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Rules & Regulations

This contest is open to residents of the Province of Ontario (Canada) only and is Governed by Canadian laws.


The Seven Days of Eggs Contest (the “Contest”) is brought to you by Tabasco Canada represented nationally by ID Foods Corporation and the Egg Farmers of Ontario (the “Sponsors”) and begins on September 9, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. Easter Standard Time (“Est”) and ends on October 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Est (the “Contest Period”).


The Contest is open only to residents of the Province of Ontario (Canada) who have reached the legal age of majority at the time of entry: except employees, representatives, agents, officers or directors (and those with whom such persons are living, whether related or not) of the Sponsors, its subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and any other individual(s), entity or entities involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfilment of the Contest (collectively with the Sponsors, the “Contest Parties”).


By participating in this Contest, you are signifying your agreement that you have read and agree to be legally bound by these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”).


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IN ANY WAY WHATSOEVER INCREASE OR OTHERWISE IMPACT YOUR CHANCES OR WINNING IN THIS CONTEST. There are two ways to enter: a. ENTRY WITH A PURCHASE: During the Contest Period, participants can purchase (in one single transaction) a dozen eggs of any brand as well as a bottle of Tabasco® pepper sauce (collectively the “Participating Products”) at any grocer or retailer in the province of Ontario. Participants will need to upload the cashier’s receipt showing the purchase of both items on the Tabasco Canada contest page at to be automatically entered into the contest. Entrants will receive one (1) entry per original transactional receipt uploaded. A receipt can only be uploaded once but participants can enter as many times as they want by purchasing both products on a single receipt during the Contest Period. b. ENTRY WITH NO PURCHASE METHOD: To receive an entry to the Contest without making a purchase, individuals may, during the Contest Period, send a letter with their first and last name, telephone number, date of birth, email address and complete mailing address (including postal code) along with a one hundred (100) word (or more) original hand-written essay sharing their favourite recipe featuring eggs and Tabasco®. Entries must be sent in an envelope with sufficient Canadian postage to: Seven Days of eggs- 258 Wallace Ave, Suite 208, Toronto, Ontario, M6P 3M9. Upon receipt of a valid entry within the Contest Period, entrants will receive one (1) entry into the contest. To be eligible, an entry must: (i) be received in a single envelope bearing sufficient Canadian; and (ii) be post-marked during the Contest Period and received by no later than October 15, 2019.  Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage- due requests. Multiple entries contained in a single mailed-in envelope or entries mechanically reproduced or made in any fashion other than as set out above are void and will not be entered into the Contest. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsors and can be use without compensation on its website or social media without crediting the author. Participants can enter as many times as they want as long as they are using a different essay/recipe each time and mailing each entry in individual envelopes. The odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.


There is a total of five (5) Grand Prizes (each, a “Grand Prize” and collectively, the “Grand Prizes”) that will be selected at random amongst all entries received by mail and uploaded onto the website during the Contest Period. Each Grand Prize consists of a supermarket gift card in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1000 CAD). There is a limit of one (1) Grand Prize per household. Grand Prizes are non-transferable, non saleable and cannot be converted to cash. In the event that a Contest Winner is unable to redeem any or all of the Grand Prize components, no compensation or substitute prize will be provided.


Sponsors will select in a random drawing five (5) Grand Prize winners one week after the contest officially ends in Toronto, Ontario. The Sponsors will attempt to contact the potential winners by telephone or email. If the selected entrant cannot be reached within two (2) business days after the date of the draw or after three (3) attempts to contact, whichever comes first, the selected entrant will have been deemed to forfeit his/her prize and the Sponsors shall have the right to choose another entrant from the remaining eligible entries. This process shall continue until the Grand Prizes have been successfully awarded.


Before being confirmed as Grand Prize winners, each eligible Grand Prize winners will be required to: (a) show their purchase receipt or copy of the essay (b) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid (which may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsors, be administrated online, by email or other electronic means, by telephone, or in the Sponsors’ form of declaration and release); and (c) sign and return with seven (7) business days of notification the Sponsors’ declaration and release form, which (among other things) includes: (i) confirmation of compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledgement of acceptance of the Grand Prize (as awarded); (iii) releases the Released Parties from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Grand Prize; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, city, voice, statements about the Contest, essay, and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsors in any manner or medium whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet. If an eligible Grand Prize winner: (a) fails to show their proof of purchase of both eggs and Tabasco or their essay; (b) correctly answer the skill-testing question; (c) fails to properly execute and return Contest documents within the specified time; (d) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the applicable Grand Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or (e) is determined to be in violation of these Rules (all as determined by the Sponsors in their sole and absolute discretion); then he/she will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the applicable Grand Prize). Any Grand Prize(s) that are not or cannot be awarded in accordance with these Rules will be null and void and will not be awarded.

8.  General Conditions:

The Sponsors shall not be liable for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, not received, stolen, mutilated or illegible entries. By entering this Contest, Entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Contest Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors and independent judging organization, if any, are final, binding and conclusive on all matters relating to this Contest. All entries become the property of the Sponsors, none will be returned, and no correspondence will be entered into except with selected Entrants who will be notified by telephone or e-mail. The Sponsors reserves the right to disqualify any Entrants who fail to follow these official rules and regulations or who make any misrepresentation relating to the Contest, drawing and redemption of the Grand Prize. Decisions of the Sponsors are final with respect to all aspects of this Contest. The Sponsors shall not be responsible for any failure of the website or any wireless network failure during the Contest or for any problems or technical malfunction of a telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail, on-line, or Internet entry to be received by the Sponsors. In addition, the Sponsors shall not be responsible for technical problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or wireless network, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, mobile phone or property related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in relation with this Contest. If it is discovered by the Sponsors (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsors) that any person has attempted to: (i) use any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s), and/or any other means not in keeping with the Sponsors’ interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Rules to enter or otherwise participate in order to disrupt this Contest; (ii) submit or attempt to submit an eligible receipt that has been falsified, manipulated or otherwise altered in any way (all as determined by the Sponsors); then he/she may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsors. The Sponsors reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsors – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of an entry or information entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsors deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with the Sponsors’ interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Rules.  Further, the Sponsors reserves the right to request the original receipt for the purposes of verification.  Failure to provide such proof (including, if required, providing the original cashier receipt showing the purchase of eggs and Tabasco) to the complete satisfaction of the Sponsors within the timeline specified by the Sponsors may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsors.  The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of this Contest will be the official time-keeping device(s) used by the Sponsors. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures etc.) or attempted transmission of any communication, does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt by the Sponsors. The Sponsors reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this Contest, or adjust any times or dates set out in these Rules, to the extent necessary, in the case of technical problems, a virus, bug or any other occurrence beyond the reasonable control of Sponsors that may corrupt or affect the security or proper administration of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsors reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, incomplete, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. The Sponsors shall not be responsible in any way for the use of or bear any liability whatsoever in any way attributable to, the Grand Prize awarded in this Contest or the events forming part of this Contest. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between these Contest rules and any other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, the terms and conditions of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid entry in this Contest will be the Contest server machine(s). Copies of these rules and regulations are available upon request by sending a stamped self- addressed envelope to: Seven Days of Eggs 258 Wallace ave Suite 208 Toronto, Ontario M6P 3M9


Each Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable or assignable (except as may be specifically permitted by the Sponsors in its sole and absolute discretion). No substitutions are permitted, except at the Sponsors’ option. Sponsors reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute any Prize or a component thereof with a prize of equal or greater retail value. None of the Released Parties 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. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, each confirmed winner understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from either Sponsors or any of the other Released Parities should his/her Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory. For greater certainty and the avoidance of any doubt, by accepting a Prize each confirmed winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Sponsors and all the other Released Parties if the Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Sponsors with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right or appeal. ANYONE DEEMED BY THE SPONSORS TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE SPONSORS’ INTERPRETATION OF THE LETTER AND/OR SPIRIT OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSORS AT ANY TIME. The Sponsors reserve the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any individual that it deems to be in violation of these Rules. The Sponsors reserves the right to refuse participation by any person whose eligibility is in question or who has been disqualified or is otherwise ineligible to enter. In its sole and absolute determination, the Sponsors may disqualify any person who acts in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any other person.

10. Privacy:

By entering this Contest, each participant expressly consents to the Sponsors and its agents storing, sharing and using his/her personal information for the purposes of administering the contest and as set out herein.

11. Governing Law:

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Contest rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada as applicable therein.