DEADLINE CONTEST LIST

This page lists recipe contests that have DEADLINE dates for entering. These competitions are for amateur cooks.

Always read the sponsor's rules before entering any cooking contest, as we only give a brief description here. Keep in mind that contests generally are not open to the sponsor's, accountant's or PR/judging group's employees or their families.

Click on a contest name to jump to the contest summary. The HOME button on your keyboard will return you to the top of this page.

ASAP!        HEALTHY SOLUTIONS SPICE BLENDS 2016 BLOGGER RECIPE CHALLENGE

02-04-16   #F52contest: WINTER CITRUS new
02-05-16   MR. PIG'S FOOTBALL SNACKDOWN CONTEST
02-05-16   2016 GUAC 'N' ROLL CONTEST new
02-05-16   THE SUPER DIP-OFF extended
02-07-16   FARM RICH® "SUBMIT YOUR SNACK HACK"
02-08-16   JUST A PINCH: ONE-POT WONDERS
02-09-16   FOOD52: YOUR BEST RECIPE MADE WITH COFFEE new
02-10-16   TEXAS CO-OP POWER: PRIMO PASTA
02-10-16   MONSTER CHEF CONTEST
02-12-16   ARCHANA'S KITCHEN VALENTINE'S DAY RECIPE CONTEST new
02-14-16   FESTIVAL FOODIE FEUD extended
02-14-16   BETTERBUTTER LOVE IS IN THE AIR RECIPE CONTEST new
02-14-16   JUST A PINCH: "SHOW THE LOVE" RECIPE CONTEST new
02-15-16   FARMER'S ALMANAC RECIPE CONTEST: EVERYTHING LEMON RECIPES
02-15-16   INSTRUCTABLES CHOCOLATE CONTEST
02-15-16   INSTRUCTABLES MEAL PREP CONTEST
02-15-16   CHEF MEG: SHARE YOUR HEALTHY RECIPE - FEBRUARY
02-15-16   INSTRUCTABLES RAINY DAY CHALLENGE
02-15-16   PASA COOK LOCAL RECIPE CONTEST new
02-15-16   GRADE SCHOOL GOURMET CHILDREN'S COOKING CONTEST new
02-20-16   NATIONAL MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL 2016 SWEET VICTORY CHALLENGE
02-22-16   INSTRUCTABLES ONE POT MEALS CHALLENGE new
02-28-16   STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE COOKBOOK 2016 CONTEST - 4
02-28-16   DESSERT CREATIONS FOR THE KID IN ALL OF US CONTEST
02-28-16   InSinkErator® TASTE OF VEGAS RECIPE CONTEST
02-29-16   GRIDIRON COOKING CHALLENGE
02-29-16   ALPENROSE DAIRY LITE BITES RECIPE CONTEST
02-29-16   WILD YOUR SMOOTHIE RECIPE CONTEST
02-29-16   TARLA DALAL: FRESH GREEN PEAS new
02-29-16   INSTRUCTABLES VALENTINE'S DAY CHALLENGE 2016 new
02-29-16   SANJEEV KAPOOR RECIPE OF THE MONTH CONTEST – FEBRUARY 2016 new
02-29-16   KAWALING PINOY'S SUBMIT-A-RECIPE CONTEST – FEBRUARY 2016 new
02-29-16   WINTER WARM-UP RECIPE CONTEST new
02-29-16   OCEAN SPRAY® "SURPRISINGLY VERSATILE" GRAPEFRUIT RECIPE CONTEST new
02-29-16   FRESH & EASY RECIPE CONTEST new
02-29-16   CHOPPED AT HOME CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY SARGENTO® – 1 new

03-03-16   KENTUCKY MONTHLY 2016 GO LOCAL READER RECIPE CONTEST new
03-10-16   TEXAS CO-OP POWER: "GARLIC: THE STINKIN' ROSE"
03-11-16   TASTE OF HOME: WEEKNIGHT SLOW COOKER RECIPE CONTEST
03-11-16   LODGE® CAST IRON NATIONAL CORNBREAD COOK-OFF 2016
03-12-16   QUAKER "BRING YOUR BEST BOWL™" PROMOTION
03-14-16   FOOD NETWORK: HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS CASTING CALL new
03-14-16   FOOD NETWORK: HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS CASTING CALL new
03-16-16   COOKMORE "SPIRIT OF ST. PATRICK" CONTEST new
03-25-16   TASTE OF HOME: CLASSICS WITH A TWIST RECIPE CONTEST
03-31-16   KETEL ONE VODKA CONTEST
03-31-16   ZOLA JUICE SHOP RECIPE CONTEST
03-31-16   HOP JACK'S RECIPE CONTEST

04-15-16   JANE AUSTEN FESTIVAL SCONE RECIPE CONTEST
04-15-16   TARANTAS TASTE OF SPAIN RECIPE & WINE PAIRING CONTEST new
04-21-16   TASTE OF HOME: 5-INGREDIENT EVERYTHING RECIPE CONTEST
04-30-16   CUISINART'S "GET COOKING! CONTEST" - PERIOD 24 new

05-01-16   CELTIC SEA SALT® 40 YEAR ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK CONTEST
05-01-16   2017 MRS. BLUM'S RECIPE CONTEST
05-01-16   2016 GREAT GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL RECIPE CONTEST AND COOK-OFF new
05-31-16   RISE, SIZZLE & SHINE BREAKFAST RECIPE CONTEST new

07-01-16   2016 BELLA SUN LUCI RECIPE CONTEST new
07-31-16   SALTSCAPES' 2016 COMFORT FOOD RECIPE CONTEST new

08-13-16   KING ARTHUR FLOUR CONTEST new

09-28-16   EPICES DE LA VIE LLC RECIPE CONTEST new

ASAP!


HEALTHY SOLUTIONS SPICE BLENDS 2016 BLOGGER RECIPE CHALLENGE

DEADLINE

Register ASAP — complete entry due by February 28, 2016

DESCRIPTION

This contest will be limited to the first 100 qualified bloggers who apply, so register ASAP!
Bloggers are invited to register to receive one spice blend from Healthy Solutions range of 16 blends. When your registration is confirmed, submit your blog logo or your headshot. Use the spice blend sent you to create and submit a original recipe, and a corresponding photo, posting to your blog and social media platforms as well. The recipe must be in keeping with the themes of "No Salt/No Sugar", "Low Salt/Low Sugar" and "Blending Healthy with Great Taste". Finally, you must also submit a video (3 minutes or less) showing preparation of your dish using the same recipe.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older. You must maintain a food blog that's been in existance at least 6 months, which you update at least once per week.

PRIZES

First Prize: $500 check.
Second Prize: $100 check.
Third Prize: All 16 spice blends from Healthy Solutions Spice Blends. (ARV $55).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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FEBRUARY 2016

#F52contest: WINTER CITRUS

DEADLINE

February 4, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Take a photo of what you're making with winter citrus — grapefruits, blood oranges, clementines, pomelos, kumquats, etc. — and post it to Instagram. Be sure to use the hashtag #f52contest, and condense the recipe to fit into the caption of the photo.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Prize: Food52 Merchandise – a sweet-tart prize from their shop.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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MR. PIG'S FOOTBALL SNACKDOWN CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 5, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit either a picture or recipe for your favorite big game snacks (you must choose one or the other).

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Wisconsin or Illinois who are age 21 or older.

PRIZES

First Prize: $75 Piggly Wiggly Gift Card, a case of Spotted Cow Beer and Pig Gear.
Second Prize: $50 Piggly Wiggly Gift Card, a 12pk of Spotted Cow Beer and Pig Gear.
Third Prize: $25 Piggly Wiggly Gift Card, a 12pk of Spotted Cow Beer and Pig Gear.
Recipes may be featured in a Piggly Wiggly Recipe Book.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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2016 GUAC 'N' ROLL CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 5, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Suppose a major rockstar is touring through your town and can’t wait to try your custom guac recipe made special for them. What would you create? Submit a photo of your guacamole masterpiece along with your music rockstar inspired guac name. If entering via Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook use the hashtag #guacnroll2016.
The recipe is not necessary with your initial submission, but if you become one of the 10 semifinalists you will be asked to provide it.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

First Prize: A custom leather JENDE Industries knife roll (ARV $600); handmade James Cosimini chef knife (ARV $300); PolyScience Sous Vide® Immersion Circulator DISCOVERY (ARV $300); PolyScience External Vacuum Sealing System 150 SERIES ($100); and a chef spoon (ARV $22).
Second Prize: $500 worth of Cardinal International tableware products; Maestro Wu Bombshell Steel 12” Chef Knife (ARV $189); and a chef spoon (ARV $22).
Third Prize: Maestro Wu Bombshell Steel D-9 Knife (ARV $109); PolyScience External Vacuum Sealing System 150 SERIES (ARV $100); Boldric European Bistro apron (ARV $55); and a chef spoon (ARV $22).
Fourth Prize: Boldric canvas knife roll (ARV $90); and a chef spoon (ARV $22).
Fifth Prize: Boldric European Bistro apron (ARV $55); and a chef spoon (ARV $22).
Sixth-Tenth Prizes: A chef spoon (ARV $22).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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THE SUPER DIP-OFF

DEADLINE

February 5, 2016 (extended from January 31, 2016)

DESCRIPTION

Enter a photo of your homemade dip along with the recipe.
Contest is vote judged — but two days before the deadline it has only 4 entries.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the continental United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Prize: $100 Kitchen & Company gift card. (Prize was doubled when contest was extended).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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FARM RICH® "SUBMIT YOUR SNACK HACK"

DEADLINE

February 7, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Do you have your own special kitchen creation for the big day? Enter your game day snack hack and a photo of the dish. Keep the instructions brief!
The rules don't say you must use one of the sponsor's products — but it's a good idea!

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States (excluding PR) who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

25 Prizes: Free Farm Rich for a year (prize distributed as 6 coupons for any Farm Rich snack item free, up to $6.99 value) and a $100 gift card.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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JUST A PINCH: ONE-POT WONDERS

DEADLINE

February 8, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter your favorite recipe for a one-pot meal, whether it's cooked in a skillet, a crock pot or a dutch oven. Include a corresponding photo. Stories about the recipe are welcome, too.
Be sure your profile page in the sponsor's community has a clear photo of yourself.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $150 Visa gift card.
2 Runner-Up Prizes: $25 Visa gift card.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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FOOD52: YOUR BEST RECIPE MADE WITH COFFEE

DEADLINE

February 9, 2016 6pm

DESCRIPTION

How does coffee make its way into your food? Enter recipes using fresh-brewed coffee, leftover coffee, coffee grounds, and any other form you might use.
Photos are always appreciated in this contest series, but aren't essential. Recipes previously uploaded to the Food52 website may be entered in the contest.

ELIGIBILITY

Open worldwide. You must be 21 to use the website.

PRIZES

Prize: "Fame, glory, and if applicable, a little extra something from our sponsor." (Not all Food52 currently have tangible prizes — we'll post prizes as they are announced — but a win on Food52 will get your name out there. Contest finalists, Community Picks, and Wildcard Winners get prime placement in Food52's recipe search and are always most likely to be featured in future books and apps).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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TEXAS CO-OP POWER: PRIMO PASTA

DEADLINE

February 10, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter a recipe featuring pasta, preferrably paired with Texas peanuts or preanut product. The rules don't state that you must use peanuts or the sponsor's brand of pasta.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to residents of Texas who are members of electric cooperatives and subscribe to Texas Co-op Power magazine.

PRIZES

Prize: $100. Winning recipe will be published in the July 2016 issue of Texas Co-op Power.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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MONSTER CHEF CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 10, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Create a new item to be served at the Dover International Speedway concession stands. It must be for an hot or cold entrée that can be mass-produced for less than $3.00 per serving. Email the recipe with a photo of the dish and a brief outline of your inspiration for the recipe and how it relates to NASCAR racing at the Monster Mile

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: 2 tickets to the May 15, 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway; 2 Cold Pit Passes; complimentary meals for winner and a guest on raceday; use of the winning recipe at Sponsor’s concession stands on raceday; and a feature article about the winner and the contest to be shared on DoverSpeedway.com, the spring 2016 souvenir program and on Sponsor’s social media platforms (ARV $600). Transportation not included.
Each entrant who attends the “Daytona 500 Watch Party” will receive a free Dover International Speedway t-shirt If an entrant is unable to attend the Watch Party, sponsor will ship a shirt upon receipt of written request with entrant’s mailing address (ARV $15). Shirts available only while supplies last.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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ARCHANA'S KITCHEN VALENTINE'S DAY RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 12, 2016

DESCRIPTION

To enter this contest, you must complete several actions. First, follow the sponsor on Instagram and Twitter. Next, repost the picture from the contest page into your Instagram page, tagging two friends who also love food. Finally, submit a recipe and corresponding attractive photo of the dish; choose a dish you will make for your partner on Valentine's Day. Be as creative as you like!

ELIGIBILITY

Residency requirements are not stated. Must be 18 or older, according to the website's Terms and Conditions.

PRIZES

First Prize: A Flipkart.com voucher worth Rs. 3000.
Second Prize: A Flipkart.com voucher worth Rs. 2000.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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FESTIVAL FOODIE FEUD

DEADLINE

February 14, 2016 (extended from February 7, 2016)

DESCRIPTION

Submit a video or photo of yourself with your favorite homemade dish, and explain why you should be selected to compete.
Four finalists will be selected to participate in a 3-round cookoff in Pompano Beach, Florida on February 20, 2016. Two alternates will also be asked to be present. Transportation and lodging are not provided.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 21 or older.

PRIZES

First Prize: 2 tickets to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival Goya Foods Grand Tasting Village (ARV $450) and a $500 cash prize.
Second Prize: $250 gift certificate to the Festival Flea Market Mall®.
Third Prize: $100 gift certificate to the Festival Flea Market Mall®.
Fourth Prize: $50 gift certificate to the Festival Flea Market Mall®.
All 4 contestants receive a branded cutting board and apron.
2 Alternates: $25 gift certificate to the Festival Flea Market Mall®. If an alternate replaces a finalist, they will forfeit the Alternate's gift certificate and receive one of the 4 prizes.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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BETTERBUTTER LOVE IS IN THE AIR RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 14, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit your original recipe for "something sweet" along with corresponding original photograph(s). If the recipe was inspired by a published one, please give your source of inspiration.

ELIGIBILITY

Open worldwide, but you must provide a valid Indian address to which the prize may be shipped. No age limits given.

PRIZES

First Prize: Hamilton Beach 32 Litre Toaster Oven (ARV ₹ 11.999/-).
Second Prize: Hamilton Beach 12 Litre Oven (ARV ₹ 6,499/-).
3 Third Prizes: Nutrela Gift Hampers (ARV ₹ 1,570/-).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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FARMER'S ALMANAC RECIPE CONTEST: EVERYTHING LEMON RECIPES

DEADLINE

February 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit your unusual, tasty and original lemon recipes.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to amateur cooks only; no other restrictions stated.

PRIZES

First Prize: $250.
Second Prize: $150.
Third Prize: $100.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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JUST A PINCH: "SHOW THE LOVE" RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 14, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Do you have a special dish you make only for Valentine's Day or when you want to make a special treat for a loved one? Enter your favorite original recipe your sweetie loves. Include a corresponding photo. Stories about the recipe are welcome, too.
Be sure your profile page in the sponsor's community has a clear photo of yourself.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $150 Williams-Sonoma gift card.
Runner-Up Prize: $75 Williams-Sonoma gift card.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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INSTRUCTABLES CHOCOLATE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Create and enter a Instructables project featuring something made with or of chocolate. There are two special prizes, one for recipes involving Nutella and one for brownie recipes.
You may also enter a Instructable with this theme that was created after the start date, but not submitted to this contest.

ELIGIBILITY

Open nearly worldwide (excluded are residents of any country subject to a US trade embargo (North Korea, Syria, Sudan, Cuba, Iraq, Libya, and Iran) as well as residents of Brazil, Italy, Argentina, Turkey, Romania, Poland, or the Province of Quebec, Canada), who are 13 years of age or older (15 in Norway, and 18 in Germany). Parent/guardian permission needed if you are under the age of majority.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: A 2 quart All-Clad® Copper Core Double Boiler and  an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $295 USD).
Judges Prize (Nutella project):
A Breville Handy Mix Scraper and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $155 USD).
Judges Prize (Brownies project): A Wüsthof® Classic 8" Chef’s with Bonus 3½" Paring Knife and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $175 USD).
3 First Prizes: An All-Clad® Stainless Steel Double Boiler with Ceramic Insert and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $205 USD).
5 Second Prizes: An  1 quart All-Clad® Stainless Steel Saucier and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron  (ARV $105 USD).
10 Runner-up Prizes: An Anfimu Silicone Candy Chocolate Mold and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron  (ARV $35 USD).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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INSTRUCTABLES MEAL PREP CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Create and enter a Instructables project featuring how you prepare foods in advance. This can include make ahead recipes, or simply food preparation tips.
You may also enter a Instructable with this theme that was created after the start date, but not submitted to this contest.

ELIGIBILITY

Open nearly worldwide (excluded are residents of any country subject to a US trade embargo (North Korea, Syria, Sudan, Cuba, Iraq, Libya, and Iran) as well as residents of Brazil, Italy, Argentina, Turkey, Romania, Poland, or the Province of Quebec, Canada), who are 13 years of age or older (15 in Norway, and 18 in Germany). Parent/guardian permission needed if you are under the age of majority.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: A Vitamix 1782 TurboBlend and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $381 USD).
3 First Prizes: A Wüsthof® Classic 8" Chef’s with Bonus 3½" Paring Knife and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $175 USD).
5 Second Prizes: A FoodSaver FM2000-000 Vacuum Sealing System with Starter Bag/Roll Set and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $105 USD).
10 Runner-up Prizes: An Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $25 USD).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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CHEF MEG: SHARE YOUR HEALTHY RECIPE - FEBRUARY

DEADLINE

February 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit an original healthy recipe. Recipes will be evaluated on a number of health-affecting criteria as well as general appeal.
This is the thirteenth of a monthly ongoing series of contests that is planned to continue for at least seventeen months.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States who are age 21 or older.

PRIZES

Prize(s): An assortment of kitchen tools (ARV $60). More than one prize may be awarded each month at the sponsor's discretion. Winners' names and recipes will be featured and published on the sponsor's website and in Chef Meg's upcoming Cookbook.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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INSTRUCTABLES RAINY DAY CHALLENGE

DEADLINE

February 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Create and enter a Instructables project featuring something to do with rain — or ideas for keeping busy when it rains. Whatever you use or do when it rains is eligible (including baking or making a pot of soup, presumably).
You may also enter a Instructable with this theme that was created after the start date, but not submitted to this contest.

ELIGIBILITY

Open nearly worldwide (excluded are residents of any country subject to a US trade embargo (North Korea, Syria, Sudan, Cuba, Iraq, Libya, and Iran) as well as residents of Brazil, Italy, Argentina, Turkey, Romania, Poland, or the Province of Quebec, Canada), who are 13 years of age or older (15 in Norway, and 18 in Germany). Parent/guardian permission needed if you are under the age of majority.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: Grand Prize: A Fire HD 10, 10.1" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers, Black; a Amazon Fire HD 10 Keyboard Case (5th Generation - 2015 release); a copy of 23 Things To Do Before You are 11 1/2: A practical step-by-step guide for things to make in your backyard; and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt (ARV $366 USD).
25 Runner-up Prizes: A copy of 23 Things To Do Before You are 11 1/2: A practical step-by-step guide for things to make in your backyard and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt (ARV $36 USD).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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PASA COOK LOCAL RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter a recipe that features one of the specialty fruits and/or vegetable crops grown in PA and available (fresh or via storage) during the months of January and/or February. According to the chart provided, you should choose from apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, celery, greens, kale, lettuce, mushrooms, onions, potatoes, radishes, squash, sweet potatoes, or turnips.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Pennsylvania; no age restrictions mentioned.

PRIZES

First Prize: $300 and a one-year full PASA membership.
Second Prize: $150 and a one-year full PASA membership.
Third Prize: $75 and a one-year full PASA membership.
5 Honorable Mention Prizes: Apron and a one-year full PASA membership.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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GRADE SCHOOL GOURMET CHILDREN'S COOKING CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter a video of your child preparing a dish that uses 2 products from these sponsors: Sue Bee Honey, Red Gold Tomatoes, Johnsonville Sausage, Seneca Foods, Knouse Foods, Wild Harvest Brands, Fisher Nuts, LouAna Coconut Oil, General Mills Cheerios, and Missouri Beef.
The video should be 5 minutes or less, and uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo. Submit the URL in the entry form. 4 Finalists will be invited to participate in the Grade School Gourmet Cooking competition.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States (excluding FL, NY, and RI) who are age 21 or older and the parent/guardian of a child 8 to 13 years old. Please do not enter if you will not be available for the final event on March 13, 2016 in Des Peres, MO.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $500 Dierbergs gift card; 2 spots at an upcoming Dierbergs Markets’ Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Class – Date TBD; and an opportunity to be featured on Dierbergs Markets’ "Dierbergs TV" in-store television network (ARV $550).
3 Runner-up Prizes: $100 Dierbergs gift card and 2 spots at an upcoming Dierbergs Markets’ Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Class – Date TBD (ARV $150).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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NATIONAL MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL 2016 SWEET VICTORY CHALLENGE

DEADLINE

February 20, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit original recipes prepared with 100% pure maple syrup. There are three categories: Breakfast; Dessert; and savory/entrée or main dish. Recipes using alcohol as an ingredient will not be accepted. This year there will not be separate adult or youth divisions.
The final judging events will be held March 5, 2016. Finalists do not have to be present to win.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States and DC who are not food professionals. No age requirements, but if a minor wins a prize, parent/guardian must sign any legal forms.

PRIZES

3 First Prizes (1/category): A KitchenAid Mixer.
3 Second Prizes (1/category): A KitchenAid Food Processor.
3 People’s Choice Awards (1/category): A Sweet Victory inspired trophy created by a Brown County Artisan.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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INSTRUCTABLES ONE POT MEALS CHALLENGE

DEADLINE

February 22, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Create and enter a Instructables project featuring one-pot, one-pan, or crockpot recipes.
You may also enter a Instructable with this theme that was created after the start date, but not submitted to this contest.

ELIGIBILITY

Open nearly worldwide (excluded are residents of any country subject to a US trade embargo (North Korea, Syria, Sudan, Cuba, Iraq, Libya, and Iran) as well as residents of Brazil, Italy, Argentina, Turkey, Romania, Poland, or the Province of Quebec, Canada), who are 13 years of age or older (15 in Norway, and 18 in Germany). Parent/guardian permission needed if you are under the age of majority.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: A Sur La Table Hard Anodized Multi-Function Pan; a Scanpan Pro IQ Wok; and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $365 USD).
25 Runner-up Prizes: An Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $25 USD).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE COOKBOOK 2016 CONTEST - 4

DEADLINE

February 28, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter your original seasonal recipe for a food dish or cocktail. In this, the last of four entry periods, spring recipes of any type are sought.
Six food finalists and one beverage finalist from each entry period will compete in a Taste-Off in March 2016.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of New York and New Jersey who are age 21 or older. The food category of the contest is for home cooks only, but professional bartenders may enter the beverage category.

PRIZES

Food Grand Prize: $1,000.
Cocktail Grand Prize: $250.
All finalists will receive swag from the sponsors.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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DESSERT CREATIONS FOR THE KID IN ALL OF US CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 28, 2016 5pm ET

DESCRIPTION

Use Little Debbie products as the basis of a cute, kid-friendly treat. Upload a photo of your creation and a short description (200 words) of how you used a Little Debbie product to prepare it.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC (excluding AZ, CO, MD, and ND) who are age 21 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: A trip for 4 to New York, NY, which includes: round trip airfare; round trip airport transfers to/from hotel in New York; first-class hotel accommodations for 3 days/2 nights; and a trip to the Food Network kitchens (ARV $4,160).
10 Runner-up Prizes: A Little Debbie prize pack (ARV $15).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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InSinkErator® TASTE OF VEGAS RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 28, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter your best recipe that involves the use of hot water — the sort of cooking made easier with an InSinkErator Instant Hot Water Dispenser. Photos are optional and will not be judged.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who have reached the age of majority.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: A 4‐day/3‐night trip for winner and 1 guest to Las Vegas, Nevada. Trip includes round-trip airfare to Las Vegas, NV; hotel accommodations: roundtrip ground transportation to/from Las Vegas airport and hotel; meal for winner and guest with Chef Johnny Church (subject to his availability); and a night tour of the Las Vegas Strip. Trip must be completed by December 15, 2016 (ARV $3,100).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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GRIDIRON COOKING CHALLENGE

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Get together a team of four elementary and middle school students and an adult. Together, create an original recipe that includes dairy products and that can be recreated in under 1 hour. Submit your recipe with a photo of the prepared item.
Teams with the top 4 recipes in each NFL Market (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars – map of territories attached) will compete at that NFL facility for their region's prize.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Florida who are Students in elementary or middle school, at least 10 years old and to adult sponsors.

PRIZES

3 Grand Prizes (1/NFL Market): A prize pack for their school valued at up to $2500, and each student member on the winning team will win an iPad mini 2 and other cool prizes.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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ALPENROSE DAIRY LITE BITES RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter a healthy recipe that is inspired by Alpenrose Dairy's Lite n’ Trim line of dairy products, along with a photo of the dish. The rules don't say you actually have to use the sponsor's product. Post your recipes to one or any combination of Instagram, Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #LiteBites.
Share your entry, because prizes go to the entries with the most likes and retweets. We don't see many entries for this contest as of this post date.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States and DC who are age 18 or older. Minors may enter if they have parent/guardian permission. You should be at least 13 to use the social media platforms to enter.

PRIZES

5 Prizes: A custom gold iPad Air 2 with the Alpenrose 100th anniversary logo.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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WILD YOUR SMOOTHIE RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Use at least ½ cup of frozen antioxidant-rich Wild Blueberries to create a winning wild smoothie for your readers. The prep time should be 15 minutes or less, and use no more than 10 ingredients, please. Post it to your blog with a photo in landscape format, using "Wild Blueberries" in the title. Share on social using #WildYourSmoothie. Submit the URL of your blog post, and the recipe and photo.
All posts and social media content must follow the WOMMA Code of Conduct and include both an appropriate disclosure statement at the beginning of the post (example in rules) and prominently display the hashtag #AD or #Sponsored in social media outreach.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older. Entrants must be a Registered Dietitian with a food blog and/or a food/healthy lifestyle blogger.

PRIZES

Grand Prize:  $1,000 VISA gift card plus an all expense paid trip to the Wild Blueberry Barrens in Maine (near Bar Harbor) on August 7-10, 2016. The winner will join an immersion event called Blog the Barrens and will have the opportunity to see the Wild Blueberry barrens at peak harvest time, meet growers, visit a local processing facility (ARV of Trip $3,000). Must be redeemed for the set date of the trip and cannot be redeemed for cash.
2 Runner-Up Prizes: $750 VISA gift card.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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TARLA DALAL: FRESH GREEN PEAS

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter your best recipe for a innovative starter, snack or sweet dish featuring fresh green peas.
Tarla Dalal is located in India. Recipes for this monthly contest should be sized to serve 4 persons.

ELIGIBILITY

The website's Terms of Use limit entries to those 18 and older, unless you have parent/guardian permission to enter. No residency restrictions are stated.

PRIZES

3 Prizes: A Tarla Dalal cookbook, Snacks Under 10 Minutes (new edition).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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INSTRUCTABLES VALENTINE'S DAY CHALLENGE 2016

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Create and enter a Instructables project featuring a homemade Valentine's Day gift, food, or other project. Show your lovely way to show someone that you love them!
You may also enter a Instructable with this theme that was created after the start date, but not submitted to this contest.

ELIGIBILITY

Open nearly worldwide (excluded are residents of any country subject to a US trade embargo (North Korea, Syria, Sudan, Cuba, Iraq, Libya, and Iran) as well as residents of Brazil, Italy, Argentina, Turkey, Romania, Poland, or the Province of Quebec, Canada), who are 13 years of age or older (15 in Norway, and 18 in Germany). Parent/guardian permission needed if you are under the age of majority.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: An Acer H6510BD 3D Home Theater Projector (White) and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt (ARV $565 USD).
25 Runner-up Prizes: An Instructables prize pack including a robot apron (ARV $25 USD).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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SANJEEV KAPOOR RECIPE OF THE MONTH CONTEST – FEBRUARY 2016

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit your favourite recipes featuring ingredients in the colour of the season – red ! Include a photo of the dish. Size the recipe for four portions, and give precise measurements and step-wise instructions. Since simplicity is one of the judging criteria, you probably should not create something too elaborate

ELIGIBILITY

No eligibility requirements stated in the rules; in correspondence with the sponsor, they said it was open to all.

PRIZES

Prize: Sanjeev Kapoor gift hampers.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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KAWALING PINOY'S SUBMIT-A-RECIPE CONTEST – FEBRUARY 2016

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit your Filipino or Asian-inspired recipe to this monthly contest. You may enter in English or Filipino.
The sponsor told us they haven't been getting many entries, so an appropriate entry stands a good chance of winning!

ELIGIBILITY

Open worldwide; no age limits stated.

PRIZES

2 Prizes: $50 (USD) via Paypal or Xoom, and the recipe will be featured on the sponsor's blog.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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WINTER WARM-UP RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Post your favourite original recipes. Include a corresponding photo, if possible.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Ontario who have reached the age of majority.

PRIZES

3 Prizes: A gift basket (ARV $100).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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OCEAN SPRAY® "SURPRISINGLY VERSATILE" GRAPEFRUIT RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016 5pm ET

DESCRIPTION

Enter your recipe that includes at least one of the five Ocean Spray® Grapefruit Juices or Juice Drinks. Food recipes must contain at least 1/2 cup or more of the product, and beverage recipes should contain at least 1.5 ounces of product. You have the option to add a photo.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $5,000 and an Ocean Spray prize pack (total ARV $5040).
Second Prize: $1,000 and an Ocean Spray prize pack (ARV $1040).
Third Prize: $500 and an Ocean Spray prize pack (ARV $540).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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FRESH & EASY RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016 5pm ET

DESCRIPTION

Submit your original recipe that uses a Progresso® soup or stock as an ingredient, and a corresponding photo of the completed dish. The written portion of the entry must not exceed 1,000 words.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC (excluding MD, ND, and PR) who are age 21 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $5,000 cash (presented in the form of a check).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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CHOPPED AT HOME CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY SARGENTO® – 1

DEADLINE

February 29, 2016 8:59am ET

DESCRIPTION

This contest is divided into three entry periods. Create and photograph a unique dish fitting the theme for this contest entry period, and using all four of the mystery basket ingredients for the period. Submit your photo and a 200 word (or less) description of the dish and its preparation.
For the first entry period the theme is Comfort Food and the required ingredients are Sargento® Sharp Cheddar, Fine Cut; Cauliflower; Cremini mushrooms; and Leeks.
Four finalists will participate in a cookoff in New York City.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC (excluding MD & ND) who are age 21 or older.

PRIZES

4 Finalist Prizes (1 each from period 1 & 2; 2 from period 3): A trip for 2 to New York City, which includes: roundtrip airfare; 3 days/2 nights hotel accommodations; culinary lesson with chef Rob Bleifer in the Food Network; round trip airport transfers to/from hotel; all taxes related to accommodations and airfare, with the exception of income taxes; and $5,000 cash, awarded in the form of a check (ARV $9,200).
Grand Prize: $10,000 cash, awarded in the form of a check and another trip for 2 to New York City, which includes: roundtrip airfare; 3 days/2 nights hotel accommodations; culinary lesson with chef Rob Bleifer in the Food Network; round trip airport transfers to/from hotel; all taxes related to accommodations and airfare, with the exception of income taxes (ARV $14,200).

DETAILS

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MARCH 2016


KENTUCKY MONTHLY 2016 GO LOCAL READER RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

March 3, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter your original recipe that fit the theme "Go Local Fare" — at least one ingredient must shine the spotlight on Kentucky’s farmers and producers. Recipes must include at least one ingredient that is either locally grown and/or made.

ELIGIBILITY

Open only to those with a connection to Kentucky including, but not limited to, current and previous residents of the state of Kentucky and/or subscribers of the magazine. No age limits stated.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: A Kentucky getaway for 2. Includes a two-night stay at the Kentucky State Parks resort park of your choosing, plus dinner for two at the resort restaurant both evenings. Transportation not included.
Runner-Up Prizes: A Kentucky Cooking Gift Set, which includes the Kentucky Monthly cookbook, Seasoned Cooking of Kentucky, and a Commonwealth-shaped cookie cutter.
Winners' recipes will be featured in the May 2016 issue of Kentucky Monthly.

DETAILS

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TEXAS CO-OP POWER: "GARLIC: THE STINKIN' ROSE"

DEADLINE

March 10, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Garlic is irreplaceable in many savory recipes. Submit your recipes featuring garlic

ELIGIBILITY

Open to residents of Texas who are members of electric cooperatives and subscribe to Texas Co-op Power magazine.

PRIZES

Prize: $100. Winning recipe will be published in the August 2016 issue of Texas Co-op Power.

DETAILS

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TASTE OF HOME: WEEKNIGHT SLOW COOKER RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

March 11, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit your favorite original slow cooker specialties for evening meal main or side dishes, including any breakfast-for-supper entrées.
No more than 12 ingredients, please. Taste of Home wants to hear the background or story of each recipe. You may also upload a photo.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding QC), the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $500
First Prize: $300.
Second Prize: $150.
Third Prize: $75.
8 Honorable Mention Prizes: A book.
All winners may have their names and recipes published in a future Taste of Home magazine or cookbook.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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LODGE® CAST IRON NATIONAL CORNBREAD COOK-OFF 2016

DEADLINE

March 11, 2016 5pm CT (if entering by mail, postmarked by March 1, 2016)

DESCRIPTION

Enter your main dish original recipes using at least one package of Martha White® cornbread mix and designed to be cooked in Lodge® cast iron cookware. Do not use any alcohol as an ingredient. Include a photo of the completed recipe.
Five finalists will participate in the National Cornbread Cook-Off in South Pittsburg, TN on April 23, 2016.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older. You may not have have been a prize winner or finalist in a contest from Smucker's®, Jif®, Crisco®, Folgers®, Hungry Jack®, Eagle Brand®, Pillsbury®, etc., in the last 12 months.

PRIZES

5 Finalist Prizes: $500 reimbursement to help cover expenses of attending the cook-off. You must make the travel arrangements yourself.
First Prize: $5,000 cash; a 30-inch FiveStar® stainless steel gas range (ARV $3,250) from Five Star® Professional Cooking Equipment, a Division of Brown Stove Works, Inc., of Cleveland, TN, and special gifts from Lodge® Cast Iron and Martha White (ARV $50).
Second Prize: $1,500 cash and special gifts from Lodge® Cast Iron and Martha White (ARV $50).
Third Prize: $1,000 cash and special gifts from Lodge® Cast Iron and Martha White (ARV $50).
7 Honorable Mention Prizes: $150 cash and special gifts from Lodge® Cast Iron and Martha White (ARV $50).

DETAILS

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QUAKER "BRING YOUR BEST BOWL™" PROMOTION

DEADLINE

March 12, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Create the next flavor of Quaker Instant Oatmeal! To a base of Quaker Oats and either milk or water, suggest between 2 and 5 additional ingredients for your flavor, give it a great name (no more than 32 characters), and, in 400 characters or less, detail the inspiration for the flavor. Both sweet and savory entries are acceptable. Measurements and directions are not required. Don't use any of the existing flavors, found here.
Entering the contest also enters you in a weekly sweepstakes. Non-winning sweepstakes entries carry over to subsequent weeks. Contest judging is not weekly.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, DC and PR who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

2 Finalist Prizes: $5,000, awarded in the form of a check or wire transfer.
Grand Prize: $250,000, awarded in the form of a check or wire transfer.
13 Weekly Sweepstakes Prizes (random, 1 per week): $250 pre-paid debit card.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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FOOD NETWORK: HALLOWEEN BAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS CASTING CALL

DEADLINE

March 14, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Want to participate in a baking showdown? Food Network is looking for the best versatile bakers and pastry chefs for the next seasons of the Halloween Baking Championships! Candidates must be available in late March and/or all of April 2016 for filming of the baking battle. Complete an application, including three photos showing off your best baked goods.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: Big Cash Prize (exact amount TBA).
Finalist "Prizes": Travel and lodging necessary to participate in the show are provided by the sponsor.

DETAILS

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FOOD NETWORK: HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS CASTING CALL

DEADLINE

March 14, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Want to participate in a baking showdown? Food Network is looking for the best versatile bakers and pastry chefs for the next seasons of the Holiday Baking Championship. Candidates must be available in late March and/or all of April 2016 for filming of the baking battle. Complete an application, including three photos showing off your best baked goods.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: Big Cash Prize (exact amount TBA).
Finalist "Prizes": Travel and lodging necessary to participate in the show are provided by the sponsor.

DETAILS

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COOKMORE "SPIRIT OF ST. PATRICK" CONTEST

DEADLINE

March 16, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Create and enter the perfect St. Patrick's Day cocktail recipe.Submit the recipe with a digital photograph of the prepared recipe and a description (100-250 words) about the recipe’s history/heritage and why the recipe is meaningful to you

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: A Kenmore Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water System (ARV $170)

DETAILS

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TASTE OF HOME: CLASSICS WITH A TWIST RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

March 25, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit your twist on the classic recipes handed down in your family. Do you unstuff the stuffed veggie dish? Make a substitution for a key ingredient? Combine two dishes into a new specialty?
No more than 12 ingredients, please. Taste of Home wants to hear the background or story of each recipe. You may also upload a photo

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding QC), the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older. Once you have won the Grand Prize in a Taste of Home contest, you are not eligible to win a Grand Prize for one year; you may win lesser prizes.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $500.
First Prize: $300.
Second Prize: $150.
Third Prize: $75.
8 Honorable Mention Prizes: A book.
All winners may have their names and recipes published in a future Taste of Home magazine or cookbook.

DETAILS

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KETEL ONE VODKA CONTEST

DEADLINE

March 31, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Take an original photo or video of your “Ketel One Story” — an original story that shows how you and your family celebrate with Ketel One Vodka. Share your “Ketel One Story” on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook along with the hashtags #KetelOneStory and #contest.
Weekly winners will be chosen from all entries recieved to date of weekly cut-off, so non-winning entries do roll over to subsequent weeks.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States who are age 21 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: A 4 day/3 night VIP trip for winner and up to 3 guests (each of whom must be 21 or older) to Schiedam, Holland for a private tour of the Nolet Distillery and a dinner hosted by the Nolet family, as well as invitations to the official Nolet Distillery Celebration in May 2016. Includes roundtrip first class airfare to Amsterdam; ground transportation from Amsterdam to Schiedam; and luxury, double occupancy accommodations for winner and guests. Alcohol beverages are not part of the prize. Winner must be able to travel so as to attend the official Nolet Distillery Celebration in May 2016 (ARV $13,000).
26 Weekly Prizes (1/week most weeks): An item of Ketel One gear, Ketel One gear could perhaps include such as a branded ice bucket, copper shaker or mule mug; item to be selected at Sponsor's sole discretion (ARV $55).

DETAILS

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ZOLA JUICE SHOP RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

March 31, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Share a photo of your favorite smoothie recipe. The rules don't say you must use Zola Acai Juice or Zola Coconut Water, but the judging criteria look for their use. Posting the actual recipe is optional, but without it you are only eligible to win a weekly prize, not the Grand Prize.
If you enter via Instagram or Twitter, use the hashtag #ZolaJuiceShop.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older. If you are legally a minor, you must obtain parent/guardian consent to enter.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: 1 Vitamix Professional Series 750 Blender (ARV $650).
13 Weekly Prizes (1/week): Winner's choice of 1 case of Zola Acai Juice or 1 case of Zola Coconut Water (ARV $40).

DETAILS

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HOP JACK'S RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

March 31, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Got a recipe you think should be on the menu at Hop Jack's? Submit it — anything goes!

ELIGIBILITY

No restricitions stated. Hop Jack's restaurants are located throughout the state of Washington.

PRIZES

Prize(s): A $200 gift card to Hop Jack's.

DETAILS

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APRIL 2016


JANE AUSTEN FESTIVAL SCONE RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

April 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter your recipe for a sweet or savory scone you think should become the official scone for the four-course tea served during the Jane Austen Festival.
This contest can only be entered by postal mail.

ELIGIBILITY

No restrictions stated.

PRIZES

Prize: $100. The winning scone recipe may be featured in local media and/or a future JASNA Greater Louisville cookbook.

DETAILS

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TARANTAS TASTE OF SPAIN RECIPE & WINE PAIRING CONTEST

DEADLINE

April 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Create and enter a recipe to pair with and/or include Tarantas Tempranillo Crianza, Tarantas Sparkling Rosé, or Tarantas Sparkling White wines. There are five categories:
 • Small Plates/Tapas;
 • Main Dish;
 • Side Dish, Soup or Salad;
 • Dessert;
 • Wine-Based Craft Cocktail (must contain one or more of the wines).
Also submit a photo of your prepared dish or cocktail, including a bottle of your suggested wine pairing or the wine used in the cocktail.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 21 or older; amateur cooks only.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: Trip for 2 to Valencia, Spain for 5 days/4 nights. Includes roundtrip airfare froma U.S. departure airport within 50 miles of winner’s home; 2 nights hotel accommodations in the village of Requena, Spain and two nights hotel accommodations in Valencia, Spain; private tour of the Bodegas Iranzo winery with special lunch; Historical and Gastro Tours of Valencia, Spain; and ground transportation and transfers in Spain (ARV $4,599).
4 First Prizes: $100 gift certificate from Whole Foods Market.

DETAILS

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TASTE OF HOME: 5-INGREDIENT EVERYTHING RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

April 21, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit your easy, original recipes that have only five ingredients.
Taste of Home wants to hear the background or story of each recipe. You may also upload a photo.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding QC), the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older. Once you have won the Grand Prize in a Taste of Home contest, you are not eligible to win a Grand Prize for one year; you may win lesser prizes.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $500.
First Prize: $300.
Second Prize: $150.
Third Prize: $75.
8 Honorable Mention Prizes: A book.
All winners may have their names and recipes published in a future Taste of Home magazine or cookbook.

DETAILS

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CUISINART'S "GET COOKING! CONTEST" - PERIOD 24

DEADLINE

April 30, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter an original recipe. This is the 24th of a long series of contest periods, each judged separately.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older.

PRIZES

Prize: Combo Steam + Convection Oven, S/S Crock with Barrel Tools (Set of 6), Griddler® Deluxe (ARV $300), or other appliances with the same ARV.

DETAILS

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MAY 2016


CELTIC SEA SALT® 40 YEAR ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK CONTEST

DEADLINE

May 1, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Celtic Sea Salt® is celebrating their 40th anniversary by compiling a cookbook! You are invited to submit a recipe featuring one of their gourmet salts, along with a photo of the dish and a short description.

ELIGIBILITY

Open worldwide to all. If you are under the age of majority, please read the rules with your parent/guardian and obtain their permission to enter.

PRIZES

25 to 30 Finalist Prizes: Winner's recipe will be featured in a cookbook and a year long monthly shipment of one pound of Celtic Sea Salt® Gourmet Kosher™ will be automatically shipped to the winner. Shipping and handling charges will be paid by Celtic Sea Salt®.
Grand Prize: A 4 day/3 night full paid trip for 2 to Asheville, NC in either late October or early November of 2016. Includes car rental for 4 days, 1 room at 5 star hotel stay for 3 nights, a dinner with the Celtic Sea Salt® family, and 2 airline tickets (economy class) from your home city to Asheville, NC. The winner's recipe will be featured on the cover of the cookbook.

DETAILS

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2017 MRS. BLUM'S RECIPE CONTEST 2017

DEADLINE

May 1, 2016

DESCRIPTION

The theme for Mrs. Blum's recipe contest this year is a recipe with a memory. Enter a recipe that reminds you or your family of an important person or event in your lives. Be sure to elaborate on the memory, too!
The year in this contest's name is the year the winning recipes are published.

ELIGIBILITY

No restrictions are stated.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $500.

DETAILS

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2016 GREAT GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL RECIPE CONTEST AND COOK-OFF

DEADLINE

May 1, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter a recipe that specifies the use of at least 6 cloves of fresh garlic, or the equivalent packaged form (three teaspoons minced or chopped). Keep the title of your recipe under 10 words, and include a photo with the entry. This is a contest where elaborate, multi-part dishes — and even a side dish — seem to be welcomed, as long as you can meet the time limits! This year there is a limit of 2 entries per person.
If you are one of the 8 Finalists chosen to participate in the Cook-off on July 30, 2016, you will be expected to prepare seven separate plates, all within a maximum of two hours. Five plates will be for the judges, one plate for the emcees, and one plate will be used for presentation to the judges and for media purposes.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States and Canada who are age 21 or older. Professional chefs, cooks, food stylists and other food specialists. and those who have received payment for services related to food (including television appearances) may not enter. Previous Gilroy Garlic Festival Cook-Off contest winners (1st, 2nd, & 3rd) are ineligible to enter for three full years (e.g. the winners of the 2012 Cook-Off are the most recent winners eligible to enter in 2016).

PRIZES

First Prize: $5,000.
Second Prize: $2,500.
Third Prize: $1,000.
5 Finalist Prizes (remaining finalists): $100.
Finalist Lodging & Travel Reimbursement: Finalists traveling over 100 miles will be provided with hotel accommodations, one room for two nights in Gilroy. Finalists must make their own travel arrangements. If warranted one coach class ticket for air travel and/or a rental car for a maximum of two days, not to exceed $55 per day will be reimbursed. Maximum reimbursement per contestant shall not exceed $600.

DETAILS

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RISE, SIZZLE & SHINE BREAKFAST RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

May 31, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter your breakfast recipe creation that calls for the use of Jones Dairy Farm sausage (pork, chicken, or turkey), bacon, Canadian bacon, or ham. Actual purchase of the required ingredient is not necessary. This year there is a new award— Best Brinner Recipe — for the best breakfast for dinner recipe.
You have the option to add up to 4 photos, but they are not required.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States (excluding AZ, RI, NE, VT, ND, TN) who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

First Prize: $2,000 Visa Gift Card.
Second Prize: $1,000 Visa Gift Card.
Best Brinner Recipe Prize: $500 Visa Gift Card.

DETAILS

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JUNE 2016

JULY 2016


2016 BELLA SUN LUCI RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

July 1, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Submit an original unpublished recipe featuring the use of one or more Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomato Products. Recipes of any type are acceptable.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $2500.
Second Prize: $500.
Third Prize: Mooney Farms gourmet gift basket.

DETAILS

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SALTSCAPES' 2016 COMFORT FOOD RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

July 31, 2016

DESCRIPTION

Enter your recipes into one of two categories:
 • Leftover Chicken — make it into a whole new dish.
 • Omelette — anything from a light breakfast to a loaded supper creation.
Attribute any modified recipes to their original source. Give the story of your recipe and tell how your recipe is connected to the East Coast of Canada.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Canada who are age 19 or older. Although the rules don't mention residency restrictions, the entry form allows only the choice of Canadian provinces in the address section.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: Bosch 500 Series stainless steel dishwasher, Model SHP65T55UC (ARV $1649 CDN).
First Prize (Leftover Chicken Category): $500 gift card for your personal selection of cookware and appliances (courtesy of Balderson cheese).
First Prize (Omelette Category): $500 gift card for your personal selection of cookware and appliances (courtesy of Galbani Cheese).
Second Prize: $125 Balderson Gourmet Cheese Gift Basket.
Honourable Mention: $100 gift bag of egg cookware courtesy of NS Egg Farmers
PLUS Sobeys gift certificates and prize packages from Saltscapes.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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AUGUST 2016


KING ARTHUR FLOUR CONTEST

DEADLINE

August 13, 2016

DESCRIPTION

This is a baking contest open to all who want to bring an entry to Jay, VT between 8-10am, August 13. Preregistration is optional and you do not submit the recipe until the day of judging.
Bring 2 separately packaged indentical items, one for judging and one for sale at the associated fundraiser. Include a copy of your recipe with the proof of purchase stapled to it. Entries should be made from scratch using King Arthur Flour or made with a King Arthur Flour Mix. 10 extra points will be given if the item is homemade.
There are two divisions, each with a separate theme.
 • The Adult theme is "Best Coffee Cake," so bring 2 coffee cakes.
 • The Youth (15 and under) theme is "Best Drop Cookie." Each of the two containers must have 12 cookies.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to all who wish to personally bring an entry for judging.

PRIZES

All winners receive a ribbon with their prize.
Adult Category
  First Prize: $75 gift certificate to the King Arthur Flour Baker’s Catalogue.
  Second Prize: $50 gift certificate to the King Arthur Flour Baker’s Catalogue.
  Third Prize: 9’’ x 13’’ Cake and Brownie Pan.
Junior/Youth Category
  First Prize: $50 gift certificate to the King Arthur Flour Baker’s Catalogue.
  Second Prize: $25 gift certificate to the King Arthur Flour Baker’s Catalogue.
  Third Prize: 8’’ Square Brownie Pan

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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SEPTEMBER 2016


EPICES DE LA VIE LLC RECIPE CONTEST

DEADLINE

September 28, 2016 (or earlier, if 500 entries are received)

DESCRIPTION

Using at least one product from Epices de la Vie, create a flavorful dish. Bonus points will be given if you use more than one product. Enter the recipe along with a high quality photo of your dish that shows the product packaging in the background. Post the photo on both the sponsor's Facebook page and on Instagram, using the hashtag #gotsalt and tagging @epicedelavie, and following the sponsor.
This contest will close early, if/when the sponsor receives 500 submissions.

ELIGIBILITY

No residency requirements are stated. Although there are no age limits listed, you should be 13 or older to use the social media necessary to enter.

PRIZES

First Prize: A Trannon Culinary Traveling Culinarian Chef Bag, a cheque for $500, and a full collection of the Epices de la Vie line of spices and salts.
Second Prize: a cheque for $250, and a full collection of the Epices de la Vie line of spices and salts.
Third Prize: A full collection of the Epices de la Vie line of spices and salts.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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