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#EOPWinningFormula Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS.

 

1. Eligibility: The Early Order Program Winning Formula Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are (1) qualified and licensed end-user turf professionals working in industries related to sports turf, sod farms, municipalities, parks & recreation, golf courses and lawn and landscape(2) at least 18 years of age or the age of majority in the jurisdiction where they reside, whichever is greater, at the time of entry.

 

Employees, contractors, directors, officers and agents of BASF (“Sponsor”), and each of Sponsor’s parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, and advertising, promotion and judging agencies and all other service agencies involved with the Sweepstakes, and members of the immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household of each such employee (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter or win.

 

This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void outside the United States and where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, 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. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.

 

3. Sweepstakes Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins on November 28, 2018, at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on December 15, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Entry Period”). All entries must be received before the Sweepstakes Entry Period end time/date to be valid.

 

4. How to Enter: During the Entry Period, share a picture on your Twitter account featuring any fungicides, herbicides or insecticides that you’re using, including any Early Order Program (EOP) purchases, regardless of brand or company. For the picture to be counted into the Sweepstakes, it must be tagged using #EOPWinningFormula. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of BASF. You may enter multiple times, but only one entry will be counted for the Sweepstakes.

 

Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected, or incomplete entries, incorrect or inadvertent deletion or filing of an entry; or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise. Proof of sending or submission of entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by the Sponsor. No facsimiles or mechanical reproductions of entries allowed. Submissions become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of automated devices will cause disqualification. Entrants may not enter with multiple Twitter accounts or nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to enter multiple times or as multiple entrants. Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple Twitter accounts, under multiple identities, or uses any device or artifice to register multiple times will be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Twitter account. Should multiple users of the same Twitter account enter the Sweepstakes and a dispute thereafter arise regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized account holder of said Twitter account at the time of entry will be considered the entrant. “Authorized Twitter Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned a Twitter account by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning Twitter account or the domain associated with the Twitter account. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the Authorized Twitter Account Holder.

 

5. Entrant Verification: At the end of Entry Period, Sponsor will review and verify all entries. Any entrant who is found not to be eligible for this Sweepstakes will be disregarded and will not be eligible for the Grand Prize. Ineligible individuals will not receive notification or any correspondence from Sponsor.

 

6. Grand Prize Drawing: Individuals who do not follow all of the instructions and/or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified. You may enter multiple times, but only one entry will be counted for the Sweepstakes. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

There will be one (1) Sweepstakes winner randomly selected from among all eligible entrants on December 17, 2018. The winner will be selected as follows: the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing on December 17, 2018 to determine the Grand Prize Winner by randomly selecting one (1) entrant. The entrant whose name is randomly selected will be the potential winner. The method of the random selection, whether done in a bowl or electronically, will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Grand prize winner will be notified no later than forty eight (48) hours after the drawing, via direct message to the Authorized Twitter Account Holder from where the entry was submitted. BASF shall have no liability for the Authorized Twitter Account Holder failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible or fails to claim the prize and confirm mailing address within seven (7) days from the time award notification was sent, the prize may be forfeited. Sponsor will mail the prize to the Sweepstakes winner.

 

The Sponsor reserves at its sole discretion the right to not award the prize or to determine an alternate winner in accordance with the Official Rules in the event that a winner has been disqualified, cannot be contacted, or is deemed ineligible for any reason.

 

If the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the Sponsor reserves the right to determine an alternate winner by conducting a random drawing from among all eligible entrants. By participating in this Sweepstakes you agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) as between you and the Sponsor, that the decisions of the Sponsor are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes; and (c) in the event that you do not comply with these rules, you will be disqualified and your prize (if any) will be forfeited.

 

7. Prize (1): One (1) winner will receive a Yeti® Roadie® 20 cooler, retail value $200.00.

 

The prize is non-transferable. Federal, state and local taxes and any fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of the prize not specifically stated herein remain the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Twitter, Inc. and YETI Coolers, LLC are not sponsors of this Sweepstakes, and the Sweepstakes has not been authorized or otherwise approved by Twitter, Inc. or YETI Coolers, LLC. THE SWEEPSTAKES AND PRIZE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

 

8. Release: As a condition of entering, entrants (or their parent or legal guardian if an eligible minor) agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) to release Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers and agents, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents (“Promotion Parties”), from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any prize; (b) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and/or any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred (if any), excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. No prizes more than the prize set forth herein will be awarded.

 

9. Publicity and Personal Information: Except where prohibited by law, each winner grants (and agrees to confirm this grant in writing, if requested) permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use his/her name, photograph, and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes in any and all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without compensation. Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Available at http://agproducts.basf.us/privacy-policy.html

 

10. General Conditions: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undelivered, incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet 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 the entries. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, bugs, virus, technical failures, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impair the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor will randomly award the prize from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation. Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions, the website, or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the website, or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

11. Disputes: Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, or the appropriate North Carolina state court sitting in Durham County, NC; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of North Carolina and or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of North Carolina.

 

12. Governing Law & Jurisdiction: This Sweepstakes and its Official Rules are governed by U.S. law and are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Sweepstakes Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in Section 11 of these Official Rules and/or for entering any judgment on an arbitration award, shall take place in the State of North Carolina in the City of Durham.

 

13. Winner’s List: For a list of the winner, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: BASF, ATTN: Erin Grohs, 26 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Requests must be received by January 31, 2019.

 

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