1. The “ Stokes & Ateliers et Saveurs– Enter for a chance to win a Valentine’s Day 3 course cooking experience for 2” contest (hereafter “Contest”) is organized by Stokes Inc. It starts on “January 30th, 2017” and closes on “February 12th, 2017” at “23:59” (EDT). Any reference to time in this document indicates Eastern Daylight saving Time (EDT).




  1. The Contest is open to all Quebec residents who have reached the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside, and is governed by Canadian law, by the start date of this contest as identified above, with the exception of the employees, agents and/or representatives of Stokes Inc., its distributors or affiliated companies, advertising agencies or any contributor to the Contest, as well as anyone with whom an employee, agent and/or representative is domiciled or any member of his or her immediate family. For these official rules, “immediate family” refers to the father, mother, brothers, sisters, children, husband, wife or partner of such an employee, agent and/or representative.

  2. The contest is not open to employees of Ateliers et Saveurs Inc. and their respective partners and affiliates and their respective advertising and promotional agencies, and all persons with whom they are domiciled. Stokes Inc. and Ateliers et Saveurs Inc. are hereinafter referred to as “Sponsors”.




  1. Registration

    1. Log on to Facebook and visit our page: www.facebook.com/stokesstores/. Like the contest announcement post and comment either “Montreal” or “Quebec City” to indicate which draw you would like to be entered in.You will then be entered in the Contest. You can enter the Contest until “February 12th, 2017” “23:59”.

    2. The location you indicate cannot be altered or changed after “February 12th, 2017” “23:59”. Entrances that do not indicate location will be deemed ineligible and void.

    3. Chances of winning are dependent on the total number of eligible entries received by the Contest Closing Date.

    4. No purchase necessary.



  1. There are six (6) prizes available to be won consisting of, one (1) 25$ Stokes gift card, and one (1) cooking experience for 2. Three cooking experiences (3) are available for the Montreal location and three (3) for the Quebec city location. The cooking experience consists of a three (3) course meal (entrée, main course and dessert) for two (2) people, which you prepare and then enjoy, at Ateliers et Saveurs Inc. at “444 Rue Saint-François-Xavier, Montréal, QC H2Y 2T3” or at “830 rue St Joseph Est, Québec, Québec, G1K 3C9” February 21st, 2017 from “18:00” to “21:00”. Wine is not included in the experience and the classes will be given in French. Selected entrants and their companions will also be responsible for organizing transportation to and from the Ateliers et Saveurs cooking experience locations. 

  2. Approximate retail value prize package: $175.00 Canadian. By accepting prize, the winner agrees to release Sponsors, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents, from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind incurred with respect to participation in this promotion, the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any prize, or participation in prize-related activities. The prize is not transferable or convertible to cash and must be accepted as awarded. The prize location indicated on the winners entry Facebook comment cannot be changed. Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equivalent or greater value at any time during the promotion.


  1. Selection Process: On February 13th, 2017, six (6) winners will be selected by random draw from among all Facebook entries received by the contest closing date. Winners will be required to sign a standard declaration of compliance and publicity/liability release confirming compliance with the contest rules and acceptance of the prize as awarded, consenting to the use of their name and photo in any contest-related publicity, and releasing the Contest Sponsors from liability.  Winner’s companion will also be required to complete and return a publicity/liability release prior to the cooking experience. If a selected entrant cannot be contacted, or the required declarations and releases are not received within the prescribed period, or if a potential winner does not comply with these Contest Rules or is deemed ineligible for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. The decisions of the Sponsors shall be final in all matters relating to this contest.




  1. Among all the Entries received on the Facebook contest announcement post www.facebook.com/stokesstores/, six (6) random draws will be conducted on “February 13th, 2017” at “14:30”, at the offices of Stokes located at 5660 Ferrier Street, Montreal, Quebec H4P 1M7 for the Prize.




  1. To be declared winner, Entrants and their Entries that are randomly chosen for the Prize must respect the entry and eligibility conditions stipulated in this document. Failure to respect one or several of these conditions means the winner will be disqualified and another random draw will be conducted to choose another winner.


  1. Stokes Inc. will contact the Winners by Facebook message. In the event that Stokes Inc. cannot contact any of the selected entrants of one or several of the draws for whatever reason within forty-eight (48) hours following the draw, Stokes Inc. will conduct as many draws as necessary from the Entry Forms to find the required number of Prize winners.


  1. In the event that it is not possible to deliver the Prize to the Winner, for whatever reason, the Prize must be claimed at Stokes Inc. office by February 21, 2017” at “16:00” at the latest; otherwise it shall become null and void. In such case, the Prize will not be redrawn and will simply not be awarded.


  1. Stokes Inc., its respective companies and divisions and any other moral person of its corporate group, its affiliated broadcast distributors, advertising and promotional agencies and their respective shareholders, administrators, executives, employees and agents, as well as any contributor to the Contest, including Ateliers et Saveurs Inc. and their respective shareholders, administrators, executives, employees and agents (hereafter called “Release recipients”) are not responsible for matters regarding the Prize or the Contest and provide no guarantee for either.


  1. The Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred without the prior written agreement of Stokes Inc., substituted with another prize or exchanged in whole or in part for money. Should Stokes Inc. for reasons out of its control and not related to the Winner, not be able to award the prize as described in the present document, Stokes Inc. reserves the right to award a similar prize (or a portion of the prize) of equal value or, at its sole discretion, the value of the prize indicated in this present document (or a portion of the prize) in money.


  1. Stokes Inc., and Ateliers et Saveurs Inc. shall not be held liable in any case where its inability to act results from a fact or situation beyond his control or from a strike, lock-out or any other labour dispute in his facilities or in the facilities of the organizations or companies whose services are used in the course of holding this Contest.


  1. By entering this Contest, the Winners authorize Stokes Inc., if required, to use their names, photographs, place of residence, voice, video, image and (or) declaration regarding its prize for advertising purposes without any form of remuneration. Moreover, the Winners agree to permit his name to be on the Contest website page and the Stokes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest without any form of remuneration.


  1. The Release recipients shall not incur any responsibility for incomplete or incomprehensible name and addresses from Contest entrants. Stokes Inc. reserves the right to reject any Entry Form that is incomplete, illegible or mutilated or that contains a human or mechanical error and to proceed with the selection of another Entry Form.


  1. Any entry and any attempt at entering using electronic, computer or other means which are contrary to the spirit of the Contest or to the Contest rules (e.g., computer pirating, mass emailing, etc.) will be automatically rejected and may be referred over to the appropriate judicial authorities. Any automated entries will be noticed and rejected.


  1. The Release recipients are not in any way responsible for any problem including, but without being limited to, the technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, any other problem resulting directly or indirectly in a virus, bug or technical failure following the sending of e-mails to Stokes Inc. for any reason including, but without being limited to, traffic congestion on the Internet network or on the Website or a combination of both. Stokes Inc. and Release recipients are not responsible for any damage done to computer equipment following entering the Contest. Stokes Inc. and other Release recipients are not responsible for any problem that could prevent the proper conduct of the Contest in accordance with the rules established herein including, but without restricting the generality of the above, or the postponement of the Contest promotion or of the Contest.


  1. The decisions made by Stokes Inc. are final and without appeal.


  1. The Contest rules are available online at www.stokesstores.com.


  1. In case of incompatibility between the English and the French version of the present Rules, the French version shall prevail.


  1. Entrants agree that the personal information collected for purposes of this contest can be collected, used and disclosed by Stokes Inc. in accordance with its privacy policy which is available on its web site.