First Guaranty Bank
“Celebrating 84 Years” Giveaway
Official Rules
No purchase necessary to enter or win

These are the Official Rules for the First Guaranty Bank “Celebrating 84 Years” Giveaway (“Giveaway”) sponsored by First Guaranty Bank (“First Guaranty Bank” and “Sponsor”). By entering the promotion, participants agree to comply with and be bound by these Official Rules.


How to Enter

No purchase necessary to enter nor does any purchase improve an entrant's chance of winning. There are 4 ways to enter:

  1. Sign up for eStatements.

      2.  Enter by clicking here

      3.  Stop at a First Guaranty Bank Branch and fill out an online form.

      4.  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 (required).

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 account. Anyone found to have made multiple entries will have all entries voided and be ineligible to enter or win the Giveaway. 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 giveaway period.

Entry period

The entry period begins March 7, 2018 at 9:01 AM Central Time (CST) and ends on March 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM Central Time (CST). Entries outside of this time frame will be discarded without review or reply. Sponsor’s time clock is the official clock for this giveaway.


No purchase is necessary to enter this Giveaway. This Giveaway is open only to natural persons who are (i) Louisiana and Texas residents who are also legal United States residents and citizens, (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 Giveaway. 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. All accounts that enroll in e-statements between March 7, 2018 – March 31, 2018 will automatically be entered. An individual will need to show proof of eligibility to receive the prize on behalf of a business.


One grand prize (1) Apple iPhone X (Retail cost, approx. $999)

No transfer or substitution of the Prize is permitted, except by First Guaranty Bank, in its sole discretion. The winner will be issued a 1099 miscellaneous income tax form and First Guaranty Bank will notify the appropriate state and federal agencies, as required by applicable law. Winner is responsible for all tax consequences (if any) of the prizes. 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.

The Sponsor is not responsible for any data plan or monthly subscriptions associated with the prize. 

Winner Notification

The winner will be announced on First Guaranty Bank’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and may additionally be announced on the First Guaranty Bank website at

The winner will be notified via email or phone to the email address or phone number provided in the registration for the Giveaway. The winner will be given 3 business days to respond to “” 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. 

Selection and Odds of Winning

Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received.  Subject to these Official Rules, a designated First Guaranty Bank official will select the Prize winner by random drawing from among all eligible entrants on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Release and Limitation of Liability

Neither Apple, Inc., 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 Giveaway or limitation on entrant's ability to do so; (b) acceptance or use of any prizes awarded in the Giveaway; (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 Giveaway, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions.

Consent to Publicity

Except where prohibited, registration for this Giveaway 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 winners must present a valid photo ID to claim the Prize(s). The Prize(s) can only be given to the winner(s), unless otherwise specified by the winner(s).

The Prize winners will be required to sign a Photograph and Publicity Release form as a part of determining the Prize winner’s eligibility and, prior to, and as a condition of, his or her acceptance and use of the Prize. If the release form and all required documents are not completed as specified, are not received by First Guaranty Bank within ten (10) days of notification, or after First Guaranty Bank’s receipt of the release form from the Prize winners, the Prize winners will be found to be an ineligible entrant, the entry will be disqualified and an alternate potential Prize Winner, randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries, at First Guaranty Bank’s sole discretion, from among all remaining eligible entries will be contacted. Entrants entering on behalf of a business will need to show proof of eligibility to receive prizes on behalf of business.