Terms & Conditions

No Purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win the Dreamstaurant Contest. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

The following rules and regulations apply to the Dreamstaurant Contest offered by Tundra Restaurant Supply ("Sponsor").

The Dreamstaurant Contest begins at 12:00 am MST October 1, 2013 and ends at 11:59 pm MST on December 31, 2013 (the "Contest Period").

To Enter

Log on to www.etundra.com/dreamstaurant/ during the Dreamstaurant Contest period and fill out the form on the page, completely. You will then immediately receive an email from the Sponsor containing a custom survey. The survey must be completed before you are entered into the Dreamstaurant Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, garbled, damaged, illegible, or otherwise deficient or incompletely received for any reason. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in offer, administration of the award or in the announcement of the prize. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserve the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or otherwise in violation of the rules. Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify any promotion not capable of completion as planned, including by tampering, unauthorized intervention or force majeure.

The Dreamstaurant Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry, except employees of Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. The Dreamstaurant Contest is void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.

One winner will be selected by a panel of judges on or by January 21, 2014. All decisions of the judge panel are final. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received.

EDIT: The Dreamstaurant 2014 contest winner announcement has been extended to February 11, 2014.

PRIZE

One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a $40,000 prize package, which includes $15,000 in design services and $25,000 in restaurant supplies and equipment provided by our sponsors. Retail value of prize is $40,000. All fees, federal, state and other taxes relating to the use, acceptance and possession of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prize will be mailed to the winner.

Prize winners must sign and return an affidavit of eligibility within fourteen (14) days of notification or an alternate winner may be selected. In the event of noncompliance with this or any other requirement, winner will be disqualified. No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted. By participating, entrants agree to these rules. Entrants are solely responsible for their own actions and agree to hold the Sponsor and any participating sponsors harmless, and their parents, subsidiaries, divisions and related companies and the officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, assigns and licensees from any liability for losses, damages or injuries arising in connection with their participation in the Dreamstaurant Contest or the award of a prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes consent to use winner's name and likeness for editorial, advertising, publicity and television broadcast purposes without further compensation except where prohibited. Prize winner need not be present at time of drawing. The Dreamstaurant Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Income and other taxes, if any and all expenses not detailed in the prize description are the sole responsibility of the winner. If an email address is provided on entry form, entrant acknowledges that he/she 1) is over the age of 13; 2) has read the Sponsor’s privacy policy and; 3) is granting the Sponsor permission to send them marketing messages. (No phone calls please).

JUDGING

Each Contestant will be evaluated and scored based on the following criteria:

  • Market Potential (Mass Appeal)
  • Scope of Project
  • Creativity of Concept
  • Social Response
  • Timeline
  • Financial Backing
  • Strength of Business Plan
  • Contestant Experience

By entering, all Contestants agree to receive phone calls and emails from the Sponsor.

In the event of a tie, the judges will reevaluate the tied Contestants according to the criteria until the tie is broken. The tied Contestants will be put up for a re-vote amongst the judges until the tie is broken.

Decisions of the judges are final and binding. In the event there are not enough eligible entries, not all prizes will be awarded. If a potential winner is unable, for whatever reason, to accept his or her prize, then the Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to another Contestant.

Notification of Finalists and Winners

Becoming a finalist is subject to validation and verification of eligibility and compliance with all the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms and Conditions. If a potential finalist or winner is disqualified for any reason, the Contestant that received the next highest total score will be chosen as the potential Finalist or Winner. The potential Finalist(s) and Winner will be selected and notified by telephone and/or email. If a potential Finalist/Winner does not respond to the notification attempt within three (3) days from the first notification attempt, then such potential Finalist/Winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential Finalist/Winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received based on the judging criteria described herein. With respect to notification by telephone, such notification will be deemed given when the potential Finalist/Winner engages in a live conversation with Sponsor or when a message is left on the potential Finalist/Winner’s voicemail service or answering machine by Sponsor, whichever occurs first. Except where prohibited by law, each potential state Finalist/Winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release and provide any additional information that may be required by Sponsor. If required, potential finalists/winners must return all such required documents via fax (or as otherwise instructed) within forty-eight (48) hours and via U.S. Mail within seven (7) days following attempted notification or such potential Finalist/Winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize and another potential Finalist/Winner may be selected based on the judging criteria described herein. All notification requirements, as well as other requirements within these Terms and Conditions, will be strictly enforced. Determinations of Judges are final and binding.