Ice Fishing Photo Contest 2023
1. The Contest Period
The Contest entry period commences at 12 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (“MST”) on February 1, 2023 and ends at 12 p.m. MST on March 1, 2023 (the "Contest Period"). All entries must be received within these dates and times.
The Contest is open to legal residents of Alberta, Canada, who are over the age of 18 at the time of entry. Parent/guardian can apply on behalf of a minor. Employees and directors of Alberta Conservation Association are not eligible to enter the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
3. Agreement to Rules
By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Alberta Conservation Association as final and binding as it relates to the Contest.
4. How to enter
The Contest can be entered by:
(1) Completing the entry form with your name and email, and submitting up to three (3) photos on the contest page:
The entry must fulfill all Contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Alberta Conservation Association. You may enter only once per person. Multiple entries are allowed per household, as long as only one entry per person is abided by. You may not enter more than once by using multiple identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Alberta Conservation Association. No purchase is necessary.
The Winners of the Contest (the “Winners”) will receive one of three prizes:
1) General Ice Fishing Category: an ice fishing prize pack valued at approximately $300
2) $100 gift card to The Fishin' Hole
3) $50 gift card to The Fishin' Hole
Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Alberta Conservation Association. No cash or other prizes substitution shall be permitted except at Alberta Conservation Association’s discretion. The prizes are non-transferable. No substitution of prizes or transfer of prizes to others or request for cash equivalent by the Winners is permitted. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission for Alberta Conservation Association to use Winners' name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7. Winner Selection and Notification
Winners will be selected by Alberta Conservation Association. Winners will be notified by direct contact within two (2) days following selection of the Winners. Alberta Conservation Association shall have no liability for Winners’ failure to receive notices due to spam, junk email, or other security settings or for Winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If a Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within two (2) days from the time award notification was sent out, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winners of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and provincial laws and regulations. Any violation of these official rules by Winners at Alberta Conservation Association’s sole discretion will result in Winners' disqualification as Winner of the Contest and all privileges as Winner will be immediately terminated.
8. Rights Granted by You
By entering this contest, You understand and agree that Alberta Conservation Association, anyone acting on behalf of Alberta Conservation Association, and Alberta Conservation Association’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. By entering this contest, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Alberta Conservation Association. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Alberta Conservation Association from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Alberta Conservation Association may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
9. Terms and Conditions
Alberta Conservation Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Alberta Conservation Association’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, Alberta Conservation Association may select the Winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Alberta Conservation Association. Alberta Conservation Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Alberta Conservation Association has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by a Contestant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Alberta Conservation Association reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
10. Limitation of Liability
By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Alberta Conservation Association and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such Contestant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries.
This Contest is governed by the laws of Canada and Alberta, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this Contest, Contestant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Alberta having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall Contestant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than Contestant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest). Contestant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
The Sponsors of the Contest are Alberta Conservation Association and The Fishin' Hole Canada.
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The Contest hosted by Alberta Conservation Association is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.