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The Thunderbird Engagement Photoshoot contest (hereinafter the “Contest”) is brought to you by Thunderbird Farm (hereinafter the “Contest Sponsor”). The Contest starts on January 12, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. EST and closes on January 14, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. EST (hereinafter, the “Contest Period”).


1. Eligibility


The Contest is open to all Ontario residents only having reached the legal age of majority in their province or territory of residence prior to the Contest Period (hereinafter an “Eligible Participant”). Employees, representatives or agents of Thunderbird Farm and its subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies, and members of the immediate family (parents, children, siblings and spouse, regardless of where they are domiciled) of any of the aforementioned and persons with whom any of the aforementioned are domiciled are not eligible to enter the Contest.

2. How to participate in the Contest

No purchase necessary.

Method 1: QR code to form entry:

To enter the Contest, Eligible Participants must scan the designated QR Code leading to a fillable designated contest form on the website. The QR code will be printed on a promotional flyer found at booth 1708A at the Canada's Bridal Show during the Contest Period.  The form will require Eligible Participants to share their first, last name and email address. 

Method 2: Mail-In Entry

Eligible Participants can also enter by mailing a 50-word essay on their ideal wedding venue along with their name, address, email and telephone number to:

Thunderbird Farm

13 Nordic Crt. Whitby, ON

L1N 5N2

Only one entry per envelope is allowed, at a maximum of one mail-in entry per Eligible Participant. Hand-written entries must be received by January 14, 2024, inclusive. The Contest Sponsor takes no responsibility for any lost, stolen, delayed, illegible, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed mail-in entries.

(each method of entry hereinafter referred to as an “Eligible Entry”).

A limit of one (1) Eligible Entry per method of entry is permitted per Eligible Participant during the Contest Period. No purchase necessary. Scanning the QR code and filling out the designated contest entry form online at Although online access is required to enter the Contest via the first method of entry, many public libraries, Internet cafés, retail businesses and other locations offer free internet access (subject to Covid-19 restrictions).

To be considered an Eligible Participant and to participate to this Contest, you may only use your personal public first name, last name and email address to participate in this Contest. You understand that you are providing your information to the Contest Sponsor.  


To be eligible, all content and materials associated with your entry (regardless of the method of entry) (collectively, the “Submission”) must: (i) be submitted and received in accordance with these Contest Rules during the applicable Contest Period; (ii) include all required components and materials noted above; (iii) comply with these Contest Rules, including, but not limited to, the General Term and Conditions listed below; and (iv) comply with the terms, rules, policies and guidelines of the applicable website  (i.e., as applicable) (the “Website platform Rules”) (all as determined by the Contest Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion). By participating in this Contest, including without limitation submitting an Eligible Entry, you signify that you have read and agree to be legally bound by these Contest Rules. By entering the Contest, each Eligible Participant agrees that his or her Eligible Entry conforms to the Content Restrictions as defined below and that Contest Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, disqualify an Eligible Participant from the Contest if it believes, in its sole discretion, that the Eligible Entry fails to conform with the following restrictions (collectively, the “Content Restrictions”):


3. Prizes


There are three (3) prizes (hereinafter the “Prize”) to be won consisting of:


One (1) Thunderbird Farm (engagement photoshoot) which includes a 3 hour photo session with the house professional photographer at Thunderbird Farm, valid for up to two (2) persons), one (1) guided tour of Thunderbird Farm and one (1) meet and greet with the farm animals. The approximate total value of the Prize is CAN $339.00 The Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be sold, transferred or converted to cash and will not be refunded if unused. No substitutions, changes or extensions are permitted.


Contest Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute the Prize for one of equal or greater value or to allow a Prize transfer. The Prize winner and their companion understand and acknowledge the risks related to the spread of infectious or contagious diseases and understands it remains his/her responsibility to take the necessary precautions applicable to any health hazards, including but not limited to Covid-19. 



4. Prize Draw


A random draw from all Eligible Entries received from Eligible Participants during the Contest Period to select the winner(s) of the Prize will be held virtually at the Contest Sponsor’s offices located at


13 Nordic Crt, Whitby ON, L1N 5N2 on January 22 2024, at 1 p.m. EST.


The odds of winning the Prize will depend upon the total number of Eligible Entries received from Eligible Participants during the Contest Period.


5. Claiming of the Prize


In order to be declared a winner and be able to claim the Prize, the Eligible Participant selected by random draw will be contacted by email by the Contest Sponsor shortly following the draw and must confirm acceptance as a selected Eligible Participant within three (3) calendar days of contact. If the selected Eligible Participant cannot be contacted, another Eligible Participant will be selected by way of random draw. Before being declared a winner, each selected Eligible Participant will be required to answer a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question and sign a release and waiver form confirming, without limitation, that they:

  • comply with the eligibility requirements

  • has read the Contest rules and regulations and complies completely

  • accepts the Prize as awarded

  • acknowledges the Contest Sponsor’s right to publish their picture, name and city of residence without compensation other than the Prize offered

  • successfully answers a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question

  • releases and agrees to hold harmless of all liability the Contest Sponsor and its subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising, promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents. No correspondence will be undertaken except with the selected Eligible Participants whose Eligible Entry was drawn. Once an Eligible Participant is declared a winner by the Contest Sponsor, the Contest Sponsor will send the Eligible Participant a letter containing the details on how to redeem his/her Prize

6. General Terms and Conditions


All entries submitted, and all information provided, by Eligible Participants must be complete and accurate. Contest Sponsor will not be held responsible for any technological malfunctions, telephone or internet interruptions and/or any late/incomplete/erroneously completed Prize claims or release and waiver forms. The contents of all entries submitted become property of the Contest Sponsor. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to use the contents of entry submissions provided by entrants, for editorial, advertising, marketing and promotional purposes, without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law.


Administering the Contest and in accordance with the Contest Sponsor’s Privacy Policy publicly available on Contest Sponsor’s website. All entries are subject to verification by the Contest Sponsor and may be disqualified if they are received outside of the Contest Period, are incomplete, illegible, irregular, photocopied or otherwise reproduced, submitted through illicit means or if they contain any false statements, or do not conform to or satisfy to any condition of these Contest rules and regulations. By entering the Contest, Eligible Participants agree that the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to publish without compensation the full name, city of residence, and photograph of all winners and Eligible Participants waive all rights with respect to printed, broadcast and other forms of publicity. Eligible Participants further agree that all entries submitted and their content become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned. Eligible Participants agree to be bound by all decisions of the Contest Sponsor regarding the Contest which shall be final and binding in all respects. Eligible Participants agree that the Contest Sponsor is not liable for any incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or for any error or malfunction of any kind in connection with the Contest. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way, without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. Furthermore, if the Contest Sponsor determines, at its sole discretion, that any entry compromises the integrity of the Contest, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the entry at issue or terminate the Contest in its entirety without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. The Contest Sponsor further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual from the Contest and to ban the individual from any future contest of the Contest Sponsor who it finds or believes to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of the Contest rules and regulations or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. By entering this Contest, Eligible Participants agree to release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor and its subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with the Contest or, if declared a winner, the Prize awarded and use thereof. The Contest is subject to federal, provincial and local rules and regulations. Governing Law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official contest rules, or the rights and obligations of an Eligible Participant in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.

Thunderbird Farm 

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