Tomatosphere 20 Contest Rules

Tomatosphere™ 20th Anniversary Contest – OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS 

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AS THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS FORM A CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND LET’S TALK SCIENCE/PARLONS SCIENCES.

By submitting an entry for the “Tomatosphere 20” Contest (the “Contest”) you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out in these Official Rules and Regulations as if you had entered into and signed a contract with Let’s Talk Science/Parlons sciences (“us”, “we”, “our”, “Contest Sponsor”). PLEASE READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS CAREFULLY AS THEY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE CONTEST.

1. ELIGIBILITY, NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. 

a.) This Contest is open to all Canadian residents, subject to the eligibility criteria set out in this section 1.

b.) Prizes will only be awarded to a classroom or school, if the winner is not associated directly with a school they can opt to donate their prize to the classroom or school of their choice. Contest Sponsor will determine the eligibility of winners in this regard. 

c.) Employees of Let’s Talk Science/ Parlons sciences, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members and persons they reside with are excluded from this contest. 

d.) The Contest and these Official Rules and Regulations are VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

e.) You must follow the directions in section 2 to enter the Contest and otherwise comply with these Official Rules and Regulations and any other directions provided by the Contest Sponsor.

2. HOW TO ENTER 

To enter the Contest, you must submit your entry between March 8, 2021 and May 31, 2021 and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Regulations. 

Complete the online entry form at https://tomatosphere20.questionpro.ca (the “Contest entry form”) completing all mandatory fields. Each completed entry will count as one entry into the contest. Participants are limited to one (1) entry per month and they must have unique elements (photo or story) in each entry. 

Bonus entries will be awarded for posting about the contest on a participant’s public social media account using the contest hashtag #Tomatosphere20. Limit of one (1) bonus entry per channel (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook). These entries will only be counted if the Contest entry form has also been completed. 

By entering the Contest, you agree, represent, and warrant to us that you have complied with these Official Rules and Regulations. To be eligible to win, you must meet all the eligibility requirements set out in section 1 or your participation in the Contest will be denied. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned to you. 

3. CONTEST PERIOD 

The Contest opens on March 8, 2021. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern standard time) the night before the monthly draw to be eligible for that month’s prize, see section 4 for prize draw days. Final draw deadline is May 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m ET.  

4. WINNER SELECTION 

Winners will be chosen by a random draw the business day following the end of each month (on April 1, 2021, May 3, 2021, and June 1, 2021) from the entries that have been received between the opening of the contest to the point of the draw. Once a winner is selected, that entry will be removed from future draws. 

Winners will be notified by email following the draw and have seven (7) days to reply and accept their prize. 

Odds of winning are based on the number of entries received. 

5. PRIZES 

Over the course of the contest, ten (10) winners will be selected. In addition to the monthly prizes outlined below, all winners will receive a swag bag of Let’s Talk Science and Tomatosphere™ branded items valued at $10 CAD each. Shipping fees within Canada will be covered by the Contest Sponsor. No cash equivalents are available.

March prize:

Two (2) winners will be selected to each receive an educator kit of 1 hydroponic kit and 20 microgardens from SucSeed Canada valued at $510 CAD.

April prize:

Four (4) winners will be selected to each receive a collection of Space-themed books and a Canada’s Contributions to Space Travel poster, estimated value of $150 CAD. 

May prize:

Four (4) winners will be selected to receive a deluxe Tomatosphere™ planting kit including a grow light, heating mat, peat pellets, tray, and a Tomatosphere™ branded tumbler, estimated value of $110 CAD.

NO SUBSTITUTION OF PRIZES IS PERMITTED EXCEPT BY CONTEST SPONSORS IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION. THE CONTEST SPONSORS HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE ANY PRIZES WITH ANOTHER PRIZE OF EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE. PRIZES ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE AND ARE NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH OR CREDIT. 

6. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

a. Contest subject to all federal, provincial and local laws, and regulations. This contest is void where prohibited. Applicable taxes, if any, are the responsibility of the winners. 

b. Entry constitutes agreement with all of the foregoing rules and terms, and also constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, contest entry and information contained therein, statements, quotes, testimonials, and photographs for promotional purposes, including but not limited to posting of such information and reproduction and display on the Contest Sponsors’ websites and social media channels, except where prohibited by law. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in the entrant’s disqualification. 

c. The Contest Sponsors are not responsible for: (1) lost, stolen, illegible, torn, damaged, late, incomplete, or misdirected entries; (2) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; and (3) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Contest Sponsors which may cause the contest or the awarding of prizes to be disrupted or impractical of being completed. Entry constitutes agreement to hold Contest Sponsors and their affiliated entities, together with its or their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, successors, and assigns, harmless from and against any and all physical injury, damages, liabilities, losses, and expenses arising out of this contest or acceptance or use of the prizes. The winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use of redemption of any prize. The Contest Sponsors reserves the right to suspend and/or cancel the contest should causes beyond their control interfere with the administration, security, or proper conduct of the contest. 

d. Let’s Talk Science Canada respects your privacy and values our relationship with you. Your personal information will be protected and will never be sold. The information you have provided to enter this contest will be used only for contest administration and/or audit. If you have any questions or wish to obtain more information about our Privacy Policy, you may visit our web site at letstalkscience.ca. This contest is offered only in Canada. Ontario law will apply in the event of any disputes relating to or arising from the Contest and the Ontario courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes. The collection and use of personal information of the entrants by Let’s Talk Science will be subject to the Let’s Talk Science Privacy Policy. A copy of the Let’s Talk Science Privacy Policy can be obtained by writing to Let’s Talk Science at the address below or at letstalkscience.ca. Restrictions, conditions and limitations apply. BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES. 

The Official Rules will be posted at all times at https://letstalkscience.ca/tomatosphere20contestrules. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Contest Sponsors, which shall be final and binding in all respects. 

7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY 

If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. Except as expressly warranted herein, the Prizes are provided to winners “as is” without further warranty of any kind. IN NO EVENT SHALL CONTEST ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE HEREUNDER FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES EVEN IF CONTEST ENTITIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

8. SPONSORED BY: 

Let’s Talk Science 1510 Woodcock Street, Unit 12 London, ON, N6H 5S1 1.877.474.4081