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AGREEMENT TO RULES: By participating in the Upton Tea Imports Contest (the "Contest"), You unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by these rules and the decisions of Upton Tea Imports, 100 Jeffrey Ave Ste 1, Holliston, MA 01746 ("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 May 24, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and end on September 1, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible. You may enter by submitting an original article between 800-1,500 words on why Upton Tea Imports is special to you. All entries must be submitted in a word document to 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 October 14, 2019, Sponsor will select one (1) winner based on the content of the article judged by Upton Tea Imports Employees. NOTIFICATION: Sponsor will attempt to notify potential winner around October 14, 2019. The potential contest winner will be notified by e-mail using the contact information provided at the time of entry. 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 from the remaining entries received. The PRIZE: One (1) winner will be awarded 30,000 Valued Customer points. All qualified entries will receive 300 Valued Customer points. Five (5) finalists will receive 5,000 Valued Customer points. 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.

OPT-IN: By entering the contest, you agree to receive emails from Sponsor, related or unrelated to the contest, including marketing emails.

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: Upton Tea Imports, attn: Direct to Consumer, Winter 2019 Upton Tea Quarterly Article, 100 Jeffrey Ave Ste 1, Holliston, MA 01746. 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.