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Air Canada enRoute Film Festival People’s Choice Award Contest

Official contest rules and regulations

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The Air Canada enRoute Film Festival People’s Choice Award Contest (the “Contest”) is brought to you by Air Canada (the “Contest Sponsor” or “Air Canada”). The Contest starts on August 1, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. EST and closes on October 31, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST (hereinafter, the “Contest Period”).


The Contest is open to all Canadian residents having reached the legal age of majority in their province or territory of residence prior to the Contest Period (an “Eligible Participant”). Employees, representatives or agents of Contest Sponsor, Aimia Canada Inc. (hereinafter “Aeroplan”), Spafax Canada (hereinafter “Spafax”), and each of the foregoing entities’ subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies, and members of the immediate family (parents, children, siblings and spouse, regardless of where they are domiciled) of any of the aforementioned and persons with whom any of the aforementioned are domiciled are not eligible to enter the Contest.


By participating in this Contest, you are signifying your agreement that you have read and agree to be legally bound by these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”).



Although online access and a valid email address are required in order to enter the Contest, no purchase is necessary. Many public libraries, retail businesses and other establishments allow patrons to access the Internet for free, and a number of Internet service providers and other companies offer free email accounts.

To enter, Eligible Participants can visit each day and fill in a Contest entry form by completing all fields of the Contest entry form, casting a Vote (as defined below) and submitting it as per the instructions on the Contest entry form. Eligible Participants who fail to properly fill out all required fields will have their entry disqualified from the Contest.

Eligible Participants will be required to vote for films as part of the Contest entry by following the on-screen instructions to cast a vote (each, a “Vote”) for a favourite films(s) (each, a “Film” and collectively the “Films”) from among the fourteen (14) Films displayed on the website. There is no need to have watched or otherwise engaged with any film in any way in order to be eligible to submit a Vote for that Film. Watching or otherwise engaging with a particular Film or Films will not in any way increase or otherwise impact your chances of winning in this Contest. Upon submitting a Vote for a Film and property completing the Contest entry form in accordance with these Rules, you will be eligible to earn one (1) Eligible Entry (each, an “Eligible Entry”) in the Contest. You can submit up to one Eligible Entry per day during the Contest Period.

After entering the Contest, Eligible Participants will have the option to share the Contest on Facebook® and Twitter®.

Facebook and Twitter are registered trademarks of Facebook, Inc. and Twitter, Inc. respectively. Participants acknowledge the non-responsibility of Twitter and Facebook its officers, directors, employees and agents with regards to all aspects of the Contest. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter or Facebook. Participants understand that all Contest information is provided to the Contest Sponsor and not to Twitter and Facebook.


For the avoidance of any doubt, the maximum number of Entries that can be earned by an Eligible Participant in relation to this Contest is Ninety-Two (92) Entries. This is only possible if the Eligible Participant (in accordance with these Rules) submits the maximum allowable one (1) Vote per day (as defined above) for each of the Ninety-Two (92) days in the Contest Period. Under no circumstances will any Eligible Participant or anyone else be permitted to obtain more than any stated maximum number of Entries as outlined in these Rules.


One (1) Grand Prize
There is one (1) grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) to be won consisting of:

Two Round-trip airfare tickets in Economy class to any destination served by Air Canada within North America from the airport closest to the winner’s place of residence served by Air Canada.

Flight reservation is subject to availability and the following flight blackout dates apply: December 15, 2016 to January 7, 2017, April 16, 2017 to April 22, 2017. Round trip travel must be completed on or before October 31, 2017. Both the Grand Prize winner and travelling companion must travel on the same itinerary. Travel does not qualify for Aeroplan mileage accumulation or for mileage accumulation in any other frequent flyer program. No changes permitted to reservations once date of travel is confirmed.

Air Canada will cover all fuel, insurance, surcharges, taxes, fees and other applicable charges relating expressly to the flight reservation. The Grand Prize winner and travelling companion are responsible for any and all costs, expenses and taxes not expressly described herein including, without limitation, gratuities, merchandise, telephone calls, personal expenses of any nature for overnight layovers, local taxes, drinks and meals not listed in the itinerary, tips to hotels and restaurants, tips to the tour guide and driver, costs incurred to and from the departure airport as the Grand Prize originates and terminates there; 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 and immigration regulations. Use of the airfare tickets are subject to Air Canada’s general conditions of carriage publicly available at

The approximate total value of the Grand Prize is CDN $3,928. Exact value of the Grand Prize depends on point of departure as well as time of travel.


Grand Prize Draw

At 12:00 p.m. (EST) on November 16, 2016, a random draw from all Eligible Entries received during the Contest Period will be conducted at Spafax offices located at 500 rue Saint-Jacques, bur. 1510, Montreal, QC, H2Y 1S1, to determine the Grand Prize winner. The odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend upon the total number of Eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.


In order to be declared a winner and be able to claim the Grand Prize, the Eligible Participant selected by random draw will be contacted by telephone or by e-mail by the Contest Sponsor or one of its agents or representatives, shortly following the draw and must confirm acceptance as a selected Eligible Participant within five (5) calendar days of contact. If the selected Eligible Participant cannot be contacted, another Eligible Participant will be selected by way of another random draw. Before being declared a winner, the selected Eligible Participant will be required to answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question and sign a release and waiver form confirming, without limitation, that:

  • He/she and his/her travelling companion complies with the eligibility requirements;
  • He/she has read the Rules and complies completely;
  • He/she accepts the Grand Prize as awarded;
  • He/she acknowledges the Contest Sponsor’s right to publish his/her picture, name and city of residence without compensation other than the Grand Prize offered;
  • He/she successfully answers a time-limited mathematical skill-testing Question;
  • He/she releases and agrees to hold harmless of all liability relating to the Contest and the Grand Prize the Contest Sponsor, its subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising, promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents

No correspondence will be undertaken except with the selected Eligible Participants. The Grand Prize will be provided by way of: a letter containing a promotional code.


All entries submitted, and all information provided, by Eligible Participants must be complete and accurate. Contest Sponsor will not be held responsible for any and all telephone or Internet problems, unclear telephone or e-mail messages and any late/incomplete/erroneously Grand Prize claims or release and waiver forms.

All entries are subject to verification by the Contest Sponsor and may be disqualified if they are received outside of the Contest Period, are incomplete, illegible, irregular, photocopied or otherwise reproduced, submitted through illicit means or if they contain any false statements, or do not conform to or satisfy to any condition of these Contest rules and regulations.

By entering the Contest, Eligible Participants agree that the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to publish without compensation the full name, city of residence and photograph of all winners and Eligible Participants waive all rights with respect to printed, broadcast and other forms of publicity. Eligible Participants further agree that all entries submitted and their content become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.

Eligible Participants agree to be bound by all decisions of the Contest Sponsor regarding the Contest which shall be final and binding in all respects.

Eligible Participants agree that the Contest Sponsor is not liable for any incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or for any error or malfunction of any kind in connection with the Contest. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way, without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. Furthermore, if the Contest Sponsor determines, at its sole discretion, that any entry compromises the integrity of the Contest, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the entry at issue or terminate the Contest in its entirety without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. The Contest Sponsor further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual from the Contest and to ban the individual from any future contest of the Contest Sponsor who it finds or believes to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of the Contest rules and regulations or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

By entering this Contest, Eligible Participants agree to release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor, its subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with the Contest or, if declared a winner, the Grand Prize awarded and use thereof.

The Contest is subject to applicable Canadian laws.

By entering this Contest, Eligible Participants expressly consent to the Contest Sponsor, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with the Contest Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity Contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a Grand Prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official Contest rules, or the rights and obligations of an Eligible Participant in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Quebec and the laws of Canada applicable therein.

Eligible Participants may obtain the Grand Prize winners’ names between November 16, 2016 and February 16, 2017 by addressing their request, accompanied by a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage to:

The Air Canada enRoute Film Festival People’s Choice Award Contest
c/o Spafax
500 rue Saint-Jacques, bur. 1510
Montreal, QC
H2Y 1S1M

Comments… or add another

Janice Thomas

Monday, August 19th 2013 13:48
I really enjoyed the ICUP film on the bathroom in Edmonton. Really well done.

Sandra Tuplin

Wednesday, August 28th 2013 20:15
It would be great to win the trip.


Thursday, August 13th 2015 20:27
Very good film.

Bev Latter

Tuesday, October 6th 2015 17:45
Wow! it would e fantastic dream come true. Thank you Air Canada for sponsoring this opportunity.

Janet Ramier

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016 12:42
Great opportunity!

Brenda van Loosen

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016 09:01
Great opportunity for the film maker and us!

jane pankew

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016 10:00
Great contest!

tammi smith

Monday, August 8th 2016 16:02
This would be wonderful to attend!

tammi smith

Monday, August 8th 2016 16:02
This would be wonderful to attend!

Leona Geall

Monday, September 5th 2016 20:18
Please select my name.

Donna rivers

Sunday, October 2nd 2016 10:44
I would love to win a trip anywhere

Robert Danchilla

Tuesday, October 4th 2016 19:57
Love travelling

Mike Caruso

Wednesday, October 12th 2016 22:54
Now, everyone will know how to make great Italian sausages. Great film.

Carrie-Anne DeCaprio

Tuesday, October 18th 2016 14:55
I would love this prize, Air Canada is our favourite carrier

billly gamble

Saturday, October 22nd 2016 03:38
I deserve to win , would love to travel

william parsons

Thursday, October 27th 2016 05:11
would love to win!

william parsons

Thursday, October 27th 2016 05:13
would love to win with air canada!

barbara mack

Monday, October 31st 2016 22:36
clouds of great to win...good contest for filmmakers and of course me...hope i win
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