There will be three winners of a $1,500 IKEA Gift Card, $100 IKEA product prize pack, a trip to NYC, and more! Plus, 47 winners will receive a $250 IKEA Gift Card in the IKEA Together We Eat Contest.
Sweepstakes Rating: Okay
Eligibility: US, DC, (excluding Alaska, Hawaii), 18 and older
Entry Dates: September 9, 2015 and ends 11:59 pm ET on October 27, 2015
Theme Entry Periods:
- Wintertime Favorites: 9:00 am ET on September 9, 2015 and end at 11:59 pm ET on September 24, 2015
- Serving Up Spring: 9:00 am ET on September 9, 2015 and end at 11:59 pm ET on October 11, 2015
- Social Summer: 9:00 am ET on September 9, 2015 and end at 11:59 pm ET on October 27, 2015
How To Enter:
Select one of the available themes and submit a personal story about how a beloved dish brings your loved ones together, the recipe for the dish referenced in the Story, a photo about your Story/Recipe, and an optional video or audio file about your Story/Recipe to receive one entry in the Contest for your selected theme for Grand Prize judging and for the First Prize judging.
The photo/video/audio file should depict your Recipe, the creator of your Recipe, or your Story. Photo submissions can include a wide variety of images related to the Recipe and the theme of “Together, We Eat” (examples include: a photo of the prepared dish, a photo of you and your loved ones sharing a meal together; an old family photo of the original creator of the recipe, etc.). The optional video/audio file must not exceed sixty (60) seconds in duration. The optional video/audio file will not be judged.
Entry Limit: you may enter one time for each theme for a total of 3 entries.
Three (3) Grand Prizes (one per entry period): A $1,500 IKEA Gift Card; an IKEA product prize pack, a four-day/three-night trip for the winner and one (1) travel companion to New York, NY to be included in a future issue of O, The Oprah Magazine (date and specific issue to be determined by Sponsor/O, The Oprah Magazine and are subject to change; trip for Grand Prize winner of Entry Period 1 to be completed by November 2, 2015; trip for Grand Prize winner of Entry Period 2 to be completed by January 11, 2016; trip for Grand Prize winner of Entry Period 3 to be completed by March 7, 2016). Trip includes a video interview shoot for IKEA, a photo shoot to be included in a future issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, round-trip coach class air transportation between major airport nearest winner’s residence and New York, NY, hotel accommodations for three nights [one standard room, based on double occupancy], round-trip ground transportation to/from winner’s home/airport, round-trip ground transportation to/from airport/hotel, round-trip ground transportation to/from hotel/video shoot, Sponsor-specified food at the video shoot, a $250 American Express Gift Card to be used towards food and expenses during the trip. ARV: $5,950
Forty-seven (47) First Prizes: A $250 IKEA Gift Card
Judging Criteria: Relevance to Together, We Eat Theme (demonstrates how making/sharing of food brings people together) – 60%; Originality/Creativity of Entry – 20%; and Storytelling Ability – 20%.