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'SUN HOCKEY POOL' CONTEST


CONTEST RULES



1. CONTEST PERIOD


The SUN HOCKEY POOL contest (hereinafter, the 'Contest') is held by Québecor Média Inc., conducting business under the name QMI Digital (hereinafter, the 'Contest organizers'). It runs on the Internet and begins Monday, September 26, 2014 at 12:01 am EST and ends Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:59 pm EST (hereinafter, the 'Contest period').


2. ELIGIBILITY

This contest is open to all persons residing in Canada (excluding Quebec) that have reached the age of majority in the province or territory of their residence at the time of entry . Excluded are employees, agents and representatives of contest organizers, of their parent and affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, partners, suppliers of prizes, materials and services related to this contest, or any other party directly linked to the holding of this contest, or their brother, sister, children, mother, father, their legal or common-law spouse and individuals with whom such employees, agents and representatives are domiciled. Minors and residents of Québec can download the entry form, but cannot win prizes under contest rules.


3. HOW TO ENTER



3.1. NO PURCHASE NECCESSARY. To participate, you simply have to respect the eligibility conditions outlined herein and participate in one of the following ways.



3.1.1. Web Site or Facebook


To participate in the contest, simply visit the SUN HOCKEY POOL web site at: pool.en.canoe.ca (hereinafter, the ' Site') no later than 11:59 pm EST, Saturday, April 11, 2015, the day of the last National Hockey League regular season game. You may also enter via your Facebook profile by creating an account and filling out the required fields in the pool entry form (hereinafter, the ' Entry form'). Enter the exact information to allow contest organizers to contact you if you win a prize. . It is the responsibility of each entrant to indicate a valid telephone number where they may be reached between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm week days. By participating in the contest, you understand that neither the prize supplier, the promotional participant ,Contest organizers, affiliates or contest partners have any liability with respect to any damages out of acceptance and use of a prize.


3.1.2. Limits


Entrants must respect the following limits, otherwise the contest organizers reserve the right to cancel one or several of their entries:


· Must have reached the age of majority in the province or territory of their residence at the time of entry


  • Must conform to the rules.

· One entry (1) per person for the duration of the contest.


3.2. How the pool works and guidelines



3.2.1. Description


Each entrant must complete a entry form choosing in each proposed group a player among the choices offered. Each player, depending on their on-ice performance, will accumulate points during regular season games according to the category's specific scoring rules.


3.2.2. Points


Each player, depending on their on-ice performance will accumulate points during regular season games according to the scoring rules in the category.


3.2.3. Trades


Once a week, from Thursday at midnight (12:00 am) to Friday at midnight (12:00 am) (EST), throughout the day on Friday, you can make changes without a limit to the amount of players traded. Points earned by entrants remain the same even if they change certain players. During a trade, points are not calculated retroactively, only points generated by the new player from Saturday 12:01 am, will be counted.


3.2.4. Ranking


entrant's rankings are determined by the number of points accumulated during a week, a month or for the regular season.


3.2.5 Tiebreakers


At the end of a week, month or season (as applicable), if there is a tie in total points between two (2) or more entrants, the entrant having played the fewest matches total wins. If the number of games played by a entrant's players does not determine a Winner, the following tiebreaker will be applied consecutively to determine a sole Winner:


· Number of goals scored (highest number wins).


· Number of assists (highest number wins).


In the case of a tie in ranking to obtain the expected prize, a random drawing will be conducted to determine the Winner among the entrants who are tied.


Each selected entrant in accordance with the rules will be contacted by the contest organizer's representatives and prior to receiving the prize, must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill testing question (hereinafter, the 'Math question') . Following a correct answer to the math question, entrants will be declared the winner (hereinafter, the 'Winner'), subject to compliance with the conditions described herein.


3.2.6 Additional Details


Start Date:


26-09-2014


End Date:


11-04-2015


Entry Date Limit:


11/04/15 11:59 PM


Date when statistics begin to accumulate:


08-10-2014 or the date of registration, the latest of contingencies


Team Composition


Number of players drafted (round):


25


Number of players in each round:


8-10, with the exception of two categories 'Teams EAST / WEST' which contain 14 to 16 teams


Tiebreakers:


The smallest number of games played


Trade Type:


Points traded


Use the function 'Count X Above':


No


Use the function 'Active/Reserved':


No


Salary Cap:


None


Contest Entry Rules


Used online Entry Form:


Yes


Entry Date Limit (dd/mm/yyyy):


11-04-2015 to 11:59 pm


View statistics of closet competitor:


Yes


Date when statistic begin to accumulate:


08-10-2014 or the date of registration, the latest of contingencies


Point Rules


Specific to each category and as indicated at the time of player selection in the category.


Trading Rules


Each week during the transaction period, from Thursday, midnight (12:00 am) to Friday midnight (12:00 am) (EST), throughout all day Friday, entrants can change as many players in as many categories they desire.


Any computer problem related to the management and access to the pool is not the contest organizer's responsibility. Any decision regarding the interpretation of the pool's rules of operation is at the discretion of the Contest organizers. Their decision is final and binding.


4. PRIZE DESCRIPTION



4.1 In total, (34) thirty-four prizes are awarded, as follows: twenty-seven (27) weekly prizes for best scorers, six (6) monthly prices for best scorers and one (1) end of contest awards.. The total value of all prizes awarded in the Contest is: $ $4,950 CAN.


4.2.1 Weekly Prizes - Best Scorers


Each week during the contest period, one (1) prize will be awarded, totaling twenty-seven (27) prizes. Each weekly Winner will receive a Future Shop Gift card for fifty dollars ($50) (hereinafter, the 'Weekly Prize Winners'). The winners will be selected based on the highest number of points accumulated during the designated week and who comply with regulations.


The value of each weekly prize is: $$50 CAN.


The total value of weekly prizes is: $$1,350 CAN.


4.2.2 Monthly Prizes - Best Scorers


Each month during the contest period, one (1) prize will be awarded, totaling six (6) prizes. Each monthly Winner will receive a Future Shop Gift card of one hundred Dollars ($100)), (hereinafter, the 'Monthly Prize Winners'). The winners will be selected based on the highest number of points accumulated during the designated month and who comply with regulations.


The value of each monthly prize is: $$100 CAN.


The total value of monthly prizes is: $600 CAN.


4.2.3. End of Contest Prize - Best Scorer


At the end of the contest period, one (1) prize of a Three Thousand Spending Spree at Future Shop ($3000 in Future Shop Gift cards) (hereinafter, the ' End of Contest Prize Winner') will be awarded. The winner will be selected based on the highest number of points accumulated at the end of the contest period and who comply with regulations.


The value of the end of contest prize - best scorer is: $$3000 CAN


4.2.5. General Prize Conditions


The following conditions apply to the prizes awarded in the Contest:


4.2.5.1. Prizes are non-redeemable, non-refundable, non-transferable and non-exchangeable. Once a Winner is chosen and the steps to validate his status as the official Winner of the contest are completed, the Winner must make arrangements with the Contest organizers to be awarded the prize. If a portion or all of the prize is not used, no compensation will be awarded to the Winner. Each prize must be accepted as awarded.


4.2.5.2 Weekly Prizes: Prizes are governed by the terms and conditions issued by the issuer of the gift card. The gift card terms of use governs how the Winner uses the card and is determined by the supplier of the prize. Each gift card can be used at any participating FutureShop. Gift cards are not redeemable against cash or credit, in whole or in part. The Contest organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen prizes, used in whole or in part. The Contest organizers reserve the right to send the prizes by regular postal service and are not responsible for any late delivery or loss in transit.4.2.5.3 Monthly Prizes: Prizes are governed by the terms and conditions issued by the issuer of the gift card. The gift card terms of use governs how the Winner uses the card and is determined by the supplier of the prize. Each gift card can be used at any participating FutureShop. Gift cards are not redeemable against cash or credit, in whole or in part. The Contest organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen prizes, used in whole or in part. The Contest organizers reserve the right to send the prizes by regular postal service and are not responsible for any late delivery or loss in transit


4.2.5.4 End of Contest Prize, Best Scorer: Prize is governed by the terms and conditions issued by the issuer of the gift card. The gift card terms of use governs how the Winner uses the card and is determined by the supplier of the prize. Each gift card can be used at any participating FutureShop. Gift cards are not redeemable against cash or credit, in whole or in part. The Contest organizers are not responsible for lost or stolen prizes, used in whole or in part. The Contest organizers reserve the right to send the prizes by regular postal service and are not responsible for any late delivery or loss in transit


4.2.5.5. Anything not specifically mentioned as included in a prize is excluded and is the responsibility of the Winner.


4.2.5.6. A entrant can only win one weekly or monthly price. If a entrant wins a weekly or monthly price and has already won before, the prize will be awarded to the entrant with the second highest number of points. Each entrant (including those who have earned a monthly or weekly price) is eligible for the End of Contest Prize, Best Scorer: - awarded to the entrant with with the most points.


5. WINNER DESIGNATION



5.1. Weekly Prize - Best Scorers



In total, twenty-seven (27) weekly prizes will be awarded at the rate of one (1) per week on Mondays, according to the schedule with dates indicated below in each case at 1:00 pm , at the offices of the representatives of Contest organizers. offices. On the dates indicated, the Contest organizers will communicate with the Weekly Prize Winner -- best scorer. The Winner will be the entrant who received the highest number points during the designated week and who will be awarded the following weekly prize:



DATE


PRIZE


Week 1 :


Monday October 13, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $50 CAN


Week 2 :


Monday October 20, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 3 :


Monday October 27, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 4:


Monday November 3, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 5 :


Monday November 10, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 6 :


Monday November 17, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 7 :


Monday November 24, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 8 :


Monday December 1, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 9 :


Monday December 8, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 10 :


Monday December 15, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 11 :


Monday December 22, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 12 :


Monday December 29, 2014


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 13 :


Monday January 5, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 14 :


Monday January 12, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 15 :


Monday January 19. 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 16:


Monday January 26, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 17 :


Monday February 2, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 18 :


Monday February 9, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 19 :


Monday February 16, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 20 :


Monday February 23, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 21:


Monday March 2, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 22 :


Monday March 9, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 23 :


Monday March 16, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 24 :


Monday March 23, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 25 :


Monday March 30, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 26 :


Monday April 6, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN


Week 27 :


Monday April 13, 2015


One (1) $50 Future Shop gift card. worth $$50 CAN



Odds of winning depend on number of entries entered in accordance with the rules, team make up and performance of selected players. Participate early in the designated week to increase your chances of winning a prize as the score is cumulative. The Contest will test prediction skills about the performance of various hockey players on numerous teams. Among all eligible entries received, winners will be determined based on their ability to use their skills and knowledge of hockey teams, players and associated rules to accumulate the highest number points according to the scoring system, subject to the rules.


5.2. Monthly Prize - Best Scorers



In total, six (6) monthly prizes will be awarded at the rate of one (1) per month on Mondays, according to the schedule with dates indicated below in each case at 2:00 pm , at the offices of the representatives of Contest organizers. On the dates indicated, the Contest organizers will communicate with the Monthly Prize Winner - best scorer. The Winner will be the entrant who received the highest number points during the designated month and who will be awarded the following monthly prize:



DATE


PRIZE


Month #1


Monday November 3, 2014


One (1) $100 Future Shop gift card worth $100 CAN


Month #2


Monday December 1, 2014


One (1) $100 Future Shop gift card worth $100 CAN


Month #3


Monday 5 January 5, 2015


One (1) $100 Future Shop gift card worth $100 CAN


Month #4


Monday February 2, 2015


One (1) $100 Future Shop gift card worth $100 CAN


Month #5


Monday March 2, 2015


One (1) $100 Future Shop gift card worth $100 CAN


Month #6


Monday April 6, 2015


One (1) $100 Future Shop gift card worth $100 CAN



Odds of winning depend on number of entries entered in accordance with the rules, team make up and performance of selected players. Participate early in the designated month to increase your chances of winning a prize as the score is cumulative. The Contest will test prediction skills about the performance of various hockey players on numerous teams. Among all eligible entries received, winners will be determined based on their ability to use their skills and knowledge of hockey teams, players and associated rules to accumulate the highest number points according to the scoring system, subject to the rules.


5.3. End of Contest Prize - Best Scorer



Monday, April 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm at offices of the Toronto SUN, 333 King Street East, Toronto ON, the Contest organizers will communicate with the end of contest Winner - best scorer. The Winner will be the entrant who accumulated the highest number points during the length of the contest, subject to the rules.


Odds of winning depend on number of entries entered in accordance with the rules, team make up and performance of selected players. Participate early to increase your chances of winning a prize as the score is cumulative. The Contest will test prediction skills about the performance of various hockey players on numerous teams. Among all eligible entries received, winners will be determined based on their ability to use their skills and knowledge of hockey teams, players and associated rules to accumulate the highest number points according to the scoring system, subject to the rules.



6. HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE


6.1. To be declared a Winner, each selected entrant must:


6.1.1. Be contacted by the Contest organizers by phone within two (2) days following the Winner designation date by telephone; and


6.1.2. Answer correctly without help and within a time limit the mathematical skill-testing question that will be asked); and


6.1.3. if required, sign the declaration and liability waiver (hereinafter, the 'Declaration Form') that will be sent and return it to the Contest organizers at the latest within 2 days of receipt;


6.1.4. subject to the application of the prize substitution article, having accepted the prize as described in these rules, which cannot be transferred, changed or redeemed in part or in full against a sum of money or anything;


6.1.5. respect the conditions and entry restrictions cited in the rules;


6.1.6. meet conditions relevant to prizes and rules.


6.2. By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by the entry rules. Failure to meet any of the conditions referred to in paragraph above, or any other conditions outlined in entry rules will result in the selected candidate canceled and a new selection for the award will be conducted in accordance with the rules until an entrant is selected and declared a Winner, without affecting the order in which other prizes are awarded.



6.3. The identity of the potential prize winners will be posted online for promotional purposes. Winners of potential prices are unofficial for a week after the last game. In case of a score discrepancy, please contact the Contest organizers in the week following the last game, otherwise, the standings and prize winners (subject to the terms hereof) will be declared final and official.


6.4. The number of points awarded to each participant comes from statistics issued for the NHL and may be subject to review in the coming days. The scores are subject to change and any decision on the establishment of the score is within the sole discretion of the Contest organizers.


7. GENERAL CONDITIONS



7.1 Liability Limit - Use of Prize. Any selected person releases the Contest organizers, The promotional partner, prize suppliers, their partners, their promotional partners, affiliated companies, affiliates, parent, divisions and subsidiaries, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives from any liability for any damage that may occur as a result of accepting or using the prize. To be declared a Winner and prior to receiving the prize, the selected entrant agrees to sign, if required, a Declaration Form to this effect.



7.2 Verification. Entry forms are subject to verification by the Contest organizers. Any entry form which is, as the case may be, incomplete, unclear, inaudible, illegible, fraudulent, mutilated, sent late, or otherwise does not conform will be automatically rejected and will not give right to an entry or a prize.



7.3 Non-conforming Entries. The Contest organizers reserve the right to disqualify any person or cancel one or more entries of any person participating in the Contest or trying to participate by means contrary to these rules or that are unfair to other entrants (e.g., entries exceeding the limit, hacking, etc.). The person may have to answer for their actions before judicial authorities. Any attempt to deliberately hack the site or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. If such an attempt is made, the Contest organizers reserve the right to seek damages from the person, without prejudice to Contest organizers' rights for any other claim to the extent permitted by law. The person may be referred to the appropriate legal authorities.


7.4 Acceptance of Prize. Any prize must be accepted as described in the present contest rules and cannot be transferred to another person, substituted for another prize nor exchanged in part or in whole for a sum of money, subject to what is stated in the following section (7.5).


7.5 Substitution of Prize. In the event where, for reasons not related to the winners, the Contest organizers cannot award a prize (or part of a prize) as described in the contest rules, they reserve the right to award a prize (or part of a prize) of the same nature and of equivalent value or, at their sole discretion, the cash value of the prize (or part of the prize) as mentioned in the contest rules.


7.6 Refusal to Accept a Prize. The refusal of a randomly selected person to accept a prize according to the terms and conditions of the contest rules releases the Contest organizers of any obligation related to the prize towards that person.



7.7 Warranty. Each person selected for a recognizes that the only outstanding warranty applicable to the prize is the standard warranty offered by the manufacturer (prize supplier).



7.8 Liability - prize supplier. Each entrant selected for a prize acknowledges that once they are confirmed the official winner of the contest, services related to the price becomes the sole and exclusive responsibility of the prize supplier. A statement to this effect can be included in the Declaration Form.



7.9 Liability Limit - Running of the Contest. The Contest organizers, the proomotional partner, the prize suppliers, their company affiliates, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions and affiliates, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives waive all responsibility for malfunctioning computer hardware, software or communication lines, relative to any faulty, incomplete, incomprehensible, or erasure by any computer or network; problems with the operation of the Site or features of the Site, regardless of the cause; malfunction or damage caused to the telephone network or lines, computer equipment, system or voice mail, data or software, online systems, servers or access providers; loss of function because features are not activated; congestion on the Internet; security or confidentiality of information transmitted via computer or telephone networks; or any breach of privacy due to interference by hackers which could limit or prevent any person from entering the Contest. Contest organizers, prize suppliers, their affiliates, subsidiaries, parent, divisions and affiliates, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives also disclaim any responsibility for any damage or loss that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by the downloading of any software or any form and by the transmission of any information related to the Contest. The Contest organizers, prize suppliers, their affiliates, subsidiaries, parent, divisions and affiliates, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives shall not in any way guarantee that the Site and the application will be accessible or functional without interruption during the Contest Period or that it will be error free.


7.10 Modification. The Contest Organizers reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, in the case of the occurrence of an event, an error or any human intervention that could corrupt or affect the administration, safety, impartiality or the running of the contest as foreseen in the contest rules. In any case, the Contest Organizers, their parent and affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, the suppliers of products or services related to this contest as well as their employees, agents and representatives cannot be held liable to award more prizes than those indicated in these Contest rules or to award prizes otherwise than in compliance with the rules.



7.11 Impossibility to Act - Including a Labour Dispute. The Contest organizers, the promotional partner, the prize Suppliers and their affiliated companies, their affiliates, parent, divisions, subsidiaries, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives will not assume any liability whatsoever in any case where their incapacity to act would result in a fact or a situation beyond their control, such as, but limited to, a strike, lock-out or any other labour dispute in their establishment or in establishments of organizations or businesses which services are used for holding the Contest.



7.12 Liability Limit - Participation. Any person who participates or tries to participate in this contest releases the Contest organizers, the promotional partnera, their parent and affiliated companies, divisions and subsidiaries, their advertising and/or promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives, from any and all liability for damages which they could suffer from participating or trying to participate in this contest.



7.13 Authorization. By entering this contest, any winner authorizes the Contest organizers, the promotional partner, their partners and their promotional partners and representatives to use, if required, their name, photograph, likeness, declaration related to the prize, place of residence and/or voice without remuneration whatsoever and that, at their discretion and without limit as for the period of use, in any media and on a global scale, for publicity purposes or for any purpose that will or may be pertinent.



7.14 Communication with Entrants. No communication (other than during registration or if the entrant permits) or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants in the context of this contest except with those selected for a prize.



7.15 Decisions of Contest organizers. All Contest organizers' decisions or those of their representatives regarding the contest are final and binding. If an article of the Contest rules are deemed illegal, inapplicable or invalid by a competent authority, the article will be considered null and void, however, all other unaffected sections will be in force under restrictions permitted by law.




7.16 Identification of the Entrant. For the purposes of these Contest rules, the entrant is the person whose name and contact information appears on the Entry Form or the Site. It is to this person to whom the prize will be awarded if they are selected and declared a winner.



7.17 Contest Rules. Herein are the official Contest rules for the SUN HOCKEY POOL Contest. The Contest rules are available by request from the Contest Organizers, at: http://pool.en.canoe.ca and on the mobile app SUN HOCKEY POOL (download able from the App Store or Google Play).



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This week's winner

$50 Future ShopTM gift card

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This month's winner

$100 Future ShopTM gift card

Up to $5,000 in prizes

First Prize
$3,000 Shopping Spree

(Future ShopTM Gift Cards)

This week's winner

$50 Future ShopTM gift card

Heath Stilson

This month's winner

$100 Future ShopTM gift card