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Official Great Cake Stuff Virtual Bake-Off Rules

This year’s Kansas State Fair was canceled due to Covid-19, so why not pre-heat those ovens and break out the mixing bowls and oven mitts and get your bake on for the Great Cake Stuff Virtual Bake-off?! “There’s No Place Like Home” but there are so many reasons to bake…whether alone or with your family or friends. From cakes to cookies to pies to bars, send your photos and videos to stacia@cakestuff316.com to enter.

Entries should complement the 2020 theme There’s No Place Like Home.
There will be two categories: “Cakes/Cupcakes” and “Cookies/Other” (“Other” includes anything edible i.e. pies, bars, breads, etc.). There are no age limits for either category.

Who can enter:
Anyone who loves to bake or food craft is eligible to enter The Great Cake Stuff Virtual Bake-off.

To qualify for entry:
You or your group must submit between 4-8 photos or a video (time-lapsed) under one minute of the making of your baked item (you or your group MUST be in the photo or video to qualify).

You will be disqualified and removed from the Cake Stuff page if:
Any negative or vulgar comments, photos, or videos are submitted. Please keep all comments positive and supportive.

Prizes:
GRAND PRIZE WINNERS
Each “Category Winner” will be awarded the “Grand Prize”, which includes:

A Cake Stuff gift basket and gift card (approx. value $50)

RUNNER-UP WINNERS
The two “Category Winners” who do not win the “Grand Prize” will each receive a “Category Runner-up Prizes”, which include:

A flight of sprinkles (full-size bottles). The flight will include a fall, Halloween, and 2 Christmas bottles. (approx. value $25)

Terms for all Prizes:
Approximate retail value of all prizes is $150.

HOW DO I ENTER?
To enter, email stacia@cakestuff316.com photos or videos between Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 10 A.M. CT and September 20, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. CT. Entries that do not meet the criteria for both the theme “There’s No Place Like Home” and category “Cake/Cupcakes” or “Cookies/Other” (“Other” includes any edible art), will be disqualified. Entries must be the original content of the entrant(s). You cannot submit an Entry on someone’s behalf.
Category 1: There’s No Place Like Home Cakes/Cupcakes
Category 2: There’s No Place Like Home Cookie/Other (Other includes anything edible i.e. pies, bars, breads, etc.)

HOW WILL ENTRIES BE JUDGED?
A Virtual Bake-off photo album will be created and posted to the Cake Stuff Facebook page. We are also working to try and have voting available on our website as well. More information to come regarding this. Voting will begin Tuesday, September 24, 2020 by the public. Entries with the most likes will be declared the grand prize winners and the entries with the second most likes will be declared the runners-up. Voting ends at midnight Monday, September 28, 2020. Winners will be announced LIVE Tuesday, September 29, 2020 on our Facebook page and website.

GENERAL JUDGING CONDITIONS
At any point in the Contest, in the event of a tied Score, a tie-breaker will be put in place. The two (or more) tied entries will posted and will be given 24 hours to collect votes. At the end of the 24 hours, the entry with the most votes will be declared the winner of the tie.

In the event the “Grand Prize Winner” engages in improper behavior as described above, the Grand Prize will be awarded to the “Category Winner” with the next highest score.
By submitting your Entry, you accept all “Contest” rules and agree to be bound by the decisions/likes of the public on Facebook, which will be final.

Cake Stuff may prohibit any individual from participating in the “Contest” or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said individual is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner at any time during the Contest, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

Cake Stuff reserves the right to cancel this promotion or any part of this promotion at its sole discretion.

KANSAS CARES ABOUT THE FAIR CAMPAIGN 2020
A year without a Fair presents unique and unparalleled challenges. Please support the Kansas State Fair by giving a tax-deductible, charitable contribution through the Kansas Fairgrounds Foundation. The funds will help the tradition continue for future generations.
Donate or learn more by contacting Connie Schmitt at 620-669-3610 email Connie.Schmitt@ks.gov. or click the following link https://www.kansasstatefair.com/p/about/kansas-fairgrounds-foundation/donate.

WARNING: Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Cake Stuff reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Cake Stuff failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Entrant’s Personally Identifiable Information
For Rules or a Winner’s list, visit www.cakestuff316.com. The Winner’s list will be posted after Winner announcement has been made Tuesday, September 29, 2020.

The Great Cake Stuff Virtual Bake-off Contest is sponsored by Cake Stuff, Wichita, KS.