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DEADLINE CONTEST LIST
This page lists recipe contests that have DEADLINE dates for entering. These competitions are for amateur cooks.
Always read the sponsor’s rules before entering any cooking contest, as we only give a brief description here. Keep in mind that contests generally are not open to the sponsor’s, accountant’s or PR/judging group’s employees or their families.
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ASAP! RECIPE SPREE RECIPE CONTEST
12-02-19 2019 COAST PACKING CO. #LardLovers RECIPE CONTEST new
12-06-19 JUGO JUICE’S SMOOTHIE IN TRAINING RECIPE CONTEST new
12-09-19 TASTE OF HOME COZY BAKING RECIPE CONTEST
12-10-19 TEXAS CO-OP POWER: SPRING CELEBRATIONS
12-31-19 DUNCAN HINES CANADA BAKER’S CLUB MONTHLY REWARDS – DECEMBER 2019 new
01-15-20 TASTE OF HOME: GLOBAL FAVORITES RECIPE CONTEST new
01-17-20 TASTE OF HOME: HOLIDAY POTLUCK RECIPE CONTEST new
01-31-20 CUISINART’S “GET COOKING! CONTEST” – PERIOD 15 new
01-31-20 MUSHROOM MADNESS RECIPE CONTEST newASAP!

RECIPE SPREE RECIPE CONTEST
DEADLINE
ASAP! Contest closes and prizes will be awarded after 1,000 eligible entries are received.
DESCRIPTION
Submit your best original recipes, of any type. They can be previously published elsewhere, but only by you.
This contest is sponsored by a brand new website and they are promising us more contest rounds in the future.
ELIGIBILITY
Open to legal residents of Canada or the United States who are age 18 or older.
PRIZES
First Prize: Choose from a KitchenAid 4.5 quart stand mixer, ChefSteps 1100 Watt Joule Sous Vide, or a $200 Amazon gift card. Color options on the mixer may be limited. Second Prize: Choose from a KitchenAid 7 Cup Food Processor, a KitchenAid 5 Speed Diamond Blender, or a $100 Amazon gift card. You should have your choice of 3 colors on the food processor and 20 colors on blender.Third Prize: Choose from a KitchenAid 3 Speed Hand Blender with whisk, chopper, and blender attachments, a top of the line Cuisinart Chef’s Classic 5.5 Quart Saute Pan with lid, or a $50 Amazon gift card.Fourth Prize: Choose from a Krups Spice & Coffee Grinder with stainless steel blades, an OXO Good Grips 8″ Stainless Steel Chef’s Knife, or a $20 Amazon gift card.
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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DECEMBER 2019

2019 COAST PACKING CO. #LardLovers RECIPE CONTEST
DEADLINE
December 2, 2019
DESCRIPTION
Enter your unique sweet or savory recipe that includes lard as an ingredient, and a corresponding photo. Be sure to also share your entry on your blog and social channels.
ELIGIBILITY
Open to legal residents of the United State who are age 21 or older.
PRIZES
First Prize: KitchenAid® Metallic
Series 5-Qt. Stand Mixer in Satin Copper (ARV $630).Second Prize: Le Creuset 6 Piece
Flame Stoneware Heritage Bakeware Set (ARV $272).Third Prize: Olivewood
Pastry Tools, Set of 5 (ARV $80).
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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JUGO JUICE’S SMOOTHIE IN TRAINING RECIPE CONTEST
DEADLINE
December 6, 2019
DESCRIPTION
Whether it’s a pre-run fueling smoothie or a post-run recovery smoothie, enter your best smoothie recipe for a chance to be the official smoothie of the 2020 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon and the Jugo Juice Spring feature
smoothie across Canada.
ELIGIBILITY
Open to legal residents of Canada who are age 18 or older. You may not be affiliated with, or
compensated by, any commercial or academic publication or commercial media entity.
PRIZES
Grand Prize: A Vitamix, $50 Jugo Juice gift card and one entry into the 2020 Jugo Juice 10K (ARV $50; Total ARV $700).
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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TASTE OF HOME COZY BAKING RECIPE CONTEST
DEADLINE
December 9, 2019
DESCRIPTION
Enter your terrific oven-baked dishes that make chilly days instantly cozier. Desserts and savory recipes both qualify. There is no limit on ingredients in this contest.
Taste of Home wants to hear the background or story of each recipe. You may also upload a photo.

ELIGIBILITY
Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding QC), the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older. Once you have won the Grand Prize in a Taste of Home contest, you are not eligible to win a Grand Prize for one year; you may win lesser prizes.
PRIZES
Grand Prize: $500.First Prize: $300.Second Prize: $150.Third Prize: $75.8 Honorable Mention Prizes: A book.
All winners may have their names and recipes published in a future Taste of Home magazine or cookbook.
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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TEXAS CO-OP POWER: SPRING CELEBRATIONS
DEADLINE
December 10, 2019
DESCRIPTION
Submit celebratory recipes that you make for one of May’s many special occasions—weddings, graduations, baby or bridal showers, and more.
Texas Co-op Power contests are held monthly. Each month has its own theme and prize — and once annually the prize is large.
ELIGIBILITY
Open to residents of Texas who are members of electric cooperatives and subscribe to Texas Co-op Power magazine.
PRIZES
Prize: $100 and a Texas Co-Op apron. Winning recipe will be published in the May 2020 issue of Texas Co-op Power.
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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DUNCAN HINES CANADA BAKER’S CLUB MONTHLY REWARDS – DECEMBER 2019
DEADLINE
December 31, 2019
DESCRIPTION
Submit a creative recipe featuring at least one Duncan Hines product as an ingredient. Include a photo and be sure to give precise instructions.
This is an ongoing contest with no monthly thematic changes.
ELIGIBILITY
You must be a resident of Canada to join the online community and participate. No age limit is stated.
PRIZES
Prize: Free Duncan Hines ​gifts.
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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JANUARY 2020

TASTE OF HOME GLOBAL FAVORITES RECIPE CONTEST
DEADLINE
January 15, 2020
DESCRIPTION
Enter your authentic ethnic recipe, with your own twist on ingredients and your own cooking instructions. This is especially important if you use a published recipe for inspiration. Recipes for any course are eligible.
Taste of Home wants to hear the background or story of each recipe. You may also upload a photo.
ELIGIBILITY
Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding QC), the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older. Once you have won the Grand Prize in a Taste of Home contest, you are not eligible to win a Grand Prize for one year; you may win lesser prizes.
PRIZES
Grand Prize: $500.First Prize: $300.Second Prize: $150.Third Prize: $75.8 Honorable Mention Prizes: A book.
All winners may have their names and recipes published in a future Taste of Home magazine or cookbook.
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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TASTE OF HOME HOLIDAY POTLUCK RECIPE CONTEST
DEADLINE
January 17, 2020
DESCRIPTION
Got a classy, creative recipe that always is popular at holiday potlucks? If your dish always come home empty, you may have a winner in this contest! The recipe must have an original twist on ingredients and your own cooking instructions.
Taste of Home wants to hear the background or story of each recipe. You may also upload a photo.
ELIGIBILITY
Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding QC), the 50 United States and DC who are age 18 or older. Once you have won the Grand Prize in a Taste of Home contest, you are not eligible to win a Grand Prize for one year; you may win lesser prizes.
PRIZES
Grand Prize: $500.First Prize: $300.Second Prize: $150.Third Prize: $75.8 Honorable Mention Prizes: A book.
All winners may have their names and recipes published in a future Taste of Home magazine or cookbook.
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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CUISINART’S “GET COOKING! CONTEST” – PERIOD 15
DEADLINE
January 31, 2020
DESCRIPTION
Enter an original recipe. This is the fifteenth in a series of contest periods, each judged separately.
ELIGIBILITY
Open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older.
PRIZES
Prize: Choice of Compact AirFryer, 14 cup Programmable Coffeemaker, or Precision Master 3.5 Quart Stand Mixer (ARV $300). Occasionally the choice may switch to other appliances with the same ARV.
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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MUSHROOM MADNESS RECIPE CONTEST
DEADLINE
January 31, 2020
DESCRIPTION
Submit a original recipe featuring wild or cultivated mushrooms as an ingredient. You may enter any type of dish. The recipe may not have been published anywhere, except your personal blog.
ELIGIBILITY
Open to legal residents of the United States who are age 18 or older.
PRIZES
Grand Prize: A Port Orford Cedar plank and a copy of a mushroom focused book, such as Mycelium Running, How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World, by Paul Stamets. More than one prize may be awarded at the judges’ discretion.
DETAILS
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RULES & REGS
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