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The Little Tikes Big Memory Tree Contest

FAMILY JR.’S BIG MEMORY TREE CONTEST (the “Contest”)
OFFICIAL RULES (the “Contest Rules”)

CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest runs from 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) March 1, 2018 to 11:59 p.m. ET December 31, 2018 (the “Contest Period”).

HOW TO ENTER

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

To enter the Contest go to www.familyjr.ca (the “Website”) and click on the "BIG MEMORY TREE CONTEST" icon displayed in the “Contests” section of the Website to access the Contest microsite. Once you have opened the Contest microsite, click on the ENTER button to access the standard Contest entry form. Fill out the Contest entry form by (i) entering your full name, mailing address including city and province, age, phone number and email address; (ii) upload a picture of the child who is between the ages of 1-7 years old that depicts a memorable moment for the child; and (iii) submit your completed Contest entry form.  A completed online Contest entry form will constitute one entry into the Contest.

Eligible entries will be entered into the applicable Monthly Entry Period(s) (defined below) in which they are received, along with the other eligible entries received during that same Monthly Entry Period, for the draw occurring in the Draw Month.  For example, entries received between10:00 a.m. ET on March 1, 2018 and 11:59 p.m. ET March 31, 2018 shall constitute one pool of entries for purposes of the draw taking place in May.

Monthly Entry Period

Draw Month

March 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET - March 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

May 2018

April 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m.- April 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

June 2018

May 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - May 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

July 2018

June 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. -June 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

August 2018

July 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. -July 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

September 2018

August 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. -August 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

October 2018

September 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - September 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

November 2018

October 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - October 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

December 2018

November 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - November 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

January 2019

December 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - December 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

February 2019


The only method of entry for this Contest is online entry (internet access required). Online entry is available through the Website only; no other means of submission will be accepted. Although online access and an email account are required in order to participate, no purchase is required in order to enter the Contest. Many public libraries, retail businesses and others offer free access to computers and a number of Internet service providers and other companies offer free email accounts.

All eligible Contest entries will be entered for a chance to win a Prize.

ELIGIBILITY
The Contest is open only to permanent lawful residents of Canada, who are at least 16 years of age, excluding: (i) residents of Quebec; (ii) any person who has, or whose immediate family members (i.e., parents, children, spouse, siblings, grandparents, the “steps” of each and persons residing in such immediate family members' household), and/or persons with whom they are domiciled has been declared a winner of another contest sponsored by DHX Television Ltd. (the “Sponsor”) within 90 days of the start of the Contest Period; (iii) any person who has, or whose immediate family members, and/or persons with whom they are domiciled has already been declared a winner of this Contest in previous Monthly Entry Periods; and (iv) Employees, directors and officers, independent contractors, representatives, and agents (and their immediate family members or persons with whom they are domiciled (whether legally related or not) of the Sponsor, and MGA Entertainment Inc. (MGA Entertainment Inc. is the "Prize Provider"), their parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates and their respective advertising and promotional agencies involved in this Contest are not eligible to enter the Contest or win any Prize. This Contest is subject to all Federal, Provincial, and Municipal laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. Family Jr. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, suspend or terminate this Contest in the event of any accident, or administrative or other error of any kind.

An entrant under the age of majority in his/her province of residence (a “Minor”) must have a parent/legal guardian consent to his/her participation. Minor entrant’s parent/legal guardian must provide his/her consent by agreeing to the release at the time of submitting the entry form, or the entry form will be disqualified. Proof of identification and parental consent must be provided upon request. If a parent or legal guardian does not provide consent, or if satisfactory proof of identification to confirm the winner’s (or the Minor winner’s parent/ legal guardian’s) identity and personal information provided in connection with the Contest, including but not limited to, the winner’s (or the Minor winner’s parent/legal guardian’s) name and email address, cannot be obtained, the entry will be disqualified.

Entries must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the Monthly Entry Period.  Family Jr. takes no responsibility for entries that are lost, misdirected, delayed, or received after the Contest deadline. Limit one entry per person, per Monthly Entry Period, in addition to a limit of four entries from the same household per Monthly Entry Period.  Only one email address and account may be used by any person to enter the Contest. Family Jr. reserves the right to void and destroy any entries from that entrant and/or household, and that entrant/household may, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified from the Contest.  Should it be discovered that an entrant is using the aid of computer programs to auto-fill entries, that entrant will be immediately disqualified from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify all such entrants from future contests conducted by the Sponsor without further notice. By submitting an entry, entrants agree to be bound by these official Contest Rules.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the email address at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in question.

PRIZES
(referred to herein as “Prize(s)”)

A random draw will be held, at or around 12:00 p.m. ET for each Monthly Entry Period, during the second week of each corresponding Draw Month as per the chart below at Family Jr.’s Toronto office, located at 207 Queens Quay West, Suite 550, Toronto, Ontario. There will be one draw per per Monthly Entry Period to fulfill this Contest. The chances of being selected to win a Prize in this Contest depends on the total number of eligible entries received.

Monthly Entry Period

Draw Month

March 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET- March 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

May 2018

April 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m.- April 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

June 2018

May 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - May 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

July 2018

June 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. -June 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

August 2018

July 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - July 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

September 2018

August 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - August 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

October 2018

September 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - September 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

November 2018

October 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - October 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

December 2018

November 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - November 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

January 2019

December 1, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. - December 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

February 2019


PRIZE
There is one Prize available to be won for each Monthly Entry Period:

  • The Little Tikes™ ‘toy of the month’ as indicated on the Contest Website.

Approximate retail value of each Prize will be between $30.00 -$300.00, depending on the toy of the month.  All amounts are in Canadian dollars. 

ACCEPTANCE OF PRIZE
A Family Jr. representative will notify each selected entrant, or the parent/legal guardian of each selected entrant who is a Minor, by telephone or email within ten days of the draw. Each selected entrant will then have within ten days following receipt of notification to contact Family Jr. and provide requested documentation to claim his/her Prize. Notification shall be deemed to have occurred, in the case of telephone notification, on the date that selected entrant, or in the case of a Minor, his or her parent or guardian, speaks with a representative of Family Jr., or, in the case of email notification, the date the email is sent to the selected entrant’s email address by Family Jr. It is the responsibility of the selected entrant or the selected Minor entrant’s parent/legal guardian to check his or her email account in a timely manner. Prior to being awarded a Prize, each entrant selected as a winner must correctly complete, unaided, a time-limited, mathematical, skill testing question and must sign a declaration and release form (the “Declaration and Release”) confirming compliance with these Contest Rules, his/her acceptance of the Prize as awarded; and acknowledging the non-responsibility of the Sponsor, the Prize Provider, and each of their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, cable and/or satellite affiliates, associates, their respective promotional and advertising agencies, and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, agents, successors and assigns (the “Releasees”), with regard to any injury, accident, damage, claim, liability, loss or misfortune related to any aspects of the Contest, any Prize awarded, the acceptance, use, misuse, possession and delivery of a Prize, participation of winner in any Prize related activities, printing errors or claims based upon publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy. A Minor winner’s parent or legal guardian must sign the Declaration and Release on his/her behalf in order for the winner to claim his/her Prize.

The Declaration and Release must be signed and returned within ten days from the date it was sent by Family Jr. Should Family Jr. be unable to contact the selected entrant by telephone or email, or should a selected entrantbe unable to correctly answer the skill-testing question or does not respond and complete the Declaration and Release by the deadline specified above, that selected entrant will be deemed to have forfeited any rights to the Prize and an alternate entrant will be selected in the same manner by random draw taken from the same pool of entries, in which event the foregoing provisions of this sentence shall also apply to such other eligible entry. This process shall be repeated until such time as a selected entrant is confirmed to be a Prize winner or until there are no more eligible entries, but in any event no later than 30 days after the initial draw for the applicable Draw Month. All Prize taxes, if any, are the responsibility of each winner. Limit one Prize per household.

The Sponsor will not be held responsible for the loss of any Prize due to changes in mailing addresses, errors in completed entry forms or any other circumstances leading to an invalid, erroneous or incomplete mailing address or email address.

Family Jr. or its appointed designee shall deliver Prizes to selected winner(s).

PHOTO SELECTION
From each Monthly Entry Period, 20 photo submissions will be selected at random to appear in the Big Memory Tree announcement spot and online in the photo gallery during the applicable Draw Month.  In each case, the child’s picture, first name and age will appear.  Individuals will not be contacted if their photo is selected, however, entrants can check the online gallery at Familyjr.ca during the applicable Draw Month to see if their photo has been featured.  Entrants can also check on-air on Family Jr. in the Big Memory Tree Announcement spot.  Family Jr. will air the selected photos throughout the month beginning on the first day of the applicable Draw Month, after which, the Big Memory Tree Announcement spot will air on a random basis throughout the entire month (subject to change). 

GENERAL CONDITIONS
By submitting an entry, each entrant (or Minor entrant’s parent or legal guardian on his/her behalf) agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules.
 
All entries become the property of Family Jr. and will not be returned.

Each Prize must be accepted “as is” and may not be exactly as shown. The Sponsor, and Prize Provider, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to substitute any portion of a Prize with a prize of equivalent or greater retail value.  Some restrictions may apply. Prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable, non-negotiable and have no cash value. If the actual value of any Prize is less than the stated approximate retail value, the difference will not be awarded.  All Prize elements are subject to availability.

All incidental costs and expenses, including but not limited to, batteries and additional accessories, (the “Expenses”) not specifically mentioned herein as part of the Prize description are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner. The Prize winner shall not seek reimbursement for the Expenses from the Sponsor or the Prize Provider.
 
Except where prohibited by law, Sponsor does not make any representation nor offer any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of the Prize(s) awarded in connection with the Contest. Each Prize winner (or parent/legal guardian of a Minor winner) understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from the Sponsor or Prize Provider, should the Prize fail to be fit for any purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to a Prize winner.

By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to waive all rights with respect to print, broadcast, and online publicity. By entering the Contest, each entrant and/or winner, or in the case of a Minor, an entrant’s or winner’s parent or legal guardian hereby consents to the reasonable use by Family Jr. of the entrant’s or winner's name, age, photograph, voice, likeness and/or image, city and province/territory of residence, worldwide and in perpetuity, without any further compensation, for any future promotional activity in connection with this Contest.

By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees that the Releasees shall bear no responsibility whatsoever with regard to any claims, liability, damage, injury, accident, loss and/or misfortune related to any aspects of the Contest, the Prize, the acceptance, use, misuse, possession and delivery of the Prize, participation of winner in any Prize related activities, printing errors, claims based upon publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy. By consenting to a Minor entrant’s entry into the Contest, the Minor entrant’s parent/legal guardian agrees to the foregoing on the Minor entrant’s behalf.

By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing personal information, each entrant (or the parent or legal guardian of a Minor entrant) consents and agrees to Family Jr.’s collection and use of the information provided by the entrant for the purpose of administering this Contest  Your personal information will not be disclosed to any third party nor will you receive communications from the Sponsor, in compliance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and its associated regulations, Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) and its associated regulations, and other applicable data protection and personal information protection laws. No purchase, payment or financial information of any kind is needed to enter or win the Contest. Click here to view a copy of Family Jr.’s Privacy Policy.

Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of registration or entry information which may affect an entrants’ inability to get through on the internet during the promotion or ability to participate in the Contest, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed/corrupted data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof, any inability to access the site, or damage to a user's system occasioned by participating in the Contest, and entries which fail to fully comply with these Contest Rules. 

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend a contest for any reason, including without limitation in the event of any printing, administrative error, virus, bug, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond its control which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.  Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Family Jr. and its sponsors are not responsible for preemption, cancellation, or interruption, in whole or in part, of any Family Jr. contest related programming.