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The Rules

Below are the rules for the 2024 Chicken Soup Awards:

1. The Chicken Awards is open to all.

2. For commercial entries, The Chicken Soup entered must be currently available for sale or available for sale during the Awarding year. The soup entered for the award must be identical to the soup on sale commercially ie not produced specifically to enter the awards.

3.  An allergen declaration must be supplied with each soup/accompaniment entered in the awards.

4.  Entries must be clearly labeled for the Class in which they are applying.

5. The Entrant must ensure the safe packaging, transport and delivery of the soup to the venue and on time.

6.  The soup must be fully cooked and supplied cold on arrival.  It will be heated on site as instructed prior to tasting

7.  All Soups will be judged blind in plain white bowls without decoration

8. The Judges’ assessment notes will be passed on to the Entrants, but are for the guidance of Entrants only and MUST NOT be made public or revealed to third parties.

9.  Entrants whose soup has won an award may use the Chicken Soup Awards logo in their own publicity.  The logo may only be used for the Soup which have received an award and must mention the year of the award. 

16.  Judges may not submit entries into the competition.

17.  No correspondence may be entered into after the competition.

18.  The verdict of the Chairman of the Judges is final.

Terms & Conditions

1. Important Note

Entry in to the Chicken Soup Awards from this Website is governed by our Rules of Entry.  By using our online entry system you agree to be bound by our Rules of Entry and the Conditions of Website Use. Before proceeding to enter the Chicken Soup Awards, we ask that you read these terms and conditions carefully.

2. Entering

Please refer to our Rules of Entry for details.

3. Prices

The prices we charge you will be the prices displayed on this website at the time we receive your entry but, whilst we try to ensure that such prices are accurate, We reserve the right to correct the prices if We discover an error. In this event, you will be entitled to cancel your entry or re-confirm it at the correct price.

4. Delivery

a) To ensure delivery of awards that you may win and invoices that we issue, accurate information is vital.  Please ensure that all names, addresses and telephone numbers are accurate.  Please note that we must have a delivery address postcode and we must have a contact telephone number.  

b) Delivery of awards, certificates or any Chicken Soup Awards related literature can only be made to mainland UK addresses.

c) We will deliver to the address as you enter it and cannot accept any liability for late or failed delivery if the quoted address is incorrect. We advise that if you are not sure of the address you should check it using the Post Office Address Finding Service. 

d) Deliveries will be made to the address specified.  In the event that you select a business address, we will be deemed to have delivered the product to its intended recipient by delivering to the reception area of the business address and receiving a signed receipt of delivery.

e) If entries are received by us after the published deadlines for a specified delivery date they will not be judged, as per the Rules of Entry.

5. Payment

We take payment at the time of entry, this is to ensure that we are able to avoid any potential hitches preventing your goods being entered on time in to The Chicken Soup Awards.

We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, Maestro (Switch) and Solo via Sage Pay’s secure e-payment facility.  We also accept BACS payments.

All credit card orders are positively credit card sanctioned prior to despatch, so please ensure that all details provided are correct. We cannot accept responsibility for an entry being held back as a result of incorrect or invalid payment details being given.  We require you to supply the registered address of the credit card holder, which is used to validate the entry with your selected credit card company.  Failure to supply the correct details will result in your entry being held back.

6. Liability

a) We shall accept no liability for late entries nor late deliveries of products since dates for entries deadline and deliveries are clearly stated in our Rules of Entry.
b) We shall have no liability to you for:
i) The condition in which we receive your entries for judging
ii) We will accept liability if any entry received is damaged in our care and offer either a refund or free entry in to the next Chicken Soup Awards

7. Events outside our control
We shall have no liability to you if We are delayed in performing or are unable to perform Our obligations to you due to any event outside Our control including but not limited to Act of God, act of government and legislation enacted by any government.

8. Security
Our on-line entry system incorporates PayPal’s secure e-payment system.  Once you reach the entry payment process you will notice a padlock appear at the bottom of your browser window.  At no time do We see any of your credit card information.

9. Law
English law shall apply to any contracts for the sale of products by Us to you and the English courts will have jurisdiction in the event of any dispute.

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