TaylorMade Canada's

Who Made You Great? Contest

Official Rules



PROMOTION DESCRIPTION:  The TaylorMade Canada's Who Made You Great? Contest (the “Promotion”) begins on May 25, 2015 at 9:00:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on June 21, 2015 at 4:59:59 p.m. PT (the “Promotion Period”).  The Promotion involves posting a photograph, video, and/or text telling a story about who made you great to Twitter, Instagram or the TaylorMade Golf Facebook page with the hashtag #whomadeyougreat, as further explained below.  Three (3) prize winners will be chosen by Sponsor, as more fully described below.  Entry in the Promotion does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest, or sweepstakes.  By participating in the Promotion, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of TaylorMade Canada, a division of adidas Canada Limited, 8100 Highway 27, Woodbridge, ON, L4H 3N2 (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Access to the contest official rules will be available online at taylormadegolf.ca/whomadeyougreatcontest


ELIGIBILITY:  Open to legal Canadian residents (excluding residents of Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in their province of residence as of time of entry.  Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies (all such individuals and entities referred to collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and each of their immediate family members and/or people living in the same household are NOT eligible to enter the Promotion or win a prize. This Promotion is void where prohibited.  This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

HOW TO ENTER:  To enter the Promotion, post a photograph, video, and/or text (subject to the restrictions of the platform used) telling a story about who made you great during the Promotion Period to (i) the Twitter website (www.twitter.com). (ii) via an entrant’s public account on the Instagram mobile app (www.instagram.com) or (iii) on the TaylorMade Golf Facebook page in the comments to the post about the Promotion (collectively, the "Website") using the hashtag #whomadeyougreat (the “Hashtag”) during the Promotion Period (a "Submission").  By using the Hashtag in connection with your Submission on the Website, you are acknowledging and agreeing that Sponsor has the right to accept your post as an entry into the Promotion, feature your post on the Website or otherwise use your post as set forth in its online Terms and Conditions http://taylormadegolf.ca/shared-customer-service-customer-legal/privacy.html?lang=en_CA Any entrants who enter via Twitter must follow @taylormadegolfca.  Entrants may submit multiple Submissions, as long as they are different from one another. Submissions may be aggregated on www.taylormadegolf.com, www.taylormadegolf.ca and www.golfdigest.com and visible to the public.  By entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees to this posting, but Sponsor is not obligated to post any or all Submissions there.

The Submission must meet the following “Submission Requirements”: (i) the Submission must be the submitting entrant’s original, previously unpublished work and not include any material owned or controlled by third parties (including without limitation, third party copyrighted material); (ii) the entrant must provide upon request all appropriate clearances, permissions, and releases for the Submission (in the event an entrant cannot provide all required releases, Sponsor reserves the right, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to disqualify the applicable Submission, or seek to secure the releases and clearances for Sponsor’s benefit, or allow the applicable Submission to remain in the Promotion); and (iii) the Submission must not include any content that is obscene, pornographic, libelous, or otherwise objectionable.  Any Submission that, in Sponsor's good faith judgment, violates the Submission Requirements will be disqualified.  Submissions must be received during the Promotion Period.  No substitutions of new versions of Submissions will be accepted under any circumstances once the original Submission is submitted for consideration.  Any Submission that is considered by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion to be obscene, pornographic, libelous, hate speech, or otherwise objectionable, in whole or in part, will be disqualified and will not be eligible for entry.

All entry information and materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Sponsor may engage a third party application provider (each, a “Third Party Application Provider”) to administer certain aspects of the Contest, including without limitation, the online collection of entries and other entry information.   The Third Party Application Provider will provide your personally identifiable information to Sponsor, who except as set forth herein will use such information in accordance with its online privacy policy, located at http://taylormadegolf.ca/shared-customer-service-customer-legal/privacy.html?lang=en_CA and the Third Party Application Provider may also use your information for its own independent purposes in accordance with its own independent privacy practices.  Sponsor is not responsible for the storage or any use of your entry information by any Third Party Application Provider.  You should carefully review the privacy practices of any third party to determine their specific privacy policies.  Sponsor is not responsible for the storage or any use of your entry information by any Third Party Application Provider.  You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. 

The Website database clock is the official timekeeper for the Promotion.  Entry must be made by the entrant, only at the Website pursuant to the instructions above. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service websites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Promotion.  Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion, including but not limited to the use of any device to automate the entry process, is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void.  In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.  The Promotion Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Promotion.  The Promotion Entities assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor has no obligation to post a Submission.

GRANT OF RIGHTS; REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES; INDEMNIFICATION.  By providing a Submission in connection with the Promotion, each entrant into the Promotion hereby grants to Sponsor an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, free, worldwide, license and right to reproduce, modify, publicly perform, publically display, distribute, and otherwise use such Submission for any lawful purpose, including, but not limited to, display on www.taylormadegolf.com, www.taylormadegolf.ca and www.golfdigest.com.  Each person who enters the Promotion represents and warrants as follows:  (a) the Submission is the entrant's own, original material; (b) the Submission does not contain any harmful computer code and is not otherwise corrupted; (c) as of the date of submission, the Submission is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (d) the Submission does not and will not violate or infringe other people's intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other legal rights; and (e) the Submission is not abusive, harassing, harmful to reputation, pornographic, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, racist, or otherwise objectionable.  Each entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and defend the Promotion Entities from and against any and all third party claims, actions, or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the covenants, representations, and warranties of entrant hereunder.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify (and refuse to accept or remove) any Submission that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems to violate these Official Rules.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Any entrant who incorporates any intellectual property owned by a third party into his or her Submission does so at his or her own risk.  Without in any way limiting, expanding or amending the Terms of Use policy residing on Sponsor’s website, www.taylormadegolf.ca, which Terms of Use policy shall remain in full force and effect, if Sponsor is duly notified that any element of an entrant’s Submission infringes upon the rights of another person and/or receives a legally valid request to remove the affected Submission from www.taylormadegolf.ca because of such infringement, such Submission may be disqualified from the Promotion, as Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion.  Further, no entrant will be eligible to receive a prize unless Sponsor determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that such entrant’s Submission has been or can be sufficiently cleared for legal purposes.

WINNER NOTIFICATION:  Sponsor will attempt to notify potential prize winners using the message function on Facebook to send Sponsor’s contact information if entry was submitted via Facebook.  If entry was submitted via Twitter, attempts to notify potential winner will be made by Sponsor sending a direct communication to potential prize winner on Twitter including Sponsor’s contact information.  If entry was submitted via Instagram, attempts to notify potential winners will be made by Sponsor posting a comment on the potential winner’s Submission including Sponsor’s contact information.  The potential prize winner must then contact Sponsor using that contact information within two (2) days of notification. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason.  If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential prize winner does not respond within five (5) days of the first notification attempt, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential prize winner, such potential prize winner will forfeit the applicable prize and an alternate prize winner may be selected.  If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the applicable prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor may successively attempt to contact up to two (2) potential prize winners of in accordance with such procedure, and if there is still no confirmed prize winner after such attempts have been made, if any, the applicable prize may go unawarded. 


Prize Winners: On or about each Selection Date listed below, Sponsor (or its designee) will select the number of weekly prize winners listed below from among all eligible entries received prior to 11:59:59 pm PT on the Entry Deadline date listed below based on the following judging criteria (“Criteria”):

  • Creativity and originality (50%)
  • Adherence to the theme of who made you great (50%)

The Criteria will be applied in the sole discretion of Sponsor and the individual judges.  By entering the Promotion, entrants acknowledge that such evaluations may differ from person to person and agree to be bound by and not challenge the final decisions of Sponsor and the individual judges.  In the event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the prize, the prize may be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. 

PRIZES:  An entrant may only win one (1) prize. The odds of being selected as a potential winner of a prize depends on the number of entries received during the Contest Period. The number of prize winners listed below will receive the prizes listed below with the approximate retail value (“ARV”) listed below.


Selection Date

Entry Deadline

Number of



June 5, 2015

June 3, 2015


Two (2) TaylorMade R15 Drivers


June 16, 2015

June 12, 2015


Two (2) TaylorMade R15 Drivers


June 24, 2015

June 21, 2015


Two (2) TaylorMade R15 Drivers






GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS:  No cash alternative or substitution of prizes will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute prizes of comparable value if any prize listed is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason.  Prizes will be awarded only if the potential prize winner fully complies with these Official Rules.  All portions of the prize(s) are non-assignable and non-transferable.  Any prizes pictured in point-of-sale, online, television and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other Promotion materials are for illustrative purposes only.  All details and other restrictions of the prize(s) not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Each prize winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, provincial, and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize.  ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. 

Before being declared a winner, entrant must (1) correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, the mathematical skill-testing question posed by TaylorMade and (2) sign an agreement provided in email by TaylorMade confirming compliance with the Official Contest Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded and releasing the Sponsor, TaylorMade of the Prizes of any liability in connection with the Contest or any Prize. Such response by selected entrant must be signed when prize is received.


In the event that the selected entrant cannot be reached and has not responded within five (5) days of the Selection Date or if the selected entrant does not correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question or the selected entrant does not completed the requested information or the selected entrant is otherwise ineligible, another entrant will be randomly selected and the process above will be repeated until such time as a winner is declared or July 31, 2015. If by 11:59 pm EST on July 31, 2015, no winner has been declared, then the Contest will be closed and no further Prizes will be awarded. Confirmed Winners must claim their prize no later than August 5, 2015, failing which, the Winner will be disqualified, will have forfeited their prize, and will have no claim to any prize nor any recourse towards the Sponsor, or any party involved in the Contest and the Prize will not be awarded.


GENERAL RULES: By entering this Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by the Official Contest Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of the Contest, which are final. To the extent permitted by law, the Sponsor accepts no responsibility for loss, damage or claims caused by or resulting from the Contest and/or the Prizes. Without limiting the foregoing, the Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, falsified, or incomplete entries and all such forms are void. By entering, each entrant consents to the use of his/her name, address (city and province) and/or photograph without further remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in connection with this Contest. All decisions of the Sponsor shall be final. All entries become the permanent property of the Sponsor and shall not be returned. The Contest is subject to all applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws. 


By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, their agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering this Contest and in accordance with the TaylorMade ’s Privacy Policy (available at: www.taylormadegolf.ca), unless the entrant otherwise agrees.


In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to, registration and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.


JURISDICTION:  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules or provisions.  All entrants outside of the Province of Quebec consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of Ontario for any legal claims arising from or relating to the Promotion or these Official Rules.


PRIVACY: By entering this Contest, all entrants consent to the use of their email addresses, names, city of residence, and/or photograph for publicity purposes in all media related to this Contest used by the Sponsors, without payment or compensation. Entrants agree to Sponsors’ use of the entrants' personal information as described in TaylorMade adidas Golf’s Privacy Policy located at




The Contest Parties, excluding the Sponsor, are not responsible or liable for any personal information collected during this Contest and are not administrators of this Contest.



TaylorMade Canada, a division of adidas Canada Limited

8100 Highway 27, Woodbridge, ON, L4H 3N2

Tel: 905-266-4200

E-mail: contactus@tmag.com