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    CAA’s Driver Training Tear-up-the-Tuition Contest - Contest Rules








    1. The CAA Driver Training Tear-up-the-Tuition Contest ("Contest") is open to persons who reside within the club territory of CAA Niagara, CAA North and East, and CAA South Central Ontario ("CAA"), and have reached the age of 16 years as of the date of entry for the Contest with the following exceptions: employees and retirees of CAA and its affiliates, partners, suppliers, representatives, agents, advertising and promotional agencies, the independent contest agency if any, and the household members and Immediate Family of any of the above are not eligible to participate in the Contest. For the purpose of these Contest Rules, “Immediate Family” means spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter, whether or not they reside in the same household.
    2. An entry into the Contest may be submitted in one (1) of two (2) ways:
      • Entry from Purchase: Each person who has enrolled in and fully paid for a CAA How To Drive Beginner Driver Education Course at a CAA Driving School or a CAA Approved Driver Training School during the contest period (as indicated in Section 3), may enter the Contest by visiting the website located at and submit a Contest Entry Form by following the instructions provided.
      • No Purchase Entry: To enter the contest without purchase, each entrant must complete a short (250-500 word) standard form essay (“Learning to Drive Essay”) discussing why it is important to turn off mobile devices while driving a vehicle. Entries must be submitted, in writing, by postal mail to CAA Tear up the Tuition Contest, 60 Commerce Valley Drive East, Thornhill Ontario, L3T 9Z9 in exchange for one (1) entry form to be completed following the instructions provided during the contest period (as indicated in Section 3). Learning to Drive Essays must be written in English, typed or handwritten legibly and submitted by the entrant specifically for the purpose of entering the Contest. Learning to Drive Essays that do not meet the criteria listed above may only be considered for entry at the sole discretion of CAA South Central Ontario. All entries must include First & Last Name, Telephone Number and a valid email address.
    3. All entries must be received by CAA during the "Contest Period" beginning at 12:00:01 a.m. EST on September 15, 2014 and ending at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on November 30, 2014 ("Contest Closing Date"). Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.
    4. Only one (1) entry per person.
    5. Entries that are sent by an unauthorized method are automatically void and will not be eligible or accepted. Entries will only be accepted as described herein and will not be accepted by any other means.
    6. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Contest Rules.
    7. Forty-six (46) prizes are available to be won (individually a “Prize”, collectively the “Prizes”).
      • Two (2) course tuition fee reimbursements for the CAA “Beginner Driving Education Course”, valued at up to $850 CDN ("Grand Prize"). The CAA How to Drive Beginner Driver Education Course tuition fees are determined by the CAA Approved Driving School Network location owner, and vary by location. The two (2) Grand Prizes will reimburse the course tuition fees paid by the selected eligible entries at their respective registered driving school location.
      • Two (2) $200 Apple Store Gift Cards, valued at $200 CDN ("Second Prize");
      • Three (3) $75 “CAA Rewards gift cards”, valued at $75 CDN ("Third Prize"). The three (3) third prize gift cards are limited to the vendors offered on the CAA eStore located at and are subject to availability; and
      • Thirty-nine (39) Cineplex “Great Escape” vouchers, valued at $28.82, which includes two (2) general admissions, two (2) regular drinks and one (1) regular popcorn, ("Fourth Prize"). One (1) fourth Prize will be drawn from the eligible entries of the CAA Driving School and one (1) from each of the CAA Approved Driving School Network locations. Odds of winning the fourth Prize is dependent on the number of eligible entries submitted at each driving school location.
    8. The Prizes must be accepted as awarded, and may not be assigned, transferred, substituted, exchanged, refunded or redeemed for cash value. CAA reserves the right to substitute a Prize with an item of equivalent or greater retail value in the event that a Prize is unavailable due to circumstances beyond CAA’s control.
    9. All forty-six (46) Prize winners (“Winner(s)”) will be selected by random draw from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The decision will be made by CAA on December 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. EST at its head office located at 60 Commerce Valley Drive East, Thornhill, ON L3T 7P9.
    10. The odds of winning a Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
    11. The selected entrants will be notified by telephone at the number provided at the time of entry. No communication or correspondence will be entered into, except with the selected entrant.
    12. To be confirmed a Winner, the selected entrant must:
      • confirm compliance with these Contest Rules;
      • accept the Prize as awarded;
      • correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, and within the time prescribed; and
      • sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Release, in the form requested by CAA, within ten (10) business days from the date of delivery thereof.
    13. The mathematical skill-testing question will be administered by email.
    14. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted by telephone personally and without leaving a message within seven (7) business days of the first attempt to contact him/her and after a minimum of three (3) attempts, or fails to be confirmed as a Winner within the time prescribed, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive any Prize, and another eligible entry will be selected from the remaining eligible entries received until such a Winner is confirmed. The initial selected Winner will have no recourse towards CAA or anyone involved in the Contest.
    15. All prizes will only be delivered to the confirmed Winners. Please allow four (4) to six (6) weeks for delivery.
    16. The selected entrants are subject to verification by CAA and/or its designated representatives, in their sole discretion.
    17. Refusal by an entrant to accept a Prize or any part of a Prize releases and forever discharges CAA and its agents from all obligations related to a Prize, including delivery. The Winner is solely responsible for all expenses which are not included in the Prize descriptions above.
    18. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to release CAA and its affiliated companies, and their officers, directors, employees, suppliers, sponsors, administrators, representatives and agents, including but not limited to CAA’s advertising and promotional agencies (the “Releasees”) from any and all liability claims or actions of any kind whatsoever arising from their participation in the Contest or use of any Prize awarded as a result of this Contest.
    19. CAA’s suppliers are independent third parties over which CAA does not exercise any control. CAA is not responsible for the acts or omissions of these suppliers, nor does it assume any responsibility for any claims, losses, damages, costs, expenses, delays or loss of enjoyment to the Winner.
    20. By entering the Contest, entrants consent to the use of their personal information for the purposes described as follows. All entries become the property of CAA and none will be returned. By completing the entry form, all entrants consent to the collection, use, and distribution of their personal information by CAA for the purposes of administering the Contest and for any purpose required or permitted by law. CAA may, from time to time, upon consent of the entrant, use the personal information provided in connection with this Contest to (i) contact selected entrants for the purpose of notifying him/her, (ii) contact entrants directly regarding products and services provided by CAA and its affiliates, and (iii) research the effectiveness of websites and the marketing, advertising and sales efforts of CAA and its affiliates. Please see CAA’s Privacy Policy at for more information.
    21. By entering the Contest, entrants agree that the decisions of CAA are final and binding. CAA may, at its sole discretion, terminate or withdraw any Contest entry without liability and without notice to the entrant. CAA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend this Contest for any reason including should a virus, bug, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond the reasonable control of CAA corrupt or affect the security or proper administration of the Contest.  Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is illegal, and should such an attempt be made, CAA reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including, where appropriate, criminal prosecution. Entries 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. CAA reserves the right to change the terms of this Contest or terminate it at any time, without prior notice. Online entries must be made by the original, manual keystrokes of the individual entrant. Use of mechanical assistance, form filling software, or robotic assistance is prohibited.
    22. Online entries must be made by the original, manual keystrokes of the individual entrant. Use of mechanical assistance, form filling software, or robotic assistance is prohibited.
    23. Only one (1) entrant’s name may appear on the entry form. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a selected entrant based on an email address, the winning entry will be deemed to have been made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address at the time of entry. The “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an internet service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in question.
    24. CAA assumes no responsibility for entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, postage due, destroyed or delayed. CAA assumes no responsibility for any failure of the Contest website or computer systems during the Contest Period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry including an online entry to be received by CAA on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s property (including computer) related to or resulting from participating in, or downloading any material in relation to the Contest. 
    25. By accepting a Prize in this Contest, entrants consent to the use of their name, city of residence, voice, photograph, image or likeness in any publicity or advertisement carried out by CAA in connection with this Contest without any further compensation.
    26. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws and shall be governed by the laws of Ontario.
    27. All applicable federal, provincial and municipal taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
    28. CAA® and CAA logo trademarks are owned by, and use is granted by, the Canadian Automobile Association.
    29. This Contest is sponsored by, and is at the sole discretion of, CAA South Central Ontario.

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