AGREEMENT TO RULES: By participating in the Republic of Tea Contest (the "Contest"), You unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by these rules and the decisions of The Republic of Tea, 5 Hamilton Landing Suite 100, Novato, CA 94949 ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects.

ELIGIBILITY: Only legal U.S. residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry are eligible to enter. Officers, directors and employees of Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, vendors, suppliers, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies (all such individuals and entities referred to collectively, the "Contest Entities"), and each of their immediate family members (i.e., parent, child, sibling, or spouse) and/or people living in the same household are NOT eligible to enter the Contest or win a prize. This Contest is void where prohibited.

HOW TO ENTER: The Entry Period will begin on July 5th, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") and end on August 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (“PT”). Social post submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible. You may enter by

  • - Liking The Republic of Tea on Facebook or following The Republic of Tea on Instagram @republicoftea
  • - Posting a photo of your favorite Tea and its tin using the hashtag #SipbySipPhoto

Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor.

There is a limit of one (1) entry per person. Additional entries will not be acknowledged. You may only enter on behalf of yourself.

WINNER SELECTION: After the Entry Period, on or about September 6, 2019, Sponsor will select ten (10) winners based at random by The Republic of Tea Employees.

NOTIFICATION: Sponsor will attempt to notify potential winner around September 9, 2019. The potential contest winner will be notified privately through their social media account. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If a potential winner does not respond within seven (7) business days after the notice is sent, Sponsor will select an alternate potential winner in his/her place.

The PRIZE: Ten winners will be selected to receive a Beautifying Botanicals gift set. No substitution or transfer of Prize is permitted. All federal, state and local taxes and any expenses relating to the acceptance and use of a Prize are the sole responsibility of each Winner. All federal, state and local laws apply.

TERMS & CONDITIONS, LIABILITY RELEASE: Sponsor 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 Sponsor's control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the contest. In such case, Sponsor may select the winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and contest Entities from any liability, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from Your participation in the contest; Your acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof; unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the contest; and/or electronic or human error in the administration of the contest. If You win, you hereby give Sponsor permission to use Your name, city, and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

WINNER'S LIST: For the name of the winner or the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: The Republic of Tea, attn: Direct to Consumer, Tea Ceremony Social Contest, 5 Hamilton Landing Suite 100, Novato, CA 94949. Specify "Winners List" or "Official Rules" in your request. All such requests must be received within one (1) year after the end of the contest.

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