CONTEST RULES

22 Days of Blue Jays™ Contest (THE “CONTEST”)

  1. Entry Period & Contest Sponsors.
    1. The Contest is brought to you by Rogers Communications Partnership (“Rogers” or the “Contest Sponsors”).
    2. Rogers Blue Jays Baseball Partnership (“RBJBP”), owner of the Toronto Blue Jays™ Major League Baseball team (the “Team”) is only a prize provider in this Contest and is not a legally liable sponsor responsible for the operation or administration of the Contest.
    3. The Contest entry period (the “Entry Period”) starts at 12:00pm on September 5, 2015 and continues until 11:59 pm on September 21, 2015. All times are Eastern.
  2. How to Enter.
    1. No purchase necessary.
    2. There are two (2) ways to enter: via Social Media (Twitter or Facebook), or when interacting with a brand ambassador at one of the 22 Days of Blue Jays Tour Events.
    3. Entry via Social Media
      1. Via Twitter – send a tweet that contains (a) an original photograph or video of yourself showing your Blue Jays passion (the “Submission”) and (b) contains the hashtag #22DaysBlueJays. Only publicly viewable tweets containing the Entry Material and the Hashtag will be considered valid entries.

        Each tweet must be in compliance with the Twitter Terms of Service available at http://twitter.com/tos. If you do not have a Twitter account, visit www.twitter.com and register in accordance with the enrolment instructions for a free Twitter account. If you do have a Twitter account, but your tweets are "protected", y must make them publicly viewable by unchecking the “Tweet privacy” option in the “Security and privacy settings” and then saving the changes.

      2. Facebook Entry – go to the Facebook page of Rogers at www.facebook.com/Rogers (french www.facebook.com/rogersfr) and share your passion for the Blue Jays in the Facebook post comments section using the hashtag #22DaysBlueJays.

        Each eligible entry via Social Media will be considered for one entry in the Social Media Draw (defined below).

    4. On-location Entry at 22 Jays Tour Events
      1. There will be a total of fourteen (14) events (each an “Event”) as set out in the 22 Days of Blue Jays Tour Schedule below (the “Event Schedule”). Attend one of the Events listed in the Event Schedule, interact with one of the brand ambassador on-site as applicable and complete and submit your entry as instructed. Each entry submitted at an Event will be entered in the Draw associated with that Event (“Event Draw”).

        Event Schedule (dates and locations subject to change)

        Team West

        Date City Location
        Sept. 12 Vancouver Arbutus
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        Sept. 14 Calgary McKnight
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        Sept. 16 Edmonton Gateway
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        Sept. 18 Regina Grasslands
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        Sept. 20 Winnipeg Airsource - Dealer
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        Sept. 23 Barrie Bayfield
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        Sept. 25 Vaughan Vaughan
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        Team East

        Date City Location
        Sept. 12 St. John's Topsail
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        Sept. 15 Halifax Chain Lake Dr.
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        Sept. 17 Moncton Mountain Rd.
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        Sept. 21 Montreal Rue Ste. Catherine
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        Sept. 23 Nepean Barrhaven
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        Sept. 25 Whitby Thickson
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        * No responsibility is assumed by Contest Sponsors or the Releasees (defined below) for any other factor beyond its reasonable control, or for canceled, delayed, or re-scheduled Event for any reason whatsoever. Contest Sponsor shall have no obligation to award the prize in connection with an Event if such Event is cancelled.

    5. By entering or purporting to enter this Contest, you:
      1. represent and warrant that your entry, including any material submitted with your entry (the “Entry Material”), such as any photograph, video, written submission, or other form of submission, if applicable, (1) is original to you, and that you have all necessary rights (including, without limitation, copyright) in and to your entry and Entry Material to enter the Contest; (2) does not contain, depict, include or involve (A) content that is defamatory, libelous, pornographic or obscene, (B) nudity, explicit, graphic or excessive sexual activity, (C) crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols, (D) trademarks and/or logos of a Major League Baseball team other than the Team (E) derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups, (F) content that endorses, condones and/or pertains to any illegal, inappropriate or high risk activity, behaviour or conduct (G) personal information of individuals, including, without limitation, names and addresses (physical or electronic), without the consent of those individuals, (H) commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services, (I) any materially identifiable third party products and/or trade-marks, brands or logos (materiality to be determined by Rogers in its sole discretion), or (J) any other content that is, or could reasonably be considered to be, inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Rogers in its sole discretion;
      2. understand and agree that your entry (including any Entry Material) may not be returned to you upon submission to the Contest, and may be refused as entry to this Contest, as determined by Rogers in its sole discretion. Rogers may, in its absolute discretion, edit any Entry Material to blur out any trademarks or to remove any copyrighted content or otherwise unsuitable content (as determined by Rogers), including but not limited to, music or video clips, as applicable. By entering a Contest requiring the submission of Entry Material, you grant to Rogers a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive and unlimited licence to use your entry, including the Entry Material, in any media and for any purpose related to the Contest, and waive all claims of copyright and moral rights in the Entry Material, and any rights that you may have to compensation, pertaining to any use, reproduction, modification, adaptation, translation, alteration of, or creation of derivative works from, the entry and/or Entry Material by Rogers for any purpose related to the Contest and in any media whatsoever. You further agree to indemnify and hold harmless each of the Releasees (defined below) from and against any and all losses, damages, expenses, liabilities, claims and demands of whatever nature or kind (including reasonable legal fees and related costs incurred in the settlement or defence thereof) arising from any breach of the representations and warranties in these Official Rules, the Entry Material, or Rogers’ use of the Entry Material in accordance with these Official Rules.
    6. ENTRY LIMIT: Only one (1) entry per person, regardless of the method of entry.
    7. Any attempt or suspected attempt to enter this Contest in a fashion not authorized by these rules shall be deemed to be tampering and will void all of your entries. Entries that contain false information and/or are late, lost, stolen, falsified, illegible, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or entries that have been submitted using robotic, automated, programmed, or through illicit means, or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of these Contest rules, as determined in the Contest Sponsors’ absolute discretion, will be judged null and void and disqualified. Only entries received by Rogers will be considered. Proof of entry transmission shall not constitute proof of receipt. Rogers reserves the right to refuse any entry in its absolute discretion. The sole determinant of time for valid online entry in this Contest will be the Contest website’s server machine(s).
    8. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  3. Eligibility.
    1. The Contest is open to residents of Canada who are over the age of majority in their province or territory of residence.
    2. The following individuals and their household members (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter the Contest: employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, successors and assigns of each of (i) Contest Sponsors, (ii) RBJBP, (iii) the other MLB Entities (defined below), (iv) each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, and subsidiaries, and (v) any and all other companies associated with the Contest. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (the “BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM” or “MLB.com”), Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs (the “Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities.
    3. Contest Sponsors and RBJBP shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to enter the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. Contest Sponsors and RBJBP reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
  4. Prize Description.
    1. One (1) Trip Prize (defined below) will be awarded in the Social Media Entry category, and one (1) Trip Prize will be awarded at each Event, provided the Event is not cancelled.
    2. Entrants in each draw are eligible to win one (1) Trip prize,(“Prize” or “prize”), consisting of one (1) trip for the winner and one (1) guest (collectively, the “Travellers”) to attend the Team home game scheduled to be played in Toronto (“Destination”) on September 27, 2015 (the “Game”).

      Prize includes:

      • two (2) admission tickets to the Game
      • Economy class return air transportation for each of the Travellers to Destination from the international airport nearest the winner’s residence (no airfare will be included if winner’s residence is within reasonable driving distance from Destination and alternative transportation arrangements shall be provided at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors);
      • One or two nights standard hotel accommodation (double occupancy) for the Travellers at a hotel to be determined by the Contest Sponsors;
      • two (2) promotional bags.
    3. Total approximate retail value of the Prize is $3,000 CDN. The actual retail value of Prize will vary according to winner’s residence, flight schedule or alternative transportation arrangements and hotel. No financial compensation will be made if actual costs are lower than the approximate retail value quoted above.
    4. Due to the nature of the promotional prizing, no alternate tickets or dates to the Game are available. No responsibility is assumed by Contest Sponsors or the Releasees (defined below) for any other factor beyond its reasonable control, or for canceled, delayed, or re-scheduled Game for any reason whatsoever. Neither the Contest Sponsors nor the Releasees are responsible in the event winner and/or guest are refused entry to the game venue for whatever reason and any unused portion of the prize will be forfeited.
    5. All Prize details to be determined in the absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsors, subject to availability, including, without limitation, exact travel times, hotel selection, and selection of departure address in which travel is to occur.
    6. Travellers must travel together on the same itinerary and are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents (e.g. valid passport). Travellers must not have any impediments to travel.
    7. Travel must take place as determined in the absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsors. Documentation that is reasonably necessary for the Contest Sponsors to book the Prize for the Travellers (e.g. passport number) must be supplied to the Contest Sponsors upon request, and failure to do so may result in the forfeiture of the Prize at the absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsors.
    8. All Travellers are responsible for any additional expenses not included in the Prize as described herein, including, but not limited to, federal, state, provincial and local taxes, any fees, travel and health insurance, transportation costs, taxis, checked baggage fees, and recreational activities.
    9. Neither the Contest Sponsors nor the Releasees are responsible in the event that any Traveller is denied ability to fly out of or into any particular airport, whether due to airport restrictions or otherwise, and in this event, such Traveller would be responsible to pay for their own transportation.
    10. Lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, gift cards or certificates will not be replaced. All tickets issued in connection with the Prize are not eligible for frequent flyer miles. Once reservations are made, they cannot be changed. Other restrictions may apply.
    11. Travellers must behave appropriately and observe the laws, rules and regulations of the location of the Prize while using the Prize, and participating in any prize-related activity. The Contest Sponsors have the right, in their absolute discretion, to disqualify and remove any Traveller from any activity at any time if such individual is, at any point, uncooperative, disruptive, or may cause (or has caused) damage to person, property, or the reputation of the Contest Sponsors.
    12. No financial compensation will be made or required if actual prize value is lower than the total value quoted in these rules. Prize must be accepted as awarded, without substitution, transfer, exchange or assignment, unless otherwise determined in the absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsors and/or prize suppliers. Any unused portion of a prize, once awarded, will be deemed forfeited by the applicable winner, and no financial compensation will be made or required in respect of such unused portion. The Contest Sponsors and/or the prize suppliers reserve the right, in their absolute discretion, to substitute a prize or a component of a prize with a prize or a component of a prize (as applicable) of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, a monetary award, if the prize or prize component cannot be awarded by the Contest Sponsors and/or the prize supplier(s) for any reason. Prize may not be exactly as advertised. Prize will not be replaced if lost, destroyed or stolen.
    13. Except as expressly warranted herein, any Contest prize is provided “as is” without further warranty of any kind.
    14. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the BOC and/or RBJBP, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of each prize will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Each winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable stadium regulations in connection with the prize. The applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any winner and/or guest who engages in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition. The Releasees (defined below) will not be responsible for acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppages or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as part of each prize may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the licence granted by the game, event or exhibition tickets.
  5. DRAWS.
    1. Social Media Draw - One random draw from all eligible entries received via Twitter and Facebook will be made on September 22, 2015 at approximately 12:00pm by a representative of Rogers or of the agency duly mandated by Rogers, at the offices of Rogers Communications at 1 Mount Pleasant Road, 4th Floor Toronto, ON M4Y 2Y5. The selected entrant will be contacted via the channel he/she posted his/her entry.
    2. Event Draw - One random draw from all eligible entries received at each Event will be made on-site immediately after the closing of the Event by a representative of Rogers. The selected entrants will be notified using the information provided at the time of entry.
    3. Entrants will be selected as potential Contest winners. In the event any potential winner does not respond to such notification within two (2) business days, declines a prize for any reason, and/or does not meet the requirements set forth in these Official Rules, as determined by the Contest Sponsors in their absolute discretion, he/she will be disqualified, the prize will be forfeited and, in the Contest Sponsors’ discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries or the Contest prize may be cancelled.
    4. Decisions and rulings of the Contest Sponsors and/or their representatives are final and binding without appeal in all matters related to this Contest and the awarding of a prize.
    5. To be declared a winner, a selected entrant must correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question; be in full compliance with these Contest rules; and, in the discretion of the Contest Sponsors, sign and return a release of liability and consent to publicity form (the “Release Form”) within the time period specified in the Release Form, and any other documentation as may reasonably be required by the Contest Sponsors in their absolute discretion.
    6. A selected entrant may be required to provide proof of identification to the Contest Sponsors when claiming a prize or otherwise in connection with this Contest to facilitate the Contest Sponsors’ accurate identification of a Contest winner.
    7. If a selected entrant does not fulfill the conditions set out in these rules, or declines or forfeits a Contest prize, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their absolute discretion, to cancel the Contest prize or to select another entrant from the remaining eligible entries pursuant to the process described above.
    8. Once a winner has been confirmed in accordance with the terms of these Contest rules, prize distribution will promptly be coordinated.
  6. Release of liability / Consent to Publicity.

    By entering the Contest, each entrant accepts and agrees to (i) be legally bound by these Contest rules, including all eligibility requirements, (ii) be bound by the decisions of the Contest Sponsors, RBJBP, their representatives, the independent judging organization, if any, which are final, binding and conclusive (without appeal) on all matters relative to the Contest; and (iii) remise, release and forever discharge the Contest Sponsors, RBJBP, MLBAM, and other MLB Entities, their respective parent and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, divisions, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotional agencies, any and all other companies associated with the Contest (including prize suppliers and suppliers of materials or services related to the Contest), and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, shareholders, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all actions, causes of actions, suits, debts, dues, accounts, claims, damages or liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses arising out of, or in any way related to, his/her participation in the Contest and/or the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Contest prize (or any portion thereof), or any travel or activity that is related to the receipt or use of any Contest prize, including, without limitation costs or losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, and rights of publicity, personality, privacy and/or intellectual property.

    By accepting a Contest prize, entrants authorize Contest Sponsors, RBJBP, MLBAM and their respective designees to use your name, city and province/territory of residence, photograph, image, likeness, voice, Contest entry (including any Entry Material), and any statements you may make regarding the Contest prize for advertising and promotional purposes in connection with the Contest (or any substantially similar contest), worldwide in perpetuity, in any form of media including the Internet, without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law; and you waive any rights that may exist in respect of materials produced pursuant to the foregoing.

  7. Limitation of Liability.

    The Releasees are not responsible for (i) stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; (ii) lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider, website, or other connections, including those through and/or by any website; (iii) jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (iv) failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, processing, or communication; (v) non-delivered, misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; (vi) printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Contest rules, in any Contest-related advertisements or other materials; or (vi) any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with this Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any event. The Releasees are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. The Releasees are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of any website.

  8. Privacy.

    By entering this Contest, each entrant consents to the collection, use, and disclosure of his/her personal information for the purposes and in the manner described herein. All information submitted by entrants is being collected by Rogers and is subject to the Rogers Privacy Policy, available at www.rogers.com.

    Online entrants may be given the option to receive commercial emails and/or other communications from the Contest Sponsors or other parties; however, eligibility to participate in the Contest is not dependent upon an entrant’s consent to receive any such emails and communications, and consenting to receiving such emails and communications will not impact an entrant’s chances of winning. Rogers will not send informational or marketing communications to entrants, unless entrants expressly consent to receive such communications through an opt-in mechanism. Entrants may at any time opt out of receiving such materials by following the unsubscribe instructions provided at the bottom of any of these communications. Please consult the Rogers Privacy Policy referenced above for further information on how Rogers collects, uses, and discloses personal information. Any questions or concerns with respect to communications from Rogers may be addressed to the Rogers Chief Privacy Officer, whose contact particulars may be found in the Rogers Privacy Policy. Where you elect to receive informational or marketing communications from a party other than Rogers, you understand and agree that your personal information will be shared with such other party for the purpose of facilitating the sending of informational or marketing communications, and you further understand and agree that your personal information, as shared with the other party, will be subject to the other party’s privacy policy and information handling standards and practices.

    In connection with prize fulfillment, Rogers may be required to provide your personal information to another party, including, but not limited to, any other Contest Sponsors. By entering the Contest, you consent to such disclosure of your personal information in connection with the foregoing, and you understand and agree that, should your personal information be provided to another party, your information will be subject to that party’s privacy policy and information handling standards and practices.

    You further acknowledge and agree that, where you enter a Contest by means of a Third Party Service, any personal information that you share with, or by means of, such Third Party Service may also be used by the applicable Third Party Service in accordance with its own privacy policy.

  9. General.
    1. Laws and Rules. This Contest will be run in accordance with these Contest rules, which shall be subject to amendment by Rogers without notice or liability to you. 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. These rules are governed exclusively by the laws of the province or territory in which you reside, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of such province or territory. Rights and remedies may vary by province or territory.
    2. Cancel and Amend. Rogers 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 reasonable control of the Contest Sponsors, Rogers reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Contest and/or conduct a random draw from all previously received eligible entries.
    3. Conduct. The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their 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 Contest Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution, and Rogers reserves the right to ban or disqualify an entrant from this Contest and any future contests.
    4. Identity of Online Entrant. If a dispute arises regarding the identity of any online entrant, the applicable entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the account provided at the time of entry. An entrant may be required to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the account associated with a particular entry. The individual assigned by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning the applicable type of account is considered the authorized account holder. Whether or not an individual constitutes the authorized account holder in question will be determined by Rogers in its sole discretion; and, if the name of the authorized account holder does not accord with the full name provided at the time of entry, the applicable entry may be disqualified at Rogers’ sole and absolute discretion.
    5. Residents in Quebec. Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

    TM TORONTO BLUE JAYS and all related marks and designs are trademarks and/or copyright of RBJBP, used under licence.