Rules and Regulations

2022 Contest Rules and Regulations

Be A Tourist Contest (the “Contest”)
OFFICIAL RULES & REGULATIONS (“Contest Rules”)

Participation in this Contest constitutes full and unconditional agreement with and acceptance of these Contest Rules, which are final on all matters relating to the Contest.  The Contest Sponsor is Be A Tourist.

The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.  Participants are providing information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook.

Eligibility

No Purchase Necessary.  The Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on Nov 15th, 2021 and closes at 11:59 p.m. PT on March, 13th, 2021 (the “Contest Period”).

This Contest is open only to legal residents of British Columbia. Only those over the age of 18 are eligible to win the “Staycation” grand prize package. Employees, directors and officers (and their immediate families and those with whom they are domiciled) of Be A Tourist and its subsidiaries, affiliates and agents, and its advertising and promotional agencies, are not eligible to enter.

How to Enter

No Purchase Necessary.  The Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on Nov 15th, 2021 and closes at 11:59 p.m. PT on March, 13th, 2022 (the “Contest Period”).

You will receive three (3) entries in the Contest when

  1. You register your Be A Local Tourist Wristband at beatourist.ca/win from Nov 18th to Dec 31st 2021

You will receive two (2) entries in the Contest when

  1. You register your Be A Local Tourist Wristband at beatourist.ca/win from January 1st (2022) to Feb 14th (2022)

You will receive one (1) entry in the Contest when:

  1. You register your Be A Local Tourist Wristband at beatourist.ca/win from February 15th (2022) to March 14th (2022) or,
  2. To enter the Contest without arranging registering a wristband, eligible entrants may hand-print:
    • their full name, address, telephone number and email address,
    • the words “I am a residence of British Columbia and agree to comply with the official contest rules”; and
    • a 100-200 word essay on the topic “why I could benefit from the Be A Local Tourist experience”,

    on a 3” by 5” piece of paper and mail it to Be A Tourist Contest, Attractions Victoria – 100-1600 Quadra street V8W 2L3, Victoria, BC, to be received no later than the Contest Closing Date. Limit one (1) mail-in entry request per person throughout the contest period, which must be original and hand-printed and mailed in an envelope bearing sufficient postage.

LIMIT one (1) entry per person throughout the Contest Period.

To be eligible, all entries must be received by the Contest Sponsor (or automatically entered in accordance with paragraphs 1. or 2. above) by the end of the Contest Period.

OVERALL LIMITS:  The maximum number of entries any one entrant may receive is one.

Prizes:

“Staycation” grand prize package includes:

  • 2 night stay in Victoria, BC hotel, blackout dates apply
  • Admission to different Attractions in value of at least $800 (maximum of 2 adults and 2 kids)

(Must be 19 years of age or over to be eligible for this prize.)

Prize is non-transferrable. Prizes must be picked up at Attractions Victoria – 100-1600 Quadra street V8W 2L3, Victoria, BC. Dates and times for possible pickup dates will be preset & sent to the winners via email.  For an optional date or time the winners will be able to send their inquiry to bat@attractionsvictoria.com or (250)886-7743. Be a Tourist will provide 4 dates and times for pickup. If the winner does not pick up or notify Be a Tourist and arrange an optional pickup, Be a Tourist Reserves the rights to retrieve the offer by April 3rd.

Winner Selection

A random draw will be conducted on or around March 14th, 2021 to select potential Prize winners.

Selected entrant will be notified by email and may be required to provide telephone and address information for Contest fulfilment purposes. Before being declared a Prize winner, (i) the selected entrant must correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without assistance or the use of a calculator, administered at the time of contact; and (ii) the selected entrant must sign a Declaration of Compliance with these Contest Rules and a Release of Liability, releasing the Contest Sponsor from any and all liability in connection with: (a) entrant’s participation in the Contest; (b) the acceptance and use of a Prize awarded in the Contest; and (c) the administration of the Contest by the Contest Sponsor, including (without limitation) the selection of the Prize winner or the distribution of Prize awarded in this Contest, plus a publicity release permitting the Contest Sponsor to use their name, photo for promotional purposes relating to the Contest.  The Declaration and Release document(s) must be returned on or before the date indicated on the documents or the Prize will be forfeited.

If the selected entrant cannot answer, or incorrectly answers, the skill-testing question, or fails to respond to the notification forty-eight (48) hours of the first attempted contact, or if the Contest Sponsor is otherwise unable to contact the selected entrant within such time, or if the selected entrant refuses or fails to return executed Declaration and Release forms for the selected entrant, or if a selected entrant otherwise does not meet any of the Contest eligibility requirements, or satisfy any other Contest conditions, that entrant will be disqualified and another entry may be selected. The process may continue until the winner of the Prize has been selected and confirmed.

General Rules

Prizes must be accepted as awarded and no prize substitution or transfer of the Prize will be made. No telephone contact or correspondence will be entered into regarding the Contest except with selected entrant(s).

By claiming the Prize, the selected Contest entrant agrees to consent in writing to the use of his/her name, image, photograph, and voice statement(s), without further compensation, for any and all publicity purposes, commercial or otherwise, in all media used by the Contest Sponsor and its agents and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, governors, agents, and their advertising and promotional agencies.

By entering, all Contest entrants consent to the use of their personal information contained on their entry form for the purpose of administering the Contest.  Where a Contest entrant has opted in to the use of their personal information to receive information and/or offers from the Contest Sponsor, they consent to such use as well.

The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations and shall be governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein.

Each Contest entrant agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules and all decisions of the Contest Sponsor, which decisions are final with respect to all matters relating to the Contest, including (without limitation) the selection of the Prize winner.

Each Contest entrant agrees to hold harmless and indemnify the Contest Sponsor and its agents against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described with respect to or arising out of either: (i) entrant’s participation in the Contest; (ii) the receipt or use of the Prize awarded herein; or (iii) the administration of the Contest (including winner selection) and distribution of the Prize awarded herein.

Contest entrants hereby release, waive and discharge any and all claims of damage, loss or causes of action (including, negligence), including (but not limited to) death, personal injury or loss or damage to property, which the entrant or any of the entrant’s representatives, heirs, next of kin or assignees (“Entrant’s Representatives”) may have or which may hereinafter accrue to the entrant or Entrant Representatives against the Contest Sponsor and its agents as a result of the entrant’s participation in the Contest or the receipt or use of the Prize awarded herein.

The following are prohibited and will result in automatic disqualification from the Contest: (1) using any method that artificially increases odds of winning; (2) non-compliance with these Contest Rules; and (3) any other act which the Contest Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, jeopardizes the integrity of the Contest.

Contest Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for any printing, distribution or production errors, or for any late, lost or misdirected entries.  The Contest Sponsor may terminate, modify, waive, suspend or withdraw from this Contest (and/or any aspect thereof, including methods for selection of the winners), in whole or in part, at any time without notice for any reason, without liability, in its sole discretion.

The Contest Sponsor and its agents shall not be responsible for tampering, theft, human errors (including gross negligence) ineligibility, lost, late or misdirected entries or for any problems, failures or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems or servers, computer software problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website. Contest Sponsor assumes no liability for damage to entrant’s or any person’s computer resulting from participating in the Contest or the failure of the Contest Sponsor to process any entry and otherwise award the Prize, nor does it assume responsibility for printing errors appearing in these Contest Rules or related Contest materials.  In addition, the Contest Sponsor will not assume any responsibility of any nature whatsoever in all cases where their inability to hold the Contest or to remit the Prize to the winner results from a cause beyond their control, including Acts of God, weather conditions, strike, lock-out or other labour dispute to which a prize relates. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should 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.