The Folgers® Best Part of Wakin' Up™ Contest Official Rules


The Contest entry period commences at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on September 19, 2011 and concludes at 9:59 a.m. ET on October 31, 2011 (the "Contest Period").


The Contest is open to residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence. Employees, directors and officers of W Network Inc., Country Music Televison Ltd., Corus Entertainment ("Corus"), Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. (the "Contest Sponsors"), any affiliate (as defined in the Canada Business Corporations Act) of the Contest Sponsors (the "Affiliates"), employees, directors and officers of their respective advertising and promotional agencies, as well as family members of any of the foregoing or those with whom they are domiciled are not eligible to enter the Contest.



Visit the Contest page at or link through, or (the "Websites") during the Contest Period and complete the on-line Contest entry form in full. Limit one entry per person per day during the Contest Period. Multiple entries will be discarded. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered, tampered with or otherwise do not comply with the Official Rules in any way.


One bonus entry is provided if an entrant submits a written submission entitled "Tell us Your Best Part of Wakin' Up" (the "Written Submission"). The Written Submission must be between 50 words to a maximum of 250 words; must be written in the English language; must not contain crude or vulgar language or any statements of a defamatory nature; must be entirely original to the entrant and must not include any content owned or controlled by third parties. Written Submissions that do not comply with these requirements will be disqualified. Limit one bonus entry for the entire Contest Period. Multiple bonus entries will be discarded. If Contest Sponsors, in their sole discretion, desire to use one or more Written Submissions for advertising, promotional or other purposes as set out more specifically in section 5 of these Official Rules, each corresponding entrant will be contacted by a representative of Contest Sponsors and will receive a coupon for Folgers coffee valued at approximately $11.99 CDN.


On November 2, 2011 at approximately 2:00 p.m. ET at the offices of Corus in Toronto, one (1) eligible entrant from all of the entries will be selected by way of a random draw for the Grand Prize. The entrant selected as a potential Grand Prize winner will be contacted by a representative of one of the Contest Sponsors within five business days of the draw by telephone and/or email, as provided by the entrant in their Contest entry form. Potential Grand Prize winners found to be ineligible, decline to accept the Grand Prize, or who are unable to be contacted (including failing to return phone calls or emails), within five business days of the draw will forfeit the Grand Prize.


By entering the Contest and accepting a coupon or prize, each entrant grants to Contest Sponsors: (i) the exclusive right and license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use the Written Submission provided by each entrant, in whole or in part on the Website and/or for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason; (ii) permission to use his or her first name, address, statements about the Contest and/or other likeness without further compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by the Contest Sponsors in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the Internet; and (iii) to release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor and its advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns, against any and all claims, injury or damage arising out of or in relating to participation in the Contest, and further against any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action.


There is one Grand Prize to be won. The Grand Prize consists of the following:

  • A dream kitchen renovation in the form of a cheque for $10,000 Dollars CDN.
  • One Special Edition Keurig® Single-Cup Brewer KUB60
  • $216 Dollars CDN worth of Folgers Black Silk K-Cup™ product coupons

The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $10,365 Dollars CDN.


Following confirmation as the Grand Prize winner in accordance with the Official Rules, selected entrants will be given instructions and a deadline as to how they must claim the prize. Potential winners who fail either to claim the prize or to inform the Contest Sponsors his/her inability to claim the prize before the deadline, as instructed, will forfeit the Grand Prize.


Chances of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.


None of the Contest Sponsors makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of any prize awarded in connection with the Contest. Prize winner understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from the Contest Sponsors should a prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to the prize winner.


Before being awarded a prize, the selected entrant must:

  1. Correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited skill-testing mathematical question; and
  2. Sign a standard form Declaration and Release of Liability (the "Release Forms") confirming that by entering the Contest:
    • he or she read, understood and accepted these Official Rules;
    • that he or she understands that acceptance of the prize may involve danger and/or exposure to risks and hazards of both man-made and natural origin, whether arising from foreseeable or unforeseeable human error and negligence, and that, as a result, he or she may suffer damage to personal property, serious personal injury, illness or even death;
    • that he or she nevertheless freely and voluntarily agrees and does hereby assume any and all risks of personal injury, illness, death arising out of or connected with his or her participation in the Contest and winning a prize; and
    • that he or she releases the Contest Sponsors, the Affiliates, and all of their directors, officers, employees, agents as well as their respective advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the "Releasees") from any and all liability arising in connection with participation in the Contest and acceptance of a prize, including, without limitation, any financial, legal or moral responsibility or loss or personal injury including death or damage to or loss of property suffered or incurred or arising from participating in the Contest or accepting a prize, whether suffered by the prize winner, or by his or her heirs, administrators, personal representatives or executors, and notwithstanding that such injuries or losses may have been caused solely or partly by any act, omission, negligence or gross negligence of any or all of the Releasees.

Release Forms will be emailed to winner at the email address provided on his or her Contest entry form. The Grand Prize will only be awarded upon return of fully executed Release Forms to the email or fax number provided to the prize winner. Failure to return a signed Release Form as instructed within five business days of being sent by the Contest Sponsors will result in disqualification.


The Grand Prize and prize portions are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions. The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify a prize, or prize portion, with (a) prize(s) of equal or greater value for any reason. Should a winner be unable to claim his/her prize or prize portion as awarded, his/her rights to that prize or prize portion will be forfeited.


Subject to applicable law, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, suspend, terminate, modify the Official Rules or administration of the Contest, in whole or in part, without prior notice with no obligation or liability, including, if for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, whether due to technical failure, tampering, fraud, corruption of security or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsors. No more than the number of prizes identified in the Official Rules will be awarded.


All entries shall become the property of the Contest Sponsors and their advertising and promotional agencies. The Releasees assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, destroyed or otherwise indecipherable entries due to any failure or technical malfunction of the telephone network, on-line computer systems of equipment, servers, access providers, software, poor reception, technical problems, failure of any email or submission or due to any other reason regardless of cause.


By entering the Contest, each entrant consents to the use of his or her name, city of residence, photograph, voice, likeness, image or any other aspect of his or her personality for any publicity and programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, in all media used by the Contest Sponsors, promoters and their advertising and promotional agencies, without any payment or compensation.


By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing personal information including, but not limited to, name, address, city, email address, home and office telephone numbers (the "Registrant Information"), each Contest entrant grants permission to the Contest Sponsors to collect and use the Registrant Information for the exclusive purpose of administering the Contest and selecting the prize winner(s). No correspondence will take place between the Contest Sponsors and the entrants except in connection with the Contest and, in the case of the prize winner, as a result of entering the Contest and winning the prize.


If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsors that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest and/or prizes. The Contest Sponsors further reserve the right to disqualify, from this Contest and future contests of the Contest Sponsors, any individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the entry process. The Contest Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in the Contest Sponsors' sole discretion, the Contest Sponsors determine that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or any unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or the Contest Sponsors representatives. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages (including lawyers' fees) from any such entrant or any other individual to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.


By entering the Contest, the entrant agrees that the Releasees shall have no liability and shall be held harmless by the entrant for any damage, loss or liability to person or property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of entering the Contest, the acceptance, possession, use, enjoyment or misuse of any prize, or while preparing for, participating in any Contest-related or prize-related activity. The Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by any of the Releasees, 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 processing of submissions that may cause damage to a user's system or limit an potential entrant's ability to participate in the Contest.


These Official Rules are available online at the Websites and at Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Drive, Toronto, Ontario, M5A 0B5.


All entrants agree to abide by the Official Rules, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors.


This Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all federal, provincial, territorial and municipal laws and regulations of Canada and of each province, territory and municipality of Canada, respectively.

21. R.A.C.J.

For residents of Quebec, any litigation respect the conduct and awarding of a prize in this publicity contest may be submitted to "La Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux" for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to La Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. All taxes on the prizes have been paid in accordance with the rules laid down by La Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec.

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