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2nd Annual Rubber Duck Derby

Rules & Regulations

  1. The Rubber DuckDerby (“Derby”) is a random drawing raffle; it is sponsored by and all net proceeds benefit Simpora Foundation (“Sponsor”) in Okotoks, Alberta.

  2. The Derby is open to persons age 18 and over, unless noted otherwise. Employees of Sponsor are not eligible to win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. All federal, state and local laws apply. Void where prohibited. Raffle purchases are not tax deductible.

  3. To enter, eligible entrants must purchase a raffle chance (“adopt a duck”) at $10 each, 6 ducks for $50 online or 12 ducks for $100 (at Online entries must be received by September 13, 2024. Adoptions may be suspended at any time by Sponsor. Entries received after the deadline will be processed as a donation to Simpora Foundation.

  4. Odds of winning depend on total number of qualified entries. A maximum of 2,400 rubber ducks will be launched on the Sheep River at approximately 12 pm on Saturday September 14, 2024, in Okotoks AB. Date and location are subject to change without notice. No attempt to free or interfere with any duck will be permitted, unless deemed necessary by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to manually maneuver rubber ducks along the course and terminate the race and determine the winners by random selection. Only rubber ducks provided by Sponsor will be entered, and all ducks remain the property of Sponsor.

  5. Prizes will be awarded in order to eligible entrants, as name appears on adoption form or online entry, whose entry number corresponds with number of the first three (3) rubber ducks in order of finish and last (1) rubber duck.

  6. Grand Prize: $2000 cash.  Grand Prize winner must be over 18 years of age and must have a valid Alberta identification.

  7. Second Prize: $1000 cash.  Second Prize winner must be over 18 years of age and must have a valid Alberta identification.

  8. Third Prize: $500 cash.  Second Prize winner must be over 18 years of age and must have a valid Alberta identification.

  9. Last Place Prize: $500 cash.  Second Prize winner must be over 18 years of age and must have a valid Alberta identification.

  10. Winner need not be present to win. Winners will be notified by telephone or email indicated on entry form or provided online. Winners will be announced on Simpora Foundation website as soon as all the winners have been verified. In the case of insufficient contact information and/or if Sponsor is unable to contact winner and if winner does not contact Sponsor to claim prize within 15 days (September 29, 2024) of race date, or if winner is deemed ineligible to win, Sponsor may select alternate winner through random drawing of entries.

  11. By entering, winners consent to use of name, address and likeness for advertising, promotion and publicity purposes without additional compensation. No substitutions, cash equivalent prizes, transfer or exchange of prizes will be provided in lieu of prizes. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute if advertised prizes become unavailable.

  12. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Derby or change any element thereof, with or without notice, at any time, for any reason. Should the Derby be cancelled at any time for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners in a random drawing from among entries received.

  13. Entrants agree to be bound by these Rules and all decisions of Sponsor are final and binding. Each entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless Simpora Foundation, their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any liability, action, loss, damage or claim arising in any way from participation in or administrations of this Raffle or with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize.

  14. Except as specified below no, all logos are registered trademarks of Sponsor and use is prohibited without Sponsor’s express written consent.

  15. The Rubber Duck Derby is a licensed fundraising event of AGLC, Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.


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