THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY OR OTHERWISE NOT ELIGIBLE.
CULVER’S “FARMERS BEHIND FRESH” SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”)
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED. THE SWEEPSTAKES IS SUBJECT TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents residing in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin or Wyoming (each an “Eligible State”) who are eighteen (18) years of age (nineteen  for Alabama and Nebraska) or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Potential winners may be required to provide proof of legal U.S. residency if requested by Sponsor to determine eligibility and as a condition of prize award. Employees of Culver Franchising System, LLC, its parent, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, distributors, suppliers, participating locations, dealers, and advertising, promotional or judging agencies, and the officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and assigns (collectively, “Sponsor and Promotion Parties”) and the immediate family members (parent, child, sibling or spouse of any of the foregoing, including step-parent, step-child or step-sibling) and household members of such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate or win.
SWEEPSTAKES TIMING: The Sweepstakes begins on September 16, 2019 at 9:00:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends on September 29, 2019 at 11:59:59 p.m. CT (the "Sweepstakes Period"). The Sweepstakes Period is divided into fourteen (14) daily entry periods (each a “Day”). A “Day” is further defined as the twenty-four (24) hours between 12:00:00 a.m. CT and 11:59:59 p.m. CT of the same day, with the exception of the first day of the Promotion Period which shall begin at 9:00:00 a.m. CT and end at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on the same day. The computer of Sponsor's web master is the official time-keeping device of the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit culvers.com/farmersbehindfresh (“Web Site”) and follow the online instructions to enter your contact information and submit a short thank you note to the featured farmer (“Thank You Note”) to register for the Sweepstakes (altogether, the “Entry”). Entries will not be judged. Entries must not contain inappropriate material as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to be considered eligible. Sponsor reserves the right to verify all Entries. Thank You Notes/Entries may appear in the Sweepstakes gallery, as determined by Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Displaying an entrant’s Thank You Note does not guarantee selection as a winner nor does it entitle that entrant to any compensation or prize.
Limit one (1) Entry per person/email address per Day.
Proof of delivery or receipt of Entry will not be deemed by the Sponsor as proof of Entry into this Sweepstakes. Each Entry submission must be manually key stroked and/or manually entered by the individual entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of Entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related email addresses or IP addresses may be blocked. Additionally, use of multiple email addresses or the manipulation of an entrant’s contact information for the purpose of obtaining more than one (1) Entry per Day, is prohibited and such persons will be disqualified and all of their Entries shall be deemed invalid and any prize won by such person shall be forfeited.
Grand Prize Drawing: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected on or about September 30, 2019 from all eligible Entries received for the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible Entries received for the Sweepstakes Period.
Daily Drawings: Daily Prize winners will be selected for each Day of the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing to be held on or about each business day following the applicable day from eligible entries received for a given Day (each a “Daily Drawing”). Entries will not carry forward to subsequent Daily Drawings. Odds of winning a Daily Prize depend on the number of eligible Entries received for a given Daily Drawing. See Section 5 for quantity of Daily Prizes awarded per Day.
All drawings will be conducted by an independent judging organization, whose decisions shall be final.
Prize Limits: Limit one (1) Daily Prize per person/email address/household per Day. A winner of a Daily Prize is eligible to win the Grand Prize.
One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded consisting of $500.00 in Culver’s Gift Cards. Gift cards are subject to terms and conditions as set by issuer. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize: $500.00.
One hundred forty (140) Daily First Prizes will be awarded (ten  for each Day of the Sweepstakes Period), each consisting of a Thank You Farmers Project Hat. ARV of each Daily First Prize: $6.00 each.
One hundred forty (140) Daily Second Prizes will be awarded (ten  for each Day of the Sweepstakes Period), each consisting of a Thank You Farmers Project Travel Mug. ARV of each Daily Second Prize: $11.50 each.
Total ARV of all prizes is $2,950.00.
CONDUCT: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor that shall be final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Web Site; or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Sponsor to be in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Sponsor to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSBILE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION: The Sponsor and Promotion Parties assume no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of Entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or Web Site or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet or wireless service; or (f) any injury or damage to entrants or to any other person's computer or property which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, then the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, the Sponsor shall immediately suspend the Sweepstakes and awarding of the prizes, and the Sponsor reserves the right to award remaining prizes in a manner deemed fair and equitable by the Sponsor, such as by way of example and not by way of limitation, in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received up to the time of the impairment, and the Sponsor shall not have any further liability to any entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor may modify and amend these Official Rules as they may appear online from time to time during the Sweepstakes for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Verified winners will be notified via email. The email will contain information regarding the delivery of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any change in winner's email address and/or mailing address. Prize may be forfeited in the event that the winner notification or prize is returned as undeliverable and without a forwarding address. Upon forfeiture for any reason as stated within these Official Rules, no compensation will be given except in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes will be awarded within four (4) to six (6) weeks of winner verification.
WINNER RELEASES: All entrants, as a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, agree to release the Sponsor and Promotion Parties (and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, affiliates and assigns) from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with accessing the Web Site, submitting an Entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership, use or misuse of any prize awarded, or while preparing for or participating in any prize-related activity, or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any prize. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered. Except where prohibited by law, winners grant to the Sponsor and Promotion Parties the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide in any media now known or hereinafter known, the winner’s name, address, voice, statement, picture or other likeness, without additional compensation, for public relations, advertising and promotional purposes as may be determined by the Sponsor.
WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the Grand Prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by October 31, 2019 to: Culver’s “Farmers Behind Fresh” Sweepstakes Winner’s List, 315 Wisconsin Ave., Madison, WI 53703.
SPONSOR: Culver Franchising System, LLC, 1240 Water Street, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578.
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