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Win a Lockdown Hamper!

Whilst there is a glimmer of light at the end of the lockdown tunnel we know it’ll be a few more weeks and months before we can resume travel. 

In the meantime, to keep you entertained we’ve put together a special lockdown hamper with more Deep South USA goodies. A cookbook, DVD’s, the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, Bluetooth speaker and a chess set (did you know The Queens Gambit was set in Kentucky!) are just some of the things included to keep you occupied and give you a taste of Deep South USA at home.

All you have to do is enter your details below:

 

Terms & Conditions

  • To enter simply send your name, address and daytime telephone number above.
  • Closing date for entries 12:00pm 29th March 2021. Winners will be announced the following working day.
  • No purchase is required.
  • Only one entrance per household.
  • Entrants must be residents of the UK or Ireland.
  • One winner will be randomly drawn from the entrants and will win:
    • A Deep South USA Hamper with a variety of treats (see picture on competition page)
  • No cash alternative to the prize is available.
  • Entries made using automated competition entry systems or similar are not allowed.  If we believe such a system has been used we reserve the right to disqualify these entries.
  • The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Competition prizes, special offers and promotional vouchers cannot be exchanged, extended or refunded.
  • Any entry into the free prize draw will be taken as acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Celebrating Kentucky's Equestrian Heritage

To celebrate Kentucky’s equestrian heritage and the famous Kentucky Derby we are giving you the chance to win a bottle of Bourbon with two traditional mint julep cups.

In the Bluegrass State there are many great ways to see horses work and play, among millions of acres of beautiful farm land dedicated to our equine friends. There are horse farms tours for you to enjoy, training centres and breakfast at the track. You can follow the complete journey of the Thoroughbred from birth through their racing career all the way to retirement - it’s a fascinating story.

To be in win a chance of winning, just answer the following question. Our blog item might also help!

At which race course does the Kentucky Derby take place each year?

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED!

*If you have entered this competition following our Facebook page, this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Upon entering, you understand that you are providing your information to Deep South USA, the owner of our Facebook page and associated website, and not to Facebook*

Bourbon Balls

Ingredients

  • 20 oz bittersweet chocolate
  • 1½ stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup double cream
  • 2 tbsp. light corn syrup
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • Kentucky bourbon, to taste

Method

  1. Melt chocolate and butter in a bowl, being careful not to overheat or burn it.
  2. In a separate pot, heat the heavy cream, corn syrup and salt until simmering. Pour over top of the chocolate mixture and let stand for 2 minutes. Stir until blended and then add bourbon to taste.
  3. Chill mixture overnight or until set, then scoop and shape into small truffle-sized balls. Chill truffles for one hour before coating.
  4. Before serving, toss truffles in any number of toppings of your choice – cocoa, icing sugar, toasted coconut, nuts, etc.

Virtual Elvis Week

To celebrate Elvis Week with a difference this year, we are giving away three highly collectible ‘First of Day Issue’ Elvis stamps along with a FREE pass to the Virtual Elvis Week event taking place 8th-16th August 2020 on Facebook.

The first-ever Virtual Elvis Week is your chance to enjoy all the fun of Elvis Week from the comfort of your home. Tickets (on sale via Graceland at $39) include access to a mix of past Elvis Week concerts and panels, new interviews with bandmates, co-stars and friends, new behind-the-scenes Graceland Archives content, a look back at previous Candlelight Vigils and much more! Read our blog to see the planned schedule.

All you have to do is enter your details below and please be aware that you MUST have a Facebook account to join and participate in the Virtual Elvis Week.

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED

* closing date for entries is midday on Wednesday 5th August 2020. Three winners will be selected at random and each will win one 'First Day of Issue' stamp and a log-in pass to the Virtual Elvis Week event. Only one entry per person. Virtual Elvis Week schedule is subject to change.

To celebrate National Bourbon Day, taking place in Kentucky on 14th June, we are giving away a bottle of Kentucky Bourbon. We will randomly select one winner at 12:00pm on Monday 15th June.

Kentucky is the front porch of the South, making 95% of the world’s bourbon, but horses and bluegrass all also their signatures! All distilleries in the state, including those along the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, offer a range of distinctive tastes, tours and experiences. When the spirit leads you to Kentucky you will be able to discover history, heritage and your favourite bourbon! We are looking forward to welcoming you in Kentucky soon, but in the meantime …

Happy National Bourbon Day from everyone in Kentucky!

Read our blog for more information on National Bourbon Day (and it might help you with the question)

To enter our competition answer the following question:

What month does the Kentucky Bourbon Festival take place in Bardstown?

 

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED!

 

Terms and Conditions:

  • To enter simply send your name, email and daytime telephone number via the deep-south-usa.com/national-bourbon-day-competition website.

  • Closing date for entries 12:00pm 14th June 2020. Winner will be announced the following working day.
       
  • No purchase is required.
     
  • Only one entrance per household.

  • Entrants must be 18 years and over.
       
  • Entrants must be residents of the UK

  • One winner will be randomly drawn from the entrants and will win a bottle of Kentucky Bourbon.
     
  • No cash alternative to the prize is available.
        
  • Entries made using automated competition entry systems or similar are not allowed. If we believe such a system has been used we reserve the right to disqualify these entries.

  • The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  • Competition prizes, special offers and promotional vouchers cannot be exchanged, extended or refunded.

  • Any entry into the free prize draw will be taken as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
 

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