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  1. ELIGIBILITY: This 2022 Nextdoor Love Your Neighbourhood Awards Contest (this “Contest”) is open to individuals who are as the start of the Submission Period (defined below): (a) legal residents of Canada (except residents of Quebec; (b) the age of majority; and (c) Nextdoor members in good standing per the terms of Nextdoor’s Member Agreement (available at (an “Entrant” or “you”). Void wherever may be restricted or prohibited by law. This Contest is sponsored by Nextdoor Canada Ltd., located at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1C4 (the “Sponsor”, “Nextdoor”, “our”, or “we”) in connection with co-sponsor Popsa International Limited (“Popsa”). Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives of Sponsor, the legal, promotion, and advertising agencies of any aforementioned entity, and their immediate family members, and each person or entity connected with the production or administration of this Contest, and each parent company, affiliate, subsidiary, agent, and representative of any aforementioned entity are not eligible to participate for Prizes (defined below) in this Contest. This Contest is subject to all applicable laws.
  1. SUBMISSION PERIOD: The submission period begins on 9 November 2022, at 12:01 AM local time, and ends on 20 November 2022, at 11:59 PM local time (the “Submission Period”). ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED DURING THE SUBMISSION PERIOD. By entering in this Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these official Contest rules (these “Official Rules”) and agree that the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor are binding and final on matters relating to this Contest. If you are chosen as a Winner (defined below), you must agree to the terms of these Official Rules, attest to your ownership and rights to the Submission (defined below), and be willing to disclose certain information in order to be eligible to receive any Prize (defined below).
  1. First, confirm that you are a Nextdoor member in good standing (per Nextdoor’s Member Agreement (available at Don’t have an account? Create one at – it’s free!
  1. Next, take your best shot: Snap a photo of what makes your neighbourhood the best and embodies Nextdoor’s purpose – to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighbourhood they can rely on. Is it your local nature and parks? Incredible buildings, icons or cityscapes? Neighbours helping neighbours? The faces of your local businesses or a stunning sunrise?
  1. Once you take your photo (your “Submission”), login to your Nextdoor account during the Submission Period, and upload your Submission to your Nextdoor newsfeed – selecting “anyone” as the audience and be sure to include the hashtag #LoveYourNeighbourhood in your Submission or your Submission may not be considered.
  1. Submissions must be received during the Submission Period as outlined herein and according to Sponsor’s internal server time. No other methods of entry will be accepted. All Submissions received by the end of the Submission Period that are complete and otherwise qualified will be eligible to win (each, a “Qualified Submission”). Submissions will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, void, corrupted, garbled, illegible, or unintelligible Submissions and those Submissions are void and will not be accepted. All Submissions must be original works of authorship, created by Entrants. Entrants must and do hereby grant Sponsor permission to use royalty-free the Submission worldwide in all media in perpetuity. Any Submission that Sponsor determines (in its sole discretion) to be obscene, libelous, detrimental to Sponsor’s reputation or values, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate, or which otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules will be disqualified. Entrants agree to indemnify Sponsor against any and all claims of infringement from any third party for any use by Sponsor of Submission.
  1. Submissions must have an image ratio of 16 x 9 and a maximum file size of 7MB. Submission file type may be .JPG, .PNG, .GIF, or .TIFF. Please do not add a watermark to your Submission. Your Submission must be creative and fully original – your Submission must be taken by you. All Submissions must be original works of authorship within the meaning of the Copyright law of Canada (as amended)]. In addition, your Submission must not contain images that are offensive, contain impermissible third-party intellectual property (such as shirt logos), or any persons for which you are not authorised. Submissions may not include any persons who: (a) are represented under contract (e.g., by a talent agent or manager) that would limit or impair Sponsor’s ability to display their likeness in any media form; (b) have an acting or modelling contract that would make their appearance in the Submission a violation of any third-party rights; (c) are under a merchandising agreement; or (d) are under any other contractual relationship including without limitation to guild and/or union memberships. Copyright and all other rights remain those of Entrant and/or any third parties from whom Entrant has obtained permission to use the third party’s material(s). All Entrants understand and agree that any Submission may be used by Sponsor for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions and print and digital media, except where prohibited. All Winners (defined below) understand that their name, likeness, and winning Submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as publicity, exhibitions, and print and digital media. Entrants shall and hereby grant Sponsor permission to use royalty-free, the Submission worldwide in all media in perpetuity. No Submission may depict any nudity, animal cruelty, harmful, illegal activity or substance, or offensive or obscene subject matter. No Submission shall portray Nextdoor in a negative light. Entrants may not copy, make derivative works of, or otherwise plagiarise the Submission from any source. Entrants agree to indemnify Sponsor against any and all claims of infringement from any third party for any use by Sponsor of Submission. Sponsor reserves the right to exclude any Submission that does not meet the above criteria in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Proof of submitting any Submission is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt of such Submission. Furthermore, Sponsor shall have no liability whatsoever for any Submission that is lost, intercepted, or not received by the Sponsor.
  1. SELECTION OF WINNERS: There will be eleven (11) Contest winners total – one (1) grand prize winner and ten (10) runners-up winners (each, a “Winner”). The Winners will be determined as outlined herein and will be announced on 29 November 2022 at 6 PM local time.
  1. STEP ONE: Sponsor will select the one hundred fifty (150) most popular (i.e., highest total number of reactions, comments, and shares as determined by Sponsor) Qualified Submissions.
  1. STEP TWO: Of the one hundred fifty (150) most popular Qualified Submissions, a panel of three (3) qualified judges will select the top ten (10) Qualified Submissions based on the following hundred (100)-point scale.
    1. Expression of the #LoveYourNeighbourhood theme (up to sixty (60) points);
    2. Technical merit (up to ten (10) points);
    3. Creativity (up to fifteen (15) points); and
    4. Nextdoor values of cultivating a kinder world where everyone has a neighbourhood they can rely on (up to fifteen (15) points).
    5. NOTE: In the event of a tie, tying entries will be rescored, with double weight being given to the Nextdoor values category.
  1. STEP THREE: Of the top ten (10) Qualified Submissions selected in Step Two above, the panel of three (3) qualified judges will select the top four (4) Qualified Submissions (i.e., the four (4) Qualified Submissions with the highest score based on the judging criteria in Step Two above) starting on 21 November 2022 and ending on 25 November 2022.
  1. STEP FOUR: On 25 November 2022 at or around 4 PM local time, Sponsor will post a poll on Nextdoor Agency profiles for neighbours to select their favourite of the top four (4) Qualified Submissions from Step Three above. Voting opens 25 November 2022, at or around 4 PM local time and ends on 28 November 2022, at or around 4 PM local time. The Qualified Submission with the most votes in the final published poll by Nextdoor at the end of Step Four will be the Contest grand prize Winner. 
  1. WINNERS: There will be eleven (11) Contest Winners total in two (2) different categories – Ten (10) Runners-up Winners and one (1) Grand Prize Winner. 
  1. RUNNERS-UP WINNERS: There will be ten (10) runners-up Winners – the ten (10) Entrants with the top ten (10) most popular (i.e., highest total number of reactions, comments, and shares as determined by Sponsor) Qualified Submissions in Step Two above.
  1. GRAND PRIZE WINNER: There will be one (1) Grand Prize Winner – the Qualified Submission with the most votes in the final published poll by Nextdoor at the end of Step Four.
  1. GRAND PRIZE: The Grand Prize Winner will win two (2) Prizes:  (1) One (1) Airbnb voucher with an Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Five Hundred Canadian Dollars ($500.00); and (2) one (1) Popsa voucher with an ARV of  Fifty Canadian Dollars ($50.00). The Airbnb voucher is subject to Airbnb’s terms and conditions available at This Contest is not sponsored by Airbnb nor is Nextdoor affiliated with Airbnb for the purposes of this Contest. The Popsa voucher is subject to Popsa’s terms and conditions available at . Other terms and conditions may apply to each of the Airbnb voucher and Popsa voucher and Nextdoor shall have no liability whatsoever for such applicable terms and conditions.
  1. RUNNERS-UP: Ten (10) runners-up will win a 2023 Nextdoor-branded Love Your Neighbourhood campaign calendar created by Popsa with an ARV of  Eighteen Canadian Dollars ($18.00)]. Some restrictions may apply.
  1. TOTAL ARV OF ALL TWELVE (12)  CONTEST PRIZES (each, a “Prize”): [Eight Hundred Thirty Canadian Dollars ($830.00)]. Some restrictions apply.
  1. Winners will be notified by email (a “notification”), using the information provided in the Winners’ Nextdoor account, by Sponsor or Sponsor’s representative. At that time, Winners will be required to respond (as directed) to the notification within forty-eight (48) hours and to secure permission within the time stated in the notification. Failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of the Prize and, in such case, Sponsor may choose the next highest-scoring Qualified Submission from the remaining Qualified Submissions to determine the next Winner. Winners will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (a “Declaration”) and any other documents that Sponsor or Sponsor’s representative may require within one (1) week of the notification. Failure to timely return a signed Declaration or other required document(s) or the return of any notification as undeliverable will result in Prize forfeiture. Any tariffs and fees are the responsibility of the Winners. All expenses not specifically stated as being included are excluded and are the responsibility of the Winners. No assignment, transfer, or substitution of a Prize is permitted, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize for one of comparable or greater value should the Prize become impracticable to award or unavailable for any reason. All Winners must provide Sponsor with all signatures on required paperwork and return all documents in a timely manner as required under these Official Rules in order to be eligible to receive the Prize. Entrants may not resell, assign, or transfer any of their rights in their Submissions under these Official Rules.
  1. POPSA DIGITAL VOUCHER OFFER: All Entrants (including Contest Winners) will receive a Popsa digital voucher  offer for a medium landscape hardback photo book with an ARV of Fifteen Canadian Dollars ($15.00). The maximum number of Popsa digital voucher offers available to Contest Entrants is Twenty Thousand (20,000). Offer does not include extra pages, gloss upgrade, giftbox, or shipping. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. One (1) photobook per Entrant. Offer expires 12 December 2022. By participating in this Contest, Entrants agree to receive this final Popsa digital voucher email from the Sponsor.
  1. CONDITIONS: This Contest is subject to these Official Rules. Except where prohibited, by participating, Entrants agree: (a) to be bound by these complete Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which shall be final and binding; and (b) to waive any right to claim ambiguity in this Contest or these Official Rules, except where prohibited by law.  By accepting a Prize, each Winner agrees to release Sponsor, including its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities together with the respective directors, employees, officers, licensees, licensors, and agents, and respective advertising and promotion entities, and any person or entity associated with the production, judging, or administration of this Contest (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability, loss, or damage arising from or in connection with awarding, receipt, and/or use or misuse of the Prize or participation in any Prize-related activities. Releasees shall not be liable for: (i) phone system, phone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays, or transmission errors; (ii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of Submission or other materials; (iii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind, including death caused by the Prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of the Prize, or from participation in this Contest; (iv) any printing, typographical, administrative, or technological errors in any materials associated with this Contest; and (v) any issues that would cause problems with the fair running or administration of this Contest due to the pandemic. Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest for any reason in its sole discretion. The internal laws of Canada shall govern disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or this Contest. All cases and claims pertaining to this Contest must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, or suspend this Contest should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention, or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control, corrupt the administration, security, or proper play of this Contest. Sponsor may prohibit a Contestant from participating in this Contest or winning the Prize if Sponsor determines that a Contestant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest in any way by cheating, hacking, or using any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other Contestant or Sponsor representatives. Use of automated entry devices or programs is prohibited. Any attempts to access the Nextdoor website, enter this Contest or increase interaction via a bot script, device, or brute-force attack will result in disqualification, including rendering that IP address ineligible for this Contest. Caution: Any attempt to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and will result in disqualification from participation in this Contest. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorney fees) to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution.
  1. PUBLICITY: By participating in this Contest, Entrants agree that Sponsor, its shareholders, agents, and representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible or liable for, and shall be released and held harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with or resulting from participation in this Contest, or acceptance of any Prize, including without limitation, claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy. Sponsor reserves the right to use Contest Submissions for publicity purposes before, during, or after this Contest, in any media, and to use the name, likeness, hometown name, of any Entrant, including all or part of their Submission throughout the world, in perpetuity, without any compensation or prior review unless specifically prohibited by law. Entrants will not be paid for their Submissions or for granting Sponsor any of these rights.
  1. LICENSE: As a condition of participating in this Contest, and except where prohibited, Entrants shall and hereby provide a one hundred-eighty (180)-day exclusive irrevocable worldwide license to Sponsor after which time, Sponsor shall retain a perpetual non-exclusive license to use the Submissions in any and all media throughout the world, in perpetuity, for any purpose whatsoever, without any additional compensation. Entrants do not waive their moral rights to the Submissions.
  1. PRIVACY: Except as otherwise stated in these Official Rules, personal information collected in connection with this Contest will be used for administration of this Contest and in accordance with Nextdoor’s privacy policy located at and with the consent given by Entrants at the time of submitting a Submission. Any communication or information transmitted to Sponsor and/or the Nextdoor website by email or otherwise is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Entrants agree that by entering this Contest, Entrants agree to receive lawful communications from Sponsor.
  2. OFFICIAL RULES AND WINNERS: A copy of these Official Rules and/or the name of the Winners will be available at  for one hundred twenty (120) days after this Contest ends.

© 2022 Nextdoor. All rights reserved. Third-party  trademarks  mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third-party trademarks in these Official Rules or in this Contest is solely for descriptive purposes and shall  in  no  way  imply  an  endorsement  or  sponsorship  of  this Contest.

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