2017 Bright Ideas Contest – Official Contest Rules and Regulations

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited.

  1. HOW TO ENTER: The 2017 Bright Ideas Contest commences on May 24, 2017 and ends August 20, 2017 (the “Contest Closing Date”) with entries submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on August 20, 2017. To enter, go online to houseandhome.com/sherwin-williams, completely fill out the contest entry form, including your daytime phone number, and click on the Submit button. One entry per individual per day.
  2. CONTEST DRAW: One (1) winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received in a random draw conducted in Toronto, Ontario, at House & Home Media on August 23, 2017. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received on or before the Contest Closing Date. When completing the contest entry form, the winner must have correctly named the paint colour used on the vintage dresser makeover to win. If the winner drawn incorrectly named the paint colour used, another winner will be drawn.
  3. PRIZE: Prize value of $500 CAD. The winner will receive one (1) $500 Sherwin-Williams gift card, plus a one-hour Colour Consultation* with one (1) Sherwin-Williams expert (the “Consultant”), provided by The Sherwin-Williams Company (the “Prize Provider”).*The Colour Consultation must take place between September 1, 2017, and March 31, 2018, subject to the availability of the Consultant and the approval of the Prize Provider. The Colour Consultation has no cash value and should the Prize Winner refuse the Colour Consultation, this portion of the Prize is forfeited and no substitution or cash equivalent will be awarded. The Colour Consultation will take place in a Sherwin-Williams store. If the Contest Winner is unable to come into a Sherwin-Williams store, the Online Design Consultation (outlined below) will be made available.

    Online Design Consultation Process:The Contest Winner must provide details electronically (format to be confirmed upon contact) about the type of design advice they are looking for — these details should include photographs of one specific room that they would like to paint, as well as descriptions and/or images, if possible, that depict the products or design elements that the Contest Winner wishes to include in the room, and any decor style preferences.

    The Consultant will review the details and will compile an electronic reference document outlining their recommendations for the room and will deliver it to the Contest Winner as soon as reasonably possible.

    Arrangements will subsequently be made for the Contest Winner to have a 20-30 minute video or telephone consultation with the Consultant to review the recommendations.

    The Contest Winner will be contacted by a representative of House & Home Media within 10 business days of being declared the confirmed Contest Winner.

    House & Home Media and Prize Provider may substitute any prize for equal or greater value. Winner agrees that the prize is being provided ‘as is,’ and House & Home Media makes no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding any prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Winner must look solely to the manufacturer(s) for any such warranties or guarantees.

    Selected entrant will be notified by email or phone. If the selected entrant cannot be reached within seven (7) business days, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, or fails to complete and return the required contest documents, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate entrant will be randomly selected. The selected entrant will be sent a declaration and release form by e-mail. In order to be declared a winner, the selected entrant must correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question on the declaration and release form and the form must be signed and returned to House & Home Media, releasing House & Home Media and Prize Provider from any and all claims or causes of action arising out of the entrant’s participation in the Contest and receipt or use of any prize, confirming compliance with the contest rules, accepting the prize as awarded and consenting to the use of his or her name, without compensation, in any future publicity carried out by in connection with this contest. The winner’s name may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope before August 23, 2017: House & Home Media Contests, 511 King Street West, Suite 120, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2Z4.

  4. ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to all residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority within their province of residence, excluding employees, families or affiliates (or those with whom they are domiciled) of House & Home Media or Prize Provider.
  5. GENERAL: This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. By entering the contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and by the decisions of the contest judges, which shall be final on all matters relating to this contest. All entries become the property of House & Home Media and none will be returned. House & Home Media reserves the right to withdraw, terminate or modify this contest or any portion of this contest, or extend the deadline of this contest, at any time without prior notice. House & Home Media assumes no responsibility for lost, delayed or misdirected entries. For information on House & Home Media’s use of your personal information in connection with this contest, see the privacy policy posted on our website at houseandhome.com.Quebec Residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.