Contests and Challenges

To help encourage you to improve your health and push your comfort zones, our amazing sponsors are giving participants the chance to win 6 amazing prizes!

Dates and Details:

  • Contests are open from August 24-30, 2021.
  • No purchase necessary. Limit of one (1) entry per Contest per entrant.
  • Photos must be accompanied by photo consent form of all parties in the photograph as applicable. Please respect others’ privacy!
  • Online forms for submissions will be provided to all UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week registrants.
  • Please consult your local and provincial laws and regulations applicable to your area of residence, such as Provincial Health Officer orders. The health and safety of our community members is of utmost importance.

Eligibility

  • Entrants must be registered for the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week held from August 24-31, 2021.
  • Contests open to entrants residing in Canada during the contest and who are the age of majority in their province of residence, excluding Quebec residents
  • UBC Medical Alumni Association Board Directors, Wellness Week Organizing Committee members, UBC Faculty of Medicine Development and Alumni Engagement employees, and Event Sponsors employees or their families are not eligible to enter these contests.

See contest rules and regulations below for complete details.

1. Photo Scavenger Hunt

Collect 24 photos that spell out the letters of the words “MEDICAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION”. Photos can be of street signs, brand logos, book covers, and any other objects that shows the letter in its entirety. Photos of each letter cannot be repeated and must be unique. One (1) entry is 24 photos. All entries will be entered into a random draw.

Prize: One (1) 11-inch iPad Pro
Sponsor: MD Financial Management

2. Selfie Contest

Take of photo of yourself doing one (1) Activity. All entries will be entered into a random draw.

Prize: One (1) $50 Browns Social House Gift Card
Sponsor: Doctors of BC

3. 7 days, 7 Unique Activities Challenge

Take a different photo of yourself doing one (1) different Activity per day between August 24-30, 2021. One (1) entry is seven (7) photos. All entries will be entered into a random draw.

Prize: One (1) gift basket with assorted items, e.g. wine opener, charcuterie board, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, dining ware
Sponsor: Madaisky & Company Business Lawyers LLP

4. New Activity Challenge

Take a photo of yourself doing one (1) new-to-you Activity. The activity should be one that you have never done before. All entries will be entered into a random draw.

Prize: One (1) gardening set
Sponsor: Pollock Clinics

5. Thursday August 26th Step Challenge

Track your steps through your personal electronic device or other appropriate method on Thursday August 26, 2021, 00:00 to 23:59. The Entrant with the highest number of steps will be declared the winner. If there is a tie, a random draw will be conducted to determine on the winner.

Prize: One (1) Apple Watch Series 6
Sponsor: TELUS Health

6. Park Activity Challenge

Take photos of yourself doing different Activities at a park between August 24-30, 2021. The Entrant with the greatest number of photos for different Activities will be declared the winner. If there is a tie, a random draw will be conducted to determine on the winner.

Prize: One (1) piece of Tiffany & Co. jewelry
Sponsor: Harper Grey LLP

Rules and Regulations

Official Contest Rules

  1. Contest
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is a contest sponsor of Photo Scavenger Hunt, sponsored by MD Financial Management.
    2. This contest will be run from 12:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 24, 2021 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 30, 2021, and the winner will be selected August 31, 2021.
  2. Eligibility
    1. This contest is open to entrants residing in Canada during the contest and who are the age of majority in their province of residence, excluding Quebec residents (“Entrant(s)”).
    2. UBC Medical Alumni Association Board Directors, Wellness Week Organizing Committee members, UBC Faculty of Medicine Development and Alumni Engagement employees, and Event Sponsors employees or their families are not eligible to enter this contest.
    3. Entrants must be registered for the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week held from August 24-31, 2021. Registration site: https://events.eply.com/UBCMAAWellnessWeek
  3. How to Enter
    1. No purchase necessary. Limit of one (1) entry per Contest Entrant.
    2. To enter, collect 24 photos that spell out the letters of the words “MEDICAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION”. Photos can be of street signs, brand logos, book covers, and any other objects that shows the letter in its entirety. Photos of each letter cannot be repeated and must be unique. One (1) entry is 24 photos. All entries will be entered into a random draw.
    3. Entries will be collected by an online form that will be sent to all registrants of the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week, including a consent to use of image or recording for all persons in the photos if applicable, on or about August 27, 2021.
    4. Approved Activities are ones described or are similar to the list of suggested activities here: https://alumni.med.ubc.ca/maa/ubc-maa-wellness-week/activity-ideas/
    5. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to the Official Contest Rules.
  4. Draw
    1. On or about August 31, 2021, a random draw will be conducted in Vancouver, British Columbia by the UBC Medical Alumni Association to select one (1) entry for the Prize. One (1) entrant will be selected from all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Contest period.
    2. Before being declared a winner of the Prize, the selected potential winner shall be required to: (1) respond to the UBC Medical Alumni Association in accordance with Section 4.3 of these Official Contest Rules; (2) answer, without assistance of any kind, a mathematical skill-testing question, and to comply with these Contest Rules; (3) may be required to swear an affidavit at their expense indicating eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules; (4) provide written release consenting to the use of his/her name, city or province of residence and/or photograph or likeness, without compensation, in any publicity carried out by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its advertising and promotional agencies relative to this Contest; and (5) may be required to sign release and indemnity at their expense whereby the winner releases and indemnifies and holds harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association, its advertising and promotional agencies, the suppliers of the Prize, and all their respective employees, directors, officers, owners, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with or arising out of the Contest, the awarding of the Prize, the use of the Prize or the use of any personal information.
    3. THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL NO LATER THAN September 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time using the contact information provided by the Contest entrant at the time of entering the Contest. Upon notification, THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW MUST RESPOND WITHIN TEN CALENDAR DAYS by telephone or email to the contact number or email address provided in the notification. The selected potential winner’s response must be received by the UBC Medical Alumni Association within such ten calendar day period of such notification.
    4. If a selected potential winner fails to meet any of the requirements set out in these Official Contest Rules, they will be disqualified and another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entrants and, upon notification, will have TEN CALENDAR days to respond.
  5. Prize
    1. The Prize is one (1) 2021 Apple® 11-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi 128 GB in Space Grey. Approximate prize value is $1118.88 CAD.
    2. The Prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions of the prizes are permitted except by the UBC Medical Alumni Association at its discretion. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to substitute the Prize with another Prize of equal or greater value if any prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. The Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash or credit, in whole or in part.
    3. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may require winners to sign a liability/publicity release, including a consent to UBC posting the winner’s name and photograph on its website. If a winner fails to return the contest documents within the time specified by the UBC Medical Alumni Association, they will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected.
    4. The prize will be sent by mail to the winner’s Canadian address.
  6. General Rules
    1. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees to: (a) be bound by these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association; and (b) release and hold harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association and the Wellness Week Organizing Committee from and against any and all liabilities, losses, claims, demands, costs and expenses (including lawyer’s fees and litigation expenses on a solicitor and own client basis) whatsoever to which any of them may become subject arising from any actions or omissions by the entrant.
    2. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees that the UBC Medical Alumni Association may post the winner’s name on its website.
    3. The decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association in relation to this contest will be final and binding on all entrants.
    4. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend this contest, at its discretion, at any time without prior notice.
    5. Each Prize claim is subject to verification by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its designated representatives. Entries made with multiple addresses, under multiple identities, or through the use of any device or other method to enter multiple times or entries that are in excess of the permitted number of entries are automatically void. All contest entries obtained through unauthorized sources or which are incomplete or in any way not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules are automatically void. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for lost or late entries. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for any miscommunications, failed communications systems, software malfunctions, or for any human errors in connection with this contest. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may suspend or terminate this contest if the UBC Medical Alumni Association is of the view this contest’s administration or fair play has been compromised.
    6. Your personal information is collected under the authority of Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information provided to enter this contest will be used only to administer this contest, and for no other reason. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to Eric Chow, Alumni Engagement Officer, UBC Faculty of Medicine, med.alumni@ubc.ca.
    7. This contest is subject to all applicable laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada, as well as these Official Contest Rules.
  7. Internet Disclaimer
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association and its agents are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, traffic congestion or the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, related to or resulting from downloading any materials in this contest.
    2. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the UBC Medical Alumni Association or its agents corrupt 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 a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

Official Contest Rules

  1. Contest
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is a contest sponsor of Selfie Contest, sponsored by Doctors of BC.
    2. This contest will be run from 12:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 24, 2021 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 30, 2021, and the winner will be selected August 31, 2021.
  2. Eligibility
    1. This contest is open to entrants residing in Canada during the contest and who are the age of majority in their province of residence, excluding Quebec residents (“Entrant(s)”).
    2. UBC Medical Alumni Association Board Directors, Wellness Week Organizing Committee members, UBC Faculty of Medicine Development and Alumni Engagement employees, and Event Sponsors employees or their families are not eligible to enter this contest.
    3. Entrants must be registered for the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week held from August 24-31, 2021. Registration site: https://events.eply.com/UBCMAAWellnessWeek
  3. How to Enter
    1. No purchase necessary. Limit of one (1) entry per Contest Entrant.
    2. To enter, take of photo of yourself doing one (1) Activity. All entries will be entered into a random draw.
    3. Entries will be collected by an online form that will be sent to all registrants of the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week, including a consent to use of image or recording for all persons in the photos if applicable, on or about August 27, 2021.
    4. Approved Activities are ones described or are similar to the list of suggested activities here: https://alumni.med.ubc.ca/maa/ubc-maa-wellness-week/activity-ideas/
    5. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to the Official Contest Rules.
  4. Draw
    1. On or about August 31, 2021, a random draw will be conducted in Vancouver, British Columbia by the UBC Medical Alumni Association to select one (1) entry for the Prize. One (1) entrant will be selected from all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Contest period.
    2. Before being declared a winner of the Prize, the selected potential winner shall be required to: (1) respond to the UBC Medical Alumni Association in accordance with Section 4.3 of these Official Contest Rules; (2) answer, without assistance of any kind, a mathematical skill-testing question, and to comply with these Contest Rules; (3) may be required to swear an affidavit at their expense indicating eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules; (4) provide written release consenting to the use of his/her name, city or province of residence and/or photograph or likeness, without compensation, in any publicity carried out by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its advertising and promotional agencies relative to this Contest; and (5) may be required to sign release and indemnity at their expense whereby the winner releases and indemnifies and holds harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association, its advertising and promotional agencies, the suppliers of the Prize, and all their respective employees, directors, officers, owners, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with or arising out of the Contest, the awarding of the Prize, the use of the Prize or the use of any personal information.
    3. THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL NO LATER THAN September 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time using the contact information provided by the Contest entrant at the time of entering the Contest. Upon notification, THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW MUST RESPOND WITHIN TEN CALENDAR DAYS by telephone or email to the contact number or email address provided in the notification. The selected potential winner’s response must be received by the UBC Medical Alumni Association within such ten calendar day period of such notification.
    4. If a selected potential winner fails to meet any of the requirements set out in these Official Contest Rules, they will be disqualified and another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entrants and, upon notification, will have TEN CALENDAR days to respond.
  5. Prize
    1. The Prize is one (1) gift card to Browns Social House® with a value of $50.00 CAD.
    2. The Prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions of the prizes are permitted except by the UBC Medical Alumni Association at its discretion. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to substitute the Prize with another Prize of equal or greater value if any prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. The Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash or credit, in whole or in part.
    3. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may require winners to sign a liability/publicity release, including a consent to UBC posting the winner’s name and photograph on its website. If a winner fails to return the contest documents within the time specified by the UBC Medical Alumni Association, they will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected.
    4. The prize will be sent by mail to the winner’s Canadian address.
  6. General Rules
    1. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees to: (a) be bound by these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association; and (b) release and hold harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association and the Wellness Week Organizing Committee from and against any and all liabilities, losses, claims, demands, costs and expenses (including lawyer’s fees and litigation expenses on a solicitor and own client basis) whatsoever to which any of them may become subject arising from any actions or omissions by the entrant.
    2. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees that the UBC Medical Alumni Association may post the winner’s name on its website.
    3. The decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association in relation to this contest will be final and binding on all entrants.
    4. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend this contest, at its discretion, at any time without prior notice.
    5. Each Prize claim is subject to verification by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its designated representatives. Entries made with multiple addresses, under multiple identities, or through the use of any device or other method to enter multiple times or entries that are in excess of the permitted number of entries are automatically void. All contest entries obtained through unauthorized sources or which are incomplete or in any way not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules are automatically void. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for lost or late entries. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for any miscommunications, failed communications systems, software malfunctions, or for any human errors in connection with this contest. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may suspend or terminate this contest if the UBC Medical Alumni Association is of the view this contest’s administration or fair play has been compromised.
    6. Your personal information is collected under the authority of Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information provided to enter this contest will be used only to administer this contest, and for no other reason. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to Eric Chow, Alumni Engagement Officer, UBC Faculty of Medicine, med.alumni@ubc.ca.
    7. This contest is subject to all applicable laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada, as well as these Official Contest Rules.
  7. Internet Disclaimer
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association and its agents are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, traffic congestion or the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, related to or resulting from downloading any materials in this contest.
    2. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the UBC Medical Alumni Association or its agents corrupt 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 a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

Official Contest Rules

  1. Contest
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is a contest sponsor of the 7 days, 7 Unique Activities Challenge, sponsored by Madaisky & Company Business Lawyers LLP.
    2. This contest will be run from 12:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 24, 2021 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 30, 2021, and the winner will be selected August 31, 2021.
  2. Eligibility
    1. This contest is open to entrants residing in Canada during the contest and who are the age of majority in their province of residence, excluding Quebec residents (“Entrant(s)”).
    2. UBC Medical Alumni Association Board Directors, Wellness Week Organizing Committee members, UBC Faculty of Medicine Development and Alumni Engagement employees, and Event Sponsors employees or their families are not eligible to enter this contest.
    3. Entrants must be registered for the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week held from August 24-31, 2021. Registration site: https://events.eply.com/UBCMAAWellnessWeek
  3. How to Enter
    1. No purchase necessary. Limit of one (1) entry per Contest Entrant.
    2. To enter, take a different photo of yourself doing one (1) different Activity per day between August 24-30, 2021. One (1) entry is seven (7) photos. All entries will be entered into a random draw.
    3. Entries will be collected by an online form that will be sent to all registrants of the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week, including a consent to use of image or recording for all persons in the photos if applicable, on or about August 27, 2021.
    4. Approved Activities are ones described or are similar to the list of suggested activities here: https://alumni.med.ubc.ca/maa/ubc-maa-wellness-week/activity-ideas/
    5. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to the Official Contest Rules.
  4. Draw
    1. On or about August 31, 2021, a random draw will be conducted in Vancouver, British Columbia by the UBC Medical Alumni Association to select one (1) entry for the Prize. One (1) entrant will be selected from all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Contest period.
    2. Before being declared a winner of the Prize, the selected potential winner shall be required to: (1) respond to the UBC Medical Alumni Association in accordance with Section 4.3 of these Official Contest Rules; (2) answer, without assistance of any kind, a mathematical skill-testing question, and to comply with these Contest Rules; (3) may be required to swear an affidavit at their expense indicating eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules; (4) provide written release consenting to the use of his/her name, city or province of residence and/or photograph or likeness, without compensation, in any publicity carried out by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its advertising and promotional agencies relative to this Contest; and (5) may be required to sign release and indemnity at their expense whereby the winner releases and indemnifies and holds harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association, its advertising and promotional agencies, the suppliers of the Prize, and all their respective employees, directors, officers, owners, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with or arising out of the Contest, the awarding of the Prize, the use of the Prize or the use of any personal information.
    3. THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL NO LATER THAN September 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time using the contact information provided by the Contest entrant at the time of entering the Contest. Upon notification, THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW MUST RESPOND WITHIN TEN CALENDAR DAYS by telephone or email to the contact number or email address provided in the notification. The selected potential winner’s response must be received by the UBC Medical Alumni Association within such ten calendar day period of such notification.
    4. If a selected potential winner fails to meet any of the requirements set out in these Official Contest Rules, they will be disqualified and another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entrants and, upon notification, will have TEN CALENDAR days to respond.
  5. Prize
    1. The Prize is one (1) gift basket with assorted items, e.g. wine opener, charcuterie board, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, dining ware. Approximate prize value is $200.00 CAD.
    2. The Prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions of the prizes are permitted except by the UBC Medical Alumni Association at its discretion. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to substitute the Prize with another Prize of equal or greater value if any prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. The Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash or credit, in whole or in part.
    3. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may require winners to sign a liability/publicity release, including a consent to UBC posting the winner’s name and photograph on its website. If a winner fails to return the contest documents within the time specified by the UBC Medical Alumni Association, they will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected.
    4. The prize will be sent by mail to the winner’s Canadian address.
  6. General Rules
    1. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees to: (a) be bound by these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association; and (b) release and hold harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association and the Wellness Week Organizing Committee from and against any and all liabilities, losses, claims, demands, costs and expenses (including lawyer’s fees and litigation expenses on a solicitor and own client basis) whatsoever to which any of them may become subject arising from any actions or omissions by the entrant.
    2. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees that the UBC Medical Alumni Association may post the winner’s name on its website.
    3. The decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association in relation to this contest will be final and binding on all entrants.
    4. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend this contest, at its discretion, at any time without prior notice.
    5. Each Prize claim is subject to verification by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its designated representatives. Entries made with multiple addresses, under multiple identities, or through the use of any device or other method to enter multiple times or entries that are in excess of the permitted number of entries are automatically void. All contest entries obtained through unauthorized sources or which are incomplete or in any way not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules are automatically void. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for lost or late entries. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for any miscommunications, failed communications systems, software malfunctions, or for any human errors in connection with this contest. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may suspend or terminate this contest if the UBC Medical Alumni Association is of the view this contest’s administration or fair play has been compromised.
    6. Your personal information is collected under the authority of Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information provided to enter this contest will be used only to administer this contest, and for no other reason. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to Eric Chow, Alumni Engagement Officer, UBC Faculty of Medicine, med.alumni@ubc.ca.
    7. This contest is subject to all applicable laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada, as well as these Official Contest Rules.
  7. Internet Disclaimer
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association and its agents are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, traffic congestion or the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, related to or resulting from downloading any materials in this contest.
    2. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the UBC Medical Alumni Association or its agents corrupt 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 a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

Official Contest Rules

  1. Contest
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is a contest sponsor of the New Activity Challenge, sponsored by Pollock Clinics.
    2. This contest will be run from 12:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 24, 2021 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 30, 2021, and the winner will be selected August 31, 2021.
  2. Eligibility
    1. This contest is open to entrants residing in Canada during the contest and who are the age of majority in their province of residence, excluding Quebec residents (“Entrant(s)”).
    2. UBC Medical Alumni Association Board Directors, Wellness Week Organizing Committee members, UBC Faculty of Medicine Development and Alumni Engagement employees, and Event Sponsors employees or their families are not eligible to enter this contest.
    3. Entrants must be registered for the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week held from August 24-31, 2021. Registration site: https://events.eply.com/UBCMAAWellnessWeek
  3. How to Enter
    1. No purchase necessary. Limit of one (1) entry per Contest Entrant.
    2. To enter, take a photo of yourself doing one (1) new-to-you Activity. The activity should be one that you have never done before. All entries will be entered into a random draw.
    3. Entries will be collected by an online form that will be sent to all registrants of the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week, including a consent to use of image or recording for all persons in the photos if applicable, on or about August 27, 2021.
    4. Approved Activities are ones described or are similar to the list of suggested activities here: https://alumni.med.ubc.ca/maa/ubc-maa-wellness-week/activity-ideas/
    5. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to the Official Contest Rules.
  4. Draw
    1. On or about August 31, 2021, a random draw will be conducted in Vancouver, British Columbia by the UBC Medical Alumni Association to select one (1) entry for the Prize. One (1) entrant will be selected from all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Contest period.
    2. Before being declared a winner of the Prize, the selected potential winner shall be required to: (1) respond to the UBC Medical Alumni Association in accordance with Section 4.3 of these Official Contest Rules; (2) answer, without assistance of any kind, a mathematical skill-testing question, and to comply with these Contest Rules; (3) may be required to swear an affidavit at their expense indicating eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules; (4) provide written release consenting to the use of his/her name, city or province of residence and/or photograph or likeness, without compensation, in any publicity carried out by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its advertising and promotional agencies relative to this Contest; and (5) may be required to sign release and indemnity at their expense whereby the winner releases and indemnifies and holds harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association, its advertising and promotional agencies, the suppliers of the Prize, and all their respective employees, directors, officers, owners, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with or arising out of the Contest, the awarding of the Prize, the use of the Prize or the use of any personal information.
    3. THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL NO LATER THAN September 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time using the contact information provided by the Contest entrant at the time of entering the Contest. Upon notification, THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW MUST RESPOND WITHIN TEN CALENDAR DAYS by telephone or email to the contact number or email address provided in the notification. The selected potential winner’s response must be received by the UBC Medical Alumni Association within such ten calendar day period of such notification.
    4. If a selected potential winner fails to meet any of the requirements set out in these Official Contest Rules, they will be disqualified and another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entrants and, upon notification, will have TEN CALENDAR days to respond.
  5. Prize
    1. The Prize is one (1) set of gardening supplies. Approximate prize value is $100.00 CAD.
    2. The Prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions of the prizes are permitted except by the UBC Medical Alumni Association at its discretion. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to substitute the Prize with another Prize of equal or greater value if any prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. The Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash or credit, in whole or in part.
    3. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may require winners to sign a liability/publicity release, including a consent to UBC posting the winner’s name and photograph on its website. If a winner fails to return the contest documents within the time specified by the UBC Medical Alumni Association, they will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected.
    4. The prize will be sent by mail to the winner’s Canadian address.
  6. General Rules
    1. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees to: (a) be bound by these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association; and (b) release and hold harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association and the Wellness Week Organizing Committee from and against any and all liabilities, losses, claims, demands, costs and expenses (including lawyer’s fees and litigation expenses on a solicitor and own client basis) whatsoever to which any of them may become subject arising from any actions or omissions by the entrant.
    2. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees that the UBC Medical Alumni Association may post the winner’s name on its website.
    3. The decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association in relation to this contest will be final and binding on all entrants.
    4. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend this contest, at its discretion, at any time without prior notice.
    5. Each Prize claim is subject to verification by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its designated representatives. Entries made with multiple addresses, under multiple identities, or through the use of any device or other method to enter multiple times or entries that are in excess of the permitted number of entries are automatically void. All contest entries obtained through unauthorized sources or which are incomplete or in any way not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules are automatically void. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for lost or late entries. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for any miscommunications, failed communications systems, software malfunctions, or for any human errors in connection with this contest. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may suspend or terminate this contest if the UBC Medical Alumni Association is of the view this contest’s administration or fair play has been compromised.
    6. Your personal information is collected under the authority of Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information provided to enter this contest will be used only to administer this contest, and for no other reason. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to Eric Chow, Alumni Engagement Officer, UBC Faculty of Medicine, med.alumni@ubc.ca.
    7. This contest is subject to all applicable laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada, as well as these Official Contest Rules.
  7. Internet Disclaimer
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association and its agents are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, traffic congestion or the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, related to or resulting from downloading any materials in this contest.
    2. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the UBC Medical Alumni Association or its agents corrupt 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 a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

Official Contest Rules

  1. Contest
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is a contest sponsor of the Thursday August 26th Step Challenge, sponsored by TELUS Health.
    2. This contest will be run from 12:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 24, 2021 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 30, 2021, and the winner will be selected August 31, 2021.
  2. Eligibility
    1. This contest is open to entrants residing in Canada during the contest and who are the age of majority in their province of residence, excluding Quebec residents (“Entrant(s)”).
    2. UBC Medical Alumni Association Board Directors, Wellness Week Organizing Committee members, UBC Faculty of Medicine Development and Alumni Engagement employees, and Event Sponsors employees or their families are not eligible to enter this contest.
    3. Entrants must be registered for the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week held from August 24-31, 2021. Registration site: https://events.eply.com/UBCMAAWellnessWeek
  3. How to Enter
    1. No purchase necessary. Limit of one (1) entry per Contest Entrant.
    2. To enter, track your steps through your personal electronic device or other appropriate method on Thursday, August 26, 2021, 00:00 to 23:59.
    3. The Entrant with the highest number of steps will be declared the winner. If there is a tie, a random draw will be conducted to determine on the winner.
    4. Entries will be collected by an online form that will be sent to all registrants of the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week, including a consent to use of image or recording for all persons in the photos if applicable, on or about August 27, 2021.
    5. Approved Activities are ones described or are similar to the list of suggested activities here: https://alumni.med.ubc.ca/maa/ubc-maa-wellness-week/activity-ideas/
    6. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to the Official Contest Rules.
  4. Draw
    1. If needed per Section 3.3, on or about August 31, 2021, a random draw will be conducted in Vancouver, British Columbia by the UBC Medical Alumni Association to select one (1) entry for the Prize. One (1) entrant will be selected from all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Contest period.
    2. Before being declared a winner of the Prize, the selected potential winner shall be required to: (1) respond to the UBC Medical Alumni Association in accordance with Section 4.3 of these Official Contest Rules; (2) answer, without assistance of any kind, a mathematical skill-testing question, and to comply with these Contest Rules; (3) may be required to swear an affidavit at their expense indicating eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules; (4) provide written release consenting to the use of his/her name, city or province of residence and/or photograph or likeness, without compensation, in any publicity carried out by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its advertising and promotional agencies relative to this Contest; and (5) may be required to sign release and indemnity at their expense whereby the winner releases and indemnifies and holds harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association, its advertising and promotional agencies, the suppliers of the Prize, and all their respective employees, directors, officers, owners, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with or arising out of the Contest, the awarding of the Prize, the use of the Prize or the use of any personal information.
    3. THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL NO LATER THAN September 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time using the contact information provided by the Contest entrant at the time of entering the Contest. Upon notification, THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW MUST RESPOND WITHIN TEN CALENDAR DAYS by telephone or email to the contact number or email address provided in the notification. The selected potential winner’s response must be received by the UBC Medical Alumni Association within such ten calendar day period of such notification.
    4. If a selected potential winner fails to meet any of the requirements set out in these Official Contest Rules, they will be disqualified and another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entrants and, upon notification, will have TEN CALENDAR days to respond.
  5. Prize
    1. The Prize is one (1) Apple Watch® Series 6. Approximate prize value is $600.00 CAD.
    2. The Prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions of the prizes are permitted except by the UBC Medical Alumni Association at its discretion. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to substitute the Prize with another Prize of equal or greater value if any prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. The Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash or credit, in whole or in part.
    3. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may require winners to sign a liability/publicity release, including a consent to UBC posting the winner’s name and photograph on its website. If a winner fails to return the contest documents within the time specified by the UBC Medical Alumni Association, they will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected.
    4. The prize will be sent by mail to the winner’s Canadian address.
  6. General Rules
    1. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees to: (a) be bound by these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association; and (b) release and hold harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association and the Wellness Week Organizing Committee from and against any and all liabilities, losses, claims, demands, costs and expenses (including lawyer’s fees and litigation expenses on a solicitor and own client basis) whatsoever to which any of them may become subject arising from any actions or omissions by the entrant.
    2. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees that the UBC Medical Alumni Association may post the winner’s name on its website.
    3. The decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association in relation to this contest will be final and binding on all entrants.
    4. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend this contest, at its discretion, at any time without prior notice.
    5. Each Prize claim is subject to verification by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its designated representatives. Entries made with multiple addresses, under multiple identities, or through the use of any device or other method to enter multiple times or entries that are in excess of the permitted number of entries are automatically void. All contest entries obtained through unauthorized sources or which are incomplete or in any way not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules are automatically void. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for lost or late entries. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for any miscommunications, failed communications systems, software malfunctions, or for any human errors in connection with this contest. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may suspend or terminate this contest if the UBC Medical Alumni Association is of the view this contest’s administration or fair play has been compromised.
    6. Your personal information is collected under the authority of Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information provided to enter this contest will be used only to administer this contest, and for no other reason. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to Eric Chow, Alumni Engagement Officer, UBC Faculty of Medicine, med.alumni@ubc.ca.
    7. This contest is subject to all applicable laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada, as well as these Official Contest Rules.
  7. Internet Disclaimer
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association and its agents are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, traffic congestion or the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, related to or resulting from downloading any materials in this contest.
    2. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the UBC Medical Alumni Association or its agents corrupt 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 a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

Official Contest Rules

  1. Contest
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is a contest sponsor of the Park Activity Challenge, sponsored by Harper Grey LLP.
    2. This contest will be run from 12:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 24, 2021 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on August 30, 2021, and the winner will be selected August 31, 2021.
  2. Eligibility
    1. This contest is open to entrants residing in Canada during the contest and who are the age of majority in their province of residence, excluding Quebec residents (“Entrant(s)”).
    2. UBC Medical Alumni Association Board Directors, Wellness Week Organizing Committee members, UBC Faculty of Medicine Development and Alumni Engagement employees, and Event Sponsors employees or their families are not eligible to enter this contest.
    3. Entrants must be registered for the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week held from August 24-31, 2021. Registration site: https://events.eply.com/UBCMAAWellnessWeek
  3. How to Enter
    1. No purchase necessary. Limit of one (1) entry per Contest Entrant.
    2. To enter, take photos of yourself doing different Activities at a park between August 24-30, 2021.
    3. Entries will be collected by an online form that will be sent to all registrants of the 2021 UBC Medical Alumni Association Wellness Week, including a consent to use of image or recording for all persons in the photos if applicable, on or about August 27, 2021.
    4. Approved Activities are ones described or are similar to the list of suggested activities here: https://alumni.med.ubc.ca/maa/ubc-maa-wellness-week/activity-ideas/
    5. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to the Official Contest Rules.
  4. Draw
    1. On or about August 31, 2021, a random draw will be conducted in Vancouver, British Columbia by the UBC Medical Alumni Association to select one (1) entry for the Prize. One (1) entrant will be selected from all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Contest period.
    2. Before being declared a winner of the Prize, the selected potential winner shall be required to: (1) respond to the UBC Medical Alumni Association in accordance with Section 4.3 of these Official Contest Rules; (2) answer, without assistance of any kind, a mathematical skill-testing question, and to comply with these Contest Rules; (3) may be required to swear an affidavit at their expense indicating eligibility and compliance with these Official Contest Rules; (4) provide written release consenting to the use of his/her name, city or province of residence and/or photograph or likeness, without compensation, in any publicity carried out by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its advertising and promotional agencies relative to this Contest; and (5) may be required to sign release and indemnity at their expense whereby the winner releases and indemnifies and holds harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association, its advertising and promotional agencies, the suppliers of the Prize, and all their respective employees, directors, officers, owners, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with or arising out of the Contest, the awarding of the Prize, the use of the Prize or the use of any personal information.
    3. THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL NO LATER THAN September 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time using the contact information provided by the Contest entrant at the time of entering the Contest. Upon notification, THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER OF THE DRAW MUST RESPOND WITHIN TEN CALENDAR DAYS by telephone or email to the contact number or email address provided in the notification. The selected potential winner’s response must be received by the UBC Medical Alumni Association within such ten calendar day period of such notification.
    4. If a selected potential winner fails to meet any of the requirements set out in these Official Contest Rules, they will be disqualified and another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entrants and, upon notification, will have TEN CALENDAR days to respond.
  5. Prize
    1. The Prize is one (1) piece of Tiffany & Co.® jewelry. Approximate prize value is $250.00 CAD.
    2. The Prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions of the prizes are permitted except by the UBC Medical Alumni Association at its discretion. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to substitute the Prize with another Prize of equal or greater value if any prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. The Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash or credit, in whole or in part.
    3. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may require winners to sign a liability/publicity release, including a consent to UBC posting the winner’s name and photograph on its website. If a winner fails to return the contest documents within the time specified by the UBC Medical Alumni Association, they will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected.
    4. The prize will be sent by mail to the winner’s Canadian address.
  6. General Rules
    1. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees to: (a) be bound by these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association; and (b) release and hold harmless the UBC Medical Alumni Association and the Wellness Week Organizing Committee from and against any and all liabilities, losses, claims, demands, costs and expenses (including lawyer’s fees and litigation expenses on a solicitor and own client basis) whatsoever to which any of them may become subject arising from any actions or omissions by the entrant.
    2. By participating in this contest, each entrant and winner agrees that the UBC Medical Alumni Association may post the winner’s name on its website.
    3. The decisions of the UBC Medical Alumni Association in relation to this contest will be final and binding on all entrants.
    4. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend this contest, at its discretion, at any time without prior notice.
    5. Each Prize claim is subject to verification by the UBC Medical Alumni Association and/or its designated representatives. Entries made with multiple addresses, under multiple identities, or through the use of any device or other method to enter multiple times or entries that are in excess of the permitted number of entries are automatically void. All contest entries obtained through unauthorized sources or which are incomplete or in any way not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules are automatically void. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for lost or late entries. The UBC Medical Alumni Association is not responsible for any miscommunications, failed communications systems, software malfunctions, or for any human errors in connection with this contest. The UBC Medical Alumni Association may suspend or terminate this contest if the UBC Medical Alumni Association is of the view this contest’s administration or fair play has been compromised.
    6. Your personal information is collected under the authority of Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information provided to enter this contest will be used only to administer this contest, and for no other reason. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to Eric Chow, Alumni Engagement Officer, UBC Faculty of Medicine, med.alumni@ubc.ca.
    7. This contest is subject to all applicable laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada, as well as these Official Contest Rules.
  7. Internet Disclaimer
    1. The UBC Medical Alumni Association and its agents are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, traffic congestion or the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, related to or resulting from downloading any materials in this contest.
    2. The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the UBC Medical Alumni Association or its agents corrupt 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 a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, The UBC Medical Alumni Association reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.