$1000 Mind-Bending Minute - Rules & Regulations

  • The 91.9 The Bend, $1000 Mind-Bending Minute
  • Rules and Regulation for CKNI, 91.9 THE BEND, Acadia Broadcasting Limited
  • The 91.9 The Bend, $1000 Mind-Bending Minute, August 27, 2018 – October 26, 2018
  • Contest Rules and Regulations (Edited, August 24, 2018)

By participating in CKNI, 91.9 THE BEND’s, $1000 Mind Bending Minute all persons are deemed to have read and to have accepted these rules and regulations along with CKNI, 91.9 THE BEND’s General Contest Rules and Regulations, and Acadia Broadcasting Limited’s Terms of Use/Privacy Policy. In these rules and regulations, references to CKNI, 91.9 THE BEND includes the station owner, Acadia Broadcasting Limited.

Should there be contradiction within the following guidelines in comparison to CKNI, 91.9 THE BEND’S GENERAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS, the specific contest rules and regulations for the 91.9 The Bend $1000 Mind-Bending Minute will preside for its stated contest.

1. The “91.9 The Bend’s $1000 Mind-Bending Minute” contest (hereinafter: the “Contest”) is brought to you by 91.9 The Bend, CKNI (hereinafter: the “Contest Organizer”). The Contest runs Monday, August 27th to Sunday, October 28th - Monday to Friday. The contest will be played a minimum of twice weekdays, with a third bonus time sporadically. The Contest Organizer reserves the right to play the contest when it sees fit between the hours of 6am and 7pm weekdays.


2. This Contest is open to all persons residing in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, Canada who have reached the age of majority as of the first day of the Contest Period. Contestants must be a 91.9 The Bend Swag Tag holder. Notwithstanding the preceding, the Contest is not open to individuals associated with the Contest, including the employees, agents and representatives of the Contest Organizers, (including their respective divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates and agencies), their advertising and promotional agencies, and other suppliers of prizes, materials and services related to this contest or any other party directly linked to the holding of this Contest (the “Excluded Individuals”).

3. This Contest is also not open to the immediate family members of the Excluded Individuals. For the purpose of these Contest Rules, “immediate family” includes: father, mother, brothers, sisters, children, legal or common-law spouse and individuals with whom such employees, agents and representatives reside.


4. No purchase necessary. To enter, you must comply with the eligibility criteria set out in these Contest Rules within the Contest Period. To qualify, be the designated caller at the designated time announced on CKNI, 91.9 The Bend. Contestants must be a 91.9 The Bend Swag tag holder. If chosen as a contestant and, you will be given the opportunity to participate in the 91.9 The Bend $1000 Mind-Bending Minute contest (“the Contest”). The “hosts” will ask a series of ten questions in a timed period of one minute. For each correctly answered question, you will be awarded $10.00 CDN. If ten questions are answered correctly in the period of one minute, the prize escalates to a total of a $1,000.00 CDN.

The following rules apply to the game:

Contestants must be a 91.9 The Bend Swag Tag holder. Should an individual be signed up online as a swag tag holder but has not yet received their swag tag via mail or by pick-up they ARE ELIGIBLE to play as they have completed the registration process.

Only the first response by the contestant to a question will be accepted.

Contestant may ‘pass’ on a question and if time remains within the 1-minute period, the host will ask the question again. A contestant may only pass on a question once.

If the 10th question is being asked while the 1-minute period runs out, the contestant will have an opportunity to answer.

Contest Organizer reserves all rights to the definition of a correct answer.


[Grand prize(s)]

5. The following grand prizes are available to be won daily, Monday through Fridays during the contest period:

5.1 CAN $1000.00.

6. All expenses other than those specifically mentioned above as included shall be assumed by the winner.

7. There is a limit one contest play per individual within the contest period, August 27th to October 26th. ID will be required when claiming the prize.

8. In the event that a contestant competes twice or more within the contest period, they will be disqualified and not be eligible to collect any prizes other than that which they were originally awarded.

9. The odds of a participant’s entry being randomly selected depend upon the number of entries received in accordance with section 3 above.



10. In order to be declared a contestant, each selected potential contestant must be in compliance with these Contest Rules and in particular, the following:


10.1 Answer correctly, the mathematical skill-testing question asked by the Contest Organizers;


10.2 By participating in the “91.9 The Bend Mind-Bending Minute” you are agreeing that CKNI, 91.9 THE BEND reserves the right to use the name, likeness, entry letter, photo, and/ or recorded voice of any participant of any contest for promotional purposes without providing compensation for doing so and by participating, a participant consents to such use.


10.3 Be available to play the contest at the time of the Contest Organizers choosing at the time chosen by the Contest Organizers.


11. By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Contest Rules. In the event the potential or declared contestant fails to comply with any one of the conditions set out above or any other conditions set out in these Contest Rules, the Contest Organizers reserve the right to disqualify such entrant from the Contest and if time allows, a new draw for the contestant will be held in accordance with these Contest Rules, until a contestant is selected.




12. How long do I have to pick up my prize?


Prizes must be claimed within 30 days of winning unless otherwise noted in the specific contest rules. Certain prizes, such as concert, or show tickets may not be available immediately following the completion of the contest. CKNI, 91.9 THE BEND will use best efforts to ensure that they will be available one week prior to the event.

In the event a winner chooses not to accept a prize or the prize is not claimed within the 30 day period, the winner forfeits any and all claims to the prize.




13. Verification. Phone Entries are subject to verification by the Contest Organizers. Any Entry Form which is incomplete, incomprehensible, inaudible, illegible, fraudulent, mutilated, altered, contains false information or is not received within the Contest Period, or otherwise does not confirm to these Contest Rules will automatically be rendered invalid and will not entitle such entrant to be eligible for a prize. If, due to technical or equipment failure while participating in the contest the connection is lost or communication is otherwise illegible, the contest shall be deemed to be over at the last CAN $10 level achieved while communication was intact.


14. Disqualification. The Contest Organizers reserve the right to disqualify any person or cancel one or more entries of any person participating in this Contest or trying to participate by means contrary to these Contest Rules or in a manner which is unfair to other entrants (e.g.: use of an Entry Form obtained from an unauthorized source, entries exceeding the limit allowed, computer hacking, etc.). Any attempt to tamper with the entry process, interfere with these Contest Rules, deliberately damage any website or undermine the administration, security or legitimate operation of the Contest, is a violation of criminal and civil laws and the Contest Organizers reserve the right to seek damages and/or other relief from all persons responsible for such acts to the fullest extent permitted by law, which may include banning or disqualifying entrants from this and future contests. Such person may be referred to the appropriate judicial authorities.


15. Non compliance/eligibility. If a potential or declared winner is not in compliance with these Contest Rules, the Contest Organizers reserve the right to disqualify such entrant from the Contest and randomly select further entrants from the remaining eligible entries until a winner is finally declared. Any potential or declared winner, who is not in compliance with these Contest Rules, must so inform the Contest Organizers immediately upon being contacted by the Contest Organizers.


16. Acceptance of prize. Prizes must be accepted as described in these Contest Rules and may not be transferred to another person, substituted for another prize, or exchanged in full or in part for cash, subject to the section below.


17. Substitution of prize. In the event it is impossible, difficult and/or more costly for the Contest Organizers to award a prize (or part of a prize) as described in these Contest Rules, the Contest Organizers reserve the right to award a prize (or part of a prize) of similar nature and equivalent value or, at their sole discretion, the value of the prize (or of the part of the prize) in cash.


18. Refusal of a prize. The refusal by a potential or declared winner to accept any prize awarded in accordance with the Contest Rules, releases and forever discharges the Contest Organizers and their agents of all obligations related to the prize, including delivery.


19. Liability limit – use of prize. Each entrant and any potential or declared winner releases the Contest Organizers, their subsidiaries, respective divisions, their parent corporations, their advertising and promotional agencies, their shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (hereinafter: the “Beneficiaries”) from any and all liability for any and all damage, loss or liability suffered as a result of or arising from the entrant’s participation in the Contest or the acceptance or use of his/her prize. In order to be declared a winner and prior to obtaining his/her prize, any potential or declared winner agrees to sign a declaration to such effect in the Release Form.  The parent or legal guardian in the case of a minor will also have to sign such a declaration to that effect in the Release Form.


20. Liability limit – running of the contest. The Beneficiaries are not liable for faulty computer components, software, or links; the loss or non-existence of communications capability; or faulty, incomplete, incomprehensible, or erased computer or network transmissions that make it difficult, or render a user unable, to enter the contest; problems with any website or website feature howsoever caused, the malfunction of, or damage caused to, any telephone or network or lines, computer equipment, data or software, online systems, servers or access providers; or the security or privacy of  information transmitted via computer networks; or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers” The Beneficiaries are not liable for any harm contestants may suffer directly or indirectly as a result of downloading any Web page or software or transmitting any information related to entry in the Contest.] Further, the Beneficiaries assume no responsibility for entries lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected.


21. Web site access. The Beneficiaries do not guarantee access to or non-interruption of the Web site during the Contest Period or that it will be exempt from any errors.


22. Modification. The Contest Organizers reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this contest, in whole or in part, in the case of the occurrence of an event, an error or any human intervention that could corrupt or affect the administration, safety, impartiality or the running of the Contest as provided in these Contest Rules.


23. Limit of prizes. In no event shall the Beneficiaries be obligated to award more prizes than set out in these Contest Rules or to award prizes otherwise than in compliance with these Contest Rules.


24. Impossibility to act – labour dispute. The Beneficiaries shall not be responsible for any damages for a failure to operate the Contest in accordance with these Contest Rules in any case where their incapacity to act results from circumstances or a situation beyond their reasonable control or because of a strike, lock-out or any other labour dispute in their company or those of businesses which services are used for holding this Contest, war, riot, insurrection, earthquake, terrorism, civil commotion, fire, flood, accident, storm or any other act of nature.


25. Liability limit– participation. Any person who participates or tries to participate in this Contest releases the Beneficiaries from any and all liability for damages which he/she could suffer from participating or trying to participate in this Contest.


26. Authorization. By entering this Contest, each declared winner consents to the Contest Organizers, their representatives to use, at their sole discretion and if required, their name, photograph, likeness, testimonial related to the prize, place of residence and/or voice without compensation whatsoever and that, without limit as for the period of use, in any media and on a worldwide scale, for publicity purposes or for any purpose that may be considered relevant. A declaration to such effect will be included in the Release Form.


27. List of winners. A list of winners will be available at the office of the Station Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm.


28. Property of entries. Entry Forms are the sole property of the Contest Organizers and at no time will be returned to entrants.


29. Communication with entrants. No communication (other than while registering) or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants in the context of this Contest with the exception of selected entrants or declared winner.


30. Personal information. Contestant personal information that is collected in this Contest will be used solely by the Contest Organizers, and their representatives for the administration of the Contest. There will be no communication of commercial or of any other nature, unrelated to this Contest sent to an entrant, unless such entrant gives specific authorization to the Contest Organizers for that specific purpose.


31. Decisions of the Contest Organizers. All decisions of the Contest Organizers or those of their representatives regarding this Contest are final and binding.


32. Identification of the contestant. For the purposes of these Contest Rules, the entrant is the person whose personal information is printed on the Entry Form. It is to this person that the mathematical skill-testing question will be asked and the prize awarded if selected and declared a winner.


33. Unenforceability. If a section of these Contest Rules is declared or ruled by a Court of Law as illegal, unenforceable or void, that section will be deemed void but all other sections not affected will be enforced as allowed by Law.


34. Jurisdiction. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.




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