#InnovateWithiF – Contest Rules & Regulations


  1.     No purchase or payment is necessary to enter.
  2.     The contest is sponsored by Innovation Factory (“Innovation Factory” or “Sponsor”), and there will be 12 draws in this contest (as described further below).


The sponsors of this contest are Innovation Factory (the “Sponsor” or “iF”),

To be eligible, you must be a resident of Ontario, from the Contest starting date to the date of the draw.


There are twelve (12) prizes available to be won, consisting of

One (1) $50 e-gift card for Cineplex

The Prize is not transferable or convertible to cash and must be accepted as awarded.

Contest period

The Contest begins at 12:00:01 a.m. . Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on January 18, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. (E.S.T.) on February 26, 2016.


  1. i) Follow @itbeginswithiF on Twitter or facebook.com/innovationfactoryca on Facebook, comment or post telling us how you would solve one of our innovation teasers and post it on Twitter or Facebook using the #InnovateWithiF hashtag;
  2. ii) or come up with your own innovative idea and share it via Facebook or Twitter using the #InnovateWithiF hashtag

In order for your entry to be considered valid, your profile must be set to public and thus viewable by the Sponsor and its agents.

Entrants who are under the age of majority in Ontario must have consent by a parent or legal guardian.


A random selection from all eligible entries received will be conducted by an iF staff member, at its office in Hamilton, Ontario to award the prize, subject to these contest rules. Two draws will be made each week on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, January 22, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (E.S.T.)
  • Friday, January 29, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (E.S.T.)
  • Friday, February 5, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (E.S.T.)
  • Friday, February 12, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (E.S.T.)
  • Friday, February 19, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (E.S.T.)
  • Friday, February 26, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (E.S.T.)

You do not need to be present at the selection in order to win. The Prize will be awarded to the person named in the first entry drawn, subject to these contest rules, if he/she (i) correctly answers, without human, mechanical, electronic or other assistance, a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by Sponsor (via https://innovationfactory.wufoo.com/forms/2015-innovatewithif-skill-testing-question), and (ii) otherwise complies with these contest rules.

The chance of being selected will depend on the number of eligible entries received. For every additional Tweet or Facebook post using the #InnovateWithiF hashtag, the entrant will have a higher chance of being drawn.

The entrant whose entry is selected will be contacted via Facebook or Twitter (based on their entry method). By entering this contest you agree to the rules and regulations as stated. The winner’s name, the fact that he/she is the winner of this contest, his/her city name, photo and/or likeness may be published in an Innovation Factory newsletter and/or on their website. If a selected entrant does not comply with these contest rules or cannot be contacted within 7 days of the draw, that entry will be declared void and a further entry will be drawn.  If a selected entrant cannot use or chooses not to use any portion of the Prize, that portion of the Prize will be deemed to be forfeited and no substitution or other compensation will be awarded.


The decisions of the Sponsor will be final and binding on all entrants.  The Sponsor with its respective employees, directors, officers, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all of their respective employees, directors and officers (collectively, the “Releasees”) shall not bear any liability for or in connection with (a) contest entries which are lost, stolen, delayed, not received, destroyed, or illegible, incomplete or otherwise improperly completed, (b) any faulty electronic data transmission, equipment failure or other online communication problems, or any other difficulties of whatever nature in the administration of the contest; (c) loss, theft, use or misuse of the Prize, (d) damage to a user’s system; and (e) any property damage, personal injury, death, loss or misfortune in any way attributable to this contest or the Prize.  Entrants release the Releasees from all liability relating to or arising in connection with the contest and/or the Prize. Entrants also agree not to make any claim against any of the Releasees or any third party in respect of any matter relating to or arising in connection with the contest and/or the Prize.  By entering, each entrant grants the Sponsor the right to use the winner’s name, the fact that he/she is the winner of this contest, his/her city name, photo and/or likeness, without further compensation, in advertising or publicity announcing the winner of the contest.  Without limiting any other provision of these contest rules, the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize or any part of the Prize with one of equal or greater value, without notice.  Illegible, fraudulent or mutilated entries are void.

This contest is subject to all federal, provincial and local laws.

Residents of Quebec: Sorry, due to rules and regulations stipulated by the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, this contest is not open to residents of Quebec.

This giveaway is open within Ontario. This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered with Facebook or Twitter. By entering, entrants confirm they are 13+ years of age, release Facebook and Twitter of responsibility and Agree to Facebook and Twitter’s terms of use.