Contest Rules

Each contest entrant (“Entrant”) agrees to be bound by the following contest rules (the “Contest Rules”):

  1. Each contest is governed by the contest rules (the “Short Rules”) located on the individual contest page (a “Contest Page”) and these Contest Rules.
  2. The Short Rules and Contest Rules may be amended at any time without prior notice to Entrants.
  3. Although a Contest may be communicated, promoted, or administered by means of a third party social media or social networking service or site, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (each a “Third Party Service”), such Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, any Third Party Service.
  4. By entering a Contest, the Entrant consents to The Vancity Special's collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information as The Vancity Special deems necessary for the administration of the Contest as described in the applicable Short Rules, the Contest Rules and for promotional purposes, as applicable. Each Entrant agrees that if they become a Selected Entrant or Winning Entrant, The Vancity Special may disclose and use their personal information (including name, address, telephone numbers, and/or email addresses) to administer the Contest and deliver the prize(s).
  5. Personal data submitted online becomes the property of The Vancity Special. An Entrant may access and obtain a copy of their personal information upon written request to For more information on The Vancity Specials' privacy policy, visit
  6. The Vancity Special reserves the right to make all decisions relating to the administration of each Contest, including the right to terminate, withdraw or amend the Contest or disqualify any entry for any reason.  The Vancity Special may cancel, modify, or suspend any Contest or amend these Contest Rules for any reason whatsoever, at The Vancity Special sole discretion, without advance notice. All such decisions are final and not subject to appeal.
  1. Only Entrants who abide by the Short Rules and these Contest Rules are eligible to win a prize.
  2. Unless otherwise specified in the applicable Short Rules, each contest is open only to legal residents of British Columbia, who have reached the age of majority in their province of residence.
  3. Contests are not open to employees, officers, and directors of The Vancity Special and any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, consultants, agents and representatives, as well as their immediate families and persons living in the same household as such individuals. In addition, any supplier of a particular Contest (including any third party providing the prize(s) awarded in such Contest) is not eligible to enter such Contest, as well as and the supplier’s directors, officers and employments, and their immediate families and persons living in the same household as such individuals.
  4. The Vancity Special reserves the right to verify the eligibility of any Entrant.
  5. The Vancity Special will not confirm receipt of any entries, and proof of submission of an entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt. The Vancity Special has no obligation to advise an Entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. The Vancity Special may also cancel or remove a Contest from at any time without prior notice to entrants.
  1. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY to participate in a contest.
  2. Entrants are required to enter a contest in the manner indicated on a Contest Page.
  1. Entrants are selected by a random number generator.
  2. Odds of winning depend on the number of valid entries received.
  3. Winning Entrants are notified within 24 hours of selection through @thevancityspecial on Instagram (unless specified otherwise on a Contest Page).
  4. Winning Entrants must reply to @thevancityspecial within 5 business days of being notified.
  5. A prize may be provided to the winning Entrant by The Vancity Special or a third party providing the prize in the Contest. [In the event that any prize is provided directly by a third party to a winning Entrant, The Vancity Special accepts no liability for any undue delay in the distribution of a prize].
  6. The winning Entrant must accept the applicable prize(s) as rewarded and may not be exchanged for cash or any other product(s) or service(s) except by The Vancity Special. The Vancity Special reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equal or greater value.
  7. Except as otherwise indicated by The Vancity Special the Winning Entrant must personally take delivery of the applicable prize(s) as instructed within 72 hours of being notified that the prize(s) are available or within such other time period as the Winning Entrant may reasonably be advised by The Vancity Special. If a Winning Entrant fails to take delivery of any prize as instructed, such prize may be deemed forfeited and The Vancity Special reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to select another eligible entry as a potential winner.

Beware of contest scams and false accounts impersonating The Vancity Special. The Vancity Special will never ask for a winner’s credit card number or personal financial information. All communication from The Vancity Special on Instagram is conducted through our Instagram account, and we are not affiliated nor are liable for the accounts impersonating The Vancity Special.