Win an entry to RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley

California's premier Gran Fondo

We have an entry to the GranFondo category of RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley to give away to one lucky rider. All you have to do is fill in your details and answer the question below. Good luck!

The contest is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Contest ends Sunday November 19 at 11.59pm PT

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Contest Terms and Conditions

[“RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley” contest]




NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final, without right of appeal, on all matters relating to this Contest.  Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, territorial and local laws.  Void where prohibited by law.

Contest is open to legal residents of Canada and the U.S.A who have reached the age of 16 (if under the age of majority in their respective province, territory or state, they must have permission from their guardian to participate) at the time of entry.  Employees or contractors of Sponsor, its affiliated companies, advertising and promotional agencies and immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter.


To participate in the contest, participant must complete the contest form on the RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley website during the eligibility period.

By entering the Contest you are deemed to have accepted these Official Rules.


1 x 2018 RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley Registration (GranFondo category)

This prize will be received by the contestants as is and cannot be exchanged or substituted for cash value or be used for re-sale; they must also be used in the 2018 calendar year, no deferrals will be accepted.



A random draw will be held on at the RBC GranFondo offices; draw date: Monday, Nov 20th 2017. A rider name will be randomly selected from a container with all the eligible registered riders.


Winner will be notified via email on week of November 20, 2017. The prize will be forfeited if it goes unclaimed for seventy-two (72) hours from the date a notification is sent.  Before being declared a winner, the selected entrant will be required to correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, which will be administered by Contest Administrator at a pre-arranged mutually convenient time, and to sign the Sponsor’s standard Release and Indemnity form which (i) requires the selected entrant to confirm compliance with the Rules and acceptance of prize as offered; (ii) releases Sponsor,  its agents, and the prize suppliers with respect to injuries, accident, loss or damages relating to the Contest or the awarding of the prize and indemnifies the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the Contest judges against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses incurred in connection with (a) the Contest and the selected entrant’s  participation therein; (b) the selected entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of a prize or any portion thereof; (iii) acknowledges the Sponsor’s and its agents’, subsidiaries’ or affiliates’ right to publish and/or broadcast the winner’s picture, name, address, voice, statements, and photo, without further compensation other than the prize offered; and (iv) contains the selected entrant’s acknowledgment that they agree to sign such further documents as may be necessary, as determined by the Sponsor in its discretion.  Failure to comply with the Official Rules or to sign and return the Release and Indemnity form within seventy-two (72) hours of the date on the documents will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Prize.

Selected entrant may also be required to provide a photocopy of their birth certificate to confirm their eligibility. In addition to the documentation named above, a photo may be requested to post on the RBC GranFondo social media platforms. If above-referenced documents are not returned within (3) days, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Before being declared a winner, the selected entrant must correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill testing question included on the declaration and release form.

Prize must be accepted as awarded. Prize will be delivered only to confirmed winner.

All decisions made by the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this contest including, but not limited to, those relating to eligibility and disqualification, are final and not subject to challenge.



All Entries become property of Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including submissions provided by entrants, for editorial, marketing and any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.

Each entrant grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and province/territory), photograph, voice and/or other likeness for advertising, trade and promotional purposes in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, in perpetuity, without compensation, notification or permission.

Each Entrant consents to the collection, use and disclosure of his/her personal information for the purposes of this Contest and grants permission for Sponsor to disclose personal information to its related and affiliated companies, contractors and agents to assist in the administration of the Contest. We may contact you in the future about event specific information.


Sponsor is not liable for any tax implications arising from a Prize or from the Contest.  Winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, provincial/state and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with prizes not specified herein as being awarded.


Sponsor and Contest Administrator assume no responsibility for delayed or misdirected Entries or for any failure of any website, for any problems or technical malfunction of any computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or Entry to be received by Sponsor or Contest Administrator on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, mobile device or other electronic device related to or resulting from this Contest.  In the event the Contest is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond reasonable control of Sponsor or Contest Administrator which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and if it so chooses, to award the Prize based on a random draw from those entries received prior to termination.  In the event of any modification, Sponsor may post a notice at


This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations.  All entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person it finds to be in violation of these rules or tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of the Contest.

The Official Rules shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the Province of British Columbia without regard to conflict of laws principles.  Any dispute under the Official Rules shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of British Columbia.  You irrevocably waive any objection on the grounds of venue, forum non-convenes or any similar grounds and irrevocably consent to service of process by mail or in any other manner permitted by applicable law and consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of British Columbia.  You further hereby waive any right to a trial by jury with respect to any lawsuit or judicial proceeding arising or relating to the Official Rules.

Entrants agree, by participating, (i) to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding, without right of appeal, on all matters relating to this Contest, and (ii) to indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Contest Administrator and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees from any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Contest or acceptance, misuse, non-use or use of any Prize, including any travel or activity related thereto.

Any provision in these Official Rules which is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason by any court, governmental department, body or tribunal, or in any applicable jurisdiction shall be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability and will not invalidate or render unenforceable the remaining provisions hereof and should any provision be held invalid or unenforceable in an applicable jurisdiction such provision shall not be invalidated or rendered unenforceable in any other jurisdiction.

Sponsor: RBC GranFondo

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