Blog Entry Contest



We are running a blog entry contest for the next 28 days.  To enter, submit an article about anything related to knives or that would be interesting to knife enthusiasts.  The article must be 500 words long but can be as long as 3000 words. See the rules below for more detail.  The winners will be determined by the BladeOps staff based on originality, voice, quality, and relevance.   Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  1. 1st Place will be awarded an ESEE 6 Serrated Knife   (MSRP $211.66)
  2. 2nd Place will be awarded a Zero Tolerance 0200 Folder Knife (MSRP $200.00)
  3. 3nd Place will be awarded a SOG Trident TF12 Thorny Devil Spring Assist Knife (MSRP $124.95)


All writings must be original works and the copyright will become the property of BladeOps, LLC at submission.  This includes both winning entries as well as entries that do not win.  Anyone sending in an article, email, or letter gives BladeOps all rights to post, reproduce and all other use. Non Fiction only.  Once you submit your article to BladeOps, LLC you cannot submit it anywhere else.  The copyright belongs to BladeOps, LLC.

We reserve the right to edit any submitted article for any reason including but not limited to length, grammar, punctuation and spelling.  You may write the article under a pseudonym.  Plagiarism is not acceptable and will immediately disqualify you from the contest.   All work must be your own original work.  Brief quotes are acceptable as long as full attribution to the original author is given.  Special consideration will be given to articles that detail specific knives, knife materials, or knife experiences.  Employees of BladeOps, LLC are not eligible to enter.

Contest ends on the 26th of December, 2012 and winners will be announced on the blog on the 28th of December, 2012.  Prizes will be mailed that day.  To win, you must be eligible to own the specific knife.  Because there are issues with shipping knives out of the United States, this contest is open to residents of the United States only. You must be 18 years of age to enter. This contest is only valid where not prohibited by law. Please submit your articles in MS Word, HTML, RTF or plain text via email to and include the word BLOG Contest in your email subject line.