OFFICIAL RULES HACK THE PACK RECIPE CONTEST – 2017
The Hack The Pack Recipe Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Nissin Foods (U.S.A.) Co., Inc., 2001 W. Rosecrans Avenue, Gardena, CA 90249. (“Nissin Foods” or “Sponsor”).
One (1) FIRST PLACE PRIZE:
Camp Chef Pro 60X Three-Burner Stove with Grill Box and Griddle Accessories
One (1) SECOND PLACE PRIZE:
Camp Chef Rainier Campers Combo & National Parks Cast Iron Set
One (1) THIRD PLACE PRIZE:
Camp Chef Everest Two-Burner Stove
One (1) FOURTH PLACE PRIZE:
Camp Chef Stryker 150 Propane Stove
One (1) FIFTH PLACE PRIZE:
National Parks Cast Iron Set
ENTRY PERIOD: The Contest starts at 12:00:01 AM Central Time on March 20, 2017 and eligible contestants may submit entries until 11:59:59 PM Central Time on April 20, 2017 (the “Entry Period”). Entries submitted after the Entry Period will be deemed ineligible to win. The Contest ends on April 28, 2017. The period between April 20, 2017 and April 28, 2017 is referred to in the Rules as the “Contest Period.”
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to individuals, eighteen (18) years or older at time of entry, who are legal residents of the United States, except residents of Arizona, Rhode Island, Nebraska, Vermont, North Dakota, and Tennessee or otherwise where prohibited by law (the “Ineligible States”). Residents of Ineligible States and employees of Nissin Foods, subsidiaries or agents, their immediate families (defined as parents, children, siblings, spouse and grandparents), and those domiciled with any of the foregoing are not eligible.
ENTRY: Visit the Contest web page www.50Campfires.com/hack-the-pack. Each entrant will be required to fill out the Entry Form and submit an original recipe (“Recipe”). The Recipe must:
• Include detailed, step-by-step preparation instructions
• List each ingredient in exact common U.S. household measurements and order of use in making the Recipe
• Indicate cooking times and number of servings
• Use at least one of the following Sponsor products: Nissin Top Ramen. Actual purchase of Sponsor Products is not required to enter.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
An entrant may include an original photograph depicting the finished recipe (“Photo”), but a Photo is not required.
If a Recipe contains a brand name product or a trademark other than Nissin Top Ramen, Sponsor may disqualify the Recipe or, at its sole discretion, remove the brand name or trademark from the Recipe prior to judging without notice to entrant. The Recipe must be an original recipe that was created by the person entering the Contest and cannot have previously won a contest or other promotion. Recipe must not have been previously published, must not be awaiting publication, nor may be submitted for publication consideration during the Contest Period. The Recipe must not contain any cooking methods that are deemed to be unsafe by Sponsor or inconsistent with Sponsor’s recommended cooking directions and Sponsor shall have sole discretion to disqualify any such Recipes.
HOW TO ENTER: You may only enter electronically. All information provided by entrant must be complete, true and correct. Submissions to the Contest must be received by April 20, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. Central Time in order to be eligible; Recipes received after that date will be deemed ineligible to win. All submitted Recipes (including Photos) become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned; Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, inaccurate, incomplete, damaged, illegible, or misdirected entries. Each Recipe must be submitted on an individual basis (i.e., no team, joint, or corporate entries) and all components of the Recipe (including Photos) must be the original creation of the submitting participant. Only non-commercial work may be submitted. Recipes may not contain profanity, nudity, pornographic images, violent images, anti-competition messages, illegal material, or material that violates the rights of third parties. Recipes may not include confidential information, trade secrets, trademarks or copyrighted material belonging to any person or entity other than the entrant absent a suitable license or permission agreement, proof of which is required. Recipes containing any forbidden matter or material otherwise deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Online entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry.
HACK THE PACK WINNER SELECTION: Selection by Panel of Judges. A panel of judges consisting of Sponsor personnel will select five (5) Recipes based equally upon the criteria of creative use of the Sponsor Product, originality, and adherence to these Official Rules.
All winners will be notified of final prize(s) on or about April 28, 2017 via email. By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and that the decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right not to select any winning submissions based upon the quality or content of submissions. Potential winners may be required to sign and return a sworn Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release. If required documentation is not returned within seven (7) business days of notification, or if notification is returned as undeliverable, any prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.
PRIZE AWARDS: Prizes will be awarded within sixty (60) days after winner verification. No prize substitution or transfer is permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, for any reason. Sponsor is required by law to report prize values to taxing authorities; all taxes and any other incidental expenses on prizes are the sole responsibility of each winner.
GENERAL RULES & LIMITATIONS: By entering a Recipe with a Photo, you represent that: (i) your Recipe and Photo are your own original works; and (ii) you own or have the rights to convey any and all right and title in any material submitted as part of your entry into the Contest. By entering, you grant to Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future and otherwise use your Recipe and Photo along with your name and likeness, in any and all media for any purpose, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law). By participating in the Contest, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained by you in connection with the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or misuse of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, or other errors or problems which may occur in connection with the Contest, whether computer, network, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, in any Contest-related materials, or that may limit prize fulfillment or a participant’s ability to enter the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these Official Rules and to disqualify permanently from the Contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules.
WINNER’S LIST: For the names of prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped No. 10 envelope to: 50 Campfires, “Hack The Pack” Prize Winners, 10700 Highway 55 Suite 150, Plymouth, MN 55441. All requests for the winners list must be received by May 7, 2017.
RELEASE: By entering the Contest you agree to release FACEBOOK, Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the Contest.
The Hack The Pack Recipe Contest is not sponsored by, endorsed by or affiliated with FACEBOOK, Inc. or any of their respective affiliated companies or subsidiaries. “FACEBOOK” is a registered trademark of FACEBOOK, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this Contest are the property of their respective owners.
OFFICIAL RULES HACK THE PACK RECIPE CONTEST – 2017