2020 CHAMPIONS OF YIELD HARVEST SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

1. Sweepstakes Entry Period:  The “Sweepstakes Entry Period” will be stated on Sponsor’s Official Facebook Page, Twitter Page and Instagram Page and will be as follows: 12:00:00 CST on September 18, 2020 – 11:59:59 CST on December 31, 2020.  Sponsor’s computer will be the official clock of the Sweepstakes.

2. Eligibility: The 2020 Champions of Yield Harvest Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to growers who are legal U.S. residents residing in the 50 United States or District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island, New York and Florida, who are at least: (a) 18 years of age or (b) the age of majority in their state of residence, if higher than 18, at the time of entry, and have or open a free Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account.  Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives and their immediate families or members of their household (spouse and parents, children, siblings, and each of their spouses, regardless of where they live) of Monsanto Company, a member of the Bayer Group (the “Sponsor”), or its affiliates, and print production agencies, and anyone connected with the administration, production or distribution of this Sweepstakes, are not eligible to enter or win.

3. How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, an eligible person can enter as follows:

·      FACEBOOK:  Post an image of the entrant’s 2020 yield on the DEKALB Asgrow or Deltapine Official Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/dekalbasgrowseed or https://www.facebook.com/Deltapine, or respond to a post from one of these accounts calling for entries into the Sweepstakes (an “Entry”).  Entrant’s post must comply with these Official Rules and: (a) comply with all Facebook Terms of Service and Rules and these Official Rules; (b) be in good taste and appropriate for Sponsor’s audience, in Sponsor’s sole discretion; (c) not include or reference any persons other than the entrant, or any brands, logos, names or creative works, other than those created by or owned by either entrant or Sponsor; (d) not be offensive or disparaging or infringing of any rights of others; and, (e) contain both of the hashtags #Sweepstakes and #ChampionsofYield

·      TWITTER:  Tweet an image of the entrant’s 2020 yield tagging the DEKALB Asgrow or Deltapine official Twitter accounts at @Asgrow_DEKALB or @Deltapine, or reply to a Tweet from one of these accounts calling for entries into the Sweepstakes, which complies with these Official Rules (an “Entry”).  All Entries must: (a) comply with all Twitter Terms of Service and Rules and these Official Rules; (b) be in good taste and appropriate for Sponsor’s audience, in Sponsor’s sole discretion; (c) not include or reference any persons other than the entrant, or any brands, logos, names or creative works, other than those created by or owned by either entrant or Sponsor; (d) not be offensive or disparaging or infringing of any rights of others; and, (e) contain both of the hashtags #Sweepstakes and #ChampionsofYield

·      INSTAGRAM: Post an image of the entrant’s 2020 yield on the DEKALB Asgrow official Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/dekalbasgrow/ (an “Entry”).  Entrant’s post must comply with these Official Rules and: (a) comply with all Instagram Terms of Service and Rules and these Official Rules; (b) be in good taste and appropriate for Sponsor’s audience, in Sponsor’s sole discretion; (c) not include or reference any persons other than the entrant, or any brands, logos, names or creative works, other than those created by or owned by either entrant or Sponsor; (d) not be offensive or disparaging or infringing of any rights of others; and, (e) contain both of the hashtags #Sweepstakes and #ChampionsofYield

 

·      WEBSITE ENTRY:  Fully complete and submit an entry form located at https://www.dekalbasgrowdeltapine.com/en-us/harvest-contest.html, and include a photograph of the entrant’s 2020 yield in the entry.

Limit one entry into the weekly drawings and grand prize drawing per person during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, regardless of the entry method used to enter.

Entries that do not comply with the terms of the Sweepstakes will result in disqualification.  Incomplete or illegible entries will not be considered.  Sweepstakes is subject to change without notification in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Entries will be void if electronically or mechanically reproduced, forged, defective, altered or obtained through unauthorized channels or if they contain production, typographical, electronic, mechanical or other errors. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove and/or disqualify any entry at any time which, in Sponsor’s opinion, is offensive, contains unsuitable material, endangers the safety or wellbeing of any person, or if it is determined the entrant has not complied with these Official Rules.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Entries; all of which will be void in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

By entering, a person grants a complete release of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and acknowledges and agrees that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

4. License Grant:  Posting an Entry constitutes entrant’s full agreement to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Entry and any component thereof, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including without limitation for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documents that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the Entry.  By entering, you warrant and represent that your Entry does not infringe on any rights of any third parties, and you further agree that your Entry conforms to these Official Rules. 

5. Winner Selection:

Weekly Prizes.  On or about each of the Drawing Dates set out in the chart below, Sponsor will randomly select one Entry for each Drawing Date, from all eligible Entries received on such Drawing Date, to win a Weekly Prize, as described below. 

Week

Entry Period

Drawing Date

Weekly Prize (ARV)

1

9/18/2020-9/24/2020

9/28/2020

20V MAX 3 Tool Kit containing Drill/Driver, Impact Driver and Worklight ($299.99)

2

9/25/2020-10/1/2020

10/5/2020

20V Max Compact Brushless Drill Driver Kit ($249.99)

3

10/2/2020-10/8/2020

10/12/2020

20V Max Compact Brushless Drill Driver Kit ($249.99)

4

10/9/2020-10/15/2020

10/19/2020

20V MAX Li-lin Compact Hammerdrill ($299.99)

5

10/16/2020-10/22/2020

10/26/2020

20V MAX Li-lon Right Angle Drill Kit ($279.99)

6

10/23/2020-10/29/2020

11/2/2020

20V MAX Lithium Ion compact Drill/Driver Kit ($229.99)

7

10/30/2020-11/5/2020

11/9/2020

20V MAX Lithium-Ion ¼” Impact Driver Kit ($249.99)

8

11/6/2020-11/12/2020

11/16/2020

20V MAX Lithium-Ion Brushless Planer – Tool Only ($229.00)

9

11/13/2020-11/19/2020

11/23/2020

20V MAX Premium XR 5.0 Ah Battery Pack ($159.99)

10

11/20/2020-11/26/2020

11/30/2020

20V Max Compact Brushless Drill Driver Kit ($249.99)

11

11/27/2020-12/3/2020

12/7/2020

20V Max Compact Brushless Drill Driver Kit ($249.99)

12

12/4/2020-12/10/2020

12/14/2020

20V MAX Lithium Ion compact Drill/Driver Kit ($229.99)

13

12/11/2020-12/17/2020

12/21/2020

20V MAX Lithium-Ion ¼” Impact Driver Kit ($249.99)

14

12/18/2020-12/24/2020

12/28/2020

20V MAX Lithium-Ion Brushless Planer – Tool Only ($229.00)

15

12/25/2020-12/31/2020

1/4/2020

20V MAX 3 Tool Kit containing Drill/Driver, Impact Driver and Worklight ($299.99)

Grand Prize.  On or about January 15, 2021, Sponsor will randomly select one Entry, from all entries throughout the Sweepstakes Entry Period, to receive the Grand Prize, as defined below.

Decisions of the Sponsor will be final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Prizes are not transferable.  No substitution or cash redemption of any prize, or any portion thereof, is allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  If a potential winner does not respond within five business days of the first notification attempt, is found to be ineligible, does not comply with these Official Rules or declines to accept any prize, the potential winner may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion, and in such case Sponsor may select an alternate winner based on a random drawing.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value. 

6.  Prize:  Fifteen (15) confirmed Weekly Prize winners will be awarded the specified prize in the chart above (“Weekly Prize”), having an approximate retail value of $270 each. One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive up to 80 acres of seed, based on the Grand Prize Winner’s acreage of farmable land, with the Grand Prize Winner choosing one of the following brands of seed: DEKALB, Asgrow or Deltapine, having an approximate retail value of $15,000 (value based on the Grand Prize Winner taking al 80 acres of seed).  Any and all expenses not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winner.

7. Odds of winning: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, but the odds of winning a Weekly Prize are estimated at 1/1000, and the Odds of winning the Grand Prize are estimated at 1/1000.

8.  Claiming the Prize:  Sponsor will notify potential winners by sending a Facebook message to the potential winner. The potential winners will also be required to complete, sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release/Copyright Assignment within 14 days of receipt of such documents from Sponsor.  If such documents are not returned to Sponsor prior to such deadline, any prize won may be forfeited in Sponsor’s sole discretion, such potential winner shall be disqualified, and an alternate winner selected by Sponsor in a new random drawing from the remaining eligible entries.  In the event that more than one prospective winner is named for any one prize, 1 winner will be selected via a random drawing.  Except where prohibited by law, the winner also grants Sponsor the right to use the winner’s submission, full name, hometown, images and likenesses for advertising, publicity and promotion purposes, including print, broadcast and on-line announcements, without further compensation than the said prize and at no expense to the winner, and Sponsor shall not be obligated to make any such use. 

9.  Taxes.  Each winner is responsible for all applicable local, state and federal taxes.   When required by federal law, Sponsor will report the names of the winner and the value of the prize won to the Internal Revenue Service.  If requested by Sponsor, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 prior to receiving the Prize.  Failure to complete, sign and return a W-9 will result in the winner being disqualified, and in such case Sponsor will select an alternate winner in a random drawing from remaining eligible entries.

10. General. Each entrant agrees to, accepts and shall abide by these Official Rules and agrees that any disputes shall be resolved by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel/terminate, modify, amend or suspend the Sweepstakes if in Sponsor’s sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Sweepstakes has been, or could be, compromised or that the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned or fairly, including without limitation due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or force majeure or any other causes beyond Sponsor’s control. Sweepstakes void where prohibited or restricted. If any provision of this Sweepstakes shall be deemed to violate any federal, state or municipal law, it shall be amended to conform to such law and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.   Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing of these Official Rules, administration of this Sweepstakes or in the announcement of any winner(s) or Prize(s).  In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing to award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect, entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. 

11. Dispute Resolution. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF MISSOURI WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, the entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, exclusively before a court located in Missouri having jurisdiction. The entrant and Sponsor hereby agree to WAIVE A JURY TRIAL in all actions and proceedings relating to the Sweepstakes. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12.  Release.  By participating, each entrant agrees to hold harmless Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Sponsor, and participating sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies from any liability whatsoever, and waive and release such parties from any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional) arising out of or in connection with the event or acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of any prize, participation in any promotion-related activity, or participation in the promotion, whether under a theory of contract, torts (including, without limitation, negligence), warranty, or any other theory or cause of action.

13. Sponsor: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Monsanto Company, a member of the Bayer Group, 800 N. Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO 63167. Sponsor will provide list of winners upon request. To obtain a list of the Sweepstakes winners, visit: dekalbasgrowdeltapine.com/en-us/rules/harvestcontest.html

Abbreviated Rules (for advertisements, emails, etc.):

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.  Open to growers who are legal U.S. residents (excluding RI, NY, FL) 18 years old or older and the age of majority in their state of residence, excluding Sponsor employees, family and household members.  Enter by posting an image of entrant’s 2020 yield one of the following methods between 9/18/2020 and 12/31/2020: Sponsor’s official Facebook pages for DekalbAsgrowSeed or Deltapine, Sponsor’s official Twitter pages for @Asgrow_DEKALB or @Deltapine, Sponsor’s Instagram page @DekalbAsgrow or via the internet at https://www.dekalbasgrowdeltapine.com/en-us/harvest-contest.html. ARV of weekly prize: $159.99-299.99; odds 1/1000.  ARV of Grand Prize: $15,000; odds 1/1000.  For a copy of the Official Rules, dekalbasgrowdeltapine.com/en-us/rules/harvestcontest.html. Sponsor: Monsanto Company, a member of the Bayer Group, 800 N. Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO 63167.

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