Program Orientation for New Students Contest Rules - Post-Baccalaureate & Graduate Programs - Civic Plaza


Participation in the 2022 Program Orientation for New Students Contest (the "Contest") constitutes the entrant's full and unconditional agreement with and acceptance of these Official Contest Rules and Regulations (“Official Rules”) and all decisions of Kwantlen Polytechnic University (“KPU” or the “Sponsor”) and its agents, which are final on all matters relating to the Contest.

Entrants must be a current KPU student enrolled in a Melville School of Business post-baccalaureate or graduate program aged 16 or older and resident of BC. Faculty and staff of KPU are not eligible. All provincial, municipal and federal laws and regulations apply.

To enter, entrants must attend the Program Orientation and sign in at the welcome table, during the Contest Period (as defined below) to receive one (1) entry into the Contest (each an “Entry”. Maximum one (1) Entry(ies) per person.
Your Entry must not defame or invade the rights of any person, living or deceased or otherwise infringe upon any third party personal or proprietary rights, including any trademark or copyrights. By entering the Contest you are representing and warranting to KPU that your Entry does not defame or invade the rights of any person, living or deceased or otherwise infringe upon any third party personal or proprietary rights, including any trademark or copyrights.
No purchase is necessary in connection with the Contest.

One (1) entry will be randomly drawn from all eligible available entries at KPU Civic Plaza, 13485 Central Avenue, Surrey, at 3:55pm Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) on Thursday, September 1, 2022 (the “Contest Draw”).
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

The individuals named on the Entry(ies) drawn pursuant to the Contest Draw (each a “selected entrant”) will be notified by public announcement on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 3:55pm PST.
In order to claim his/her Prize the selected entrant must present his or herself, with valid photo identification at the Melville School of Business Office, KPU Civic Plaza, 13485 Central Avenue, Surrey on or before Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 4:05pm PST. Before being declared a “Winner” and being awarded the Prize, the Winner must first correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered at the time the selected individual presents his/herself at KPU Civic Plaza. The Winners will also be required to complete a written declaration and prize release form, releasing the Sponsor and all of their respective directors, officers, owners, partners, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with the Contest or the use or misuse or possession of any Prize. Return of winner notification as undeliverable, inability to reach the selected entrant, failure to claim a Prize within the required time period, failure to provide proof of eligibility, release documents, or other required documentation (if requested) in a timely manner, failure to correctly answer the skill-testing question, or other non-compliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification, forfeiture of the Prize and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, selection of an alternate selected entrant for the forfeited Prize, who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner.

Contest begins on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 3:00pm PST and ends on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 3:55pm PST (the “Contest Period”).

There is one (1) prize to be awarded in connection with the Contest. Subject to the Prize Claim Conditions outlined above, the selected entrant(s) will be awarded one of the following prizes (each, a “Prize”):
1x $500 KPU tuition waiver.
Each Prize (the tuition waiver) is non-transferable and must be redeemed before the Fall 2023 semester. Waivers expire August 31, 2023.
Prizes must be accepted as awarded. No cash substitutions.

KPU and its authorized agents will collect, use and disclose the personal information you provide when you enter the Contest for the purposes of administering the Contest and Prize fulfillment. Such personal information is collected under the authority of and will be protected, used and disclosed in compliance with British Columbia’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
By entering the Contest and accepting a Prize pursuant to the Prize Claim Conditions above, the Winners authorize Kwantlen Polytechnic University and its advertising and promotional agencies and their respective employees or other representatives, to broadcast, publish and otherwise use the Winners’ name, photograph, image, statements regarding the Contest and/or the Prizes, and (or) voice for publicity purposes relating to the Contest, without any form of remuneration, approval or further notice.

By entering this Contest, you agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, its employees and its agents from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim or cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of your breach of the Official Rules, the use of your Entry in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, use of the Prize or otherwise resulting from your participating in the Contest.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or modify the Contest if fraud, technical failures, or anyone’s actions destroys the integrity of the Contest, or if factors beyond the Sponsor’s control make it impossible for the Sponsor to administer this Contest as planned. Entrants who have not complied with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification. The Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions in cash or otherwise, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equivalent or greater value if a Prize cannot be awarded as described. The Prizes will only awarded pursuant to the Prize Claim Conditions outlined above. By entering this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. All decisions of the Sponsor and/or Committee are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.

For questions or concerns please contact Susan Xia, Student Success Coach, Melville School of Business at 604.598.6182 or

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