Winners are Chosen

Share your best photos of you and Green Mountain Creamery?s (GMC) #VermontSkyr standee available at GMC?s EXPO East booth in Baltimore for a chance to win a weekend skiing trip for two to Stratton Mountain, Vermont.

No Purchase Necessary


Contest Period

Green Mountain Creamery?s #VermontSkyr Instagram Photo Contest starts Thursday, September 14 at 6 AM EST and ends Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 9:00 PM EST.


TO BE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER OR WIN, YOU MUST BE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE U.S. AND AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER ON THE DATE OF ENTRY. The officers, directors, and employees of Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy LLC (?GMC?) and each of its respective parents subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives, advertising, promotional agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Contest (collectively, the ?Contest Parties?) and the immediate family members (parent, child, sibling, and spouse of each) or persons living in the same household of any such employee (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate. This Contest is void in the Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, outside the U.S. and where prohibited by law.

How to Enter

  • All entrants must download the free Instagram mobile application and follow the official Green Mountain Creamery account: @GreenMountainCreamery
  • All entries must be submitted via Instagram with the hashtag #VermontSkyr by Sunday, September 17 at 10 PM EST
  • Only entrants with public Instagram accounts will be eligible to be judged
  • By submitting photos, entrants grant GMC the right to use their photo for any and all purposes
  • Entrants may enter as many photos as they wish

Timing of entries will be determined by Administrator?s official timestamp. The information collected from the entrants may be used to send them information and updates pertaining to email promotions, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information. It will not be sold, traded, or otherwise transferred to outside parties.

We expressly reserve the right to disqualify any entries that we believe in good faith are generated by a so-called spam or automated email program or via scripts and automated submission. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules.

You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant GMC a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising, promotion and its website, exhibition, and commercial products. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. GMC will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.

Contest Guidelines

  • Photos must be within the stated theme (include #VermontSkyr standee in photo) of the contest and caption must include the hashtag: #VermontSkyr
  • Obscene, provocative, or otherwise objectionable content will not be considered and disqualified, and such determination is solely at the discretion of GMC.
  • Photos that do not comply with GMC?s official rules will not be considered and disqualified.


Photo entries will be judged based on creativity, quality, originality, and responsiveness to the prompt. Sponsor reserves the right not to award a prize if it does not receive at least one hundred (50) eligible and qualified entries. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. The one (1) Contest winner will be notified via Instagram Direct Message on or about Friday, September 22, 2017 and will be posted on GMC?s Instagram account


One (1) Grand Prize winner will be awarded with a two (2) night stay in Superior 2 Queens Room at the Black Bear Lodge, Stratton Mountain, Vermont (ERV: $699.38) between 2/2/2018 and 2/4/2018. The prize package also includes two (2) two-day lift tickets (ERV: $334) at Stratton Mountain, Vermont, as well as two (2) two-day equipment rental (skis) at Performance Stratton Mountain Events and Activities (ERV: $260). The total ERV of this prize package is $1,600.

Prizes may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. No more than the listed number of prizes will be awarded.

All travel expenses, gratuities, federal, state, and other tax liabilities arising from this Contest are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.

Winner Notification & Prize Fulfillment

The potential winners will be notified on or about Friday, September 22 by 3:00 PM via Instagram direct message. The potential winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within seventy-two (72) hours of prize notification. Failure to return these documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period or is unwilling or unable to accept the prize, will result in forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries at the Sponsor?s sole discretion. The offer cannot be combined with any other offers and winner must provide at least seven (7) business days? notice to redeem the prize.


By entering the Green Mountain Creamery #VermontSkyr Instagram Photo Contest you agree (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator which are final and binding and (ii) if you are chosen as the winner, to consent to the use by Sponsor and its designees of your name, city and state of residence and photograph or likeness for advertising and Promotional purposes online and off-line in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Entry materials that have been tampered with are void. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of an entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address from which the entry was submitted and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. ?Authorized Account Holder? is defined as the natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses at the time the entry was submitted. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Vermont without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Vermont, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Vermont. In addition, any dispute relating to the Contest (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate state or federal court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in the City and County of Vermont. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have. Contest materials are void if incomplete or if they contain errors. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS? FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


By entering into this Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. These Official Rules are accessible from GMC?s website: www.greenmountaincreamery.com/vermontskyr throughout the Contest period. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual: (a) suspected of tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (b) to be acting in any manner deemed by the Sponsor to be in violation of the Official Rules; (c) to be acting in any manner deemed by the Sponsor to constitute unsportsmanlike or disruptive behavior, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

Limitations of Liability

The Contest Parties assume no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty, failed, garbled or jumbled electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Contest; (c) any human error, technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Contest; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or any combination thereof; or (e) any injury or damage to the participant?s or to any other person?s computer which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Contest or download any materials from the Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not able to run through completion for reasons which may include, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, then the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest in whole or in part, without further liability to the entrants or third parties. If terminated, Sponsor reserves the right to select the winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of termination. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at (www.instagram.com/greenmountaincreamery) Any attempt to deliberately damage the Contest or the operation of this Contest is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor or its agents.


All entrants, as a condition of entry into the Contest, agree to release Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy LLC (?GMC?), their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives, suppliers, printers, application developers, advertisers, Promotional or judging agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively the ?Released Parties?) from and against any and all liability, loss, claims, demands or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with: (a) accessing the Contest page; (b) submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Contest; (c) the receipt, ownership, use or misuse of any prize awarded; (d) preparing for, participating in or traveling to and/or from any prize-related activity; or (e) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement of the offering of the prize. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that the preceding release is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or void for any reason, the entrant agrees that, by entering the Contest, (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorney?s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses. The winners shall bear all risk of loss or damage to the prize after it has been delivered. The Sponsor makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety, or performance of the prize.


For the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy LLC, GMC #VermontSkyr Instagram Photo Contest c/o Social Media Manager, PO Box 6212?Brattleboro, VT 05302


Sponsor/Administrator: Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy LLC, PO Box 6212?Brattleboro, VT 05302