Send Money to Jamaica for a chance to WIN #WUReadySetChamps

Now through March 11, you have a chance to win a VIP Experience for you and a guest to attend the 2017 ISSA/GRACEKENNEDY Boys & Girls Championship in Jamaica, April 1.

Each time you send a qualifying money transfer to Jamaica from a participating Agent location you'll automatically be entered for a chance to win! 

Send your support, then come show it LIVE, at the 2017 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Champs courtesy of Western Union.

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NAME OF PROMOTION: “Ready Set Champs with WU” (“Promotion”)

SPONSOR: Promotion “Ready Set Champs with WU” is sponsored by BERMUDA FINANCIAL NETWORK LTD. BFN ("Sponsor"), Authorized Representative of Western Union in Bermuda. Located in Bermuda at 133 Front Street, Hamilton HM 12. Ph.292-1799.


DYNAMICS OF THE PROMOTION: Send one (1) Western Union® outbound transaction to Jamaica during the Promotional Period from any participating Western Union Agent location in Bermuda (the “Qualifying Transaction”) and automatically be entered for a chance to win the Champs Sweepstakes. 


WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: This Promotion is valid throughout the territory of Bermuda and involves all consumers with appropriate identification using the Western Union® ‘Money in Minutes’ or ‘Next Day’ service to send a person to person money transfer transaction to Jamaica through the network locations of Bermuda Financial Network LTD.

TIME OF PROMOTION: January 16th and ends March 11th, 2017 (“Promotional Period”).  Final Draw: March 13th, 2017.

PROMOTION PRIZES AND DRAW DATE: One (1) Grand Prize: A 3 Day/2 Night Trip to Kingston, Jamaica for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest to attend the 2017 Inter-Secondary Schools Boys and Girls Championships on April 1, 2017.  Prize includes [1] Round trip air economy class transportation for Winner and Guest to/from the major airport closest to Winner’s home and Kingston, Jamaica, [2] Hotel accommodations in one (1) standard double occupancy room for two (2) nights, [3] total meal allowance of US$250 to be used at the hotel, [4] Two (2) tickets to the 2017 Inter-Secondary Schools Boys and Girls Championships on April 1, 2017, and [5] Ground transportation to/from the airport in Jamaica and the hotel, and to/from the hotel and event on April 1, 2017 for Grand Prize Winner and Guest.  Grand Prize is exclusive of transfers, government taxes and fees, service charges, additional meals, gratuities and other personal expenditures. No substitutions, cash equivalents, or transfers of prizes permitted except at the discretion of the Sponsor.  Actual value of prize will vary depending upon Grand Prize Winner’s point of departure and date of travel.


Draw Date: March 13th, 2017: One (1) Winner of “Grand Prize”


SITE OF DRAWING: Through an electronic raffle one (1) Winner will be selected randomly in the offices of BFN 133 Front St. Hamilton HM 12, Bermuda, in the presence of an Accountant or Notary Public who will certify the legality of the act on the dates specified. View dates of draw (picking winners) in paragraph 5 of this regulation.

SAFETY MEASURES: The Winner is selected from Qualifying Transactions and are identified by a unique number MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number).

DISCLOSURE OF THE PROMOTION: This regulation will be published in Bermuda in a national newspaper at least once, and will be posted in all offices of BFN.

AWARDS: BFN will contact by phone the Winner to receive the award. Sponsor will make (3) three attempts to contact each Winner within one week.  In the event that Sponsor is unable to contact the Winner, Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select another Winner from pool of Qualifying Transactions.  Failure to claim prize within two weeks after notification will result in the prize being forfeited and a new selection being made.  This person must be of legal age, resident in Bermuda and properly identified. Trip must be taken on the date specified by the Sponsor after the Grand Prize Winner is confirmed.  If the Grand Prize Winner is unable to travel on the specified date they may be disqualified and an alternate will be chosen from among all eligible remaining Entries received, time permitting.  Grand Prize Winner and Guest must travel together on the same itinerary.  Grand Prize Winner and Guest are responsible for obtaining all travel documents (photo identification, passport, visa or other required documents) including but not limited to any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain at their own expense) and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.


Winner’s Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her country of residence (and at least 18 years of age) unless child or legal ward of Grand Prize Winner.

BFN, will present the award only to the winner of the Promotion in Bermuda, who must present their identity card or valid identification. If this person cannot do this, a legal representative could be appointed to receive the award, which needs to show their accreditation with a special power duly executed before a Notary Public to claim the award, and showing the data from both the Winner and designated representative.

No substitutions, cash equivalents, or transfers of prizes permitted except at the discretion of the Sponsor. The awards will be presented in BFN facilities, to the Winners by the Management of the Company.

LIABILITY AND RESTRICTIONS: It is obligatory that the participants of the Promotion in Bermuda know and accept the regulations and limitations established in this regulation. It is understood that participants in the Promotion in Bermuda know and accept the terms of this regulation for just the act of participating in the Promotion.
Participants who violate the terms of this regulation will be disqualified from this Promotion. The Sponsor is solely responsible for ensuring the awards referred to in paragraph 6 of these rules during the time specified in this regulation. The Sponsor is not responsible for accidents, death, illness or medical expenses that may be incurred by the use, purpose and enjoyment of the prize awarded, or whether these events occur at the time of travel to collect the prizes, be gone or return. The Sponsor will not be responsible for any expenses incurred by the Winners or by persons appointed to receive the awards or to remove them. The prizes are not negotiable, not redeemable for cash, cannot be bartered or sold nor can they be transferred to others. Withdrawals shall be authorized only as provided in these rules.

Taxes, including, but not limited to income taxes, fees and any incidentals and other expenses not specified herein associated with the prize acceptance and use are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.  All expenses not specifically mentioned are not included and are solely the Grand Prize Winner’s responsibility, including, without limitation, transportation to and from the departure airport; hotel incidentals, gratuities, and tips.  All travel itineraries, including selection of airports, is at the sole discretion of Sponsor.  Actual value of the Grand Prize may vary depending upon Grand Prize Winner’s point of departure and dates of travel.  No cancellation of reservation to another date after reservation has been made. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Air transportation to be provided by airline/airport servicing Kingston, Jamaica which is the closest to Grand Prize Winner’s home, and at Sponsor’s sole discretion. 

Winner’s Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least 18 years of age) unless child or legal ward of Grand Prize Winner.  Guest (or, if child or legal ward of Grand Prize Winner) must execute and return a Travel/Liability Release and a Publicity Release where legal, prior to travel. All items of a personal nature including, but not limited to, room service, gratuities, laundry, gifts, etc., are not included and are winner’s sole responsibility.

If the Winner of the Promotion in Bermuda has falsified information provided, or any document, or participated illegally, he/she will lose the right to be granted the award. In the event that he/she has already been given the award, it shall be returned in full; otherwise the matter will proceed according to the criminal code in Bermuda.

If a participant winning a promotional prize in Bermuda does not accept the prize, it shall be deemed waived and extinguished and will not attend any right or compensation, even partially.

The Sponsor may cancel or suspend this Promotion for reasons of force majeure and without liability on its part; this will be communicated through a national newspaper in Bermuda, for two (2) consecutive days.

BFN staff and network of agent locations BFN, including the subagents or relatives of any of these to the first degree of consanguinity or affinity, including employees of Western Union may not participate in this Promotion.

Each and every situation not considered in this regulation, like any omission, shall be determined exclusively by BFN

IMAGE RIGHTS: Winning entries in Bermuda accept and authorize their names and pictures appear in publications and other advertising media and generally in all promotional material for promotional purposes that Sponsors wishing to conduct the promotion and delivery and receipt of awards, without incurring additional remuneration or compensation. They also waive any claim by right of image.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: The “Champs” Promotion, logo and brand Western Union, trade names, trademarks, service marks, rights of ownership of copyright and other intellectual property rights will continue to be the exclusive property of Western Union and the Sponsors nor the participants will have no claim on it during the time of the Promotion or after its completion.

APPLICABILITY OF THIS REGULATION: The totality of these rules apply equally to all participants of the Promotion in accordance with the Lotteries Act and the regulations of Bermuda.

INFORMATION: For questions or more information, call BFN in Bermuda (441) 292-1799

SPONSORS: Bermuda Financial Network, Authorized Agent of Western Union.