Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thermometer Contest

Ontario Pork is pleased to announce that it has launched a pocket meat thermometer contest. We want you to have the education and tools to cook great pork. You can print our cooking guide from our social media or get a hardcopy at your local Ontario Pork provider. We will also be giving away for free 55 pocket meat thermometers. We invite everyone in Ontario to participate and have a chance to learn and win.  





The sponsor of the Ontario Pork Thermometer Contest (the "Contest") is the Ontario Pork Producers' Marketing Board ("Ontario Pork") whose address is 655 Southgate Drive, Guelph, ON  N1G 5G6.  Entry in the Contest constitutes agreement to these Contest Rules.

The Contest period begins on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 12.00 a.m. and ends on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 11.59 p.m. (Toronto time) (the "Contest Period"). 
Engage on social media during the Contest Period in the following ways to have your name entered into a draw to win one instant-read meat thermometer. One bonus entry will be awarded for each additional social media platform used to enter the Contest. 


FACEBOOK: Like the Ontario Pork Facebook page and share the Ontario Pork cooking guide.
INSTAGRAM: Follow Ontario Pork, like the Ontario Pork cooking guide and tag a friend.
TWITTER: Follow Ontario Pork and retweet the Ontario Pork cooking guide.

●Maximum three (3) entries per day regardless of the method of entry.

●An entry will be rejected if the entry does not comply with these Rules and the entry is not received during the Contest Period.

●To obtain one (1) entry by mail, the entrant must write out the entrant's name, address, telephone and e-mail address on a sheet of paper and mail it (in an envelope with sufficient postage) to Ontario Pork Thermometer Contest, c/o Ontario Pork, 655 Southgate Drive, Guelph, ON  N1G 5G6.  All mailed entries will be considered to be received for the purposes of the Contest when the entry is actually received by Ontario Pork and all mailed entries must be postmarked during the Contest Period.  All entries must be received during the Contest Period.  One mailed entry per envelope.  Ontario Pork is not responsible for lost, illegible, incomplete, damaged, misdirected or late entries.  All entries become the property of Ontario Pork and will not be returned.


There are 55 prizes each consisting of a ThermoWorks pocket thermometer (RT600C) - approximate retail value $30

55 winners will be drawn by Ontario Pork randomly from qualifying entries. Only one prize awarded per person and mailing address.  

Seven (7) draws for seven (7) prizes (one prize per draw) will be made from all eligible entries received by 11:59 p.m. on each of May 24th  and 31st , June 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th and July 5th, for a total of 49 prizes.  In addition, a draw for one prize will be made from all eligible entries received by 11:59 p.m. on each of May 19th, May 20th, May 21st, June 30th, July 1st and July 2nd, for a total of 6 prizes.  An eligible entry entitles the entrant to participate in all subsequent draws.

With respect to the prize or prizes that are available to be won for each day of the Contest Period, the draw will take place on or about the following business day of Ontario Pork.  A list of winners will be posted on each social media platform.

A prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, reassigned or substituted.


  • Only residents of Ontario who are 18 or older are eligible to enter.
  • Employees, officers or directors of Ontario Pork (and those with whom such persons are domiciled) are ineligible.
  • There is no cost to enter - no purchase necessary.
  • Odds of being selected for a prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.


This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws. Void where prohibited by law.  

The decisions of Ontario Pork with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal.

Each potential winner will be notified privately by Ontario Pork using the social media platform that relates to the entry and must provide his or her name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, or will be notified by Ontario Pork using the e-mail address of the potential winner (if the potential winner entered the Contest by mail).  The prize will be sent to the address that is provided to Ontario Pork.  In the event any potential winner does not respond to a notification from Ontario Pork within 10 business days, declines a prize for any reason, does not sign and return a Declaration and Publicity Release within the 10-day period, or does not meet the requirements set forth in these Official Rules, as determined by Ontario Pork, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner may be selected based on another draw, or the prize may be cancelled. 

Before being declared a winner and awarded a prize, the selected entrant must first correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered in a manner determined by Ontario Pork.
By entering the Contest, entrants agree to the publication, reproduction, and/or other use of his/her name and municipality without further compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by Ontario Pork in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast, or social media or other digital.
Ontario Pork and the Contest judges are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, or delayed entries. 
Ontario Pork reserves the right to suspend, cancel or amend this Contest in any way.  Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Ontario Pork reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. 
Entrants acknowledge that Ontario Pork has neither made, nor is it any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, relative to a prize.

By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to Ontario Pork, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing, and using the personal information submitted in connection with the Contest only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with Ontario Pork’s Privacy Policy found at 

If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please contact or call (519)767-4600.