UPDATE: This contest is over. The grand prize winner was thanhvnguyen. The runner up prizes went to buddah and jak. We also gave away two prizes on Thursday night to 302JH and drk204. Congrats to the winners and thank you to all the folks that sent in entries.
Known for his premium boutique blends, as well as being one of the coolest dudes in the cigar industry, this week it’s all about Eddie Ortega. As you may know, Eddie has recently reintroduced Cubao to the cigar world. A fan favorite, the Cubao is an homage to the classic Cuban cigar – quality construction, perfect draw, tons of smoke, and full flavors define this great smoke.
We love the Ortega Cubao so much, we decided to share some of the love in this week’s giveaway, along with a few other tasty prizes…
This week’s contest theme is: Ash Competition
This isn’t your ordinary “long ash” contest, no sir, for this contest we’re looking for the strange, the long, the gnarly, the spiritual… Any crazy cigar ash you can capture is welcome, be it your longest ash, or just something weird and out of this world. Post your crazy ash pics on the Cigar Dojo app this week for a chance to win free cigars!
But hold up now, we all know that every cigar smoker has had that ridiculously long and weird ash at one time or another, and most have taken a picture. You’ll need to be clever, find a way to let us know you took this picture for the contest. Include pictures of the Dojo, the current newspaper, or whatever else you can to let us know you have a relevant entry.
How to enter: Post your crazy-ash cigar pics on the Cigar Dojo app and make sure to include the hashtag #entry, 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….
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, October 1st at 6PM (MDT) and will end Friday, October 4th at 8PM (MDT). The winners will be announced on Friday night or Saturday afternoon.
So let’s get started shall we?
And the PRIZES are….
Box of 10 Cubao No. 2 Cigars
Our 1st place winner this week will receive a very special prize, one box of 10 Cubao No. 2 cigars signed by Eddie Ortega himself! These are 6 x 52 belicoso cigars that will absolutely blow you away with their creamy, satisfying flavors. Master Sensei recently reviewed the new Ortega Cubao and rated it an impressive 89 score.
No cigar fan should be without a few of these tasty stogies in their humidor…
Ortega Wild Bunch Cigar Sampler
Two second place winners this week will go home with set number 3 of 4 in the Wild Bunch collector’s edition sampler box. Included are Wild Bill “Cheroot” (6 x 46), Fast Eddie “Eight Ball” (6 1/2 x 38), and Gearhead Gary “Crankshaft” (6 x 52 belicoso). These are a special, limited release, each cigar with its own custom size and blend to match. Experience the unique set of flavors Eddie has crafted for this special release.
NOTE: This weeks winners 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. 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 #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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 tight white ash! Post ur longest cigar ash pictures on @CigarDojo 4 a chance 2 win @eddieor Ortega Cigars! https://cigardojo.com/?p=9669 #ENTRY
Show @CigarDojo your crazy cigar ash for a chance 2 win free @eddieor #OrtegaCigars https://cigardojo.com/?p=9669 #ENTRY - Post on Cigar Dojo app