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Perdue and Crayola Bring Fun to the Table

August 16, 2010

SALISBURY, Md., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ — Perdue Farms Incorporated today announced a national contest encouraging families to enter an original picture of how they bring fun to the dinner table for a chance to win valuable prizes including a cruise package, a year’s supply of PERDUE® Frozen Fully Cooked Chicken and a prize pack of Crayola and PERDUE® products.

With the busy back-to-school season right around the corner, Perdue and Crayola are celebrating the importance of taking the time for family meals. According to a study conducted by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University, kids who have dinner with their parents five or more times a week are more likely to say they get mainly A’s and B’s in school than kids who have two or fewer family dinners a week.

Families can submit their pictures, photos or original drawings of how they make mealtime fun online at www.perdue.com/familyfun and invite their family and friends to come back in October to vote for their picture. The twenty pictures with the most votes will be deemed finalists. The grand prize, first prize and second prize winners will be chosen from the finalists by Perdue’s judging panel. The judges will be looking for creativity, originality and the extent to which the artwork shows off a fun, family meal.

How to Enter:

  • Take a digital photo, color a freehand picture or enter your creation from Crayola Lights, Camera, Color!, an online program at Crayola.com/ColorMe that allows you to upload a digital photo and turn it into a coloring page. A free access code can be found on packages of PERDUE® Frozen Fully Cooked or Refrigerated Breaded Nuggets.
  • All entries should demonstrate how your family brings fun to the table.
  • Visit www.perdue.com/familyfun to enter your artwork in the contest.
  • Vote for your favorite photo at www.perdue.com/familyfun and tell your friends to do the same!

“Perdue is committed to delivering delicious and quick meals for families so they can spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying their meal,” says Jim Perdue, Chairman, Perdue Farms. “We are thrilled to partner with Crayola to allow children to share their creativity and make mealtime a fun time for the whole family.”

Crayola Lights, Camera, Color! access codes can be found on the following PERDUE® products: Frozen Nuggets, Frozen Whole Grain Nuggets, Frozen Popcorn Chicken, Breaded Original Nuggets, Breaded Original Nuggets with Real Cheddar Cheese, FUN SHAPES® Breaded Nuggets and Refrigerated Baked Whole Grain Nuggets. Retail prices vary and the products can be found at local supermarket stores.

The contest entry period ends on September 30 and is open to US residents 13 years of age or older, including parents of children younger than 13; kids must have their parent or guardian’s permission to enter. Lights, Camera, Color!(TM) offer is limited to one per person and code is valid for unlimited use within 7 days of activation. Full details and Official Rules are available at www.perdue.com/familyfun.

About Perdue

The PERDUE® brand is the #1 brand of fresh chicken in the Eastern United States. Ranked third in sales in the poultry industry, Perdue Incorporated is a leading international food and agriculture business providing quality products and services to customers in more than 70 countries.

Privately held and family-run for three generations, the company employs more than 21,000 associates and partners with 2,200 independent farm families — all who share in the commitment to quality, service and reliability that has guided the company since its founding in 1920. For more information, visit www.perdue.com®

PERDUE® “We Bring Fun to the Table” Contest Abbreviated Rules: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Starts 12:00:00 a.m. ET on 8/3/10; ends 11/30/10 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States (incl. D.C.) who are 13 years or older as of 8/3/10. Children must have parent or guardian’s permission to enter. Grand Prize (1): cruise package for 4 people. First Prize (1): a year’s supply of PERDUE® Chicken. Second Prize (1): prize pack of Crayola® products and a free package of PERDUE® Chicken. Total ARV of prizes: $5,455.00. PERDUE “We Bring Fun to the Table” & Crayola Lights, Camera, Color!(TM) Offer Abbreviated Terms and Conditions: Begins 12:00:01 a.m. ET on 8/3/10 and ends 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 10/31/10. Look on specially marked packages of Perdue® Chicken for a Crayola® Lights, Camera, Color!(TM) code. Go to Crayola.com/ColorMe and click on Lights, Camera, Color!(TM) to register and use program for free for 7 days. LIMIT: ONE (1) OFFER PER PERSON. Codes valid only in 50 United States and DC and have no cash value. Must be 13 years or older. Void where prohibited. For full details, visit www.perdue.com/familyfun. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. Copyright ©2010. Perdue Farms Incorporated. PERDUE® and FUN SHAPES® are trademarks of Perdue Farms Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. ©2010 Crayola. Serpentine Design®. Crayola® is a trademark of Crayola, LLC. All rights reserved.


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