WIN a painting by international artist Diane Fontaine


“WIN a painting by international artist Diane Fontaine” – CONTEST EXTENDED!

1. Contest description and duration

The “WIN a painting by international artist Diane Fontaine”contest posted at is organized by Diane Fontaine, whose gallery is located at 533 avenue de Buckingham in Gatineau, Quebec, J8L 2H2 Canada, in support of Justin’s House, a project of the Ideal Way Association ( The Ideal Way Association is a Canadian registered charity.

The contest will take place between 15 August 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (EST) and 8 December 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (EST).

The winner will be given a choice of two paintings, either Envoûtement or La Messagère. He will be required to pick up the prize directly at the gallery or have it shipped at his own expense.

2. Eligibility

To be eligible, a participant must be 18 years of age or older.

3. Participation

To take part in the contest, the eligible participant must do the following:

– Make a donation online of $20 (twenty dollars) or more toward Justin’s House at

– When making a donation at, provide complete contact information.

– Each donation of $20 (twenty dollars) offers one chance to win. To increase his odds of winning, the participant can make a single larger donation (for example, a $100 donation will offer 5 chances to win) or multiple donations of $20 each. The Ideal Way Association will issue charitable receipts for tax purposes for all donations received, except for a $20 (twenty dollar) donation made by the winning participant.

– Sign a publication waiver to be provided by the Ideal Way Association.

– Answer the following skill testing question upon being informed of winning: (5 + 3) + 1 = _________

4. Other conditions and awarding

The contest prize (painting) is valued at $1950.00. A certificate of authenticity will be provided.

The draw will take place on 8 December 2018 at 12:00 p.m.

The winner will be announced on the Facebook pages of Diane Fontaine and The Ideal Way Association ( and respectively), and will also be contacted by phone and email, as applicable.

The prize cannot be redeemed for cash.

The winner will have 30 days to pick up his prize at the gallery or pre-pay for its shipping, after which the prize will be drawn a second time and a new winner will be announced.

5. Publication

In addition to seeing his name published on the Facebook pages of Diane Fontaine and the Ideal Way Association, the winner may also see his picture and story published on other social media and any other means of publication deemed appropriate by the respective organisations.

6. Disqualification

Any person to benefit from this contest, as well as any employee, representative or administrator of Diane Fontaine’s gallery or the Ideal Way Association is prohibited from entering this contest.

The contest organizers reserve the right to disqualify any individual or cancel the entry or entries of anyone who enters or attempts to enter this contest using a method that does not comply with these rules or is unfair to other participants.

7. Remplacement and number of prizes

Should Diane Fontaine be unable to provide the prize, Diane Fontaine reserves the right to replace the prize, in part or in whole, by another prize of similar value.

8. Prize limit

In all cases, Diane Fontaine cannot be liable to offer more prizes or to offer a prize different from that described in this present set of contest regulations.

9. Limit of responsibility

Selected entrants release the contest organizers from all liability for any damage or loss that may occur as a result of entering the contest or accepting or using prizes.

10. Limit of responsibility: entries

Diane Fontaine, the Ideal Way Association and those on whose behalf this contest is being held will not be held liable for the malfunction of any computer component, software or communication line, the loss or lack of network communication, or any transmission that is faulty, delayed, incomplete, incomprehensible or erased by any computer or network and which may limit or prevent anyone from reading the contest entry rules and regulations or from entering the contest; nor will they be held liable for any damage or loss that may be directly or indirectly caused, in whole or in part, by downloading any Web page or software or other data or by the transmission of any information related to contest entry.

11. Authorization

The winner authorizes Diane Fontaine and the Ideal Way Association to use his name, place of residence, photograph, likeness, voice, description of prize and any statement regarding the contest for promotional purposes, without any form of compensation or additional payment.

12. End of contest entry

The contest organizers reserve the right to terminate this contest should circumstances beyond their control prevent it from continuing. In such an event, they may not in any way be held responsible.

13. Communication with participants

No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with participants in relation to this contest other than in accordance with these contest rules and regulations or at the initiative of contest organizers.

14. Personal information

Personal information gathered for this contest will be used only to administer the contest and to inform participants of any future projects of the Ideal Way Association. Participants consent to their personal information being used for such purposes.

15. Dispute

Disputes about the organization or conduct of a promotional contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Disputes regarding the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purposes of helping the parties reach a settlement.

16. In the event of a discrepancy between the French and English versions of the rules and regulations, the French version shall prevail.

Note: Masculin pronouns are used without any intent to discriminate and for the sole purpose of reducing the length of the text to enhance its readability.

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