EDCO 75th Anniversary Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The EDCO 75th Anniversary Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins January 11, 2021 and ends at the end of business on December 31, 2021 (“Entry Period”). Sweepstakes is sponsored by EDCO Products, Inc., 8700 Excelsior Blvd., Hopkins, MN 55343 (the "Sponsor"). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules and by entering, all entrants agree they have read these Official Rules and will abide by and be bound by the terms and conditions herein.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are the age of majority or older in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies and agencies (collectively, the “Promotion Parties”) and the families of employees (defined as parent, child, sibling and spouses) and those living in the household of same (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter or win. All federal, state, provincial and local rules and regulations apply. Void outside the United States and Canada, inside Quebec, and where prohibited or restricted by law.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, participants must visit the Sweepstakes site at www.edcoproducts.com/75th-Anniversary.html, provide your email address and any other requested information and submit the entry during the Entry Period.

This Sweepstakes consists of twelve (12) distinct and separate Monthly Sweepstakes. Following each calendar month during the Entry Period, Sponsor will select winners of the available prizes for that Monthly Sweepstakes from all eligible entries received prior to the end of the applicable calendar month (each a “Monthly Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer timeclock is the timekeeper for all Sweepstakes purposes. Valid entries will be eligible to win the Monthly Sweepstakes during the month in which they entered. Entries must be received between 12:00 am Central Time (“CT”) on the first day of the applicable month and 11:59 pm CT on the last day of the applicable month to be entered for that Monthly Sweepstakes.

Limit one (1) entry per person per Monthly Sweepstakes Entry Period. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, phone numbers, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods, will void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate or subvert the entry process is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all associated entries may be voided.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

WINNER SELECTION/PRIZES: There will be six (6) prizes available for each of the first nine (9) Monthly Sweepstakes and seven (7) prizes available for each of the last three (3) Monthly Sweepstakes. Each prize consists of a $75 VISA gift card. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) for each of the first nine (9) Monthly Sweepstakes is $450 (USD); APR for last three (3) Monthly Sweepstakes is $525 (USD). Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value for any reason. By accepting a prize, the weekly prize winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Releasees, from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize in question. Limit one (1) prize per person.

Sponsor will attempt to contact the potential winner of a prize one time by the email address provided in the entry a within five (5) business days of being selected. If a potential winner (a) does not respond to the prize notice within five (5) business days of being selected; (b) fails to correctly answer the mathematical skill testing question (see below); (c) fails to return any requested properly executed release form or other documentation or information within the specified time; or (d) is otherwise found to be in violation of these rules, then he/she may be disqualified and another potential winner may be selected from among the eligible entrants until such time as a winner is declared or there are no more eligible entrants. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a potential winner or for changes in an entrant’s email address.

To be declared a winner, each selected entrant may be required to sign and return Declaration and Release Documents as described below, at Sponsor’s discretion.

Potential Canadian resident winners must also answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill testing question posed by Sponsor via telephone.

Prizes consist only of items specifically listed as part of the prize or as agreed upon by Sponsor in writing. Certain conditions and restrictions may apply, specifically including without limitation any restrictions listed on the gift card or provided with the prize. All costs and expenses not specified herein, related to the prize or incurred in accepting and using the prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

All prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are not transferable, not for resale and have no cash surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that the prize (or portion thereof) cannot be awarded as described for any reason whatsoever, to substitute another prize of equal or greater value. Once awarded to the winner, the Sponsor shall have no liability whatsoever for the prize or the use or misuse of the prize by the winner. All tax liabilities are the responsibility of the winner. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor to use the winner’s name, likeness, place of business, biography, statements, and any other similar materials for marketing, promotional and publicity purposes without additional compensation, approvals or any limitation.

Sponsor (a) makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaims any implied warranty.

ODDS: The odds of winning the prize depend on total number of eligible entries received prior to the end of each Monthly Sweepstakes Entry Period.

GENERAL: Sweepstakes is subject to these complete Official Rules. By participating, entrants and guests agree: (i) to be bound by these complete Official Rules; and (ii) to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. All decisions made by Sponsor are final in all matters relating to Sweepstakes and cannot be appealed.

By participating and/or accepting a prize, winners and agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and the Social Platforms (including, without limitation, their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities), and their respective direct and indirect subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their respective directors, employees, officers, franchisees, licensees, licensors and agents, advertising and promotion entities, prize suppliers, fulfillment agencies and any person or entity associated with the production or administration of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of prizes, (collectively, the "Releasees") from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, losses or damages of any kind whatsoever (including, without limitation, bodily injury, personal injury, death, disability and property damage), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs, settlement and disbursements) directly or indirectly arising from or in connection with their participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the redemption, awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse, loss or misdirection of prize or any portion of a prize and participation in any prize‑related activities and hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages (unless such waiver is otherwise prohibited by the winner’s state of legal residence).

Releasees are not liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply a prize or any part hereof by reasons of any act of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-government entity, equipment failure, terrorist, acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal) labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, pandemic or any similar or dissimilar event beyond Releasees’ reasonable control.

Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or violating or attempting to violate these Official Rules. The Releasees shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; or (iv) any printing, human, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes or the awarding of prizes.

Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, accessing or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes, and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control, corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes.

Sponsor may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.

DISPUTES: Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota and the laws of the USA applicable therein. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by the appropriate courts of Minnesota. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the judicial district of Minnesota and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual incurred out-of-pocket expenses (excluding attorneys' fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.


USE OF DATA: All information submitted by entrants will be used for the purposes outlined herein and otherwise treated in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at https://www.edcoproducts.com/privacy-policy.html. By participating in the Sweepstakes and providing any personal contact information, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

SOCIAL MEDIA: This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/LinkedIn, etc. (collectively, “Social Platform(s)”). You understand that you are providing information to Sponsor and not to the applicable Social Platform.

WINNERS LIST: To request a list of the Sweepstakes winners, send a self-addressed postage-stamped envelope to “EDCO 75th Anniversary Sweepstakes – Winners List Request,” c/o EDCO Marketing Department, EDCO Products, Inc., 8700 Excelsior Blvd., Hopkins, MN 55343.  Requests must be received by January 31, 2022.