Now through September 22, vote daily on your favorite photo. The $5,000 grand prize goes to the winning photo selected.
Submit a photo that includes Smithfield Fresh Pork and follows the theme of the contest windows. There are 4 chances to enter a photo – limit one (1) entry per window.
Earn an entry into the prize drawing by entering a photo or voting on photos during the voting phase. Submit a photo for each of the four contest windows (1 photo earns you one entry) throughout the summer:
All eligible Entries will be judged by a qualified panel using the following criteria: 1) Appearance and quality of Photo sent by entrant – 40%; 2) How well the Photo is in keeping with the assigned theme for that Contest Entry Period – 40%; 3) Popularity based on voting – 20%.
For each of the four Contest Entry Periods, the five (5) Entries that receive the highest score from each Contest Entry Period will be declared a Finalist and will receive a Finalist Prize (Weber Smoker).
Finalist judging: 20 finalists to be judged on the above criteria. The 1 entry that receives the highest score will receive grand prize of $5,000
Grand Prize Photo contest winner will be notified on or about 9/30/17.
Sweepstakes prize winners will be selected during the schedule below:
We will notify all prize winners via the email that was provided when registering. For names of the prize winners, send an email by 9/29/17 to Winners@ASMnet.com and include Smithfield Get Grilling America in the subject line.
All potential Photo Contest and Sweepstakes winners will be notified by the email they provided when registering. Please allow up to 30 days for prize notification. Photo contest grand prize winner will be notified on or about 9/30/17.
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SMITHFIELD GET GRILLING AMERICA PHOTO Promotion
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase OR PAYMENT will not improve your CHANCES of winning.
ELIGIBILITY: The Smithfield Get Grilling America Promotion, which consists of a photo contest ("Photo Contest") and a sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") (collectively, the "Promotion") is open only to individual, legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia ("D.C.") and Puerto Rico, who are 21 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees, officers and representatives of Smithfield Farmland Sales Corp. ("Sponsor"), Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC d/b/a IN Marketing Services ("Administrator"), each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, fulfillment and marketing agencies, and members of the immediate families (spouse, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and households (whether related or not) of any of the above are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. By participating, you agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects. Void outside the 50 United States/D.C. and where prohibited by law. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
TIMING: The Promotion begins at 12:00:00 PM Eastern Time ("ET") on 5/1/17 and ends on 8/30/17 at 11:59:59 AM ET (the "Promotion Period").
Contest Entry Period
There are four (4) entry periods during which to enter a photo into the Photo Contest (each a "Contest Entry Period"):
Entry Period 1: Photo themed "Simple Recipes, Delicious Meals" will be accepted beginning at 12:00:00 PM ET on 5/1/17 through 11:59:59 AM ET on 5/22/17.
Entry Period 2: Photos themed "Kid Chefs and Messy Rib Face" will be accepted beginning at 12:00:00 PM ET on 6/1/17 through 11:59:59 AM ET on 6/22/17.
Entry Period 3: Photos themed "The Ultimate Grilling Party", will be accepted beginning at 12:00:00 PM ET on 7/1/17 through 11:59:59 AM ET on 7/22/17.
Entry Period 4: Photos themed "Grill it like a Steak", will be accepted beginning at 12:00:00 PM ET on 8/1/17 through 11:59:59 AM ET on 8/22/17.
ASSIGNMENT/PHOTO THEMES: Take a photo that fits the theme for that Contest Entry Period and that includes Fresh pork meat ("Photo") (no purchase necessary).
Entry Period 1 Photo Theme: Simple Recipes, Delicious Meals: your Photo must include your prepared dish that includes a fresh pork meat.
Entry Period 2 Photo Theme: Kid Chefs and Messy Rib Face: Your Photo must include your child of any age helping to prepare fresh pork OR enjoying a fresh pork dish when he/she is at their messiest.
Entry Period 3 Photo Theme: The Ultimate Grilling Party: Your Photo must include a grilling party including fresh pork and can feature one or all of the following brands: Kingsford®, Budweiser®, Weber®, TABASCO®, Grizzly® Coolers.
Entry Period 4 Photo Theme: Grill it like a Steak: your Photo must include your fresh pork dish prepared like a steak.
SWEEPSTAKES TIMING: The Sweepstakes consists of four (4) entry periods ("Sweepstakes Entry Period(s)") as outlined in the table below. You must enter by the End Date of the applicable Sweepstakes Entry Period in order to be eligible for that drawing. Sweepstakes entries will not be carried over into the next Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Start Date at
12:00:00 P.M. ET
End Date at
11:59:59 A.M. ET
Approximate Drawing Date
To enter the Photo Contest:
During the Promotion Period visit www.SmithfieldGetGrilling.com and follow the on-screen instructions to upload your Photo and enter the Promotion. Each Photo submitted as part of the Contest must be unique.
To enter Sweepstakes:
There are two (2) ways to receive an entry into a Sweepstakes Drawing: 1) Each eligible Entry in the Photo Contest will count as one entry into the Sweepstakes Drawing corresponding to the Entry Period in which it was submitted; 2) Registering to vote in the Promotion by visiting www.SmithfieldGetGrilling.com and voting inEntry Period 1 Voting, Entry Period 2 Voting, Entry Period 3 Voting or Entry Period 4 Voting (defined below), you will automatically receive one entry (for a maximum of one (1) Entry per person/email address per day) into the Sweepstakes Drawing corresponding to the Sweepstakes Entry Period in which it was submitted. Note that you will not receive a Sweepstakes entry for voting in the Finalist Voting period. Sweepstakes entries will not be carried over into the next Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Submission of a Photo grants Sponsor and its agents the right to copy, publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify such Photo in any way, in any and all media, without limitation. Entrant (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) agrees upon Sponsor's request and without consideration of any kind to sign any and all documents that Sponsor may require so as to confirm the foregoing grant of rights in his/her photo.
Photos must not have been published prior to initial uploading to the Website and may not have been submitted in any other competition. Photos must be unpublished, must be your original work, been solely created by entrant for the purposes of entering this Promotion, and cannot infringe upon any rights of any third party including but not limited to copyright, or other intellectual property rights, or rights of privacy or publicity. Any entrant whose entry includes likenesses of third parties or contains elements not owned by the entrant (such as, but not limited to, depictions of persons, buildings, trademarks or logos) must be able to provide legal releases for such use including Sponsor's use of such Photo, in a form satisfactory to Sponsor, upon request, prior to award of prize and/or naming of entrant as a potential winner Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Photo it deems to be not original, inappropriate, offensive (obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content; e.g., nudity or hate speech), or not in keeping with Sponsor's image for its brand, in its sole discretion. Photo must not include any trademark or logos, other than Smithfield, Weber, Kingsford, KC Masterpiece, TABASCO, Grizzly Coolers and/or Anheuser-Busch trademark and logo if the product(s) is included in the Photo. Photo entries will not be carried over into the next entry period.
Limit one (1) entry per person, per window regardless of method of entry. Each person cannot submit the same Photo more than once. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than one (1) entry per day by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, social media platforms or any other methods will void all of that entrant's entries, and that entrant may be disqualified from participation in the Promotion, in the Sponsor's sole discretion. Entries that are generated by a script, macro, or other automated means and/or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. Automated methods of entry, including entry via third party websites or services, are prohibited. Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for (a) electronic transmissions or entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, inaccessible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, misdirected or not received by Sponsor or its agents for any reason; (b) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operations or transmission, communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries (including but not limited to the issuance of automated responses by Sponsor or its agent), or for destruction of or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; (c) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone transmissions, damage to entrants' or any person's computer, mobile device and/or its contents, or causes beyond Sponsor's or Administrator's reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion; (d) incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (e) any typographical or other error in any printing or advertising related to this Promotion, in the administration or execution of the Promotion, or in the announcement of the prize winners; or (f) cheating or fraud by any entrant. Sponsor is not responsible for any interruptions in phone service, unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website or other connections that may limit a person's ability to participate in the Promotion. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having used the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account will be deemed to be the entrant. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the ISP, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the applicable domain. Incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entries will be void.
PHOTOS/ENTRIES REPRESENT SOLELY THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE APPLICABLE ENTRANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER. SPONSOR IS MERELY REQUESTING PERSONS TO POST PHOTOS AND DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH SAME; THIS INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO LIABILITY FOR MONITORING/REVIEWING/MODERATING PHOTOS POSTED AND/OR RE-POSTED, AS THE CASE MAY BE, ON THE WEBSITE. SPONSOR WILL NOT EDIT OR MODIFY PHOTOS POSTED/RE-POSTED AS PROMOTION ENTRIES.
1. PHOTO CONTEST FINALIST JUDGING: All eligible Entries will be judged by a panel of qualified judges whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the judging. Photos will be judged on the following criteria: 1) Appearance and quality of Photo sent by entrant - 40%; 2) How well the Photo is in keeping with the assigned theme for that Contest Entry Period - 40%; 3) Popularity based on voting - 20%. For each of the four Contest Entry Periods, the five (5) Entries that receives the highest score from each Contest Entry Period will be declared a Finalist, subject to verification, and will receive a Finalist Prize. In the event of a tie, tie breaker will be based upon the highest score in the first judging criteria, continuing thereafter to each judging criteria in order, as needed, to break the tie.
2. PHOTO CONTEST PUBLIC VOTING: Contest Entries will be posted on the website. Visitors can vote for the Photos that best keep with the spirit of the applicable Contest Entry Period theme. By voting, you will automatically receive one entry (for a maximum of one (1) Entry per person/email address per day) into the Sweepstakes Grand Prize Drawing. Voting periods are as follows: Entry Period 1 Voting:beginning at 12:00:00 PM on 5/23/17 through 11:59:59 AM ET on 5/30/17. Entry Period 2 Voting: beginning at 12:00:00 PM on 6/23/17 through 11:59:59 AM ET on 6/30/17. Entry Period 3 Voting:beginning at 12:00:00 PM on 7/23/17 through 11:59:59 AM ET on 7/30/17. Entry Period 4 Voting: beginning at 12:00:00 PM on 8/23/17 through 11:59:59 AM ET on 8/30/17. Finalist Voting Period: The five (5) Finalists per Contest Entry Period will be posted on the website beginning at 12:00:00 PM on 9/1/17 through 11:59:59 AM ET on 9/22/17. Limit of one (1) vote per Photo per day and one (1) Sweepstakes entry per person/registered user per day by voting in Entry Period 1 Voting, Entry Period 2 Voting, Entry Period 3 Voting and Entry Period 4 Voting. Note that you will not receive a Sweepstakes entry for voting in the Finalist Voting period.
If more than one (1) vote is received from the same person and/or email address during any given day, all votes from said person or email address will be disregarded. Sponsor will confirm voting totals, in its sole discretion and Sponsor reserves the right to void all votes made through any script, macro, robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar duplication method. Vote counts are not official until verified by the Sponsor, in its reasonable discretion. Any attempt by the entrant and/or its respective family/friends to vote more than the number of times authorized herein, using multiple names and/or email addresses and/or any other fraudulent mechanism, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, shall give the Sponsor the right to disqualify the entrant in Sponsor's reasonable discretion. Any attempt by any person to fraudulently circumvent the voting restrictions in order to cast multiple votes will result in disqualification of all such votes received and may result in disqualification of the entrants for whom the improper votes were received if the Sponsor determines that that Entrant was involved in any way in the perpetration of such fraud.
CONTEST WINNER SELECTION : The Photo that receives the highest accumulated total scores totaling the finalist judging and public voting scores will be deemed to be the Grand Prize Contest Winner subject to verification that the Photo meet the entry requirements. Grand Prize Contest Winner will be notified on or about 9/29/17.
PRIZES FOR PHOTO CONTEST : One (1) Grand Prize: $5,000 cash. Cash will be awarded in the form of a check made payable to the winner. Twenty (20) Finalist Prizes: a Weber® Smoker. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $200.00. Smoker make and model is at Sponsor's discretion and will be shipped to winners' residence.
SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING AND PRIZES: Random drawings will be conducted by Administrator, from all eligible Sweepstakes entries to award up to 452 Sweepstakes prizes per Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Four Hundred Fifty Two (452) Prizes per Sweepstakes Entry Period from the following items : (742) $20 Walmart ecards; (50) Melissa Cookston Recipe Book, Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $22.99; Smithfield Branded Items; (25) Baseball Hat, ARV $10; (50) Charger Bank, ARV $20; (25) Cutting Board, ARV $2.50; (25) Basting Brush, ARV $2.50; Tabasco Branded Items; (20) Grill Master Gift Set, ARV $49.99; (200) BBQ Spatula, ARV $49.99; (200) BBQ Tongs, ARV $12.25; (200) Apron, ARV $19.95; (100) Salt & Pepper Shakers, ARV $26.95; Budweiser Branded Items; (30) Grill Apron, ARV $24.95; (30) Grill Spatula, ARV $34.95; (31) Large Cooler Bag, ARV $39.95; (50) Small Cooler Bag, ARV $11.95; Kingsford Branded Items; (10) T-Shirts, ARV $22; (10) BBQ Grilling Glove, ARV $10; (10) bag of Kingsford Charcoal, awarded as a coupon for one free bag of Kingsford Charcoal, up to $6.99, ARV $6.99 (maximum value). Limit of one sweepstakes prize per person for all entry periods. Determination as to which prize will be awarded will be determined at Sponsor's sole discretion.
Total ARV of all Sweepstakes prizes: $41,520.15.
Odds of winning a prize will be determined by the number of eligible Entries received.
PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: No substitution, assignment or transfer of prize permitted by winner.
Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right to
substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion
if an advertised prize or portion thereof becomes unavailable. All federal,
state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with the
acceptance and use of any prize not specified herein are the sole
responsibility of each winner.
WINNER NOTIFICATION/VERIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by email. Potential winners must respond to such email with the requested information within 48 hours or the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of eligibility, liability release and (where lawful) a publicity release and an IRS Form W9 and may be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form 1099. Noncompliance by date specified for the return of the documents, or return of these documents or any prize or prize notification as undeliverable, will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address. Prizes will be awarded assuming a sufficient number of eligible entries are received.
GENERAL CONDITIONS:All federal, state and local income taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner . Allow approximately 4-6 weeks for shipment of Prizes following verification of eligibility. Acceptance of any prize constitutes winner's agreement and permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner's name/likeness, photograph and limited biographical information for advertising and trade purposes in any and all media worldwide without limitation and without further notice or compensation, unless prohibited by law. Acceptance of a prize further constitutes winner's acknowledgement that the Released Parties (as defined below) have neither made, nor are in any way responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. By participating and/or accepting a prize (if applicable), Promotion entrants agree to release and forever discharge, hold harmless and covenant not to sue Sponsor, Administrator and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, agents and promotion and advertising agencies, prize providers and manufacturers and the employees, directors and officers of each of the foregoing entities (collectively, the "Released Parties"), from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, losses and liabilities, of any nature whatsoever, which they may now or hereafter assert, including but not limited to, claims for injury, death, damages, or illness arising out of or relating to or claimed to be arising out of or relating to participation in the Promotion, prize acceptance (if applicable), or the use or misuse of any prize (if applicable) or participation in any prize-related activity (if applicable) or while preparing for or traveling to any prize-related activity. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for any printing or other errors in Promotion-related material. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or suspend this Promotion should causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the intended end date, Sponsor will award the Grand Prize which will be determined from all eligible entries received prior to the Promotion termination. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY, PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. By entering, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the Commonwealth of Virginia; (b) 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 (c) to the extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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, entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Virginia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Virginia. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion-related materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
WINNERS LIST: For a list of the winners, send an email to be received by 9/29/17 to: Winners@ASMnet.com and include "Smithfield Get Grilling America Photo Promotion" in the subject line. Names will be sent after winners have been verified.
Weber is a trademark of Weber-Stephen Products LLC and is used with permission. Twitter and Instagram are not sponsors of, or affiliated with, this promotion in any way.
SPONSOR: This Promotion is sponsored solely by Smithfield Farmland Sales Corp., 111 Commerce St., Smithfield, VA 23430.
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