OVERVIEW: Good Foods’ Share the Love Recipe Challenge (the “Contest”) consists of four separate categories:
The winning entry in each of these four categories will be included in a public voting contest for the Fan Favorite Award. In addition, there will be a separate contest for photos submitted with the entries for the Tastiest Photo Award. Please see below for details and judging criteria for each of these contests.
SPONSOR: Good Foods Group, LLC, 10100 88th Avenue, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158.
ELIGIBILITY: You must be a legal U.S. resident 18 years of age or older physically residing in the 50 United States (includes DC) to enter or win in the Contest. Employees of Sponsor or its affiliates, agencies, and other promotional partners involved in the promotion, and the immediate family (parent, spouse, sibling, child, grandparent, grandchild) and household members of all such employees, are NOT eligible. Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest will take place between 12:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on October 1, 2020 and 11:59 p.m. CT on November 15, 2020. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CT on November 15, 2020 to be eligible.
HOW TO ENTER: Please visit the Contest webpage located at [http://www.goodfoods.com/sharethelove/] during the Contest Period. Once on the Contest webpage, complete the entry form found there, including selecting the category for which you would like to enter your recipe. All entries must include the following: (i) recipe name; (ii) brief description of your recipe; (iii) complete preparation instructions; (iv) complete list of ingredients; and (v) photo of your finished recipe/entry. You will also be required to provide your full legal name, email address, phone number, and home address. Then click the “Submit” button.
PLEASE NOTE: A recipe may only be entered for consideration into only one category. For example, a recipe that includes both a Good Foods Dairy Dip and Good Foods Avo Mash may only be submitted in either the contest category for Good Foods Dairy Dip or the contest category for Avo Mash, but the same recipe cannot be entered into both categories. An entrant is permitted to submit multiple recipes, but each recipe must be unique.
See below for additional entry requirements for each of the category contests.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, corrupted, or misdirected entries.
General Entry Requirements – All Categories
Entry must be entrant’s original creation and may not include copyrighted, trademarked, patented, or previously published material. Photos of entries must be no more than 25MB and must be in one of the following file formats: JPG, PNG, TIF. Photos should only display the entry; individuals should not be shown in photos. Entry requiring license or usage rights from any third party is not eligible. Entry may not display any trademarked or copyrighted brand names/logos, except those of Sponsor’s brands. The ingredient list should identify ingredients by their common name and should not identify any trademarked or copyrighted brand-names/logos, except those of Sponsor’s brands (Good Foods). In the event that an entrant identifies ingredients by their trademarked or copyrighted brand-names other than Good Foods, Sponsor reserves the right to revise the ingredient list submitted by the entrant and substitute the trademarked or copyrighted brand name products with generic ingredients determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to be comparable to the trademarked or copyrighted brand name products. Entry cannot defame or invade the rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any third party’s personal, proprietary, or intellectual rights. Entry cannot contain illegal or unlawful material, and must not promote bigotry, racism, harm, or discrimination. Entry must be consistent with Sponsor’s reputation in the marketplace and must be suitable for audiences of all ages. Entries which, in Sponsor’s or judges’ sole discretion, contain any type of vulgarity or objectionable content will be disqualified. Entries that do not meet these stated criteria, or entries that, in Sponsor’s or judges’ sole discretion, may technically meet the stated criteria but do not reflect the intent and the spirit of the contest, are not eligible.
Entry constitutes entrant’s certification that s/he (i) is the owner of the entry and (ii) is able and authorized to submit it.
By submitting entry, entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, agencies, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and promotional and other vendor agencies involved in this Contest from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorney fees) and liabilities (including settlements), resulting from or relating to entrant’s submission, or any information supplied or represented to Sponsor by entrant.
Additional Entry Requirements by Category
In addition to the General Requirements set forth above, entries must meet the following requirements for each category, respectively:
JUDGING CRITERIA / SELECTION OF WINNERS: Entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges selected by Sponsor, which may include Sponsor’s employees and/or influencers. All decisions by the judges are final and binding on all entries.
Judging for All Categories
Judging will take place between approximately November 16, 2020 and December 2, 2020. Judging will consist of (i) an initial round and (ii) a final round. In the initial round of judging, entries will be evaluated on a 100-point scale as follows:
The three (3) entrants from each category with the highest point totals will then move on to the final round of judging. In the final round, Sponsor or Sponsor’s representatives will recreate the recipe based on the ingredients and preparation instructions provided by the entrant. Entries will be independently reevaluated on a 100-point scale as follows:
The winner selected for each category will be the entry with the highest point total in the final round of judging. In the event of a tie, the tied entry with the highest score for the taste scoring component will be deemed the winner. In the event that the entries are still tied, the tied entry with the highest score for the creativity scoring component will be deemed the winner.
Judging for Tastiest Photo Award
Separate and apart from the judging for category winners outlined above, photos for all entries from all categories will be considered for the Tastiest Photo. Each photo will be separately scored on a 100-point scale using the following criteria:
The photo with the highest point total will be deemed the winner. In the event of a tie, the tied entry with the highest score for creative and appealing plating in the final round will be deemed the winner. If a tie still exists, the tied entry with the highest score for quality of photo will be deemed the winner.
Category Winners and Tastiest Photo Award Winner Notification
Category winners and the Tastiest Photo Award winner will be notified by e-mail at the e-mail address provided on or about December 3, 2020, and winners will be required to respond within five (5) calendar days, or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be chosen. Affidavit of eligibility, prize acceptance form, tax information, publicity release, and/or mutually acceptable liability releases may be required and, if so, must be returned within reasonable specified time or prize will be forfeited and alternate winner chosen. For a list of category winners and Tastiest Photo Award winner, please check our website page at [http://www.goodfoods.com/sharethelove/] beginning on December 21, 2020.
Judging for Fan Favorite Award
The winners in each of the four recipe categories will be subject to a public voting contest to win the Fan Favorite Award. The public voting period will begin at 12:01 a.m. CT on December 21, 2020 and end at 11:59 p.m. CT on January 10, 2021. To vote, go to [http://www.goodfoods.com/sharethelove/] during the public voting period to view the four winners’ photos. A person may only vote for one (1) photo on a single visit, one time per calendar day (U.S. Central Time), during the public voting period. For example, a person may vote on the first day of the Public Voting Period for photo #1, and then may vote again on the second day of the public voting period for the same photo (or any other photo). At the conclusion of the public voting period, the photo with the greatest number of votes will be deemed the winner of the Fan Favorite Award. In the event of a voting tie, a judge selected by the Sponsor will cast one (1) vote between the tied photos to determine the Fan Favorite Award winner.
PLEASE NOTE: Votes are subject to verification and validation by Sponsor. Entrants may use social media or comparable means to direct potential voters to the voting website and select their photos. However, in no circumstance may compensation be offered or suggested. By way of example, entrants may not participate in “vote swapping” or similar services, use automated or “bot” voting mechanisms, offer cash, run a sweepstakes or contest to obtain votes, pay for votes, or use any similar means to accumulate votes. In the event of questions about a specific vote-getting method, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, without notice, any entrant or any votes achieved through such means or who may use such means that Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, are inconsistent with the intended fair play of the Fan Favorite contest.
Fan Favorite Award Winner Notification
The winner of the Fan Favorite Award will be notified by email at the email address provided on or about January 13, 2021, and winners will be required to respond within five (5) calendar days, or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be chosen. Affidavit of eligibility, prize acceptance form, tax information, publicity release, and/or mutually acceptable liability releases may be required and, if so, must be returned within reasonable specified time or prize will be forfeited and alternate winner chosen. For the name of the Fan Favorite Award winner, please check our website page at [http://www.goodfoods.com/sharethelove/] beginning on January 25, 2020.
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV):
Estimated total ARV of all prizes to be awarded in total: $5,000.
Cash prizes listed above will be awarded in the form of corporate checks from Sponsor. Any and all taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is allowed except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of the same approximate retail value. For prizes $600 or more in value, winner’s social security number or taxpayer I.D. will be required in order to issue a Form 1099-MISC showing prize ARV as income to winner. Prize consists only of items specifically listed as part of the prize. All costs and expenses not specified herein, related to any prize, including but not limited to delivery, installation, service activation fees, and other expenses incurred by accepting the prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received for each category and the quality of the entries received.
LICENSE TO ENTRY MATERIAL: As a condition of entry, each entrant grants Sponsor a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully sub-licensable and transferable worldwide exclusive license and permission to use, reproduce, edit, modify and exhibit, create derivative works of, transmit, distribute, and display the entry, in any and all media formats, whether now known or hereafter developed. With respect to the winning entries only, entrant further assigns all rights, title, and interest in the entry to Sponsor, including the exclusive right to secure trademark and copyright registrations and other rights for that entry anywhere throughout the world, the exclusive right to license, exploit, sell, assign, or otherwise dispose of the entry or any of the said rights included therein for any purpose which the Sponsor may see fit, and any and all subsidiary rights to the entry. Entrant will have no right of approval, review, or modification as to the future use, modification, or display of entrant’s entry. Entrant shall have no right of compensation from, credit or attribution, or approval over any use of entry by Sponsor. Sponsor has the right but not the obligation to post any entry for worldwide viewing on the Internet. Entrants hereby forever waive and relinquish all so-called “moral rights (droit moral)” now or hereafter recognized in connection with any entry submitted as part of the Contest. Entrants agree that neither Sponsor, nor its agents, shall be responsible for return or preservation of the entries submitted. All entries that are posted on Sponsor’s website or elsewhere may be available to be viewed by the public.
Winners agree that, as a condition of any prize award, all rights, title, and interest in their entries will be transferred exclusively to Sponsor, and agree to execute any additional written authorization, assignment, or other papers requested by Sponsor in connection with the transfer and assignment of rights to their entries, and any such written papers requested will be required as a condition of obtaining the prize, or another winner will be selected.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: Except where prohibited, acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s consent that his or her name, likeness, voice, and/or biographical data may be used for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice, compensation, or consent. Submission of content to be posted online constitutes permission for same.
RELEASE: By entering, entrant agrees to accept and abide by the rules of this Contest and agrees that any dispute with regard to the conduct of this Contest, rule interpretation, or award of prize shall be submitted to Sponsor, whose decision shall be binding and final. By participating, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, participating dealers and retailers, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, and promotional and other vendor agencies, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, service agencies, independent contractors, and the officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives of any of the above organizations from any injury, loss, or damage to person, including death, or property due in-whole or in-part, directly or indirectly, to the acceptance or use/misuse of a prize, participation in any contest-related activity, or participation in the Contest.
Sponsor has the right but not the obligation to post any submission for worldwide viewing on the Internet. Submission cannot defame or invade the rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any third party’s personal, proprietary, or intellectual rights. Submission cannot contain illegal or unlawful material, and must not promote bigotry, racism, harm, or discrimination. Submission must be consistent with Sponsor’s reputation in the marketplace and must be suitable for audiences of all ages. Submissions which, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, contain any type of vulgarity or objectionable content will not be posted. Submissions that do not meet these stated criteria, or entries that, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, may technically meet the stated criteria but do not reflect the intent and the spirit of the Contest, will not be posted.
Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this offer, administration of the contest, or in the announcement of prizes, including erroneous appearance of qualification for a prize, and under no circumstances will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to modify, cancel, or suspend this contest, or to amend the Official Rules at any time, without prior individual notice, should any factor interfere with the administration, security, or proper play of this contest as contemplated by these Official Rules. If for any reason Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this contest, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the contest is severely undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, pandemic, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state, or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the contest without further obligation. If Sponsor in its discretion elects to so abbreviate the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to award the prize from among all eligible entries received to date. All entries are the property of Sponsor and are not returnable.
This Contest is intended for viewing in the United States only and shall be construed and evaluated only according to United States law. Do not enter this Contest if you are not located in the United States. The use of any automated devices in connection with this Contest is prohibited. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for computer system, hardware, software, or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, delayed computer transactions, or network connections, whether human, technical, or otherwise in nature. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Contest should virus, bugs, or other causes beyond its control corrupt the administration, security, or proper play of this Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for any injury or damage to any person’s computer or related equipment resulting from or relating to participation in this Contest or downloading/uploading any material related to this Contest. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute, the potential winner may be required to provide proof that he or she is the authorized holder of the identified e-mail account.
DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS CONTEST OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, AND EXCLUSIVELY BY STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS SITUATED IN WISCONSIN, (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS’ FEES, (3) NO PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, MAY BE AWARDED (COLLECTIVELY, “SPECIAL DAMAGES”), AND (4) ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM SPECIAL DAMAGES AND ALL RIGHTS TO SUCH DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR INCREASED. WISCONSIN LAW, WITHOUT REFERENCE TO CHOICE OF LAW RULES, GOVERNS THE CONTEST AND ALL ASPECTS RELATED THERETO.
Sponsor has the right but not the obligation to post any submission for worldwide viewing on the Internet.
WINNERS’ LIST: To receive any legally-required name of the winners, send a legal-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope within sixty (60) days of the end of the Contest to: Good Foods Share the Love Recipe Contest — Winners’ List, c/o Good Foods Group, LLC, ATTN: Marketing, 10100 88th Avenue, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158.