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2014 Winners of the Great Giveaway

Paid members in the US are entered into 12 monthly drawings per year with first prizes worth up to $3,000, second prizes worth up to $600, and third prizes worth up to $300! Here are our 12 winners from 2014.

Click here for the complete list of prizes and the complete rules of the sweepstakes. Your odds are about 1-in-450 in a year. Unfortunately, only those within the US are eligible due to the complexities of complying with sweepstakes laws in other countries. Plus many manufacturers won’t ship internationally due to shipping costs and customs regulations.

November Winner

november winner

The November 2014 winner was Rory Giddings and he chose MAK 1 Star General Pellet Smoker.

MAK 1 star general pellet smoker


October Winner

october winner

The October 2014 winner, Andrew Stauffer, got two prizes in one: Pit Barrel Cooker and the ThermoWorks Semi-Pro BBQ Kit.

pit barrel cooker
thermiworks semi-pro bbq kit


September Winner

september winner

The September 2014 winner was Mike Cram and he chose the impressive Napoleon Prestige P500RSIB.

napolean prestige P500RSIB


August Winner

august winner

The August 2014 winner was the Andrew Butt and he chose the Weber Genesis EP-330 3-Burner Gas Grill.

Weber Genesis EP-330 3-Burner Gas Grill.


July Winner

july winner

The July 2014 winner of our first drawing was Gerry Self and he chose The Good-One Open Range.

the good-one open range

Published On: 11/19/2018 Last Modified: 6/22/2022

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The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted


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The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers because temperature control is so much easier.

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