Green Giant® New York City Thanksgiving Sweepstakes
Official Rules


Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The Green Giant® New York City Thanksgiving Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 p.m., Eastern Time (“ET”) September 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 14, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Sweepstakes is sponsored by B&G Foods North America, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), 4 Gatehall Drive, Parsippany, NJ 07054.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and the legal age of majority in their state of residence as of the sweepstakes start date. Employees, officers, directors, representatives or agents of Sponsor, Macy’s Corporate Services, Inc. (“Macy’s”), Alliance Sweepstakes Services, Inc. (the “Administrator”) and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising & marketing agencies, as well as the immediate family members or persons living in the same household as such individuals are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.

HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. During the Sweepstakes Period, eligible participants may enter the Sweepstakes by visiting and completing the required fields on the web entry form. The completed and submitted entry form will be one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.

LIMIT one (1) entry per person, per email address during the Sweepstakes Period. Proof of submission of an entry is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor. Administrator’s database computer is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) late, incomplete, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries; (b) causes beyond Released Parties’ reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes; (c) any entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these Official Rules; (d) incorrect or inaccurate entry information; (e) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of this offer, in the administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement/notification of the Grand Prize winner; or (f) cheating or fraud by any participant. All incomplete or non-conforming entries will be disqualified. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entrants are prohibited from using multiple names, email addresses or other means to enter more than the permitted number of times. Any attempt to do so is grounds for disqualification.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: A random drawing to determine one (1) Grand Prize winner will take place from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period on or about October 15, 2018. All drawings will be conducted by the Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by email, to be sent to the email address they provided on their submitted entry form.

PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a trip to New York City for up to four (4) people to attend the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® (the “Parade”) which is taking place on November 22, 2018. This prize package includes hotel accommodations (one room, double occupancy) for two (2) nights in a New York City hotel chosen by the Sponsor along with up to four (4) round-trip tickets from the major gateway airport nearest the Grand Prize winner’s residence to a New York City airport. Also included are up to four (4) tickets to attend the Parade. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $4,500 (approximately
$900 for hotel & $3,600 for air or ground transportation).

The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) are solely responsible for any and all expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the prize description including, but not limited to internet, merchandise and souvenirs, transportation to and from the airport, the hotel and Grand Prize winner’s home passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, local transportation, food and beverage, income and other taxes, sales tax, insurance, baggage fees, service charges, personal charges on the flight or in the hotel, security fees, airport fees, airline fees, tips and gratuities, incidental travel or additional costs due to reserving any higher priced package or any fee applied as a result of a change in the reservation, etc., and all other costs and expenses not otherwise mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and their guest(s).

Guests of the Grand Prize winner must be eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in their state of residence as of November 21, 2018, unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for securing all required travel documents at their sole expense prior to travel. Guest(s) of the Grand Prize winner have no independent rights to the Grand Prize. Actual value of the Grand Prize may vary depending on exact travel itinerary and any difference between the stated Grand Prize ARV and actual value of the awarded Grand Prize will not be awarded in cash or in any other form. The Released Parties are not responsible if the Grand Prize, or any part thereof, cannot be awarded due to cancellations, delays or interruptions for any reason. Trip must be taken November 21 – 23, 2018. If the Grand Prize winner is unable to travel during these dates, the Grand Prize will be forfeited and time permitting, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate potential Grand Prize winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries. In the event the Grand Prize winner lives within a 150-mile radius of New York City, round-trip ground transportation as determined by Sponsor will be provided to the Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) in lieu of air transportation and no additional compensation will be provided for the air transportation portion of the Grand Prize.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: If a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to the potential Grand Prize winner, if potential Grand Prize winner cannot be reached within three (3) calendar days from the first notification attempt, if potential Grand Prize winner fails to return requisite documents within the specified time period, or if potential Grand Prize winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor at Sponsor’s sole discretion, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate Grand Prize winner will be selected for the Grand Prize. All taxes, if applicable, are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize winner will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form provided to them to be returned within seven (7) days of written notification, or prize may be forfeited and/or an alternate Grand Prize winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting. The Grand Prize Winner will also be required to disclose his/her social security number for the purpose of issuance of a 1099 Form for tax purposes. The Grand Prize winner’s guest(s) will also be required to sign a Travel Companion and Publicity Release form. If the guest is a minor, then the Travel Companion and Publicity Release form must be signed by his/her parent/legal guardian. In the event that the Grand Prize winner does not use any portion of the Grand Prize, there will be no extension, transfer, substitution, reimbursement, or compensation provided. The Grand Prize may not be sold, traded, transferred, refunded, commissioned or redeemed for cash value. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any part of the prize package with another prize of equal or greater value in the event that the prize (or any component thereof) is not available. Decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator are final and binding.

Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. Changes to reservations, once made, are not permitted. Substitutions will not be allowed.

The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance for any part of the Grand Prize. It is the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) to arrive at the designated gateway airport in time for each flight that is part of the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) shall be subject to all terms and conditions printed on any ticket issued in conjunction with the Grand Prize, including but not limited to, the terms and conditions printed on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® tickets. In the event the Grand Prize winner and/or guest(s) is denied entry into any ticketed location or is removed or barred from any ticketed location for any reason, Sponsor is not responsible and no further compensation or award will be provided.

PUBLICITY/USAGE RIGHTS: Except where prohibited, by accepting the Grand Prize, the Grand Prize winner grants permission for the Sponsor and its agents to use such Grand Prize winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and address (city and state), as well as the photos and social media posts, for advertising, merchandising, promotion and/or publicity purposes in any and all forms of media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations without further review, notice, consideration or compensation.

INTERNET LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice. No responsibility is assumed 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, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant found to be: (a) violating the Official Rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; and/or (c) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE 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. Entries generated by a script, computer program, macro, robotic or other automated means are void and will be disqualified. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute waiver of that provision. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator and Sponsor, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules.

USE OF DATA: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about the winner in accordance with its Privacy Policy. Please review the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy that can be found on their website, By participating in the Sweepstakes and providing this personal data, entrants hereby (a) agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information, (b) acknowledge that they have read and accept Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, and (c) grant to Sponsor and Administrator, the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address for the purpose of administering the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winner and fulfilling the Grand Prize.

TERMS & CONDITIONS/LIABILITY & RELEASE: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By entering the Sweepstakes, where permitted by law, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless Sponsor, Macy’s, the Administrator, and each of their parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliated and related companies, and each of their respective shareholders, administrators, legal representatives, directors, officers, employees, agencies, agents, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from and against any and all liability, loss, claim, damages, cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use, misuse or possession of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) injuries to any person
(including death) or property of any kind (including computers or mobile devices) sustained in connection with entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or from their acceptance, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of the prize, (b) any typographical or other error in the printing, offering, or announcement of the prize, (c) human error or unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes, (d) technical errors related to computers, mobile devices, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines, (e) lost, late, misdirected, illegible, garbled, or damaged entries, or (f) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries. Entrants further acknowledge that the Released Parties have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the Grand Prize, including, but not limited to, its quality or fitness for a particular purpose. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. 

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, each entrant further agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, (b) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees, (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and (d) all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New Jersey, and shall be resolved exclusively in the state or federal courts in the State of New Jersey, and each entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of said courts and waives any objection thereto.

WINNERS LIST REQUESTS: To request confirmation of the name of the Grand Prize winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope by November 15, 2018, to: Green Giant New York City Sweepstakes Winner’s List Request, 300 State Street, Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614. Vermont residents may omit return postage.

SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: Alliance Sweepstakes Services, Inc., 620 Park Ave., #332, Rochester, NY 14607.

SPONSOR: B&G Foods North America, Inc., 4 Gatehall Drive, Parsippany, NJ 07054.

Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Sweepstakes is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Sweepstakes.

Garrett Nevin