PROMOTIONAL PERIOD AND ELIGIBILITY: The promotional
period is September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. The promotion is open to all
citizens, permanent residents, and protected persons (i.e. refugees) of Canada (except
residents of Quebec) who are not employees or immediate family members of
employees of Bow Valley College (BVC). Additional qualifiers for eligibility
are defined in §3 and §4 below.
PRIZE: BVC will waive the cost of the Winner’s
first academic term of tuition in a BVC post-secondary credit program, to a
maximum of $2,500 (two thousand, five hundred Canadian dollars) in tuition and
BVC mandatory non-instructional fees. The waiver will be valid for only the
first term of the winner’s program and any unused amount is forfeited by the
winner (i.e. if the winner’s total charges are $2,100 in their first term, they
cannot carry over the remaining $400 to a subsequent term). The program may be
taken at any BVC campus or online. Programs not offered directly by BVC
(such as contracted or brokered programs delivered at other institutions) are
not eligible. Two (2) prizes will be awarded subject to §3 below.
QUALIFYING TO WIN: On or around July 2, 2021, BVC will draw, at random, two
individuals from a pool of individuals who have:
submitted a paper or electronic
“Tell Me More About Bow Valley College” inquiry card to a BVC student
recruitment employee at a planned off-campus recruitment or community event
during the promotion period, and/or who have registered for and attended BVC’s
Open House on October 17, 2020, and/or who have registered for and attended a
BVC recruitment webinar during the promotional period (all three of the
preceding contact types generally referred to as an "inquiry card"); and
application for admission to a BVC post-secondary
credit program on or before June 30, 2021, to begin
studies in one of the following academic terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022, or
One individual will
be selected from each of the two following pools:
High school direct-entry
applicants: individuals who have applied to studies at BVC that will start
within one year (365 days) of their last attendance at a recognized, publicly-funded secondary school located in Canada; and
Mature and other applicants: all
other individuals who do not qualify as a “high school direct-entry” applicant.
The date of the
application for admission must be after the date that BVC received the
BVC will confirm the
drawee’s eligibility as defined in this document using the information recorded
in BVC’s student information system. If the drawee is ineligible, their name
will be discarded and new draw conducted. If the
drawee is eligible, they will be considered the Winner.
BVC will attempt to
contact the Winner twice each via email and telephone. If BVC cannot reach the
Winner within five (5) calendar days of the drawing, receives no response from
the Winner within five (5) calendar days, or the Winner declines the Prize,
their eligibility will be cancelled and a new drawing will take place
In order to claim the
Prize, the Winner must read and sign a copy of these rules and grant BVC
permission to use their name, program of study, and photograph in promotional
material. If the Winner does not return a signed copy of the rules within five
(5) calendar days of being sent the request, their eligibility will be cancelled and a new drawing will take place immediately.
By accepting the Prize, the Winner
holds harmless and indemnifies BVC, its employees, board, and third-party
service providers of all liability related to the awarding and use of the
Should the Winner, before or
within their first academic term, fail to qualify for admission, fail to
confirm their enrolment, withdraw from courses, discontinue study, fail to
attend, or otherwise not start their post-secondary program, except for an
exceptional medical or compassionate reason approved by the Registrar, the
Winner shall forfeit the Prize.
The Prize must be accepted as
defined above. It is not available as a cash sum nor as a refund from the
learner’s account. The Prize cannot be transferred to another academic term,
program, or post-secondary institution.
BVC retains the right to
disqualify individual entrants if, in BVC’s sole opinion, the entrant is
suspected of attempting to manipulate the drawing or unfairly increase their
chances of winning.
Offerings which are not
post-secondary credit programs, such as English language learning, academic
upgrading, continuing education, course audit, and Open Studies are not eligible
for this drawing.
The odds of winning depend on the
number of inquiry cards and corresponding applications for admission received.
BVC is not liable for lost,
misplaced, damaged, or incorrectly entered inquiry cards or applications for
admission. BVC encourages each prospective learner to ensure their inquiry card
and application for admission are clearly and consistently completed and
submitted to reduce any ambiguity when attempting to match the details from an
inquiry card with the details from an application for admission for the
purposes of qualifying for this promotion.
BVC reserves the right to revise
these terms and conditions or to cancel the promotion at its sole discretion.
The administrative contact for
this promotion is:
Team Lead, Student Recruitment
Bow Valley College
Office of the Registrar and Enrolment
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4V1
phone: 866-428-2669 (ext. 1402)