RULES AND REGULATIONS
THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF ALBERTA, MANITOBA AND SASKATCHEWAN ONLY AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW.
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Giuseppe Practice with a Pro (the “Program”) is sponsored by Dr. Oetker Canada Ltd. (the “Sponsor” or “Dr. Oetker”). The Program begins on November 1, 2023 at 11:59:59 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on January 10, 2024 at 11:59:59 a.m ET (the “Program Period”).
ELIGIBILITY TO MAKE A NOMINATION:
To participate in the Program as a nominator (a “ Nominator”), you must be a resident of Alberta, Manitoba or Saskatchewan who : (i) has reached the legal age majority in your province of residence at the time of participation; or (ii) is between the ages of thirteen (13) and eighteen (18)(each, a “Minor”) provided your parent/legal guardian has consented to you submitting a nomination to the program and has accepted and agreed to be legally bound by these Official Terms (the “Terms”) on your behalf. NOTE TO MINORS: Dr. Oetker reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, on a random audit basis to contact a Minor’s parent/legal guardian for the purposes of verifying his/her: (i) agreement to be legally bound by these Terms on the Minor’s behalf; (ii) consent to the Minor’s participation in this Program; and/or (iii) consent to the collection, use and disclosure of the Minor’s personal information. Failure of a Minor’s parent/legal guardian to complete any such required verification to the complete satisfaction of Dr. Oetker within the time frame specified by Dr. Oetker may, in the sole and absolute discretion of Dr. Oetker, result in disqualification of the Minor.
A Nominator may only nominate an eligible Minor Hockey Team (defined below) if the Nominator has received a valid consent from a player or a coach on the Minor Hockey Team (each, a “Team Member”), to enter nominate the Minor Hockey Team, and to be contacted by the Sponsor for the purposes of administering the Contest;
A Nominator may only provide information in relation to a Minor Hockey Team provided that the Nominator: (i) has a direct voluntary two-way communications with a Team Member; (ii) is a spouse, common-law partner, or parent/legal guardian of a Team Member; or (iii) is a Team Member.
In order to receive a Nomination, eligible minor hockey team nominees (a “Minor Hockey Team”) must be: (i) a Minor Hockey Team; (ii) part of a Canadian Hockey Association recognized by Hockey Canada and/or Hockey Alberta, Hockey Manitoba or Hockey Saskatchewan (an “Association”); and (iii) be located within the legal limits of the province in which the Association is located.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All Minor Hockey Teams, before being declared a winner, must be represented by a representative (a “Representative”) who is: (i) a resident of Alberta, Manitoba or Saskatchewan; (ii) reached the legal age of majority in their province of residence; and (iii) either: (a) a coach of the Minor Team; or (b) a spouse, common-law partner, or parent/legal guardian of a Team Member.
The Representative will be responsible for answering the contest skill testing question, accepting the prize, and coordinating with the Dr. Oetker contest team as it relates to accepting and facilitating prizing./p>
Dr. Oetker will retain the right to audit the Representative’s association to the winner at any time.
FOR GREATER CERTAINTY AND THE AVOIDANCE OF ANY DOUBT, THE REPRESENTATIVE IS NOT THE NOMINEE AND HAS NO RIGHT TO PERSONALLY CLAIM ANY DONATION OR A PORTION THEREOF. THE NOMINEE IN THIS PROGRAM IS THE TEAM AND ASSOCIATION
Dr. Oetker reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion at any time, to disqualify any Minor Hockey Team or Association if Dr. Oetker determines that allowing the Minor Hockey Team or Association to participate in the Program could bring Dr. Oetker into public disrepute or in any way impact the good standing or reputation of Dr. Oetker in the eyes of the general public. Dr. Oetker’s decisions on all matters arising in this regard shall be final and binding without right of appeal.
HOW TO MAKE A NOMINATION:
No purchase necessary. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE OR OTHERWISE IMPACT THE OPPORTUNITY TO RECEIVE A DONATION IN RELATION TO THIS PROGRAM.
During the Nomination Period, an eligible Nominator can make a Nomination by going to www.giuseppepracticewithapro.com (the “ Website”) and following the on-screen prompts to obtain and fully complete the Official Nomination Form (the “ Form”) with all required information – including, but not limited to: (i) the Nominator’s full name and contact details; (ii) the full name and contact details of the Minor Hockey Team and the Association which it is affiliated with; and (iii) a 150 to 500 word (English or French) written submission (a “ Submission”) OR a video (a “ Video”) [Maximum File Size: 100 MB; Maximum Time: 2 minutes; Acceptable File Types: mov or mp4 format] that describes how the Minor Hockey Team achieves at least one (1) of the following concepts:
TOGETHER- A story of a group that achieves more together than they could have on their own!
EMPOWERED - A team that takes the initiative on their own, and doesn’t need to be told what a GREAT TEAMMATE is.
ASSISTING - A story demonstrating how the team aids their community to make it a better place!
MEMORABLE - A submission that is easy to remember and share with other – encouraging more GREAT TEAMMATES.
To be eligible, all content and materials associated with a Nomination (collectively, the “ Nomination Materials ”) must: (i) be submitted and received during the Program Period; (ii) include all required components and materials noted above; and (iii) be in accordance with these Terms, including, but not limited to, the specific Submission Requirements listed below in Section 7.
NOMINATION LIMIT AND CONDITIONS:
The following limits and conditions apply to Nominations in the Program:
- The same Minor Hockey Team can be nominated by multiple eligible Nominators in accordance with these Terms.
- The Minor Hockey Team must meet the eligibility requirements describe above in Section 3 .
If it is discovered by Dr. Oetker (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by Dr. Oetker) that any person has attempted to use multiple names, multiple identities, multiple email addresses, any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s), and/or any other means not in keeping with Dr. Oetker’s interpretation of the letter and/or spirit of these Terms to participate in or to disrupt this Program; then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of Dr. Oetker, be disqualified from the Program. Dr. Oetker, its associated and affiliated entities, advertising/promotion agencies and all other individuals and entities involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the Program (collectively with Dr. Oetker, the “Program Parties”), and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for, and accept no liability whatsoever in relation to, any late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Nominations and/or Nomination Materials (all of which are void).
A Nomination may be rejected if, in the sole and absolute discretion of Dr. Oetker: (i) the Nomination (including, but not limited to, any associated Nomination Materials) is not submitted and received in accordance with these Terms during a Nomination Period; and/or (ii) the Nomination Materials accompanying the Nomination are not in compliance with these Terms (including, but not limited to, the specific Submission Requirements listed below in Section 7) (all as determined by Dr. Oetker in its sole and absolute discretion).
IMPORTANT NOTE: Individuals may encourage others to submit a Nomination; however, no form of incentive, inducement, prize or chance of receiving any incentive, inducement, or prize may be offered as part of such encouragement in furtherance of receiving such individual’s Nomination. In addition, proxy nomination schemes (or anything reasonably resembling a proxy nomination scheme, as determined by Dr. Oetker in its sole and absolute discretion) are hereby expressly prohibited. Any individual or entity determined by Dr. Oetker and/or its representative(s) to be engaging in any such behaviours and/or in violation of Dr. Oetker’s interpretation of the letter and/or spirit of these Terms (all as determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Dr. Oetker) will be disqualified.
All Nominations, Nomination Materials, Minor Hockey Teams, Nominators and Representatives are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. Dr. Oetker reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to Dr. Oetker – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Program; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of any Nomination, Nomination Materials and/or other information entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Program; and/or (iii) for any other reason Dr. Oetker deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Program in accordance with Dr. Oetker’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Terms. Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of Dr. Oetker within the timeline specified by Dr. Oetker may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of Dr. Oetker. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of this Program will be the official time-keeping device(s) of Dr. Oetker.
BY SUBMITTING A NOMINATION, EACH NOMINATOR (AND HIS/HER PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN ON HIS/HER BEHALF IF THE NOMINATOR IS A MINOR) AGREES THAT THE NOMINATION (AND EACH INDIVIDUAL COMPONENT THEREOF – INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE NOMINATION MATERIALS) COMPLIES WITH ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE TERMS. THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL BEAR NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER REGARDING: (I) THE USE OF ANY NOMINATION (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF – INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE NOMINATION MATERIALS); (II) PARTICIPATION IN ANY PROGRAM-RELATED ACTIVITIES; AND/OR (III) ANY USE, COLLECTION, STORAGE AND DISCLOSURE OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION. THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY EACH NOMINATOR (AND HIS/HER PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN ON HIS/HER BEHALF IF THE NOMINATOR IS A MINOR) IN THE EVENT IT IS DISCOVERED THAT A NOMINATOR HAS DEPARTED FROM OR NOT OTHERWISE FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS.
By participating in the Program, each Nominator (and his/her parent/legal guardian on his/her behalf if the Nominator is a Minor) hereby warrants and represents that any Nomination Materials he/she submits:
- are original to him/her and that the Nominator has obtained all necessary rights in and to the Nomination Materials for the purposes of submitting such Nomination Materials in the Program;
- do not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
- do not contain any reference to or likeness of any identifiable third parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals and their parent/legal guardian if they are under the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, including express consent from all Team Members whose likeness appears or is references in the Video or Submission;
- will not give rise to any claims whatsoever, including, without limitation, claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party; and
- are not defamatory, trade libelous or obscene, and further that they will not contain, depict, include, discuss or involve any materials that are or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by Dr. Oetker in its sole and absolute discretion.
Dr. Oetker and/or its promotional agency or designated content moderator (the “ Reviewer”) reserves the right to screen all Nomination Materials. Any Nomination Materials that the Reviewer deems, in its sole and absolute discretion, to violate the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms are subject to disqualification – in which case Dr. Oetker reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take whatever action it deems necessary based on the circumstances – including, without limitation, disqualifying the Nomination Materials (and therefore the corresponding Nomination and/or the associated Nominator/Nominee) – to help ensure that the Program is being conducted in accordance with Dr. Oetker’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Terms.
By entering the Program and submitting a Nomination, each Nominator (and his/her parent/legal guardian on his/her behalf if the Nominator is a Minor): (i) grants to Dr. Oetker, in perpetuity, a nonexclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use his/her Nomination Materials (and each component thereof), in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Program or for any other reason; (ii) waives all moral rights in and to his/her Nomination Materials (and each component thereof) in favour of Dr. Oetker (and anyone authorized by Dr. Oetker to use such Nomination Materials); and (iii) agrees to release and hold harmless Dr. Oetker and all of the other Released Parties from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses arising from use of his/her Nomination Materials (or any component thereof), including, without limitation, any claim based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related or other cause of action whatsoever.
There is one prize available to be won consisting of a hockey-led community experience for the Minor Hockey Team (the “Grand Prize”).
The Grand Prize will include a minimum of one (1) hour of ice time for the winning Minor Hockey Team with Hockey Hall of Fame Legend Jarome Iginla – who will accompany the team during a practice (the “Event”) and individual prize packs for the Team (the exact contents of such prize pack shall be determined by Sponsor its sole discretion). Approximate retail value (ARV) of the Grand Prize is CAD $40,000.
The Event will also include the following elements which will be available to the Minor Hockey Team’s wider community:
- A dedicated autograph session with Jarome Iginla.
- Free Giuseppe Pizza for all community members on-site during the day.
The exact date and time of the Grand Prize will be determined after the winner has been declared.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The Minor Hockey Team or its Association will be responsible for securing ice time and arena space for the Event, costs associated with the ice time and arena rental shall be reimbursed or paid directly by Sponsor (as determined by Sponsor) and are included in the Grand Prize ARV.
The winner will be solely responsible for all other incidental costs and expenses related to their prize not mentioned above, including, but without limitation, transportation to and from the Event, gratuities, personal expenses, meals, health or travel insurance, entertainment, etc.
The Grand Prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, has no cash-surrender value, and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify any prize with (a) prize(s) of equal or greater value for any reason.
In relation to the Nomination Period, a panel of judges (the “Program Judges”) appointed by Dr. Oetker will judge each eligible Nomination on the basis of the following weighted criteria:
1. How well the Association achieves at least one (1) of the following concepts:
- TOGETHER - A story of a group that achieves more together than they could have on their own!
- EMPOWERED - A team that takes the imitative on their own and doesn’t need to be told what a GREAT TEAMMATE is.
- ASSISTING - A story demonstrating how the team aids their community to make it a better place!
- MEMORABLE - A submission that is easy to remember and share with other – encouraging more GREAT TEAMMATES.
70% 2. Overall strength of Nomination 30% Total Score Maximum 100%
Each Nomination will be given a score (the “Score”) by the Program Judges.
In the event of a tie between two or more eligible Nominations based on Score, the eligible Nominee – from amongst all such eligible Nominations that are tied – with the highest score on Criteria 1 (followed in the event of a further tie by Criteria 2) will be selected as the eligible prize recipient. In the event of an exact tie based on Criteria 1 and 2, a new panel of judges will be appointed by Dr. Oetker to break the tie in accordance with the preceding procedure.
The odds of winning will depend on the number and calibre of eligible nominations received during the Program Period and the ability of a submission to satisfy the judging criteria outlined in this ‘Selection Process’ section of these Terms.
Dr. Oetker or its designated representative will make a minimum of two (2) attempts to contact the winning Minor Hockey Team that is eligible to receive prizing within five (5) business days of selection. If the Minor Hockey Team cannot be contacted as outlined above, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then the Minor Hockey Team may, in the sole and absolute discretion of Dr. Oetker, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the prize and no compensation will be given) and Dr. Oetker reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to select an alternate eligible nomination from among the remaining eligible Nominations in accordance with Section 10 (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected eligible Association).
Before being declared a winner, the Minor Hockey Team Representative, on behalf of the Minor Hockey Team will be required to sign and return within five (5) business days of notification Dr. Oetker’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms the Minor Hockey Team’s compliance with these Terms; (ii) acknowledges the acceptance of any prizing (as awarded); (iii) releases Dr. Oetker and all of the other Released Parties from any and all liability in connection with this Program, his/her and the Minor Hockey Team’s participation therein and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of the Minor Hockey Team’s name and logo without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of Dr. Oetker in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet; (v) agrees to provide stories and other content to showcase how the prize has had a positive impact on hockey families in need; (vi) confirms that the Minor Hockey Team or Association can secure ice time and arena space for prizing to be fulfilled; (vii) confirms that recipient can secure volunteers and staff to help facilitate event date; and (viii) requires the Representative to correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing.
Dr. Oetker is collecting personal data about the Nominator/Minor Hockey Team for the purpose of administering this Contest and, if an Nominator/ Minor Hockey Team should so elect, to communicate with Nominator/ Minor Hockey Team about the Contest Sponsor’s products/services/offers. Consenting to receive such communications is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter this Contest and does not improve your chances of winning any prize. Nominator/ Minor Hockey Team not wishing to receive any other informational or marketing communications from the Contest Sponsor should so indicate when they enter the Contest. Please see the Privacy Policies for Dr. Oetker at https://www.oetker.ca/ca-en/footer/privacy for information on the policy towards maintaining the privacy and security of user information.
This Program is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws. The decisions of Dr. Oetker with respect to all aspects of this Program are final and binding on all participants without right of appeal.
ANY INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY DEEMED BY DR. OETKER TO BE IN VIOLATION OF DR. OETKER’S INTERPRETATION OF THE LETTER AND/OR SPIRIT OF THESE TERMS FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF DR. OETKER AT ANY TIME.
The Released Parties will not be liable for: (i) any failure of the Website or any other website or platform during the Program; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems of any nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, those relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any Nomination, Nomination Materials and/or other information to be received, captured or recorded for any reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; (iv) any injury or damage to an participant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in the Program; (v) anyone being incorrectly and/or mistakenly identified as a recipient or eligible recipient; and/or (vi) any combination of the above.
Subject to applicable law, Dr. Oetker reserves the right, in their sole discretion and without liability, to terminate or suspend the Contest in whole or in part, or modify the Terms at any time without notice, if fraud, technical failures including any network server or hardware failure, viruses, bugs, errors in programming, or communications or any other errors or other causes beyond the control of Dr. Oetker that corrupts the administration, integrity or security of the Contest or if any other factor interferes with the conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Terms, or for any other reason at the sole discretion of Dr. Oetker. In such event, Dr. Oetker may, in its sole discretion, choose to select a winner via random drawing from among all eligible nominations received up until the time of cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension.