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Win a ski and stay package for two

Win a ski and stay package for two

Show us how you #LoveWinter for your chance to WIN a ski and stay package for two in Northwest Ontario

How to enter:

1) Follow @VisitNWOntario on Instagram

2) Post a photo that shows us how you #LoveWinter.

3) Tag the photo with #visitNWO

Whether you enjoy crisp mornings, snowy activities, or warming up by the fire—there’s so much to love about winter in Northwest Ontario. Show us how you embrace the season and you and a friend could win a ski package and two nights of accommodation. Come and enjoy everything Northwest Ontario has to offer—skiing, theatre, delicious food, music and more! Winners will be selected and announced on Monday, February 12, 2018. No limit on entries. Must be 21 or older to win. This contest is not open to residents of Thunder Bay or those residing within a 50 km radius.

 

FULL PRIZE DETAILS, RULES & REGULATIONS:

One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to one randomly selected eligible entrant. Details of the Grand Prize are as follows:

The prize offered varies slightly depending on the location of the winner. U.S. or Canada.

U.S. PRIZE PACKAGE:

Prize package valid from February 17 – March 18, 2018. Take advantage of Family Day weekend Feb 17 – 19 and visit during the extended weekend.

SKI & STAY FOR TWO PEOPLE includes:

Choose between accommodation/ski options at Best Western Plus Nor’Wester Hotel and Conference Centre or Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites

Best Western Plus Nor’Wester Hotel Package: – 2 Nights Accommodation (double occupancy), 2 Hot Breakfasts

Your choice of Two Full Days – Downhill or Cross Country Skiing (2 Lift tickets or 2 Trail Passes):

Downhill skiing at Loch Lomond: lochlomond.ca/

Cross Country skiing at Kamview Nordic Centre: tbnordictrails.com/

Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites Package: – 2 Nights Accommodation (double occupancy), 2 Hot Breakfasts

Two Full Days – Downhill Skiing (2 Lift tickets):

Downhill skiing at Mount Baldy: skimountbaldy.ca/

Plus also receive:

Dinner for Two at Giorg cucina & bara (valued at $150): giorg.ca

Admission for Two for a Thunder Bay Art & Culture Experience (TBA depending on availability)

 

CANADA – PRIZE PACKAGE:

Prize package valid from February 17 – March 18, 2018. Take advantage of Family Day weekend Feb 17 – 19 and visit during the extended weekend.

SKI & STAY FOR TWO PEOPLE includes:

Manitoba residents: Airfare from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay for (for two people). Two Day Car Rental with National

Northwest Ontario residents: Receive a $150 gas voucher for travel to Thunder Bay (car rental not included)

Choose between accommodation/ski options at Best Western Plus Nor’Wester Hotel and Conference Centre or Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites

Best Western Plus Nor’Wester Hotel Package: – 2 Nights Accommodation (double occupancy), 2 Hot Breakfasts

Your choice of Two Full Days – Downhill or Cross Country Skiing (2 Lift tickets or 2 Trail Passes):

Downhill skiing at Loch Lomond: lochlomond.ca/

Cross Country skiing at Kamview Nordic Centre: tbnordictrails.com/

Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites Package: – 2 Nights Accommodation (double occupancy), 2 Hot Breakfasts

Two Full Days – Downhill Skiing (2 Lift tickets):

Downhill skiing at Mount Baldy: skimountbaldy.ca/

Plus also receive:

Dinner for Two at Giorg cucina & bara (valued at $150): giorg.ca

Admission for Two for a Thunder Bay Art & Culture Experience (TBA depending on availability)

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

General:

      1. Visit Northwest Ontario (the “Contest Sponsor”) is offering a #Lovewinter Ski & Stay Contest which will begin on or about February 1, 2018 at 12:00:01 am Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and will end on February 12, 2018, at 11:00 am EST (the “Contest Closing Date”)
      2. By entering the Contest, entrants accept and agree to be bound by the Contest Rules and Regulations, and accept the decisions of the independent Contest judging organization and Contest Sponsor as final and binding in all respects.

Eligibility:

      1. The Contest is open only to legal residents of Canada and the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia) who are at least 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, representatives, agents, shareholders, officers, directors, prize suppliers, the advertising or promotional agencies of the Contest Sponsor and Northwest Ontario Employees and their respective related companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee; Residents of the City of Thunder Bay and those residing within a 50 km radius are not eligible to enter. This Contest is void outside the jurisdictions listed herein and where prohibited by law.To be eligible, entrants and travel companions must be able to travel legally to, from and within the province of Ontario, Canada. (i.e. have proper photo identification, passport, travel documents etc.)
      2. By entering the Contest, each entrant consents, to the extent permitted by law, to the use of his or her name, image, voice, likeness, city of residence and/or photographs without compensation in any publicity or advertising carried out in any medium worldwide by the Contest Sponsor and/or its advertising or promotional agencies without limitation or further notification or compensation.

How to Enter:

      1. No purchase necessary. All eligible entries will be entered in a random draw. Only one entry per person during the entire promotional period, regardless of entry method used to enter. In the event it is discovered that you attempted to enter more than once, all entries will be void. The Contest can be entered by the following method:
        Follow @VisitNWOntario on Instagram
        Post a photo that shows us how you #LoveWinter
        Tag the photo with #visitNWO

All entries must be received by the Contest Closing Date.

The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are incomplete, illegible, inaudible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of these Contest Rules and all such entries shall be disqualified.

Prize: 

The Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companions must depart from the same airport and travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for ground transfers to and from their home and the designated airport. The Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companions will be responsible for obtaining any required travel identification and documents and any health or insurance coverage, other meals, other entertainment, souvenirs, local and long distance telephone calls, gratuities, applicable taxes, incidentals, and all other expenses not specifically mentioned as included. No alternative value will be included for any activity or opportunity available and not accepted by the winner or travel companion. Cancellation insurance is not part of the Grand Prize, but is recommended.

Grand Prize redemption to take place between February 17, 2018 and March 18, 2018. Any unused portion of the Grand Prize value is forfeited. The Contest Sponsor holds no responsibility for the weather conditions or activity availability and no refunds will be issued should the selected dates limit any element of the Grand Prize usage.

By accepting the prize each winner and travel companion accept the inherently dangerous nature and risk involved in such outdoor activities, including personal injury and / or death, acknowledges that his / her participation in the prize event is voluntary, acknowledges that there are natural factors and occurrences which may impact on or affect the safety of the activities he / she is participating in and he / she assumes the risk of such factors and occurrences and agrees that promotional parties shall not be in any way responsible for any resulting injury and / or death.

      1. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
      2. The Contest Sponsor, in its sole discretion and subject to applicable law, reserves the right to substitute any portion of the Grand Prize for something of equal or greater value if the advertised Grand Prize or any portion thereof becomes unavailable. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to terminate or suspend the Contest, or modify the Contest Rules and Regulations at any time.
      3. The Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded. Except as identified above, no substitutions will be made. The Grand Prize may not be sold, transferred or assigned, and is not convertible to cash.

The Draw: 

      1. On or about February 12 2018, in Thunder Bay, ON, at 11:00 am EST, a random draw will be conducted by an independent Contest judging organization from all eligible entries received through all eligible entry methods, by the Contest Closing Date to select the one winner of the Grand Prize.
      2. The selected entrants will be notified by Instagram message within approximately seven (7) business days of the Draw (“Notification”). The Conest Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any inaccurate or incorrect information provided to it, or that results in any way from the transmission, receipt or processing of entries. If the first selected entrants do not respond to the Contest Sponsor within three (3) days of first contact, the Contest Sponsor shall have the right to disqualify that entrant or entrants and to randomly draw another eligible entry. By entering, you agree that if you are a selected entrant that is disqualified and the Grand Prize is forfeited for any reason, the Contest Sponsor shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard. Contest Sponsor is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of selected entrant to receive Notification.
      3. If a selected entrant is not eligible or does not otherwise meet the requirements as set out in these Contest Rules, the Contest Sponsor shall have the right to disqualify said entrant and randomly draw another eligible entry for purposes of awarding the Grand Prize, and the Contest Sponsor shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard.

General Conditions: 

      1. By entering the Contest the selected entrants, and such entrant’s travel companions agree to release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor, its directors, employees, officers, agents and affiliates, including, without limitation, its advertising and promotion agencies, the prize suppliers, the independent Contest judging organization and Visit Northwest Ontario By (“Promotional Parties”) from any injury, loss or damage of any kind to persons or property, including but not limited to death, resulting in whole or in part directly or indirectly from the acceptance, receipt, possession, use or misuse of the awarded Prizes, any portion of the Grand Prize, participation in any Contest-related activity including any travel related thereto or participation in the Contest.Except where prohibited, by entering the Contest, the selected entrant agrees to sign and return the following to the independent Contest judging organization within seven (7) days of Notification:
      2. A form affirming eligibility and compliance with all Contest Rules (form may require notarization);
      3. A liability release form releasing the Contest Sponsor, their directors, employees, officers, agents and affiliates, including without limitation their advertising and promotion agencies, the prize suppliers, the independent Contest judging organization; and Visit Northwest Ontario from all liability arising from or relating to the acceptance, receipt, possession, use or misuse of the awarded Prizes, any portion of the Grand Prize, participation in any Contest-related activity including any travel related thereto and / or participation in this Contest.
      4. A publicity release form permitting the Contest Sponsor to use his or her name, image, voice, likeness, city of residence and/or photographs without compensation in any publicity or advertising carried out in any medium worldwide by the Contest Sponsor and/or its advertising or promotional agencies without limitation or further notification, unless prohibited by law. Note that a photographer may attend all or part of the winning tour to photograph winning participants.

In addition, the selected entrant’s travel companions must sign and return a liability and publicity release form within the time limits expressed above.

If the selected entrants or his/her travel companions fail to submit the above within the given time period, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify said entrant and randomly draw another eligible entry for the purpose of awarding the Grand Prize (time permitting), and the Contest Sponsor shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard.

      1. TERMINATION. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify or suspend the Contest, or modify the Contest Rules and Regulations at any time for any reason whatsoever.
      2. Limitation of Liability. The Contest Sponsor shall not be liable for any human or technical errors that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest. The Contest Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of the entries. In addition, the Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Contest Sponsor as a result of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, any injury or damage to the entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading or accessing any materials in this Contest.
      3. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
      4. Entry Disputes. In the event of a dispute, entries made by Internet will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address submitted at 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 (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
      5. Governing Law. This Contest is governed by the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations.
      6. By entering this Contest, the entrant agrees that the courts of the Province of Ontario, Canada shall have jurisdiction to entertain any action or other legal proceedings based on any provision of these Contest Rules and Regulations or the running of this Contest. The entrant hereby irrevocably attorns to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario.
      7. List of Winners. The name of the Grand Prize Winner or a copy of the Contest Rules and Regulations will be posted online at www.visitnorthwestontario.com
      8. Contest Sponsor.
        Visit Northwest Ontario
        C/O Tourism Thunder Bay
        P.O. Box 800
        Thunder Bay ON, P7C 5K4

THE CONTEST SPONSOR IS COLLECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ENTRANTS FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF ADMINISTERING THIS CONTEST, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR BY THE CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM ENTRANTS IS SUBJECT TO THE CITY OF THUNDER BAY PRIVACY POLICY. NO FURTHER MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED BY ENTRANTS UNLESS ENTRANTS PROVIDE EXPLICIT PERMISSION TO DO SO.

 

 

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