The Great Father’s Day Gift Giveaway – June 8th, 2011 – 2pm EST

Father's day 2011 Gift Giveaway

Father's day 2011 Gift Giveaway

What is better than getting Dad a great gift for Father’s Day?

Getting Dad a Great Gift for Free!

I am so excited that my kids just asked me if I need to sit in the timeout chair to calm down.  Father’s Day, clearly the greatest holiday ever invented (thank you Sonora Smart Dodd, the “Mother of Father’s Day” – Google it) is quickly approaching and this year will be better than ever.

Dad Blog Declares War on Boring Father’s Day Gifts

As a Dad Blog, we have certain powers bestowed on us by the US Constitution (don’t try to find it, as a security measure we had all mentions of our powers removed from all copies of the Constitution).  One of those powers is the right to declare war on boring Father’s Day Gifts.

We invoked this power by issuing two doctrines – our Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide 2011 and our Still More Fun Father’s Day Gift Ideas 2011.  The guides are a great way to start our assault on boring Dad’s Day gifts – but we knew this war would not be won without….wait for it… free stuff!

The Great Father’s Day Gift Giveaway

It has come to our attention that the companies offering the gifts in our guide tend to want you to exchange money for their gifts.  How outrageous!  This is war, sacrifice must be made.  We are happy to announce that after marathon sessions of negotiations, we managed to convince a number of the companies to join the cause and giveaway their super cool gifts.

On June 8th , 2011 – 2pm EST – We Start Giving Away Cool Gifts For Father’s Day!

At the bottom of this post we have the simple instructions on how you enter to win the cool gifts, but fist let’s look at which Father’s Day gifts we are giving away…

#1. Ultimate Gift For the Hot Head Dad

PolarPillow – Cool Touch Pillow

What We Are Giving Away? One Winner Will Get One Polar Pillow ($99 Value)

PolarPillow Review

Is Dad always flipping his pillow trying to find the cool side? This Father’s Day, put an end to the pillow flipping! The Polar Pillow is filled with 200 ounces of super cool gel and weighs in at a whopping 12 pounds. What does all that weight and gel get you? A pillow that stays cool all night. Turn Dad from a hot head into a cool dude this Father’s Day.

Full Review (and video) of the Polar Pillow – cool touch pillow

#2. Perfect Gift For The Stressed Out Gadget Dad

emWave2 – Portable Stress Relief Gadget

What We Are Giving Away?  One Winner Will Get One emWave2 Device ($229 Value)

emWave2 from HeartMath

Is Dad one of those guys who has a love/hate relation with his techy gadgets? Is he always excited to get the newest gadget, but then gets completely stressed out trying to use the gadget? Well, we have the perfect Father’s Day Gift for you!

The emWave2 is a cool little gadget that will help Dad increase personal balance, energy, and overall well-being. In addition, the emWave2 is a gadget that actually uses science and research to reduce your stress levels! Now, this is what we call moving technology in the right direction.

Full Product Review (and video) of the emWave2 by HeartMath

#3. For the Dad Who Fancies Himself a Photographer

Portare’ Camera Bag

What We Are Giving Away?  One Winner Will Receive a Portare’ Camera Bag ($139 Value)

Portage camera bag

Sure, we all have cameras built into our phones – but if Dad wants to take high quality photos of the kids, he is probably using a SLR or D-SLR camera. If Dad has a SLR camera, he will need a bag to carry in it – both the camera and the endless snacks and toys for the kids!

The Portare Camera Bag is a camera bag, diaper bag and laptop bag all in one. Dad can carry all his camera equipment in this bag and still have room for the necessities of life – like Goldfish crackers and wipes.

Full Product Review (and video) of the Portare Camera Bag

#4. Perfect Gift For The Word Warrior Dad Who Loves to Laugh

You’ve Been Sentenced! With All Add-On Decks

What We Are Giving Away? 1 Winner Will Receive You’ve Been Sentenced! and the whole collection of add-on decks -NASA, Sports, Sci-Fi, Gourmet, Pop Culture and Brain-Busters  ($65 Value)

You've Been Sentenced! review

Some Dads can tell you every player on the 1950 Dodgers, while other Dads can tell you every Astronaut who has circled the globe.  Maybe your Dad isn’t into sports or space – well how about Sci-Fi, Food or Pop-Culture?  Basically, whatever Dad’s interests – You’ve Been Sentenced! has you covered with an Add-On Deck.

You’ve Been Sentenced! is a fun, family game where you make bizarre sentences and then have to defend them to score points. Sure, this game is for kids 8 and up, but Dads will love playing it as much as the kids and it will give Dad a chance to show off his bizarre knowledge in his favorite subject.  This giveaway is for the original award winning You’ve Been Sentenced! game and all 6 additional add on decks.

Full Review (and video) of You’ve Been Sentenced! and NASA Terminology Add On Deck

#5. Gift Most Likely To Happily Drive Dad Insane

Tavern Puzzle Collection

What We Are Giving Away – One Winner Will Get One Tavern Puzzle ($25 Value)

Tavern Puzzle

Tavern Puzzles are reproductions of a type of puzzle traditionally forged by blacksmiths to amuse their friends at country taverns and inns. All the puzzles are handcrafted from mild steel and individually assembled in the USA. Each puzzle is mechanical in nature; removal of the object piece does not rely on force or trickery.

If the Dad in your life likes puzzles – these museum quality puzzles would make an incredible Father’s Day gift. Dad will love it, until he goes completely insane because he can’t solve it. At least he will go insane with a smile on his face.

Full Review (and video) of Tavern Puzzle Collection

#6. Top Gift for the Sports Fan Dad Who Still Wants to Be a Kid

Lil’ Teammates Sports Figures

What We Are Giving Away – 3 Winners.  Each Winner Will Get 2 Sports Figures ($48 Total Value)

New York Giants Lil Teammates

Lil’ Teammates are cute sports figures that are made for younger sports fans – kids ages 4-11. While our review showed that kids did love the figures, it was also clear that Dad’s loved them too! With over 200 figures to choose from, your only challenge will be deciding on which one Dad will love most.

Full Review (and video) of Lil Teammates Sports Figures

#7. Top Gift For The Dad Who Wants a Bionic Arm, But Can’t Afford One

Djubi – A New Twist on Catch

What We Are Giving Away – One Winner Gets One Djubi Set ($25 Value)

Djubi Set

Djubi is impossible to pronounce, but incredibly fun to play. Djubi (for the record, pronounced joo-bee) comes with two special racquets and a ball with a rubber band like loop on top of it. You hook the ball on your racquet, pull it back and launch it over 100 feet to your son or daughter to catch.

Dad’s not getting any younger, but by giving him a toy that let’s him launch a ball 100 feet, he will feel like the athlete that he mistakenly thinks he once was.

Full Review (and video) of Djubi Catch Game

#8. Perfect Gift for Dad’s With iPhones Who Just Need a Drink

Be A Headcase Bottle Opener Case for the iPhone

What We Are Giving Away – 2 Winners.  Each Winner Gets 1 Bottle Opener Case ($40 Total Value)

Be A HeadCase Bottle Opener iPhone Case

Sometimes Dad Just Needs a Beer. When Dad holds a cold frosty microbrew beer in his hands, the last thing he wants to do is go searching for a bottle opener- like we said, Dad Needs a Beer. Give Dad the Be A Headcase iPhone Bottle Opener Case and he will be able to pull out his iPhone and snap open that bottle of beer in seconds. Disaster averted.

Product Review (and video) of the Be A Headcase iPhone Bottle Opener Case

#9. For the Dad Who Fancies Himself a Photographer – PART II

AdoramaPix Photo Book

What We Are Giving Away – 1 Winner Will Get a Coupon To Create Their Own Photo Book ($80 Value)

AdoramaPix Photo Book

If you need the highest quality photo books, then give Dad the AdoramaPix Photo Book for Father’s Day. The AdoramaPix Photo Book is absolutely beautiful and will make even the most picky Dad photographer – happy as can be! This really is the Rolls Royce of PhotoBooks and the winner can create a 10 x8, 50 page, Hardcover book – an $80 value!

Full Product Review on the AdoramaPix Photo Book

#10. For the Dad Who Fancies Himself a Photographer – PART III

Atlanta Zoo Photo Book

What We Are Giving Away – 1 Winner Will Get a Coupon To Create Their Own Photo Book ($35 Value)

Zoo Atlanta Photo Books

Does Dad take a lot of photos with his digital camera?   Why not create a photo book for Father’s Day?

The Atlanta Zoo Photo Book can have absolutely no photos from the Atlanta Zoo! What is cool is that you order a photo book from the Atlanta Zoo website, fill it with any of your photos and the Zoo gets 25% of the sale price and you get a great photo book.  Dad will love the 8×8 Hardcover, 20 page photo book that we are giving away.

Full Product Review (and video) On The Atlanta Zoo Photo Book

#11. The Gift Basket That Will Clean Up Dad’s Act

Lubriderm 3-In-1 Men’s Lotion Gift Basket

What We Are Giving Away – 1 Winner Will Get a Lubriderm 3-In-1 Men’s Lotion Gift Basket ($55 Value)

Cleanup Your Act

Being a Dad is not easy. Some days crazy luxuries like washing your face, shaving and maybe even slapping a little sweet smelling lotion on, go by the waste side. Days turn into weeks and before you know it, Dad is looking more like a Wolfman than a man.

Bring out Dad’s Inner Handsomeness with a Lubriderm 3-In-1 Men’s Lotion Gift Basket. The $55 Gift Basket has goodies like lotion, a cordless trimmer and some very cool cleanser that gets Dad clean without soap. Yes, Dad can be turned from a Wolfman back into a Man… without using a silver bullet.

Full Review and Details on Lubriderm 3-In-1 Men’s Lotion Gift Basket

That is over $820 in gifts given out to 14 Lucky Winners on 6/8/11 at 2pm EST.   In addition, we are working on adding more gifts to the giveaway!

Do I Have to Give Up My First Born to Enter?

Not only do you not need to give up your first born to enter, you can even keep your 2nd and 3rd born as well! We tried to make this as easy as possible, so here is the 3 Step Process…

Step 1 – Join Us (Mandatory)

If you clicked that nice little Join Us button in the past – you’ve already got a ticket in the Father’s Day Lotto!  Any member of Dad Does is automatically entered into any giveaway we do.  Not a member yet? No problem, all you have to do is Join Us – requires just your email, 100% free and takes about 6 seconds. So, just Join Us once and you are automatically entered in any giveaway we ever do – simple – right?

Step 2 – Leave a Comment Below And Increase Your Odds of Winning by 10x (Optional)

This a little different for DadDoes.Com – but it is based on feedback we have received.  If you are reading this post, you deserve a better chance to win.  So, just leave a comment below – say anything you like, and we will give you 10 additional entries into the giveaway.

Step 3 – If You Are A Winner Respond to Our Email by 6pm EST on 6/8/11

This step is so easy, it really should not be called a step at all.  We want to make sure winners can get their gifts by Father’s Day, so we will email all winners by 2:15pm EST, 6/8/11.   You need to respond to our email, saying you want the gift and where to ship it, by 6pm EST on 6/8/11.

To recap, you Join Us, that gets you 1 entry.  Already a member? You already have your first entry.  If you want, leave a comment below, that gets you 10 more entries (giving 11 entries as the maximum anyone can  get).  If yow win, tell us where to ship it.   Pretty darn easy, no?

We will randomly pick winners on Wednesday June 8th, 2011.

Let’s Say Thanks To The Sponsors For Not Making You Jump Through Hoops!

In most contests, the companies giving away prizes make you follow them on Twitter, Like them on Facebook, name your next child after them and on and on.  A huge Thank You to all the companies in this giveaway for not making you jump through these hoops.

We firmly believe the companies behind the gifts here are fun and interesting companies, that care about the Mom and Dad community.   Below are the links to the company pages for the gifts in this giveaway, definitely worth checking out because they are fun, offer some great coupons and deals and have good information for Dads and Moms…

#1. Polar Pillow

#2. HeartMath – Makers of the emWave2

#3. Portare’ Bags

#4. You’ve Been Sentenced by McNeil Designs for Brighter Minds

#5. Tavern Puzzle Collection by Tucker-Jones House

#6. Lil’ Teammates Sports Figures

#7. Djubi – A New Twist on Catch

#8. Be a Headcase Bottle Opener Case

#9. AdoramaPix PhotoBook

#10. Atlanta Zoo PhotoBook

#11. Lubriderm 3-In-1 Lotion for Men

Take a look at all the above companies, if you want – Like and Follow them – not required, but they all do provide some nice updates, coupons and information to their followers.

Let The Fun Begin!

Join Us – takes about 6 seconds and gets you an entry in this contest and all other contests we ever do.  If you want to increase your odds, just leave one comment below – that gets you 10 more entries (maximum of 11 entries per person).  Or don’t – maybe you like a challenge and want to win with just one entry – cool, I like your style, if you win I am taking you to Vegas with me!

Leave A Comment Below and Check Back Often,  More Giveaways Are Coming!

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