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Wednesday Caption Contest Official Rules

“Wednesday Caption Contest” Rules


Entrants must be legal residents of Ontario, and of the age of Majority.  Subject to all federal, provincial, municipal and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited.


  1. CONTEST PERIOD AND DRAW DATES:  The "Wednesday Caption Contest" (the “Contest”) takes places on Wednesdays (“the contest period”).  On Wednesday mornings at approximately 6:00 am EST, a photo will be posted on Susan Pauls-Valerio's facebook pages (www.facebook.com/SusanPaulsValerio)  At approximately 10:00 pm EST, the caption that has recieved the most likes, during the contest period is eligible to win.  In the event of a tie, Susan Pauls-Valerio will serve as the tie breaker.  The first (1) entry drawn will be eligible to win the prize.  The odds of winning the prize will depend on the total number of captions made during the contest period. 
  2. TO ENTER: You must like the photo and write a caption on the photo.
  3. ELIGIBILITY:The Contest is open to all legal residents of Ontario, who have reached the age of majority in  at the time of entry into the Contest, except employees of Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage, and their subsidiaries and affiliates, or its advertising or promotion agencies, contest judges and/or prize suppliers.

  4. THE PRIZE: The winning participant will win a $25.00CAD VISA Gift Card.  No substitutions, cash equivalents or redemptions will be made, except that Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd reserves the right to substitute any Prize if necessary.The substitute Prize, if required, will be of equal or greater value. Other restrictions may apply.

  5. PRIZE ADMINISTRATION:Within twenty-four (24) hours of the random draw, the selected entrant will be notified by Facebook messenger and must respond within two (2) business days to claim the prize.In order to be eligible to win, the selected entrant must (i) comply with all Contest Rules.  In the event that the selected entrant cannot be reached within 24 hours of the Contest deadline (10:00 pm) or otherwise does not meet all Contest conditions, his/her Prize will be forfeited and Jim Pauls Real Estate will award the Prize (subject to these Contest Rules) to the second runner up.

  6. PUBLICITY:By entering this Contest, entrants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information for the purposes of administering the Contest, the received special added value offers, promotions, contests and other commercial communication enabling Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd to provide its customers an ongoing service.By accepting a Prize, a winner consents to the collection, use and disclosure of their name, address (city, province), voice, recorded video, statements and photographs or other likenesses for use by Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd including but not limited to the Internet, without further notice, permission or compensation.Personal information will not otherwise be used or disclosed without consent.

  7. GENERAL RULES:Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd will not be responsible for lost, illegible, incomplete, inaccurate or destroyed entries, and all such entries are void.Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd assumes no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures or any telephone or computer lines or networks, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof.Entry material/data not satisfying the entry requirements or that have been tampered with or altered are void.In the event it is determined that an entrant has entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these Contest Rules and/or has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these Contest Rules, the entrant will be disqualified and all of the entries submitted by the entrant will be disqualified.

  8. Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd reserves the right to terminate or suspend this Contest or to amend the Contest Rules at any time and in any way, without prior notice.  Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, due to any reasons such as tampering or infection by computer virus, then Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd reserves the right to terminate the Contest and conduct the selection process from all previously received eligible entries.  Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd shall not be held responsible for any problems, errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with or resulting from the Contest or the Prizes, including but not limited to any damages to an entrant’s computer equipment, system software or any combination thereof, as a result of the entrant’s participation in the Contest.  Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

    All entries become the permanent property of Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd.  The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.

    In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the name of the poster at the time of entry. 


  9. RULES REQUEST:A copy of the official rules for the Contest are available on the Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd’s webpage or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “Wednesday Caption Contest” c/o Jim Pauls Real Estate Ltd, 2-660 Fennell Avenue East, Hamilton, ON L8V 1V1