Support Local Giveaway — Official Rules

September 12, 2020



1.  PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The SUPPORT LOCAL GIVEAWAY (\”Sweepstakes\”) begins on September 12, 2020 at 8:00am PST and ends on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11:59pm PST (the \”Promotion Period\”).

    The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Talking Shop (“Sponsor”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may be reached by email at during the Promotion Period.

2.  ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of Canada who are 18 years old or older (the \”Entrant\”). Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (the \”Promotion Entities\”), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. “Household Members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. “Immediate Family Members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.


Three winners will be drawn, each winning one of the following prize packs to be gifted at random:

One (1) winner will receive Prize pack A: (approximate retail value or “ARV”: $1400)

*Hughes Clothing: gift card ($100) *Merchant Quarters: Tofino towel (value $120) *Shampoo Hair Bar: Bumble&bumble products (value $100) and gift card ($50) *Upcycle Clothing Collective: jewelry (value $53) and gift card ($50) *Citizen Clothing: Citizen Goods hoodie (value $98) *Jovee Leather Goods: handmade leather key fob & matching card holder (value $110) *Bernstein&Gold: Eminence gift box (value $100) *Little Gold: Magic Rose necklace (value $120) *Folk: gift card ($150) *Reunion Boutique: gift card for pair of Levi’s (value $125) *Smoking Lily: gift card ($100) *Amelia Lee Boutique: two Indaba pillows (value $156)

One (1) winner will receive Prize pack B: (approximate retail value or “ARV”: $1400)

*Pom Pom Boutique: gift card ($100) *The Dancing Lily: Ace of Something felt hat (value $107) *My Mink Lashes: lash lift & tint (value $85) *Thorn & Thistle: dried flower arrangement and Bon Temps tea (value $75) *Lore General Store: home goods gift box (value $100) *Tulipe Noire: Christopher Kon leather wallet (value $125) & Jenny Bird earrings (value $85) *Oxford: denim shirt (value $130) *A La Mode Consignment: 100% cashmere scarf (value $185) and gift card ($50) *Barber&Fritz: dry creme rinse + soft hair wash (value $78) *Union Jewelry: gift card for custom jewelry (value $100) *Salt Shop: gift card ($150)

One (1) winner will receive Prize pack C: (approximate retail value or “ARV”: $1750)

*Table Creative: styled mini photo shoot (value $500) *Frances Grey: gift card ($100) *Mangos Boutique: Secrid wallet & Rewined candle (value $148) *Verve Consignment: gift card ($100) *The Natural Hair Salon: haircut & colour (value $150) *Open House: gift card ($200) *Love Medals: bronze lapel pin (value $119) *MOTHER Lifestyle: baby onesie and teething ring (value $70) *Pigeonhole Home Store: bath kit (value $189) *Meraki: Tofino towel bath robe (value $130) and gift card ($50)

Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Gift cards and gift certificates are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.
    This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Canada and Prize will only be awarded to addresses within Victoria, BC. Winners who are unable to collect their prizes from an address in Victoria, BC or have a friend/family member do so on their behalf within 14 days of winning will forfeit their prize. The sponsors are unable to ship or deliver prizes outside Victoria, BC. All federal, provincial and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.

4. HOW TO ENTER: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online by visiting the entry form, which can be found on the following website at

    Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the Entrant. Any attempt by Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void Entrant’s Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.

5. WINNER SELECTION: The Winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted within 48 hours after the Promotion Period by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received.

6. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by Instagram DM approximately 24 hours after the random drawing. Potential Winner must accept a prize by DM as directed by Sponsor and reply within 48 hours of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive Instagram account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account.

    Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively \”the Prize Claim Documents\”). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.

7. PRIVACY: Any personal information supplied by you will be subject to the privacy policy of the Sponsor. By entering the Sweepstakes, you grant Sponsor permission to share your Instagram account name and any other personally identifiable information with the other Sweepstakes Entities for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list.

8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant’s or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes.

    If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.


An Instagram account is required to enter. If you don’t already have an Instagram account, visit to create one. It is free to create an account. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. By participating via the Instagram platform, participants are also subject to Instagram’s data policy and terms of use, which can be found at and

10. WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For accessing a Winner List online, visit @talkingshop_ca. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

11. SPONSOR: Talking Shop,

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