Badger’s High Water Marks Honour Roll

A who’s Who of devoted paddlers Contest

Click here to see the winners!!!!!

 

How to Enter High Water Contest:

This contest is for Bloggers and Facebookers alike.  To enter our contest to win a FREE Badger Paddle and/or Sock just answer the Badger's Who's Who Exam Questions (There are 20 in total) by blogging about it or, for Facebookers, write a note and tag Badger Paddles in it from your profile on Facebook.  Don't worry - if you don't have a Facebook account or Blog - just take the exam online.  Choose your method of entry and be sure to send your entry in by November 30, 2010 to badgercontests@me.com.  Scroll down to see full contest rules below.


Entry Instructions for Bloggers (worth extra credit):

Step 1) Copy and Paste our 20 Badger's Who's Who Exam Questions into a new "post".  Step 2) Add your and mailing address Step 3) Publish your blog to the web like usual.Step 4) Most importantly - send the link to your blog post directly to badgercontests@me.com to be automatically entered in our contest for free Badger Paddle and/or Badger Paddle Sock. Note: Extra credit will be given for creativity, including pictures, humour, and other entertaining ideas.



Entry Instructions for Facebook (worth extra credit):

Step 1) Copy and Paste our 20 Badger's Who's Who Exam Questions into a "Note" thru the Facebook website and add your answers.  You can find a link to the "Notes" section by visiting your profile on Facebook and clicking on the "Notes" tab near the top (beside other tabs like Wall, Info,etc.) or start here: http://bit.ly/highwatermarks .  Step 2) Publish your "Note" and "TAG" Badger Paddles... for those who dig the water.  Note: if you are unable to tag Badger Paddles for any reason just publish your note and proceed to the next step. STEP 3) Send the link to your note and mailing address to badgercontests@me.com to be automatically entered in our contest. (Just copy the URL address from your browser's address bar and paste into an email or use Facebook's interface to share your Note's link with our fan page @ www.facebook.com/badger.paddles or Fiona's profile @ www.facebook.com/badger.canoe.paddles.  Please note that due to the irregularities of Facebook's service as of late, we would recommend you not rely on Facebook's tagging system to alert us of your entry in this contest - please email the link to your note directly to us to be sure.  Also note: Extra credit will be given for creativity, including pictures, humour, and other entertaining ideas.



Email Entry Instructions (Online Examination Form):

Step 1) FILL IN THE EXAM FORM HERE*: BADGER ONLINE EXAMINATION FORM  Note: Extra credit will be given for creativity, including pictures, humour, and other entertaining ideas so be sure to attach some photos (4 MB maximum size) but no videos please.  And be sure to share the link to the examination form (http://www.tfaforms.com/180012) & this contest with your paddling friends!


*Online Examination Form courtesy of Algonquin Outfitters - thank you AO!  And thank you to Carmen, Randy & their respective employers (Swift Canoe & Kayak & Algonquin Outfitters) for helping to make this contest so great!!!  Good luck everyone and have fun with it!

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* The Devoted Paddler’s BONUS DRAW for the OUTDOOR STICKER PRIZE PACK is open to Facebook users only.  Tag yourself in one of the contest images supplied to be automatically entered.  No Purchase necessary.  You must be “connected” to our page to be able to participate.  You can connect with our page by clicking the “LIKE” button here: www.facebook.com/badger.paddles. Winner will be contacted via Facebook’s personal messaging system.  Draw to be held December 1, 2010 and the winner will be announced shortly after online via Facebook, Twitter and other sources.  Stickers will be mailed to the winner to any internationally valid address via Canada Post.  Please note the bonus draw is separate from our Badger’s High Water Marks Honour Roll Contest but all those who enter the Badger’s High Water Marks Honour Roll Contest will be automatically entered in the Bonus Draw for the Outdoor Sticker Prize Pack.

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Contest Rules: Badger's High Water Mark
s

Enter using the contest directions (seen above) to qualify for your free merchandise.  First prize includes one (1) Badger Canoe Paddle of choice (with MSRP of $120.00* CAD or less), one (1)  $50 gift card from Algonquin Outfitters,  plus one (1) Badger Paddle Sock (approximate value MSRP $18.95*). There will be four (4) Runner-up prizes to be won.  Runner up prize packages consist of one (1) Badger Paddle Sock (approximate value MSRP $18.95*) plus one (1) $10 gift card from Algonquin Outfitters for each runner-up winner selected. Please note the cost of taxes and shipping will be covered by Badger Paddles where applicable. There are 5 individual prize packages available to be won (One (1) First Place Prize and four (4) Runner-Up Prizes. One prize per winner/person. Winners to be announced December 15, 2010. Entries must be received no later then November 30, 2010, 12 pm EST to be eligible. Chances of winning depend on number of entries received and the Evaluators' score(s).  All Evaluator's opinions are final. No purchase necessary. Winners will be announced publicly via Facebook, Twitter, eBlogger and/or other online mediums using their Entry Names.  All winning exams will be published online to the public mediums and other public social forums (mentioned above) and others not mentioned. Winners must submit their mailing address to Badger Paddles, if selected, to be eligible to receive their prize. Your mailing address must be submitted to us, should you win, no later then December 30, 2010 and you must be 18 years of age of older to be eligible to claim your prize. Entrants residing outside of North America are eligible for the runner-up prize(s) only. Note: Badger Paddles will not sell or use your personal information for anything other then facilitating this contest. All entries will become the property of Badger Paddles upon submission and we reserve the right to publish any and all any entered exam answers with the exception of the entrant's full name and address.  By entering this draw and/or accepting the prize associated with this contest you have released Badger Paddles from any liability, injury, or damages (to your property or person) that may have resulted from your participation in this contest or acceptance of any of the prizes specified.

*Plus the cost of shipping and taxes where applicable.

 

Do you love to paddle?  Do you love to paddle so much that you love to talk and write about it?  Then this contest is for you!!!  Just take our exam (see questions below) - blog, Facebook, or email your information to us at badgercontests@me.com (via our Online Examination Form) and that's it:  you are automatically entered!  And, don't worry - it's a take-home exam and all in good fun!


SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE EXAM QUESTIONS and BONUS DRAW INFO NOW!


What could you win?  Our winner will receive one Badger Canoe Paddle of their choice (MSRP of $120.00* CAD or less) and one Badger Paddle Sock (MSRP $18.95* CAD) PLUS A $50.00 GIFT CARD from Algonquin Outfitters!!!  And, there are four (4) runner-up prizes available to be won of one (1) Badger Paddle Sock plus one (1) $10.00 GIFT CARD from Algonquin Outfitters for each selected runner-up winner.  Plus all winning Exams will be published online and given placement on Badger's High-Water Marks Honour Roll!  To visit Algonquin Outfitters on the web go to: www.algonquinoutfitters.com.

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High-Water Marks Honour Roll


Badger's Who's Who

Take-home Exam Questions:

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Real Name: First and Last (will not be published unless otherwise specified)

Entry Name: Name you wish to use if published (if same as real name - leave blank)

Approximate Age:         *

Country:    To be published                             

  1. 1.# of Years Paddling:  (an approximation is acceptable)

  2. 2.How many boats in your fleet? (If none - then what self-propelled craft do you dream of adding to your fleet)

  3. 3.Oil verses Varnish?  Do you have a preference?  Why?

  4. 4.Where do you paddle? (Name of Lake or River and/or Province/State/Territory and Country)

  5. 5.Are you, or have you ever been, part of the paddle sports industry professionally?

  6. 6.Do you have a blog, facebook or twitter account where you advocate for the power of self-propusion?  What is it? (link to your blog or website and it's title if public)

  7. 7.Favourite wood and paddle shape?

  8. 8.If you were a Badger WaterColours Paddle - what colour would you be?  Anything goes here!

  9. 9.Have you ever tipped your canoe  & how did that happen? (On purpose doesn't count!)

  10. 10.What is your favourite wilderness tripping meal/paddling snack?

  11. 11.Do you solo?

  12. 12.What’s the best advice you have to give to a beginner paddler?

  13. 13.What 3 words best describes the way you feel about paddling or that inspire you the most to get out on the water, year after year??

  14. 14.Where does your heart truly lie: Wooden/Canvas, Composite (i.e. Kevlar, Fibreglass etc.), Plastic or Aluminum?

  15. 15.Who took you out for your first time paddling and what was your age when your took your first adventure in a canoe/kayak?

  16. 16.Who was your best paddling partner or inspiration?

  17. 17.Do you know of or can you describe a canoe/paddling game?

  18. 18.How tall are you and what length of paddle do you prefer? 

  19. 19.Have you ever tried Stand Up Paddling? (SUP)

  20. 20.Do you have nicknames for your boat(s), paddle(s), and other gear?  If so - what are they?

Note: Exams are due by NOVEMBER 30, 2010 (midnight EST).  Extra credit will be given to those who take the test publicly thru their blog or "Facebook Notes" or who include a picture with their entry.  Exams will be graded by 3 Badger Evaluators - Carmen B., of Swift Canoe & Kayak; Randy M., of Algonquin Outfitters; and Fiona, of Badger Paddles.


*Giving an exact number is fine, but you can also answer this in general terms such as "old enough to know better".

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CHECK OUT FIONA’S EXAM ANSWERS HERE FOR IDEAS: http://bit.ly/myexam

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DEVOTED PADDLERS BONUS DRAW!!!!!

If you are on Facebook - be sure to enter our Devoted Paddler’s BONUS TAG YOURSELF TO WIN DRAW* for an awesome OUTDOOR STICKER PRIZE PACK.  Stickers include Badger Paddles, Algonquin Outfitters, North Water, Fat Paddler, Sierra Designs, Marmot and more!  Value:  Unknown

SORRY, THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.
PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN SOON FOR ANOTHER GREAT BADGER GIVEAWAY!!!
SORRY, THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.
PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN SOON FOR ANOTHER GREAT BADGER GIVEAWAY!!!
SORRY, THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.
PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN SOON FOR ANOTHER GREAT BADGER GIVEAWAY!!!
SORRY, THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.
PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN SOON FOR ANOTHER GREAT BADGER GIVEAWAY!!!