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

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Create a video showing your child preparing and presenting a recipe that uses rice and you could win a $30,000 cafeteria makeover for your kid's school, trips to appear on the Rachael Ray show in New York, and cash prizes of $5,000 or $15,000 from Uncle Ben's Rice's Ben's Beginners Contest. This sweepstakes has expired.

Sweepstakes Links:

  • Sweepstakes Entry Form: https://www.bensbeginnerscontest.com/brand/
  • Sweepstakes Rules: https://www.bensbeginnerscontest.com/brand/#
  • Sweepstakes Homepage: https://www.bensbeginnerscontest.com/brand/

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Eligibility:

US residents who are parents of children who are in kindergarten through eighth grade, and who are above the age of majority

Start Date:

July 29, 2013

End Date:

October 06, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Entry Frequency:

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

Sweepstakes Prizes:

School Participation Prizes (3): $30,000 for a cafeteria makeover and a trip for one school winner to participate in a taping of Rachel Ray in New York City. The trip includes airfare, hotel, and $200 spending cash. (ARV: $32,150)

Finalist Prizes (3): A trip for the entrant, the entrant's child, and the child's other parent (if desired) to participate in a taping of Rachel Ray in New York City. The trip includes airfare, hotel, and $500 spending cash. (ARV: $4,200)

Grand Prize: A trip to New York City to participate in another taping of a Rachael Ray show, a $15,000 check, and a $30,000 cafeteria makeover for the child's school. (ARV: $49,200)

Runner-Up Prizes (2 - 1 per finalist other than the grand-prize winner): $5,000 cash and a $10,000 cafeteria makeover for the child's school. (ARV: $15,000)

Additional Comments:

To enter, submit a video that shows your child presenting a dish that includes rice. The entrant (the parent) must also be in the video, but just in a supporting role. The video must include a list of ingredients for the dish and information about how to prepare the dish.

School Participation Awards will be awarded to the three schools with the most participating entrants.

The finalists will be chosen on the basis of personality and ability to engage and inspire the audience (20%), 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 the entrant (20%), and the total number of votes that the video received on Facebook during the Public Voting Period (20%).

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