Rules & Regulations: Cagary Top Chef Canada Ultimate Culinary Weekend

Rules & Regulations

“Calgary’s Top Chef Canada Ultimate Culinary Weekend" Official Contest Rules

1. CONTEST SPONSOR: The “Calgary’s Top Chef Canada Ultimate Culinary Weekend” ("Contest") is being conducted by Tourism Calgary (“Contest Sponsor”) and Air Canada, an Alberta Partnership herein after referred to as the “Prize Supplier”. The Contest commences at 19:00:01 MT on June 10, 2013 and closes with entries received by 23:59:59 MT on June 30, 2013 ("Contest Period").


2. ELIGIBILITY: No purchase necessary. This Contest is open only to Canadian residents in the four (4) regions defined below (“Eligible Regions”), who at the time of entry, have reached the age of majority in the province in which they reside and are able to provide proof of identity (in a form acceptable to the Contest Sponsor). The Contest is not open to employees (or persons with whom such employees are domiciled) of: Contest Sponsor, Prize Suppliers, or their affiliated companies, advertising and promotional agencies. Each eligible region is defined based on the postal codes of the permanent address of the entrants:

· Region 1 (Northern Alberta): residents in the province of Alberta living north of and including the following postal codes: T0C and T0E.
· Region 2 (Southern Saskatchewan): residents in the province of Saskatchewan living south of the following postal codes: S0L, S0K and S0E.
· Region 3 (Northern Saskatchewan): residents in the province of Saskatchewan living north of and including the following postal codes: S0L, S0K and S0E.
· Region 4 (GTA, Ontario): residents in the province of Ontario living in the following postal
codes: L7A, L6X, L6Y, L5N, L5M, L5L, L5K, L5J, L5H, L5C, L5V, L5W, L6W, L6V, L6Z, L6R, L6S, L6T, L5S, L5P, L4V, L5T, L4Z, L4W, L5A, L5G, L5E, L4Y, L4X, L4H, L4L, L4K, L6A, L4J, L3T, L4B, L4C, L4S, L4E, L6C, L3R, L6G, L3S, L3P, L6E, L6B, L1Y, L1X, L1T, L1Z, L1S, L1W, L1V, M8W, M9C, M9B, M8Z, M8V, M8Y, M8X, M9A, M9B, M9C, M9r, M9P, M9N, M9W, M9V, M9L, M9M, M9N, M3M, M3L, M3N, M3K, M3J, M3H, M2N, M2R, M2M, M2N, M2K, M2H, M2J, M3A, M1W, M1T, M1R, M1L, M1N, M1K, M1M, M1J, M1P, M1H, M1S, M1V, M1V, M1X, M1B, M1G, M1E, M1C, M7A, M7Y, M5H, M5X, M5K, M5J, M5C, M5L, M5W, M5E, M3M, M9N, M9A, M8X, M8Y, M6S, M6P, M6N, M6R, M6M, M6L, M3K, M6A, M6B, M6E, M6C, M6H, M6G, M6J, M6K, M5V, M5J, M5E, M5B, M5G, M5T, M5S, M4Y, M5R, M4W, M4V, M4T, M5P, M4S, M5N, M4R, M4P, M4N, M5M, M2P, M2N, M2K, M2L, M3B, M3C, M4G, M4H, M4K, M4J, M4M, M5A, M4L, M4E, M1N, M1L, M4B, M4C, M4J, M3C, M4A, M1R, M3A, M3B.

3. HOW TO ENTER: To be eligible for a Contest prize, during the Contest Period, the entrant can enter online at www.VisitCalgary.com/topchefcontest (“Contest Website”). The entrant must follow all instructions set out on the Contest Website to enter (including providing his/her full name, address, postal code, phone number and e-mail address).
There is a limit of one (1) entry per person/email address/ per calendar day during the Contest Period. If it is discovered that you have entered more than once per day, all additional entries will be void for that particular day. A day is defined as a calendar day from 00:00:00 MST until 23:59:59 MST.

4. GRAND PRIZE DRAW: On July 8, 2013 at 10:00 MST in Calgary, Alberta, a random draw will be conducted from all eligible entries received to select the four (4) Grand Prize winners. There will be one (1) winner selected from each Eligible Region, outlined in section 2.

5. GRAND PRIZES: There are four (4) Grand Prizes available to be won in the Contest.
Grand Prize 1: Northern Alberta

a. Three (3) nights’ accommodation for two (2); accommodations based on double occupancy. Rooms will be standard with two queen beds; upgrades will be paid for by the winner. ($953 CDN total approximate retail value, based on room class and double occupancy.

b. Daily meals for the Grand Prize Winner and his/her Travel Companion; full meal breakdown below:
· Breakfast to a maximum of twenty two dollars and fifty cents Canadian ($22.50 CDN) per person per day,
· Lunch to a maximum of forty dollars Canadian ($40 CDN) per person per day,
· Dinner to a maximum of sixty dollars Canadian ($60 CDN) per person per day,

c. Ground Transportation around Calgary to planned events as per final travel itinerary,

d. One Calgary Food Tour ($135 CDN) per person

e. One Top Chef Canada Dinner Party ($150 CDN) per person

f. Two (2) tickets to the Really, Really Long Table Dinner Event ($175 CDN) per person

g. Two (2) round-trip tickets in Economy class for travel from Edmonton, Alberta, to Calgary, Alberta, courtesy of the Prize Supplier. Air travel must take place between September 14 to 17, 2013. Approximately retail value of each ticket is $1012.00 CDN.

h. Total approximate retail value of Grand Prize 1: Northern Alberta is $5,000.00 CDN as of June 6, 2013.

Grand Prize 2: Southern Saskatchewan
a. Three (3) nights’ accommodation for two (2); accommodations based on double occupancy. Rooms will be standard with two queen beds; upgrades will be paid for by the winner. ($953 CDN total approximate retail value, based on room class and double occupancy.

b. Daily meals for the Grand Prize Winner and his/her Travel Companion; full meal breakdown below:

· Breakfast to a maximum of twenty two dollars and fifty cents Canadian ($22.50 CDN) per person per day,
· Lunch to a maximum of forty dollars Canadian ($40 CDN) per person per day,
· Dinner to a maximum of sixty dollars Canadian ($60 CDN) per person per day,

c. Ground Transportation around Calgary to planned events as per final travel itinerary,

d. One Calgary Food Tour ($135 CDN) per person

e. One Top Chef Canada Dinner Party ($150 CDN) per person

f. Two tickets to the Really, Really Long Table Dinner Event ($175 CDN) per person

g. Two (2) round-trip tickets in Economy class for travel from Regina, Saskatchewan, to Calgary, Alberta, courtesy of the Prize Supplier. Air travel must take place between September 14 to 17, 2013. Approximately value of each ticket is $1012.00 CAD.

h. Total approximate retail value of Grand Prize 2: Southern Saskatchewan is: $5,000 CDN as of June 6, 2013.

Grand Prize 3: Northern Saskatchewan
a. Three (3) nights’ accommodation for two (2); accommodations based on double occupancy. Rooms will be standard with two queen beds; upgrades will be paid for by the winner. ($953 CDN total approximate retail value, based on room class and double occupancy.

b. Daily meals for the Grand Prize Winner and his/her Travel Companion; full meal breakdown below:

· Breakfast to a maximum of twenty two dollars and fifty cents Canadian ($22.50 CDN) per person per day,
· Lunch to a maximum of forty dollars Canadian ($40 CDN) per person per day,
· Dinner to a maximum of sixty dollars Canadian ($60 CDN) per person per day,

c. Ground Transportation around Calgary to planned events as per final travel itinerary,

d. One Calgary Food Tour ($135 CDN) per person

e. One Top Chef Canada Dinner Party ($150 CDN) per person

f. Two tickets to Really, Really Long Table Dinner Event ($175 CDN) per person

g. Two (2) round-trip tickets in Economy class for travel from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, to Calgary, Alberta, courtesy of the Prize Supplier. Air travel must take place between September 14 to 17, 2013. Approximately value of each ticket is $1012.00 CAD.

h. Total approximate retail value of Grand Prize 3: Northern Saskatchewan is $5,000.00 CDN as of June 6, 2013.

Grand Prize 4: GTA, Ontario
a. Three (3) nights’ accommodation for two (2); accommodations based on double occupancy. Rooms will be standard with two queen beds; upgrades will be paid for by the winner. ($953 CDN total approximate retail value, based on room class and double occupancy.

b. Daily meals for the Grand Prize Winner and his/her Travel Companion; full meal breakdown below:

· Breakfast to a maximum of twenty two dollars and fifty cents Canadian ($22.50 CDN) per person per day,
· Lunch to a maximum of forty dollars Canadian ($40 CDN) per person per day,
· Dinner to a maximum of sixty dollars Canadian ($60 CDN) per person per day,

c. Ground Transportation around Calgary to planned events as per final travel itinerary,

d. One Calgary Food Tour ($135 CDN) per person

e. One Top Chef Canada Dinner Party ($150 CDN) per person

f. Two tickets to Really, Really Long Table Dinner Event ($175 CDN) per person

g. Two (2) round-trip tickets in Economy class for travel from Toronto, Ontario, to Calgary, Alberta courtesy of the Prize Supplier. Air travel must take place between September 14 to 17, 2013. Approximately value of each ticket is $1331.00 CAD.

h. Total approximate retail value of Grand Prize 4: GTA, Ontario: $5,600.00 CDN as of June 6, 2013.

6. GRAND PRIZE DESCRIPTION: No travel expenses between the applicable Grand Prize winner’s home and the major airport nearest the winner’s home is included. Expenses of a personal nature beyond that outlined above are not included. All travel details will be arranged by the Contest Sponsor's agent in consultation with the applicable Grand Prize winner. The trip component of each Grand Prize is subject to applicable travel advisories and unforeseeable delays, and has a maximum five thousand, six hundred dollars Canadian ($5,600.00 CDN as of June 6, 2013, tax excluded) retail value limit. In the event that any selected entrant is unable or unwilling to travel on the designated dates, he/she will be disqualified and no longer eligible to win the applicable Grand Prize and the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to select at random another potential Grand Prize winner from the applicable Eligible Region. Each Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion are responsible for all other expenses not expressly noted above as included in the applicable Grand Prize, including (but not limited to) gratuities, other transportation, other entertainment, merchandise, souvenirs, local and long distance telephone calls, taxes,
travel and cancellation insurance and all personal expenses of any kind. Each Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion must have all necessary identification and documents to permit travel. It is recommended that each Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion obtain sufficient personal insurance prior to departure. The flight component of each Grand Prize will not be rescheduled or substituted once booked. No responsibility is assumed by the Contest Sponsor and/or Prize Supplies for cancelled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled travel for any reason. See Rule 7 below for further terms and conditions applicable to the flight component of each Grand Prize. Each Grand Prize winner’s travel companions must be of the age of majority in his/her province of residence. Each Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion will be required to travel together, on the same
itinerary. Except at the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor, no prize substitutions, transfers, or cash in lieu of any of the above Grand Prizes, will be allowed. All features and characteristics of each Grand Prize, unless expressly noted above, are at the Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion. Each Grand Prize cannot be sold, and will not be refunded if unused. Each Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded and no changes or
extensions are permitted, except at the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor.

7. FLIGHT DETAILS: Air Canada will provide a round trip ticket in Economy Class for as specified above for each Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion. The flights will take place on dates and times determined by the Prize Supplier at its sole discretion. The further terms and conditions specified below applies to the flight component of each Grand Prize:

· Air travel must take place between September 14 to 17, 2013.
· Air travel permitted only on regularly scheduled flights operated by Air Canada and Air Canada
Express carriers (not valid on Star Alliance partners or code sharing carriers);
· Air travel must be booked online at aircanada.com using the promotional code provided.
· Reservations are based on space availability at time of booking.
· All air travel must be completed between dates specified above.
· The Grand Prizes do not include transportation to and from the applicable departure airport and the applicable Grand Prize winner’s home.
· Each Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companions must cover fuel, insurance, NAV CANADA surcharges, taxes, fees and other applicable charges all with a valid credit card at the time of booking.
· Each Grand Prize winner and his/her travelling companion are responsible for:

  • Any and all costs not expressly described herein including, without limitation, applicable
    local air departure taxes, ground transportation, gratuities, merchandise, telephone calls,
    personal expenses of any nature for overnight layover, meals and beverages, service
    charges, costs incurred to and from the applicable departure airport as the applicable Grand Prize originates and terminates there.
  • Obtaining sufficient personal travel insurance prior to departure, if desired.
  • Obtaining and carrying all necessary travel documentation, such as passports and visas and complying with customs immigrations regulations.

· Air travel does not qualify for Aeroplan mileage accumulation or for mileage accumulation in any other frequent flyer program.
· The use of e-Upgrade Credits is not permitted.
Changes to travel dates, times and names are not permitted. Travel companion names cannot be changed once booked.

8. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of being selected as a winner depend on the number of eligible entries received from each Eligible Region during the Contest Period.

9. NOTIFYING SELECTED ENTRANTS: Each Grand Prize selected entrant will be required to correctly answer a skill-testing question and to complete and submit a release online and to ensure that his/her travel companion submits an executed liability release. Each Grand Prize selected entrant will be contacted by phone and/or email immediately after the random draw takes place, as provided for in these Contest Rules. A minimum of three contact attempts will be made by the Contest Sponsor. A selected entrant will be disqualified if (a) she/he cannot be contacted, or fails to respond to any contact, within two (2) days. of the initial contact attempt; or (b) the Contest Sponsor determines that such entrant is ineligible according to these Contest Rules; or (c) that entrant does not comply with the Contest Rules, including correctly answering the skill-testing question and submitting all required properly executed releases; or (d) if his/her prize notification is returned to the Contest Sponsor as being undeliverable. If a selected entrant cannot be
contacted within the time limit outlined above, he/she will be disqualified and no longer eligible to win the applicable Grand Prize and the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to select at random another potential Grand Prize winner from the applicable Eligible Region.
The Contest Sponsor's determination in relation to the foregoing will be final. Arrangements for receiving a Grand Prize will be made directly with each winner. No prize substitutions, transfers, or cash in lieu of the Grand Prizes will be allowed, except at the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor, who reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and for any reason, to substitute for a Grand Prize (or portion thereof) a substitute prize (or portion thereof) of equal or greater value as stated in these Contest rules, including without limitation, a cash award.

10. CORRESPONDENCE AND COMMUNICATION: All correspondence and communication with contestants in connection with this Contest will be by email, except as otherwise noted. By entering or attempting to enter this Contest, all contestants agree to abide by these Contest Rules. All decisions of the Contest Sponsor are final and without right of appeal with respect to all aspects of this Contest, including but not limited to eligibility and/or disqualification of contestants, the correctness of answers to the skill-testing question and
awarding of any Grand Prize. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and is void where prohibited.

11. RELEASES: By claiming or accepting a prize in this Contest, each selected entrant and his/her travel companion consent to the use of his/her name, voice, picture (both moving and still) or likeness, without compensation, for promotional and/or publicity purposes as determined by the Contest Sponsor. Each Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion agree to release the Contest Sponsor, the Prize supplier, their respective assignees, affiliates, promotional agencies and associates named in the release from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or lost persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, entry for or use of the applicable Grand Prize. 12. NO LIABILITY: The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to change the terms of this Contest, suspend or cancel it, at any time, without liability on the part of the Contest Sponsor, and without prior notice. Contest Sponsor shall not be liable for late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, interrupted or otherwise invalid entries. If in the opinion of the Contest Sponsor the administration or integrity of the Contest is compromised or corrupted at any time (including, without limitation, as a result of fraud, technical failures (including any network server or hardware failure, viruses, bugs, errors in programming, telephone transmissions or communications) or any other errors or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor), the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or cancel the Contest. If due to any production, advertising or other error of any kind,
or as the result of any fraud or any other factor or circumstance affecting the intended operation of this Contest, there are more prize claims than prizes stated in these Contest rules, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to suspend awarding of the prizes and to conduct a random drawing from among all eligible claimants in each eligible region to award only the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules. In no event will the Contest Sponsor be required to award more prizes than stated in these rules & regulations.

13. REFERENCES TO OTHER TRADE NAMES: The Contest Website may contain references to other company, brand and/or product names. The company, brand and/or product names are used for identification purposes only and may be trade-marks of their respective owners. The images of people or places displayed, forms, structures and graphics displayed or found within the website are either the property of, or used with
permission by Contest Sponsor. Contest Sponsor may be, but is not necessarily, sponsored by or affiliated with any owners of the other company, brand or product names appearing on the website, and makes no representations about them, their owners, their products or services.

14. PRIVACY: For further information about the Contest Sponsor's privacy practices, please review the privacy policy located at http://www.visitcalgary.com/privacy-policy. By entering this contest you consent to Contest Sponsor, its promotional agencies and Contest judges storing and using the personal information you submitted with your entry for the purpose of administering the Contest.

Mini Rules
No purchase necessary. The Contest commences at 19:00:01 MT on June 10, 2013, and closes with entries received by 23:59:59 MT on June 30, 2013. Contest is open only to residents of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario residing within an Eligible Region
who at the time of entry, have reached the age of majority in the province in which they reside. Odds of being selected as a winner depend on the number of eligible entries received from each of the 4 Eligible Regions during the Contest Period. There
will be one (1) Grand Prize winner selected from each Eligible Region. The selected entrants will be required to correctly answer a skill-testing question and to complete and submit a release online and to ensure each travel companion submits an executed
liability release. Each Grand Prize has a maximum five thousand, six hundred dollar Canadian ($5,600.00 CDN as of June 6, 2013, tax excluded) retail value limit.. For full contest rules please go to www.VisitCalgary.com/topchefcontest. TOR_LAW\ 8188958\1