Good Morning America's Pie of Emeril's Eye Contest: Official Rules

PHOTO: Emeril Lagasses new contest, "Pie in the Eye", will air on Good Morning America.

Are you famous for your pie? Do you have an original pie recipe that your family and friends devour? Good Morning America and Emeril Lagasse are searching the country for the best, most-delicious, homemade pie recipe in this year's "Pie of Emeril's Eye" contest.

After you read the rules, CLICK HERE to enter your original pie recipe!

Good Morning America's Pie of Emeril's Eye Contest


American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ("ABC"), 77 West 66th Street, New York, NY 10023


Entrants must be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older at time of entry. If entrant is a minor, then written permission from parent or guardian must accompany the entry.

Professional chefs are not eligible to enter. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for American Broadcasting Companies Inc., the J.M. Smucker Company, any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the contest or supplying the prize, and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.



Send us your original recipe for a pie. Only original recipes are eligible. Crust may be either store-bought or homemade. Along with the recipe, include a photograph of the finished product, any story you may have about the pie up to 200 words in length, the size and type of pie plate you use, your name, address, all phone numbers and an e-mail address.

Mail entries to: Good Morning America's Pie of Emeril's Eye Contest Ansonia Station P.O. Box 230249 New York, New York 10023-9423

Or you can enter online at the Good Morning America contest page. There you will find instructions on the appropriate and acceptable file formats and sizes for submitting your entry electronically. Online entries must include a photo of the pie and your contact information.

Entries remain the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. All recipe submissions will become the sole property of ABC, which may reprint or otherwise exploit the recipe in any manner, in any media.

Entry period begins at 12:00:01 am ET on Thursday, October 13, 2011. Online entries must be submitted by 11:59:59 pm ET on Friday, October 28, 2011. U.S. Postal Service entries must be postmarked by midnight Friday, October 28, 2011 and received by Friday, November 4, 2011.

One entry per person, envelope or email address. Multiple entries will result in disqualification of all entries from that person, envelope or email address.

Sponsor is not responsible for mail that is lost, stolen, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, mutilated, misdirected, altered, tampered with, or postage-due.

Mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated methods will be disqualified. If for any reason the contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, modify or suspend the contest. If canceled, Sponsor reserves the right at its discretion to determine the winner using all non-suspect eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor is not responsible for failed, partial, delayed or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind in connection with entries or the entry process, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. In the event of a dispute over an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account, not the name on the entry form.

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