There are thousands of sweepstakes and contests online. Most are legitimate and are run by reputable companies but others can be shady and are simply a way of gathering email addresses. The trick is to find the good ones and this is where I can help. I do my best to find the most interesting contests and sweepstakes and list them here on my web site. My work will save you hours.

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In den letzten Jahren hat sich das FES-Antriebskonzept nach und nach auf dem Markt etabliert, wurde dabei aber leider wertungstechnisch wie ein klassisches Turbo-Triebwerk betrachtet – zum Zeitpunkt der ersten Motornutzung endet der Wertungsflug. Der Unterschied zwischen klassischen Turbo-Triebwerken und dem smarten Elektro-Antrieb ist jedoch philosophie-bedingt wesentlich größer und bietet viel Raum den Segelflug bzw. den kombinierten Motor-Segelflug neu zu definieren. Eine Arbeitsgruppe der FAI plante daher zusammen mit einigen Enthusiasten einen ersten zentralen Testwettbewerb im sogenannten „E-Glide“, parallel zu der Anfang September in Pavullo/Italien stattfindenden 13,5m WM...

Enter as many times as possible. The more times you enter, the better your odds. It's as simple as that. Before you send in a million entries, however, make sure you know how many entries the rules allow you. If you send in one too many, you'll be disqualified. Additionally, rules may stipulate "one entry per day" or "one entry per envelope." If you're having to pay postage for each entry, consider your budget, and don't get carried away, especially if the prize isn't worth much.

Know your odds of winning. You usually don't know what the exact odds of winning are because it will depend on the number of entries. You can, however, estimate the odds. If you get an entry form in the mail for a sweepstakes with a huge prize, you can be assured of a ridiculous number of entries. If you see a jar at a local restaurant for a free lunch, however, you know your odds of winning will be much greater––you may even be able to see how many entries are in the jar.
Speaking of overnight delivery: it's just not worth it. Like entering sweepstakes that require a purchase, paying exorbitant postage is a waste of money–money that could be spent buying stamps for a lot of other sweepstakes. If you're entering a contest (a competition based on skill rather than luck), you may decide that special delivery is worthwhile if you've got a great entry.
Für den sportbegeisterten Segelflieger gibt es am ersten Samstag im Oktober nur einen Termin: das OLC Liga-Finale in Poppenhausen! Wer noch nie dabei war und denkt, dass es sich dabei um eine Urkundenübergabe mit Händeschütteln handelt, der irrt. Vielmehr stehen der persönliche Erfahrungsaustausch, die hochkarätigen Vorträge wie die Wetteranalysen von Wetter-Spezialist Bernd Fischer von TopMeteo und die fundierten Liga-Analysen von Heiko Hertrich im Vordergund. Als Special-Guest hatte der OLC in diesem Jahr den mehrfachen Welt- und Europameister Wolfgang Janowitsch eingeladen, der gemeinsam mit Ludwig Stark aus Österreich angereist war. Neben den Vorträgen der  "alten Hasen" steht das Liga-Finale aber vor allem im Zeichen der Nachwuchsförderung, die dem OLC seit jeher eine Herzensangelegenheit ist...
If you're going to enter online sweepstakes, consider getting a separate email account just to use for those entries. You'll still have to sift through spam, but it won't be in your personal account. Moreover, having more than one email will come in handy for internet sweepstakes. if you do not have an email, or more than one, create two or three. Enter a different email in each entry, if possible. This will help if you cannot enter more than once with the same email.
Will your privacy be protected? Unfortunately, the answer to this question is almost certainly "no". Ask yourself: is a lifetime of junk mail, spam, or even sales calls worth the small chance of winning the prize? Probably not. Different sweepstakes offer different degrees of privacy, and they should disclose what they will do with your personal information. Read the fine print, and if you're not comfortable with their use of your information, don't enter. Keep in mind that even companies who claim to respect your privacy will probably sell it anyway; this type of fraud, though illegal, is very common and very difficult to enforce against. This is an especially pervasive problem with online sweepstakes, as they'll often sell your email address to spammers who will bombard you with unwanted emails. That said, keep in mind that you can't really expect something for nothing, and sometimes you may decide that giving away some information is worth the chance of winning the prize.
"Congratulations! You've just won ten million dollars!" Wouldn't that be nice to hear? How about, "Congratulations! You've just won ten pairs of socks!" Well, it doesn't quite have the same ring to it, but it's always nice to win. If you like getting something for nothing, maybe it's time you won sweepstakes. Of course, sweepstakes winners are chosen at random like a lottery, so there's no way to increase your chance of winning. Or is there?
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