Florida Strawberry Cap Contest #FloridaStrawberryCap Official Rules 2018-01-25T13:42:04+00:00

Florida Strawberry #FLStrawberryCap of The Day Contest Sweepstakes Official Rules

ELIGIBILITY: The Florida Strawberry Growers #FLStrawberryCap of The Day Contest Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to Instagram and Facebook users who are at least 18 years of age at time of entry. The Florida Strawberry #FLStrawberryCap Contest Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of the Florida Strawberry Growers Association, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes starts on January 29, 2018 at 8:00:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EST”) and ends on March 2, 2018 11:59:59 p.m. EST (“Sweepstakes Period”), by which time all entries must be received. The Winners will be contacted by March 10, 2018 before 11:59 p.m. EST.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, entries will be accepted as comments on Florida Strawberry Growers Association posts on the Florida Strawberry Growers Facebook and Instagram Pages. The entry must fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Florida Strawberry Growers Association. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Florida Strawberry Growers Association.

RANDOM DRAWING: Weekly winners (7), one (1) grand prize winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of the Florida Strawberry Growers Association. The odds of becoming a winner depend on the number of eligible entries received.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will be notified via Instagram or Facebook within two (2) days following selection of Winners. Florida Strawberry Growers Association shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to Instagram or Facebook Messages error, spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winners cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 14 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in the Florida Strawberry Growers #FLStrawberryCap of the Day Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE: The Winners of the Sweepstakes (the “Winners”) will receive a Florida Strawberry Cap and the Grand Prize Winner will receive a $500 Gift Card. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Florida Strawberry Growers Association to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of the Florida Strawberry Growers Association as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Sweepstakes. The Florida Strawberry #FLStrawberryCap of The Day Contest is hosted by the Florida Strawberry Growers Association is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook.

ENTRY ERRORS/TAMPERING: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless the Florida Strawberry Growers Association and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Florida Strawberry #FLStrawberryCap of The Day Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: FLORIDA STRAWBERRY GROWERS ASSOCIATION reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Florida Strawberry #FLStrawberryCap of The Day Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond the Florida Strawberry Growers Association’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. The Florida Strawberry Growers Association has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Florida Strawberry #FLStrawberryCap of The Day Contest Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, the Florida Strawberry Growers Association reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: THE Florida Strawberry #FLStrawberryCap of The Day Contest SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND FLORIDA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Florida having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Florida Strawberry Growers Association 13138 Lewis Gallagher Road, Dover, FL 33527

SPONSOR: Florida Strawberry Growers Association 13138 Lewis Gallagher Road, Dover, FL 33527