Cabot Creamery Co-operative Gaming Recipe Contest



SPONSOR: CABOT CREAMERY, 193 Home Farm Way, Waitsfield, VT 05673. The Cabot Creamery Co-operative Gaming Recipe Contest (“Contest”) is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or any of the gaming sites where the promotion may be advertised or mentioned. By entering the Contest, each entrant waives, discharges and releases Sponsor and its officers, directors, partners, members and agents and Facebook from any and all liability associated with this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsor and not to Facebook.

ELIGIBILITY: CONTEST ENTRANTS MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ONE (1) OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AT TIME OF ENTRY TO BE ELIGIBLE. CONTEST VOID WHERE OTHERWISE PROHIBITED BY LAW. You may enter this Contest only as a natural person. Employees of Sponsor and each of their respective affiliates, officers, employees, subsidiaries, and/or judging agencies (collectively, the “Related Entities”), and the family members of each are not eligible to enter or win a prize in the Contest. For purposes of this paragraph, “family member” means a spouse, parent, sibling, child, son-in-law, daughter-in-law and all lineal descendants, including those by adoption. Contest subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

HOW TO ENTER: The Contest begins at 12:00 AM Eastern Standard Time ("EST") on November 15, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on March 11, 2018  (hereinafter, “Contest Entry Period”). To enter, go to and complete and submit the Official Entry Form as directed to enter. Entrants will be required to: (A) Submit your complete name, zip code, a valid e-mail address and daytime telephone number including area code; (B) Create and submit an original game-theme recipe which includes a minimum of two (2) ounces of one (1) Cabot product (the “Recipe”); (C) Submit an original image of the prepared recipe (the “Image”); and (D) Submit a Caption in 100 words or less that describes the recipe and its relationship to gaming (the “Caption”); (items A, B, C and D stated herein are individually defined as “Contest Entry” or “Entry” or collectively defined as “Contest Entries” or “Entries”). Residents of Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota and Vermont are not required to include the minimum of two (2) ounces of one Cabot product in the recipe submitted. The Recipe must list all ingredients in exact common U.S. household measurements in order of use, step-by-step preparation instructions and cooking times. Recipe must serve four to six people. All Contest Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM EST on March 11, 2018. You may submit up to three (3) Contest Entries per person/email address/Facebook account, however, each Entry must be different. If you wish to receive future emails about Cabot Creamery, please check the appropriate box on the Entry Form. Images may not (i) feature images of children unless Entrant is the parent or legal guardian of the child/children featured in the Image; (ii) include images of any other products or (iii) branded logos that are not owned by the entrant. You will need to have Internet access and a valid email address and/or a Facebook account in order to participate. No previously published recipes or images or award winning recipes or images will qualify as a Contest Entry. Duplicate Contest Entries will be void. Entries may not contain, as determined by Sponsor’s sole discretion, any content that:

·       Is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; obscene or offensive;

·       Promotes irresponsible or excessive consumption of alcohol; promotes illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any particular political agenda or message;

·       Defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;

·       Contains trademarks, trade names or copyrighted materials owned by others;

·       Contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names (other than just first name), email or street addresses;

·       Communicates messages inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate;

·       Violates any law or infringes upon the rights of any other person or company; and/or

·       Contains any competitive products of Sponsor

All eligible Entries will be posted to If you post updates to or receive updates from Facebook or Pinterest via SMS from your wireless phone, your wireless-service provider may charge for each text message sent and received and Entrants will be solely responsible for any and all applicable charges. Please consult your internet, wireless and/or phone service providers for complete details with respect to message and data rates both for sent and received messages. Entrants will be solely responsible for any and all applicable message and data charges. By entering, you acknowledge that your Entry may be posted on Sponsor’s website and/or social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook and Pinterest in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry you submit. The use of an Entry by Sponsor or any Related Entity does not have any effect on the judging process or winner selection. Entries posted are the views/opinions of the individual entrant and do not reflect the views of Sponsor in any manner. By entering the Contest, each entrant grants Sponsor and the Related Entities a worldwide, irrevocable, exclusive, assignable, transferable, unqualified, unrestricted, royalty-free license and right to edit, modify, publish, use, reuse, distribute, display, copy and otherwise exploit the Entry or any part thereof (with or without the entrant’s name and city/state), and any materials based thereon or derived from, in any manner and in any media (whether now known or later developed), for any lawful purposes whatsoever (noncommercial or commercial), including, without limitation, for use in the commercial packaging and point-of-sale materials, or for promotion, marketing or advertising of Sponsor, or any Related Entity, each of their respective brands and/or products in any medium (whether now or hereafter known) throughout the world in perpetuity without further permission, notification, consideration, or payment to the entrant, except where prohibited by law. In addition, each entrant forever waives in favor of Sponsor all rights of “Droit Moral” or “Moral Rights of Authors” or any similar rights or principles of law that may preclude the use of the Entry (or any part thereof) as granted herein, or require entrant’s permission to use the Entry (or any part thereof) for the purposes stated herein. By submitting your Entry, you warrant and represent that your Entry is original and was created solely by you, that the Entry does not incorporate any material owned by any third party, and that use of the Entry as described herein will not violate any law or infringe upon the rights of any third party. If, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, the Entry violates any law or infringes upon the rights of any third party, is inaccurate, incomplete or irregular in any way, or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules or is deemed inappropriate, the Sponsor may disqualify the Entry. Sponsor and the Related Entities are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected Entries, Entries that are processed incorrectly, or those that are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or other error or Entries not received for any reason. The Entry may not include any person’s personal information, except the entrant’s personal information. Use of robotic, automatic, or macro devices is not valid for Entry. Any Entry that is submitted with the use of a robotic, automated or macro device will be void. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor upon submission and will not be acknowledged or returned and the Sponsor has the right to dispose of the Entries at Sponsor’s discretion. By submitting an Entry, entrant agrees to abide by the terms of these Official Rules, the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at and all Facebook and Pinterest Statement of Rights and Terms and Conditions.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Once a Submission is entered into the Contest, any such posting will be deemed made at the direction of the Entrant within the meaning of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Communications Decency Act. EACH ENTRANT REPRESENTS, UNDERSTANDS AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE/SHE WILL NOT BE PAID FOR OR RECEIVE ANY FORM OF COMPENSATION OR ROYALTY (OTHER THAN THE PRIZE STATED HEREIN IF SELECTED AS A PRIZE WINNER) IN EXCHANGE FOR GRANTING SPONSOR THE NON-EXCLUSIVE LICENSE RIGHTS OR FOR ANY SUBSEQUENT USE OF SUCH SUBMISSION BY SPONSOR. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission.

CONTEST JUDGING CRITERIA/WINNER SELECTION: Entries will be judged by panel of judges and up to three (3) Winners will be selected based on the following Judging Criteria: (i) Originality and Creativity of the Recipe (0-20 points); (ii) Visual Appearance of the Recipe featured in the Image (0-20 points); (iii) Composition of the Caption (0-20 points); and (iv) Taste (0-40 points) (i, ii, iii and iv, collectively, “Finalist Judging Criteria”). Sponsor reserves the right to pick fewer than three (3) Winners at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All entries will be judged by a panel of judges whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. In the event of a tie, the tied entrants will be re-judged by an additional judge who will serve as a tie-breaker using the same Judging Criteria. On or about March 30, 2018, all Winners will be notified by email and telephone and will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance/Liability/Permission and (where legally permissible) a Publicity Release Form within seven (7) days from date of notification. Non-compliance with any of these Official Rules (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) may result in disqualification and that Winner appointment may be awarded to the next highest scoring Entry, if time permits. If a Winner notification is returned as undeliverable, the Winner is ineligible, or the Winner declines the Winner appointment, that Winner will be disqualified and that Winner appointment may be awarded to the next highest scoring Entrant if time permits. Sponsor is not responsible for fraudulent calls or emails made to entrants not by Sponsor, or for any change of entrant’s email, telephone or mailing address.


THREE (3) GRAND PRIZES: Each Grand Prize consists of one (1) double occupancy cabin on the Explorer of the Seas sailing out of Seattle, Washington on June 29, 2018 for the BGG@SEA 2018 Cruise to Alaska and two (2) Gaming Access Passes – includes Game Room and Library Access, airfare, hotel room in Seattle the night prior to sailing. The ARV of Each Grand Prize: $7,193;

TWENTY (20) RANDOMLY SELECTED NON-WINNING ENTRANTS: Each Randomly Selected Non-Winning Entrant prize consists of one (1) Cabot Cheese Gift Box designated by Sponsor. The ARV of each Prize: $25.


All prizewinners will be solely responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes on a prize, as well as any and all expenses that may be associated with the acceptance and use of the prize. No substitution, assignment, redemption for cash (unless stated herein), or transfer of any prize is permitted. If an advertised prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control, a substitute prize of equal or greater value may be awarded in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The value of the prize set forth above represents Sponsor’s good faith determination of the approximate retail value thereof, and the actual fair market value, as ultimately determined by Sponsor, is final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. In the event the stated approximate retail value of a prize is more than the actual fair market value of that prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise. Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded.

Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, names and mailing addresses on a winner’s list.

INTERNET: If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. If the Contest is terminated early, Sponsor reserves the right to select the Grand Prize Winners based on the Judging Criteria stated herein from among all eligible Entries received at the time of termination to award the Grand Prize at its sole discretion. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or Entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any Entry based on an email address or Facebook account, the Entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the Facebook account or the owner of the email address submitted at time of Entry.

GENERAL: The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any time to reject or disqualify any Entry that is deemed ineligible or for any reason that the Sponsor feels is necessary and/or appropriate, including without limitation, if that entrant has not complied with the Official Rules or has interfered, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, with the proper conduct of the Contest. By participating, each entrant agrees on his/her behalf, and on behalf of his/her respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Releasing Parties") to release, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor, the Related Entities, and any advertising and promotional agencies or entities involved in the administration or advertising of this Contest as well as the respective employees, officers, directors, members, shareholders, partners and agents of each ("Released Parties") from any and all actions, causes of actions, suits, or liability whatsoever for loss, harm, damage, injury, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, costs or expense whatsoever (including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death) which may occur in connection with (i) participation in the Contest, (ii) entrant’s conduct in creating his/her Entry, (iii) violation of these Official Rules, (iv) possession, acceptance, use or misuse of the prize or (v) Released Parties’ use of any rights granted herein, and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy or alleged breach of entrant’s representations and warranties herein. The Released Parties shall not be liable for: (1) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible Entries, (2) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (3) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of an Entry or other materials; (4) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the participation in the Contest; (5) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Contest; or (6) any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. The Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes which corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Contest. The Sponsor may disqualify any entrant if, in its sole discretion, it determines he/she is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or the Sponsor, the judges or their respective representatives. If Sponsor at any time receives a complaint (including but not limited to a cease and desist letter, general letter of complaint etc.) alleging intellectual property infringement of the Entry, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the Entry. The Sponsor shall not be responsible if the Contest or prize fulfillment cannot be implemented or does not take place for any reason including delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, strikes, governmental action, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism, including without limitation, or for any reason outside of the Sponsor’s control. By participating, entrants acknowledge that Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas without any restriction whatsoever, or further obligation to entrant.

WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a Winners List, (available after April 10, 2018), or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to be received by February 15, 2018 to: Cabot Creamery Co-operative Gaming Recipe Contest, c/o Cabot Creamery Co-operative | 193 Home Farm Way, Waitsfield, VT 05673. VT residents may omit return postage. Please specify “Official Rules” or “Winners List” on the outer envelope.

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