2017 Potluck Contest Rules //

  1. Potluck Contest will be held Monday, February 6, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the AVTEC Student Lounge at 519 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664.  Potluck is hosted by Seward Community Health Center (SCHC).

  2. Eligibility

    1. Potluck Contest is free and open to all ages.

  3. Definitions

    1. “Participant” refers to someone who enters a dish in the potluck contest.

    2. “Attendee” refers to any member of the public who attends the event, whether they have entered the competition or not.

  4. Entry

    1. Participants can submit unlimited entries in all three categories: 1) Appetizer/Side Dish, 2) Main Dish/Entrée, and 3) Dessert.

    2. All entries must be dropped off and registered at the AVTEC Student Lounge (519 Fourth Ave) by 5:30 pm on February 6.

    3. Arrangements for early drop-offs/registration should be made in advance.

    4. Participants should prepare entries in a disposable dish if possible, or pick up all serving dishes and utensils by 8:15 pm on February 6. 

    5. All reusable dishes and utensils should be labeled with Participant’s name and contact number.

    6. For dishes that need to remain heated, participants should bring a crockpot, hotplate, or other warming appliance(s). Participants should also bring serving utensils.

    7. Upon request, SCHC can provide chaffing dishes and serving utensils. Requests for chaffing dishes and utensils must be made no later than Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 4:00 pm.

    8. Potential allergens (nuts, dairy, soy, gluten, shellfish, etc.) must be identified upon registration.

  5. Prizes

    1. Three (3) first-place prizes will be given for winners in each of the three categories.

    2. Prizes will be determined at the sole discretion of SCHC staff.

    3. All Attendees will be eligible to win additional door prizes. Need not be present to win.

  6. Winner Selection

    1. Each Attendee (children and adults) will be able to cast one vote per category.

    2. Winners will be determined based on a popular vote of Attendees.

    3. Winners will be announced at the end of the event after votes have been tallied.  Winners who are not present at the time of announcement will be contacted to claim their prize at a later date.


All questions, requests for chaffing dishes and utensils, and
arrangements for early food drop-off should be directed to:
Denise Cerniglia at 907-224-2273 or dcerniglia@sewardhealthcenter.org