Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association: Wisconsin Potato Recipe Contest offers football fans chance to win football party pack and iPad

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Consumers Can Submit a Recipe or Rate the Contest Submissions to Win

Antigo, WI – August 15, 2012 – Football season is here and that means football parties. To that end the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) is launching a Get in the Game with Wisconsin Potatoes Recipe Contest.

To enter the contest consumers simply visit http://www.eatwisconsinpotatoes.com and submit a game day recipe featuring Wisconsin potatoes.

* The Grand prize is a pair of NFL team game jerseys. The winner can choose his or her favorite NFL team jersey, subject to availability.

* Second prize is an NFL team inflatable buffet and four NFL Quad chairs.

* Third prize is an NFL team snack helmet.

A random drawing for an iPad will also be held. There are two ways to enter the Get in the Game iPad drawing. Each person who submits a Get in the Game recipe will automatically be entered in the drawing, and those consumers who rate the Get in the Game recipe submissions at http://eatwisconsinpotatoes.com/rbook/recipe/category/1117 will also be entered in the iPad random drawing.

Contest submissions will be shared on the Eat Wisconsin Potatoes Facebook page throughout the duration of the contest.

Sponsored by the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association, the Get in the Game with Wisconsin Potatoes Recipe Contest begins August 9, 2012. Deadline for recipe submission is August 29, 2012. Recipes can be rated until September 21, 2012 and winners will be announced September 27, 2012.

The WPVGA will provide grocers with free downloadable recipe tearpads of the Get in the Game winning recipe in early October. The WPVGA website offers a diverse selection of free Point-of-Purchase on its industry website http://www.wisconsinpotatoes.com

About Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA)

Established in 1948, the WPVGA is headquartered in Antigo, Wisconsin. WPVGA provides grower education, government support, environmentally sound research and consumer education for 150 grower organizations across the state. WPVGA is responsible for expanding the Wisconsin potato markets through advertising, promotion and research. WPVGA also supports the Wisconsin Healthy Grown® initiative – reduced crop protection inputs, integrated pest management, sustainable farming practices overseen by Protected Harvest, an independent oversight organization. http://www.wisconsinpotatoes.com.