Golf Town Leaderboard Contest
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
The Golf Town Leaderboard Contest (the “Contest”) is intended to be conducted in Canada and shall be construed and evaluated according to applicable Canadian law. No purchase necessary. Participants must be of the age of majority in their province or territory of residence or older at the time of entry. Void in whole or part where prohibited by law. Entry in this Contest is subject to these Contest rules (the “Contest Rules”).
1. SPONSOR: The Contest is sponsored by Golf Town Limited,7777 Weston Road, Suite 900, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada, L4L 0G9 ("Sponsor"). The Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules and to all applicable federal and provincial laws.
2.ELIGIBILITY. To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must:
(a) Be a legal resident of Canada
(b) Have a valid email address; and
(c) Be of the age of majority in their province or territory of residence or older at the time of entry.
(d) Be a registered Golf Town Leaderboard Member. Employees of the Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members (i.e., parents, spouses, siblings, children, grandparents, step parents, step children and step siblings, and their respective spouses, and those living in the same household, whether or not related) of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Sponsor for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion; to disqualify any Entrant should such an Entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
3.CONTEST PERIOD. The contest runs each month from August 1, 2023 – January 31, 2024 (the “Contest Period”) after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.
4.HOW TO ENTER. (a) There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Enter using the method of entry outlined below. No entries will be accepted by any other means.
A. To enter, entrants can visit www.golftown.com during the Contest Period and complete all the required fields to become a Golf Town Leaderboard Member;
B. Visit any Golf Town location in Canada and sign up for Golf Town’s Leaderboard program.
C. Be a current Golf Town Leaderboard Member.
(b) Limit of one (1) Entry per person with a valid Golf Town Leaderboard Member account. Creation and use of multiple or alias Golf Town Leaderboard Member accounts in order to exceed the limits on Entries permitted by these Contest Rules may result in the disqualification of all Entries from such entrant as well as disqualification of the entrant from the Contest.
(c) In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry, the authorized holder of the Golf Town Leaderboard Member account used to participate in the Contest at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who has created and is assigned a Golf Town Leaderboard Member account that can be verified by Sponsor. Each winner may be required to provide the Sponsor with proof that the winner is the authorized account holder of the Golf Town Leaderboard Member account that is associated with the winning Entry.
(d) You agree that the Sponsor may, at any time, edit, modify or remove the Entry, in whole or in part, and may disqualify an Entrant from the Contest if the Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that the Entrant has breached any of these Contest Rules.
5. PRIZE. (a) The prize is hereafter referred to as “Prize”. The Prize winner is hereafter referred to as the “Winner”. There is a total of one (1) Prize available to be won each month during the Contest Period.
(b) The one (1) grand Prize consists of one (1) $1,000 Golf Town Gift card.
(d) The Prize will be distributed within ten (10) business days after the Winner has been successfully contacted, notified of his/her Prize and fulfilled the requirements set out herein.
(e) The Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, assigned, substituted or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any unused portion of a Prize will be forfeited and have no cash value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its and its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a Prize (or any portion thereof) cannot be awarded for any reason.
(f) The Sponsor shall not assume any liability for lost, damaged or misdirected Prizes.
6. WINNER SELECTION. One (1) Winner will be selected as follows: (a) on the first Wednesday of the following month at the Golf Town Store Support Centre located at 7777 Weston Road, Woodbridge, Ontario, one (1) winner will be selected by a random electronic draw by a representative of the Sponsor following a review of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.
The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible Entries received by the Sponsor. Before being declared a Winner, the selected entrant shall be required to: (i) correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skilltesting question to be administered during a pre-arranged telephone call or by email, (ii) comply with the Contest Rules, and (iii) sign and return the Confirmation and Release (described below).
(b) The selected entrant will be notified by email and/or phone if provided. The Sponsor will make a minimum of three (3) attempts to contact the selected entrant within ten (10) business days of the draw date. Upon notification, the selected entrant must provide required information in compliance with these Contest Rules to the email provided in the notification, and the selected entrant’s response must be received within five (5) business days. If the selected entrant does not respond in accordance with the Contest Rules, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive the Prize and another entrant may be selected, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, until such time as an entrant satisfies the terms set out herein. The Sponsor is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a selected entrant to receive notification or for the Sponsor to receive a selected entrant’s response.
(c) If, as a result of an error relating to the entry process, drawing or any other aspect of the Contest, there are more selected entrants than contemplated in these Contest Rules, there will be a random draw amongst all remaining eligible Entries after the Contest’s closing date to award the correct number Prizes.
(d) ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE CONTEST SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANTS ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. (e) For Quebec residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
7.RELEASE. Each Winner will be required to execute a release and waiver (“Confirmation and Release”) that confirms Winner’s: (i) eligibility for the Contest and compliance with these Contest Rules; (ii) acceptance of the Prize as offered; (iii) release of the Sponsor, and its subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies and each of their employees, directors, and officers, advertising and promotional agencies involved in this Contest as well as the prize sponsors (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any Prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom; (iv) grant to the Sponsor the unrestricted right, in the Sponsor’s individual discretion, to produce, reproduce, publish, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit, distribute, adapt and otherwise use or re-use the Winner’s name, photograph, the Entry, likeness, voice and biography, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in connection with the Contest and the promotion and exploitation thereof; (v) assignment to the Sponsor all of Winner’s right, title and interest, including copyright in and to the Entry, throughout the world in perpetuity and acknowledgment that, as a result of this assignment, the Sponsor will have the exclusive and perpetual right to exploit the Entry in any media now known or later developed in whatever ways the Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion and to authorize others to do so, including without limitation, the right to reproduce, distribute, publish, exploit, display, communicate to the public by telecommunication, transmit, broadcast and otherwise use and exploit the Entry, in whole or in part and to edit, add to, or modify the Entry in any way, all without further obligation or compensation of any kind to the Winner; (vi) waiver of all of Winner’s so-called “moral rights” that it may enjoy in any territory throughout the world in relation to the Entry; and (vii) acknowledgement that, upon request by the Sponsor, Winner shall sign (or cause to be signed) all further documents or do (or cause to be done) all further acts and provide all reasonable assurances as many reasonably be necessary or desirable to give effect to the assignment of Winner’s rights in the Entry. The executed Confirmation and Release must be returned within fourteen (14) days of the verification as a Winner or the selected Entrant will be disqualified and the Prize forfeited.
8.INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT. By entering the Contest, Entrant releases and holds Releasees harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the Entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize, participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Rules, or in any Prize-related activity. The Entrant agrees to fully indemnify Releases from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, including without limitation any claims of infringement of rights to copyright, privacy and/or personality.
9.LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for: (a) lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected or incomplete Entries, notifications, responses, replies or any Confirmation and Release, (b) any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an Entry, (c) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest, (d) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries, (e) any problems, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, e-mail, players, or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing, (f) any injury or damage to Entrant or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any Prize. The Sponsor and Administrator assume no responsibility or liability in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor, such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest or the Contest Website.
10.CONDUCT. By participating in the Contest, each Entrant agrees to be bound by the Contest Rules, which will be made available online at (www.golftown.com). Entrant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant found to be: (a) violating the Contest Rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (c) violating the terms of service, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any online Golf Town property or service; and/or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Caution: Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including but not limited to criminal prosecution.
12.INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Sponsor and/or its affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
13.TERMINATION. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the Contest, and/or the Contest Rules in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice.
14.LAW. These are the official Contest Rules. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. The Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the Entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.
15.LANGUAGE DISCREPANCY. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including but not limited to the Contest entry form, or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules shall prevail, govern and control.