2016 12 Days of XMAS SaskMustard Prize Rules (Terms & Conditions)

2016 12 Days of XMAS SaskMustard Prize Rules (Terms & Conditions)

No purchase necessary to enter or win

The contest (the “Prize Give Away”) regarding the 12 Days of XMAS is held by SaskMustard (the “Sponsor”).

The time period for all entries to the Contest is from 7:00:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016 to 10:00:00 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2016 (the “Entry Period“). Each day the Entry Period will be from 7:00:00 a.m. until 10:00:00 p.m. of that same day. The period of the 12 Days of XMAS prize draw is from 7:00:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 to 10:00:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2016 (“Prize Give Away Period”), during which time all winners will be notified and qualified as noted below. All times are EST/EDT.


The Prize Give Away is open to residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province of residence. This contest is void where prohibited by law and residents of Quebec are not eligible to enter. Contest entries must be received by 10:00:00 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2016, EST/EDT.

Eligibility excludes (a) employees, contractors, agents and/or representatives of the Sponsor, and its affiliated and associated entities, advertising and promotional agencies, and (b) members of the immediate family (defined as a mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters and spouse), or any person with whom they are domiciled, of any individual described in (a). Limit of one prize per entrant.

No purchase necessary. By entering the Prize Give Away, the entrants and participants automatically agree to accept and abide by these Rules. All decisions of the Sponsor with respect to any aspect of this Prize Give Away, including without limitation the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all entrants in all matters as they relate to this Prize Give Away and are not subject to appeal.


There are a number of prizes available [one (1) prize per day, for a total of twelve (12) days] to be won by eligible entrants. Each prize has a total approximate retail value ranging from $25 to $550. See complete list for details. There is also an Extra Prize that will be awarded to one (1) individual based on a friend sharing the post with them.

Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

Prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, re-assigned, or substituted. Sponsor has the right to substitute prizes or prize components of equal or greater value. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or credit, in whole or in part.


You may enter the Prize Give Away by 1) following SaskMustard on Twitter (@SKmustard) and/or Instagram (@SaskMustard) AND 2) commenting how the prize would be used if won, during the Entry Period and for each of the 12 days. Retweets/reposts and tagging friends can earn extra entries. You must comment each day for each prize you wish to be entered to win. To be entered to win the Extra Prize for a friend, you must follow the relevant post information regarding sharing the contest daily posts with a friend.

Only eligible entries that are received during the Entry Period will be eligible to win a prize.
After the Entry Period, during the Prize Give Away Period (December 13-19, 2016), the Sponsor will be conducting random draws for twelve (12) eligible entrants; a random draw will be held for each of the prizes. Such random draws will be held by Sponsor electronically during the Prize Give Away Period using a website chosen by Sponsor for such purpose, and the order in which prizes will be drawn and the precise time of each draw will be determined by the Sponsor during the Prize Give Away Period.


Daily winners will be publicly announced (on SaskMustard’s Twitter and Instagram accounts) starting December 20, 2016 and ending December 31, 2016. A notice listing all twelve (12) prize winners will be placed on www.saskmustard.com on December 31, 2016. Prizes will be mailed within 30 days after a prize winner qualifies for his or her prize (provided that the prize winner provides his or her mailing address when requested by Sponsor). A potential winner may be required to sign a Declaration and Release form that among other things, confirms in writing that the winner has complied with these contest rules, releases the Sponsor from liability, and confirms the Sponsor’s right to publicize winner’s information. A winner is responsible for all applicable federal, provincial and municipal taxes. The Declaration and Release form will be sent by mail or e-mail, and must be returned to the Sponsor within five (5) business days of its receipt.

The Declaration and Release requires a potential winner to confirm, except where prohibited by law, acceptance of the prize as awarded, eligibility to participate in this contest and compliance with these rules and to release SaskMustard and their sponsors and advertising and promotional agencies, and suppliers of prizes, materials or services related to this contest, and the independent contest organization, and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, shareholders, agents, successors and assigns from any liability and damages which could arise from the awarding, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize. Failure to comply with any of the above conditions or otherwise with the rules, will result in the disqualification of the selected entrant. In this event, a new random draw from the remaining valid entries received would be performed to award the prize. Upon receipt of the Declaration and Release form, the contest organizer will notify the winner of the manner in which he/she will have to take possession of the prize. The contest organizer reserves the right to determine how the presentation of the prize will occur and this may be either a media event, by mail, or in person. No prize substitutions, transfers, or cash alternatives will be permitted, except at the sole discretion of the contest organizer or sponsor.


Before being declared a winner and awarded the prize, the selected entrant must first correctly answer, unaided, the following skill-testing question (Multiply 3 time 7; add 3 to the total; divide by 2)


A selected entrant will be notified privately on Twitter or Instagram (as applicable) that the entrant’s name has been drawn and the entrant is a potential winner. If an entrant whose name is chosen fails, within 1 week after the Entry Period expires (by December 19, 2016 – the Prize Give Away Period), to send the Sponsor a direct message claiming the prize and providing a mailing address to which the prize may be mailed, the entrant will be disqualified and the Sponsor will draw another name. The winner of the Extra Prize will be notified in a similar manner.


By entering the Prize Give Away, entrants acknowledge and agree that the Sponsor, its affiliates and associated entities and all the respective directors, officers, shareholders, owners, partners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) shall not be responsible for, and all entrants shall hold them harmless from, any and all claims, damages, including compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or other damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (“losses”) with respect to or in any way arising from or in connection with the Contest or related prizes (or any component thereof).

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Releasees shall in no way be considered responsible for any losses in connection with any entry, a prize winning notification or the claim for prize, which fails to get entered, is lost, misdirected or which arrives late, as the case may be, whether or not due to the fault of the Sponsor or of any other person or thing and whether or not due to an interrupted or unavailable browser or network server or malfunction, congestion, incompatibility, misconnection or miscommunication, failed or lost computer transmissions, or if any e-mail or website is compromised by virus, bugs, unauthorized human or unauthorized non-human intervention, or for any technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on line systems, server access providers, computer equipment, software failures, or failure of any entry to be received due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website or other similar technical problems. Proof of transmission does not constitute proof of delivery. The Sponsor will have no liability whatsoever if for any reason the Prize Give Away is not capable of running as planned due to technical problems, including due to computer virus, bugs, unauthorized tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, unavailable websites, technical failures, or any other causes. The Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Prize Give Away without prior notice if it determines for any reason the Prize Give Away cannot be run as originally planned or if there is any other occurrence compromising the fairness or integrity of the Prize Give Away. The Sponsor shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Prize Give Away including any damage to an entrant’s computer equipment, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of his or her participation in this Prize Give Away or from downloading any material from a website or elsewhere. Releasees shall not be responsible or liable for Prize Give Away entrants who are disqualified by the Sponsor.

The Releasees shall not be responsible or liable for, and shall be held harmless from, any losses arising in connection with the Prize Give Away or the acceptance, possession or use (or misuse) of any prize (or any component thereof) including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, or any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.

Any attempt by an entrant or any other person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Prize Give Away is a violation of criminal and civil laws and the Sponsor reserves the right to claim damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.


A potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the Twitter or Instagram account associated with the winning entry.


Participation in the Prize Give Away constitutes permission to use winners’ name, address, likeness and prize information, without limitation and on a perpetual basis, for promotional purposes and in any media without further permission or compensation.


This Prize Give Away is subject to all federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited by law. Any and all issues concerning the validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Prize Give Away rules or pertaining to the rights and obligations of any entrant, or the Sponsor, shall be governed by the laws of the Country of Canada. Entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor has neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, relative to any prize.


Your privacy is very important to us. Your personal information will be used only to administer the Prize Give Away and for no other reason. Personal information provided to participate in the Prize Give Away will remain confidential and will not be released to any third party, unless required to do so under applicable law. If you have a privacy question or concern you may contact the Sponsor in writing at the following address: Saskatchewan Mustard Development Commission Bay 6A – 3602 Taylor Street East, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7H 5H9

The decisions of the contest organizer and Sponsor are final and binding in all matters related to this contest, including but not limited to eligibility of entries, awarding of prizes and correctness of answers given to skill testing questions. Entry into this contest signifies your agreement to comply with these rules.


The Prize Give Away is neither affiliated, endorsed, sponsored or administered by Twitter or Instagram, but is entirely independent of Twitter and Instagram.

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