Does your gingerbread man stand out from the pack? Do your sugar cookies sing? Are your cutouts king? If you've answered "yes" to any of these questions, then enter Niagara Frontier Publications' newest, most delicious contest yet!
From Nov. 19 through Dec. 31, we welcome your cookie recipes - in print or in person. To enter, simply email in your favorite recipe or stop the NFP office with a batch of ooey-gooey holiday treats. A panel of expert bakers will select the three best cookie creations and award prizes for first, second and third place.
Full complete rules listed below.
NFP is located at 1859 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island. Email your recipes to this address.
TO ENTER: Send Niagara Frontier Publications ("NFP") your best holiday cookie recipe. Submit the recipe to this email address or drop it off (with or without the actual cookies) to the NFP office at 1859 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island, NY 14072.
Please include contact information (including phone number or email address) with each entry. NFP will not sell or publicize phone numbers or email addresses, nor use them in any other form of solicitation. Contact information is solely used to contact prizewinners.
All entries will be publicly displayed on this website, www.wnypapers.com.
Details and/or photos of the three winners' respective entries also will be publicly displayed in the NFP newspapers: The Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune, the Island Dispatch and the Lewiston-Porter Sentinel.
Winners will be selected based on the scores of NFP's judging panel.
All decisions are final.
One (1) grand-prize winner will receive four (4) tickets to First Night Buffalo, the annual New Year's Eve celebration in downtown Buffalo.
One (1) second-prize winner will receive a prize to be determined.
One (1) third-prize winner will receive a prize to be determined.
CONTEST DATES: Contest runs from 2 p.m. (EST) Monday, November 19, 2012, through 11:59 p.m. (EST) Monday, December 31, 2012, and is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada. Employees (full-time, part-time and freelance) of NFP, the prize providers and their immediate families, are not eligible to enter this contest.
Winners will be notified on or about Wednesday, January 2, 2013.
MULTIPLE ENTRIES: Multiple entries are permitted in this contest.
UNCLAIMED PRIZE: In the event any prize is not claimed or is forfeited, a second entrant will be selected for said prize.
RELEASE AND DISCLAIMER: BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, ALL ENTRANTS AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS AND RELEASE NIAGARA FRONTIER PUBLICATIONS, GRAND ISLAND PUBLISHING CORPORATION, ITS NEWSPAPERS, WEBSITE, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, THE SERVICE AGENCIES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS AND ADVERTISERS OF ANY OF THE ABOVE AND ALL OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION OF THIS CONTEST (INCLUDING THE PRIZE PROVIDERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE WEBSITES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, SERVICE AGENCIES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS AND ADVERTISERS) FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO OR IN ANY WAY ARISING FROM THIS CONTEST.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. RESTRICTIONS APPLY. BY PARTICIPATING, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE RULES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT ENTER THE CONTEST.
NFP AND ITS PRIZE PROVIDERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO END, EXTEND, MODIFY OR OTHERWISE CHANGE THE RULES AND DATES OF THIS CONTEST AND ITS PRIZES.
PREVIOUS PRIZEWINNERS (THOSE WHO HAVE WON A PRIZE FROM NFP WITHIN THE SIX MONTHS PRIOR TO THIS CONTEST) ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN THIS CONTEST.