Click to enter the @CAWalnuts #IHeartWalnutsContest for your chance to win $5,000 issued as a check. Walnuts pair perfectly with all kinds of fruits, veggies, and more. Got a creative combination? We want to see it in the #IHeartWalnutsContest. Share your best walnuts recipe and you could win $5,000!
Eligibility: United States; 18 years of age and older
Contest Entry Period: June 7, 2016 and ends on July 12, 2016 at 11:59 PT
Judging to Determine the Finalists: Three Finalists will be determined by a Sponsorselected panel of judges based on the following criteria:
- Visual appetite appeal and thoughtful use of ingredients – a maximum 10 points
- Prominence of the use of California Walnuts – a maximum 10 points
- Demonstration of versatility of California Walnuts – a maximum 10 points
- Photo quality of recipe – a maximum 10 points
Each criteria will be judged on a ten point scale with “10” being the maximum number of points applicable and “1” being the minimum number of points applicable. All eligible Entries will be judged from 12:01 a.m. PT on July 13, 2016 through 11:59 p.m. PT on July 26, 2016. In the event of a tie, tied Entries will be re-judged based on the same criteria listed above and finalists will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
Judging to Determine the Grand Prize Winner: The three Finalists will be contacted by the Administrator and required to provide their complete recipe along with preparations instructions within two (2) business days of being notified. If a Finalist fails to reply within the allotted time a new Finalist may be chosen in Administrator’s discretion. Once all recipes have been received, the Sponsor will prepare and test all recipes to ensure they work correctly, are edible and adhere to the judging criteria. All Finalist Entries that pass this test will be re-judged by the Judges using the same criteria used to determine the Finalists and a Grand Prize Winner will be selected. In the event of a tie, tied Entries will be re-judged based on the same criteria listed above and a winner will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sponsor’s decision on the Grand Prize Winner is final.
How to Enter on the Website: Upload an original photo of your prepared recipe containing California walnuts, include the recipe and the hashtag #IHeartWalnutsContest as your caption or description.
How to Enter on Instagram: Post an original photo of your prepared recipe containing California walnuts and the hashtag #IHeartWalnutsContest as your caption. Your Instagram account must be set to public.
The recipe must conform to one of the following recipe categories: any meal or category including breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, appetizer or snack. Your entry must include California walnuts
Entry Limit: one entry per person
One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive USD $5,000 issued as a check. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution is permitted, except by Sponsor (as defined below) who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.