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Black Truffle Festival Photo Contest & Giveaway

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What’s even better than enjoying a decadent meal at the 2019 Black Truffle Festival? Winning a gourmet prize basket when you ‘gram your photo of it! Enter the Black Truffle Festival Photo Contest, and you could win a gift basket filled with products from Urbani, Grana Padano, and San Pellegrino, worth $500.

Just post a photo to Instagram between June 17 and July 1, 2019, of any dish using Grana Padano cheese and/or black truffles, hashtag it #BTFgiveaway, and follow and tag @granapadanopdo, @urbanitruffles, and @finecookingmag in the post. Your photo can be a home-cooked OR restaurant meal, but you get three bonus entries for posting a photo from one of the participating festival restaurants.




Entries for the 2019 Win a Gift Basket from Urbani Truffles (the “Sweepstakes”) will be accepted during the period beginning at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 17, 2019 and ending at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on July 1, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”). To be valid, all entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.

SPONSOR: The Taunton Press, Inc., 63 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470-5506 USA, publisher of Fine Cooking® Magazine and www.finecooking.com.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, upload a photo of your dish using Grana Padano and/or black truffles to Instagram and include the hashtag #BTFgiveaway. Entrants must be following @granapadanopdo, @urbanitruffles, and @finecookingmag, and tag them in the post.

You are eligible to submit one additional entry for tagging three friends in your post.

You are eligible to submit three additional entries if you share a photo of your meal taken at a participating restaurant during the Black Truffle Festival. A list of participating restaurants can be found at https://www.finecooking.com/blacktrufflefestival

By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to adhere to the terms, policies and procedures described in these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Official Rules”).

Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Personal information collected through this Sweepstakes is subject to the Privacy Policy, which is located at http://www.taunton.com/privacy-policy/

WINNING: On or about July 1, 2019 one (1) winner will be chosen by random selection from among all eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by email within ten (10) days of the selection.  The odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.

PRIZE/VALUE:  One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, and will consist of the following:

A Gift Basket with Urbani truffle products, Grana Padano cheese, and specialty drinks from San Pellegrino

The approximate retail value (ARV) of the prize is US $500.00.

CLAIMING THE PRIZE: The winner must sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within ten (10) days of notification, or the prize may be forfeited. The winner will also be required to provide proof of age. (Tennessee residents will not be required to sign a Publicity Release as a condition of winning the prize.)

TAXES:  Except where prohibited, all federal, state, and/or local tax liabilities, including but not limited to luxury, sales, and income, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

TERMS/CONDITIONS: The prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash.  No substitutions will be allowed for the prize except by the Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.

Employees, officers, and contractors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of Sponsor, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, vendors of Sponsor, and all other entities associated with this Sponsor and/or with this promotion, are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Sponsor and its respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by winners, entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes.

Sponsor is not responsible for entries not received due to unavailable network, failed server or other connections, miscommunications, interrupted, misrouted or scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, of any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the Sweepstakes. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

Instagram is not a sponsor and is not associated with this Sweepstakes in any way.


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