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Lake It Easy Sweepstakes Rules

BIG GROVE “LAKE IT EASY” SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.  PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. 

ELIGIBILITY: The Big Grove “Lake it Easy” Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes" or "Promotion") is open to legal residents of the State of Iowa, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at time of entry.  Void outside of the State of Iowa and where prohibited.  Persons in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to participate or win prizes in the Sweepstakes: (a) persons who on or after 05/01/22, were or are a director, officer, employee, or agent of Sponsor or any parent, subsidiary, affiliate, or independent contractor of Sponsor; (b) individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Sweepstakes; (c) persons who are immediate family members (defined as spouse, IRS dependent, or biological or step-mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, or son and each of their respective spouses) of any person in any of the preceding categories, regardless of where they live, and/or individuals who reside in the same household, whether related or not, as any person in any of the preceding categories; (d) persons who are employed by a government entity or who are prohibited from participating or accepting a prize by any applicable employment, internal or institutional policy, (e) persons who are a director, officer, employee, or agent of a retailer or distributor of Sponsor’s products, and (f) persons who are not eligible to lawfully participate in the Sweepstakes under applicable law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects.

ENTRY PERIOD:  The Promotion begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on 05/01/22, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on 06/15/22.  The beginning and end times of the Sweepstakes shall be determined in accordance with the time specified by Sponsor or its representatives.

HOW TO ENTER: There are four ways to enter:  


  1. TEXT MESSAGE: During the Entry Period, using a two-way text messaging device, send a text message to 866-648-0506 with the keyword, EDDY, in the body of the message.  You will receive one reply text to confirm your entry is complete and provide you with the option to opt-in to receive marketing text messages sent by Sponsor or Allied Resin Technologies, LLC. For each text message sent in accordance with the foregoing, an Entrant will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Promotion (“Text Message Entry”).  All Text Message Entries must be received during the Entry Period.  Important:  By entering via text message, you authorize Administrator to send an autodialed reply text to the number you provide.  Consent to receive marketing text messages is not a condition of entry.  You will receive one automated reply text for each text you send. Message and data rates may apply to each text message sent or received. The Entrant should consult his/her wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans.  Participation may not be available on all mobile devices, as not all mobile devices or cellular telephone providers have the capabilities or carry the service necessary to participate in this method of entry. To opt-out/stop receiving text messages, text the word STOP to 866-648-0506. Entrants may receive a text message confirming the decision to opt-out. Sending STOP after entry is complete will not preclude Sponsor from sending a winner notification by text message. For help, text the word HELP to 866-648-0506. Your Text is your electronic signature agreeing to these Official Rules and giving electronic written consent.  By texting, you represent that you are the owner of (or have permission to use) the mobile telephone number and mobile device used to enter. For each text message, Entrant may use only one (1) mobile phone number to enter, and the same mobile phone number may not be used by more than one (1) Entrant, regardless of the number of people who share that mobile phone number.

  1. QUICK RESPONSE (“QR”) CODE:  During the Entry Period, use your smartphone or other web-enabled device with a data plan to scan the QR code featured on signs or promotional materials for the Promotion with the QR reader application already installed on your device. You will be directed to a mobile Web page at www.biggrove.com where you may complete and submit an entry using the Online Entry Form.  QR Code entrants may subscribe to receive marketing text messages sent by Sponsor or Allied Resin Technologies, LLC by checking the box and entering their cellular telephone numbers in the Online Entry Form. Consent to receive marketing text messages is not a condition of entry.  Entrants will be given the opportunity to “opt out” (or unsubscribe) from receiving marketing text messages each time they receive a text message.  Proof of scanning QR codes does not constitute proof of completion or submission of an entry. To scan a QR code, participants must have a smartphone or other web-enabled device with a camera feature and QR scanner application and may incur message or data charges from their wireless service provider for each message sent and received. If you do not have a QR reader already installed on your phone, type “QR reader” in your mobile device’s application store search field to find available QR readers for your smartphone or other web-enabled device. You will receive a response which will contain a link to download a QR reader for your specific device. Check with your wireless service provider for details on these and other applicable charges. Participants are solely responsible for any such wireless charges. Not all wireless carriers participate.

  1. ONLINE WITHOUT TEXT MESSAGING OR QR CODE: During the Entry Period, visit www.biggrovebrewery.com and compete and submit your entry using the Online Entry Form.  Online entrants may subscribe to receive marketing text messages by checking the box and entering their cellular telephone numbers in the Online Entry Form. Consent to receive marketing text messages is not a condition of entry.  Entrants will be given the opportunity to “opt out” (or unsubscribe) from receiving marketing text messages each time they receive a text message.

  1. VIA MAIL.  To enter by US Mail, send a handwritten postcard containing your name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number to Lake it Easy Sweepstakes—Mail-in Entry, Big Grove Brewery, 1225 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240.  Each postcard must be postmarked between 05/01/22 and 06/15/22, and received by 06/21/22.  Photocopied, illegible, or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or postage-due mailed entries.

LIMIT: one entry per person regardless of entry method.


WINNER SELECTION: On or about 06/22/22, one potential winner will be selected at random by Sponsor or Sponsor’s delegate from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period.  Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via the telephone number and/or email address provided by the potential winner. Sponsor shall have no liability for any potential winner notification that is not received by any potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, the potential winner does not respond within seven (7) days of the first notification attempt, or if a notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to any potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. If any potential 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, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. In that event, Sponsor may successively attempt to contact potential winners of each prize in accordance with such procedure until prizes are awarded.

PRIZES/VALUES/ODDS: One Grand Prizes: An Easy Eddy paddle board (Approximate retail value (“ARV”): $1,200; total ARV of all prizes: $1,500.  If a prize winner cannot accept prize as stated, the prize may be forfeited in its entirety and awarded to an alternate winner. No substitution or transfer of any prize is permitted, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value, if the advertised prize or portion thereof becomes unavailable for any reason. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. LIMIT: one prize per person.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Participants agree that the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, (individually and collectively "Releases") are released, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by participants against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind (whether due to negligence or otherwise) to person(s), including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Sweepstakes, and, (b) that Releasees have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, and THE RELEASEES HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. By accepting a prize, each winner grants permission to Sponsor and those acting under their authority the right to the use of his/her name, picture, likeness, voice, biographical information and statements, at any time or times, in perpetuity, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation (except where legally prohibited), in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the Internet and World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval. The potential winners may be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and where lawful a Publicity Release within seven (7) days of date on notification.  If documents are not returned in a timely manner, or if the prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if the potential winner is found to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in accordance with these Rules.

LIABILITY LIMITATIONS: Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or non-delivered entries, or technical errors or difficulties, or printing errors, clerical, typographical or other error in the offering or announcement of any prize or in any prize notification documents, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration, entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such or similar information. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention, technical failures or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes, and select the winners from entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.

PRIVACY.  Data collected from entrants will be used to administer the Sweepstakes and as allowed by Sponsor’s privacy policy, which can be found at www.biggrove.com/privacy.  Entrant agrees that Sponsor may share data collected with Allied Resin Technologies, LLC.

GOVERNING LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations as between participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Iowa including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state's or jurisdiction's laws.

DISQUALIFICATION: It is the participant's responsibility to ensure that the participant has complied in full with all of the conditions and requirements contained in these Official Rules. If any potential 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, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software generated, third party or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating by any other mechanism, including but not limited to commercial Sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

FORCE MAJEURE: Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is impaired or that fraud has destroyed or severely undermined the proper entry, integrity, and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic or health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state, provincial or local government law, order, or regulation, pandemic, epidemic, or other public health crisis (e.g. SARS, COVID-19), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a "Force Majeure" event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated, in whole or in part, before the designated end date, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select winners (or the remaining winners, as the case may be) from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded.

INVALIDITY: 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, these 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. Headings and captions are used in these Official Rules solely for ease of reference and shall not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in writing by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor.

ARBITRATION: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Participant agrees that: (1) any claim, dispute, or controversy (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) Participant may have against the Releasees arising out of, relating to, or connected in any way with the Sweepstakes, the awarding or redemption of prizes, or the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, will be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration administered by American Arbitration Association ("AAA") and conducted before a sole arbitrator pursuant to the applicable Rules and Procedures established by AAA ("Rules and Procedures"); (2) this arbitration agreement is made pursuant to a transaction involving interstate commerce, and shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16; (3) the arbitration shall be held at a location determined by AAA pursuant to the Rules and Procedures (provided such location is reasonably convenient for Participant), or at such other location as may be mutually agreed by the Participant and Sponsor; (4) the arbitrator's decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and any of the other agreements referenced herein that the applicable Participant may have entered into in connection with the Sweepstakes; (5) the arbitrator shall apply Iowa law consistent with the FAA and applicable statutes of limitations, and shall honor claims of privilege recognized at law; (6) there shall be no authority for any claims to be arbitrated on a class or representative basis, arbitration can decide only the Participant's and/or Sponsor’s individual claims; the arbitrator may not consolidate or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated; (7) the Participant and Sponsor shall in no event be entitled to recover punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages; (8) in the event that the administrative fees and deposits that must be paid to initiate arbitration against Sponsor exceed $125 USD for claims less than $10,000 or $375 for claims greater than $10,000 but less than $75,000, and the Participant is unable (or not required under the applicable Rules and Procedures) to pay any fees and deposits that exceed this amount, Sponsor agrees to pay them and/or forward them on the Participant's behalf, subject to ultimate allocation by the arbitrator. In addition, if the Participant is able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, Sponsor will pay as much of the Participant's filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive; and (9) with the exception of subpart (6) above, if any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, or otherwise conflicts with the Rules and Procedures established by AAA, then the balance of this arbitration provision shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or conflicting provision were not contained herein. If, however, subpart (6) is found to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, then the entirety of this Arbitration Provision shall be null and void, and neither Sponsor nor Participant shall be entitled to arbitrate their dispute. For more information on AAA and/or AAA Rules and Procedures, Participants may visit the AAA Website at http://www.adr.org, or contact AAA AT 1633 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, New York 10019; Phone 212-716-5800, Fax: 212-716-5905, OR BY EMAIL AT websitemail@adr.org.

OFFICIAL RULES: To receive a copy of the Official Rules, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Lake it Easy Sweepstakes—Official Rules Request, Big Grove Brewery, 1225 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240.  All requests must be received by the end of the Entry Period.  

WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the Official Winners List mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Lake it Easy Sweepstakes—Winner’s List Request, Big Grove Brewery, 1225 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240.  All requests must be received by 12/15/22.  

SPONSOR: Big Grove Brewery, 1225 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240


©2022 Big Grove Brewery, LLC.  All Rights Reserved.

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