2020 Scott's Live Your Best Lawn Sweepstakes

Read the rules for our 2020 Scott's Live Your Best Lawn Sweepstakes. Enter for a chance to win a $150 Lowe's gift card!

Read the rules for our 2020 Scott's Live Your Best Lawn Sweepstakes. Enter for a chance to win a $150 Lowe's gift card!

2020 Scotts Live Your Best Lawn Sweepstakes

SWEEPSTAKES RULES AND REGULATIONS

Open to residents of Canada

 

  1. SPONSOR & SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Scotts Live Your Best Lawn Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Scotts Canada Ltd., 2000 Argentia Road, Plaza 2, Suite 300, Mississauga, ON L5N 1V8 (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes commences at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 2, 2020, and will end at 11:59:59 PM ET on May 24, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). All times are Eastern Times.
  2. RULES. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by these Sweepstakes rules and regulations (the “Official Rules”). The decisions of the independent Sweepstakes organization with respect to all aspects of the Sweepstakes are final.
  3. ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Sweepstakes and be eligible to win a Prize (see rule 6), a person (“Entrant”) must, at the time of entry, be a legal resident of Canada who has reached the age of majority in his/her province or territory of residence. The following individuals and members of any such person’s immediate family (including mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, partner or spouse regardless of where they live) or persons with whom they are domiciled (whether related to the person or not) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes: employees, officers, directors, shareholders, owners, general and limited partners, agents, representatives, successors and assigns of each of (i) Sponsor or Lowe’s Companies Canada, (ii) each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, and subsidiaries, and (iii) any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, including the independent Sweepstakes organization (collectively referred to as the (“Sweepstakes Parties”).
  4. HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

    Online. During the Sweepstakes Period, using Instagram (i) make your Instagram profile public, (ii) upload a picture of your lawn together with a participating Scotts product (participating product list in Appendix A)[A1] [A2] , (iii) using hashtag #sweepstakes #liveyourbestlawn in the post’s description (iv) tag one of the following accounts on either Facebook or Instagram: Lowe's: Facebook @LowesCanada, Instagram @lowes_canada, Rona: Facebook @ronainc, Instagram @rona.ca or Reno Depot: Facebook @renodepotofficiel (to receive one (1) entry (“Entry”) into the Sweepstakes.

    1. Mail-In. On a plain piece of paper, hand-print your full name, province or territory of residence, daytime telephone number (including area code), a valid email address; the following statement: “I have read, understand and agree to the Sweepstakes Official Rules”; and write an original maximum fifty (50) word essay on “Why I love to Shop at Lowe’s” (the “Essay”) and mail with sufficient postage to: The 2020 Scotts Live Your Best Lawn Contest,  5225 Satellite Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 5P9. Each mail-in entry must be an original (no photocopies or other reproductions) and mailed in a separate envelope, bearing sufficient postage. Mail-In entries must be mailed on or before a Sweepstakes Period closing date (see rule 5) and received at the aforesaid address no later than 9:59:59 AM ET on the applicable Weekly Draw Date in order to be eligible for entry into the applicable Weekly Draw. Limit of one (1) entry per envelope.

      This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Sweepstakes Sponsor and not to Instagram.

      To enter and participate an entrant must have a valid Instagram or Facebook Account. If an entrant uses a mobile device to register, they may incur standard data charges from their wireless service provider.  Entrants should check with their wireless service provider for details on these and other applicable charges.  Entrants are solely responsible for any such data charges.  Not all wireless carriers participate.  All Entries must be submitted and received within the Promotion Period.  The Administrator’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled, illegible or incomplete entries. Proof of transmission (e.g. screenshots) does not constitute proof of Entry.     

      In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the Entry will be considered submitted by the natural person who is assigned the Instagram or Facebook account submitted at the time of Entry. 

      Limit of one (1) entry per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period. Any person who is found to have entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these Official Rules and/or who has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these Official Rules will be disqualified. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of delivery. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed, or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified. The Sweepstakes Parties will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled, postage due or incomplete entries, which will be void. All entries become the property of the Sponsor upon receipt and none will be returned.

  5. WEEKLY SWEEPSTAKES PERIODS: The Sweepstakes Period is divided into twelve (12) periods (each a “Weekly Sweepstakes Period”) which are as follows:

    Weekly Sweepstakes Periods

    Weekly Draw Date

    Week 1

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on March 2, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on March 8, 2020

    March 9, 2020

    Week 2

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on March 09, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on March 15, 2020

    March 16, 2020

    Week 3

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on March 16, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on March 22, 2020

    March 23, 2020

    Week 4

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on March 23, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on March 29, 2020

    March 30, 2020

    Week 5

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on March 30, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on April 5, 2020

    April 6, 2020

    Week 6

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on April 6, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on April 12, 2020

    April 13, 2020

    Week 7

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on April 13, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on April 19, 2020

    April 20, 2020

    Week 8

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on April 20, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on April 26, 2020

    April 27, 2020

    Week 9

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on April 27, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on May 3, 2020

    May 4, 2020

    Week 10

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on May 4, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on May 10, 2020

    May 11, 2020

    Week 11

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on May 11, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on May 17, 2020

    May 18, 2020

    Week 12

    Begins 12:01:00 AM on May 18, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET on May 24, 2020

    May 25, 2020

     

     

  6. PRIZES: There are twelve (12) prizes (each referred to as a “Prize”) available to be won which are as follows:

    WEEKLY PRIZES: There are twelve (12) weekly prizes (each a “Weekly Prize”) available to be won, one (1) per Weekly Sweepstakes Period), each consisting of one (1) $250.00 (CDN) Lowe’s® gift card. Gift cards are subject to applicable details, terms and restrictions.  Limit of one (1) Weekly Prize per person. The aggregate approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $3,000.00 (CDN).

    In the event that a Prize winner does not use any portion of a Prize, there will be no transfer, substitution or any kind of compensation provided. Prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution, are not transferable, not for resale, and not convertible to cash. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that a Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute another prize or a component of a Prize of equal or greater value, without liability. The approximate retail value of prizes is based on information available 30 days prior to the start of the Sweepstakes.

  7. PRIZE DRAWS:
    1. WEEKLY PRIZE DRAWS: A random draw for each Weekly Prize (each a “Weekly Draw”) will take place at the office of the independent Sweepstakes organization in Oakville, ON at 10:00:00 AM ET on the Monday (see rule 5 for dates) following each Weekly Sweepstakes Period (each a “Weekly Draw Date”) from among all eligible entries received. Odds of being selected depend on the total number of online entries received by the applicable Weekly Sweepstakes Period closing date (see rule 5). PLEASE NOTE: Non-winning entries will be carried over into the following Weekly Draw.
  8. NOTIFICATION. The potential Prize winner will be notified by comment to their entry post with instructions to send the Sweepstakes Sponsor a Direct Message (“DM”), or by telephone, at the telephone number provided upon Entry, to claim the Prize. This notification (the “Notification”) will occur within three (3) business days after the Draw is completed, or as soon as reasonably possible thereafter.It is the entrant’s responsibility to check their Instagram or Facebook to ensure prompt reply to any Notification. If a selected Entrant (a) does not respond to the Notification within three (3) business days of the first Notification attempt; (b) fails to correctly answer the skill testing question (see rule 9); or (c) fails to return the properly executed Release Form within the specified time (see rule 9), then he/she will be disqualified and another Entrant will be randomly selected until such time as contact is made by mail and/or telephone and/or email with a selected Entrant that satisfies the foregoing requirements or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first.The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected Entrant.
  9. To be declared a Prize winner, each selected Entrant must answer correctly, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill testing question. Each selected Entrant will also be required to sign and return within three (3) business days of notification a declaration, waiver, and release form (the “Release Form”), which (among other things): (a) confirms compliance with these Official Rules including eligibility requirements; (b) acknowledges acceptance of the Prize as awarded; (c) releases the Sweepstakes Parties and each of their respective agents and associated companies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability in connection with this Sweepstakes, the selected Entrant’s participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the applicable Prize or any portion or component thereof; and (d) agrees, except where prohibited by law, to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Sweepstakes, 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 and the internet. Prizes will be couriered to the winner’s address as it appears on his/her Release Form within thirty (30) days of receipt of his/her Release Form.
  10. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants (i) confirm compliance with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor and/or the independent Sweepstakes organization, made in its sole discretion, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Entrants who have not complied with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification.
  11. GENERAL: The Releasees do not assume any responsibility for (i) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information and entries that fail to comply with these Official Rules; (ii) any loss, damage, or claims arising from, or caused by the use/misuse of an awarded Prize or the Sweepstakes itself; or (iii) any lost mail, delays in mail delivery, or failure of the Sweepstakes website during the Sweepstakes Period, including any problems, human or technical, printing errors, lost, delayed, garbled data or transmissions, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or failures of any telephone or computer lines, or technical malfunction of any computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer and/or other device related to or resulting from downloading any material connected to the Sweepstakes, all of which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Entry material/data that has been tampered with or altered is void.
  12. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of the Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants and the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes could be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any person responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  13. QUEBEC RESIDENTS ONLY: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity Sweepstakes may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling.Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. Any applicable decision to be made by the Sweepstakes Sponsors affecting the conduct of this Sweepstakes are subject to a ruling of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux.
  14. The Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes or to amend the Official Rules at any time and in any way, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever. Without limiting the foregoing, if for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as originally planned, for example as a result of tampering or infection by computer virus, the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes.
  15. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, including, but not limited to point of sale, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  16. CONSENT TO USE PERSONAL INFORMATION: The Sponsor respects your right to privacy. The information you provided will only be used for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes and prize fulfillment. Please note that a list of winners’ names will be made available (see rule 16). For more information regarding the manner of collection, use and disclosure of personal information by Scotts Canada, Ltd., please visit: http://en-ca.scotts.com/smg/gosite/Scotts-v2/privacy and

    Lowe’s Companies Canada https://www.Lowe’s.ca/articles/Lowe’s-companies-canada-ulc-privacy-statement_a757.html

  17. WINNERS’ LIST:For a list of the winners’ names, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by July 24, 2020 to: The Scotts Live Your Best Lawn Sweepstakes (Winners List Request), 5225 Satellite Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 5P9.