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Win a season’s pass during the 30×30 Challenge

Ready for your dose of nature?

Take the 30×30 Challenge this August for the chance to win a season’s pass.

Get outside to win!

We want to reward those who commit to the 30×30 Challenge this August!

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That’s why we are giving away a 2019 season’s pass to one lucky participant. To win, all you have to do is share a photo of yourself being active in a provincial park in August.

To enter, make sure you use #30x30Challenge and tag @OntarioParks. Contest is open on Twitter and Instagram.

Full rules of the giveaway below. 

  1. Eligibility

To enter the Ontario Parks 30×30 Challenge Promotion (the “Promotion”) you must (a) be a legal resident of Ontario, (b) be 18 years of age or older at time of entry, and (c) have a valid Twitter and/or Instagram account. Employees of Ontario Parks as well as their immediate family (defined as their spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (defined as people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. Participation in the Promotion constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which, subject to applicable laws, are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. In order to win a Prize in the Promotion, these Official Rules and all requirements set forth herein must be fulfilled. The Promotion Prize Winners are selected by way of a random draw.

  1. Sponsor

Sponsor: Ontario Parks, 300 Water Street, 6th Floor South, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 3C7. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, administered, endorsed by, or associated with Twitter Inc or Instagram LLC. Questions, comments or complaints must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Twitter Inc or Instagram LLC.

  1. Timing

The Promotion begins on Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). The Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Promotion. The time that an entry is deemed to be received by the Sponsor will be the time at which such entry is received by the Sponsor’s mail server or web server (as applicable), as determined in accordance with the applicable server’s clock.

  1. How to Enter

Post one photo of outdoor activity in Ontario Parks on Twitter or Instagram during the Promotion Period and tag @OntarioParks and #30x30Challenge. Limit one (1) entry per household during the Promotion Period regardless of method of entry. Pets are not eligible for Prizes in the Promotion. Entrants are only eligible to win one Prize. The use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. The Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, each of which will be disqualified.

  1. Entrant Selection

On Tuesday September 3, 2019 at approximately 10:00 am ET, the Sponsor will conduct a random draw to select one (1) entry for the Prize (as defined below in Section 6) from all valid entries received from entrants during the Promotion Period. One entry will be chosen for each social media channel. The selected entrants will be contacted by the Sponsor by Friday, September 6, 2019 by social media using the information that such entrant provided with their entry and may be declared a Winner, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules.

Winners must have:

  • complied with the Promotion Rules;
  • correctly answered, unaided, a skill-testing question, administered by the Promotion Sponsor; and
  • signed a release confirming that they have understood and complied with the terms of the Promotion and Promotion Rules and are the person who submitted the winning photograph (the Release Form).

If a winning entrant does not complete the Release Form and return it to the Promotion Sponsor within two (2) weeks of receiving notice that they have won the prize they will have forfeited the prize and another entrant will be selected as a winner. The Promotion Sponsor will not be liable in the event a prize is forfeited. A selected entrant who complies with the requirements of this Section may be declared a Winner by the Sponsor.

  1. Prizes

Prizes will be awarded as described in this section:

One (1) Seasonal Day Use Vehicle Permit – Annual

The approximate retail value of the Prizes is $154.87 CAD. There is no cash equivalent for the Prizes. The Prize is non-transferable, and no substitution will be made. Upon being notified of their success, the Sponsor will work with the Winners to determine the most appropriate delivery method of the Prize. Shipping or delivery costs of any of the Prizes will be the responsibility of the Winner(s).

  1. Entry Conditions and Release

Each of the selected entrants for the Promotion is subject to verification by the Sponsor. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion and these Official Rules. By entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are binding and final in all matters relating to the Promotion and these Official Rules; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Promotion and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons or property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to an entrant’s, or his/her guest/travel companion’s (as applicable), entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Promotion, acceptance or use or misuse of the Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of the entrant’s entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including all legal fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Promotion and/or the entrant’s use or misuse of the Prize.

  1. Publicity

Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Promotion constitutes the Winner’s consent to the use of their name, photographs, images, resemblances and/or voice in a variety of media, including, without limitation, video and voice display in social media channels and any other outlets, for the publicity purposes of the Sponsor without any compensation or payment to the Winners.

  1. General Conditions

The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Promotion, as determined by the Sponsor in their sole and absolute discretion. The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any individual that they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or the result of any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

The selected entrant must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and their receipt of the Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. No purchase or payment is necessary to enter the Promotion.

  1. Limitations of Liability

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from any entrant’s participation in the Promotion or the receipt or use or misuse of the Prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, such entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Promotion, if possible, and otherwise such entrant shall have no remedy. If it is not possible to award another entry due to the discontinuance of the Promotion, or any part of it, for any reason, the Sponsor may, in its discretion, elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of the discontinuance of the Promotion for the Prize, no more than the stated number of Prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of Prizes, as set forth in Section 6 of these Official Rules, to be available and/or claimed, the Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of Prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible Prize claims.

  1. Disputes

The Promotion is governed by the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited by law. Participation in the Promotion constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion and these Official Rules. By entering the Promotion, the entrant agrees that the courts of the Province of Ontario, Canada shall have jurisdiction to entertain any action or other legal proceedings based on any provision of the Promotion’s Rules and Regulations or the running of the Promotion.

  1. Termination

The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion, or modify the Official Rules, and any other rules and regulations made by the Sponsor, at any time for any reason whatsoever.

  1. Entrant’s Personal Information

The Sponsor reserves the right to contact entrants and all other individuals whose contact information is submitted as part of this Promotion in relation to the Promotion. No further marketing communications will be received by entrants unless entrants provide explicit permission to receive further communications. Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available below.

  1. Promotion Results

Copies of the Promotion results will be available on the Promotion webpage.

  1. Privacy Policy

Ontario Parks is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. Your personal information contained in this Promotion entry will be kept on file for the duration of the Promotion. It will not be shared with others.

This Privacy Statement explains the current information management practices on our websites: www.ontario.ca/government/privacy-statement