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#OptikTVRestyle Contest

Submit your TV Room to be featured in Debbie Travis Live
Google Hangout.

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Contest Rules



No purchasenecessary.  Submit a photo of your home TV room via Instagram, Twitter orFacebook for a chance to receive a customized TV room restyle plan from homedécor celebrity, Debbie Travis via a live video Google Hangout on May 21, 2014(the “Entry”). Entries will be evaluated based on the following criteria: (1)the total size of TV room 30%; (2) existing layout of the room 40%; and (3)existing furniture and colour scheme of the TV room with opportunities forquick and easy design updates 30%.


Winner will be awardedwith a video conference into Debbie’s Travis Live Online Google Hangout whereshe will provide an eight to fifteen minute customized design plans to restyletheir TV room. This online video program will be aired live.


Entrants must be 18years of age or older and a Canadian resident living in British Columbia orAlberta. All entries must be submitted between April 17, 2014 at approximately12:00 a.m. PST to April May 4, 2014 at approximately 11:59 p.m. PST (the“Contest Period”). Entrants will be permitted to submit multiple entries (up toa maximum of five entries). TELUS does not accept entries for this contest byphone, fax, courier, mail or email. This contest will be interpreted accordingto Canadian law.


There are threemethods of entry: Upload your Entry via (1) Instagram; (2) Twitter (3) throughthe TELUS Facebook Page. Facebook entrants must submit a photo and commentunderneath the specific TELUS Facebook Page post that invites entries for thiscontest. All Entries must contain a photo of your TV room.  Entriessubmitted through Instagram and Twitter  must contain the hashtag“#OptikTVrestyle”.


By entering thecontest you are consenting to the display of your Entry on the Optik TV RestyleWebsite and/or publicly across TELUS web properties. Entries must comply withFacebook’s, Instagram’s or Twitter’s respective terms of use. In the event of adispute, the person who is the holder of the Facebook/Twitter/Instagram accountspecified will be deemed to be the entrant.


The Contest is in noway sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter,Instagram, or Facebook.




As conditions ofentry, and by uploading and entering an Entry for this Contest, you warrant andrepresent that the Entry:

• is original and hasbeen created in a lawful manner;

• does not infringethe intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights or any other legal

or moral rights of anythird party;

• has not been enteredin any previous contest(s);

•   has not been published or distributed previously in any media; and

•   does not contain subject matter that may violate community standards or isotherwise of questionable taste (in the sole discretion of the Contestadministrators).


You agree that youwon’t be paid for your Entry or receive any form of compensation from TELUS foryour Entry, and that TELUS shall have the right to display your Entry wheneverand wherever required for TELUS’s purposes. You warrant and represent that youown all rights to your Entry. By submitting an Entry, you irrevocably grantTELUS and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns, agents and licenseesthe unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode,store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform,adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when orto the number of times used) your Entry, as well as to use your name,likeness,  photograph (“Likeness”) and/or statements regarding yourparticipation in this contest (with or without using your name) in any and allmedia without limitation as to time or territory and without additional compensationor approval from you or any other party. You hereby waive all intellectual

property rights,privacy/publicity rights and other legal and moral rights that might precludeTELUS or its affiliate’s use of your Entry, and you agree not to sue or assertany claim against TELUS for the use of your Entry or your Likeness orstatements. You agree to indemnify and hold TELUS, its affiliates and agenciesand their respective  affiliates, officers, directors, agents and any oftheir employees (collectively, the  “Indemnitees”) harmless from any andall claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable lawyers' fees) andliabilities (including settlements) brought or asserted by any third partyagainst any of the Indemnitees due to or arising out of your Entry or yourconduct in creating an Entry or otherwise in connection with this contest,including, but  not limited to, claims for trademark and copyrightinfringement; violation of an individual’s right of publicity or right ofprivacy; or defamation.

You further agree torelease TELUS and its affiliates from any and all claims that any advertisingsubsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of TELUSinfringes your rights with regard to any elements, characters or ideascontained in any Entry.  





There will be two (2)grand prize winners selected. Grand prize winners will be notified by May 6,2014 at approximately 10am PST. Each selected winner will video conference intoDebbie’s Travis Live Online Google Hangout where she will provide customizeddesign plans to restyle their TV room. This online video program will be airedlive with viewers tuning in to watch.   Entrants and their TV roomwill be featured in a segment lasting between eight and 15 minutes in length.Debbie Travis will review the winner’s TV room and provide tangible design tipson how to optimize their space. In the event that the grand prize becomesunavailable whatsoever TELUS reserves the right to substitute the prize.



There will be two (2)secondary prizes available to be won. Each secondary prize winner will receivea $200 Home Depot gift certificate.  Secondary prizes will be awarded tothe two (2) runners up.  Each secondary prize entrant will be notified byMay 6, 2014 at approximately 10am PST.


TELUS reserves theright to substitute all prizes which is, in their sole opinion, a prize ofequivalent value and/or to terminate or withdraw this contest at any time. Thechances of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entriesreceived.  




To be eligibleentrants must submit an Entry during the contest period of April 17, 2014 atapproximately 12:00 a.m. PST to May 4, 2014 at approximately 11:59 p.m. PST.This contest is open to all residents of British Columbia and Alberta only, whoare 18 years of age or older. This contest excludes employees of TELUSCorporation, their affiliated companies or subsidiaries, their advertising andpromotional agencies and members of their respective immediate families, andany person domiciled with any of the above.  




Grand Prize: On May 5,2014 at approximately 5pm PST, four (4) entrants will be shortlisted by a panelof TELUS representatives and Debbie Travis. The selected entrants will bechosen based on the following criteria (1) total size of living space 30% (2)layout of the room 40% (3) existing furniture and colour scheme of the TV room30%.  Shortlisted entrants will be briefly interviewed by a representativeof TELUS and two (2) entrants will be selected based on the following criteria:(1) comfortable speaking while being watched by a live audience 50%; and (2)clear vision of their TV room redesign goals and what they would like DebbieTravis to focus on during the consultation 50%.


The selected entrantswill be notified based on their method of entry within approximately one (1)hour of the selection process. The selected entrant will have one (1) businessday from the date of notification to contact the contest administrator. If aselected entrant does not contact the contest administration by the end of one(1) business day, or if the selected entrant does not meet all of the contestrules, another Entry will be selected. To win a prize, the selected entrantmust correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill-testingquestion to be administered by telephone at a pre-arranged mutually convenienttime.  


The winning entrant ofthe prize must sign a standard Release form confirming compliance with theContest Rules and releasing TELUS and its directors, officers, partnershipinterest holders, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies fromany and all liability arising out of, pursuant to, or as a result of thecarrying out of the contest including liability arising from the acceptance ofand usage of the prizes as awarded. Failure to comply with the Contest Rules orto sign and return the Release form within 2 days of receipt will result indisqualification and another entry will be selected.  


On May 6, 2014 atapproximately 10am PST, the final winners will be notified and invited toattend a Google Hangout rehearsal on May 8, 2014, followed by the live videoevent on May 21, 2014.




All entries become theproperty of TELUS. TELUS assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed,damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website, for anyproblems or technical malfunction of any computer online systems, servers,access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entryto be received by TELUS on account of technical problems or traffic congestionon the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including anyinjury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to orresulting from this contest. TELUS reserves

the right, at its solediscretion, to change, cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug orother cause beyond the reasonable control of TELUS and its advertising andpromotional agencies corrupt the security or proper administration of thecontest or for any other reason. Entries are subject to verification and willbe declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated,forged, falsified, altered or tampered with, or unlawful in any way. Entriessubmitted by unauthorized means or by spamming will be disqualified. In theevent that it has been determined that an entry has been made

in a manner notsanctioned by these rules and/or an entrant has submitted more than the numberof entries permitted by these rules, the entrant and all of their entries willbe disqualified. Entrants agree to abide by the Contest Rules and the decisionsof the contest judges, which are final. This contest is subject to allapplicable laws and regulations.  




By entering thecontest, an entrant consents to the use of their name, city of residence andimage for publicity purposes in all media used by TELUS without payment orcompensation. Entrants agree to TELUS using the entrant’s personal informationas described in the TELUS’ privacy policy located  




Entrants that arecustomers of TELUS at the time of entry and/or at the time of prize award musthave their TELUS accounts in good standing (with a current account balance thatis no more than 30 days past due) in order to be eligible to win theprize.  

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