Foundation Cigar Company owner Nick Melillo (aka @NickRAgua) stopped by the Dojo studio this weekend for an impromptu episode of Smoke Night LIVE. With the IPCPR trade show still fresh in everyone’s minds, Nick overviewed the company’s new releases for 2018, as well as offering up a custom-designed Foundation Cigar Co. humidor to DOJONATION.

This week’s contest is sponsored by Foundation Cigar Company

Contest Theme: Get Nick’s Box

It’s become somewhat of a tradition to photoshop Nick Melillo whenever he drops by the Dojo studio, and this week is no different… except that the prize is insanely rare/epic!

The concept is simple: do whatever it takes to GET. NICK’S. BOX (i.e. humidor). You can use the images provided below to photoshop something goofy, or get creative and think outside the “box.”

Get creative and have fun with the concept—bend the rules, do what you gotta do to make us laugh, cry, cringe, etc…

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Use #getNicksBox with entries

To enter the contest:

  1. Create an image by photoshopping any of the images above (or not, if you’re a rebel…)
  2. Post on Cigar Dojo app & include hashtag #getNicksBox
  3. Share your entry on social media » see how

Grand Prize Winner

Our grand prize this week is a custom-designed cigar humidor from Foundation Cigar Co.! There are only 250 of these humidors in existence.

30-count Experiment Station Collectors box. Special blend Tabernacle Corona. 250 boxes in existence. They were sold last year. This comes out of my personal stock. It was made in tribute to our new office (aka Experiment Station) in the heart of CT river valley.Nick Melillo, owner of Foundation Cigar Co.

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Our contest this week will run from Saturday, August 4th at 5pm (EST) until Saturday, August 11th (one full week!). The winners will be announced next weekend.

Please, no Google images!

Yes, you may photoshop images together to create your own creative entry. Just don’t flood the Dojo with memes you found on the web. 

*Contest winners will be picked by the Cigar Dojo staff based on creativity and best overall image/statement fitting the contest theme.

Entries are limited to 2 per person per day

Contest presented by 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 $300.00. No substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent of prizes by any winner. No purchase necessary. Winners MUST email their name and shipping address to – 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 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, Facebook, or Instagram

Post your entries on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram (as well as Cigar Dojo of course) and try to include these four elements:

  1. @CigarDojo
  2. @FoundationCigar
  4. #getNicksBox

An example might be….

This week, do whatever it takes to #getNicksBox -- post images on @CigarDojo app for a chance to win a custom humidor from @FoundationCigar aka @NickRAgua

Include TWO of the FOUR elements above to enter!
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