VARIED CONTESTS:

The competitions in this list are upcoming creative skill contests that are food related or sponsored, but do not require a recipe.

You may be asked to submit a photo, essay, video, Pinterest board, or artwork.

Click on a link for details.

03-31-17   BC VQA EXPLORE BC WINE – 3
03-31-17   #ONAppleADay INSTAGRAM PHOTO COMPETITION –MARCH
03-31-17   2017 HOME BAKING ASSOCIATION EDUCATOR AWARD CONTEST new

04-01-17   "COLOR THIS DISH" CONTEST – APRIL 2017 new
04-04-17   CATELLI FAMILY REUNION CONTEST new
04-12-17   EGGLAND'S BEST "FOODTOGRAPHY" CONTEST
04-12-17   DORITOS® MIX SPOT WILD CARD
04-14-17   MAKE IT MINDFUL CONTEST
04-17-17   USERFARM/PLASMON: YOUR LIFE? THROUGH THEIR EYES IT HAS MORE MEANING
04-24-17   USERFARM SANBITTÈR: BE COOL, BE SANSET!
04-30-17   IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RECIPE PHOTO CONTEST - MARCH/APRIL 2017
04-30-17   SMITHFIELD REAL FLAVOUR REAL FAST CONTEST – 1 new

05-07-17   SUE BEE® HONEY: THE SWEET LIFE PROMOTION – 3

06-02-17   SWEETSTACKS 1st HOLIDAY FAMILY PHOTO CONTEST


BC VQA EXPLORE BC WINE – 3

DEADLINE

March 31, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Take a photo of your favourite BC VQA wine experience, and post it to Instagram or Twitter, including the hashtag #ExploreBCWine. There are three entry periods for this contest, and it appears that non-winning entries carry over to subsequent periods.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding QC) who are age 19 or older.

PRIZES

3 Grand Prizes (1/entry period): A 3-day/2-night trip for winner and 1 verified guest to British Columbia Wine Country, Canada. The prizes are seasonal, so each is different. Includes round-trip coach transportation from one of selected airports in British Columbia or Alberta to Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada; 2 nights’ accommodations in British Columbia Wine Country; and lunch and dinner for 2 people over 3 days (ARV $1,750).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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#ONAppleADay INSTAGRAM PHOTO COMPETITION – MARCH

DEADLINE

March 31, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Upload a photo to your public Instagram account showing us how you enjoy an Ontario apple a day. Tag and follow @OntarioApples, and include the hashtag #ONappleAday in your caption. This is the sixth of a nine-month series of contests.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding QC) who are age 13 or older. (The rules don't give an age limit, but you must be 13 to have an Instagram account.)

PRIZES

9 Prizes (1/month): A $50 CDN Ontario Apple prize package.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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2017 HOME BAKING ASSOCIATION EDUCATOR AWARD CONTEST

DEADLINE

March 31, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Submit a your plans for a baking lesson or a baking community service program or adult or teen leader skill training. Baking community service program may include “Bake for Family Fun” month, Bake and Take Day, bake sales or community service baking programs. The focus of your entry must be baking education and its interdisciplinary benefits to young people.
Your entry should include a 1 page summary and supporting information for the 5 judging criteria: Baking Emphasis/Execution and Interdisciplinary Skills; Creativity; Pre-Evaluation/Testing; Post-Evaluation/Testing; and Community Service.

ELIGIBILITY

We think this is for United States only. You should be a professionals or adult and youth leader and volunteer who teaches baking skills in: Classrooms (Pre-K, elementary or secondary); Libraries; Public or private organizations; Community youth programs, out-of-school camps and clubs; Families; Youth teaching peers or younger ages.

PRIZES

Top entry: $1,000 cash and an all-expense paid trip for two to the Home Baking Association Annual Meeting to present a summary of your award-winning project.
Special recognition awards: may be awarded for Best Community Reach, Best Hands-on Baking Activity, Most Creative.
All entries receive complimentary HBA teaching resources.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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"COLOR THIS DISH CONTEST – APRIL 2017

DEADLINE

April 1, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Download and color this picture of cocktails, then upload a scanned copy or photo of your art as your entry.

ELIGIBILITY

Must have reached the age of majority and be a resident of Canada (excluding Quebec), the 50 United States, or DC.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $500 check and a 1- year supply of 12 Torani syrup flavors, 4 sauce flavors, and 12 Torani Syrup Dispensing Pumps (ARV $150)
3 Runner-up Prizes: $50 check.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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CATELLI FAMILY REUNION CONTEST

DEADLINE

April 4, 2017

DESCRIPTION

If you could, who would you bring to your family reunion this summer?  In 200 words or less, tell Catelli about how your family has inspired and supported you over the years, and why your family needs to reconnect. You can add some photos to support your story (we're not sure if photos are required or optional).

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of Canada who are age 18 or older.

PRIZES

3 Grand Prizes (1 from Quebec, 2 from the rest of Canada): A Catelli Family Reunion Experience between June 1 to August 7, 2017 in Canada (ARV $10,000 CAN). Includes a $5,000 cheque addressed to the selected Winner, to be used to cover elements winner is responsible for in arranging a venue and any entertainment or décor for the reunion; and a Catelli Pasta branded dinner (format is Organizer's choice) with an estimated value of $5,000 that includes food and beverage for up to 20 people provided by a local catering company, the attendance of an on-site chef, and coordination costs.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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EGGLAND'S BEST "FOODTOGRAPHY" CONTEST

DEADLINE

April 12, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Submit two beautiful photos of your delicious Eggland’s Best dish containing at least 2 whole Eggland's Best Eggs. One photo should show the dish preparation, and one the finished dish. The dish must be displayed on a plate or platter and the photo may only contain the dish being prepared. Give your entry a title and include a brief (150 character max) description describing the dish and why Eggland's Best are your preferred eggs.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, PR, Guam, and DC who are age 18 or older and have reached the age of majority. Grand Prize winners from any of the Eggland's Best contests in the last two years are ineligible

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $5,000.
4 Finalist Prizes: $1,000.
20 Semi-finalist Prizes: A 1-year supply of Eggland’s Best eggs (24 dozen), awarded in the form of 24 certificates (ARV $105).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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DORITOS® MIX SPOT WILD CARD

DEADLINE

April 12, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Three Legion of the Bold members have been assigned to create a spot using an idea from Phase 1 of this contest, but there are four prizes! Get your chance at one of them by creating an intense Doritos Mix :15 or :30 second spot featuring Doritos® Mix bags and/or chips. You can use a brand new idea or a variation of one of the chosen ideas from Phase 1 one of this contest – make a bold choice and go for it. Remember the tagline is "Four Snacks In One." For music, please only use a watermarked track from pond5.com.
Note: To read the information on the contest website, you will have to first join the "Legion of the Bold," a creative community that is offered numerous challenges ranging from social media assignments to video and/or recipe creation.

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

First Prize: $15,000  and 1,500 Community Points.
Second Prize: $12,000 and 1,200 Community Points.
Third Prize: $10,000 and 1,000 Community Points.
Fourth Prize: $7,500 and 750 Community Points.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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MAKE IT MINDFUL CONTEST

DEADLINE

April 14, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Use the app on the contest website to create a Mindful Pizzetta by choosing up to 10 of the 50 ingredients provided. On the second page, you will be able to select an adjective to use in your pizzetta name, complete your contact information, and add further instructions or a background story (up to 200 words).

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

Grand Prize: One year of free lunches (determined as $10 USD per day X 5 days X 50 weeks = $2,500 USD).
3 Finalist Prizes (remaining finalists): One month of free lunches (determined as: $10 USD per day X 5 days X 4 weeks = $200 USD).
Prizes will be awarded in local currency as in the form of a Sodexo gift card. Sodexo is found on college and business campuses.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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USERFARM/PLASMON: YOUR LIFE? THROUGH THEIR EYES IT HAS MORE MEANING

DEADLINE

April 17, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Create a video showing how someone becomes a parent, they will look at the world in a different way...through the eyes of a child, their child. In the first part, show adults doing things in a foolish, funny, and quite inexplicable way. In the second part show the same adults with their children, behaving in "astonishing" ways inspired by their kids. You may show half-seen Plasmon products, in a natural and not invasive way. Also try to naturally use items in the sponsor's logo color (orange) and avoid colors linked to their competitors (blue, green).
The video should be up to 45 seconds long. Try to avoid using dialog. Download the provided end board and use it to close your video. Please check the list of "don'ts" to know what to avoid.

ELIGIBILITY

Open worldwide. Must be age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Note: these amounts are considered compensation for video rights, not prizes.
First Video Reward: €5,000.
Second Video Reward: €2,000.
Third Video Reward: €1,000.
Fourth Video Reward: €1,000.
Fifth Video Reward: €1,000.
Any additional videos selected will  receive €1,000 if the full video is used, or €100 if 7 seconds or less of the video will be used.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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USERFARM SANBITTÈR: BE COOL, BE SANSET!

DEADLINE

April 24, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Create a video showing the birth of a new way of drinking together, linked to Sanbitter’s style. Feature the precise cocktail recipe given in the contest rules, with the brands, garnish and glass requested. The video is not to be a tutorial/recipe, but a short story, preferably in an daytime outdoor summer setting, that includes the cocktail in an engaging, emotional way.
The video should be 45 seconds long and target adults 30-35 years old.. It's better not to use dialog. Please insert the disclaimer "Drink responsibly" amd download the provided end board and use it to close your video. Please check the list of "don'ts" to know what to avoid.

ELIGIBILITY

Open worldwide. Must be age 18 or older.

PRIZES

Note: these amounts are considered compensation for video rights, not prizes.
First Video Reward: €5,000.
Second Video Reward: €2,000.
Third Video Reward: €1,000.
Fourth Video Reward: €1,000.
Fifth Video Reward: €1,000.
Any additional videos selected will  receive €1,000 if the full video is used, or €100 if 5 seconds or less of the video will be used.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RECIPE PHOTO CONTEST – MARCH/APRIL 2017

DEADLINE

April 30, 2017

DESCRIPTION

The Idaho Potato Commission is looking for your photos! For this round, one recipe using Idaho potatoes has been provided. Your assignment: prepare this recipe, take some beautiful photos, and enter them in this contest. Up to 3 photos may be entered.

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

Prize: $500.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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SMITHFIELD REAL FLAVOUR REAL FAST CONTEST – 1

DEADLINE

April 30, 2017 11:59:59am ET

DESCRIPTION

Create an original time-saving tip and/or trick that includes a Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork product. Your entry must be in 150 words or less and submitted in English. You don't have to buy the product to enter and may develop your tip/trick with any pork you choose — but be sure to specify the Smithfield product in your entry.
This is the first of three entry periods with finalists chosen from each, and several overall prizes. The entry requirements are the same for each period, but the themes change. The theme for this period is "Spring Warm-up." The promotion also includes a voter sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

15 Finalist Prizes (5/entry period): a $100 pre-paid debit card.
3 Top Vote Prizes (1/entry period): A Smithfield Gift Pack (ARV $400).
Grand Prize:  A 2-night/3-day trip for 2 people (winner & one guest 21+) to Wine Country in Napa Valley, CA. Includes round trip airfare to a major gateway airport near San Francisco, CA; 2 nights hotel accommodations; a VIP tour and wine tasting at 2 Napa Valley wineries; lunch for winner and guest on the Napa Valley wine train; a $300 transportation allowance and a $500 dining allowance,both awarded in the form of a pre-paid debit card (Total ARV $5,000). Travel must be completed by December 31, 2018.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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SUE BEE® HONEY: THE SWEET LIFE PROMOTION – 3

DEADLINE

May 7, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Submit an original photo that illustrates a sweet moment in your life and describe the moment in 500 words or less.
This contest is the last of three entry periods, each with a set of prizes. An grand prize winner will be chosen after the three periods are over.

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

3 First Prizes (1/entry period): $500 VISA gift card.
3 Second Prizes (1/entry period): $250 VISA gift card.
3 Third Prizes (1/entry period): Sue Bee Honey Gift box (ARV $25).
Grand Prize: $10,000.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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SWEETSTACKS 1st HOLIDAY FAMILY PHOTO CONTEST

DEADLINE

June 2, 2017 (extended from January 8, 2017)

DESCRIPTION

Enter a photo of a family cooking or eating SweetStacks Gourmet Pancakes, Waffles or Guam Banana Donuts.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the United States and Guam who are age 14 or older.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $300 and a year’s supply of SweetStacks Pancake Mix or Banana Donut Mix (12 Mixes).
Second Prize: $200 and SweetStacks Pancake Mix or Banana Donut Mix (6 Mixes).
Third Prize: $100 and SweetStacks Pancake Mix or Banana Donut Mix (3 Mixes).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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