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FARMER JOHN MATCH DAY SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ELIGIBILITY: The Farmer John Match Day Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to individual, legal residents of California and whose primary residence is within a seventy-five (75) mile radius of the city of Los Angeles, California (“Territory”), who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and representatives (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of LAFC Sports, LLC, Smithfield Packaged Meats Sales Corp., (the “Sponsor”), Advantage Sales and Marketing d/b/a Edge Marketing (“Administrator”), Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (“MLS”), and Soccer United Marketing, LLC (“SUM” and collectively with Sponsor and MLS, the “MLS Entities”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.  Void outside Territory, and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on 6/20/22 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on 7/17/22 (“Entry Period”). The Sponsor’s computer will be the official timekeeping device.

During the Entry Period, there are two (2) ways to enter. No other method(s) of entry will be accepted. You may enter one (1) time only; either via the Sweepstakes website or Instagram. Limit one (1) entry per person from all methods of entry combined during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. All information and files submitted in the format specified will become property of Sponsor and used as provided in Sponsor’s privacy policy located at https://www.smithfieldfoods.com/privacy-policy and the MLS Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, each of which can be found by visiting http://www.mlssoccer.com/terms-service and http://www.mlssoccer.com/privacy-policy (both of which are incorporated herein by reference).

1.  Online Method:  During the Entry Period, go to www.FarmerJohn.com/MatchDaySweeps/ and click on the banners, buttons and/or links to access the online entry form for the Sweepstakes and register by filling out the required fields on the Sweepstakes entry page which will include: Complete name and address, email address, date of birth and daytime telephone number

By submitting your completed online entry form and all other requested information as directed, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes (an “Online Entry”).  Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the Online Entry form to be eligible.  Incomplete entries are void.  Online entrants to the Sweepstakes will be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from MLS Entities; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails and consenting to do so will not increase your chances of winning.

2.  Instagram: During the Entry Period, in order to enter the Sweepstakes through Instagram you will need to be a registered user of Instagram. Registration is free and can be done by visiting http://instagram.com. You must be following @FarmerJohnLA on Instagram to enter. To enter via Instagram, look for the post(s) on @FarmerJohnLA’s page that announces the Sweepstakes. Like and comment by tagging two (2) friends using “#sweepstakes” as your caption to receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes (an “Instagram Entry”). Tagging two (2) friends and including “#sweepstakes” as the caption are required for an Instagram Entry to be qualified. Additionally, an Instagram Entry must be posted from an Instagram profile set to public. Any comment on Instagram must comply with Instagram’s submission guidelines and terms of use. Comment(s) cannot infringe upon any rights of any third party including, but not limited to, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, or rights of privacy or publicity. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify and or report any Instagram Entry it deems to be inappropriate, offensive or not in keeping with Sponsor’s image, in its sole discretion.

Together, an Online Entry and Instagram Entry are referred to as an “Entry” or “Entries”.

Entries that are generated by a script, macro, or other automated means and/or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. Automated methods of entry, including entry via third party websites or services, are prohibited. Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for: (a) electronic transmissions or Entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, damaged, garbled, destroyed, misdirected or not received by Sponsor or its agents for any reason; (b) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operations or transmission, communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of an Entry, or for destruction of or unauthorized access to, or alteration of an Entry; (c) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone transmissions, damage to entrants’ or any person’s computer, mobile device and/or its contents, or causes beyond Sponsor’s or Administrator’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes; (d) incorrect or inaccurate registration and/or Entry information, whether caused by entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (e) any typographical or other error in any printing or advertising related to this Sweepstakes, in the administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, and/or in the announcement of a Prize winner; or (f) cheating and/or fraud by any entrant. Sponsor shall not be responsible for changes to entrant’s email or mailing address or social media account after an Entry is submitted. Sponsor and Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any interruptions in phone service, unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website or other connections that may limit a person’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Posting by proxy on behalf on another individual is not permitted. In the event of a dispute regarding Entries received from multiple users having used the same e-mail or Instagram account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail or Instagram account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the Entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account owner is the natural person who is assigned to the Instagram account or the e-mail address as assigned by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning user information/e-mail addresses for the applicable domain. Incomplete or otherwise non-compliant Entries will be void. Standard data rates may apply if a mobile device is used for participation in this Sweepstakes. Check with your wireless service provider for details. Wireless internet access may not be available in certain areas and is not available on all mobile devices/wireless service providers. All Entries becomes the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.

RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winner(s) of the Sweepstakes (each a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”) will be selected by random drawing on or about 7/18/22 from among all eligible Entries received by the Administrator. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The odds of an entrant winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Entry Period.

PRIZES: A total of three (3) grand prizes are available to be awarded (each, a “Prize”). Each Winner will receive (a) two (2) tickets in total – for winner and one (1) guest – to a Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) game at the Banc of California Stadium on July 29, 2022 (the “Sporting Event”), and (b) one (1) Fanatics $250 ecard and Farmer John branded promotional merchandise, as selected by Sponsor. Seat locations at the Sporting Event and Farmer John branded items for each Grand Prize winner shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Fanatics ecard use is subject to the terms and conditions set by Fanatics, Inc. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Grand Prize: $590.00. Total ARV of all prizes: $1,770.00. Game tickets will be awarded electronically. Transportation to/from stadium is not included and is the sole responsibility of each Winner. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes).  All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging accommodations, any transportation costs, parking, luggage fees, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of each Winner. Additional restrictions, requirements or protocols for entry into the Sporting Event venue may apply. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner’s guest must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence, unless accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian. Allow-4-6 weeks for shipment of Farmer John branded items from winner verification date. Limit: one (1) prize per person/household.

If the Sporting Event is rescheduled or cancelled for any reason after awarding of Prize, tickets will be subject to the standard terms set by the issuer. Additional restrictions may apply.  Sponsor and/or an authorized venue representative reserves the right to remove or to deny entry to any Prize winner and his/her guest who engage(s) in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the Sporting Event. The Sporting Event and exhibition dates and times are subject to change. The terms and conditions of the Sporting Event tickets awarded as part of the Prize will govern in the event the Sporting Event is not played or held, as applicable, due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. The Sporting Event tickets awarded as Prizes may not be resold or offered for resale or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture. Sponsor, MLS, MLS Entities and Sporting Event entities will not be responsible for weather conditions, acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage, epidemic, pandemic or any other issue concerning health or safety, state of emergency or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the Sporting Event.

The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole and absolute discretion should an advertised Prize become unavailable. MLS game, event, and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of MLS and/or the applicable MLS team, as applicable, and may be subject to change. Exact seat locations will be determined by Sponsor. Winner(s) and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable stadium regulations in connection with the Prize.  

NOTIFICATION: A representative of Sponsor will notify each potential Winner on or about 7/18/22 by Instagram direct message or by the e-mail address used to register for the Sweepstakes.

Each potential Winner must respond to such notification and provide the requested information to confirm their identity and acceptance of the Prize within 24 hours of the notification or the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate entrant. Additionally, each Winner may be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where lawful) a Publicity Release and, if applicable, an IRS Form W9. Winners will be subject to disqualification in the event of any failure to comply with any Prize notification/verification requirement or if a Prize or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable. All Prizes will be awarded, provided a sufficient amount of time and number of eligible Entries are received.

Each entrant hereby acknowledges and agrees that any contact information provided by such entrant in connection with his/her Entry may be used for future marketing purposes, subject to applicable law and Sponsor’s privacy policy. If you are selected as a Winner, your name may be included in a publicly available list of winners.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) hold harmless, covenant not to sue and waive any and all claims against the Sponsor, Administrator, the MLS Entities, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur including bodily injury or death, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use or misuse of any Prize or while preparing for or travelling to any Prize-related activity. Each Winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to Sponsor, the MLS Entities and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Sweepstakes is designed to increase consumer awareness of and interest in MLS. This Sweepstakes may not be used for any form of gambling.  In the event that the Sweepstakes is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes, or to disqualify participants residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, Released Parties shall have no liability to any participants who are disqualified due to such an action.

Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, the MLS Entities and/or their respective agents.  Sponsor and the MLS Entities shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in their sole discretion.  Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty.  All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the Commonwealth of Virginia without giving effect to choice of law or conflicted law principles (whether of Virginia, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Virginia.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes for any reason, including should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes.  In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winners and award the Prizes from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND MLS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND SPONSOR AND THE MLS ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify permanently from this Sweepstakes any entrant it believes has violated these Official Rules. If it is suspected that the same individual enters the Sweepstakes using multiple email addresses or Instagram accounts in an attempt to gain additional Entries beyond the limits stated in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify such individual and all affiliated Entries will be void.

WINNERS LIST:  For a list of Winners, send an email to: Winners@ASMnet.com and include in the subject line “Farmer John Match Day Sweepstakes Winners.” Winners list requests must be received by 9/30/22. DO NOT SEND ONLINE ENTRIES OR ANY OTHER FORM OF CORRESPONDENCE TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Smithfield Packaged Meats Sales Corp., 200 Commerce St., Smithfield, VA 23430.

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