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.

05-25-17   WALMART OREO GAMES #3 – TRICK SHOT new
05-31-17   #ONAppleADay INSTAGRAM PHOTO COMPETITION –MAY

06-02-17   SWEETSTACKS 1st HOLIDAY FAMILY PHOTO CONTEST
06-02-17   DORITOS LEGION OF THE BOLD: A BOLD DORITOS CAMPAIGN IDEA new
06-06-17   "NAME THIS DISH" CONTEST – JUNE 2017
06-06-17   "COLOR THIS DISH" CONTEST – JUNE 2017
06-07-17   SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL #GRILLERS CONTEST new
06-09-17   DORITOS® LEGION OF THE BOLD: SHOW US HOW YOU SUMMER WITH DORITOS
06-30-17   IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RECIPE PHOTO CONTEST - MAY/JUNE 2017
06-30-17   CONCANNON VINEYARD WORDS OF WISDOM CONTEST new

07-10-17   INSTRUCTABLES BEFORE AND AFTER CONTEST 2017
07-14-17   MY OREO CREATION CONTEST

WALMART OREO GAMES #3 – TRICK SHOT

DEADLINE

May 25, 2017

DESCRIPTION

In each of the first three periods of this contest, you are asked to do something different with Oreo cookies, take a photo or video of the results, and submit it via Twitter or Instagram with the hashtags #OreoGames and #Contest. You will be sent a link to complete your registration. The assignment for Period 3 is "Trick Shot": Show off your talent and submit your best Oreo trick shot.
Save any photos/videos that don't work out — Period 4 calls for you to submit an epic failure from one of the first 3 periods!

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

Grand Prize (awarded for the Finals Showdown): A $100,000 check. 
3 Finalist Prizes (1 each in periods 1, 2 and 3): A $5,000 check made out to winner and a $100 Walmart gift card. Winner must participate in the Finals Showdown in order to be eligible to receive Finalist Prize.
Runner-Up Prize (awarded for the Finals Showdown): A $10,000 check.
Second Runner-Up Prize (awarded for the Finals Showdown) : A $5,000 check.
30 Second Prizes (10 each in periods 1, 2 and 3): A $500 gift card.
50 Epic Fail Prizes (in period 4): A $50 gift card.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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#ONAppleADay INSTAGRAM PHOTO COMPETITION – MAY

DEADLINE

May 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 eighth 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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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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DORITOS LEGION OF THE BOLD: A BOLD DORITOS CAMPAIGN IDEA

DEADLINE

June 2, 2017 11:59am CT

DESCRIPTION

Develop a bold Doritos campaign idea and explain how it would come to life. Your idea should be broad enough to work across all platforms, not just TV. Include an explanation of your inspiration and how you think it will resonate with Doritos lovers, the overall theme, an idea for a 15-30 second spot, and how the idea could be brought to life on multiple platforms with both longer and shorter formats. No script, pitch, or creative storyboards are wanted, just the idea. Remember to include humor! 
Note: To read or view 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. Challenges are introduced with a short video — be sure to watch it!

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

First Prize: $10,000 & 2,000 community points.
Second Prize: $5,000 & 1,500 community points.
Third Prize: $3,000 & 1,000 community points.
Fourth Prize: $1,000 & 750 community points.
Fifth Prize: $1,000 & 500 community points.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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"NAME THIS DISH CONTEST – JUNE 2017

DEADLINE

June 6, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Read the recipe provided HERE and give it a fun, surprising name.

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

First Prize: A $500 check, and winner may have his/her recipe name and photo appear in a future issue of Food Network Magazine.
3 Runner-up Prizes: $50 check, and winners may have their recipe names and their photos appear in a future issue of Food Network Magazine.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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"COLOR THIS DISH CONTEST – JUNE 2017

DEADLINE

June 6, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Download and color this picture of an orange, 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

First Prize: A $500 check, and winner may have his/her recipe name and photo appear in a future issue of Food Network Magazine.
3 Runner-up Prizes: $50 check, and winners may have their recipe names and their photos appear in a future issue of Food Network Magazine.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL #GRILLERS CONTEST

DEADLINE

June 7, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Share your best "grilling" photo with the Seattle International Grillers on Instagram or Facebook, tagging @franzbakery and using the hashtag #Grillers.

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

3 Prizes: A Traeger Grill.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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DORITOS® LEGION OF THE BOLD: SHOW US HOW YOU SUMMER WITH DORITOS

DEADLINE

June 9, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Design a 1080x1080 pixel image or a 15 second (or less) video, representing Doritos and how you’re going to make this the boldest summer ever. Doritos bags or Chips should be in the final image/design. A number of downloadable images are available on the the contest website.
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: $1,000 & 1,500 community points.
Second Prize: $1,000 & 1,250 community points.
Third Prize: $1,000 & 1,000 community points.
Fourth Prize: $1,000 & 750 community points.
Fifth Prize: $1,000 & 500 community points.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RECIPE PHOTO CONTEST – MAY/JUNE 2017

DEADLINE

June 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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CONCANNON VINEYARD WORDS OF WISDOM CONTEST

DEADLINE

June 30, 2017 5pm PT

DESCRIPTION

Submit inspirational "words of wisdom" you heard from your father, grandfather, or other father-figure in your life by posting them to Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #concannonwowcontest. You may include a photo if you you wish, but it will not be judged.

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

Grand Prize: 1 night trip for 4 people to Livermore, CA to visit the Concannon Vineyard. Includes round trip airfare to California, round trip ground transfers between the California airport and hotel, and hotel accommodations in California (ARV US $4,900).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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INSTRUCTABLES BEFORE AND AFTER CONTEST 2017

DEADLINE

July 10, 2017

DESCRIPTION

How do you restore, reinvent, reuse, or repurpose items in your environment? Create and enter a Step-by-Step, Photo, or Video Instructable featuring a before-and-after transformation. The first prizes in this contest will be awarded on a category-specific basis. There will be one winner for each of the following categories: Tech, Workshop, Home, Craft, Play, Outside, and Food.
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 Canon EOS Rebel T3 Digital SLR Camera and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt (ARV $455 USD).
7 First Prizes: Nikon Coolpix Digital Camera and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt (ARV $225 USD).
10 Second Prizes: Leatherman Rebar Multi-Tool and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt (ARV $85 USD).
15 Runner-up Prizes: an Instructables prize pack includinng a robot t-shirt (ARV $25 USD).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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MY OREO CREATION CONTEST

DEADLINE

July 14, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Got a good idea for the next OREO cookie? In 140 characters or fewer, describe it or its essence/inspiration. There are multiple ways to enter, such as text, social media, or contest website (form available after May 26). If using socal media, use the hashtags #MyOREOCreation #Contest. Some methods require a photo or video as part of the entry; on other entry methods that is optional. Current and past flavors aren't eligible to win.
You may even receive a produced cookie creation sample in the mail, similar to the essence/inspiration from your submission! Unfortunately, this is no guarantee of consideration for a prize.

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

Grand Prize: A $500,000 check and a trip package to New York City, NY. Trip includes roundtrip airfare to New York City, NY and 4 days/3 nights hotel accomodations for 2, and a visit to the OREO headquarters (ARV $504,660).
3 Finalist Prizes: A $25,000 check and the opportunity to have OREO cookie creation produced and available in market for a limited time. ARV: $25,000.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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