Contest: Rider students are invited to enter an original dessert recipe featuring candy as it key ingredient via the Dessert Wars: Candyland app on 107.7 The Bronc’s Facebook page or through the Dessert Wars: Candyland contest page on www.1077TheBronc.com, March 30 – April 16, 2014. A team of panelists from Rider Dining by Aramark judge all recipes submitted. Each recipe will be judged on originality, creativity and if it incorporates candy as a key ingredient. After all of the recipes have been reviewed, Rider Dining by Aramark will choose three desserts to compete in the Dessert Wars: Candyland Finale. Qualifying students will work with a Rider Dining by Aramark pastry chef to create their dessert and compete in the Dessert Wars: Candyland performance cooking competition on April 23, 2015 from 5 – 7 p.m. at one of three action stations at Daly Dining Hall.
Finale: All Dessert Wars: Candyland qualifiers must be able to participate in the Dessert Wars: Candyland finale on April 23, 2014 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Daly Dining Hall. If, for any reason, an original qualifier is not able to participate, an alternate will be chosen as his/her replacement. The original contestant chosen will be disqualified.
During the competition, three celebrity judges will sample and rate each recipe/dessert on a scale of 1 to 10 in four categories: Presentation, Creativity, Taste/Flavor, and how well the student incorporated candy as the key ingredient. Contestants can receive a maximum of 40 points per judge or 120 points total.
Rider students will also have the opportunity to sample all qualifying recipes and text their vote for their favorite entry to 877-900-1077, between 4:30 and 6:20 p.m., on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The student with the highest vote total will receive 10 additional points. Nine points for the second most votes cast and eight points for third. Winner will be announced at 6:30 p.m.
The student/recipe with the most points at the end of the competition will be deemed Dessert Wars champion. Maximum points: 130. In the event of a tie, the contestant who received the most points for how well they incorporated candy as the key ingredient into their recipe will be declared the winner. If the contestants are still tied, the judges will confer to decide a winner. Judges decisions are final.
Prizes: First Place: A 40-inch HDTV from Killarney’s Publick House, a year’s supply of cupcakes, one dozen cupcakes per month for 12 months, including shipping from Sweetly Spirited Cupcakes, $150 in Bronc Bucks courtesy of Rider Dining by Aramark, (4) tickets to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Sun National Bank Center. Second Place: A JBL Creature III, self-powered satellite speaker system with subwoofer courtesy of Pepsi, $125 in Bronc Bucks courtesy of Rider Dining by Aramark, (4) tickets to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Sun National Bank Center. Third Place: A SoBe All-In-One Tailgating Cooler/BBQ courtesy of Pepsi, $100 in Bronc Bucks courtesy of Rider Dining by Aramark, (4) tickets to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Sun National Bank Center. Alternative prizes (3): $50 in Bronc Bucks courtesy of Rider Dining by Aramark, (2) tickets to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Sun National Bank Center.
Disclaimer: No purchase necessary. One entry per student. Must be currently enrolled for the spring semester as either a part-time or full-time student at Rider University. Judges decisions are final. Employees of individual prize sponsors, the 107.7 The Bronc student executive staff, affiliate companies, advertising agencies, other radio stations and their immediate families are not eligible to enter or win. Winner is solely responsible for all applicable taxes. Prize sponsors are entirely responsible for the prizes, including their quality, service, and valid dates for redemption. 107.7 The Bronc is not responsible for cancelled events. 107.7 The Bronc is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries. Substitution of prizes may occur. Odds of winning depend on the total number of participants. Station reserves the right to broadcast or otherwise publish the names and likeness of all Dessert Wars contestants. Judging shall be the responsibility of 107.7 The Bronc WRRC-FM. Station reserves the right to alter contest rules including, but not limited to, the dates of the contest. Complete rules are available for inspection during regular business hours at the offices of 107.7 The Bronc, care of Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. PRIZES CANNOT BE REFUNDED, RETURNED OR EXCHANGED!