Call to Arms
CALL TO ARMS – CONTEST RULES
The Call to Arms (the “Contest”) begins April 1, 2019 and ends on November 31, 2019 (the “Contest Period”). The contest is a bi-monthly draw where a prize will be won every second month for 8 months. The deadline for receiving Contest entries will be the last day of May, July, September and November respectively (the “Entry Deadlines”). The Contest is sponsored by Canada’s National Firearms Association (the “Contest Sponsor”). Entry in the Contest constitutes acceptance of the terms, conditions and provisions set out below.
1 . HOW TO ENTER
1.1 The owner of an active membership (regular, family, senior) may recruit a new member that is not already a member of the NFA or has not renewed his or her membership in the past 5 years. Recruiters obtain two contest entries for every new member recruited and the recruited member will obtain one contest entry. There is no limit on the number of entries per recruiter and the recruiter may recruit throughout the contest.
1.2 Become a Member of Canada’s National Firearms Association (self-recruiting): Each membership (regular, family, senior) purchased to Canada’s National Firearms Association will give the new member one contest entry.
2. THE PRIZES
2.1 The Prizes consist of the following:
i. GSG STG 44 Schmeisser .22 LR Semi-Auto Rifle will be awarded for each of the draw months of May, July and September;
ii. Smith & Wesson 686 with 4.25″ Barrel with a Kydex CCW holster will be awarded for the draw month of November;
iii. The foregoing are hereinafter referred to jointly and severally as “the Prize”.
2.2 The retail value of each Prize is approximately $550 – $1130
2.3 The odds of winning will depend on the number of qualifying entries received during the Contest Period.
On the last day of a draw month a random draw will take place from all eligible entries that were made during the preceding two months i.e.: April 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019. There will be 1 draw every second month for a period of 8 months. Entries will be eligible only for the months in which they were entered. The draw will restart on the first of each month following a draw. Odds of an entry being selected depend on the number of eligible entries. The selected entrant will be notified by telephone and three attempts will be made to contact the selected entrant. If a selected entrant cannot be contacted in the manner described above, or if a selected entrant is not eligible or otherwise does not comply with the contest rules, their entry will be declared void and a further entry will be randomly selected.
2.5 To claim the Prize, the selected entrant will be required:
(a) to sign and return a release of liability releasing the Contest Sponsor, its affiliates and subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, any judge or judges appointed by the Contest Sponsor, and in each case their respective directors, officers, owners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, from any liability in connection with the Contest or the acceptance, possession or use of the Prize; and
(b) to sign and return an affidavit/certificate of eligibility to the effect that they are an eligible entrant and have complied in all respects with the Contest Rules.
2.6 The Prize must be accepted as awarded. The Prize is not transferrable or convertible into cash. No transfer, substitution or conversion of the Prize will be allowed.
2.7 Except as expressly represented or warranted herein, the Prize is provided to the winner “as is” without any additional or further representation or warranty of any kind.
2.8 All taxes, fees and surcharges on the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner.
2.9 The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize for a Prize of equal retail value in the event the intended Prize becomes unavailable or for any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsor.
3.1 The Contest is open only to legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec. The Contest is void where prohibited by law.
3.2 Participants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry.
3.3 Employees, agents and representatives of the Contest Sponsor, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, the immediate family members of the foregoing, and those with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled, are not eligible.
3.4 This contest is not valid where prohibited by law. The winning contestant must possess a valid Firearms Licence, Possession Licence or Possession and Acquisition Licence, as the case may be, and further, the winning contestant must comply with all other federal, provincial and municipal statutory and regulatory requirements. The winning contestant will pay all fees and other costs of permits, registrations or other transfer requirements. By accepting the Prize, the winning contestant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Canada’s National Firearms Association, its members, partners, directors, donors and volunteers from and against any and all liability, claims, suits, demands or costs, including legal fees, arising out of or related to this contest or the Prize.
4. GENERAL PROVISIONS
4.1 By submitting an entry or claiming a Prize, the participant agrees to be bound by all of the terms, conditions and provisions set out in these Contest Rules.
4.2 The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations.
4.3 All decisions of the Contest Sponsor, and any judge or judges appointed by the Contest Sponsor, with respect to any aspect of the Contest shall be final and without appeal.
4.4 The Contest Sponsor accepts no liability whatsoever arising in respect of the participation in the Contest by any individual or the awarding or use of any Prize.
4.5 Four Prizes will be awarded.
4.6 The identity of the Contest Winner may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope, during the one year period commencing one month following the completion of the Contest Period to:
Canada’s National Firearms Association
P.O. Box 49090
4.7 All entries and Prize claims become the sole and exclusive property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.
4.8 Persons found to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest, as determined in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor, will be disqualified.
4.9 In the event that circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsor result in the determination by the Contest Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that the fairness or integrity of the Contest has been materially compromised, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to suspend, delay or terminate the Contest.
5.1 By entering into the Contest, you consent to the collection, use and sharing of information about you:
(a) between the Contest Sponsor and its agents and representatives for the sole purpose of administering the Contest;
(b) to initiate, maintain and develop a relationship with you in connection with the offering of goods or services of the Contest Sponsor;
(c) to make available to you from time to time information, promotional material and other material which may be of interest to you.
5.2 By entering into the Contest, you consent to the use and disclosure of your name and photograph, without compensation, by the Contest Sponsor for the purposes of the disclosure of the identity of Prize winners and for the general promotional purposes of the Contest Sponsor in connection with the Contest.
6. LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY
6.1 The Contest Sponsor, its affiliates and subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, any judge or judges appointed by the Contest Sponsor, and in each case their respective directors, officers, owners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, shall not, in any circumstances whatsoever, be liable for:
(a)any cost, liability, expense, injury, damage or claim of any kind, arising in connection with the Contest or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any Prize including, without
limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy; or
(b) any incidental, consequential, special or indirect damages, even if they have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
6.2 The Contest Sponsor will not be liable for late, lost, invalid, ineligible, illegible, incomplete, stolen, misdirected or postage due entries or Prize claims.
6.3 The Contest Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network, telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, or the failure of any entry or Prize claim to be received by the Contest Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof.
7.1 By entering into the Contest, each participant releases and holds harmless the Contest Sponsor, its affiliates and subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, any judge or judges appointed by the Contest Sponsor, and in each case their respective directors, officers, owners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, from any and all liability in connection with the Contest or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any Prize including, without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.