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Barilla Canada ® Chef Outreach Giveaway Official Rules



1. Eligibility: Barilla® “Chef Outreach Giveaway” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of Canada, who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and are employed as chefs or cooks in the food service and hospitality space, or were recently employed in this space, and have had employment impacted due to events of COVID-19. Employees of Barilla Canada, Inc. (“Barilla”), its parent and affiliate companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. This promotion rewards the first 20 entrants who meet all of the qualifiers to be eligible. (i.e. If a participant is one of the first 20 entrants but does not abide by the entrant requirements or eligibility requirements, Barilla reserves the right to grant prizing to the next eligible party who meets all entrant and eligibility requirements.) Qualifiers include: emailing [email protected] to submit a recipe video of entrant preparing their favourite pasta dish. Entrant MUST also verify that they work in, or recently worked, as a chef or cook in the food service and hospitality space and may have had their employment impacted due to COVID-19. Participant must provide proof of this recent employment in the form of a letter of employment or recent pay stub OR by providing a professional reference with email contact information and title of a recent manager or co-worker so that Barilla can verify recent employment in foodservice/hospitality industry. This proof of employment or recent employment MUST be verified in order for participant to be considered eligible. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2. Sponsor: Barilla Canada, Inc., 140 Allstate Parkway, Unit 200, Markham, ON, Canada, L3R 5Y8

3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on May 12, 2020 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on May 29, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period"). The Promotion is active for an eighteen (18) day period, as outlined in the chart below:

Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by entrants sending an email to [email protected] that includes a video of entrant preparing their favourite pasta dish. The entry must fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements, including i) reaching out via email to [email protected], and ii) in that email, submit a video of entrant preparing their favourite pasta. To be eligible, entrant must provide proof of employment or recent employment as a chef or cook in the foodservice and hospitality industry. Entrants will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes for this entry. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor, sponsor affiliates, agencies, and/or partners.

Limit: You may enter one (1) time per the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to enter through the same email account. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email account used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned to the email account. All entries and materials associated with your entry must be in accordance with the applicable terms, rules, policies, and guidelines of Instagram.

5. Drawings: All decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor will select the first 20 Sweepstakes winners who submit eligible entries during the applicable Promotion Period on or around the dates listed in Section 3 above. The potential winners will be notified by email message. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted or fails to respond within seven (7) business days of the initial email response asking them to provide details to verify their employment information, the potential winner forfeits his/her prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, or despite being one of the first 20 entrants, the participant is not deemed eligible due the parameters outlined here, the next eligible entrant who meets all of the requirements will be selected as the winner. If 20 entrants do not meet all eligibility requirements ahead of the deadline, prizes may remain un-awarded. Prizes will begin to be fulfilled immediately within sixty (60) days after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes. In order to be awarded the $1000 prize, once eligibility requirements have been verified, entrants will need to fill in an online form providing contact and direct deposit information so that prize can be directly deposited into account. Receiving prize funds may take up to 60 (sixty) days. Failure to submit this form with accurate and up to date information, may result in entrant being deemed ineligible, disqualified and a new eligible entrant selected.


Promotion Period

Start Date (at 3:00 p.m. ET)

End Date (at 11:59 p.m. ET)

Giveaway Fulfillment Approximate Dates

4 Day Period

May 12, 2020

May 29, 2020

Ongoing from May 12, 2020 to July 31, 2020 (as entrants submit entries and information is verified)


6. Prizes:

  • TWENTY (20) rewards of $1,000 CAD deposited directly into 20 different entrants banking accounts pending participant meets the entrant requirements.

Primary winners (20 different entrants) will each receive $1,000 deposited into their banking account in order to offset any potential financial challenges due to COVID-19.

For Prize: Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable Promotion Period. Limit: one (1) prize per person. Sponsor accepts no responsibility for any variation in the prize value.

7. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

8. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccuracies, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

9. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of legal action, and (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Ontario without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether in Ontario or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the province of Ontario.

10. Entrant's Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy: and Instagram’s Data Policy[0]=Instagram%20Help&bc[1]=Privacy%20and%20Safety%20Center


11. Winners List: To obtain a copy of Winners names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Barilla (Canada), 140 Allstate Parkway, Unit 200, Markham, ON, Canada, L3R 5Y8. Requests must be received no later than [July 31, 2020, at 11:59 p.m., ET].

12. Social Media: The Sweepstakes hosted by Sponsor is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.

13. By submitting an entry, you, the participant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of these Official Rules.

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