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Submit Your Best Outdoor Tips. Over 250 Prizes Being Given Away!

Submit your best outdoor-related how-to guide or tip for a chance to win one of over 250 prizes, including products from companies such as VANGUARD, MidwayUSA, Carbon Express, Plano, Realtree, and Eagle Claw. Topics should be under the following categories: boating, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, firearms, survival, or other outdoor-related activities.

Every qualified submission is an entry, so enter often for more chances to win cool gear!


  • Submissions must be outdoor-related.
  • Submissions must be in English.
  • Submissions should use the following format:
    • Overview
    • Instructions or steps
    • List of things you’ll need, when applicable
    • List any warnings or things to be aware of, when applicable


Here are examples of the types of tips and how-to guides that we are looking for:

  • How to prepare for a backcountry hike
  • How to winterize a boat
  • How to build a fire
  • How to tie a fly
  • How to choose a guide or outfitter
  • How to use a bore sighter

How to Enter

Submit your entries using the form below by 11:59 PM PST on July 30, 2011. You can also send your entries to [email protected].

  • Your Details

    Please tell us a little about yourself so that we can properly credit you if we use your submission.
  • Content

  • Please choose the appropriate category for this submission. This will ensure that the content is published to the appropriate area on our website (e.g. Camping)
  • If your submission pertains to a specific region or location, please select it from the list.
  • Images

    Please attach any images that you would like included with your submission.

    • Images should be at least 640x480. Any images not matching this size may not be used in the final article published on our website.
    • You can upload up to 5 images, including the Featured Image.

    Please seek permission before using images that you do not own the copyright to.

  • This image is used at the top of an article, and generates the thumbnail that's used throughout our website.

Contest Rules


This Contest is sponsored by Outdoor Hub in conjunction with Outdoor Hub community websites. Contest is open to residents of the United States and Canada (excluding residents of the Province of Quebec), 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Outdoor Hub, or their affiliated or subsidiary companies, and their immediate family members, are not eligible to enter the Contest. Contest is governed by the laws of the USA. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.

All Contest submissions must be received by 11:59 PM PST on July 30, 2011. Entries submitted must be outdoor-related. Every tip submitted is considered as one entry. Enter as many times as you like, but only quality entries that follow our guidelines will be accepted. Outdoor Hub reserves the right to accept or deny any submission in order to protect and preserve the educational and family-friendly environment within and the Outdoor Hub network. Participants with submissions that are not accepted will be notified via email and provided the opportunity to resubmit their entry.

Winners will be randomly selected and contacted via email. Winners must supply their mailing address within thirty days of being contacted of their winnings at which point if no information has been provided to Outdoor Hub via email ([email protected]) or by phone at 248-663-4440, winnings are forfeited.

Neither Outdoor Hub nor its member websites accept responsibility for any damages incurred from the use or misuse of any products given away in this promotion.

Entries must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity. Winners will be required to grant to Outdoor Hub all rights, titles and interest in the submitted entry. Outdoor Hub reserves the right to use all entries in all print and electronic media, and to edit it for brevity and clarity. If content is accepted and material is found to be in violation of these rules then all winnings will be forfeited.

The personal information you provide will only be used by Outdoor Hub for Contest communication purposes and will not be sold to any third party companies.