The Cooking Light “Lunch to Go” Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
Eligibility: The Cooking Light Magazine “Lunch to Go” Sweepstakes, offered by Cooking Light Magazine, a division of Time Inc. (the “Sponsor”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at time of entry. The Sweepstakes begins on Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on Monday, August 31 2009, and ends at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, September 28, 2009. (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of the Sponsor, and their subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, prize providers, and the immediate family members of and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Overview: This is a two-part promotion. (I.) a Gift with Purchase (“GWP”), a Free Lunch Tote, which requires a purchase, and (II.) a sweepstakes overlay (the “Sweepstakes”).
Entry: There are Two (2) ways to enter.
Method #1: Purchase one of the advertiser’s products featured in the 2009 September Issue of Cooking Light Magazine to receive a Free Lunch Tote, and send a proof of purchase, in addition to a recipe submission that includes that same advertiser’s product and you will be automatically entered into the Cooking Light “Lunch to Go” Sweepstakes. Supplies are limited, and only the first 1,000 requests will be honored. To be eligible, send the original copy of your receipt (with the qualifying product, price, and date circled), your recipe, and a 3 x 5 card including your complete name, address, daytime telephone number and email (if you have one) to: Cooking Light’s “Lunch to Go” Sweepstakes, The Time & Life Building, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, Att: Teresa Short-Lunch to Go.
All qualifying purchases must be made between 8/31/09 and 9/28/09, and must be received by 10/5/09. Limit: one gift per household. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Lunch Tote is ($12.95 each). All individuals who request the Free Lunch Tote will be automatically-entered into the Sweepstakes.
Method #2: To enter without making a purchase or requesting the Free Lunch Tote, simply mail a postcard, including your name, complete address, daytime phone number and email (if you have one) to: Cooking Light’s “Lunch to Go” Sweepstakes, The Time & Life Building, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, Att: Teresa Short-Lunch to Go. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between 8/31/09 and 9/28/09, and received by 10/05/09.
Photocopied, incomplete, 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.
Prize/Value/Odds: There is One (1) Grand Prize being offered of a $1,000 Whole Foods Market Gift Card. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received, but is estimated at 1:10,000.
Random Drawing: The winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, on or about Thursday, October 15, 2009, at the offices of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final. Winner will be notified by email or U.S. mail, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of winner notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases").
The prize will be awarded within approximately fifteen (15) days after the winner is verified. If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, it will result in disqualification, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, his/her prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian must execute the Releases on the minor winner’s behalf. Prize is non-assignable or transferable to another individual, except to a surviving spouse.
Prize is not redeemable for cash, and no substitution is permitted except if prize offered is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Entry and acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Prize is guaranteed to be awarded.
General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, their affiliated companies, and all businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize.
Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of any prize.
Sponsor: Cooking Light Magazine, a division of Time Inc., 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.
Void in Puerto Rico and wherever prohibited.
Send us your receipt showing proof of purchase of one or more "Lunch To Go" product(s) and receive a complimentary Cooking Light lunch tote, while supplies last. Mail to:
Need more help? Show off your original lunchbox recipe using at least one "Lunch To Go" product and you’ll be entered to win a year of lunches! That’s right, we’re giving away a $1,000 supermarket gift card.