Rules & Regulations

Current Contests and Campaigns

  • Roots x Fred VanVleet Limited Edition Tuff Boot Contest

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN . Contest begins on September 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EDT and ends on September 26, 2019 10:00 a.m. EDT. Open only to legal Canadian residents and legal U.S. residents residing in the 50 U.S./D.C. who are 18 years of age or older and age of majority in their province, territory or state of residence at time of entry. There are 2 prizes available to be won: each prize consists of a pair of Limited Edition FRED VANVLEET X ROOTS TUFF park plaid boots signed by Fred VanVleet (approximate retail value of each pair of boots is $228 CAD/$173 USD). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received before contest closes. Mathematical skill-testing question required for Canadian residents. Limit one entry per person per social media channel. For Official Rules, visit: https://www.roots.com/us/en/help/HELP_RulesAndRegs.html.

    OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

    1. SPONSOR. The Roots x Fred VanVleet Limited Edition Tuff Boot Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Roots Corporation, 1400 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6B 4C4 (the “Sponsor”). Not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

    2. ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada and legal United States residents residing in the fifty (50) United States and Washington, D.C. who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and the age of majority in their province, territory or state of residence at time of entry. Employees of the Sponsor, its parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, departments or agencies, franchisees, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotional agencies, contest administrators, and any other parties engaged in the development, production or distribution of Contest materials and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are ineligible to enter the Contest or win a prize. By participating in this Contest, entrants acknowledge compliance with, and agree to be bound by, these Contest Rules. Entrants who do not comply with any of these Contest Rules are subject to disqualification by the Sponsor, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

    3. CONTEST DATES AND TIMES. Contest begins on September 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EDT and ends on September 26, 2019 10:00 a.m. EDT (“Contest Period”).

    4. HOW TO ENTER.To enter the Contest, you will first need to become a registered user of www.Twitter.com ("Twitter"), www.Instagram.com (“Instagram”) or www.facebook.com (“Facebook”) or log into your existing Twitter, Instagram or Facebook account. If you do not have an account, go to www.Twitter.com or www.Instagram.com or www.facebook.com to create one. Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts are free. By submitting your information and creating a Twitter, Instagram or Facebook account, you agree to the Twitter or Instagram or Facebook Terms of Use and Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to such Terms of Use and Privacy Notice, you cannot create a Twitter, Instagram or Facebook account, or participate in this Contest.

    During the Contest Period, look for the Contest announcement/post (the “Contest Post”) on Roots’ Instagram (@roots), Twitter (@roots) feed or Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/roots) To enter the Contest, you must:

    For Instagram, do all of the following:

    • Follow the Sponsor at @Roots on Instagram;
    • Share this Post on your Instagram Story; and
    • Like the Contest Post

    For Twitter, do all of the following:

    • Follow the Sponsor at @Roots on Twitter.
    • Like the Contest Post; and
    • Re-tweet the Contest Post along with #Contest

    For Facebook, do all of the following:

    Limit one (1) entry per person per social media platform during the Contest Period. Entries received from any person or e-mail address in excess of the limitation stated will be void. By re-Tweeting the Contest Post along with #Contest, and/or by liking the Contest Post you affirm that you have read, understand and agree to these Official Rules. Entrants understand that they are posting at their sole risk. The Sponsor is not responsible for any claims arising from a comment, specifically including, but not limited to, claims for intellectual property infringement and privacy rights violations, as well as violations of the respective social media site’s terms and conditions.

    In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, in its sole discretion, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. The Sponsor shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Proof of sending e-mail is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry.

    Comments/replies must be responsive to the “call to action” message and must not be obscene or offensive; must not depict alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous or illegal; and must not be sexually explicit or suggestive, all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, alter or remove any comment/reply. Comments/replies must be suitable for presentation in a public forum, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Entries that are incomplete or generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means, that have been submitted through illicit means or by any means which subvert the entry process or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions set out in the Official Rules will be void. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same social media account or email addresses.

    Any attempt or suspected attempt to use robotic, automatic, programmed, or otherwise, illicit means to enter the Contest, or any other methods not authorized by these Contest Rules, for example, but not limited to, creating multiple accounts, identities, or registrations, all in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, shall be deemed as tampering and may disqualify you from entering, participating and/or winning a prize.

    5. CONTEST PRIZES. There are two (2) prizes available to be won: each prize consists of a pair of Limited Edition FRED VANVLEET X ROOTS TUFF park plaid boots signed by Fred VanVleet (approximate retail value of each pair of boots is $228 CAD/$173 USD). Winners assume any and all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by entering or participating in this Contest or use or redemption of a prize. Prizes must be accepted as awarded. The prizes, nor any portion thereof, can be combined with other discounts, promotions or special offers. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value if a prize is unavailable at time of award, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “RACJ”) for Quebec legal residents.

    6. ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received before the Contest closes.

    7. WINNER SELECTION AND CONFIRMATION. The potential prize winners for the Contest will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The potential prize winners will be selected on September 27, 2019 at 10:00 am EDT at 1400 Castlefield Toronto, Ontario and will be notified thereafter. The potential prize winners will be notified by direct message via the social media platform used for entry or a comment on their comment/reply to the Contest Post. The Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within forty eight (48) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. Any potential prize winner may have to sign and return the Sponsor’s Declaration of Eligibility, Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”) prior to receiving the prize. The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize in question may go unawarded if a potential winner cannot be contacted and/or does not return the completed Prize Claim Documents in the time frame required. If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Contest Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may be selected by way of random draw.

    Mathematical skill-testing question required for Canadian residents prior to awarding of any prize.

    Disputes regarding identity of entrant: If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder (the individual assigned to the social media account associated with the entry) as long as such person is otherwise eligible in accordance with these Official Rules. Each entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the Authorized Account Holder associated with an entry.

    8. RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION. The winners agree, as a condition of receiving the prize, to release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor, its departments and agencies, parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, franchisees, advertising and promotional agencies, counsel, marketing partners, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, subsidiaries, agents, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the administration, development and execution of the Contest (the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all manner of action, cause of action, claim or demand, loss or injury, use or misuse of a prize or any travel related thereto, and the use of the Entry by the Sponsor, suit, debt, covenant, contract, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence, (except for material injury caused by an intentional or gross fault if winner is a resident of Quebec), breach of contract and fundamental breach, failure of any third party contractor or supplier used in connection with any aspect of the Contest to perform or deliver any goods or services, any act of God or any other event beyond the Released Parties’ control, any dissatisfaction of any kind by a winner with any aspect of the Contest or any prize, liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants, guests, their heirs, successors or assigns have, might have or could have suffered, by reason of or arising out of an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of the prize as awarded; and (iv) indemnify the Released Parties against any loss, damage or expense, including legal fees, that any of the Released Parties may suffer or incur in connection with any claim or demand by any third party, including any 3rd party referred to or depicted in any entry, or as a result of any non-compliance by an entrant with any of the Contest Rules or participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by an entrant of a prize and the use of the Contest entry by the Sponsor.

    9. OTHER CONDITIONS.

    Publicity and entrant information: By participating in this Contest, entrants consent to the use of their name, address, e-mail address, postal code, telephone number, social media handles, comments and image, whether on videotape, photograph or any other means for the administration of this Contest or any publicity carried out by the Sponsor, without further notice or compensation, unless prohibited by law.

    Law: The Contest is void where prohibited by law and subject to all applicable Canadian and United States federal, provincial, territorial, state, municipal and local laws. For residents of Quebec, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the “RACJ” for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. For residents of all other jurisdictions, this Contest shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the province of Ontario, including all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Contest Rules, rights and obligations between entrants and the Sponsor, and procedural provisions, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Any dispute shall be adjudicated by the courts sitting in Toronto, Ontario.

    Rule amendments: The Sponsor reserves the right, subject to the approval of the RACJ to amend these Contest Rules, or modify, cancel or suspend this Contest, without prior notice for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation in the event that any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupts, or threatens to corrupt, the security or proper administration of the Contest. If the Contest is terminated before the designated end date, subject to the approval of the RACJ, the Sponsor will (if possible) select another winner(s) in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

    Intellectual Property: All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, images, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Sponsor. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or other intellectual property without the express written consent of the Sponsor is strictly prohibited.

    Winner’s List: A list of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: The Roots x Fred VanVleet Limited Edition Tuff Boot Contest, ATTN: Traci Button, Roots Chicago Store, 605N Michigan Avenue Chicago, 60611. Residents of Canada may omit return postage. All such requests must be received within six (6) weeks after the end of the Contest Period.

    © Roots Corporation 2019. All Rights Reserved.

  • Roots x Shawn Mendes Contest

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN . Contest begins on September 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EDT and ends on September 5, 2019 2:00 p.m EDT. Open only to legal Canadian residents (excluding Quebec) and legal U.S. residents residing in the 50 U.S./D.C. who are 18 years of age or older and age of majority in their province, territory or state of residence at time of entry. There is 1 prize package available to be won consisting of: (i) 2 tickets to see Shawn Mendes live in concert at the Rogers Centre in Toronto on September 6, 2019 and (ii) a “meet and greet” for winner and 1 guest with Shawn Mendes, subject to artist availability. Total approximate retail value of the Grand Prize Package is $600 CAD/$450.44 USD. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received before contest closes. Skill-testing question required for Canadian residents. Limit one entry per person per social media channel. For full contest rules visit: https://www.roots.com/us/en/help/HELP_RulesAndRegs.html.

    OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

    1. SPONSOR. The Roots x Shawn Mendes Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Roots Corporation, 1400 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6B 4C4 (the “Sponsor”). Not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

    2. ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) and legal United States residents residing in the fifty (50) United States and Washington, D.C. who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and the age of majority in their province, territory or state of residence at time of entry. Employees of the Sponsor, its parents, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, departments or agencies, franchisees, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotional agencies, contest administrators, and any other parties engaged in the development, production or distribution of Contest materials and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are ineligible to enter the Contest or win a prize. By participating in this Contest, entrants acknowledge compliance with, and agree to be bound by, these Contest Rules. Entrants who do not comply with any of these Contest Rules are subject to disqualification by the Sponsor, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

    3. CONTEST DATES AND TIMES. The Contest beings on September 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EDT and ends on September 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. EDT (“Contest Period”).

    4. HOW TO ENTER.To enter the Contest, you will first need to become a registered user of www.Twitter.com ("Twitter"), www.Instagram.com (“Instagram”) or www.facebook.com (“Facebook”) or log into your existing Twitter, Instagram or Facebook account. If you do not have an account, go to www.Twitter.com or www.Instagram.com or www.facebook.com to create one. Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts are free. By submitting your information and creating a Twitter, Instagram or Facebook account, you agree to the Twitter or Instagram or Facebook Terms of Use and Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to such Terms of Use and Privacy Notice, you cannot create a Twitter, Instagram or Facebook account, or participate in this Contest.

    During the Contest Period, look for the Contest announcement/post (the “Contest Post”) on Roots’ Instagram (@roots), Twitter (@roots) feed or Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/roots) To enter the Contest, you must:

    For Instagram, do all of the following:

    • Follow the Sponsor at @Roots on Instagram; and
    • Like the Contest Post

    For Twitter, do all of the following:

    • Follow the Sponsor at @Roots on Twitter.
    • Like the Contest Post; and
    • Re-tweet the Contest Post along with #Contest

    For Facebook, do all of the following:

    Limit one (1) entry per person per social media platform during the Contest Period. Entries received from any person or e-mail address in excess of the limitation stated will be void. By re-Tweeting the Contest Post along with #Contest, and by liking the Contest Post you affirm that you have read, understand and agree to these Official Rules. Entrants understand that they are posting at their sole risk. The Sponsor is not responsible for any claims arising from a comment, specifically including, but not limited to, claims for intellectual property infringement and privacy rights violations, as well as violations of the respective social media site’s terms and conditions.

    In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, in its sole discretion, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. The Sponsor shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Proof of sending e-mail is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry.

    Comments/replies must be responsive to the “call to action” message and must not be obscene or offensive; must not depict alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous or illegal; and must not be sexually explicit or suggestive, all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, alter or remove any comment/reply. Comments/replies must be suitable for presentation in a public forum, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Entries that are incomplete or generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means, that have been submitted through illicit means or by any means which subvert the entry process or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions set out in the Official Rules will be void. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same social media account or email addresses.

    Any attempt or suspected attempt to use robotic, automatic, programmed, or otherwise, illicit means to enter the Contest, or any other methods not authorized by these Contest Rules, for example, but not limited to, creating multiple accounts, identities, or registrations, all in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, shall be deemed as tampering and may disqualify you from entering, participating and/or winning a prize.

    5. CONTEST PRIZES. There is one (1) prize available to be won consisting of: (i) two (2) tickets to see Shawn Mendes live in Concert at the Rogers Centre in Toronto on September 6, 2019 and (ii) a “meet and greet” with Shawn Mendes and (1) one guest, subject to artist availability. Total approximate retail value of the prize package is $600 CAD/$450.44 USD.

    Any and all transportation to/from the event and any corresponding accommodations will not be provided by Sponsor and will be the winner’s sole responsibility. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified thereon and by issuer. Seat locations will be determined by the Sponsor. Winner and his/her guest must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize.

    Winner assumes any and all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by entering, participating in this Contest or use or redemption of a prize. The prize must be accepted as awarded. The prize, nor any portion thereof, can be combined with other discounts, promotions or special offers. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value if the prize is unavailable at time of award.

    6. ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received before the Contest closes.

    7. WINNER SELECTION AND CONFIRMATION. The potential prize winner for the Contest will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The potential prize winner will be selected on September 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT and will be notified thereafter. The potential prize winner will be notified by direct message via the social media platform used for entry or a comment on their comment/reply to the Contest Post. The Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within five (5) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. Any potential prize winner may have to sign a Declaration of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”) prior to receiving the prize. The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize in question may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed. If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Contest Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may be selected.

    Skill-testing question required for Canadian residents prior to awarding of any prize.

    Disputes regarding identity of entrant: If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder (the individual assigned to the social media account associated with the entry) as long as such person is otherwise eligible in accordance with these Official Rules. Each entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the Authorized Account Holder associated with an entry.

    8. RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION. The winner agrees, as a condition of receiving the prize, to release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor, its departments and agencies, parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, franchisees, advertising and promotional agencies, counsel, marketing partners, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, subsidiaries, agents, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the administration, development and execution of the Contest (the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all manner of action, cause of action, claim or demand, loss or injury, use or misuse of a prize or any travel related thereto, and the use of the Entry by the Sponsor, suit, debt, covenant, contract, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence, breach of contract and fundamental breach, failure of any third party contractor or supplier used in connection with any aspect of the Contest to perform or deliver any goods or services, any act of God or any other event beyond the Released Parties’ control, any dissatisfaction of any kind by a winner with any aspect of the Contest or any prize, liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants, guests, their heirs, successors or assigns have, might have or could have suffered, by reason of or arising out of an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of the prize as awarded; and (iv) indemnify the Released Parties against any loss, damage or expense, including legal fees, that any of the Released Parties may suffer or incur in connection with any claim or demand by any third party, including any 3rd party referred to or depicted in any entry, or as a result of any non-compliance by an entrant with any of the Contest Rules or participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by an entrant of a prize and the use of the Contest entry by the Sponsor.

    9. OTHER CONDITIONS.

    Publicity and entrant information: By participating in this Contest, entrants consent to the use of their name, address, e-mail address, postal code, telephone number, social media handles, comments and image, whether on videotape, photograph or any other means for the administration of this Contest or any publicity carried out by the Sponsor, without further notice or compensation, unless prohibited by law.

    Law: The Contest is void where prohibited by law and subject to all applicable Canadian and American federal, provincial, territorial, state, municipal and local laws. This Contest shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the province of Ontario, including all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Contest Rules, rights and obligations between entrants and the Sponsor, and procedural provisions, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Any dispute shall be adjudicated by the courts sitting in Toronto, Ontario.

    Rule amendments: The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend or modify these Contest Rules, or modify, cancel or suspend this Contest, without prior notice for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation in the event that any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupts, or threatens to corrupt, the security or proper administration of the Contest. If the Contest is terminated before the designated end date, the Sponsor will (if possible) select winner in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

    Intellectual Property: All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, images, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Sponsor. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or other intellectual property without the express written consent of the Sponsor is strictly prohibited.

    Winner’s List: A list of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: The Roots x Shawn Mendes Contest, ATTN: Traci Button, Roots Chicago Store, 605N Michigan Avenue Chicago, 60611. Residents of Canada may omit return postage. All such requests must be received within six (6) weeks after the end of the Contest Period.

    © Roots Corporation 2019. All Rights Reserved.

  • Roots Chicago Sweepstakes

    OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

    SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The Roots Chicago Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on April 12, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends on April 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. CT (the “Sweepstakes Period”).The Sweepstakes Period is divided into three (3) entry periods (each, an “Entry Period” and collectively, the “Entry Periods”) wherein winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received during each Entry Period.The Entry Periods will take place as follows:

    Entry Period #

    Start Date (at 12:01 a.m. CT)

    End Date (at 11:59 p.m. CT)

    Drawing Date

    1

    April 12, 2019

    April 13, 2015

    April 15, 2015

    2

    April 14, 2019

    April 15, 2019

    April 16, 2019

    3

    April 16, 2019

    April 17, 2019

    April 18, 2019

    *Non-winning entries WILL NOT roll over to subsequent Entry Period drawings, if any.

    Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes.By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Roots Corporation, 1400 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6B 4C4 (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Instagram or Twitter. Instagram and Twitter are completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Sweepstakes.

    ELIGIBILITY: 

    Only legal United States residents who reside in Illinois and are eighteen (18) years of age or older are eligible to enter.Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, its parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, departments or agencies, franchisees, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotional agencies, and any other parties engaged in the development, production or distribution of Contest materials (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and the immediate family members, and/or those living in the same household of each, are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize.Sweepstakes is void outside of Illinois and where prohibited by law.

    HOW TO ENTER: 

    To enter the Sweepstakes, you'll first need to become a registered user of www.Twitter.com ("Twitter") or www.Instagram.com (“Instagram”) or log into your Twitter or Instagram account.If you do not have an account, go to www.Twitter.com or www.Instagram.com to create one. Twitter and Instagram accounts are free. By submitting your information and creating a Twitter or Instagram account, you agree to the Twitter or Instagram Terms of Use and Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to such Terms of Use and Privacy Notice, you cannot create a Twitter or Instagram account, or participate in this Sweepstakes. Additionally, to enter via Instagram or Twitter, your account must be set to public. 

    During the Sweepstakes Period, look for the Sweepstakes announcement (the “Sweepstakes Message”) on Sponsor’s Instagram (@roots) or on Sponsor’s Twitter (@roots) feed. To enter the Sweepstakes, you must:

    For Instagram, do all of the following:

    • Follow the Sponsor at @Roots on Instagram; and
    • Tag three (3) of your friends as a comment to the Sweepstakes Message; OR

    For Twitter, do all of the following:

    • Follow the Sponsor at @Roots on Twitter.
    • Re-tweet the Sweepstakes Message along with #Entry; and
    • Reply to the Sweepstakes Message by tagging three (3) of your friends.

    Limit one (1) entry per person per social media platform during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received from any person or email address in excess of the limitation stated will be void.By tagging three (3) friends as a comment to the Sweepstakes Message on Instagram and/or re-Tweeting the Sweepstakes Message along with #Entry, you affirm that you have read, understand and agree to these Official Rules. Entrants understand that they are posting at their sole risk.Sponsor is not responsible for any claims arising from a comment, specifically including, but not limited to, claims for intellectual property infringement and privacy rights violations, as well as violations of the respective social media site’s terms and conditions.

    In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. The Sweepstakes Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information 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 the entries in the Sweepstakes.The Sweepstakes Entities assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries.Incomplete entries will be disqualified.Proof of sending email is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry.

    Comments/replies must be responsive to the “call to action” message and must not be obscene or offensive; must not depict alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous or illegal; and must not be sexually explicit or suggestive, all as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, alter or remove any comment/reply. Comments/replies must be suitable for presentation in a public forum, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Entries that are incomplete or generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means, that have been submitted through illicit means or by any means which subvert the entry process or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions set out in the Official Rules will be void. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same social media account or email addresses. 

    WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: 

    On or about each of the dates indicated in the chart above, the potential prize winners for the corresponding Entry Period will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.The potential prize winners will be notified by direct message via the social media platform used for entry or a comment on their comment/reply to the Sweepstakes Message.Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within twenty-four (24) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected.Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize in question may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed. If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may be selected. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during each Entry Period.

    PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES: 

    Ten (10) Entry Period 1 Prizes are available.Each Entry Period 1 Prize consists of a Roots Salt & Pepper Original Kanga Hoody and a Roots Salt & Pepper Original Sweatpant with an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $133 ea.

    Six (6) Entry Period 2 Prizes are available.Each Entry Period 2 Prize consists of two (2) Roots Cabin Hand Towels, one (1) Roots Cabin Blanket, and one (1) pair of Roots Cabin socks with an ARV of $146 ea. 

    Two (2) Entry Period 3 Prizes are available.Each Entry Period 3 Prize consists of one (1) leather Student Pack Tribe with an ARV of $300 ea. 

    Limit one (1) prize per person. Confirmed winners must claim their prize at the Roots Store located at 605 Michigan Avenue on either April 20, 2019 or April 21, 2019. 

    GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: 

    No cash alternative or prize substitutions will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if a prize listed is unavailable for any reason. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.Prize winners shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize. Any potential prize winner may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”).If winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within twenty-four (24) hours of prize notification (or a shorter time if required by exigencies), and an alternate winner may be selected winner may be disqualified.

    Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished by third parties in connection with the Sweepstakes.WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

    GENERAL: 

    Acceptance of a prize constitutes prize winner’s permission for Sponsor and its designees to use prize winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.Entrants agree that the Sweepstakes Entities (A) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer system or wireless phone which is occasioned by participating in the Sweepstakes, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature.Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, or stolen entries or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information.Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted.Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein. In the event Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes.If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select any remaining winners in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination.Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor.The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

    GOVERNING LAW:

    ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OR CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS.

    WINNER’S LIST:

    A winner’s list may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Traci Button, Roots Chicago Sweepstakes Winners, Roots Chicago Store, 605N Michigan Avenue Chicago, 60611.

    All such requests must be received within six (6) weeks after the end of the Sweepstakes Period. 

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