Regina Resident Wins Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip from Edo Japan.
Calgary, AB (December 16, 2011) – True to its title, Edo Japan’s BIG Shrimp Contest came with some BIG prizes this year – just ask Cathleen OuYang who walked away with the grand prize of a trip for two anywhere in the world.
“I was shocked and utterly speechless when I received the phone call from Edo Japan telling me that I had won,” said the Regina resident. “I’m currently in my fourth year of university so this is truly a dream come true. I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to take my dream vacation in the near future if it weren’t for this contest, and it will be a nice break from all of the studying and exams.”
The grand prize, valued at $10,000, was handed over this morning in the form of a travel voucher and will allow OuYang and a guest to fly to any location of their choice, although OuYang admits she isn’t quite sure where she would like to travel to yet.
The annual nationwide contest ran from Wednesday, September 7, 2011 through to Tuesday, November 8, 2011 and the winners were drawn on November 14, 2011. Entry was simple, with the purchase of any shrimp menu item, customers received a scratch card that gave them the chance to win an array of prizes including two $1,000 cash prizes, 100 lbs of shrimp, two 60” Sony Bravia LED TVs, two iPad 2s
and much more. The contest was also open to anyone who visited www.bigshrimpcontest.com and completed the BIG Shrimp online game.
“2011 marked the third year for the contest, so we really wanted to give our customers the chance to win some significant and extravagant prizes,” said Tom Donaldson, President and CEO of Edo Japan. “Thank you to everyone who participated this year and the whole team here at Edo Japan wishes Cathleen a safe and adventure filled trip.”