UPDATE: This contest is over. As always there was hundreds of amazing entries. The winners were: EZGZ who won the grand prize. Stogiechronic won 2nd
place as did DanSingleton. Congrats to the winners and thanks for all the great entries.
A veteran manufacturer in the cigar world, with ties to the renowned Fuente factory, Sosa Cigars offer an old-school smoking experience with a modern ingenuity. Their long-established, traditional blends come straight out of the Fuente factory under the supervision of Juan Sosa, a man with some serious clout in the cigar biz’. Meanwhile, Arby Sosa (son of Juan) is busy creating new and noteworthy blends over at Sosa’s headquarters in Miami, Florida. This is where you find interesting blends such as the Sosa Underground, a cleverly wrapped double perfecto with a Habano wrapper that is capped at both ends with a light Connecticut wrapper – and vice versa.
Sosa manages to combine the experience of generations of Cuban cigar expertise, with a fun and interesting contemporary flare. One thing’s for sure, it’s never a dull experience smoking a Sosa.
This week’s contest theme is: Roughing the elements
As much as I hate to say it, winter is just about upon us my friends. And while that’s not always such a bad thing (snowboarding anyone?), it’s practically a death sentence for us cigar smokers. Cold, frigid wind and blizarding snow sends smokers to any warm corner we can find, scattering like cockroaches under a warm oven (forgive the metaphor). But we’re better than all that, we’re smart and inventive, and we’ll come out on top!
This week, show us how you survive the elements and find a way to smoke a fine stogie during these rough months.
Some examples may be:
- Show us your outdoor heater setup
- Have a man cave? Show it!
- Build a fire!
- Smoke Bear Grylls style
Or… Warmer climates, you can enter too, rub it in our faces and show us just how good you have it! Get creative, it’s the warm vs the cold!
How to enter
Post a picture of “how you survive the cold” or “how good you have it” on the Cigar Dojo app and make sure to include the hashtag #entry.
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 Wednesday, December 4th at 3PM (MDT) and will end Friday, December 6th at 8PM (MDT). The winners will be announced on Friday night during the Smoke Night Live first episode!
So let’s get started shall we?
And the PRIZES are….
Box of 10 Sosa Stout Limitado cigars
Brand new out of the Sosa camp in Miami, Florida, it’s the Sosa Stout. Ten perfectly rolled 7 x 54 torpedo cigars line the inside of this box, these are full-bodied, maduro cigars that will really give a flavor punch to your palate. An Ecuadorian Habano wrapper conceals Nicaraguan and Dominican stuffings – all topped with one of the craziest bands you’ll ever see. Open the box to a sea of bright blue, stretching nearly the entire length of the cigar is a bright blue and gold band with the letters “SOSA” cut out, showing the cigar beneath. This is not a cigar you’ll have trouble finding in the humidor.
Sosa Classic Churchill 5-Pack
There will be two second place winners this week, both will be receiving a gorgeous 5-pack of Sosa Classic Maduro Churchill cigars. These babies are made under the supervision of Juan B. Sosa at the Tabacalera A. Fuente Y Cia Factory #4 in the Dominican Republic. This is a classic Cuban-style cigar with construction and consistent flavors one would expect to find out of a Fuente factory. Rich, smooth flavors of sweet, creamy chocolate, coffee, and spice. This is a cigar you should have on your checklist, of which two lucky winners will be crossing off this week!
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….
Braving the cold to smoke! Show how u smoke in extreme weather 4 a chance 2 win @sosacigars on @CigarDojo https://cigardojo.com/?p=10263 #ENTRY
Show @CigarDojo how you smoke in extreme weather for a chance to win free @sosacigars this week! https://cigardojo.com/?p=10263 #ENTRY