Update: This contest is now closed

We received a mass amount of entries this week, possibly more than ever before in Dojo giveaway history! And after hours of sifting through all the great entries, we narrowed them down to 4 winners – GreyBeard (2nd place), Miles C. (2nd place), SmokingGun (2nd place), and Squeeze43 (1st place)!

Cohiba cigar contest winners

Cohiba has launched its first Nicaraguan cigar, consisting of some of the most choice Nicaraguan tobaccos available – debuting as one of, if not the best Cohiba cigar to date!

At this point some of you are thinking, “Wait, is this a Cuban or not?” The answer is no. Cohiba is a brand name owned by two separate entities – one being Cubatabaco (launched in 1968), the other is owned by General Cigar Co. (premiering in 1978). Because of the invasion of communism in Cuba during the ’50s and ’60s, Cubans fled to other areas of the Caribbean, many retaining their brand names they created in Cuba. And as the US has an embargo in place on Cuba, these duplicate brands are allowed to exist, despite Cuba’s wishes.

General Cigar Company’s Cohiba brand has primarily operated out of the Dominican Republic since its existence, and now, for the first time, has ventured into the rich soils of Nicaragua. Recently, we reviewed the new Cohiba Nicaragua, and let’s just say it got the Dojo seal of approval! Now we’d like to share some with the Dojo nation…

This week’s contest theme is: Cigar Weekend

We don’t want you thinking too hard on this week’s entries – just have some fun and relax! That’s why our contest theme this week is simply “smoke through the weekend”. All weekend (including Friday), we want you to kick back, grab your favorite beverage, and smoke a ton of cigars – Dojo style!

Of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t get creative with it…

Some examples of entries may be:

  • Smoke a cigar while watching the Pro Bowl
  • Smoke at the zoo!
  • Take a mini vacation and bring Cigar Dojo along for the ride
  • Anything weekend-related!

We just want you to enjoy the weekend with us at Cigar Dojo, and hopefully win some incredible cigars!

Use #cigarWeekend with entries

Entering the contest is as simple as:

  1. Take a photo involving anything cigar related this weekend
  2. Post your photo to the Cigar Dojo app
  3. Tell us how you’re enjoying the weekend
  4. Include hashtag #cigarWeekend

Note: Contest entries should be new, i.e. created for this contest.

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! 

An example of an entry might be as follows….

Cohiba Nicaragua cigar contest entry

Our contest this week will run from Friday, January 23rd at 8am (MST) until Sunday, January 25th at 5pm (MST). The winners will be announced on Sunday night or Monday morning.

And the PRIZES are….

1st prize cigar giveaway

Box of 16 Cohiba Nicaragua cigars 

1st Prize this week is a full box of the new Cohiba Nicaragua, a premium blend incorporating Nicaraguan fillers and binder, and using a Honduran Colorado Oscuro wrapper (close enough to Nicaragua, right?). These 16-count boxes contain the N54 5.5″ x54 vitola of this Nicaraguan-born blend. We were pleased in our recent review of this cigar, highlighting its brilliantly well-balanced profile. For a Nicaraguan, it’s not overly spicy, showing well-rounded notes of aged tobacco, cocoa, dark chocolate, cream, and warm caramel. Our first place winner will be going home happy!

Cohiba Nicaragua box of cigars giveaway

2nd prize cigar giveaway

Cohiba Nicaragua 5-pack

We’re going to have a lot of winners this week, as there are three 2nd place prizes! All 2nd place winners will receive a 5-pack of the same Cohiba Nicaragua N54 cigars.

Cohiba Nicaragua 5-pack cigar giveaway

NOTE: This week’s winners will be picked by the Cigar Dojo staff. We will be judging the entries on artistic quality (best images), creativity, and originality. 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 #cigarWeekend 

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. This contest and other contests on the Dojo website and Cigar Dojo app are NOT sponsored by Apple inc. or any of it’s partners in any way. 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 – failure to claim prize within seven (7) days from the win date shall be deemed null and void and shall result in forfeiture. 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.

Please note that to enter tobacco related product giveaways you must be 18 years old (or the minimum age in your local jurisdiction, whichever is higher).

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….

Enjoying my #cigarWeekend with this gem! Post your weekend smoke @CigarDojo 4 a chance 2 win @cohiba Nicaragua cigars https://cigardojo.com/?p=16955


Posting my #cigarWeekend smokes on @CigarDojo 4 a chance at winning the new @cohiba Nicaragua cigars! https://cigardojo.com/?p=16955

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