Enter The 'GMA Weekend' Best Scoops Challenge!

We're looking for the best ice-cream shop in the country -- tell us yours!

ByABC News via logo
April 11, 2008, 2:45 PM

April 11, 2008 — -- Is there an ice-cream shop in your community that has it all -- great atmosphere, great people, and ice cream so good it has people waiting in line for their favorite scoop?

Whether it's the best-tasting vanilla ice cream you've ever had, or a wild flavor that has everything but the kitchen sink thrown in, "Good Morning America Weekend" wants you to help us find where to get the best scoop in America.

If your entry gets the most votes from our panel of judges and viewers across America, your ice-cream shop may be featured on national television, and you could win a trip to New York City for two that includes dinner and dessert at one of Manhattan's fine restaurants.

Read the rules below and click here to enter the GMA Weekend Best Scoops Challenge.

Contest Overview:


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  Challenge open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older. Challenge sponsored by Good Morning America Weekend ("Show") and American Broadcasting Companies Inc. ("Sponsor").

Challenge Entry Period: "Good Morning America Weekend's Best Scoops Challenge"  (the "Challenge" or "Contest") entry period begins 7 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on April 12, 2008 and ends 11:59 p.m. ET on May 4, 2008 (the "Challenge Period"). Sponsor computer is the official clock for this Contest.

How to Enter:

You may enter the Challenge by navigating the Internet and visiting GMA.ABCNews.com, or by clicking here.

To enter, you must submit an essay of 300 words or less telling us about your favorite local ice-cream shop and why its atmosphere, people and ice cream make it such a memorable experience. Please also tell us about your favorite ice-cream flavor or dish there -- what makes it so delicious, and why it's a local favorite. You may also submit up to three original photos of the ice-cream shop that highlight the location's uniqueness.

Be sure to include the name, address and phone number of the ice-cream shop in your entry, as well as the name of the owner if possible. We also need your name, address, daytime phone number and an e-mail address where we can contact you.  The contact information for the ice-cream shop and yourself does not count towards the 300 word limit in the essay.

Deadline for entries: All entries must be received by 11:59 pm Sunday, April 27, 2008.

Eligibility Guidelines:

The ice-cream shop you are submitting must be located in the United States or District of Columbia, with fewer than five locations. Your favorite ice-cream flavor must be a non brand-name ice cream. If you are a minor, you must include written permission from a parent or guardian to enter.  Employees of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies, or the immediate family members or members of the same household of anyone so employed, are not eligible to enter or to win.