Note from JWR:

We’ve finished the judging. The winner of Round 11 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest is John O. MD for his article “Survival Labor and Delivery”. He gets the top prize–a four day “gray” transferable Front Sight course certificate. These certificates are worth up to $2,000! Our thanks to Front Sight’s director, Naish Piazza, for generously donating the course certificate. Check out the Front Sight web site and their great training opportunities.

Second prize goes to Vlad for his article “Older Chevy 4X4s: The Ideal EMP-Proof Survival Vehicles.” His prize is is a copy of my “Rawles Gets You Ready” preparedness course, generously donated by Jake Stafford of Arbogast Publishing.

I’m also sending out three honorable mention awards to: Countrytek for his article “Reducing Your Sound ‘Footprint‘”, to Steve in Iraq for his article “Guns for the Small Statured Shooter“, and to Gage for his article “Cutlery Considerations for TEOTWAWKI“. Each of them will be sent an autographed copy of my novel “Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse”.

Note to all the prize winners: Send me an e-mail to let me know your snail mail addresses, and your prizes will be mailed to you shortly. Thanks gents, and congratulations!

Today we start Round 12 of the contest. Here is the first entry: