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Contest Rules

Boathouse BYOBeach Instagram Contest




Follow @boathousestores, Upload a Picture of yourself in our BYOBeach frame, hashtag #BYOBEACH, and Tag @boathousestores to be randomly selected for the Beach Prize pack and 4 $500 Prizes in Boathouse Gift Cards







The “Boathouse BYOBeach Instagram Contest” (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 12:00pm EST on May 4, 2015 and ends at 9:00pm EST on June 7, 2015 (the “Entry Period”). The sponsors of this Sweepstakes is Boathouse Stores, 17 Keefer Rd., St. Catharines, ON L2M 6K4   (the “Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein. Certain restrictions may apply, and the Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.


ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Canada, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or of the legal age of majority in their Province/Territory of residence, whichever is older) as of May 4, 2015. If you are under the legal age of majority in your province/territory of residence, you must have parents’ or guardians’ permission before providing personal information or entering the Sweepstakes.  A prize won by a minor will be awarded in the name of their parent or legal guardian. The officers, directors, employees, contractors, sales reps, prize provider and agents of the Sponsors and the immediate family members and household members of each are not eligible to participate. Proof of identity must be furnished by request. All federal, provincial and local rules and regulations apply. The Sweepstakes is Void where prohibited by law. For Quebec residents, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.


HOW TO ENTER: Beginning at 12:00pm EST on May 4, 2015, you may enter by following @boathousestores Instagram page, uploading a picture in our BYOBeach picture frame in front of our stores, and tagging @boathousestores on the Boathouse Instagram page. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 9:00pm EST ON   June 7, 2015. ONLY ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS SWEEPSTAKES.


The Sponsor, prize supplier, and any and all Internet server(s) and access provider(s), and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, retailers and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes; inability to access the Entry Site; changes in schedule of or cancellation of any event; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any web site (including the Entry Site) or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or other errors; any deposited entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or any combination thereof. Proof of depositing entry in display or entering information at the Entry Site is not considered proof of delivery or receipt.

Illegible, incomplete, and mechanically reproduced entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants affirm that they have read and accepted these Official Rules. The Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Canadian laws. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and provincial courts of Canada and waive the right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum. Any entry information collected from the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given by entrants at the time of the entry, with these Official Rules and with the Fox Head Canada Online Privacy Policy, which can be accessed at


WINNER SELECTION: The Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among eligible entries by July 6, 2015 by Sponsor. The winner will be notified by Instagram messaging within 24 hours of his/her selection. The winner must correctly answer a skill testing question and provide sizing and shipping address in order to claim the prize. The selection is final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Upon notification, the winner must respond within 5 days of initial notification, an alternate winner will be selected from among the remaining eligible entries.  If the prize is won by a minor, said minor’s parent or legal guardian will be required to correctly answer the skill testing question and execute all required documents on the minor’s behalf in order to be eligible for the prize. Failure to comply with any other provision herein, may result in the winner being disqualified and an alternate winner selected from among remaining eligible entries by random drawing. If the prize notification or prize is returned to the Sponsor or its fulfillment companies as undeliverable for any reason, the prize will be awarded to an alternate entrant. No substitution by a winner for their prize will be allowed. In the event a substitution for the prize becomes necessary due to unavailability, a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash.


All Federal and Provincial tax liabilities are the sole responsibility of the winner. Acceptance of the prize constitutes the granting of permission (except where prohibited) to the Sponsor and its designees to use of winner's name, address (city and province), likeness and statements for publicity purposes without additional compensation.


PRIZE: One (1) Prize winner and Three (3) of their friends, will be awarded Four (4) $500 GIFT CARDS and One (1) $450 Beach Prize Pack. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $2,450. All expenses and taxes not specifically mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner.


The odds of winning the prize are determined by the total number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes.


The prize is provided to the winner “as is.” The Releases make no warranties, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use or enjoyment of the prize, including, without limitation, its quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Any and all warranties for the prize or any portion thereof are contained in the manufacturers' or service providers' warranties, as relevant. Only product providers' claims or warranties will apply with regard to the prize, and the prize winners shall look solely to the product providers for such warranties.


LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: Releasees shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond the Sponsors’ sole control.


GENERAL: Entrants release and waive any claims they may have against Releasees for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney’s fees) resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize or element thereof, or participation in this Sweepstakes.


In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to award all prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. If such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension occurs, notification will be posted.


For an Official Winners List, or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Boathouse BYOBeach Instagram Contest” - WINNERS LIST <OR> OFFICIAL RULES (PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH YOU ARE REQUESTING), to Boathouse Stores, 17 Keefer Rd., St. Catharines, ON L2M 6K4.


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