Contest Rules

Contest rules applicable to all contests

  1. The winner must claim the prize no later than seven days after the date they are initially contacted. If a winner cannot be reached within seven days, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, does not claim the prize, or declines the prize, APEGA has the right to select another winner.
  2. The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged or refunded for any amount of money, sold, or transferred. No substitutions will be allowed. Any unused portion of a prize will be forfeited.
  3. If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these rules, APEGA reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value.
  4. Refusal to accept the prize releases APEGA from any obligation towards the winner.
  5. If the identity of a winner is disputed, the authorized account holder of the email address will be deemed to be the winner. The individual assigned to the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address is considered the authorized account holder. A winner may be required to provide proof that they are the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry.
  6. APEGA assumes no liability for any loss, damage, or injury, including without limitation:
      1. lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late, destroyed, illegible, or incomplete entries;
      2. loss, theft, or damage to software or computer or telephone data, including any breach of privacy;
      3. fraudulent calls;
      4. inability of any person to participate in the contest for any reason including incorrectly supplied email addresses; technical, computer, or telephone malfunctions or other problems with computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, or software; congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing;
    1. damage to any person’s computer, including as a result of playing or downloading any material relating to the contest;
    2. any delay or inability to act resulting from an event or situation beyond their control, including a strike, lockout or other labour dispute at their location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose services are used to administer this contest; or
    3. prizes that are lost, damaged, or misdirected during shipping.
  7. APEGA reserves the right to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug, or other cause beyond its reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, APEGA reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
  8. The personal information you provided to register and participate in the event will be used for this event’s contest purposes and will not be shared for any other purpose without your express consent. By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated purposes. APEGA will not release, sell, or rent your personal information to any entities outside our organization. APEGA may share your personal information with the platform hosting the virtual conference, ON24, to provide you access. ON24 is required to protect the confidentiality of any personal information and may only use it to provide the specified services on behalf of APEGA. APEGA is not responsible for external content. You are advised to read the privacy policies of any external sites you visit before disclosing any personal information. While APEGA does its best to protect your personal information, it cannot guarantee the security of information that you transmit. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. For more information, refer to APEGA’s privacy policy at apega.ca/privacy or contact our privacy officer at privacy@apega.ca.
  9. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries.
  10. APEGA reserves the right to amend the contest rules or to terminate the contest at any time without any liability to any contestant. Any amendments to the contest rules will be posted on apeganexus.ca.
  11. The winners consent to their personal information (first name and last initial) being used when the contest winners are announced.
  12. The winners release APEGA from all liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in the contest or from the awarding, acceptance, or use of the prize.
  13. By entering, you agree to abide by the contest rules and the decisions of APEGA. Decisions are final and binding on all contestants.

Post-Event Survey Contest

Contest Period

June 7–14, 2024

Description of Prize

One $200.00 Visa gift card.

How to Enter

On June 7, 2024, APEGA Nexus conference attendees will be sent an email inviting them to complete a post-conference feedback survey. All APEGA Nexus conference attendees who complete the survey by 11:59 p.m. MDT on June 14 will be eligible for entry.

No purchase is necessary to enter the contest. To obtain a ballot without registration to the APEGA Nexus conference or the Post-Event Survey Contest, email pd@apega.ca and request an entry form.

Eligibility

All APEGA Nexus conference attendees who complete the survey by 11:59 p.m. MDT on June 14 will be eligible for entry. Surveys must be completed within the contest time frame, which is from June 7 to June 24, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. MDT.

APEGA Council members, staff, volunteers, and Nexus conference speakers are not eligible to participate.

Procedure for Awarding Prizes

A random draw will be conducted on June 25, 2024. One winner will be selected and awarded a $200 Visa gift card.

The winner will be notified by email on June 25, 2024. The gift card will be mailed to the winner at the provided address.

Session Feedback Contest

Contest Period

June 5–6, 2024

Description of Prize(s)

Each winner will receive one $100 Visa prepaid gift card.

How to Enter

During each session at the APEGA Nexus conference, attendees will have an opportunity to complete an online evaluation of the session. The evaluation must be completed before the session ends.

Each completed evaluation will be considered one entry in the contest. One prize will be awarded for each day of the conference. Evaluations must be completed within the contest period, June 5–6, 2024.

No purchase is necessary to enter the contest. To obtain a ballot without registration to the APEGA Nexus conference, email pd@apega.ca and request an entry form.

Eligibility

All APEGA Nexus conference registrants who complete evaluations are eligible. APEGA Council members, staff, volunteers, and Nexus conference speakers are not eligible to participate.

A registrant is not eligible to win the Session Feedback Contest more than once.

Procedure for Awarding Prizes

One winner for each day of the conference will be selected by random draw. Each winner will be awarded one $100 Visa prepaid gift card. The draws will be conducted on June 5 and June 6, 2024.

The winner(s) will be notified by email between June 10 and June 15, 2024, at the email address they used to register for the APEGA Nexus conference.