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.

02-26-18   DREAMVENTION FAMILY EDITION
02-28-18   BE A FUTURE CHAMPION WITH BORDEN new

03-01-18   "NAME THIS DISH" CONTEST – MARCH 2018
03-05-18   INSTRUCTABLES FIRST TIME AUTHOR CONTEST 2018

04-08-18   SMITHFIELD SHAKE IT UP CHALLENGE


DREAMVENTION FAMILY EDITION

DEADLINE

February 26, 2018

DESCRIPTION

Dream up a unique and fun invention, whether something totally new or an improvement on something that already exists. Submit a drawing and a description (200 words max) of your Dreamvention, including stating what problem is solved by the Dreamvention (or in the case of an improvement of an existing invention, the reason(s) why your Dreamvention is superior).
All entries will also be included in a sweepstakes. There is no other way to enter the sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are age 13 or older. You may participate individually or as part of a team. If entering as a team, only the team member who submits the entry must meet the eligibility restrictions.

PRIZES

5 Finalist Prizes: $10,000 awarded in the form of a check or wire transfer payable to the finalist. (If a team's entry is chosen as a finalist, the team's entry is considered 1 winner and the team receives a total of 1 Finalist Prize, which the team may divide among themselves).
Grand Prize: $240,000 awarded in the form of a check or wire transfer payable to the Winner. (If a team's entry is chosen as the winner, the team's entry is considered 1 winner and the team receives a total of 1 Grand Prize, which the team may divide among themselves).
10 Sweepstakes Prizes (random): $5,000 awarded in the form of a check or wire transfer payable to the Sweepstakes Winner. If a team's entry is chosen as a Sweepstakes winner, the team's entry is considered 1 winner and the team receives a total of 1 Sweepstakes Prize, which the team may divide among themselves). 
If a prize is won by a minor, the prize may be deposited to the credit of any adult member of the minor’s family or guardian of the minor as custodian for such minor.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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BE A FUTURE CHAMPION WITH BORDEN

DEADLINE

February 28, 2018

DESCRIPTION

Using one of the frames available on the sponsor's Facebook app, snap a selfie of your favorite moment with any Borden Product and upload the photo on Facebook along with the hashtags #BordenFutureChampion and #ContestEntry. Promote your photo — voting comes before judging on this one. Voters may only vote once.
Note: Because of a glitch, if you want to use an existing photo you will need to download the frame and edit the frame and photo into one image.

ELIGIBILITY

Open to legal residents of of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas who have reached the age of majority.

PRIZES

5 Prizes: $750 gift card, which may be used towards milk for a year for the winner. The gift card amount will be the approximate amount of the cost of 2 gallons of Sponsor’s milk per week for 52 weeks

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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"NAME THIS DISH CONTEST – MARCH 2018

DEADLINE

March 1, 2018

DESCRIPTION

Read the recipe for dumplings 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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INSTRUCTABLES FIRST TIME AUTHOR CONTEST 2018

DEADLINE

March 5, 2018

DESCRIPTION

Have you ever posted an instructable before? No? This is a great time to plunge into the community! Create and enter a Step-by-Step, Photo, or Video Instructable featuring any subject matter you choose — including something that would be eligible to also enter in another current contest on the Instructables website.
You may also enter a Instructable that was created after this contest's start date, but not yet submitted to this contest — as long as it was your first post ever.

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: Canon EOS REBEL T7i EF-S 18-135 IS STM Kit; Amazon Basic Camera Bag; SD Card; and an Instructables T-Shirt and Prize Pack (ARV $1083.93 USD).
3 First Prizes: Benchtop bandsaw; Rough bandsaw blade; Fine bandsaw blade; and an Instructables T-Shirt and Prize Pack (ARV $310.58 USD).
5 Second Prizes: Leatherman - Skeletool Multitool, Stainless Steel with Nylon Sheath and an Instructables T-Shirt and Prize Pack (ARV $59.95 USD).
10 Runner-up Prizes: Ring light with cell phone holder and an Instructables T-Shirt and Prize Pack (ARV $20.00 USD).

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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SMITHFIELD SHAKE IT UP CHALLENGE

DEADLINE

April 8, 2018 11:59:59am

DESCRIPTION

How do you shake up your dinner routine by using fresh pork in dishes that more commonly use chicken or beef? Take a photo of your dish, name it, and describe how you shake things up (in 50 words or less). Full recipes are not required.
This contest is associated with a sweepstakes. Entering and sharing get you more entries in the sweepstakes. Sharing does not increase your chance of winning.

ELIGIBILITY

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

PRIZES

Grand Prize: $5,000, awarded in the form of a check made payable to the winner.
20 Finalist Prizes: $100 pre-paid debit card.

DETAILS

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RULES & REGS

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