TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - Mar 18, 2013) - Cigar-loving college basketball fans are invited to participate in the 6th Annual CigarsDirect.com "Cigar Madness Brackets Challenge" for a chance to win premium cigars and accessories, ranging from a limited edition Fuente Destino al Siglo Humidor (retail value $3,499.95) to boxes of Opus X, Padron and other leading brands.
Participating in the Challenge is quick, easy and free. Simply sign up and complete your bracket selections by 8:00 am Eastern time on Thursday, March 21st -- four hours before the first college tournament game is scheduled to begin.
The entry form and complete rules are available on the CigarsDirect.com website at: http://www.cigarsdirect.com/Basketball-Challenge/default.html.
The top 10 bracket point earners will each win a prize. Prizes include:
- 1st Place: 2012 Ltd. Ed. 100th Anny Humidor - Red Sycamore ($3499.95 retail value)
- 2nd Place: 2012 Opus X Fuente Charity Box - Black ($999.95 retail value)
- 3rd Place: 2011 Opus X Fuente Charity Box - Brown ($949.95 retail value)
- 4th Place: Opus X Robusto Box of 29 ($799.95 retail value)
- 5th Place: Anejo No. 77 "The Shark" Box of 20 ($459.95 retail value)
- 6th Place: VSG Wizard Box of 37 ($469.95 retail value)
- 7th Place: Padron 1964 Torpedo Natural Box of 20 ($329.95 retail value)
- 8th Place: Hemingway Classic Box of 25 ($169.95 retail value)
- 9th Place: Casa Magna Robusto Box of 27 ($159.95 retail value)
- 10th Place: Opus X Perfecxion X 1992 Rare Estate Reserve 3 Cigars ($94.95 retail value)
Even participants who come up short in the brackets challenge (i.e., achieve "close but no cigar" status) will get a 15 percent discount on all CigarsDirect.com cigars and cigar accessories purchased before the basketball tournament ends on Monday, April 8th. The discount can be claimed using the "Baller" promo code.
Founded in 1998, CigarsDirect.com has grown to become the leading destination to find cigars online, including premium and discount cigars, as well as hard-to-find specialty cigars. The site is staffed by cigar experts who ensure each customer enjoys a hassle-free shopping experience. Orders placed before 3:00 pm Eastern time usually ship the same day. CigarsDirect.com is a proud member of the Better Business Bureau. More information is available at www.CigarsDirect.com, or by calling 1(888) ROBUSTO (888-762-8786) or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.