The Home Depot is partnering with the Junior hockey teams below to offer outdoor rink makers the chance to face off against members of your local Junior hockey team in what will undoubtedly be the biggest game on the block this season. And it all takes place right in your own backyard!
All materials needed to build a backyard rink are available at your local The Home Depot store. One entry per person is permitted. The winner will be randomly selected through a draw by your local Junior hockey team. Please note, your local Junior hockey team reserves the right to confirm that the winner built a backyard rink.
Event disclaimer: Event date and time is subject to your local Junior hockey team's availability and will be booked at their discretion. Your local Junior hockey team reserves the right to postpone or cancel event as a result of inclement weather, or unforeseen circumstances.
If you have any questions regarding The Home Depot Backyard Rink Contest, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Home Depot Backyard Rink Contest (the "Contest")
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
OFFICAL CONTEST RULES OF THE HOME DEPOT BACKYARD RINK CONTEST.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE ENTRANT'S ODDS OF WINNING. THIS CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CANADA, WHO ARE THE AGE OF MAJORITY AND WHO PERMANENTLY RESIDE WITHIN 100 KMS OF THE JUNIOR HOCKEY TEAM CONTEST IN WHICH THEY ARE SUBMITTING AN ELECTRONIC ENTRY BALLOT. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICAL RULES. CONTEST NAME: THE HOME DEPOT BACKYARD RINK CONTEST("Contest").
Sponsor, Administrator and local Administrator: The Sponsor of the Contest is The Home Depot Canada ("Sponsor"). The Administrator of the contest is Stellick Marketing Communications Inc. ("SMC") ("Administrator") and one (1) of the listed local Administrators from each respective Junior hockey team in each individual Junior hockey team market ("Local Administrator"): Barrie Colts, Brandon Wheat Kings, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, Charlottetown Islanders, Guelph Storm, North Bay Battalion, Oshawa Generals, Peterborough Petes, Prince George Cougars, Sudbury Wolves. Sponsor, Administrator and local Administrator are collectively referred to herein as "Contest Entities". Administrator and local Administrator will conduct the contest wholly as described in these Official Rules. By participating in the Contest each entrant agrees to the following:
Entry Period: The Contest entry date varies for each participating Junior hockey team. Once the ballot for your local Junior hockey team is available at www.homedepotbackyardrink.com for completion and submission, the contest for your local market is open. Contest close date varies in each Junior hockey team's market, see close date listed on each team's ballot at www.homedepotbackyardrink.com.
Method of Entry: No purchase is necessary to enter this Contest. To enter, Eligible Entrants must log on to www.homedepotbackyardrink.com and complete an on-line entry ballot for their local Junior hockey team, complete and submit the entry form electronically during that team's respective entry period. Electronic ballot entries must be received by contest close date noted on your local Junior team's specific contest ballot page in order to be deemed eligible. There is a limit of one Entry ballot per person, per email address.
If, in the Contest Entities opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Contest, or if a computer virus,, technical difficulties, or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest, and/or the Contest is not capable of being conducted as described in these Official Rules, Contest Entities shall hold the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to void any entries submitted wrongfully, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest, and conduct a random drawing to select the prize winner from all valid entries received prior to action taken, or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by the Contest Entities. Contest Entities reserve the right to prosecute any wrongful entries to the fullest extent of the law.
Eligibility: The Contest is open only to individual legal residents of Canada, who are the age of majority, are residents of Canada at the time of entry into this Contest, and who permanently reside within 100 kms of the Junior hockey team in which they are submitting an electronic entry ballot for, have access to and permission to use a backyard ice rink of sufficient size and quality to host a shinny game for at least four (4) people. The local Administrator reserves the right to verify the suitability of the backyard ice rink for the Prize and are not an employee, representative or agent of The Home Depot Canada, and their advertising and promotional agencies or affiliated companies, or the contest Administrators or local Administrators and is not domiciled with any of the above persons.
Prize: The Prize is an opportunity to play shinny with players from your local Junior hockey team on a backyard rink, of sufficient size and quality to host a shinny game for at least four (4) people, that the Winner has access to and permission to use at a date and time to be mutually agreed upon by the Winner and the local Administrator. Event date and time is subject to the local Administrator's availability and will be booked at their discretion. The local Administrator shall determine in its sole discretion which and how many Junior hockey team players will participate in the Prize for their market. The local Administrator shall also determine in its sole discretion how long the shinny and Prize will last. The local Administrator reserves the right to postpone or cancel event date and/or time as a result of inclement weather, or unforeseen circumstances. Prize has an approximate retail value of $99.00.
The Prize is not transferable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions, except at the Contest Entities' sole discretion. The Contest Entities reserve the right to substitute a Prize of equivalent monetary value if it is unable to award the Prize as described. The Contest Entities will not be responsible, however, if weather conditions, event cancellations, or other factors beyond the Contest Entities reasonable control prevent the Prize from being fulfilled. In any such event, the Winner will not be provided with a substitute prize or cash equivalent. The Prize will only be granted to the verified Winner.
Winner Selection: One (1) Winner in each participating Junior hockey team market will be selected by a representative of each respective local Junior hockey team (for a total of 12 individual winners), in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received by each Junior hockey team for their respective contest. The drawing will be conducted by the Junior hockey team local Administrator, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the Contest and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.
If a potential winner is a Canadian resident, upon notification, the selected entrant, must, unaided, correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question. In the event that a selected entrant is unable to answer the skill-testing question correctly, the local Administrator shall have the right to disqualify said entrant and to randomly draw another eligible entry, and the local Administrator shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard.
Publicity, Privacy and Prize Notification: Except where prohibited by law or regulation, by submitting an entry, entrant grants the Contest Entities a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use his/her name, photograph, voice, and likeness in connection with the promotion of this Contest, and entrants waive any and all claims and/or rights to receive any royalties or other compensation for the Administrator's use thereof, unless prohibited by law.
Each of the 12 individual winners may be required to complete, sign, notarize and return a release of eligibility/liability, which must be returned, properly executed, within three (3) business days of issuance of prize notification. If these documents are not returned properly executed, or are returned to local Administrator as undeliverable, or if any given prize winner does not otherwise comply with the Officials Rules, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
General Condition/Release: The Contest is void where prohibited by law. The submission of an entry is solely the responsibility of the entrant. By participating, entrants fully and forever release and discharge The Home Depot Canada, their advertising and promotional agencies and affiliated companies, the independent judges, the prize suppliers and all of the above parties' respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, insurers, assigns and successors and all others involved in the Contest (the "Released Parties") from any and all losses, damages, injuries (including death), claims, demands, lawsuits (including negligence), expenses (including legal fees and disbursements), and any other liability of any kind, in connection with my participation in the Contest and/or the winner's acceptance and use of the Prize.
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