UPDATE: This contest is complete. As ususal there were hundreds and hundreds of amazing entries but we can only pick 3 winners. This weeks winners were….

GRAND PRIZE goes to Lampy for one of the most clever and hilarious images ever submitted!

Winning the one of the two runner-up prizes is Jaelipp for this artistic image. VERY COOL!

Winning the one of the two runner-up prizes is charo31 for this heart warming and genuine cigar/Dojo pairing image.

Cigar Contest

Alright Dojo, fire up your smartphones and open that cool little app with the sumo wrestler smoking a cigar (that would be us), because it’s time to win some free cigars!

This week it’s all about Arandoza Cigars, a quality brand made at one of our favorite factories – La Zona in Esteli, Nicaragua. Arandoza Cigars are known to be well balanced, with bold flavors of earth, leather, and spice, and a smooth, creamy finish. Whether you’re an old fan, or have yet to experience Arandoza Cigars, enter the contest this week for a chance to win your fair share of these quality smokes.

This week’s contest theme is: Show us your favorite cigar pairing

A warm chocolate fudge brownie and an ice-cold glass of milk, home-made spaghetti and red wine, Sunday football with a few good buddies – pairings are what make the good things in life great! This week on the Cigar Dojo app, we want to see some of your favorite cigar pairings, however odd they may be…

How to enter: Take a picture of your favorite cigar pairing and post it on the Cigar Dojo app, make sure to include the hashtag #entry, and that’s it!

Note: contest entries should be new, i.e. created for this contest. Any mention of Cigar Dojo in your entry pictures is encouraged – i.e. Cigar Dojo cards, drawings, computer screens, etc…

Be creative! We love to see interesting cigar pictures, use a cool camera effect, angle, filters, lenses, and lighting! Anything to make your image stand out.

An example of an entry might be as follows….

Cigar contest entry Cigar Dojo

Morning cigars, Dojo, and coffee - doesn't get much better! #ENTRY

At Cigar Dojo, we are very thankful and appreciative of our members, and we want to pass on the appreciation in the form of free cigars! This week’s contest will run from Tuesday, September 17th at 5PM (MDT) and will end Friday, September 20th at 8PM (MDT). The winners will be announced at some point on Friday night or on Saturday afternoon.

So let’s get started shall we?

And the PRIZES are….

1st prize cigar giveawayBox of 20 Arandoza Blue Label Cigars
Our 1st place winner this week will receive a full box of 20 Arandoza Blue Label cigars! As Arandoza’s first release, these cigars are exactly what a solid, everyday cigar should be: well balanced, smooth, and flavorful. These cigars are built with superior construction (they were made at the La Zona factory, after all) and burn from start to finish, no touch ups required. Expect bold flavors of earth, leather, and spice.

Our first place winner will also receive an Arandoza Cigars T-shirt.

Cigar Contest - cigar giveaway5-pack of Arandoza White Label Cigars
Two second place winners this week will receive 5-packs of the newly released Arandoza White Label. Referred to as “The Cadillac of the Arandoza line”, this babies are high class! Expect full flavors of spice, wood, and nut, all wrapped up in a creamy-textured smoke.

Both second place winners will also receive an Arandoza Cigars T-shirt.Arandoza Cigars giveaway

NOTE: This weeks 1st place winner will be picked by the Dojo staff. We will be judging the images on artistic quality and best overall image that fits in this weeks theme. The 2nd place winners will be picked at random as a drawing accumulated from all entries. Entries and extra credit will add to your total entries into the contest, giving you a better shot at being picked.

Post your entries on the Cigar Dojo App and include the hashtag #ENTRY

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:


Contest presented by CigarDojo.com. 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 sensei@cigardojo.com. 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 CigarDojo.com are ineligible. This contest is void where prohibited by law and subject to local, state and federal law. Only original images or original compositions will be considered in the final selections. We are not responsible for prizes that may become lost or damaged during shipping. Many will enter, few will win.

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….

My fav pairing: Cigars and bourbon! Post ur favorite pairing on @CigarDojo 4 a chance 2 win @ArandozaCigars - https://cigardojo.com/?p=9437 #ENTRY


I pair parm cheese and chocolate! Post ur fav pairing on @CigarDojo 4 a chance to win free @ArandozaCigars - https://cigardojo.com/?p=9437 #ENTRY

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