Smithfield - Hero of the Grill Contest

Win Cash for Yourself and Your Grill Hero or Instant Prizes

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••• Enter cash sweepstakes to find more prizes like this one. Tom Grill / Getty Images


Nominate someone who has inspired you at the grill for a chance to win cash for both of you from Smithfield's Hero of the Grill Contest. Plus, you can watch a short video to enter an instant-win game for hundreds of chances to win grilling prizes from companies including Smithfield, Tobasco, Weber, and more.

Sweepstakes Links:

Click Here to Enter this Sweepstakes
Click Here for the Official Sweepstakes Rules
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Note: If the sweepstakes entry link doesn't work for you, try entering through the home page and looking for a link to the sweepstakes.


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USA, 21+

Start Date:

April 24, 2018

End Date:

September 03, 2018 at 11:59 a.m. ET

Entry Frequency:

One time per person/email

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Contest Grand Prize: $5,000 in cash for the nominee and $500 for the nominator. (ARV: $5,000 and $500)

Early Bird Prizes (10,000): The first 10,000 nominees will have their names appear on the #10 race car of the Stewart-Haas Racing team in a major racing event.

Instant-Win Game Prizes:

  • (250): A $25 Walmart gift card. (ARV: $25)
  • (40): A Weber barbeque mitt. (ARV: $7.99)
  • (60): A Weber silicone basting brush. (ARV: $8.99)
  • (50): A Weber instant-read thermometer. (ARV: $9.99)
  • (40): A pair of Weber premium tongs. (ARV: $12.99)
  • (40): A rib and roast holder. (ARV: $17.99)
  • (40): A two-piece premium tool set. (ARV: $23.99)
  • (100): Weber's Greatest Hits cookbook. (ARV: $24.99)
  • (25): An iGrill mini thermometer. (ARV: $49.99)
  • (100): A Tuffy Stone cookbook. (ARV: $14)
  • (500): A Smithfield hat. (ARV: $7.18)
  • (100): A Smithfield cutting board. (ARV: $10)
  • (500): A Smithfield basting brush. (ARV: $1.65)
  • (20): A Tabasco grilling plate. (ARV: $26.95)
  • (20) A Tabasco kabob skewer. (ARV: $14.95)
  • (50): A Tabasco basting brush. (ARV: $6.25)
  • (50): Tabasco raspberry chipotle sauce. (ARV: $5.25)
  • (150): Tabasco wood chips. (ARV: $6.50)
  • (50): A Gallo golf umbrella. (ARV: $25)

Additional Comments:

To enter the contest, nominate a person you know personally who is your grilling hero by writing an essay of 250 words or less describing how your hero inspired you at the grill. See the rules for more details and restrictions.

Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity and originality, clarity of expression, and overall essay quality.

Note that you can enter the instant-win game without submitting an essay and entering the contest.