Terms and Conditions 2018-01-02T20:36:08+00:00



1). PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The DREAM BACKYARD GIVEAWAY (“Sweepstakes”) begins on 10/16/2017 at 12:00 AM and ends on 6/30/2018 at 11:59 PM (the “Promotion Period”). The winner will be announced on the 7/2/2018.

The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is HINKLE CARES (“Sponsor”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may be reached by email at info@hinklecares.com during the Promotion Period.

2). ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents residing within 60 miles of Hinkle Cares’ main office (4124 NW Riverside St, Riverside, MO 64150) who are at least 18 years of age (the “Entrant”). The winner of the DREAM BACKYARD GIVEAWAY, must have a residence in which they own. The installation of the DREAM BACKYARD GIVEAWAY will not be installed on property that is rented by a tenant. The Grand Prize Winner may not gift the DREAM BACKYARD GIVEAWAY. The address that is submitted on the entry form is the address where the installation would occur. The Sponsor, and their respective immediate family members, Hinkle Hardscapes’ employees, and various sweepstakes’ sponsors (the “Promotion Entities”), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. “Household Members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. “Immediate Family Members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.


Grand Prize: One (1) winner will receive a dream backyard makeover, comprised of a paver patio, grill station, seating wall, fireplace, fire pit, pergola, and furniture (approximate retail value or “ARV”: $60,000)

Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.

This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents residing within 60 miles of Hinkle Cares’ main offices (4124 NW Riverside St, Riverside, MO 64150) and Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within said locations. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.

4). HOW TO ENTER: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online by visiting the entry form, which can be found on the following website at hinklecares.com. Entries can also be submitted in-person at various fundraising events or appearances at trade shows in the Kansas City and surrounding areas.

Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the Entrant. There’s no limit as to the number of entries that may be made. Any attempt by Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void Entrant’s Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.
5). WINNER SELECTION: The Winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted within 2 weeks after the Promotion Period by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received.

6). WINNER NOTIFICATION: The winner will be notified by either in person, by email or phone (if given). The Entry Information approximately 3-7 days after the random drawing. Potential Winner must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within 2 weeks of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account.

Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (“the Prize Claim Documents”). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.

7). PRIVACY: Any personal information supplied by you will be subject to the privacy policy of the Sponsor posted at hinklecares.com/privacy-policy. By entering the Sweepstakes, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other Sweepstakes Entities for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list.

8). LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any 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, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant’s or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes.

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, 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 Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.

9). WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of the Winner List or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Hinkle Cares cc: Dream Backyard Giveaway to 4124 NW Riverside St, Ste C, Riverside, MO 64150. Requests for the names of the winners must be received no later than one month after the Promotion Period has ended. For accessing a Winner List online, visit hinklecares.com/winners-list. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.


The grand prize winner cannot alter or make changes to the DREAM BACKYARD GIVEAWAY. The installation will take place in the backyard of the home. The installation date will be determined by the Board of Directors at Hinkle Cares. The installation must be done within one (1) calendar year of the date of drawing of the DREAM BACKYARD GIVEAWAY.

If for any reason, the design does not align well with the property, Hinkle Cares will make slight modifications to the design. Design modifications are up to the discretion of the Board of Directors at Hinkle Cares.

If the winner wants additional elements or upgrades, they may purchase additional services from Hinkle Hardscapes. These additions must be paid for in full before the necessary materials will be ordered and/or installed.

The homeowner could be subjected to additional fees if the backyard requires excessive demolition, this includes but is not limited to concrete removal over 4”thick, deck demolition larger than 240 sqft, and/or rock/wall removal. Excessive demolition fees are $65 per man hour. Additional fees may apply for any extra equipment that will be needed, such as a dumpster or air hammer. The winner will be notified of the additional charges and will have to sign off on the expenses prior to the start of construction.

If the backyard has a slope, and requires a retaining wall, the winner will be liable for the fees associated with the installation.

The winner may be subject to obtaining any necessary HOA or city permitting fees. Hinkle Cares & Hinkle Hardscapes are not responsible for damages to the property including but not limited to driveway cracks/scratches, damage to irrigation systems and unmarked private lines (ie. invisible fences, etc). If the grand prize winner has a sprinkler system, or private lines, they will need to make arrangements to have those systems moved prior to the start of construction.

The winner of the DREAM BACKYARD GIVEAWAY will agree to allow Hinkle Cares and Hinkle Hardscapes to utilize their name and photo for promotional purposes. The installation of the backyard will be filmed and the footage will be marketed. The recipient of the DREAM BACKYARD GIVEAWAY agrees to give testimony, commentary, thoughts and experiences throughout the construction process. Photos and videos of the property will be taken and used for marketing.

If for any reason, the Grand Prize Winner cannot have the DREAM BACKYARD MAKEOVER installed at their residence, Hinkle Cares will draw a new winner from the entries.

11). SPONSORS: Including, but not limited to; Belgard, KAT Wholesale, Landmark Lighting.

12). ADMINISTRATOR: Hinkle Cares, Inc. – 4124 NW Riverside St. Ste. C, Riverside, MO 64150.