HOW TO ENTER: This contest begins 12:01 A.M. EST on February 1, 2017 and ends 11:59 P.M. EST on February 28, 2017. To enter online post a photo of your final dish, with recipe, on Instagram.com or Facebook.com and tag #sophieskitchen and #veganseafood. Also mail your full recipe and photo to social@sophieskitchen.com There is no limit on entries per person. Photos and recipes become sole property of Sponsor and none will be returned. By entering, Entrant warrants that his or her entry is original and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, and the dish includes a Sophie’s Kitchen vegan seafood product.
JUDGING: All entries will be judged by the Sophie’s Kitchen team, based on the following criteria: Taste appeal (70%), ease of recipe (15%), and presentation (15%). Incomplete and/or inaccurate entries and entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification. Decisions of judges are final and binding. Winners will be notified by e-mail beginning March 1, 2017.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to residents Worldwide. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor and its promotional partners and their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same of household of each such employee) are not eligible.
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: Accepted submissions will be featured on Instagram.com, Facebook.com and SophiesKitchen.com. One grand prizewinner will receive a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market plus Sophie’s Kitchen coupons. Grand prize is valued over $100. All submissions will receive a Sophie’s Kitchen entrée coupon for participating.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Nothing in these official contest rules shall obligate Sponsor to publish or otherwise use any entry submitted in connection with this Contest. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. By entering, Entrant represents that any product(s) and other materials submitted as part of Entrant’s Contest entry are original and will not constitute defamation or an invasion of privacy or otherwise infringe
upon the rights of any third party, and that the Entrant owns or has the rights to convey any and all right and title in such products and other materials. In addition, by entering, Entrant grants to Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future and otherwise use Entrant’s submitted dish(es) along with recipe, and any other pertinent information provided by Entrant, in any and all media for possible editorial, promotional or advertising purposes, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law). Entrant’s full name, likeness, and biographical information will not be included in any of the Sophie’s Kitchen publications. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Entrants and Winners agree to hold Sponsor and its promotional partners, its directors, officers, employees and assigns harmless for liability, damages or claims for injury or loss to any person or property relating to, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, participation in this Contest. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the Entrant ineligible. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the immediate and unrestricted right to disqualify any entrant if either commits or has committed any act, or has been involved or becomes involved in any situation or occurrence which the Sponsor deems likely to subject the Sponsor, entrant or winner to ridicule, scandal or contempt or which reflects unfavorably upon the Sponsor in any way. If such information is discovered by Sponsor after a winner has received notice of his status and before being named a winner by Sponsor, Sponsor may disqualify the entry. Decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters related to this paragraph. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest, or in the announcement of the prize.
INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for lost or late entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. CAUTION: Any attempt by a contestant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the game is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such contestant to the fullest extent of the law. If there is a dispute as to the identity of the Entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned.
WINNER’S LIST: For name of Winner(s), available after June, 2017 send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sophie’s Kitchen c/o Social Media Manager-Recipe Contest, 708 Gravenstein Hwy N, Ste 55. Sebastopol, CA 95472 [available for a period of 90 days].
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Contest is Sophie’s Kitchen, 708 Gravenstein Hwy N, Ste 55. Sebastopol, CA 95472. Please contact social@sophieskitchen.com for any questions regarding the contest.