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BCAA “Explore BC” Contest (“Contest”) Terms & Conditions (“Contest Rules”)

Last updated: March 12, 2019


The contest begins on April 2, 2019 at 12:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (“PT”) and closes May 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM PT (the “Contest Period”).


Contest is open to all legal residents of British Columbia who: (i) are nineteen (19) years or older (ii) are a BCAA Member. Contest is NOT open to employees or agents (and those with whom they are domiciled) of BCAA and/or its affiliated CAA National or regional CAA motor Clubs (the "CAA Clubs") and its advertising and promotional agencies. This contest is being promoted by BCAA, 4567 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4T1.


No purchase necessary. To enter the contest, complete all required fields on the online entry form at be eligible for the Contest all entries must be received by BCAA no later than May 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM PT (“Contest Close Date”). Limited to a maximum of one entry per cardholding BCAA Member. By completing an entry form all entrants consent to the collection and use of this information by BCAA for the purpose of administering the Contest and contacting entrants who have consented to being contacted by BCAA, as provided in the Contest Rules and in accordance with BCAA’s Privacy Policy. A copy of BCAA’s Privacy Policy is available at

BCAA will not be responsible for or have any liability resulting from entries which are mutilated, delayed, lost, stolen, or misdirected. Mechanically reproduced entry forms will not be eligible to win.


There is a total of one (1) Prize available to be won in this Contest. The Prize will be advertised as a trip to anywhere within BC that is operated within Pacific Coastal Airline’s flight network valued at approximately $5,000 CDN as estimated by BCAA before the commencement of the Contest Period. The Prize will be delivered in the form of (4) four roundtrip flight tickets within Pacific Coastal Airline’s network valid for travel prior to December 15, 2019 and; Best Western travel card worth $1,500 CDN for stay at any Best Western location within BC.


Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following general conditions apply to the Prize : (i) Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be exchanged, assigned, sold, transferred, substituted or added onto in any way (except as otherwise permitted by BCAA, in its sole discretion); (ii) BCAA reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute the Prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or a prize component of equal or greater value. If the Prize winner elects to forego any part of the Prize (e.g. the Prize winner elects to bring only one guest), there will be no substitution of any kind for such election, including without limitation any cash or other payment for the value of the portion of the prize not accepted by the Prize winner. The Prize has no cash value. Not replaced if lost or stolen. Flight and hotel bookings subject to availability at time of reservation and restrictions of each carrier. All Best Western Travel Card rules apply. Visit for complete Best Western Travel Card terms and conditions.

Any expenses incurred by the Prize winner (“Additional Expenses”) that are not expressly identified in the Contest Rules as forming part of the Prize, are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner, including without limitation any airfare or accommodation that exceeds the total Prize offered. Additional Expenses include without limitation any and all costs, expenses and taxes not expressly described herein including applicable local air departure taxes, transportation, gratuities, merchandise, telephone calls, personal expenses of any nature for overnight layover, meals and beverages, service charges, inflight meals and entertainment; obtaining sufficient personal travel insurance prior to departure, if desired; obtaining and carrying all necessary travel documentation, such as passports and visas and complying with customs immigrations regulations.

Once a selected entrant is declared a winner, BCAA will provide the selected entrant with details on how to redeem his or her prize (i.e. reservation of flights and accommodation).


BCAA will be responsible for administering the assigned Prize for this Contest. A random draw for the Prize will be held on May 20, 2019. The random draw for the Prize will select one (1) entry from all eligible entries received in accordance with the “How To Enter” section of these rules to choose one (1) selected entrant.

Chances of winning the Prize will be dependent upon the number of eligible entries received by BCAA before the Contest Close Date described in the “How To Enter” section of these rules.

BCAA and/or its contest fulfillment agency will contact the selected entrant by telephone at the phone number provided at time of entry and/or email if provided. If BCAA and/or its contest fulfillment agency makes three (3) unsuccessful attempts within a 72 hour period to contact the selected entrant, BCAA, despite its customary diligent efforts, reserves the right to disqualify that selected entrant for the Prize.

Before being declared a winner, the selected entrant’s eligibility must have been verified by BCAA and the selected entrant must:

  1. Correctly answer a time limited mathematical skill-testing question. Failure to correctly answer that skill-testing question will mean that the selected entrant will be disqualified, and
  2. Sign a winner’s Affidavit and Liability/Publicity Release form, agreeing to the use of his/her name, address (city only), photograph, voice and/or statements without compensation other than the prize offered, within 10 days of the date it is sent by BCAA to the selected entrant. Failure to sign these forms will result in the selected entrant being disqualified.

Before being declared a winner, each selected entrant and each of the entrant’s travel companions must first sign a Winner’s Release & Waiver form in the form provided by BCAA, agreeing, without limitation, to the use of his or her name, address (city only), photo, voice and/or statements without compensation other than the prize offered, that he or she has read, understood, and complied with all of the rules set forth in the Contest Rules, and that he or she releases, indemnifies and holds harmless British Columbia Automobile Association, its affiliates, and any advertising and promotion agencies associated with the contest, including without limitation their employees, officers, and directors, against any and all claims, actions, damages, costs and liabilities of any kind in connection with the contest or use of the Prize. Failure to sign these forms will result in the selected entrant being disqualified. The selected entrant’s travel companion(s) may only be a minor if such minor is accompanied by his or her parent or guardian.

Once a selected entrant is declared a winner, BCAA will provide the selected entrant with details on how to redeem his or her prize (i.e. reservation of flights and accommodation).

Non-compliance with the foregoing or with any of these Contest Rules will, at BCAA’s discretion, result in disqualification of the selected entrant and, at BCAA’s sole option, an alternate entrant being selected by another draw. BCAA is not required to inquire into whether the information provided by an entrant on their entry is correct. At its discretion, BCAA may waive the requirement for any entrant to provide any or all of the requested personal information, and may declare any such entry or an entry containing incorrect information to be an eligible entry. If for any reason, the prize is not awarded within three (3) months of the draw date, at its discretion, BCAA may decide not to award the prize. Except for the selected entrant, no other entrants will be notified about the results of the Contest.


By entering the Contest and accepting the Prize, each selected entrant agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by BCAA in any manner whatsoever and at BCAA sole discretion, including, without limitation, print, broadcast or the Internet. All entries become the property of BCAA, which assumes no responsibility for lost, delayed, incomplete or misdirected entries. All entries are subject to verification and may be declared invalid if they are illegible, incomplete, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.

BCAA, including its directors, officers, partners, dealers and employees, its affiliates, associates and their respective agents and representatives are not responsible for any direct or indirect liability, injury or damage of any kind related in any way to the Contest or Prize; this includes, but is not limited to, any entry, prize winning notification or claim for any prize that is lost, misdirected or that arrives late, as the case may be, whether or not due to the fault of BCAA or of any other person or thing, technical, hardware, network, online, electronic, computer hardware or software or telephone failures of any kind, interrupted or unavailable browser or network server or malfunction, congestion, incompatibility, misconnection or miscommunication, failed, incomplete, garbled or lost computer or network transmissions, or if BCAA's Email/Website portal or associated software, computer equipment or other hardware is compromised by virus, bugs, unauthorized human or unauthorized non-human intervention or any other similar or related problem, or resulting from participants or downloading any materials in this contest, inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in the Contest, human processing or otherwise, or any combination thereof; or any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prizes, or acceptance, possession, or use or misuse of the prizes, or from participation in the Contest.

This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and is void where prohibited by law. These Official Contest Rules and Regulations shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of British Columbia. The decisions of BCAA with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of entries.

BCAA reserves the right to withdraw or amend this Contest in any way at is sole discretion and without notice, in the event of an error, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of BCAA that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Contest Rules.

BCAA reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Contest Rules without prior notice or obligation, at its sole discretion and without notice.

By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to BCAA, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with BCAA’s Privacy Policy (available at:

For information regarding official winners, send a self-stamped addressed envelope after May 20, 2019 to: BCAA Head Office, ATTN: Explore BC Contest, 4567 Canada Way, Burnaby BC, V5G 4T1