Contest

Contest Details


Send us a photo of your hot chocolate and you could win:
The #HotChocolateFest GRAND PRIZE Chocolate Cup OR a 2020 Festival Pass

SEND US A PHOTO OF YOUR HOT CHOCOLATE AND YOU COULD WIN …
The #HotChocolateFest GRAND PRIZE Chocolate Cup (details below)
OR
The People’s Choice Prize – A FESTIVAL PASS to the 2020 Vancouver #HotChocolateFest

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.)

ENTER ON TWITTER

IF YOU ARE USING TWITTER (send your entry to @CityFood_mag)
Post your photo to Twitter tagged with this information:
. (period)
@CityFood_mag
I’m at (name your location)
#hotchocolatefest
Then comment about your hot chocolate!
Sample Tweet:
“. @CityFood_mag I’m at @TerraBreads drinking Honey Buns. mmm … honey is hot. #hotchocolatefest”

In order to enter via instagram you must properly TAG YOUR PHOTO using our handle of @hotchocolatefest. Instructions for tagging are as follows, (or check the Instagram help page at help.instagram.com and search for “How do I tag people in my photo”.)

To tag people as you’re posting a photo or video:

After you’ve selected a photo or video and added effects and filters, tap Tag People from the Share screen.
1) Tap anywhere in the photo.
2) Enter our username of @hotchocholatefest and select it from the dropdown menu.
Tap Done (for iPhone) or (the check mark for Android).

To add people to a photo or video you’ve already shared:
Go to the photo or video.
1) Tap … (for iPhone) or (the three vertical dots for Android) above the photo or video.
2) Tap Edit.
3) Tap Tag People.


Prize Details


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!

Winners will be drawn and announced on Valentine’s Day.

First Prize

Gift certificates from 20 of our participating vendors. Total value: $500

Second Prize

Gift certificates from 6 of our participating vendors. Total value: $150

Third Prize

Gift certificates from 3 of our participating vendors. Total value: $75

NEW for 2020 – The GLOW CHOCOLATES PRIZE

Gift certificate from our sponsor Glow Chocolates for a photos of one of the Festival’s vegan hot chocolates . Total value: $100

The People’s Choice Prize

Each day we will post the photo(s) we love most to a photo gallery on our Instagram page (@hotchocolatefest). Anyone may vote for their favourite photo by ‘liking’ it. At the end of each week the five photos with the most “likes” will go into a barrel. On Valentines Day one of these people’s choice ballots (maximum 20) will be drawn and the winner will receive a Festival Pass for the Hot Chocolate Festival 2019. Good for a free hot chocolate at all participating venues during the festival. Total value estimated at $180 – $250.

*Festival organizers, participating vendors, suppliers and the winners of the $500 Grand prize or People’s Choice Prize from previous Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festivals are not eligible to win these prizes. Limit: Enter as often as you wish, but only one photo for each Festival flavour per each Twitter/Instagram account is permitted.


THE FOLLOWING HAVE BEEN ENTERED INTO THE DRAW FOR OUR THREE GRAND PRIZES (as of February 14, 2019)

( ) = How many entrees you have * Your pic was selected as one of our “Photos of the Day” for that date.

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