"AMY'S I HEART FARMERS" SWEEPSTAKES 

OFFICIAL RULES OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND WHO ARE PHYSICALLY LOCATED AND RESIDE IN THE UNITED STATES OR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. 

VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ELIGIBILITY: "Amy's I Heart Farmers" Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older, who are physically located and legally reside in the United States or District of Columbia at the time of entry ("Eligible Participant"). Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited. Employees, directors and officers, and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), and their respective household members, of Amy's Kitchen, Inc. ("Sponsor"), its affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and all others associated with the design, execution, production, development, and promotion of this Sweepstakes or are connected to this Sweepstakes in any way are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws. U.S. law governs this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for administration of the Sweepstakes.

SWEEPSTAKES TIMING/DESCRIPTION: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) on 7/16/13 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on 8/30/13 (the "Promotion Period"). One (1) Grand Prize, five (5) First Prizes, and twenty-five (25) Second Prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

HOW TO ENTER: You may enter the Sweepstakes through the Sweepstakes application on the Facebook platform. To access the Sweepstakes application, you must go to facebook.com/AmysGoOrganic and click on the "like" button and then click on the "Sweepstakes" tab. You must "allow" the application in order to access the Sweepstakes. To enter, complete and submit the online Registration Form, including your first name, last name, and email address during the Promotion Period. You must acknowledge that you have read and agree to the Official Rules by checking the box that appears on the Registration Form. When you successfully click the "Enter" button during the Promotion Period, you will receive one (1) Entry in the Sweepstakes. Entry must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET on 8/30/13 in order to be eligible. Limit one entry per person/Facebook ID. Subsequent entries submitted by the same person/Facebook ID will be void. Entries that have been generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be deemed void. Entries that are mechanically reproduced, copied, illegible, late or inaccurate are void. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification, at the Sponsors sole discretion. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor’s decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. If a dispute results as to the identity of an entrant, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will make the determination by ascertaining whether the entry was submitted by the authorized account holder of the Facebook ID from which the entry is made. For these purposes, the authorized account holder is the natural person assigned to a Facebook ID by Facebook. The promotional website’s database clock will be the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes. 

 

Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, damaged, or misdirected entries.

DETERMINATION OF WINNER: Potential Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 9/3/13 from among all eligible entries received. The Grand Prize winner shall be responsible for the reporting and payment of all federal and state taxes associated with winning the Grand Prize. The random drawing will be conducted by Amy's Kitchen. Sponsor’s decisions will be in its sole discretion and are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by electronic mail on or about 9/3/13. As a condition to being declared the Grand Prize winner, the potential Grand Prize winner will be required to complete and sign an affidavit in form provided by Sponsor, setting forth his/her full name, Social Security Number, home address, proof of eligibility, acknowledgment that he/she shall be responsible for all taxes associated with winning the Grand Prize, and release of liability and claims against Sponsor, and Federal and State tax release, and where legally permitted, authorize a publicity release, and then return these documents, properly executed, within 7 days of issuance of notification. Based upon the information supplied, Sponsor shall issue an IRS Form 1099 setting forth the value of the Grand Prize, upon which value the applicable federal and State taxes, if any, shall be assessed against the winner. Non-compliance within this time frame or with the Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, will result in the entrant being disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to a potential alternate winner. Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of the First and Second prizes. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

PRIZES: 

One (1) Grand Prize: Two VIP tickets to Farm Aid 2013 concert on September 21, 2013 in Saratoga Springs, New York, round trip coach airfare for two people, two (2) nights lodging for two people, and total $600 stipend for food and transportation.  Total value varies based on airfare costs.  Prize to be awarded in the form of physical concert tickets, flight reservations, hotel reservations, and Visa gift card.

 

Five (5) First Prize: One (1) Amy's logo jute farmer's market bag, logo t-shirt, hat, bandana, one (1) case of Amy's Andy's Dandy Candy Bars, and ten (10) coupons for Amy's Kitchen meals.  Total value: $150.

 

Twenty-Five (25) Second Prize: Amy's logo hat, bandana, and one (1) free coupon for an Amy's Kitchen meal.  Total value: $35.00.

 

All taxes and any other costs not specifically stated within these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winners. As a condition to receipt of the Prize won, he/she shall provide Sponsor with any and all requested information required by Sponsor to assure that appropriate tax reporting may be made by Sponsor. The winners hereby acknowledge that they shall be solely responsibility for any and all federal, State and local taxes that may be associated with winning and receiving said Prizes. Prize may not be transferred or substituted, except with Sponsor’s advance written approval which Sponsor shall grant or withhold in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. The claimed prize will be awarded. If the winner is 18 years of age, but deemed a minor in his/her state or place of residence, prize will be awarded in the name of a parent or legal guardian.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. Sponsor will collect information from the entrant solely for the purpose of administering the Sweepstakes and to notify the winner. Sponsor will not share this information with any third parties, except as necessary or appropriate for the administration of the Sweepstakes, unless Eligible Participant agrees to receive future information from the Sponsor. Sponsor’s use of information submitted by entrants in connection with this Sweepstakes will be subject to the terms and conditions stated in these Official Rules as well as to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy which is available at www.Amys.com. All materials submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By accepting a prize, the Grand Prize winner consents to the use of his/her name, image, likeness, photograph, voice and biographical material and entry submission for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes by Sponsor, or a party designated by Sponsor, in any and all media now or hereafter known including but not limited to, any online announcements, or for sharing this information with the press for viewing, whether TV or print, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor, which are final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. Entrants agree that any and all disputes shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. 

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: SUBMITTING AN ENTRY INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES AS SET FORTH ABOVE, ENTRANTS HEREBY AGREE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE OR DOCUMENTATION TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES AND FACEBOOK AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND SHAREHOLDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "RELEASEES") FROM ANY CLAIMS, ACTIONS, INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; LOSS OF DATA, INCOME, OR PROFIT; LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY; AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES. ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS AGREE THAT RELEASEES HAVE NOT MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE PRIZE AWARDED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, RELEASEES DO NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO ANY PROMOTIONAL WEB SITE AND RELEASEES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY INTERRUPTIONS OR ERRORS RELATED THERETO. Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, delayed, garbled, damaged, stolen or misdirected submissions, or problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human or electronic. Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, inability to access a website, inability to submit an entry, or fraud, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions or inaccurate transcription of entry information, whether caused by Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a users system or limit an Eligible Participants ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Releasees are not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, damaged or misdirected entries or mail. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsors sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play, or submission of entries, or should the Sweepstakes be unable to run as planned for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, either to terminate the Sweepstakes and award no prizes or, in its sole discretion, to select the potential winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR ANY ONLINE SERVICE RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsors failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such term or any other provision. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who violates the rules or interferes with the Sweepstakes in any manner, in its sole discretion. If an entrant is disqualified, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate such entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by an individual to access any website associated with the Sweepstakes via a bot script or other brute force attack or any other unauthorized means will result in that individuals IP address becoming ineligible. Use of automated entry devices or programs is prohibited.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Eligible Participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. Venue for resolution of any such dispute shall be in the federal or California State courts within the Northern District of California or Sonoma County.

WINNERS LIST: For the name of the Grand Prize winner, available after 9/3/13, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 9/10/13 to: Amy's Farm Aid Sweepstakes Winner, 1650 Corporate Cir, Petaluma, CA 94954.

SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Amy's Kitchen, Inc., 1650 Corporate Cir, Petaluma, CA 94954.

 

 

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