UPDATE: The “How tough are you?” contest is over and I must say we received some of the most bizarre entries to date. Yet we had a blast pouring through them and it was difficult to pick the 8 finalists. During Smoke Night LIVE we asked the Dojo community to vote for their favorites of the 8 and two winners were picked. The grand prize went to 302jh and 2nd place went to Powderhorn. All 8 finalists can be seen in the image below.

Cigar ContestEspinosa Cigars has really been on their “A Game” lately, winning the Cigar Dojo 2012 Cigar of the Year with their Espinosa Habano – and that was just the beginning! Espinosa’s La Zona factory in Estelí, Nicaragua has brought the cigar world many more gems, including the affordable La Zona cigar, the beloved 601 series, and the amazing La Jugada Habano and Prieto; the prior winning our 2013 Cigar of the Year.

But there is one cigar coming out of the La Zona factory that is a little different. Possibly the only cigar that can make a grown man weep, the 601 La Bomba is billed as the strongest cigar money can buy! These babies feature explosive, full-bodied ligero tobacco that will have you begging for mercy. It may come as no surprise that when Espinosa Cigars announced their special, limited release version of the La Bomba, named Warhead, people were excited… and a little scared. It’s darker, stronger, and dripping with juicy tobacco oils – and now it’s coming for you!

But first we must ask the question: Are you tough enough?

This week’s contest theme is: How tough are you?

That’s right, if you want your shot at a full box of these monsters, you gotta prove you can handle it. And for this week’s contest, we want proof! Show us how tough you are on the Cigar Dojo app and we may consider “releasing the cracken”, which is the best way to describe these potent stogies.

Some examples of contest entries may be:

  • Drinking hot sauce out of the bottle
  • Opening that “unopenable” jar
  • Smoking your worst cigar
  • Endure a full episode of American Idol
  • Wrestle a bear
  • Drink a can of Keystone Light

Warning: Cigar Dojo does not assume responsibility for injuries or accidents caused by this contest – Enter at your own risk

Read the rules below for more information!

How to enter

Post a picture showing you’re tough enough to handle a 601 Warhead 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….

Cigar contest entry

I perform my own surgeries...

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, January 14th at 5PM (MDT) and will end Friday, January 17th at 4PM (MDT). The winners will be announced on Friday night during the Smoke Night Live 5th episode!

So let’s get started shall we?

And the PRIZES are….

1st prize cigar giveawayBox of 10 601 La Bomba Warhead Cigars
1st place this week will receive a full box of 10 limited edition 601 La Bomba Warhead cigars. These full-bodied cigars are 6 1/2″ x 54 in size, capped with an oily pigtail, representing a bomb fuse. The blend features the first use of a dark, Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper for a 601 La Bomba. Limited to only 2,000 boxes of 10, this is one rare stogie you’ll really want to age in your humidor, although we recommend  smoking a few first… Expect dark and spicy flavors of cracked pepper, savory steak, tobacco, leather, and coffee beans in this nicotine-rich smoke.

Espinosa Cigars 601 La Bomba Warhead

Cigar Contest - cigar giveaway601 La Bomba Warhead 5-pack & shirt
Second place will receive a 5-pack of the very same 601 La Bomba Maduro Warhead cigars, along with this epic Warhead shirt from Espinosa Cigars. Possibly some of the coolest artwork, both on the cigar and the shirt, this 2nd place prize ain’t no joke!

601 La Bomba Warhead Maduro cigars

Espinosa Cigars 601 Warhead shirt

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 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….

Show @CigarDojo how tough you are for a chance to win free @EspinosaCigars https://cigardojo.com/?p=10745 #ENTRY


I’m so tough, I perform my own surgeries! Post at @CigarDojo 4 a chance 2 win free @EspinosaCigars https://cigardojo.com/?p=10745 #ENTRY

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