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Quest 335 MJBiz Con Giveaway Official Rules

Hawthorne Gardening Company

“Quest 335 MJBiz Con Giveaway” 

Giveaway Official Rules (“Official Rules”)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE AN INDIVIDUAL’S CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: The Quest 335 MJBiz Con Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“U.S.”), who (i) are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older (19 in Alabama and Nebraska; 21 in Mississippi) at the time of entry and (ii) attend the 2021 MJBiz Con Expo. The contest is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Officers and directors of Hawthorne Gardening Company (“Sponsor”) and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies, and such employee’s immediate family members and/or those living in the same household are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A TRADE PROMOTION AND IS NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. It is the entrant’s sole responsibility to review and understand entrant’s employer’s policies regarding eligibility to participate in trade promotions. If participation in this promotion is in violation of employer policies, the entrant may be disqualified from entering or receiving prizes. Sponsor disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for disputes arising between an employee and such employee’s employer related to this matter, and prizes will only be awarded in compliance with the employer’s policies. [Government employees are not eligible to enter.] 

2. Timing: The Giveaway begins on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) and ends on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. PDT (the “Giveaway Period”). 

3. How to Enter: During the Giveaway Period, visit the Hawthorne Gardening Booth or Quest Dehumidifiers Booth at the 2021 MJBiz Con Expo, scan the entry form QR code, fill out all required fields, and submit the completed entry form. By submitting the entry form, you gain one (1) entry to the Giveaway. Limit one (1) entry per person and per email address.

4. Winner Selection/Prizes/ Odds:

On each of Wednesday, October 20, 2021, and Thursday, October 21, 2021, one (1) potential prize winner (“Prize Winner”) will be chosen per day, in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Giveaway Period. Entries from Wednesday that were not selected as winners will be carried over into the Thursday selection pool. Each Prize Winner will receive one (1) Quest 335 Dehumidifier and one (1) Hydrologic Mini ARCS. The total approximate retail value of the prize is six thousand U.S. dollars ($6,000.00). Random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor whose decisions shall be final and binding. Winner MUST be present to win. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Winner is responsible for any and all local, state and/or federal taxes as well as any other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded. Prize is non assignable and non transferable and has no cash value. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute prize of comparable value if any prize listed is unavailable. 

5. Winner Notification: Each potential Prize Winner will be notified in-person at the drawing and over the expo loudspeaker at the end of each day during the Giveaway Period. Prize Winners will be required to sign and return and Affidavit or Eligibility/Release of Liability, and where legally permissible a Publicity Release. Failure by a Prize Winner to return any required documentation prior to the deadline date may result in disqualification and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If any potential Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, and/or if a prize notice is returned as undeliverable, such potential Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Prize Winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

6. Publicity Release: Except where prohibited, participation in the Giveaway constitutes each entrant’s consent to Sponsor’s use of entrant’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, and entrant releases the Sponsor from all claims arising out of the use of such information. 

7. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Giveaway, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Giveaway, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the registration process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any information you provide in connection with the Giveaway may be used in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Entry into the Giveaway constitutes acceptance of these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://www.hawthorne-gardening.com/policies/privacy/

Entrant hereby releases Sponsor and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway and/or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend this Giveaway at any time in its sole discretion.

8. Disputes; Governing Law. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio or the appropriate State Court located in Franklin County, Ohio; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway, 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, 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, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio. 

9. Official Rules & Winners List: To obtain a copy of these Official Rules or the names of the Prize Winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Hawthorne Gardening Company, Attn: Quest 335 MJBiz Con Giveaway, 3204 NW 38th Circle, Vancouver, WA 98660. All such requests must be received by 12/31/2021.


10. Sponsor: Hawthorne Gardening Company, 3204 NW 38th Circle, Vancouver, WA 98660.