Photo Hunt Contest Rules

Rules and Regulations

  1. TO WIN: Simply download the PNE App available through the Google Play Store or Apple iOS Store for free. Within the App, click on the “Photo Challenge Contest” tab in the menu. Next, take one Fair-inspired photo for each of the 9 categories in the grid. Complete your entry by sharing the image using hashtags #gethappytogether and #PNEfair to Twitter, Facebook, and/or Instagram. Images must be publically viewable for entries to be deemed valid. Entrants have the chance to win one (1) of three (3) weekly draws for a pair of two (2) 2019 PNE Fair Admission and Ride Combo Passes (draw dates: August 9, 16) valued at $111.50, or two (2) Family Passes for Harvestland (draw dates August 23, 30) valued at $44.99. Winners will be notified via their social media account from which they entered. Entries received shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address or social media account submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Contest starts at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) on August 7, 2019 and closes on September 2, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. PST (the “Contest Period”). No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.
  2. TO ENTER: There is one (1) Grand Prize to be won from all the eligible entries. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.
  3. The contest sponsor(s) is/are: the Pacific National Exhibition (herein after referred to as the “Contest Sponsor(s)”.
  4. To enter and to be eligible to win, entrants must be a legal resident of British Columbia. Employees and their parents, siblings and children, and persons domiciled with an employee of any of the Contest Sponsor(s), its/their agents, parent, affiliated or related companies, subsidiaries, divisions, prize sponsors, and promotional and advertising agencies and administrators, are ineligible to enter.
  5. Grand Prize: There is one (1) Grand Prize of four (4) tickets to Cirque du Soleil Luzia at Concord Pacific Place, November 14, 2019 (valued at $440). The winner of the Grand Prize will be selected at random from all social media submissions using the 9-photo grid from the PNE App plus #gethappytogether and #PNEfair.
  6. Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded. The Prize may not be sold, transferred and is/are not convertible to cash. The Contest Sponsor(s) reserves the right to substitute the Prize in whole or in part in the event that all or any component of the Prize is/are unavailable. The winner is responsible to find his or her own method of transportation to obtain the prize from the Pacific National Exhibition head office.
  7. On August 9, 16, 23, 30 a random draw will be held for each of the weekly prizes. On or after September 3, 2019 a draw of valid entries will be conducted by the Contest Sponsor(s) and the Grand Prize will be awarded to the entry selected at random. The odds of winning a Prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries. The Contest Sponsor(s) will attempt to contact a potential winner through social media inbox (direct message) within two (2) business days after the draw. Proof of identification must be provided upon request. The selected entrant will have two (2) business days to confirm receipt of award via email. In the event that a confirmation email is not received by the Pacific National Exhibition, a second random draw will take place following the same guidelines as above. In order to be declared a winner, the potential winner must first correctly answer, unaided, a time limited mathematical skill testing question. Before being awarded a Prize, the potential winner will be required to sign and return within the time stipulated by the Contest Sponsor(s), a full release and indemnity form stating that he/she has read and understood these official rules and regulations, grants all consents required, authorizes the Contest Sponsor(s) to broadcast, publish and disseminate his/her name, address, photograph, likeness, sobriquet and voice, in connection with any promotion or publicity, and/or for general news, entertainment and information purposes at no additional compensation to the potential winner beyond the awarding of the Prize. The winner(s) must also accept the Prize as offered and releases the Contest Sponsor(s) from any and all liability of any kind arising out of the potential winner’s participation in this contest and receipt and use of the Prize. In the event that the potential winner(s), as applicable, does not comply with all the provisions as contemplated in these official rules and regulations, Contest Sponsor(s) shall have the right to disqualify potential winner(s), and draw an alternate potential winner and the Contest Sponsor shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard. The provisions and procedures referred to above relating to selection and notification of a potential winner(s), if applicable, shall be applied, with the necessary amendments, until a qualified winner has been duly selected.
  8. By entering this contest the entrants and participants automatically agree to accept and abide by these official rules and regulations. All decisions of the Contest Sponsor(s) with respect to any aspect of this contest, including without limitation the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all entrants in all matters as they relate to this contest.
  9. All entries become the property of Contest Sponsor(s) who assume no responsibility for lost, late, delayed, destroyed or misdirected e-mail, voice messages, or any computer errors or malfunctions. No correspondence will be entered into except with contestants requesting contest official rules and regulations by mail or requesting names of prize winner(s) (for which a self-addressed, postage paid envelope must be included) or contestants that have requested further email or mobile sms/text message communication by checking the box which states, “Sign me up to receive email newsletters from the PNE, Playland and Fright Nights”, or “Sign me up to receive SMS messages from the PNE”. Contest Sponsor(s) does/do not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, seeding or printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. If for any reason, in the opinion of the Contest Sponsor(s), in its/their sole discretion, the contest is not capable of running as originally planned, or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or the proper conduct of the contest is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond its/their control, Contest Sponsor(s) reserve(s) its/their right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend or suspend the contest including cancelling any method of entry, and select a winner from previously received eligible entries. Contest Sponsor(s) reserve(s) its/their right to modify the official rules and regulations of this contest without materially affecting the terms and conditions hereof. The Contest Sponsor(s) reserve(s) its/their right in its/their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it/they find(s) to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest or to be acting in violation of these official rules and regulations or otherwise in a disruptive manner. Any attempts to deliberately damage any web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsor(s) reserve(s) its/their right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent of the law. Contest Sponsors shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the contest including any damage to an entrant’s computer equipment, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of their participation in this contest or from downloading any material from the contest web site, where applicable.
  10. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. By entering this contest, each entrant consents to the collection, use and distribution of his/her personal information (information that identifies an entrant as an individual, such as home telephone number, age and home address) by the Contest Sponsor(s) for the purposes of implementing, administering and fulfilling this contest. Contest Sponsor(s) will not sell or transmit this information to third parties except for the purposes of administering this contest. Any inquiry concerning the personal information held by the Contest Sponsor(s) should be addressed to the Contest Sponsor(s) at the address posted on the website.
  11. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. By entering this contest, the entrants and participants automatically completely release Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Contest entrants and participated are providing information to the Contest Sponsor(s) and not to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.