What follows will be a growing list of (sometimes annotated) links to music related sweepstakes and contests that tend to be open to those based in Canada. For a list of more general contest links, please check out this list of links to sweepstakes and contests open to those in Canada. Note that list items followed by an (*) indicate that readers of the Knobb.ca music blog have reported winning one of the contests, sweepstakes or giveaways.
Music & Music Production Related Periodicals
- Guitar World contest page. Be sure to read the contest rules and regulations as not all of their contests are open to those in Canada and they don’t list ‘country’ in the entry forms.
- SOUND ON SOUND competitions
- Modern Drummer Magazine Contests
- DRUM! Magazine “Drumming for Fanatics”Givaways
- Tom Lee Music has stores in greater Vancouver and Vancouver Island and offers a gift card prize every season. They also have a contest for selected Live Nation concert tickets for Vancouver, BC and conduct a “Free Stuff Fridays” promotion for those who ‘like’ Tom Lee Music Canada on Facebook.
Guitar Brands, Manufacturers, Magazines
- Fender Guitars Canada Promotions and Giveaways page (*)
- Gibson Guitar Contests
- Eastwood Guitars Contest
- Premier Guitar Giveaways
Please feel free to suggests (by making a comment on this post) additions to the list of music sweepstakes, giveaway and contest links above. Ideally, the suggestions should point to organizations that have more stable promotions page URLs like those above and also be open to residents of Canada.