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Contest Rules



Contest Rules

"#OwnTheGrill" Sweepstakes, a Contest sponsored by Grimm’s Fine Foods, a division of Direct Plus Food Group ("the Sponsor").




1. How to Enter.
No purchase necessary. The contest period begins 8:30 a.m. PST on June 10th 2019 until 11:59 p.m. PST on August 29th, 2019 (the "Contest Period"). Enter the contest by submitting a photo entry either on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtags #OwnTheGrill & #Grimms.

Online Entry
Using a Grimm’s product, create a recipe and submit a photo via Instagram or Facebook and tag it #OwnTheGrill & #Grimms.
 Multiple entries may be submitted throughout the contest period.


2. Eligibility
This contest is open to legal residents of Canada excluding Quebec who are over the age of majority at the time of entry, except employees (and those with whom such employees are domiciled) of Direct Plus Food Group or Premium Brands Operating Limited Partnership (the "Sponsor"), its retailers, advertising and promotion agencies. By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules (the "Rules") and by the interpretation of these Rules by the Sponsor.
The sponsor retains the right to disqualify any entry for not meeting the specified criteria, or consisting of any content that is offensive sexually, racially, verbally or otherwise.


3. Prizes
The prize: There will be one (1) Grand Prize awarded; The Grand Prize is a custom painting courtesy of Jeff Burgess. . Approximate retail value of the painting is $3,500CAD. A portrait is limited to immediate family members (parents, spouse, siblings or children) of the winner. Special circumstances may be approved by the sponsor only at the artist’s discretion. The winner will be selected by vote of Grimm's employees. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and are not transferable or convertible to cash. No substitutions except at Sponsor's option. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize or a prize component with one of equal or greater value. The odds of winning depend on quality of submission.


4. Sweepstake Draw and Winner Selection.
On or about August 30th 2019 at 12 p.m. PST in Langley, British Columbia, a winner will be selected by reviewing the entries. The individual attached to the eligible submission with the most votes (as deccided by Grimm's) of August 29th 2019 at 11:59 PM will be awarded the Grand Prize. The odds of winning depend on quality of your submission. The Sponsor or will make three (3) attempts to contact the selected entrant via social media (using the information provided at the time of entry) within ten (10) business days of the Draw Date. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within three (3) attempts or ten (10) business days of the Draw Date (whichever occurs first), or there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then the selected entrant will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select an alternate eligible entrant from the eligible submission with the next highest votes.
Before being officially declared a winner, the selected entrant will be notified by email and/or telephone and will be required to sign and return within 10 business days of notification a declaration of eligibility and a liability/publicity release ("Release"), which: (i) releases Grimm’s Fine  Foods, Direct Plus Food Group, its parent and affiliated companies, retailers and advertising and promotion agencies from any and all liability relating to the selected entrant's participation in the contest and receipt/use/misuse of a Prize; and (ii) grants Sponsor the right to use selected entrant's name, address, voice, statements about the contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet. If a selected entrant cannot be contacted by email or telephone within 10 business days, or fails to return the contest documents within the specified time, he/she will forfeit their Prize and the Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate entrant from all remaining eligible entries. Allow six (6) weeks for delivery of Prizes after the signed release form is received. The winner(s) agrees to be contacted by the artist and will be required to do a short interview in order to capture likeness for a portrait.

5. General Conditions
All entries become the property of the Sponsor, which assumes no responsibility for lost, delayed, incomplete or misdirected entries or Prize shipments which are lost or not properly claimed. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited by law. The decisions of the contest judges with respect to all aspects of this contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal.

Without limitation, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the contest judges will not be liable for any failure of the website during the contest; for a technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; for the failure of any entry to be received by the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies or the contest judges for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or any combination of the above. Further, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the contest judges will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the contest. In the event, due to a printing, production or other error, if more than the advertised numbers of Prizes are claimed, there will be a random draw conducted amongst all eligible prize claimants to award the correct number of Prizes after the contest closing date.

In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address attached to the submitting user at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the person who is assigned an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If the identity of an online entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder associated with the email account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. A selected entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid on line entry in this contest will be the contest server machine(s).

The Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw or amend this contest in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this contest as contemplated by these Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend this contest in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind without prior notice or obligation.

By entering this contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents/partners and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the contest, unless the entrant otherwise agrees. For information on Sponsor's use of personal information in connection with this contest, see the privacy policy posted on our website at