If you are new to the site this is something I did in the spring of 2020 and 2021. This year is going to be the biggest ever. There is going to be more prize money than in the previous two contests. I am also going to match the prize money by donating $2000 to local food banks and charities in SW Colorado that benefit children during the holidays. The cash drawings will be on Friday, December 9th. The charitable contributions will be made on or before December 6th. I will announce all of the prize winners after I contact them.
Merchants are welcome to donate goods or services. I am not going actively solicit any businesses this year, it has been a difficult year for many so I do not want to put any pressure on anyone.
Prize List–Updated 10/30/22
In addition to all of the prizes listed below, six more prizes have been added recently. Five $50 gift cards to Star Liquors in Durango and a round of Golf for a foursome at Hillcrest Golf Course in Durango.
$2000 in cash prizes will be distributed as follows: Two $25o prizes, four $150 prizes, four $100 prizes, four $75 prizes, and four $50 prizes. The good folks at Eolus wanted to participate again this year. They are adding four $50 gift cards to the prize list. PJ’s Market has also kindly come back to support the contest, they are donating two $50 gift cards. The next prize is something unlike we have ever had before. I have a follower who has a large ranch south of Pagosa. He has 1.75 miles of private riverfront property near where the Navajo and San Juan Rivers meet. He is arranging three one-day fishing trips accompanied by a guide. He told me that the guides love to fish the property because it has not been open to the public for over 12 years! The winners will have until June 15th, 2023 to enjoy their prize.
Cash prizes will be distributed the same way in which the entries were made unless you let me know otherwise. Winners will be contacted via email before I publish the names. The link at the bottom is for Paypal and credit/debit cards. I have also included my Venmo information. If you prefer to send a check, click the blue link to contact me for that information.
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