Updated 6/23/11: Stay tuned for another #NameThatCoffee contest on Twitter on Friday, June 24! Read below to get details on how to play!
Updated 5/16/11: You never cease to amaze us! This week's coffee was Fair Trade Island Coconut - congrats to our 5 winners!
Updated 4/25/11: Vermont Country Blend was our #NameThatCoffee prize this week! Mmm, brisk and bright!
Updated 3/23/11: #NameThatCoffee was another success with Breakfast Blend Decaf! Thanks for brewing along with us!
Updated 2/22/11: Another contest down and you're all still amazing! This week's coffee was Mocha Nut Fudge - how nutty you all were! :)
Updated 1/19/11: WOW - what a group of coffee connoisseurs we have on Twitter! This week's coffee was Fair Trade Sumatran Reserve. Guess we'll have to choose something a little harder next time...
Can you name a Green Mountain Coffee with only three clues to help you? Let’s see:
- Fair Trade.
Name that coffee!
If you said, “Fair Trade Rain Forest Nut®,” you’re right!
See? Whether you’re someone who has tasted through the Green Mountain Coffee collection or just sticks to a few time honored favorites, it’s easy to tap into your tasting knowledge and pick the right coffee that we’re describing – and win it, too. Win? Yes! Here are the “Ground” rules for our #NameThatCoffee Twitter Contest:
Here’s how it works:
Green Mountain Coffee Name That Coffee Twitter Contest - UPDATED for 6/23/11
- Follow @GreenMtnCoffee on Twitter.
- On Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 9 AM, we’ll tweet out three clues about a variety of Green Mountain Coffee.
- @reply us with the coffee’s name and the hashtag #NameThatCoffee.
- Example Reply: @GreenMtnCoffee It’s Rain Forest Nut! #NameThatCoffee
- The first three followers to guess the coffee correctly will win a bag/box of that delicious mystery java.
- For Official Rules, see below:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCE OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS NECESSARY TO ENTER AND WIN. RESTRICTIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED.
ENTRIES POSTED TO THE CONTEST ACCOUNT ARE NOT EDITED BY SPONSOR AND ARE THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT AND DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE VIEWS OF SPONSOR.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“U.S.”) who are 18 years of age or older as of June 19, 2011. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. This Contest is subject to the laws of the United States and Vermont and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Employees of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., and Keurig, Incorporated and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, Contest and fulfillment agencies, and members of the immediate family or household of each of the above are not eligible to participate.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Contest is Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., 33 Coffee Lane, Waterbury, VT 05676 (“Sponsor” or “GMCR”).
ENTRY PERIOD: The Green Mountain Coffee Name That Coffee Twitter Contest (the “Contest”) runs between 8:00:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) to 11:00:00 AM EST on June 24, 2011 (the “Contest Period”). Entries must be received no later than 11:00:00 AM EST June 24, 2011. No entries will be accepted outside of the 8:00:00 AM EST to 11:00:00 EST entry period.
HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCE OF WINNING. To enter, visit www.Twitter.com and log-in or create a free Twitter account. Then become a follower of @GreenMtnCoffee. Once @GreenMtnCoffee tweets out the three clues, entrants must reply to @GreenMtnCoffee with the correct name of the coffee and the hashtag #NameThatCoffee. Winners will be notified from the @GreenMtnCoffee page (or as otherwise determined by Sponsor in its discretion). All entries must be received by 11:00:00 AM EST on May 19, 2011. All entries must be submitted via Twitter. NO OTHER FORMATS OR METHODS OF ENTRY ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Limit one (1) entry per person/Twitter account/day. No person/Twitter account can win more than one time for the duration of the Contest. No mechanized, programmed or robotic entries are eligible, and use of illegal entry mechanisms may result in disqualification of the entrant.
ALL ENTRIES BECOME THE PROPERTY OF SPONSOR. BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY WILL BE OWNED BY SPONSOR, AND MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE OR DISPLAYED ON SPONSOR’S OTHER PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS IN ANY MEDIA THROUGHOUT THE WORLD IN PERPETUITY IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION WITHOUT ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION TO ENTRANT. Sponsor reserves the right to, but may or may not, monitor or screen entries and may or may not edit any entry in its sole discretion. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any entry or any entry in its entirety. You assign all rights in the entry to Sponsor, its successors and assigns in perpetuity. You waive any moral rights in your entry. You warrant that your entry is your original work, has not been previously published, is not defamatory, scandalous, offensive or unlawful, and does not infringe on the intellectual property, privacy or other rights of any third party. Your entry does not endorse any commercial product or service other than Sponsor’s products and services. You entry does not disparage Sponsor or any third party.
All entries are subject to verification by Sponsor.
PRIZE: One (1) ten- (10) or twelve (12)-oz. bag or twenty-four (24) count box of Green Mountain Coffee, to be selected by the Sponsor. ARV of Prize: $8.49 to $15.45. Prize includes shipment to winner’s address in the US or Canada. Taxes are the responsibility of the winners.
ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS-IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE EXCLUDED. WINNERS AGREE TO ACCEPT THE PRIZE “AS-IS.”
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received.
RESTRICTIONS: No assignment, transfer, cash redemption, or substitution of prize is permitted, provided that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision.
WINNER: Contest Prize winners will be selected by Sponsor from the first three correct eligible entries received in the Contest Period. Contest Prize selection will occur on June 24, 2011.
Winner notification will be by Twitter or any other method chosen by Sponsor. Potential winner will be required to contact Sponsor by direct message to Green Mountain Coffee via Twitter or as directed within forty-eight (48) hours of winner notification (the “Response Period”). Return of a prize notification as undeliverable or failure to respond within the Response Period will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected. If the winner chooses not to accept a Prize, an alternate winner will be chosen. In the event of a dispute, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of Twitter account submitted at time of entry. Unless otherwise noted, allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of a Prize following completion of notification and prize acceptance process. Prizes will only be delivered to addresses within the United States.
PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes the winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of winner’s name, photograph, image, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state for Sponsor’s purposes in any media in perpetuity without further payment or consideration.
GENERAL RELEASE: By participating and/or submitting an entry in this Contest, entrants agree: (a) to these Official Rules and all decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects relating to this Contest; and (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and Keurig, Incorporated and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers and employees and agents from and against any claim, cause of action, liability or expense (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any Prize. SPONSOR MAY REQUIRE EXECUTION OF A SPECIFIC RELEASE PRIOR TO AWARD OF ANY PRIZE.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, DISPUTES: If, for any reason, the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, whether due to infection by 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 at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. In the event of termination, a random drawing to award the Prizes will be conducted from eligible entries received up until the time of termination, if such a drawing can be fairly conducted in Sponsor’s judgment.
Sponsor is not responsible for (i) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software, printing or typographical errors or lost, illegible or incomplete entries; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any providers, transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in or unauthorized alteration to any part of the entry process or the Contest; (iv) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (v) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrant’s computer, hardware or software, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entrant agrees that as a condition of entering the Contest: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the state and federal courts of the State of Vermont; (ii) by participating or submitting an entry in the Contest, entrant consents to the personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction of such courts for such purpose; (iii) the parties waive any right to trial by jury; (iv) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred by entrant, including costs associated with entering this Contest but in no event entrant’s attorneys’ fees; and (v) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and further waives any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE RESTRICTIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
GOVERNING LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Vermont, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law Official Rules.
WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope by August 1, 2011 to: Green Mountain Coffee Name That Coffee Twitter Contest Winners List Request, 33 Coffee Lane, PO Box 370, Waterbury, VT 05676-9927. Limit one request per envelope. Vermont residents do not need to include return postage.
COPY OF RULES: For a printed copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Green Mountain Coffee Name That Coffee Twitter Contest Rules, 33 Coffee Lane, PO Box 370, Waterbury, VT 05676-9927. Limit one request per envelope. Vermont residents do not need to include return postage.
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