Contest Conditions

Tech the Halls Contest Conditions
October 15, 2013- January 24, 2014

Contest Period

  1. The Contest Period is from October 15, 2013 to January 24, 2014, inclusive.

Qualified Entrant and Entry

  1. A qualified entrant is a British Columbia resident 19 years of age or older but does not include:
    1. British Columbia Lottery Corporation ("BCLC") employees,
    2. Splashdot, Inc. employees,
    3. Lottery Retailers, or
    4. Household members of:
      1. BCLC or Splashdot, Inc. employees, or
      2. a Lottery Retailer.
      For the purpose of this contest a "Lottery Retailer" means a person contracted by BCLC to sell lottery tickets and provide lottery services at a retail location that pays out prize claims for Scratch & Win tickets, or a person who is an employee or volunteer of a Lottery Retailer.
  2. To enter the contest, an entrant must, during the Contest Period:
    1. Have either:
      1. a Tech the Halls Contest participating Scratch & Win ticket (“Ticket") eleven (11) digit contest code found under the latex covering of the Ticket, or
      2. a Scratch & Win BC Facebook Tech the Halls Contest eleven (11) digit entry code obtained from Such Scratch & Win BC Facebook Tech the Halls Contest Codes will be made available by BCLC three (3) times during the Contest Period.
    2. Go to ("Contest Page"),
      1. Complete and submit the contest entry form on the Contest Page to create a contest account, and
      2. In your contest account, enter the Ticket or Facebook eleven (11) digit contest code (the "Contest Code").
  3. Entrants are eligible for entries as follows:
    1. Ticket Contest Code entries
      1. Entrant receives one (1) entry for each dollar value of the Ticket. For example, a $3 Ticket’s Contest Code will generate 3 entries.
      2. Entrant receives one (1) bonus entry for every multiple of $5 worth of submitted Ticket Contest Codes. For example, if entrant submits four (4) $3 Ticket Contest Codes, the entrant receives twelve (12) entries for the dollar value in accordance with section 4(a), plus two (2) entries for having submitted two (2) multiples of $5 worth of Tickets, for a total of fourteen (14) entries.
    2. Scratch & Win BC Facebook Contest Code entries
      1. Entrant receives one (1) entry for each Scratch & Win BC Facebook Contest Code submitted during the Contest Period.

Instant Prizes

  1. BCLC will give away approximately five hundred (500) $50 gift cards as instant prizes ("Instant
  2. Entrants, upon submission of a Contest Code, may be selected in accordance with a random selection process to receive an Instant Prize.
  3. If an entrant is selected for an Instant Prize, the entrant will receive an instant win notification message after submitting the Contest Code (the "Notification"). As a courtesy, an email will also be sent to Instant Prize winners. Upon receiving the Notification, the Instant Prize winner must follow the instructions to claim the Instant Prize provided in the Notification, including providing the exact confirmation code provided in the Notification. If an Instant Prize winner does not reply to the Notification within 72 hours of the Notification being sent, that entrant will be disqualified as an Instant Prize winner and no prize will be awarded.
  4. An entrant may win more than one (1) Instant Prize.
  5. All Instant Prizes may not be awarded.

Tech the Halls Prize Draws

  1. BCLC or its agent will conduct a draw from the pool of entrants for each Tech the Halls Prize on January 27, 2014 or reasonably close thereto (each a "Drawn Entrant" or "Reserve Drawn Entrant").
  2. BCLC or its agent shall attempt to contact each Drawn Entrant using the contact information provided on the contest entry form. If a Drawn Entrant is not contacted or does not respond within seven (7) days, not including the day of BCLC’s initial attempt to contact, that Drawn Entrant will be disqualified and a Reserve Drawn Entrant will replace and become the Drawn Entrant for that prize, but in no event will BCLC attempt to contact Drawn Entrants after February 28, 2014.
  3. A Drawn Entrant is a "Tech the Halls Winner" if they are successfully contacted by BCLC or its agent and meet the requirements of these contest conditions.
  4. An entrant is eligible to win only one (1) Tech the Halls Drawn Prize. If an entrant’s name is drawn more than once, the first entry will qualify as a Drawn Entrant and any subsequent entries drawn for this entrant will be disqualified.
  5. Each Tech the Halls Drawn Entrant will be ranked in number starting at number one (1) to determine which Tech the Halls Drawn Prize that Tech the Halls Drawn Entrant is eligible to receive.

Tech the Halls Drawn Prizes

  1. The first Tech the Halls Winner will receive the option of either:
    1. one (1) home theater system, one (1) game console with games, and one (1) tablet; the combined prize having a total approximate retail value of $9,500.00, or
    2. $9,500.00.
  2. The next five (5) Tech the Halls Winners will each receive the option of either:
    1. one (1) television having an approximate retail value of $900.00, or
    2. $900.00.
  3. The next fifteen (15) Tech the Halls Winners will each receive the option of either:
    1. one (1) tablet having an approximate retail value of $650.00, or
    2. $650.00.
  4. The next twenty (20) Tech the Halls Winners will each receive one (1) Best Buy™ gift card having a value of $200.00.
  5. The Tech the Halls Winners of the home theatre system package and the televisions must claim their prize in person from a BCLC prize payout location as determined by BCLC and provide government issued identification. All expenses related to these prize claims are born by the prize winner.
  6. BCLC will mail tablets and gift cards, at BCLC’s cost, to Tech the Hall Winners of these prizes to that Tech the Halls Winner’s British Columbia mailing address.

Other Conditions

  1. By entering this contest, entrants agree to release BCLC and its agents, including promotional agencies, Lottery Retailers, Facebook, and prize suppliers (collectively the "Releasees"), from any claims or demands in respect of the contest and any prize they may receive. By entering this contest, entrants agree to indemnify and save the Releasees harmless from and against any and all actions, claims or demands (including costs incurred by the Releasees defending such actions, claims or demands) brought against the Releasees by the entrant with respect to the contest or any prize they may receive.
  2. By entering this contest, Instant Prize winners and Tech the Halls Winners agree that BCLC may publish and/or broadcast, in any medium without remuneration, the name, location and a recent image of that winner, such image to be provided by that winner to BCLC or its agent in electronic format upon BCLC request.
  3. BCLC reserves the right to disqualify entries and entrants that do not comply with these contest conditions. A disqualified entry or entrant cannot win a prize.
  4. Prizes will be selected by BCLC. BCLC reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of equivalent value, or reasonably close thereto, at BCLC’s sole discretion.
  5. Prizes must be accepted as awarded. BCLC makes no representations or warranties whatsoever, either expressed or implied, oral or written in respect to a prize.
  6. BCLC has no obligation to deliver a prize unless the winner signs a release and provides government identification.
  7. Releasees are not responsible for any entry, transaction or transmission of the entry data that is omitted, illegible, late, lost, delayed, garbled, destroyed, misdirected or not recorded due to failure(s) or error(s) for any reason of the Entry, Internet, Internet Provider(s) or any personal computer(s) used by an entrant.
  8. BCLC and its agents are not liable for any loss or damage to any entrant or their computer or any other property related to or resulting from participating in this contest or downloading any material related thereto.
  9. BCLC may at its sole discretion alter, amend, suspend, or cancel this contest or amend the draw procedures or draw method at any time.
  10. This contest is not a game under the Ticket and any conditions specific to the Ticket, including the Ticket’s expiry date, do not apply to this contest or these contest conditions.
  11. All submitted entries are the property of BCLC.
  12. Decisions of BCLC are final.
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