Slawesome Slawsa Recipe Contest Rules

Slawesome Slawsa Recipe Contest Rules

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OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL, OR STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID IN ALASKA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO, U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, AND WHERE PROHIBITED. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS OF THE FORTY-EIGHT CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 21 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.

  1. Eligibility:
    The Slawesome Slawsa Recipe Contest (hereinafter the "Contest") is open only to permanent, legal U.S. residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories and Possessions) who are physically located and residing therein and who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older and the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of the contest entry. Employees or the immediate family of Employees of Slawsa or any distributor, representative, agent or affiliate of Slawsa brand or Nicole Foods (Collectively, the "Contest Entities") and their immediate families (defined as spouse, mother, father, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters, regardless of where they reside) and members of their households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate in this contest.
  2. How To Enter:
    To enter the contest, during the Contest Period as defined below, interested individuals may access the entry form on the Slawsa website at www.Slawsa.com or simply write or type on a post card or 3" X 5" white file card your name, address, and contact information, along with your original recipe using any Slawsa product, and mail the completed post card or file card to “Slawesome Slawsa Recipe Contest," c/o Slawsa PO Box 272, Cramerton, NC 28032. Participants may enter unlimited entries. No purchase is necessary to win. Winners will be selected based on a panel’s selection of the eleven recipes that score highest in terms of appeal, flavor and creativity.  The contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all Federal, State and Local laws. All entries become the property of Nicole Foods and said entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Completion of and receipt of an entry is the sole responsibility of the participant. Slawsa, its employees or agents will not acknowledge or respond to any inquiries regarding the receipt of or status of any entry. Nicole Foods reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel or terminate the Contest in whole or in part at any time should any unforeseen occurrence cause the fair and impartial continuation of the contest to be impossible. By completing the act of entry, each participant agrees to abide by the Official Contest Rules herein stated.
  3. Contest Period:
    The contest period begins at 12:01AM EST on November 15, 2016 and ends at 11:59 PM EST on December 30, 2016.
  4. Prizes:
    Exactly three (3) Prizes will be awarded. One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive an assorted mix of Slawsa products plus $100.00 cash or equivalent. One (1) First Runner-Up will receive assorted mix of Slawsa products plus $50.00 cash or equivalent. One (1) Second Runner-Up will receive a Slawsa gift box. All winning recipes may be shared on the Slawsa website and E-Newsletter, along with the Slawsa Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest. All Federal, State and Local taxes, fees and other expenses not spring the contest period as defined herein. 
  5. Winners:
    Three winners will be selected and announced in Febrruary 2017 from all valid entries received during the entry period. If one of the potential Prize Winners either declines the Prize, cannot be contacted within seven (7) calendar days of the announcement or is deemed ineligible to accept the Prize, an alternate Prize Winner may be chosen at the discretion of Slawsa in a subsequent announcement to be held (after the disqualification of the previous potential Prize Winner).
  6. Limitation on Liability:
    Participants assume all risk of loss, damage, destruction, delay or misdirection of materials/mail/email submitted to Sponsor. Participant agrees to full Official Rules and to decisions of Sponsor, or their designated agent, which are final and legally binding in all respects and further agree that the Prize is awarded upon the condition that contest entities shall be held harmless for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind to persons or property, including death, sustained, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with or resulting from acceptance, possession or use/misuse of the Prize, or participation in this promotion or participation in or travel to any promotion-related activities and further acknowledge that said parties have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. The contest entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest or by technical or human error which may occur and/or which may damage a user's system or limit a participant's ability to participate in the Contest. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CIVIL LAW. SHOULD AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If for any reason this contest is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this contest, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest or any element thereof and Sponsor may conduct a random drawing to award the prize using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of action requiring such termination.
  7. Publicity Release:
    By accepting the Prize each winner will agree to give written permission to Nicole Foods and Slawsa, its designees and agents for the right to use the Winner's image and or likeness, the recipe and/or photography of the recipe and name in any form of written or photographic including all rights of publicity. The Winner further agrees not to take any action or allow any other person to so act as to impede any use of the Winner's image and or likeness and name in any publicity related to the Prize.
  8. Governing Law:
    By completing the act of entering the contest each entrant agrees that the contest shall be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official contest Rules shall be governed and constructed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina.
  9. Copy of Official Contest Rules or Winners List:
    For a copy of these Official contest Rules or a list of winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
"Slawesome Slawsa Recipe Contest,"
c/o Slawsa
PO Box 272
Cramerton, NC 28032