CONTEST PERIOD: The "Share A Moment, Share A Coffee" Contest (the "Contest") begins Thursday September 1st, 2011 at 12:01 A.M. EDT and ends on Sunday October 9th, 2011 at 11:59:59 P.M. EDT (the "Qualifying Phase"). The Voting Phase (as defined below) will run from Monday October 17th, 2011 at 12:01 A.M. EDT to Sunday October 30th, 2011 at 11:59:59 P.M. EDT (the "Voting Phase").
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada and the United States and Washington D.C. (except Vermont, Hawaii, Florida, Alaska and Puerto Rico). Void in AK, FL, HI, PR, VT, and where prohibited by law. Entrants must be 13 years of age or older on September 1, 2011 (each an "Entrant"). If an Entrant is 13 years or older but less than the age of majority in their province or state of residence on September 1, 2011 the Entrant shall be considered an eligible minor ("Eligible Minor").
HOW TO ENTER:
(a) How to Enter: To enter the Contest, log onto www.everycup.ca; www.everycup.com (English) or www.uncafeunehistoire.ca (French) (each individually or collectively referred to as the "Website"). If you have not previously registered, please complete the registration form to be eligible to submit your story. If you are already registered, then submit your story via the "Tell Your Story" link during the Qualifying Phase. You will be required to read and agree to these Official Rules by clicking on the check box marked "I have read and agree to the Contest Rules & Regulations. " (or the French language equivalent) to enter. The submitted story must be about Tim Hortons Coffee in order to be eligible to win. By way of example only, Eligible Minors are encouraged to tell stories about their family members drinking Tim Hortons Coffee. Once your story (the "Entry") is approved (see Guidelines and Restrictions below), you will then be automatically entered. Limit one (1) Entry per person per day during the Qualifying Phase. Stories must not exceed 2,500 characters. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win.
(b) Entry Guidelines: By submitting your Entry: (i) you agree that your Entry conforms to the Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the "Guidelines and Restrictions") and that either the Administrator or the Sponsor may remove your Entry and disqualify you from the Contest if it believes, in its sole discretion, that your Entry fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions; and (ii) subject to the foregoing, you consent to the posting of your User Name, your first and last name, your city of residence and story on the Website during the Qualifying Phase, and, if selected as a Finalist in the Contest pursuant to section 6 hereof, during the Voting Phase, and, if selected as the winner of the Contest pursuant to section 6 hereof, for a period of time to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
Guidelines and Restrictions:
The story must be about the topic of "Tim Hortons Coffee";
The story must be an original, true story to him/her;
The Entrant must complete his/her own Entry (the term Entry includes both the story and accompanying photo and/or video clip), and an Entrant cannot complete or send an Entry on behalf of another person;
Entry must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, plagiarism or that constitutes copyright infringement;
Entry must not disparage Sponsor, the Contest Administrator, or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Contest;
Entry must not feature competitors of Sponsor;
Entry cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic;
Entry cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message;
Entry cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group;
Entry cannot contain derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups.
Entry cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging references about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies;
Entry does not and will not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
Entry cannot contain trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any sensitive personally identifiable information, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
Entry cannot contain copyrighted materials owned by others without permission;
Entry cannot contain URL's or links to any websites;
Entry cannot contain materials embodying the names and addresses (physical or email), likenesses, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, other than Entrant, without permission;
Entry cannot contain commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services;
Entry cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and
Entry cannot contain crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR'S WEBSITE, AT THE SPONSOR'S DISCRETION. Sponsor reserves the right to, and may or may not, monitor/screen Entries prior to posting them to the Website. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry you submit. Submission of an Entry grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, license and right to publish, edit, use, publicly display the Entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the Entrant.
PRIZE INFORMATION: There are three tiers of prizing available in the Contest as follows:
(A) Grand Prize: The Entrant of the story that obtains the most votes in accordance with section 6 will win Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000) worth in Tim Cards. ARV: $5,000 USD/ $5,000 CDN.
(B) Secondary Prizes: Four (4) Entrants of the stories that obtain the most votes after the first place winner in accordance with section 6 will win Five Hundred Dollars ($500) worth in Tim Cards. ARV: $500 USD/$500 CDN.
(C) Consolation Prizes: Five (5) Entrants that obtain the most votes after the Secondary Prize winners in accordance with section 6 will win a Fifty dollar ($50) Tim Card. ARV: $50 USD/$50 CDN.
Total ARV of all prizes: $7,250.00 USD/ $7,250.00 CDN. Gift cards subject to the terms and conditions set by issuer. Limit one (1) prize per person/household. Prizes will be awarded in the currency of the prize winner's country of residence.
Please read rules for further information