How to Enter the Homemade Holidays Food Contest

The holidays are about family, friends, and eating excellent food. Hey, we've been good all year - it's time to enjoy ourselves!

What are your favorite things to cook and eat? Show them off in the Homemade Holidays Food Contest, and win some sweet prizes like a Cuisinart or a fruit-picking kit!

Any kind of holiday food can be entered: sweet or savory, an appetizer or a main course, or even a drink or a snack! If you associate it with the holidays, then share it with the rest of the world so we can all enjoy it!

The Fruit Girls from Neighborhood Fruit are special guest judges for this year's Homemade Holidays Food Contest!  The holidays are the perfect time to show off homemade treats crafted from backyard bounty, whether fresh, pickled, or preserved.  To celebrate, Neighborhood Fruit has provided a fruitastic prize pack for the five first prize winners - aprons and fruit picker heads for the local fruit lover in you.  Five talented runners-up will also receive an apron. 

Remember, you need to submit a full Instructable that has the recipe plus pictures or video of how to make it! Provide pictures of the final results that make others want to make it as well as pictures of the process so that nobody gets confused along the way!

All right, now go off to the kitchen and make something delicious. Cooks, start your ovens!

Grand Prize: 7 cup Cuisinart Food Processor and an Instructables Robot t-shirt, one-year Pro membership, and a patch.

First Prize: A fruit picker and an apron from Neighborhood Fruit.

Also, an Instructables Robot t-shirt, one-year Pro membership, a patch, and stickers.

Runner Up: An apron from Neighborhood Fruit.

Also, an Instructables Robot t-shirt, one-year Pro membership, a patch, and stickers.

Open to enter: Nov 17, 2009 12:01 AM PST
Deadline for entries: Dec 20, 2009 11:59 PM PST

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Step 1: Official Rules

1. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. No purchases are necessary; void where prohibited by law.

2. Participants agree to abide by all decisions of Instructables, contest co-sponsors, and judges, which shall be final and binding with respect to all issues relating to this contest.

3. Prize is not transferable and no cash alternative or prize substitution is available. Instructables and contest co-sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value if the prize listed is unavailable for any reason. All potential winners are subject to verification at the discretion of Instructables and contest co-sponsors.

4. Winner agrees that prizes are being provided "as is", and Instructables and contest co-sponsors make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding the prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

5. Instructables and contest co-sponsors are not responsible for problems including (but not limited to) damaged, incorrect, inaccurate, lost, delayed, or defective entries, or for injury or damage to any computer resulting from participation in this contest. Entries that have been tampered with or altered are void.

6. Instructables reserves the right to modify, cancel, postpone or end the contest at any time as necessary, at its sole discretion, or to disqualify any participant or winner, at its sole discretion, deemed to have cheated, destroyed, obstructed, or otherwise acted illegally or in bad faith in relation to this contest.

7. Instructables reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Terms of Service; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; to be acting in a unethical or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

8. By submitting an entry and entering this contest, you represent and warrant that: you are over the age of 18, or entering with the knowledge and permission of your parent or guardian (subject to verification), and that the entry does not contain or incorporate the intellectual property and/or confidential information of any third party.

9. By submitting an entry and entering this contest, you hereby grant Instructables a perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable, worldwide, royalty free right to publish and distribute your entry for their promotional purposes.

10. Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the official rules, or the rights of entrants, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the substance laws of the State of California and any applicable laws and regulations of the United States.



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