Official Rules

car2go Calgary Road Trip Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”)
Official Sweepstakes Rules

Please read these rules before entering the Sweepstakes. By entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these official rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements set forth below.


These Official Rules (“ Official Rules ”) apply to the “ car2go Calgary Road Trip ” Sweepstakes sponsored by car2go N.A., LLC and car2go Canada Ltd. (collectively, “ car2go ” or “ Sponsor ”).  The Sweepstakes starts on April 5, 2015, at 12:00:01 AM (midnight) MDT and ends on April 27, 2015, at 11:59:00PM MDT (collectively, the “ Sweepstakes Period ”).  All Entries (as defined below) must be received during the Sweepstakes Period in order to be eligible to win a prize.

All times referenced herein are Mountain Time (“MDT”) unless otherwise noted.


To enter the Sweepstakes, you must be a resident of Canada 19 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Directors, officers, and employees of car2go, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies, and advisors, and the immediate families of each, are not eligible to enter or win. In these Official Rules, “immediate family” includes mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, partner and/or spouse.


Each eligible entrant will need to visit the Sweepstakes website located at (“Website”) and successfully complete and submit the online Sweepstakes entry form in its entirety following the instructions provided on the Website. This will enter the eligible entrant into the Sweepstakes.

  1. To earn entries without purchase: Each eligible entrant will receive Entries into the Sweepstakes without making a purchase, by submitting an original, unpublished, handwritten essay of fifty (50) words or more on the topic “Why I love Calgary” (“ Essay ”) and submit the Essay on an 8 1/2” by 11” piece of paper to: car2go Calgary Road Trip Sweepstakes, 1107 8 St SW, Calgary AB, T2R 1L4. The Essay must include the entrant’s name and daytime telephone number or e-mail address.
  2. To earn entries with purchase: Each eligible entrant will receive one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes each time that entrant rents a vehicle from the Sponsor for one (1) kilometre or more from Sunday 12:00:001 AM MDT to Monday 11:59:00 PM MDT during the Sweepstakes Period. Each new rental of one (1) kilometre or more made on a Sunday or Monday during the Sweepstakes Period will qualify the entrant for an additional Entry into the Sweepstakes. Rentals of less than one (1) kilometre will not qualify for Entry into the Sweepstakes. Further, vehicle rentals and/or kilometres cannot be shared, transferred, credited, carried over, or otherwise accumulated for purposes of qualifying for or submitting one or more Entries into the Sweepstakes.

Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes as often as they wish, regardless of the method of entry.  –  In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Essay Entry, the Essay Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized contestant. “Authorized Contestant” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the daytime telephone number or email submitted when entering the Sweepstakes. Entrants may be asked to provide Sponsor with proof that they are the Authorized Contestant at the time of entry and/or prior to the awarding of any prize in this Sweepstakes.

All entry information and submissions shall be collectively referred to herein as the “ Entries ” or each as an “ Entry ,” and the entry process described above shall be referred to as the “ Entry Process .”  By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. No automated/robotic entry devices and/or programs are permitted and any attempted form of entry other than what is specified here is prohibited.  Entrants using multiple accounts to enter will be disqualified and void.  Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.


One (1) entrant will be chosen at random for each prize (see Prizes section below for descriptions and approximate retail values) at the times/dates listed below from all eligible Entries received. Entrants may win more than one prize in the Sweepstakes.

Destination Prizes :  Destination Prizes will be awarded by random drawings conducted by the Sponsor once each destination is reached, as follows:

Destination Total Kilometres Driven Total by all Participants During Sweepstakes Period Prize
Great Barrier Reef 12,100 Gift basket from The Tea Factory (ARV: $100)
$100 gift certificate from The Brasserie Kensington (ARV: $100)
Great Wall of China 7,000 Gift basket from Aveda Institute (ARV: $100)
$100 gift certificate from Weiner Schnitzel House (ARV: $100)
Taj Mahal 3,800 10-class pass to One Cycle (ARV: $150)
Pyramid of Giza 4,600 Set of Filmore Headphones from Experience Headphones (ARV: $120)
Mt Kilimanjaro 5,400 $100 gift card to Frogurt (ARV: $100)
Stuttgart, Germany 10,700 Dermalogica Skin Product Starter Kit from Shari’s Skin & Body Esthetics (ARV: $75)
Gift basket from Swizzlesticks Salon Spa (ARV: $128)
Iceland 2,500 $100 gift card to Craft Beer Market (ARV: $100)
Machu Picchu 9,800 Gift basket (includes a tote bag, 2 admission tickets, 2 photobooth tickets, 2 meal cards, 5-$10 gift certificates) from Market Collective (ARV: $100)
Austin, Texas 5,500 $100 gift certificate to Soma Spa (ARV: $100)
Grand Canyon 1,100 Voucher for a group yoga session for up to 10 people at Bodhi Yoga Centre (ARV: $100)
Hawaii 4,700 $100 gift card from Shoppers Drug Mart (ARV: $100)
Alaska 5,000 $100 gift certificate to Community Natural Foods (ARV: $100)
Calgary, Alberta 3,400 Gift basket from Earth’s Choice (ARV: $100)

Entries into a Destination Prize draw will not carry over from one destination to the next; however, all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes will be entered into the Grand Prize drawing.  Odds of winning a Destination Prize will depend on the number of eligible Entries received for each destination during the Sweepstakes.  No purchase/Essay Entries will be entered into the Destination Prize drawing during the week they are received by the Sponsor, and all Entries into the Sweepstakes must be received by the Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period in order to be entered into the Grand Prize drawing. Unclaimed or voided Destination Prizes will not be awarded.

Grand Prize : will be awarded by random drawing from all the Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor by Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The Grand Prize will include:

  • Gift voucher for a two night weekend stay for two at Hotel Elan (1122 16 th Ave SW, Calgary AB, T2R0T6) in an Energizer Bedroom Suite (ARV: $800)
  • $100 gift certificate from 80 th and Ivy Modern Kitchen (1127 17 th Ave SW, Calgary AB, T2T0B6) (ARV: $100)
  • Gift basket from Frilly Lily (2105 4 th St SW, Calgary AB, T2S1W8) (ARV: $100)

The total ARV of the Grand Prize is $1000.

Selected entrants will be contacted by e-mail or telephone on or about the date of the applicable random drawing. To claim a prize, the selected entrant should follow the instructions contained in his or her notification. All prizes must be claimed within three (3) business days of being contacted by the Sponsor. Selected entrants will also be required to correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question posed by the Sponsor at a mutually convenient time prior to being declared a winner.  Before being declared a winner, selected entrants may be required to sign a declaration and release form confirming compliance with the Official Rules and acceptance of the prize as awarded, and releasing Sponsor and its affiliates, employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors and administrators from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in this Contest or participating in any prize-related activity or the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation costs injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom. Such declaration and release form must be returned to the Sponsor within five (5) business days of the notification date indicated on the form or the selected entrant will be disqualified and the prize forfeited. If a selected entrant declines the prize, incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, cannot by contacted by the Sponsor and/or does not claim his/her prize, does not complete or fully complete the declaration and release form, or otherwise fails to comply with the Official Rules, said entrant will be disqualified and his or her prize will be declared void or awarded to an alternate randomly selected entrant. Sponsor is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of selected entrants to receive any notification or to respond as prescribed above.

In the event that any element of the Grand Prize is for any (or no) reason unavailable, cancelled, postponed or rescheduled by a person or entity other than the Sponsor, the remainder of the Grand Prize will proceed as described above and no compensation in respect of such element(s) of the Grand Prize will be provided.  All accommodations will be arranged by the Sponsor and winner and guest must be available to enjoy the Grand Prize on the dates specified by the Sponsor or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate, randomly selected entrant.  The Grand Prize winner will be responsible, on his/her own behalf and on behalf of the guest, for obtaining all required travel documents prior to departure as well as for all costs including, but not limited to, transportation of the winner and guest to and from the winner’s or guest’s residence(s) or hotel and the airport; taxes; travel and health insurance; personal expenses; gratuities; meals; entertainment, and all other incidental expenses and travel requirements not specifically described above as being included in the Grand Prize.  The Grand Prize winner may be required by the hotel to provide an accepted and valid credit card to cover incidental charges (including but not limited to: telephone charges, laundry services, room service, etc.). If the Grand Prize winner is unavailable to accept or use the Grand Prize or any portion thereof then the Grand Prize winner shall forfeit all rights to the Grand Prize (or the applicable portion(s) thereof) and shall not receive anything (including but not limited to any cash equivalent) to compensate for such forfeiture.  No changes to travel dates are permitted once the Grand Prize has been booked.  The winner’s guest must be 19 years of age or older and will be required to sign a declaration and release form in order to accompany the winner in his/her enjoyment of the Grand Prize.  Sponsor is not responsible if winner and/or his/her guest are denied entry into the destination country or re-entry into Canada.


Prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash or credit. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any and all of the prizes for prizes of equal value.  Gift cards may only be used towards food and beverage purchases. All gift cards terms and conditions apply.

Winners are responsible for all incidental and unspecified expenses incurred in connection with accepting the prize (“ Expenses ”).  Winners understand that they may not seek reimbursement for any Expenses from car2go.



Winners must claim the prize first via phone or email within three (3) business days of being notified or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to a randomly selected alternate entrant.  Winners must also satisfy all eligibility requirements and will be required to provide valid, government-issued identification when claiming a prize, failing which he or she will forfeit the prize.  Winners will be sent instructions on how to claim the prize via the email address entered during the Sweepstakes Entry Process. If the prize winner fails to claim a prize within the timeline specified above, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question or informs car2go of his or her inability to claim a prize before, or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, his or her Entry will be disqualified, and the prize will be forfeited.  Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.


car2go makes no representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of any prize.  Winners understand and acknowledge that they may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from car2go should a prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to the prize winner.


The prizes must be accepted as awarded. Prizes are not redeemable for cash and no substitute for any portion of a prize is offered except in car2go’s sole discretion.  Should a Winner be unable to claim a prize that was awarded, his or her Entry will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited.


All Entries shall become the property of car2go.  By entering the Sweepstakes, participants hereby grant car2go (and car2go’s licensees and assigns) a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use, broadcast, display, publish, store, reproduce, distribute, syndicate and otherwise use any Entry, in whole or in part (along with entrant’s name, likeness, hometown, comments and/or prize information) in any and all media now known and later come into being for editorial, advertising, marketing, trade and any other purpose without further permission or compensation, unless prohibited by law.  As a condition of being awarded a prize, except where prohibited by law, winner may (in car2go’s sole discretion) be required to execute a written consent, confirming the rights granted to car2go’s right in this section, acceptance of these Official Rules, release of liability, and any other legal or regulatory documents required by car2go in its sole discretion.


car2go and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, advisors, employees, and agencies (“ Released Parties ”) assume no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, misdirected,  garbled, distorted, damaged, stolen, destroyed or otherwise indecipherable Entries due to any failure or technical malfunction of the on-line computer systems of equipment, servers, access providers, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer-related malfunctions or failures, poor reception, technical problems, failure of any email or submission or due to any other reason regardless of cause.  If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or technical failures of any sort, car2go may cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Sweepstakes, in its sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.

By entering the Sweepstakes , entrants further agree to release car2go and the Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, or use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.


By entering the Sweepstakes and voluntarily providing personal information including name and email address, each Sweepstakes entrant grants express permission to car2go for the collection and use of the entrant’s personal information.  Information collected form entrant is subject to car2go’s Privacy Policy, which is located at:


All entrants agree to respect the Entry Process and the operation of the Sweepstakes as outlined in these Official Rules. car2go may disqualify or ban from this Sweepstakes and all future contests, sweepstakes and/or promotions any entrant or person who car2go believes is tampering with the Entry Process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, acting in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner, or behaving with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, defame, offend or harass any person, including individuals associated with car2go, or is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules.  Should any attempt be made by an entrant or other person to damage a website or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, car2go may seek damages or other relief from such Entrant or other person to the fullest extent permitted by law.


These Official Rules are available online at: All entrants agree to abide by the Official Rules, which are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of car2go, and by the decisions of car2go, which are final and binding in all respects.


This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations.  All issues and questions concerning the Sweepstakes and the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules will be governed, construed, and interpreted under the laws of the Province of Alberta.  Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of the Official Rules will remain in effect. Entrant agrees that, unless otherwise prohibited: (a) 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 class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the Province of Alberta; (b) 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 lawyers’ fees; and (c) 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.


The names of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope by May 1, 2015, to: car2go Calgary, 1107 8 St SW, Calgary AB, T2R 1L4

  1. SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR (“ Sponsor ”):  car2go Calgary, 1107 8 St SW, Calgary AB, T2R 1L4.

Abbreviated Rules:

No purchase necessary. Open to age of majority residents of Canada.  Ends April 27, 2015.  Odds of winning depend on number of entries. For official rules, see

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