Melitta Me Time
Open to Canada
There is a limit of one (1) Contest Entry per Nominator and Nominee. A nominator may not enter also enter the contest as a nominee . A nominee may not also enter the contest as a nominator. There is a limit of One (1) Daily Prize Entry per day per entrant. All Contest Entries become the property of the Sponsor. No entries will be returned.
The Contest begins at 9:00 a.m. EST on September 19, 2011 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on November 16, 2011 ("Contest Closing Time") (the “Contest Period”). Phase 1 of the Contest is the Nomination Period. The Nomination Period begins at 9:00 a.m. EST on September 19, 2011 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on October 2, 2011. Phase 2 of the Contest is the Blogging Period and Daily Prize Draw Period. The Blogging Period and Daily Prize Draw Period begins at 9:00 a.m. on October 17, 2011 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on November 16, 2011.
There will be thirty-two (32) Prizes awarded equal to a total cash value of Five Thousand One Hundred Seventy-Five Canadian Dollars ($5,175 CDN). Daily Prize Draws will be randomly drawn on the following business day.
THE GRAND PRIZE. There will be two (2) Grand Prizes available to be won by the one (1) Nominee deemed as the Grand Prize Blogging Winner and the one (1) Corresponding Nominator deemed as the Grand Prize Nominator Winner. The Grand Prize awarded to the Grand Prize Blogging Winner will be a one-time cheque for the cash equivalent of Two Thousand Canadian Dollars ($2,000 CDN) made payable to the Grand Prize Blogging Winner. The Grand Prize awarded to the Grand Prize Nominator Winner will be a one-time cheque for the cash equivalent of One Thousand Canadian Dollars ($1,000 CDN) made payable to the Grand Prize Nominator Winner.
DAILY DRAW PRIZES. There will be thirty (30) Daily Draw Prizes available to be won (see prizing chart below for prizes and values).
A Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and cannot be transferred to another person. The odds of winning a Prize depends upon the total number of eligible entries received per draw.
Prize Description Prize Value Prize Quantity
$100 Cash Prize $100.00 CDN each Ten (10)
Melitta Prize Packs $50.00 CDN each Ten (10)
Melitta Coffee Maker $80.00 CDN each Five (5)
Melitta Coffee Grinder $35.00 CDN each Five (5)
*The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any of the aforementioned prizes for cheques for the equivalent cash value.
Procedure For Selecting Prize Winners
A person who is selected as a blogger will be known as a "Blogger" hereinafter.
A person who is selected as a prospective prize winner will be known as a "“Prospective Winner" hereinafter.
A Prospective Winner will be declared as an official prize winner (hereinafter known as a “Prize Winner”) after fully complying with these Contest Rules. No other notification will be made to any Contest entrants regarding who is the winner of the Contest other than to the Prize Winners.
Prize Winner information will be posted on the Contest website once all the Prize Winners are selected.
Nominator and nominee pairs that have complied with Contest Rules and completed contest entry requirements from Section 3.1 will be reviewed by a panel of judges (the "Judging Panel") of the Contest Sponsor or its representatives who will select Thirty (30) Bloggers to participate in the Blogger Contest based on the following criteria:
Judging Criteria %
Originality and creativity of personal essay 50%
Interest in coffee 50%
Selected Prospective Bloggers will be notified by Melitta Canada through email or telephone during the week of October 3, 2011. Prospective Bloggers must sign and return a declaration form within two (2) business days by fax or email only to be declared a Blogger.
Bloggers will be provided with a Blogger Kit during the week of October 10, 2011, with the following products and tools for use in the completion of the Blogger requirements of the Contest:
a.Two (2), 454g bags of Melitta World Harvest
b.One (1) Melitta Ready Set Joe Pour-over Brewing System
c.One (1) Me Mug
d.One (1) box of Melitta Bamboo Filter Paper
e.Access to a Profile and Blogging login at www.melittametime.ca
f.Instructions on how to brew Melitta World Harvest Coffee with the Ready Set Joe Pour-over Brewing System.
Bloggers will be required to substitute their daily coffee with Melitta World Harvest during the Blogging Period. Bloggers will be required to publish a minimum of One (1) blog entry per week for each week of the Blogging Period, describing their experiences, thoughts and opinions with Melitta World Harvest Coffee, Melitta Bamboo Filter Paper, Melitta Ready Set Joe or overall experience on the Site.
Please read rules for further information