Simple Plan and Diesel Package Contest

From January 11th to February 13th, 2012

Entry Rules


The “Simple Plan Meet and Greet Package” Contest (the “Contest”) is run by Coalition Music, Warner Music Canada Co. and Diesel S.p.A (the “Sponsor”) and will take place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 at 10:00AM (EST) to Thursday, February 12th, 2012 at 12:00AM (EST) (the “Contest Period”).


For the purposes of the Contest, the “Contest Group” is composed of the Sponsor, together with its affiliates, including without limitation its parent, sister and subsidiary companies, retailers, franchisees, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers of material and services related to the Contest, and any other corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship or other legal entity directly involved in the Contest and their respective employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, the “Contest Group Entities”).


The Contest is open to all individuals who:

(i)             reside in the country of Canada;

(ii)            possess valid documentation if declared the Winner (defined below) of the Prize.

Employees of Contest Group Entities, as well as members of the immediate family (such as their father, mother, brothers, sisters or children) of such employees, their legal or common-law spouses or any persons with whom such employees reside are not eligible to enter the Contest.

4.       Methods of entry

4.1          To enter the Contest, contestants must: (i) visit the Toronto Diesel store location at 92 Yorkdale, and try on a pair of Diesel pants; and (ii) fill out the contest entry form provided in the store.

4.2          Limit of Entries: There is no limit to the amount of entries per person.

5.       PRIZE

There is a total of one (1) prizes (“Prize”) available to be won in the Contest. The prize consists of:

     (i)      One (1) $500 gift certificate to be redeemed for merchandise sold at Diesel S.p.A and two (2) concert tickets and two (2) meet and greet passes to see Simple Plan perform at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario Canada on February 19th, 2012. No travel or accommodation included.

 Winners are responsible for providing their own transportation to and from the concert venue and for any and all expenses related their attendance at the concert.

6.       DRAW

On Monday, February 13th, 2012 12:00AM (EST) in the city of Toronto, in the province of Ontario, at the offices of the company in charge of the contest administration, two (2) entries, one (1) from each store, will be randomly drawn from all valid entries received during the Contest Period.  The winning entry drawn from the Toronto store will win the tickets to the Toronto concert. .

7.       odds OF WINNING

The odds of winning depend on the number of valid entries received during the Contest Period.


8.1          To be declared a winner (the “Winner”), a selected entrant must, in addition to meeting the Contest eligibility criteria and otherwise complying with the official Contest rules, first:

a)           be reached by e-mail or telephone by the Sponsor or its representatives within three (3) business days immediately following the selection of the entry;

b)           have correctly answered a mathematical skill-testing question; and

c)            sign the Sponsor’s form of declaration and release and return it to the address indicated on the declaration and release form within three (3) days following its delivery by the Sponsor or its representatives.

8.2          Disqualification: If any one of the conditions mentioned above is not met, the selected entrant will be disqualified and shall not be entitled to receive the Prize, and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select at random another eligible entrant as a potential Prize winner.

8.3          Delivery of Prize:

Following receipt of the selected entrant’s signed declaration and release form, the Sponsor or its representatives will send the Prize to the Winner by courier. Please allow five (5) business days for delivery.

9.       GENERAL TERMS and conditions

9.1          Verification of Entries: The validity of any Contest Entry is subject to verification by the Sponsor. Any illegible, incomplete or fraudulent entries will be disqualified. Any entrant or other individual who enters or attempts to enter the Contest in a manner which is contrary to these official Contest Rules or which is otherwise disruptive to the proper operation of the Contest or by its nature is unjust to other entrants or potential entrants will be disqualified. All decisions made by the Sponsor or its representatives, including without limitation those concerning the eligibility or disqualification of entrants, are final and binding without right of appeal. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and none will be returned.

9.2          Acceptance of Prizes: The Prize must be accepted as described in these Contest Rules and cannot be returned, transferred to another individual, substituted for another prize or exchanged in whole or in part for money.

9.3          Substitution of Prizes: The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, and for any reason whatsoever, to substitute for the Prize, or part thereof, another prize of equivalent or greater value, including without limitation a cash award.

9.4          Number of Prizes/Winners: By entering the Contest, each entrant acknowledges that the Sponsor shall not be required under any circumstances to award more prizes than the number of available prizes, as set out in these official Contest Rules. In the event that, for any reason whatsoever (including without limitation, as a result of an error, malfunction or defect in the design, advertising, management, implementation or administration of the Contest, whether mechanical, electronic, human or otherwise) the number of declared Winners or the number of prizes claimed by entrants is greater than the number of prizes available, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to end the Contest in whole or in part, without notice, and to award the correct number of prizes among the correct number of Winners, selected in accordance with these Contest Rules from among those eligible entries validly submitted prior to the termination of the Contest

9.5          Other Changes to Contest Rules: Without limiting the provisions of Rule 9.4 above, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, in the event of any cause or circumstance, including without limitation any virus, computer bug or unauthorized human intervention or any other cause that is beyond the control of the Sponsor, that could corrupt or affect the administration, security, impartiality or normal course of the Contest.

9.6          Release and Exclusion of Liability:

a)           By the Entrants:  By entering or attempting to enter the Contest, each entrant and/or purported entrant agrees: (i) to release, discharge, and forever hold harmless the Contest Group Entities, and their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents and other representatives (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all claims, actions, damages, demands, manner of actions, causes of action, suits, debts, duties, accounts, bonds, covenants, warranties, indemnities, claims over, contracts and liabilities of whatever nature or kind arising out of, or in connection with the entrant’s participation or attempted participation in the contest, compliance or non-compliance with these contest rules and acceptance and use of the Prize; and (ii) if selected as a potential Winner, to sign the Sponsor’s form(s) of declaration and release documentation (see Rule 8.1 above) in this regard before receiving his/her Prize. The Releasees will not be responsible for lost, incomplete, late or misdirected entries or for any failure of the Contest website during the Contest Period, or for any technical malfunction or other problems with, any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software or for any technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing, and will not be liable for any resulting death, injury or damage to any person or property arising from, or relating to, that person’s or any other person’s participation or attempted participation in the Contest. 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.

9.7          Name/Image of Winner: By entering the Contest, the Winner authorizes the Sponsor and its advertising and promotional agencies and their respective employees or other representatives to broadcast, publish and otherwise use his or her name, photograph, image, statements regarding the Contest or the Prize, place of residence and (or) voice for publicity purposes, without any form of remuneration.

9.8          Communication with Entrants: No communication or correspondence will be entered into with entrants, other than with entrants who are selected as the potential Prize Winner.

9.9          Personal Information: The personal information gathered about entrants in connection with this Contest will be used solely for the administration of the Contest and is subject to Sponsors’ privacy policies. No communication unrelated to the Contest, commercial or otherwise, will be sent to the entrant by Sponsor, unless the entrant has otherwise authorized Sponsor and/or one of the Contest Group Entities, as the case may be, to do so.

9.10        Identity of the Entrant: For the purposes of these rules, the entrant is the person whose name is submitted on the contest entry form. In the event this individual is a minor, In the event the selected entrant is under the age of majority in his/her province of residence, as a pre-condition to the selected entrant being declared the Winner and receiving the prize (or the guest being entitled to participate in the prize, where applicable), the parent or legal guardian of the selected entrant (and/or guest, where applicable) must consent in writing to the selected entrant being declared a winner and receiving a prize (and/or the guest participating in the prize, where applicable) and must also sign and return to the Contest Sponsor the Release Form documentation.

9.11        Contest Rules.  This Contest will be run in accordance with these rules, subject to amendment by Contest Sponsors. Entrants must comply with these rules, and will be deemed to have received and understood the rules by participating in the contest.  The terms of this Contest, as set out in these rules, are not subject to amendment or counter-offer, except as set out herein. 


9.12        LAW. These are official Contest Rules. This Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. These Contest 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 Sponsors.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsors 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.