LebanonTurf — Emerald Isle Contest Official Rules

The LebanonTurf (Sponsor) Emerald Isle Contest (“Contest”) begins on Monday, January 27, 2020, and ends at or around 11:59:59 pm CST on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (“Contest Period”). Sponsor’s time clock shall be the official clock of the Contest. Sponsor will have the sole discretion in determining the timeliness of any action or inaction related to this Contest.

The Contest Period is divided into nine approximately month-long Game Periods as set forth below. Eligible entrants must enter at least once during a Game Period to be eligible to win a prize for that Game Period. Eligible users can enter twice during the official Contest Period, once digitally at the contest website (lebanonturf.com/emeraldisle) and once in person with a LebanonTurf rep. Additional Contest entries will reset at 12:00:00 am CDT or CST the morning of each new Game Period. Total entry period is from Monday, January 27, 2020 at 9:00:00 am CDT, and ends at or around 11:59:59 pm CST on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. All entries during the Contest are eligible for entry into the grand prize drawing.


Game Period



Game Period 1

Monday, January 27, 2020 at 12:00:00 am CST

Friday, February 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CST

Game Period 2

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 12:00:00 am CST

Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CDT

Game Period 3

Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 12:00:00 am CDT

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CDT

Game Period 4

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 At 12:00:00 am CDT

Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CDT

Game Period 5

Friday, May 15, 2020 At 12:00:00 am CDT

Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CDT

Game Period 6

Monday, June 15, 2020 At 12:00:00 am CDT

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CDT

Game Period 7

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 At 12:00:00 am CDT

Friday, August 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CDT

Game Period 8

Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 12:00:00 am CDT

Monday, September 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CDT

Game Period 9

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 12:00:00 am CDT

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CDT




Contest Grand Prize

Monday, January 27, 2020 at 12:00:00 am CST

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:59:59 pm CST


  • Game Period 1: Winners announced Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Game Period 2: Winners announced Monday, March 16, 2020
  • Game Period 3: Winners announced Wednesday, April 15, 2020
  • Game Period 4: Winners announced Friday, May 15, 2020
  • Game Period 5: Winners announced Monday, June 15, 2020
  • Game Period 6: Winners announced Wednesday, July 15, 2020
  • Game Period 7: Winners announced Monday, August 17, 2020
  • Game Period 8: Winners announced Tuesday, September 15, 2020
  • Game Period 9: Winners announced Thursday, October 15, 2020
  • Contest Grand Prize: Winner announced Monday, October 19, 2020




This is a trade promotion open to Golf and Sports Turf professionals (Golf Course Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Directors of Agronomy, Sports Turf Managers, etc.) who are legal residents of the 48 contiguous U.S. states and Washington, D.C., who are at least 18 years of age as of the date of entry. Entrants must provide their GCSAA and/or STMA member status and facility (where currently employed) information. Employees of LebanonTurf and Lebanon Seaboard Corporation (“Sponsor”), and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, prize suppliers, including any vendors providing services in connection with this Contest (collectively, the “Sponsor Affiliates”) and the immediate family members (spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren) and/or those living in the same household of any of the foregoing individuals are not eligible to win. Winners of previous Game Periods will not be eligible to win a second Game Period prize, however, they may enter each Game Period to increase their odds at the Grand Prize. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Participants will be disqualified from winning any prizes if they use profane language in any submission or social share. LebanonTurf or a representative of the Contest Administrator will have full control in determining what is considered profane or untactful.


During a Game Period, visit the Contest website and fill out the form with your information. To be entered to win a prize, participants must complete all required fields on the form submission, or desired actions after completed form submission. Contest entries are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Users are allowed one entry via form submission per Game Period. One additional entry may be made in person with a LebanonTurf rep at a trade show or event within each Game Period. Contest entries do not roll over to subsequent Game Periods. Contest entries for the grand prize are pulled from entry pools in all nine Game Periods. Participants are encouraged to enter during each Game Period.


A total of One (1) prize will be given away in each Game Period.

The total list of prizes given away:

  • $500 Amazon gift card - 9

Prizes will only be sent to a business facility (non-residential) address.

Grand Prize

One Contest participant will be randomly selected as the Grand Prize winner. LebanonTurf will make a $5,000 charitable donation to that winner’s local GCSAA or STMA chapter.

Game Period


Game Periods 1 - 9

9 winners

$500 Amazon Gift Card.

Contest/Grand Prize

1 winner

$5,000 donation made by LebanonTurf to the winner’s local GCSAA or STMA chapter.

Prizes consist of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with a prize of equal or lesser value at its sole discretion. No substitution or transfer/assignment of prize by winners permitted. If by reason of printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules, a random drawing will be held to award the advertised number of prizes in the relevant category. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded, provided a sufficient number of entries are received for the corresponding prize pool, but under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded. Prizes are awarded “as is,” and prize style and/or size shall be determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion, if applicable. Prizes shall be delivered to verified winners via mail or courier directed to the address submitted via email. Please allow 60 days from winner verification for prize delivery. Sponsor not responsible for loss, delay or damage in shipping. Federal, state and local taxes on prizes, if any, and any other costs, fees and expenses not listed above as specifically included as part of the prize are the sole responsibility of winner. An IRS form 1099 and other tax-related forms and documents may be issued by Sponsor if required by law. Winners must provide sponsor an accurately completed IRS form W-9 if requested.


Winners for all Game Periods will be randomly selected from completed form submissions during the Game Periods corresponding entrant pool. In each Game Period, the noted number of winners will be randomly selected. Winners must be living in the contiguous U.S. to win. One drawing will be conducted at the conclusion of each of the Game Periods. There will be one winner per Game Period, and one grand prize winner.

The grand prize winner will be one randomly-selected participant from the duration of the Contest.


Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Contest entries in the corresponding prize pool at the time of each drawing.


All prize claims are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor shall notify potential winners using the email address submitted in connection with Contest Entry. All winning names will be shared on social media weekly. Check spam folder for an email coming from lebanonturf.com or epiccreative.com. Follow all prize claim instructions in the prize notification to claim your prize. If a potential winner: (a) does not respond after the first attempted contact from Sponsor within a reasonably period of time (determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion), (b) fails to comply with these Official Rules, (c) does not meet the Contest eligibility requirements, (d) declines the prize or (e) fails to comply with the deadlines established by Sponsor, he or she will be disqualified and the prize awarded to an alternate winner as determined by a random draw from the remaining eligible entries for that Game Period. Sponsor will conduct up to two alternate drawings for the prize, time permitting. Each potential winner may be required, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability/Publicity Release (Tennessee residents need not sign Publicity Release) and return the same documentation before being awarded a prize.


Contest participation constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use entrant’s name, question, identity, title, likeness, distinctive appearance, physical likeness, image, portrait, picture, photograph (whether still or moving), screen persona, voice, vocal style, statements, gesture, mannerism, personality, performance characteristic, biographical data, signature, social media handles and identities, and any other indicia or imitation of identity or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further notice, approval or compensation, unless prohibited by law. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor, and the information you provide will be used only in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.


By entering this Contest, you agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Sponsor Affiliates, Administrator and their respective parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries, and all of their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns (the “Released Parties”) from any claims, losses and damages arising out of, or relating to, your participation in the Game Periods, Contest, and the acceptance and use, misuse or possession of any prize awarded hereunder (including, without limitation, any misrepresentation made by the entrant in connection with the Contest; any non-compliance by the entrant with these Official Rules; claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to these Official Rules arising from or related to the entrant’s involvement with the Contest; acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in this Contest; any malfunction, error or other problem arising in connection with the collection, processing or retention of entry information; or any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize or winner). The foregoing includes, without limitation, any claim for personal injury, property loss or damage, or death arising in any way in connection with the Contest or prize.


Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of the Contest, whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, faulty, or incorrect transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, any damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the online portion of the Contest, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the Contest whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest or any portion of it for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Contest; or if a computer virus, bug, wireless failure or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security or proper administration of the Contest as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. If Sponsor terminates the Contest, Sponsor will pick the winner(s) of remaining prizes in a random drawing from among all eligible, nonsuspect entries received as of the termination date and will post notice of its action on the Contest Game Page. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, freeze or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual from further participation in the Contest if Sponsor concludes, in its sole discretion, that such person: (a) has attempted to tamper with the entry process or other operation of the Contest; (b) has disregarded or has attempted to circumvent these Official Rules; (c) has committed fraud or attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest; or (d) has acted toward Sponsor or any other entrant in an unfair, inequitable, annoying, threatening, disrupting or harassing manner. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter/play will be deemed to be the participant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If a dispute arises regarding compliance with these Official Rules, Sponsor may consider, at its sole discretion, data reasonably available to Sponsor through information technology systems in Sponsor’s control, but Sponsor will not be obligated to consider any data or other information collected from any other source. Any failure by Sponsor to enforce any of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of such Official Rules. If there is a conflict between any term of the Official Rules and any marketing or entry materials used in connection with the Contest, the terms of these Official Rules will govern.


If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.


Participation in the Game and Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.


EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS CONTEST, OR PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, AND ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED BY ENTRANT WITH REGARD TO THIS CONTEST, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS’ FEES, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Contest will 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 or provisions (whether of Wisconsin or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Wisconsin. The state and federal courts located in Washington County, Wisconsin, will be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these Official Rules and/or this Contest. All participants and winners agree, by their participation in the Contest, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Washington County, Wisconsin, and waive the right to contest jurisdiction.


This promotion is sponsored by LebanonTurf (a Division of Lebanon Seaboard Corporation), 1600 E Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042.

The Program Administrator is EPIC Creative, 300 South 6th Avenue, West Bend, WI 53095.


For the winner names, available after October 20, 2020, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Program Administrator to be received by January 30, 2021.