Canadian Summer Staples

Official Contest Rules

BC Tree Fruits Summer Staples Contest (the "Contest")


1. Contest Sponsor: BC Tree Fruits Cooperative (the "Contest Sponsor"), 1473 Water Street, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 1J6.

2. Eligibility: The Contest is open only to residents of Canada in the provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta & British Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry, except employees, representatives and agents of the Contest Sponsor, its affiliates and their respective advertising and marketing agencies, Contest administrators, judges and persons domiciled with any of the above. The Collector is the individual in whose name the Collector Number has been established or, in the case of a Business Collector, the principal associated with the Business Collector Number, as determined by the Contest Sponsor. Canadian residence will be determined by the postal code associated with the contest entry. Online access and an email account is required to participate in this Contest. Many public libraries, retail businesses and others offer free access to computers and a number of Internet service providers and other companies offer free email accounts.

3. Agreement to Official Contest Rules: By participating in the Contest, you fully and unconditionally agree to and accept the Official Contest Rules and the decisions of the Contest Sponsor and its Contest administrators and judges, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.

4. Contest Period: The Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. on July 8, 2019 and ends 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2019 (the "Contest Period"). All times refer to Pacific Standard Time ("PST") throughout the Contest.

5. HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. During the Contest Period, an eligible person may enter the Contest by filling out the entry form on the contest website,

Entries may, throughout the Contest and thereafter, be distributed, used, reproduced, exhibited, and/or displayed by the Contest Sponsor, which rights are granted by an entrant to the Contest Sponsor upon entry, all without notice or compensation to entrant.

6. Prize: There will be a total of one (1) prize package (the "Prize") available to be won in this Contest.

"Winner" will be selected by random draw of eligible entries received during the Contest Period by the Contest Sponsor.

The Prize consists of the following elements:

The Prize is subject to certain restrictions:

7. Odds of Winning: The odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.

8. Winner Selection: A random drawing for the Prize will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 in Kelowna, British Columbia from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period, by the Contest Sponsor whose decisions will be final and binding. In order to be declared a Winner, the selected entrant must be a Canadian citizen who is at least 18 years of age or older and must first correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered at a pre-arranged time by telephone and otherwise comply with these Official Contest Rules. The Contest Sponsor or its representatives will make reasonable attempts to contact the selected entrant at the e-mail address and/or telephone number(s) recorded in respect of his/her Collector Number and/or indicated on the e-mail entry, as the case may be. If a selected entrant cannot be directly contacted or has not personally responded within two (2) days of the date when contact was first attempted, is not eligible in accordance with these Official Contest Rules, does not correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question or does not otherwise comply with these Official Contest Rules, then the selected entrant is disqualified and will not receive the Prize and another entrant may be selected. A selected entrant must sign and return to the Contest Sponsor a Release Form in form satisfactory to Contest Sponsor, which includes a standard declaration of compliance with the Official Contest Rules and release of Contest Sponsor and their affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, and its shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any liability in connection with the Prizes or the Contest in form satisfactory to Contest Sponsor in order to be awarded the Prize. Failure to sign and return the Release Form will result in forfeiture of the Prize and selection of another entrant. The guest of the Prize Winner must also sign a release to participate in the Prize. The Prize will be delivered to the confirmed Winner on the dates and times prescribed in Section 6 after the random drawing.

9. General: The Contest Sponsor and Prize Providers reserve the right to use any winner’s name, city of residence, comments, likeness, photograph, voice and statements without further compensation, in connection with any advertising and publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Contest Sponsor in relation to the Contest, in any media throughout the world in perpetuity. The first name or initials and city name of Winners may be posted on The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any human, technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, or lost or unavailable network connections or garbled or deleted computer network transmissions, or failed, incomplete, garbled, misdirected or lost entries or inaccurate capture of entry information, even if it limits the ability to participate in the Contest. Any entry that occurs after a system failure is deemed a defective entry and is void and will not be honored. The Contest Sponsor and Prize Providers are not responsible for any injury or damage to persons (including the winner and guest) or property arising from the Contest or the Prize, or which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from accessing or transmitting any material from the Website regardless of whether the material was prepared by the Contest Sponsor or a third party or is connected to the Website by hyperlink. All entries must be received during the Contest Period. All entries and prize claims are subject to verification by the Contest Sponsor and will be void if not obtained by legitimate channels, or if not original, or if obtained other than in compliance with these Official Contest Rules. The Contest Sponsor will not accept screen shots or other evidence of winning in lieu of its verification process. Proof of sending any portion of an entry or claim is not proof of receipt. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.

Online entries must be made only by the original, manual keystrokes of the individual entrant. Use of any automated system including robotic or form filling software to enter or participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification of all entries by anyone using such assistance.

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Contest Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Contest Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Contest Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or suspend this Contest or to amend the Official Contest Rules at any time and in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest and conduct a draw from all previously received eligible Entries. The Contest Sponsor shall not be held responsible for any problems, errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest.

By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Contest Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest in accordance with these Official Contest Rules and the Contest Sponsor’s privacy policy (available at This section does not limit any other consent(s) that an individual may provide the Contest Sponsor or others in relation to the collection, use and/or disclosure of their personal information. Unless you have indicated otherwise, your email address will be used only for purposes related to this Contest, including sending you email reminders about the Contest, and not for any other purpose.

The Contest is subject to all applicable laws.


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