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Ticket Giveaway: See Michelle Obama in Calgary Courtesy of the Canadian Women’s Foundation

(the “Contest”)




  1. The Contest begins on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time (“MDT”) and ends on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. MDT (the “Contest Period”).


2. The Contest is open to all residents of Alberta who have reached the age of majority at the time of entry, except employees (and those with whom such employees are domiciled) of the Canadian Women’s Foundation (the “Sponsor”), its affiliated companies or agents, and advertising and promotion agencies.


3. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To participate in this Contest you must:

a. Be a new or existing Canadian Women’s Foundation e-newsletter subscriber who resides in Alberta:

  • New subscribers residing in Alberta can sign up here.
  • Existing subscribers who listed “Alberta” as their province of residence upon first signing up will be auto-entered into the draw.
  • Existing subscribers who reside in Alberta but did not list their province of residence when signing up initially can update their settings before the draw date to be entered: Open a recent monthly e-newsletter from the Foundation and click “Update Subscription Preferences” at the bottom of the email.


4. On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Toronto, Ontario, at approximately 2:30 p.m. MDT, one (1) eligible entrant will be selected by random draw from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries

5. Before being declared the winner: The selected entrant will be contacted by email to be notified that they are eligible to win. At that time, they will be provided with a skill-testing question and a release form to sign. The selected entrant must reply with the correct answer to the skill-testing question and with the signed release form by email within one (1) business day of notification and must provide the Sponsor with a contact phone number. The release form:

a. confirms compliance with the contest rules;

b. releases the Sponsor, its affiliated companies and agents, advertising and promotion agencies, and assigns from any liability in connection with the Contest, the entrant’s participation therein and/or the awarding and use or misuse of the prize or any portion thereof; and

c. grants to the Sponsor the right to use the selected entrant’s name and likeness in any form of advertising relating to the contest without further notice or

If a selected entrant: (i) cannot be contacted by email within one (1) calendar day of selection or there is a return of any prior notification as undeliverable; (ii) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; or (iii) fails to return the release form within the specified time, then he/she will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize, and the Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate entrant from among the remaining eligible entries.


6. Two (2) tickets (the “Prize”) will be provided to the winner to see Michelle Obama speak at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce’s event at the Calgary Stampede Corral on March 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. MDT (approximate retail value $600 CDN)

NOTE: The Prize does not include, and the Sponsor will not pay for, transportation to and/or from the Prize event. Finalists must arrange for their own transportation, accommodation, and spending money.

Prizes must be accepted as awarded and are not transferable or convertible to cash.  No substitutions.

Upon being confirmed as the winner after meeting the eligibility requirement and successfully completing the winner selection process of correctly answering the skill-testing question and signing the supplied release form, the Sponsor will email the two (2) e-tickets to the winner.


7. By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Contest Rules. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited by law. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of

8. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, withdraw or amend this Contest in any way, without prior notice or obligation, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Contest Rules. Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal

9. All Entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – 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 any Entry entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of the Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid Entry in this Contest will be the Contest server machine(s).

10. Any attempt or suspected attempt to use robotic, automatic, programmed, or otherwise, illicit means to enter the Contest, or any other methods not authorized by these Contest Rules, for example, but not limited to, creating multiple Twitter accounts, shall be deemed as tampering and may disqualify you from entering, participating, winning prizes (defined herein), and preclude you from participating in future contests and promotions, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Entries that are late, lost, stolen, illegible, contain false information, are damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions these rules will be judged void. All Entries become the property of Sponsor upon receipt and none will be returned. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of

11. Without limitation, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the Contest judges will not be liable for any failure of the website during the Contest; for an technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; for the failure of any Entry to be received by the  Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies or the Contest judges for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or any combination of the above. Further, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the Contest judges will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest.

12. In the event of a dispute, Entries will be deemed to have submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If the identity of an online entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder associated with the email account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. A selected entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected Entry. Entry in this Contest  will be the Contest server machine(s).

13. Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or in association with, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or any of the online sites where the Sponsor promotes it. Any questions or comments regarding the Contest should be directed to the Sponsor.