Celestial Seasonings – 50th Anniversary – Win a trip for two (winner and one guest) to Boulder Colorado for three days/two nights

Celestial Seasonings® 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes
Official Rules
Anniversary Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on
October 18, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on November 29, 2019 (the “Promotion Period”).
The Promotion contains a game of chance (“Sweepstakes”). The computer clock of the Sponsor
(defined below) is the official time-keeping device in the Promotion.
1. ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding
Puerto Rico) and the District of Columbia, who are 18 (except Alabama and Nebraska 19 and 21
in Mississippi) years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees, officers and directors of The
Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Snipp Interactive, Realtime Media LLC (“Administrator”)
and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, contest, fulfillment and
marketing agencies, (collectively, “Promotion Parties”) their immediate families (parent, child,
sibling & spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living
in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate
in the Promotion. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the
Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void in any state not listed above and where
prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
2. HOW TO ENTER THE PROMOTION: There are three (3) methods of entry into
the Sweepstakes as detailed below:
a. PURCHASE OF QUALIFYING PRODUCT METHOD: Participants may participate in the
Program by purchasing one (1) Qualifying Product (outlined in the Appendix A below) from any
retailer in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia within a single transaction
duing the Promotion Period. One entry per valid receipt. Ensure that the applicable sales receipt
identifies the Participating Retailer, date of purchase (must be within the Promotion Period – as
defined in Section 1 above) and Participating Products purchased; adding a star (*) or
checkmark next to the Participating Product(s) identified in the sales receipt; taking a photograph
(png, jpeg, pdf, and tiff file types with a maximum file size of 10MB) of the sales receipt in its
entirety (such photograph, an “Image”) (note: Participants are encouraged to blank out any
personal information that appears on the sales receipt) and submitting a request to participate in
the Program, along with the Image, by using any the submission methods detailed below:
Text to Enter. Text the keyword CELESTIALTEA to 811811. Participant will receive
a text message with opt-in instructions. Once opted in, participant will receive a text
message with disclosure for receipt of up to eight (8) automated text messages to the
number provided, along with instructions for submission. Follow instructions and
submit receipt image. Upon texting Image, Participants will be sent a link to a registration
form for the Program; allow approximately 30 minutes to receive the link**. Complete the
registration form by entering true and accurate information in the required fields (including,
Full Name, Email Address and Phone Number) and by accepting any required terms and
Carrier specific charges for text messages may apply, depending on your individual
cellular pricing plan, in accordance with your cellular customer agreement. SMS may
not be available for all service providers or for all handsets. Cellular phone carrier’s
instructions for text messaging may be different. Check your phone capabilities for specific
instructions. The text message entry portion of this sweepstakes works with most U.S cellular
carriers and requires a two-way text messaging enabled cellular phone. Sponsor makes no
guarantee that any particular wireless service provider will participate. Check with your service
provider for details. By selecting to play via text messaging, you grant permission to the
Sponsor to notify them via return text message and must agree to accept all applicable
charges associated therewith. Wireless service providers may charge you for each text
message, including any error message that is sent and received in connection with
the Sweepstakes, based on the applicable wireless service plan. You are responsible for all
applicable fees and taxes associated with placing an SMS entry. Sponsor in its sole discretion
may add or delete a cellular carrier at any time, without notice. Text message entries will be
deemed to have been submitted by the registered owner of the device used to enter. Text
‘help’ for help and ‘stop’ to stop receiving text messages on the Program. Consent is not
required to buy goods or services.
Visit Program Site to Enter. Participant goes to Program Site
(https://50yearsofcelestial.com). Participant will receive further instructions on uploading
the receipt image and registering for the Program. Complete the registration form by
entering true and accurate information in the required fields (including, Full Name, Email
Address and Phone Number including Area Code). Follow instructions and submit Entry
(including accepting any required terms and conditions) and register for the Program.
b. ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY (“AMOE”): To enter via mail without a purchase, hand-
print your full name, full mailing address, email address, phone number, and birth date on a plain
3×5 inch paper. Mail your completed entry to Realtime Media, Attn: Celestial Seasonings 50th
Anniversary Sweepstakes, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 130, Conshohocken, PA
19428. Each entry must be mailed separately in a hand-addressed, stamped envelope. No
photocopied or mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted. No responsibility is assumed
for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries. No responsibility is
assumed for (i) technical, electronic, telephone, hardware, software or network, computer or data
transmission errors, malfunctions or difficulties of any kind or (ii) any incorrect data contained in
any sweepstakes entry. Mail-in entries must be postmarked no later than November 29, 2019 and
received by December 7, 2019 to be eligible for the drawing. All entries become the property of
Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged.
Each valid receipt submitted, regardless of method of submission, or AMOE, qualifies
as one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Those who do not follow all of the instructions,
provide required information or abide by these Official Rules or any other instructions
of Sponsor or Administrators may be disqualified at Sponsor’s or Administrators’ sole
3. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING/ODDS: The Sweepstakes will consist of three (3) individual Weekly
Drawings (each a “Weekly Drawing”). Each Weekly Entry Period will begin at a specified time
(each a “Weekly Entry Period Start Time”) and will end at a specified time (each a “Weekly Entry
Period End Time”) as detailed in the chart below and will be selected in an electronic, randomized
drawing. The Weekly Drawing will be conducted on or around the weekly drawing date (“Weekly
Drawing Date”) specified in the chart below from among all eligible entries received during such
Weekly Entry Period. Entries must be received before the end of the Weekly Entry Period to be
eligible for the corresponding Weekly Drawing. All eligible non-winning entries from each Weekly
Drawing will be rolled into the next Weekly Drawing.
On or about December 9, 2019, there will be one (1) Grand Prize drawing (“Grand Prize Drawing”)
conducted from among all eligible entries received for all Weekly Drawings during the entire
Sweepstakes Period. There will be a total of one (1) Grand Prize winner (defined below) selected
at the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning a Weekly Prize depend on the total number
of eligible entries received as of the applicable Weekly Drawing Date and the odds of winning the
Grand Prize Drawing depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the
Sweepstakes Period.
Weekly Entry
Weekly Entry Period
Start Time
Weekly Entry Period End
Drawing Date
10/18/19 at 12:00:00AM
10/24/19 at 11:59:59PM ET 10/25/19
10/25/19 at 12:00:00AM
10/31/19 at 11:59:59PM ET 11/1/19
11/1/19 at 12:00:00AM
11/7/19 at 11:59:59PM ET 11/8/19
11/8/19 at 12:00:00AM
11/14/19 at 11:59:59PM ET 11/15/19
11/15/19 at 12:00:00AM
11/28/19 at 11:59:59PM ET 11/29/19
4. WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential prize winners will be notified by email and/or phone within
three (3) business days of winner selection or as soon as reasonably practiceable. Potential
winners will have ten (10) days to respond to winning notification before forfeiting their prize. Any
winner of a prize package valued at $600 or more will be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability
Release via email. All forms must be completed, signed, notarized and returned to Administrator
within ten (10) days of date of issuance. Potential winner becomes the “Winner” only after
verification of eligibility by Sponsor. If such potential winner cannot be contacted within a
reasonable time period, if the potential winner is ineligible, if any notification is returned
undeliverable, or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules,
he/she will forfeit that prize and an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining
entries for that drawing.
5. PRIZES/PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: One Hundred and Ninety-One (191) Promotion Prizes will be
awarded during the Promotion.
GRAND PRIZE (1): One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded consisting of a trip for
two (2) (winner and one (1) guest) to Boulder, Colorado for three (3) days/two
(2) nights. Prize package includes:
o Round-trip coach air transportation for winner and guest from a major airport,
as determined by Sponsor, near the winner’s home within the continental U.S.
to Boulder, CO
o One (1) double occupancy standard room
o Rental car
o Tour of Celestial Seasonings Facility
o $500 spending money awarded in the form of a prepaid AMEX Gift Card
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $3,000.00
WEEKLY PRIZES (190): One Hundred and Ninety (190) weekly prizes will be
awarded consisting of:
o One (1) $50 Visa Prepaid Gift Card
The ARV of each weekly prize is $50.00
The total ARV of all prizes is $15,000.00
GRAND PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Actual prize value depends on the location of the winner’s
residence and dates of travel. Travel must be taken before December 31, 2020 and must be
reserved fourteen (14) days in advance or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further
obligation to such winner. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be
awarded. Winner is responsible for any transportation not specifically noted in these rules. Winner
and guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all
necessary travel documents prior to travel. Certain restrictions, as determined by Sponsor, may
apply. Sponsor will attempt to accommodate winner’s preferred itinerary, but all specifics thereof
will be at Sponsor’s discretion. If winner and guest cannot comply with these restrictions or any
other portion of these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner
will be chosen. Winner and travel guest must travel from major airport closest to the winner’s
residence, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Any picture identification requirements
associated with air travel are the winner and travel guest’s responsibility. In the event the winner
lives within 100 miles from Boulder, CO, ground transportation only (not air transportation) will be
provided to and from the hotel. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on
a carrier of Sponsor’s choice and trip must be taken on a date of the Sponsor’s choosing. If winner
and guest cannot travel on the dates specified by Sponsor, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety
and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected in a random drawing from among
all remaining eligible entries. Flight details are subject to availability and airline carrier’s regulations
and conditions apply. The trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify
for frequent flyer miles. Promotion Entities are not responsible for lost or mutilated tickets and
none will be replaced. Airline tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are not valid for
upgrades. The hotel accommodations, airline tickets, and gift card will be determined at the sole
discretion of Sponsor. If any portion of the prize is not available for any reason then the Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute that portion of the prize with another prize of comparable or greater
value. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18),
unless the child or legal ward of winner, and must complete and return a publicity and liability
release within five (5) days of date of issuance. If guest is the child or legal ward of the winner,
winner must execute and return all required documents on behalf of such child or legal ward. All
federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance
and use not listed herein as part of the prize including, without limitation, ground transportation
(other than that specified above as included in prize), luggage fees, souvenirs, miscellaneous
hotel expenses, and gratuities are the sole responsibility of winner.
PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit of one (1) Promotion Prize per person/per household. All
Promotion prizes will be fulfilled approximately four (4) to six (6) weeks after the corresponding
weekly drawing has been conducted. Prizes will be awarded only upon winner redemption,
confirmation, verification and final approval by Sponsor. No substitution, transfer of any prize or
cash alternative permitted, except by Sponsor who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
substitute a prize of equal or greater value, if prize, or portion of prize, becomes unavailable.
Promotion Parties are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, delayed, or undelivered
6. GENERAL: Each winner hereby expressly grants to the Promotion Parties and their respective
designees all rights to use and publish his/her name, likeness (photographic or simulated), voice,
and province of residence for all purposes, including without limitation, advertising, marketing,
promotional and publicity purposes in connection with this Promotion (“Advertising”), in any and
all media now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without any form of notice or any
amount or kind of compensation or permission, except where prohibited by applicable law. All
copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights in such Advertising shall be owned by
Sponsor and/or its licensors, and each winning participant hereby disclaims and waives any claim
of right to such Advertising. Such Advertising shall be solely under the control of Sponsor and/or
its licensors, and each winner hereby waives any claim of control over the Advertising content as
well as any possible claims of misuse of such winning recipient’s name, likeness or voice under
contract, tort or any other theory of law. The Promotion Parties do not assume any responsibility
for any disruption in the Program Site including but not limited to the failure or interruption of
Facebook or any internet service provider. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency
between disclosures and other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms
and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control. In no
event will more prizes be awarded than those listed in Rule #5. All federal, state, and local laws
and regulations apply. All decisions as to these Official Rules and interpretations thereof are
exclusively within the sole discretion of the Promotion Parties and may be changed from time to
time without notice. The Promotion Parties reserve the right to cancel or modify the Promotion at
any time without notice. A potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof
that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the
winning Entry. If, in Sponsor’s sole determination, a dispute cannot be resolved, the Entry will be
deemed ineligible. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be
disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, or corrupted are void and will not be accepted.
7. CONDUCT: By participating in this Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and
the decisions of the Promotion Parties, which shall be final, binding and non-appealable in all
respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. The Promotion
Parties reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering
with the participation process or the operation of the Promotion, or to be acting in any manner
deemed by the Promotion Parties to be in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in any
manner deemed by the Promotion Parties to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to
annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person and void all associated Entries and/or
8. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Promotion Parties assume no responsibility or liability for (a)
lost, late, stolen, undelivered, inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misdirected, damaged or garbled
registrations, Entries, URLs, or emails; (b) any incorrect or inaccurate Entry information, or for any
faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (c) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction
or alteration of Entries or registrations at any point in the operation of this Promotion; (d) any
technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or
communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems,
networks, lines, cable, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the
operation of the Promotion; (e) inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or the Web Site or
any combination thereof or for computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties,
or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer,
network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion,
including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the
administration of the Promotion, the processing of Entries, social networking posts, or
registrations, the announcement of the prizes, or in any other Promotion-related materials; or (f)
any injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer which may be related to or
resulting from any attempt to participate in the Promotion. If, for any reason, the Promotion (or any
part thereof) is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include, without limitation,
infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any
other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper
conduct of this Promotion, then the Promotion Parties reserve the right at their sole discretion to
cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion in whole or in part. If terminated, the
Promotion Parties will award the prizes from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received for
the Promotion up to the time of such action.
9. RELEASES: All participants, as a condition of participation in this Promotion, agree to release,
hold harmless and indemnify the Promotion Parties from and against any and all liability, claims,
damages, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property
which may be sustained, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with (i) participation
in any aspect of the Promotion, (ii) the receipt, ownership or use of the prize awarded, including
any travel associated with any prize, (iii) participant’s registration material on any related website,
or (iv) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules.
10. CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions
concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or
the rights and obligations of entrants or winners, Sponsor, and administrator in connection with
this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of
New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether
of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which might otherwise cause the application of
the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any action seeking legal or equitable
relief arising out of or relating to the Promotion or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the
courts of the State of New York. You hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of
said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they
may have.
11. PRIVACY: Except as noted in these Official Rules, information collected for this Promotion is used
only for the purpose of Promotion administration and winner notification and will not be re-used,
sold or shared in any manner by the Promotion Parties or any third parties unless you have elected
to receive additional information or promotional material from the Sponsor, or a third party. By
participating in the Promotion, participant agrees to all of the terms and conditions of the Sponsor’s
Privacy Policy, which is available at http://www.celestialseasonings.com/privacy-policy. In the
event of any discrepancy between the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and these Official Rules, these
Official Rules shall control and govern.
12. TAX INFORMATION: All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes and any other costs and
expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are
the sole responsibility of the applicable winner. A 1099 tax form (preceded by a W9 Form) will be
issued to the Grand Prize Winner.
13. WINNERS LIST: To receive the list of winners of prizes, send a #10 self-addressed, stamped
envelope for receipt by December 31, 2019 to: Celestial Seasonings 50th Anniversary
Sweepstakes Winners List Request, c/o Realtime Media, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite
100, Conshohocken, PA 19428.
SPONSOR: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., 1111 Marcus Avenue, Lake Success, NY 11042
ADMINISTRATOR: Realtime Media LLC, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100,
Conshohocken, PA 19428