BQA Facebook Contest Rules


‘BQA is my story, what’s yours?’ Facebook Photo Contest

Official Rules

Contest Overview

Enter the ‘BQA is my story, what’s yours?’ Facebook Photo Contest by sharing your BQA story in the comments of one of the four BQA contest specific posts. Each week, National Beef Quality Assurance will select one person as the weekly Facebook Photo Contest winner to receive a BQA vest valued at $50. Following the contest, one of the four weekly winners will receive an Omaha steak set valued at $250. The grand prize winner will be announced no earlier than June 13, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. and will be announced no later than June 14, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

Entry Submission

Participants can enter the contest by commenting on one of the 4 featured questions posted on the National Beef Quality Assurance Facebook page. You can enter the Contest by logging into your Facebook account and uploading a photo and your BQA story to comments of one of the four weekly contest-specific posts

When uploading your photo via Facebook, your photo must be uploaded in accordance with the Facebook Terms of Use. You must have a Facebook account to enter via Facebook. If you do not have a Facebook account, visit to sign up.

All Photos Entries must be submitted by June 5, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

Judging to Determine Grand Prize Winner

All eligible Entries will be judged solely by National Beef Quality Assurance based on the following criteria: Originality (25%); Relevance to Theme (50%); Sentimentality (25%). Decisions of judges are final with respect to all matters relating to this contest.

Winner Selection

Weekly winners will be selected and announced 7 days after each question is posted. National Beef Quality Assurance will select one grand prize winner on June 10, 2016 and will announce the winner no later than June 13, 2016.

Winner Notification

The contest winners will be announced on Facebook and will need to contact Melissa Jackson at to redeem their prize. The winning photo will be socialized as part of the announcement on June 13, 2016.


The contest is open to individuals who reside within the United States and who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.

There is no entry fee. The contest is void where prohibited by law, or where the registration or filing requirements of any state or local jurisdiction have not been complied with. National Beef Quality Assurance employees and their immediate family members (household) are not eligible for this contest.


Each entrant explicitly grants Sponsor and its affiliates and their designees a license to use each Photograph and Description for advertising, marketing, and promotional purposes, in any and all media, including but not limited to publication in brochures, blogs, and websites, at Authorized Parties' discretion, without additional consideration, notification, permission to entrant or any third party.

Contest Duration

Entries will be accepted starting at 8 a.m. on May 9, 2016 through 11:59 p.m. on June 5, 2016. The grand prize winner will be announced on June 13, 2016.

Terms and Conditions

National Beef Quality Assurance reserves the right to disqualify entries for any reason, including entries that do not follow the guidelines outlined above or that are not in the spirit of contest. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

For questions regarding the ‘BQA is my story, what’s yours?’ Photo Contest, send an email.