This BYOB Contest is sponsored by Balzac’s Coffee Ltd., doing business as ‘Balzac’s’ (“Balzac’s”, “Sponsor”, “we”, “our” or “us”). By entering, participating or accepting a prize or award, each entrant (“you”, “your”) unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules as a legally binding and enforceable contract. A copy of these Official Rules is available at

WHO IS ELIGIBLE: The contest is open only to individuals who are considered an adult and of the age of majority where you legally reside and who are legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec). Officers, directors, employees, managers and owners of the Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, as well as its and/or their advertising and promotional agencies, suppliers, contractors, vendors and licensees (the “Sponsor Entities”), and any immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children) or individuals residing in the same household as any these individuals are not eligible to enter or participate in the contest or to win or be awarded a prize. Since promotional consideration for the Grand Prize described below has been provided by De Longhi, & Monin Syrups; officers, directors, employees, managers and owners of each of these companies, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, as well as its and/or their advertising and promotional agencies, suppliers, contractors, vendors and licensees are also not eligible to enter or participate in the Sweepstakes or to win or be awarded a prize.

ENTRY PERIOD & DEADLINE: The BYOB Contest entry period begins on May 24, 2024 at 12:01:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (“ET”) and will end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET, on June 28, 2024 (the “entry period”) and your entry must be received by us before the end of the entry period in order to be entered and eligible to win. Proof of your submission or transmission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by us within the entry period and we are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. The date and time of our actual receipt of your entry, as recorded by our systems, is the sole and exclusive mechanism by which your entry will be considered received or not received within the entry period.

HOW TO ENTER: No purchase is necessary to enter or win. During the entry period, if you are an eligible individual, simply complete the online entry form on our BYOB Contest webpage at (the “Contest Web Page”) and submit your entry to us using the link provided. No other methods of entry are acceptable or will be accepted. Entries will be deemed made by the identifiable owner of the email account applicable to the submission of the entry, at the time the entry is submitted. An additional five (5) entries will be awarded to the entrant by sharing an image on their social media account but the entrant must have completed the online form prior to sharing on social media. These additional entries are subject to the account holder following Balzac’s Coffee & Delonghi_NA on Instagram or TikTok and must tag these accounts in their post. In the event of a dispute, entrant may be required to provide proof that she or he is the owner or authorized holder of the identified account.

There is a limit of only one (1) online entry per person and if you submit or attempt to submit more than one (1) entry, we have the right to disqualify you and any and all entries you have submitted or attempted to submit and you will be ineligible to participate or win a prize.

PRIZES: There will be one (1) Grand Prize awarded. The Grand Prize winner will be awarded a De’Longhi Magnifica Evo Espresso Machine with LatteCrema Automatic Milk solution (Approximate retail value CDN $999.99), a $300 digital gift card for Balzac’s coffee, three (3) 750ml bottles of Premium Monin Syrups (Approximate retail value CDN $51.75), a $250 physical gift card for RONA, a $250 physical gift card for Crate & Barrel,  a set of Balzac’s branded ceramic mugs (Approximate retail value CDN$25.90).

We reserve the right to substitute any prize for a prize of equal or greater value.

All applicable federal, provincial, and/or local income, withholding taxes and/or other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of any prize that is not expressly specified in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winner. We cannot be, are not and will not be responsible if the winner of any prize is unable to accept or use all or any portion of the prize, due to any failure to qualify or comply with these Official Rules or restrictions imposed by law, regulation or other rules or requirements that apply to a winner or prospective winner’s acceptance, receipt or use of any prize award. If any prize winner fails to comply with any applicable restrictions, requirements or rules, or fails to comply with these Official Rules in any way, the prize winner may be disqualified and will forfeit any prize award. Except for our right to substitute a prize of equivalent or greater value, no prizes may be transferred, substituted or exchanged, nor cash equivalent allowed.



Information, including personal or personally identifiable information that is submitted to us in connection with this BYOB Contest will be used to administer the BYOB Contest, communicate with you regarding the BYOB Contest, and personal information of the selected prize winner and award prize will be treated in accordance with our privacy policy which you can review in English at By submitting an entry, you are also giving us and our affiliated partners your consent to send you marketing and promotional emails with information and offers we believe may be of interest to you. You always have the right and will always be given the ability to opt out of receiving future unsolicited marketing emails by using an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email we send or by contacting us at the address below.  In addition, since De Longhi and Monin Syrups are contributing a portion of the Grand Prize, by submitting an entry and participating in the BYOB Contest you are also giving us permission to share your entry information with each of them and consent to their sending you marketing and promotional emails with information and offers they believe may be of interest to you. We have provided an “opt-in” for our marketing communications should you select to receive emails and updates from Balzac’s or affiliated companies. The information we share with them will be subject to their privacy policies and you should read them carefully before you submit an entry so you will know and understand the policies and practices governing their use of your personal information. You can find them here: (i) De Longhi at [];and (ii) Monin Syrups at []

WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: Drawing for the Grand Prizes will take place on or about July 2, 2024 and will be conducted by the Sponsor and we will attempt to contact the potential winner a few days after the potential winner is selected. We will select the potential prize winner at random from the eligible entries received during the entry period and attempt to notify the potential prize winner using the contact information provided in connection with the individual’s entry. If the initially selected potential prize winner (a) cannot be notified within five (5) days after the drawing or (b) receives our notification but fails to respond to us or provide the information and documentation required by these Official Rules within seven (7) days of being notified, or (c) in the event of non-compliance with any of these Official Rules at any time or (d) for Canadian residents, failure to provide the correct answer to the mathematical skill-testing question without any assistance within the time allocated, the potential prize winner will forfeit receiving any prize, and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries received. Being declared the prize winner and being awarded a prize is contingent upon compliance with and fulfilling all BYOB Contest rules and requirements and we may disqualify you if you fail to do so.

In order to be awarded the prize, the potential winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability Release Form. If the potential prize winner returns the required documentation properly completed and signed and has complied with all the Official Rules, we will award the potential prize winner the Grand Prize described above. If the potential prize winner fails to properly complete, sign and return the required documentation within the required time period, that individual will be disqualified and declared ineligible and we will select and contact the next alternate potential prize winner as described above.

Prize includes delivery to one (1) Canadian address only, as supplied by the potential winner. Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery. The prize winner, prior to being awarded a prize must deliver to us a fully completed and properly executed Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability Release Form prior to being entitled to the award of a prize.

The decisions of the Sponsor in all respects applicable to the BYOB Contest, including, without limitation, eligibility of entrants, entries, selection of potential prize winner, compliance with these Official Rules and award of prizes, are and will be final and binding in all respects.

DISCLAIMER & RELEASE: By entering and participating in the BYOB Contest, each entrant: (i) assumes responsibility for all risks and liability for any damages, losses or injury sustained, incurred, caused or claimed to be caused as a result of participation in the BYOB Contest and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of any prize; and (ii) releases and agrees to indemnify and hold the Sponsor Entities harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, liability, costs and expenses based on any demand, claim or cause of action associated with and/or arising out of participating in the BYOB Contest and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, benefit from and/or use (or misuse) of all or any portion of the prize, including, but not limited to, claims based on rights of privacy and/or publicity.

This BYOB Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook or Instagram (or Meta, the parent company) or any other third party, whether social media platform or otherwise. You understand that even though you may have learned about the BYOB Contest on their or any social media platform, should you wish to enter, your browser will be redirected to our webpage to do so. The information you provide as part of your entry and participation are provided to us, not them and they have no liability or responsibility at all for the Sweepstakes.

DISPUTES: The interpretation and validity, all issues involving or related to these Official Rules and this Grand Prize, including, without limitation, the rights and obligations of the parties, shall be construed, enforced and governed exclusively by the substantive laws of the Province of Ontario, without reference to any conflict of laws principles that might result in the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. By entering, participating or accepting a prize, each entrant is agreeing that: (1) all decisions and determinations of the Sponsor are final and binding for all purposes relating to or associated with the BYOB Contest; (2) any and all disputes, claims, controversies and causes of action arising out of or connected with this BYOB Contest, shall be resolved with you individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the Federal or Provincial Courts; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards to you shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this BYOB Contest not to exceed $100, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will you or anyone claiming under or through you, be permitted to seek, claim or obtain a judgment awarding, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, any indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, special, exemplary and/or any other damages, regardless of the form of action or basis of the claim and whether or not foreseeable and regardless of whether a party has been notified of the possibility of such damages.


GENERAL: We may disqualify you if you fail to comply with these Official Rules or if we believe you have been or are tampering, interfering with or disrupting any entries, the conduct or the operation of the BYOB Contest. If any of your activities are or may be in violation of criminal and/or civil law, we reserve the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law and, in our sole determination and discretion, we may provide information to appropriate government and law enforcement authorities. We reserve the right to withdraw, discontinue, cancel, terminate, suspend or modify the BYOB Contest for any reason, including, without limitation, fraud, misconduct, technical problems, human error or causes beyond our control that interfere with the administration, integrity, security or operation of the BYOB Contest, as determined by us in our sole discretion. If we terminate the BYOB Contest before the end of the entry period, we have the right, but not an obligation, to choose the prize winner from the eligible entries received prior to termination. We are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the administration of the BYOB Contest or award of any prize. If we delay or fail to enforce our rights that doesn’t mean we waive them.

PRIZE WINNER: After the prize in this BYOB Contest is awarded and for 6 months thereafter, you may be informed of the prize winner by sending your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

Balzac’s Coffee Ltd.
1 Trinity St
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

Attn: BYOB Contest Administrator
You should also use this address to contact us if you have any questions about these Official Rules.