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.

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Sweepstake Rules

National Pasta Day Giveaway 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-Capello’s National Pasta Day Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Natural Grocers”) and Cappello’s LLC (“Cappello’s”) (collectively, the “Co-Sponsors”) and their parents, 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 Co-Sponsors, 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 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time on October 17, 2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on October 18, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a prize (the “Cappello’s Giveaway Prize”) consisting of one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card and one (1) entrant will receive a prize (the “Natural Grocers Giveaway Prize”) consisting of one (1) package of each of Cappello’s five (5) pasta varieties. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at the Co-Sponsors’ 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.

 

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

 

a) To enter to win the Cappello’s Giveaway Prize, Entrants must:

 

 

i. Follow @NaturalGrocers and @Cappellos on Instagram;

ii. “Like” the post regarding the Sweepstakes on @Cappellos on Instagram; and

iii. Tag a friend in the comment section of the post regarding the Sweepstakes on @Cappellos on Instagram.

 

b)To enter to win the Natural Grocers Giveaway Prize, Entrants must:

 

i.Follow @NaturalGrocers and @Cappellos on Instagram;

ii.“Like” the post regarding the Sweepstakes on @NaturalGrocers on Instagram; and

iii.Tag a friend in the comment section of the post regarding the Sweepstakes on @NaturalGrocers on Instagram.

 

Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter. All entries must be submitted through a public Instagram account. The Co-Sponsors reserve 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 Winners:  From all eligible entries: (i) Natural Grocers will randomly select one (1) winner of the Natural Grocers Giveaway Prize and (ii)  Cappello’s will randomly select one (1) winner of the Cappello’s Giveaway Prize. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY THE CO-SPONOSRS, 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 each Co-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 such Co-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, without further payment or consideration.

 

7.         General Conditions:  Each Co-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. The Co-Sponsors reserve 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, the Co-Sponsors reserve 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 the Co-Sponsors are 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 Co-Sponsors shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that each Co-Sponsor and 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 the Co-Sponsors 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 either Co-Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by April 30, 2020.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for your request to be processed. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

11.       Co-Sponsors: 

 

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

 

Cappello’s, LLC, 3136 Larimer Street, Denver, Colorado 80205.

 

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram.

 

 

 

Lafayette, LA

Official Rules

 

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

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

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on October 9, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 1925 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) three (3) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) four (4) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

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

 

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on October 13, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 1:00 p.m. Central Time on October 14, 2019 and each Monday thereafter through March 16, 2020; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on October 20, 2019 and each Sunday thereafter through March 22, 2020 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.  

 

6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by April 30, 2020.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

Official Rules

 

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

 

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

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on October 9, 2019 and ends on November 15, 2019 (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 1925 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508, during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Divine-branded tote bag filled with Divine chocolate bars; (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal; and (x) one (1) Probar-branded backpack filled with Probars.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by May 31, 2020.  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.

2019 Organic Month Headquarters® 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 2019 Organic Month Headquarters Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on September 9, 2019 and ends on September 12, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

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

  1. Following @naturalgrocers on Instagram;
  2. “Liking” the post regarding the Sweepstakes at @naturalgrocers on Instagram; and
  3. Tagging a friend in the comment section of the post regarding the Sweepstakes.

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

 

4.            Sweepstakes Prizes:  Five (5) entrants will each receive a grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) consisting of: (i) one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card and (ii) one (1) Natural Grocers-branded reusable bag filled with a variety of Natural Grocers Brand Products and produce selected by the Sponsor with a total value of up to $25. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The reusable bag filled with products and produce must be fully redeemed in one (1) visit. 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:  From all eligible entries, Sponsor will randomly select five (5) Grand Prize winners. Sponsor’s selection of all 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 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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below. All such requests must be received by March 31, 2020.  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.

Coppell Grand Re-Opening

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

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

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on September 21, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 120 South Denton Tap Road, Coppell, Texas 75019 (the “Store”) between 8:00 a.m. and 8:55 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) three (3) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) four (4) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

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

 

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on September 22, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 1:00 p.m. Central Time on September 23, 2019 and each Monday thereafter through February 24, 2020; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on September 22, 2019 and each Sunday thereafter through March 1, 2020 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.  

 

6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:30 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by March 31, 2020.  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.

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

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on September 21, 2019 and ends on October 30, 2019 (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 120 South Denton Tap Road, Coppell, Texas 75019, during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Divine-branded tote bag filled with Divine chocolate bars; (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal; and (x) one (1) Probar-branded backpack filled with Probars.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by April 30, 2020.  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.

The Natural Grocers’ One Millionth {N}power Member Sweepstakes

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers’ One Millionth {N}power Member Sweepstakes (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 on May 16, 2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on July 31, 2019 (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 tendered transaction made by a {N}power member through the {N}power program during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically count as a separate entry in the Sweepstakes; or
  2. {N}power members may submit an entry form online at www.naturalgrocers.com/millionth during the Sweepstakes Period.

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

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize (the “Grand Prize”) consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $125.00 each week for a period of fifty two (52) weeks, and a cash stipend in the amount of $2,150.00, awarded in the form of a check. Five (5) entrants will receive a second place prize (the “Second Place Prize”) consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $125.00 each week for a period of twenty six (26) weeks, and a cash stipend in the amount of $1,000.00, awarded in the form of a check.  One (1) entrant at each participating Sponsor store location will receive a $50 Natural Grocers gift card (each, a “$50 Prize”).  The total approximate retail value of this Sweepstakes is $37,500.00.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Rules Applicable to Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as the Grand Prize or a Second Place Prize: (i) the gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount as promptly as practicable following the selection of the winner of that card; (ii) any amount on the gift card that remains unspent at approximately 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on the Sunday following the issuance of the gift card and each Sunday for a period of fifty one (51) or twenty five (25) weeks, as applicable to that gift card, will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (iii) each Monday following the issuance of the gift card, at approximately 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time, it will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount for a period of fifty one (51) or twenty five (25) weeks, as applicable to that gift card. In addition, each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.

6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  On or about August 5, 2019, Sponsor will randomly select from all eligible entries: (i) one (1) Grand Prize winner; (ii) five (5) Second Place Prize winners; and (iii) one (1) $50 Prize winner at each participating Sponsor store location. 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 Grand Prize or a Second Place 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 February 29, 2020.  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.

64th Anniversary

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 64th Anniversary Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on August 15, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

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

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  Sweepstakes prizes will be awarded in the following seven (7) categories:

1.  Grand Prize (across all Sponsor stores).  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Grand Prize consisting of a trip for two (2) people to Hawaii.

2.  Second Prize (across all Sponsor stores).  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Second Prize consisting of a Great Outdoors prize pack consisting of: one (1)Yeti Haul Cooler; two (2) Yeti Rambler 26 oz. bottles; two (2) camping chairs; one (1) North Face backpack; two (2) Jackson's Honest-branded truck hats; two (2) Jackson's Honest-branded beanies; two (2) Jackson's Honest-branded tee shirts; and one (1) $100 Natural Grocers Gift Card.

3.  Third Prize (across all Sponsor stores).  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Third Prize consisting of a Fun in the Sun prize pack consisting of: one (1) Hippeas-branded umbrella; one (1) Hippeas-branded Yeti cooler; one (1) pair of Hippeas-branded shoes; one (1) Hippeas-branded cornhole set; One (1) Hippeas-branded beach towel; one (1) case of Hippeas product; and one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card.

4.  Fourth Prize (across all Sponsor stores).  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Fourth Prize consisting of one (1) Apple Watch Series 3.

5.  Fifth Prize (across all Sponsor stores).  Ten (10) entrants across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a Fifth Prize consisting of one (1) Fitbit Inspire HR activity tracker.

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

  • One (1) electric skateboard
  • One (1) Apple AirPods
  • One (1) New Wave Enviro alkaline pitcher.
  • One (1) backpack with solar charger.
  • One (1) ORIG3N Nutrition DNA test.
  • One (1) 21 oz. Hydro Flask
  • One (1) $64 Natural Grocers gift card.

            7.  Hourly In-Store Prizes.  In addition, one (1) of the following prizes will be awarded on an hourly basis (at the top of each hour) at each participating Sponsor store on the Sweepstakes Date (entrants must be present at the time of the drawing to win the following prizes): (i) a copy of How Cows Save the Planet by Judith Schwartz; (ii) a Natural Grocers-branded cutting board; (iii) a Natural Grocers-branded kombucha growler; (iv) a Natural Grocers-branded duffle bag; or (v) a Natural Grocers-branded mason jar.

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

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

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

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

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

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

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by January 31, 2020.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

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

Official Rules

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

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers 2019 Count the Tropical Flowers Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on August 9, 2019 and ends on August 31, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

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

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s participating stores will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card.  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 prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries at all participating Sponsor stores.  To be eligible to win a Prize, the entry form submitted by the winner must correctly state the number of TROPICAL FLOWER images appearing in the AUGUST 2019 edition of Sponsor’s Health Hotline® magazine, EXCLUDING THE TROPICAL FLOWER ON THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY FORM.  In the event no entry correctly states the number of tropical flower images appearing in the August 2019 edition of the Health Hotline magazine, Sponsor will randomly select the prize winners from those eligible entries that came the closest to the correct number without going over the correct number.

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

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

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

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

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

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by January 31, 2020.  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.

Weekly Adventure Giveaway Sweepstakes

WEEKLY ADVENTURE GIVEAWAY 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 Weekly Adventure Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Natural Grocers”) ( “Sponsor”) and any prize supplier, including but not limited to Winter Park Resort and Steamboat Resort, and their respective parent companies, 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 on July 22, 2019 and ends on August 11, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period by submitting an entry form at a participating Natural Grocers store during the Sweepstakes Period. A list of the participating Natural Grocers stores is set forth in Exhibit A to these Official Rules. By entering, each entrant indicates his/her unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules. There is a maximum of one entry per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  Each Week (as defined below) during the Sweepstakes Period, twenty (20) entrants will receive a prize consisting of: (i) two (2) single day bike passes for either the Trestle Bike Park at Winter Park Resort (“Winter Park”) or the Steamboat Bike Park at Steamboat Resort (“Steamboat”) (bike park passes must be used during the 2019 bike park season and winners will be required to sign liability releases at either of Winter Park Resort and Steamboat Resort in order to use the bike park tickets) and (ii) one $25 Natural Grocers gift card. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsors’ sole discretion. While the Sponsor will attempt to accommodate each winner’s preference for the resort location covered by his/her bike passes, a limited number of bike passes for Winter Park and Steamboat will be available; accordingly, the Sponsor cannot guarantee that each winner will receive bike passes for his/her preferred resort location. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.  As used in these Official Rules, the term “Week” means the period beginning at the start of Natural Grocers’ business on Monday and ending at the close of Natural Grocers’ business on the following Sunday.

 

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

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Each Week, from all eligible entries, Natural Grocers will randomly select twenty (20) prize winners from all eligible entries across all participating Sponsor stores. Winners are expected to be selected and notified by the close of Natural Grocers’ business on the Tuesday immediately following each Week during the Sweepstakes Period. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY NATURAL GROCERS, 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 each 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 such 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, 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 reserve 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 reserve 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, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

 

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

 

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

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by February 29, 2020. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for your request to be processed. 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.

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT A

Participating Natural Grocers Store Locations

Store Name

Address

Arapahoe

11753 E Arapahoe Road, Centennial, Colorado 80112

Boulder

2685 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colorado 80302

Castle Rock

4510 Trail Boss Drive         Castle Rock, CO  80104

Cherry Knolls

6774 S. University Blvd.    Centennial, CO 80122

Colfax & Washington

1433 Washington Street, Denver, Colorado 80203

Colorado & Evans

2053 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80222

Colorado Springs

7298 North Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80920

Conifer

27101 Main Street, Conifer, Colorado 80433

Denver Design District

368 S. Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80209

Denver Downtown

3757 N. Brighton Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80216

Durango

1123 Camino Del Rio, Durango, Colorado 81301

East Denver

4500 E Alameda Ave., Denver, Colorado 80246

Evergreen

1291 Bergen Pkwy., Evergreen, Colorado 80439

Fort Collins

4318 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, Colorado 80525

Frisco

970 N. Ten Mile Dr., Frisco, Colorado 80443

Glenwood Springs

127 E. Meadows Dr., Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601

Golden

2401 Ford Street, Golden, Colorado 80401

Grand Junction

2464 US Hwy 6 & 50, Grand Mesa Center, Grand Junction, Colorado 81505

Greeley

2819 35th Ave, Greeley, CO 80634

Green Mountain

12612 W. Alameda Pkwy., Lakewood, Colorado 80228

Highlands Ranch

1265 Sgt.John Stiles Drive, Suite M, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Kipling & Coal Mine

6475 S. Kipling Parkway, Littleton, Colorado 80123

Lafayette

100 W. South Boulder Road, Lafayette, Colorado 80026

Longmont

1745 N. Main St., Longmont, Colorado 80501

Mission Trace

3333 S Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood, Colorado 80227

Montrose

3451 S. Rio Grande Ave., Montrose, Colorado 81401

Monument

1216 W Baptist Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Northglenn

11465 Washington St., Northglenn, CO 80233

Northwest

7745 N. Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003

Parker

11402 S. Parker Rd., Parker, Colorado 80134

Pueblo

101 W. 29th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81008

Salida

200 F Street, Salida, Colorado 81201

South Aurora

3440 S Tower Road, Aurora, CO 80013

South Colorado Springs

1604 S. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906

Steamboat Springs

335 Lincoln Avenue, Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487

Tennyson

3825 Tennyson Street, Denver, Colorado 80212

West Colfax

9030 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood, Colorado 80215

Wheat Ridge

4900 Kipling Street, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033

Woodland Park

916 Paradise Lodge Lane, Woodland Park, Colorado 80863

August 2019 #I Am {N}powered Grocery Giveaway 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 August 2019 #I Am {N}Powered Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on August 1, 2019 and ends on August 31, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

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

  1. Obtaining an official limited edition #IamNPowered bandana (an “Official Bandana”), which may be procured free of charge: (i) at any Sponsor store during the month of August 2019 (while supplies last) or (ii) by downloading an image of the Official Bandana at www.naturalgrocers.com/iamnpowered at any time during the Sweepstakes Period;
  2. Following @naturalgrocers on Instagram;
  3. Posting a digital photograph (maximum size 9 MB) of the entrant clearly wearing or displaying the Official Bandana with the hashtag #IamNPowered on entrant’s Instagram feed in a pose or setting: (i) with a pet; (ii) with family or friends; (iii) in a selfie; or (iv) with Natural Grocers Brand Products, a Sponsor storefront or a Sponsor reusable shopping bag; and
  4. Tagging @naturalgrocers in the entrant’s entry post.

Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times, although: (i) no single image may be entered more than once and (ii) entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter. The following submissions are ineligible: (i) any photograph that violates or infringes on a third party's intellectual property or other rights; (ii) any photograph that contains sexually explicit, nude, obscene, violent or other objectionable or inappropriate content; and (iii) any photograph that involves putting any individual or animal in danger. 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.

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks, and a cash stipend of $700; (ii) one (1) entrant will receive a second place prize (the “Second Place Prize”) consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twelve (12) weeks, and a cash stipend of $175; and (iii) one (1) entrant will receive a third place prize (the “Third Place Prize”) consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $25 each week for a period of eight (8) weeks. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize: (i) the gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount as promptly as practicable following the selection of the winner of that card; (ii) any amount on the gift card that remains unspent at approximately 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on the Sunday following the issuance of the gift card and each Sunday for a period of twenty three (23), eleven (11) or seven (7) weeks thereafter, as applicable to that gift card, will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each Monday following the issuance of the gift card, at approximately 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time, it will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount for a period of twenty three (23), eleven (11) or seven (7) weeks, as applicable to that gift card; and (iv) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.  

6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  From all eligible entries, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner, one (1) Second Place Prize winner and one (1) Third Place Prize winner. Winners will be selected and notified as promptly as possible following the end of the Sweepstakes Period. 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 $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes 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. 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.         Intellectual Property Rights.  Each entrant will retain all rights to any photograph that he/she submits, including ownership rights (if applicable); provided that each entrant grants Sponsor a royalty-free, worldwide, nonexclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to display each photograph submitted by such entrant on Sponsor’s internal and external communications materials (including but not limited to web sites, web publications, social media sites and print and digital advertising).

8.         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.

9.         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.

10.       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.

11.       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).

12.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by February 29, 2020.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

13.       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.

PaleOMG Giveaway 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-PaleOMG Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Natural Grocers”) and PaleOMG (“PaleOMG”) (collectively, “Co-Sponsors”) and their parents, 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 Co-Sponsors, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on June 15, 2019 and ends at 11:59 Mountain Standard Time on June 17, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period by: (i) “liking” the post regarding the Sweepstakes on @paleomg on Instagram; and (ii) following @paleomg, @acurebeauty and @vitalproteins; and (iii) tagging a friend in the comment section of the post regarding the Sweepstakes on @paleomg on Instagram. Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter. Co-Sponsors reserve 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.

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of: (i) one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card; (ii) one (1) Natural Grocers-branded reusable bag; (iii) one (1) Acure brightening line; (iv) four (4) Vital Proteins Collagen Lattes of different flavors; (v) two (2) Vital Proteins Collagen Defense Shots; and (vi) two (2) bottles of Vital Proteins Lemon Ginger Collagen Water.

In addition, ten (10) entrants will receive a second prize, each consisting of: (i) one (1) $10 Natural Grocers gift card; (ii) one (1) Vital Proteins Collagen Latte; (iii) one (1) Vital Proteins Collagen Defense Shot; and (iv) one (1) bottle of Vital Proteins Lemon Ginger Collagen Water.

Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Co-Sponsors’ 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:  From all eligible entries, Natural Grocers will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner and ten (10) second prize winners.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY NATURAL GROCERS, 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 each Co-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 such Co-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, without further payment or consideration.

7.         General Conditions:  Each Co-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. Co-Sponsors reserve 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, Co-Sponsors reserve 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 Co-Sponsors are 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 Co-Sponsors shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that each Co-Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and 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 Co-Sponsors 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 either Co-Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by December 31, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for your request to be processed. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

11.       Co-Sponsors: 

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

PaleOMG, c/o 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 2019 Earth Day

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 2019 Earth Day Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. 
 
2. Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on April 22, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”). 
 
3. How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at a participating Natural Grocers store on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person.   
 
4. Sweepstakes Prizes:  At each participating Natural Grocers store, one (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card.  Prizes are nontransferable 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. 
 
5. Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries at each participating Natural Grocers store.  The selection of the Grand Prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  

 
6. Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. 
 
7. General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes. 
 
8. Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.  
 
9. Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-ofpocket 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, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests. 
 
11. Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228. 
 

St. George, UT

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

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

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on June 13, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 712 W. Telegraph Street, Washington, Utah 84780 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on June 16, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent[1]; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time on June 17, 2019 and each Monday thereafter through November 18, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on June 23, 2019 and each Sunday thereafter through November 24, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.  

6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return, 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. The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

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

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

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

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

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by January 31, 2020.  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.


[1] The period from the Sweepstakes Date through June 16, 2019 will be deemed the first week of the Sweepstakes prize period

Natural Grocers 2019 Count the Ladybugs

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 2019 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 the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. 
 
2. Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on April 1, 2019 and ends on April 22, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). 
 
3. How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at a participating Natural Grocers store during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period.   
 
4. Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant across all Sponsor’s participating stores will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) $500 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 Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. 
 
5. Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries at all participating Sponsor stores.  TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN A GRAND PRIZE, THE ENTRY FORM SUBMITTED BY THE WINNER MUST CORRECTLY STATE THE NUMBER OF LADYBUG IMAGES APPEARING IN THE APRIL 2019 EDITION OF SPONSOR’S HEALTH HOTLINE® MAGAZINE -- EXCLUDING (I) THE LADYBUG IMAGES APPEARING ON THE SHOPPING BAG DEPICTED ON PAGE 19 OF THE APRIL 2019 

EDITION OF THE HEALTH HOTLINE AND (II) THE LARGE PHOTOGRAPHS OF A LADYBUG APPEARING ON PAGES 2 AND 16 OF THE APRIL 2019 EDITION OF THE HEALTH HOTLINE.  In the event no entry correctly states the number of ladybug images appearing in the April 2019 edition of the Health Hotline magazine, Sponsor will randomly select the Grand Prize winner from those eligible entries that came the closest to the correct number without going over the correct number. 
 
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, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes. 
 
8. Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s 

quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.  
 
9. Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-ofpocket 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, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests. 
 
11. Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228. 
 
 

Natural Grocers Thunderbird Real Food Bar's

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-Thunderbird Real Food Bars 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. (“Natural Grocers”) and Gather Foods, LLC (“Gather Foods”) (collectively, “Co-Sponsors”) and their parents, 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 Co-Sponsors, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on April 1, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes on the Sweepstakes Date by: (i) “liking” the Instagram post regarding the Sweepstakes (the “Post”); (ii) following @thuderbirdbar and @naturalgrocers on Instagram; and (iii) commenting on the Post, tagging the entrant’s favorite grocery shopping friend. Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter. All entries must be submitted through Instagram. Co-Sponsors reserve 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.

4.         Sweepstakes Grand Prize:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of: (i) one (1) Thunderbird Real Food Bars-branded shirt; (ii) one (1) Thunderbird Real Food Bars-branded hat; (iii) one (1) mixed box of Thunderbird Real Food Bars; and (iv) one (1) $50 Natural Grocers gift card. The Grand Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Co-Sponsors’ 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:  From all eligible entries, Co-Sponsors will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY co-sponsors, 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 each Co-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 such Co-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, without further payment or consideration.

7.         General Conditions:  Each Co-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. Co-Sponsors reserve 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, Co-Sponsors reserve 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 Co-Sponsors are 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 Co-Sponsors shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that each Co-Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and 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 Co-Sponsors 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 either Co-Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by September 30, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for your request to be processed. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

11.       Co-Sponsors:

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

Gather Foods, LLC, 1101 West 34th Street, Austin, Texas 78705.

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram.

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-Thunderbird Real Food Bars 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. (“Natural Grocers”) and Gather Foods, LLC (“Gather Foods”) (collectively, “Co-Sponsors”) and their parents, 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 Co-Sponsors, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on April 1, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes on the Sweepstakes Date by: (i) “liking” the Instagram post regarding the Sweepstakes (the “Post”); (ii) following @thuderbirdbar and @naturalgrocers on Instagram; and (iii) commenting on the Post, tagging the entrant’s favorite grocery shopping friend. Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter. All entries must be submitted through Instagram. Co-Sponsors reserve 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.

4.         Sweepstakes Grand Prize:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of: (i) one (1) Thunderbird Real Food Bars-branded shirt; (ii) one (1) Thunderbird Real Food Bars-branded hat; (iii) one (1) mixed box of Thunderbird Real Food Bars; and (iv) one (1) $50 Natural Grocers gift card. The Grand Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Co-Sponsors’ 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:  From all eligible entries, Co-Sponsors will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY co-sponsors, 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 each Co-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 such Co-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, without further payment or consideration.

7.         General Conditions:  Each Co-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. Co-Sponsors reserve 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, Co-Sponsors reserve 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 Co-Sponsors are 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 Co-Sponsors shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that each Co-Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and 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 Co-Sponsors 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 either Co-Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by September 30, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for your request to be processed. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

11.       Co-Sponsors:

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

Gather Foods, LLC, 1101 West 34th Street, Austin, Texas 78705.

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram.

 

Glenwood Springs, CO

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

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on April 18, 2019 and ends on May 30, 2019 (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 125 East Meadows Drive, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601, during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) branded tote bag filled with Divine chocolate bars; (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal; and (x) one (1) Probar-branded backpack filled with Probars.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by November 30, 2019.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

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

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

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

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on April 18, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 125 East Meadows Drive, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on April 21, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time on April 22, 2019 and each Monday thereafter through September 23, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on April 28, 2019 and each Sunday thereafter through September 29, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.  

6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

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

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

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

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

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by October 31, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

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

Primal Pit Paste

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-Primal Pit Paste Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Natural Grocers”) and P3 Pure, LLC (“P3”) (collectively, “Co-Sponsors”) and their parents, 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 Co-Sponsors, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on March 29, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes on the Sweepstakes Date by: (i) following @primalpitpaste and @naturalgrocers on Instagram and (ii) tagging @primalpitpaste in a photograph (story or feed) taken at a Natural Grocers store. Entrants may enter an unlimited number of times, although entrants may not use an agency or automated system to enter. The following submissions are ineligible: (i) any photograph that violates or infringes on a third party's intellectual property or other rights; (ii) any photograph that contains sexually explicit, nude, obscene, violent or other objectionable or inappropriate content; and (iii) any photograph that involves putting any individual or animal in danger. All entries must be submitted through Instagram. Co-Sponsors reserve 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.

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  Five (5) entrants will receive a Grand Prize, to be supplied by P3, consisting of a Primal Pit Paste Lavender Set (including a lavender stick, jar, spray and powder). Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Co-Sponsors’ 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:  From all eligible entries, P3 will randomly select five (5) Grand Prize winners.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY P3, 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.         Intellectual Property Rights.  Each entrant will retain all rights to any photograph that he/she submits, including ownership rights (if applicable); provided that each entrant grants to each Co-Sponsor a perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide right to display each photograph submitted by such entrant on such Co-Sponsor’s internal and external communications materials (including but not limited to web sites, web publications, social media sites and print and digital advertising). 

7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to each Co-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 such Co-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, without further payment or consideration.

8.         General Conditions:  Each Co-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. Co-Sponsors reserve 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, Co-Sponsors reserve 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 Co-Sponsors are 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 Co-Sponsors shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.

9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that each Co-Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and 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 Co-Sponsors 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 either Co-Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by September 30, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for your request to be processed. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

12.       Co-Sponsors: 

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

P3 Pure, LLC, 1900 E. Howard Lane, Pflugerville, Texas 78660.

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram.

Natural Grocers 2019 Win a Year of Coffee 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 2019 Win a Year of Coffee Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate or win. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on March 9, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

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

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  At each participating Natural Grocers store, one (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of the following: (i) if the winner is a member of Sponsor’s {N}power® customer loyalty program, twelve (12) bags of Natural Grocers Brand Organic Coffee will automatically be loaded to the winner’s {N}power account by April 1, 2019 and (ii) if the winner is not a member of Sponsor’s {N}power customer loyalty program, the winner will receive one (1) $95 Natural Grocers gift card (equal to the price of twelve (12) bags of Natural Grocers Brand Organic Coffee, plus tax).  Gift card prizes will be delivered approximately six (6) to eight (8) weeks following the Sweepstakes Date. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select one (1) Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries at each participating Natural Grocers store. The selection of the Grand Prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

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

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

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

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

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by September 30, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

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

Montrose, CO

 

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

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

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on January 17, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 3451 South Rio Grande Avenue, Montrose, Colorado 81401 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

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

 

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on January 20, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time on January 21, 2019 and each Monday thereafter through June 24, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on January 27, 2019 and each Sunday thereafter through June 30, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.

 

6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by July 31, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

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

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

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on January 17, 2019 and ends on February 28, 2019 (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 3451 South Rio Grande Avenue, Montrose, Colorado 81401, during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  :  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Country Life Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Patagonia backpack; and (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.    

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

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

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

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

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

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

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by August 31, 2019.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

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

Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe GRAND OPENING SWEEPSTAKES

Official Rules

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

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

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

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

SANTA FE GROCERY GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKES

Official Rules

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Santa Fe Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing: The Sweepstakes begins and ends on October 4, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3.         How to Enter: Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 1090 South St. Francis Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 (the “Store”) between 7:00 a.m. and 7:55 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on October 7, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time on October 8, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through March 11, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on October 14, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through March 17, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 8:30 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11.       Winners List/Official Rules:To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by March 31, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Woodland Park, CO

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

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

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on January 23, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 916 Paradise Lodge Lane, Woodland Park, Colorado 80863 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

 

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

 

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on January 27, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time on January 28, 2019 and each Monday thereafter through July 1, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on February 3, 2019 and each Sunday thereafter through July 7, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.  

 

6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by July 31, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

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

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

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on January 23, 2019 and ends on February 28, 2019 (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 916 Paradise Lodge Lane, Woodland Park, Colorado 80863, during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Country Life Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) branded tote bag filled with Divine Chocolate; (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal; and (x) one (1) Probar-branded backpack filled with Probars.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by August 31, 2019.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

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

Dubuque, IA

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Dubuque Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on November 15, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 333 Asbury Road, Dubuque, Iowa 52002 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on November 18, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Central Time on November 19, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through April 22, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on November 25, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through April 28, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by June 30, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

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 Dubuque Grand Opening Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on November 15, 2018 and ends on December 30, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at Sponsor’s store located at 333 Asbury Road, Dubuque, Iowa 52002, during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Country Life Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Patagonia backpack; and (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

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

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

Salida, CO

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Salida Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on November 14, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 200 F Street, Salida, Colorado 81201 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on November 18, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time on November 19, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through April 22, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Mountain Time on November 25, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through April 28, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by May 31, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

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

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Salida Grand Opening Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on November 14, 2018 and ends on December 30, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at Sponsor’s store located at 200 F Street, Salida, Colorado 81201, during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Country Life Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Patagonia backpack; and (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

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

Georgetown, (Austin) TX

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

1. Eligibility: The Natural Grocers Georgetown Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins and ends on September 5, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3. How to Enter: Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 1301 West University Ave., Georgetown, Texas 78628 (the “Store”) between 8:00 a.m. and 8:55 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person.
4. Sweepstakes Prizes: One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date. The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

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

5. Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes: The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize: (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on September 9, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Central Time on September 10, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through February 11, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on September 16, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through February 17, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6. Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:30 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date. Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win. As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law). If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random. The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7. Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
8. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9. Release/Limitations of Liability: Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”): (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10. Disputes: Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11. Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below. All such requests must be received by March 31, 2019. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
12. Sponsor: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

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

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

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

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

Fredericksburg, TX

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

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Fredericksburg Grand Opening Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on November 21, 2018 and ends on January 3, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at Sponsor’s store located at 601 East Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624, during the Sweepstakes Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Apple iPad; (ii) one (1) $500 Natural Grocers gift card; (iii) one (1) $100 Country Life Visa gift card and one (1) gift basket of Country Life vitamins; (iv) one (1) wagon; (v) one (1) Cuisinart food processor; (vi) a one (1)-year’s supply of Alive! Women’s or Men’s Once Daily multi-vitamins and two (2) $25 Natural Grocers gift cards; (vii) one (1) case of Thousand Hills 85% lean grass fed ground beef; (viii) one (1) Patagonia backpack; and (ix) one (1) Barbara’s Puffin stuffed animal.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

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

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Fredericksburg Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on November 21, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 601 East Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person. 
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on November 25, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Central Time on November 26, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through April 29, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 9:05 p.m. Central Time on December 2, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through May 5, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by June 30, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Jonesboro, AR

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

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on October 22, 2018 and ends on November 3, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at Sponsor’s store located at 1315 South Caraway Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401, 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) gift basket containing a Crystal Star tee shirt and an assortment of Crystal StarTM nutritional supplements; (ii) one (1) gift basket containing a Woodstock® Foods tee shirt and an assortment of body care products; and (iii) one (1) gift basket containing a NOW® Foods diffuser and an assortment of NOW Foods diffuser oils.  Each prize has a retail value of approximately $60.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by April 30, 2019.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

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

Tigard, OR

YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

1.         Eligibility:  The Natural Grocers Tigard Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible to participate. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on October 17, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 13125 SW Pacific Hwy., Oregon 97223 (the “Store”) between 7:30 a.m. and 8:25 a.m. Pacific Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person.
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize consisting of one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $100 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  The other Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) Natural Grocers gift card that will be loaded with $50 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) two (2) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $20 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date; and (iii) five (5) Natural Grocers gift cards that will be loaded with $10 each week for a period of twenty four (24) weeks starting on the Sweepstakes Date.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Rules Applicable to All Sweepstakes Prizes:  The following rules will apply to each Natural Grocers gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize:  (i) each gift card will be loaded with the appropriate amount on the Sweepstakes Date; (ii) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Pacific Time on October 21, 2018 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; (iii) each gift card will be re-loaded with the appropriate amount at approximately 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time on October 22, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through March 25, 2019; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Pacific Time on October 28, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through March 31, 2019 will be automatically and permanently forfeited and may no longer be spent; and (v) each winner’s use of a gift card awarded as a Sweepstakes prize will be subject to all other rules applicable generally to Natural Grocers gift cards.
6.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the Store at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  Each sweepstakes winner must be present to win.  As a condition to receiving the $100 weekly or $50 weekly Sweepstakes prize, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law).  If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate potential winner will be selected at random.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
8.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.
9.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
10.       Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by May 31, 2019.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
12.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

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

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

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

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

Match The Pic 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 Match the Pic Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Mountain Time on November 5, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on November 12, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by: (i) going to Sponsor’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/NaturalGrocers) during the Sweepstakes Period; (ii) going to the post relating to the Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes Post”); and (iii) correctly matching, by posting a comment on the Sweepstakes Post, one (1) or more photographs appearing in the Sweepstakes Post to the appropriate month on the Natural Grocers 2019 calendar.  Each comment that correctly matches a photograph with the appropriate month on the Natural Grocers 2019 calendar (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will automatically be entered to win a prize for the same month.  There is no limit to the number of entries per person during the Sweepstakes Period. 
4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of twelve (12) $10.00 Natural Grocers gift cards.  One (1) prize will be awarded for each month on the Natural Grocers 2019 calendar.  Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

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

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries at the end of the Sweepstakes Period.  One (1) Sweepstakes prize winner will be randomly selected for each month on the Natural Grocers 2019 calendar.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Potential Sweepstakes winners will be contacted by Sponsor or its designated representative on or about November 13, 2018 by either: (i) posting a comment on each potential winner’s submission, which will include Sponsor’s return contact details within the comment or (ii) via Direct Message.  To be eligible to win a Sweepstakes prize, a potential Sweepstakes winner must respond and provide his/her contact information as instructed via Direct Message within twenty-four (24) hours of Sponsor’s notification.  Once a Sweepstakes winner’s contact information has been received, a $10.00 Natural Grocers gift card will be sent to such winner by mail.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  
6.         Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
7.         General Conditions:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes.​
​​​​​​8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize.​
​​​​​​9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal courts in Denver, Colorado and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by May 31, 2019.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
11.       Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

Fort Collins 20th Anniversary 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 Fort Collings 20th Anniversary Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins and ends on June 5, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at Sponsor’s store located at 4318 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time on the Sweepstakes Date.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person on the Sweepstakes Date. 

4.         Sweepstakes Prizes:  The Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) one (1) $200 Natural Grocers gift card; (ii) one (1) Natural Grocers-branded shopping bag filled with a variety of Natural Grocers Brand Products (approximate retail value: $75); and (iii) one (1) Natural Grocers-branded shopping bag containing the ingredients to prepare a creamy spinach potato-crust quiche recipe (approximate retail 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 Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries after the end of the entry period on the Sweepstakes Date.  The selection of Sweepstakes prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

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

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

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

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

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received by November 30, 2019.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

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