Shield Recipe Challenge Details & Guidelines

The Shield Recipe Challenge runs from May 22, 2020 (12:01am EST) to June 14, 2020 (11:59pm EST)

Submit entries on the Shield (“Sponsor”) Recipe Challenge web page, Complete the entry form and submit an original recipe (“Recipe”). The recipe must:
• Include detailed, step-by-step preparation instructions
• List each ingredient in exact common U.S. household measurements and order of use in making the Recipe
• Indicate cooking times and number of servings


An entrant may include an original photograph depicting the finished recipe (“Photo”), but a Photo is not required.

ELIGIBILITY: Entries are limited to legal residents, 21 years of age or older. The Recipe Challenge is designed and limited exclusively for personnel of Shield-appointed agencies and/or brokers. Up to two recipe entries per person, per Challenge period. Shield Recipe Challenge entrants will be notified if their submitted recipe is chosen for the cookbook via email or phone July 31, 2020.

If there is a brand name product or a trademark in the Recipe, the Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, remove the brand name or trademark from the submission. The Recipe must be an original created by the contestant. Contestant cannot have previously won a contest or other promotion with the Recipe being submitted. Recipe must not have been previously published, must not be awaiting publication, nor may be submitted for publication consideration during the Contest Period. Void where otherwise prohibited, taxed or restricted by applicable federal, state laws or regulations.

RECIPE SELECTION FOR COOKBOOK: Recipes will be chosen based on the following criteria: originality, creativeness, culinary finesse, inspiration (if provided).

CHARITY DONATIONS: Donations will be made to one, two or three of the selected charities, Feeding America, The Red Cross and Team Rubicon, and will be determined by recipe submitters. A donation amount of $5.00 will be made for each submitted recipe, up to a maximum of $10,000. total.

HOW TO ENTER: You may only enter through the internet, via All information provided by entrant must be accurate and complete. Submissions to the Recipe Challenge must be received by June 14, 2020 at 11:59:59 p.m. (EST). Contestant agrees that all submitted Recipes (including Photos) become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned; Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete entries. All parts of the Recipe submission, including written and photographic material, must be the original creation of the contest participant. Only non-commercial material may be submitted. Recipes may not contain inappropriate, illegal, offensive material or content that offends or violates the rights of others. Recipes may not include confidential information, trade secrets, trademarks or copyrighted material that is the property of others absent legal permission that is documented in the submission. Sponsor at its discretion is the sole judge as to which material will be considered appropriate or will be disqualified. Online entries will be considered as submitted by the authorized user of the email address used in the submission.