MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY TO PARTICIPATE.
ENTRY IS FREE OF CHARGE.
Rules and Guidelines
The Sebago Lake Distillery Cocktail Competition is open to legal residents of the United States, age 21 or older at the time of entry. Participation is subject to all applicable Federal, state and local laws and regulations. Professional Bartenders Only: All participants must be currently employed by a business that is licensed to sell alcoholic beverages in the United States. The competition will take place over the following period:
The Sebago Lake Distillery Cocktail Competition will begin on November 1st, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time and end on November 30th, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).
During the Competition Period as specified above, entrants must visit the Sebago Lake Distillery website and follow the instructions provided. You will be prompted to complete an entry form by providing your first and last name and email address. After you complete the entry information, include your cocktail recipe title and a full and complete list of all ingredients and exact preparation instructions, and upload a photo or video of your entry. Only entries with a complete list of ingredients (all measurements specified) and complete preparations will be consider “Valid Entries.” Only entries received during the Competition Period and which are otherwise fully compliant with these Official Rules are “Valid Entries.” All Valid Entries will be eligible for the Posting Period immediately following submission.
Unlimited entries per person during the Competition Period, only using one email address during the Competition Period. In the event of a dispute involving entries submitted by multiple individuals using the same email account or address, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the competition at the time of entry.
All entries will be reviewed for content and must be in compliance with these Official Rules. Entries that do not comply as determined by the Sponsors will be disqualified. The Sponsors discretion will make the final determination which entries are deemed Valid Entries and eligible for participation in the Competition and to be considered for posting and prizes.
During the Competition Period, Finalist winners will be chosen by public vote in six (6) categories on the Sebago Lake Distillery website from all submitted entries. There will be one (1) winner each in the following six (6) categories: Recipe and photo for Sebago Lake Original Rum; Recipe and video for Sebago Lake Original Rum. Recipe and photo for Sebago Lake KOPI Coffee Flavored Rum; Recipe and video for Sebago Lake KOPI Coffee Flavored Rum. Recipe and photo for Sebago Lake Spider Island Rum; Recipe and video for Sebago Lake Spider Island Rum. See Finalist Notification for regulations. Potential winners will be required to participate in a brief interview via email. Failure to comply with requirements may result in potential Finalist being replaced by potential runner up.
During the Competition Period, votes will be cast online by the general public at the Sebago Lake Distillery website, www.sebagolakedistillery.com. Each recipe must feature one Sebago Lake Distillery product. An entrant may win more than one Finalist Prize. Finalist entrees will be posted on the Sebago Lake Distillery website and will become eligible to participate in the Sebago Lake Distillery Cocktail Showdown.
Potential Finalists will be notified via email using the information provided on entry. In order to be eligible for Grand Prize, Finalists must respond to the notification and confirm their full name, address, city, state, zip code and daytime phone number within ten (10) days of initial notification, or a runner up Finalist may be selected, at discretion of Sponsor. Email notification shall be deemed to have occurred on the date Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee first attempts to make email contact with potential finalist. Sponsor is not responsible for unsuccessful efforts to notify potential Finalist.
A check in the amount of $250 will be awarded to the Finalist in each of the six (6) cocktail categories. Finalists will be eligible to win the $500 Grand Prize.
Grand Prize Determination
At the end of the Competition Period, Finalists will be required to attend the Sebago Lake Distillery Cocktail Showdown, held at a place and time to be determined by Sebago Lake Distillery. Finalists will mix and share their cocktails with a panel of judges selected by Sebago Lake Distillery.
At the Sebago Lake Distillery Cocktail Showdown event, one (1) winner from amongst the Finalists will be selected to be the Grand Prize winner. A check in the amount of $500 will be presented to the Grand Prize winner. All six (6) cocktails will be posted on the website within the following weeks at the end of the Competition. All six (6) Finalists will be subject to further interviews and will be featured by Sebago Lake Distillery.
Sebago Lake Distillery
463 Water Street,
Gardiner, Maine, USA