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Uncle Ben's - Ben's Beginners Contest - EXPIRED

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Show yourself teaching your child how to cook a new rice recipe in Uncle Ben's Ben's Beginners Contest and you could win one of four prizes of a trip to New York to film a segment with Rachael Ray. The grand-prize winner will also receive a $20,000 check for themselves and a $50,000 cafeteria makeover for their child's school. This sweepstakes has expired.

Sweepstakes Links:

  • Sweepstakes Entry Form: https://www.facebook.com/unclebens
  • Sweepstakes Rules: https://sweepstakes.mars.com/facebook/unclebens/bensbeginnerscontest/about.aspx?param=rules
  • Sweepstakes Homepage: https://www.facebook.com/unclebens

Category:

Eligibility:

US residents who are parents of a child who is between the ages of 5 and 12 years, 18+

Start Date:

January 17, 2012

End Date:

February 26, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. PT

Entry Frequency:

One time per person.

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Finalist Prizes (4): A trip to film a cooking segment on the Rachael Ray show in New York City including airfare, ground transportation, hotel, and $750 spending cash. (ARV: $3,700)

Grand Prize: A finalist prize plus a check for $20,000 and a $50,000 cafeteria makeover for the child's school. (ARV: $73,700)

Additional Comments:

To enter, submit a video of yourself introducing your child to cooking a new dish that includes rice. The child should be the focal point of the video, and should answer some questions included in the rules.

Limit of one entry per child, for a maximum of five entries.

All eligible entries will be put up for public vote. The entries will then be judged on the basis of Personality and ability to engage and inspire the audience (020%), Level of enthusiasm for the recipe and cooking (20%); Demonstrating a basic knowledge of food and recipe (20%); Creativity in responding to the questions posed by You (20%); and Votes: the total number of votes that the Video received on Facebook during the Public Voting Period (20%) to select four finalists.

The finalists will travel to NYC to film a segment with Rachael Ray. The segments will be put up for public vote, and then judged again on the basis of Personality and ability to engage and inspire the audience during the filming of the Rachael Ray show (23%); Level of enthusiasm during the filming of the Rachael Ray show (23%); Creativity during the filming of the Rachael Ray show (23%); The number of votes that the Video received on Facebook during the Public Voting Period 2 (23%); and The Rachael Ray show's Vote (8%) to choose the grand-prize winner.

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