Contest

Contest Details


SEND US A PHOTO OF YOUR HOT CHOCOLATE AND YOU COULD WIN …
The #HotChocolateFest GRAND PRIZE Chocolate Cup (details below)
OR
A FESTIVAL PASS to the 2018 Vancouver #HotChocolateFest


Use your Twitter Account to Enter:
When you are at one of our participating cafes or shops, and enjoying a hot chocolate, whip out your camera or cell phone and take a picture of your drink. (Or even better, one of you and your friends indulging in hot chocolate.) 

Then post your photo to Twitter tagged with this information:

  1. . (period)
  2.  @CityFood_mag
  3. I’m at (name your location)
  4. #hotchocolatefest
  5. Then as much comment about your hot chocolate as you care to fit within the remaining character allowance. 

Sample Tweet: 
“. @CityFood_mag I’m at @TerraBreads drinking Honey Buns. mmm … honey is hot. #hotchocolatefest”


PRIZE DETAILS

WHAT YOU CAN WIN
Everyone who posts a photo will be entered to win the Grand Festival Prize consisting of gift certificates from our participating chocolate makers and cafes. Total Value $500+. Win and you could be enjoying their chocolate-y treats all year long!

Limit: Enter as often as you wish, but only one photo for each Festival flavour
per each Twitter account is permitted. 

The winner will be drawn and announced on Valentine’s Day.

A) 1st prize:  Gift certificates from 20 of our participating vendors. Total value = $500
B) 2nd prize: Gift certificates from 3 of our participating vendors. Total value = $75

AND THERE’S MORE! 

Each day we will post the photo(s) we love most to a photo gallery on our Facebook Page (/CityFood Magazine) and Instagram page (@hotchocolatefest).
Anyone may vote for their favourite photo by ‘liking’ it on either site (or both). 
The Festival goer* whose photo receives the most votes will receive a Festival Pass for the Hot Chocolate Festival 2018(Good for a free hot chocolate at all participating venues during the festival.

Total value estimated at $150 – $200.

*Festival organizers, participating vendors, suppliers and the winners of any of the prizes from previous Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festivals are not eligible to win these prizes.

ARE YOU ENTERED IN THE CONTEST? CHECK FOR YOUR NAME HERE
( ) = how many times you have entered
* =  You won a “Photo of the Day”

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PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS FOR 2017

A) GRAND CHOCOLATE PRIZE – $500 worth of gift certificates from our 2017 Hot Chocolate Festival Vendors  – Tiffany Greenerd

B) 2nd CHOCOLATE PRIZE – $75 worth of gift certificates from our 2017 Hot Chocolate Festival Vendors – Natsumi Mori (@Yamo_Chan)

C) 2018 HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL PASS – @alvatee.

Congratulations to our winners for this year and to all of you who sent in your entries.  I hope you enjoyed our Festival for this year and that we will see you back in 2018.  May the Chocolate Force be with you and never forget: Chocolate Makes You Happy!!!

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Entries as of February 14, 2017 are listed below:

@abardsle
@abcdlalalay (4)
@adriennets
@adriennetsang (2)
@_alkunOO
@aisling_laura
@alicejhwong (2) *(Jan 21)
@AlexandraGrinstead
@alvatee (2) *(Jan 31)
@aly_g_ay
@Amanda_Chow (4)
@amkl604 (3)
@amyleelym
@Amymichh (2)
@amy_vvang (8)
@anirtgn (20
@anikaclaudine (2)
@Antonio71544921 (5)
@ashapj74 (3)
@ashley_ram (2)
@ayyuume * (Jan 30)
@azn_vibo
@bakka1
@BBau_JuJu
@BB3gotravel (11)
@Be4plus (6)
@beingrebecca8
@BSPrime
@BeeRen27 (3)
@beingrebecca8
@bennettchin
@blu_skies
@brewhoundYVR
@brotherhutch
@bryannamok
@bubblewrap2000
@caitlinjhayes
@caitW
@canucklehead07 (2)
@carlainkits
@carlarpedrosa
@casuallykaj
@ccantlie
@cecwon
@CherryWang07
@chiantellerey
@christine_lion (9)
@CindyCanosa (4)
@clementwoo
@cllazaruk (2)
@comature
@coreyleedesigns (11)
@CortnyMeredith (7)* (Jan 19)
@cpyxis
@_Cuddlefish_ (6)
@daedalas1981 (3)
@DavidEWhittle (2)
@deesaster_
@dellakirk123
@Digital_Ellie
@djkeng (5)
@doughnahL (3)
@Ediblogue
@eggytastic
@EkcLar (2)
@emmalearocks (6)
@erin_OMelinn
@erniefetting
@evilkittenator (3)
@FabFrugalVan
@Feed YourSenses604
@fishturtle (4)
@fitnessali
@frenglish
@Foodiemommie
@GabrielleOkza (6)
@Ghazal_H (2)
@GirlwCrowsFeet
@goldberry123
@Greenerdd (22) *(Feb 3)
@hakyree_
@hangryjudyyvr (3)
@HarJournalist
@HereWeAreChar (4)
@hernandez87v
@heyrickie
@hollyburn (2)
@hootMelissa * (4) (Jan 21) (Jan 24)
@hungrysharebear (8)
@huynh_athena (10) *(Jan 21) (Feb 2)
@hykue (3)
@imaan_hajee (5)
@_isabeaux
@Jade_YMK (3) *(Feb 8)
@jaredpleasants
@JayferHAD
@jawandering
@jawong71 (5)
@jeninaDCole (4) *(Feb 11)
@jessicaPurver *(Feb 5)
@jewillyanto (6)
@jgiantess
@jmimi
@JoannaYTS
@jordanadelgado
@josephinewoo1 (10)
@jskgsk (2)
@judym17 * (Feb 9)
@juliaylau (3)
@JulieMary (4)
@kathysaidthis (5)
@KatieTizz (2)
@KatrinaStasyk
@Kcspaceman
@kellyphillipson
@khr2288
@kimmycole604
@kir_barn
@Korbsy (13) *(Feb 1)
@ktk005
@kzaragosa (2)
@laceyhirtle
@LanthePianist
@LauraFalse (4) * (Jan 22)
@laurenm_I
@lenau007
@leannarosey (2)
@LGKalt
@littlekoreaa
@lucykfox
@Lynden_Leigh (7) * (Jan 26) (Jan 29)
@m_jjang (2)
@mag_mei
@MahgolHamidi (15)
@marciashim
@mariaidadesigns *(Feb 13)
@martachoke
@Maryannejb0968 (22)
@mashimero (3)
@michaelkwan
@michaelyee
@MikeVanunited (2)
@MiroticBb (2)
@missanniechung
@Natalie_Hgt (3)
@nazifaavasaya (6) * (Feb 10)
@nodrogp
@nvkorenic
@offtheeatentrack
@olson_linda
@oculeos
@olson_linda *(Jan 27)
@Once_Upon_a_Foodie (46)
@Opyo (3)
@parasite8
@paupau1283 (11) *(Jan 25)
@PinkTeaLatteYes
@poymeetsworld
@RandallMeg (2)
@RawrMarr (3)
@rawrzuhlind
@reallucashill
@sammisamantha (3)
@santakizikova
@santryn *(Jan 28)
@sarahnickeleyes
@_semiller
@shawnchen07 (2)
@ShortyLis
@silvertongue
@sitasunnysideup
@sleepsquirrel (2)
@SpazzyLesbian
@steamcharlie (3)
@steeveeh01
@steph_197 (5)*(Jan 23)
@Stephenc811
@stephsophie (2)
@sticckler
@sunainamoudgill
@sunraec
@sweetiesalie (3)
@The_Vyper
@TaiHusky
@tianrabbani
@tiarafoodiegirl * (Feb 12)
@tiencinyong (2)
@Tiffany_Shim (2) *(Feb 7)
@tiida311 (3)
@troy_spreeuw (2)
@ungraceful_mi
@vanfoodies
@Vancouverfoodventure (5) *(Feb 4)
@_vhlin_
@Vicki_Tsang (3)
@VictoriaGray (11) (* Jan 20)
@VisJeremy
@viviaanluu
@vivianwskwan
@VJRedlon (11)
@war…
@wendy604 (2)
@WhimsyNixie
@Wilme1
@Yamo_chan (10)
@yongya_
@Yvettelu
@zoostimestwo (10)