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WCG's Local Loot Giveaway is an exclusive annual draw for WCG members only! We appreciate all our members and have put together four unique prize packages featuring some of the finest things in Manitoba, with some to share.
As a loyal member of two years or more, your name will be automatically entered for a chance to win! There are two tiers of eligibility. Members of 2+ years are eligible for the fourth prize. Members of 5+ years are entered into all the other draws listed below.
WIN a Luxury Staycation! Valued at $3,500
of Boissevain, Manitoba
$2,000, plus $2,000 to a charity of the winner's choice
of Carberry, Manitoba
A private in-home dinner with two local chefs
of Brandon, Manitoba
A $1,000 gift card to Co-op
of Russell, Manitoba
Westman Communications Group
The Local Loot Giveaway (the “Contest”)
OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS (“Contest Rules”)
January 9, 2023, to February 8, 2023.
ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN:
Grand Prize – Luxury stay-cation for two to Wasagaming, MB, valued at $3,500.
Second Prize – Win $2,000 cash for yourself and $2,000 to donate to a Canadian charity of your choice.
Third Prize – A private in-home dinner by ACC alumni chefs, valued at $1,500.
Fourth Prize – $1,000 gift card to Co-op.
WESTMAN COMMUNICATIONS GROUP (WCG) – LOCAL LOOT LOYALTY GIVEAWAY (THE “CONTEST”) IS INTENDED FOR RESIDENTS OF MANITOBA ONLY AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW, AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE
i. AN ACTIVE CONSECUTIVE MEMBER OF WCG FOR TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE WITH GOOD ACCOUNT STANDING. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONTEST, GOOD ACCOUNT STANDING MEANS THE WINNER MUST NOT BE DELINQUENTLY INDEBTED TO WCG OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES WITHIN THE PAST TWO (2) YEARS AT THE TIME OF THE DRAW OR AN ACTIVE CONSECUTIVE MEMBER OF WCG FOR FIVE (5) YEARS OR MORE WITH GOOD ACCOUNT STANDING.
ii. OF THE AGE OF MAJORITY OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID IN WHOLE OR IN PART WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES (THE “CONTEST RULES”).
i. All active WCG members of two (2) & five (5) consecutive years or more with good account standing - for at least two (2) or five (5) years at the time of the draw - are automatically entered in the draw with one (1) entry.
This contest is sponsored by Westman Communications Group (“WCG”). NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY.
The contest period will begin at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) on Monday, January 9, 2023, and will end at 11:59 p.m. CST on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 (the “Contest Period”). After that time, the contest will be closed, and no further entries shall be accepted.
To enter and be eligible to win, the entrant must be:
i. An active member of WCG for two (2) years or more and resides in Manitoba
ii. An active member of WCG for five (5) years or more and resides in Manitoba
iii. The entrant should have good account standing, which means they should not be delinquently indebted to WCG or any of its affiliates within the past two years at the time of the close of the draw.
iv. of the age of majority in Manitoba or older at the time of entry; and
Employees, officers, and directors of WCG and its partners and associate companies, their advertising and promotional agencies and their respective affiliates and associates, and such individuals’ immediate family members and persons with whom such individuals are domiciled are not eligible to enter or participate in this contest. For these official rules, “immediate family” refers to the father, mother, brothers, sisters, children, husband, wife or partner of such an employee, agent and/or representative. A winner of a WCG contest within three (3) months preceding January 9, 2023 (including persons designated by such winners to take ownership of the prize) and persons domiciled with such a winner are not eligible to enter.
All entries become WCG’s sole property, and none will be returned for any reason. WCG shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to WCG for the purpose of the contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. WCG reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
One (1) entry is allotted to each loyal member of two years or more and members of five years or more. In the event of a dispute, entries shall be deemed to be submitted on behalf of the “Authorized Account Holder” of the account. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person whose name is assigned to a WCG account; that is, their name is the primary name of the account. If it is discovered that you attempted to enter more than once, all entries will be void.
i. There are four (4) prizes available to be awarded.
a. Grand Prize Draw: One (1) prize is available to be rewarded for a trip to Wasagaming, Manitoba. The trip date is June 11-18, 2023 (7 nights) and includes up to five (5) people in occupancy. The 7-night stay will be at Bears Den 12 within Wasagaming, Manitoba. The prize includes a $300 Elkhorn Resort & Spa Gift card and a $500 Co-op Gift card for the prize winner’s use during the trip. (Please see the Airbnb page for more information and limitations.)
b. Second Place Draw: One (1) prize is available to be rewarded for $2,000 in cash and $2,000 for a Canadian charity of the winner’s choice. Charity must be chosen no later than April 30, 2023.
c. Third Prize Draw: One (1) prize is available to be rewarded for a Private In-Home Dinner with two ACC alum chefs. The winner will select meals from two pre-selected menus. Maximum dining occupancy of six (6) people. The date of the dinner will be arranged between the winner, WCG & the chefs. The dinner deadline is April 30, 2023.
d. Fourth Prize Draw: One (1) prize is available to be rewarded with a one thousand ($1,000.00 CDN) gift card to Co-op.
ii. The prizes have an approximate value of three thousand five hundred Canadian Dollars ($3,500.00 CDN), four thousand Canadian Dollars ($4,000.00 CDN), one thousand five hundred Canadian Dollars ($1,500.00 CDN), and one thousand Canadian Dollars ($1000.00 CDN)
iii. Winner is not entitled to monetary difference between the actual prize value and the stated approximate prize value if any.
iv. A WCG representative(s) will contact the winner to coordinate prize arrangements within two (2) business days of the prize draw. The winner has seven (7) days to accept the prize and any requirements after being contacted and notified of their prize.
v. The prizes are not redeemable in cash and are not transferable. The prize must be accepted as awarded — no substitutions at the request of the winning entrant will be made, except at the sole discretion of WCG.
vi. Additional expenses on top of the awarded prizes are the responsibility of the winning member. Shipping or delivering the prize is the responsibility of the winning member.
vii. WCG shall not assume liability for lost, damaged or misdirected prizes.
i. Four (4) random draws will take place and be announced on social media on Thursday, February 9, 2023.
ii. The odds of winning the prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries during the contest period.
iii. WCG, acting reasonably, will attempt to contact the potential winner via email or phone within two (2) business days after the draw. Suppose the potential prize winner cannot be contacted within two (2) business days after the draw or is contacted but does not accept the prize within seven (7) days after the draw. In that case, they will be disqualified, and WCG reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible entries. Upon notification, the selected entrant must respond by phone or email to the contact number or email address provided in the notification. WCG must receive the entrant’s response within three (3) business days of such notification. If the selected entrant does not respond in accordance with the contest rules, they will be disqualified and will not receive a prize. Another entrant may be selected in WCG’s sole discretion until an entrant satisfies the terms set out herein. WCG is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a selected entrant to receive notification or for WCG to receive a selected entrant’s response. Proof of identification must be provided upon request.
iv. Decisions of the contest judges (WCG) are final — no substitutions will be available.
v. Before being awarded the prize, the potential winner will be required to sign a full release and indemnity form (the “Release”) as prepared by WCG, acknowledging and confirming the following:
a. they have read and understand these Official Rules and Regulations (“Contest Rules”);
b. eligibility for the contest and compliance with these contest rules;
c. they grant all consents required;
d. acceptance of the prize, as awarded;
e. they release WCG, and each of their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, associates and/or related companies and agents and each of their employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors, administrators, licensees, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the contest, participation in any contest-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising from there;
f. authorizes WCG to broadcast, publish and disseminate their name, city of residence, photograph, likeness, pseudonym and voice in connection with any promotion or publicity and/or for general news, entertainment and information purposes at no additional compensation to the potential prize winner beyond the awarding of or participation in the prize to the extent permitted by law.
g. In the event the release is not signed and returned within the time stipulated by WCG, the winner will be deemed to have forfeited their prize. WCG reserves the right to select another winner at its sole discretion.
vi. Once WCG receives the release, WCG will award the prize.
vii. By entering the contest, the entrant releases and holds the Releasees harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, participation in the contest, any breach of the contest rules, or in any prize-related activity. The entrant agrees to fully indemnify the releasees from any and all claims by third parties relating to the contest without limitation.
viii. In the event the potential winner does not comply with all the provisions as contemplated in these contest rules, WCG shall have the right to disqualify the winner and draw an alternate winner. WCG 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 the selection and notification of a potential winner shall be applied, with the necessary amendments, until a qualified prize winner has been duly selected.
ix. WCG assumes no responsibility or liability for lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies or any Release, or for any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an entry. WCG is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the contest. WCG assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries. WCG is not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, online computer systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, email, players, or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the preceding or otherwise. WCG is not responsible for any injury or damage to the entrant or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the contest or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize. WCG assumes no responsibility or liability in the event that the contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of the Sponsors (if any), such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this contest, and/or the contest website. WCG assumes no responsibility for entries which fail to comply with these contest rules or for any failure of WCG’s website during the contest period, including any problems or technical malfunctions of any online computer systems, servers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereon.
x. All entries are subject to verification. Since each qualified member is automatically entered by not indicating you want out or by not calling or emailing to opt-out of this contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by the contest rules. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of WCG, which shall be final and binding in all respects. WCG reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant found to be: (a) violating the contest rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the contest, or any related promotional website; (c) using any automated script, macro, robotic or another program (s) to enter or otherwise participate in this contest; (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, WCG RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
xi. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the contest rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest related materials, including but not limited to print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of the contest rules shall prevail, govern and control.
xii. WCG reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the contest, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the contest and/or the contest rules in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice.
xiii. 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 used in connection with the Giveaway, are the property of WCG 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.
xv. This contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. The Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over WCG. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the contest Rules or the rights and obligations between the entrant and WCG in connection with the contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Manitoba, including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.
xvi. All inquiries regarding the contest should be directed to WCG.
xvii. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Airbnb or Facebook.