Tourism Bowen Island Contest - Secrets Brochure
Share your Bowen memories, win a 2-day Stay & Dine Adventure package for two!

CONTEST ENTRY FORM

Enter for a chance to win:

Grand Prize:

One (1) grand prize consisting of a 2 night “Stay & Dine” adventure package for two on Bowen Island

The Grand Prize Includes:

  • A 2-night “Stay & Dine” adventure package for two on Bowen Island
  • Prize winner and the winner’s companion will spend (2) nights at Evergreen Hall Guest House on Bowen Island. Some restrictions apply – see 1 (f) below. ($400 value)
  • The Grand Prize winner will also receive the following Meal and Adventure gift certificates:
    • A gift certificate for Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar ($75.00 value)
    • A gift certificate for coffee and pastries for two from Artisan Eats ($20.00 value)
    • A 3-hour double kayak rental from Bowen Island Sea Kayaking ($70.00 value)
    • A 2-for-1 gift certificate from Bowen Island Tours (up to a $75.00 value)

Additional Prizes:

  • Nine (9) monthly draws for Bowen Island branded merchandise featuring Bowen Island mascots

Rules and Regulations

1. OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS.

a. OVERVIEW

Sponsor: The Tourism Bowen Island annual contest is sponsored by Tourism Bowen Island, a member-based not for profit organization.

Prize Provider(s): Evergreen Hall Guest House (“EHGH”), Barcelona Wine & Tapas Bar (“BWTB”), Artisan Eats (“AE”), Bowen Island Tours (“BIT”), Bowen Island Sea Kayaking (“BISK”) and Tourism Bowen Island (“TBI”).

Start/End Dates: Contest starts at 10:00 am Pacific Standard Time on Saturday, March 4, 2017 and ends at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time on Thursday, December 14, 2017 (the “Contest Period”).

Prize(s):

(i) Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize is available to be won and will be awarded after the Contest period ends on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

  • The Grand Prize consists of:
    A (2) night “Stay & Dine” adventure package for two on Bowen Island
  • Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion will spend (2) nights at Evergreen Hall Guest House on Bowen Island. Some restrictions apply – see 1 (f) below. ($400 value)
  • The Grand Prize winner will also receive the following Meal and Adventure gift certificates:
    • A gift certificate for Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar ($75.00 value)
    • A gift certificate for coffee and pastries for two from Artisan Eats ($20.00 value)
    • A 3-hour double kayak rental from Bowen Island Sea Kayaking ($70.00 value)
    • A 2-for-1 gift certificate from Bowen Island Tours (up to a $75.00 value)
  • All transportation to and around Bowen Island will be at the Grand Prize winner’s expense, and arranged for by the Grand Prize winner.

The total retail value of the Grand Prize (excluding taxes) is over $635.00 Canadian. The Grand Prize will be awarded as won and delivered to the Grand Prize winner by regular mail, or courier.

The Grand Prize is valid for travel taken in 2018 and completed prior to Thursday, June 28, 2018. Actual dates to be confirmed after the Grand Prize is awarded.

Each of the Barcelona Wine and Tapas gift certificate, Bowen Island Sea Kayaking gift certificate, Artisan Eats gift certificate and 2-for-1 Bowen Island Tours gift certificate is subject to terms and conditions printed on or associated with the applicable gift certificate.

(ii) Additional Prizes: A total of nine (9) additional prizes are available to be won in this Contest. The nine (9) prizes will be awarded, one every month on the last Friday of the month. The first draw is on Friday, March 31, 2017; and the last draw is on Friday, November 24, 2017.

The additional prizes consist of:

  • A Bowen Island branded t-shirt featuring one of Bowen Island’s mascots.

All Additional Prizes will be awarded as won and delivered to each winner by regular mail, or courier.

b) ELIGIBILITY

Contest is open to all residents of Canada (except Quebec residents), who are over the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside. The following persons are not eligible to enter the Contest or win a Prize: employees, officers, directors, volunteers or representatives of the Sponsor, Tourism Bowen Island, and the parents, siblings and children of, and persons domiciled with, such individuals; anyone under the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside; any of the Sponsor’s, Evergreen Hall Guest House’s, Bowen Island Tours’, Bowen Island Sea Kayaking’s or Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar’s, agents, corporate parent, affiliated or related companies, subsidiaries, divisions, promotional and advertising agencies and administrators.

c) HOW TO ENTER; NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

To participate in the Contest, eligible entrants can tag their most memorable Bowen Island moments and photos with #BowenMoments and visit the Sponsor’s Contest Website, www.tourismbowenisland.com/share-your-moments.

Be sure to read and fully comply with these Official Contest Rules and Regulations found on the Sponsor’s Contest Website.
Included on the Sponsor’s Contest Website will be a Contest Entry Form. Eligible entrants must fill out all required fields and correctly answer the skill-testing question found on the Contest Entry Form. Eligible entrants must click on the box stating that they have read and agree to comply with these Official Contest Rules and Regulations; and then enter the Contest by clicking the “Enter Contest” button.

No purchase necessary to be eligible to enter, participate or win.

An entrant is entitled to submit (1) (but not more than one) entry to the Contest.

Entrants are eligible to win not more than one (1) Additional Prize. However, entrants who win one (1) of the Additional Prizes will remain qualified to be selected and win the Grand Prize.

d) PRIZES

A total of nine (9) Additional Prizes and one (1) Grand Prize are available to be won in this Contest. See above under Rule 1 (a) for prize details and below under Rule 1 (e) for prize winners details. (See more travel terms and conditions under Rule 1 (f) below.

All prizes must be accepted as awarded. No substitution for any awarded Prize may be requested by Prize winners nor permitted by the Sponsor.

e) PRIZE WINNERS

Additional Prizes: The name of one (1) eligible entrant will be randomly drawn electronically and identified as a possible Additional Prize winner within minutes after the draw for that segment of the Contest has closed.
Sample email to the selected entrant for an Additional Prize:

“Congratulations (insert name of selected entrant). It looks like you are eligible to become the winner of one of nine (9) wonderful Additional Prizes in the Tourism Bowen Island Contest, compliments of Tourism Bowen Island. For more details of the Additional Prizes visit: www.tourismbowenisland.com/share-your-moments.

Details on your next steps will be emailed by the Sponsor to you as a possible Additional Prize winner. But to remain eligible to be awarded an Additional Prize, you must, within the next two (2) business days, send to the Sponsor a return email confirming your receipt of these next step details.”

A total of nine (9) Additional Prize winners will be drawn in this way. The chance of an entrant’s name being drawn during any of these Additional Prize draws depends on the total number of eligible entries received prior to the time the entrant’s name was drawn.

Grand Prize: By 10:30 am Provincial Standard Time on Friday, December 15, 2017, the name of one (1) eligible entrant will be randomly drawn electronically and identified by the Sponsor as a possible Grand Prize winner. The Sponsor will then identify the possible Grand Prize entrant selected in this way and will send the following email to the possible Grand Prize entrant at the entrant’s email address supplied on the Contest Entry form:

“Congratulations (insert name of selected entrant). It looks like you are eligible to win the Grand Prize in the Tourism Bowen Island Contest, consisting of a 2 night “Stay & Dine” adventure package for two compliments of Tourism Bowen Island. For more Grand Prize details visit: www.tourismbowenisland.com/share-your-moments.

Details on your next steps will be emailed by the Sponsor to you as a possible Grand Prize winner. But to remain eligible to be awarded an Additional Prize, you must, within the next two (2) business days, send to the Sponsor a return email confirming your receipt of these next step details.”

One (1) Grand Prize winner will be drawn in this way. The chance of an entrant’s name being drawn depends on the total number of eligible entries that qualify for the Grand Prize and that are received during the contest period.

If an entrant who is identified and contacted by the Sponsor as a possible winner of an Additional Prize or the Grand Prize fails to contact the Sponsor by email, as requested above, within two (2) business days after receiving notification that his/her name was drawn by the Sponsor as a potential winner of that Prize, she/he will be disqualified and another eligible entrant/potential Prize winner will be selected. All selections of potential Prize winners will be based on these Official Contest Rules and Regulations until such time as the Sponsor has made valid contact with an eligible selected entrant, or until there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first.

The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected entrant.

Entrants whose names have not yet been selected should continue during the Contest Period (and thereafter until Friday, December 22, 2017) to visit the Sponsor’s Contest Website just in case their entry may be drawn to replace a previously selected entrant who fails to contact the Sponsor within the allotted time after his/her name is selected.

f) TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING PRIZES AND DRAWS

Terms and Conditions of 2-Night Stay at Evergreen Hall Guest House:

  • Evergreen Hall Guest House requires that the Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion be over the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside. Maximum 2 guests.
  • Reservations at Evergreen Hall Guest House are based on space availability at time of booking and must be booked in advance of arrival.
  • No long weekends or holidays. Other blackout periods may apply.
  • No cancellation dates, once booked.
  • No pets permitted at Evergreen Hall Guest House.
  • Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion accept Evergreen Hall Guest House check-in/check-out times and policies.

The Grand Prize Winner and his/her travel companion are responsible for:

  • Any and all costs not expressly described in these Official Contest Rules and Regulations including, without limitation, ground transportation, parking, gratuities, merchandise, telephone calls, personal expenses of any nature for overnight layover, meals and beverages outside of the Meal gift certificates provided as part of the Grand Prize, services charges and costs incurred to and from Bowen Island.

The Sponsor, Evergreen Hall Guest House, Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar, Artisan Eats, Bowen Island Tours and Bowen Island Sea Kayaking shall not be responsible for any delay, postponement, suspension, seasonal or discontinued service, rescheduling or cancellation for any reason, of any transportation to Bowen Island. The Grand Prize winner nor any of his/her travel companions will be compensated in the event of such delay, cancellation, suspension, discontinuance or rescheduling.

Sponsor reserves the right to substitute for any Additional Prize an alternate prize of equal or great dollar value.

g) DISQUALIFICATION

The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify any individual who attempts to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by tampering with any website mechanism, or who acts in a disruptive manner, or violates these Official Contest Rules and Regulations. For any attempt by an entrant to damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify such entrant and seek remedies and damages (including legal fees) from any such participant to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Contest Rules and Regulations shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

h) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The Sponsor, Evergreen Hall Guest House, Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar, Artisan Eats, Bowen Island Tours and Bowen Island Sea Kayaking are excluded from all liability for any personal injury, loss, or damage of whatever kind (including loss of data) caused directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from downloading any material from the Sponsor’s Contest Website, whether or not the material was prepared by the Sponsor or third-party, and whether or not the material is connected to the Sponsor’s website by a hypertext link. The Sponsor, Evergreen Hall Guest House, Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar, Artisan Eats, Bowen Island Tours and Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, take no responsibility for the content of third-party websites which may be linked to the Sponsor’s Contest Website by hypertext link. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest if fraud, technical failures, or any other factor beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the administration or integrity of the Contest, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event of such impairment, the Sponsor may choose alternate potential winners from all eligible entries received as of the time of impairment.

i) GENERAL

By entering and participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations and to release and hold harmless The Sponsor, Evergreen Hall Guest House, Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar, Artisan Eats, Bowen Island Tours and Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, and its/their affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any liability for damage, injury, death, loss, cancellation or other liability arising from the entrant’s acceptance or use of a Prize or substituted Prize or having participated in this Contest including, without limitation, claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, or from the misuse or malfunction of such Prize or substitute Prize. The Sponsor, Evergreen Hall Guest House, Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar, Artisan Eats, Bowen Island Tours and Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, and its/their affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents assume no liability for losses incurred as a result of a cancellation of the Contest or for any reason whatsoever or through the acts of defaults of any company or person providing a Prize or for events occurring after the award of a Prize. All such losses or expenses will be borne by each individual Prize Winner. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and may be void where prohibited by the law of the entrant’s place of residence. Decisions of the Sponsor regarding all aspects of the Contest are final.

For more information on Grand Prize and Additional Prize contributors go to the following websites:

Grand Prize contributors:
Evergreen Hall Guest House: www.evergreenaccommodations.com
Bowen Island Sea Kayaking: www.bowenislandkayaking.com
Artisan Eats: www.artisaneats.ca
Bowen Island Tours: www.bowenislandtours.com
Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar: website under development

Additional Prize contributor:
Tourism Bowen Island: www.tourismbowenisland.com

j) SKILL-TESTING QUESTION: WINNER’S DECLARATION AND RELEASE

Before being confirmed and declared an actual Prize winner, each selected entrant must have answered correctly, without assistance, the mathematical, skill-testing question found on the Contest Entry Form (see Contest Rule 1 (c) above).

The selected entrant for the Grand Prize and the prize winners companion, and all other selected entrants for each of the nine (9) Additional Prizes, will be required to sign the Sponsor’s Declaration and Release Form (the “Release Form”) confirming their compliance with these Official Contest Rules and Regulations, acceptance of the Prize as awarded, and releasing The Sponsor, Evergreen Hall Guest House, Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar, Artisan Eats, Bowen Island Tours and Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, its/their affiliates and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest and the Prize as awarded. The completed Release Form(s) must be returned to the Sponsor within the time period specified on the Release Form (s) or the Prize will be forfeited. Prizes will be delivered (or communicated) to the successful Prize winners within twenty-four (24) hours of Sponsor’s confirmation that; (i) the selected entrant is eligible to be awarded the Prize in questions; (ii) the selected entrant has correctly answered the skill-testing question [see Rules 1 (c) above and this 1 (i)]; and (iii) the Sponsor has received the fully completed Release Form(s) executed by the selected entrant, travel companion (where applicable).

k) WINNER’S CONSENT

No communication will be entered into except with selected entrants. By entering and participating in the Contest, each winner of an Additional Prize, the Grand Prize winner and (where applicable) the travel companion of the Prize winners, consent to use of: his/her/their name; address (city and province or territory); comments attributable to him/her/them pertaining to the Contest, a Prize or Prizes, and/or the Sponsor; photographs/videos of the Prize winners and, where applicable, the travel companions of any Prize winner. No remuneration in connection with any publicity relating to the Contest, carried out by or on behalf of The Sponsor, Evergreen Hall Guest House, Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar, Artisan Eats, Bowen Island Tours and Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, in any manner whatsoever including, without limitation, print, broadcast, the internet and social media is offered to or required by any entrant or Prize winner.

l) ENTRIES

The Sponsor, Evergreen Hall Guest House, Barcelona Wine and Tapas Bar, Artisan Eats, Bowen Island Tours and Bowen Island Sea Kayaking do not assume any responsibility and are not responsible for (i) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information and entries that fail to comply with these Official Contest Rules and Regulations; (ii) any loss, or damages caused by an awarded Prize or the Contest itself; of (iii) any failure of the Sponsor’s Contest Website during the Contest Period, including any problems, human or technical, printing errors, lost, delayed, garbled data or transmissions, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or failures of any telephone or community lines, or technical malfunction of any computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any material connected to the Contest. Entry material/data that has been tempered with or altered is void.

m) INTERPRETING THESE RULES

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Contest Rules and Regulations, or the respective rights and obligations of the prize claimants and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with (i) the laws of Canada (excluding the laws of the Province of Quebec) applicable therein with respect to residents of the other Canadian provinces and territories, without regard to conflicts of law principles. Any attempt by a participant or any other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest could be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made; the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.

n) SUSPENDING/CANCELLING/AMENDING THE CONTEST

The Sponsor reserves the right, to terminate or suspend the Contest or amend these Official Contest Rules and Regulations at any time and in any way, without prior notice, for any reason whatsoever. Without limiting the foregoing, if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running or being completed, as originally planned (for example, as a result of tampering or infection by a computer virus) the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest.

o) PRIVACY

The Sponsor respects every entrant’s right to privacy. By entering this Contest, each entrant is deemed to automatically have provided his/her consent that personal information collected from entrants will only be used by the Sponsor to administer the Contest and in order to provide the entrant with information regarding upcoming promotions and/or events involving the Sponsor, or as otherwise provided in these Official Contest Rules and Regulations. Any conflict or discrepancy between the foregoing provisions of this Rule 1 (o) and any applicable laws or regulations of Canada, or the provinces or territories of Canada (except for the Province of Quebec), with respect to privacy, shall be resolved in favor of such applicable laws or regulations.