No responsibility will be taken for any failure of the website during the promotion for any reason or for any problems or technical malfunction of a network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail, on-line, or internet entry on account of technical problems 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 and resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion.

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to void any entry and/or cancel or modify the contest in whole or in part (without notice to entrants individually) if, in their sole discretion, they determine that for any reason the contest is not capable of running as originally planned due to fraud, technical failures, human, printing or distribution errors, or any causes or occurrences have compromised the administration, safety, fairness or integrity of the contest

Any person entering this contest or trying to do so by any means which go against the intention of these Official Rules & Regulations and which would be unfair to the other participants will be automatically disqualified and the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.  In the event it is determined that an entrant has entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these rules and has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these rules, the entrant will be disqualified and all of the entries submitted by the entrant will be disqualified. Entries are subject to verification by the Contest Sponsor or its agents, representatives or assigns.

All entries become the permanent property of the Contest Sponsors. No correspondence will be entered into except with the selected entrant. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and is void where prohibited.

The Contest Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, garbled, or unintelligible entry forms, entry forms which fail to comply with these Official Contest Rules & Regulations, or for theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entry forms.