My CapU50 Moment Instagram Contest

Over the past year, Capilano University has enthusiastically marked its 50th anniversary. From the Fabulous 50 Birthday Bash and CapFest to Cap Love Tuesdays and CapRocks, there have truly been some shining moments.

What was your favourite moment? Share up to three photos of the best moments from Capilano University’s 50th anniversary events on Instagram using the hashtag #myCapU50moment by June 12, 2019, and you could win one of five beautiful commemorative water bottles and power bank chargers!

Photo entries will be entered in a random draw. Winners will be announced on June 14, 2019.

See the official contest rules and regulations below, including guidelines for photographic entries.

My CapU50 Moment Entries

Official Rules & Regulations


The following contest is open to all residents of Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec) and will be construed and evaluated according to federal and provincial Canadian law as indicated below. All participants who satisfy the eligibility requirements are eligible to win prizes, as further described below.

Important: Please read these official rules and regulations (“official rules”) before entering the Capilano University My CapU50 Moment Instagram contest (the “contest”) organized by Capilano University (“sponsor”). By entering this contest, you represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below and you are deemed to have read and to agree to be bound unconditionally by these official rules.


Per Instagram rules, this Contest is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering, entrants confirm that they have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry, and release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s terms of use.


The Contest is administered by Capilano University, located at 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC V7J 3H5.


The Contest starts at 9:00 a.m., Pacific Time, on May 29, 2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time, on June 12, 2019 (the “Contest Period”).


The Contest is open to residents of Canada (excluding Quebec). The following persons are not eligible to win a Prize: the Sponsor’s contest administrators and the parents, siblings and children of, and persons domiciled with, such individuals.

Entrants are not eligible to win more than one Prize.


You may share up to three (3) photographs of your favorite moments from the Sponsor’s 50th anniversary events on Instagram using the hashtag #myCapU50moment. The photographs may be submitted all together at once or in three different posts. Each photograph will count as one entry each into the Contest.

All posts on Instagram of photographs entered in the Contest must have been taken at one of the following Capilano University 50th Anniversary events:

  • Fabulous 50 Birthday Bash
  • CapFest
  • Alumni Awards of Excellence
  • CapRocks
  • Chancellor’s Circle Dinner
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • Convocation
  • Cap Love Tuesdays

and which occurred from and including September 1, 2018 up to and including June 4, 2019.

All entries are intended for the general public. Entrants are fully responsible for the photographs they submit. The Sponsor will not accept photographic entries that are offensive and reserve the right to disqualify, in their sole discretion, any photographic entries that contain, for example, racist, hateful, sexist, homophobic or pornographic content.


By entering and participating in the Contest, each winner of a Prize consents to: the use of his/her/their name, address (city and province or territory), comments attributable to him/her/them pertaining to the Contest, a Prize, the Sponsor, photographs/videos of the Prize winners. No remuneration in connection with any publicity relating to the Contest, carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever including, without limitation, print, broadcast, the internet and social media, is offered to or required by any entrant or Prize winner.  

By entering and participating in the Contest, you consent to the use of your photograph by the Sponsor for promotional use, during or after the Contest closing date, without compensation. Promotional material includes, without limitation to any print or electronic marketing and activities such as online images, social media content, promotional activities brochures, booklets, videos, annual reports and banners.

Waiver forms/model releases are the responsibility of the entrant and must be available in the event the photo is selected as a winning photograph.


Photographic entries must not infringe upon or violate any laws or any third-party rights, including, but not limited to copyright, moral rights, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights and must not constitute material that would be considered libeling, defamatory, or a privacy violation.

Entrants must obtain all necessary permissions, licenses, clearances, releases, waivers of moral rights and other approvals from third parties necessary to use the photographic entry, in whole or in part, in any way, including to reproduce, make derivatives, edit, modify, translate, distribute, transmit, publish, license and broadcast the photographic entry worldwide, by any means, without limitation. Any and all such permissions, licenses, clearances, releases, waivers of moral rights and approvals must be included.

The owner of a photographic entry retains ownership over the photograph.   Each entrant (and his/her/their parent or guardian) irrevocably and in perpetuity grants the Sponsor a world-wide, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive right and licence to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works or merchandise from the photographic entity to promote the Sponsor.

Each entrant represents and warrants that he/she/they have the right to grant the licence set out above.


On Friday, June 14, 2019 in North Vancouver, B.C., the eligible entrants will be selected by random draw from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period.

Before being declared a winner: the selected entrant will be contacted by private message on Instagram (Instagram Direct) and notified they are eligible to win. The selected entrant must reply by private message within two (2) business days of notification and provide the Sponsor with a contact phone number. The selected entrant must first correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone. The Sponsor will then email, and the selected entrant will be required to sign and return within one (1) business day of notification a declaration of eligibility and a liability/publicity release.

If a selected entrant: (i) cannot be contacted by private message within two (2) business days of selection or there is a return of an prior notification as undeliverable; (ii) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; or (iii) fails to return the contest documents within the specified time, then he/she will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize, and the Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate entrant from among the remaining eligible entries.

The winners will be announced through the Sponsor’s Instagram and Facebook channels and the Sponsor’s 50th anniversary website: CONTEST PAGE

All prizes will be available for pick-up from the Sponsor’s Communications & Marketing Department in the Birch Building, room BR456, 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC. The Sponsor can also deliver the Prize to the winners by mail if requested.


The chances of winning a Prize will depend on the number of eligible photographs posted on Instagram for this Contest.


The Sponsor are excluded from all liability for any personal injury, loss or damage of whatever kind (including loss of data) cause directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from uploading photographic entries and material to the Contest website. The Sponsor are not responsible for any failure of the Contest website during the Contest,  problems or technical malfunctions of computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software or any e-mail, online or internet entry lost due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from uploading any photographic entry to the Contest.


The Sponsor reserve the right to terminate or suspend the Contest or to amend these Rules and Regulations at any time and in any way, without prior notice, for any reason whatsoever. Without limiting the foregoing, if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running or being completed, as originally planned (for example, as a result of tampering or infection by a computer virus) the Sponsor reserve the right to cancel the Contest. 


The Sponsor, in their sole discretion, may disqualify any individual who attempts to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by tampering with any website mechanism, or who violates these Rules and Regulations.


The prizes consist of five (5) 50th anniversary commemorative metal water bottles valued at $20 each and one (1) metal power bank charger valued at $15 (the “Prizes”). Winners will receive no compensation, credit or prizing other than as disclosed in these Rules or otherwise provided at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes are not transferable; no prize substitutions or equivalents are permitted, except by the Sponsor at their sole discretion.  In all cases, the Sponsor reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any of the Prizes.

Prize value is an estimate; actual retail value will vary depending on if and where the prize is shipped. All prizes must be accepted as awarded and may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion, sold, redeemed for cash, combined with any other promotion, or exchanged for a different prize. Allow four weeks if Prize is to be mailed.


By entering and participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees to hold harmless the Sponsor, their directors, officers, employees, agents, affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, and assigns from any liability for damage, injury, death, loss, cancellation or other liability arising from the entrants acceptance or use of a Prize or substituted prize or having participated in this Contest including, without limitation, claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, or from the misuse or malfunction of a Prize or substitute prize. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, whatsoever and howsoever arising, by participation in this Contest or use or redemption of any Prize.

The Sponsor, their directors, officers, employees, agents, parents, subsidiaries, and assigns assume no liability for losses incurred as a result of a cancellation of the Contest or for any reason whatsoever or through the acts or defaults of any company or person providing a Prize or for events occurring after the award of a Prize. All such losses or expenses will be borne by each individual Prize winner. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and may be void where prohibited by the law of the entrant’s place of residence. Decisions of the Sponsor regarding all aspects of the Contest are final.


By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Rules and Regulations. In the event of any dispute as to whether a person is an entrant, a potential winner or a winner, or as to the qualification of any entrant, potential winner or winner to, or the adequacy of any prize or any substitute prize, the decision of the Sponsor will be final.


The Sponsor respects every entrant’s right to privacy. By entering this Contest, each entrant is deemed to automatically have provided his/her/their consent that personal information collected from entrants will only be used by the Sponsor or their affiliates to administer the Contest and to publish the winning photographs. Neither the Sponsor nor their affiliates will share personal information relating to entrants with any third parties, except as necessary for the administration of the Contest or as may be required by law. Any conflict or discrepancy between the foregoing provisions of this Rule 17 and any applicable laws or regulations of Canada, or the provinces or territories of Canada, with respect to privacy, shall be resolved in favour of such applicable laws or regulations. The Sponsor will not attempt to contact the entrant for any purpose other than as may be required by law unless they have opted-in to receive relevant communications from the Sponsor.

If you have any questions about Capilano University’s use of your personal information, please review the University website at Privacy Statement or contact the University’s Privacy Office by email at or by mail at:

Capilano University
Attn: Privacy Office
2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, BC V7J 3H5


All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Rules and Regulations, or the respective rights and obligations of the prize claimants and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of B.C. and the laws of Canada applicable therein with respect to residents of the other Canadian provinces and territories, without regard to conflicts of law principles. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.

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