2017 BC Lions TELUS Text Off



No purchase necessary. Enter the TELUS Text off by texting to 101010 the exact phrase that will appear at half time on the Jumbotron at each BC Lions home game (see schedule of home games here).  The entrant that submits the precise phrase the fastest will be deemed to be the winner (the “Entry”).

Limit of one (1) Entry per event per person during the contest period. This contest is intended for residents of Canada, excluding Quebec who are current mobile cellular subscribers with an unlimited text messaging plan otherwise message and data rates may apply. Contest runs 7:00am PST on July 21 to 11:59pm PST on Saturday, November 4, 2017.  No other form of participation is accepted.


There will be eight (8) prizes awarded in total (one winner per home game).   Winners will receive the following prize:

  • One (1) Fitbit (Altra HR Fitness Tracker) approx. retail value $200; and
  • One (1) TELUS critter approx. retail value $6.00.

Prizes must be accepted as awarded, is not transferable and cannot be exchanged with TELUS for cash.  .  TELUS reserves the right to substitute the Prize which is, in their sole opinion, a prize of equivalent value and/or to terminate or withdraw this contest at any time. The chances of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received and how quickly each entrant responds.


To be eligible, entrants must be in attendance at the event and entries must be received during the event. This contest is open to all residents of Canada, excluding Quebec who have reached the age of majority according to the laws of the Province where they reside.  This contest includes employees of TELUS Corporation, its affiliated companies or subsidiaries, its advertising and promotional agencies and members of their respective immediate households and any person domiciled with any of the above.


The entrant that submitted the exact phrase that appeared on the Jumbotron during the home game the fastest will be deemed to be the winner.   The winner of each event will be determined by TELUS’ agency of record, DDB at their offices located at 777 Hornby Street #1600, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2T3 on or before 12:00 am (midnight) the day of each BC Lions home game takes place (see schedule of home games here). The winning entrant will be notified by text message immediately following the selection. If the selected entrant cannot be reached within one (1) business day, or if the selected entrant does not meet all of the conditions of the contest rules, the entrant that submitted the second fastest Entry will be deemed the winner.  In the event of a tie a random draw will be conducted.  To win the prize, the selected entrant must correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone or email.

The winning entrant of the prize must sign a standard Release form confirming compliance with the Contest Rules and releasing TELUS and its directors, officers, partnership interest holders, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies from any and all liability arising out of, pursuant to, or as a result of the carrying out of the contest including liability arising from the acceptance of and usage of the prizes as awarded. Failure to comply with the Contest Rules or to sign and return the Release form within two (2) business days of receipt will result in disqualification and another entry will be drawn.


All entries become the property of TELUS. TELUS assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, or damaged entries. TELUS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, cancel or suspend this contest without prior notice. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with or unlawful in any way. Entries submitted by unauthorized means will be disqualified. In the event that it has been determined that an entry has been made in an manner not sanctioned by these rules and/or an entrant has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these rules, the entrant and all of his/her entries will be disqualified. Entrants agree to abide by the contest rules and the decisions of the contest judges, which are final. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.


By entering the contest, entrants consent to the use of their names, city of residence, photograph, voice and/or image for publicity purposes in all media used by TELUS, without payment or compensation. Entrants agree to TELUS’ use of the entrants’ personal information that may include contacting you regarding limited time offers, promotional offers and/or surveys. Full details are as described in TELUS’ privacy policy located at telus.com/privacy.

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Entrants that are customers of TELUS at the time of entry and/or at the time of prize award must have their TELUS accounts in good standing (with a current account balance that is no more than 30 days past due) in order to be eligible to win the prize.