“Can You Dig It” Safe Digging Month Contest

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April marks Safe Digging Month and we’re sponsoring a “Can You Dig It” Facebook® contest to celebrate. Consumers Energy Facebook fans will have the chance to win a variety of gardening prizes by answering our question of the day posted on our page from April 22 to 26. Not a part of Facebook? Don’t worry; sign up today and ‘like’ our page.

Keep in mind Consumers Energy employees and their immediate families are not eligible to enter. A full list of rules and regulations are below. Learn more about Safe Digging Month at MISSDIG811.org.

2019 “Can You Dig It” Safe Digging Contest Official Rules


Eligibility: Consumers Energy Company’s (“Consumers Energy”) Online Drawing (the “Drawing”) is open to participants (the “Participants”) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and are Consumers Energy customers, except employees of Consumers Energy and any of its subsidiary and affiliated companies as well as those employees’ immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children, and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household, all of whom are ineligible. The Drawing is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

How to Enter: The Contest begins April 22, 2019 at 8 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on April 26, 2019 at 5 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”).

Entrants can submit their written entry (“Comment”) by commenting our page as instructed by Consumers Energy. By submitting a comment, you indicate your agreement and compliance with the Official Rules. Your Entry must be in accordance with the specific requirements listed below.

Contest Period:

Contest Period Start Date/Time End Date/Time Approximate Winner Selection Time
1  April 22 at 8 a.m.  April 22 at 5 p.m. April 22 at 5:30 p.m.
2 April 23 at 8 a.m. April 23 at 5 p.m. April 25 at 5:30 p.m.
3 April 24 at 8 a.m. April 24 at 5 p.m. April 24 at 5:30 p.m.
4 April 25 at 8 a.m. April 25 at 5 p.m. April 25 at 5:30 p.m.
5 April 26 at 8 a.m. April 26 at 5 p.m. April 26 at 5:30 p.m.

Prize(s): Five (5) Contest Prizes consisting of:

  • (1) 9-piece gardening set valued at $28.
  • (1) trenching shovel valued at $33.
  • (1) kids gardening set valued at $22.
  • (1) weed remover valued at $30 and (1) gardening kneeler valued at $30.
  • (1) wheelbarrow valued at $50.

No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize may occur except by Consumers Energy at its sole discretion due to prize unavailability or causes otherwise determined solely by Consumers Energy, but then for a prize of equal or greater value. All taxes, if any, are the winner’s sole responsibility.

Drawing Restrictions: Consumers Energy may disqualify any Participant entry that it determines, in its sole discretion, has failed to confirm to any of these Official Rules. One entry per Participant per Contest Period.

Winner Determination: During the Drawing Period, the Contest winner will be selected randomly by the Sponsor per the times and details listed above.

Winner Requirements: The selected winner will be notified by private message each day after a question is released. If the selected winner cannot be contacted within three (3) days, does not comply with these Official Rules, or, if applicable, does not provide an address in which to send the prize or the prize is returned as undeliverable, such selected winner forfeits the prize. Any un-awarded prizes will remain un-awarded.

Conditions: By participating, Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree: (I) Consumers Energy, and its respective subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) and their designees and assigns shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) their name, voice, city/state of residence, biographical information, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or trade and/ or any other purpose in any media or format, online or offline, now  or hereafter known without further compensation, permission, or notification, and (ii) Released Parties and their designees and assigns shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or death to entrant to any other person, including, without limitation, damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize or participation in this Drawing. Any claims arising out of this Drawing shall be filed individually and not as a class action in the courts within the state of Michigan. This Drawing is governed by Michigan law. Consumers Energy may cancel, or modify the Drawing if factors impair the proper functioning of the Drawing, as determined solely by Consumers Energy. Consumers Energy is the lone sponsor of this Drawing.

Sponsor: Consumers Energy Company, One Energy Plaza, Jackson, MI 49201

Winners List:

  • Day 1: Aimee Fletcher
  • Day 2: Pamela Camp
  • Day 3: Pat Carrier
  • Day 4: Karen Patelski Tilden
  • Day 5: Carolyn Cranson
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