Monday, January 12, 2009

Contest Rules

Better Than Your Bubby’s Chicken Soup Challenge
Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void Where Prohibited.

To Enter: Email your original chicken soup recipe to Include the name of your recipe, your full name, phone, cell phone and mailing address.
Entries can also be mailed to National Jewish Outreach Program, Better Than Your Bubby’s Chicken Soup Challenge, 989 Sixth Ave, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018. Entries must be postmarked by March 1, 2009. Multiple entries are permitted. Please visit for information about the chicken soup challenge. Only recipes that can be made in accordance with kosher dietary laws will be eligible.

Recipes must be for one gallon volume (serve 6-8). Ingredients must be natural - no bouillion cubes, no seasoning base, no MSG, no additives or preservatives. Meat products must be only poultry, no beef or veal stock permissable. All recipes must be typewritten. Judging will be based on the clarity of instructions and the flavor of the soup.

Eligibility: The contest is open to amateur chefs, those who do not earn a living as a chef and who are legal residents of the United States. Employees and directors of the National Jewish Outreach Program and its advertising and promotional agencies, and their immediate families and members of their households, are not eligible to enter this contest. All entrants must be able to travel to New York City in the event that NJOP requests the presence of finalists and/or winner at an event. If such travel is required, NJOP would pay roundtrip coach airfare and provide accommodations and said finalists and winner must be available for in-person media interviews. The final event will take place some time in March 2009. If unable to travel during said time or participate in the finals, entrant may be disqualified and an alternate may be selected. Finalists and winner must be available for media interviews, by phone, throughout 2009.

Prizes: One Grand Prize Winner will receive one round trip ticket to Israel, coach class. All expenses not specified herein, including but not limited to accommodations, meals, transfer, taxes and gratuities, are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Other prizes may apply.

Key Dates: The contest begins on February 1, 2009. Deadline for entry is March 2, 2009. Five finalists will be chosen on or about March 9, 2009; and the Grand Prize winner will be selected by a panel of judges on or about March 16, 2009.

Terms and Conditions: The five finalists (subject to eligibility verification) and the Grand Prize Winner will be chosen by a panel of judges selected by the National Jewish Outreach Program, whose decisions will be final on all matters relating to this contest. Finalists will be notified by telephone or mail, and will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and (where legal) a Publicity Release. The Grand Prize Winner will also need to make herself/himself available for media interviews if appropriate.

Except where prohibited by law, the winner's entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the National Jewish Outreach Program to use winner's name, photograph, likeness, statements, video/DVD submission, biographical information, voice and city and state address in all forms of media without further compensation. Winner and entrants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the National Jewish Outreach Program and each of its officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages, or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any contest-related activity or participation in this contest.

List of Winners: For a list of winners, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope after March 25th to National Jewish Outreach Program Better Than Your Bubby’s Chicken Soup Contest, 989 Sixth Ave, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018. You can also send an email to

Sponsor: National Jewish Outreach Program, 989 Sixth Ave, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018.

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