BaconFest Sweepstakes – Cloverdale Foods

BaconFest Sweepstakes

2018 Blue Ribbon BaconFest Des Moines IA


Chipotle Garlic
Bacon Eating Contest
Gold Winner: Matt Weiss, Ankeney, IA
Technique: The PythonSilver Winner: Jared Parker, Bussey, IA
Bronze Winner: Caleb Kirk, Des Moines, IA
Event Photos
Sweepstakes Winners
Gold Winner: Kelly Eddy of Alexandria, MN
Silver: Steve Seehaver of Mandan, ND
Bronze: Tony Matties of Bismarck, ND
Sweepstakes Prizes


  • 4 pack of Blue Ribbon Baconfest Festival and Smash Mouth Concert tickets
  • Cloverdale sample box and promotional items
  • $50 HyVee Gift card


  • 1 pair of Blue Ribbon Baconfest Festival tickets
  • $25 HyVee Gift card


  • 1 pair of Blue Ribbon Festival tickets

Must be 21 years or older to win. Available in IA, MN, and SD residents only. Tickets available at Will Call window day event.

Sweepstakes Rules
Official Rules – Cloverdale Foods 2018 Blue Ribbon Baconfest® Sweepstakes Rules
1. How to Enter: To enter, visit the Cloverdale Foods page on Facebook (“Web site”) from 12:01:00 am on January 26, 2018 to 11:59:59 pm on February 14, 2018 to find and complete the entry form, which includes your name, email address, date of birth, state where you reside, zip code, and daytime telephone number and click “submit” to be entered into the Random Drawing. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address via this method of entry. However, to receive additional entries in the Sweepstakes, upon submitting your entry form, you will be shown options to share the Sweepstakes through Twitter, email, or Facebook and for each referred friend who successfully submits and entry form, you will receive one (1) additional entry into the Sweepstakes. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 pm CT on February 14, 2018 to be entered into the Random Drawing. This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook. By entering, you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook.
2. Random Drawings: A random drawings will be conducted on or about February 15, 2018 from among all eligible entries received to determine the winner(s). Decisions of judges are final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Administrator will conduct the random drawing. Winners will be notified by telephone, or email on or about the date of the drawing. Administrator will make up to 3 attempts to contact the winner. If the winner cannot be contacted after 3 attempts, that potential winner will forfeit the prize, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, time permitting.
3. Verifying Winners: When he or she wins to verify that he/she is the qualified winner and must sign a Publicity and Liability Release (“Release”) upon (and as a condition of) picking up ticket prizes and the Grand Prize. Failure to comply with this deadline shall be deemed to be the winner’s forfeiture of his or her right to claim the Grand Prize. The winner must prove he or she is a qualified winner by presenting acceptable identification (e.g., state driver’s license; state issued identification card; valid passport with address verification; or birth certificate with social security card and photo identification and address verification). If a winner cannot prove he or she is a qualified winner, the prize will not be awarded. NOTE: The IRS says you must report your sweepstakes winnings as “Other Income” no matter what the value. Winner may be required to sign and complete a W2 prior to receiving their prize and a 1099 form will be submitted by Sponsor (or Administrator, on behalf of the Sponsor) to all appropriate taxing authorities.
4. Claiming Your Prize: Upon winner verification, the winner(s) will either, as determined solely by Sponsor, be told how they will receive their prize in one of two ways as follows: (1) Prize Pick-Up: as a condition of being named an official winner, each potential winner of tickets must claim his/her prize in person at the IOWA EVENTS CENTER Will Call window located at 730 3rd Street, Des Moines IA 50309 (515-564-8000), the day of the event February 17th. Tickets will not be mailed or delivered. All other prizes must be picked up at the Cloverdale Foods booth between the hours of 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, the day of the event February 17th.
5. Prizes & Approximate Retail Values (“ARVs”): One (1) Gold Medal Prize – One (1) randomly selected winner will receive four (4) Blue Ribbon Baconfest Festival and Smash Mouth Concert tickets, one (1) Cloverdale Sample Pack of free products, one (1) $50 gift card for HyVee grocery stores. ARV of prizes is $350.00. One (1) Silver Medal Prize – One (1) pair of Blue Ribbon Baconfest Festival and Concert tickets to Smash Mouth Concert and one (1) $25 gift card for HyVee grocery stores,, ARV of prizes is $75.00. Four (4) Bronze Prizes – One (1) pair of Blue Ribbon Baconfest Festival. ARV of prizes is $60.00. Prize consists of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize. Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner. Gift Cards are subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions printed on the gift card. Limit one (1) prize per person and household. All winners must be 21 or older and a resident of IA, MN, SD, or ND.
6. Eligibility: Open and offered only to legal residents of Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and who are 21 years of age or older. Employees and directors of Cloverdale Foods Co. (collectively, “Sponsor”), Brands Plus Marketing LLC (“Administrator”) and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion or production agencies, and their immediate family members or individuals residing in their same household, are not eligible to participate or enter. Void where prohibited.
7. General Rules: Sponsor, Administrator and their respective agencies are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, incomplete, illegible, mutilated or misdirected entries, entries not received by the entry deadline, or for electronic, network or computer failures or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in this Sweepstakes, or other hardware, software or technical errors of any kind including any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a user’s Internet service provider and/or insufficient space in user’s e-mail account to receive e-mail. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Sweepstakes or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor, in their sole discretion. If the Sweepstakes is so cancelled, judging will be conducted from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. In the event a dispute arises regarding specific individual entitled to receive prize, entry made by Internet will be declared made by the “authorized e-mail account holder” and any damage made to the Web site will also be the responsibility of the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized e- mail account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entrant may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the entrant is the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail address associated with the account/submission. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like methods of participation will void all entries by such methods. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules. INTERNET CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR 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 DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants give their express permission to be contacted by Sponsor or Administrator by telephone, email and/or postal mail. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor may collect the personal information submitted by you, and use information pursuant to Administrator’s privacy policy available at No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize by winner permitted, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, winners agree that Sponsor, Administrator and their related and affiliated companies may use the winner’s name, address (city, state), photograph, videotape, likeness, and/or prize information for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes and to the use of statements made by or attributed to winner relating to Sponsor, Administrator and their related and affiliated companies or to this Sweepstakes and grants to Sponsor, Administrator and their related and affiliated companies any and all rights to said use without further notice and/or compensation except where prohibited by law. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Entrants, by participating in this Sweepstakes, hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator, Facebook, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, licensors, advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees and representatives and agents, from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death, and/or property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, or their participation in this Sweepstakes, or any prize-related activity.
8. Winner’s List: For the Sweepstakes Winners’ names, see Sponsor’s Facebook page February 2018.
9. Official Rules: For a copy of these Official Rules, see Sponsor’s Facebook page through the Sweepstakes Period.
10. Sponsor: Cloverdale Foods Company, 3015 34th St NW, Mandan, ND 58554
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