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seasonal menu contest


1. Follow @thechoppedleaf on Instagram

2. Take a photo of the Karma, Aztec or Pacifica salad or wrap

3. Post your photo on Instagram using the hashtags #CLSeasonal #Contest & tag @thechoppedleaf & your cruising partner



(the “Official Rules”)





SPONSOR & CONTEST PERIOD: The Chopped Leaf Seasonal Menu Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Chopped Leaf Restaurants Limited (the “Sponsor”). The Contest runs from 10:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on January 6, 2020 until 11:59:59 PM ET on February 29, 2020 (the “Contest Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Contest and be eligible to win a Prize, a person (“Entrant”) must be a legal resident of Canada (excluding the Province of Québec) who at the time of entry has reached the age of majority in the province/territory in which he/she resides. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household of such persons, whether related or not) of the Sponsor, its affiliates, representatives, agents, franchisees and advertising or promotional agencies are not eligible to enter the Contest. For these Official Rules, “immediate family member” means parent, sibling, child, and spouse, regardless of where they reside.

HOW TO ENTER. No purchase is necessary to enter. To enter the Contest for the chance to win the Grand Prize (as defined below), follow the steps outlined below:

Option 1:

  1. Take an original photo either inside a Chopped Leaf store or out of store of any of the new Chopped Leaf seasonal menu items (Karma, Aztec or Pacifica) (the “Photo”);
  2. Follow @thechoppedleaf on Instagram;
  3. During the Contest Period, (i) post the Photo to your Instagram account; and (ii) include the following hashtags: #CLSeasonal #Contest (the “Required Hashtags”); (iii) tag @thechoppedleaf and (iv) in the Comment section, tag someone that you would like to bring on the Grand Prize trip with you in the comments by naming them or including their Instagram account (collectively an “Entry Post”) You may only mention a friend once during the Contest Period, even if that friend has multiple Instagram accounts. You may only mention friends that you reasonably believe would not consider the mention to be “spam” (that is, unsolicited/unwanted) — you should reasonably believe that your friend would be interested in Sponsor’s services.

All Entry Posts (including Photos) must comply with Instagram’s applicable guidelines, these Official Rules and all of the Submission Requirements below.

If you do not have an account on Instagram, you can create one by following instructions on Creating an account is free.

Option 2:

To enter without a purchase, hand-print your  full name,  complete   mailing   address (including postal code), telephone number (including area code) and email address on a single 3X5 piece of paper and an original essay (minimum 100 words) on why they love Chopped Leaf food mail it to in an envelope (with sufficient postage) to The Chopped Leaf, 531 North Service Road East, Oakville, ON, L6H 1A5 (a “Mail-In Entry”). Limit of one (1) Mail-In Entry per outer envelope bearing sufficient postage. Mail-In Entries must be postmarked during the Contest Period and received by March 5, 2020. Mail-In Entries will not be returned. Mail-In Entries must be original and hand-written. No mechanical reproductions are allowed. 


Limit of one (1) entry (an “Entry”) per day throughout the Contest Period regardless of the method of entry.

For greater certainty for Entry Posts: (i) each Photo must be unique and may only be entered into the Contest once; (ii) more than one (1) participant may not enter the same Photo into this Contest; and (iii) each individual may only use one account on Instagram to participate (if applicable).  Subsequent attempts made by an individual to submit entries in excess of the above-stated limits may be disqualified. Only one (1) Instagram account (collectively the “Account”) per person may be used to enter the Contest. Sponsor, at its sole discretion, may accept or disqualify an Entry Post that contains either a technically incorrect Required Hashtag or a typographic error in the Entry Post. 

If it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to use (or attempt to use) multiple names, identities, email addresses, Instagram accounts and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest, then he/she may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor.  Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Facsimiles, mechanical reproductions, alterations, garbled, incomplete, unintelligible, misdirected, lost, late, mutilated, postage-due or forged entries, or entries generated by a macro, bot, or other automated means will not be accepted and are void. Those who do not follow all instructions, provide the required information in their entry, or abide by these Official Rules will be disqualified.  Entries made originating at or using any website, other than those described above, including, without limitation, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest. As a condition of entering the Contest, each Entrant gives consent for Sponsor and its representative to obtain and deliver his or her name, address, and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Contest and complying with applicable laws, regulations, and rules.

Only Instagram accounts associated with an individual may be used for entry in this Contest; entries received via Instagram from an account associated with any organization, company, corporation, partnership or other entity will be void.  Entry Posts must be posted and received during the Contest Period and identifiable by and viewable to Sponsor during the Contest Period and at the time of winner selection and prize award for this Contest to be eligible. Sponsor, at its sole discretion, may accept or disqualify an Entry Post that contains content that is: (i) superfluous to the required content or (ii) otherwise violates these Official Rules.  Entry Posts that are not both actually visible and timely received by Sponsor will not be entered into a Contest.  For purposes of this Contest, Entry Posts are “received” when the Instagram platform records your Entry Post and it is visible to Sponsor. Incorrect and/or incomplete Required Hashtags, Comments, Photos, received outside the Contest Period, and/or entries that contain obscene or offensive content or language or any content or language communicating messages inconsistent with the positive reputation and image with which Sponsor wishes to associate itself (all as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will be void.

IMPORTANT: For Entry Posts, Sponsor may not be able to view Entry Posts, receive or send messages, or otherwise receive entries or detect participation from social platform users with “private” updates due to the way the social platform operates its services (i.e., user has set their account(s) so that only people whom the user has approved can view their updates).  Sponsor may not be able to communicate with a participant via some of the social platform’s features if participant is not using the latest version of the social platform app or “follow” or otherwise connect his or her account with Sponsor’s account on the social platform. It is each participant’s sole responsibility to take all steps required for Sponsor to be able to detect and view his or her Entry Post, to set his or her social platform account settings to accept communications by Sponsor, and to timely check his or her social platform account for any direct messages, direct posts, or @Replies (as applicable) from Sponsor.  Sponsor is not responsible for changes to the social platforms (or any website or mobile application offered as part of such platform) or its functionality that may interfere with the Contest or ability of a participant to timely enter or otherwise participate at all. Sponsor is not responsible for misspellings, typographical errors, or other issues that may affect the ability of Sponsor to locate a purported Entry Post using a search to find eligible entries.

All use of Instagram in this Contest must comply with the Instagram Terms of Service, available at

The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid Entry in this Contest will be the Contest server machine(s).

NOTE ABOUT MOBILE: By participating in this Contest via your wireless mobile device (which service may only be available via select devices and participating wireless carriers and is not required to enter), you may be charged for standard data use according to the terms in your wireless service provider’s data plan.  Normal airtime and carrier charges and other charges may apply to data use and will be billed on your wireless device bill or deducted from your pre-paid balance.  Each wireless carrier’s rate plan may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for information on charges relating to your participation in this Contest.

All Entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason.  The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of an Entry entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with these Official Rules.  Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of the Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. 



By participating in the Contest and submitting an Entry, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and by the interpretation of these Official Rules by the Sponsor, and further, in the case of Entries made via Instagram, warrants and represents that his/her Entry Post:

  • is/are original to him/her (except for the Required Hashtags and tags) and that the entrant has all necessary rights in and to the Entry to enter the Contest;
  • does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
  • the Photo does not contain any likeness of any identifiable third parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals and their parent/legal guardian if they are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence;
  • will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims for payment whatsoever;
  • does not contain irrelevant material in response to the entry requirements;
  • is intended for family audience reading and contain only content that, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, is suitable for all persons, including persons under the age of 13; and
  • is not defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene, and further that it will not contain, discuss or involve, without limitation, any of the following: nudity; alcohol/drug consumption or smoking; sexual activity, or sexual innuendo; crude, vulgar or offensive language or behaviour; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual, religious or other groups (including, without limitation, any competitors of Sponsor); content that endorses, condones, depicts and/or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky behaviour or conduct; personal information of individuals, including, without limitation, names, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic); commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services other than services of Sponsor; conduct or other activities in violation of these Official Rules; and/or any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.



By entering the Contest and submitting an Entry (including without limitation a Photo in the case of an Entry Post), each entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsor, in perpetuity, a world-wide, non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use the Entry, in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason; (ii) waives all moral rights in and to his/her Entry in favour of the Sponsor; and (iii) agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties (defined below) from and against any and all claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action. For greater certainty, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, edit or remove any Entry Post, or to request an entrant to modify or edit his or her Entry Post, if a complaint is received with respect to the Photo or comment, or for any other reason.

GRAND PRIZE: There is one (1) grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) available to be won, consisting of a 7-night cruise for winner and his/her guest to Northbound Alaska and Hubbard Glacier departing from Vancouver, BC onboard the Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas. The Grand Prize includes economy airfare for two (2) from the major Canadian airport nearest to the winner’s place of residence to Vancouver and one interior cabin on-board the cruise ship. The trip must be started by August 31, 2021 and is subject to availability. Any upgrades to the airfare or cruise rooms are at the expense of the winner. The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $3500 based on a Toronto departure example. although the actual retail value may vary depending on the point of departure.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following general conditions apply to the Grand Prize: (i) Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable or convertible to cash (no substitutions except at Sponsor’s option). Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute the Grand Prize or a component thereof with a prize of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, a cash award; (ii) all travel related to the Grand Prize must depart by August 31, 2021 above unless Sponsor substitutes alternate dates (otherwise the Grand Prize will be forfeited in its entirety); (iii) the winner and his/her travel companion must: (a) travel on same itinerary; (b) have all necessary documentation to permit travel to the United States; and (c) not have any barrier to entry into the United States; (iv) the costs of everything not specifically stated above as included in the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of the winner and his/her and travel companion, including, without limitation: meals (other than those included on the cruise) and drinks; gratuities; entertainment; health and travel insurance; transportation for winner and his/her travel companion to and from the major Canadian airport nearest the winner’s residence; transportation in Vancouver between the airport and to the ship port; baggage fees; tours and excursions; and items of a personal nature (NOTE: winner may be required to present a valid major credit card in winner’s name at the time of cruise check-in to cover any incidental expenses); (v) if the winner (and/or his/her travel companion) does not utilize any part(s) of the Grand Prize, then any such part(s) not utilized will be forfeited in its entirety and nothing will be substituted in its place; (vi) Sponsor reserves the right at any time to: (a) place reasonable restrictions on the availability or use of the Grand Prize or any component thereof; and (b) substitute the Grand Prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or a prize component of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but solely at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, a cash award; (vii) all travel arrangements relating to the Grand Prize must be made through the Sponsor or its designated agents; (viii) by accepting the Grand Prize, the winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Released Parties if the Grand Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part; (ix) the winner’s travel companion must be at least the age of majority in his/her province or territory of residence unless he/she is the child or legal ward of the winner. The winner’s travel companion (and/or his parent or legal guardian if a minor) must sign and return the Sponsor’s release (by the date indicated on the release form) indicating that he/she waives all recourse against the Released Parties relating to their participation in the Grand Prize (including, without limitation, any travel related thereto); (x) in the event that the winner resides within a 100 km radius of the cruise port in Vancouver, BC area (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), the Grand Prize will not include airline travel, and return ground transportation will be provided to the winner;  (xi) all airline tickets are subject to availability at the time of booking; and (xii) neither Sponsor nor any of its prize suppliers will replace any lost or stolen tickets.


GRAND PRIZE WINNER SELECTION: One potential Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected on March 6, 2020 at 2 pm ET (the “Draw Date”) in Oakville, Ontario from all eligible Entries (Entry Posts and Mail-In Entries received. The odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received in accordance with these Official Rules.


WINNER NOTIFICATION. The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified via direct messaging them on Instagram or emailing them to their email address provided on their Mail-In Entry (as applicable) within two (2) weeks following the Draw Date. If the potential winner does not respond to the Sponsor as indicated within the message within seven (7) days of the date of initial notification, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable, then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Grand Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select an alternate potential Grand Prize from among the remaining eligible Entries in accordance with these Official Rules.

Before being declared the official Grand Prize winner, the selected entrant must correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without assistance or mechanical or electronic aid and will be required to sign and return the Sponsor’s form of declaration and release form on the timeline indicated by the Sponsor. By accepting the Grand Prize, the selected entrant: (i) confirms compliance with these Official Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the prize (as awarded); (iii) releases Sponsor, its affiliates, representatives, franchisees advertising and promotional agencies,   Instagram, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns (collectively the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the prize or any portion thereof (including travel related thereto); and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner or medium whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet. If a selected entrant: (a) fails to sign and return the declaration and release form within the timeline indicated by the Sponsor; (b) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the Grand Prize as awarded for any reason; and/or (c) is determined to be in violation of these Official Rules (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select an alternate potential winner from among the remaining eligible Entries received in accordance with these Official Rules. If a selected entrant fails to correctly answer the skill-testing mathematical question, he/she will forfeit all rights to the prize and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select an alternate potential winner from among the remaining eligible Entries received in accordance with these Official Rules.


GENERAL: The Released Parties do not assume any responsibility for (i) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information and entries that fail to comply with these Official Rules; (ii) any loss, damage, or claims caused by an awarded prize or the Contest itself; or (iii) any failure of any social media platform or website during the Contest Period, including any problems, human or technical, printing errors, lost, delayed, garbled data or transmissions, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or failures of any telephone or computer lines, or technical malfunction of any computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry, e-mail, comment direct message, @replies to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or filtering/operation of the functionality of Instagram or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from downloading any material connected to the Contest, all of which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest. Entry material/data that has been tampered with or altered is void.

This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal laws. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of the Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and the Sponsor 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, without regard to conflicts of law principles.

In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest related materials, including, but not limited to point of sale, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law

The Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw or amend this Contest in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error or any kind without prior notice or obligation.

In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry, Entry Posts will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the social account submitted at the time of participation.  “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted social account.

Privacy Policy:

By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her Entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest, unless the entrant otherwise agrees. For information on Sponsor’s use of personal information in connection with this Contest, see the privacy policy posted on our website by logging on to

Social Media

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram, LLC (“Instagram”). A valid Instagram account and internet access is required for entry by way of Entry Post.   You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. The information you provide will only be used to administer the Contest in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy. Instagram is completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not Instagram.