The Archery Talk Blog Contest is back!

The world leader in Archery discussions will be giving away lots of prizes for the submission of your personal blogs. Blogs will be judged on criteria set forth in the terms and conditions. Archery Talk will be sending free Martin bows, binoculars, scopes, duffel bags, and many other items for some of the better articles posted.

Start writing and be included in the new fun and informative section on Archery Talk.



Starts on August 15, 2008
Ends on September 28, 2008 at Midnight PST
Winners announced on 10/6/ 2008


Terms and Conditions


To enter contest, blog must be placed in this category:
“BLOG CONTEST, CONTEST 2.0″ Also, don’t forget to check all other categories that apply to your article (Hunting Stories, How To, Etc..)

Entrants must post in any of the following topics in order to be eligable to win.
Prizes will be awarded in these blog topics/categories ONLY!

1- Bow Hunting Stories with photos
2- How To / Guide Reviews
3- General Stories

One grand prize winner in each category.

1 Firecat, 2 Bengals, 3 Tigers. In addition to the Bows, prizes will include; spotting scopes, binoculars, utility knifes, duffel bags and much more!

Winners may pick draw weight and length of adult bows.
Tiger youth bows are at preset draws.


Disclaimers, Rules and Regulations:

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Archery Talk, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

By blogging, each contestant gives permission to Archery Talk to broadcast a contestant’s blog post. All entries become the property of Archery Talk.

PUBLICITY: By entering this Contest, participants grant Archery Talk the right, unless prohibited by law, to use their name, likeness, voice, picture, entry or any copyrighted or copyrightable materials without further authorization or compensation, for the purpose of advertising and publicizing the goods and services of the Contest Entities and all matters related to the Contest in any manner or medium, through the world in perpetuity without further compensation (except where prohibited by law).

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By entering this Contest, entrants agree to release Archery Talk from any and all liability claims or actions of any kinds whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize, or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity. Archery Talk expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prize awarded. In the event more winner notifications are issued, or more winning prize claims are received, than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules due to computer, printing, seeding, human, or other error or problem, Sponsor may select an alternate winner to award the proper number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules.

In the event of sabotage, acts of God, computer virus or other events or causes beyond Archery Talk’s reasonable control, which corrupt the integrity, administration, security or proper operation of the Contest, Archery Talk reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Contest. In the event of cancellation, prizes will be awarded from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event requiring such cancellation.
Archery Talk is not responsible for misdirected, incomplete, lost, late or illegible entries, technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or other errors or problems which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in the Contest or damage to a user’s system as a result of participation in the Contest or downloading of any information necessary to participate in the Contest. False or deceptive entries or acts, as determined by Archery Talk, will render the entrant ineligible. Archery Talk reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or modify the Contest should any computer virus, malfunction or other cause beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Contest. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. All entries must be submitted in the name of an individual person and prizes can only be awarded to the person whose name is on or corresponds to each winning entry.

If specific prizes are not available, reasonable substitutions will be made at the sponsor’s discretion.

Employees of Martin Archery, Archery Talk and any of its subsidiaries are not allowed to enter. Unpaid volunteers such as Archery Talk moderators may enter as they are not employees of the company and are not involved in the contest processes or judging.

Winners will be selected by a combination of the star rating system (appears above the post title) and judging by our staff. Winning entries may be judged by the ability of the piece to inspire, evoke emotion, inform, instruct and/or send a message to its reader. They will also be evaluated for clear thoughts, originality, and/or creativity. Our decision will not be based upon grammar, spelling, or structure though we encourage the use of spell check.

Members may rate any or all entries, but may rate each entry only once. Malicious rating will not be tolerated. Members found in violation of rating rules will forfeit entry into the blog contest and all ratings made by them will be void.

The decisions of the judges are entirely their own, and are final.