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UofM October 3rd Blue Bomber Tickets Giveaway Contests – Rules and Regulations

September 18, 2015 — 

1. General Eligibility

The “University of Manitoba October 3rd Blue Bomber Tickets Giveaway Contests” (the “Contests”) are open only to legal residents of Manitoba 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 Contests 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.

2. To Enter

The Contests runs from Monday, September 21st, 2015 at 09:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) to October 2nd 2015, at 04:59 p.m CST.

To enter one of the Contests, Eligible Participants must do one of the following:

  • Leave a comment detailing a favourite UofM memory plus program and year on the relevant UM Today stories (Wednesdays and Alumni-E News stories).
  • Leave a comment with program/year on the relevant Linkedin posts.
  • Guess the campus quiz location on the Alumni Facebook page.
  • Tag a photo on Instagram with #TakeyourplaceUM wearing brown & gold gear.
  • Post a UofM throwback photo on the Alumni Facebook page on Throwback Thursdays.

3. Selection of Winners

The University of Manitoba Marketing and Communications office will choose tentative Prize Winners randomly. All Tentative Prize Winners shall be notified by comment and directed to pick up their tickets (and a complimentary scarf) at the white University of Manitoba tent, located outside of gate three, beginning at 2pm on October 3rd, 2015.

Tentative Prize Winners must provide proof of identification, as well as answer (without assistance) a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question.

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 Contests and/or receipt and execution of any prize awarded.

4. Prizes

There are 100 prizes to be given during the Contests. Prizes are tickets for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers football game on October 3rd, 2015 and are valued at no more than $60/pair. Each prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution except at the University of Manitoba’s option.

Prizes will be available for pick-up at the white University of Manitoba tent, located outside of gate three, beginning at 2pm on October 3rd, 2015.

In the event a Tentative Prize Winner does not wish to accept a prize, an alternate Tentative Prize Winner shall be chosen.

5. Limitation of Liability

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 Contests.

6. Privacy

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

7. Release of Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

The Contests are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin. These social media channels are completely released by each Eligible Participant in these Contests, from all liability arising in connection with the Contests. Any comments, questions or complains regarding the Contests must be directed to the University of Manitoba.

8. General

If for any reason the online portion of these Contests are 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 Contests.

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 Contests in any manner whatsoever, or in the awarding of any prize.


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