Sweepstakes Rules

NATURAL GROCERS CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY SWEEPSTAKES

BIG GAME! BIG WIN! SWEEPSTAKES

KELLER GROCERY GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKES

NORTH FORT WORTH GRAND OPENING SWEEPSTAKES

NORTH FORT WORTH GROCERY SWEEPSTAKES

WARRENTON GRAND OPENING SWEEPSTAKES

WARRENTON GROCERY GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKES

NORTH FORT WORTH 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 North Fort Worth 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 February 7, 2018 and ends on March 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 5230 North Tarrant Parkway, Fort Worth, Texas 76244, 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) Radio Flyer 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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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).
  6. 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, 2018.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
  7. Sponsor: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

WARRENTON 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 Warrenton 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 February 28, 2018 and ends on April 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 137 US 101, Warrenton, Oregon 97146, 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) Radio Flyer 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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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).
  6. 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, 2018.  Please allow up to 10 business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
  7. Sponsor: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

WARRENTON 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 Warrenton 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 February 28, 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 137 US 101, Warrenton, Oregon 97146 (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.

  1. 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 March 4, 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 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time on March 5, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through August 6, 2018; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Pacific Time on March 11, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through August 12, 2018 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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).
  7. 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, 2018.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
  8. Sponsor: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

NATURAL GROCERS–JOHN ELWAY DEAlERSHIPS

BIG GAME! BIG WIN! 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-John Elway Dealerships Big Game! Big Win! Sweepstakes (“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”) or EP Blazer LLC, JFMT Automotive Group LLC and EP Bulldog LLC (collectively, “John Elway Dealerships”) (collectively, “Co-Sponsors”) and their respective parents, 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 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.
  1. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins at on November 1, 2017, and ends on January 31, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
  1. How to Enter: Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at a participating Natural Grocers store or a participating John Elway Dealerships location during the Sweepstakes Period.  A list of the participating Natural Grocers stores and John Elway Dealerships locations is set forth in Exhibit A to these Official Rules. There is a maximum of one entry per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period.
  1. Sweepstakes Prizes: The following Sweepstakes prizes will be awarded:

Grand Prize:  One (1) entrant will receive a Grand Prize, to be supplied by John Elway Dealerships, consisting of one (1) of the following prizes, to be selected at the discretion of the winner:  (i) a thirty-six (36) month lease on one (1) 2017 Chevrolet Volt EV (Approximate Retail Value, or “ARV” $13,500); (ii) a thirty-six (36) month lease on one (1) 2017 Jeep Renegade (ARV $12,000); (iii) a twenty-four (24) month lease on one (1) 2017 Cadillac ATS (ARV $13,500) (the selected vehicle being hereinafter referred to as the “Vehicle”); or (iv) if the Grand Prize winner is for any reason unable to qualify for a Vehicle lease, a one-time cash payment of $10,000.  The Grand Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made, except as provided at the Co-Sponsors’ discretion. The Grand Prize winner will be responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use of the Grand Prize. Photographs, images, display vehicles or other representations of any vehicle used in connection with the Sweepstakes are not depictions or promises of the Grand Prize, which may differ substantially.

Other Sweepstakes Prizes:  One (1) entrant from each participating Natural Grocers store and each participating John Elway Dealerships location (a total of thirty-three (33) entrants) will receive a prize consisting of one (1) $100 Natural Grocers gift card.

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

  1. Additional Conditions: The Grand Prize winner will be required to sign a lease agreement for the Vehicle (“Lease”) through John Elway Dealership’s approved leasing company of choice, which may have additional terms and conditions. The Lease will provide for a maximum 10,000 miles per year during the term of the Lease. The Grand Prize winner will be solely responsible for any and all additional costs associated with the Vehicle, including, without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes on the vehicle, title, tax, license, PDI (pre-destination inspection), registration, shipping, insurance, mileage that exceeds 10,000 miles per year, and any additional accessories and options as may be agreed to between the Grand Prize winner and the John Elway Dealerships location at which the Vehicle will be delivered, as determined by John Elway Dealerships in its sole discretion.  John Elway Dealerships will retain the right to claim all applicable federal and state income tax rebates with respect to the Vehicle.  In the event the Lease has a lesser value than the ARV of the Vehicle, the Grand Prize winner will not receive the difference between the actual value of the Lease on the Vehicle and the ARV stated herein. The Grand Prize winner will be responsible for picking up the Vehicle at a time and location determined by John Elway Dealerships.  The Grand Prize winner must complete all documentation required by John Elway Dealerships to take possession of the Vehicle.  At the time the Vehicle is picked up, the Grand Prize winner will: (i) assume Lease ownership of and full responsibility for the Vehicle; (ii) be required to sign various documents relating to the Vehicle and the Lease; and (iii) be required to furnish proof of residence, a valid driver’s license (as required by the law of the winner’s jurisdiction of residence and of the jurisdiction where the Vehicle is picked up) and any required insurance coverage.  The Grand Prize winner will be required to complete a credit application for the Lease and must have a qualifying credit rating. If the Grand Prize Winner does not qualify for a Vehicle Lease for any reason, John Elway Dealerships will deliver to the Grand Prize winner a one-time cash payment of $10,000.  The Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for determining the class of license necessary to legally operate the Vehicle. The Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for complying with any applicable federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations applicable to the Vehicle, including, without limitation, registration requirements and operating restrictions.  John Elway Dealerships reserves the right to withhold delivery of the Vehicle if the winner does not comply with all of the above requirements, in which event the Grand Prize will be forfeited and a new Grand Prize winner selected. No Co-Sponsor will provide any verbal or written warranties with respect to the Vehicle other than the standard written new vehicle limited warranty provided with the Vehicle.  The Grand Prize winner may not assign or transfer the Lease to any third party. The Grand Prize winner must return the Vehicle to John Elway Dealerships at the end of the Lease term.
  1. Selection of Sweepstakes Prize Winners: Natural Grocers will randomly select the Sweepstakes Prize winners from all eligible entries at the end of the Sweepstakes Period.  The name of the Grand Prize winner is expected to be announced at approximately 1:00 p.m. on February 3, 2018.  Natural Grocers’ selection of the Grand Prize winner will be final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  ALL POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE 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 SUCH ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED, SUCH ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED, AND THE OTHER CONDITIONS SET OUT IN THESE OFFICAL RULES HAVE BEEN MET.  It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with the conditions contained in these Official Rules.
  1. Grand Prize Winner Notification: The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by telephone or email.  Within five (5) days following the date the potential winner is notified, he/she will be required to complete, sign and return: (i) an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and Declaration of Compliance and, where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively, “Affidavit”) and (ii) an IRS Form W-9 (including the Grand 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 the potential Grand Prize winner fails to complete, sign and return the Affidavit and an IRS Form W-9 within such five (5) day period, the Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential Grand Prize winner will be selected at random.  Failure to timely return any other documents requested, return of the Grand Prize notification as undeliverable or noncompliance with these Official Rules will result in the potential Grand Prize winner being disqualified, in which event the Co-Sponsors will have no further obligation to that potential Grand Prize winner, and an alternate Grand Prize winner will be selected at random.
  1. Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes a winner’s consent in perpetuity to the use by each Co-Sponsor and their respective agents of such winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, statements, hometown, and/or state for advertising and promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
  1. 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; to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; to be acting with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes; or to be acting to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.  Each Co-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, the Co-Sponsors reserve the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or to 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 will have the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes.
  1. Release/Limitations of Liability: Each entrant agrees that Natural Grocers, John Elway Dealerships and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Promotion Entities”):  (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages, or injuries of any kind resulting from an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from an entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession, use, or misuse of the Sweepstakes Grand Prize 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 Sweepstakes prize, including, without limitation, to the Grand Prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  By winning any prize, the 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 acceptance, receipt, possession, use, or misuse of such prize.
  1. 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 will be settled exclusively by arbitration conducted before an arbitrator in the Denver, Colorado, metropolitan area in accordance with the then-prevailing rules of the American Arbitration Association; (ii) all costs of any arbitration will be borne by the losing party, unless the arbitrator determines there is no prevailing party, in which case such costs should be allocated equally between the parties; (iii) 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 (iv) 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).
  1. 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 any Co-Sponsor at the addresses provided below. All such requests must be received by July 31, 2018.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for your request to be processed. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
  1. Co-Sponsors:

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

EP Blazer LLC, 5200 South Broadway, Englewood, CO 80113.

JFMT Automotive Group LLC, 2501 35th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634.

EP Bulldog LLC, 8201 Parkway Dr., Lone Tree, CO 80124.

EXHIBIT A

Participating Natural Grocers Stores and John Elway Dealerships Locations

John Elway Dealerships Locations:

John Elway Cadillac of Park Meadows

8201 Parkway Dr.

Lone Tree, CO 80124

John Elway Chevrolet on Broadway

5200 South Broadway

Englewood, CO 80113

John Elway Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

2501 35th Ave.

Greeley, CO 80634

Natural Grocers Store Locations:

Name Address City, State & Zip
Arapahoe 9670 E. Arapahoe Rd. Englewood, CO 80112
Boulder 2685 Pearl Street Boulder, CO 80302
Castle Rock 4510 Trail Boss Dr. Castle Rock, CO 80104
Cherry Knolls 6774 S University Blvd. Centennial, CO80122
Colfax & Washington 1433 Washington St. Denver, CO 80203
Colorado & Evans 2053 S. Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO 80222
Conifer 27101 Main Street Conifer, CO 80433
Design District 368 S. Broadway Denver, CO 80209
Downtown Denver 3757 N. Brighton Blvd. Denver, 80216
East Denver 4500 E. Alameda Ave. Denver, CO 80246
Evergreen 1291 Bergen Pkwy. Evergreen, CO 80439
Fort Collins 4318 S. College Ave. Fort Collins, CO 80525
Frisco 970 N. Ten Mile Dr. Frisco, CO 80443
Glenwood Springs 100 W. Meadows Dr., Suite M Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Golden 2401 Ford St. Golden, CO 80401
Greeley 2819 35th Ave. Greeley, CO 80634
Green Mountain 12612 W. Alameda Pkwy. Lakewood, CO 80228
Highlands Ranch 1265 SGT Jon Stiles Dr. Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Kipling & Coal Mine 6475 S. Kipling Way Littleton, CO 80127
Lafayette 100 W. South Boulder Road Lafayette, CO 80026
Longmont 1745 N Main St. Longmont, CO 80501
Mission Trace 3333 S. Wadsworth Blvd. Lakewood, CO 80227
Northglenn 11465 Washington St. Northglenn, CO 80233
Northwest 7745 N. Wadsworth Blvd. Arvada, CO 80003
Parker 11402 S. Parker Rd. Parker, CO 80134
South Aurora 3440 S. Tower Rd. Aurora, CO 80013
Steamboat Springs 335 Lincoln Avenue Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Tennyson & 38th 3825 Tennyson Street Denver, CO 80212
West Colfax 9030 W Colfax Ave. Lakewood, CO 80215
Wheat Ridge 4900 Kipling St. Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

KELLER 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 Keller 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.
  1. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins and ends on January 24, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
  1. How to Enter: Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 1501 Keller Parkway, Keller, Texas 76248 (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.
  1. 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.

  1. 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. Central Time on January 28, 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 1:00 p.m. Central Time on January 29, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through July 2, 2018; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Central Time on February 4, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through July 8, 2018 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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).
  1. 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, 2018.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
  1. Sponsor: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

 

NORTH FORT WORTH 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 North Fort Worth 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.
  1. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins and ends on February 7, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Date”).
  1. How to Enter: Entrants will be able to enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the Sponsor’s store located at 5230 North Tarrant Parkway, Texas 76244 (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.
  1. 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.

  1. 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. Central Time on February 11, 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 1:00 p.m. Central Time on February 12, 2018 and each Monday thereafter through July 16, 2018; (iv) any amount on any gift card that remains unspent at 8:05 p.m. Central Time on February 4, 2018 and each Sunday thereafter through July 22, 2018 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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).
  1. 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, 2018.  Please allow up to ten (10) business days for Sponsor to process your request. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
  1. Sponsor: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228.

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