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Community Cash “SUNSHINE AWARDS” 2018 Sweepstakes
Official Rules

Start: Friday, February 9, 2018 Promotion

Closes: March 1, 2018

In-Store Prize Draw: At Store Closing, March 1, 2018

Grand Prize Draw: On or Around March 30, 2018

Full Rules & Regulations

HOW TO ENTER: Commencing on or about Friday, February 9, 2018 there will be two (2) ways to enter:

In-Store – To be eligible to win the in-Store prize of $500 FREE Groceries in this sweepstakes, fill out the entry form attached to the Community Cash “SUNSHINE AWARDS” pin up available at Sweepstakes Displays in participating Family Foods locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, North West Territories and Nunavut (while supplies last). Write down your suggestion for a local community enhancement project on the community cash SUNSHINE AWARDS pin up and hand it to a Family Foods employee to be displayed in the store. These pin ups are for display purposes only and will not affect the odds of winning the suggested community enhancement project award, however the suggestions may give other customers ideas on what type of community enhancement project is most needed in your area. Complete the sweepstakes entry form attached to this pin up, including the correct answer to the mathematical skill-testing question, deposit in the ballot box provided at any participating Family Foods location. Only one entry per person per day will be accepted. Each entry must be an original (no photocopies or facsimiles will be accepted). To be eligible, all entries must be received by store closing on, Thursday, March 1, 2018 the sweepstakes closing date.

On-line – To be eligible to win the grand prize in this sweepstakes, go to and click on the Community Cash SUNSHINE AWARDS Entry Link where you can submit your suggestion for a local community enhancement project**, complete the sweepstakes entry form, including the correct answer to the mathematical skill-testing question and submit your entry. Submit a community enhancement project picture &/or video link and you will get 5-10 extra chances to win.  Only one entry submission per person per day will be accepted. Each entry must be submitted by an eligible entrant with a valid email address and connection to the Internet. To be eligible, all online entries must be received by midnight on, Thursday, March 1, 2018 the sweepstakes closing date.

* **Your suggested community enhancement project cannot be one or any of the following:

  • Individual and for Profit Organization
  • Political organizations, activities or candidates
  • Religious organizations for religious purposes
  • Advocacy Programs
  • Meetings, conferences or workshops
  • Individual teams or athletic competitions
  • Other foundations or granting organizations
  • Third party fundraisers
  • Trips or tours
  • Conferences or seminars
  • Organizations that practice discrimination or limit members based on race, creed, gender, age or national origin

PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: There will be a total of 2 Grand Prizes of one (1) $5,000.00 Cash Prize for the randomly selected winner who suggested a local community enhancement project online at and one (1) $10,000.00 Cash prize awarded to the randomly selected community enhancement project** (as suggested by the $5,000 winning entry – provided this community enhancement project meets the restriction** guidelines outlined in these rules).  In-store prize(s) randomly selected from in-store ballots – $500.00 in FREE groceries from each participating Family Foods location. Prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are not transferable. Macdonalds Consolidated (the “Sponsor”) reserves the right, in the event that a prize or a component of a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute a similar prize or component of equal or greater value without liability. Only one (1) prize per person or household.

ELIGIBILITY: This sweepstakes is open to residents of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, North West Territories and Nunavut who have reached the age of majority in their province of residence at the time of entry except employees (and those with whom such employees are domiciled) or agents of Sponsor, or subsidiaries of Macdonalds Consolidated, Sobeys West Inc., participating Family Foods Locations, its advertising and promotion agencies, participating vendors and the sweepstakes judges.


On or around March 1st, 2018 at store closing at each participating Family Foods location, eligible entrants will be selected by random draw from all eligible in-store entries received for the one (1) $500.00 in FREE Groceries Prize at your local Family Foods, per participating location. On or around March 30th, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta at approximately 2:00 pm (Mountain Standard Time), an eligible entrant will be selected from the online entries for the individual cash grand prize of $5,000.00 by random draw from all eligible entries received. The winning online entry will determine where and who the Community Enhancement Project Grand Prize will be awarded to. The suggested and approved** community enhancement project entity will be presented with a $10,000.00 cheque to help support their local efforts. If the community enhancement project is not approved and does not meet the requirements, the sponsor may select an alternative charity with assistance from the local Family Foods store-owner. All entries become the permanent property of the Sponsor(s) and none will be returned. No correspondence will be entered into except with the selected entrants. This sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable federal and municipal laws. By entering this sweepstakes, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the sweepstakes and in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy unless the entrant otherwise agrees.

Winner will be notified by email and/or telephone within five (5) days following selection of Winner. The sponsor, Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.

If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within fourteen (14) days of selection or there is a return of any prior notification as undeliverable, that entrant will be disqualified and an alternate entrant will be selected from among the remaining eligible entries. Also if the selected entrant does not return the completed waiver form within fourteen (14) days from the time that the sponsor sends it to them (via fax, courier or registered mail), the Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select a new eligible entrant.



Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc., anyone acting on behalf of Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc., and Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc.’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

Terms & Conditions: Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. ’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc.  reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF Canada AND the province of Alberta WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Alberta having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc.  website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc. 1020-64th Avenue N.E. Calgary, Alberta T2E 5V8. Requests must be received no later than April 30, 2018.

Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc.

Social Media: The Campaign hosted by Macdonalds Consolidated – Sobeys West Inc.  is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, Pinterest, LinkedIn etc.

By checking that you have read the rules and regulations, You, the Sweepstakes entrant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules above.