OFFICIAL RULES STASH TEA 40TH ANNIVERSARY SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING

ENTRY PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins on October 1, 2012 and continues until 11:59 PM PST on October 31, 2012. Participants may enter once daily during the entry period.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to residents of the 50 United States, D.C., US military bases, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands, 18 years of age and older as of October 1, 2012 and legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who are at least the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside as of October 1, 2012. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, suppliers, representatives and agents of Stash Tea Company, and its participating retailers, vendors and their respective advertising, and promotion agencies, and their respective immediate families or persons living in the same household, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate families” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year. All federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations apply.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Entry Period, visit the Stash Tea Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/stashtea (the “Sweepstakes Website”). ‘Like’ the Stash Tea Facebook page, then click on 40th Anniversary Sweepstakes tab, and follow the entry instructions on the application. Entrants will be required to provide their e-mail address for winner notification purposes, ‘Like’ Stash Tea and agree to the Official Rules. Entrants may also earn extra entries by completing the task(s) indicated on the entry page. Submissions to each Sweepstakes must be received by 11:59:59 PM PST on the day of its giveaway in order to be eligible; entries received after the deadline will be deemed ineligible to win that day's giveaway. Entries become the property of the Sponsor, not Facebook, and will not be acknowledged or returned.

LIMIT: Sweepstakes entry limited to one (1) entry per person per day. Any attempt by an entrant, or any other person, to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, mailing addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods may result in disqualification by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

PRIZES:
October 8, 2012 One (1) Nikki's Cookie Basket
October 9, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: Quotables You Rock Mug, RSVP Just Ducky Infuser, DCI T-Rex Infuser, Huang Acrylic Tea Bag Dispenser, Brown Squeezmo
October 10, 2012 One (1) Takeya Iced Tea Maker. Four (4) winners.
October 11, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: Huang Acrylic 12-Cell Tea Chest, 18 ct Stash Green Tea Sampler, 18 ct Stash Herbal Tea Sampler, Quotables Dance Love Sing Live Mug, Pink Squeezmo
October 12, 2012 One (1) Nesco Water Kettle. Two (2) winners.
October 13, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: PPD Paris Mug Set, 100 gram Breakfast in Paris Tea, Bodum Assam Teapot
October 14, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: OneMark Imperial Tea Cozy, OneMark Imperial Tea Wallet, 18 ct Organic Breakfast Blend, 18 ct Organic Earl Grey
October 15, 2012 One (1) Primitives by Kathy Good to Go Travel Mug. Four (4) winners.
October 16, 2012 One (1) Pacific Merchants Nine-Piece Orange Set
October 17, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: ABC Tea Harmony Glass Teapot, RSVP Tea Scoop, RSVP Canister
October 18, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: Huang Acrylic 6-Cell Tea Chest, Natural Life Peace Love Happiness Mug, Green Squeezmo
October 19, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: Wild & Wolf Keep Calm and Carry On Mug, 18 ct Green Tea Sampler. Six (6) winners.
October 20, 2012 One (1) Harold's Gift Basket. Two (2) winners.
October 21, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: PPD Daisy Cow Creamer, NW Glass Teapot
October 22, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: Bodum Tea Press, Stash House Blend
October 23, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: Madison Bay Teapot, Madison Bay Cup and Saucers
October 24, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: Charles Sadek Bee Teapot, Charles Sadek Bee Mug, Nektar Honey Crystals
October 25, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: Wild & Wolf Pride and Prejudice Mug, English Breakfast Tea. Six (6) winners.
October 26, 2012 One (1) The Tea Room Chocolates. Two (2) winners.
October 27, 2012 One (1) prize package including one (1) each of: RSVP Canister, RSVP Tea Scoop, RSVP Just Ducky Infuser, 100 g Stash Bed and Breakfast Blend Black Tea. Five (5) winners.
October 28, 2012 One (1) Burton & Burton Floral Teapot. Two (2) winners.
October 29, 2012 One (1) Trudeau To-Go Travel Mug. Four (4) winners.
October 30, 2012 One (1) prize package including: ForLife Orange Glass Teapot, 2 Orange Unicups
October 31, 2012 One (1) prize package including one each of: Breville Kettle, Ultimate Tea Bag Sampler, Nektar Honey Crystals

Prizes are non-transferrable, non-resellable and cannot be substituted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion; Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a stated prize is unavailable for any reason. Prize winners are responsible for all taxes. Neither Sponsor nor its affiliates or subsidiaries will be responsible for any loss, liability or damages arising out of the winner’s acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.

SELECTION OF WINNER & NOTIFICATION: Winners will be selected in a random drawing held weekly during the entry period, from all eligible entries received. Winners will be notified by email and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility/liability release, which must be received by Sponsor within 5 days of the date on the notification, or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Odds of winning a prize depend on number of eligible entries received. Prizes will be awarded and shipped to winner within forty-five (45) days after winner verification.

RELEASES: By participating, entrant indemnifies and agrees to release and hold harmless Stash Tea Company; its respective subsidiaries; and each of its respective directors, officers, attorneys, employees, and agents, from any damage, injury, death, loss or other liability that may arise from entrant’s acceptance or use of any prize or participation in this promotion, from entrant’s breach of these Official Rules, or from the misuse or malfunction of any merchandise received. Stash Tea is not responsible for technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable internet connections, failed or incomplete internet or network transmissions, inability to access the Stash Tea Facebook page, or any other error or malfunction. If, for any reason, the Stash Tea 40th Anniversary Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond Stash Tea’s control which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Stash Tea 40th Anniversary Sweepstakes. Except where prohibited by law, the Winners entry and acceptance of the Prize(s) constitutes his/her consent and permission for Stash Tea and its designees to use his/her first name, likeness and address (city and state), and demographics, in any manner, for advertising, promotional and publicity purposes for this or similar promotions in perpetuity, worldwide and without restrictions, free from the payment of any additional compensation, notification or permission.

CONDUCT: By entering this sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Official Rules will be posted on StashTea.com throughout the entry period. The Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be: tampering with the entry process or the operation of the sweepstakes or website; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, STASH TEA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

GOVERNING LAW: By entering, each participant agrees 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 Oregon, 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 for Portland, Oregon.

SPONSOR: Stash Tea Company, 16655 SW 72nd Avenue, Suite 200, Tigard, OR 97224.

WINNER’S LIST REQUESTS: For a list of winners (written request must be received by October 31, 2012), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Stash Tea Company: Stash Tea 40th Anniversary Sweepstakes, 16655 SW 72nd Avenue, Suite 200, Tigard, OR 97224. Attn: Ecommerce Marketing.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Stash Tea Company and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for contest administration and periodic communications if you have indicated that you would like to receive email and/or mail from Stash Tea Company.