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UPDATE: CONGRATULATIONS to Colleen Hansmeyer of Calgary, Alta. on winning tickets to the Quietest. Concert. Ever. with Hedley.

CBC Music and Parks Canada will send Colleen and a friend to the heart of Banff National Park, to watch the multiple award-winning, multi-platinum-selling Hedley perform all new songs from their upcoming album, Wild Life, ahead of its Nov. 11 release. But since this is the Quietest. Concert. Ever. there won't be any of the megawatt sound systems you usually associate with a rock show. In fact, the crowd of 750 will be fitted with Sennheiser headphones, and Hedley will playing directly to them.

Colleen's prize includes tickets to the Hedley concert, a meet-and-greet with the band, airfare, accommodation for three days and two nights (Oct. 25 to Oct. 27), one of two Banff National Park experience packages and more (see the gallery above for more prize info).

Make sure to follow @CBCMusic, @ParksCanada and @Hedleyonline on Twitter for updates. You can visit the Parks Canada website for more chances to win tickets to the concert, which are free and available exclusively through contests and giveaways.

And check out these Hedley-authored playlists:

Hedley's Dave Rosin picks 14 quiet songs that rock

Hedley's Dave Rosin picks 15 campfire songs







The Quietest Concert Ever Flyaway with Hedley (“Contest”)

from 12:01am EDT on September 23, 2013 to 11:59pm EDT to October 3, 2013 (“Contest Period”)

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (“CBC”)
and Parks Canada, Sennheiser, Universal Music, Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, Banff Lake Louise Alberta Tourism (“Sponsors”)


No purchase required. To enter the Contest, entrants must visit and click the “Quietest. Concert. Ever.” link above to enter the contest during the Contest Period.

Submit your entry to (the “Website”) along with your name and the requested contact information.

To be valid, entries must be received by 11:59pm EDT, October 3, 2013.

Limit of one entry per person per day. If you attempt or are suspected of attempting to enter more than once per day or use robotic, automatic, programmed or any entry methods not authorized by these rules, it shall be deemed as tampering and will void your entries.  

Entry forms become the property of CBC and will not be returned to you.


Contest is open to all Canadian residents who are 8 years old and over at the Contest opening date.  For any contestant who has not reached the age of majority, parent or guardian consent is necessary to enter the Contest. Where appropriate, the terms “contestant” and “winner” mean parent or guardian of that person. 

Employees of CBC, Sponsors and their affiliates, as well as such employees’ immediate family (father/mother, brother/sister, son/daughter) or persons living under the same roof are not eligible to enter this Contest.


On Friday, October 4, 2013 a random draw will be conducted by CBC Music from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The first selected contestant to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question shall be declared the winner, subject to meeting all the conditions described in these rules.


Winner(s) will be contacted by telephone and email during the week following the draw and should claim their prize as instructed by CBC by no later than 3 days after the date they are initially contacted. If a winner cannot be reached within 3 days following the first attempt of contact, incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, declines the prize, or fails to return the required release form, the prize shall be forfeited and CBC has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner.


The winner will receive a trip for two to Banff, Alberta including:

  • ·        Flyaway dates – October 25, 2013 to October 27, 2013;
  • ·        Return economy airfares for two people from the  Canadian airport closest to the winner’s residence;
  • ·        Accommodation for 3 days and 2 nights at the Intercontinental Hotel Banff (double occupancy); and
    • Ground transportation to and from airports, tickets to the Hedley show, and 'Banff National Park Experiences' (A visit to the Cave and Basin, and access for two  to the Hot Spring ) 


The prize includes only what is specifically described and no other allowance will be granted. The winner and his/her travel companion will have to pay all other expenses including, but not limited to:

  • ·        meals and beverages;
  • ·        travel insurance (cancellation, medical, etc.);
  • ·        gratuities, tips, taxes of any kind;
  • ·        personal expenses.

The winner and his/her travel companion, if applicable, are responsible for obtaining a valid passport and/or other required travel documentation at their own expense. If the winner and his/her travel companion are unable to travel because they lack proper documentation, the prize will be forfeited without compensation, and a new draw may be held. Winner may be required by hotel to provide a valid credit card to cover incidental expenses.

The winner must be available to travel on the dates mentioned in the prize description. If the winner is unable to travel on the designated dates, the prize will be forfeited without compensation and a new draw may be held.

Total estimated prize value – $3,000.00.


5.1.     To be declared a winner, the selected contestant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question.

5.2.     Each winner shall sign a release declaring their eligibility as stipulated in Section 2 of these rules; agreeing that their name, image and/or voice may be used for advertising purposes related to this Contest free of charge; and releasing CBC, Sponsors as well as their respective directors, officers and employees (the “Contest Parties”) from all liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in this Contest or from the awarding, acceptance or use of the prize.

Anyone accompanying the winner in connection with the prize shall sign a release agreeing that their name, image and/or voice may be used for advertising purposes related to this Contest free of charge, and releasing the Contest Parties from all liability for any damage or loss arising from use of the prize.

5.3.     The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged or refunded for an amount of money, sold or transferred. No substitutions will be allowed. Any unused portion of a prize will be forfeited.

5.4.     If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these rules, CBC, and Sponsors reserve(s) the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value, as determined in their sole discretion.

5.5.     Refusal to accept the prize releases the Contest Parties from any obligation toward the winner.

5.6.     If a contestant makes any false statement, (s)he will be automatically disqualified from the Contest.

5.7.     The Contest Parties assume no liability for any loss, damage or injury, including without limitation: (i) lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late, destroyed, illegible or incomplete entries; (ii) loss, theft or damage to software or computer or telephone data, including any breach of privacy; (iii) fraudulent calls; (iv) inability of any person to participate in the Contest for any reason including mistaken addresses on mail or e-mail; technical, computer or telephone malfunctions or other problems with computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, or software; congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing; (v) damage to any person’s computer, including as a result of playing or downloading any material relating to the Contest; (vi) any delay or inability to act resulting from an event or situation beyond their control, including a strike, lockout or other labour dispute at their location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose services are used to administer this Contest; or (vii) prizes that are lost, damaged or misdirected during shipping.

5.8.     CBC reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond their reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws.  Should such an attempt be made, CBC reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

5.9.     All personal information, such as name and contact information, is collected by CBC solely for the purposes of administering this Contest and shall not be used for any other purpose without your express consent. By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated purposes. Please see CBC’s privacy policy at

5.10.  If the identity of a contestant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry will be deemed to be the contestant.  The individual assigned to the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address is considered the authorized account holder.  A selected contestant may be required to provide proof that (s)he is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the selected entry.  All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified by reverse domain name search. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry in this Contest will be the Contest server.

5.11.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries.  All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, using any robotic, automatic programmed method that artificially increases the odds of winning or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the rules may be disqualified by the CBC.  CBC is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this Contest.

5.12.  CBC reserves the right to amend the Contest rules or to terminate the Contest at any time without any liability to any contestant.  Any amendments to these Contest rules will be posted on the Website.

5.13.  By entering, you agree to abide by the Contest rules and the decisions of CBC, Sponsors which decisions are final and binding on all contestants.

5.14.  Contest rules are available on the Website.

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#1 posted by
on Sep 23, 2013

Courtesy FYI Problem with entry form for Hedley "Banff" contest that started today, Sept 23. After entering info, submitting via FINISH SURVEY, no thank you message indicating acceptance of entry - instead a blank entry form pops up again.

#2 posted by
on Sep 23, 2013

Yeah, I had the same problem with the entry form.  Not sure if I'm entered or not.

#3 posted by
on Sep 23, 2013

same problem with the entry form for me

Mike Miner
#4 posted by
Mike Miner
on Sep 23, 2013

Hi, I'm a producer at CBC Music. We have adjusted the entry form to make sure there are no more problems. Please try entering again to make sure.

#5 posted by
on Sep 24, 2013

I bookmarked contest site - entered with same problem. Then SIGNED IN and entered again with no problem - rec'd acknowledgment via pop up message that survey (??) rec'd.  

#6 posted by
on Sep 24, 2013

I thought you could enter once a day? It won't let me, I keep reloading the page but it still says survey has already been completed every time.

#7 posted by
on Sep 25, 2013

I am having the same problem as jilliand321 .... I have clicked on the website, joined CBC and still it says thank you for completing the survey.  I cannot locate another way to enter the contest.  This is REALLY important to me as my daughter wants to attend this event and this is the only chance we have of doing so.

#8 posted by
on Sep 25, 2013

Day 3 of contest - Signed in and discovered Contest Entry form MIA. Survey Finished.  

Jesse Kinos-Goodin
#9 posted by
Jesse Kinos-Goodin
on Sep 25, 2013

Sorry for the confusion everyone. The survey was limiting your entries, but you should be able to enter once a day now. Good luck!

#10 posted by
on Sep 25, 2013

Working fine - Thanks so much! 

#11 posted by
on Sep 27, 2013

Where is the Intercontinental Hotel Banff? Is it in Canmore, this hotel doesn't exist in Banff. Just sayin'

#12 posted by
on Sep 30, 2013

Nothing after I clicked on Finish Survey - am I entered?


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