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Once posted, Almond Board of California reserves the right to delete submissions that contain vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind, or comments we deem to be offensive or disparaging.
Further, Almond Board of California reserves the right to delete comments that:
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*Please note that the Heart-Check Food Certification does not apply to scientific research by an organization other than the AHA, and/or links to other information unless expressly stated. For more information, see the AHA nutrition guidelines at: heartcheckmark.org/guidelines.
Almond Conference Facebook Photo Sweepstakes
INTRODUCTION: The Almond Board of California Facebook Photo Sweepstakes is open to Facebook users attending The Almond Conference at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, California, December 6-8, 2016. To participate, users must upload a photo from The 2016 Almond Conference to the Wall of the Almond Board of California Facebook Page. At the conclusion of the 2016 Almond Conference, one photo submission will be selected at random, and the participant who published the photo will receive a three-night stay at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel for the 2017 Almond Conference.
ELIGIBILITY: The Almond Board of California Facebook Photo Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to Facebook users in attendance at The Almond Conference who are at least 18 years of age at time of entry. The Almond Board of California Facebook Photo Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States. Employees of the Almond Board of California, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Almond Board of California Facebook Photo Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes starts on December 6, 2016 at 8:00:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) and ends on December 8, 2016 11:59:59 p.m. PDT (“Sweepstakes Period”), by which time all entries must be received. The winning entry of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”) will be announced within 48 hours of the final day of The Almond Conference.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, entries will be accepted as Wall posts on the Almond Board of California industry Facebook Page including photos from The Almond Conference. The entry must fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Almond Board of California. If You (any Sweepstakes participants) use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Almond Board of California.
RANDOM DRAWING: One (1) entry will be selected as the Winner by a random drawing under the supervision of the Almond Board of California. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Winner will be notified via Facebook within five (5) days following selection of Winner. The Almond Board of California shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to Facebook Messages error, spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 30 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by the Winner of the prize offered in the Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE: The Winner of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”) will receive a hotel package, including a three-night stay at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel for the 2017 Almond Conference valued at $490. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Almond Board of California discretion. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Almond Board of California to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
The Almond Board of California Facebook Photo Sweepstakes hosted by the Almond Board of California is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to The Almond Board of California, 1150 9th Street, Suite 1500 Modesto, CA 95354. Requests must be received no later than December 22, 2016, at 11:59 PM, PDT.
SPONSOR: The Almond Board of California, 1150 9th Street, Suite 1500 Modesto, CA 95354.
Almond Board of California proudly represents California Almond growers and processors.
Facebook Pollination Photo Sweepstakes Official Rules
ELIGIBILITY: The Almond Board of California Facebook Pollination Photo Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to Facebook users who are at least 18 years of age at time of entry. The Almond