Entry Deadline Approaching for 2012 Video Recipe Contest
October 2012

LEESBURG, IN (October 19, 2012) – The November 1st deadline to enter the “Strut Your Duck” Video Recipe Contest is fast approaching. The contest challenges entrants to create an original recipe that features duck, plus videotape the recipe preparation as part of the entry.

Recipe entries may be submitted for any menu part -- appetizer, soup, salad or entrée -- and must include a Maple Leaf Farms duck product. Entrants may submit as many video recipes as they like up to 5 minutes in length each. The written recipe must also accompany the video submission. Contest submissions will be judged according to simplicity (easily sourced ingredients and preparation), originality and creativity of the recipe, appeal of the recipe demonstration and the prepared dish, and overall taste (Round II judging).

Entrants have a chance to win one of three top prizes. The grand prize winning video recipe will be awarded $4,000 and free Maple Leaf Farms duck products for a year; first runner-up $2,500; and second runner-up $1,000. New this year is the People’s Choice Award. This $250 award is decided by public votes for favorite video. (Voting will take place Nov. 5-10.)

The contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States or Washington, D.C. that are 18 years old or older.

Complete contest rules and entry details are available online at www.duckrecipecontest.com. Entries will be accepted through November 1, 2012, on the contest website.


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