1. CONTEST PERIOD
The Dr Pepper* at Montana's® 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards Contest commences January
15, 2018 at 12:00:01 am ET and ends March 11, 2018 at 11:59:59 pm ET (the "Contest
Period"). This contest is brought to you by Montana's BBQ & Grill and Canada Dry Mott's Inc.
(collectively, the "Contest Sponsors").
The contest is open to legal residents of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba,
Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia (each a
"Territory") who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry.
Notwithstanding the above, this contest is not open to employees, officers and directors of the
Contest Sponsors, their respective divisions, subsidiaries and affiliates, bottlers, advertising
and promotional agencies, contest suppliers, prize suppliers, employees, members of their
immediate families (parents, siblings, spouses) and those with whom they are domiciled.
3. HOW TO ENTER. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
To enter with purchase:
1) Download the Montana's App. The App is only compatible with the Apple and Google Play systems;
2) Create an account and provide all the requested information;
3) Place a takeout order that includes a Dr Pepper beverage; and
4) Each order that includes a Dr Pepper during the Contest Period results in an automatic entry
into the contest. Participant will have one entry per order, independently of the amount of Dr
To obtain an entry without purchase: Mail a piece of paper (in an envelope with sufficient
Canadian postage) with your full name, phone number, email address and age to Treetop Marketing
and Promotion, 1272 Vernon Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6A 4C9, Attention: Dr Pepper
Contest. Limit one (1) no purchase request per day. To be eligible, a Request must: (i) be
received separately in a single envelope bearing sufficient Canadian postage (i.e. multiple
Requests in the same envelope will be void); and (ii) be post-marked during the Contest Period
and received by no later than March 11, 2018. The Contest Parties and each of their respective
officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the
"Released Parties") are not responsible for, and accept no liability whatsoever in
relation to, any late, lost, misdirected, delayed or incomplete Requests (all of which are void).
Entrants may use only one (1) account to enter. If it is discovered by the Contest Sponsors
(using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Contest
Sponsors) that any person has attempted to use multiple names, identities, multiple accounts, or,
and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or
otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest in any way (as determined by Contest Sponsors in
their sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole
and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsors. Any entry may be rejected if (in the sole and
absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsors) the entry form is not fully completed with all
required information and submitted and received during the Contest Period.
Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures etc.) or attempted transmission of an entry or of
an attempted entry of any communication, does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt.
The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to require proof
of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Contest Sponsors - including, without
limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an
individual's eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the
eligibility and/or legitimacy of an entry (or a purported entry) for the purposes of this
Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Contest Sponsors deem necessary, in their sole and
absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this contest in accordance with these
If using a wireless mobile device to enter, standard data rates may apply. Wireless service
providers may charge for airtime for each entry received. Any such fees are the responsibility of
the entrant/mobile account holder. Please call your service provider for pricing and service plan
information and rates before mobile device participation.
By entering this contest, participants agree to be bound by these contest rules and the decisions
of the Contest Sponsors and contest judges (without right of appeal).
There is one (1) prize package (the "Prize") available to be won consisting of one (1)
four (4) day/three (3) night trip for two (2) to the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards held at
the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Prize includes:
Roundtrip economy class airfare for two (2) departing from the major Canadian airport nearest the
winner's home to Las Vegas, Nevada in which the Contest Sponsors' selected air carrier flies;
Three (3) nights hotel accommodation (double occupancy) (accommodation subject to change at the
Contest Sponsors' sole discretion);
Two (2) tickets to the Dr Pepper Exclusive Concert (date TBD);
Two (2) tickets to the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards show on April 15, 2018 (subject to
Two (2) tickets to the post-show All-Star Jam hosted by the Academy of Country Music Awards on
April 15, 2018 (subject to confirmation);
Approximate retail value of the Prize is $5,500.00 CDN.
In order to accompany the Prize winner, the Prize winner's guest must be twenty-one (21) years of
age or older.
Prize is tentatively scheduled for April 13 - 16, 2018, subject to confirmation or change.
Travel dates will be determined at the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsors.
Odds of being selected as the potential Prize winner depend on the total number of eligible
entries received during the Contest Period.
Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be transferred, exchanged or refunded. The Contest
Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a prize or portion thereof
with one of at least equal value, in the event of the unavailability, for whatever reason, of the
advertised Prize or any portion thereof (including without limitation at the sole and absolute
discretion of the Contest Sponsors, a cash award). For greater certainty, there is no value
ascribed to attendance at the Academy of Country Music Awards show.
Shipped prizes shall not be insured and the Contest Sponsors shall not assume any liability for
lost, damaged or misdirected prizes.
5. METHOD OF AWARDING THE PRIZE
On or about March 12, 2018 at approximately 1:00 pm ET in Vancouver, British Columbia, a random
draw from all eligible entries submitted and received during the Contest Period will be made and
one (1) potential winner will be randomly selected.
Selected entrant will be contacted by telephone and/or email on or before March 12, 2018 with
further information on how to be confirmed as a winner and claim their Prize. If the selected
entrant cannot be reached, for whatever reason, by this date, another entrant may be randomly
selected (from eligible entries received) at the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest
Before being declared a winner of a Prize, the selected entrant must correctly answer, unaided, a
mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone at a pre-arranged mutually
convenient time and complete, sign and return a Declaration and Release Form (and any other
documents, as applicable) by the date indicated on the form (the "Prize Claim Date").
Prize must be claimed by the Prize Claim Date. If the selected entrant cannot be reached/located
by the date set out above, is not in compliance with these contest rules, incorrectly answers the
skill-testing question, declines the Prize, cannot travel on the dates designated by the Contest
Sponsors, fails to return the Declaration and Release form (and any other documents, as
applicable) by the Prize Claim Date or if email correspondence between the Contest Sponsors and a
selected entrant is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address or is not responded
to, the Prize may be forfeited by that selected entrant and the Contest Sponsors reserve the
right to randomly select another entrant from the remaining eligible entries to award the Prize.
Prize will be awarded, subject to these contest rules, upon receipt of the properly completed and
executed Declaration and Release form and verification of the Prize winner.
6. GENERAL Bookings are subject to availability, changes in itinerary and other
restrictions. Blackout dates may apply. At the time of booking, winner must provide valid travel
documents for both the prize winner and his/her travelling companion. Bookings are also subject
to all rules and regulations of the applicable airline or other carrier. Trip must be booked
through Contest Sponsors' promotional agency. Trips cannot be modified by winner. All
bookings are subject to existing availability and are subject to change at the sole discretion of
the Contest Sponsors. Actual retail value of Prize may vary depending on winner's point of
departure and airfare fluctuations. The Contest Sponsors shall have no responsibility for trip
cancellations, alterations, weather delays, weather cancellations or other changes to the trip
itinerary and by accepting the Prize, the winner acknowledges and accepts such risks. The Prize
winner and guest will be responsible for all costs related to the Prize that are not specified as
being included in the Prize, including, but not limited to, side trips, departure tax,
transportation tax, PST, GST; all other such taxes, ground transportation, travel and health
insurance, personal expenses, medical expenses, meals, beverages, gratuities, gift shop
purchases, phone calls and all other expenses and travel requirements not specifically described
above as being included in the Prize. The Prize winner may be required by the airline or hotel to
provide an accepted and valid credit card to cover incidental charges (including but not limited
to: telephone charges, special purchases, etc.). The Prize winner and guest must travel on the
same itinerary and must each have valid travel documents, identification and visa (if required).
Necessary travel documents are solely the responsibility of the winner and his/her travelling
companion. In order to be entitled to accompany the winner on the trip, the winner's guest must
sign and return the Contest Sponsors' Declaration and Release Form (and any other documents
reasonably required by the Contest Sponsors) by the date indicated on the form. Contest Sponsors
are not responsible in the event winner and/or travel companion are refused entry into
destination country or re-entry into their Province of residence for whatever reason. The Contest
Sponsors do not assume responsibility should any portion of the Prize be cancelled, delayed,
suspended or rescheduled for any reason beyond their control. If for any reason an event included
as part of the Prize does not occur, that portion of the Prize will be forfeited without
additional compensation and the remainder of the Prize will be awarded.
7. The approximate retail value of the Prize as stated by the Contest Sponsors in point of
sale advertising, and other advertising, promotion materials, and/or in these Contest rules is
subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, the
passage of time between the date the approximate retail value is stated by the Contest Sponsors
and the date the Prize is awarded or redeemed. If, at the time a Prize is redeemed or awarded,
the actual prevailing retail purchase price for a Prize is less than the approximate retail value
stated by the Contest Sponsors in point of sale, television and print advertising, promotion
materials, and/or in these Contest rules, the prize winner(s) will not be entitled to a cheque or
cash for the price difference.
8. The decisions of the Contest Sponsors and/or the judges are final and binding, without
right of appeal, with respect to all aspects of this contest (including without limitation
eligibility and/or disqualification of entries) and entrant agrees to abide by the contest rules
and all of the instructions and decisions of the Contest Sponsors and/or judges. In the event of
any dispute regarding the interpretation of these contest rules, the decision or interpretation
of the Contest Sponsors and/or judges shall prevail.
9. Unless otherwise deemed appropriate by the Contest Sponsors for the administration of the
contest based on the circumstances, no communications will be entered into except with selected
10. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsors. Any entry that is late, incomplete,
altered, or contains false information, is invalid. Contest Sponsors are not responsible for
lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected claims or entries or for any problems or technical
malfunction of any internet or telephone network or broadcast transmission. The Contest Sponsors
are not responsible for any errors or omissions with respect to the printing or advertising of
this contest and reserve the right to withdraw, amend or cancel this contest in the event of a
printing or administrative error.
11. In the event, due to a printing, manufacturing, mechanical or other error, more prizes are
claimed than are intended to be awarded according to these Official Rules, prizes will stop being
awarded when the Contest Sponsors become aware of an error respecting the number of prizes and
the Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to conduct a
random draw from amongst all eligible and approved prize claimants whose claims have not yet been
redeemed to award the advertised prize. In no event will the Contest Sponsors or Contest Entities
be liable for more than the stated number of prizes contained in these official contest rules.
12. The Contest Sponsors accept no responsibility for loss, damage or claims caused by the
awarded prizes or the contest itself. By entering, entrant releases and holds harmless Contest
Sponsors, the prize suppliers, their affiliated and related companies and advertising,
promotional agencies, and all of their respective directors, officers, shareholders, employees,
agents, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Contest Entities") from any and all
liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the
contest or any prize won.
13. Without limiting the release of liability provisions herein, and for greater certainty, the
Contest Entities will not be liable for: a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether
caused by contest website users or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in
the contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries in
the contest; b) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation of the
contest website or any transmission in connection with the contest; c) any communications line
failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; d) any problems
with, or technical malfunction of, any telephone network or lines, or failure of mobile device or
mobile web browser, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software,
or failure of email which may occur for any reason whatsoever, including technical problems or
traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or text messaging system or combination
thereof; or e) any injury or damage to entrants' or to any other person's computer or mobile
device related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this contest. If
the contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer
virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause
of any nature whatsoever beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Entities which corrupt or
affect the administration, security or proper conduct of this contest, the Contest Sponsors
reserve the right at their sole discretion to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the
contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way.
14. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to have
been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of
entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an
email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization
(e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses
for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Selected entrant(s) may be required
to provide the Contest Sponsors with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the
email address associated with the selected entry.
15.The Contest Sponsors reserve the right at their sole and absolute discretion to disqualify any
individual from the contest, and to ban that individual from any future promotion of the Contest
Sponsors, if the Contest Sponsors find or believe such individual to be tampering with the entry
process or the operation of the contest; to be acting in violation of the contest rules or in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass the
Contest Sponsors, the Contest Sponsors' agencies, other entrants or any other person. ANY ATTEMPT
BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE
OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE
MADE, THE CONTEST SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST
EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
16.By entering this contest, you consent to the Contest Sponsors' use, should you become a
winner, of your name, place of residence and photograph or other likeness, without further
compensation or notice, for publicity, advertising or informational purposes in any media or
format (including the Internet) in connection with this contest or future similar contests.
17. Montana's® is collecting personal data about the entrants for the purpose of
administering this contest and may share this information with Canada Dry Mott's Inc. or parties
retained by the Contest Sponsors in connection with the administration of the Contest. No further
informational or marketing communications will be received by entrants, unless the entrant has
specifically opted-in to receive such communications. The Contest Sponsors respect your right to
policy/ for details on the manner in which Montana's® collects, uses, discloses, and
otherwise manages your personal information.
18.This contest is subject to all applicable laws and shall be governed by and construed in
accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.
19.The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these contest rules shall not affect
the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is
determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these contest rules shall
otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the
invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
20.The Contest Sponsors reserve the right to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other
contest mechanics stipulated in these Contest rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of
verifying compliance by any entrant or Entry with these Contest rules, or as a result of any
technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the
Contest Sponsors, in their sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the
contest as contemplated in these Contest rules, or for any other reason.
21.In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these
rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, the terms
and conditions of these rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted
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