Hockey Hall of Fame - March Break Staycation Instagram Contest (the "Contest")

Hockey Hall of Fame March Break Staycation Instagram Contest (the "Contest")
Official Contest Rules and Regulations


  1. The Hockey Hall of Fame March Break Staycation Contest (hereafter, the "Contest") is open to legal residents of Ontario, 18 years of age and older with a valid Instagram account.

    Employees, representatives or agents of the Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum (hereafter, "Sponsor") and each of their subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies, and members of the immediate family (parents, children, siblings and spouse, regardless of where they are domiciled) of any of the aforementioned and persons with whom any of the aforementioned are domiciled are not eligible to enter the Contest.


  1. The Contest starts on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. ET and closes on Monday, March 5th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET (hereinafter, the "Contest Period").


  1. There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Enter using the method of entry outlined below. No entries will be accepted by any other means.
    1. During the Contest Period Entrants must do the following to be entered for a chance to win a Hockey Hall of Fame March Break Staycation Prize Package (the "Entry"):
      like the Hockey Hall of Fame's Instagram page
      comment on the Hockey Hall of Fame March Break Staycation Contest Instagram post and identify who they would share the prize package with.
    2. Limit of one (1) Entry per person from a valid Instagram account. Creation and use of multiple or alias Instagram accounts in order to exceed the limit on Entries permitted by these Rules may result in the disqualification of all Entries from such accounts as well as disqualification of the entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry, the authorized subscriber of the account used to participate in the Contest at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The authorized account subscriber is defined as the natural person who is assigned a Instagram account that can be verified by Sponsor. If an entrant opts to use his/her Instagram account via a wireless mobile device (which is not required to enter the Contest), standard text messaging and/or data rates may apply for each message sent or received. Wireless carriers' rate plans may vary, and entrants should contact their wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to participation in this Contest. Participation in this Contest by mobile device means that an entrant understands that he/she may receive communications by mobile device relating to this Contest, should the entrant be selected as a potential winner, which may be subject to charges pursuant to his/her carrier's rate plan. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas.
    3. By participating in this Contest, Entrant acknowledges, represents and warrants that the Entry does not contain any material that is libelous, defamatory, profane or obscene and does not violate any laws relating to hate speech or otherwise.
    4. Entrant agrees that the Sponsor may, at any time, edit, modify or remove the Entry, in whole or in part, and may disqualify an entrant from the Contest if the Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that the entrant has breached any of the representations and warranties made above including, but not limited to privacy, defamation, rights of personality, obscenity or hate speech.
    5. Entries must be received no later than the end of the Contest Period. Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible or incomplete. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with the entrant selected for the Prize.
    6. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram.


  1. One (1) prize is available to be won (hereafter, the "Prize") consisting of the following:
    1. Two (2) Hockey Hall of Fame VIP Family Passes. Each Hockey Hall of Fame VIP Family Pass includes general admission for four (4) persons, one (1) photo package with the Stanley Cup, one (1) complimentary Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Magazine and one (1) 25% OFF discount voucher towards a Spirit of Hockey merchandise purchase;
    2. One (1) $250 Esso Gift Card; and
    3. One (1) $100 Tim Hortons Gift Card.

    The approximate total value of the Prize is CDN $500. Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be sold, transferred or converted to cash and will not be refunded if unused. No substitutions, changes or extensions are permitted. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute the Prize for one of equal or greater value or to allow a Prize transfer. Winner will be required to pick up prize on site at the Hockey Hall of Fame before September 3rd, 2018. Sponsor shall not assume any liability for lost, damaged or misdirected Prize. The Winner is responsible for transportation to and from the Hockey Hall of Fame as well as all other costs associated with accepting the Prize.


  1. On or about Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET in Toronto, Ontario, at the Hockey Hall of Fame's Administration Offices located at Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street, one (1) Entrant will be selected by a random electronic draw from all eligible Entries received during the respective Contest Period. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible Entries received for each respective Contest Period by the Sponsor. Before being declared a Winner, selected Entrant shall be required to:
    1. correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered during a pre-arranged telephone call;
    2. comply with the Contest Rules; and
    3. sign and return the Confirmation and Release (described below)

    The selected Entrant will be notified by direct message on Instagram no later than 12:30 p.m. ET on the respective draw date. Upon notification, the selected Entrant must provide required information in compliance with these Contest Rules to the e-mail provided in the notification, and the selected entrant's response must be received by the Sponsor within twenty-four (24) hours of being notified. If the selected Entrant does not respond in accordance with the Contest Rules, he/she will be dis qualified and will not receive the Prize and another entrant may be selected, in the Sponsor's sole discretion, until such time as an Entrant satisfies the terms set out herein. The Sponsor is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a selected entrant to receive notification or for the Sponsor to receive a selected Entrant's response.


  1. In order to be declared a Winner and be able to claim the Prize, the selected entrant will be required to execute a release and waiver ("Confirmation and Release") that confirms Winner's:
    1. eligibility for the Contest and compliance with these Contest Rules;
    2. acceptance of the Prize as offered;
    3. release of the Sponsor, their subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies and each of their employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors, administrators, licensees, representatives, advertising, media buying and promotional agencies (collectively, the "Releasees") from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of Prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom;
    4. grant to the Sponsor the unrestricted right, in the Sponsor's individual discretion, to produce, reproduce, publish, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit, distribute, adapt and otherwise use or re-use the Winner's name, photograph, the Entry, likeness, voice and biography, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in connection with the Contest and the promotion and exploitation thereof;
    5. assignment to the Sponsor all of Winner's right, title and interest, including copyright in and to the Entry, throughout the world in perpetuity and acknowledgment that, as a result of this assignment, the Sponsor will have the exclusive and perpetual right to exploit the Entry in any media now known or later developed in whatever ways the Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion and to authorize others to do so, including without limitation, the right to reproduce, distribute, publish, exploit, display, communicate to the public by telecommunication, transmit, broadcast and otherwise use and exploit the Entry, in whole or in part and to edit, add to, or modify the Entry in any way, all without further obligation or compensation of any kind to the Winner;
    6. waiver of all of Winner's so-called "moral rights" that it may enjoy in any territory throughout the world in relation to the Entry; and
    7. acknowledgement that, upon request by the Sponsor, Winner shall sign (or cause to be signed) all further documents or do (or cause to be done) all further acts and provide all reasonable assurances as may reasonably be necessary or desirable to give effect to the assignment of Winner's rights in the Entry. The executed Confirmation and Release must be returned within one (1) business day of the verification as a Winner or the selected entrant will be disqualified and the Prize forfeited.


  1. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for:
    1. lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies or any Confirmation and Release;
    2. any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an Entry;
    3. any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest;
    4. any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries;
    5. any problems, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, e-mail, players, or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing; and
    6. any injury or damage to entrant or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any Prize. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor, such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest or the Contest Website. The Releasees make no warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind concerning any Prize and disclaim any implied warranty, guaranty, or representation.


  1. By participating in the Contest, each Entrant agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules. Entrant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant found to be:
    1. violating the Contest Rules;
    2. tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest;
    3. violating the terms of service, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any online HHOF property or service; and/or
    4. acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Caution: Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including but not limited to criminal prosecution.


  1. Sponsor will use the Entrant's Personal Information only for identified purposes, and protect the entrant's Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the HHOF Privacy Policy at: By participating in the Contest, Entrant:
    1. grants to the Sponsor the right to use his/her name, mailing address, the Entry, telephone number, and e-mail address ("Personal Information") for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winner;
    2. grants to the Sponsor the right to use his/her Personal Information for administrative, publicity, and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and
    3. acknowledges that the Sponsor may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of the Sponsor in connection with any of the activities listed in 9a. and 9b. above.


  1. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including but not limited to the Contest entry form, or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules shall prevail.


  1. These are the official Contest Rules. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. The Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction's laws.