Friday, June 6, 2014
Tailgate parties have definitely evolved as a culture over the years. Die hard fans have developed countless tips and tricks involving food and fun at their favorite events. Though fans range from the minimalist to the extravagant, certain things are still staples... which is what we have here today!
First, the event...
Nascar Nationwide Series Dash 4 Cash
* Grand prize is a check for $100,000.
* 4 winners will each receive a three day/two night trip to 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race in Iowa on August 2, 2014. Includes air fare, hotel, VIP events, and more. ARV $3,000 each prize.
One entry per person/email address/household. Open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and D.C., 21 or older. Ends July 19, 2014.
Next, something tasty for grilling...
Chicago Steak Company Great Steaks Sweepstakes
This sweeps consists of four quarterly "promotion periods," the first of which is ending on June 30. You will opt in to emails by entering. Must be on this list to win.
* Grand prize winner will receive a Premium Twelve Month Gift Plan (Product Number PSOM 12) mailed to the winner's residence. ARV $1,899.89.
* One quarterly winner (one each quarter, four total) will receive a Premium 6 Month Gift Plan (Product Number PSOM 6 ODD) mailed to the winner's residence. ARV $1,099.95 each prize.
One entry per person/email address per promotion period. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 or older. Ends March 31, 2015.
And, the grill, too, of course...
Weber Grill-a-Day Giveaway
* Grand prize is Weber Spirit EP-320TM Gas Grill and grill cover. ARV $599.
100 daily winners will each receive one of the following:
* 4 winners will each receive a Weber Go-Anywhere Gas Grill. ARV $59.99.
* 82 winners will each receive a Weber Smokey Joe Silver Charcoal Grill. ARV $35.
* 14 winners will each receive a Weber One-Touch Silver 18.5" Charcoal Grill. ARV $89.
Daily entry, with bonus entries available for social sharing. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 or older. Ends August 31, 2014.
Something to keep those beverages cold, for residents of Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin...
Coors Light Refresherator Sweepstakes
For someplace to crawl in to lick your wounds and get some Zs at the end of the day...
Win a Coleman Automotive Tent Camper
Thursday, June 5, 2014
If you love to work in the kitchen, then you know how important those kitchen tools can be. The right tool can make all the difference. Time saved, effort saved, less mess, and the longer you use them, the more these benefits grow.
As far as I'm concerned, you can never have enough kitchen tools!
June Social Summer Calendar
For this sweeps, each day becomes a new sweepstakes, so you must enter each day for its prize. Entries do not carry forward for a chance at subsequent prizes.
* Each day offers a new prize. ARVs range from $16.99 to $500 each day.
The landing page states a grand prize of $500 worth of Food Network products from Kohl's, however, this is not noted in the rules.
One entry per person per day. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., and Canada (excluding Quebec), who have reached the legal age of majority in their state or territory. Ends June 30, 2014.
Wilson Cake Decorating Kit
* Prize is a Wilson Cake Decorating Kit, consisting of the following:
9 x 13 Performance Pans Sheet Pan – $13
Ready-To-Use Pastel Green Rolled Fondant – $10
Rolled Fondant Primary Colors Multi-Pack – $12
Easy-Glide Fondant Smoother – $6
Rotary Cutter – $6
Solid Color Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper (white and bright green) – $4 each.
FoodWriter Fine Tip Primary Colors Edible Color Markers – $9
Widget entry, multiple ways to earn entries. Open to U.S. residents, 18 or older. Ends June 22, 2014.
The Good Cook Cookware & Bakeware Instant Win Sweepstakes
For this sweeps you can pick and choose your prizes by either "building" your kitchen drawer (i.e. filling it with the items you select), or you can pick a "pre-built" drawer full of items.
* 5 grand prize winners will each receive the 15 Good Cook kitchen gadgets contained in their randomly selected winning entry submission. Maximum ARV $290.45 each prize package.
* 645 instant winners will receive one of the following instant win prizes: Good Cook Jar Opener, Good Cook Egg Separator, Good Cook Mesh Strainer, Peeler, Good Cook Utensil Clip, Good Cook Spatula Good Cook Flex Turner. ARV of each prize varies.
One play per person/email address per 24 hours. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 13 or older. Ends July 14, 2014.
For all that nutty flavor you love...Enter as often as you wish, ends June 30, 2014.
Nutty for Nut Butter Sweepstakes
Maybe for the kitchen, maybe not. Cool, in any event...
Win a Set of Japanese Bar Tools
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
There is no place quite like the south...
Iced tea is a must...
Nestea Plunge Into Summer Sweepstakes
A code is required to enter the instant win, which you can get either from a bottle of Nestea, or you can have a code emailed to you from the sweeps entry form.
* This sweeps offers a variety of weekly prizes, including things like a year's supply of Nestea (ARV $137.77), a digital wireless camera (ARV $225), a beach volleyball set (ARV $125), and more.
* 100 instant win prizes of a swag bag which includes a beach tote, a beach ball, a hat and sunglasses. ARV $15.
One play per person/email address per day, with bonus entries for uploading a photo to Twitter or Instagram. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 or older. Ends August 30, 2014.
A little sparkly light, with some pretty decor in the yard (we don't want anyone tripping, you know)...
#Win a Solar Mosaic 4th of July Giveaway!
* Prize consists of all of the following:
1 – LED Flameless Solar Mosaic Red Globe
1 – LED Flameless Solar Mosaic Silver/White Globe
1- LED Flameless Solar Mosaic Blue Globe
Rafflecopter entry. Open to residents of the continental United States, 18 or older. Ends June 17, 2014.
Some good ol' country music, of course...
Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic Sweepstakes
* Grand prize is trip for two to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. Includes air fare, hotel from July 3, 2014 to July 5, 2014, and two VIP skybox tickets for Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic at the Historic Fort
Worth Stockyards in Fort Worth, TX on July 4, 2014, and one Willie Nelson Band of Brothers CD. Total ARV $3,000.
* 20 first prizes of one Willie Nelson Band of Brothers CD each. ARV $15 each prize.
One entry per person/household. Open to legal residents of the United States, D.C, and Puerto Rico, 18 or older. Ends June 16, 2014.
A pretty little dress for a southern belle...
* 5 grand prizes of one Rebecca Taylor dress. ARV $250 each.
One entry per person/email address. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 or older. Ends July 7, 2014.
A southern girl's stash of cash, and the way to her man's heart...
Cook Like a Food Network Star Sweepstakes
* Grand prize includes the following: $3,500 cash (presented in the form of a check); one Cook Like a Star Cookware Package; one Food Network journal; and one Food Network Cookbook Package. Total ARV $4,500.
* First prize is a Food Network Cookbook Package. ARV $150.
One entry per person/email address per day. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 21 or older. Ends August 15, 2014.
For that hairy southern man you really want to clean up...
Enter to win a Philips Norelco BeardTrimmer 9100 and Philips Norelco Shaver 8800!!
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
More sweeps with cash and bike prizes have popped up as I've been perusing the Web today. Perhaps a road trip by bike would be a nice thing to have on a summer bucket list...
June Dairy Month $10,000 Sweepstakes
* Grand prize is $5,000.
* 5 first prizes of $1,000 each.
One entry per person/email address per day. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 or older. Ends July 28, 2014.
Tirebuyer.com Time for a Change of Scenery Sweepstakes
* Grand prize is a $5,000 Visa Gift Card. ARV $5,000.
One entry per person/email address per day. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 or older. Ends July 20, 2014.
Summer Fun Bike Giveaway
* 10 grand prizes each consisting of two bicycles and two helmets, which include one men's or women's adult Mongoose bicycle and one boys or girls children's Mongoose bicycle. ARV between $379.96 and $419.96 each grand prize.
* 125 first prizes of one Bean Bag Buddi Bull each. ARV $3 each prize.
* 275 second prizes of one Buddig Lunch Bag each. ARV $1.43 each prize.
One entry per person/email address/Facebook account. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 or older. Ends June 30, 2014.
To top it all off...
Smucker’s Ice Cream Toppings #SundaeFundae Promotion
Monday, June 2, 2014
Snacks. Who doesn't love them? Ok, so maybe you have a love-hate relationship going on with some snacks, yet there's sure to be something that's your favorite.
Maybe your store-bought snacks are something of a special treat. Something fun, tasty, and satisfying. Something for those in-between-meals tummy rumblings. Something you don't have to cook. Maybe a nice little after meal topper, or something to chow on during a movie.
Whatever your snacking tastes, there's sure to be a snack to suit it, here! Then, too, there's a lot of great prizes, to boot...
Cape Cod Potato Chips "Rock the Lighthouse" Sweepstakes
* 500 Instant Win Prizes of Two coupons, each redeemable for an 8-8.5 oz. package of Cape Cod Potato Chips. ARV $7.58 each prize package.
* Grand prize is a BOSE SoundTouch Stereo JC Wi-Fi Music System. ARV $1,200.00.
* 12 first prizes of a BOSE SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker with Soft Cover. ARV $224.90 each.
* 24 second prizes – BOSE OE2 Audio Headphones. ARV $149.95 per prize.
One game play per entrant/email address per day, with up to 5 bonus entries for social sharing. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 or older. Ends August 17, 2014.
National Donut Day Sweeps
This sweeps has "entry periods," the current one ending today. You must enter during each entry period to be eligible for its prize. All entries are eligible for the grand prize drawing. Remaining entry periods are as follows:
Entry Period 7
Begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on: June 3, 2014
Ends 11:59 p.m. ET on: June 9, 2014
Entry Period 8
Begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on: June 10, 2014
Ends 11:59 p.m. ET on: June 16, 2014
Entry Period 9
Begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on: June 17, 2014
Ends 11:59 p.m. ET on: June 23, 2014
Entry Period 10
Begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on: June 24, 2014
Ends 11:59 p.m. ET on: June 30, 2014
* 5 winners per entry period will each receive a prize package consisting of one Entenmann’s donut coupon (each coupon is for $7 and will cover the cost of a box of donuts) and Entenmann’s Mr. Rich Frosted and Ms. Crumb Plush toys. Total ARV $22 each prize package.
* 100 grand prize winners will each receive Entenmann’s products for a year, awarded as 52 coupons, each redeemable for any Entenmann’s product up to $7.00. Total ARV $364 each prize package.
One entry per person/email address per day. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 or older. Ends June 30, 2014.
Get Back to Nature Sweepstakes
* Grand prize is a four day/three night stay for two at either The Nature Conservancy’s Mashomack Preserve in Pine Plains, NY or The Nature Conservancy’s Muleshoe Ranch in Wilcox, AZ (winner’s choice), and $1,400 in cash to purchase airfare and/or pay for personal expenses at sole discretion of winner. ARV $2,000.
* 6 first prize winners will each receive a GoPro Hero3, $50 cash and a one year supply of back to NATURE snacks, awarded in the form of 52 free product coupons. Total ARV $499 each prize package.
One entry per internet-connected device/person/email address per day. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 13 or older. Ends June 27, 2014.
Super Sour Jacks Instant Win Game
* 5 first prizes of one Kindle Fire HD 7” Tablet w/ Custom Sour Jacks Case, each.
* 48 second prizes of one $25 Fandango Gift Card, each.
* 48 third prizes of One $30 Amazon Digital Entertainment Gift Card, each.
* 210 fourth prizes of one 5oz bag of Sour Jacks Watermelon, each.
No ARVs are stated for each prize. Total prize winnings for this sweeps ARV $3,805.85.
One entry per person/email address per day, until you win a prize or the promotion ends, whichever is first. open to legal U.S. residents 18 or older, excluding residents of Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories and possessions. Ends June 30, 2014.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
So, you've perfected your grilling method, you've made the perfect sauces, and everyone loves it when you're grilling. Maybe now it's time to share your talents with the world.
You're in luck! Barbecue cook-offs are in full swing throughout the summer and beyond, and there is quite likely one in or near your area! Since you're as good as everyone's saying you are, then you ought to be able to bring home some nice cash prizes!
So, today, you are free to go ahead and get prepared. Have a look through these comprehensive calendars, listing these types of events, and see what ones you could enter!
Well, maybe you just know someone who'd like to attend some, to grab a bite...
The Smoke Ring - Searchable List of Contests
National Barbecue News Calendar
Guide: 2014 Barbecue Competitions, Festivals And Smokeouts A calendar of the nation's best BBQ events
For women 50 or older...
More Open Doors Contest
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