UPDATE: this contest is now closed


  • Day #1: J.C.R.
  • Day #2: gatman
  • Day #3: codyjoly

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Coming off a very successful year—with multiple industry year-end nominations, including Cigar Dojo’s #4 Cigar of the Year—Southern Draw Cigars has shown no sign of slowing in 2018. The company announced a 6½″ × 40 Lancero addition to its hit Rose of Sharon lineup at the start of the year. This sought-after size has since been followed up by SD’s recent announcement of their IGNITE series, where they will partner with five retailers throughout 2018 to release a limited run of 5,000 jars; with a portion of proceeds going to military-focused charities. The first cigar in the IGNITE series has since been announced as the Jacob’s Ladder Lancero, accompanying the popular Rose of Sharon Lancero release.

This week’s contest is sponsored by Southern Draw Cigars

Contest Theme: Friday the 13th

We celebrate Half Christmas (some of us…), we celebrate half birthdays, but what ever happened to Half Halloween?! April marks six months since Halloween and, considering we also “happen” to be landing on a Friday the 13th this week, the whole concept was a bit too tempting not to celebrate…

In the spirit of Friday the 13th, show us how unlucky you are, break the clichéd superstitions, watch a few Friday the 13th movies, or whatever other crazy shenanigans you can come up with—all in the name of free cigars!

Get creative and have fun with the concept—bend the rules, do what you gotta do to make us laugh, cry, cringe, etc…

Use #unlucky13 with entries

We will award one winner every day for the next three days!

To enter the contest:

  1. Take a cigar-related photo involving the contest theme
  2. Post on Cigar Dojo app & include hashtag #unlucky13
  3. Share your entry on social media » see how

Day #1

On the 1st day of Half Halloween, the Dojo gave to me… 5 Firethorns, and a Rose of Sharon Lancero… (okay, that doesn’t quite rhyme). Get your entries in quick and get them in every day, or you may miss a chance to win!

Southern Draw Firethorn 5-pack prize

Day #2

Our winner on day #2 will receive a 5-pack of Rose of Sharon (ROS) Toro cigars, along with the new ROS Lancero!

Southern Draw Rose of Sharon 5-pack prize

Day #3

The day #3 winner (aka Friday the 13th!) will receive a 5-pack of SD Jacobs Ladder Toro cigars and, of course, a ROS Lancero for good measure!

Southern Draw Jacob's Ladder 5-pack prize


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