Spruce Tree Giveaway Terms

Giveaway Rules


By participating in Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada® Giveaway (the “Giveaway”), you agree to abide by the Official Rules. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada® is the official Sponsor of this Giveaway. If you do not wish to be bound by the Official Rules, you may discontinue using the Site or participating in the Giveaway. You cannot participate in the Giveaway until you have accepted the Official Rules.


1. No purchase or payment necessary to enter or win.

2. Eligibility

To be eligible to participate in the Giveaway you must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of Canada.
You must have a valid email account. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email account entry is submitted from at the time of entry. Only one entry per email account may be used. Automatic entry devices are prohibited.
Employees, and former employees of Ripley, along with its affiliated entities, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate or receive prizes.


3. How to Enter

Entrants must email a photo of their family planted the white spruce provided at the Aquarium on Friday, April 18, 2014 to Monday, April 21, 2014 to conservation@ripleysaquariumofcanada. Only emailed photos will be accepted.
Entries will be accepted from 9:00 am (EDT) April 18, 2014 to May 31, 2014 at 11:59 pm (EDT) (the “Giveaway Period”).
All entries and submissions, once submitted, become the property of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada® and shall not be returned.
Any incomplete entries will not be eligible.

4. Selection of the Winner

One (1) winner will be selected for the entire duration the contest runs. The winner will be chosen in a random drawing after the Giveaway Period. The random drawing will be selected by our Giveaway Administrator from all eligible entries received during the Giveaway Period. All participants acknowledge and agree that they are participating in the Giveaway for free and without having to make any purchase or payment of any kind.
The decisions on all matters relating to this Giveaway by the Giveaway Administrator are final. The winner will be notified via email. The prize must be picked up in person by the holder of the email account, with proper identification.
Odds of winning depend upon the number of emails received.

5. Prizes

Each winner will receive the following prize: A gift package from Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada Cargo Hold, including two (2) adult (age 14+) tickets and two (2) youth (age 6-13) tickets to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada.

Winner may not request substitutions of prize winnings. Winner is responsible for the payment of any taxes or fees on the value of the Prize. Ripley may, at its sole discretion, substitute prices of comparable value or cash.

6. Limitations of Liability

By participating in the Giveaway, each participant agrees to release and hold Ripley, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and the employees, officers, directors, agents, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Giveaway, the entry process, or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.

Ripley, their subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operations or transmission; computer transmissions, or for technical, electronic, hardware or software, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions of any kind; or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive registration information by Ripley on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof.

7. General Terms and Conditions

The Official Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Florida, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute under the Official Rules and or your use of the Site resides in the courts located in Orange County Florida, and you further expressly agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action. The prevailing party in any dispute shall be entitled to recover its attorney’s fees from the non-prevailing party. YOU WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL.

By participating in the Giveaway, the participants agree to be bound by the Official Rules. These rules will be interpreted by Ripley’s sole discretion, and all determinations made pursuant to these rules by Ripley are final and binding.

All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.

Ripley may terminate and permanently disqualify any participant who, in Ripley’s sole discretion, determines as being in violation of the Official Rules. All decisions by Ripley are final.

Ripley’s contact info is as follows: Ripley Entertainment Inc., 7576 Kingspointe Parkway, Suite 188, Orlando, Florida 32819.

The terms set forth the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating thereto, whether oral or written.