Update: This contest is now closed
Our winners this week were Charles G, Chris F, and Stogielover4life. Congrats to our winners, thank you to all that entered, and Merry Christmas!
Flor de Gonzalez is most well-known for their 90 Miles line of cigars, an affordable smoke that is loaded with full, complex flavors. As we often say on the Dojo, “Quality > quantity,” this cigar manages to give you BOTH in one package!
What you may not be aware of is the meaning behind the name, which as it turns out, is pretty powerful.
90 miles is the distance between Cuba and Florida. Arnaldo Gonzalez, founder of FDG Cigars, fled his home in Cuba in 1980, escaping the oppressive, communist regime. In 1993 he established Flor de Gonzalez Cigars, eventually creating the 90 Miles brand in honor of our great country.
This week’s contest theme is: Ugly Christmas socks ‘n’ sweaters
Typically, we like to keep the contest theme closely related to our featured brand, but considering the weighty significance of the 90 Miles inspiration, combined with the cheerful season, we’re going to have a little fun!
Get out your ugly Christmas sweaters and socks and show the Dojo what you’re made of! This week, post pictures involving ugly, zaney, or otherwise out-of-touch Christmas attire – you know, the one you’ve been hiding for the last 35 years… post it on the Dojo this week for a chance to win free cigars.
Entering the contest is as simple as:
- Take a photo involving ugly Christmas socks and/or sweaters (cigars are also encouraged in photos)
- Post your photo to the Cigar Dojo app
- Include hashtag #ChristmasSweater
Note: Contest entries should be new, i.e. created for this contest.
Warning: Cigar Dojo does not assume responsibility for injuries or accidents caused by this contest – Enter at your own riskRead the rules below for more information!
An example of an entry might be as follows….
Our contest this week will run from Wednesday, December 10th at 6pm (MST) until Friday, December 12th at 6pm (MST). The winners will be announced on Friday night or Saturday morning.
And the PRIZES are….
Box of twenty 90 Miles Torpedo cigars
Our 1st place winner this week will receive a full box of 90 Miles cigars by Flor de Gonzalez in a 6.5″ x 52 Torpedo vitola! These Nicaraguan puros pack a surprising blast of full-mouth flavor. A Habano Rosado wrapper conceals Nicaraguan fillers and binder, making for a medium-bodied smoking experience and full, complex flavors of coffee, earth, leather, spice, and a nice sweetness on the finish that brings it all together. Don’t be surprised if these become your next go-to smoke.
90 Miles 5-pack sampler
Our 2nd place winner will receive the same 90 Miles blend in the 6″ x 52 Toro vitola. Five of these tasty gems will satisfy you for a few days, just don’t be surprised if you become addicted!
90 Miles 1980 Edition 4-pack sampler
We call this 3rd place, but really, the winner of this prize is going to be feeling more like 1st. Sure, there are only 4 cigars (6.5″ x 54 Torpedo), but these tasty morsels feature some seriously choice tobaccos – a special edition blend of the original 90 Miles. 1980 Edition features a Mexican San Andrés wrapper, Ecuadorian binder, and Nicaraguan/Dominican fillers. Expect a sweet, dessert-like smoking experience, loaded with flavors of chocolate, cinnamon, espresso, and cream.
NOTE: This week’s winners will be picked by the Cigar Dojo staff. We will be judging the entries on artistic quality (best images) and creativity. Entries and extra credit will add to your chances, giving you a better shot at being picked.
Post your entries on the Cigar Dojo App and include the hashtag #ChristmasSweater
Entries are limited to 2 per day so make them count!
When you post your entry image in our cigar app, you are officially entered into this weeks contest! Simple eh? By posting an entry you are agreeing to the contest rules which are as follows:
Create your own status update for Twitter or Facebook and earn extra credit
Want to help out the Dojo? Post your entries on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (as well as Cigar Dojo of course) and try to include these four elements:
An example might be….
Smoking in the ugliest Xmas sweater I own! Post entries @CigarDojo 4 a chance 2 win @fdgcigars - #ChristmasSweater http://cigardojo.com/?p=16283