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Quidditch Quiz

  1. Overview

    Introducing “Quidditch Quiz”. The Sport Durham trivia contest! From November 8 to 10, 2017, submit your six answers to our trivia questions. You will be automatically entered for a chance to win one of three prizes.

  2. Eligibility

    Contest entrants must be at least 14 years of age to participate. Employees of the Region of Durham and Quebec residents are excluded. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

  3. How to Enter

    a) NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. From November 8 to 10, 2017, watch for five quidditch trivia questions to be posted on Sport Durham’s Twitter and Facebook accounts. By midnight on November 10, submit your six trivia question answers to Sport Durham via direct messaging on our Twitter or Facebook accounts. Your submission will enter you for a chance to win one of four prizes. Submissions are limited to one per person.

    b) Final selection of the winning submissions is the judges’ discretion. The entries will be judged by a committee selected by Sport Durham. All decisions of the judges are final.

    c) The Region of Durham reserves the right to remove any social media post content deemed inappropriate by the Region of Durham.

    d) The contest period runs from November 8 to 10, 2017 at midnight.

    e) If entry to this contest is by means of a third party service or site (a “Third Party Service”), such as Twitter or Facebook, entrants must have an account with the applicable Third Party Service. By creating an account with the Third Party Service, the entrant agrees to comply with the Third Party Service’s Terms of Service. This contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by any Third Party Service. Entrants acknowledge that the contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter or Facebook and that any questions, comments or complaints regarding the contest should be directed to the Region of Durham and not to Twitter or Facebook. By entering this contest by means of a Third Party Service, where applicable, you completely release any such Third Party Service of all liability in relation to your participation in the contest.

  4. Prize

    Four prizes will be awarded –Ultimate Canada two tickets to an Oshawa Generals game and two pounds of wings from The Crooked Uncle, a set of sunglasses and a tank top from Quidditch Canada, a Sport Durham lawn chair or a basket of bounty from Proforma Promotional Products Canada. Value of prizes varies. No equivalent case prizes will be awarded.

  5. Winning Notification

    A single prize will be awarded by direct message notification to each winner’s Twitter or Facebook account. By November 11, all prize winners will be notified via direct message. Winners must contact the Regional Municipality of Durham within 10 days to discuss details of redemption and pick up.

  6. Release of Liability/Privace & Consent to Publicity

    a) By accepting a contest prize, the winner: confirms compliance with these contest rules; acknowledges that the prize is non- transferable (except as provided for herein and solely at the REGION’S absolute discretion) and must be accepted as awarded or otherwise except where stated; and releases the Region of Durham, and all of its directors, officers, employees and agents, from and against all liability in connection with the contest and/or the awarding and/or use of any contest prize.

    b) By entering the contest and for the sole purpose of the Region’s administration of the contest, you consent to the collection of your personal information by the Region in accordance with the Region’s privacy policy. www.durhamtourism.ca/privacy.aspx

    c) By entering the contest you agree for any purpose and at any time in the future, without any fee or other form of compensation, to have your entry:

    • displayed at any Region of Durham location
    • used in the Region’s print and electronic communications materials
    • used in the Region’s advertising and promotional materials; and/or
    • be uploaded on the Region of Durham websites.

  7. Limitations of Liability

    By participating in the contest, you agree to hold harmless the Region of Durham and its employees, agents and representatives from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind resulting from your participation in this contest, or attempted participation in the contest and any contest prize, including, without limitation the administration of the contest, the selection and confirmation of any contest winners, the arranging, awarding and use of any contest prize, and infringement of another person's intellectual property rights. You also release the Region of Durham and its employees, agents and representatives from any responsibility or liability for any damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind you may incur or suffer arising in whole or in part from your participation in this contest.

  8. General

    This Contest will be run in accordance with these contest rules, which shall be subject to amendment by the Region without notice. Entrants must comply with these contest rules and will be deemed to have received and understood these rules by participating in this contest. The terms of this contest, as set out in these rules, are not subject to amendment or counter-offer, except as set out herein. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations.

    a) Cancel and Amend The Region reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend this contest or to amend the contest rules at any time and in any way, without prior notice, for any reason whatsoever. Without limiting the foregoing, if for any reason the contest is not capable of running as originally planned, for example as a result of tampering or infection by computer virus, bug, corruption, security breach, or other cause beyond the contest sponsors’ reasonable control, the Region of Durham reserves the right to cancel or suspend the contest and/or conduct a random draw from all previously received eligible entries.

    b) Conduct The Region of Durham reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to disqualify without notice any entrant that they find to be: violating the contest rules; tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the contest or any contest website; acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest may be a violation of criminal and/or civil laws. Should any such attempt be made, the Region reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution, and to ban or disqualify an entrant from this contest and any future contests.

    c) Invalid Entry The Region of Durham is not responsible for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, or delayed computer transactions or network connections that affect the contest or your participation in it. Furthermore, the Region is not responsible for: lost, misdirected, misplaced, illegible, unintelligible, incomplete or late entries any act, failure to act, or delay regarding the transmitting or processing of entries.

    d) The Region of Durham is entitled to interpret these rules as required and its decision is final. The Region of Durham reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that it has reason to believe does not comply with the contest rules. If, after the awarding of the contest's prizes, a contest winner is disqualified or determined to be ineligible, an alternate winner will be selected using the same judging process/criteria described above. Alternative winners are subject to all requirements set forth in these rules.

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