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Boost Immune System Online Cooking Contest: Let your food speaks your culture and heritage

Updated: Jan 31, 2021



How To Enter and Win:


Phase 1 (February 15- May 15, 2021) = 30% Total Score & People’s Choice Award

1. Create your recipe using Beans and Lentils¹ and 2-3 other Immune² System Boosting Ingredients³.


2. Take a Photo of your cooked Cuisine, including a list down of ingredients, measurements and procedures.


3. Submit Your Recipe with Photo, Ingredients and Procedure and Photo to our Diaryo Alberta Face Page or Diaryo Alberta Society webpage with #BoostImmuneSystem Online Cooking Contest. Submission runs between May16-30, 2021. All Entries will be posted on Diaryo Alberta Facebook Page and the Diaryo Alberta Society webpage.


4. Invite your family and friends all over the world to vote for your recipe to win the People’s Choice Award. The Top 12 ( 2 finalists from each course: 1.Appetizers. 2. Salad/Soup, 3. Entree, 4. Side Dish, 5. Dessert & 6. Snack) with most votes will advance to Phase 2. Voting starts June 12 and ends June 29, 2021.


Phase 2 ( June 12-30 2021) = 30% Total Overall Score & Judges Pick

5. The Top 12: 6 Home Cook Category (morning) & 6 from Junior Category (afternoon) with Highest Votes will be invited on June 25th to bring the actual finished Dish for tasting and judging (the judging site-to be determined ). Criteria for Judges Picks: Ease of Preparation (40%), Flavour (30% and Presentation (30%

6. Judges will pick the top 2 from each course for both Junior and Home cook categories to advance to Phase 3.

Phase 3 ( July 1-August 15, 2021 = 40% Total Overall Score & The Best Immune-Boosting Recipe Champions

6. All recipes will be replicated by a DAS endorsed Chefs and REKADOS/The Main Ingredient and Marietta Pangan for Ease of Preparation, Flavour and Presentation (50% Phase 3 Total Score)

7. Nutrition Analysis and Health Benefits and Variety (50% Phase 3 Total Score) by REKADOS (The Main Ingredient/and/or Marietta Pangan.



WINNERS Will Receive:

  1. CASH $$$

  2. Certificate of Recognition and Bragging Rights as the Ultimate Immune Booster Cooking Champion

  3. You and your recipe will be featured in the Fall issue of ALLbertan Magazine and/or Diaryo Alberta Digital News.

  4. You will be featured at The Main Ingredient Segment @ FCM Live.

  5. An actual CHEF will mentor you, and you will become “CHEF for a Day” using your own recipe!

PLEASE READ BELOW for FULL contest rules, regulations and copyrights.



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CONTEST RULES & REGULATIONS For Both Junior and Home Cook Categories:


RIGHTS and ROYALTY:

a. By entering the Contest and submitting an Entry, each entrant:


(i) In perpetuity, grants to the Sponsor a non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit, or otherwise use the Entry Materials associated with the Entry, in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason.


(ii) waives all moral rights in and to his/her Entry Materials in favour of the Sponsor (and anyone authorized by the Sponsor to use the Entry Materials); and


(iii) agrees to release, indemnify, and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against all claims related, directly or indirectly, to his/her Entry Materials – including, without limitation, claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property-related or other cause of action.


For greater certainty, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, edit or remove any Entry (or a component thereof), or to request an entrant to modify or edit his or her Entry (or a component thereof), if a complaint is received concerning the Entry (or a component thereof), or for any other reason at any time. If such an action is necessary at any time, then the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to take any action it deems to be appropriate in the circumstances, including, but not limited to:

(i) disqualifying the Entry;

(ii)disqualifying the entrant and all his/her Entries; and/or

(iii) re-setting the vote count associated with the Entry to zero (or, to whatever number the Sponsor

deems appropriate in circumstances as determined by the Sponsor its sole and absolute discretion)


b. DAS/REKADOS(The Main Ingredient) will initially screen all Entry Materials.


c. Any Entry Materials that DAS/REKADOS(The Main Ingredient) deems, in its sole and absolute discretion, to violate the terms and conditions outlined in these Rules are subject to disqualification.

DAS reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, at any time. DAS reserves the right and discretion to

request an entrant to modify, edit and/or re-submit his or her Entry Materials to ensure that the Entry Materials comply with these Rules or for any other reason.

All submissions will be considered final by June 30, 2021.


  1. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOU AGREE THAT THE ENTRY (AND EACH INDIVIDUAL COMPONENT THEREOF – INCLUDING, WITH LIMITATION) THE RECIPE, TITLE AND PHOTO) COMPLIES WITH ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE RULES. THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL BEAR NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER REGARDING: (I) THE USE OF YOUR ENTRY (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF – INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE RECIPE, TITLE AND PHOTO); (II) PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITIES; (III) ANY USE, COLLECTION, STORAGE AND DISCLOSURE OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION. AND/OR (IV) IF DECLARED A WINNER, ANY PRIZES (INCLUDING ANY USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZES). THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY YOU IN THE EVENT IT IS DISCOVERED THAT YOU HAVE DEPARTED FROM OR NOT OTHERWISE FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THESE RULES. THIS RELEASE AND INDEMNITY SHALL CONTINUE IN FORCE FOLLOWING THE TERMINATION OF THE CONTEST AND/OR AWARDING OF ANY PRIZES. Any Entry Materials you submit must never have been previously selected as a winner in any other contest.

d. THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO Alberta NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.


CONTEST PERIOD: The Boost Immune System Online Cooking Contest (the “Contest”) begins on February 15, 2021, at 9 am MST and ends on September 30, 2021 MST (the “Contest Period”).

2. FACEBOOK NOT INVOLVED:

The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Diaryo Alberta Society and its subsidiaries (the

“Sponsor”) and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used to administer this Contest and follow the Sponsor’s privacy policy. Facebook is completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be

directed to the Sponsor’s Administrator (Diaryo Alberta Society email: diaryoalbertasociety@gmail.com and not Facebook. You may only use one (1) Facebook account (the “Account”) to participate in this Contest.


3. ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to Alberta residents who have reached JUNIOR CATEGORY (9 years- 15 years of age and Home Cooks 16 years and above).

4. HOW TO ENTER:

Step 1: To enter, go to

Step 2: Next, leave your Photo and recipe as comments upload the following Entry Materials (the “Entry Materials”):

● The ingredients and instructions (e.g. detailed cooking steps, preparation time and serving size) of your unique and original Recipe (the “Recipe”) that incorporates* Beans and Lentils and Other Immune-Boosting Ingredients product (each, a “Product”);

● The Title (the “Title”) of your Recipe; and

● A photograph (the “Photo”) of your prepared Recipe.

Step 3: Next, review the Official Rules and Regulations (“Rules”), and if you agree, signify that you conform and that you have read and agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules.

Step 4: When all required steps of the entry process are complete, all required information and entering your Recipe in the space provided). Submit your Entry (Entry Form and Entry Materials hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Entry”). To be eligible, your Entry (including the Entry Materials) must: (i) be following these Rules, including, but not limited to, the specific Submission Requirements listed below in

Rule 7 (all as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); and (ii) be submitted and received following these Rules within the Contest Period.


5. ENTRY LIMIT:

There is no limit to the number of entries per person – but each Entry you submit must be unique and original or haven’t been published, won at any cooking contest. Entry Materials To be eligible, each Entry you submit must use the same name and contact details. For the avoidance of any doubt, you can only use one (1) Account to enter the Contest. If the Sponsor discovers it (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to (i) submit an Entry containing Entry Materials that are not unique and original (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); and/or (ii) use multiple names, identities, email addresses and Accounts “Released Parties”) are not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries (all of which are void). An Entry may be rejected if, in the Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion: (i) the Entry is not submitted and received according to these Rules during the Contest Period.


6. VERIFICATION:

All Entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government-issued Recipe identification): (i) to verify an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) to verify the eligibility and/or legitimacy of any Entry or other information entered (or purportedly entered) for this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer this Contest per these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the Sponsor's complete satisfaction within the timeline specified by the Sponsor may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for this Contest's purposes will be the Contest server machine(s).


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