Notes from JWR:

We’ve completed the judging for Round 25 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. And the winner is…

First Prize goes to InfoRodeo for “The Dumpster List” posted on October 31st. 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 assorted entrees, in #10 cans, courtesy of Ready Made Resources. (A $392 value.), and C.) A HAZARiD Decontamination Kit from (A $350 value.)

Second Prize: goes to Daniel in Montana for “Lessons Leaned from a Wildfire Evacuation.” His prize is 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.

Third Prize: goes to Ted B., for “Cross-wire Your Home Heating and Save Money”. He will receive a copy of my “Rawles Gets You Ready” preparedness course, from Arbogast Publishing.

Today we present the first entry for Round 26 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest.

Round 26 ends on January 31st, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Remember that articles that relate practical “how to” skills for survival have an advantage in the judging.

Note: The prizes for Round 26, will be the same, except that we’ve added one more! Starting with this round, the First Place winner will a 500 round case of Fiocchi 9mm Luger, 124gr. Hornady XTP/HP ammo, courtesy of Sunflower Ammo. This is is a $249 value, and includes free UPS shipping. Be sure to visit their site and check out their growing assortment of products at great prices.

Note to the Prize Winners: Please e-mail me your snail mail addresses!