THIS CONTEST IS OVER. The winners were adamattoun in first place winning a box of 601 La Bombas and Jaelipp in 2nd place winning a 5-pack of Espinosa Habanos. Congrats to the winners and thank you to everyone who participated.

This year we awarded the Espinosa Habano as the best cigar of 2012, therefore let us toast to their success.

This weeks contest theme is: Best toasting and lighting pictures.

A good quality toasting and lighting image is one of the trickiest cigar shots to take, because it requires a third hand to get it done. We are looking for the best, most artistic, coolest image of you toasting and or lighting your cigar. Plan your composition, break out the cool filters and lets see some art!

This week’s contest leads up to Espinosa Cigars Smoke Night and we will announce the winners during the HERF on Friday night.

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At the Cigar Dojo we are very thankful and appreciative of our members, we want to pass on that thanks in the form of free cigars! Round 13 will run from Tuesday February 5th at 10AM (MDT) and will end Friday February 8th at 9PM (MDT) the winners will be announced Friday night during the HERF.

So let’s get started shall we?

And the PRIZES are….

1st prize cigar giveawayBox of 10 La Bomba 601 Napalm
This week’s first place winner will receive a full box of 10 601 La Bomba Napalms (5×52) courtesy of Erik Espinosa himself. The 601 La Bomba is one of the most powerful cigars you will ever smoke, therefore whoever wins this contest will be need to have their “big boy” pants on.Box of 601 La Bomba cigars

Cigar Contest - cigar giveaway5-Pack of Espinosa Robustos
This week’s second place winner will get our cigar of the year. Yes, that’s right folks, should you be lucky enough to finish in second place this week, you will get a 5-pack of Espinosa Habano robustos directly from Erik Espinosa’s private stash.5 pack of Espinosa Habano cigars


Follow the steps below to be entered into the prize giveaway. Each completed step will give you more chances to win the contest. Contest will run from 10:00AM (MDT) Wednesday, February 5th, until 9PM (MDT) Friday, February 8th. The winner will be announced Friday night during the Espinosa Smoke Night HERF.

NOTE: This weeks 1st place winners will be picked by the Dojo staff. We will be judging the images on artistic quality, and best overall images that fit in this weeks theme. (1st and 2nd place)

On the Cigar Dojo app post your best image of:

Toasting and or lighting your cigar

The contest takes place on the Cigar Dojo app. If you don’t yet have the cigar Dojo app on your smartphone you can get information and download links here.

IMPORTANT: Please include the hashtag #ENTRY within the text of your entry.

Any reference to the CigarDojo in your image is worth extra to the judges. We like to see references to the Cigar Dojo because we would rather see images that were made for this contest rather than images that folks might had already taken in the past.  You can enter once per day for the duration of the contest. (Want more chances to win? See extra credit below)

When you post your image in our cigar app you are officially entered into this weeks contest! Simple eh? By taking the final step you are acknowledging that you have done all the steps necessary for entry and wish to be considered in this contest. You are also agreeing to the contest rules which are as follows:


Contest presented by Estimated retail value of prizes $150.00. No substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent of prizes by any winner. No purchase necessary. Winners MUST email their name and shipping address to Must be 21 or older to participate. Odds of winning depend on number of customer entries, winners picked at random contestants may have multiple entries. Taxes and fees, if any, are the responsibility of the winner. Employees of are ineligible. This contest is void where prohibited by law and subject to local, state and federal law. We are not responsible for prizes that may become lost or damaged during shipping. Many will enter, few will win.

Sensei says…. Good luck to all who enter!


The following steps are OPTIONAL. To gain extra chances to win the contest.

1. Repeat the final step of the contest, i.e., each day you can post another picture in the CigarDojo app. (2 per day max)

2. Create your own status update for Twitter or Facebook which must include the following THREE elements:



An example might be….

Lets all toast to @EspinosaCigars for winning best cigar of 2012 on the @CigarDojo - you can win too, here: #ENTRY


Toasting & Lighting a cigar is an art form. Share your art and win Thanks to @EspinosaCigars & @CigarDojo #ENTRY

Remember, we want YOU to make up your own versions of those Tweets. You can make up a new status update everyday using those elements. Be creative and mix it up! It doesn’t matter what you come up with as long as it includes those three elements. (The URL above is the short link to this weeks contest.)

Each day during the contest you can retweet on Twitter or repost on Facebook 1 to 2 times to gain added entries into the contest.

If you have questions about the app or about the contest please comment below.

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