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.

 

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Sweepstake Rules

Tigard, OR

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. 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 Tigard Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. 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 and ends on October 17, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 13125 SW Pacific Hwy., Oregon 97223 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Pacific Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person.
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  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.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Pacific Time on October 21, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time on October 22, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through March 25, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Pacific Time on October 28, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through March 31, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return 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 prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
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 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, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by May 31, 2019.  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.

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 Tigard Grand Opening Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on October 17, 2018 and ends on November 30, 2018 (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 13125 SW Pacific Hwy., Oregon 97223, 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) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Country Life Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Patagonia backpack; and (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the end of the Sweepstakes Period.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.​​​​​​​
6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.​​​​​​​
7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.​​​​​​​
8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.​​​​​​​
9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).​​​​​​​
10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by May 31, 2019.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Georgetown, (Austin) TX

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. 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 Georgetown Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. 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 and ends on September 5, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3. How to Enter: Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 1301 West University Ave., Georgetown, Texas 78628 (the “Store”) between 8:00 a.m. and 8:55 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person.
4. Sweepstakes Prizes: One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date. The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date. 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. Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes: The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize: (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on September 9, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Central Time on September 10, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through February 11, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on September 16, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through February 17, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6. Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:30 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date. Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win. As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return 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 prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random. The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
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 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, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9. Release/Limitations of Liability: Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10. Disputes: Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11. Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below. All such requests must be received by March 31, 2019. 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.

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 Georgetown Grand Opening Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on September 5, 2018 and ends on October 15, 2018 (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 1301 West University Ave., Georgetown, Texas 78628, 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) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Country Life Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Patagonia backpack; and (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

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

5.Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the end of the Sweepstakes Period. The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.
6.Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
7.General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
8.Release/Limitations of Liability: Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
9.Disputes: Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
10.Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below. All such requests must be received by March 31, 2019. Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
11.Sponsor: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Fredericksburg, TX

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 Fredericksburg Grand Opening Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on October 3, 2018 and ends on November 15, 2018 (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 601 East Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624, 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) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Country Life Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Patagonia backpack; and (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the end of the Sweepstakes Period.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.
6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by April 30, 2019.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. 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 Fredericksburg Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. 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 and ends on September 19, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3. How to Enter: Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 601 East Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person.
4. Sweepstakes Prizes: One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date. The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date. 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. Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes: The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize: (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on September 23, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Central Time on September 24, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through February 25, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on September 30, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through March 3, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6. Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date. Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win. As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return 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 prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random. The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
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 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, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9. Release/Limitations of Liability: Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10. Disputes: Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11. Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below. All such requests must be received by April 30, 2019. 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.

Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe GRAND OPENING SWEEPSTAKES

Official Rules

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

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Santa Fe Grand Opening Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on October 4, 2018 and ends on November 15, 2018 (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 1090 South St. Francis Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505, 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) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Country Life Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Patagonia backpack; and (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the end of the Sweepstakes Period.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.
6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
10.       Winners List/Official Rules:To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by May 31, 2019.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

SANTA FE GROCERY GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKES

Official Rules

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. 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 Santa Fe Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. 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 and ends on October 4, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3.         How to Enter: Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 1090 South St. Francis Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 (the “Store”) between 7:00 a.m. and 7:55 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  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.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on October 7, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time on October 8, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through March 11, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on October 14, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through March 17, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 8:30 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return 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 prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
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 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, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11.       Winners List/Official Rules:To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by March 31, 2019.  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.