Rules and Conditions for Contests, Sweepstakes, and Giveaways

All current sweepstake rules can be found below.

 

Promotions with Entry Forms and Random Selection

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

 

Promotions Requiring Purchase

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

 

Subscriber lists

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

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

 

 

Sweepstake Rules

Natural Grocers 2023 Scratch And Win Promotion – Lafayette, La (In-store)

Natural Grocers

2023 SCRATCH and WIN PROMOTION – LAFAYETTE, LA (In-Store)

Official Rules

 

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

 

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

 

2.         Timing:  The Promotion begins on February 1, 2023 and ends on February 5, 2023 (the “Promotion Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Promotion by requesting a scratch card at Sponsor’s Natural Grocers store located at 1925 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, LA 70508 (the “Participating Store”), during business hours of such store, during the Promotion Period.  There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Promotion Period. Any attempt to obtain more than the stated number of entries will void such entries and your entries may be disqualified.

 

4.         Promotion Prizes:  The Promotion prizes to be awarded consist of: (i) One (1) Natural Grocers $500.00 gift card; (ii) One Thousand Ninety-Nine (1,099) $1 OFF coupons; (iii) Five Hundred (500) $2 OFF coupons; (iv) Two Hundred-Fifty (250) $5 OFF coupons; (v) One Hundred (100) $10 OFF coupons; and (vi) Fifty (50) $20 OFF coupons. To redeem, the transaction total must be at least the value of the prize, e.g., for $10 off coupons, transaction total must be at least $10. 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 Promotion prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Prize Winners:  You must present your original potential winning scratch card to a Sponsor employee at the Participating Store within thirty (30) days after the Promotion Period in order to claim your prize. The first person to present the winning scratch card will be the only participant who can win a prize using that particular scratch card. If a Prize is forfeited for any reason, the applicable Prize will not be awarded to any alternative entrant. ALL POTENTIAL PROMOTION WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE PROMOTION SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. Subject to the terms of these Official Rules, the selection of Promotion prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. 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 Promotion 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 Promotion; 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 Promotion, 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 Promotion, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Promotion in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Promotion 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 Promotion. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Promotion as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Promotion.

 

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

 

9.         Disputes:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Promotion 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 Promotion, 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 Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).

 

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

 

11.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of all Promotion prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received within 90 days after the Promotion Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

Natural Grocers Mccall Grand Opening Sweepstakes (In-store)

Natural Grocers

McCALL GRAND OPENING SWEEPSTAKES (In-Store)

Official Rules

 

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

 

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

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begins on January 18, 2023, and ends on February 1, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         How to Enter:  Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at Sponsor’s store located at 209 N. 3rd Street McCall, ID 83638, during business hours, during the Sweepstakes Period. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person, per day during the Sweepstakes Period. 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

 

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

Natural Grocers® 2023 Resolution Reset {N}Power® Member Spend And Win 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 2023 Resolution Reset {N}power Member Spend and Win Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begin on January 2, 2023 and end on January 31, 2023 (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:

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

As used herein, a “Qualifying Transaction” shall mean each $30.00 spent on supplement products in-store by an {N}power member during a single check-out transaction during the Sweepstakes Period at a participating Natural Grocers store. Entrants must enter their {N}power number at check-out to enter.

4.         Sweepstakes Prize:  Five (5) winners companywide will each receive a prize consisting of one (1) Aventon Soltera e-bike (estimated retail value: $1,300) (each such prize, a “Prize” or “prize”).

Each Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  Sponsor will randomly select five (5) Sweepstakes Prize winners from all eligible entries within a reasonable period following the end of the Sweepstakes Period, and thereafter each Prize winner will be notified by telephone or email of his/her selection. As a condition to receiving a Prize, a potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return to Sponsor, within seven (7) days of the date he/she is notified, (i) an IRS Form W-9 (including the Prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s Prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law), and (ii) a liability release and waiver. If a potential Prize winner fails to complete, sign and such documents within such seven (7) day period, he/she will forfeit their Prize and an alternate winner will be selected at random. Following Sponsor’s timely receipt all required documentation from a Prize winner, the Prize will be shipped directly by Aventon to the Prize winner’s valid mailing address. To be valid, a mailing address must be in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and must receive mailings by USPS and overnight courier; the failure to provide such a valid mailing address, or the rejection of attempted delivery at the provided address, may in Sponsor’s sole discretion result in a forfeiture of the prize and a selection of a new winner by Sponsor. 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. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

Natural Grocers 2023 Trends 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 2023 Trends 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 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 7:00am Mountain Time on January 3, 2023, and ends at 11:59pm Mountain Time on January 5, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         Sweepstakes Prize:  Two (2) entrants will each receive one (1) prize package consisting of:

  • One (1) HiBar Shampoo Bar – Moisturize (estimated retail value: $11.19)
  • One (1) HiBar Conditioner Bar – Maintain (estimated retail value: $11.19)
  • One (1) Natural Grocers Brand Beef Jerky -Teriyaki (estimated retail value: $6.79)
  • One (1) Natural Grocers Brand Beef Jerky - Sweet & Hot (estimated retail value: $6.79)
  • One (1) Poppi Soda - Orange (estimated retail value: $2.49)
  • One (1) Poppi Soda - Strawberry Lemonade (estimated retail value: $2.49)
  • One (1) Stasher Bag - Snack Size (estimated retail value: $9.99)
  • One (1) Stasher Bag - Sandwich Size (estimated retail value: $12.99)
  • One (1) Honey Pot Menstrual Cup - Size 1 (estimated retail value: $18.69)
  • One (1) Vital Proteins Beauty Collagen - Tropical Hibiscus (estimated retail value: $24.99)
  • One (1) Natural Grocers Brand Vitamin D3 +K2 MK-7 (estimated retail value: $32.59)
    • One (1) Natural Grocers $50 Gift Card

(each such prize package, collectively, a “Sweepstakes Prize”). The estimated cumulative retail value of each Sweepstakes Prize is $190.00). The Sweepstakes Prize winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use.

 

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

  1. Following @NaturalGrocers on Instagram using a public Instagram profile;
  2. Tagging a friend in the comments of the Natural Grocers 2023 Trends Giveaway post made by Natural Grocers; and
  3. Liking that Post.
  4. Entrants who (a) complete steps (i)-(iii) above, and (b) share the Post on their Instagram story for at least 24 hours, and (c) tag @NaturalGrocers, will receive a bonus entry to win a Sweepstakes Prize. An Entrant may enter in this manner only once during the Sweepstakes Period.

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

 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winner:  From all eligible entries, Sponsor will randomly select two (2) Sweepstakes Prize winners within a reasonable period following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period. The selection of the Sweepstakes Prize winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Each Sweepstakes Prize will be shipped to the applicable Sweepstakes Prize winner’s address by Sponsor within thirty (30) days of selection and receipt by Sponsor of the Sweepstakes Prize winner’s valid mailing address. To be valid, a Sweepstakes Prize winner’s mailing address must be within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and must accept package deliveries by USPS and UPS. A Sweepstakes Prize winner must provide their valid mailing address to Sponsor within seven (7) days after notification of their selection by Sponsor, otherwise Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void such Sweepstakes Prize winner’s selection and select a new Sweepstakes Prize winner. If a Sweepstakes Prize is rejected or returned following attempted delivery to a Sweepstakes Prize winner, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, void such Sweepstakes Prize winner’s selection and select a new Sweepstakes Prize winner. eACH SWEEPSTAKES WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY Sponsor, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THE ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.  

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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

Natural Grocers® 2023 Resolution Reset $1,000 Gift Card/E-bike 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 2023 Resolution Reset $1,000 Gift Card/E-Bike Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees of Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of such employees, are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2.         Timing:  The Sweepstakes begin on January 17, 2023 and end on January 21, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

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

 

4.         Sweepstakes Prize:  Two (2) total entrants across all Sponsor’s stores will receive a prize consisting of either: (i) one (1) $1,000 Natural Grocers Gift Card (“Gift Card”), or (ii) one (1) Aventon Soltera electric bike (the “Bike Prize”; estimated retail value: $1,300). Each prize winner will have the option of selecting either the Gift Card Prize or the E-Bike Prize. Sweepstakes prizes are non-transferable, and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 

5.         Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners:  Sponsor will randomly select the two (2) total Sweepstakes prize winners from all eligible entries across participating Sponsor stores within a reasonable period following the end of the Sweepstakes Period, and thereafter each prize winner will be notified by telephone or email of his/her selection.  As a condition to receiving a prize, a potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return to Sponsor, within seven (7) days of the date he/she is notified, (i) an IRS Form W-9 (including the prize winner’s social security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law), and (ii) if the potential winner selects the Bike Prize, a liability release and waiver. If a potential prize winner fails to complete, sign and return the IRS Form W-9 and, if applicable, the liability release and waiver within such seven (7) day period, he/she will forfeit the applicable prize and an alternate winner will be selected at random. Should a prize winner select the Gift Card Prize, the prize winner must pick up the Gift Card Prize in person at their local Natural Grocers store within thirty (30) days after notification by Sponsor. Should a prize winner select the Bike Prize, then, following Sponsor’s timely receipt all required documentation, the Bike Prize will be shipped directly by Aventon to the prize winner’s valid mailing address. To be valid, an address must be in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and must receive mailings by USPS and overnight courier; the failure to provide such a valid mailing address, or the rejection of attempted delivery at the provided address, may in Sponsor’s sole discretion result in a forfeiture of the prize and a selection of a new winner by Sponsor. The selection of the Prize winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.

 

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

 

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

 

8.         Release/Limitations of Liability:  Each entrant agrees that Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity and (ii) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising, in whole or in part, out of such winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes or such winner’s receipt, use or misuse of any prize. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, and Sponsor disclaims all liability in connection with such cancellation, modification or suspension.

 

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

 

10.       Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a list of the Sweepstakes prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address provided below.  All such requests must be received within ninety (90) days after the Sweepstakes Period, or such period permitted by applicable law, if longer. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.

 

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