$1000 Grocery Giveaway Official Rules

Eligibility: Contest is open to all legal residents of California, eighteen (18) years of age and older at the time of entry. No purchase necessary to enter or win. This offer is void where prohibited or restricted by law. One entry per person. Food Maxx is a registered trademark of FoodMaxx. All rights reserved. This contest is sponsored by the Modesto Bee and prizes are sponsored by FoodMaxx. Employees or operatives of The McClatchy Company, and The Modesto Bee or any entity connected with the sponsorship or management of the contest, as well as members of the same household of any such employee or operative, are ineligible to participate. Customer must reside in San Joaquin, or Stanislaus county.

Can a person who has already signed up for Modesto Bee delivery win? And how? Yes!

How to Enter: Call 1-916-226-9864 and follow the instructions to enter the contest.


Winner Selection & Contest Deadline: A random drawing from all eligible entries will be held to choose winner on July 12th, 2016. Contest for entire promotion closes at 11:59 PM on July 10th, 2016. The decisions of The Modesto Bee are final and binding in all matters related to the contest. The winner will be notified via phone on July 12, 2016. The Modesto Bee may elect to extend entry dates and/or any other provision of the contest without notice.



Odds: Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Prize: Eleven prizes: One $500 gift card to Food Maxx, ten $50 gift cards to Food Maxx. The winning prize is non-transferable to any other person, including relatives or friends. Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and any expenses associated with the game, unless otherwise indicated. No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of prizes permitted except at The Modesto Bee’s option for prizes of comparable or greater value.

Contest Cancellation: The Modesto Bee reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend the contest.


Winner Notification & Prize Claim:The Modesto Bee and sponsors cannot be held liable for any technical, hardware, software or other transmission failures of any kind, lost or unavailable networks connections or incomplete, distorted or delayed computer transmissions, regardless of cause. Winner must respond to prize notification within five (5) business days to claim prize. Eligible winner must claim prize from The Modesto Bee, at 1325 H St, Modesto, CA 95354, by July 19th, 2016. Photo ID is required for prize claim verification. Failure of the prize recipient/winner to notify and collect their prize within time parameters will be deemed as forfeiture. In the event of forfeiture, the original recipient/winner acknowledges no claim, right or authority to transfer prize in any way. All federal state and local laws and regulations apply. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules.


Conditions: Non-compliance by winner of official rules and guidelines will result in disqualification of the winner and an alternate winner may be selected.



Release: Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for The Modesto Bee, to use winner’s name, photograph, address (city and state) and testimonials in printed or other media, whether now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, in any manner it deems appropriate in connection with promoting this or any other Contest and/or promotion sponsored by it, without further compensation to the winner.

Privacy: The Modesto Bee is committed to respecting the privacy of our readers and contest participants. Any personal information provided to The Modesto Bee is used only for purposes necessary to provide entrant information on The Modesto Bee products and services.

Limitations of Liability: By entering the contest, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action, and entrant waives his or her right to a jury trial for such disputes, claims, and causes of action; (2) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) 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.



General Release: By entering the contest, sweepstake contestants release The Modesto Bee and its parent company and respective affiliated companies, directors, officers, employees, representatives, partners and agents from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or with the acceptance, possession or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light).



Winners List: To obtain a winners list after July 12th, 2016, send a
self-addressed stamped envelope to: Grocery Contest - Prize
Winner List, Audience Development Department, The Modesto Bee 1325 H St, Modesto, CA 95354

Inquiries: Any questions should be directed to: Customer Service, 
The Modesto Bee, 1325 H St, Modesto, CA 95354 or 800-776-4233.