Rules and Conditions for Contests, Sweepstakes, and Giveaways

All current sweepstake rules can be found below.

 

Promotions with Entry Forms and Random Selection

Natural Grocers from time to time gives away products, prizes, and promotional items (“Giveaway Items”) by way of free entries and randomly selected recipients.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter. To receive a Giveaway Item based on random selection of an entry, the recipient must be present at the time selection is made.  If the selected entrant is not present, the Giveaway Item may be awarded to the next qualified selected entrant. Giveaway items are limited to supply on hand. No rain checks or substitutions.  Some selected entrants may not receive award due to lack of supply.  Taxes are the sole responsibility of the recipient.  By participating, recipient acknowledges and agrees  that neither Natural Grocers or its employees or vendors assume any liability in any form for the use, assumed value, consequences of use, or any other liability associated with the Giveaway Item.  Giveaway Items have no cash value and cannot be returned for store credit.  Recipient further agrees that Natural Grocers is the sole judge of all rules and its decisions are final.  Posted rules are subject to change at any time.  Promotion may be changed, cancelled, or postponed at any time.  Employees and family members of employees of Natural Grocers are not eligible to enter.  In some instances, prizes must be claimed by an adult minimum 18 years of age and release of liability signed.

 

Promotions Requiring Purchase

Natural Grocers from time to time gives away Giveaway Items or discounts free with purchase.  These offers are limited to supplies on hand.  No rain checks or substitutions.   Some eligible customers may not receive Giveaway Items due to lack of supply.  Appropriate tax will be collected from customer at time of giveaway.  Recipient acknowledges and agrees by participating that neither Natural Grocers or its employees or vendors assume any liability in any form for the use, assumed value, consequences of use, or any other liability associated with the Giveaway Item.  Giveaway items have no cash value and cannot be returned for store credit.  Recipient further agrees that Natural Grocers is the sole judge of all rules and its decisions are final.  Posted rules are subject to change at any time.  Promotion may be changed, cancelled, or postponed at any time.  Limit of one Giveaway Item per family per day, please. Some free promotional offers require a minimum store merchandise purchase.  Each offer is good while supply lasts.  Void where prohibited.  Natural Grocers reserves the right to alter, change, or cancel Giveaway Item promotions at any time without notice.

 

Subscriber lists

By providing your e-mail address you give us permission to send you a free introductory electronic issue of the Health Hotline newsletter.  You may cancel this free subscription at any time using the link found in the e-mail.

By providing your physical mailing address you give us permission to mail to you free promotional materials and news publications.  You may cancel this free subscription at any time by contacting us.

 

 

Sweepstake Rules

Natural Grocers 2024 {N}power® Member Solaray Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT 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 2024 {N}power Member Solaray Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the following states who are members of the Natural Grocers {N}power customer loyalty program and are at least 18 years old at the time of entry: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. 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, 2024 and ends on June 30, 2024 (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 during the Sweepstakes Period; or
  2. {N}power members may complete and submit an entry form online at www.naturalgrocers.com/solaray-sweepstakesduring 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 purchases one (1) Solaray products in a single transaction at a participating Sponsor store during the Sweepstakes Period, with a maximum of ten (10) Qualifying Transaction per day per {N}power member. An {N}power member must enter its phone number at checkout in order for its purchase(s) to qualify towards one or more Qualifying Transactions.

4.         Sweepstakes Prize: One (1) entrant for each participating Sponsor store will receive one (1) prize consisting of one (1) Smart Hydroponic Herb Garden (estimated retail value: $99.00) (each such prize, a “Sweepstakes Prize” or “prize”). Each prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The 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 Winner:  Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Sweepstakes Prize winner for each of Sponsor’s participating stores from all eligible entries within a reasonable period following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes PeriodThe 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; Prize Pickup. Potential Sweepstakes prize winners will be notified by telephone or email within a reasonable period following his/her selection. Thereafter, each such potential prize winner must pick up their prize from their participating store, in person, within twenty-one (21) days, during regular business hours. If a potential prize winner fails to pick up their prize within such twenty-one (21) day period, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void such Sweepstakes Prize winner’s selection and select a new Sweepstakes Prize winner.

 

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. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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.       Precedence. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in other Sweepstakes materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

12.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the 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 within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Where required by law, residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

Natural Grocers 2024 {N}power® Member Shop, Solve and Win Sweepstakes

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2024 {N}power Member Shop, Solve and Win Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the following states who are members of the Natural Grocers {N}power customer loyalty program and are at least 18 years old at the time of entry: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming (each, an “Eligible State”). 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. 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 June 1, 2024 and ends on June 30, 2024 (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. The entrant must access a Shop, Solve and Win puzzle (the “Puzzle”) received by {N}power program email or through the {N}power mobile application.

 

Each Puzzle contains squares specifying an amount of money an entrant must spend on qualifying purchases, required visits or in-store shopping during the Sweepstakes Period at a participating Natural Grocers store (such individual transaction or series of transactions, each a “Qualifying Transaction”). Each Qualifying Transaction corresponds with a letter. 

 

If a letter corresponding to the Qualified Transaction forms part of the Puzzle, the corresponding letter(s) of the Puzzle will be revealed at the time such purchase is made, provided that entrants enter their {N}power number at check-out upon making each Qualified Transaction. Once the entrant makes Qualified Transactions corresponding to all letters of the Puzzle or otherwise solves the Puzzle by filling in all missing letters, the entrant will have completed Shop, Solve and Win in order to receive a Sweepstakes Prize (defined below).  An {N}power member may also enter by mailing a written request for the Puzzle card and hint to: {N}power rewards at 12612 W Alameda Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80228.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prize:  Entrants who solve the Puzzle will each receive a $5 reward, redeemable at any Natural Grocers store (each such prize, a “Sweepstakes Prize”). Sweepstakes Prizes will not be awarded as cash, are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) Sweepstakes Prize per entrant.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  The Sweepstakes Prize will be credited to the entrant’s {N}power account within on July 1, 2024. 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, useor misuse of any prize. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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.       Precedence. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in other Sweepstakes materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the 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 within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. 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 2024 Art of Grilling {N}power® Member Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT 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 2024 Art of Grilling {N}power Member Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents, 18 years or older, of the following states: AZ, AR, CO, ID, IA, KS, LA, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA and WY (each, an “Eligible State”),  who 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 7, 2024 and ends on June 16, 2024 (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) total entrant across all of Sponsor’s participating stores will receive a prize package consisting of: one (1) YETI Tundra Haul Wheeled Cooler (approximate retail value: $425) (the “Cooler”), and two (2) Natural Grocers’ branded Hydro Flasks (approximate total retail value: $70) (the Cooler, together with the Hydro Flasks, hereafter collectively, the “Prize” or “prize”). The 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 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 the Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Within a reasonable period following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select (1) Prize winner from all eligible entriesThe 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, 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.  Once selected, the potential Prize winner will be notified by telephone or email that he or she is a potential prize winner. Such potential Prize winner must verify their information, including eligibility, to Sponsor by phone or email as requested by Sponsor within ten (10) days following such notification. Should a potential 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 Prize will be shipped to the Prize winner’s valid mailing address. To be valid, a Prize winner’s address must accept package deliveries by USPS, UPS and Federal Express and must be located in an Eligible State. If the 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. The Prize winner is responsible for providing a valid mailing address to Sponsor.

 

7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the Prize winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the Prize 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. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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.       Precedence. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in other Sweepstakes materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

12.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the 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 within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Where required by law, residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

Natural Grocers 2024 {N}power® Member Spend & Win Beauty Basket Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT 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 2024 {N}power Member Spend & Win Beauty Basket Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the following states who are members of the Natural Grocers {N}power customer loyalty program and are at least 18 years old at the time of entry: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming (each, an “Eligible State”). 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 begins on May 9, 2024 and ends on May 31, 2024 (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 five (5) Qualifying Transactions per day 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/beauty-basket during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants are limited to a maximum of five (5) online entries per day per {N}power member during the Sweepstakes Period for this method of entry. Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

As used herein, a “Qualifying Transaction” shall mean each $50.00 spent on body care and/or beauty products in-store by an {N}power member during a single check-out transaction during the Sweepstakes Period at a participating Natural Grocers store. Entrants must enter their {N}power number at check-out to enter.  

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prize:  Thirty (30) entrants across all Sponsor’s participating stores will each receive a prize package consisting of:

(i) one (1) basket of beauty products with a retail value of approximately $300 selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion; and

(ii) one (1) $100 Natural Grocers Gift Card

(each such prize package, collectively, a “Sweepstakes Prize”). 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.  The odds of winning a Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  Sponsor will randomly select thirty (30) Sweepstakes Prize winners from all eligible entries across participating Sponsor stores within a reasonable period following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period. The selection of the Sweepstakes Prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Prize will be shipped to the applicable Sweepstakes Prize winner’s valid mailing address by Sponsor within thirty (30) days after selection and receipt by Sponsor of the Sweepstakes Prize winner’s valid mailing address. To be valid, a Sweepstakes Prize winner’s mailing address must be in an Eligible State, and must accept package deliveries by USPS and UPS. If a Sweepstakes Prize is rejected or returned following attempted delivery to a Sweepstakes Prize winner, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void such Sweepstakes Prize winner’s selection and select a new Sweepstakes Prize winner. A Sweepstakes Prize winner is responsible for providing a valid mailing address to Sponsor. 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. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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.       Precedence. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in other Sweepstakes materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the 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 within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. 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 2024 Count the Chocolate Bars Contest

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT 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 2024 Count the Chocolate Bars Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the following states who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. 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 Contest.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Contest begins on May 9, 2024 and ends on May 31, 2024 (the “Contest Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Contest by submitting an entry form at a participating Natural Grocers store during the Contest Period using the form found in the print version of the May 2024 edition of Sponsor’s Health Hotline® magazine (the “Health Hotline”). The only permissible entry form is the entry form found in the print version of the May 2024 edition of THE Health Hotline. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person during the Contest Period. 

 

4.         Contest Prize: One (1) total entrant across all Sponsor’s participating stores will receive a prize consisting of one (1) $500 Natural Grocers Gift Card (the “Contest Prize”).  The Contest Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Contest Prize winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use. The odds of winning the Contest Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.

 

5.         Selection of Contest Prize Winner:  Within a reasonable period following the conclusion of the Contest Period, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Contest Prize winner from all eligible entriesTo be eligible to win a Prize, the entry form submitted by the winner must correctly state the number of CHOCOLATE BAR images appearing in the MAY 2024 edition of THE Health Hotline. The Contest Prize winner will be notified by telephone or email within a reasonable period following their selection by Sponsor. Within seven (7) days after such notification, the Contest Prize winner must pick up their prize at the Sponsor store at which such winner submitted their entry form, in person, during normal business hours, at a specific time to be coordinated by Sponsor and such winner. If the Contest Prize winner fails to claim their prize within such seven (7) day period, their prize will be forfeited and an alternate Contest prize winner will be selected at random.  In the event no entry correctly states the number of Chocolate Bar images appearing in the May 2024 edition of the Health Hotline, 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 Contest. ALL POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE CONTEST 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 Contest 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 Contest; 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 Contest, 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 Contest, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Contest in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Contest 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 Contest. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Contest 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 Contest.

 

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 Contest or any Contest-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 Contest or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Contest at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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 Contest 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 Contest, 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 Contest, 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.       Precedence. In the event of any conflict with any Contest details contained in these Official Rules and Contest details contained in other Contest materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Contest as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the Contest 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 within ninety (90) days after the Contest Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. 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 Oklahoma City Grand Re-Opening Sweepstakes (In-Store)

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 Oklahoma City Grand Re-Opening Sweepstakes (In-Store) (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the following states who are 18 years old or older at the time of entry: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. 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 2, 2024 and ends on May 16, 2024 (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 5903 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73132 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 retail value $75.00); (ii) one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins which includes one (1) $100.00 Visa gift card (approximate total retail value $200.00, including the gift card); (iii) one (1) Cuisinart food processor (approximate retail value $350.00); (iv) one (1) case Lasater ground beef (approximate retail value $200.00); (v) one (1) Aventon Pace 500 eBike (approximate retail value $1,400.00 (the “eBike”)); (vi) one (1) Natural Grocers $500.00 gift card; (vii) one (1) Vitamix Explorian E310 Blender (approximate retail value $350.00); (viii) one (1) wagon (approximate value $125.00); (ix) one (1) case Thousand Hills ground beef (approximate retail value $93.00); and (x) one (1) Woodstock-branded hammock (approximate retail value $400.00). 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 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 within a reasonable period 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. Subject to the terms of these Official Rules, the selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

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. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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.       Precedence. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in other Sweepstakes materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the 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 within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Where required by law, 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 April 2024 Fed & Fit Instagram Giveaway Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT 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 April 2024 Fed & Fit Instagram Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is only limited to legal residents of: Colorado, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming (each, an “Eligible State”), 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 9am Mountain Time on 4/22/2024, and ends at 11:59pm Mountain Time on 4/25/2024 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         Sweepstakes Prize:  One (1) total winner across all eligible entries will receive a prize consisting of one (1) $300 Natural Grocers gift card (the “Sweepstakes Prize” or “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 and @fedandfit on Instagram using a public Instagram profile;
  2. Tagging a friend in the comments of the Natural Grocers April 2024 Fed & Fit Instagram Giveaway post made by Fed & Fit; and
  3. Liking that Post.

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.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  From all eligible entries, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Sweepstakes Prize winner within a reasonable period following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period. The selection of the Sweepstakes Prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Prize will be shipped to the Sweepstakes Prize winner’s valid address by Sponsor within thirty (30) days of selection and receipt by Sponsor of the Sweepstakes Prize winner’s valid mailing address. To be valid, a Sweepstakes Prize winner’s mailing address must be in an Eligible State and must accept package deliveries by USPS and UPS. The Sweepstakes Prize winner must provide their valid mailing address to Sponsor within seven (7) days after notification of their selection by Sponsor, otherwise Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void such Sweepstakes Prize winner’s selection and select a new Sweepstakes Prize winner. If a Sweepstakes Prize is rejected or returned following attempted delivery to a Sweepstakes Prize winner, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void such Sweepstakes Prize winner’s selection and select a new Sweepstakes Prize winner. THE 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. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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.       Precedence. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in other Sweepstakes materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the Sweepstakes Prize winner(s) 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 within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Where required by law, residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

12.       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 2024 Count the Ladybugs Contest

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT 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 2024 Count the Ladybugs Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the following states who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming (each, an “Eligible State”). 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 Contest.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Contest begins on March 28, 2024 and ends on April 27, 2024 (the “Contest Period”).

 

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

 

4.         Contest 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 Contest Period.

 

5.         Selection of Contest Grand Prize Winner:  Within a reasonable period following the end of the Contest 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 2024 edition of Sponsor’s Health Hotline magazine (THE “APRIL HHL”) – EXCLUDING (I) THE LADYBUG IMAGE APPEARING ON THE sticker on top of the reusable bag on the front cover and on THE SAME STICKER ON page 15, (II) THE LADYBUG Zip pouch bag ON THE bottom left hand corner of page 15, (III) the ladybugs on the natural grocers brand cleaning products on page 15, and (V) the ladybug on the blade of grass at the top of page 18 and on the ladybug at the bottom right corner of page 18. 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 Contest Prize winner will be notified by telephone or email within a reasonable period following their selection by Sponsor. Within seven (7) days after such notification, the Contest Prize winner must pick up their prize at the Sponsor store at which such winner submitted their entry form, in person, during normal business hours, at a specific time to be coordinated by Sponsor and such winner. If the Contest Prize winner fails to claim their prize within such seven (7) day period, their prize will be forfeited and an alternate Contest prize winner will be selected at random.

 

The selection of the Grand Prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. ALL POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE CONTEST 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 Contest 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 Contest; 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 Contest, 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 Contest, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Contest in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Contest 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 Contest. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Contest 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 Contest.

 

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 Contest or any Contest-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 Contest or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Contest at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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 Contest 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 Contest, 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 Contest, 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.       Precedence. In the event of any conflict with any Contest details contained in these Official Rules and Contest details contained in other Contest materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Contest as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a listing of the Contest 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 within ninety (90) days after the Contest Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Where required by law, 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 Loveland Grand Opening Sweepstakes (In-store)

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 Amarillo Grand Reopening Sweepstakes (In-Store) (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the following states who are 18 years old or older at the time of entry: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. 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 November 15, 2023, and ends on November 29, 2023 (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 745 Lincoln Ave, Loveland, CO 80537 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 retail value $75.00); (ii) one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins which includes one (1) $100.00 Visa gift card (approximate total retail value $200.00, including the gift card); (iii) one (1) Cuisinart food processor (approximate retail value $350.00); (iv) one (1) case Lasater ground beef (approximate retail value $200.00); (v) one (1) Aventon Pace 500 eBike (approximate retail value $1,400.00 (the “eBike”)); (vi) one (1) Natural Grocers $500.00 gift card; (vii) one (1) Vitamix Explorian E310 Blender (approximate retail value $350.00); (viii) one (1) wagon (approximate value $125.00); (ix) one (1) case Thousand Hills ground beef (approximate retail value $93.00); and (x) one (1) Woodstock-branded hammock (approximate retail value $400.00). 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 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 within a reasonable period 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. Subject to the terms of these Official Rules, the selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

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. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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.       Precedence. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in other Sweepstakes materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the 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 within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Where required by law, residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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