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ENTER REUNION GIVEAWAYS AND CONTESTS!

These are giveaways and contests whose prizes are money, services or products for reunions. We urge you to read the detailed rules and requirements, on individual contest web pages linked here. Look particularly for the number of entries you are allowed to submit; some are one only but many others can be entered once a day. Urge your reunion members to enter also to increase your chances of winning. Finally, if you win, please let us know and better yet, send a picture of your prize reunion. We'll celebrate by posting your good news on this page. And so you know we're not kidding! see reports of winners.

If you learn about new contests and sweepstakes, please share the info for us to post on this page, for other reunions to enter.


Wondering who wins these contests and sweepstakes? Take a look at these happy reunion winners!

 

UPCOMING CONTESTS AND SWEEPSTAKES!

 


Enter Pepsi Aquina sweepstakes Deadline July 31, 2017
Pepsi-Cola - Aquafina Sparkling Sweepstakes

Enter to win a Sparkling Summer Festival for you and 11 friends in August or September 2017 within a 50-mile radius of winner's residence (ARV more than 3,000) and Aquafina Sparkling for one year.


    • Deadline July 31, 2017

    • Enter to win $5,000 from Better Homes and Gardens Sweepstakes

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Enter to win $10,000

      Deadline August 3, 2017
      23 and Me - Golden 23 Sweepstakes

      23 Grand Prizes of five-day trips for two to one or more cities that lie in regions identified as part of the winner's heritage in a 23andMe Ancestry Composition report. If you are a winner, you must have a DNA test from 23 and Me to determine where your trip will take place. The prize includes airfare, hotel, spending cash, and more, plus up to $6,000 to defray taxes. (ARV: up to $20,000 each).

     

    • Enter to win $10,000
      Deadline August 8, 2017

      Sheplers $10,000 Cash Giveaway!

      One winner will be awarded $10,000 in cash. Imagine what a reunion you could have with this prize!

     


    • Deadline September 1, 2017
      2017 Family Traditions Contest

      Coming together with family and friends at the beach can create special memories as you reconnect with each other. Share your family traditions about a special place, a new discovery or your favorite memories. LIMITED to reunions who have been guests of Emerald Isle Realty on North Carolina's Crystal Coast. First place prize is a one-week reunion on Emerald Isle during the Islander or Sports season! See submission rules which include submitting an essay, photos or video of your favorite adventure at Emerald Isle. Also see stories from previous winners!


    • enter to win $1,000

      Deadline September 3, 2017
      Nesquik Summer Promotion

      8 Grand Prizes of $1,000 pre-paid gift cards. 20 First Prizes of $500 pre-paid gift cards. 200 Second Prizes of a $100 pre-paid gift card.

     

     

     

    • enter to win $1,000

      Deadline September 5, 2017
      SUMMER OF SAUZA® TEQUILA SWEEPSTAKES

      Grand Prize winner will receive a 3-day / 2-night trip for winner and 5 guests (must be 21 years of age or older) to Miami, Florida. The Trip will include coach class roundtrip travel for winner and 5 people, 2 overnight stays for 6 people at a hotel in Miami, a private Summer of Sauza® cabana event, ground transfers in Miami, luxury custom bar cart, and a check for $10,000. Travel dates to be solely determined by Sponsor (ARV $67,247.14); must be fulfilled by January 31, 2018. 7 First Prize winners will receive 1 luxury custom bar cart (ARV $2,247.14).

     

     

    • enter to win $1,000

      Deadline September 8, 2017
      THE CAZADORES® SUMMER GRILLING SWEEPSTAKES

      Enter to win a Weber gas grill and a grilling experience at your home for up to 30 people valued at $10,000. Cazadores will supply a grill master and master mixologist to host the party, food and $50 gift card. Party must take place by Octoboer 15, 2017. Or win one of 100 Weber Original Kettle charcoal grills to daily winners.

       

     

     

    MONTHLY DRAWINGS

    Goldbrick Games
    Monthly drawing for a new family card game - Perpetual Commotion. Quick re-registration required each month.
    Value $15-20.
    http://www.goldbrickgames.com/

    CONTEST WINNERS!
    Ever wonder if reunions really win these contests? Read on ...


     

    Brahier Family Reunion winners of the Tinybeans Ultimate Family Reunion contest.





     

     

    Congratulations to Diane, winner of our HomeAway "I Am A Cousin" Twitter Contest! Her winning photo is shown to the right.

     

     






    The Great American Family Reunion Cookbook,
    by Lori Nawyn

    Congratulations to the 2014 winners!
    November 25, 2014, Jessie Larson, Mesa AZ
    December 12th, Lovine Moss, Rock HIll, SC
    December 18th, Ethel Harrel, Houston TX





    Winner of HomeAway's $5000 vacation home rental.
    Entries included a picture and brief story about the family entering.
    The winner, Arielle Ludwig, wrote this caption: Our family went to St Thomas 2 years ago and stayed at a condo that was next to a creepy abandoned resort.. We kept saying it looked like a scene from Jurassic Park. So we decided to take a picture and added a T Rex in the background.


    REUNION WINNER HEADED TO BIRMINGHAM

    Natalie Kyles, East Lansing, Michigan, is the winner of the "Reunion to Remember," sponsored by Birmingham Coca-Cola, the Sheraton Birmingham, Jim 'N Nick's Barbeque, and the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau. Valued at $10,000, the prize package includes 20 rooms for two nights at the Sheraton Hotel Birmingham and a barbecue feast for 50 catered by Jim 'N Nick's Community Bar-B-Q. Coca Cola will provide beverages and the CVB will outfit the crew in Birmingham t-shirts.



    Cindy Knafl, Oak Lawn, IL, won the 2013 Fun and Games Giveaway box. Congratulations, Cindy! Click image to enlarge.




    Charles Ellington, Detroit MI, of the Vincent/ Ward Family Reunion won our Potpourri Giveaway box. Congratulations, Charles!


    Hattie George, Cedar Hill, Texas, of the Cooper-Bledsoe Family Reunion won our Cookbook Giveaway. Three of the six books were from other family reunions and Hattie reported that her family is doing a cookbook for their summer reunion! Congratulations, Hattie!


    $20,000 family reunion prize from Smucker's

    Carmell C. of Provo, UT, won the fourth annual Spreading Smucker's Traditions Recipe and Essay Contest. Her winning recipe was inspired by a treasured dish her mother made for Sunday night dinners. Her unique twist on an old favorite has become a new family tradition which she refers to as a "celebration of family and good times."

    Carmell won the $20,000 grand prize to host a family reunion and $1,000 to enlist a personal planner to help with the details. Four runners-up each received a Smucker's gift basket for their delicious recipe. Check for new contests, giveaways and promotions


    Wyndham Vacation Rentals $28,000 prize

    Krissy Jones of Stevensville, Montana, won Wyndham Vacation Rentals Ultimate Family Reunion Contest's grand prize up to $28,000 for her photo-essay entry, "Wild Leonard Family in Texas." Jones and up to 10 family members receive their choice of accommodation at any Wyndham Vacation Rental, round-trip airfare, one activity and a $2,500 cash card.


    Another big winner!
    Alexander Wilson of Raleigh NC won a $20,000 cash prize for a family reunion in the Concannon Vineyards - Family First Sweepstakes 2011.


    $10,000 reunion prizes
    Monique MacGregor won a $10,000 family reunion as part of New Zealand's Anchor's store's 125-year celebrations
    . Monique wrote that her family had reunions long ago. "We usually have a hangi (traditional cooking method), go to the cemetery to pay our respects, clean their graves, play sports and go swimming and horse riding." Monique is planning for the extended family – all 140 of them – to get together over Christmas.
    Each of ten winners will receive a family reunion up to the value of $10,000.
    The winners include a group of 41 moms who met on an online forum two years ago, a family of brothers and sisters who were adopted and have never met, and a family detective tracking their family tree.


    YMCA of the Rockies sweepstakes winner

    The latest winner is from the YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, Colorado, where an essay was required for entry. Joan from Slidell, Louisiana, won a family reunion for up to 30 people, 10 lodge rooms, two night stay and breakfast daily. After hurricane Katrina, Joan's family was forced to move farther apart and their planned reunion had to be canceled. Years later, Joan looks forward to her family reuniting at the YMCA of the Rockies and creating new family memories.


    Family Tree Magazine and MyHeritage.com's Family Reunion contest winner is Patricia Skubis, Madison, Wisconsin, whose reunion is with her fourth cousin once removed, Brigit Mose, who visited from Denmark. Patricia's Danish family immigrated to the US in 1888. Patricia's account of how her discovery finally happened will appear in Family Tree Magazine. Runners-up were Linda Mehlinger, whose mystery photo of a lady and five schoolgirls in a rickshaw being pulled by a Zulu warrior led to the discovery of a cousin in South Africa who had pictures of the same people and Pam Ingermanson, whose Norwegian ancestors settled in Idaho lost touch with family who ended up in Ohio.


    2011 Grand Prize winner of the KFC Ultimate Family Reunion is Jessica Abrams, Atlanta, Georgia. About 100 members of the Lawrence family celebrated their 26th family reunion for a fun filled day at the Putt Putt Fun Center in Lynchburg, Virginia where KFC catered lunch, provided a guest DJ, putt putt golf, bumper boats, go karts, games and more, all courtesy of KFC. Other winners received KFC gift checks for their reunions.


     

    2009 KFC Sweepstakes winner

    More than 150 Satcher Family members were KFC's 2009 Ultimate Family Reunion sweepstakes winners. Family essay writer was Kathleen Satcher Wright, Huntsville, Alabama. The extravagant, three-day event included lavish decorations, red carpet treatment, entertainment, celebrations, music and dancing, door prizes and gifts, KFC food, and the KFC Pride 360 Award.

     


     

     


    The Malone Family Reunion was a winner of TVOne's Family Reunion show:
    games and competitions among family reunions.
    As you can see, the family treasury just got a $25,000 boost
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    Verizon Wireless winners
    The Lathern-Holt Family Reunion of Hawthorne, California, won Verizon Wireless “It's A Family Affair” contest for up to 100 members. The all-expenses paid family reunion is valued at $20,000.


    Congratulations Holy Rosary Academy, Union City NJ, Class of 1989!
    Thanks to Patty Villegas for entering the reunion video contest, sponsored by Reunions magazine. The class received $100 for their reunion treasury.


     


    2007 Grand Prize Winner Kendie Reich of Maryland with her family.
    Prince George's County (Maryland) Conference & Visitors Bureau (PGCCVB)


     

    2006 grand prize winner Prince George County CVB

    2006 Grand Prize Winner Yolawnda Rogers of Ohio with her family.
    Prince George's County (Maryland) Conference & Visitors Bureau (PGCCVB)


     

     

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