National Coaches Week Contest

Rules & Regulations

Thank you for your interest in, and entering of, the ‘Popcorn For a Year’ National Coaches Week contest! Below you will find information about this contest including the rules and regulations.

The 2019 National Coaches Week contest is administered by Kernels Popcorn Limited, 40 Eglinton Avenue East Suite 250, Toronto, Ontario, M4P 3A2 and the Coaches Association of Ontario, 1 Concorde Gate Suite 200A, Toronto, Ontario, M3C 3N6 (the “Administrators”).

Contest begins on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and ends on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) (the “Contest Period”). Contest Winner will be randomly selected on October 3, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (ET) at the Kernels Popcorn Limited office. 


The Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec), who have reached the age of sixteen (16) at the time of entry. The Contest is not open to: (i) employees, officers, directors, or representatives of the Administrators; (ii) the spouse and any member of the immediate family (defined as biological, step or adoptive mother, father, daughter, son, sister or brother) of any person described in (i).

If Contest Winner is under the age of majority, a release form must be signed by a parent/guardian prior to obtaining the prize.  


One (1) Grand Prize of ‘Popcorn For a Year’. Contest Winner can choose one(1) of the following two(2) options:

Option 1: One(1) $425 Kernels Popcorn Gift Card (equivalent to one(1) Medium Signature Blue Bag per week for one(1) year). Excludes Cluster flavours.

Option 2: 500 Kernels Fundraising Snack Bags. Can be used to aid in your organization’s fundraiser.

The Grand Prize is non-transferable, has no cash value and can only be redeemed through Kernels Popcorn Limited 40 Eglinton Avenue East Suite 250, Toronto, Ontario, M4P 3A2. Administrators will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen certificate(s).


Fans can enter the contest up to 3 times by using each platform (Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.) For a valid entry, fans must:
Instagram: Follow @kernelspopcorn and @coachesontario and comment in the dedicated contest post using #ThanksCoach by 11:59pm EST September 29th, 2019. 
Facebook: Follow the @kernelspopcorn and @coachesON pages and comment in the dedicated contest post using 
Twitter: Follow @kernelspopcorn and @coaches_ont and comment in the dedicated contest post using #ThanksCoach by 11:59pm EST September 29th, 2019.
No purchase necessary to enter the contest. 


The Contest Winner will be randomly selected on October, 3 2019 at 12:00 p.m. ET at Kernels Popcorn Limited and will be pooled from all three (3) Kernels Popcorn Limited and Coaches Association of Ontario social media platforms (6 total). (Instagram, Twitter and Facebook). 

Contest Winner will be notified with a reply to their entry on the comment thread, with instructions for how to contact Kernels Popcorn Limited to redeem their prize. If the Contest Winner cannot be reached and does not respond within two (2) business days of the date of being declared a Potential Grand Prize Winner, the Administrators shall conclude that the selected entrant has forfeited the Grand Prize, which may then be randomly selected and awarded to another entrant.


By entering the Contest and/or voluntarily providing his/her personal information, each entrant consents and agrees to the collection, use and disclosure of the entrant’s personal information by the Administrators. The Administrator will not use an entrant’s personal information for any other reason then notification of contest results, nor will the Administrator otherwise disclose it to any additional third party.

This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram. By participating in this contest, each entrant or participant releases Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram of all responsibility.

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