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Natural Grocers Organic Month Gift Card Giveaway

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.           Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Organic Month Gift Card Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.           Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time on September 1, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on September 4, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.           Sweepstakes Prize:

 

Three (3) entrants will each receive one (1) prize consisting of one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card (the “Sweepstakes Prize”). Each Sweepstakes Prize winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use.

 

4.           How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period by:

  1. Following @NaturalGrocers on Instagram using a public Instagram profile;
  2. Liking the Natural Grocers Organic Month Gift Card Giveaway post made by Natural Grocers (the “Post”); and
  3. Tagging three (3) friends in the comments of the Post

(such method of entry, the “Primary Entry Method”).

Entrants may enter using the Primary Entry Method an unlimited number of times, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

After completing an entry using Primary Entry Method, an entrant may enter a maximum of one (1) bonus entry during the Sweepstakes Period by (a) sharing the Post to such entrant’s Instagram Story for at least 24 hours, and (b) tagging @NaturalGrocers.

All entries must be submitted through a public Instagram account. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entry that does not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, each entrant indicates his/her unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules. Entrants are not eligible to win a prize unless they comply with all requirements in these Official Rules.

 

5.           Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  From all eligible entries, Sponsor will randomly select three (3) prize winners on or after September 6, 2021. The selection of each prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Prize will be shipped to each prize winner’s address within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia within thirty (30) days after selection of the prize winner and receipt by Sponsor of the Sweepstakes Prize winner’s valid mailing address. Each prize winner’s mailing address must accept package deliveries by USPS and UPS to be valid. If the Sweepstakes Prize is rejected or returned following attempted delivery to a prize winner, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void the prize winner’s selection and select a new prize winner. Each prize winner is responsible for providing a valid mailing address to Sponsor.  THE POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY Sponsor, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THE ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  

 

6.           Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ (i) use of entrant’s social media post or comment and such entrant’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state in Sponsor’s internal and external communications materials (including but not limited to web sites, web publications, social media sites and print and digital advertising) for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, and (ii) reproducing, copying, editing, or modifying entrant’s social media post or comment, or creating derivative works therefrom, in each case without further notice, payment or consideration.

 

7.           General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if they determine, in their sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.           Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.           Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.        Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by March 31, 2022.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.        Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram.

Natural Grocers 66th Anniversary

Official Rules

1.           Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 66th Anniversary Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.           Timing:  The Sweepstakes begin on August 12, 2021 and ends on August 14, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

 

3.           How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at a participating Sponsor store on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 

 

4.           Sweepstakes Prizes:  Sweepstakes prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

1.  Grand Prize (across all Sponsor stores).  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Grand Prize consisting of either (i) a 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid (with an approximate retail value not to exceed $28,800) plus $1,250 in cash for payment of applicable state taxes, or (ii) $30,000 cash, (at the Grand Prize winner’s option). In no event will the value of the Grand Prize exceed $30,000.

2.  Additional Prizes (across all Sponsor stores).  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive: a Yeti Tundra 45 Hard Cooler.  Two (2) entrants across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Yeti Tundra 35 Hard Cooler. One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Yeti Hopper Backflip 24. Ten (10) entrants across all Sponsor’s stores will receive an Apple® HomePod mini™. Ten (10) entrants across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Rad Power® RadRunner 1 Electric Bike. Two (2) entrants across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Peleton Bike + essentials package and one-year Peloton Subscription. One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Meier Snowboard. One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive an Apple iPad 128 GB. Ten (10) entrants across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a $50 Natural Grocers gift card. One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive an Apple Watch.

 

              3.  In-Store Prizes.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded at each participating Sponsor store consist of:

  • One (1) Backpack Cooler
  • One (1) 6-month supply of Catalina Crunch Cereal (24 bags)
  • One (1) $66 Natural Grocers Gift Card
  • One (1) MegaFood Cooler and $5 MegaFood Coupon
  • One (1) Cows Save the Planet Book
  • One (1) Natural Grocers Blender Bottle
  • One (1) Natural Grocers Duffle Bag
  • One (1) Natural Grocers Ladybug Fleece Blanket
  • One (1) Natural Grocers $20 Gift Card
  • One (1) Natural Grocers Mason Jar and Natural Grocers Freezer Bag
  • One (1) Natural Grocers Mason Jar and Natural Grocers Lunch Box
  • One (1) Bag of Natural Grocers Brand Groceries (selected by Sponsor)       

All Sweepstakes prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

5.           Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select winners from all eligible entries at each participating Sponsor store; provided that the winner of prizes to be awarded across all Sponsor stores will be randomly selected from all eligible entries across all participating Sponsor stores.  As a condition to receiving the Grand Prize or any other prize with an estimated value in excess of $600, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return, within seven (7) days of the date he/she is notified, (i) an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law) and (ii) a liability release and waiver (if requested by Sponsor).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 within such seven (7) day period, he/she will forfeit the applicable prize and an alternate winner will be selected at random.  The selection of the prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.           Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

7.           General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.           Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.           Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.        Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by February 28, 2022.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.        Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2021 Count the Party Hats Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on August 6, 2021 and ends on August 28, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at a participating Natural Grocers store during the Sweepstakes Period. The only permissible entry form is the entry form found in the print version of the AUGUST 2021 edition of Sponsor’s Health Hotline® magazine. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Grand Prize: One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s participating stores will receive a prize consisting of one (1) $500 Natural Grocers Gift Card.  The Grand Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Grand Prize winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use.

 

The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries at all participating Sponsor stores. To be eligible to win a Prize, the entry form submitted by the winner must correctly state the number of PARTY HAT images appearing in the august 2021 edition of Sponsor’s Health Hotline magazine (the “health hotline”). In the event no entry correctly states the number of Party Hat images appearing in the August 2021 edition of the Health Hotline magazine, Sponsor will randomly select the prize winner from all valid entries closest to the actual number. The selection of the prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by January 31, 2022.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.           Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Instagram Gift Card Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.           Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time on August 2, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on August 5, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.           Sweepstakes Prize:

 

Ten (10) entrants will receive one (1) prize consisting of one (1) $66 Natural Grocers gift card (the “Sweepstakes Prize”). Each Sweepstakes Prize winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use.

 

4.           How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period by:

  1. Following @NaturalGrocers on Instagram using a public Instagram profile;
  2. Tagging three (3) friends in the comments of the Natural Grocers Instagram Gift Card Giveaway post made by Natural Grocers (the “Post”); and
  3. Liking the Post.
  4. Sharing a comment identifying the “most exciting” Natural Grocers 66th Anniversary Epic Savings deal.

Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter. All entries must be submitted through a public Instagram account. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entry that does not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, each entrant indicates his/her unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules. Entrants are not eligible to win a prize unless they comply with all requirements in these Official Rules.

 

5.           Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  From all eligible entries, Sponsor will randomly select ten (10) prize winners on or after August 6, 2021. The selection of each prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Prize will be shipped to each prize winner’s address within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia within thirty (30) days after selection of the prize winner and receipt by Sponsor of the Sweepstakes Prize winner’s valid mailing address. Each prize winner’s mailing address must accept package deliveries by USPS and UPS to be valid. If the Sweepstakes Prize is rejected or returned following attempted delivery to a prize winner, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void the prize winner’s selection and select a new prize winner. Each prize winner is responsible for providing a valid mailing address to Sponsor.  THE POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY Sponsor, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THE ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  

 

6.           Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ (i) use of entrant’s social media post or comment and such entrant’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state in Sponsor’s internal and external communications materials (including but not limited to web sites, web publications, social media sites and print and digital advertising) for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, and (ii) reproducing, copying, editing, or modifying entrant’s social media post or comment, or creating derivative works therefrom, in each case without further notice, payment or consideration.

 

7.           General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if they determine, in their sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.           Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.           Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.        Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain the name of the prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by February 28, 2022.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.        Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram.

Rock the Grill

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2021 Count the Burgers Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on June 25, 2021 and ends on July 17, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at a participating Natural Grocers store during the Sweepstakes Period. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes: 

 

Grand Prize: One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s participating stores will receive a prize consisting of one (1) YETI Tundra Haul Wheeled Cooler (approximate retail value of $399.99) (the “Grand Prize”).  The Grand Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to award a cooler prize of approximately equivalent value if the aforementioned model is unavailable at the end of the Sweepstakes Period. The Grand Prize winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use.

 

The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries at all participating Sponsor stores. To be eligible to win a Prize, the entry form submitted by the winner must correctly state the number of BURGER images appearing in the JULY 2021 edition of Sponsor’s Health Hotline® magazine (the “health hotline”) EXCLUDING THE FAMILY OF 4 BURGERS WITH ARMS AND LEGS ON PAGE 29. In the event no entry correctly states the number of Burger images appearing in the July 2021 edition of the Health Hotline magazine, Sponsor will randomly select the prize winners from all valid entries closest to the actual number (without going over). The selection of prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Winner Notification; Additional Conditions.  The Grand Prize winner will be notified by telephone or email by Sponsor following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period. Such Grand Prize winner must verify their information to Sponsor by phone or email as requested by Sponsor within ten (10) days following such notification. Should the Grand Prize winner fail to verify their information as requested by Sponsor within such ten (10) day period, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate Grand Prize winner will be selected at random.

 

Following such verification, the Grand Prize will be shipped directly to the Grand Prize winner within thirty (30) days. As a condition to receiving the Grand Prize, a potential winner must provide a valid physical address (not a P.O. box) to which the Grand Prize can be delivered by ordinary mail and overnight courier.

 

7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by February 28, 2022.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2021 Rock the Grill {N}power Member Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry and are registered members of the Natural Grocers {N}power customer loyalty program. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on July 15, 2021 and ends on July 17, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  To enter the Sweepstakes, an entrant must be a member of Sponsor’s {N}power customer loyalty program, which can be joined at no cost at www.naturalgrocers.com/join. Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by either of the following two (2) methods:

  1. Each Qualifying Transaction (as defined herein) made by an {N}power member during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically count as a separate entry in the Sweepstakes by that {N}power member. Entrants are limited to a maximum of ten (10) Qualifying Transactions per day per {N}power member for this method of entry; or
  2. {N}power members may complete and submit an entry form online at www. naturalgrocers.com/win-a-yeti during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants are limited to a maximum of ten (10) online entries per day per {N}power member for this method of entry. Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

A “Qualifying Transaction” shall automatically occur each time an {N}power member spends $50.00 at a participating Sponsor store (exclusive of gifts, store credit and cash) during the Sweepstakes Period, with a maximum of ten (10) Qualifying Transactions per day per {N}power member. An {N}power member must enter its phone number at check in order for its purchase(s) to qualify towards one or more Qualifying Transactions.

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes: One (1) entrant will receive one (1) prize consisting of one (1) YETI Tundra Haul Wheeled Cooler (approximate retail value: $399.99) (the “Cooler”); and ten (10) entrants will each receive one (1) prize consisting of a $100.00 Natural Grocers gift card. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to award a cooler prize of approximately equivalent value to that of the Cooler if the aforementioned model is unavailable at the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  At each participating Sponsor store, Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries. The selection of the prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED, SUCH ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE, AND THE OTHER CONDITIONS SET OUT IN THESE OFFICAL RULES HAVE BEEN MET.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Winner Notification; Additional Conditions.  Each Sweepstakes prize winner will be notified by telephone or email that he or she is a potential prize winner. Each Sweepstakes prize winner must verify their information to Sponsor by phone or email as requested by Sponsor within ten (10) days following such notification. Should a prize winner fail to verify their information as requested by Sponsor within such ten (10) day period, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate prize winner will be selected at random.

 

Following such verification, the winner’s prize will be shipped directly to the winner within thirty (30) days. As a condition to receiving a prize, a potential winner must provide a valid physical address (not a P.O. box) to which such person’s prize can be delivered by ordinary mail and overnight courier.

 

7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by January 31, 2022.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.           Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Rock The Grill Instagram Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.           Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time on July 12, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on July 15, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.           Sweepstakes Prize:

 

One (1) entrant will receive one (1) prize consisting of (i) one (1) Yeti Tundra Haul Cooler, and (ii) one (1) $25 Natural Grocers gift card (the “Sweepstakes Prize”). The Sweepstakes Prize winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use.

 

4.           How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period by:

  1. Following @NaturalGrocers on Instagram using a public Instagram profile;
  2. Tagging three (3) friends in the comments of the Natural Grocers Rock The Grill Instagram Giveaway post made by Natural Grocers (the “Post”); and
  3. Liking the Post.
  4. Entrants who (a) share the Post on their Instagram story for at least 24 hours, and (b) tag @NaturalGrocers will receive a bonus entry to win the Sweepstakes Prize. An Entrant may enter in this manner only once during the Sweepstakes Period.

Except as set forth above in Section 4(iv), Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter. All entries must be submitted through a public Instagram account. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entry that does not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, each entrant indicates his/her unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules. Entrants are not eligible to win a prize unless they comply with all requirements in these Official Rules.

 

5.           Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  From all eligible entries, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) prize winner on or after July 16, 2021. The selection of the prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Prize will be shipped to the prize winner’s address within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia within thirty (30) days after selection of the prize winner and receipt by Sponsor of the Sweepstakes Prize winner’s valid mailing address. The prize winner’s mailing address must accept package deliveries by USPS and UPS to be valid. If the Sweepstakes Prize is rejected or returned following attempted delivery, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void the prize winner’s selection and select a new prize winner. The prize winner is responsible for providing a valid mailing address to Sponsor.  THE POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY Sponsor, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THE ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  

 

6.           Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ (i) use of entrant’s social media post or comment and such entrant’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state in Sponsor’s internal and external communications materials (including but not limited to web sites, web publications, social media sites and print and digital advertising) for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, and (ii) reproducing, copying, editing, or modifying entrant’s social media post or comment, or creating derivative works therefrom, in each case without further notice, payment or consideration.

 

7.           General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if they determine, in their sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.           Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.           Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.        Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain the name of the prize winner or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by January 31, 2022.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.        Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram.

Natural Grocers 2021 Movie Night at Home {N}Power® Member Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2021 Movie Night at Home {N}power Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry and are registered members of the Natural Grocers {N}power customer loyalty program. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on July 22, 2021 and ends on August 11, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  To enter the Sweepstakes, an entrant must be a member of Sponsor’s {N}power customer loyalty program, which can be joined at no cost at www.naturalgrocers.com/join. Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by either of the following two (2) methods:

  1. Each Qualifying Transaction (as defined herein) made by an {N}power member during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically count as a separate entry in the Sweepstakes by that {N}power member. Entrants are limited to a maximum of twenty (20) total Qualifying Transactions per {N}power member during the Sweepstakes Period for this method of entry; or
  2. {N}power members may complete and submit an entry form online at www.naturalgrocers.com/Movie-Night-Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants are limited to a maximum of twenty (20) total online entries per {N}power member during the Sweepstakes Period for this method of entry.

As used herein, a “Qualifying Transaction” shall mean the in-store customer purchase of any three (3) products listed at www.naturalgrocers.com/movie-meal-deal at a participating Sponsor store during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes: One (1) entrant will win one (1) prize consisting of one (1) prepaid Visa card in the amount of $187.88, being the estimated value of (i) an annual subscription to Disney+ ($80.00) and (ii) an annual Netflix Basic subscription ($107.88) (the “Grand Prize”).  In addition, one (1) entrant at each of Sponsor’s stores will win one (1) air popper popcorn maker with a year’s supply of Natural Grocers Brand popcorn kernels (twelve (12) packages) (estimated total value of $70.00) (each such bundle, a “Store Prize”). Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries. Except as provided otherwise in these Official Rules, the selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED, SUCH ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE, AND THE OTHER CONDITIONS SET OUT IN THESE OFFICAL RULES HAVE BEEN MET.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Winner Notification; Additional Conditions. Sponsor will notify the selected Sweepstakes prize winners by email (the “Email Notice”). In order to claim their prize, a selected Sweepstakes prize winner must reply to the Email Notice within seven (7) days after the date the Email Notice is sent by Sponsor. The failure of a SELECTeD prize winner to timely respond to the Email Notice as required in the immediately preceding sentence will result in such selected prize winner’s automatic forfeiture of their prize, and Sponsor SHALL THEREAFTER, without further notice, select a new prize winner AT RANDOM. 

 

Approximately thirty (30) days after (i) the Grand Prize winner timely responds to the Email Notice, and (ii) Sponsor has verified such winner’s eligibility as hereinabove provided, Sponsor will ship the Grand Prize directly to the Grand Prize winner’s address within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. As a condition to receiving the Grand Prize, the selected winner must provide a valid physical address within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (not a P.O. box) to which the Grand Prize can be delivered by ordinary mail and overnight courier. If the Grand Prize is rejected or returned following attempted delivery, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void such Grand Prize winner’s selection and select a new Grand Prize winner.

 

Approximately thirty (30) days after (i) a Store Prize winner timely responds to the Email Notice, and (ii) Sponsor has verified such Store Prize winner’s eligibility as hereinabove provided, such Store Prize winner will be contacted by the store for which such Store Prize is awarded. Such Store Prize winner must pick up their Store Prize in person at such store, during normal business hours, at a time mutually agreed by the store and the Store Prize winner. The failure of a Store Prize winner to pick up their prize within 30 days after being contacted by the store will result in a forfeiture of such Store Prize winner’s prize, and Sponsor shall thereafter, without further notice, select a new Store Prize winner at random.

 

7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by February 28, 2022.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Natural Grocers Wichita (Rock Road) Grand Reopening Sweepstakes (Virtual)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Wichita (Rock Road) Grand Reopening Sweepstakes (Virtual) (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on July 5, 2021, and ends on July 11, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by doing the following during the Sweepstakes Period: (i) watching the video located at https://www.naturalgrocers.com/wichita-virtual-store-tour (the “Video”) regarding Sponsor’s store at 1715 N. Rock Rd. Wichita, Kansas 67206, and (ii) completing and submitting the entry form accessible by clicking on “Enter to Win” at the end of the Video. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (ii) one (1) $250 Natural Grocers gift card; and (iii) one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

The odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries following the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor will notify the potential Sweepstakes prize winners by email (the “Email Notice”). In order to claim their prize, a potential Sweepstakes prize winner must reply to the Email Notice within seven (7) days after the date the Email Notice is sent by Sponsor. The failure of a POTENTIAL prize winner to timely respond to the Email Notice as required in the immediately preceding sentence will result in such POTENTIAL prize winner’s automatic forfeiture of their prize, and Sponsor SHALL THEREAFTER, without further notice, select a new prize winner AT RANDOM. The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by January 31, 2022.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Natural Grocers™ Fody Foods Instagram Giveaway

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Fody Foods Instagram Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time on June 21, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on June 23, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         Sweepstakes Prizes: Two (2) winning Entrants will receive a prize package consisting of the following (each prize package, a “Prize”):  

 

  • One (1) bottle of Fody Original BBQ Sauce (12 oz.),
  • One (1) bottle of Fody Ketchup (16.8 oz.),
  • One (1) jar of Fody Mild Salsa (16 oz.),
  • One (1) jar of Fody Medium Salsa (16 oz.),
  • One (1) bottle of Fody Maple Dijon Salad Dressing (8 oz.),
  • One (1) bottle of Fody Caesar Salad Dressing (8 oz.),
  • One (1) jar of Fody Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce (19.4 oz.),
  • One (1) jar of Fody Marinara Pasta Sauce (19.4 oz.), and
  • One (1) $50 Natural Grocers gift card.

Each Prize winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to replace all or any component of a Prize with a substantially similar Prize in the event a Prize or any component of a Prize is not reasonably available.

 

4.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period by:

  1. Following both the @NaturalGrocers and @FodyFoods Instagram accounts on Instagram using a public Instagram profile;
  2. Tagging a friend in the comments of the Natural Grocers Fody Foods Instagram Giveaway post made by (a) Fody Foods (the “Fody Foods Post”), or (b) Natural Grocers (the “Natural Grocers Post”). Provided an entrant has otherwise completed all necessary requirements under these Official Rules, by tagging a friend in the Fody Foods Post, an entrant will be entered as a potential winner of one Prize; and by tagging a friend in the Natural Grocer’s Post, an entrant will be entered as a potential winner of one Prize; and
  3. Liking the Natural Grocers Post or Fody Foods Post for which an entrant has tagged a friend, as set forth in step (ii) above.
  4. Entrants who (a) share either the Fody Foods Post or the Natural Grocers Post on their Instagram story for at least 24 hours, and (b) tag @naturalgrocers and @fodyfoods will receive a bonus entry to win a Prize. Each entrant may enter in this manner only once during the Sweepstakes Period.

Except as set forth above in Section 4(iv), Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times for each Prize, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter. All entries must be submitted through a public Instagram account. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entry that does not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, each entrant indicates his/her unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules. Entrants are not eligible to win a Prize unless they comply with all requirements in these Official Rules.

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  Sponsor will randomly select, on or after June 24, 2021, (i) one (1) Prize winner from among the eligible entries that have satisfied all requirements set forth in Section 4 for the Fody Foods Post, and (ii) one (1) Prize winner from among the eligible entries that have satisfied all requirements set forth in Section 4 for the Natural Grocer’s Post. The selection of each Prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Each Prize will be shipped to the applicable Prize winner’s address within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia within thirty (30) days after selection of such Prize winner and receipt by Sponsor of such Prize winner’s valid mailing address. Such Prize winner’s mailing address must accept package deliveries by USPS and UPS to be valid. If the Sweepstakes Prize is rejected or returned following attempted delivery, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void such Prize winner’s selection and select a new Prize winner. Each Prize winner is responsible for providing a valid mailing address to Sponsor.  EACH POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY Sponsor, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF A PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THE ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  

 

6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ (i) use of entrant’s social media post or comment and such entrant’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state in Sponsor’s internal and external communications materials (including but not limited to web sites, web publications, social media sites and print and digital advertising) for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, and (ii) reproducing, copying, editing, or modifying entrant’s social media post or comment, or creating derivative works therefrom, in each case without further notice, payment or consideration.

 

7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if they determine, in their sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any Prize or participation in any Prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any Prize, including, without limitation, to such Prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a Prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any Prize.

 

9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain the name of the Prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by December 31, 2021.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram.

 

Natural Grocers 2021 Kevita Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2021 KeVita Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins June 1, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time and ends on June 15, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  To enter the Sweepstakes, an entrant must be a member of Sponsor’s {N}power® customer loyalty program, which can be joined at no cost at www.naturalgrocers.com/join. Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by either of the following two (2) methods:

1.   Each Qualifying Transaction (as defined hereinafter) made by a {N}power member during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically count as a separate entry in the Sweepstakes. Entrants are limited to a maximum of five (5) Qualifying Transactions per day per {N}power member for this method of entry; or

2.   {N}power members may complete and submit an entry form online at www.naturalgrocers.com/contest/KeVita during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants are limited to five (5) online entries per day for this method of entry. Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

A “Qualifying Transaction” shall mean the in-store customer purchase of a combination of any two (2) KeVita products at a participating Natural Grocers store during the Sweepstakes Period. Quantity of all eligible products limited to stock on-hand at participating stores; no rain checks.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  Three (3) total prize packages will be awarded. One (1) entrant will receive a grand prize package (the “Grand Prize”) consisting of: one (1) Peloton Indoor Cycling Bike, one (1) $100.00 American Express gift card, one (1) pair Peloton cycling shoes, one (1) KeVita hoodie sweatshirt, one (1) KeVita t-shirt, and one (1) Topo Designs KeVita-branded backpack; one (1) entrant will receive a first runner up prize package (the “First Runner Up Prize”) consisting of one (1) KeVita Custom Branded YETI 20 QT Roadie Cooler, one (1) KeVita hoodie sweatshirt, one (1) KeVita t-shirt, and one (1) Topo Designs KeVita-branded backpack; and one (1) entrant will receive a second runner up prize package (the “Second Runner Up Prize”) consisting of one (1) 26” Beach Cruiser Bike, one (1) KeVita hoodie sweatshirt, one (1) KeVita t-shirt, and one (1) Topo Designs KeVita-branded backpack.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: As soon as practicable following end of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries. The selection of the prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED, SUCH ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE, AND THE OTHER CONDITIONS SET OUT IN THESE OFFICAL RULES HAVE BEEN MET.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Winner Notification; Additional Conditions.  Each Sweepstakes prize winner will be notified by telephone or email. With respect to potential winners of the Grand Prize and Second Runner Up Prize, within seven (7) days following the date a potential winner is notified, he/she will be required to complete, sign and return (i) a Waiver and Release of Liability (a “Waiver and Release”) provided by Sponsor that discharges Sponsor from any liabilities and causes of action arising from or relating to such individual’s ownership and/or use of their respective prizes. IN ADDITION, the potential winner of the Grand Prize will also need to complete, sign and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential Sweepstakes prize winner fails to complete, sign and return the Waiver and Release or IRS Form W-9 within such seven (7) day period, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected at random.

 

All prizes will be shipped directly to the prize winners by third parties. As a condition to receiving a prize, a potential winner must provide a valid physical address (not a P.O. box) to which their prize can be delivered by ordinary mail and overnight courier. As a further condition to receiving a prize, a Prize winner must provide such personal information as is reasonably requested by the parties shipping the prizes in order to facilitate shipping and/or prize fulfillment. Prizes will be shipped approximately 3-6 weeks after a prize winner has been selected and provided all necessary information.

 

As between Sponsor and each prize winner, each prize winner is solely responsible for assembling their prizes. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty that any prize delivered in connection with the Sweepstakes will be delivered in assembled condition, and, to the extent a prize is delivered in assembled condition, Sponsor makes no representation or warranty that such assembly was properly performed.

 

7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by January 31, 2021.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Natural Grocers June 2021 Solaray {N}Power® Member Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2021 Solaray {N}power Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry and are registered members of the Natural Grocers {N}power customer loyalty program. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on June 1, 2021 and ends on June 30, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  To enter the Sweepstakes, an entrant must be a member of Sponsor’s {N}power customer loyalty program, which can be joined at no cost at www.naturalgrocers.com/join. Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by either of the following two (2) methods:

  1. Each Qualifying Transaction (as defined herein) made by an {N}power member during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically count as a separate entry in the Sweepstakes by that {N}power member. Entrants are limited to a maximum of ten (10) Qualifying Transactions per day per {N}power member for this method of entry; or
  2. {N}power members may complete and submit an entry form online at www. naturalgrocers.com/summer-fun during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants are limited to a maximum of ten (10) online entries per day per {N}power member for this method of entry.

As used herein, a “Qualifying Transaction” shall mean the in-store customer purchase of any one (1) Solaray product at a participating Sponsor store during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes: One (1) “Summer Fun Prize Package” will be awarded at each participating Sponsor store. Each Summer Fun Prize Package consists of: one (1) 54 quart Coleman Vintage Steel Belted Cooler; two (2) folding beach chairs; two (2) beach towels; and one (1) beach umbrella. The estimated cumulative retail value of all items included in each Summer Fun Prize Package is $300.00. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  At each participating Sponsor store, Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries. The selection of the prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED, SUCH ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE, AND THE OTHER CONDITIONS SET OUT IN THESE OFFICAL RULES HAVE BEEN MET.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Winner Notification; Additional Conditions.  Each Sweepstakes prize winner will be notified by telephone or email. Each Sweepstakes prize winner will be required to pick up the Summer Fun Prize Package that he/she won at the applicable Sponsor store within ten (10) days after notification.  If a potential Sweepstakes prize winner fails to claim his/her prize within such ten (10) day period, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected at random.

 

7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by January 31, 2022.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Midland Grand Reopening Sweepstakes (Virtual)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Midland Grand Reopening Sweepstakes (Virtual) (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on May 20, 2021 and ends on June 3, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by doing the following during the Sweepstakes Period: (i) watching the video located at https://www.naturalgrocers.com/midland-virtual-store-tour (the “Video”) regarding Sponsor’s store at 3001 Loop 250 Frontage Road, Ste. F101, Midland, TX 79705, and (ii) completing and submitting the entry form accessible by clicking on “Enter to Win” at the end of the Video. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (ii) one (1) $250 Natural Grocers gift card; and (iii) one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

The odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select potential Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at or following the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor will notify the potential Sweepstakes prize winners by email (the “Email Notice”). In order to claim their prize, a potential Sweepstakes prize winner must reply to the Email Notice within seven (7) days after the date the Email Notice is sent by Sponsor. The failure of a POTENTIAL prize winner to timely respond to the Email Notice as required in the immediately preceding sentence will result in such POTENTIAL prize winner’s automatic forfeiture of their prize, and Sponsor SHALL THEREAFTER, without further notice, select a new prize winner AT RANDOM. The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by November 30, 2021.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Natural Grocers Pueblo Grand Reopening Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Pueblo Grand Reopening Sweepstakes (In-Store) (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on May 6, 2021 and ends on May 10, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at Sponsor’s store located at 101 W. 29th Street Pueblo, CO 81008, during business hours, during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal (approximate value $75); (ii) one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins which includes one (1) $100 Visa gift card (approximate total value $200); (iii) one (1) Divine-branded tote filled with chocolate (approximate value $65); (iv) one (1) Cuisinart food processor (approximate value $350); (v) one (1) case Lasater ground beef (approximate value $200); (vi) one (1) Aventon Pace 500 eBike (approximate value $1,400 (the “eBike”)); (vii) one (1) Natural Grocers $500 gift card; (viii) one (1) Vitamix Explorian E310 Blender (approximate value $350); (ix) one (1) Probar-branded backpack filled with Probars (approximate total value $150); (x) one (1) wagon (approximate value $125); and (xi) one (1) case Thousand Hills ground beef (approximate value $93). Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

The odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the potential Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at or following the end of the Sweepstakes Period. If a potential Sweepstakes prize winner fails to respond to Sponsor within seven (7) days following Sponsor’s attempt to notify him/her that he/she is a potential prize winner, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected at random. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules. The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

 

With respect to a potential winner of the eBike prize, within seven (7) days following the date a potential winner is notified, he/she will be required to complete, sign and return (i) a Waiver and Release of Liability (a “Waiver and Release”) provided by Sponsor that discharges Sponsor from any liabilities and causes of action arising from or relating to such individual’s ownership and/or use of the eBike prize. IN ADDITION, the potential winner of the eBike prize will also need to complete, sign and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential Sweepstakes prize winner fails to complete, sign and return the Waiver and Release or IRS Form W-9 within such seven (7) day period, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected at random.

 

6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by December 31, 2021.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Pueblo Grand Reopening Sweepstakes (Virtual) (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on May 6, 2021 and ends on May 20, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by doing the following during the Sweepstakes Period: (i) watching the video located at https://www.naturalgrocers.com/pueblo-virtual-store-tour (the “Video”) regarding Sponsor’s store at 101 W. 29th Street Pueblo, CO 81008, and (ii) completing and submitting the entry form accessible by clicking on “Enter to Win” at the end of the Video. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (ii) one (1) $250 Natural Grocers gift card; and (iii) one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

The odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select potential Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at or following the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor will notify the potential Sweepstakes prize winners by email (the “Email Notice”). In order to claim their prize, a potential Sweepstakes prize winner must reply to the Email Notice within seven (7) days after the date the Email Notice is sent by Sponsor. The failure of a POTENTIAL prize winner to timely respond to the Email Notice as required in the immediately preceding sentence will result in such PORTENTIAL prize winner’s automatic forfeiture of their prize, and Sponsor SHALL THEREAFTER, without further notice, select a new prize winner. The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by November 30, 2021.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

 

Natural Grocers 2021 Earth Day

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2021 Earth Day Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on April 22, 2021 and ends on April 24, 2021. (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at a participating Natural Grocers store on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  Sweepstakes prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

1.  Grand Prize (across all Sponsor stores).  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card.

2.  Additional In-Store Prizes.  One (1) entrant at each of Sponsor’s stores will receive a $100 Natural Grocers Gift Card.

 

The odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select a Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries across all participating Sponsor stores. Sponsor will randomly select in-store prize winners from eligible entries received at each participating Natural Grocers store. .  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by October 31, 2021.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

 

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

  1. Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2021{N}power Member Earth Day Hydroflask Sweepstakes (the

“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc.

(“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

  1. Timing:  The Sweepstakes begin on April 22, 2021 and end on April 24, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

  1. How to Enter:  To enter the Sweepstakes, an entrant must be a member of Sponsor’s {N}power customer loyalty program, which can be joined at no cost at www.naturalgrocers.com/join.

 

Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by either of the following two (2) methods:

  1. Each tendered transaction made by a {N}power member through the {N}power program during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically count as a separate entry in the Sweepstakes; or
  2. {N}power members may submit an entry form online at www.naturalgrocers.com/winhydroflask during the Sweepstakes Period. 

Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times during the Sweepstakes Period, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.    

 

  1. Sweepstakes Prize:  50 (50) entrants at each of Sponsor’s participating stores will receive a 20 Oz. Natural Grocers brand Hydroflask. The Sweepstakes Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.  The odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

  1. Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes Prize winners from eligible entries at each participating Sponsor store.  The selection of each Prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winners will be notified by email on May 1, 2021.

Winner must pick up their prize at a participating Natural Grocers location between May 1, 2021 and

May 10, 2021.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL

ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules. 

 

  1. Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

  1. General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

  1. Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize. 

 

  1. Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

  1. Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the Sweepstakes Prize Winner or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by October 31, 2021.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

  1. Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2021 Count the Ladybugs Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on March 26, 2021 and ends on April 24, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at a participating Natural Grocers store during the Sweepstakes Period. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Grand Prize:  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s participating stores will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card.  The Grand Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

The odds of winning a Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winner:  At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries at all participating Sponsor stores.  To be eligible to win a Grand Prize, the entry form submitted by the winner must correctly state the number of ladybug images appearing in the April 2021 edition of Sponsor’s Health Hotline magazine (THE “APRIL HHL”) – EXCLUDING (I) THE LADYBUG IMAGES APPEARING ON THE SHOPPING BAG DEPICTED ON PAGE 20 OF THE APRIL HHL, (II) THE LARGE PHOTOGRAPHS OF A LADYBUG APPEARING ON PAGES 19 AND 24 OF THE APRIL HHL, AND (III) THE LADYBUG IN THE WORD ORGANIC ON PAGE 44 AND IN THE WORD NON ON PAGE 45 OF THE APRIL HHL  In the event no entry correctly states the number of ladybug images appearing in the April HHL, Sponsor will randomly select the Grand Prize winner from all.

 

The selection of the Grand Prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

 

7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

 

9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by October 31, 2021.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.