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These quarterly giveaways are our way of giving back to the members who make this site possible.

We're excited to announce the NWFA Winter Giveaway 2017, featuring
over $1,000 in prizes for our Supporting Members!

We hold these giveaways every three months as a show of appreciation for our Supporting Members, whose financial contributions make this site possible. The value and quantity of the giveaway prizes reflect the amount of donations we've received during the previous quarter. Supporting Vendors may also donate items or services for extra publicity, so watch for bonus prizes!

Current supporters are automatically given one to five entries based on their level of support.
Simply scroll to the bottom of this page and submit your entries now!

Members who wish to become supporters can do so via the donation page, which is also accessible through the link at the bottom of the page. Non-supporters who do not wish to contribute may enter via postcard as outlined in the rules below.

All entries must be received by January 26th, no later than 6pm.
Winners will be drawn and announced the evening of January 26th, 2016 at 7pm.

Now onto the prizes!

First Prize Courtesy of Northwest Firearms
$599 Value


Your generous support these past three months has made it possible for us to giveaway this PARA USA 1911 as our first prize!


Everyone should be able to own a PARA 1911. Case closed. With that in mind, we offer up our Expert Series. True to the PARA way, all are hand tuned on a bench and test fired. And each features match-grade barrels, crisp triggers and loads of firepower. They’re built to the highest standards of our craft, with a few less features to keep costs down.

  • New In Box
  • .45 ACP
  • 4.25" Match Grade Barrel
  • Green Fiber Optic Sight
  • Stainless Steel Slide
  • Lightweight Aluminum Frame
  • Beavertail Grip Safety
  • Skeltonized Match-Grade Trigger
  • Black Nitride / Anodized Finish
  • Polymer Grips
  • Two 8-Round Magazines

More info in this review

Second Prize Courtesy of Northwest Firearms
$205 Value


Lower receiver laser engraved with the Northwest Firearms logo! Made from a high-strength, 7075 T6 aluminum forging for reliable performance and outstanding durability. Mil-Spec, Hard Anodized finish adds extra strength to the receiver walls and delivers superior abrasion-resistance for rugged field use. Precision-machined to ensure drop-in installation of Mil-Spec, aftermarket components.

This prize includes a high quality lower parts kit from Palmetto State Armory, needed to assemble your AR-15 lower. All parts are 100% made in USA, with assembly taking place at PSA's new facility in Columbia, SC. The LPK-MOE replaces the standard A2 Pistol Grip and the standard trigger guard with Magpul MOE (Magpul Original Equipment) grip and MOE trigger guard.

Third Prize Courtesy of Project Appleseed
$180 Value


Appleseed is a program that instructs Americans on the traditional rifle marksmanship skills that have been passed down from generation to generation, along with reconnecting today's Americans with the people and events of the Founding era. Participants are taught fundamental rifle marksmanship skills that are to allow a Rifleman to be accurate out to 500 yards, with iron sights, standard rifle and surplus ammo. This is the traditional 'Rifleman's Quarter mile', which is an uniquely American Rifleman skill, that has been part of this nation from the very first days. Valid for two people at any Oregon, Washington, Idaho, or Montana Appleseed Event (2-day events included).

Third Prize Courtesy of Northwest Firearms
$125 Value


Laser engraved with the Northwest Firearms logo! Made from a high-strength, 7075 T6 aluminum forging for reliable performance and outstanding durability. Mil-Spec, Hard Anodized finish adds extra strength to the receiver walls and delivers superior abrasion-resistance for rugged field use. Precision-machined to ensure drop-in installation of Mil-Spec, aftermarket components.

Fourth Prize Courtesy of Northwest Firearms
$36 Value


The transceiver is a micro-miniature multi-band FM transceiver with extensive receive frequency coverage, providing local-area two-way amateur communications along with unmatched monitoring capability. One of the primary advantages of the UV-5R V2+ over the UV-5RA and older models is the UV-5R V2+'s inherently compatibility with Baofeng 7.4V 3800mah and 3600mah Extended Batteries. This feature really separates the UV-5R V2+ into a class of its own able to perform under heavy use for several hours longer than its predecessors.

  • Baofeng Two-Way Radio UV-5R V2+
  • 7.4v 1800mah Battery
  • Li-Ion Battery Charging Dock
  • US AC/DC Power Supply 10v 500mA
  • Belt Clip
  • Antenna
  • Wrist Hand Strap
  • 1-Year Warranty

Fifth Prize Courtesy of Northwest Firearms
$15 Value


The Morakniv Companion is an all-in-one knife for outdoor enthusiasts with a patterned, high-friction grip that makes it comfortable to hold and easy to handle. The Companion features a 4.1-inch (104 mm) blade of hardened Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel with a three-quarter tang for outdoor and marine applications where knives are commonly exposed to dirt and moisture. Stainless steel knives are less susceptible to corrosion and oxidization than carbon steels, giving them a longer life overall, plus they maintain edge sharpness for optimum cutting performance. The Companion will perform well with camp food preparations, creating tinder, cutting small limbs, and much more. Includes a color-matching sheath with belt clip. Overall length 8.6 inches (218 mm); Blade length: 4.1 inches (104 mm); Blade thickness: 0.1 inches (2.5 mm); Weight w/ sheath: 4.1 oz. (116 g). Limited lifetime manufacturer’s warranty. Made in Sweden.

Become a Supporting Member to enter online now!

Non-supporting members may enter via postcard (see instructions in rules below)

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY, VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. You must be at least 18 years of age and a US resident to enter. Northwest Firearms staff members are ineligible to win. All prizes will be awarded. Total value of prizes and promotion is approximately $1,035. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Prizes limited to one prize per person per giveaway. No substitutions. Prizes are non-transferable. Prizes will be delivered via USPS, FedEx, or UPS when possible at no cost to the winner within 4-6 weeks of the giveaway drawing. In person pickup may be required for some prizes. PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. Winners will be posted on the website and may be announced via social media. Winners will be notified via private conversation on the Northwest Firearms website. Winners must respond to prize notifications via private conversation on the Northwest Firearms website within 7-days or the prize will be re-awarded via a separate drawing. Giveaway entry period will run from January 2nd, 2017 to January 26th, 2017, with winners chosen at random January 26th, 2017 at 7:00PM PST. No member shall receive more than 5 total entries per giveaway. Members of Northwest Firearms with Supporter status will receive giveaway entries as follows: Bronze Supporter (1), Silver Supporter (2), Gold Supporter (3), Platinum Supporter (4), Diamond Supporter (5). Entries must be manually submitted via the giveaway page. Additional entries may be acquired via postcard, up to the limit of five (5) total entries per person per giveaway. See the Alternate Method of Entry (AMOE) for details. Supporter status must be valid at time of drawing for supporter entries to be eligible to win. No donation/purchase necessary. ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY (AMOE): Members who have not made a donation may enter by sending a postcard (only postcards will be accepted) to Northwest Firearms Giveaway, PO Box 28152, Portland, OR 97228. One postcard entry accepted per person per week of the giveaway entry period, up to the maximum limit of 5 total entries per person per giveaway. Mailed entries must arrive before 6:00PM PST on the final date of the giveaway entry period and include the following: Giveaway Name, your Northwest Firearms registered username, your full name, your mailing address, your email address, and your phone number so that we may notify you if you are a winner. Please write clearly; unreadable entries will be discarded. By participating, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant Northwest Firearms LLC exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, videotape, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. By participating in the giveaway, where allowed by law, participants agree that Northwest Firearms LLC may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the giveaway to third parties (donors of giveaway prizes) and use such information for marketing and other purposes. Northwest Firearms staff members and Supporting Vendors are ineligible for this giveaway. Winners are responsible for complying with federal, state, and local laws. Northwest Firearms LLC is NOT transferring a firearm as part of this giveaway. PARA USA 1911 and lower receivers will be shipped to FFL of winner's choice. Winner is responsible for background check and transfer fees, if applicable. MAKING A PURCHASE OR DONATION DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

Status: Active
Start Date: Jan 2, 2017
Enter Through: Jan 26, 2017 6:00 PM
Draw Date: Jan 26, 2017 7:00 PM
Max Entries: 5
Number of Prizes: 6