2016 Backyard Giveaway


Become the envy of the neighborhood.

Thanks to our Backyard Giveaway sponsors, you will be ringing in the summer in style! This year’s grand prize includes a Pergola provided by Cool Covers, Backyard Furniture provided by RC Willey Riverdale and a Backyard Fire Pit provided by Andrescapes – valued at over $6,500! Scroll down to fill out an entry form and be qualified to win! Official Rules and Regulations for the Backyard Giveaway can be found below the entry form.

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Backyard Giveaway 2016

Official Rules

February 1st thru February 28th, 2016

  1. Eligibility: Contest is open to all legal residents of Utah, eighteen (18) years of age and older at the time of Backyard Giveaway Enter to Win Promotion February 1st thru February 28th 2016, except as noted below.  No purchase necessary to enter or win. One entry per household. Employees of Ogden Publishing Corporation, (Standard-Examiner), any entity connected with the sponsorship or management of the contest, as well as members of the same household of any Standard-Examiner employee, are ineligible to participate.

  1. How to Play:  Fill out an enter to win entry form, located at entry box at Newgate Mall in Ogden – OR – fill out enter to win entry form at events.standard.net/backyard-giveaway

  1. Winner Selection & Contest Deadline: Backyard Giveaway Enter to Win begins February 1st 2016 and ends February 28th 2016 at midnight MST. Winner will be notified by March 4th, 2016. All entries eligible for the contest will have an equal chance at winning the Backyard Giveaway – consisting of a Pergola provided by Cool Covers, Backyard Furniture provided by RC Willey Riverdale and a Backyard Fire Pit provided by Andrescapes.  Only one winner will be chosen to win the Backyard Giveaway. The decisions of Standard-Examiner are final and binding in all matters related to contest. The Standard-Examiner may elect to restrict or extend promotion dates and/or any other provisions of the contest without notice.

  1. Prizes: The Backyard Giveaway consists of a Pergola provided by Cool Covers, Backyard Furniture provided by RC Willey Riverdale and a Backyard Fire Pit provided by Andrescapes – at the cash value of $6,500. Prizes are not transferable.  Winners may be required to complete an IRS Form W-9 and may receive an IRS Form 1099-Misc.

  1. Winner Notification & Prize Claim: Prizes will be awarded by March 4th, 2016, during Standard Examiner business hours.  Standard-Examiner and sponsors cannot be held liable for any technical, hardware, software or other transmission failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections or incomplete, distorted or delayed computer transmissions, incomplete or late newspaper delivery, act of God, inability to print or deliver the Standard Examiner, regardless of cause. Winner must claim prize in person within 10 business days from the Standard-Examiner’s location at 332 Standard Way, Ogden, Utah 84404. Photo ID and proof of household residence 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. A new winner will then be selected. The number of eligible winners has been set by the Standard-Examiner.  The Standard-Examiner has the final decision and right to include or exclude rules at any time during the promotion including termination of the promotion.

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

  1. Release: Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for Standard-Examiner to use winner’s name, photograph, address (city and state only) 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. By entering contest, participant agrees to a voluntary opt-in to any and all Standard-Examiner complementary products and promotions. Ability to opt-out is available by contacting customer service in person at the Standard Examiner 332 Standard Way Ogden, UT 84403, during business hours or by calling 801-625-4400 on said products and promotions.

  2. Privacy: The Standard-Examiner and Standard.net is committed to respecting the privacy of our readers, standard.net users, and contest participants. Any personal information provided to the Standard-Examiner is used only for purposes necessary to provide the Standard-Examiner and affiliates products and services.