Happy Birthday FGB

America's Best Small Bank Celebrates 90 Years


It's a big year for us--we're turning NINETY after all! So, help us celebrate all month long and enter for a chance to win our birthday giveaway.

Cheers to ninety more!

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Official Rules

“90 Years” Sweepstakes
No purchase necessary to enter or win.

These are the Official Rules for the First Guaranty Bank “90 Years” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) sponsored by First Guaranty Bank (“Bank” or “Sponsor”). By entering the promotion, participants agree to comply with these Official Rules.

How to Enter

No purchase necessary to enter nor does any purchase improve an entrant's chance of winning. There are 2 ways to enter:

  1. Enter online.  Fill out the entry form.
  2. Send a 3x5 white index card* to us via USPS mail, legibly print or type your name, complete street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number and email address.

Mail the card to:

First Guaranty Bank, Attn: Marketing Department,
400 East Thomas St.
Hammond, LA 70401

*The entry is eligible based on the day the Sponsor receives it, not the date postmarked.

Limit one (1) entry per individual. Anyone found to have made multiple entries will have all entries voided and be ineligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor, and none will be acknowledged or returned.

First Guaranty Bank reserves the right to change the rules at any time during the Sweepstakes period.

Entry Period

The entry period begins March 1, 2024 at 9:01 AM Central Time (CDT) and ends on March 31, 2024 at 11:59 PM Central Time (CDT). Entries received outside of this time frame will be discarded without review or reply. Sponsor’s time clock is the official clock for this Sweepstakes.


No purchase is necessary to enter this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is open only to persons who are (i) residents of Louisiana, Texas, Kentucky, and West Virginia, (ii) eighteen (18) years of age or older, and (iii) have agreed to these Official Rules. Employees of First Guaranty Bank and their respective immediate families, including household members, agents of First Guaranty Bank and their respective affiliates, parent organizations, subsidiaries, divisions, trade partners and other vendors, and advertising and promotion agencies and associated marketing firms are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. First Guaranty Bank reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of the Prize winner.  Entrants entering on behalf of a business will need to show proof of eligibility to receive prizes on behalf of business. An individual will need to show proof of eligibility to receive the prize on behalf of a business. Void where prohibited.

One grand prize winner will be chosen:

-          The winner will receive one (1) $1000.00 grocery gift card. Total prize pack valued at $1,000.00.

No transfer or substitution of the Prize is permitted, except by First Guaranty Bank, in its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for all tax consequences (if any) of the prizes. Each winner acknowledges this responsibility by entering the sweepstakes. The winner that accepts the prize agrees that the prize is awarded on the condition that First Guaranty Bank and its agents, representatives, affiliates and employees will have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from acceptance, possession or use of the prize.

Prize is not redeemable for cash.  

Winner Notification
The winner consents to be notified via email or phone to the email address or phone number provided in the registration for the Sweepstakes. The winner will be given 3 business days to respond via email to “[email protected]” or via phone call confirming their win. If a winning name is not confirmed back within 3 business days of email notification or phone call by the Sponsor, the winners will be disqualified. A replacement winner will be drawn.

The winner will be photographed as part of announcement process. The only information given to the public as part of the announcement will be name and location of the winner.

The winner will be announced on First Guaranty Bank’s social media and may additionally be announced on the First Guaranty Bank website at www.fgb.net. To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Attn: Marketing Dept 400 East Thomas Street Hammond, LA 70401. All such requests must be received by Friday, April 5th, 2024.

Selection and Odds of Winning 

Subject to these Official Rules, a designated First Guaranty Bank official will select the Prize winners by random drawing from among all eligible entrants by Friday, April 5th, 2024.

Prizes will be awarded within approximately 30 days after the winners have been verified.

Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. 

Release and Limitation of Liability 

Neither the Sponsor, nor its parent or affiliates, nor their respective agents, officers, directors, employees, agencies, or attorneys, are responsible for, and entrants release all such parties from any claim, cause of action or liability, including without limitation those relating to any personal injury, death, loss, expense or damages of any kind, under any theory of law or in equity, arising from, (a) entry or participation in the Sweepstakes or limitation on entrant's ability to do so; (b) acceptance or use of any prizes awarded in the Sweepstakes; (c) incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible or misdirected e-mail and/or postal mail or other communication; (d) hardware or software failures of any kind; (e) lost or unavailable network connections; or (f) failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether any of the foregoing are caused by users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions.

Consent to Publicity
Except where prohibited, registration for this Sweepstakes constitutes each entrant’s consent to First Guaranty Bank’s use of his or her name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information (including, without limitation, hometown and state) for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration. 

Requirements of the Prize Winner(s)
Prize winner must present a valid photo ID to claim the Prize. The Prize can only be given to the winner, unless otherwise specified by the winner.

Entrants entering on behalf of a business will need to show proof of eligibility to receive prizes on behalf of business.

Links from the First Guaranty Bank web site to other web sites are provided solely as a convenience to visitors. If you use these links, you will leave the First Guaranty Bank web site.

The First Guaranty Bank does not have any responsibility or control over any of these external web sites, their content or their privacy policies. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party external web sites, including any information, products, materials or results that may be obtained from using them.

If you decide to access any of the linked third-party web sites, you do so entirely at your own risk. You are encouraged to review the privacy notice for each linked web site.