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The following promotion is intended for play and participation in the United States only and shall be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the United States. Please do not proceed if you are not a legal resident of the United States and currently located in the United States.

Johnsonville Italian Sausage
“Chili Sausage Swap” Sweepstakes
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN

Please read these rules before entering the Johnsonville Italian “Chili Is Better With Johnsonville Sausage” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”). By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by these rules and represent that you satisfy all Sweepstakes eligibility requirements.

  1. Sponsor. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Johnsonville Sausage, LLC, N6928 Johnsonville Way, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085. (“Sponsor”). This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Pinterest.
  2. Sweepstakes Period. Sweepstakes begins at 11:00:00 a.m. Central Daylight Saving Time (“CDT”) on October 14, 2013, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) on November 22, 2013 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes computer, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion, is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes.
  3. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor, its agents, affiliates, subsidiary and parent companies, sales representatives, distributors, wholesalers, licensees, advertising and promotion agencies and members of the immediate families or households of each such employee are not eligible to enter or win.
  4. How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to http://www.pinterest.com/jvillesausage and follow us. You must be a member of Pinterest to follow us. Membership to Pinterest is free.
  5. After you follow us: pin one or more chili recipes from either your own collection or that you’ve discovered online, and in which you’d like to use Johnsonville Ground Italian Sausage as a substitution for, or blended with, traditional ground beef or other meat in the recipe and include the hashtag #JohnsonvilleSausageSwap in the description of each pin. If you choose to pin a photograph of the completed recipe, the photograph may not infringe upon any third party's rights, including copyright.

    We also invite you to repin any Johnsonville chili recipes available at http://www.pinterest.com/jvillesausage to your Board.

    Then, to enter your qualifying pin(s) and be eligible for a prize, complete a website entry form at http://www.johnsonville.com/chilisausageswap to submit your Pinterest Pin URL containing the #JohnsonvilleSausageSwap hashtag (for verification), and your email address (for winner notification). The Board(s) containing entered pin(s) must be publicly-visible at least through December 31, 2013. All valid entries have an equal chance of winning. Limit one entry per person per Pin during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple unique pins, each containing the #JohnsonvilleSausageSwap hashtag, may be entered individually via the website entry form and count as multiple entries for the same person. Only entries registered via the Sponsor’s website entry form will be eligible. Entries submitted via any other method, including but not limited to U.S. Postal Service, facsimile or other express delivery services, will NOT be accepted. Entries must be received no later than 11:59:59 p.m. CST on November 22, 2013. When you enter the Sweepstakes, you can also opt-in to become a Johnsonville Enthusiast, which would allow you to receive promotional offers and emails from the Sponsor. You can opt-out of receiving such offers and emails at any time and opting-in does not impact your chances of winning.

  6. Prize Winner Selection: Twenty (20) potential Prize Winners will be selected, from among all entries, in a random drawing conducted on or about December 2, 2013. The winners will receive one prize package per person. The drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor or its designee, the judges of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Prior awarding any prize, the Sponsor will verify that a compliant pin exists on the entered Board. Any entries randomly selected that do not have a compliant pin on the entered Board will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are incomplete or inaccurate whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature.
  7. Odds. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
  8. Prize: Twenty (20) Prizes. Each prize consists of one (1) stainless steel Crock-Pot® slow cooker and five (5) coupons for free Johnsonville Italian Sausage. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of Prize: $67.50 ARV of all prizes is $1,350.
  9. No cash option is available. No substitution of the Prize or any component thereof is permitted, except in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute the Prize for a prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state and local taxes on Prize value, if applicable, are the sole responsibility of winner. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued if required by law.

  10. Prize Winner Notification: Prize Winners will be notified by the email provided. Return of any prize notification or prize as undeliverable will result in forfeiture of prize and an alternate winner may be selected. Any prizes that are unclaimed as of January 2, 2014 will not be awarded.
  11. Privacy Policy. You are providing your information to the Sponsor. Please see the Sponsor's privacy policy at www.johnsonville.com/policies/privacy-policy.html for details of our policy regarding the personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes. The terms of such privacy policy are incorporated into, and considered part of, these Official Rules.
  12. General Terms: By entering, participants (a) agree to be bound by the official rules and the decisions of the judges; and (b) agree to release Sponsor and its agents and Pinterest from any and all liability, loss, damage or injury resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or any prize-related activity. Subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations. Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Website/Pinterest users, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes; and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of the Website/Sweepstakes application. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any non-conforming entries. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or force majeure. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the Sweepstakes is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of an established e-mail account 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, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
  13. By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Wisconsin.

  14. General Release. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR ACCEPTING ANY PRIZE, EACH ENTRANT RELEASES THE SPONSOR AND ITS RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES AND RELATED COMPANIES AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES FROM ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, WITH THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION OR USE OF ANY PRIZE (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES OR LOSSES RELATED TO PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DAMAGE TO OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY, DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT).

Winners List: For the names of the winners, send an email to be received no later than January 2, 2014 to social@johnsonville.com.

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