Ocean Spray – Grapefruit Gourmet Recipe Contest – Win in the amount of $2500 made out to winner and an Ocean Spray® prize pack valued at approximately $40.
GRAPEFRUIT GOURMET RECIPE CONTEST
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES
OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM PRIZE. Purchase Will Not Improve Chances Of
1. ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are 18
years of age or older at time of entry. Employees, officers, directors and agents of Ocean Spray
Cranberries, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, grower-owners, advertising and
promotion agencies, webmasters/suppliers and members of the immediate families (spouse, children,
siblings, parents) and persons living in the same household (whether or not related) of such employees,
officers, directors and agents are not eligible. Void where prohibited.
2. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Ocean Spray® Grapefruit Gourmet Recipe Contest (“Promotion” or
“Contest”) runs from 9:00 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 2/12/18 through 9:00 am ET on 3/13/18 (“Promotion
Period”). Sponsor’s webmaster/supplier’s computer is the official time keeping device of this Promotion.
3. HOW TO ENTER:
Entry via OceanSpray.com:
You may submit your original recipe using one of the Ocean Spray® products listed below during the
Promotion Period by visiting www.oceanspray.com and accessing the online entry form.
Complete all information requested on the entry form, including your name, complete mailing address,
email address, and your original recipe using any Ocean Spray® product listed below. Food recipes must
contain at least 1/2 cup of any Ocean Spray® product listed below. Beverage recipes must contain at
least 1.5 ounces of any Ocean Spray® product. Recipes must include exact U.S. measurements. All
requested information on the entry form must be completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Incomplete
entries will be disqualified.
List of eligible Ocean Spray® Products:
100% Juice Ruby Red Grapefruit UPC 31200-28827
100% Grapefruit Juice UPC 31200-27097
Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice Drink UPC 31200-27627
Ruby Light Grapefruit Juice Drink UPC 31200-27628
Tropical Citrus Paradise Mocktails UPC 31200-02195
Upon submission of your entry, you will receive one entry into the Contest. You may enter as often as
you wish, but each entry must be a different recipe. Entrants’ recipes will be reviewed by Sponsor for
compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to decide if an entry
is appropriate, and may disqualify any entry at any time in the event it is determined, in the Sponsor’s
sole discretion that the entry is not appropriate, or, that the entrant has not complied with these Official
All entries become the sole property of Sponsor, and will neither be acknowledged or returned. If an
entry is unable to be viewed by Administrator for any reason whatsoever, that entry shall be deemed
disqualified (and Releasees, as defined below, will not be responsible or liable for any such inability).
Once submitted, an entry may not be changed, altered or modified. By submitting an entry, entrant gives
permission (and warrants and represents that he/she has obtained all rights necessary to give such
permission) to Sponsor to post his/her entry (sometimes “entry materials”) and name on the World Wide
Web, and other media now known or hereafter discovered, and to otherwise use his/her entry and name
in accordance with the requirements of this Promotion and Official Rules.
Entrant further warrants and represents (1) that his/her entry materials do not violate any law or
regulation, (2) that his/her entry materials do not violate or infringe any right, of any third party, including
but not limited to intellectual property rights, such as but not limited to, rights of copyright, trademark or
patent, or rights of publicity and/or privacy, and is not defamatory, slanderous or libelous or portray any
person in a false light, (3) that his/her entry materials are his/her own original work and that he/she owns
or controls all right, title and interest in the entry materials, (4) that the content of the entry is true and can
be verified, (5) that the entry has not been accepted for previous publication or submitted in any
competition, and (6) that he/she has followed these Official Rules.
By entering, entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Releasees (as defined below) from any action
or liability resulting from the publishing of his/her entry and/or use of the entry as otherwise permitted by
4. ENTRY JUDGING/WINNER SELECTION: On or before 03/31/18, all qualified entries will be judged by a
panel of judges selected by Sponsor using the following criteria equally: (1) Creativity, (2) use of Ocean
Spray® product, (3) ease of preparation, and (4) taste. In the event of a tie, the tie will be broken based
on the highest Creativity score. The judges’ decisions are final and binding. The highest scoring entries
will be deemed the winners, pending verification of eligibility and continued compliance with these Official
Rules. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion not to award a prize if no eligible entries of
sufficient quality are received.
Winners will be notified by phone, email, mail or overnight mail at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
5. PRIZE: The entrants with the highest scoring entries will receive the following prizes:
(1) Grand Prize: a check in the amount of $2,500 made out to winner, and an Ocean Spray® prize pack
valued at approximately $40. Specific items of prize pack to be determined by Sponsor. Total combined
ARV of prize is $2,540.
(1) Second Prize: a check in the amount of $1,000 made out to winner, and an Ocean Spray® prize pack
valued at approximately $40. Specific items of prize pack to be determined by Sponsor. Total combined
ARV of prize is $1,040.
Winners will be notified by phone, email, mail, overnight mail or other method at Sponsor’s sole
discretion. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
No substitution or transfer of prize except with Sponsor’s permission (which may be granted or withheld
for any reason) or where required by law. If a potential winner cannot accept prize as stated, the prize
may be forfeited in its entirety and awarded to an alternate winner.
6. GENERAL: All taxes on prizes and expenses relating to acceptance and use of prizes and not specified
are the sole responsibility of winners. By participating, entrants (and entrant’s parent/legal guardian, if
entrant is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence) agree a) to these rules and decisions of Sponsor
and Administrator which shall be final and binding in all respects and in all matters relating to this
Promotion; b) to hereby release, discharge, indemnify and agree to hold harmless Sponsor,
Facebook, and all of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, advertising and
promotion agencies, and all of their respective employees, officers, directors, agents and
representatives (individually and collectively “Releasees”) from any liability or responsibility
whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages (whether due to negligence or
otherwise) of any kind (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages
related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss of or destruction of property), arising out of or
in connection with the Promotion or from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any
prize, or participation in the Promotion or any Promotion related activity; c) to grant the Sponsor
(not withstanding anything else in these Rules) a license to reproduce and use entry materials for any
purpose whatsoever without compensation or further permission, including but not limited to an
irrevocable and perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide right, in all media (now known or later developed) to
use, publish, or otherwise exploit any entry materials (whether altered, changed, modified, edited, used
alone, together or with other works and/or used in distorted, illusory or composite form, as solely
determined by Sponsor) for any trade, advertising, publicity and promotional purpose without notice,
review or approval; and d) if a winner to the announcement/use of name, voice, image and/or likeness for
trade, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation (unless prohibited
by law) by Sponsor and those acting pursuant to Sponsor’s direction, in all media now known or hereafter
discovered, worldwide, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval
and agrees to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. In no event will Releasees be
responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, whether direct, indirect, incidental,
consequential, punitive or other damages. Winners (and winner’s parent/legal guardian if winner is a
minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence) will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of
Eligibility, a Liability Release, and where lawful a Publicity Release within time period specified at time of
notification. If documents are not returned timely, or if any prize notification or prize is returned as non-
deliverable, or if potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules,
potential winner will be disqualified and prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Releasees are not
responsible and shall not be liable for: a) telephone, electronic, hardware or software, program, network,
Internet or computer malfunction, technical errors or by any human error which may occur, or any error in
the processing of entries, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry, or other information, or the failure
to capture, or loss of, any information; b) failed, incomplete, garbled, corrupted or delayed computer
transmissions, or internet or Web site accessibility or availability; c) lost, late, misdirected, mutilated,
incomplete or illegible entries or email or d) any condition caused by events that may cause the
Promotion to be disrupted or corrupted. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or
suspend the Promotion or any portion thereof should computer hardware or software malfunctions (such
as but not limited to virus, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures) or
any other causes corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Promotion, and select the
winners from entries received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as deemed fair and
appropriate by Sponsor. Entry materials will be deemed a Work Made For Hire under the Copyright laws
of the United States, but if winner’s entry materials cannot be so deemed, then winner agrees to
irrevocably sell, assign and transfer to Sponsor all of his/her rights, title and interest in and to the entry
materials, including all copyrights (including but not limited to renewal, derivative rights), in the United
States and worldwide, for valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby
acknowledged. Winners (and winner’s parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of
residence) hereby waive in favor of Sponsor, all rights of “Droit Moral” or “Moral Rights of Authors” or any
similar rights or principles of law that the winner may nor or later have in the entry materials. Sponsor
reserves the right to alter, change or modify any of the winning stated materials, in its sole discretion.
Upon the request of Sponsor, winner shall execute and deliver such additional instrument of sale, transfer
and assignment, in a form deemed necessary and as may be solely determined by Sponsor. Sponsor’s
failure to request such an assignment shall not be deemed a waiver of the right to request the assignment
at any time, and winner agrees to comply with any such request.
7. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: Releasees are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information,
whether caused by Web site users, tampering, hacking or by any of the equipment or programming
associated with or utilized in the Promotion and assume no responsibility for any error, omission,
interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or
destruction or technical error or programming error or unauthorized access to the Web site. Sponsor
reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry
process or the operation of the Promotion or Web site; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; to be
acting in violation of the terms of the Facebook site, or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive
manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic,
automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like entry methods, will disqualify all entries using such
methods. Entry information and entries become property of Sponsor. No correspondence about entries
will be entered into nor will entries be acknowledged or returned. No more than the stated number of
prizes will be awarded. In case of dispute, entries will be declared made by the authorized account
holder of the email address used to participate at the time of entry. “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 (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for
assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASEES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE
DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF INTERNET SITE
www.OceanSpray.com OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL
DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS
SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY
NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OR LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE
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FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
www.OceanSpray.com Web Site.
9. ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, entrants (and entrant’s parent/legal
guardian if entrant is a minor) agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out
of or connected with this Promotion, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the winners, shall be
resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to
the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective, and (2) any and all claims, judgments
and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with
entering this Promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be
permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and
consequential damages and any other damages (other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses), and any
and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning
the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and
obligations of entrant and/or Releasees in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and
construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Massachusetts, without regard for conflicts of law
doctrine of any jurisdiction, and all proceedings shall take place in Plymouth County, State of
10. WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, visit http://www.oceanspray.com/Events-Promos/Contests-
Sweepstakes.aspx after April 1, 2018 and click the “Grapefruit Gourmet Recipe Contest” link.
Sponsor: Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., One Ocean Spray Drive, Lakeville-Middleboro, MA 02349.
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