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Survival & Preparedness Writing Contest starts March 15th.

Sun, Mar 11, 2012

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I am excited to announce another Survival & Preparedness Guest Post Writing Contest will be starting March 15th. The best articles during the approx 6 weeks published will be rewarded with the following:

– – First Place – – 

 A fantastic Rainwater Harvesting System provided by Water This system consists of a 305 gallon Water Storage Tank, a Clean Rain Ultra Downspout Diverter, Rainwater Harvesting Manway Adapter Kit,  and a 3/4″ Drain hose Kit.

Rainwater Harvesting System:

When it comes to being prepared, nothing is more important than water…without it, you become a refugee with-in 24 hours.  In this day and age of uncertainty and skyrocketing prices, water saved and reused is money saved.  Having an adequate supply of clean useable water on-hand at all times means peace of mind for you and your loved ones.  When it comes to water storage, nothing proves to be more efficient and cost-effective than Rainwater Harvesting.  This kit includes everything you need to get started on your own Rainwater Harvesting System and prepare your family for the unexpected.


System Includes:

305 Gallon Water Storage Tank: $ 254.75 –

Clean Rain Ultra Downspout Diverter: $ 73.00 –

Rainwater Harvesting Manway Adaptor Kit: $ 53.03 –

¾” Hose Drain Kit: $ 22.69 –

Shipping $ 150 approx.


TOTAL SYSTEM VALUE (with shipping): $ 553.47





– – Second Place – – 

An awesome assortment of M16/AR-15 accessories provided by Choate, Machine, and Tool Company. This accessory pack consists of a M-16/AR-15 Telescoping Stock Kit, Carbine Length Picatinny Forend, a set of Rail Covers, and an AR-15/M16 Essentials Parts Kit.

Total value for this prize is $ 326.39.


– – Third Place – – 

The Berkey Guy has graciously donated a Volcano Collapsible Propane Grill ($ 150.00)

Camping Survival has donated a WISE 84 Serving Breakfast and Entree Grab and Go Bucket. ($ 150.00)


Volcano Stove from The Berkey Guy

84 Serving Grab and Go Bucket from

Great combination. Total value of this prize is $ 300.00.


– – Fourth Place – – has donated wonderful food storage combination consisting of 6-can Mountain House Variety Pack and a Mountain House  Best Sellers Kit.

Total value for this prize is $ 265.67.


– – Fifth Place – – 

 Deadwood Stove Company has has donated one their super rugged Deadwood Stoves.

Total value of this prize is $ 150.00.


Honorable Mention #1:

2 Man Survival Kit has been donated by and a Mace Pepper Baton from

Total value for this prize is $ 116.00.


Honorable Mention #2:

A “Joe Nobody” book library provided by Prepper Press.

A $ 50.00 Gift Certificate to

Honorable Mention #3:

A great Medium Transport Bag from One of my favorite bags!!





“Why I prepare…….”

Prize pack will consist of the following:

2 Man Survival Kit has been donated by and a Mace Pepper Baton from

Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops Folding Knife  AND

Streamlight Stylus Pro Black LED Flashlight


Here are the details.

If you have some skill-set, some particular knowledge that could prove beneficial to other readers in a homestead or survival situation – I would love to here from you.


  • You can write about pretty much any topic you would like – as long as it can benefit ModernSurvivalOnlinereaders in some way.
  • Submissions should be at least 500 words in length (unless descriptive and instructional pictures are included).
  • I must state the obvious: All submissions must be your original work and not published on any other site.
  • Submissions may be edited for spelling and grammar.
  • No profanity or racism.
  • Rourke, as the owner of ModernSurvivalOnline, reserves the right to approve or deny any submitted material for any reason.


  • Submissions can be written in the following formats: MS-Word, Notepad, Wordpad, TXT, and RTF formats.
  • Photo’s can be included in the submitted article – but must also be sent separately attached to an email.
  • There is no limit to the quantity of articles that can be submitted.
  • Multiple submissions accepted.
  • Submissions should be emailed to – please put GUEST POST in the subject line.

Once an article is submitted and approved I will email you to let you know when it is scheduled to go live. Also – if you have another blog or site I will gladly provide a link at the end of your guest post to that site.

Contest will start March 15th and will run through April 30th

***********Any submissions not able to be published by April 30th will be held over for the following contest.


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