Official Terms and Conditions
Northwest Territories Tourism
Tourism Scholarship Raffle
Northwest Territories Tourism (NWTT) is a not for profit organization. NWTT is the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the NWT, responsible for marketing export-ready tourism products in the territory. NWTT also performs an advocacy role for close to 200 tourism business members from across the Northwest Territories.
All proceeds from the raffle will go toward the NWTT scholarship fund and advocacy initiatives. NWTT awards one $1,500 scholarship yearly to a qualified NWT student attending a post-secondary institution in an accredited tourism and hospitality program. The scholarship was established to encourage the pursuit of excellence in the Tourism Industry in the Northwest Territories.
Grand Prize – Trip for 2 from Yellowknife to Sydney, Australia.
Includes roundtrip flights from Yellowknife, NT to Sydney, six (6) nights’ accommodation at a hotel selected by NWT Tourism. Accommodation is based on two people sharing a room.
Prize 2 – DJI OSMO 4K Handheld Camera
Prize 3 –Bose Soundlink Bluetooth Headphones
Prize 4 – NWT Tourism SWAG BAG – filled with Spectacular NWT branded goodies.
The draw will take place on Friday December 16, 2016 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
Raffle tickets will be sold for $20 per ticket or three (3) tickets for $50. Tickets can be purchased at the NWT Tourism office:
Suite 200, 5204 50 Ave.
Or by contacting the NWT Tourism office at 867 873 5007 or 1 800 661 0788.
Payment can be made by Cash, Visa or MasterCard.
To be eligible to win any of the prizes, you must be a legal resident of Canada and be 18 years of age or older. Employees of NWT Tourism are not eligible.
Conditions for Travel Prizes:
The travel package to Australia will be booked by NWT Tourism. The flights from Yellowknife to Sydney will be booked using points earned by NWT Tourism in the RBC Rewards Program.
Travel prizes must be booked and taken within the dates specified below, are subject to availability, and are not transferable. Winners must comply with all applicable requirements and restrictions related to the prizes including applicable travel dates, travel documentation and reservation and confirmation procedures according to the RBC Rewards Program.
Travel prizes must be accepted as awarded with no substitution otherwise the Prize may be forfeited in its entirety except at NWT Tourism’s sole discretion. NWT Tourism reserves the right to substitute a prize of equivalent value if a prize or prize component cannot be awarded as described for any reason. Any difference between the estimated retail value and the actual value will not be awarded. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash.
By accepting the travel prize, the winner and their travelling companion agree to waive all recourse against the sponsor if the prize or a component or the prize does not prove satisfactory in whole or in part.
Changes to travel prize:
Once the travel package has been booked it cannot be changed without penalty. All change fees and additional costs must be paid by winner and travelling companion. Changes are subject to availability. Changes are subject to the RBC Rewards Program change policy.
Cancellation of travel prize:
Penalties may apply if the travel package is cancelled. It is the responsibility of the winner and travelling companion to pay these fees. The winner and travelling companion may be eligible, at the discretion of NWT Tourism, to apply part of the package towards future travel within a year. Cancellation is subject to the RBC Rewards Program cancellation policy.
Not included in travel prize:
All other costs and expenses associated with the contest prize including transportation between the winner’s home and the departure and arrival airport, travel insurance, additional accommodations if required, meals, gratuities and incidental costs are the responsibility of the winner and their travelling companion. Winner will be required to present a valid major credit card at the time of hotel check-in to cover any extra expenses.
It is the responsibility of the prize winner and their travelling companion to ensure they have a valid passport, health/travel insurance and any necessary vaccinations and additional visas required for their trip.
Travel Reservation Requirements:
The travel prize to Australia is subject to the availability of the flights and hotels included in the package.
Travel must be booked ninety (90) days prior to requested departure date or by March 1, 2017 whichever comes first in order to ensure reasonable availability of flights, hotel and any additional visas that may be required. Travel must be completed by October 31, 2017.
Travel cannot be redeemed for cash.
Conditions for Prizes 2, 3 and 4
Prizes must be accepted as awarded with no substitution otherwise the Prize may be forfeited in its entirety except at NWT Tourism’s sole discretion, NWT Tourism reserves the right to substitute a prize of equivalent value if a prize or prize component cannot be awarded as described for any reason. Any difference between the estimated retail value and the actual value will not be awarded. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash.
Selection of Winners:
The draw for the prizes will take place on Friday December 16, 2016 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. NWT Tourism will make a reasonable attempt to contact the winners by phone using the information on the raffle ticket within 7 business days of the draw. Should NWTT be unable to contact the winner or should the winner be unable to accept the prize, NWT Tourism reserves the right to award the prize to an alternative winner from the remaining eligible winners. NWT Tourism is not responsible if the integrity of the raffle is impaired for any reason including but not limited to the loss or destruction of ballots and or ballots boxes or human error beyond the sponsors control.
By participating in the Raffle and/or by accepting the prize, the purchaser of a raffle ticket agrees that he/she accepts the Terms and Conditions of this Raffle, including all eligibility requirements and all decisions of NWTT; and (ii) to hold NWTT and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, harmless from any and all liability, claims, or actions of any kind, including, without limitation, property damage, personal injury, and/or death, arising out of the Winner’s participation in the Raffle, and acceptance and/or use or misuse of the Prize in connection with the Contest. The winner of the travel prize will also be required to sign a release, once they have been selected.
Each Winner agrees to the use of his/her name, voice and/or likeness for the purpose of advertising, trade, or promotion of this Raffle without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
This Raffle and any promotions relating thereto, including the interpretation of these Official Terms and Conditions, are governed by the laws of the Northwest Territories.
Announcement of Winners:
The names of the winners be announced by NWT Tourism at a time and in a manner determined by NWT Tourism in its sole discretion.