UPDATE: This contest is now closed

Our winners were picked from both social media (random selection) and Smoke Night Live, as our guest Steve Saka chose his favorite entry.

Winners included Donald S. and @Bigg96 – both will receive a full box of the new Rocky Patel Special Reserve Sun Grown Maduro cigars!

Rocky Patel Thanksgiving contest winnerRocky Patel Thanksgiving contest winner

Rocky Patel has built off a hugely successful 2014 year, following up hits like Prohibition and Super Ligero with a slew of new releases for 2015 that have caught the attention of enthusiasts and media alike!

Some of their most note-worthy releases include the Special Reserve Sun Grown Maduro, Tabaquero by Hamlet Paredes, and the Twentieth Anniversary. And while all these cigars are worthy of the connoisseur’s humidor, we’ve especially taken a liking to the Sun Grown Maduro. Being that it’s our favorite of the bunch, Rocky Patel has generously offered up boxes of these beauties for our very special Thanksgiving contest!

This week’s contest theme is: Dojo Thanksgiving

Here we go! It’s the season of indulgences, and we’d like to be a part of your Thanksgiving celebrations this year (sounds kind of creepy…). For this week’s contest, show us your Thanksgiving/fall-season setups and toss a little cigar smokiness in for good measure.

Combine cigars and Thanksgiving in a creative way and share it on the Dojo.

NOTE: There will be 2 winners this week (as well as the chance for extra winners through smaller Flash Contests). One winner will be selected from #dojoThanksgiving entries on the Cigar Dojo app, the other will be selected from social media entries. See the bottom of this post for details on entering through social media.

An example of a contest entry may be:

  • Brand your turkey wit the Dojo logo
  • Stuff the turkey with cigars
  • Show the Dojo what you’re thankful for
Use #dojoThanksgiving with entries

Entering the contest is as simple as:

  1. Take a photo involving Thanksgiving and cigars
  2. Post your photo to the Cigar Dojo app
  3. Include hashtag #dojoThanksgiving

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

 Read the rules below for more information! 

1st prize cigar giveaway

Box of Rocky Patel Sun Grown Maduro cigars

There will be TWO 1st place winners this week, both will receive a full box of Rocky Patel Special Reserve Sun Grown Maduro cigars in 5×50 robusto format! As we mentioned, these are potentially the best Rocky Patel cigars in recent memory, showcasing full, mouthwatering flavors that keep you interested throughout! In our experiences, we’ve found notes of cocoa, spice, dark fruits, and caramel-infused apple cider! (you heard that right)

SEE ALSO: Rocky Patel Special Reserve Sun Grown Maduro cigar review 

NOTE: One winner will be chosen from the #dojoThanksgiving entries on the Cigar Dojo app, the other winner will be chosen from the social media entries, including Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram.

Rocky Patel Sun Grown Maduro box cigars

An example of an entry might be as follows….

Cigar Dojo Thanksgiving cigar giveaway example entry


Our contest this week will run from Tuesday, November 24th at 4pm (MST) until the night of Thursday, November 26th. The winners will be announced on Friday night during this week’s episode of Smoke Night Live, featuring Steve Saka of Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust.

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

Entries are limited to 2 per day so make them count!

NOTE: This week’s winners will be picked by the Cigar Dojo staff based 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.

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: (see CONTEST RULES below)

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 $345.00. 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).

Enter through social media to double (or quadruple) your chances of winning!

The social media aspect of this contest works by liking/sharing the Cigar Dojo posts related to this contest. You may do as little as 1 or these or as many as all 3! Simply follow these instructions:


  • Like our page
  • Share the contest post created by Cigar Dojo (see Dojo Facebook page)



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