Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Please read these rules before entering this Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. Seed Data Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”). You agree that, by submitting an entry, you will be bound by these Official Rules and you acknowledge that you satisfy all Sweepstakes eligibility requirements.

Eligibility. If you are an individual legal resident of Canada (excluding Quebec) or the continental  United States and are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry, you are eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. Employees of Farmer’s Business Network, Inc., Farmer’s Business Network Canada, Inc., FBN Inputs, LLC, FBN CM LLC, Yorkton Distributors (1976) Ltd., FBN BR LLC, or their affiliates (“Sponsor”) and their spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren (“immediate family members”), and Sponsor’s affiliates, advisors or advertising/promotion agencies (and their immediate family members) and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and their respective agents, officers, and directors, and all individuals, including, but not limited to, consultants, independent contractors, so-called “temporary employees,” former employees and interns (and their immediate family members) who have, within the past six months, performed services for Sponsor are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes.

How to Enter. You may enter the Sweepstakes from April 3, 2019 through November 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST (the “Sweepstakes Period”) by completing one or more of the following:

  • Completing one or more seed performance surveys can be done at https://www.research.net/r/96PS968. (No limit on the number of entries)
  • FBN Members may also earn additional entries by:
    • Contributing planting data by July 1, 2019
    • Contributing invoice data by July 1, 2019
    • Contributing harvest data by November 30, 2019
    • An additional entry if you contribute all three types of data by their respective deadlines.
  • Alternative Method of Entry: Completing one or more Sweepstake Forms (without entering seed performance data) is available at the bottom of this page. (No limit on the number of entries)

You must complete an entire entry in its entirety, in order to be registered to enter to win. No entries will be accepted after the entry deadline.

By submitting an entry, you authorize Sponsor to contact you via email, phone, text, mail and by other means for informational, marketing and promotional purposes.

Multiple entries per person are acceptable. Entries may not be acknowledged. Incomplete entries or invalid email addresses or phone numbers contained in the entry shall render the entry null and void.

Other Promotions. Sponsor may be running similar sweepstakes at the same time as this Sweepstakes. By entering this Sweepstakes, you will not be eligible to receive any prize awarded in any other sweepstakes unless you enter each sweepstakes separately.

Prizes. We will award the following Prizes as follows:

Five (5) Yeti®  Hooper Flip 12 Soft Cooler with Sponsor Logo (Approximate Retail Value of $250.00) or a prize of equal or lesser value.

Prize Drawings. Entries will be received on a rolling basis, but must be received by 11:59PM CST on on November 30, 2019. A random drawing, using all entries received up until that point excluding prior winning entries, will be held within three (3) business days of the end of each month during the Sweepstakes Period for one of the five prizes. W Sponsor or its designee will notify each potential winner by email, and each potential winner will be required to execute a Winner’s Declaration and Release Agreement, send or show Sponsor a copy of a valid, government-issued form of identification, and consent to and satisfactorily pass a background check, if deemed necessary by Sponsor. As required under Canadian law, any selected winners who are legal residents of Canada must also pass a skill testing question (e.g. a three-part mathematical test) devised by Sponsor. All selected winners are deemed potential winners pending verification of their eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. While multiple entries are accepted, there is a limit of one prize per person/household..

Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes.

Restrictions. Prizes are nonrefundable and nontransferable. The prizes may not be replaceable if lost, damaged or stolen. Winner must be 18 years of age or older and must possess (and send Sponsor a copy of) a valid, government-issued form of identification.  Sponsor is not required to (but may at its sole discretion) offer any substitutions, cash redemptions, or alternative to prizes awarded under this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or lesser value in the event a prize is unavailable. All prizes awarded are subject to the restrictions and limitations noted in these Official Rules, on the prizes and/or included with the prizes.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE/PROVINCIAL, AND LOCAL TAXES, FEES, AND ANY OTHER EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF THE RECEIPT AND USE OF THE PRIZES, ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. The Sponsor is not a tax professional and does not provide tax advice. Any difference between the stated estimated value of a prize and its actual value will not be awarded. Winners agree to accept prize “as is.”

Additional Terms. We may, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and in our sole discretion, change these rules or cancel the Sweepstakes at any time, including changing or cancelling the locations and times for Sweepstakes entries at any time; or modify, terminate, or suspend the Sweepstakes should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond our control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the Sweepstakes or submission of entries. We are not responsible for: (a) lost, incomplete, or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by you or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries; (b) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes; (c) any error in the operation or transmission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or (d) injury or damage to your or any other computer resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes. We may, in our sole discretion, disqualify any individual found to be: tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website; acting in violation of these rules; or acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. If your entry is incomplete or if you use robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods, your entry will be void. The authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules in the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domains associated with the submitted e-mail addresses. No greater than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. If any technical errors occur in the selection of any potential prize winner or if more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes being awarded as provided in these Official Rules, we may award the prize by random drawing from among all eligible claimants.

Disputes. The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the United States and the State of California, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in San Francisco, California. If the controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall then be resolved by final and binding arbitration administered by Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc., in accordance with its streamlined arbitration rules and procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in California. All proceedings brought pursuant to this section will be conducted in San Francisco, California. Entrant’s remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any entrant be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including 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. Entrants agree that the rights and obligations of any entrant and/or entities associated with the Sweepstakes and/or any other party shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Any demand for arbitration must be filed within one (1) year of the time the cause of action accrued, or the cause of action shall be forever barred.

Miscellaneous. If you win a prize, you may not transfer, assign, or redeem the prize for cash. Each winner agrees (for himself or herself and his or her heirs) that, by accepting the prize, we, along with our affiliates and agents, will have no liability, and will be held harmless by the winner for any liability, loss, injury, or damage to property or person, including death, and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or participation in the Sweepstakes, even if caused or contributed to by our negligence. You agree that our decisions related to the Sweepstakes and all drawings are final. Each winner agrees that, by participating in the Sweepstakes, we may use the winner’s name, image, or likeness in any manner and in any medium for our promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, and we may be required to disclose the winner’s address to regulatory authorities.

Privacy Policy. Any personal information supplied by any entrant to the Sponsor will be subject to the Sponsor’s privacy policy located at: http://www.farmersbusinessnetwork.com/privacypolicy

Winners' List and Official Rules. Individuals may request the names of Winner by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 31, 2019

Farmer’s Business Network, Inc.

Seed Data Sweepstakes

388 El Camino Real

San Carlos, CA 94070

To receive a copy of the Official Rules during the Sweepstakes Period, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the address above; Attn: Seed Data Sweepstakes

Sponsor. Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. 388 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070.

Copyright Notice. The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are copyright © 2019 Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. All rights are reserved.