Three manufacturers have announced conteststhis month, offering big prizes to those who win. Here’s a quick description of each one in case you’re feeling lucky.
Case Triple Threat Rodeo Series Competition
CNH is sponsoring the "Case Triple Threat Rodeo Series Competition," designed to test your equipment-operating skills. Participants will be pitted against each other in a series of skill-testing events using Case loader/backhoes, wheel loaders and skid-steer loaders. Entrants can use up to two operators.
Contest participants can win up to $500 in cash prizes and a trip for two to Las Vegas in 2012 to the Case North American Triple Threat Rodeo Series Finals. Finalists will compete for the grand prize of a new Case ALPHA Series TR 270 compact track loader for their farming operation and a new Dodge RAM truck for themselves. Rodeos are being held at Case dealerships throughout the country. To find the one nearest you, visit www.CaseRodeoSeries.com.
New Holland Boomer 555 Contest
New Holland wants to know what you would do with a New Holland compact Boomer 30 tractor and loader as part of its "Boomer 555" contest, which runs now through November 30. Participants are asked to submit their most dynamic, creative entry in words, photos or video. Winners will receive a free five-year lease of a New Holland Boomer 30 compact tractor and loader.
The contest is designed to call attention to New Holland’s new five-year Boomer Guard limited warranty, which the company claims is the best in the industry. To enter, visit the contest’s website at www.boomer555.com and describe how you would use a New Holland compact tractor. Entries will be judged on originality, quality, inspiration and creativity.
Unverferth Video Contest
With the growth of video and social media, Unverferth Manufacturing, manufacturer of Brent grain carts, is sponsoring its first-ever “Why do you choose Brent?” video contest, where viewers vote for their favorite entry. Brent grain cart owners/users are being asked to demonstrate their video creativity by submitting a three- to five-minute video of this year’s harvest, including Brent grain carts in action.
The grand prize winner will get of either a 60-in. Sony HD TV or a MAC toolbox.
The second-place winner will receive a Cabela’s $1,000 gift card. Three other finalists each will win a new Canon HD Camcorder. All growers who submit a qualifying home video will receive a free Apple 2G iPod Shuffle just for entering.
Voting will take place at www.brentequip.com on January 6, 2012. Results will be announced at the National Farm Machinery Show, Louisville, KY, on February 17, 2012. For more information, visit www.brentequip.com/contest.