JoJo’s Disastrous Dating Contest – Rules and Regulations




Beginning at 12:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 14, 2011, entrants can enter the “JoJo’s Disastrous Dating Contest” (the “Contest”) by visiting  and posting your disastrous dating story as a comment under the forum  titled “JoJo’s Disastrous Dating Contest”. Entrants must be registered members of All entries must include all information requested. Any use of automated devices is prohibited. Limit of one (1) entry per person per day.


The Sponsors of this Contest are Youth Culture Inc. and Universal Music Canada Inc. (collectively, the “Sponsors”).


CONTEST CLOSING DATE:  To be eligible to win the Contest, entries must be received no later than 12:00pm ET on December 16, 2011 (the “Contest Closing Date”).



There will be one (1) grand prize package (the “Grand Prize Package”) available to be won.  The Grand Prize Package consists of:


·         One (1) gift certificate in the amount of two hundred and fifty Canadian dollars ($250 CDN) to a spa in the winner’s hometown; and

·         One (1) Roxy HOLGA camera.


Note:  The selected entrant for the Grand Prize Package (the “Winner”) shall be responsible for ground transportation to and from the Winner’s place of residence to the chosen spa, all meals, applicable taxes, incidentals and any and all other expenses not specified in the above description of the Grand Prize Package.  Winner must follow all instructions of the Sponsors and facility staff or participation in the Grand Prize Package may be forfeited, in whole or in part. All required documentation for the Grand Prize Package will be sent directly to the Winner only after the Winner has met the eligibility requirements outlined in these Contest Rules and Regulations and the Official Contest Declaration and Release Forms have been signed by the selected entrant, and returned to and received byUniversal Music Canada Inc. by fax to “JoJo’s Disastrous Dating Contest”, c/o Gia Hekmat at 416 718-4408.


Approximate retail value of the Grand Prize Package is three hundred and ten Canadian dollars($310CDN). The Grand Prize Package as described is subject to availability, may not be exchanged for cash, is non-transferable, non-refundable, may not be sold, and must be accepted as awarded, without substitutions.  At their election, and in the event the Grand Prize Package, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded as described in these Official Rules, the Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equivalent retail value.  Sponsors will not be responsible if weather conditions or other factors beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control prevent the Grand Prize or part of the Grand Prize Package from being fulfilled.



JoJo and Contest judges at the Universal Music Canada offices located at 2450 Victoria Park Avenue, Suite 1, Toronto, Ontario M2J 5H3, on December 19, 2011, will determine the Winner for the Grand Prize Package based on originality and creativity from all eligible entries received before the Contest Closing Date. The first attempt to contact a selected entrant by email will be made within two (2) business days of the draw date.  To win the Grand Prize Package and be declared the “Winner”, the selected entrant will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question, without assistance or mechanical or electronic aid.  The Winner of the Grand Prize Package must also sign a declaration and release form discharging and releasing the Sponsors and their partners from any and all claims for damages, losses or injuries resulting from the Contest, confirming compliance with the Contest Rules, and acceptance of the Grand Prize Package as awarded (a “Declaration and Release Form”). If a selected entrant cannot be notified and the skill-testing question cannot be administered within five (5) business days of the first attempt to contact the selected entrant, the entrant will be disqualified, and another entrant will be selected.  Signed Declaration and Release Forms must be returned by fax to: “JoJo’s Disastrous Dating Contest”, c/o Gia Hekmat at 416 718-4408,no later than January 3, 2012.  Failure to complete and return the Declaration and Release Form by January 3, 2012, will result in the Grand Prize Package being forfeited and another entrant being selected.


All decisions of the judges are final in all matters relating to this Contest.



The Contest is open to all residents of Canada excluding residents of the Province of Quebec, who are between the ages of thirteen (13) to twenty four (24) at the time of Contest entry, with the exception of: employees of the Sponsors, their respective parent, related and affiliatedcompanies, subsidiaries, franchisees, advertising and promotional agencies, and any other parties engaged in the development, production or distribution of the Contest materials, or those living in the same household as any of the above. Entrants under the age of majority are eligible to win the Grand Prize Package provided that the winning entrant’s parent or legal guardian accepts the Grand Prize on his/her behalf.



All Contest entries become the property of the Sponsors and no correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrant(s). 


By entering the Contest, entrants consent to the use of their name, city of residence and image on videotape and/or photograph in any publicity carried out by any one or all of the Sponsors with respect to this Contest, without further notice or compensation.


By entering this Contest electronically and voluntarily providing your personal information, entrants consent and agree to the Sponsor’s collection and use of the entrant’s information for the administration of this Contest and agree to Sponsor’s use of entrant information for the purpose of contacting entrant in relation to this Contest.  Entrant’s information may be revoked at any time (without revoking entrant’s participation in the Contest or impairing entrant’s chances of winning) by writing to the Sponsorsat the address above.


By participating in this Contest, entrants acknowledge compliance with, and agree to be bound by, these Contest Rules and Regulations, including eligibility requirements. Entrants release and hold harmless the Sponsors, their respective parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, members, dealers, advertisers, franchisees, promotional agencies and each of their respective directors, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, officers, subsidiaries, agents, employees, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Contest, from and against any and all manner of action, causes of action, suits, debts, covenants, contracts, claims and demands, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence, breach of contract and fundamental breach and liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants or his/her administrators, heirs, successors or assigns might have or could have, by reason of or arising out of the entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of the Grand Prize Package awarded.


The Sponsorsare not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest or be awarded a prize, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost or delayed entries for any reason, mail failures, omission, or any combination thereof, and entries which fail to fully comply with these Contest Rules and Regulations. No responsibility will be taken by the Sponsors for lost, delayed, mutilated or misdirected entries or Declaration and Release Forms.


The Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion; to cancel or suspend this Contest without notice should any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsorscorrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest.  Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsorsreserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.  Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. 


Sponsorsreserve the right to suspend, modify or terminate this Contest at any time, for any reason, without any prior notice.  The Sponsorsalso reserve the right to amend or modify these Rules at any time during the Contest Period without any prior notice.  The Sponsors respect your right to privacy and will use your personal information only to conduct the Contest.


The Contest is subject to all applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws.