Founding Farmers Market & Grocery Sweeptakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: July 15, 2020 through August 15, 2020
ELIGIBILITY: To participate in this Sweepstakes, you must be a legal resident of Maryland, DC, Virginia or Pennsylvania. Suppliers, wholesalers, and investors – and their officers, employees, representatives, and family members – are not eligible to win.
The winner must verify eligibility before receiving the prize.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, participants must post a photo or video of items found in the Founding Farmers Market & Grocery publicly to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with hashtag #FFMarketSweep.
SELECTION: Entrants will be eligible for Prize four (4) times throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Weekly drawings will happen on Mondays (7/27, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17). At close of Sweepstakes Period, the Sponsor will have chosen up to four (4) winners from the qualifying entries. Each qualifying entry will be assigned a number. A third-party randomizer algorithm will be used to select the winner from among the numbers assigned to qualifying entries. Chance of winning depends on the number of valid entries during the Sweepstakes Period.
PRIZE: One (1) prize will be awarded up to four (4) times during the Sweepstakes Period. Each prize package will consist of $100 to be used towards a Founding Farmers Market & Grocery Purchase. Winners must be able to pick up their prize from one of the Farmers Restaurant Group Participating Locations. Alcohol excluded. Must redeem prize within one (1) month of winning.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. No substitution, assignment, or transfer of the prize is permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value in the event that an offered prize is unavailable. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. All federal, state, and/or other tax liabilities are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. The following blackout dates apply: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, and Memorial Day. Booking is subject to availability. Winner must redeem prize within one (1) month of notification of winnings.
By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. You waive any right to claim ambiguity in regard to the sweepstakes mechanics, and/or the interpretation of these Official Rules. By participating, you agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, Instagram, and any vendors/prize providers that may be associated with this Sweepstakes, and the respective officers and employees of these entities (“Released Parties”), from and against any claims, damages, or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses of any kind to any person or property of any kind which may occur, directly or indirectly, arising out of or in connection with: (i) participation in the sweepstakes; (ii) participant’s conduct in creating his/her Entry; (iii) violation of these Official Rules; (iv) possession, acceptance, use or misuse of a prize; (v) Released Parties’ use of any rights granted herein; and/or (vi) for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy or alleged breach of entrant’s representations and warranties herein.
By participating, you further agree to the use of personal information obtained by Sponsor from you as a result of your participation, including but not limited to, your name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image, and/or likeness for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from you or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and you agree to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misaddressed, or otherwise misdirected entries that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or other error. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, including, without limitation, that caused by Website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the sweepstakes.
PRIZES ARE AWARDED AS IS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY, GUARANTEE, OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE).
INTERNET: If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampered with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner at random from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken using the selection procedure outlined above. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, or destruction affecting Entries or for unauthorized access to or alteration of Entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions affecting any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, or software, for failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, for human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or for any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. The Website’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited by law, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action directly or indirectly arising out of, or in connection with, the Sweepstakes, the Entry, or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Maryland. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Maryland or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, special, or incidental damages, including, without limitation, attorney’s fees or
other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
SPONSOR: Farmers Restaurant Group, 1924 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006
VOID OUTSIDE OF MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON, DC, PENNSYLVANIA.