Click Here to Enter for your chance to win a rip for two to Monterey, Calif., including tickets to the Annual Castroville Food & Wine Artichoke Festival, June 4-5 from Ocean Mist Artichoke Adventurer Contest.
Sweepstakes Rating: Okay
Eligibility: US, DC, (excluding Alaska, Hawaii), 21 and older
Entry Dates: March 20, 2016 and ends on April 16, 2016 at 11:59 PM PT
Judging Criteria: to select the top ten (10) Finalists based on the following, equally weighted criteria: creativity; adventurous spirit and expression of enthusiasm; use of artichoke in photo/video. The top ten (10) Finalists will advance to the public voting round to determine the prize winner.
You must submit a photo or video of you preparing or eating a fresh Artichoke. An image or video of you preparing or eating canned or jarred Artichoke hearts will be disqualified.
Instagram and Twitter Entry: Post a photo or video of your creation with the hashtags #ArtiAdventurer and #Contest. You must still complete the entry form on the following page and your Twitter and/or Instagram account must be public in order for your photo or video to be considered a valid entry. Must be original and not copied, in whole or in part, from any other source. Video/photo must be in compliance with the technical requirements as indicated on Contest website. In addition, photo may include a caption, provided that the text is entirely in English and no more than 50 words. Video cannot include music (the only audio must be of a person’s voice) and must be a minimum of seven (7) seconds and a maximum of sixty (60) seconds in length. POSTING A VIDEO/PHOTO ON INSTAGRAM AND/OR TWITTER ALONE WILL NOT RESULT IN CONTEST ENTRY; YOU MUST ALSO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE ENTRY FORM ON THE CONTEST WEBSITE (link above). In addition, if the video/photo is posted on Instagram and/or Twitter without the prescribed #Contest hashtag, such posted video/photo cannot be used to enter the Contest.
Entry Limit: one entry per person, regardless of method of entry. There is a limit of one vote for one Finalist photo/video per day (12:00 AM PT at 11:59 PM PT).
One (1) Grand Prize: Trip for winner and one guest to Monterey, CA. Prize trip consists of roundtrip, coach air travel from a major airport near winner’s home to San Jose, CA; three nights hotel accommodations (standard room, double occupancy); stipend of $150 that may be used to pay for rental car or other ground transportation for three days or otherwise; one Ocean Mist Farms gift bag; and $1,800 in gift cards which may be used by winner and guest for meals and other activities or otherwise. ARV: $4,850