Golden Ticket Contest

January 1 – 15, 2018

In celebration of our 8th Anniversary we are in the search for Golden Tickets! Stop in Cafe Crop and pick out your chance to find a Golden Ticket! Treats will be handed out (maximum of one per person). Each treat will contain a special offer. Some treats will contain a Golden Ticket! Find a Golden Ticket and turn it in to enter to win FREE Classes and Craft Retreats for a year! Two others will win $100 Gift Certificates toward Classes and Craft Retreats. Two additional people will win a FREE Tool Usage pass valued at $75!

Drawing held on January 16.

Frequently Asked Questions

Golden Ticket Contest 2018 FAQs

Q. How does the contest work?
A. We will hand out treats beginning on January 1, 2018 – January 15, 2018.  We will give out 200 coupons on a first come, first served basis. Of those, 50 people who get a Golden Ticket will have the opportunity to enter the drawing.

Q. What are the prizes?
A. There is a Grand Prize available – free crafting for a year!  The winner will be able to attend classes and crops for a year for free (some restrictions apply; see official rules for details).  Two lucky runners up will each receive a $100 gift card to use toward classes and crops. Two additional lucky runner ups will each receive a FREE Tool Usage Pass worth $75. The first 200 customers will receive a special coupon.

Q. Who can enter?
A. Anyone age 18 or over who finds a golden ticket may enter the drawing.  Employees and immediate relatives of Café Crop employees are not eligible.

Q. Can I enter for someone else?
A. No, each golden ticket holder must complete their own entry form, and show proof of eligibility, if requested, during the entry period of January 1 – 15, 2018.  Once the prizes are awarded, they cannot be transferred.

Q. Can I enter more than once?
A. No, there is only one treat/coupon/golden ticket permitted per adult.  You may enter with friends or family, even those in the same household, as long as there is only one entry each.  Duplicates will void all entries in that name.

Q. What are the dates of the contest?
A. The contest begins when the first treats & coupons are given out on 1/1/18.  All entries must be received no later than 1/15/18 at close of business.  The drawing will take place on January 16th around Noon (Winner need not be present at drawing to win).

Q. How can I find out more details?
A. You can call the store at (219) 661-1624.  Thank you for your interest!  If you’d like more information, please contact us at

Golden Ticket Contest Rules 2018

The Café Crop, LLC “Golden Ticket” Contest (hereafter referred to as “Contest”) will award one grand prize winner one year of free scrapbooking in our store. All other Golden Ticket holders will win a prize as stated below.

Promotion Period
The promotion period begins January 1, 2018 at 12:00 AM. Golden Ticket holders may enter any day between then and January 15, 2018 during normal business hours. The winners will be drawn on January 16, 2018.  Winners will be notified within a week of the drawing.

Subject to the other requirements stated elsewhere in these Official Rules, entrants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. To be eligible to win, Café Crop, LLC. must receive entries in the format designated. Employees of Café Crop and their immediate family members are not eligible. By entering, entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Café Crop, LLC., which are final and binding.  By entering the Contest, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Cafe Crop, LLC., their legal representatives, their affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, sponsors, agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from any damages which may arise out of participation in the Contest, or out of the acceptance, use, misuse or possession of contest prizes.

Cafe Crop, LLC. may prohibit entrants from participating in the Promotion and disqualify entries if they do not follow the rules of the contest or if they attempt to enter the Promotion through means not described in the rules, attempt to disrupt the contest or circumvent the rules, or act in an un-sportsmanlike manner or with an intent to annoy or harass any other entrant, affiliated parties or employees of Cafe Crop, LLC. Each entry is numbered. All entries found to be duplicated, tampered with, or altered in any way will be void and ineligible for the contest. Participants are responsible for their own coupons, and replacements will not be given under any circumstances.

How to Enter
Cafe Crop, LLC. will begin handing out treats and coupons on January 1, 2018 – January 15, 2018. Treats and coupons will be distributed to a total of 200 persons.

These treats and coupons will be distributed on a first come, first served basis at Cafe Crop, LLC. Some treats will contain a golden ticket. A golden ticket is valid for one entry in the drawing for the grand prize.

Only one treat and coupon per adult is allowed.

Each coupon or offer will be valid on in-stock, regular price goods, craft retreats or classes purchased at Cafe Crop, LLC.

Golden Tickets should be kept safe until turned in for an official entry form to the store, located at 1100 W 84thDrive, Merrillville, IN 46410, to be entered in the Contest drawing.

Golden Tickets holders will turn in their Golden Ticket to a store employee to obtain an official entry form for the drawing, which is to be completed in full.

Entries are placed in a secured container until the drawing is held on January 16, 2018. Winners will be selected, at random, from those entrants who have properly completed their entry forms according to these rules herein.

Release/Limitation of Liability
By entering, each entrant further agrees that, in the event there is any conflict or other inconsistency between the Official Contest Rules and any advertisements, promotional or marketing materials, e-mails, or announcements relevant to this Promotion, these Official Contest Rules will govern.

One Grand Prize will be awarded.

The Grand Prize will grant the winner free craft retreats and/or class fees for a period of approximately one year, from the date of our anniversary until January 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm. The Grand Prize winner may choose up to 52 qualifying classes and/or craft retreats, the value of which is not to exceed a total of $1,820, during the redemption period. Qualifying classes and craft retreats are those held in our store, taught by a Café Crop instructor, which do not exceed $35 each, and do not exceed one business day. Advanced reservations are required.

Two First Runner-Up Prizes will be awarded from the Golden Ticket entries. Each First Runner-Up will receive a gift card valid for $100 to use toward any qualifying craft retreats and/or classes held in our store. Advanced reservations are required.

Two Second Runner-Up Prizes will be awarded from the Golden Ticket entries. Each Second Runner-Up will receive a Free Tool Usage pass valid for 15 sessions of FREE Tool Usage at Café Crop ($75 value). No advanced reservations are required. Not valid during craft retreats or times when the classroom is fully booked for an event.

All entrants will receive a coupon to be used in our store. Offer details will be printed on each coupon.

Winners do not need to be present at drawing to win; they must only present their Golden Ticket and complete their entry in person to provide proof of eligibility.

Winner Notification and Redemption
Grand Prize and Runners Up winners will be notified by phone or email. Grand Prize and Runner Up winners must acknowledge acceptance of their prize by providing photo identification, in person, as proof of eligibility upon request. Grand Prize Winner may be asked to have their photograph taken to be placed on a card to be used as proof of their status as the Golden Ticket winner, and may also appear on our website or any other promotional materials. Runner Up winners must also provide proof of eligibility, in person, and agree to have their photograph taken and to receive their gift card, issued by Cafe Crop, LLC., valued at $100 or FREE Tool Usage pass, valued at $75, which may be used only by the runner-up winner, toward qualifying classes and craft retreats held in the store or FREE Tool Usage. Winners must pick up their prizes by February 15, 2018. Any unclaimed prizes will be placed in a second chance drawing from eligible Golden Ticket entries.

Rights of Cafe Crop, LLC.
Cafe Crop, LLC. reserves the right in its sole discretion, to cancel, or suspend Contest should causes beyond the control of Cafe Crop, LLC. interfere in the administration, security or proper participation in Contest. Cafe Crop, LLC. is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in Contest.

Odds of Winning
Grand Prize: 1 in 200; Runner Up Prizes: 4 in 200. Every other coupon contains a special offer to be used in the store.

Winners List
Winners will be posted in a Cafe Crop email within 30 days of the drawing. Winners names and pictures may also be posted on other forms of Cafe Crop media.

Tax Information

Payment of all taxes and fees on prizes won are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners must check with their own tax counsel to ascertain whether a prize will generate taxable income, and, if so, the amount.

Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for Cafe Crop, LLC., its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies to use winner’s name and likenesses for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. Each winner further grants to Cafe Crop, LLC. the right to use and publish his or her identity and home city and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with this and other Promotions.

Cafe Crop, LLC. is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged coupons. Coupons and awards, including Golden Ticket winner card, are not replaceable if lost, stolen or damaged. Except where prohibited by law, Cafe Crop, LLC. makes no warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of the promotion prize including, but not limited to, quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular prize. Under no circumstances will Cafe Crop, LLC. or any affiliated persons or entities be liable for: (1) electronic, computer, telephone, network, internet or other technical or human errors which may occur in connection with the Promotion; (2) any injury or damage to person or property, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, from participation or attempted participation in the Promotion; (3) inaccurate, incomplete, lost or stolen entries or other information related to the Promotion; (4) illegitimate entries (which will be disqualified); (5) punitive, indirect, incidental or consequential damages.

FAQs about the contest have been provided on this website:

Questions about contest rules should be emailed to

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