Backyard Barbecue Sweepstakes Official Rules


1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD/HOW TO ENTER: Sweepstakes begins 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on Thursday, May 19th, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016. (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period is divided into seven (7) entry periods (each an “Entry Period”) as outlined in the table below. Each Entry Period begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on Thursday, May 19th, 2016.

Entry Period

Website Entries: Entry Due Date

Approximate Drawing Date

5/25/16 5/31/16
2 6/1/16 6/6/16
3 6/8/16 6/13/16
4 6/15/16 6/20/16
5 6/22/16 6/27/16
6 6/29/16 7/5/16
7 7/7/16 7/11/16

To enter during the Sweepstakes Period:
a. Purchase 4 participating products at any Marsh Supermarket location using your Marsh Fresh IDEA card and receive a eight-digit code on the lower portion of your receipt. To enter, go to and supply the eight-digit code from the receipt; then complete all fields with the required information (listed below). The online form for entries will be closed at 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, July 7th, 2016.
b. To enter without purchase, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “Backyard Barbecue” Sweepstakes Code Request, c/o Marsh Supermarkets, 9800 Crosspoint Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Self-Addressed stamped envelope must be postmarked by Monday, June 27th, 2016 and received Thursday June 30th, 2016. Marsh will send back your self-addressed stamped envelope with a free entry code.

Required Information: Entrants will be required to provide their (1) first and last name, (2) email address, (3) Marsh Fresh Idea Card number, (4) home address, city, state, zip code, (5) phone number with area code, (6) Phone Type and (7) date of birth. Must enter a physical, registered Marsh Fresh Idea Card Number or a registered Alternate ID/Pin Number tied to your card in order to win. No PO boxes. Entrant’s home address must have a zip code from Indiana or Ohio. Failure to comply with this or any Official Rule may result in disqualification.

Limit ONE (1) entry per person, per day. Incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified. Not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, mutilated, misdirected entries or entries not received by entry deadline. No purchase necessary to enter.

2. RANDOM DRAWING: FIVE (5) potential winners will be selected in a random drawing held on or about each of the dates shown in Rule #1 from among all eligible entries received for the corresponding Entry Period in Rule #1. Non-winning entries will carry forward to subsequent drawings until the last drawing is conducted. Potential winners will be notified by phone and/or email. Decisions of the judges are final. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Limit one (1) prize per person/household. Drawing will be conducted by Marsh Supermarkets (“Sponsor” and “Promotion Administrator”) or a marketing partner of Marsh Supermarkets (collectively, “Judging Organizations”) whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. The time clock of the Promotion Administrator is the official clock for this Sweepstakes.

3. PRIZES & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): FIVE (5) Weekly Prizes of “$100 Marsh Gift Card” awarded in each of first 6 entry periods. Actual retail value: $100 awarded in the form of Marsh Gift Cards. ONE (1) Grand Prize of “$2000 Backyard Makeover” awarded at the end of entry period 7. Actual retail value: $2000 awarded in the form of Lowe’s Gift Card. TOTAL ARV: $5000. Prize consists of only the item specifically listed as the actual retail value of prize. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash and prize substitutions will not be allowed, except at the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. If prize is not claimed by 30 days after a winner is drawn, the prize will not be awarded. If winner cannot accept grand prize or substitute prize, prize will be forfeited.

4. DISCLAIMER: Sponsor and its respective owners, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this sweepstakes, or by any human, or other error, which may occur during this sweepstakes. If, in the Judging Organization’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of the sweepstakes, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the sweepstakes, the Judging Organization reserves the right to disqualify suspect entries or modify the sweepstakes in a manner deemed appropriate by the Judging Organization, at the Judging Organization’s sole discretion. In such event, winner will be determined from eligible entries received prior to such determination, or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by the Judging Organization. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry from an individual suspected of tampering with the entry process.

5. GENERAL RULES: Open only to residents of the Indiana and Ohio who are 18 years of age or older as of May 19th, 2016. Employees of Sponsor and its respective related companies, owners, parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and suppliers involved in this promotion and each of their immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, husband, wife, daughter, son, step-father, step-mother, step-daughter, step-son, step brother, step-sister, half-brother, half-sister and/or spouses of each) and/or those living in the same household of each (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Void outside of Indiana, Ohio and where prohibited by law. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize by winner permitted. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate may be selected. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to Sponsor, and its Promotional Participants to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By entering promotion, entrants agree to release and hold harmless, Sponsor, Judging Organization and their respective related companies, owners, parents, subsidiaries, limited liability companies, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, assigns and their respective agents and agencies (“Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation or attempt to participate in the promotion or receipt or use of prize. Winners release and agree to indemnify and hold the Sponsor, any Judging Organization, and the Released Parties harmless against any and all claims and liability out of acceptance, possession, use or misuses of prize, or participation in this promotion. Entrants assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use or misuse or redemption of any prize and accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. Sponsor and the Promotional Participants are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prizes or in the administration of the Promotion. Potential Grand Prize winners will be notified by phone and/or email and will be required to respond to the phone call and/or email within forty-eight (48) hours indicating whether he/she can accept the prize. If no return call and/or email is received within the time allotted, an alternate potential winner may be selected, at Sponsor’s discretion. Any alternates selected will also be required to respond to the phone call and/or email within forty-eight (48) hours. Potential Grand Prize winners will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release in form and substance provided by Sponsor. By entering, you are allowing Marsh Supermarkets the right to post your name or likeness on Facebook or by other means as the winner of the Sweepstakes, if you are selected as the winner. By entering and providing your email address, you are allowing Sponsor to send you Marsh Mail; free email messages with news and offers. You can unsubscribe from Marsh Mail at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of your Marsh email newsletter. To view the privacy policy, go to:

6. CELL PHONE COMMUNICATIONS. When you enter the sweepstakes online, you will have the opportunity to authorize Sponsor or those acting on its behalf to send SMS text messages containing promotional material or advertisements or information about the sweepstakes, including SMS text messages that use an automatic telephone dialing system, to the telephone number that you provide. Your consent to the sending of such SMS text messages is not a condition of purchase or for entering into or winning the sweepstakes. By checking the box (found in the online entry form) to authorize the sending of such messages, you will be agreeing that such action will be the same as if you otherwise affixed your signature to the authorization. Message and data rates apply to SMS messages; Marsh shall not be responsible for any fees or expenses incurred by a recipient of an SMS message in connection with this sweepstakes. When you receive an SMS message, the message will include instructions for unsubscribing at any time.

7. WAIVER. By participating in this sweepstakes, participant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs incurred to enter.

8. WINNERS’ LIST. For a list of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “Backyard Barbecue” Sweepstakes Winner List, c/o Marsh Supermarkets, 9800 Crosspoint Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Requests must be received by July 29th, 2016.

Sponsor: Marsh Supermarkets, LLC, 9800 Crosspoint Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46256

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