Contest Rules

Jackson EMC Full Contest Rules

Eligibility: This contest is open only to those who meet the eligibility requirements specified in the Primary Contest Rules. Participants must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The contest is only open to those persons specified in the Primary Contest Rules. Employees of Jackson EMC, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the "Employees"), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of employees are not eligible to participate in the contest. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

Agreement to Rules: By participating in the contest, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Jackson EMC as final and binding as it relates to the content of this contest.

Contest Period: Jackson EMC will accept entries into the contest during the time period specified in the Primary Contest Rules.

How to Enter: The contest must be entered in accordance with the Primary Contest Rules. The entry must fulfill all contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win any prizes offered. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Jackson EMC. You may enter only once. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Jackson EMC.

Prizes: Prize Winners in the contest will receive the prizes having the values specified in the Primary Contest Rules. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Jackson EMC. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Jackson EMC's discretion. All prizes are nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the applicable Prize Winner. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Jackson EMC to use the applicable Prize Winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

Odds: The odds of winning any prizes depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Winner Selection and Notification: All Prize Winners will be selected by a random drawing conducted under the supervision of Jackson EMC. Each Prize Winner will be notified by Jackson EMC promptly following selection of Prize Winners. Jackson EMC shall have no liability for any Prize Winner's failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for any Prize Winner's provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If a Prize Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Prize Winner selected. Receipt by a Prize Winner of a prize offered in this contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY A PRIZE WINNER (AT JACKSON EMC'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH PRIZE WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS A PRIZE WINNER IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND ALL PRIVILEGES OF SUCH PRIZE WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

Rights Granted by you: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), you understand and agree that Jackson EMC, anyone acting on behalf of Jackson EMC, and Jackson EMC's licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

Terms & Conditions: Jackson EMC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Jackson EMC's control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the contest. In such case, Jackson EMC may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Jackson EMC. Jackson EMC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the contest or website or violates these Rules. Jackson EMC has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Jackson EMC reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Limitation of Liability: By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Jackson EMC and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant's participation in the contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service;(iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the contest; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the contest or the processing of entries.

Disputes: THIS contest IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND GEORGIA WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Georgia, having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney's fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this contest). You further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Jackson EMC website.

Winners List: To obtain a copy of the applicable Prize Winner's name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Jackson EMC, 850 Commerce Road, Jefferson, GA, 30549, Georgia, United States of America.

Sponsor: The Sponsor of the contest is Jackson EMC, 850 Commerce Road, Jefferson, GA, 30549, Georgia, United States of America. Regardless of the method of Jackson EMC's publication of the contest or the required method of entry into the contest (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, other social media) in no way is any party other than Jackson EMC a sponsor of the contest.

Paperless Billing Contest

Eligibility: To be eligible for the contest, individuals must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have signed up for paperless billing via their MyJacksonEMC account after April 1, 2024.
  • Employees of Jackson EMC and their immediate families, along with members of the cooperative’s board of directors and their immediate families, are not eligible for this contest.

Contest Period: Members who have signed up for paperless billing via their MyJacksonEMC account after April 1, 2024 are eligible.

Prize Selection: The prize for the contest is a Yeti cooler. A winner will be randomly selected each quarter. All eligible contestants will be entered in the drawing.

Prize Redemption: Winners will receive a Yeti cooler. Previous winners in this contest are not eligible to win again.