1. Sweepstakes Period: The Seed What’s Happening Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins April 1, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends August 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
  2. Eligibility: Open to legal United States residents, residing in CT, DE, MD, NJ, NY and PA, 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever (the “Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (the “Administrator”), Wakefern Food Corp., their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, members, divisions, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively, the “Sponsor and its Administrators”), and its affiliates and each of their respective employees, shareholders, directors, officers, members, assigns and agents and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win. Void outside of CT, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA and where prohibited by law and subject to all federal, state and local laws.
  3. How To Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, you can enter the Sweepstakes by visiting www.shoprite.com/seedwhatshappening (“Site”) and following the onscreen instructions to complete all required registration information, including taking a short quiz, to receive one (1) entry (the “Entry”) into the corresponding monthly random drawing and the Grand Prize random drawing. Entries will not carry forward to subsequent monthly random drawings, if any. Limit one (1) Entry per person per day. For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “month” is defined as beginning at 12:00 a.m. ET on the first day of each calendar month and ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on the last day of each calendar month, except for the first month which begins at 6:00 a.m. ET on April 1, 2018. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email account associated with the Entry. Entries by script, macro or other automated means which subvert the Entry process are void. Normal Internet/phone access and data/usage charges imposed by your on-line/phone service will apply. Automated Entries, or those generated by script or bot are not eligible. All Entries must be complete to be eligible. All Entries become property of the Sponsor. The person uploading the Entry will be deemed the entrant (the “Entrant”). The Entry must be complete to be eligible. Participation is subject to disqualification of all Entries, if multiple accounts are used by the same person.
  4. Random Drawing:  One (1) Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected on or about September 5, 2018 from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. One (1) winner per month (5 total) will be selected in separate monthly random drawings on or about the following dates: May 4, 2018; June 5, 2018; July 6, 2018; August 3, 2018; and September 5, 2018 from among all eligible Entries received per month. The random drawings will be conducted by the Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible Entries received each month and overall.
  5. Prizes: Grand Prize (1): One (1) $5,000 ShopRite® gift card. Monthly Prize (5 total, 1 per month): One (1) $250 ShopRite® gift card. Gift cards subject to restrictions and expiration dates may apply. The approximate retail value of all prizes is $6,250.  All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winners.  For any prize with an ARV of $600 or more, Sponsor is required by law to issue an IRS Form 1099-MISC that will be prepared in the winner’s name and submitted to the IRS for the value of the winner’s prize.
  6. General Rules: Grand Prize Winner will be required to sign and return, via email/email link, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release, and Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law), within seven (7) days (including weekends) of notification attempt or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate Grand Prize winner may be selected. Monthly Prize winners will be notified via email and must confirm his/her mailing address/verify eligibility within seven (7) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.  Prize notification will be sent via email or email link. Return of prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Prizes will be delivered to winners within 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of winner confirmation. Return of prize as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions are allowed. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winners’ names and likenesses for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. Winners, by accepting a prize and all Entrants, as a condition of Entry, agree, as applicable, to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators, its respective parent, subsidiaries, members, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes, from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever, for injuries, death, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an Entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded, or while preparing for, participating in or from any prize-related activity or for any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prizes. In case of dispute, Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of Entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail 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 e-mail address. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the Entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; violates these Official Rules; acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner: or acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor and its Administrators are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries and administration of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or corruption of any sort. In such event, Sponsor will award the prizes in random drawings from among all eligible Entries received each month and overall prior to cancellation. As a condition of entering in the Sweepstakes, Entrant (or parent/legal guardian if participant is a minor in his/her state of residence) agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees.
  7. Privacy: Any personally identifiable information provided by Entrants through the Site or the ShopRite mobile app will be collected and used solely in connection with administration of this Sweepstakes, including for contacting and announcing winners, and otherwise in accordance with ShopRite’s privacy policy available at http://www.shoprite.com/privacy-policy/ and Sponsor’s privacy policy at http://www.unileverprivacypolicy.com/en_us/policy.aspx.
  8. Winners: For the names of the winners, available after September 20, 2018, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by October 20, 2018 to: The Seed What’s Happening Sweepstakes -Winners, 100 Marcus Drive, Dept. CG, Melville, NY 11747.
  9. Sponsor/ Administrator: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever, 800 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. The Administrator of the Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.