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.

06-30-17   IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RECIPE PHOTO CONTEST - MAY/JUNE 2017
06-30-17   CONCANNON VINEYARD WORDS OF WISDOM CONTEST
06-30-17   #ONAppleADay INSTAGRAM PHOTO COMPETITION – JUNE

07-10-17   INSTRUCTABLES BEFORE AND AFTER CONTEST 2017
07-14-17   MY OREO CREATION CONTEST
07-31-17   SMITHFIELD REAL FLAVOUR REAL FAST CONTEST – 2

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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#ONAppleADay INSTAGRAM PHOTO COMPETITION – JUNE

DEADLINE

June 30, 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 last 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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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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SMITHFIELD REAL FLAVOUR REAL FAST CONTEST – 2

DEADLINE

July 31, 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 second 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 "Summer Grilling." 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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