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#DrawTheCoast Kids' Drawing Contest

#DrawTheCoast Kids Drawing Contest

Draw an original image of your favourite thing about travelling the beautiful West Coast with BC Ferries on an official contest entry form for a chance to win some great prizes!

Submit your entry at any Chief Steward’s Office on board select BC Ferries vessels or have your parents upload your drawing to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag #DrawTheCoast. Contest is open to BC residents 12 & under.

How to Enter:

  1. Download an official contest entry form or pick up an entry form from the Chief Steward’s Office on board select BC Ferries vessels
  2. Draw your favourite thing about travelling the beautiful West Coast with BC Ferries
  3. Submit your entry at the Chief Steward’s Office on board select BC Ferries vessels or have your parents upload your drawing to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag #DrawTheCoast
  4. If an entry is submitted at the Chief Steward’s Office on board the vessel, please fill out the fields on the back of the contest entry page. If you will be posting the entry to social media, please do not include these details or any personal information in the drawing or the post

Enter by Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT for your chance to win!

We will be selecting three secondary prize winners and one grand prize winner! Secondary prize draws will take place on or around: July 3, 2018, August 2, 2018 and September 4, 2018. Grand prize draw will take place on or around October 2, 2018.

Grand Prize includes:

  • Return ferry travel between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island for four people travelling in one car
  • One bridge tour on board a BC Ferries vessel
  • One Minute Maid Bike
  • One replica captain hat
  • One BC Ferries inflatable ferry boat toy
  • SeaForward prize bundle

Secondary Prizes include:

  • Return ferry travel between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island for two people travelling in one car
  • One BC Ferries inflatable ferry boat toy
  • SeaForward prize bundle

OFFICIAL CONTEST ENTRY FORM

Your entry can be submitted at the Chief Steward’s Office on board the following BC Ferries vessels:

Northern Adventure Queen of Alberni
Northern Expedition Queen of Coquitlam
Salish Eagle Queen of Cowichan
Salish Orca Queen of New Westminster
Salish Raven Queen of Oak Bay
Coastal Celebration Queen of Surrey
Coastal Inspiration Spirit of British Columbia
Coastal Renaissance Spirit of Vancouver Island

BC Ferries 2018 #DrawTheCoast Summer Drawing Contest

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSSARY. PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES FULL AGREEMENT WITH AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES.

Overview
This Contest is only open to residents of British Columbia who are between the ages of three (3) and twelve (12) years old. Entries must be submitted by entrants' parent or legal guardian ("Parent/Guardian"), who must act on the underage entrant's behalf in all aspects of this Contest, including signing all declaration and release forms if entrant's entry is selected. Proof of identification (of entrant or Parent/Guardian) must be provided upon request.

The BC Ferries 2018 #DrawTheCoast Summer Drawing Contest (the "Contest") is sponsored by British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "BC Ferries" or the "Sponsor"). Eligible entrants must draw an original image depicting their favourite thing about travelling on the beautiful West Coast with BC Ferries on the official Contest entry page in accordance with one of the entry methods set out under How to Enter below. Official Contest entry pages are available at the Chief Steward's office on board select BC Ferries vessels or online at https://www.bcferries.com/promotions/DrawTheCoast-Contest.html. If an entry is selected as a potential winner, entrant's Parent/Guardian will be notified directly by BC Ferries and will have 48 hours to respond and, subject to compliance in full with these Official Contest Rules and Regulations ("Contest Rules"), will be eligible to win.

See below under How to Enter for specific entry requirements.

Contest Period
The Contest opens at 12:01 am Pacific Time ("PT") on Thursday, May 17, 2018 and ends at 11:59 pm PT on Sunday, September 30, 2018 (the "Contest Period"). Deadlines for entry into periodic draws are set out below under Winner Selection.

Eligibility
Entrants must be legal residents of British Columbia and be between the ages of three (3) and twelve (12) years of age (each, an "Entrant" and collectively, "Entrants"). Siblings, children, and persons domiciled with employees of BC Ferries and its agents, parent, affiliated or related companies, subsidiaries, divisions, prize suppliers, and promotional and advertising agencies and administrators, are ineligible to enter. Winners of any BC Ferries contest within the three (3) months preceding the start of this Contest (including persons designated by such winners to take ownership of prizes) and persons domiciled with any such winner are not eligible to enter.

How to Enter
No purchase necessary. During the Contest Period, obtain the official Contest entry page by visiting the Chief Steward's office on board select BC Ferries vessels or visiting https://www.bcferries.com/promotions/DrawTheCoast-Contest.html. Entrant must then draw an original depiction of their favourite thing about travelling the beautiful West Coast with BC Ferries. Once Entrant has completed his/her original drawing, Parent/Guardian may enter the Contest during the Contest period by either:

(a) submitting Entrant's official Contest entry page including their drawing at any Chief Steward's office on board select BC Ferries vessels; or

(b) posting a photo of the Entrant's original drawing on the official Contest entry page to Parent/Guardian's Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account using the hashtag #DrawTheCoast. By posting a photo of Entrant's drawing, Parent/Guardian acknowledges that they have read and agree to comply with these Contest Rules. Parent/Guardian also understands that Entrant's drawing will be available to be viewed by any and all users (who search whichever social media platform you used) using "#DrawTheCoast". When using #DrawTheCoast on Instagram in tandem with #BCFerries or @BCFerries, Parent/Guardian consents to sharing Entrant's drawing across platforms; or

(c) sending a photo of the official Contest entry page including Entrant's original drawing, along with all of the following information: Entrant's name, Entrant's age, City of residence and Parent/Guardian's name, phone number and email address, to marketing@bcferries.com. By posting a photo of Entrant's drawing, Parent/Guardian acknowledges that they have read and agree to comply with these Contest Rules. No drawing necessary: Entrant will also be entered in the Contest without submitting a drawing if parent/Guardian sends all of the following information: Entrant's name, Entrant's age, City of residence and Parent/Guardian's name, phone number and email address, to marketing@bcferries.com.

By entering the Contest, Parent/Guardian acknowledges that they have read and agrees, on behalf of him/herself and Entrant, to comply with and be bound by the Contest Rules and the decisions of BC Ferries, which are final with respect to all Contest-related matters. No purchase necessary.

There is a limit of ten (10) entries per person, regardless of method(s) of entry. Not more than one (1) person may submit their entry through the same social media account. Entries will be rejected if: (a) submission of entry does not occur during the Contest Period; or (b) the artist of the original drawing is over 12 years of age and/or not the Entrant; or (c) for entries submitted through social media channels as set out in b) above, the required hashtag or other entry requirements are not included. Without limitation, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the Contest judges are not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible entries.

The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are completely released of all liability from each Entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsor and not the respective social media platform.

BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, THE PARENT/GUARDIAN ON BEHALF OF ENTRANT AGREES THAT THE DRAWING COMPLIES WITH ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE RULES. THE SPONSOR AND THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH IT WILL BEAR NO LEGAL LIABILITY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE USE OF THE DRAWING BY THE SPONSOR AND THE SPONSOR SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY A PARENT/GUARDIGN ON BEHALF OF ENTRANT IN THE EVENT IT IS SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED THAT THE ENTRANT OR THEIR PARENT/GUARDIAN HAS DEPARTED FROM OR NOT FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THE RULES.

DRAWING REQUIREMENTS

(a) Facebook

  • Acceptable extensions/types: JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF or TIFF files.
  • Photo Max size: 25 MB. Facebook recommends uploading photos under 15MB.
  • Max width: 2048 pixels
  • Max height: 2048 pixels

(b) Twitter

  • Acceptable extensions/types: GIF, JPEG, PNG
  • Photo Max size: 5MB; animated GIFs can be up to 3MB.

(c) Instagram

  • Max width: 1936 pixels
  • Max height: 1936 pixels

By participating in the Contest, Parent/Guardian of each Entrant agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules and by the interpretation of these Contest Rules by the Sponsor, and further warrants and represents that Entrant's drawing:

The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are completely released of all liability from each Entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsor and not the respective social media platform.

(i) is original to him/her and that the Parent/Guardian on behalf of Entrant has all necessary licenses, consents and rights in and to the drawing and all of its components (if applicable) to enter the drawing in the Contest;

(ii) does not and will not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;

(iii) will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims for payment whatsoever; and

(v) is not defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene, and further that it will not contain, depict, include, discuss or involve, without limitation, any of the following:

  • Nudity;
  • Sexual activity;
  • Crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols;
  • Derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups;
  • Content that endorses, condones or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky activity, behaviour or conduct;
  • Personal information of individuals, including without limitation, images, names and addresses (physical or e-mail), except as permitted by these Contest Rules;
  • Conduct or other activities in violation of these Contest Rules;
  • Commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services;
  • Any identifiable third party products and/or trade-marks, brands or logos.;
  • URLs or links to any websites; and
  • Any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Sponsor and/or the contest judges in their sole discretion.

Any drawing that the Sponsor and/or the Contest judges deem, in their sole discretion, to violate the terms and conditions set forth in these Contest Rules will not be eligible.

By entering the Contest, Parent/Guardian on behalf of each Entrant, if their entry is selected (in accordance with "Winner Selection" below), grants to the Sponsor, in perpetuity, a non-exclusive license to publish, use, adapt, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use their submitted drawing, in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason. By entering the Contest and submitting a drawing, Parent/Guardian on behalf of each Entrant also agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its advertising and promotion agencies, the Contest judges and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns against any and all claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action. For greater certainty, the Sponsor and/or the Contest judges reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to ask the respective social media platform to remove any drawing, or to request that Parent/Guardian on behalf of Entrant to modify or edit his or her drawing, if a complaint is received with respect to the drawing, or for any other reason.

By submitting an entry, the Parent/Guardian on behalf of each Entrant acknowledges that he or she has read and understands and agrees that he or she shall be bound by these Contest Rules and further acknowledges that his/her drawing may be posted or linked to or used in any media by BC Ferries in its sole discretion.

Grand Prize
There is one (1) Grand Prize (a "Prize") available to be won consisting of one (1) BC Ferries Prize Pack. The BC Ferries Prize Pack includes: one (1) round-trip on BC Ferries between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island for four (4) people in one (1) standard vehicle; one (1) BC Ferries bridge tour for four (4) people; one (1) Minute Maid bike; one (1) kids' replica captain hat; one (1) inflatable BC Ferries ferry boat toy; and one (1) SeaForward prize bundle. Full details of the Prize will be provided by BC Ferries to the Parent/Guardian of declared winner. This Prize is based on availability and Prize travel is valid through April 30, 2019. The prize has an approximate retail value of $490 CAD.

Prize must be accepted as awarded, may not be sold or transferred and is not convertible to cash. BC Ferries reserves the right to substitute the prize in whole or in part in the event that all or any component of the prize is unavailable. Some additional restrictions apply. The winning drawing may also be featured, subject to BC Ferries sole determination in its discretion, in a BC Ferries advertising/marketing campaign.

Secondary Prize
There are three (3) Secondary Prizes (each, a "Prize") available to be won. Each Secondary Prize consists of one (1) round-trip on BC Ferries between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island for two (2) people in one (1) standard vehicle; one (1) inflatable BC Ferries ferry boat toy; and one (1) SeaForward prize bundle. Full details of the Secondary Prize will be provided by BC Ferries to the declared winners. This Secondary Prize is based on availability and Prize travel is valid through April 30, 2019. Each Secondary Prize has an approximate retail value of $210 CAD.

Prizes must be accepted as awarded, may not be sold or transferred and are not convertible to cash. BC Ferries reserves the right to substitute the prize in whole or in part in the event that all or any component of the prize is unavailable. Some additional restrictions apply. The winning drawings may also be featured, subject to BC Ferries sole determination in its discretion, in a BC Ferries advertising/marketing campaign.

Winner Selection
One (1) Secondary Prize winner will be randomly selected amongst all eligible entries on or around each of the following three (3) dates: July 3, 2018 (for all entries received by 11:59 pm on July 2, 2018), August 2, 2018 (for all entries received by 11:59 pm on August 1, 2018) and September 4, 2018 (for all entries received by 11:59 pm on September 3, 2018). The Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected amongst all eligible entries on or around October 2, 2018. Draws are cumulative and all entries will be eligible for all draws following the day on which the entry is received.

Before an entry is declared a winner and posted to BC Ferries' Instagram, Twitter, and/or Facebook, the Parent/Guardian on behalf of the Entrant who submitted the entry will be contacted by BC Ferries and required to confirm their eligibility, their agreement to comply in full with these Contest Rules and their agreement to have their drawing posted and will also be required to sign and return a Winner Agreement and an Image Copyright License Agreement, confirming their grant to BC Ferries, in perpetuity, of a non-exclusive license to publish, use, adapt, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use their submitted drawing, in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in BC Ferries social media posts and/or other BC Ferries marketing/advertising materials.

Notification of Selected Entrants
Parent/Guardian of selected Entrants who submitted their drawing at a Chief Steward's office will be contacted via email or telephone based on the information provided on the official Contest entry form and must respond within 48 hours. Parent/Guardian of selected Entrants who uploaded their drawing to Facebook will be contacted via a Private Message on Facebook from the @BCFerries Facebook team. If the Parent/Guardian of selected Entrant has not ‘liked' the BC Ferries Facebook page, then Direct Messaging will not be possible; in this case BC Ferries' social media team will "reply" to the photo with a message requesting that the Parent/Guardian of selected Entrant contact it directly via email at marketing@bcferries.com, in which case the Parent/Guardian of selected Entrant must do so within 48 hours of BC Ferries' message. Parent/Guardian of selected Entrants who uploaded their drawing to Twitter will be contacted via a Direct Message on Twitter from the @BCFerries Twitter team. If the Parent/Guardian of selected Entrant is not a "follower" of the BC Ferries Twitter page, then Direct Messaging will not be possible; in this case BC Ferries' social media team will "reply" to the tweet with a message requesting that the Parent/Guardian of selected Entrant contact it within 48 hours directly via email at marketing@bcferries.com. Parent/Guardian of selected Entrants who uploaded their drawing to Instagram will be contacted via a comment on their Instagram post from the @BCFerries Instagram team, requesting that the Parent/Guardian of selected Entrant contact it with 48 hours directly via email at marketing@bcferries.com.

If Parent/Guardian of a selected Entrant does not reply within 48 hours and agree to comply in full with these Contest Rules and to have their drawing posted, he or she will be disqualified and an alternate Entrant will be selected as a Finalist in accordance with the selection process explained above. Parent/Guardian of Entrant must also provide contact information as requested by BC Ferries.

Chances of being of winning depend on the number of entries received prior to each draw date.

Proof of identification must be provided upon request. Before a selected Entrant is declared a winner and awarded the Prize, Parent/Guardian of selected Entrant will be required to: (a) correctly answer, without assistance, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question; and (b) sign and return, within the time stipulated by BC Ferries, a full release and indemnity form stating that he/she has read and understood these Contest Rules, grants all consents required, authorizes BC Ferries to disclose his/her/Entrant's personal information publicly inside or outside Canada for the period of one (1) year for the purposes of broadcasting, publishing and disseminating his/her/Entrant's name, city of residence, image, likeness, sobriquet and voice, in connection with any promotion or publicity, and/or for general news, entertainment and information purposes at no additional compensation to the selected Parent/Guardian, Entrant and/or traveling companion(s), beyond the awarding of or participation in the Prize, accepts the Prize as offered, releases BC Ferries and its advertising and promotion agencies, the Contest judges and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns from any and all liability of any kind arising out of the selected Entrant's participation in this Contest and receipt and use of the Prize and agrees to indemnify BC Ferries for any loss, injury, accident, misfortune or damage which results from any of the Parent/Guardian's or Child's negligent and/or wilful misconduct in connection with the Contest or the use and/or receipt of the Prize. In the event that the selected Entrant or selected Entrant's Parent/Guardian does not comply with all the provisions as contemplated in these Contest Rules, BC Ferries shall have the right to disqualify selected Entrant, and select an alternate Entrant from remaining contest entries and BC Ferries shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard. The provisions and procedures referred to above relating to selection and notification of a selected Entrant shall be applied, with the necessary amendments, until a qualified winner(s) has/have been duly selected.

General Contest Rules
By entering this Contest, each Parent/Guardian on behalf of an Entrant automatically agrees to accept and abide by these Contest Rules. All decisions of BC Ferries with respect to any aspect of this Contest, including without limitation the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all Entrants and their Parent/Guardian in all matters as they relate to this Contest.

BC Ferries assumes no responsibility for garbled, lost, late, delayed, destroyed or misdirected mail, voice messages, e-mail or any computer errors or malfunctions. No correspondence will be entered into except with Parent/Guardian of Entrants selected. BC Ferries does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, sending or printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entry materials or data that have been tampered with or altered are void. If for any reason, in the opinion of the BC Ferries, in its sole discretion, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or the proper conduct of the Contest is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond their control, BC Ferries reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend, extend or suspend the Contest including cancelling any method of entry, and select a winner from previously received eligible entries. BC Ferries reserves the right to modify the Contest Rules without materially affecting the terms and conditions hereof. BC Ferries reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Contest Rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner. Any attempts to deliberately damage any Contest 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 the BC Ferries reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent of the law. BC Ferries shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest including any damage to an Entrant's computer equipment, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of their participation in this Contest or from downloading any material from the Contest website, where applicable.

Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. Personal information collected from selected Entrants' Parents/Guardians will be used by BC Ferries for the purpose of administering or promoting this Contest, or as otherwise described in these Contest Rules. Personal information is collected by British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. By entering the Contest, Parents/Guardians on behalf of Entrants consent to the use and disclosure of their/Entrant's personal information as described in these Contest Rules (or, where applicable, in the winners' full release and indemnity form) or as set out in British Columbia Ferry Services Website Privacy Statement (see www.bcferries.com). Except as set out in these Contest Rules or as consented to by an Parent/Guardian of an Entrant or a third party, BC Ferries will not sell, share or otherwise disclose personal information of Entrants or their Parents/Guardians to third parties except as permitted or required by law. Any inquiry concerning the personal information collected, used, disclosed or held by BC Ferries should be directed to the Marketing Manager at (604) 204-2312 or addressed to British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. at 12800 Rice Mill Road, Richmond, BC, V6W 1A1.

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

All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade-names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by BC Ferries and or its affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.