RCSS Design A Jersey Contest (“CONTEST”)
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES (“RULES”)
- SPONSOR: This Contest is sponsored by Loblaw Companies Ltd. (the Sponsor”) and the prize(s) are
provided by the Canadian Hockey League, the Western Hockey League and the Ontario Hockey League
- CONTEST PERIOD: This Contest begins on March 25, 2021 at 7:00 AM (ET) on closes May 6, 2021 at
11:00 PM (ET) the (“Contest Closing date”) (collectively the “Contest Period”).
- HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
To enter, log on to https://chlleaveyourmark.ca/ and
follow the on-screen instructions. To enter, you must download a jersey template (select your league
and then select your team) (“Jersey Design”). Create your own Jersey Design using the template
provided and submit your completed design, along with your name, age, contact information and
description of your design by uploading your file on the contest URL. Files should be uploaded as PNG,
JPEG or PDF formats before contest closing date.
Once completed, click “Submit” and you will be entered into the contest.
Your email address will be used to identify you as a PC Optimum member. In order to be eligible to
receive the PC Optimum points bonus points at the time of entry, you must provide the same e-mail
address you registered with as a PC Optimum member and be the authorized account holder.
Entries must be received no later than the end of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry.
Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated,
forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically reproduced. No communication or correspondence will
be exchanged with entrants except with those selected for a prize.
Limit of one entry per household per day during the Contest Period. In the case of multiple entries, only
the first eligible entry will be considered.
Each Jersey Design must be original, have not been previously published or won any other prize/award,
not infringe copyright or other intellectual property rights of any other party, and must be suitable for
publication (i.e. must not be obscene or indecent or contain content that is or could be considered
inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion.) Sponsor
reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any Entry the Sponsor deems not to be in keeping with
the rules of this Contest, or that the Sponsor learns has been previously published, entered into another
contest or competition, or won any other prize or award.
Jersey Design must not feature any images of people. By entering, each Entrant acknowledges and
agrees that submitting a Jersey Design online brings the Entry within the public view and, as such, the
Entrant waives any claims against the Sponsor and indemnifies and holds Sponsor harmless against any
third party claims for damages or injury attributable to the Sponsor for any copying, re-posting or
unlawful use of the submitted Jersey Design that may result.
Entries must not: include celebrities (or celebrity likeness); disparage any persons or organizations;
contain any personal or commercial solicitations, advertisements or promotional materials; feature
alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, firearms and ammunitions, prescription drugs, illegal drugs and
related drug paraphernalia, nutritional supplements, lotteries, or gambling; contain material which is in
Sponsor's sole discretion, hateful, slanderous, libelous, tortious, sexually explicit, violent, discriminatory
(including based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age),
profane, or harassing; or contain material that is threatening to any person, place, business or group or
contain words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity,
religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group; violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation
and must be in line with the Sponsor's image and reputation as determined by Sponsor, in its sole
All Jersey Designs shall become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned to entrants. The
entrant irrevocably assigns and transfers to the Sponsor any and all rights, title and interest in the Jersey
Design including, without limitation, all copyright. Sponsor shall have the right to edit or modify Jersey
Design for use in perpetuity without any further consent or compensation. Jersey Design should not
bear the names, trademarks or logos of any third party.
Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any claims against infringement with respect to any Entry
submitted. By entering this Contest each Entrant (i) represents that the said Entry does not infringe on
any third party’s copyright materials, trade-mark or other intellectual property rights, (ii) agrees to
release, indemnify, discharge and hold harmless the Promotion Parties, their respective parent,
subsidiary and affiliated companies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and
representatives from any claim or liability arising from or related to submission of the Entry and
participation in this Contest, (iii) grants the Sponsor, an unlimited, royalty free, irrevocable, right and
license to edit, modify reproduce, post and/or broadcast the Entry in any form of media now known or
hereinafter developed, including, without limitation, as contemplated within these Official Rules, and in
any advertising or promotions created by the Sponsor in any form of media to promote this Contest
and/or future contests similar to this Contest; and (iv) waives all moral rights in the Entry in favour of
Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit any Entry to blur out any trade-marks or
to remove any copyrighted content. Entries that do not conform to the specific requirements will be
- ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who have reached the
age of majority within the province or territory of which they reside as of the Contest Closing Date.
Employees, officers, directors, agents or representatives of the Sponsor its respective affiliates,
subsidiaries, related companies, advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, “Promotion Parties”)
and the immediate family and/or household members of any of the above, are not eligible to participate
in the Contest. For the purposes of these contest rules, “immediate family” means husband, wife,
spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son, and/or daughter, whether or not they reside in the same
The Sponsor reserves the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in
the Contest and any failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Any entrant under the age of majority must certify they have parental consent to enter and such parent
or legal guardian must sign all necessary documentation on behalf of the minor all in respect of this
Contest, including any declaration and release agreement.
- POTENTIAL WINNER SELECTION: There will be one (1) round of judging.
Eligible entries will be judged by the Sponsor based on what the Sponsor finds to be the most compelling entry, of all qualifying
entries and will be based on the following criteria as determined by the contest judges at their sole
discretion: Jersey Design is completed as required (20%), Originality of Jersey Design (30%), Creativity of
Jersey Design (30%), Overall effort in submission (20%).
Judging will take place on May 13, 2021 at Loblaw Companies Limited located at 1 Presidents Choice
Circle in Brampton, Ontario from all eligible entries received by the Contest Closing Date. Before being
declared a Winner, the selected Potential Winner must correctly answer a time-limited mathematical
skill-testing question without assistance or mechanical or electronic aid and will be required to sign a
standard declaration and release form confirming compliance with the contest Official Rules and
acceptance of the prize as awarded. The selected Potential Winner will be notified by email or phone
call no later than May 27, 2021. If the Potential Winner cannot be contacted by June 10, 2021. at
Sponsor’s discretion, another Entrant may be selected.
- ODDS OF WINNING: The chances of being selected as a Potential Winner depends
upon the number of eligible entries received.
- PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARVs): There will be one (1) Grand Prize
available to be won PER MARKET (25 markets total) during the Contest Period, consisting of 1 autographed jersey of the
winner’s design and a Zoom call with player(s), with an approximate retail value of $300. The
autographed jersey will be provided by the “Prize Provider” during the 2021-22 hockey season (approx.
November - December 2021, pending date of game the winning jersey design is worn in). The Zoom calls
will be arranged and executed between May - June 2021.
OHL Markets (12 total): (All in Ontario)
Barrie, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Mississauga, Niagara, Oshawa, Ottawa, Peterborough, Sarnia,
WHL Markets (13 total):
Brandon (MB), Calgary (AB), Edmonton (AB), Kamloops (BC), Lethbridge (AB), Medicine Hat (AB),
Moose Jaw (SK), Prince Albert (SK), Prince George (BC), Red Deer (AB), Regina (SK), Saskatoon (SK),
There will be twelve (12) secondary prizes available to be won during the Contest Period, consisting of
200,000 PC Optimum Points, CHL branded travel mug, CHL branded wireless speaker with an
approximate retail value of $250.
Total approximate retail value of all prizes combined is $10,500.
The approximate retail value of each prize is that stated by the supplier of the prize as being in effect
thirty (30) days prior to the launching of this contest.
- DECLARATION & RELEASE: Potential Winner will be required to execute and return a Declaration and
Release within seven (7) days of the date indicated on the accompanying letter of prize notification and
of attempted delivery, or the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate Entrant.
The return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable or noncompliance with the terms of these
Official Rules may result in disqualification and at Sponsor’s discretion, selection of an alternate Entrant
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering this contest, the entrant accepts and agrees to these Official
Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all matters. By accepting the prize, the
Winner agrees to hold the Sponsor, their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, parent and related
companies, licensors, licensees, and assigns harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out
of the acceptance, use, misuse or redemption of any prize or participation in the contest. The Sponsor
assumes no responsibility or liability for lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected
or incomplete entries, on account of the foregoing or otherwise, notifications, typographical, responses,
replies or any computer, online, software, telephone, cellular phone, hardware or technical problems,
interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, failure, traffic congestion or
malfunction that may occur, or on account of any combination including but not limited to malfunctions
that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an entry. The Sponsor is not responsible for any
incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website or mobile application users or by any of
the equipment or programming associated with the Contest or by any technical, human or other error
or omission. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion,
defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or
unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any injury or damage
to entrant or to any computer or cellular phone related to or resulting from participating or
downloading materials or applications in this Contest. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability
in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons
beyond the control of the Sponsor, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs,
tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration,
security, lack of participation, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest or the Contest
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify an entrant if the entrant a) violates these official rules and/or
the general rules/guidelines of any online property or service of the Sponsor; b) enters the contest by
any means contrary to these rules or which would be unfair to other entrants or where contest entries
are generated by any mechanical or automated means; c) acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive
manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Entry materials that
have been tampered with, reproduced, falsified, or altered are void. In the event a dispute arises as to
the identity of a potentially winning online entrant, entries made by internet will be declared made by
the name on the online entry form.
Any attempt to deliberately damage the contest website, contest application or any related website or
undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should
such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest
extent permitted by law.
Currency is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stipulated. Each prize must be accepted “as is” and may
not be exchanged for an amount of money, bartered, sold, raffled, substituted, or transferred, and is
non-refundable. In the event the stated prize(s) are unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of
the Sponsor, a prize of equivalent nature and value will be available to be won, or the Sponsor, in its sole
option, may award the winner the equivalent monetary value in lieu of prize. The prize(s) will be
delivered only to the confirmed winners.
Refusal to accept a prize releases the Sponsor, as well as their respective directors, officers, and
employees, of all responsibility and obligations toward the winner of such prize. In no event shall
Sponsor be held to award more prizes that what is mentioned in these rules or to award prizes
otherwise than in compliance with these rules.
- CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use
winners’ names, cities and provinces/territories of residence and likenesses for purposes of advertising
and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without
further compensation, notification, or permission, unless prohibited by law.
All information requested by and supplied by each entrant must be truthful, accurate, and in no way
misleading. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant from the contest in their discretion,
should the entrant at any stage supply untruthful, inaccurate, or misleading details and/or information
or should the entrant be ineligible for the contest pursuant to these rules.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, trade
names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans
and representations are owned by the Sponsor and/or their affiliates. All rights are reserved.
Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express
written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
- INDEMNIFICATION: Entrant releases and holds Sponsor harmless 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, participation in the Contest, any
breach of the Rules, and/or in any prize-related activity. The Entrant agrees to fully indemnify the
Sponsor from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest
- TERMINATION: If, in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering
with any portion of the contest, or if technical difficulties or any other factor including accident, printing,
administrative, or any error of any kind compromises the integrity, administration, or conduct of this
contest, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend or terminate the
Contest, in whole or in part, at any time, without prior notice or obligation. Any attempt to deliberately
damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest 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.
- PRIVACY/USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: The Sponsor respects your right to privacy. By
participating in the Contest, you: (i) grant to the Sponsor the right to use your name, mailing address,
telephone number, and e-mail address, alias or platform handle (“Personal Information”) for the
purposes of administering this Contest and conducting publicity about this contest(ii) grant to the
Sponsor the right to use Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the
Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless
prohibited by law; and (iii) acknowledge that the Sponsor may disclose Personal Information to third-
party service providers and agents of the Sponsor in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) and
(ii) above. The Sponsor will only use the entrant’s Personal Information for identified purposes and only
if consent is given at the time of entry to provide you with information regarding upcoming
promotions/Contest of the Sponsor. Your consent may be withdrawn at any time. Should you
withdrawal your consent, your entry into this contest will be invalid. For more information regarding the
- LAW: The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. The
Official Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal,
provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor. All
issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the
Official Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsor in connection with
the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario
including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or
provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.
- OFFICIAL RULES: These rules are available on the contest website at
https://chlleaveyourmark.ca/ under “Official Contest Rules”