Polaris has announced its new Polaris ACE Video Contest, which will see two lucky winners to each win a 2015 Polaris ACE 570 SP and race against the pros in the 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country series season finale.
”Polaris ACE provides the beginning racer a capable and affordable way to race while delivering a truly competitive vehicle for the more experienced racer,” says Dave Miriovsky, general manager for Polaris ACE. “This contest is part of our continuing commitment to promote Single-Seat Racing.”
Yamaha Outdoors has been a longtime partner and supporter of National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day), an annual celebration of outdoorsmen and women and the important contributions they make to the environment and economy. To help raise awareness and excitement for NHF Day in 2014, Yamaha donated a Viking Side-by-Side – a new high in the level of support for the day’s events and participants.
Dorothy Jones of Blanks, La., was randomly selected as the winner. An avid hunter, Jones will soon be enjoying the class-leading comfort and superior off-road capability offered by her new 2014 Viking.
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., announced Kylie Ahart of Marietta, Ohio, the Yamaha “All-American ATV Racer” at the recent Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) awards banquet.
Ahart was voted to the top position by her peers, friends and fans in an online contest hosted by Yamaha as a person and racer who embodies All-American ATV Racing values. She was awarded a complete racing package from Yamaha and GNCC during the banquet and will represent Yamaha in the 2015 GNCC season.
ATV, Side-by-Side and Snowmobile enthusiasts take note – Polaris is giving away six different amazing prize packages.
Now through December 31, Polaris is hosting the Ultimate Garage Giveaway. To enter consumers need to head to their local dealership to get a code to enter at www.polaris.com/ultimategarage to win one of six Polaris garages. The garages include one vehicle, one youth vehicle and garage accessories. Among the accessories are a Polaris P1000i Generator, Polaris-branded toolbox, and a Polaris light.
The winner of the online sweepstakes will receive Yamaha’s Grizzly 700 4×4 ATV with electric power steering and a six-day archery rut hunt organized by Powderhook and NWTF and provided by Horseshoe Hill Outfitters. The semi-guided hunt will take place in Southeast Kansas during the 2015 hunting season.
“Yamaha is a leader in the outdoors through its support of conservation partners like NWTF, and its work supporting open, sustainable access to areas like those promoted by Powderhook,” says Steve Nessl, Yamaha’s ATV/SxS group marketing manager. “Outdoor conservation, access and responsible recreation are at the center of the partnership between these organizations.”
The NWTF, through its Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt initiative, has committed to raising $1.2 billion to conserve and enhance more than four million acres of essential upland wildlife habitat, create at least 1.5 million hunters and open access to 500,000 acres for hunting, shooting and outdoor enjoyment.
As we’ve written about in the past, CTEK battery chargers and maintainers have come in very handy for many ATV and UTV riders. While we’d have no problem recommending you spend your hard earned money on one, free is certainly better.
For your chance to win some free CTEK goodies, head over to Facebook.com/SmarterCharger and enter the CTEK Living Life Fully Charged Contest. All you have to do is “like” the Facebook page and upload a picture of yourself with your ATV or UTV. The contest is open until March 31, 2014.
Kawasaki has announced a unique tie-in with “The Lone Ranger,” a Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films production set for national release on July 3 that will see numerous vehicles given away to lucky fans. Kawasaki will use this new reimagining of the popular story to help carry product messages for its off-road motorcycles, four-wheel vehicles and street motorcycles.
Concentrating on a “Live the Legend” campaign line, Kawasaki’s effort is heavily oriented to video creations depicting a transition from the Gore Verbinski-directed film to scenes of modern day adventurers with the company’s Teryx4 Side x Side, KX motocross, and Ninja sportbike products. The action-oriented “Live the Legend” video appears on KawasakiTV’s YouTube channel.
Similar materials featuring the film’s stars, Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer, are also slated to appear in more than 1,000 Kawasaki dealerships around the country. Dealers will also be a core component of Kawasaki’s “Live the Legend Adventure” sweepstakes, which will invite consumers to text entries for a chance to win various products inspired by “The Lone Ranger.” The sweepstakes will also include film promotional partner, the Utah Office of Tourism.
For the second straight year, Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. is giving away a vehicle to raise funds and awareness for Honored American Veterans Afield and Feed the Children.
The “Assembled in USA” Rhino sweepstakes runs through May 31. For a chance to win the Tactical Black Special Edition Rhino 700 FI, simply donate $5 via online at www.yamahaoutdoors.com/rhinoforcharity.
This year’s contest was launched at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show), the largest outdoors industry trade show. Yamaha will be selling tickets onsite at the NRA Show in St. Louis May 3-5.
It’s not often that a new pair of boots can lead to a free UTV, but Georgia Boot and Bobcat Company have partnered up for a contest to make that happen.
The annual Georgia Boot “Walk in Our Boots” sweepstakes will give away two Bobcat utility vehicles. Beginning in March and running through September, one Georgia Boot consumer and one sales associate at a Georgia Boot retail partner will have the chance to win a 2013 Bobcat.
In addition to the UTV, the grand prize also includes a free pair of Georgia Boots, a Comfort Core Logger t-shirt and Georgia Boot cap. The total package has an estimated value of more than $16,000.
“Georgia Boot consumers work hard in their boots on the job site, but they work just as hard at home. We thought we would offer a grand prize this year that truly helps our consumers get the job done,” says Jordan Gottke, marketing manager for Georgia Boot. “We’re excited to partner with Bobcat to show our appreciation to both our consumers and our invaluable retail sales associates across the country.”
Yamaha is giving away a Tactical Black Special Edition Rhino 700 FI to help raise awareness and money for the Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) and Feed the Children charities. Yamaha’s second “Assembled in U.S.A.” sweepstakes will raise money through $5 donations when individuals enter to win the new Rhino.
Yamaha began collecting donations January 15 at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show), the largest outdoors industry trade show, and online at: www.yamahaoutdoors.com/rhinoforcharity
The Special Edition Rhino, which is decked out in tactical accessories, is valued at more than $13,000 and features Yamaha’s exclusive Ultramtic automatic transmission and On-Command push-button 2WD, 4WD and 4WD diff-lock system.
The Tactical Black Rhino that will be given away at the end of the sweepstakes features an all-new matte black body and cast aluminum wheels. Like all of Yamaha’s 4×4 Grizzly ATVs, the Rhino comes straight from Yamaha’s production line in Newnan, Ga.
Nancy Watkins of Eau Claire, Wis. won the 2012 NHF Day Sweepstakes and was one of more than 42,000 people who entered.
The Rhino 700 FI donated for NHF Day – including Genuine Yamaha hunting accessories – is valued at more than $13,000. The Rhino, along with all of Yamaha’s 4×4 products, is assembled at the company’s manufacturing facility in Newnan, Ga.
“Yamaha is proud to be a fifth-year sponsor of National Hunting and Fishing Day and to support outdoors conservation and recreation,” says Steve Nessl, marketing manager for Yamaha’s ATV/SxS group. “Congratulations to Mrs. Watkins for winning the Rhino, and thanks to everyone who showed up at a National Hunting and Fishing Day event throughout the country this fall.”
The Sand Sports Super Show is just around the corner and the American Sand Association (ASA) is trying to raise some money by raffling off two spectacular off-road machines.
A $20 ticket will give you a chance to win the grand prize Baja GTR by Sand Limo. Second prize is a Polaris RZR XP 900 White Lightning LE. That’s right, second prize is a vehicle worth nearly $17,000!
We here at ATV.com are not really familiar with off-road trucks like the Baja GTR, so we did a little sleuthing on YouTube to see what it was all about. All we can say is “Wow!”
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Knowing that the only thing better than a new ATV or UTV is a free one, Kawasaki is giving away three of them.
Kawasaki is the Official ATV and Side x Side sponsor of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Built Ford Tough Series and is providing fans with an opportunity to win one of three Kawasaki off-road vehicles.
The Win-My-Ride promotion grand prize is a Kawasaki Mule 4010, while the second place winner will take home a Brute Force 750 4x4i EPS and third place will receive a Brute Force 300. The three winners will be selected at random and announced after the PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals in November, 2012.
PBR fans can participate for the opportunity to win one of the Kawasaki vehicles by texting WINMYRIDE to 868727.
With the busy summer riding season upon us, the ATV Safety Institute, the Right Rider Access Fund and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation DirtBike School encourage kids to enter the “Do the Ride Thing” Video Contest. The contest, in its third year, runs June 1 to August 15, 2012 and offers 19 prizes totaling $8,500. Students ages 6 to 18 may enter. The winning videos will be used as public service announcements (PSAs).
“What better way to motivate and inform people – especially kids and their parents – about the safe and responsible use of all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes than to have kids create videos that highlight one or more of the ATV Safety Institute’s Golden Rules or Dirt Bike Riding Tips?” says Paul Vitrano, executive vice president, ASI. “By harnessing the social networking power of YouTube, it gives kids the opportunity to ‘Do the Ride Thing’ and help other kids ride safe/ride smart.”
To enter, kids create a 15-, 30- or 60-second video/PSA, upload it to YouTube, and submit an entry form on the ASI website. For official video content requirements, contest rules and entry forms, visit atvsafety.org, dirtbikeschool.org, and/or riderfund.org.
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Do you call yourself an automotive DIYer, grease-monkey or gearhead? Do you want to win a car for it?
As luck would have it, the new SCOTT® Pro Shop Towels, manufactured by Kimberly-Clark Professional, is giving away a 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT in the SCOTT® Pro Shop Towels “Take the Challenge” Sweepstakes. This beautiful piece of American muscle could be all yours if you go to scottproshoptowels.com and fill in the pertinent details. It literally takes just seconds to do (a minute if you’re feeling a little sluggish).
Off-Road racing champion Destry Abbott and his family will be taking one lucky family on an Ultimate Family Adventure through the mountains of Southern California in Kawasaki’s newest side x side, the Teryx4.
“The off-road rated Kawasaki Teryx4 is a great vehicle for the whole family,” says Kawasaki Marketing Communications Director Chris Brull. “With four seats, a family can go out on the trails, explore and enjoy everything the Teryx4 has to offer. The Ultimate Family Adventure will be an amazing experience for the winners as they explore Southern California with Abbott.”
The winner will receive a 2012 Kawasaki Teryx4 along with a trip for four to Lake Arrowhead, Calif., joining the Abbott family on an off-road adventure through the mountains of the San Bernardino National Forest. The family will spend July 21-24 on the trails and learning the capabilities of the Teryx4. For contest details, click here.
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. has announced that its Grizzly 700 FI EPS is the best selling big bore ATV in Alaska. To celebrate, Yamaha is partnering with Cabela’s as the official outfitter and is giving three lucky winners the adventure of a lifetime with an all expense paid trip for two to one of the world’s toughest ATV testing grounds.
The adventure package, worth $9,200 per winner, will be full of scenic Grizzly ATV rides, guided trips to Alaska’s best fishing spots, a $500 Cabela’s gift card and much more. Three runners up will each receive a $250 Cabela’s gift card. Specific rules, dates and entry forms can be found on Yamaha’s Facebook page or the official contest site.
GBC Motorsports has announced its 2011 Holiday Giveaway, which will run through the end of the year and features a variety of interesting prizes.
The three-round contest will take place over the course of three weeks, from Dec. 5 through Dec. 26. Each round will accept entries from Monday through Sunday, with winners being announced the following Monday. In addition to three rounds of participation-based giveaways, GBC Motorsports is offering a Grand Prize of one set of GBC Motorsports tires.
After stuffing yourself with turkey and pumpkin pie, head over to your local Suzuki dealership for a chance to win a brand new Suzuki ATV, motorcycle or scooter.
To enter in the Thanksgiving weekend giveaway, you need to take a picture of yourself on any Suzuki ATV, motorcycle or scooter (a salesperson must be present in the photo). After taking the photo, visit the SuzukiScoop Facebook page ( www.facebook.com/suzukiscoopfans), click on the “Weekend Giveaway” tab, enter their information and upload the photo for a chance to win. SuzukiScoop Fans can see the other photos submitted, and the winner will be randomly selected.
Beginning November 22, ATV riders can earn 256 chances to win a brand-new 2012 Can-Am Outlander 1000 XT or Renegade 1000 X xc during the Can-Am 4x4x4x4 Sweepstakes held exclusively on Facebook. Follow four simple steps and you’ll earn up to 256 entries into the drawing for the ATVs to be held on January 18, 2012. Each step of the Can-Am 4x4x4x4 Sweepstakes competition multiplies your chances of winning a brand new machine by four times.
First, participants must log on to: http://www.facebook.com/CanAmOffRoad, and click on the Can-Am 4x4x4x4 Sweepstakes competition to receive four chances to win the ATV of his or her choice. Second, agree to be a lifetime fan of Can-Am ATVs, and multiply the entries by an additional four times, making the total 16 entries. The third step is to refer Facebook friends to the sweepstakes, and if one of your friends registers in the competition, entries are multiplied again by four, bringing the total to 64 entries.
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. has partnered with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) to help support its mission of ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife and their habitat.
Through the partnership, Yamaha becomes the exclusive sponsor for the RMEF’s “Ride Right” program that delivers safe, responsible outdoors recommendations through BUGLE magazine, the foundation’s official publication.
“Yamaha is proud to partner with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and their efforts to communicate safe, responsible messages to sportsmen,” says Steve Nessl, marketing manager for Yamaha’s ATV/SxS group. “Yamaha is the leading ATV manufacturer involved in the outdoors industry, and the Ride Right campaign perfectly aligns with our goals of fostering responsible public messages and ensuring lasting access to our public lands.”
Yamaha’s new “Assembled in USA” sweepstakes will raise money through $5 donations when individuals enter to win the new Grizzly. Specific rules, dates and entry forms are online at: www.yamahaoutdoors.com/grizzlyforcharity.
The Grizzly 700 (MSRP $9,749) is Yamaha’s flagship ATV with features like Electric Power Steering (EPS), fuel injection, Ultramatic automatic transmission, On-Command push-button four-wheel-drive, four wheel independent suspension and much more.
The Yamaha Grizzly that will be given away at the end of the sweepstakes is Steel Blue with cast aluminum wheels and has a unique red, white and blue “U.S.A.” themed graphic kit. It was one of the first Grizzly 700 ATVs to come off Yamaha’s production line in Newnan, Ga., this May – significant because it marks Yamaha’s long-term strategy to move the production of more ATV models to the U.S.