Create your most spectacular SPAM® sandwich, from a simple grilled cheese to a sensational masterpiece, and you could end up a winner in this year’s best SPAM® recipe contest! The National Grand Prize is a trip for two to the SPAMJAM® Waikiki Event in Hawaii!
(Adults: Ages 18 & Up, Kid Chefs: Ages 7–17)
Local SPAM® Champion Prizes:
1st Prize $150; 2nd Prize $50; 3rd Prize $25
Two National Grand Prizes:
1. National SPAM® Champion Grand Prize: A trip to the 2014 SPAM Jam® Waikiki Event in Hawaii valued at $3,000 (Adult Grand Prize)
2. National “SPAM® Chef of the Year” Grand Prize: $2,000 cash prize
Taste (35%) Creativity (35%) Presentation (30%)
Make a spectacular SPAM® sandwich of any size, shape or style (innovative or simple).
Focus on taste, creativity and presentation. Use at least one 12-ounce can of any SPAM®
product variety (Classic, Lite, Less Sodium, Hot & Spicy, or other) and up to 10 other ingredients. (Salt, pepper, cooking oil, water and garnishes do NOT count).
Recipes should be named, original, unpublished, the sole property of entrant, and not used for another contest. Submit your entry with a clear/typed recipe (illegible recipes may be disqualified), a product label and your contact information. One entry per person.
Criteria for judges are: Taste (visual and savory presence of SPAM®
product), Creativity (uniqueness and inventive ingredient combination) and Presentation (appearance, theme and title of entry).
First place winners from the 2012 SPAM® contests are not eligible to compete in the 2013 competition.
All recipes become the property of Hormel Foods Sales, LLC, which has the right to publish or advertise the recipes and contestants without compensation.
Judges are chosen by the fair; their decisions are final. Hormel Foods is not responsible for lost recipes, nor is the fair.
All winners are required to sign a release provided by Hormel Foods. Winner awards will not be distributed until their releases are received.
All contestants including fair winners, finalists and the National Grand Prize winners shall not make any public appearances or give any interviews associated with this competition without the permission of Hormel Foods or the Blue Ribbon Group.
Taxes on the prizes are the responsibility of the winner.
Employees of Hormel Foods Corporation, its affiliates, subsidiaries and families of each are not eligible to participate.
NATIONAL JUDGING & GRAND PRIZES:
Fair contest supervisors forward 1st place winning recipes for national grand prize judging for both Adult and Kid Chef categories. Hormel Foods’ Test Kitchens judge recipes on the above criteria. Their decisions are final.
For the National SPAM® Champion Grand Prize (Adult: Age 18 & Up) one national grand prize
winner will be selected out of all 26 1st place recipes. He/she will receive a voucher to cover $3,000 in travel costs (airfare, hotel and food) for the 2014 Waikiki SPAM JAM® Event in Hawaii.
The national grand prize winner may elect to accept a $3,000 cash prize instead of the trip (ARV $3,000).
One National SPAM® Kid Chef of the Year (Kid Chef: Age 7 to 17) will be selected out of all 26 1st place recipes and he/she will receive a $2,000 cash prize (ARV $2,000).
Both grand prize winners will be notified by phone no later than February 28, 2014. If Hormel Foods is unable to reach the Grand Prize Winners within 10 days of notification, an alternate may be selected.
National winning recipes will be available by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
c/o Blue Ribbon Group
3033 Excelsior Blvd. #220
Minneapolis, MN 55416.
September 26, 2013
Entries Accepted: 6:30pm-6:50pm. Judging 7:00pm
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