No Purchase Necessary
Email or type your original, newly developed burger recipe on an 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper with the following information:
your name, date of birth, complete address, daytime phone number, the words “Create the Perfect Burger” , and your original, newly developed burger recipe.
Be sure to
recipe name, all measurements, ingredients and cooking procedures.
Mail your entry to: Create the Perfect Burger Contest, New York Beef Industry Council, PO Box 250, Westmoreland, NY 13490 or email
Contest ends July 31
, 2013, and entries must be received no later than
August 2, 2013
with a postmark date of July 31, 2013. All materials submitted become the property of New York Beef Industry Council and will not be returned. New York Beef Industry Council are not responsible for lost or misdirected entries.
Rules and Regulations:
Burger recipes must be original. Burgers must be made with only
(85%, 90% or 95% lean) or
; other food (option items) can be mixed in with the burger meat. Burger must have the form of a sandwich and must have a bun made of any type of bread product. Recipe must allow for six (6) burgers to be prepared and cooked within one (1) hour on a gas grill.
By entering your recipe, all finalists agree to participate in the cook off competition on August 27, 2013 at the New York State Fair.
One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded consisting of one (1) $500 Tops Grocery Card, two (2) 6 month supply of free ground beef (avg 2lbs/week) or veal if veal recipe wins (avg 1lb/wk) to "All-Star" and "Burger Rookie" category winners. Additional prizes; One (1) "Most Dynamic Use of Cheese" prize, One (1) "Juiciest Burger" award, One (1) "Consumer Friendly" Award. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Winner may not substitute or transfer prizes.
Up to five (5) Finalists will be selected to compete on August 27, 2013. Finalists will be notified by August 9, 2013 and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release within 7 days of notification or finalist may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Each finalist will receive one free parking pass and two free admission passes. Winner gives sponsor and store full rights to use their name and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. The New York Beef Industry Council is responsible for overseeing awarding of prize. All recipes become the property of the New York Beef Industry Council, National Cattleman’s Beef Association and Tops Markets. Decisions are final. All ingredients and cooking utensils including grills for the cook off will be supplied by the NYBIC.
Who Can Enter:
Contest open to legal U.S. Residents from the state of New York, who are 18 years of age and older, under 18 must have a parent cook with them. Not eligible to enter are: employees of National Cattleman’s Beef Association, Tops Markets, and their respective parent and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, food professionals such as chefs, food writers, or those who create recipes for pay.
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