Official Rules – Kernel’s POPcorn Quiz

REEL CANADA’S VIA Rail National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150) Screening Participant Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by REEL CANADA (the “Sponsor”). The Contest begins at 9:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 29, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on April 20, 2017 (the “Contest Period”). The Contest is open to all Canadian citizens (excluding Quebec). Contest winners must comply with VIA Rail travel guidelines. By entering the Contest, eligible participants agree that the contest Sponsor reserves the right to publish without compensation the full name, city of residence and photograph of the winner, and eligible participants waive all rights with respect to printed, broadcast and other forms of publicity. Eligible participants further agree that all entries submitted and their content become the property of the contest Sponsor and will not be returned.

By accepting a prize, the winner will be required to accept and acknowledge that his/her use of the VIA Rail gift certificate is voluntary and that there are natural factors and other occurrences, which may impact or affect the safety of the activities he/she is participating in, assume the risk of such factors and occurrences and agree that The Sponsor and VIA Rail shall not be in any way responsible for any resulting injury and/or death.

The Prize

Each successful entry will be entered to win one of three VIA Rail gift certificates. Grand prize, approximate value: $1,150 CAD, 2nd prize, approximate value $100 and 3 rd prize, approximate value $100 awarded during the Contest Period. 
The prizes are not exchangeable, transferable or convertible to cash or credit, must be accepted as awarded and travel on VIA Rail complete by, the expiry date stamped on the VIA Rail gift certificate. The prize will be sent via Canada Post using the contact information provided by the participant at the time of contest entry.

How to Enter

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter the Contest visit and correctly answer all five Canadian film quiz questions in the comment section on the posting. Selected winners must solve a timed skill-testing question to qualify.

Only one entry and account may be used to enter the Contest. Should duplicate entries be received, all such entries will be ineligible. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the Facebook account submitted at the time of entry. Should it be discovered that an entrant is using the aid of computer programs to auto-fill entries, that entrant will be disqualified from the Contest; and the Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify all such entrants from future contests conducted by the Sponsor without further notice.

Entries must be received by no later than 11:59:59 PM ET on April 20, 2017. A random draw from all entries from the eligible participants during the Contest Period will be completed to select the winner of the Grand Prize, 2nd Prize and 3rd Prize will be held at the REEL CANADA office located at 720 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, on April 21, 2017, at 10 am EST.

If the selected entrant does not respond via Facebook , email, phone or voicemail within three (3) business days of the last email or phone call, or is contacted but is deemed to be ineligible in The Sponsor’s sole discretion, or is unable or unwilling to comply with these official rules, that selected entrant will be disqualified and another entrant will be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries and contacted in accordance with the rules. The Sponsor is not responsible for any change in an entrant’s contact details.

Entering the contest The Sponsor takes no responsibility for entries that are lost, misdirected, delayed, or which are received after the Contest Period. By submitting an entry, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal. No correspondence will be undertaken except with the selected eligible participants, whose eligible entry was drawn. Once an eligible participant is declared a winner by the Sponsor, the Sponsor will send the eligible participant information via Facebook containing the details on how to redeem his/her Grand Prize, 2nd Prize, 3rd Prize (i.e. reservation of VIA Rail).


To be eligible, you must be a resident of Canada (excluding Quebec) and submit and correctly answer all five Canadian film questions in the comments section of the Facebook post. Selected winners must also correctly answer the timed mathematical skill-testing question. If, at the time of travel, the Contest winner has not reached the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence, he/she must adhere to VIA Rail’s travel requirements. The Contest winner is solely responsible for securing all required travel documentation. You are not eligible if, at any point during the Contest Period you are, or you live with, an employee, representative or agent of the Sponsor, its affiliates or licensees.