Official Rules


To Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To be eligible you must provide the sponsor of this contest, the United Way of Greater Victoria (the “Sponsor”), with your name, email address, twitter and/or instagram handle. Sponsor will not be responsible for entries lost, delayed, incomplete or misdirected. Entries will become the sole property of Sponsor and by entering, you expressly consent to adding your name to receive future promotional offers, and using your name for advertising, publicity or any other purposes whatsoever, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, without compensation and with or without attribution to you, as Sponsor elects.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of British Columbia, Canada only. Must be 19 years of age or older. You are not eligible if you are an employee of Sponsor or a member of the immediate family (defined as parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they reside) or household of any of the above persons. By entering, you agree to abide by these rules and all decisions of Sponsor and the independent sweepstake organization, which are final in all matters relating to this sweepstakes. This sweepstakes commences on January 28, 2016 and one (1) grand prize will be given away. The sweepstakes will end on February 15, 2016.
Drawing: Notification of Winner: At the conclusion of the sweepstakes, Sponsor will select the name of the one potential winner in a random drawing of all eligible entries received during the life of the sweepstakes. The odds of being selected as a potential winner depend on the number of eligible entries received during the entry period. A potential winner will be contacted through a submitted email address, twitter and/or instagram handle. The potential winner will be asked to provide their full name, age and mailing address within a specified time period. If a potential winner is contacted by email, twitter and/or instagram handle for verification purposes, he/she will have three (3) business days within which to respond to the notification email, or he/she will be disqualified and his/her prize forfeited, and an alternate potential winner may be selected. If a participant changes his/her email address or other contact information after he/she registers, it is his/her sole responsibility to update his/her registration information by calling the Sponsor’s office. Failure to update such registration information may affect a potential winner’s ability to receive a prize. If a potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been exerted, he/she is found to be ineligible, he/she cannot or does not comply with these official rules, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner will be disqualified, and an alternate potential winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Prize: There will be one grand prize winner in British Columbia, Canada. The prize will be:

  • Two (2) nights at the penthouse suite at Wild Renfrew
  • $100 gift certificate for the Port Renfrew Pub
  • Romance package from Silk Road

Prize is non-transferable and must be accepted as awarded, without substitution. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize with another prize of equivalent or greater value if necessary for any reason. Total prize value is approx. $600 CAD.

Disclaimers: Sponsor and its affiliated entities are not responsible or liable for contest entries that are entered by other than human means (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), in excess of the stated limit, or for entries that are illegible, late, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, incomplete, or otherwise not in compliance with these official rules, and all such entries will be disqualified. By participating in the contest, each registrant/entrant agrees and acknowledges to be bound by these official rules, all Sponsor-related terms and conditions, as well as the decisions of Sponsor which are final and binding in all respects; to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with the official rules, and that Sponsor and its affiliated entities shall have no responsibility or liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death) in connection with: participation in contest; acceptance/possession (including, but not limited to, delays by shipping companies), defects, and/or use/misuse of a prize; discontinued prizes; human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of registration and/or account information; any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or internet service provider utilized by Sponsor; interruption or inability to access Sponsor, its affiliated entities and their respective websites, or any online service via the internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems; any damage to participant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the contest; any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects; and/or any other errors or malfunctions, even if caused by the negligence of Sponsor or any one of its affiliated entities. Each participant further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliated entities from and against any and all liability resulting or arising from the contest and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against Sponsor or its affiliated entities, and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor and its affiliated entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier that may be sent along with a prize. Sponsor and/or its affiliated entities shall in no event be liable for any injury, damage, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity that may be caused or contributed to (1) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the prize suppliers or any of their agents, servants, employees or independent contractors, (2) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other person or entity not an employee of Sponsor, or (3) by any other cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of Sponsor or its parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies. Title of this contest may change during the contest. ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSORS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ALL LEGAL AND EQUITABLE REMEDIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Additionally, any attempt to cheat the contest, as determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, may result in immediate disqualification of the entrant, as well as other possible consequences, including disqualification from any and all existing and future contests. In the event of a dispute, entries made by Internet will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the username submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a username in the Sponsor website system.

Winners List: The winner’s names will be posted at the Sponsor website, or any other online and offline media delivery channels now known or hereafter devised.
Applicable Law: The contest and these official rules shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia.
General: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify this sweepstakes, in whole or in part and without notice, if any factor interferes with its proper conduct as contemplated by these rules, or for any other reason Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws. Income and other taxes or tariffs, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. By submitting your email address you may receive emails from time to time from Sponsor. Other restrictions may apply. All rights reserved.