RO*TEL ACROSS AMERICA RECIPE CONTEST
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
THE RO*TEL ACROSS AMERICA RECIPE CONTEST begins May 12th, 2010 and ends June 30th, 2010 ("Contest Period"). Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m., EST, on June 13th, 2010. After judging, the 10 finalists will be made public on June 16th, 2010. Voting between the 10 finalists to select a winner will begin June 16th, 2010 and end on June 30th 2010 at 11:59 p.m., EST. Entries become the property of the contest sponsor, ConAgra Foods and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entrant however retains the right to share and distribute their recipe.
ENTRY and ODDS OF WINNING: Complete the recipe contest entry form with your true and correct responses in all required fields, and submit your information. Upon successful completion of recipe submittal you will be eligible for the 2nd round of the contest - the voting phase. Odds of winning depend on number of and quality of entries received. Enter as many times as you wish for the length of the Promotion.
ELIGIBILITY: All residents 18 years old+ of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia are eligible to enter.
On or about June 13th, 2010, all eligible entries received will be read and judged to select 10 finalists. Each finalist recipe chosen shall then be posted on the RO*TEL Across America Site and Facebook where RO*TEL Facebook Fans will have the ability to vote on any of the recipes once each 24 hour period. Voting will end at 11:59 p.m., EST on June 30th, 2010.
PRIZES: One first prize winner will receive $2000. Winner will be notified by e-mail and prizes will be awarded after winner notification and receipt of signed affidavit of eligibility. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.
RULES FOR WINNERS: Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if potential winner fails to provide required affidavit, is found to have violated Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited. ConAgra Foods at its sole discretion will then award prize to another entrant. Entrants understand that ConAgra and RO*TEL are not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this contest and acceptance, possession and use of prize. ConAgra and RO*TEL are 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.
PRIVACY: Signing up as a RO*TEL Facebook fan is required to enter the Contest. All terms and conditions of becoming a Facebook Fan shall apply. The top ten finalists recipe vote to select the winner will also require voters to become a fan of the RO*TEL Facebook Page.
OTHER: Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of the rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the contest. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to an eligible, non-suspect, entry received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the contest is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.
LICENSE AND RELEASE: By entering, entrants authorize the Sponsor to use their recipe, name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in promotional material and for advertising, public relations and editorial purposes worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winners' list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.
GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner's recipe, entry, name, hometown, likeness, photograph, voice and statements regarding this contest for editorial, public relations, promotional and advertising purposes in any media, including the Internet, for any purpose whatsoever on behalf of Sponsor without compensation; (ii) potential winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/Liability Release, Assignment of All Rights in Pre-Existing Work and Publicity Release within ten (10) days of notification or an alternate winner will be chosen. If winner notification is returned as undeliverable, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate entrant. By participating and winning a prize, winner releases Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the contest. Subject to all U.S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.