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Official Rules




Sponsor:  Eagle Creek, a division of VF Outdoor, LLC, 8505 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, CO 80111.


Open only to legal residents of the United States, 18 years of age or older, who own or have lawful access to a mobile device that supports the free Instagram “app.” Employees of Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, or of any agencies/entities involved in the development, production or administration of the Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Persons who won a prize in a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by Eagle Creek, a division of VF Outdoor, LLC, within the past six (6) month period are also not eligible to enter or win a prize in this Sweepstakes (even if such persons received the Sweepstakes post in their Instagram account). Sweepstakes is offered only in the United States.  Void where prohibited by law.

1.    SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins on October 8, 2019, at or after 9:00 a.m. MT (actual start time depends on when Sponsor publishes the Sweepstakes post; not all persons will receive the Sweepstakes post in their Instagram accounts at the same time) and ends on December 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. MT. Sweepstakes consists of two (2) Entry Periods: the first Entry Period begins on October 8, 2019, at or after 9:00 a.m. MT and ends on November 15, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. MT; the second Entry Period begins on November 16, 2019, at or after 9:00 a.m. MT and ends on December 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. MT.

2.    HOW TO ENTER:  Log into your public Instagram account and follow the official Eagle Creek Instagram account, (@eaglecreek) [if you do not already]. The Sweepstakes post will be displayed in your Instagram account. Then, like the Sweepstakes post and comment on the Sweepstakes post by tagging two (2) friends who are eligible for the Sweepstakes as set forth above, both of whom you believe are interested in Eagle Creek’s Cargo Hauler Duffel and this Sweepstakes (“comment”).** BE SURE TO OBTAIN THE CONSENT IN WRITING OF YOUR FRIENDS BEFORE POSTING THE COMMENT TAGGING THEM AND SUBMITTING A SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY.    

**If you like, in addition to tagging two (2) friends, you may include other content in your comment. While doing so is not required and will not increase your chances of winning a prize, any such additional content must be in compliance with the restrictions set forth in Rule 3(c) below in order to result in Sweepstakes entry.  


(a)  Comment must appear on one’s Instagram page in reply to the Sweepstakes post. If posted on the Eagle Creek Instagram account (or elsewhere), comment will NOT result in Sweepstakes entry. 

(b)  Only two (2) friends may be tagged in the comment (You MAY tag the same friend[s] as you did in entering a previous EAGLE CREEK Sweepstakes; but, if MORE THAN two (2) friends are tagged, posting of comment will not result in Sweepstakes entry.)  Also, you will not be entered in the Sweepstakes if your comment does not tag at least two (2) eligible friends.

(c)  Posting of comment also will not result in Sweepstakes entry if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that the comment (to the extent applicable):

(I)             violates or infringes upon the rights of any party (including copyright, trademark, right of privacy, right of publicity), including but not limited to the rights of the tagged friends;

(II)           is inappropriate, obscene, hateful or otherwise unfit for publication;

(III)         advocates the use of alcohol or drugs, acts of violence or illegal behavior;

(IV)         disparages or damages the goodwill and/or business reputation of Sponsor or its EAGLE CREEK brand.

Grant of Rights.   An individual who posts content other than tagging two (2) friends grants to Sponsor the non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable, sublicenseable right and license to use, perform, exhibit, reproduce and/or otherwise exploit the comment in any manner and in any and all distribution channels, venues or media now known or hereafter devised, without further notice or any compensation to such individual. The preceding grant of rights is subject to any rights retained by Instagram in its social media platform. Such individual further (a) waives any “Moral Rights of Authors” or similar natural rights of ownership he/she may have in the comment; and (b) agrees, upon the request of Sponsor and without compensation of any kind, to execute any additional documents so as to effect, record or perfect the grant of rights contemplated by this section.

Individuals posting content other than tagging two (2) friends also understand and agree that (a) Sponsor has wide access to ideas, stories and other literary/artistic materials submitted to it from outside sources or being developed by its own employees and that such ideas/stories/literary/artistic materials may be competitive with, similar to (or even identical to) the posted comment and that Sponsor shall have no liability to such individual or any third party in conjunction therewith; and (b) Sponsor does not have any duty of confidentiality or other fiduciary duty to such individual relative to his/her comment.



4. ADDITIONAL ENTRY RESTRICTIONS:  Limit of one (1) entry per person, per Entry Period, regardless of the number of comments posted. (A given Instagram account may only be used by one (1) person to enter the Sweepstakes; a person may, however, submit an entry him/herself as well as being a tagged friend of one [1] or more other entrants.) Violation of this limit may result in disqualification of all entriesIn the event of a dispute, the owner of the Instagram account used to submit the entry (i.e., receive the Sweepstakes post and respond to same with a comment), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be deemed to be the entrant.  Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, illegible/garbled, inaccessible, corrupted, damaged or misdirected entries, all of which are void. Sponsor is also not responsible for programming, electronic, technological, telephonic, network or other malfunction, error or failure which in any way affects or interferes with the operation of the Sweepstakes; or for entries not timely received or that are not received in a usable format due to filtering by Instagram (or any other cause).

Standard message and data rates and/or wireless Internet access charges may apply when participating in the Sweepstakes.  You may be charged by your wireless carrier in conjunction with Sweepstakes entry. Be sure to check your wireless carrier's pricing plan before participating in the Sweepstakes. Wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas.

5. WINNER DETERMINATION: The winners will be selected via random drawings to be conducted by Sponsor. The first Entry Period drawing, comprised of all eligible entries received between October 8, 2019 and November 15, 2019, will take place on or about November 16, 2019. The second Entry Period drawing, comprised of all eligible entries received between November 16, 2019 and December 31, 2019, will take place on or about January 6, 2020. If a person wins during the first Entry Period drawing, he/she cannot win again during the second Entry Period drawing. To the extent applicable, the content of an entrant's comment will not be taken into account in the winner selection procedure, provided that the comment is in full compliance with these Official Rules including the content requirements in Rule 3 above. Winners will be notified via direct message on or after date of the applicable random drawing. If a winner cannot be contacted for any reason (including due to privacy settings not allowing Sponsor to contact winner via direct message), is determined to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, the Grand Prize will be forfeited. If a Grand Prize is forfeited, an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining, non-winning eligible entries received for the applicable random drawing.  Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.

6. GRAND PRIZE (40, 20 per Entry Period): Cargo Hauler Duffel 40L, in winner’s choice of any of the following colors (arctic blue; earth red; jet black; golden state print; cali hiero) [Approximate Retail Value: $99 each]. Total Approximate Retail Value of all Grand Prizes: $3960. Choice of color of Cargo Hauler Duffel 40L is subject to availability. Prize may differ from prize images in Sweepstakes advertising on Instagram or elsewhere; and, Sponsor expressly disclaims any and all liability in conjunction therewith. Grand Prize is not transferable except with Sponsor’s permission, which may be granted or withheld in Sponsor’s sole discretion and without liability of any kind. Prize must be accepted as awarded. No prize substitution permitted except by Sponsor due to unavailability of prize for any reason and only then for prize of equal or greater value.  Prize is NOT redeemable or exchangeable by winner for cash.  Prize will only be shipped to winner at a street address in the United States. Applicable taxes on prize and unspecified expenses related to acceptance/use of prize are winner’s sole responsibility.  Limit of one (1) prize per family/household/address in this Sweepstakes or any EAGLE CREEK sweepstakes/contest within the past six (6) month period.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.  

7. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION. For details regarding the collection/use of your personal information in conjunction with the Sweepstakes, please review Sponsor’s privacy policy at By accepting a prize, where legal, winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image for advertising/trade/publicity purposes by Sponsor and its designees without further compensation or notice. By participating, entrant releases and agrees to hold harmless Sponsor, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents of any of the above organizations, as well as Facebook, Inc./Instagram, from any and all liability arising from the Sweepstakes or the receipt, acceptance, use or misuse of prize. If Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as originally planned due to any cause beyond Sponsor’s control (e.g., computer virus, act of fraud, natural disaster), Sponsor may cancel/suspend/modify Sweepstakes and pick the winners for the affected random drawing(s) from among all eligible entries received for the affected random drawing(s) prior to and/or after action taken by Sponsor or otherwise in any manner determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules; notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted on the Eagle Creek Instagram page.  Tampering with Sweepstakes or violation of Rules will result in disqualification; but, disqualification shall not represent the sole remedy available to Sponsor. (By way of example only, tampering includes use of programmed or automated methods of Sweepstakes entry; posting a comment that violates the rights of tagged friend[s] or any other third party or otherwise is not in compliance with the content guidelines in Rule 3 above [to the extent applicable], and/or violation of the entry limit). Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules is NOT a waiver of such provision. Any dispute or claim regarding the Sweepstakes will be resolved pursuant to internal, substantive law of the State of Colorado. Any such dispute/claim must be brought individually (NOT as part of a class action) in U.S. federal or state court in Colorado, with recovery being limited to one’s actual costs in participating in the Sweepstakes (if any) with all damages or other forms of recovery being expressly waived. If any provision of these Official Rules is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be replaced by a substitute provision that most closely approximates the original intent of Sponsor and is valid, legal and enforceable. The invalidity/illegality/unenforceability of a given provision shall not affect the remainder of these Official Rules.

8. WINNERS’ LIST. For names of winners (first name, last initial), send an e-mail request to with Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler Fall ‘19/Winter ’20 Sweepstakes in the subject line. Winner’s list will be available after February 1, 2020; winner’s list requests must be received by January 21, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. MT.