An Elf For Your Shelf Contest 2022

Contest Rules and Regulations
  1. General

The “An Elf for Your Shelf Contest 2022” is operated by Immaculate Confection LTD (the “Sponsor”), any individual participating in the contest will be referred as the “Entrant”. By entering the contest, the entrants acknowledges that they are in compliance with these rules and regulations and agrees to be bound by the Privacy Policy herein (see section 7).

  1. Eligibility

The Contest is open to any individual who has reached the age of majority in their Province or Territory of residence.

Individuals in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to participate or win prizes in this Contest: (a) any person who, at any time on or after November 1, 2022 was or is a director, officer, employee, or agent of Rocky Mountain Chocolate or Immaculate Confection LTD, or any of its prize suppliers, or any of their respective divisions, parent, subsidiary, or affiliated companies, franchisees, or service agencies, or independent contractors; and (b) any person who, at any time on or after November 1, 2022, was or is a director, officer, employee, or agent of any company involved with the administration of the contest or any individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for the Contest (collectively the “Contest Entities”); and (c) any person who is an immediate family member of, or domiciled with, any of the above.

  1. Contest Period

The contest begins at the opening hour of the Rocky Mountain Store on Nov 01, 2022. Hours of operations may vary between stores across Canada. The contest ends at the closing time of the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Stores on December 25, 2022. Closing time of operations may vary between stores across Canada.

The contest is limited to the stock held at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Stores. If all the participating items run out before the ending date of the contest, the signage will be taken off and the contest considered as over at the concerned location.

Head office factory outlet participates in the contest. No outlet promotions will be applicable on the items included in the contest.

  1. How to enter the contest

4.1 Participating stores

Rocky Mountain Chocolate stores participating in the Rocky Mountain Chocolate “An Elf for Your Shelf Contest 2022” contest will display Rocky Mountain Chocolate “An Elf for Your Shelf Contest 2022” contest signage. All the stores across Canada will participate in the contest, with the exception of any stores located in the province of Quebec. The quantities of participating products and the chances of winning may vary per store.

4.2 Ways of entering the contest

There are three (3) ways of entering the contest:

(1) An Elf for Your Shelf Website Contest - There is no purchase necessary to enter the contest. The Entrant can go to Rocky Mountain Chocolate’s website (www.rockychoc.com), search the pages throughout the website to find Elf behaving badly. Click on the photo of the Elf behaving badly to open up the daily contest entry page. Fill out the form on the page with your email address to be entered daily for a chance to win a new prize every day. Multiple entries from the same email address will be counted as one entry for each daily contest.

(2) Purchase a participating product in a participating Sponsor’s store location to enter the contest. In the case of participation with purchase, the participant must purchase a participating item (as listed in section 4.4). All participating items will contain a Rocky Dollars Card of various values placed inside the item according to the prize and odds of winning detailed in section 5. The values of the Rocky Dollars Cards vary. All values will be printed directly on the cards.

(3) Social Media - Purchase the “An-Elf-for-your-Shelf” product either online (www.rockychoc.com) or in stores at any Rocky Mountain Chocolate location while supplies last. Take creative photos of the Elf behaving badly and upload to Instagram. Entries must tag the Contest Organizer’s Instagram account (@rockychoccanada) in order to be eligible. Tips and examples are available on the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Instagram page (@rockychoccanada). After the contest ends, submitted entries will be subject to public vote on December 24, 2022 via Instagram Stories. The winner will be announced on December 25, 2022.

4.3 Restrictions of Entry

There are no restrictions as for the number of participating items that can be purchased during the contest period. Entrants entering the contest by sending a letter may only submit one letter per individual.

4.4 Participating items

Only participating items as listed below and advertised on promotion signage within Rocky Mountain Chocolate store locations are subject to the “An Elf for Your Shelf Contest 2022” contest rules. All the other items displayed in the store follow the Sponsor’s regular sales conditions. The contest is limited to the stock every store carries, once all the participating items have been sold, the contest in the store is over.

* An Elf for Your Shelf Contest 2022*
*As indicated on the “An Elf for Your Shelf Contest 2022” Contest signage in store.
  1. Prizes and Odds of Winning

5.1 Prize description

There are different contest prizes and selection of winners.

(1) “An Elf for Your Shelf” Website Contest - One (1) prize of $60, one (1) prize of $65, one (1) prize of $93, one (1) prize of $95, and one (1) prize of $150 will be awarded during or after the contest period ends.

(2) “An Elf for Your Shelf” In-Store Contest - Prizes given away by the sponsor are Rocky Dollars Cards containing different values (as listed in section 5.3). The prizes can only be used in Canadian Rocky Mountain Chocolate stores. The Rocky Dollar Cards valued from $4 – 100 will be displayed on the card. Prizes cannot be converted into cash. The utilization of the Rocky Dollars card awarded as prize is similar to any card distributed by the Sponsor according to the Sponsor’s Sales policy.

(3) “An Elf for Your Shelf” Social Media Contest - One (1) prize of $200, one (1) prize of $500, and one (1) prize of $1000 in gift cards will be awarded during or after the contest period ends.

5.2 Prize Population

Before the contest, the sponsor credited 5156 Rocky Dollar Cards specifically designed for this contest and placed these cards inside 5156 participating items. Prize values from $4-$100 in CAD will be displayed on the card and can only be redeemed in store. The value can be redeemed by bringing the card in to any Rocky Mountain Chocolate store in Canada. There will be a total of five different prizes (as specified on section 5.1 for the website contest). There will be a total of 3 different prizes (as specified on section 5.1 for the social-media contest).

5.3 Prize details and odds of winning

The overall chances of winning Rocky Dollars when buying the item in any of our stores, as per the chart below:

Prize description

Number of Prizes

Odds of winning

CAD $4 OFF Rocky Coupons or a delicious Rocky Ridge

4995

99 in 100

CAD $5 Rocky Dollars or a chocolate bomb

100

1 in 51

CAD $10 Rocky Dollars or a Quickie

50

1 in 103

CAD $25 Rocky Dollars

5

1 in 1031

CAD $50 Rocky Dollars

3

1 in 1719

CAD $100 Rocky Dollars

2

1 in 2578

CAD $1000 Grand Prize

1

1 in 5156

Total

5156

The total prize value (based on the participating product in a participating Sponsor’s store location) to be distributed across Canada equals: CAD $22,317.00.

The total prize value (based on the website contest) Canada equals: CAD $463. The chances of being selected as the inner depends on the total number of eligible Entries received.

The total prize value (based on the social media contest) Canada equals: CAD $1,700. The chances of being selected as the inner depends on the total number of eligible Entries received.

5.4 Using the prizes

(1) “An Elf for Your Shelf” Website Contest - The winner will be notified via email. The winner will have their Prize delivered via mail at the address provided by the winner to Rocky Mountain Chocolate in the winner's declaration and release form.

If the selected winner has not complied with the Official Contest Rules according to Rocky Mountain Chocolate, has not replied our email, in each case within 48 (forty-eight) hours of being contacted; the selected entry will be forfeited and another random draw will take place, following which the prize will be awarded as described above. It is the responsibility of the Contestant to check their email and Rocky Mountain Chocolate accepts no responsibility for the failure of any communication method or the security of the internet of any winner's email or social media account.

This process of choosing an alternative winning entry will occur a maximum of two (2) times, after which the prize will not be awarded. 

(2) “An Elf for Your Shelf” In-Store Contest – Prize found inside the product can be claimed in ANY Rocky Mountain Chocolate store across Canada, with the exception of any stores located in the province of Quebec. The “Winner” will be able to use the prize right away and until the amount on the Rocky Dollars Card has expired.

The value will be awarded to the carrier of the Rocky Dollars Card. It is not the Sponsor’s responsibility to verify that the carrier of the card is the “Winner” of the contest. No claim can be made by any individual not in possession of a prize. ALL other documents (ie: purchase receipts or manuscript letters) will NOT grant a prize. There is a limit of time for the winner to use the Rocky Dollars Card in any Rocky Mountain Chocolate store.

All such prize claims must be received by the end of the business day on or before February 25, 2022. Claims received after February 25, 2022 will be null and void and ineligible for prizes. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. If any prize notification or any prize is returned as undeliverable, prize will be forfeited.

(3) “An Elf for Your Shelf” Social Media Contest – The winner will be notified via email or Instagram. The winner will have their Prize delivered via mail at the address provided by the winner to Rocky Mountain Chocolate in the winner's declaration and release form. If the selected winner has not complied with the Official Contest Rules according to Rocky Mountain Chocolate, has not returned their completed declaration and release form, in each case within 48 (forty-eight) hours of being contacted; the selected entry will be forfeited and another random draw will take place, following which the prize will be awarded as described above. It is the responsibility of the Contestant to check their email and social media accounts and Rocky Mountain Chocolate accepts no responsibility for the failure of any communication method or the security of the internet of any winner's email or social media account. This process of choosing an alternative winning entry will occur a maximum of two (2) times, after which the prize will not be awarded.

 5.5 Contest related complaints administration

Any issues or complaints related to the contest should be reported to the Sponsor’s headquarters as per information below. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Stores are not responsible for the An Elf for Your Shelf Contest 2022 - Administration.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
RE: An Elf for Your Shelf Contest 2022
5284 Still Creek Ave
Burnaby, BC - V5C 4E4
CANADA info@rockychoc.com – Subject line An Elf for Your Shelf Contest 2022

  1. General rules

The Prize must be accepted as awarded. No cash alternatives, substitution or transfers of the Prize will be allowed. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, or the equivalent cash amount, in the event that the prize described is unavailable due to circumstances beyond their control. Under no circumstances will the Sponsor or any of the Contest Entities, or their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, divisions, parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, franchisees, service agencies, or independent contractors be required to award more Prizes than what is indicated in these Rules (section 5.3) or award the Prizes other than in accordance with these Rules (section 5.4).

The Contest is subject to all Federal, Provincial and local laws, as well as the rules adopted in view of said laws. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and the Sponsor and / or the Contest Entities in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the Province of British Columbia without regard to British Columbia conflicts of law principles. All Entrants consent to submit any dispute arising from these Rules to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Courts of the Province of British Columbia, region of Vancouver.

  1. Privacy Policy

The Sponsor warrants that it will only use the personal information collected through the Contest as per this Privacy Policy, and will treat all personal information with the utmost care.

By entering the Contest, the Entrant agrees to the use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. The personal information collected about you is limited to the information you have voluntarily supplied to the Sponsor.

Except as provided herein, the Sponsor will not divulge any personal information gathered through the Contest to third parties. Moreover, the Sponsor will not sell any personal information collected.

The personal information collected will only be used for the following purposes: (i) use of the winning Entrants’ information; (ii) administration of the Contest on an as needed basis and publication of the winner’s name and or picture on social media.

Not with standing anything in this Privacy Policy to the contrary, we may share any information we have collected about you: (i) in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims or demands; (ii) if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person; (iii) if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding situations that involve abuse of the website infrastructure or the Internet in general; (iv) to a parent company, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control with the Sponsor and / or the Contest Entities (in which case we will require such entities to honor this Privacy Policy); and (v) if the Sponsor and / or the Contest Entities is acquired by or merged with another entity (in which case we will require such entity to assume the obligations under this Privacy Policy).

Despite efforts to ensure third parties will not access or obtain your personal information, complete confidentiality and security cannot currently be guaranteed on the Internet. Communication via the Internet is subject to interception, loss, or alteration. The Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Sponsor cannot be held responsible for damages resulting from the transmission of confidential information or personal information over the Internet and that such communications are at your own risk.