CBC Hockey Night in Canada Fantasy Pool presented by Kia
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. CONTEST IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CANADA WHO HAVE REACHED THE AGE OF MAJORITY WITHIN THE PROVINCE OR TERRITORY IN WHICH THEY RESIDE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. SEE ELIGIBILITY SECTION BELOW FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
The Contest is open only to individual legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry. Employees of Contest Providers, their respective parents, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to win prizes. Void where prohibited by law. Ineligible contestants may participate in the Contest for enjoyment purposes and have their standings counted but are not eligible for prizes. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. All applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Only one entry per person is allowed.
To enter the CBC Hockey Night in Canada Fantasy Pool presented by Kia (the "Contest") you must first go to http://www.cbcsports.ca/hockey, click on the contest promo button or banner and register for free using the Registration Form.
Note: You will need to register specifically for this contest even if you are already a CBC.ca member.
CBC, SCAinteractive and Kia Canada (collectively "Contest Providers") are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incomprehensible or misdirected entries, bugs, failures in servers, hardware or software transmission failure or loss, delayed or corrupted data transmission. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A limit of one fantasy team per week per person is permitted. No mechanically or electronically reproduced entries will be accepted. All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified by reverse domain name search. Potential winners may be requested to provide Contest Providers with proof of identification (address and birth date) and proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. All entries are the property of the Contest Providers and will not be returned.
- HOW TO PLAY
The CBC Hockey Night in Canada Fantasy Pool presented by Kia is based on the statistics from all games played during the 2008-2009 National Hockey League regular season from Saturday, October 4, 2008 to Sunday, April 12, 2009. The season will be split into 28 weeks with the final 26 weeks split into two distinct prize periods,. The first half will include weeks 3 to 16 from October 18, 2008 to January 21, 2009. The second half will include weeks 17 to 28 from January 27 to April 12, 2009. Please refer to the schedule for the dates and games for each week. The object of the Contest is to accumulate the most points in each applicable prize period throughout the regular season. The contestant with the most points in each prize period will be awarded the applicable prize, subject to verification and release requirements.
After you register, proceed to the Enter Picks page.
Each week, with weeks running from Saturday through Friday, your team will consist of twelve (12) players: 6 forwards, 4 defencemen and 2 goalies. Each player available to be chosen has been assigned a value from 1 to 4 based on past and predicted performance. The total value of your selections must not exceed the salary cap of 30. After selecting your 12 player roster, you will then designate one player at each position as a "star". You will earn double points for each of your three star selections. You will earn points from each player according to the scoring system described below. You are only credited with points earned by your players while they are on your roster. You will have the opportunity to re-select your team each week throughout the season. However, teams will carry over from one week to the next in the event that you do not submit new picks. Please refer to the schedule for the dates and games for each week.
Confirm your selections using the submit button at the bottom of the page. Follow all additional instructions listed on that page, observing all posted deadlines (see DEADLINES below).
Important: Contest Providers reserve the right to add players and/or adjust player values during the Contest based on current performance. The player value updates are tentatively scheduled to occur twice during each half of the Contest at the following intervals:
- Week 8: November 22 - 28, 2008
- Week 17: January 27 - 30, 2009
- Week 23: March 7 - 13, 2009
A notice will be posted on the Contest website in advance of any such changes or additions. It is your sole responsibility as a contestant to ensure that your roster is under or at the allowable salary cap each Week and that his or her roster complies with the Contest rules each week. If your roster does not comply with the salary cap after new player values come into effect, Contest Providers reserve the right to randomly change one or more of your players to make your team adhere to the Official Rules.
- Only one fantasy team per person is allowed.
- You may change the players on your team any time before the weekly deadline.
- Any picks received after the applicable deadline will be void.
- If you do not make any changes in any given Week your picks will carry over to the next Week. Any picks that are carried over from one week to the next will be deemed to have been made at the latest possible time, just before the deadline.
- Your rank in the overall Contest is determined by the number of fantasy points that your team accumulates in the Contest. Your fantasy points for each player will be added together to get your team total for each week and all applicable weekly totals added together to get your team total in each half.
- In the event of a tie for first half or second half prizes, the contestant with the most points in the final week of the applicable prize period among the tied contestants will be declared the winner.
- In the event of a tie for a weekly prize, the contestant with the most season-to-date points in the Contest among the tied contestants will be declared the winner.
- If a tie still exists after the above tie-breaker has been invoked, the time of entry will be used as a final tie-breaker with earlier being better. Any picks that are carried over from one week to the next will be deemed to have been made at the latest possible time, just before the deadline. In the event you have changed your picks during the pick period the last set of picks will be used for the purposes of the final tie-breaker.
- SCORING SYSTEM
Points are calculated based on the following scoring system:
||Stat = Points
||Goal = 1|
Assist = 1
||Win = 2|
Overtime/Shootout Loss = 1
Shutout = 1 point bonus
i.e. Shutout win = 3 points in total
|"Star" Designated Players
You will designate one forward, one defenceman and one goalie as your "three stars" for that week. You will earn double points for each of your three star selections. For example, if you select Jarome Iginla as your "star forward" and he scores 9 points during the week, you would be credited with 18 points for him. (Any other contestant who chose Iginla but did not designate him as his or her "star forward" that week would be credited with 9 points for him.) The same applies to each of your three star selections.
The deadline for entering and/or changing submissions is posted on the Enter Picks page and outlined below. The time posted on the Enter Picks page is the official deadline. No submissions will be accepted after the deadline for any reason. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of the Contest will be the Contest server machine(s) as determined by Contest Providers. Contestants entering picks close to the posted deadline do so with this information in mind.
|CBC Hockey Night in Canada Fantasy Pool presented by Kia
|Week: Game Dates
|Week 1: Oct. 4 - 10
||12:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Oct. 4|
|Week 2: Oct. 11 - 17
||7:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Oct. 11|
|First Half Prize Period: Oct. 18 - Jan. 21
|Week 3: Oct. 18 - 24
||2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Oct. 18|
|Week 4: Oct. 25 - 31
||7:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Oct. 25|
|Week 5: Nov. 1 - 7
||3:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Nov. 1|
|Week 6: Nov. 8 - 14
||7:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Nov. 8|
|Week 7: Nov. 15 - 21
||7:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Nov. 15|
|Week 8: Nov. 22 - 28
||2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Nov. 22|
|Week 9: Nov. 29 - Dec. 5
||2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Nov. 29|
|Week 10: Dec. 6 - 12
||2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Dec. 6|
|Week 11: Dec. 13 - 19
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Dec. 13|
|Week 12: Dec. 20 - 26
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Dec. 20|
|Week 13: Dec. 27 - Jan. 2
||7:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Dec. 27|
|Week 14: Jan. 3 - 9
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Jan. 3|
|Week 15: Jan. 10 - 16
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Jan. 10|
|Week 16: Jan. 17 - 21
||2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Jan. 17|
|All-Star Break: Jan. 22 - 26
|Second Half Prize Period: Jan. 27 - Apr. 12
|Week 17: Jan. 27 - 30
||7:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Jan. 27|
|Week 18: Jan. 31 - Feb. 6
||12:30 p.m. ET, Saturday, Jan. 31|
|Week 19: Feb. 7 - 13
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Feb. 7|
|Week 20: Feb. 14 - 20
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Feb. 14|
|Week 21: Feb. 21 - 27
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Feb. 21|
|Week 22: Feb. 28 - Mar. 6
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Feb. 28|
|Week 23: Mar. 7 - 13
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Mar. 7|
|Week 24: Mar. 14 - 20
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Mar. 14|
|Week 25: Mar. 21 - 27
||4:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Mar. 21|
|Week 26: Mar. 28 - Apr. 3
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Mar. 28|
|Week 27: Apr. 4 - 10
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Apr. 4|
|Week 28: Apr. 11 - 12
||1:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, Apr. 11|
- UNOFFICIAL RESULTS AND OFFICIAL RESULTS
Unofficial results (the "Unofficial Results") will be posted on-line at the contest website on or about each Saturday following each applicable contest week. Leader board postings will be done on a daily basis (each an "Unofficial Results Date") and will become official fourteen (14) days after such posting. In the event of a discrepancy respecting an Unofficial Result, affected contestants must notify the Sponsors using the Feedback Form located in the Help section and found at http://hockeypool.cbc.ca/cbc/hnic08/tech_support.cgi within seven (7) days after the Unofficial Results Date. In the event of a discrepancy between statistical reviews, the final statistics as posted on the league's official website shall be considered official and final. If no discrepancies have been e-mailed within seven (7) days after the Unofficial Results Date, it will be assumed the standings are correct and the Unofficial Results will become official at that time (the "Official Results Date").
- INCOMPLETE AND RESCHEDULED GAMES
In the unlikely event that any National Hockey League game is: (a) postponed, cancelled, delayed, or suspended, and therefore not completed by 7:00 a.m. on the next day immediately following the originally scheduled date for the game; or (b) considered incomplete by the National Hockey League for any reason, as at 7:00 a.m. on the next day immediately following the originally scheduled date for the game, a notice will be posted on the contest website as soon as reasonably possible, to indicate how points potentially accumulated from that game will be treated in the Scoring System.
- ODDS OF WINNING
Your odds of winning are affected by the number of qualified entries received and the quality of your selections.
- WINNER SELECTION
Your fantasy team will earn points, according to the scoring system outlined above, based on the performance of your fantasy team players. The points earned by your fantasy team will be used to rank you relative to the other contestants. The more total points you earn in the applicable prize period, the better your rank will be.
Prizes will be awarded to top ranking contestants in the following prize categories, subject to verification and release requirements:
|First Half Winner (1)
Awarded to the contestant who accumulates the most points during the 14 weeks from Oct. 18, 2008 to Jan. 21, 2009
|2009 Kia Sorrento LX - V6 Luxury (model SR75A9/B9)|
MSRP of $35,945
|Second Half Winner (1)
Awarded to the contestant who accumulates the most points during the 12 weeks from Jan. 27 to Apr. 12, 2009
|2009 Kia vehicle|
Approximate Retail Value: TBA
|Weekly Winner (28)
Awarded to the contestant who accumulates the most points each week
|HNIC autographed jersey|
Approximate Retail Value: $125 per prize ($3,500 total)
Determination of prize winners shall take place on or about one week following the conclusion of the applicable prize period by Contest Providers whose decision shall be final. Selected winners will be notified by e-mail, phone, regular mail and/or overnight courier. If the selected winner is unreachable after 10 days an alternate winner may be selected by rank according to the rules. Potential winners must execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance Form/Release of liability within 10 days of notification. Noncompliance within this time period may result in disqualification and an alternate winner being chosen. To be declared a winner of any prize, the contestant may also be required to correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited, mathematical, skill-testing question.
Prizes will be distributed within sixty (60) days after each potential prize winner has been successfully verified and confirmed to have complied with the Official Rules. Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions, whether in cash or otherwise, except at Contest Providers' sole discretion. Contest Providers reserve the right to substitute a prize for another of equivalent value for any reason. The names of all prize winners will be posted on the Contest website. All expenses and costs not specifically described as included in the prize will be the sole responsibility of the winner, including, without limitation, vehicle license and registration, fees, surcharges and insurance. Prizes will be awarded "AS IS" and Contest Providers make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind expressed or implied, (including without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with respect to the prizes. Prizes may be subject to restrictions such as emissions testing and/or may require additional service or maintenance to use as is. Winners shall bear the sole responsibility for all costs and expenses associated with or resulting from winner's acceptance and use, service, or maintenance of the prize(s). Refusal to accept the prize releases Contest Providers of any obligation towards the selected winner. Should selected winner make any false statement, he/she shall be automatically disqualified from the Contest.
- USE OF CONTEST INFORMATION
Contest Providers reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the Contest, for internal purposes with regards to the Contest, unless prohibited by law. In particular, by entering the Contest, entrants consent to the use of their names without compensation, in any publicity or promotion carried out in any media on behalf of Contest Sponsors for the above purposes. Contestants' data will not be provided to any third party. Contestants further grant to Contest Providers the right to use and publish their proper name and province for promotional purposes in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest without further compensation. By accepting a prize, winner grant permission to Contest Providers to use their names, photographs, likenesses, voices, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
Contest Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. You agree that in the use of the Contest -- including but not limited to chat areas, and the registration of usernames or group names -- you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language which infringes upon a third party's trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right to privacy. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Contest Providers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Contest includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in the use of the Contest. You further agree to not: damage or cause interruption of the Contest; prevent others from using the Contest; obtain or modify another user's non-public account information without their consent. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, CONTEST PROVIDERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH CONTESTANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
- LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
By entering, each contestant releases and holds harmless Contest Providers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest or any prize won. Contestants and prize winners assume liability for any and all injuries and/or damages caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use (or misuse) of, or failure to receive any prize. Contest Providers are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest. Contest Providers assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or authorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Contest Providers are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line-systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to contestants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Contest Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Contest providers shall assume no liability whatsoever for any situation in which their inability to act results from an event or situation beyond their control, including without limitation a strike, lockout or any other labour dispute at their location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose services are used to hold this Contest.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright © SCAinteractive and/or CBC. All rights reserved. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
- OFFICIALLY LICENSED PRODUCT OF THE NHLPA
CBC Hockey Night in Canada Fantasy Pool presented by Kia is an officially licensed product of the NHLPA. NHLPA, National Hockey League Players' Association and the NHLPA logo are trademarks of the NHLPA and are used under license by SCAinteractive.
- GENERAL CONDITIONS
All federal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. The decisions of the Contest Providers are final on all matters of fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure and fulfillment. By entering this Contest, you acknowledge acceptance of all Contest rules and agree to be bound by them.
After reading the `How to Play Rules` it appears that you need to be a nuclear physicist to understand how to play. Most confusing rules for a contest that I`ve ever read.
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