Ikea Art Event 2019

The IKEA ART EVENT for 2019 begins on May 4th. Eight of today’s hottest designers each created a rug with a unique and bold expression in their own inimitable style. These limited‑edition rugs mash‑up tapestry art, rug handicraft, avantgarde fashion, street culture and modern design. They won’t last long, so don’t miss out!

For this event, eight of today's hottest designers have each created a rug with a unique and bold expression. It's a short-term collection that mashes-up tapestry art, rug handicraft avant-garde fashion, street culture and modern design.

NOTE: These rugs are available in limited quantities only, and as a result, these high-quality rugs will go fast.

NOTE 2: In the GTA, these rugs are available only at the Etobicoke showroom.

NOTE 3: There are an UNBELIEVABLE amount of rules associated with this event. Seriously…Just cutting and pasting all these rules took way too much time. See below the pics for the rules :(

HOW THIS LIMITED EDITION SALE WORKS

  • Wristbands will be given out at IKEA Etobicoke between 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. on May 4th, however you can touch, feel & experience the rugs in the store's special gallery as of May 1st

  • Your wristband will entitle you to a chance to take home one of these limited-edition rugs. One wristband and one rug per customer. Participants must be age of majority.

  • The rugs will be raffled off for purchase to our luckiest wristband-wearers.

In an effort to keep the atmosphere calm and pleasant, Ikea reps will ensure that everyone present between these times will receive a wrist band. Please do not arrive early as you will not get a wrist band until the scheduled times above.

  • There will be a total of One Hundred and sixty-nine (169) articles available to be purchased at IKEA Etobicoke consisting of the following…

  • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Wristbands will be distributed between 7:30 a.m. Eastern Time (”ET”) and 8:30 a.m. ET (the “Distribution Period”).

  • Each entrant standing in line during the Distribution Period will receive their choice of the following:
    a.  one (1) numbered wristband eligible for the chance to purchase a Virgil Abloh Art Event Rug (“Virgil Wristband”);or
    b.  one (1) numbered wristband eligible for the chance to purchase all other Art Event Rugs (“Art Event Wristband”)

  • Each Virgil Wristband will be eligible for the chance to purchase one (1) of the fifty-one (51) Virgil Abloh Art Event Rugs (Article No. 00435366) (the “Virgil Abloh Rugs”).

  • Each Art Event Wristband will be eligible for the chance to purchase all other Art Event Rugs (Article No. 40435369, 20435370, 60435373, 90435357, 50435364, 10435361, 70435377) (the “Art Event Rugs”).

  • The stub portion of each of the Virgil Wristbands and the Art Event Wristbands will be collected by an IKEA co-worker and entered into the Draws (as defined below).

  • Wristbands will only be issued to legal residents of Canada who are 18 years of age or over. No exceptions. Customers must present their government-issued photo identification when receiving the wristband. No secondary photo identification will be accepted.

  • Wristbands will not be issued after the Distribution Period.

    Draws

  • The Draws will be conducted no earlier than 8:30 am ET on the Event Date.

  • There will be a total of two (2) draws:
    a.  One (1) draw for the Virgil Wristband numbers (“Virgil Draw”); and
    b.  One (1) draw for the Art Event Wristband numbers (“Art Event Draw”).

  • Odds of being selected will depend on the total number of wristbands distributed during the Distribution Period.

    Virgil Draw

  • At approximately 8:30 a.m. ET on the Event Date, one (1) Virgil Wristband number will be drawn at random from the total distributed numbers.

  • The selected Virgil Wristband number will be communicated via each store’s public address (“PA”) system.

  • The entrant with the corresponding Virgil Wristband will be invited to purchase one of the Virgil Abloh Rugs by proceeding to the designated area as indicated by IKEA via PA system within 30 minutes from the PA announcement. 

  • If the selected entrant does not wish to purchase the rug, does not arrive within the specified time frame or is otherwise unable to purchase the rug another entrant will be selected from the remaining Virgil Wristband numbers.

  • This process will be repeated until all fifty-one (51) Virgil Abloh Rugs have been purchased.

    Art Event Draw

  • Art Event Wristband numbers will be selected by random draw. 

  • No earlier than 8:30 am ET, one hundred and eighteen (118) Art Event Wristband numbers will be selected at random from among the total Art Event Wristband numbers distributed during the Distribution Period.

  • The selected Art Event Wristband numbers will be communicated by an IKEA co-worker located in the Rugs department.

  • Each entrant with the Art Event Wristband that matches one of the selected numbers will be eligible to purchase one of the Art Event Rugs by proceeding to the Rug Department where an IKEA co-worker will provide the applicable order form. Order forms will then be completed by the entrant and presented at cash for purchase by the entrant.

  • Art Event Rugs are available in very limited quantities. Being selected for purchase does not guarantee the availability of the specific Art Event Rug. Art Event Rugs will be available on a “First Come, First Served” basis.

    General Conditions

  • A limit of one (1) Article may be purchased per Wristband.

  • Failure to comply in an orderly manner will result in refusal of service. Wristbands are non-transferable and only one (1) wristband per Draw will be issued per person. Broken, damaged or tampered bands are void and will not be honoured.

  • BECAUSE OF THE RANDOM DRAW, THERE IS NO ADVANTAGE IN HAVING THE FIRST WRISTBAND OR ARRIVING EARLY. NO CAMPING OR LOITERING BEFORE 6:00 AM ON THE EVENT DATE.

  • All decisions in all matters relating to this Wristband Policy, including, but not limited to, determining the eligibility of an entrant, shall be made in the sole discretion of IKEA and all such decisions are final and binding on all entrants.

  • Except to the extent prohibited by applicable legislation, each entrant: (a) releases the IKEA, its advertising and promotional agency, and each of their affiliates (including their respective successors and assigns), and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims and liability (including costs and expenses related thereto) in any way relating to or arising in connection with the Wristband Policy, and (b) agrees not to make any claim against any of the Released Parties, or any claim against any third party which may result in a claim against any of the Released Parties, in respect of any matter in any way relating to or arising in connection with the Wristband Policy or the entrant’s participation in the Event.

  • By participating in the Event, each entrant gives their consent to IKEA and its affiliates to use the entrant’s name, image, likeness, photograph, and/or video, without notice or compensation, in any subsequent publicity or advertising by or on behalf of IKEA relating to the Event.

  • This Wristband Policy is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. Any dispute shall be adjudicated in the Courts sitting in Toronto, Ontario.


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