Discovery Contest

Terms & Conditions.


The ZipGrow discovery contest begins August 5, 2022, and ends August 25, 2022 at 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. 

By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest.

Who may enter:

No purchase necessary. Open to all ages, any location, however free shipping of the prize is only available to residents of Canada and Continental United States. Individuals affiliated with the ZipGrow, including employees, interns, volunteers and their immediate families (children, parents, siblings and spouses) and others living in their households are not eligible for any prize. ZipGrow will determine winners’ eligibility in its sole discretion. Only one entry per person. 

What to enter:

One single suggestion for a crop to be grown in a ZipGrow Tower. 

One entry per person. By submitting an entry to the website form you agree that ZipGrow can use your name, city and country on our website, social media and newsletter.

How to enter:

Fill out the entry form on the contest landing page before the deadline. 

Contest ends August 25, 2022 at 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest.


Our Research & Development team at ZipGrow will be judging this contest.

ZipGrow will select a winner by August 29, 2022, who will be notified by email and their winning entry will appear on social channels and newsletter in September.  The R&D team will trial your suggestion in our new research farm this fall. We’ll document the experience and share it on our socials.

Please do not contact us about the status of entries or judging.


Prize includes free shipping from Cornwall Ontario to households in continental United States and Canada. In the event that the winner resides outside of these regions the winner will receive a one year free subscription to UpStart University only.

Conditions of Entry:

Entrants are solely responsible for their entries. Entrants may not submit materials that introduce any software viruses, worms or other programs designed to damage software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or are off-topic, partisan-political, contain advertising, nudity, personal attacks or expletives, or is otherwise abusive, threatening, unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, false, sexually explicit, or that infringes on the rights of any third party.

The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. ZipGrow reserves the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at its discretion. In the event of a dispute regarding the winners, ZipGrow reserves the right to award or not award the prizes in its sole discretion. The Smithsonian reserves the right to disqualify any entrant whose entry or conduct appears in any way to: inhibit the enjoyment of others; tamper with the competition; violate these rules or other applicable law or regulation; infringe on the rights of third parties; or act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Decisions of ZipGrow are final and binding.

The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram or Facebook.