We love smoothies, yes we do! We love smoothies, made with True!
We love sharing our smoothie recipes, but you know what we love even more? Checking out all the tasty and creative smoothie recipes you come up with too! That’s why we are kicking off the summer season with the True My Smoothie Recipe Contest.
We're asking you to submit your favorite smoothie recipe using any combination of your most-loved True Citrus products (see recipe requirements below), complete with a signature name, photo, and easy-to-follow recipe. The top 3 best, most delicious and original recipes will be featured on our blog for public voting (it’s the people’s choice!) to determine the Grand Prize Winner.
Spread the "True" love: We encourage you to use our super special hashtag #TRUEMYSMOOTHIE when sharing your recipes for this contest.
Let's Get Shakin': Contest Guidelines
- All recipe submissions must be entered via www.truelemon.com/summersmoothiecontest after 9:00am EST on Monday, June 2nd and before 11:59pm EST on Thursday, July 31st.
- Only one submission allowed per entrant. No entry through multiple submissions or with more than one email address and/or multiple identities. Anyone who attempts to do this will be disqualified.
- All entries must meet the requirements of the contest. Recipes not meeting the contest entry criteria will be disqualified.
- Open to US residents only
- Must be 18 years or older
- Must have valid email account and internet access
- True Citrus employees, contest judges, and immediate family are not eligible to enter
All entrants must meet one of the following requirements when creating their smoothie recipe:
- Must use at least (2) packets of our unsweetened products: True Lemon, True Lime, True Orange, or True Grapefruit
- Must use at least (1) packet of our sweetened products: True Original Lemonade, True Raspberry Lemonade, True Peach Lemonade, True Orange Mango, or True Lime Black Cherry Limeade
- Must use any packet combination of unsweetened and sweetened True Citrus products
- All submissions must include a photo displaying the finished smoothie recipe with the True Citrus packets used in the recipe
- Entries must be the original recipe of the entrant and must not already exist on www.truelemon.com.
The True Citrus team is looking forward to choosing (and trying) the best smoothies - good luck!
Grand Prize Winner:
- True Citrus Prize Pack
(1) box (32-count) each of True Lemon, True Lime and True Orange for Water, Tea & Recipes;
(1) box (10 count) each of True Lemonade, True Raspberry Lemonade, True Peach Lemonade, True Orange Mango and True Lime Black Cherry Limeade
- Superfood Smoothies: 100 Delicious, Energizing, and Nutrient-dense Recipes (Superfood series)
- NutriBullet Blender
- Copco Sierra 24-ounce Cold Tumbler, Yellow
- $250 Visa Gift Card
First Prize Winner:
- True Citrus Prize Pack (above)
- True Lemon Water Bottle
- $100 Visa Gift Card
Second Prize Winner:
- True Citrus Prize Pack (above)
- True Lemon Water Bottle
- $50 Visa Gift Card
Official Rules –
June 12, 2014
TRUE CITRUS SUMMER SMOOTHIE RECIPE CONTEST
NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR TO RECEIVE A PRIZE. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS AND A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS ARE REQUIRED TO ENTER. These Official Rules apply for the True Lemon Summer Smoothie Recipe Contest ("Contest") conducted by True Citrus, Co., 8989 Yellow Brick Road, Baltimore, MD 21237 ("Sponsor") which will be promoted on the "True Lemon" located at www.truelemon.com (the "Website"). The Contest begins at 9:00:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT") on June 2, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM EDT on July 31, 2014 ("Contest Period"). For purposes of this Contest, a "Day" is defined as a twenty-four hour period beginning at 12:00:00 AM EDT of a calendar day and ending at 11:59:59 PM EDT of the same calendar day. Contest void where prohibited.
ELIGIBILITY: Contest entrants and prize recipients must be legal residents of one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor and each of its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, related companies and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the "Released Entities"), and their immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, children and their spouses) regardless of where they reside and/or those living in the same household of any such individual (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter or win.
HOW TO ENTER: The Entry Period for this Contest begins at 9:00:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT") on June 2, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM EDT on July 31, 2014 ("Entry Period"). To enter during the Entry Period, visit www.truelemon.com/summersmoothiecontest and complete and submit the Official Entry Form as directed. Entrants will be required to: (A) Submit their first and last name, complete mailing address, phone number and a valid e-mail address; (B) Create an original "Smoothie" recipe which includes (a) at least two (2) packets of unsweetened True Citrus products (True Lemon, True Lime, True Orange or True Grapefruit or; (b) one (1) packet of sweetened True Citrus products (True Original Lemonade, True Raspberry Lemonade, True Peach Lemonade, True Orange Mango, or True Lime Black Cherry Limeade or; (c) any packet combination of Unsweetened and Sweetened True Citrus products (the "Recipe"); and (C) Submit a photo of the finished Smoothie with the True Citrus packet(s) utilized in the recipe beside it (the "Photo") (items A, B, and C stated herein are collectively, "Contest Entry" or "Entry"). The Recipe must list all ingredients in exact common U.S. household measurements in order of use and step-by-step preparation instructions. Residents of Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota and Vermont are not required to include True Citrus products in the recipe or photo and can use any powdered beverage mix product.
Photos may not (i) feature images of children unless Entrant is the parent or legal guardian of the child/children featured in the Photo; (ii) include images of any other products or (iii) branded logos which are not owned by the entrant. You will need to have internet access and a valid email address in order to participate. No previously published or award-winning Recipes or Photos will qualify as an Entry. Entries may not contain, as determined by Sponsor’s sole discretion, any content that:
- Is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; obscene or offensive;
- Promotes irresponsible or excessive consumption of alcohol; promotes illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any particular political agenda or message;
- Defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
- Contains trademarks, trade names or copyrighted materials owned by others;
- Contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names (other than just first name), email or street addresses;
- Communicates messages inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and/or
- Violates any law or infringes upon the rights of any other person or company
SELECTION OF SEMI-FINALISTS/ JUDGING CRITERIA: All eligible Entries will be judged by a qualified panel of judges, including representatives of the Sponsor. Ten (10) Entries will be selected as Semi-Finalists (each, a "Semi-Finalist Entry") based upon the following criteria: (i) Taste (25%); (ii) Appearance/Overall Appeal (25%); (iii) Creativity/Originality (25%); and (iv) Clarity/Ease of Preparation (25%) (i, ii, iii, and iv, collectively "Judging Criteria"). Decisions of the judges will be final and binding on all matters. In the event of a tie, the Entries involved in the tie will be re-judged by an additional qualified judge who will serve as a tiebreaker and who will evaluate all applicable eligible Entries according to the Judging Criteria. In the event an insufficient number of qualified Entries is received (as determined by the Sponsor), this Contest, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, may be cancelled or the Sponsor may select fewer than the number of Semi-Finalists stated herein. Limit one (1) Semi-Finalist appointment per household.
SEMI-FINALIST NOTIFICATION/RELEASES: Potential Semi-Finalists will receive a notification via phone and/or email on or about August 7, 2014 from a Sponsor representative and will be required to complete a Verification of Eligibility Form and (where legally permissible) a Publicity Release within 48 hours of notification. In the event a potential Semi-Finalist’s Verification of Eligibility Form/Publicity Release is returned to the Sponsor as undeliverable or a potential Semi-Finalist is determined to be ineligible in accordance with these Official Rules, such Semi-Finalist appointment will be forfeited and that Semi-Finalist appointment will be awarded to the Entry that earned the next highest score during the Semi-Finalist Judging portion of the Contest.
SELECTION OF FINALISTS/ JUDGING CRITERIA: The ten (10) Semi-Finalist Entry Recipes will be prepared and judged by a qualified panel of judges, including representatives of the Sponsor. Three (3) Semi-Finalist Entries will be selected as Finalists based upon the Judging Criteria listed herein above (each, a "Finalist Entry"). Decisions of the judges will be final and binding on all matters. In the event of a tie, the Semi-Finalist Entries involved in the tie will be re-judged by an additional qualified judge who will serve as a tiebreaker and who will evaluate the applicable Semi-Finalist Entries according to the Judging Criteria.
ONLINE VOTING: The Online Voting portion of this Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are aged 18 or older at the time of the vote. The Online Voting portion for this Contest will take place between the period beginning on or about at 9:00:01 AM EDT on August 15, 2014 and ending at 11:59:59 PM EDT on August 24, 2014 ("Voting Period"). To submit a vote during the Voting Period, individuals will be required to visit www.truelemon.com/blog and submit their first and last name, a valid email address and one (1) vote for their favorite Finalist Entry. Limit one (1) Vote per person/per email address. An email address may only be used to submit one (1) Vote per Finalist regardless of the number of persons who share the email account. Voting must be completed by the actual person casting the Vote. A person may not Vote on behalf of another person. Subsequent Votes per Finalist by a single Voter or email address will be disqualified. Votes generated by script, macro or other automated means or any other means intended to impact the integrity of the voting process as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion are void. Payment or other consideration in exchange for Votes is prohibited. The Voting process for the Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Sponsor and Related Entities are not responsible for incorrect/inaccurate Voting information. Sponsor and Related Entities assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Votes. Sponsor and Related Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any Vote to be cast or tabulated on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at website, or any combination thereof or for any other reason, or for any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in voting process or downloading any materials. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate, or suspend the voting or void any Vote should a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, action of entrant or Voter, or other cause corrupt or impair the administration, security, or fairness of the voting or Contest. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant from participation in the Contest that Sponsor determines violated these terms, tampering with the voting process, or acting in an unsportsmanlike or improper manner and void all associated Votes. If the voting process is terminated early by Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right to count the eligible Votes among all non-suspect, eligible Votes received up to time of cancellation to determine the Prize Winners. The decision of the Sponsor with respect to the tallying of Votes, and the invalidation or disqualification of any suspected Votes, shall be final and binding.
WINNER SELECTION/JUDGING CRITERIA: The Finalist Entry that that receives the highest combined score, of which 80% is based on the Judging Criteria set forth above and 20% is based on the number of Votes received during the Voting Period, will be deemed the potential Grand Prize Winner. The Finalist Entry that receives the next highest combined score will be deemed the potential First Prize Winner and the Finalist that receives the lowest combined score will be deemed the potential Second Prize Winner. In the event of a tie for any Prize following the Voting Period, the Entries involved in the tie will be re-judged by an additional qualified judge who will serve as a tiebreaker and who will evaluate Entries according to the Finalist Judging Criteria. Potential Grand Prize, First Prize and Second Prize Winner (each a potential "Prize Winner") will be announced on August 26, 2014 on www.truelemon.com.
PRIZES AND THEIR ACTUAL RETAIL VALUE ("ARV"): One (1) Grand Prize: One (1) True Citrus Prize Pack including (1) box (32-count) each of True Lemon, True Lime and True Orange for Water, Tea & Recipes; one (1) box (10 count) each of True Lemonade, True Raspberry Lemonade, True Peach Lemonade, True Orange Mango and True Lime Black Cherry Limeade; one (1) Super Food Smoothies Recipe Book; One (1) Nutribullet Blender; one (1) Copco Sierra 24 ounce Cold Tumbler and; one (1) Two Hundred and Fifty Dollar ($250 US) Visa Gift Card. The approximate retail value of Grand Prize: $375. One (1) First Prize: One (1) True Citrus Prize Pack including (1) box (32-count) each of: True Lemon, True Lime and True Orange for Water, Tea & Recipes; one (1) box (10 count) each of: True Lemonade, True Raspberry Lemonade, True Peach Lemonade, True Orange Mango and True Lime Black Cherry Limeade; one (1) True Lemon Water Bottle and one (1) One Hundred Dollar ($100) Visa Gift Card. The approximate retail value of First Prize: $114. One (1) Second Prize: One (1) True Citrus Prize Pack including (1) box (32-count) each of: True Lemon, True Lime and True Orange for Water, Tea & Recipes; one (1) box (10 count) each of: True Lemonade, True Raspberry Lemonade, True Peach Lemonade, True Orange Mango and True Lime Black Cherry Limeade; one (1) True Lemon Water Bottle and one (1) Fifty Dollar ($50) Visa Gift Card. The approximate retail value of Second Prize: $63. Total ARV of all Prizes: $552. No prize substitutions allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize becomes unavailable. Contest and Prizes are subject to all applicable federal and state laws.
CLAIMING PRIZES/RELEASES: Potential Prize Winners will receive a notification via phone and/or email on or about August 26, 2014 from a Sponsor representative and will be required to complete a Prize Verification Form and (where legally permissible) a Publicity Release within 48 hours of notification. In the event a potential Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, if he/she declines the corresponding prize, if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if his/her prize, prize notification or any prize correspondence is returned as undeliverable, such Prize will be forfeited and that Prize will be awarded to the Finalist that received the next highest combined score during the Voting Period. Each potential Prize Winner will not be deemed a Prize Winner until his/her submission of notification materials is verified. The Prizes will be awarded provided they are properly claimed. No more than the number of prizes as stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. Any prize won by a minor (under applicable state law) will be awarded in minor’s name to a parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign all required documents. Sponsor will make two (2) attempts to notify a potential Prize Winner at the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry.
PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, each Prize Winner, by acceptance of prize, grants to the Related Entities the right to publicize his/her name (first name and last initial), address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, for advertising, trade and other purposes, throughout the world, in perpetuity, in any manner, without limitation and without additional compensation, consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for incompatibility of entrant’s hardware, software or browser technology with Sponsor’s hardware, software or browser technology. Caution: any attempt to deliberately damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor, Promotional Partner, Contest Administrator and the Released Entities reserve the right to seek damages or other remedies from any such person(s) responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a Prize Winner based on an e-mail address, the prize winning Entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address at time of entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person 18 years of age or older who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor, may ask any entrant or potential Prize Winner to provide Sponsor, with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the e-mail account associated with the entry.
GENERAL: By entering this Contest, each entrant and Prize Winner: (1) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules; (2) agrees to release Sponsor, and the Released Entities from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including without limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death arising out of participating in this Contest, or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery; and (3) acknowledge that Sponsor and the Released Entities have neither made nor are responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor may discontinue this Contest at any time. Sponsor may terminate any Contest or decide to modify it in any manner that it deems fair and equitable to participants if it becomes aware of any occurrence that would materially affect the Contest’ security and fairness. Sponsor may prohibit individuals from participating in Contest and disqualify entries if they (1) attempt to enter the Contest through any means other than as described in these Official Rules, (2) attempt to disrupt the Contest or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules in any way or (3) repeatedly show a disregard for the Contest Official Rules or act (a) in an unsportsmanlike manner, or (b) with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor. Sponsor’s decisions with respect to the Contest are final.
LIABILITY & RELEASE: By participating in this Contest, each entrant, Grand Prize Winner, and First Prize Winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Promotional Partner, Contest Administrator and the Released Entities from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize hereunder, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or death to a person(s) or damage to property which may be result, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or entrants receipt, acceptance, use &/or enjoyment of any prize. In no event shall Sponsor, Promotional Partner, Contest Administrator or the Released Entities be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrants waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Sponsor and the Released Entities reserve the right to correct typographic, clerical or printing errors in any Contest materials. Sponsor and the Released Entities are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this Contest, the administration of the Contest or in the announcement of Semi-Finalists, Finalists or Prize Winners, including such error as may give an erroneous indication that a prize has been won. In the event the Sponsor or the Released Entities are prevented from continuing with this Contest, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Contest is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute, or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state, provincial or local government law, order of regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Sponsor’s, Contest Administrator’s or the Released Entities’ control (each a "Force Majeure" event), the Sponsor and the Released Entities shall have the right, in their sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Contest without notice or further obligation. If the Sponsor or the Released Entities, in their discretion, elect to abbreviate, cancel or terminate the Contest as a result of a Force Majeure event, the Sponsor and the Released Entities reserve the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the prizes from among all valid and eligible Entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event.
WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For the name of the Grand Prize Winner and First Prize Winners (available after September 8, 2014) or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped #10 envelope to: True Citrus, Co, ATTN: True Lemon, 8989 Yellow Brick Road, Baltimore, MD 21237. Please specify "Winners List" or "Official Rules" on the outer envelope. All requests must be received by September 5, 2014. VT residents do not need to affix return postage for Official Rules requests. Do not send Contest entries to this address.
© 2014 True Citrus Co. All Rights Reserved.
"No Purchase Necessary. A Purchase Does Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning. Contest begins on 6/2/14 and ends at 11:59:59 PM EDT on 7/31/14. Contest open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are aged 18 years or older. Void where prohibited. See Official Rules for complete details. Sponsor: True Citrus, Co., 8989 Yellow Brick Road, Baltimore, MD 21237."
No Purchase Necessary. A Purchase Does Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning. Contest begins on 6/2/14 and ends at 11:59:59 PM EDT on 7/31/14. Contest open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are aged 18 years or older. Void where prohibited. See Official Rules for complete details. Sponsor: True Citrus, Co., 8989 Yellow Brick Road, Baltimore, MD 21237.