December 15, 2012 through February 3, 2013
USA Onions

Get Grillin’/Football Bowl Season
Retail Display Contest

You could be a WINNER!

Grand Prize is $1,000.00, plus a Weber-Stephen Products LLC Summit® S-470™ gas grill

ACT NOW – request a FREE Weber charcoal grill for display with your POS material. Available only while supplies last.


PLUS, a FREE Premium for ALL entries!  Just for entering, receive Weber’s 375 page full-color Time to GrillTM Cookbook.  Sent to all qualifying entrants at the conclusion of the contest.


Here are the Details:
To enter, retailers are asked to create an attention-getting display that promotes USA ONIONS/Idaho-E. Oregon Onions.  The contest is open to retail supermarket chains and independents only.  Displays must be in place at least one week during football bowl season,  December 15, 2012 through Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, 2013 contest period. The displays must be set up in the produce section of the store and must include the following: Idaho-E. Oregon Onions (bag/bulk or both) that have a clearly discernible label showing the Idaho-E. Oregon name.  Retailers can use the POS materials provided by the Idaho-E. Oregon Onion Committee and/or they may create their own display support materials. The following criteria are strongly encouraged:


1.  Creativity-use of an All-American and/or football theme, which may include Committee supplied POS material and other football/tailgating related theme items.

2.  The use of Idaho-E. Oregon Onions that have a clear and discernible official Idaho-E. Oregon Onion Committee Logo - Idaho outline with onion in rectangular box-as shown on


3.  The use of QR Codes (Quick Response Codes), available as downloads at


4.  All retailers that request and receive a FREE custom Weber Charcoal Grill for use in their display, must include the grill in all submitted display photos.

Additional Judging Criteria:
Entries will be judged and prizes awarded by the Idaho-E. Oregon Onion Retail Display Contest Review Committee. Entries will be judged on the
following criteria: use of Idaho-E. Oregon Onion signage and logo; creativity of the display; perceived success in generating incremental sales for those products; and, perceived impact on the produce section and the store. The decisions of the committee are final. Entries are limited to one per store.

Entries are accepted by mail or by email with digital photo attachments. Please include an official entry form or a copy of one with each photo identifying the entrant's name, address, and store name and business phone number on the back of each photo that is mailed or in each email submission.  Digital or print photos are both accepted.  However, Polaroids are strongly discouraged due to poor picture quality.  Also accepted, is any other material such as newspaper ads, invoices, etc. that will verify the success of the display.


All entries must be received no later than February, 28, 2013.  Please mail entries to: Idaho-E. Oregon Onion Committee, PO Box 909, Parma, ID 83660.  If using overnight mail service, please send to 118 N. Second Street, Parma, ID  83660. All winners will be notified by March 31, 2013.  Please direct email submissions and/or questions to:, Sherise Jones, Marketing Director or phone the main office at 208-722-5111.


Prizes Awarded:
Grand Prize - $1,000.00, PLUS Weber Grill Package 1 - One Grand Prize winner awarded.
First Prize – Weber Grill Package A – up to 5 winners, based on Winners review criteria.
Second Prize – Weber Grill Package B – up to 5 winners, based on Winners review criteria.
Third Prize – Weber Grill Package C – up to 5 winners, based on Winners review criteria.
Honorable Mention Prize – Weber Grill Package D – up to 10 winners, based on Winners review criteria.



In-Store Sweepstakes - Included as part of the Retail Display Contest

During the time period of September 1, 2012 through February 3, 2013 (Super bowl Sunday), weekly and monthly sweepstakes winners will be randomly selected from retail customers that have obtained a sweepstakes tear-off sheet at their local retail market and have entered the code provided on the sheet online at Entrants will have a chance to win a weekly drawing for a Weber’s Time to GrillTM cookbook and/or USA Onions customized Weber® kettle grill randomly awarded each month during the sweepstakes. On Superbowl Sunday, a Grand Prize winner of the in-store sweepstakes entries will be selected to receive a large Weber® gas grill.

As an extra incentive, retailers will have a chance to win same prize their customers win if the winning customer enters their retailer’s information when they enter online.


WEBER SWEEPSTAKES AND  POS MATERIAL AVAILABLE NOW! Order yours at 208-722-5111.  They are also sent with FREE grill requests.


Download USA general onion Images and logos for sales material!  Click Here!

Retail Display Contest Prizes