The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is kicking off the college football season on Monday, October 19 with a recipe contest to get fans excited about tailgating with Idaho® potatoes all season long. In partnership with college football reporter Heather Cox, the IPC invites football and spuds fans to submit an original game day recipe that features Idaho® potatoes in a prominent and creative way for a chance to win a trip to the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl.
Show us how Idaho® potatoes power your game day. To support the Famous Idaho® Bowl, this recipe contest aims to showcase the versatility and flavor of Idaho® potatoes and the creativity of spud fans across the country.
Consumers are encouraged to submit their best Idaho® potato tailgating recipe to the IPC’s website between October 19 – November 20, 2015 for consideration. Recipes can represent any day part – from appetizers and snacks to desserts as long as they are created with game day in mind.
Each consumer may submit up to five (5) original recipes using Idaho® potatoes as a main ingredient for a chance to win one of several prizes (submission rules and regulations listed below):
OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS:
Contest Entry Period- Contest entry begins October 19, 2015. Entries must be received by November 20, 2015 at 11:59 PM (ET). Submit recipe and contact information, including email address, via the submission form found here.
Prize Winners- All winners will be notified by email by December 7, 2015.
There is no cost to enter. Participants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of submission to enter. State and local restrictions, if any, apply.
Recipes can be from any menu category as long as they meet the recipe requirements below. The recipes will be judged on use of Idaho® potatoes, creativity, taste and flavor, and ease of preparation.
The Idaho Potato Commission Tailgating with Heather Cox Recipe Contest will consist of one round of submissions.
All entrants and recipes must meet the above-stated requirements to be eligible for judging. Entrants and/or recipe entries failing to meet these criteria will be disqualified. It is up to the contestant submitting the recipe to make sure it is accurate and complete.
All recipes will be submitted to the Idaho Potato Commission for initial review. An appointed team of Idaho Potato Commission representatives will judge and select the winning recipes.
The Idaho Potato Commission team will evaluate the top 10 submissions and select the top five (5) recipes based on judging criteria. The decision regarding the top 5 is final. The Idaho Potato Commission will notify the four (4) finalists and one (1) grand prize winner by December 7. The decision regarding the grand prize winner is final.
Recipes will be judged and assigned points (max 25 points) from the following criteria:
Entrants have the right to ask for their score when the winners have been announced and may do so by emailing email@example.com. However, the decisions of the judges are final.
Rights in Submissions:
By entering a recipe in the 2015 Idaho Potato Tailgate Recipe Contest, each entrant hereby represents and warrants that the recipe submitted is the sole property of the entrant and that there are no other rights or claims to the recipe by any other person. Entrant hereby grants to the Idaho® Potato Commission or its designee a non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, universal license to use, copy, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, edit, modify, adapt or display the recipe, or any portion thereof, in any media now known or hereafter devised without any further right of approval by or compensation to the entrant.
Entrant agrees that the Idaho Potato Commission or its designees may publish, or cause to be published, the undersigned’s name, city and likeness in any form or publication selected by the Idaho Potato Commission in its sole discretion, without compensation.
Grand Prize Details and Conditions:
Providing a unique and first class experience for student athletes, coaches, administration and fans is the hallmark of the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl. Beginning in 1997, the bowl’s mission has always been to showcase the beauty and hospitality of Boise, Idaho, while also honoring players off the field efforts. The bowl organization prides itself in offering a positive, safe and memorable week of events and competitive post-season championship game for two outstanding conferences.
Grand Prize Includes:
Grand Prize Estimated value $5,000
The prize is non-transferable. If the winner cannot attend the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl, they can opt for the $5,000 cash prize instead.
OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Winners will be required to sign and return a Waiver and Affidavit of Eligibility form before collecting their prizes.
WINNERS LIST: The names of the recipe contest winners may be obtained from the Idaho Potato Commission on its website at www.idahopotatoes.com or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Idaho Potato Commission & Commission
661 South Rivershore Lane, Suite 230
Eagle, ID 83616
Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous "Grown in Idaho®" seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's ideal growing conditions, including rich, volcanic soil, climate and irrigation differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
661 South Rivershore Lane
EAGLE, ID 83616