2017 Jersey Fresh Love Official Rules

1.     The promoter is: New Jersey Department of Agriculture / Jersey Fresh whose registered office is at 369 South Warren Street, Trenton, NJ 08625.

2.     Employees of NJDA or their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition or helping to set up the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition.

3.     There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.

4.     Entry to this competition is by submitting a photo of something that is Jersey Fresh, made with Jersey Fresh or takes places on a Jersey farm or winery. Recipes, dishes or food products must use ingredients grown in NJ. Photos are to be submitted on Instagram using the hashtags #JerseyFreshLove.

5.     By submitting their photo to the competition, the entrant gives permission for the image to be used by Jersey Fresh on any publicity material, including digital and print. 

6.     Closing date for entry will be midnight August 31. After this date, no further entries to the competition will be permitted.  The weekly winners will be announced on Thursday, with the prize and prize winner revealed on the Jersey Fresh Instagram & Facebook page. The grand prize winner will be contacted after the judging period ends. The grand prize winner will be announced on the Jersey Fresh Instagram & Facebook page on September 18 OR once the prize is finalized.

7.     No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

8.     There is no restriction on the amount of entries per entrant.

9.     Incomplete, indecipherable, or illegible entries will be deemed invalid. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify contestants. Fraudulent activities will be monitored and will lead to exclusion. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entry where it reasonably suspects that such materials are prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, any relevant law, or are otherwise deemed inappropriate. This is at the Promoter's absolute discretion and discussions will not be entered into. Images that are considered unlawful or contain objectionable content, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, racially offensive, contain nudity or otherwise objectionable will not be acceptable and deemed invalid.

10.  If this promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law to (a) disqualify any Eligible Entrant or voter; or (b) to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the Promotion, as appropriate.

11.  The Promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

12.  No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice. If prize is to include a winery/brewery visit, winner and guests must be 21+ years of age.

13.  The weekly winners will be selected each Thursday.

14.  Winners will be notified by Instagram comment/announcement/email. The Promoter reserves the right to publish the Winner’s name and photograph.

15.  If you win, you must claim your prize within 14 days after we have notified you.  We will send your prize to you within 21 working days after you have claimed the prize.

16.  If the Grand Prize winner cannot be contacted or they do not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, the Promoter reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the winner or pick a replacement winner.

17.  The Promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected.

18.  The Promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

19.  By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

20.  The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and winning submission in any publicity material.

21.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other social network.