Rules Of Play
These rules (the “Official Rules”) contain an arbitration agreement and class action waiver which affect your legal rights. It is strongly recommended that each entrant review these Official Rules in their entirety before entering the Contest.
The “Hockey Hall of Fame Legacy of Legends Contest” (“Contest”) begins on June 22, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. EST (the “Contest Start Date”) and ends on September 5, 2023, at 1:59 p.m. EST (the “Contest End Date”) (such period referred to herein as the “Contest Entry Period”). All times are measured by Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) in Canada.
SPONSOR: The Contest is licensed and sponsored by and for the primary benefit of Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum (“HHOF”), a registered charity under the Income Tax Act (Canada) located at Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario (the “Sponsor”) and the raffle system used for the Contest is supplied, managed and operated by OEG Gaming Inc., Win 50 Ltd. and BUMP Worldwide Inc (collectively, the “System Supplier”). This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with, Instagram, Inc., Twitter, Inc. or Facebook, Inc. Any questions, comments or complaints must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Instagram, Inc., Twitter Inc. or Facebook, Inc.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is only open to individuals (a) who are legal residents of Canada, excluding residents of the Province of Quebec; and (b) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Commercial enterprises and business entities and other non-natural persons are not eligible to enter. By participating in the Contest, each participant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the terms and conditions stated in these Official Rules which shall be final and binding in all respects, agrees to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, and warrants that the participant is eligible to participate in the Contest. Employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of the Sponsor and the System Supplier and/or their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, fulfillment agencies, legal advisors, their immediate family members, and persons living in the same household, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
The Contest is void where prohibited and/or restricted by law and is subject to applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER: The contest may be entered by two methods:
- WEBSITE ENTRY (ELIGIBLE CONTRIBUTION): Entrants may enter the Contest by visiting hhofcontest.ca (the "Contest Website") during the Contest Entry Period and by following and completing the on-screen prompts that involve making an eligible contribution as described on the Contest Website. Upon making an eligible contribution of $10.00, an entrant will receive 10 entries; for $25.00 an entrant will receive 25 entries; for $50.00 an entrant will receive 50 entries. An email confirmation will be sent to the entrant at the email address provided by the entrant on the Contest Website, confirming their respective number of entries. Eligible contributions are not tax-deductible and no tax receipt will be issued for any eligible contribution. All eligible contributions are final and non-refundable.
- FREE METHOD OF ENTRY: Participation in the Contest does not require an entrant to make a contribution or any other payment to the Sponsor. An individual entrant may enter the Contest for free (the “No Payment Necessary” method) by completing the following steps:
An individual seeking to enter the Contest using the “No Payment Necessary” method must send an email to the Sponsor during the Contest Entry Period to firstname.lastname@example.org containing the following:
- Subject line: “Legacy of Legends Contest”; and
- First and last name and phone number of the individual seeking to enter the Contest; and
- A short original video prepared by the individual seeking to enter the Contest (minimum 20 seconds, maximum 1 minute) OR a unique and original essay written by the individual seeking to enter the Contest (minimum 100 words, maximum 500 words) must be attached to the email, on the topic of about “What does preserving the legacy of our national winter sport mean to you?”
Entries using the No Payment Necessary method that does not provide all of the above-listed information will be deemed ineligible (as determined in the Sponsor’s sole discretion). There is a limit of 1 entry per email address. Duplicate videos or essays will automatically void the duplicate entry. All No Payment Necessary email entries must be received by the Contest End Date of September 5, 2023, at 1:59 p.m. EST. No Payment Necessary entries will receive an email confirmation at the email address provided by the entrant confirming their entry.
All videos and essays submitted in connection with this Contest by entrants shall be the exclusive property of the Sponsor and its affiliates. To the extent that the entrant has or obtains any right, title, or interest in or to any video or essay submitted, the entrant hereby assigns and agrees to assign to the Sponsor or any Sponsor’s affiliate as the Sponsor may specify, all of such right, title and interest therein and thereto. The entrant agrees to execute any additional documents, applications, and registration forms as may be presented to him/her to establish the Sponsor and its affiliates’ rights as stated herein. The entrant also waives, in favour of the Sponsor or such Sponsor’s affiliate(s) designated by the Sponsor, any moral rights in any video or essay submitted in connection with this Contest. The entrant hereby represents and warrants that a video or essay submission shall not infringe, misappropriate, or violate the rights of the Sponsor or any third party.
Each successfully submitted No Payment Necessary entry is worth 1 entry in the Contest. There is a limit of 1 entry per email address 1 person may have.
Any and all information provided in this contest is provided to the Sponsor, not Facebook, Inc., Twitter, Inc. or Instagram, Inc.
PRIZES: All prizes shall collectively be referred to as “Prize” or “Prizes”
GRAND PRIZE: On September 5, 2023, the System Supplier will select 1 Grand Prize winner from the entire pool of entrants. Subject to the conditions and winner requirements provided in these Official Rules, 1 official winner of the Contest (the “Grand Prize Contest Winner”) will win $20,000.00 cash prize (Total Value: $20,000 CDN). The Grand Prize Contest Winner will be subject to all the rules of eligibility, verification, confirmation and any and all other conditions as described in these Official Rules including, but not limited to, the Prize Conditions, Publicity and Liability Releases described herein.
SECONDARY PRIZES: On September 5, 2023, after the selection of the Grand Prize Contest Winner, the System Supplier will select 5 additional winners for secondary Prizes (collectively, the “Secondary Prize(s)”) from the remaining pool of entrants as follows:
5 Hockey Hall of Fame 2023 Induction Weekend/Celebration VIP Experiences consisting of:
- 2 WestJet airline tickets to Toronto from anywhere within Canada that WestJet flies, or $1,000 cash if the winner does not require air travel within Canada to Toronto for the 2023 Induction Weekend/Celebration;
- 4 nights' hotel accommodation at Le Germain Hotel Maple Leaf Square (November 10-13, 2023);
- 2 tickets to breakfast and tour of HHOF’s resource centre and archives (November 11, 2023);
- 2 tickets to HHOF Inductee Fan Forum (November 11, 2023);
- 2 tickets to HHOF Legends Classic (Alumni Game) at Scotiabank Arena (November 12, 2023);
- 2 tickets to HHOF Induction Celebration (November 13, 2023); and
- 2 framed prints of the HHOF Class of 2023;
- Approximate Total Retail Value of each Prize is $4,000 CDN.
WEEKLY PRIZES: Starting Monday June 26, 2023, and for each Monday following during the Contest Entry Period over 11 weeks, the System Supplier will select 1 winner from all the entries received up until 1:59 p.m. EST on that Monday, to win 1 weekly prize, each consisting of a digital voucher or gift card for $500.00 redeemable via HHOF’s online store (via https://shop.hhof.com/), for a total of 11 weekly prizes.
- Approximate Total Retail Value of each Prize is $500 CDN.
The winner of any Prize will be subject to all the rules of eligibility, verification, confirmation and any and all other conditions as described in these Official Rules including, but not limited to, the Prize Conditions, Publicity and Liability Releases described herein.
CONDITIONS FOR ALL PRIZES: No substitution and/or transfer of any Prize is permitted except at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. In order to receive a Prize, the winner and guest(s) (as applicable) must (unless otherwise stated in these Official Rules):
- provide their own travel/transportation to the Prize destination and event; and
- be able to travel to the Prize destination on the specified dates for that specific Prize. If the winner and/or guest(s) are not able to travel to the Prize destination, or to one of the airports referred to in these Official Rules as necessary to fly to the Prize destination, the winner shall forfeit the Prize and Sponsor may elect to randomly select an alternative potential winner from all remaining eligible entries received. The winner and guest(s) must comply with all hotel check-in requirements, including, but not limited to, the presentation of a payment card for incidental expenses which are the responsibility of the All fees, costs and expenses not specified in the Prize descriptions as being awarded (including but not limited to travel, transfers, meals, beverages, transportation, accommodation, and incidentals), are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash and no cash alternative or prize substitution will be allowed, except in the Sponsor’s sole discretion and as provided herein. The Sponsor and the System Supplier are responsible only for Prize delivery and not Prize utility by the winner. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute for the listed Prize, or any portion thereof, for one of equal or greater value if any advertised prize becomes unavailable for any reason. All federal and/or provincial tax liabilities as a result of acceptance of all or any portion of the Prize, as well as any other fees, costs and expenses (including insurance costs) not specified herein as being awarded, are the sole responsibility of the winner of that prize unless otherwise specified herein. Inappropriate activity or behaviour by the winner and/or guest(s) (as applicable) before or during any Prize may result in disqualification of the winner and immediate termination of the Prize at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Sponsor is not responsible if the winner does not use any portion of the Prize. The Sponsor and System Supplier are not responsible for the winner’s loss, the theft of a Prize, or any portion thereof. The Sponsor and System Supplier do not provide any type of insurance whatsoever and therefore, obtaining any insurance is the sole responsibility of the winner and shall be procured at the sole expense of the winner, if applicable. Sponsor and System Supplier make no express and/or implied warranties of any nature whatsoever, including, but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning the Contest Grand Prize, any Secondary Prize, and/or any Prize depends on the total number of eligible entries received at the time of the Prize drawing, and/or received during the Contest Entry Period. There is no limit to the number of entries for the Contest.
SELECTION OF WINNERS: On September 5, 2023 (the "Drawing Date"), the System Supplier will select the potential winners of the Grand Prize and Secondary Prizes (each a "Potential Winner") in accordance with these Official Rules. The Potential Winner will be selected by random drawing using a random number generator algorithm from all eligible entries received by the Sponsor during the Contest Entry Period. The Potential Winner will be notified by email and/or by telephone shortly after the Drawing Date, using the email address and/or telephone number provided with the selected entry, and will be conditionally awarded a Prize subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. If a Potential Winner does not respond after 3 attempts have been made to contact them, within a 1 week period, or if the prize notification email is returned as undeliverable, or if the Potential Winner fails to provide the necessary information to confirm the Potential Winner’s identity and eligibility to receive the Prize, such Potential Winner may be disqualified and the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select an alternate Potential Winner to be selected by a random drawing from among the remaining eligible entries. The notification will include instructions for how to contact the Sponsor to provide name, address and other information that may be required to complete validation of eligibility and delivery of the applicable Prize. No liability is assumed by the Sponsor or the System Supplier for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted, or not received by a Potential Winner for any reason. In the event that a Potential Winner is disqualified for any reason, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the relevant Prize to an alternate Potential Winner who will be selected by a random drawing from among the remaining eligible entries. The selected Potential Winner must correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question and execute all consents as provided by applicable law. This selection process shall also apply to the Secondary Prizes.
VERIFICATION OF POTENTIAL WINNER: Each Potential Winner is subject to verification by the Sponsor. The Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the administration, operation, selection of the Potential Winner, and all other matters related to the Contest. An entrant is not a winner of any Prize unless and until the entrant’s eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules have been verified by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, and the entrant has been notified that verification is complete. To receive the Prize, the Potential Winner will be required to correctly answer, without the assistance of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by phone or email by the Sponsor’s designated agent at a mutually agreeable time. The Potential Winner may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and/or Publicity Release in the form(s) provided by the Sponsor or Sponsor’s attorneys (collectively, the "Prize Conditions, Publicity and Liability Release") by the date specified by Sponsor, or such Potential Winner will be disqualified, and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected. If (a) the Potential Winner cannot be reached within 1 week of an initial notification from the Sponsor, or for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted, or the Potential Winner notification or Prize Conditions, Publicity and Liability Release is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable; (b) Potential Winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the Prize for any reason; (c) Potential Winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Contest or receive the Prize; (d) Potential Winner fails to correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question; (e) Potential Winner did not, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules; or (f) Potential Winner fails to fulfill the Prize Conditions, Publicity and Liability Release-related obligations, then the Potential Winner shall be disqualified from the Contest and an alternate Potential Winner may be randomly selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, from among the remaining eligible entries received. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and Prize Conditions, Publicity and Liability Release procedures in connection with the selection of an alternate Potential Winner if any. A Potential Winner will be declared a Contest Winner when all of the conditions of these Official Rules are fulfilled to the satisfaction of the Sponsor, in its sole discretion. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, any online entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account provided to the Sponsor at the time of entry, provided such account holder still meets the eligibility requirements for the Contest. The authorized account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable email address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
In addition to winner requirements, guest(s) must be 18 years of age or older and must promptly complete and return to Sponsor the Prize Conditions, Publicity and Liability Release (except where prohibited by law) to take part in any Prize where guests are included as part of the Prize.
TAXES: Any taxes which are payable on, or connected with, the receipt of the Contest Grand Prize, or any Secondary Prize, are solely the responsibility of the winner thereof and must be paid by the winner by applicable federal, provincial and/or municipal tax laws. Each winner must determine what federal and/or provincial taxes it must pay. Winners are encouraged to consult with an accountant or tax preparer to make that determination.
Nothing shall be construed such that either Sponsor, the System Supplier, or any of their charitable partners, sponsors, licensors, and suppliers, and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, partners, and advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, shareholders, members, consultants and agents, is in any way liable for any tax liability that may be created when a winner claims any prize.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to the fullest extent allowed by the applicable law to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (b) defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor and the System Supplier, and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliates and affiliated companies, service providers, celebrities, celebrities' team/employer, partners and any other person and organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys and representatives, and their successors and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy, defamation, slander, libel, violation of the right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Contest, travel, lodging, acceptance, possession, attendance at, defect in, delivery of, inability to use, use or misuse of Prize, or any portion thereof (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of the entry. Released Parties are not responsible if the Prize, or any portion thereof is delayed, postponed, or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. The winner acknowledges that all prizes are awarded “as-is” and the Sponsor expressly disclaims any warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, relating to the Prize in any way.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: Except where prohibited or restricted by law, the winner’s acceptance of, and the guest’s participation in, the Prize, or any portion thereof, constitutes the winner’s and guest’s agreement, permission and consent for Sponsor and the System Supplier, and any of their respective designees to use and/or publish the winner's and/or guest’s full name, city and province or territory of residence, photographs or other likenesses, pictures, portraits, video, voice, testimonials, and/or statements made by the winner and/or guest regarding the Contest or otherwise, worldwide and in perpetuity for any purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, publicity, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Sponsor, in any forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, digital, social media, or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review, or approval. The winner is solely responsible for acquiring the guest's agreement and consent for all required documents, and failure to do so will disqualify the guest from participating in any portion of the Prize.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Released Parties shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any Prize to entrants, concerning (a) entries that contain inaccurate information and/or do not comply with and/or violate these Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims and/or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged and/or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human and/or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud and/or deception in entering and/or participating in the Contest and/or claiming any prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet and/or computer malfunctions, failures and/or difficulties; (e) any inability of a winner to accept a prize for any reason; (f) if a Prize cannot be awarded due to delays and/or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, pandemics, weather and/or any other similar event beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor or the System Supplier; or (g) any damages, injuries and/or losses of any kind caused by and/or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss and/or misdirection of any Prize and/or resulting from participating in this Contest and/or any promotion and/or Prize related activities. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be: (a) tampering with the entry process and/or the operation of the Contest, the Contest Website, and/or with any website promoting the Contest; (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (c) entering and/or attempting to enter the Contest multiple times in violation of these Official Rules and/or the use of robotic and/or automated devices to submit entries. If the Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulty, malfunction, error, disruption and/or damage and/or other unforeseen events compromise the administration, security, fairness, integrity, proper conduct or viability of the Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Contest, including the entire Contest, and/or modify the Contest and/or award the prizes from all eligible entries received as of the termination date. The Sponsor reserves the right to suspend, modify and/or cancel the Contest before the scheduled Contest End Date. In the event the Contest is cancelled, all entries into such Contest will be deemed null and void, all payments will be refunded, no winners will be selected, and no prizes will be delivered.
GOVERNING LAW; SEVERABILITY; WAIVER: The Contest and these Official Rules shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws applicable therein. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Official Rules, or their application to a particular person or circumstances, is invalid or unenforceable to any extent, then the remainder of these Official Rules, and the application of all of these Official Rules to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected by that determination and shall remain enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsor to enforce at any time any provision of the Official Rules shall not be considered a waiver of such provision or any other provision and shall not deprive Sponsor of the right thereafter to enforce such provision or any other provision.
COPYRIGHT: All Contest materials are the property of the Sponsor and may not be copied, reproduced, or used for any purpose without the Sponsor’s express prior written consent.
NOTICE: Sponsor reserves the right to prosecute and seek damages against any individual who attempts to deliberately undermine the proper operation of the Contest in violation of these Official Rules and/or criminal and/or civil law.
Hockey Hall of Fame and associated logos and trademarks are the exclusive property of Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum (All Rights Reserved). Any other trademarks referenced or used in these Official Rules are used for prize identification purposes only and are the properties of their respective owners.