LINK TO ACTIVE CONTEST: POT LUCK PHOTO CONTEST W/Farmer Connie https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/pot-luck-photo-contest-w-farmer-connie.1223251/ ________________________ Photo Contest Number one. This is the first in a series of contests in the shadows of my https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/show-off-your-yum-food-photography-thread.1205417/ Here are the details of this CONTEST: PLEASE READ ALL RULES & DETAILS BEFORE ENTERING CONTEST. Please note: This contest is NOT sponsored by Backyard Chickens but has been approved my administration. Also you must be at least 18 y/o to enter. Also you must live within the Continental U.S. to receive offered prizes. But not to enter. If you are ineligible for prizes, you may select a member within the BYC Community with their permission, to receive the prize. Granted they live within the Continental U.S. & both parties contact me by P.M. system. All other BYC Rules & Regulations apply for your contributions to this thread. That goes without saying. With that said, here are the contest details. Two separate entries are allowed for each registered BYC Member. (YOU CAN ENTER TWICE) 6 photos are required to qualify: 3 photos minimum of preparation & 3 photos minimum of final presentation of your meal. EXAMPLE ENTRY: "Homemade Pizza with a Simple Salad" Preparation photos.. PRESENTATION (completion) PHOTOS: This is a PHOTO CONTEST, so text is optional. You can enter as many photos as you wish. A MINIMUM OF: 3 prep/presentation completion. Dishes must be created in your home, not restaurant purchased. Kits from Supermarkets are allowed. You are not expected to create from scratch but it would be nice to ad a little creativity to the dish instead off just starting up your microwave. Thus the reason for preparation photos required. Baked/cooked/fried/grilled. As long as it is edible..lol NO TV DINNERS OR PRE COOKED/HEAT AND SERVE DISHES. Here is the kicker.. AT LEAST ONE PRESENTATION PHOTO MUST HAVE SOMETHING CHICKEN RELATED IN IT! A chicken shaker, prop, napkin, table mat, toy chicken.. as long as it is Chicken related.. After all this is a Chicken Site.. hello? REQUIREMENTS SUMMARY: 3 preparation photos minimum. 3 presentation photos minimum. 1 photo has chicken related prop/toy/figurine etc. Easy peazey. JUDGING: All judging on the entries will be done by the BYC Community by use of THE LIKE BUTTON. The entry that receives the most likes will earn the First Prize, then Second & Third, as determined by likes. You can click like now or wait until the final days of the contest.. You can even unlike! You are in control of the outcome. In the event of a tie, an extention of voting time will be posted for an "OVER TIME" vote. If the entry has violated any of the regulations/rules of the contest or BYC Policy, that entry will be ineligible for it's ranking, even though it generates the most likes. SO PLEASE READ THE RULES BEFORE ENTERING! Prizes are as followed: THIRD Place Scare away intruders with this New "WARNING! Attack Rooster" Sign SECOND Place Show off your wickedness in this New wicked T-Shirt FIRST place Light up your Garden with this really cool Solar Powered Chicken Light. Contest Starts on the Monday January 15th and ends February 15th at midnight EST. I will be locking the thread at Midnight to count the likes, then reopen the thread. Simple enough? Lets Get started Contest Theme is.. Italian Kitchen!The possibilities are endless! With Pasta Dishes with all the different Sauces,cheeses, breads and side dishes! Time to create your favorite Italian dish or experiment with something new. My personal favorites include Manicotti, Lasagna,Eggplant Parmesan. REMEMBER.. 3 prep pix min. & 3 presentation pix min.! (& chicken prop) Chef Boyardee in a can will be disqualified! SHOW US YOUR YUM! HOT LINKS TO ALL PRESENT ENTRIES: Please take note.. YOU ARE JUDGING by clicking the LIKE button. You may click like now or may click like towards the end of the contest period. you may also change your likes by unlike. You have until midnight Feb. 15th EST. to finish your voting. In the event of a tie, I will extend the voting into over time. Not extension of entries. SHORT CUTS TO ALL ENTRIES TO DATE: In order of post dates.. Wolfgang B. (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-11#post-19426245 Soon2BChixMom (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-12#post-19429060 Stayc (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-14#post-19437074 SueT (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-15#post-19437605 Teila (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-16#post-19441534 CSAchook (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-24#post-19459495 Soon2BChixMom (2nd ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-24#post-19459780 Michelle Farmer-Brown (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-27#post-19479589 rjohns39 (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-28#post-19482784 MrsMistyReal (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-32#post-19490099 cavemanrich (1st ENTRY) https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/yum-along-photo-contest-no-1.1215524/page-33#post-19490393 THIS LIST WILL BE RE POSTED WITH EVERY ADDITION.