Contest / Sweepstakes Rules for New York State

Official Rules & Regulations for all Great Big Food Events LLC Contests

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND ON THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. INTERNET ACCESS IS REQUIRED TO ENTER.

Great Big Food Events LLC (“Sponsor”) runs various sweepstakes and contests from time to time. Any of the contests (the “Sweepstakes”) related to our sponsorship is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with any brands or corporations other than Great Big Food Events LLC. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to the Sponsor.

ELIGIBILITY
The Sweepstakes is open to any US citizen currently residing in the US who is 21 years of age or older by September 23, 2016, where not prohibited by law. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD
Each Sweepstakes will have a beginning time that starts when the details of the contest is made public on the web and they will end at various times. We may post specific time periods for each contest on this page (“Sweepstakes Period”). All entries (submissions) must be received on or before the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the Sweepstakes at their sole discretion.

VIP Ticket Sweepstakes via Glean – Start Date – July 21,2016 and Ending Date August 19, 2016

HOW TO ENTER
You can enter the Sweepstakes through third party vendors (who may have their own Official Rules that supersede Sponsor rules) and/or entry may be made via the Sponsor’s web page on www.GreatBigBacon.com. Entrants must fill out all required fields on the entry form to participate in the Sweepstakes. After submitting the required information on the entry form, the entrant will typically receive a confirmation e-mail. By entering the Sweepstakes, you are confirming that you meet the eligibility requirements as detailed above and/or from a third party vendor. Each entrant may submit one (1) entry during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received after the end of the Sweepstakes Period will be deemed void. Normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet Service Provider will apply. All entries become the property of the Sponsor.

WINNER SELECTION
Winners will be chosen by random drawing by the third party vendor and/or Sponsor from all eligible entries at the end of the Sweepstakes Period. The random selection process run by the Sponsor is final. The winners will be announced on specific dates that may be listed below, on or about noon EST. Announcement and instructions for prize will be sent to the e-mail address supplied on the potential prize winner’s entry form. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her e-mail account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this Sweepstakes. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by the Sweepstakes’s administrator (or Sponsor) within fifteen (15) days, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received.

VIP Ticket Sweepstakes via Glean – Drawing Date August 23, 2016

PRIZES
All awards and prizes will be posted below per the specific sweepstakes. Travel to the event on September 24 or 25, 2016 and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

VIP Ticket Sweepstakes via Glean – Prize for each of ten (10) winners is two (2) VIP tickets to The Great Big Bacon Picnic on Sept 24 or 25, 2016

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS
Prizes are non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting of these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In the event any portion of this Sweepstakes is compromised by any non-authorized human intervention, actions of entrants, or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or impair the integrity, administration, security, or operation of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend, modify, abbreviate or terminate the Sweepstakes without further obligation. If Sponsor elects to abbreviate the Sweepstakes, Winner(s) will be determined from all eligible entries received for Drawing(s) prior to the action or compromise giving rise to the suspension or termination of this Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, abbreviation or suspension, Sponsor shall promptly post a notice on the Sweepstakes entry page to such effect. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void, and Sponsor expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries that it believes in good faith are generated by an automated program or via scripts. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise. By entering the Drawing during the Sweepstakes, you will be agreeing that any information collected in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor in accordance with its Privacy Policy. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules.

DISPUTES
All disputes arising from or relating to the Sweepstakes shall be submitted exclusively to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in New York County in the State of New York, and each entrant hereby irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction of such courts and waives all objections thereto. Each entrant hereby irrevocably waives any and all right to trial by jury in any legal proceeding in connection with the Sweepstakes, the Official Rules & Regulations and any and all further transactions contemplated hereby. Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between or among the parties and any claims or causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, any prize awarded, or the determination of the winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Any and all disputes that arise relating to the Sweepstakes must be filed within one (1) year from the date that the winner(s) is announced.

OFFICIAL RULES; LIST OF WINNERS
For a copy of these Official Rules or the names of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Great Big Food Events LLC 257 Grand Street Suite 213 Brooklyn NY 11211. Please allow 30-60 days for processing and delivery.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, THE FACEBOOK PLATFORM, ADMINISTRATOR, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.

PUBLICITY
By participating, the winning entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

MISCELLANEOUS
Headings are provided for reference purposes only and will not be given any substantive effect. The failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any part of these Official Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that part will be enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain fully in force.

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Sweepstakes are sponsored by:

Great Big Food Events LLC
257 Grand Street
Suite 213
Brooklyn NY 11211

Any questions regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to Great Big Food Events – info@greatbigfoodevents.com