HOUSTON — What do you put between a couple of slices of bread to make a great sandwich?  Tell us your secret and it could land you as a VIP at the Rodeo?  Just tell us your recipe below and you could be our grand prize winner, getting two luxury suite tickets to RodeoHouston, a behind-the-scenes tour of NRG Stadium and more!  We also have two runner-up prizes of Mrs. Bairds bread for a year!   

Open to legal U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico) who are residing in Texas living within 100 miles of Houston City Hall located at 901 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas 77002 at the time of entry and who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of KHOU-TV, TEGNA Inc., Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTM and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win. The contest will begin at 9:01am (C.T.) on February 10, 2020 and end at 11:59pm (C.T.) on March 2, 2020. Enter by visiting www.greatdayhouston.com, clicking on the Mrs Baird’s Sandwich Contest link, completing all required information and submit an original sandwich recipe that uses Mrs Baird’s products. A panel of qualified judges will judge all eligible entries according to the following criteria: 50% creativity and originality of recipe and 50% incorporation of Mrs Baird’s products. The three contestants with the highest cumulative scores will be invited to present samples of their sandwich on or about March 12, 2020 on Great Day Houston. A panel of qualified judges will judge the three Finalists according to the following criteria: 50% creativity and originality of recipe, 25% incorporation of Mrs Baird’s products, and 25% overall taste and appearance. The Finalist with the highest cumulative scores will be designated the Grand Prize Winner. One Grand Prize Winner will receive two (2) Luxury suite RodeoHouston tickets to the Lizzo concert, an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of NRG Stadium, one (1) parking pass, all-inclusive food and beverages, fifty two (52) coupons, each redeemable for one (1) Mrs. Baird’s bread product up to $3.19 in value, and two (2) Carnival packs. The RodeoHouston grand prize event is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 13, 2020. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize package: $941. In the event of a tie, tied entries will be re-judged on the same criteria. For full rules visit www.greatdayhouston.com.

OFFICIAL RULES

1.         NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.  SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID OUTSIDE OF 100 MILES OF HOUSTON CITY HALL IN HOUSTON, TX AND WHERE PROHIBITED.

 

2.        Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “Win a Behind-The-Scenes RodeoHouston VIP Suite Experience” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the State of Texas living within 100 miles of Houston City Hall located at 901 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas 77002, who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of KHOU 11 (“Sponsor”), TEGNA Inc., Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.  

 

3.        How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 9:01 a.m. (C.T.) on Monday, February 10, 2020 and end at 11:59 p.m. (C.T.) on Monday, March 2, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).  

 

4.         Enter by visiting www.greatdayhouston.com, clicking on the Mrs Baird’s Sandwich Contest link, completing all required information on the online entry form (complete name, phone number and email) submit an original sandwich recipe that uses Mrs Baird’s products and submit to receive one (1) entry. . You may also include a photo of your recipe. All entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor.  You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions in any email received from Sponsor.

 

5.        Winner Selection: On or about Tuesday March 3, 2020 . A panel of qualified judges will judge all eligible entries according to the following criteria: 50% creativity and originality of recipe and 50% incorporation of Mrs Baird’s products. The three contestants with the highest cumulative scores will be invited to present samples of their sandwich on or about March 12, 2020 on the Great Day Houston show. A panel of qualified judges will judge the three Finalists according to the following criteria: 50% creativity and originality of recipe, 25% incorporation of Mrs Baird’s products, and 25% overall taste and appearance. The Finalist with the highest cumulative scores will be designated the Grand Prize Winner.

 

6.        Prizes and Odds. One (1) Grand Prize Winner will each receive two (2) Luxury suite RodeoHouston tickets to Lizzo on Friday March 13, 2020 , an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of NRG Stadium, one (1) parking pass, all-inclusive food and beverages ,fifty two (52) coupons, each redeemable for one (1) Mrs Baird’s bread product up to $3.19 in value, and two (2) Carnival packs. Total ARV of all Grand Prizes: $941. The RodeoHouston grand prize event is scheduled to take place in March 13, 2020. The 2 runner up contestants will receive Mrs Baird’s For A Year. fifty two (52) coupons, each redeemable for one (1) Mrs Baird’s bread product up to $3.19 in value.

 

7.        Transportation, accommodations and all other expenses not expressly provided for above are not included and will be each winner’s sole responsibility. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. Exact seat location to be determined by Sponsor. Conditions, deadlines, and expiration dates apply. The total value of a coupon must be redeemed at one (1) transaction. Any unused balance will not be awarded. Coupons must be surrendered at time of redemption. Coupons are subject to certain terms and conditions specified by Sponsor. Coupons expire on date specified on each coupon. Coupons may not be used online or in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Coupons are valid only in the U.S.A. and are void where prohibited. 

 

8.         Winner Notification and Acceptance. Potential winners will be notified on or about Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the email address provided on each potential winners’ entry form. Potential winners must respond to such notification within 24 hours. Failure to respond with such time period or return of email prize notification as undeliverable or failure of potential winners to respond to notification may result in disqualification and alternate potential winners may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.

 

9.        Winner Notification and Acceptance: Finalists must come on Great Day Houston on or about March 12 , bring their prepared sandwich recipes and be judged for the best sandwich. Potential  winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable.  No substitutions allowed by winners.  Prizes are not redeemable for cash.  Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winners will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor.  Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner.  Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation.  Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winner(s) in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor. Sponsor has no responsibility for the operation of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, RodeoHouston, the Concert, or the NRG Stadium including, but not limited to, scheduling, delays or cancellations.

 

10.     Participation.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor.  In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes.  Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing to award the prizes based on the number of eligible entries received before the termination date.  Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor.  In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent.  For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, TEGNA Inc., and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Sponsor has no responsibility for the operation of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, RodeoHouston, the Concert, or the NRG Stadium including, but not limited to, scheduling, delays or cancellations.

 

11.        Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

 

12.      Sponsor.  "Win a Behind-The-Scenes RodeoHouston VIP Suite Experience" sweepstakes is sponsored by KHOU-TV. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a list of winners (available after April 1, 2020) or a copy of the Official Rules, or any questions regarding the Sweepstakes, send an email with the subject line: “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), "Win a Behind-The-Scenes RodeoHouston VIP Suite Experience" sweepstakes to Dale Lockett, dlockett@khou.com, or call 713-521-4388.