We’ve completed the judging! The first prize winner for Round 24 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest  is”Old Dog” , for his article “Grub and Gear–Lessons Learned from an Alaskan Trapper”.  He will receive: A.) A course certificate from onPoint Tactical . This certificate will be for the prize winner’s choice of three-day civilian courses . (Excluding those restricted for military or government teams.) Three day onPoint courses normally cost between $500 and $600, and B.) Two cases of Mountain House freeze-dried entrees, in #10 cans, courtesy of Ready Made Resources . (A $392 value.)
The second prize winner is Brad T. for his article Bug Out and Refugee Considerations . He will receive a “grab bag” of preparedness gear and books from Jim’s Amazing Secret Bunker of Redundant Redundancy (JASBORR) with a retail value of at least $350.
The third prize winner is C. the Old Farmer , for her article The Disaster Garden–What’s Not in the Can . She will receive a copy of my “Rawles Gets You Ready” preparedness course,  from Arbogast Publishing.
Runner-up prizes go to four writers:
T.W.P., for Camouflage: The Art of the “Liar” 
Lisa L., for One Woman’s View of Budget Preparedness 
Prepared in Maine, for Prepare to Garden Like Your Life Depends on It .
They will each receive a $30 Amazon.com gift certificate.
Note to prize winners: Please e-mail me your snail mail addresses (both UPS and US mail), and I’ll get your prizes out, right away.
Today we begin Round 25 of the writing contest, which will end on November 30th. Get busy writing, and e-mail  your entry!