Rules & Regulations
Updated as of Jan 27, 2017 as per the sponsor's right to modify the contest.
Complete a Pacific Blue Cross Health Challenge contest entry form for a chance to win one of three (3) $2017 wellness expense accounts, sponsored by Pacific Blue Cross (“Sponsor”). The Health Challenge contest (“Contest”) begins at 12:00 pm on December 20, 2016 and ends at 11:59 pm on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 (the “Contest Period”). All times shown in the Contest Rules are Pacific Times.
This Contest is an online-only contest, and is open to permanent residents of British Columbia who meet the following conditions:
- are 19 years of age or older,
- have a valid email account/address,
- have completed an entry within the contest period.
The contest is not open to:
Employees of Pacific Blue Cross and British Columbia Life & Casualty Company (BC Life); directors for Pacific Blue Cross and BC Life; consultants who work with Pacific Blue Cross and BC Life; employees of advertising and promotional agencies affiliated with Pacific Blue Cross and BC Life.
Health Cash Prizes
Each prize winner will receive $2017 towards the purchase of any items or services related to health and wellness. All you have to do is submit your receipt(s) to Pacific Blue Cross for reimbursement. Items or services do not have to be purchased together. For example, sports gear, wearable fitness devices, health and fitness classes, activity registration fees, spa services, nutritious groceries, or health and pharmacy items not already covered by your Pacific Blue Cross plan.
The health cash prize is valid until December 31, 2017 and all items or services must be purchased by or on this date. All receipts must be received by January 31, 2018 to be eligible for reimbursement.
Prizes cannot be substituted and have no cash value.
Prize Winners will be the individual with the most votes at the end of the Contest Period in each resolution category (1. Quit Smoking; 2. Eat Healthy; 3. Exercise). In the event of a tie The Sponsor will perform a random draw at its office located at 4250 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC. The Sponsor will notify each Prize Winner by email, at the email address provided by the entrant on the entry, by February 6, 2017. Each Prize Winner will have two weeks to acknowledge, by responding to the email, that he/she has won. If a Prize Winner does not respond to the email within the two weeks, then he/she will be disqualified from winning a prize and the Sponsor may choose another entrant. Before being declared a winner, a prize winner must also answer a mathematical, skill-testing question posed by the Sponsor or the Sponsor’s representative without assistance of any kind. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected entrant. Should the winner be unable or unwilling to accept an offered prize or unable to answer the skill-testing question or otherwise meet the eligibility criteria under these Contest Rules and Regulations, the Sponsor and its respective advertising and promotional agencies are released from any obligation to the selected entrant.
The Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Contest for any reason.
The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by the Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet. Any attempt to deliberately damage 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 Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries or votes are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. By including their name and email address in the field indicated, entrants agree to abide by these Contest Rules and Regulations.
By entering the Contest, an entrant agrees to: (a) release and hold harmless the Sponsor and British Columbia Life & Casualty Company and their respective directors, officers, employees, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, sponsors and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, participation in this Contest, any breach of these Contest Rules, or in any prize-related activity; (b) fully indemnify the Sponsors and its Partners and their respective directors, officers, employees, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, sponsors and agents from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without limitation; and (c) to allow their name and city of residence to be displayed as one of the winners of the promotion in subsequent internal and external communications by the Sponsor.
The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The Sponsor will not enter into any correspondence except with the selected entrants and individuals requesting a copy of these Contest Rules and Regulations.