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Alumni Facebook Contest Rules and Regulations



The “Alumni Facebook contest” (the “Contest”) is open only individuals 18 years or older and who follow the UofM Alumni Facebook page and are located on mainland North America, excluding residents of the Province of Quebec.  Participants who are 17 years or older at the time of entry (“Eligible Participants”).  Eligible Participants who are under 18 (“Minor”) must have their parent or legal guardian’s consent to participate in the Contest and, if selected as a Tentative Prize Winner, must have their parent or legal guardian sign the declaration, waiver and release required by these Official Rules & Regulations as a pre-condition to being declared a Winner.


 By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of the University of Manitoba Alumni Relations as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.


Entries will be accepted online starting June 3, 2019 09:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) and ending June 16, 2019, at 04:59 p.m CST. All online entries must be received by June 16, 2019.


  • Visit the University of Manitoba – Alumni Facebook page at @umanalumni.
  • Find the contest post pinned to the top of the @umanalumni Facebook page
  • Tell us your favourite U of M memory or share a photo of our favourite U of M memory in the comments section.

The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the University of Manitoba Digital Marketing Team.

You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of University of Manitoba Alumni Relations.


Winner will be selected through a random draw under the supervision of the University of Manitoba Alumni Relations Office. The Winner will be notified by be Facebook Messenger on June 17, 2019 following selection of Winner. The University of Manitoba Alumni Relations Office shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.

If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 30 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations.

Each Tentative Prize Winner (or, if such Tentative Prize Winner is a Minor, such Minor’s parent or legal guardian) must sign a declaration, waiver and release, affirming he or she has read, understood and agreed to be bound by these Rules, grants all consents required and as contemplated by these Rules, authorizes the University of Manitoba to broadcast, publish and disseminate his or her name, likeness, voice, performance, city of residence and biographical information in connection with any promotion, publicity, or news, entertainment and/or information purposes, without further consent and without compensation, and releasing the University of Manitoba, its affiliates, representatives, employees and agents from any and all liability of any kind whatsoever arising out of the Tentative Prize Winner’s participation in the Contest and/or receipt and execution of any prize awarded.


The three Winner(s) of the Campaign will receive the following prize package:

University of Manitoba Crew neck sweater

University of Manitoba Leather journal

University of Manitoba Water bottle

University of Manitoba Backpack

Diploma frame (approx. price)

Value of $289.05

Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the University of Manitoba Alumni Relations. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at University of Manitoba Alumni Relation’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable.

All expenses related to mailing or shipping to prize Winner will be the sole responsibility of the University of Manitoba Alumni Relations Office. Any and all other prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, provincial, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner.

No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the University of Manitoba Alumni Relations to use the Winner’s Faculty for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.


The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


The University of Manitoba, its affiliates, representatives, employees and agents, shall not be in any manner whatsoever be liable or responsible for theft, loss, technical malfunctions, computer and/or telephone network malfunctions, software problems, online traffic congestion, any human or computer generated error, which may in any manner affect the receipt of Contest entries, the notification of winners, the awarding or distribution of any prize under the Contest.

All Facebook ™ logos and trademarks displayed on this Contest are property of Facebook.


The University of Manitoba will not be collecting any personal information of any kind during the Contest, other than to notify prizewinners and showcase winning images. This information will not be kept past the Contest finish.


The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Facebook is completely released by each Eligible Participant in this Contest, from all liability arising in connection with the Contest. Any comments, questions or complains regarding the Contest must be directed to the University of Manitoba.


If for any reason the online portion of this Contest is not capable of being completed as planned including, but not limited to computer virus, bugs, tampering, technical failures or other causes beyond the control of the University of Manitoba, the University of Manitoba reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest.

The University of Manitoba, its affiliates, representatives, employees and agents assume no liability whatsoever for damage to any person, or to their computer or other property, arising from their actual or attempted participation in the Contest in any manner whatsoever, or in the awarding of any prize.

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