Playdate of a Lifetime Contest for Bubble Guppies (the “Contest”)
Koba Entertainment Inc. (“Koba”) will be touring the family musical production “Bubble Guppies Live! Ready To Rock” (the “Production”) in the Canadian cities listed on the attached Schedule, from the end of January 2017 to the end of April 2017.
The Contest provides the chance for a lucky randomly selected Winner to win a visit from a Bubble Guppies character (the “Prize” more fully described below).the Prize.
1. How to Enter
No purchase necessary. There are two ways to enter. Contestants can either:
(1) complete the short Koba online survey, which will be accessible through a link on Koba’s Facebook™ page; those on the Koba mailing list will also receive a Contest notification; or
(2) fill in a Contest entry form available at any of the presentations of the Production
Only one (1) entry per person is allowed during the Contest Period described in paragraph 4 below. Multiple entries will be discarded. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Survey Monkey or Facebook. All entrants are providing information directly to Koba and not to either Survey Monkey or Facebook.
There is one (1) Prize to be won:
One Bubble Guppies character will visit your child and up to 10 of their closest friends on a mutually agreed afternoon (the “Character Visit”). The Character Visit will be limited to approximately twenty (20) minutes and must occur in a private residence or other closed, non-public, place. The Character Visit will occur between May 1, 2017 and May 9, 2017; final approval of the date of the Character Visit will be decided by Koba in its sole discretion. Approximate retail value of the Prize is up to $1,000.00.
3. Contest Eligibility
Contestants must be at least the age of majority in order to participate in this Contest. Employees of Koba or Paquin Entertainment Group Inc. (“Paquin”) and their immediate families with whom they reside, and any employee of their respective agents, representatives, promotional agencies and assignees are not eligible to enter this Contest.
Residents of all Canadian Provinces and Territories are eligible for the Grand Prize.
4. Contest Dates
The Contest opens on January 28, 2017 at 10:00 am Eastern Standard Time (“EST”).
The closing date for the Grand Prize closes on May 1, 2017 at 10:00 am EST.
The period between the Contest open date and the Contest closing date may be referred to as the “Contest Period”.
5. Consent to Use
By entering the Contest: (i) entrants, including any Winners, consent to the use and publication of their name, photographs and statements in connection with the Contest, their Prize winning, or any subsequent promotions held by Koba, without payment or compensation other than the chance to win the Prize awarded; and (ii) those contestants that have opted in when entering the Contest will be added to receive Koba’s newsletter, special offers and promotions (until entrants later opt out).
6. Selection of Winners
The Winner will be RANDOMLY selected by Koba on the following date: Monday, May 1, 2017 at approximately noon EST.
The randomly selected entry will be considered a “Potential Winner” and will be notified by email and telephone. If the Potential Winner does not provide confirmation to Koba by email or telephone within forty-eight (48) hours of being contacted, the PPrize will be forfeit, another eligible entry will be drawn and the process will repeat until the PPrize is awarded.
7. Declaration and Release of a Prize Winner
Before being awarded a Prize, the Prize Winner (and his or her guest, if applicable) must:
a) Correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited skill-testing mathematical question; and
b) Sign a standard form confirming that by entering the Contest:
- he or she read, understood and accepted these Contest rules;
- that he or she assumes any and all risks of personal injury, illness, death arising out of or connected with his or her participation in the Contest and winning the Prize; and
- that he or she releases Koba, Viacom International Inc./Nickelodeon Network, and all of their directors, officers, employees, agents as well as their respective advertising and promotional agencies (individually and collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability arising in connection with participation in the Contest and acceptance of the Prize, including, without limitation, any financial, legal or moral responsibility or loss or personal injury including death or damage to or loss of property suffered or incurred or arising from participating in the Contest or accepting the Prize, whether suffered by the Prize Winner, or by his or her heirs, administrators, personal representatives or executors, and notwithstanding that such injuries or losses may have been caused solely or partly by any act, omission, negligence or gross negligence of any or all of the Releasees.
8. Prize Conditions
All incidental costs and expenses not specifically referred to herein as part of the Grand Prize, including but not limited to transportation to and from the Prize Winner’s home and the selected private residence or other closed, non-public, place selected by the Winner, food at the venue, etc. (the “Expenses”) are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner (and/or guests where applicable). The Prize Winner (and/or guest where applicable) shall not seek reimbursement for the Expenses from Koba.
9. Chances of Winning
The chances of winning a Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received before the draw deadlines in accordance with these rules.
All decisions made by Koba with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and not subject to challenge. These rules may be amended at any time without notice. Koba expressly reserves the right to take any steps it deems necessary in its absolute discretion, including the limiting of entries and the exclusion of entrants, in order to ensure that the Contest is conducted in a fair way for all contestants and for Koba.
10. No Representations or Warranties
Koba does not make any representation or offer any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of the Prizes. Each Prize Winner understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from Koba should the Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to the Prize Winner.
11. No Substitutions by Winners
The Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution, and cannot be transferred. The Prizes have no cash equivalent. Prizes and Prize portions are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable.
Subject to applicable law, Koba reserves the right to cancel, suspend, terminate, modify the Contest rules or administration of the Contest, in whole or in part, without prior notice with no obligation or liability, including, if for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, whether due to technical failure, tampering, fraud, corruption of security or other causes beyond the control of Koba.
13. No Liability
The Releasees shall not be responsible in any way for loss or damage arising from the use of or, bear any liability whatsoever in any way attributable to, any Prize awarded in this Contest or the entry by a contestant herein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Releasees assume no responsibility or liability for any risk or dangers associated with the acceptance or use of the Prize awarded as part of this Contest or any liability associated with online or electronic entries, and expressly disclaims liability from loss or damage to a contestant's computer system howsoever caused arising from bugs, viruses or technical failures in any way associated with or arising from, online or electronic entries.
14. Entries Belong To Koba
All entries become the property of Koba and will not be returned.
15. Lost Entries
Koba is not responsible for any lost, misdirected, indecipherable or delayed entries howsoever caused.
16. Applicable Laws
This Contest is subject to all applicable, federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations and any dispute relating hereto will be determined by a Manitoba court applying Manitoba law and the laws of Canada as applicable in Manitoba.
Koba reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify a Prize, or Prize portion, with (a) Prize(s) of equivalent value in the event of unavailability of the Prize or any aspect thereof for reasons beyond the control of Koba. Should a Winner be unable to claim his/her Prize or Prize portion as awarded, his/her rights to that Prize or Prize portion will be forfeited.
18. Errors and Omissions Excepted
Koba is not responsible for printing, distribution or production errors and may, in its discretion, withdraw this Contest if it is found to contain any such error, without liability to anyone whatsoever.
19. Personal Information
The personal information obtained from the Contest entry form will not be used or disclosed by Koba for any purpose other than general Contest administration. Koba operates under applicable privacy legislation and will protect personal information with security safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Those contestants opting in will receive the Koba newsletter and special promotional offers; in respect of each contestant that opts out of receiving the Koba newsletter and promotional offers, Koba will securely delete or dispose of personal contact information promptly following receipt of the opt out notification in accordance with applicable laws.
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Koba that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Koba reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest and/or Prizes. Koba further reserve the right to disqualify, from this Contest and future contests of Koba, any individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the entry process. Koba may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a Prize if, in Koba’s sole discretion, Koba determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or any unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Koba representatives. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Koba reserves the right to seek remedies and damages (including lawyers’ fees) from any such entrant or any other individual to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
For residents of Quebec, any litigation pertaining to the conduct and awarding of a Prize in this publicity Contest may be submitted to “La Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux” for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. All taxes on the Prizes have been paid in accordance with the rules laid down by La Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec.
The "Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock" tour schedule can be found here.
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