Yes, the time is once again almost upon us: The Annual DC Rainmaker Giveaway Extravaganza. While most of my neighbors are out on vacation, I’m here to step up the game and wake up the neighborhood. Or at least, keep me awake.
Next Wednesday (August 9th) starting at exactly 12:00AM US Eastern (0600 CET/CEST) the pinnacle of sports technology giveaway awesomeness will commence…again.
Once again last year topped all previous years. Thousands of dollars in gadgets were given away to people everywhere on this little blue planet (everyone is welcome). Here’s a summary post for all the craziness that went down last year: Trainers, GPS watches and bike computers, power meters, action cams, you name it! There’s even a table with all the goods.
But as with every previous year, I aim to make it bigger and better. Bigger prizes, worth more, more unique. Cause as always, bigger is definitely better. The conversation with Clever Training pretty much goes: How can we step it up again? And I’ve got some nifty stuff up my sleeve this year to do just that. I’ll be giving away the future. Or, something like that.
Like the previous two years, I’ll be giving something new away every 2 hours. This means that every two hours a new giveaway starts and the previous one closes (i.e. 12:00AM, 2:00AM, etc…). The entry period will only be open for two hours for each giveaway, during which you need to leave a comment on that specific post. One comment = one giveaway You can comment on each of the 12 giveaways throughout the day. So be sure to plan your entire existence on Wednesday around being able to enter during that two hour period for each giveaway.
Not clear on how you enter/win? It’s simple:
A) At 12AM US Eastern, visit dcrainmaker.com.
B) Click on the the giveaway post for that hour.
C) Drop a comment on that post.
D) Sit back and hope for the win!
E) Repeat two hours later…for the rest of the day.
F) Bask in the glory.
So if you need to barricade yourself in the pain cave, bathroom, or other small facility for 24 hours to ensure proper attention to entry periods, that’s totally acceptable. Just do what you need to do! If you aren’t sure how to convert your time zone to Eastern time, you can use this little tool to figure it out. Though, it doesn’t really matter as long as you know what time everything starts in your country.
Cause yup…it’s gonna be awesome…again.
Note that the giveaways will be announced promptly on Twitter – so that may be easiest for those that are following along there!