JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL GATOR SWEEPSTAKES RULES


THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CANADA ONLY (EXCLUDING QUEBEC). DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST UNLESS YOU ARE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF, AND LOCATED IN, THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC).


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO WIN. The following prizes will be awarded by John Deere Financial or John Deere Canada ULC (6400 NW 86th Street, Johnston IA 50131-6600 USA or 295 Hunter Road, P.O. Box 1000, Grimsby, Ontario L3M 4H5), depending on the nationality of the winner.


1 Grand Prize winner: Receives a John Deere Gator XUV 825i 4x4 valued at approximately $11,949 USD/$13,683 CDN (taxes may be extra. Canadian value based on exchange rate on 09/01/2011)


The Contest Period begins on November 21, 2011 at 12:00 AM CST and ends June 30, 2012 at 12:00 AM CST.


To Enter: To enter (i) online: entrants must complete the online Customer Purchase Intention Survey and select "Submit". Entrants must include their name, address, phone number, and email address. (ii) No Purchase Entry: Entrants may also mail a 3-inch by 5-inch index card with name, address, phone number, and email address to Attention: Gator XUV Contest, John Deere Financial office, 6400 NW 86th Street, Johnston IA 50131-6600 USA. Mailed entries must be mailed no later than March 30, 2012, postal stamp bearing proof thereof.


Multiple entries will not be accepted. Entrants are not required to be a John Deere customer. The information will be used to contact the potential winners first by telephone and mail. Maximum one registration per person and per household during the Contest Period. Any person submitting multiple entries or registrations will be disqualified from the Contest.


Prizes: There will be one prize awarded in this Contest. The winner drawn will receive a John Deere Gator XUV 825i 4x4 valued at approximately $11,949 USD/$13,683 CDN (taxes may be extra. Canadian value based on exchange rate on 09/01/2011).


For a copy of the official rules, send a self-addressed envelope to Attention: Gator XUV Contest Official Rules, John Deere Financial, 6400 NW 86th Street, Johnston IA 50131-6600 USA.


By entering this drawing, each participant agrees to be bound and abide by the Official Rules. John Deere reserves the right to withdraw, terminate or modify all or any part of this contest, with or without awarding any of the prizes, unless prohibited by applicable law.


Entrants and winners release and hold harmless John Deere, its parent companies and other affiliates, its representatives, agents, successors and assigns, and all of their respective directors, officers and employees (collectively, the “Releasees”) from all liability relating to or arising in connection with this contest and/or the prizes (including anything for which certificates awarded to winners may be redeemed or applied towards) and agree not to make any claim against any Releasee or any third party in respect of any matter relating to or arising in connection with this contest or any of the prizes (including anything for which certificates awarded to winners may be redeemed or applied towards). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, none of the Releasees are responsible for any problems relating to or in connection with the contest, including incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, human error, acts of God, technical malfunctions or difficulties, faulty electronic data transmission, equipment failure, online communications problems, lost/delayed/interrupted data transmission, failures of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, inability to access any website or on-line service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, postage-due, damaged, destroyed, incomplete, incorrect, ineligible or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered or which are fraudulent are void.


Drawing: There will be one random draw at the John Deere Financial Johnston office (6400 NW 86th Street, Johnston IA 50131-6600 USA) at 10:00 AM CST on July 30, 2012. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be determined by a random drawing conducted among all eligible automatic entries and no-purchase mail-in entries received by John Deere between November 21, 2011 and June 30, 2012 inclusive. Drawings for the contest will be conducted by John Deere, whose decisions are final in all matters relating to the contest. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


Prize Terms: To be declared a winner and receive the Prize, the entrant selected by random draw will be required to answer a time-limited mathematical skill testing question without human, mechanical, electronic or other assistance, and must have complied with these contest rules. Where the selected entrant is not an individual, such entrant shall designate a representative to answer the skill testing question. The skill testing question will be administered by phone at a pre-set time of convenience for all parties.


How to Claim Prize: Entrants selected in the random draw will be notified by phone and mail. Potential prize winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility, publicity consent and liability release and return same to John Deere Financial so that such is received by John Deere within ten (10) days of John Deere sending same out for signature or prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected by random draw as described above (subject to these contest rules). Winners agree that the Releasees will have no liability whatsoever for any injuries (including death), losses or damages of any kind resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize (including anything for which certificates awarded to winners may be redeemed or applied towards).


Additional Terms: Employees, directors and officers of John Deere, its parent companies and other affiliates and its advertising and promotional agencies, members of the immediate families of such employees, directors and officers, and persons with whom such employees, directors and officers are domiciled, are not eligible to receive any of the prizes to be awarded.


Entrants who are individuals must be legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) or the United States and be of the age of majority in their province, state or territory of residence at time of commencement of the Contest Period. All applicable taxes (including federal, local, state and provincial taxes) on prize are the responsibility of the winners. Prize is not transferable and must be accepted as awarded. No prize or cash substitutions or cash redemptions allowed, except at John Deere’s sole discretion. If John Deere is unable to contact an entrant selected in the random draw within 20 days of the entrant’s entry being drawn (including if notification is returned as undeliverable) or if any prize is returned as undeliverable, the corresponding prize will be awarded to an alternate winner to be selected by random draw (subject to these contest rules). In case of unavailability of any prize, sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. Contest is subject to all federal, provincial, state and local laws. Void where restricted or prohibited by law.


By submitting an entry, you consent to the use by John DeereJohn Financial, Deere & Company and John Deere Canada ULC, their agents, assigns and affiliates, of your name, likeness, biographical data, statements, still photography, motion pictures and videotape or television images for advertising, merchandising, publicity and other trade purposes, in any and all media, including the right to attribute you to any statement or expression deemed to be an endorsement, without territorial, time, frequency, duration or other use limitations.


Winner List: For a copy of the official winner, send a self-addressed envelope by August 30, 2012 to Attention: Gator XUV Contest Winner Notification, John Deere Financial office, 6400 NW 86th Street, Johnston IA 50131-6600 USA.


Sponsors: The Sponsors of this Contest are Deere & Company (United States) and John Deere Canada - ULC (Canada).


John Deere Financial

6400 NW 86th Street

Johnston, IA 50131


John Deere Canada ULC

295 Hunter Road

P.O. Box 1000

Grimsby, Ontario

L3M 4H5


Governing Law: This Contest is governed by the laws of the State of Illinois for entrants who are legal residents of, and located in, the United States and is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario for entrants who are legal



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