Rules & Regulations

50th Anniversary Sweepstakes

official sweepstakes/contest entry rules – no purchase necessary



The sponsor of the #NoPlaceLikeCoast 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes with Coast Hotels and Molson Coors Beverage Company promotion (“Promotion”) is Coast Hotels Limited (“Coast Hotels”) (the “Sponsor”).

sweepstakes period

The Contest starts at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 15th, 2022 and ends at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 31st, 2022 (the duration of which is the “Contest Period”). All times listed here are in Pacific Standard Time (“PST”).


The Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who have reached the age of 19 years or older at the commencement of the Contest Period (an “Entrant”).

The Contest is not open to a) employees of Coast Hotels Limited, or any of the respective affiliates and related hotels, companies, advertising or promotional agencies, an employee of Molson Coors Beverage Company, or any of the respective affiliates or related companies, advertising or promotional agencies, or a Supplier; b) a member of the immediate family or household (whether related or not) of any of the above persons; c) an employee or contractor of a provincial liquor authority, a beer distribution company or a participating licensed establishment, or, any liquor licensee authorized by a provincial liquor authority.

For purpose of these Contest Rules, “immediate family” means mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter and spouse, regardless of where they live.

contest entry rules

To participate in the Contest, Entrants must have a valid Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account. To register a valid Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account, visit, or, respectively, and follow the instructions. There are no fees associated with the creation of any of these accounts. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are not associated with this Contest.

Some entries require filling out an entry form. A QR code may be available at each participating outlet. The entry form must be completed, including a valid email address, to be entered. There is a limit of one (1) Entry for every Entrant to each email received per email address and follow or tag on the social media platforms outlined above.

By participating in the Contest, Entrants warrant and agree to abide by the Contest Rules. Coast Hotels reserves the right to deem ineligible and exclude from the Contest any Entry or Entrant that Coast Hotels, in its sole and absolute discretion, does not meet or abide by the Contest Rules.

To be considered valid, an Entry must:
 a.  be submitted via a form on or perform an action on specific social media channels;
 b.  be submitted prior to the conclusion of the Contest Periods as outlined;
 c.  for some contests, follow Coast Hotels on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter;
 d.  not violate the rights of any third-party, including, but not limited to copyright;
 e.  not contain any commercial content that promotes any product or service other than Coast Hotels and/or Molson Coors Beverage Company;
 f.  not contain any indecent, lewd, explicit or offensive content, as determined by Coast Hotels, and be in general “good taste” and in keeping with Coast Hotels brand images;
 g.  not violate any law or regulation;
 h.  not be libellous, threatening or harassing;
 i.  not instigate others to commit illegal activities or violate human rights; and
 j.  not contain any viruses or other interfering computer programming.

An Entrant’s right to submit an Entry must not be restricted in any way. An Entrant must be able to provide legal releases for use of their Entry by Coast Hotels in any format, and materials related to the Contest, including in relation to any third party's name, likenesses or work (“Third-Party Elements”) included in the Entry.

Any attempt or suspected attempt to use robotic, automatic, programmed, or otherwise illicit means to enter the Contest, or any other methods not authorized by these Official Rules, for example, but not limited to, creating multiple Facebook, Instagram or Facebook accounts, shall be deemed as tampering and may lead to the disqualification from Entry, participation, and/or Contest Prizes, and preclude Entrants from participating in future contests and promotions, at the sole discretion of Coast Hotels. Entries that are late, lost, stolen, illegible, contain false information, are damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions outlined in these Contest Rules will be judged void. All entries become the property of Coast Hotels upon receipt and none will be returned.

participating hotels and food & beverage establishments

The following hotels and Restaurants are participating in the Contest:

  • Coast Bastion Hotel, Nanaimo, BC
  • Coast Capri Hotel, Kelowna, BC
  • Coast Chilliwack Hotel by APA, Chilliwack, BC
  • Coast Coal Harbour Vancouver Hotel by APA, Vancouver, BC
  • Coast Discovery Inn, Campbell River, BC
  • Coast Hillcrest Hotel, Revelstoke, BC
  • Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre, Kamloops, BC
  • Coast Prince George Hotel by APA, Prince George, BC
  • Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA, Victoria, BC
  • Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel by APA, AB
  • Coast Nisku Inn & Conference Centre, AB
  • Coast Swift Current Hotel, SK
  • Begbie Room & Mountain Guides Lounge, Revelstoke, BC
  • Blue Crab Seafood House, Victoria, BC
  • D.I. Restaurant & Lounge, Campbell River, BC
  • Minnoz Restaurant & Lounge, Nanaimo, BC
  • Prestons Restaurant + Lounge, Vancouver, BC
  • Prestons Restaurant + Lounge, Chilliwack, BC
  • ROMEOs Kitchen + Spirits, Kamloops, BC
  • Shogun Japanese Steakhouse, Prince George, BC
  • Vintner’s Grill, Kelowna, BC
  • Winston’s Resto-Bar, Prince George, BC
  • Prestons Restaurant + Lounge, Edmonton, AB
  • The Den Pub, Nisku, AB
  • Smiley’s Bar & Grill, Swift Current, SK

contest winner selection

Contest Winners will be selected according to a random draw.

Within three (3) business days of the end of each Contest Period, Coast Hotels will select one (1) Contest winner (the “Winner”). The Winner will be eligible to win the Contest Prize provided that the Contest Winner complies with the Contest Winner Announcement and Verification rules outlined below.

The Contest Winner will be notified by the email address or social media handle that they submitted on their Entry. The Winner will be required to provide Coast Hotels with a valid email address and telephone number for future communication relating to the Contest Prize. If the Winner does not respond and claims the Contest Prize within ten (10) days from notification by Coast Hotels, a new Winner will be randomly selected. This process will continue until all Prizes have been allocated. Prizes must be accepted as presented and are non-transferrable.

contest prize rules

To receive the Contest Prize, the Winner must:

 a. sign a statement confirming his/her identity and provide Coast Hotels with valid government-issued identification and sign a release (see below “Releases”)

 b. correctly answer, without the assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone or form or email.

contest winner announcement and verification

The Contest Winner will be announced via Coast Hotels social media accounts at the end of each Contest Period.

odds of winning

Odds of winning are based upon the total number of entries, by location, within each Promotion Period.


Coast Hotels reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant(s) who:

 a. is unwilling to sign the confirmation of prize issuance and release document;
 b. tampers with, or attempts to tamper with, the entry process or the operation of the Promotion;
 c. for any reason is unable or does not wish to accept the prize as awarded;
 d. does not meet the eligibility requirements of residency or age (19 years of age or older);
 e. is not eligible by law.


Before being declared a Prize Winner, a selected entrant will be required to sign a Declaration of Compliance and a Release of Liability form, releasing the Sponsor, and each of their respective partners and advertising & promotional agencies, any Promotion judging organization, parent companies and affiliates, Prize Suppliers, 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 or the Prize. The Releasees will also not be held liable for any typographical or other errors in the offer in the other or administration of this Promotion, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Official Promotion Rules, the selection and announcement of Winners, or the distribution of any Prize. The Releasees (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize, (ii) disclaim any implied warranty, and (iii) are not liable for injury loss, or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, use or misuse of any Prize, travel-related thereto, or otherwise from participation in this Promotion. Should a Prize Winner bring a guest for the hotel stay, the prize winner’s guest must also sign and return a Declaration and Release of Liability form. The Declaration of Compliance and Release of Liability documents for both the Winner and his/her guest must be returned within the time period indicated in the documents or the Prize will be forfeited. The name of guest cannot be changed once the guest’s Declaration and Release of Liability form has been received by Sponsor or its agent.

personal information

By entering this Promotion, Entrants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information for the purposes of administering the Promotion. By accepting the Prize, Winners consent to the collection, use and disclosure to the public of their names, addresses (city, province/territory or state), voices, statements and photographs or other likenesses for publicity purposes in connection with the Promotion and the Events 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.

liquor authorities

The provincial liquor authorities are not connected with this Contest in any manner whatsoever and are not liable in any way whatsoever with regard to any matter relating to this Contest.


Entrants who have not complied with these Official Rules and Regulations for the Promotion are subject to disqualification from this Promotion. Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equivalent monetary value if a Prize, or any part of a Prize, cannot be awarded as described for any reason. Sponsors will not be responsible, however, if weather conditions or other factors beyond Sponsor’s control prevent Prizes 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. Prizes will only be released to the verified Winners. If any activity relating to any Prize is cancelled or postponed for any reason, the balance of the Prize may be awarded in full satisfaction of the Prize award. All decisions of the Sponsor, or any Promotion judging organization designated by Sponsor, are final and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion. No correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrants. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.