Yankee Candle Official Rules - Year of Candles

1.) NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

2.) Eligibility. Participation is open only to legal U.S. residents, age 18 and over. Void where prohibited by law. Employees, officers and directors of Yankee Candle Company ("Sponsor"), its retailers, wholesalers, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter.

3.) Entry Period.  Sweepstakes begins at 12:01am Eastern Standard Time on August 5, 2011, and ends at 12:01am Eastern Standard Time on November 15, 2011.

4.) To enter click on one of the share to social network buttons located at the top of Yankee Candle's marketing email prior to November 15, 2011.  If you would like to sign up to receive the emails visit www.yankeecandle.com.

5.) Drawing. Winners will be selected via random drawing on November 15, 2011.  Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

6.) Prizes. One First Prize consisting of a Large Jar Candle 12 month program a $225 value. One Second Prize consisting of a Large Jar Candle 6 month program a $120 value. One Third Prize consisting of $25 Yankee Candle gift card. Other restrictions may apply. Prizes are not transferable and may not be given, bartered, sold, or exchanged for cash or another prize, except Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion due to prize unavailability for any reason to substitute another prize of equal or greater value for advertised prize. Limit one prize per family/household.

7.) Notification. Prize Winners will be notified by email and will be required to contact customer service at Yankee Candle within fourteen (14) days of notification to provide shipping information. You may call 877-803-6890 or email info@yankeecandle.com.  If winner cannot be contacted, if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if prize is not claimed, or in the event of noncompliance with these official rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

8.) Conditions. All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Participation in Contest and acceptance of prize constitutes winner's permission to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness and any statements made by winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Yankee Candle Company, Yankee Candle retailers, their advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes related activity. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or attempt to interfere with this promotion in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate.

9.) To obtain names of Prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 20, 2011 to: The Yankee Candle Company Inc., Ecommerce Marketing Manager, P.O. Box 110, South Deerfield, MA 01373-0110. Vermont residents may omit return postage.

10.) This sweepstakes is sponsored by Yankee Candle Company, 16 Yankee Candle Way, South Deerfield, MA 01373.