Countdown to Spring

Chance to Win 1 of 4 Gift Packages worth approx. $200 each

Official Contest Rules and Regulations


The Countdown to Spring Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Northern Pride Real Estate Ltd., located at 334687 Hwy 11 N, Charlton-Dack, ON P0J 1H0 Canada (the “Sponsor”).

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”). You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for the administration of this Contest and in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy (see below). Facebook is completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not Facebook. You may only use one (1) Facebook or Instagram account (the “Account”) to participate in this Contest.


To enter and be eligible to win, a person must be a legal resident of Ontario, and over the age of 18. (the “Entrant”).

Employees or agents of the Sponsor, or their affiliates, subsidiaries, dealers and distributors, advertising affiliates, promotion agencies, and any persons who are members of those employees’ immediate families, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Potential winners may be required to furnish proof of identification in the form of government issued identification.


The Contest begins at 9:00 am EST Thursday, February 19th, 2020 and will end at 11:00 a.m. EST Thursday, March 19th, 2020 (the “Contest Period”).



To enter the Contest, Entrants must meet all of the following criteria during the Contest Period:

  1. Head to the Northern Pride Real Estate Facebook page   and comment on the contest post, posted on daily, by leaving a positive comment on the feature home.

Upon completing the above step, you will receive one (1) entry into the contest. Participants are eligible to one entry per day. A different home or property will be featured each day.

By entering the Contest, Entrants agree to accept and abide by the provisions of these Rules, Facebook’s Promotion Guidelines and the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions shall be final and binding.

If you don’t already have a Facebook account, you can create one for free by going to . By submitting your information and creating an Account, you will be required to agree to Facebook’s Terms of Service and Data Policy, If you do not agree to Facebook, you cannot create an Account and may not be able to participate in this Contest.

ENTRY LIMIT: Limit of one (1) online contest entry per day during the Contest Period, per Account. Only one (1) unique Account may be used by any one (1) person to participate in the Contest. Should duplicate daily entries be received, all such entries will be ineligible.

Entries that do not comply with these Rules will, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, be disqualified. To be valid, each entry must provide the information requested.


There are four (4) prizes available to be won in Ontario. The winners will receive a prize package consisting of 1 plaid Sherpa fleece blanket, 1 2 piece Swiss Force Astoria Knife set, 1 canvas business attache case, 2 10 oz flare mugs, 10 stainless steel straw sets and 2 baseball caps. Total value of each prize package is approximately $200.00 (Canadian) (the “Prize”). The four (4) randomly selected entrants will qualify to win a prize, provided they comply with these rules. The Prize must be accepted as awarded.  The Prize will be delivered by the Contest Sponsor to the winner within Ontario. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the drawing.

Prizes must be accepted as awarded and are non-assignable, non-transferable, and have no cash surrender value. No substitution or exchange is allowed, except that the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value should the prize become unavailable for any reason.

The value of the prize is taxable as income where required by law. Prize winner is solely responsible for any and all expenses, taxes, fees, and applicable federal, provincial and local taxes relating to the prize.

The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.


There will be four draws, one on February 27th, 2020, one on March 5th, 2020, one on March 12th, 2020, one on March 19th, 2020. All draws will be conducted at 11 a.m.

The Sponsor will notify the selected Entrant by a direct message on Facebook  within 24 hours of the each draw. The names of any winner will also be posted on the Northern Pride Real Estate Facebook page. If the selected Entrant cannot be contacted within seven (7) days, eligibility is not met, fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question, fails to return the required release documents within the specified time frame below, or the selected Entrant does not comply with these Rules, the selected Entrant will be deemed ineligible and another random draw will take place to select a winner.

Prizes will only be awarded to selected Entrants after verification of eligibility by the selected Entrant’s signature and return of a Declaration and Release Form within 14 business days of being selected, and correctly answering a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question administered by the Sponsor, without mechanical or other aid.


By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing certain personal information required by the entry form, Entrants consent to the collection, use and disclosure by the Sponsor of the Entrant’s information to administer this Contest. Any and all personal information collected will be used solely for the purposes of administering this contest. Any persons entering this contest will not be contacted in any way by the Sponsor unless it is to notify the entrant that the entrant has won the contest or to respond to questions and comments regarding the contest.

Acceptance of the prize by a winner constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use a winner’s name, prize won, statements made relating to the Contest, and other likeness of the winner for any and all promotional or business purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.

The Sponsor’s privacy policy states: “Northern Pride Real Estate Ltd. only collects personal information necessary to effectively market and sell the property of sellers, to locate, assess and qualify properties for buyers and to otherwise provide professional and competent real estate services to clients and customers. Those requesting further information on any of our listings or the listings of others will be contacted by our office for the purposes of providing information on suitable properties.”


The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

The Contest and these Rules shall be governed by and construed under Ontario law, without regard to conflict of laws principles. All Entrants expressly agree that any claims relating to this contest must be resolved in the Province of Ontario, and hereby waive the jurisdiction of any other court that now or in the future could be considered competent for any reason.


By participating, each Entrant agrees that the Sponsor, their affiliates, subsidiaries, dealers and distributors, advertising affiliates and promotion agencies, officers, directors, employees and shareholders (“Sponsor Entities”) are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failures, omissions or for anything, including but not limited to, the errors in advertising, these Rules, the selection and announcement of winners or distribution of any prizes, resulting from the participation in this Contest.

By accepting a prize, the winner releases the Sponsor and the Sponsor Entities from any and all liability and responsibility with respect to the prize (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury, death, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, whether intentional or unintentional) arising out of or in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of a prize.


Subject to applicable law, the Sponsor reserves the right to amend, cancel, terminate or suspend the Contest (in whole or in part) if for any reason the Contest cannot be run as planned, including but not limited to: an error, technical problem, computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules, or the odds of winning, without providing any prior notice.


In the event that it is discovered that an Entrant has entered more than once per day during the Contest Period using different and/or the Account/email address, he/she will be disqualified and respective eligible prize claim will become null and void and the Entrant will not be entitled to claim any prize. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an Entrant, the entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the Account submitted at the time of entry (i.e. the person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domains associated with the submitted e-mail address, that is linked to the Account). Should it be discovered that an Entrant is using the aid of computer programs to complete entries, that Entrant will be disqualified from the Contest; and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify all such entrants from future contests conducted by Sponsor without further notice. The selected entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder associated with the selected on-line entry.

All entries become the property of the Sponsor. No communication will take place with Entrants, except the Entrant(s) selected as the potential winners.

Any attempt by an entrant or other individual, to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest, including but not limited to any fraudulent claims, is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Participation engaging in any of the foregoing activities may be disqualified and will forfeit any prizes won. All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, logos, slogans and representations are owned or used under licence by the Sponsors and/or their affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.