Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to US residents 18 years of age or older. Employees, representatives and agents of John Deere Classic (“Sponsor”), its affiliated companies, subsidiaries, authorized John Deere dealers, advertising and promotional agencies, John Deere Classic, TPC Deere Run, the PGA and vendors who in the sole discretion of John Deere Classic are determined to be so closely related to Deere & Company operations such that participation would result in the appearance of impropriety, and the immediate family and members of the same household of each such ineligible person 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, and grandchildren.  SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS. VOID OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. 

Timing: Promotion begins at 3:15 P.M. local time on October 4, 2018 and ends at 8:30 AM local time on October 8, 2018. (the “Promotion Period”). 

How to Enter: To enter, like the designated Instagram post and tag one friend in the comments. Both directions must be followed to be eligible to win.  Maximum one entry per person or e-mail account. Any person with multiple entries will be disqualified.  Sponsor is not responsible for entries not received for any reason.   Please note that in the event survey answers determine that the entrant is ineligible, he/she may complete the survey but will not be permitted to enter the Sweepstakes.

Conditions of Entry: By entering, Entrants agree to accept, abide by and acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules, including but not limited to all eligibility requirements, the Other Terms and Conditions herein, as well as the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy stated in the Survey, as well as the decisions of the John Deere Classic, whose decisions are final and binding on all Entrants. Message & Data Rates may apply. Reply STOP to end at any time.

Entrants who do not fully comply with these Sweepstakes rules may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion be disqualified.

Selection of Winner:  The winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.  Odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Grand Prize description: There is one Grand Prize consisting of a John Deere Classic ball cap and Black Clover hat caddy. ARV $75.

The prize will not include optional equipment except at the discretion of Sponsor. The prize will be delivered via FedEx or USPS shipment. Winner must take delivery within 30 days of notification of availability of prize or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. No other transfer or substitution of prizes permitted except where required by law. If none of the prizes are available, the Sponsor may award a substitute cash or other prize of equal or greater value.  Prize Winner is responsible for any and all expenses, costs and taxes not included in the Prize description, including, but not limited to, Federal, state and local taxes.

Potential Winner Notification/Verification: Potential winners will be notified by phone or e-mail provided by him/her shortly after the end of the Promotion Period and will have five (5) business days from the date of the notification to respond by following the instructions provided in such notification. The potential winner must complete and sign Sponsor’s declaration and release form, confirming eligibility and compliance with the Sweepstakes rules and releasing all employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of Sponsor, its affiliated companies, subsidiaries, authorized dealers, suppliers and advertising and promotional agencies from all liability. Sponsor may also require additional evidence of eligibility. This form and any supporting documentation must be returned by the deadline specified by Sponsor.   If the selected winner cannot be contacted, does not respond to the notification in a timely fashion and/or fails to complete, sign and return the declaration and release form or provide other requested information/documentation within the specified time, or otherwise fails to comply with these Sweepstakes rules or winner requirements, he or she will be disqualified and another winner shall be selected at random and contacted in the manner described above.  If, after choosing three (3) potential winners, the potential winners do not claim the prize, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prize.  If the potential winner is resident of Canada, the potential winner must also solve a mathematical skill test administered by telephone at a pre-arranged mutually convenient time in order to claim the prize. If such winner is unable to solve the test, an alternate winner will be selected.  

John Deere Classic, its affiliated companies, subsidiaries, authorized dealers, suppliers and advertising and promotional agencies are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, delayed, illegible, incomplete, destroyed, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify selected participants. John Deere Classic is not responsible if any prize is lost, stolen or damaged and the prize will not be replaced.  Prize is not transferable, and must be accepted as awarded. No exchange for cash will be permitted and no refunds are allowed. The value of the prize may be taxable as income; winner is responsible for any applicable taxes. All taxes, fees, duties and surcharges on the prize and/or the redemption thereof are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prize winners will receive an IRS 1099 form at the end of the year for the value of their prize. If the original prize becomes unavailable for any reason, John Deere Classic 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 Classic be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules. Winner must agree to provide the required personal information to John Deere Classic in order to generate tax documents. Each winner agrees to indemnify and hold harmless all employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of John Deere Classic, its affiliated companies, subsidiaries, suppliers and advertising and promotional agencies from and against any liability for all taxes, fees, duties and surcharges on the prize.

Other Terms and Conditions: Each Entrant, winner, and finalist agrees that John Deere Classic, its subsidiaries, affiliates, designees, assigns and licensees (collectively, the “JDC Parties”) may photograph and videotape the awarding of any prize, use of the prize and information regarding the Sweepstakes, as well as use his/her name, statements, Sweepstakes entry and/or video/photograph, in any and all media, and in any and all future advertising or publicity, without further consideration, unless prohibited by law.  Without any additional consideration other than the acceptance of a Prize or participation in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant, winner and finalist hereby grants to the JDC Parties, including John Deere Classic, the worldwide, perpetual and royalty-free right and permission to reproduce, publish, distribute, display, broadcast, exhibit and/or in any other way use my image, likeness, performance, photograph, voice, statements, picture and/or any other indicia identifying me, as embodied in the film, video, photographs and/or other recordings that JDC arranges to take of me, either alone or together with my name (including nicknames) and biographical information (collectively, “Persona”), in whole or in part, modified and/or adapted, alone and/or accompanied by other material, in unlimited materials for the purposes of advertising, educating, informing, merchandising, publicity, promotion, trade and/or other marketing for the JDC Parties (all materials used for such purposes collectively, the “Authorized Materials”), in any and all media, now known or hereinafter invented, including without limitation, in printed publications, television, radio, Internet, social media, and in-cinema.   Grand prize comes with factory warranty.   Sponsor recommends that winners verify and/or obtain insurance related to their use of equipment.    BY ACCEPTING A PRIZE,  WINNER  AGREES THAT all employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of John Deere Classic, ITS 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 OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY.

Governing Law and Disputes: This Sweepstakes is conducted in and governed solely by the laws of the State of Illinois.  If you reside in another state, you agree to be governed solely by the laws of the State of Illinois in connection with this Sweepstakes. Any and all disputes, claims and actions arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by binding arbitration.  Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees, or punitive, special or consequential damages. 

Miscellaneous: All entries become the sole property of John Deere Classic and will not be returned. If, for any reason, the integrity of the Sweepstakes is compromised, including due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error, weather or any other causes beyond the control of John Deere Classic that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes or any aspect thereof, John Deere Classic reserves the right in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.  In addition, John Deere Classic reserves the right to disqualify any person deemed to have compromised the integrity of the Sweepstakes, including the entry, judging or voting process. In such event, DJohn Deere Classic may award prize through a random drawing among all eligible entries received up to the date of cancellation or suspension. John Deere Classic 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 SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, John Deere Classic 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 SWEEPSTAKES.

Sponsor: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is John Deere Classic. The Sponsor’s address is:

John Deere Classic
15623 Coaltown Rd.
East Moline, IL 61244

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


Winner List: The name of the Grand prize winner will be posted at: John Deere Classic's instagram page on or after October 8, 2018 for sixty (60) days.


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