Backyard Burger SHOWdown: Official Rules


Event registration is necessary to win Contest Prizes which includes the setting of a fundraising goal. There is no fee necessary to win a Daily Giveaway.

This contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by the Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by the Celebrity Judges are final in all respects. The content is subject to all federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

Facebook Poll

This contest is hosted by the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation (“the Host”), and not Facebook. Any questions or comments regarding the contest are to be directed to the Host, not Facebook.

By participating in the contest, entrants agree to abide by all contest rules and regulations.

The Hospital Foundation has the right to adjust or shut down the contest at any time. They also have the right to investigate possible cheating or tampering before determining a winner.


The contest is open to any Canadian resident where not prohibited by law, who has internet access and a valid email address account. Open to all ages*. The Host has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

Photo ID will be required at the time of the pickup of the item.

Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation staff members and their immediate family members are not eligible to win prizes or other accolades. Staff members and their families are still encouraged to participate as non-competing members.

*Supreme Combo Fundraiser can only be awarded to an adult over the age of 18 years old.


By participating in this contest, each entrant grants the Host permission to use their names, likeness, or comments for publicity purposes without payment or additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

Contest Host

This contest is hosted by:

Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation (Hospital Foundation)

10409 98 St
Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
T8V 2E8

Any questions regarding this contest should be directed to the Hospital Foundation to

Note: This contest in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.

Contest and Voting Period

Contest starts 12:00pm MDT on Aug. 7, 2020, and ends Aug. 23, 2020 at 4pm MDT.

The voting periods starts at 12:00 pm MDT on Aug. 24, 2020, and ends on Aug. 25, 2020 at 11:00 pm MDT.

All entries (submissions) and votes must be received on or before the time stated during the “contest and voting period.” The Host reserves the right to extend or shorten the contest at their sole discretion. Odds of winning depend on entries received.

Daily Winner Period

From Aug 8-25, 2020, a randomly selected time will be announced each day, for the draw of the daily winner. Each day, by 9:00 am MDT, the selected draw time will be announced on the Hospital Foundations Facebook, Instagram and Twitter channels.

Announcement and instructions for prize pick up will be sent via a direct message from the Host to the Facebook Page of the winner. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring their email account for communications related to the contest.

Daily Winner Selection

All eligible entries received during the Daily Winner Period will be gathered into a database at the end of the period. A winner will be selected at random. Odds of winning depend on entries received.

Collection of Contest Prize(s) and Daily Giveaways

All prizes are held in the City of Grande Prairie, Alberta. Winners are responsible for all costs associated with the pickup of prizes. Photo ID will be required at the time of the pickup of the item. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by the Host within 14 (fourteen) days using the contact information provided at the time of entry, that potential winner shall forfeit the prize. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received.

Additional Limitations

All prizes are non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. Each prize is subject to the donors’ limitations and expiry dates. The Host and it’s sponsors/donors are not responsible for any typographical or other errs in the offer or administration of the contest, including but not limited to errors in any printing or posting of these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this contest is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by the Host. Host reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the contest without notice, and for any reason including without limitation, if the Host determines the contest cannot be conducted as planned or should any tampering or unauthorized intervention occur, technical failure or other cause beyond the Host; control including corrupting of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the contest. In the event of tampering or unauthorized intervention, the sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. The Host and it’s sponsors, donors and affiliates are not responsible for the incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or for any human or technical errors, lost or delayed data, transmission, omission, interruption deletion, or malfunction of computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

Indemnification and Limitation of Liability

By entering this contest, each entrant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless the Host, its sponsors, donors and affiliates, the Facebook platform, the Go Fund Me platform, administrators, advertising and promotional agencies and all their respective employees, administration and agents from any liability, damages, losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from the entrant’s participation in the contest and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prizes that may be won. The Host, its sponsors, donors and affiliates do not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness or merchantability of the prize. The Host, its sponsors, donors and affiliates, including advertising and promotional agencies and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from access or downloading of information or materials connected with the contest.