Honda Beat the Rush Contest!

Beat the Rush Contest Begins!

It's that time of the year when we pack those shorts and take out those sweatpants. That's right! Winter is returning. With snow on its way, we would like to introduce Honda's Beat the Rush Contest. From October 1st - 31st, you will have the chance to win back your tire swap or win back your tire set purchase! Read more below on how to qualify.


This contest is divided into parts A and B with individual prizes.

Part A: Winter Tire Swap
During the Contest Period (October 1st - 31st, 2019), you will automatically earn one Tire Swap Entry when you have your all-season tires swapped to your winter tires with us. Chance to win your tire swap service back^. Total of 170 Tire Swap prizes available to be won!

Part B: Winter Tire Purchase and Installation
During the Contest Period (October 1st - 31st, 2019), you will automatically earn one Tire Purchase Entry when you purchase and install a qualifying set of four new winter tires from us. Chance to win your tire purchase back^.Total of 11 Tire purchase prizes available to be won!

Parkway Honda is a divison of Weins Canada.

^THIS CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF ONTARIO (CANADA)

AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW

  1. CONTEST PERIOD:

The Central Zone Beat the Rush Contest (the “Contest”) begins on October 1, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on October 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”).

  1. ELIGIBILITY:

Contest is sponsored by Honda Canada Inc. (the “Sponsor”) and is open only to residents of Ontario (Canada) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry – except employees, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are domiciled, whether related or not) of the Sponsor, Honda Canada Finance Inc. (HCFI), and their respective distributors, representatives, agents, sponsors, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, dealers, advertising/promotion agencies and any other individual(s), entity or entities involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest (collectively with the Sponsor, the "Contest Parties").

  1. AGREEMENT TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY RULES

By participating in this Contest, you are signifying your agreement that you have read and agree to be legally bound by these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”).

  1. PRIVACY:

I understand that Sponsor, HCFI, and their affiliates, dealers and service providers may collect, maintain, use and disclose my personal information and may share this information between themselves, for the purposes of: (i) administering the Contest; (ii) providing me with marketing information (if I have opted in to receive such communications); (iii) other applicable purposes described in the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy or the HCFI Privacy Policy located at https://www.honda.ca/privacy, as applicable; and (iv) other purposes permitted by law. I can contact the Sponsor and HCFI at 180 Honda Boulevard, Markham, Ontario, L6C 0H9 or by telephone at 1-888-946-6329 (Sponsor) and 1-800-387-5399 (HCFI) if I no longer consent to these uses or to update or correct my personal information. If I withdraw my consent for the uses and disclosures detailed in section (i), Sponsor will be entitled to deny my entry into the Contest. My personal information may also be combined with other information collected from me if I enter into or have previously entered into a transaction with the Sponsor, HCFI, or their affiliates or dealers, and may be used for the purposes consented to at that time. In some cases, personal information may be disclosed, processed and stored outside Canada, and therefore may be available to government authorities under lawful orders and laws applicable there.

  1. HOW TO ENTER:

(i) PART A: TIRE SWAP

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. There are two (2) ways to earn a Tire Swap Entry (each, a “Tire Swap Entry” and collectively the “Tire Swap Entries”) in the Contest, as follows:

  1. a) During the Contest Period, you will automatically* earn one (1) Tire Swap Entry when you have your all-season tires swapped to your winter tires (a “Tire Swap”) at a participating Ontario Honda Dealer listed in Schedule “A”. For the avoidance of any doubt – to qualify for a Tire Swap Entry the Tire Swap must be completed by a Participating Dealer during the Contest Period.

*If you would like to complete a Tire Swap without earning a Tire Swap Entry in the Contest, please send an email to Brett_penrose@ch.honda.com during the Contest Period and request that your Tire Swap Entry be deleted. or

  1. b) Alternatively, to obtain one (1) Tire Swap Entry without completing a Tire Swap, print your first name, last name, telephone number and complete mailing address (including postal code) on a plain white piece of paper and mail it (in an envelope with sufficient Canadian postage) along with a 25 word or more unique and original essay explaining the benefits of driving on winter tires to Honda Canada Inc., 180 Honda Blvd, Markham, Ontario, L6C 0H9, Attn: Brett Penrose – Service Operations, Central Zone (the “Tire Swap Entry Request”). Upon receipt of a valid Tire Swap Entry Request submitted and received in accordance with these Rules, you will be eligible to receive one (1) Tire Swap Entry. To be eligible, the Tire Swap Entry Request you submit must: (i) be received separately in an envelope bearing sufficient Canadian postage (i.e. multiple Tire Swap Entry Requests in the same envelope will be void); and (ii) be post-marked during the Contest Period and received prior to the Selection Date (as defined below in Rule 9).

There is a limit of two (2) Tire Swap Entries per person (regardless of the method of entry).

(ii) PART B: TIRE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. There are two (2) ways to earn a Tire Purchase Entry (each, a “Tire Purchase Entry” and collectively the “Tire Purchase Entries”) in the Contest, as follows:

  1. a) During the Contest Period, you will automatically* earn one (1) Tire Purchase Entry when you purchase and install a qualifying set of four (4) new winter tires listed in Schedule “B” from a Participating Dealer (a “Tire Purchase”). For the avoidance of any doubt – to qualify for a Tire Purchase Entry the Tire Purchase must be completed and installed at a Participating Dealer during the Contest Period.

*If you would like to complete a Tire Purchase without earning a Tire Purchase Entry in the Contest, please send an email to Brett_penrose@ch.honda.com during the Contest Period and request that your Tire Purchase Entry be deleted. or

  1. b) Alternatively, to obtain one (1) Tire Purchase Entry without completing a Tire Purchase, print your first name, last name, telephone number and complete mailing address (including postal code) on a plain white piece of paper and mail it (in an envelope with sufficient Canadian postage) along with a 25 word or more unique and original essay explaining the benefits of driving on winter tires to Honda Canada Inc., 180 Honda Blvd, Markham, Ontario, L6C 0H9, Attn: Brett Penrose – Service Operations, Central Zone (the “Tire Purchase Entry Request”). Upon receipt of a valid Tire Purchase Entry Request submitted and received in accordance with these Rules, you will be eligible to receive one (1) Tire Purchase Entry. To be eligible, the Tire Purchase Entry Request you submit must: (i) be received separately in an envelope bearing sufficient Canadian postage (i.e. multiple Tire Purchase Entry Requests in the same envelope will be void); and (ii) be post-marked during the Contest Period and received prior to the Selection Date (as defined below in Rule 9).

There is a limit of two (2) Tire Purchase Entries per person (regardless of the method of entry).

  1. ADDITIONAL ENTRY CONDITIONS:

If it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to: (i) obtain more than one (1) Tire Swap Entry (regardless of the method of entry); (ii) obtain more than one (1) Tire Purchase Entry (regardless of the method of entry); and/or (iii) use multiple names, multiple identities, multiple email addresses, any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) and/or any other means not in keeping with the Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Rules to enter or otherwise participate in or to disrupt this Contest; then he/she may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor (and, if disqualified, will have his/her Tire Swap Entry /Tire Purchase Entry deemed null and void). The Contest Parties and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for, and accept no liability whatsoever in relation to, any late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Tire Swap Entries, Tire Purchase Entries, Tire Swap Entry Requests, Tire Purchase Entry Requests, and/or other information (all of which are void).

  1. VERIFICATION:

All Tire Swap Entries and Tire Purchase Entries (collectively each an “Entry” and the “Entries”), as well as all Tire Swap Entry Requests and Tire Purchase Entry Requests (collectively each a “Request” and the “Requests”) are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of any Entry, Request and/or other information entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with the Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Sponsor within the timeline specified by the Sponsor may result in disqualification of the applicable entrant in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor (and, if disqualified, will have his/her Tire Swap Entry//Tire Purchase Entry deemed null and void). The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of this Contest will be the official time-keeping device(s) used by the Sponsor.

  1. THE PRIZES:

(i) PART A: TIRE SWAP

There are a total of one hundred and seventy (170) Tire Swap Prizes (each, a “Tire Swap Prize”) available to be won. Each Tire Swap Prize consists of a cheque payable to the confirmed winner in amount paid for his/her Tire Swap (inclusive of all fees and taxes) – up to a maximum of $250 CAD. In the event the confirmed winner did not complete a Tire Swap, then his/her Tire Swap Prize will consist of a cheque payable to the confirmed winner in amount of the highest valued Tire Swap (inclusive of all fees and taxes) completed during the Contest Period in accordance with these Rules (up to a maximum of $250 CAD).

(ii) PART B: TIRE PURCHASE

There are a total of eleven (11) Tire Purchase Prizes (each, a “Tire Purchase Prize”) available to be won. Each Tire Purchase Prize consists of a cheque payable to the confirmed winner in amount paid for his/her Tire Purchase (inclusive of all fees and taxes – but excluding any costs associated with mounting, balancing and rims) – up to a maximum of $2000 CAD. In the event the confirmed winner did not complete a Tire Purchase, then his/her Tire Purchase Prize will consist of a cheque payable to the confirmed winner in amount of the highest valued Tire Purchase (inclusive of all fees and taxes – but excluding any costs associated with mounting, balancing and rims) completed during the Contest Period in accordance with these Rules (up to a maximum of $2000 CAD).

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following general conditions apply to each Tire Swap Prize and Tire Purchase Prize (collectively each a “Prize” and the “Prizes”): (i) Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable or assignable (except as may be specifically permitted by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); (ii) no substitutions are permitted, except at Sponsor’s option; (iii) the costs of everything not expressly and specifically stated above as included in the Prize are the sole and absolute responsibility of the confirmed winner; (iv) if the confirmed winner does not utilize any part(s) of the Prize, then any such part(s) not utilized may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be forfeited in their entirety and, if forfeited, nothing will be substituted in their place; (v) Sponsor reserves the right at any time to: (a) place reasonable restrictions on the availability or use of the Prize or any component thereof; and/or (b) substitute the Prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or prize component(s) of equal or greater retail value; and (vi) by accepting the Prize, the confirmed winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Sponsor and all of the other Released Parties if the Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part.

None of the Released Parties makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of any Prize awarded in connection with the Contest. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, each confirmed winner understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from either the Sponsor or any of the other Released Parties should his/her Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory. For greater certainty and the avoidance of any doubt, by accepting a Prize, each confirmed winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Sponsor and all of the other Released Parties if his/her Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part.

  1. ELIGIBLE WINNER SELECTION PROCESS (RANDOM DRAW):

(i) PART A: TIRE SWAP

On November 25, 2019 (the “Selection Date”) in Markham, ON at approximately 1:00 p.m. ET, one hundred and seventy (170) eligible entrants will be selected by random draw from among all eligible Tire Swap Entries earned in accordance with these Rules. The odds of winning a Tire Swap Prize depend on the number of eligible Tire Swap Entries earned in accordance with these Rules. Each selected entrant will be eligible to win a Tire Swap Prize (subject to compliance with these Rules).

(ii) PART B: TIRE PURCHASE

On the Selection Date in Markham, ON at approximately 2:00 p.m. ET, eleven (11) eligible entrants will be selected by random draw from among all eligible Tire Purchase Entries earned in accordance with these Rules. The odds of winning a Tire Purchase Prize depend on the number of eligible Tire Purchase Entries earned in accordance with these Rules. Each selected entrant will be eligible to win a Tire Purchase Prize (subject to compliance with these Rules).

  1. ELIGIBLE WINNER NOTIFICATION PROCESS (APPLICABLE TO ALL PRIZES):

The Sponsor or its designated representative will make a minimum of two (2) attempts to contact each eligible winner within ten (10) business days of the Selection Date. If an eligible winner cannot be contacted as outlined above, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the applicable Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries earned in accordance with these Rules in accordance with the procedures outlined in Rule 9 (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected eligible winner).

  1. ELIGIBLE WINNER CONFIRMATION PROCESS (APPLICABLE TO ALL PRIZES):

NO ONE IS A WINNER UNLESS AND UNTIL THE SPONSOR OFFICIALLY CONFIRMS HIM/HER AS A WINNER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE RULES. BEFORE BEING DECLARED AS A CONFIRMED PRIZE WINNER, each eligible winner will be required to: (a) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid (which may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be administered online, by email or other electronic means, by telephone, or in the Sponsor’s form of declaration and release); and (b) sign and return within ten (10) business days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the applicable Prize (as awarded); (iii) releases the Sponsor and all of the other Released Parties from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the applicable Prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, city of residence, voice, statements about the Contest 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 or medium whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet. If an eligible winner: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (b) fails to return the properly executed Contest documents within the specified time; (c) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the applicable Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or (d) is determined to be in violation of these Rules (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the applicable Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries earned in accordance with these Rules in accordance with the procedures outlined in Rule 9 (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected eligible winner).

  1. GENERAL CONDITIONS:

This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal. ANYONE DEEMED BY THE SPONSOR TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE SPONSOR’S INTERPRETATION OF THE LETTER AND/OR SPIRIT OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.

The Released Parties will not be liable for: (i) any failure of any platform during or after the Contest; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems of any nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, those relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any Entry, Request and/or other information to be received, captured or recorded for any reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; (iv) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest; (v) anyone being incorrectly and/or mistakenly identified as a winner or eligible winner; and/or (vi) any combination of the above.

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to withdraw, amend or suspend this Contest (or to amend these Rules) in any way, in the event of any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules, including, without limitation, any error, problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or failure of any kind whatsoever. Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest in any way (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, amend or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Rules, in any way without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason whatsoever. Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law.

By entering the Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the collection, storing, use and disclosure of the personal information submitted with an Entry for the purposes indicated in Rule 4 – Privacy of these Rules. Nothing in these Rules will limit any other consent(s) that an individual may provide the Sponsor or others in relation to the collection, storing, use and/or disclosure of their personal information.

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other Contest mechanics stipulated in these Rules, to the extent deemed necessary by the Sponsor, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant, Entry, Request and/or other information with these 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, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules, or for any other reason.

In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to, point of sale, television, print or online advertising and/or any instructions or interpretations of these Rules given by any representative of the Sponsor, the terms and conditions of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with the terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules or the rights and obligations of participants, Sponsor or any of the other the Released Parties in connection with the Contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the domestic laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws. The parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in Ontario in any action to enforce (or otherwise relating to) these Rules or relating to this Contest.

Schedule “A” – Participating Dealers

Parkway Honda

Mississauga Honda

Schedule “B” – Qualifying Honda Tire Source Winter Tires

  • BF Goodrich
  • Bridgestone
  • Continental AG
  • Dunlop
  • Firestone Tire and Rubber Company
  • General Tire
  • Gislaved
  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
  • Hankook Tire
  • Kelly-Springfield Tire Company
  • Laufenn tires
  • Michelin
  • Pirelli tires
  • Toyo Tire & Rubber Company
  • Uniroyal - United States Rubber Company
  • Yokohama Rubber Company