Official Rules & Regulations

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These Rules and Regulations are final on all matters relating to Nature Canada's ANGEL CATBIRD Caption Contest (the "Contest"). By applying, all entrants agree to be bound by these Rules and Regulations.


The sponsor ("Contest Sponsor") of the Contest is Nature Canada (75 Albert Street, Suite 300, Ottawa, ON. K1P 5E7).


To be eligible to enter the Contest or win a prize, you must not be an employee of, a member of the immediate family of, or domiciled with an employee of Nature Canada. Contest is void where prohibited by law. No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest or to win a prize. Participation in the Contest constitutes Entrants' full and unconditional agreement to abide by these Contest Rules and Regulations and the Contest Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.

Personal Information

Personal Information collected from Entrants by the Contest Sponsor will be used by the Contest Sponsor or its affiliates to administer the Contest and in connection with the publication of winning submissions. Neither the Contest Sponsor nor its affiliates will share personal information relating to Entrants with any third parties, except as necessary for the administration of the Contest or as may be required by law. The Contest Sponsor will not attempt to contact the Entrant for any other purpose than to administer the Contest or as may be required by law unless they have opted-in to receive relevant communications from the Contest Sponsor. The Contest Sponsor respects the privacy of everyone who enters the contest.

Format for Submission

All entries must be posted on the contest page on Wattpad within the comments section of each story part.


By making a submisson to the contest, the entrant hereby grants Nature Canada the right to use the captions and/or dialogue submitted to the contest. Nature Canada will have rights to use submissions to (a) promote the Cats and Birds initiative; (b) promote Nature Canada; and (c) promote the Cats and Birds initiative and Nature Canada via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and other social media outlets. By submitting to the contest, the entrant also hereby grants to Nature Canada the non-exclusive, perpetual right and license to reproduce, publish and distribute, and to authorize the reproduction, publication and distribution of the submission, in print, on microfilm and microfiche, and in all electronic forms and media now known or later developed, including, but not limited to, on CD-ROM, over the Internet. By submitting to the contest, entrants agree that any such reproduction, publication or distribution may be the work alone and not in conjunction with the works with which it is first published by Nature Canada. Nature Canada reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in its material during or after the Contest without further compensation to the entrants. For Nature Canada, promotional material shall include without limitation any print or electronic advertising or marketing material such as posters, online images, newspaper ads, television ads, e-mails and social media content. Waiver forms/ model releases are the responsibility of the entrant and must be available in the event the photo is selected as a winning photograph.

Copyright Notice

With regard to any submission to this Contest, the owner of the copyright retains all copyright. By submitting to the Contest, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) Nature Canada a world- wide, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivate works or merchandise from any such submission. You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the license set out above. In the event copyright of any submission by an eligible entrant belongs to a minor, permission to enter the submission in the Contest, reprint, publish, or otherwise reproduce the submission, as described above, must have been obtained, in writing, from the child's parent or guardian prior to entry of the submission in the Contest. Proof of such permission must be provided to the Contest Sponsor immediately upon request.

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