Lucky Leaf – Simple Treat Recipe – Win a $5,000 grand prize OR 1 of 10 first prizes of a $250 Amazon eGift card

The Lucky Leaf “Simple Treat” Recipe Contest

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE SWEEPSTAKES COMPONENT OF THIS PROMOTION. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

Eligibility: The Lucky Leaf “Simple Treat” Recipe Contest (“Contest”) is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Colorado and Maryland) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives of Knouse Foods, Inc. and Knouse Foods Cooperative, Inc. (together, the “Sponsor”), Quench Agency, teamDigital Promotions, Inc., their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising/promotion/fulfillment agencies and anyone else connected with the production and distribution of this Contest (hereafter, together with Sponsor, the “Released Parties”) and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same household, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. The judges of the Contest and their immediate family members and/or members of the same household are also not eligible. Contest is void in CO and MD and where prohibited by law. By entering, you agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or in association with Facebook. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not Facebook. The information you provide as detailed below will only be used for Contest purposes.

CONTEST DESCRIPTION AND PERIOD: The Contest starts on November 1, 2016, at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends November 26, 2016 at 11:59:59 PM ET (the “Promotion Period”). Participants are asked to submit their original dessert recipe, which includes one (1) whole, can of Lucky Leaf Fruit Filling & Topping product (each, a “Submission”). Entrants may also submit an optional photo of their recipe. Thanksgiving or Christmas themed dessert recipes are encouraged but not required. All eligible Submissions will be included in a Contest for the chance to win a Grand or First Prize.

How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, you may submit your Submission using one of the three methods listed below.

Website: Visit www.luckyleaf.com/simpletreats. Click on the applicable promotional banners, buttons and/or links to access the online submission form. Follow the instructions to fully complete the online submission form, and follow the directions provided to submit your original recipe and/or photo.

Facebook: Visit the Lucky Leaf Pie Filling brand page on Facebook located at www.facebook.com/luckyleafpiefilling and follow the instructions to complete the submission form and submit your original recipe and/or photo.

Mail: Mail your Submission, along with your name, address, city, state, ZIP and phone number and mail it to be received by December 2, 2016 to: Attn: The Lucky Leaf “Simple Treats” Recipe Contest, c/o 800 Peach Glen-Idaville Road, Peach Glen, PA 17375.

All Submissions must:1) Be a dessert; 2) Include an original recipe in which includes one (1) whole can of Lucky Leaf Fruit Filling and Topping product; 3) Recipe must be in English; 4) Recipe must contain no more than nine (9) ingredients; 5) The use of small food preparation appliances such as blenders or food processors is allowed, but also needs to be noted on the submission form; 6) Each recipe must include the name of the recipe, readily available ingredients in standard U.S. measurements, and step-by-step cooking instructions including timing for any cooked components;7) Submission must be the original recipe of the entrant; 8) Recipe must not have won previous awards in this or any other competitions; 9) Not have been previously published; 10) Not infringe on any third-party rights; and 11) Be suitable for publication.

There is a limit of four (4) Entries per person and per email address for the duration of the Promotion Period, regardless of the method of submission. In the event of non-compliance with any requirements specified herein or with any of the terms of these Official Rules, Submission will be void. In order to be entered into the Contest, contestants must comply with the registration instructions. Each Submission must be complete and meet all criteria set forth in these Official Rules to be eligible. Once submitted, a Submission cannot be deleted, canceled, or modified. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

By submitting a Submission, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Submissions in connection with this Contest, and that such Submissions may be similar or identical in idea, format or other respects to other Submissions and/or other Promotions sponsored by the Sponsor or submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Submission and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her Submission, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Submission or other works used by Sponsor. Entries that appear to duplicate any other submitted entries, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be void and only the first submission submitted (based on time/date) will be included in the Contest. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, 1) For Facebook and Website: entrant will be deemed the primary account holder of the email address submitted at time of submission. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, an online service provider, or another organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Proof (to Released Parties satisfaction) of being the authorized account holder may be required by Released Parties, or 2) Mail: The Entrant will be deemed the person named on the applicable mail-in submission.

Finalist Judging: Based on the criteria outlined below, ten (10) Finalists will be determined by December 4, 2016, from among all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period. A panel of qualified independent judges selected by Sponsor, whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest, will judge each recipe based on the following criteria:
50% Perceived Taste and 50% Simplicity.

PERCEIVED TASTE: Does the recipe sound appealing?
SIMPLICITY: Could a novice baker create this food by following the recipe?

In the event of a tie, the recipes of such tied entries will be re-judged based on the following criteria: Perceived Taste: 100%. The ten (10) entrants with the highest total scores based on above criteria will be declared Finalists (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules) and move forward to Public Vote (as described below). Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than ten (10) Finalists if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions. Finalists will be notified via telephone and/or email.

Grand Prize Winner Judging: Based on the criteria outlined below, one (1) Grand Prize winner will be determined by December 27, 2016 from among ten (10) Finalist entries determined above. A panel of qualified independent judges selected by Sponsor, whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest, will judge each recipe based on the following criteria: 45% Perceived Taste, 45% Simplicity, and 10% Public Vote.

PERCEIVED TASTE: Does the recipe sound appealing
SIMPLICITY: Could a novice baker create this food by following the recipe?
PUBLIC VOTE: The Entrant who received the most comment votes in the Match-Up Sweepstakes (outlined below)

In the event of a tie, the recipes of such tied entries will be re-judged based on the following criteria: Perceived Taste: 100%. The one (1) entrants with the highest total score based on above criteria will be declared the Grand Prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules) and will win the Grand Prize (described below).

Sponsor will attempt to notify each the potential Grand Prize Winner via telephone and/or email. Potential Grand Prize Winner is subject to eligibility verification and compliance with these Official Rules. The Grand Prize winner will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where required by law) a Publicity Release within seven (7) days of notification. If any required information is not returned within the number of days specified in the notification correspondence, or if any notification is returned as undeliverable, then the prize may be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, the next runner-up being notified. If any prize notification email and/or letter is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, does not reply to correspondence within five (5) days following date of attempted notification, or fails to comply with verification process these Official Rules, and/or eligibility requirements, that potential winner may be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion, a runner-up winner may be notified.

Public Weekly and Match-Up Sweepstakes: The Public Weekly and Match-Up Sweepstakes are open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old. The Public Weekly Sweepstakes is completely independent of the Lucky Leaf “Simple Treat” Recipe Contest.

The Public Weekly Sweepstakes starts November 7, 2016, at 12:00:01 AM ET and ends December 11, 2016, at 11:59:59 PM ET. The Sweepstakes will be divided into five (5) Entry Periods outlined below.
Entry Period Dates
1 November 7, 2016-November 13, 2016
2 November 14, 2016- November 20, 2016
3 November 21, 2016- November 27, 2016
4 November 28, 2016- December 4, 2016
5 December 5, 2016- December 11, 2016

To enter the Public Weekly Sweepstakes, visit www.facebook.com/luckyleafpiefilling during the Sweepstakes Period outlined above. Like or comment on the Video Recipe indicated to earn one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes Entry Period list above. If you are not an existing member of Facebook, you will be required to follow directions to create a free account on Facebook and you will then be able to access the website.

To enter the Public Match-Up Sweepstakes, visit www.facebook.com/luckyleafpiefilling between December 5, 2016, at 12:00:01 AM ET and December 17, 2016, at 11:59:59 PM ET. Once on www.facebook.com/luckyleafpiefilling, look for the top (10) Contest Finalists match-ups which will be posted periodically during the above dates. Like or comment on the two recipes posted for that day’s head-to-head matchup to earn one (1) entry for that match-up.

Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or with the intent to subvert the entry process will be void.

The Sweepstakes entries must not include any comment that is obscene, pornographic, libelous or otherwise objectionable. Any Sweepstakes Entry that, in Sponsor’s good faith judgment, violates the Sweepstakes Entry Requirements may be disqualified.

Each Sweepstakes entry submission must be manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual entrant. The use of script, macro, bot, contest service or automated devices (or any other devices intended to automate or subvert any aspect of entry) to enter the Sweepstakes is prohibited and any entry through such means and any entry that is deemed to be ineligible (at Sponsor’s sole discretion and in accordance with these Official Rules) will be void. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant based on the email address submitted, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address provided on the registration form. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

EACH ENTRANT WARRANTS TO THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES THAT HIS OR HER ENTRY DOES NOT CONTRAVENE OR INFRINGE ON ANYONE ELSE’S COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, MORAL RIGHTS, PRIVACY OR PUBLICITY RIGHTS.

Public Weekly Sweepstakes Winner Selection: A total of (25) Public Sweepstakes Weekly Prize winners (5 Per Weekly Entry Period) will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Periods. Non-winning entries received for one (1) Entry Period will not carry forward to subsequent Entry Periods. Odds of winning a, Public Sweepstakes Weekly Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing.

Match-Up Sweepstakes Winner Selection: In addition, a total of (5) Match-Up Prize winners (1 Per Match-Up) will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received for the applicable match-up. Non-winning entries received for one (1) Match-Up will not carry forward to subsequent Match–Up drawings. Odds of winning a, Match-Up Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing.

All drawings will be conducted on/about 12/27/16 by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Potential Public Sweepstakes Weekly Prize and Match-Up Prize winners will be notified by reply comment and/or direct message. Limit one (1) Public Sweepstakes Weekly Prize or Match-Up Prize per person, email address, family or household.

Contest Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize: $5,000 awarded in the form of a check. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) = $5,000. Ten (10) First Prizes: One (1) $250 Amazon.com eGift Card. Total ARV of all First Prizes: $2,500.

Sweepstakes Prizes: 25 Weekly Entry Period/five (5) Prizes Awarded Per Entry Period: one (1) $50 Amazon.com eGift Card and two (2) Lucky Leaf Filling & Topping Vouchers redeemable for two (2) Lucky Leaf Fruit Filling & Topping cans (ARV=$58). Five (5) Match-Up Prizes: One (1) $50 Amazon.com eGift Card. eGift Cards are subject to terms and conditions set by the issuer. Prize details are subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Vouchers subject to certain terms and conditions. Total ARV of all Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded: $1,700.

Miscellaneous: All federal, state, and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded are the recipients’ sole responsibility. Any tax payable on all or any part of prizes shall be the responsibility of the recipient. By participating either the Contest or Sweepstakes (collectively referred to as the “Promotion), each entrant and winner agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which are final and binding, and 1) Attest that Submission is his/her original, personal creation and that it meets all eligibility requirements set forth herein; and 2) Understand that their Submission may be selected for potential use in future advertising and/or promotional materials and further understand that the use of their Submission in potential advertising and/or promotion efforts does not convey any status of any kind with respect to the Promotion such as, but not limited to, selection as a winning Submission/entry in the Promotion or being a potential Prize Winner; and 3) Agree that entrants will retain ownership of his/her Submission; however, by entering the Contest, and to the extent allowed by law, entrants grant Released Parties and their designees a non-exclusive, perpetual, sublicensable, royalty-free license to use Submission/entry and that Released Parties and their designees shall have: a) The perpetual, worldwide right to edit, publish, exploit and use Submission/entry (or any portion thereof) in any way and in any media for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for any other purpose in any media or format, online or offline, now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission or notification from/to entrant or any third party; b) The right and permission (unless prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, voice, city/state of residence, Submission/entry, photograph and/or other likeness for advertising, trade and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission or notification, entrant hereby representing that use of any of the foregoing materials shall not violate the rights of any third parties and shall not violate any applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances; and c) No liability on account of, and entrant will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Released Parties from and against, any liability, loss, injury or damage of any kind (including attorney’s fees) to any person or entity including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize, participation in this Promotion, or use of any submission/entry-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, and/or terminate this Promotion should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Promotion and, in the case of suspension or termination, at its discretion, select all Prize winners (as described above) from among all eligible non-suspect Entries received prior to event requiring such termination or suspension.

The exclusive venue to settle any dispute relating to or arising out of the Promotion shall be in the federal or state courts located in Adams County, Pennsylvania. By participating in this Promotion, each entrant agrees to such exclusive venue in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, late, damaged, garbled, undelivered, entries or photos; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems or other communications malfunctions; interrupted or unavailable network, Internet Service Provider (ISP), cable, satellite, server or other connections; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or other technical failures; garbled, lost, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Promotion; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules or in any Promotion-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, technical, electronic or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in connection with the administration of this Promotion, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any other Promotion-related materials. The use of automated submission or similar devices as specifically set forth above is prohibited and entries through such prohibited devices are void. By entering this Promotion, entrants give their express permission to be contacted by Sponsor by direct message, telephone, email and/or postal mail for promotional purposes only.

Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Pennsylvania, USA.

Data Collection: Except as noted in these Official Rules, information collected for this Sweepstakes is used only for the purpose of winner notification, and will not be re-used, sold or shared in any manner by Sweepstakes Entities or any third parties unless entrant has elected to receive additional information and Sweepstakes material from the Sponsor or any third party. By participating in the Sweepstakes, participant agrees to all of the terms and conditions of the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available at http://www.knousefoods.com/Global/PrivacyPolicy.aspx. In the event of any discrepancy between the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall control and govern.

Winners List: For a list of winners (available no later than 2/17/17), visit www.LuckyLeaf.com/promotions.

Sponsor: Knouse Foods, Inc. and Knouse Foods Cooperative, Inc. 800 Peach Glen-Idaville Road, Peach Glen, PA 17375