Contest Rules

1. How To Enter

Contest begins on September 7, 2017 and ends at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on February 4, 2018. All entries must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on 2/4/18. All entries must include your full name and email address. Any person can enter as many original recipes in this Contest as they wish. All recipes must be the original work of entrant and not previously published. You may use other recipes for inspiration, but you must make your own unique ingredient and cooking instruction changes in order for the recipe to be considered. Each submitted recipe must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity. By submitting a recipe for this Contest, you grant Cracker Seasonings, its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and licensees unrestricted use of the submitted entry which includes the right to publish your recipe and any other information provided worldwide in all print and electronic media (now or hereafter existing) without time limitation, and the right to include your name and hometown (e.g., city and state) in connection therewith. Cracker Seasonings reserves the right to edit, modify, translate, reproduce and distribute the submitted material in any medium and in any manner as it deems appropriate. Cracker Seasonings may contact you via email regarding your submission. All entrants will be opted in to the Cracker Seasoning email list and may opt out at any time. 


2. Judging

The winner of the Contest will be determined by judging all qualifying entrants' submissions based on the following criteria:

Taste: Would you want to make this recipe over and over again based on taste alone? Does it appeal to the masses, yet contain interesting flavor combinations? 
Visual Appeal: Does the recipe look appealing and tasty? Does it present well in a baking dish, bowl, or plate? Does looking at this dish make you want to devour it before you even smell it? 
Creativity: Is the recipe original? Does it contain an appropriate amount of Cracker Seasonings? Are there interesting twists to your usage of ingredients? Is it in one dish? 
Crowd Appeal: Does your recipe appeal to fellow home cooks everywhere? Does the recipe have easy-to-find everyday ingredients and is it easy to make? Does the recipe have a story that will inspire many others to make it?


All entries will be judged using the criteria stated above


3. Winner and Prize

The winner of the contest will receive the Cracker Seasonings Gift Box (retailed at $35), shipped to the provided home address. The prize is not transferable and cannot be assigned or substituted. 

Winners will be determined and notified on or about February 15, 2018 by regular mail and/or email. Entry constitutes permission for Cracker Seasonings and its agencies (if any) to use the winner's name, hometown (e.g., city and state) and/or likeness for advertising and trade purposes without further compensation or authorization, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known and hereafter devised, unless prohibited by law.


4. Conditions

Cracker Seasonings is not liable for any malfunctions or failures of any telephone network or lines, computer internet system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading/uploading any materials relating to this Contest, or other technical difficulties or failures or other errors of any kind. Cracker Seasonings reserves the right to terminate or modify the Contest at any time for any reason. In such a circumstance, all winners will be selected based on entries received to date of termination. Cracker Seasonings also reserves the right to modify this Contest in the event an insufficient number of entries are received and/or an insufficient number of entries meet the minimum judging criteria.