Art Contest Rules

SHORELINES OF THE CARIBOO CHILCOTIN ART EXHIBITION/COMPETITION

OFFICIAL RULES

1. ELIGIBILITY:

To be eligible, you must be a resident of British Columbia who is the age of

majority in your province of residence at the time of the end of the contest.

Minors under the age of majority will be permitted to enter the Contest and be

eligible to win the prize. In no case, however will a minor be declared a winner

without the prior written consent and release of liability of the minor’s parent or

legal guardian. You are not eligible if you are: a) a resident of any other province;

b) a member of the Baker Creek Enhancement Society team (the “Sponsor”) or

one of its development, advertising or promotional agencies or the prize suppliers

or of any of their affiliates; or c) a member of the immediate family (defined as

parent, sibling, child or spouse, regardless of where they reside) or household of

any of the above persons.

2. HOW TO ENTER:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest opens on or around 12:00:01 am (PST)

on February 15th, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 pm (PST) on April 30th, 2016 (PST).

To enter visit the Sponsor website (www.bakercreek.org) and fill out the entry

form. All fields on the entry form must be valid and completed unless they are

indicated as optional.

3. THE PRIZE:

The prizes are broken down as follows:

Cariboo South – Williams Lake, 100 Mile House, Chilcotin, Horsefly/Likely, McLeese Lake

Cariboo South Adult Prizes: 1st Prize – $200; 2nd Prize – $125; 3rd Prize – $75

Cariboo South Youth Prizes: 1st Prize – $75; 2nd Prize – $50; 3rd Prize – $25

Group – $75

Cariboo South On-Line Viewer’s Choice Prize: $150

Cariboo North – Quesnel, Wells, Nazko

Cariboo North Adult Prizes: 1st Prize – $200; 2nd Prize – $125; 3rd Prize – $75

Cariboo North Youth Prizes: 1st Prize – $75; 2nd Prize – $50; 3rd Prize – $25

Group – $75

Cariboo North On-Line Viewer’s Choice Prize: $150

Youth category is defined as 18 years of age and under.  An artist can submit

more than one (1) piece of art into the contest however, an artist is eligible to

win one (1) prize as determined by a judge.  An artist can win a ‘Viewer’s Choice’

award and one (1) judged award.  The prizes are not transferable and must be

accepted as awarded with no substitutions of any kind.

Prizes will only be awarded to the verified winners. Prior to receiving the Prize,

the Prize winner shall sign a standard release and liability waiver absolving the

Sponsor of all its obligations under the Contest and accepting the Prize as

awarded as full and final satisfaction of all items owed to him by the Sponsor. In

the event it is impossible, difficult and/or costlier for the Sponsor to award a prize

(or part of a prize) as described in these contest rules, the Sponsor reserves the

right to award a prize of similar nature and equivalent value.

4. WINNERS:

The entries will be judged by an experienced artist. The contest administrator will

attempt to contact the selected entrant at the email address provided at the time

of entry. The chances of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries

received.

5. HOW TO WIN:

To be declared a winner, a selected entrant must (a) correctly answer without

assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a timed mathematical

skill-testing question to be answered at a convenient time; (b) sign a declaration

of compliance with the Contest Rules and a release of the Sponsor, its

advertising and promotional agencies, Facebook.com, the affiliates of the

foregoing and all of their respective directors, officers, owners, partners,

employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (the “Releases’”) of

any and all liability in connection with the Contest and the Prize; and (c) consent

to the announcement of the winner’s name and its use by the Sponsor of the

winner’s name, address, photograph likeness, voice or statements, use of the

photograph of the art submitted by the entrant for advertising, information or

promotional purposes without further compensation or notice to the winner. After

notifying the selected entrant by email or telephone, the contest administrator will

send all of the foregoing documents in this paragraph by email or in person. The

selected entrant must complete and return to the contest administrator the

Package Materials within 2 days of receipt by email, or in person. If a selected

entrant cannot be contacted at the email address or telephone number provided

by the selected entrant upon entry, or the Package Materials are not returned in

accordance with this paragraph, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an

alternate entrant.

6. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:

Without limiting any of the foregoing, Releases’ will not be liable for: a) any

incomplete or inaccurate information, whether caused by use of the Sponsor’s

website or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the

Contest, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of

entries; b) the theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of,

entries; c) any problems with, or technical malfunctions of, telephone networks or

lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment,

software, viruses or bugs; d) damage to a participant’s or other person’s system

occasioned by participation or downloading of materials in this Contest; or (e)

erroneous, damaged, destroyed, late, incomplete, illegible, incorrectly addressed

or misdirected entries, regardless of the cause; (f) failure for any reason

whatsoever of selected entrants to receive Prize notification emails, telephone

calls or the Package; or (g) change’s in entrant’s email address or telephone

numbers after entries are submitted. Each entrant and any potential or declared

winner releases the Sponsor, their subsidiaries, respective divisions, their parent

corporations, their advertising and promotional agencies, their shareholders,

officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (hereinafter the

“Beneficiaries”) from any and all liability for any and all damage, loss or liability

suffered as a result of or arising from the entrant’s participation in the contest or

the acceptance or use of his/her prize. In order to be declared a winner and prior

to obtaining his/her prize, any potential or declared winner agrees to sign a

declaration to such effect in the release form. The guest of a winner (or a parent

or legal guardian in the case of a minor) will also have to sign such a declaration

to that effect in the release form, failing which they will not be able to take part in

the prize.

7. PRIVACY:

The Sponsor will be collecting information about you through the entry form. All

personal information will be handled in accordance with the privacy policy of the

Sponsor. By participating in the Contest, you hereby agree to such collection,

use and disclosure of your personal information.

8. RIGHT TO TERMINATE OR SUSPEND:

Sponsor shall not be liable on account of technical problems or traffic congestion

on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury

or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting

from the www.bakercreek.org website or the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right,

at its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Contest should a virus, bug or

other cause beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor and its directors, officers,

representatives, advertising and promotional agencies, divisions and

subsidiaries, corrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest. Entries

are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible,

mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in

any way. Entrants agree to abide by the contest rules. Sponsor reserves the right

at its sole discretion to disqualify, from this Contest and any future contest or

other promotion conducted by Sponsor, any individual that it finds or believes to

be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or

www.bakercreek.org website; to be acting in violation of the Contest Rules or to

be acting in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or

harass any other person. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER

PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE

LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL

AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR

RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO

THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

9. MISCELLANEOUS:

Participation in the Contest constitutes acceptance and agreement to these

Contest Rules. Entrants who have not complied with these Contest Rules are

subject to disqualification from this Contest and any future contest or other

promotion conducted by Sponsor. All decisions of Sponsor are final and binding

in all matters relating to this Contest. All pictures of the entries become the

property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Photo credit will be given if the

Sponsor chooses to use a photo of art submitted into the contest in any way.  The

artist will retain physical ownership of their art or photography.  Contest is

subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws, and is

void where prohibited by law. If any provision of these Contest Rules is found by

any court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, all other provisions will

remain in full force and effect. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted

an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account

holder of the e-mail address 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 that is

responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the

submitted e-mail address. A selected entrant may be required to provide the

Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email

address associated with the selected entry.

I, ___________________, hereby attest that I have read and agree to the

(print name) Shorelines of the Cariboo Chilcotin Art

Exhibition/Competition Official Rules & Regulations.

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