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

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on September 29, 2021, and ends on October 5, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at Sponsor’s store located at 3333 S. Glenstone Ave., Suite 140-A, Springfield, MO  65804, 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); (ii) one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins which includes one (1) $100 Visa gift card (approximate total retail value $200); (iii) one (1) Cuisinart food processor (approximate retail value $350); (iv) one (1) case Lasater ground beef (approximate retail value $200); (v) one (1) Aventon Pace 500 eBike (approximate retail value $1,400 (the “eBike”)); (vi) one (1) Natural Grocers $500 gift card; (vii) one (1) Vitamix Explorian E310 Blender (approximate retail value $350); (viii) one (1) wagon (approximate value $125); (ix) one (1) case Thousand Hills ground beef (approximate retail value $93); and one (1) Divine Chocolate branded tote with select Divine Chocolates (approximate value $65). 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 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.

 

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, 2022.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

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

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on September 29, 2021, and ends on October 5, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by doing the following during the Sweepstakes Period: (i) watching the video located at https://www.naturalgrocers.com/springfield-virtual-store-tour (the “Video”) regarding Sponsor’s store at 3333 S. Glenstone Ave., Suite 140-A, Springfield, MO  65804, and (ii) completing and submitting the entry form accessible by clicking on “Enter to Win” at the end of the Video. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by April 30, 2022.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

 

Natural Grocers Organic Month Gift Card Giveaway

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

 

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

 

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

 

3.           Sweepstakes Prize:

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes: One (1) “Polaroid Camera Bundle” will be awarded at each participating Sponsor store. Each Polaroid Camera Bundle consists of: one (1) Polaroid I-type instant camera; one (1) camera bag; and one (1) I-type film pack. The estimated cumulative retail value of all items included in each Polaroid Camera Bundle is $152.00. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Natural Grocers August 2021 Rooted in Community Gratitude Giveaway

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

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers August 2021 Rooted in Community Gratitude Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible as entrants or Nominees (as defined herein). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Entrant’s nominee nominated on the entry form to receive the prize package (“Nominee”), must (1) live within 100 miles of one of Sponsor’s store locations and (2) be able to accept in-person delivery of the prize package at one of Sponsor’s store locations. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant and Nominee’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.  Prior to accepting any prize package, any Nominee will be deemed to fully and unconditionally agree to the terms set forth in these Official Rules. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on August 1, 2021 and ends on August 31, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting the following: (1) an entry form containing entrant’s relevant information and identifying the Nominee and the prize category that Nominee is being nominated to win, and (2) a short essay (up to 300 words) discussing how Nominee has been an inspiration to entrant. Entrants must enter by submitting the aforementioned at the following URL on Sponsor’s website: naturalgrocers.com/community-gratitude-giveaway. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes: 

 

Prizes: Ten (10) Nominees across all Sponsor’s participating stores will each receive one (1) of the following prize packages (consisting of products from one of Sponsor’s stores) depending on the prize category for which Nominee was nominated on the entry form: (a) Movie night prize package (approximate value of $55), (b) Breakfast prize package (approximate value of $60), (c) Taco Night prize package (approximate value of $60), (d) Coffee Lover prize package (approximate value of $70), (e) Stock Your Pantry prize package (approximate value of $50), or (f) Hit the Trail prize package (approximate value of $60). In no event will a prize winner receive more than one prize package. Nominee is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  On the first Wednesday following the Sweepstakes Period (September 1, 2021), Sponsor will randomly select ten winners from the eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrant’s Nominee will be entitled to receive a prize package if entrant’s essay is randomly selected. Entrant’s Nominee must be able to accept in-person delivery of the prize package at one of Sponsor’s store locations. The selection of prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  A NOMINEE IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S AND NOMINEE’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THEY HAVE 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 entrant’s and Nominee’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, essay, 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, or any Nominee, 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 or any Nominee’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s or any Nominee’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 and Nominee 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 or Nominee be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant or Nominee 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 or Nominee and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

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

 

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

Natural Grocers July 2021 Rooted in Community Gratitude Giveaway

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

 

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers July 2021 Rooted in Community Gratitude Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible as entrants or Nominees (as defined herein). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Entrant’s nominee nominated on the entry form to receive the prize package (“Nominee”), must (1) live within 100 miles of one of Sponsor’s store locations and (2) be able to accept in-person delivery of the prize package at one of Sponsor’s store locations. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant and Nominee’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.  Prior to accepting any prize package, any Nominee will be deemed to fully and unconditionally agree to the terms set forth in these Official Rules. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on July 1, 2021 and ends on July 31, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting the following: (1) an entry form containing entrant’s relevant information and identifying the Nominee and the prize category that Nominee is being nominated to win, and (2) a short essay (up to 300 words) discussing how Nominee has been an inspiration to entrant. Entrants must enter by submitting the aforementioned at the following URL on Sponsor’s website: naturalgrocers.com/community-gratitude-giveaway. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes: 

 

Prizes: Ten (10) Nominees across all Sponsor’s participating stores will each receive one (1) of the following prize packages (consisting of products from one of Sponsor’s stores) depending on the prize category for which Nominee was nominated on the entry form: (a) Movie night prize package (approximate value of $55), (b) Breakfast prize package (approximate value of $60), (c) Taco Night prize package (approximate value of $60), (d) Coffee Lover prize package (approximate value of $70), (e) Stock Your Pantry prize package (approximate value of $50), or (f) Hit the Trail prize package (approximate value of $60). In no event will a prize winner receive more than one prize package. Nominee is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  On the first Wednesday following the Sweepstakes Period (August 4th, 2021), Sponsor will randomly select ten winners from the eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrant’s Nominee will be entitled to receive a prize package if entrant’s essay is randomly selected. Entrant’s Nominee must be able to accept in-person delivery of the prize package at one of Sponsor’s store locations. The selection of prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  A NOMINEE IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S AND NOMINEE’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THEY HAVE 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 entrant’s and Nominee’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, essay, 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, or any Nominee, 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 or any Nominee’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s or any Nominee’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 and Nominee 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 or Nominee be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant or Nominee 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 or Nominee and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

Rooted In Community Sweepstakes

NATURAL GROCERS JUNE 2021
ROOTED IN COMMUNITY Gratitude GIVEAWAY

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 June 2021 Rooted in Community Gratitude Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible as entrants or Nominees (as defined herein). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Entrant’s nominee nominated on the entry form to receive the prize package (“Nominee”), must (1) live within 100 miles of one of Sponsor’s store locations and (2) be able to accept in-person delivery of the prize package at one of Sponsor’s store locations. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant and Nominee’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.  Prior to accepting any prize package, any Nominee will be deemed to fully and unconditionally agree to the terms set forth in these Official Rules. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

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

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting the following: (1) an entry form containing entrant’s relevant information and identifying the Nominee and the prize category that Nominee is being nominated to win, and (2) a short essay (up to 300 words) discussing how Nominee has been an inspiration to entrant. Entrants must enter by submitting the aforementioned at the following URL on Sponsor’s website: naturalgrocers.com/community-gratitude-giveaway. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes: 

 

Prizes: Ten (10) Nominees across all Sponsor’s participating stores will each receive one (1) of the following prize packages (consisting of products from one of Sponsor’s stores) depending on the prize category for which Nominee was nominated on the entry form: (a) Movie night prize package (approximate value of $55), (b) Breakfast prize package (approximate value of $60), (c) Taco Night prize package (approximate value of $60), (d) Coffee Lover prize package (approximate value of $70), (e) Stock Your Pantry prize package (approximate value of $50), or (f) Hit the Trail prize package (approximate value of $60). In no event will a prize winner receive more than one prize package. Nominee is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  On the first Wednesday following the Sweepstakes Period (July 7th, 2021), Sponsor will randomly select ten winners from the eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrant’s Nominee will be entitled to receive a prize package if entrant’s essay is randomly selected. Entrant’s Nominee must be able to accept in-person delivery of the prize package at one of Sponsor’s store locations. The selection of prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  A NOMINEE IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S AND NOMINEE’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THEY HAVE 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 entrant’s and Nominee’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, essay, 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, or any Nominee, 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 or any Nominee’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s or any Nominee’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 and Nominee 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 or Nominee be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant or Nominee 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 or Nominee and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

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

 

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

 

Natural Grocers™ {N}Power® Member Buy Local & Win - Texas

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 {N}power Member Buy Local & Win – Texas (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or 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” or “Natural Grocers”) 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 March 2, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time and ends on March 4, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

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

  1. Each Qualifying Transaction (as defined hereinafter) made by a {N}power member through the {N}power program during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically count as a separate entry in the Sweepstakes. Entrants are limited to a maximum of five (5) Qualifying Transactions per day per {N}power member for this method of entry; or
  2. {N}power members may submit an entry form online at https://www.naturalgrocers.com/contest/texas-shop-local during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants are limited to a maximum of five (5) online entries per day per {N}power member for this method of entry.

“Qualifying Transaction” shall mean the purchase of a combination of any five (5) of the products listed at: https://naturalgrocers.cld.bz/Texas-Products. Entrants can also locate eligible products by scanning a QR code available in-store during the Sweepstakes Period. Quantity of all eligible products limited to stock on-hand at participating stores; no rain checks.

 

Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a prize consisting of one (1) Traeger Pro 575 WiFi Pellet Grill (approximate retail value of $799.99) (the “Grill Prize”); one (1) entrant will receive a prize consisting of one (1) Pace 500 Step-Through EBike (approximate retail value of $1,399.00) (the “Bike Prize”); and one (1) entrant will receive one (1) $250 Natural Grocers gift card. All prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to award (i) a grill of substantially equivalent value if the Grill Prize is unavailable at the end of the Sweepstakes Period, and (ii) an electric bike of substantially equivalent value if the Bike Prize is unavailable at the end of the Sweepstakes Period. The prize winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use.  The odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  As soon as practicable following end of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select three (3) total prize winners from all eligible entries.  Sponsor’s selection of all Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  As a condition to receiving the Grill Prize or the Bike Prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return, within seven (7) days of the date he/she is notified, 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 within such seven (7) day period, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected at random.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  

 

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 such winner’s photograph and such winner’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 and web publications and print and digital advertising) 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 September 30, 2021.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

Natural Grocers™ {N}Power® Member Buy Local & Win - Colorado

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 {N}power Member Buy Local & Win – Colorado (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or 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” or “Natural Grocers”) 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 March 3, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time and ends on March 14, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

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

  1. Each Qualifying Transaction (as defined hereinafter) made by a {N}power member through the {N}power program during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically count as a separate entry in the Sweepstakes. Entrants are limited to a maximum of five (5) Qualifying Transactions per day per {N}power member for this method of entry; or
  2. {N}power members may submit an entry form online at https://www.naturalgrocers.com/contest/colorado-shop-local during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants are limited to a maximum of five (5) online entries per day per {N}power member for this method of entry.

“Qualifying Transaction” shall mean the purchase of a combination of any five (5) of the products listed at: https://naturalgrocers.cld.bz/Colorado-Products. Entrants can also locate eligible products by scanning a QR code available in-store during the Sweepstakes Period. Quantity of all eligible products limited to stock on-hand at participating stores; no rain checks.

 

Entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a prize consisting of one (1) Custom Snowboard by Meier Skis (approximate retail value of $995.00) (the “Snowboard Prize”); one (1) entrant will receive a prize consisting of one (1) Pace 500 Step-Through EBike (approximate retail value of $1,399.00) (the “Bike Prize”); and one (1) entrant will receive one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card. All prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to award (i) a snowboard of substantially equivalent value if the Snowboard Prize is unavailable at the end of the Sweepstakes Period, and (ii) an electric bike of substantially equivalent value if the Bike Prize is unavailable at the end of the Sweepstakes Period. The prize winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use.  The odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  As soon as practicable following end of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select three (3) total prize winners from all eligible entries.  Sponsor’s selection of all Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  As a condition to receiving the Snowboard Prize or the Bike Prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return, within seven (7) days of the date he/she is notified, 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 within such seven (7) day period, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected at random.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  

 

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 such winner’s photograph and such winner’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 and web publications and print and digital advertising) 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 September 30, 2021.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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