SWEEPSTAKES RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS GIVEAWAY IS BEING OFFERED IN THE 50 UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (“D.C”), AND CANADA. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND NOT LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES, D.C., OR CANADA AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL LAWS, AND REGULATIONS. 

Eligibility: This Giveaway is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, D.C., and Canada. Entrants must have reached the age of majority in his or her state or province of residence at the time of commencement of the Contest Period, defined below. Employees, suppliers, representatives and agents of John Deere Construction & Forestry Company and John Deere Canada ULC (collectively “John Deere”), its parent and affiliated companies, authorized John Deere dealers, advertising and promotional agencies, and vendors who in the sole discretion of John Deere are determined to be so closely related to John Deere’s operations such that participation would result in the appearance of impropriety and the immediate family of each are not eligible to enter or win. Employees, suppliers, representatives, dealers, and agents of John Deere competitors, as determined in John Deere’s sole discretion, and the immediate family member of each are not eligible to enter or win. Immediate family is defined as: mother, father, brother, sister, spouse, children, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, step-parents, step-children, grandmother, grandfather, grandchildren, and any relative or other person residing in an excluded employee’s or individual’s place of residence (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Giveaway). Winners and their guest must have required identification for air travel in and/or to the U.S. SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE, PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL LAWS. VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.  Entrants must comply with all Giveaway rules. 

Timing and Drawing: This Giveaway contest period begins on January 17, 2023 and ends on April 14, 2023 (the “Giveaway Period”). One entrant will be randomly drawn on or around April 17, 2023, at the John Deere Construction & Forestry Company sales offices located at 1300 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265.  The drawing time is approximate, and John Deere reserves the right to delay the drawing time if it deems a delay to be necessary for any reason. 

How to Enter: To enter, entrants must fill out the entry form, available at JohnDeere.com/Vegas2023 including their name and e-mail address. This information will be used to contact the selected entrant by mail and/or e-mail. Maximum one entry/registration per person/household. Any person submitting multiple entries or registrations will be disqualified from this Giveaway. 

Conditions of Entry: By entering, entrants agree to accept, abide by and acknowledge compliance with these Giveaway rules, including but not limited to all eligibility requirements, the Other Terms and Conditions herein and the decisions of John Deere, which rules and decisions are final and binding on all entrants.  Entrants who do not fully comply will these Giveaway rules will be disqualified. 

Prizes: There will be three prizes awarded in this Giveaway. The winners will each receive a 3-day, 2-night trip for 2 (winner and a guest, both of the age of majority in his or her state or province of residence at the time of commencement of the Contest Period) to visit Greensboro, North Carolina and the John Deere factory in Kernersville no later than December 31, 2023, including round trip coach airfare from the winner’s nearest major airport, lodging, transportation, factory experience, entertainment, John Deere promotional merchandise package and a meal stipend. Each prize has an Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of $5,500 USD or $7,324 CDN and a total prize Giveaway ARV of $16,500 USD or $21,972 CDN. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.  In order to win, the selected entrants must comply with all of the terms and conditions set forth in these Giveaway rules; and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all such requirements.  

Prize Redemption: A selected entrant will be notified by mail or e-mail sent to the address or e-mail address provided by him/her within 10 business days of date of the random drawing and will have 15 business days from the date of notification to respond by following the instructions provided in the notification. A valid response to such notification must include the selected entrant's mailing address, address of residence and age. Should a selected entrant be a Canadian citizen, the selected entrant must answer correctly without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic, or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question provided in the notification. If the selected entrant fails to correctly answer the question, he/she will be disqualified, and another entrant will be selected. The selected entrant who correctly answers the skill-testing question will be approved and the verification process of the selected entrant in question will continue. Following receipt of a valid response, the selected entrant will be sent a standard declaration and release form by mail. Upon receipt, the selected entrant must complete and sign the standard declaration and release form, confirming compliance with the Giveaway rules and releasing all employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of John Deere, its parent and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, authorized dealers, suppliers and advertising and promotional agencies from all liability. The selected entrant will be required to verify his/her eligibility by completing, signing, notarizing, and returning an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release, an IRS W-9 form (if a U.S. resident), and, where lawful, a Publicity Release (granting the use of the Winner’s name, city/state/province, likeness, or photograph by Sponsor for advertising/publicity purposes, without further compensation), within seven (7) business days of traceable mail/email receipt. If a Canadian resident is selected as the potential Winner, in addition to the above, he/she must sign and return a Declaration of Compliance within seven (7) business days in order to claim his/her Prize. These forms must be returned to John Deere within 10 business days of receipt. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted, does not respond within 15 business days of the date of the notification, fails to complete, sign and return the standard declaration and release form within the specified time, or otherwise fails to comply with these Giveaway rules, he or she will be disqualified, and an alternate entrant shall be selected in the manner described above from all remaining entries received during the Contest Period. John Deere is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, delayed, illegible, incomplete, destroyed, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify selected entrants. An authorized John Deere employee will contact the winner to arrange travel details. The award trip is to be completed prior to December 31, 2023, with dates to be determined based on availability of all prize winners and the factory tour schedule. John Deere makes no warranty or representation concerning the prize(s).  The prize(s) is/are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded.  John Deere is not responsible if the prize is lost, stolen or damaged and the prize will not be replaced. No exchange for cash will be permitted and no refunds are allowed. The value of the prize may be taxable as income. All taxes, fees, duties, and surcharges on the prize(s) and/or the redemption thereof are the sole responsibility of the winner. If the original prize(s) becomes unavailable for any reason, John Deere reserves the right to substitute a prize that has the same or greater value than that of the original prize.  In no event will John Deere be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules.  Winners must agree to provide required personal information to John Deere in order to generate tax documents, if required.  Each winner agrees to indemnify and hold harmless all employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of John Deere, its parent, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, authorized dealers, suppliers and advertising and promotional agencies from and against any liability for all taxes, fees, duties and surcharges on the prize. The ARV for the Prize is as of the date these rules were finalized and may fluctuate. Any difference between the stated ARV and actual value at the time the Prize is awarded will not be awarded.   

Other Terms and Conditions: By accepting the prize(s), the winner(s) agrees that John Deere may use his/her name, statements, and/or photograph, in any and all media, and in any and all future advertising or publicity, without further consideration, unless prohibited by law. If a winner does not agree to this, he/she will forfeit his/her prize(s) and an alternate winner shall be selected. BY ACCEPTING THE PRIZE, THE WINNER AGREES THAT ALL EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS OF JOHN DEERE, ITS PARENT, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AUTHORIZED DEALERS, SUPPLIERS AND ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS BY WINNER FOR ANY LIABILITY, ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, TO WINNER OR OTHER PERSONS, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) INJURIES, LOSS OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO DEATH, INJURIES, DAMAGES OR LOSSES TO PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE(S) OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS GIVEAWAY OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY GIVEAWAY OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY. Any and all disputes, claims and actions arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration.  Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway contest, but in no event attorney’s fees, or punitive, special or consequential damages. 

Miscellaneous: All entries become the sole property of John Deere and will not be returned. If, for any reason, the integrity of the Giveaway is compromised, including due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of John Deere that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Giveaway, John Deere reserves the right in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway.  In addition, John Deere reserves the right to disqualify any person deemed to have compromised the integrity of the Giveaway, including the entry process. In such event, John Deere may award prizes in a random drawing from all eligible entries received up to the date of cancellation or suspension.  John Deere assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY ENTRIES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GIVEAWAY MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, JOHN DEERE RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND/OR TO CANCEL, TERMINATE, MODIFY OR SUSPEND THE GIVEAWAY. 

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. In the event of a discrepancy between the French and English Giveaway Rules, the English version of the Rules will prevail. 

 

Sponsor: The Sponsors of this Giveaway are John Deere Construction & Forestry Company and John Deere Canada ULC.

The Sponsors’ addresses are: 

John Deere Construction & Forestry Company 1300 River Drive 

Moline, IL 61265

 

John Deere Canada ULC 

295 Hunter Road 

Grimsby, Ontario L3M 4H5

 

Use of Giveaway Information/Privacy: All personal information obtained in registering for the Giveaway shall be subject to the John Deere privacy policy. Such personal information will be used for the purposes of conducting the Giveaway, to provide future promotional information of interest and as may otherwise be specified in these Giveaway rules. 

 To view the current privacy policy, go to:  

U.S. Privacy Policy

Canadian Privacy Policy 

 

Winner's List: For the name of the entrants who win the Giveaway, visit JohnDeere.com/Vegas2023 

Official Rules: To obtain a copy of these official rules, contact CFCUSTOMERSUPPORT@CRM.JohnDeere.com or visit JohnDeere.com/Vegas2023 from January 17, 2023 to May 1, 2023. 

Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of John Deere in connection with the Giveaway in the United States, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, (and by the laws of the Province of Ontario for entrants who are legal residents, and located in, Canada) without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject to arbitration of these Official Rules. By entering, you consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Illinois (and the appropriate court located in Ontario for entrants who are legal residents of, and located in, Canada) for the resolution of all disputes, and agree that any and all disputes shall be resolved exclusively in those courts.  John Deere’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.