Ride a TAPV Contest Details

NEW ANNOUNCEMENT DATE! 16 May 2018 at 2000hrs MST

You and up to 3 friends or family can win a ride in our new Armoured vehicle around Calgary! 

Simply Like and Follow any one of our Social media accounts for a single entry (each like and follow gets you multiple entries!)

If you like, share, and tag 3 up to friends you want to ride in the TAPV with, on a post regarding the contest you’ll get 5 entries.

If you Like/Follow and Share a King’s Own Calgary’s Social Media Page to your Personal Social Media Account you’ll get an additional 5 Entries.

If you see us driving the TAPV around town or at an event, take a photo, tag us on any of the social media account with #joinkocr for 10 entries!

If you have Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter you could see yourself getting more than one entry!

1) Rules for Eligibility and Entry

The winner of the TAPV ride and his/her friends/family accompanying the winner must be at least 18 years old or 16 years old with parental consent. A parent or guardian has to be present for any children of the age of 12 or older. No children are permitted under the age of 12.

Like and Follow a Social Media Account = One (1) Entry

Like a Post pertaining to the Contest, Share the post, and Tag 3 Friends you would Want to Ride the TAPV with = Five (5) entries

Like/Follow and Share a King’s Own Calgary’s Social Media Page to their Personal Social Media Account = Five (5) Entries

Post a Photo and Tag any of King’s Own Calgary Social Media Page with #joinkocr = Ten (10) Entries

The amount of entries is not limited to one (1) Social Media account (multiple entries can be given if multiple social media accounts are utilized ie. A Photo post on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram will give thrity (30) entries). Contestants who submit any of the following conditions mentioned above agree to the conditions as given by the contest rules listed on this website.

2) Details of Prize:

A winner will be randomly selected via King’s Own Calgary social media accounts from Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter to ride in the TAPV with three (3) Friends and/or family of their choosing.  Winner must be a Calgary or local area resident within 30 minutes of the city. If located inside or outside the city limits, the winner and friends /family agree to organizing their own transportation to an agreed upon pickup point to meet up for TAPV ride. Those living in a residence within the city limits may be eligible to be picked up at their place of residence depending on location (due to the size and mobility of the TAPV it will be difficult to pick up winners within closed and tight City streets). Ultimately, the King’s Own Calgary regiment holds all right and responsibility to select the pickup location in accordance with vehicle parameters that meet the appropriate recommendations for safe manoeuvring of the TAPV in order to mitigate vehicle or property damage. The winner with his/her friends or family will be accompanied by a qualified TAPV driver and a qualified crew commander able to control the vehicle.

Date and Time of TAPV ride to be confirmed after winner is selected. Length of ride will be discussed at a later date to an agreed upon schedule that works for both parties (The King’s Own Calgary Regiment and Contestant winner with Friends/Family). The ride can potentially last up to two (2) hours. King’s Own Calgary Regiment ultimately reserves the right to determine length of ride for the winner and will also dictate the route of the ride in order to maximize safety and security for all parties involved.

3) Exclusions

Winners cannot be immediately related to a Member of the regiment (relationship cannot extend to family members such as Father, Mother, Brother, or Sister. A friend of a regimental member is eligible in order to qualify for entries for the contest). Immediate or direct relationship includes but not limited to – Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Son/Daughter, Spouse, and/or Significant other.

4) Announcement Date of Winner

Winner will be selected randomly via social media activity from either Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Winner will be announced on 16 May 2018 at 2000hrs MST (Updated announcement date – changed from 20 April 2018) on Social Media and contacted through their social media account. The winner has 48 hours to respond back to the King’s Own Calgary Regiment. In the event that the selected winner does not respond within the prescribed time, the winner will have automatically forfeited the contest. Another winner will be announced after the 48 hour period in order to create a timely schedule for the TAPV ride.

5) Miscellaneous

By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions from the representatives of the King’s Own Calgary Regiment, which are final and binding in all respects.
The prize cannot be replaced with monetary funds, cash, or equivalent. By participating, entrants agree: (1) that the King’s Own Calgary Regiment may (unless prohibited by law) use winner’s name, city of residence, photograph, image and/or likeness for advertising and other promotional purposes, without further review or compensation, in any media, in perpetuity and worldwide; and (2) to hold the King’s Own Calgary Regiment, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents and assigns harmless against any and all claims, loss, liability, injury or damage to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of their acceptance, possession or use of a prize or their participation in this Contest.
The winner with his/her friends/family agree to the conditions in which the assigned qualified vehicle crew commander will have overall control of the situation and vehicle. The winner and friends agree to relinquish control and listen to any commands that the vehicle crew commander gives in order to maximize safety and security of the TAPV ride. The winner with his/her friends/family will act responsibly and in a manner that reflects values of safety and respect to the public and/or DND, private or public property. At any point that the winners with his/her friends/family are acting in an unsafe manner or neglecting and disrespecting the public and/ or DND, Private or Public property, the vehicle crew commander reserves the right to terminate the trip at any point in time. The King’s Own Calgary Regiment will not be held responsible for any sickness or nausea associated with the participation of the ride which may illicit motion sickness. In the case and result of sickness or nausea, any riding passengers are liable to providing their services for cleaning up or provide the costs/funds to cleanup any result of sickness. Such example of a result of sickness can include but not limited to the act of vomiting. 

King’s Own Calgary Regiment is not responsible for incomplete, lost or late entries or faulty transmissions, technical computer hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or interrupted or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled, misrouted, scrambled or delayed computer transmission, or other errors or problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise, which may limit or affect in any way an entrant’s ability to participate in this Contest. The Regiment is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of this Contest or in the announcement of the prizes. The Regiment assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty, failed, garbled or jumbled electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this contest; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of this Contest; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of the entry portals on any particular day; or (e) any injury or damage to entrant’s or to any other person’s computer which may be related to or resulting from participating in the Contest or any attempt to obtain further information concerning this Contest.

The King’s Own Calgary Regiment reserves the right (1) to disqualify any entrant and void any entries of an entrant who has engaged in unsportsmanlike conduct, fraud or other misconduct relative to this contest or otherwise attempted to tamper with or impair this contest; and/or (2) to cancel, modify, suspend or terminate this contest, for any reason, including if, in Regiment’s sole opinion, technical failures, applicable laws or regulations, virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond contest control destroys the integrity of this Contest or otherwise corrupts or impairs the administration, security, legality, fairness or proper play of this Contest or any part thereof. Online entries must be made only by the original, manual keystrokes of the individual entrant. Use of any automated system including robotic, or form filling software to enter is prohibited and will result in disqualification of all entries by anyone using such assistance.

The King’s Own Calgary Regiment also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Contest, or to be acting in any manner in which the Regiment deems to be in violation of the Official Rules or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If, for any reason, this Contest is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, violation of applicable law or regulation or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, the Regiment reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest in whole or in part.


In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Legal name that has been submitted on the entry at the time of entry from their social media account. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the social media user account using their legal name by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning their email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address to said social media account.