Firkin Social Contest Rules


The Promotion will begin at the time of the Contest Post on Firkin’s Instagram (@firkinpubs) on Friday May 17th at 4:30pm EST and will end on Tuesday May 21st at 11:59pm EST (the “Contest Period”), after which time the Contest will be closed, no further entries shall be accepted. A random draw will be conducted on Wednesday May 22nd for which Two (2) Winners will be randomly selected for a $100 Firkin Gift Card to be Picked Up on-site at The Swan on Friday May 24th between 6-9pm EST. 

2. ELIGIBILITY – VOID WHERE PROHIBITED: To be eligible, entrants must be: (i) a resident of Ontario; and (ii) 19 years of age or older. Entrants are not eligible, if they are: (i) an employee, franchisee, owner, operator, representative or agent of The Firkin Group of Pubs Canada or any of their respective affiliates and/or related companies, advertising or promotional agencies, contest judging organization, any participating stores or the prize suppliers; (ii) an employee or contractor of a provincial liquor authority, a beer distribution company, a participating licensed establishment or any liquor licensee authorized by a provincial liquor authority; (iii) anyone involved in the development and/or administration of the Promotion; or (iv) a member of the immediate family (defined as parents, siblings, children and/or spouse, regardless of where they live) or household (whether related or not) of any of the above persons.

3. HOW TO ENTER: Entrants must (i) “Like” the Contest Post; (ii) Follow @firkinpubs on Instagram; (iii) Tag a Friend in the Comments of the Contest Post.

All entries must be received by 11:59pm on Tuesday May 21, 2024 (“Entry Deadline”).

*No purchase necessary.

The Sponsor has no duty or obligation to entrants who enter the Giveaway. 

All entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) to participate in this Contest. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of the Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification.

4. WINNER(S) & PRIZE(S): All entrants who meet the eligibility requirement(s) will be entered for a chance to win the Prize. Two (2) Winners will be randomly selected on Wednesday May 22, 2024 for the $100 Firkin Gift Card. 

Winner(s) shall be responsible for any costs or expenses associated with the Prize not outlined as included above, including but not limited to: transportation, travel to pick up the prize; any value above and beyond the $100 Gift Card, including gratuities.

Prize(s) are non-transferable or assignable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions in cash or otherwise, except at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

The Releasees (as defined below) will not be responsible, however, if weather conditions, event cancellations, or any thereof or other factors beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control prevent a Prize or any part of a Prize from being fulfilled. In any such event, a Winner will not be provided with a substitute Prize or cash equivalent. Prize(s) will only be released to the verified Winner. Winner must pick up their prize at the date, time and location as outlined in the Contest Rules above. Failure to pick up the prize at the stated date, time and location will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate eligible Winner. If no participants are eligible, no Prize(s) will be awarded.

5. DRAWING: A random online draw will be conducted from among all eligible entries received up to the time of the contest closing.

A representative of The Firkin Group of Pubs Canada will make two (2) attempts to contact the selected Winner(s) via their Instagram Direct Message.

If a selected entrant: (i) has not answered within TWELVE (12) HOURS of the initial contact; and/or (ii) cannot accept the applicable Prize as awarded for any reason whatsoever; then the applicable Prize will be forfeited and the Sponsor or it’s designated agents have the right but not the obligation, in their sole discretion and time permitting, to select an alternate eligible entrant. The odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Winner(s) name and/or photo/image may be posted on social media. Winner(s) agree to the use of their name and photo/image in any publicity material.

6. RELEASES, ETC.: By entering this Contest, entrants agree and declare compliance; and release the Sponsor of any and all liability, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Official Entry Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the applicable Prize as awarded; (iii) releases the Sponsor, any of their respective affiliates and/or related companies, advertising or promotional agencies, contest judging organization, any participating stores or the prize suppliers, provincial liquor authorities, beer distribution companies, parent companies and affiliates of the foregoing and all of their respective directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability in connection with this Promotion, their participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of their name, address, voice, statements about the Promotion and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet.

The Releasees do not make, nor in any manner are responsible or liable for: (i) any warranty, guarantee or representation, expressed or implied, in fact or in law relative to any Prize, including but not limited to its quality, merchantability, fitness for purpose or mechanical condition; and (ii) are not liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, use or misuse of any Prize, travel related thereto (as applicable), or otherwise from participation in this Promotion. 

7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Without limiting the limitations of liability set forth elsewhere in these Official Raffle Rules, and for greater certainty, the Releasees will not be liable for: (i) any incomplete or inaccurate information, which may occur in the capturing and/or processing of entries; (ii) the theft, loss, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; (iii) any failure of any entry to be captured or recorded for any reason; (iv) any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Promotion, including but not limited to errors in advertising, these Official Contest Rules, the selection and/or announcement of eligible Winner(s), and/or the distribution of any Prize(s); and/or (v) any combination of the above.

8. PERSONAL INFORMATION: By entering this Contest, entrants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information for the purposes of administering the Contest, including, but not limited to, for receiving one or more messages, whether electronic or not, from the Sponsor or its designated representative, which may provide entrants with information regarding the Contest or otherwise further the administration of the Contest. The entrant will be deemed to have solicited these messages from the Sponsor by virtue of entering the Contest. By accepting the Prize, the Winner(s) consents to the collection, use and disclosure to the public of their name, location (city, province/territory), voice, statements and photographs or other likenesses for publicity purposes in connection with the Contest in any media or formats, including but not limited to the Internet, without further notice, permission or compensation. Personal information will not otherwise be used or disclosed without consent. This section does not limit any other consent(s) that an individual may provide the Sponsor or others in relation to the collection, use and/or disclosure of their personal information.

9. RIGHT TO TERMINATE, SUSPEND OR AMEND: The Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend or suspend this Contest, in whole or in part, at any time if any factor interferes with its proper conduct as contemplated by these Official Contest Rules.

10. MISCELLANEOUS: Entrants who have not complied with these Official Contest Rules are subject to disqualification from this Contest and any future Contest or other Promotion conducted by the Sponsor. All decisions of the Sponsor or any representative of the Sponsor are final and binding without right of appeal in all matters relating to this Contest and by entering this Contest, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Contest Rules. The Releasees will not be responsible for illegible, incomplete, lost, postage-due, misdirected or late Contest Entries, all of which will be void. No correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrants (or any other entrant(s) as deemed necessary by the Sponsor). This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.

The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify, from this Contest and any future Contest or other Promotion conducted by the Sponsor, any individual that it finds or believes to be not in compliance with these Official Contest Rules; to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion, promotion website or promotion social media channel(s); or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.


Subject only to applicable law and any required regulatory approval, the Sponsor reserves the right and without prior notice, to adjust any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in these Official Contest Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant or Contest Entry with these Official Contest Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor affects the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Official Contest Rules, or for any other reason.

In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Official Contest Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion-related materials, the terms and conditions of these English Official Raffle Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

11. LIQUOR AUTHORITIES: The provincial liquor authorities are not connected with this Promotion in any manner whatsoever and are not liable in any way whatsoever with regards to any matter relating to this Contest.

12. SOCIAL MEDIA: The Contest is merely being advertised through the Sponsor’s social media pages. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other social media page. You are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other social media page. The information you provide will only be used for the Contest and authorized promotional purposes, as outlined in these Official Contest Rules.

13. PRIZE SUPPLIER: Entrants in this Contest acknowledge that the Sponsor’s only involvement with this Contest is as a Prize Supplier, and by entering, release the Sponsor from any and all liability with respect to the administration of the Contest, including, without limitation, the delivery, non-delivery, acceptance, use and/or misuse of Prize(s) or parts of any Prize. The information you provide will only be used by the Sponsor for the purposes of the administration and fulfilment of this Contest.