Daytona 500

Daytona 500

This was one of the greatest wins for iWIN members.  Busch Beer sent 500 to the 500 in 2018.  It was a skill based contest for photos and videos.  Leigh and I both won a trip and were able to bring friends with us. iWIN had over 120 members and guests in attendance. ...
March Madness – Las Vegas, NV

March Madness – Las Vegas, NV

 This trip was a year in the making.  An instant win (from sending away for a code) led us to Las Vegas to enjoy the first round of the NCAA Tournament (March Madness) We enjoyed great amenities including food and drink throughout all the games, private betting...
Danica Patrick Fantern – Talladega

Danica Patrick Fantern – Talladega

One of my favorite tracks on the NASCAR circuit is Talladega Speedway.  This was my third trip win to the speedway.  This was a judged video contest to be Danica Patricks Fantern for the race. We were able to spend some time with Danica, tour the garage area and sit...
Super Bowl 51 – Houston, TX

Super Bowl 51 – Houston, TX

So I finally checked this off my bucket list.  A few years previous I had won a trip to New Orleans for Super Bowl Week, but not tickets to the game. This year I would be spoiled, winning the trip directly from the NFL  These use their own company, NFL on Location to...
Universal Studios – Orlando

Universal Studios – Orlando

I actually go to Disney much more than Universal, so winning a Staycation at Universal was great.  Insiders Tip, if given a choice of where to stay…always choose one of the three hotels that come with the Express Passes…they make wait times almost nothing....
Super Bowl 53 – Atlanta

Super Bowl 53 – Atlanta

Every year I try to win a Super Bowl trip, like many….and there are a good amount out there.  I had basically given up hope this year but a call on the Thursday before the big game, changed all that. I was just finishing up the newsletter, when I got a call.  It...
Coke Zero 400 – Daytona

Coke Zero 400 – Daytona

I have attended a ton of NASCAR races, many by win, some by paying…but I have never stayed in the infield or in a decked our Luxury RV. This was a unique win that we were able to use an RV for the weekend and have a prime location at Daytona in the infield.  It...
Pro Bowl – Orlando, FL

Pro Bowl – Orlando, FL

This was a fantastic weekend and was the same year I won my first Super Bowl Trip, so a couple great weekends of football. We were able to attend the game with great seats, a pregame tailgate party, breakfast and practice along with some meet and greets and also a...
KY Speedway

KY Speedway

The king Rowdy taking time for a selfie Enjoying a new track Keselowski and...
Nashville NFL Kickoff Bash

Nashville NFL Kickoff Bash

After winning last year by photo, this year I got in by an essay.  Another iWIN Member actually won the photo contest they had. DraftKings knows how to put on a party…they rent full places out and take care of their invite only guests.  A few others, like myself...
Bristol NASCAR Race

Bristol NASCAR Race

This race is on most peoples bucket list and now I have went twice, both on wins.  Bristol is challenging to get to, not many hotels nearby and very hilly.  So you need to be prepared for that. The highlight was that I was going to be riding in the pace car to start...
San Francisco Trip

San Francisco Trip

This was a great trip as we were able to choose where we wanted to go and when.  This is very unusual for the trips I have done, most are specific dates, specific events. San Francisco always has so much to see and do.  For this trip we had a great hotel near...
Grand Marshal at Talladega

Grand Marshal at Talladega

NASCAR VIP and Meet and Greet with Dale Jr. This is Talladega! Checking out the garage area Getting ready to give the command to “Start your Engines” 3-wide Action I was selected as one of the Grand Marshals of the Amp Energy 500 at Talladega Speedway....
Hard Rock Live – London, England

Hard Rock Live – London, England

Featuring Bon Jovi and Rod Stewart “Hey look kids…There’s Big Ben.” The concert had people as far as you could see. Bon Jovi takes the stage The night ends Our adventure started with a trip across the pond to London, England. Here we had VIP...
I won a truck!

I won a truck!

Cleveland Browns Chevy Silverado Determination Finals Matchup Finals at Halftime Winner Getting the keys Driving home a win Go Browns So this is how I won a truck. It all started with entering a simple online form on the Cleveland Browns website. I did this right...
IRL Race – St. Petersburg, FL

IRL Race – St. Petersburg, FL

Presenting the pole and award and meeting Danica Patrick Danica Patrick ready for practice Meeting Mario Andretti VIP Access Racing through the streets This trip was the result of picking where Danica Patrick would finish in every race the year before. The prize was...
NASCAR Championship Weekend – Miami-Homestead, FL

NASCAR Championship Weekend – Miami-Homestead, FL

Jimmie Johnson wins his sixth championship Dierks Bentley Pre-race concert Austin Dillon wins the Nationwide Title Denny Hamlin pulling into victory lane Jimmie Johnson pops the champagne Homestead Speedway was the sight of the 2013 NASCAR Championship weekend. We had...
LA Movie Premier – Hangover 3

LA Movie Premier – Hangover 3

Disney, Beach, and a red carpet showing Santa Monica Pier Westwood Village Theater Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Ken Jeong Just a quick trip over to Los Angeles for our first red carpet premier. The trip was won by writing an essay for a local radio station. We landed...
Whole Hog Challenge – Florida

Whole Hog Challenge – Florida

Won at Daytona to compete in the finals in Miami …and it is on! Post Victory Photo Meeting the King Richard Petty Matt Stonie gives me a few tips This is one of the weirder trips I have ever won. When I was at Daytona Speedway on another trip win. I signed up...
2014 World Cup Brazil

2014 World Cup Brazil

Traveling with the USMNT for three weeks in Brazil Hitting the Dunes before the games begin I even had time to film a commercial John Brooks gives the US a win over Ghana in the opening game We were able to catch England vs Uruguay The stadiums were all amazing Clint...
NYC – Arsenal vs NY Red Bull

NYC – Arsenal vs NY Red Bull

We both won the grand prize. Game Day Action Grand Central Station Freedom Tower When this sweepstakes ended I knew that there were only five total entries for two trips. You could enter once a day on twitter per person and each person could win a prize. I had two...
Super Bowl New Orleans

Super Bowl New Orleans

VIP Events, Super Parties, Concerts Pitbull on consecutive nights Backstage at the Bud Light Hotel Marc Cubans Super Bowl Party Justin Timberlake performs Rolling Stones Super Bowl Party Checking out the NFL Experience We won a random photo contest for a trip to New...
NFL Kickoff Weekend – Miami, FL

NFL Kickoff Weekend – Miami, FL

Draftkings Kickoff Party Welcome Party View from our room Outdoor area off the VIP room All seriousness for game day This was my first trip win off of Instagram. You had to make a photo and then the top two were judged and then voted on to decide the winner. The trip...
NASCAR – Chicago, IL

NASCAR – Chicago, IL

First weekend of the Chase Playoffs Arpin and Harvick start on the Front Row Very close to the action Sitting up on the pit box Racing all weekend This will always be one my favorite trips.  We won a trip to spend the weekend with Steve Arpin, driver of the...
NCAA Final Four – Houston, TX

NCAA Final Four – Houston, TX

Getting ready for the Kenny Chesney Concert National Anthem Tip Off Connecticut Wins! Houston was the site of the 2011 Final Four and we were able to enjoy the Aquarium, Bracket Town, a Kenny Chesney Concert, and various pre-game festivities. We had police escorts to...
NASCAR – Darlington, SC

NASCAR – Darlington, SC

VIP Trip, Pace Car Ride, Drivers Meeting Taking off in the Pace Car Darlington Speedway Close up look at inspection In the heart of the action A quick trip to Darlington, SC for another NASCAR trip.  This was won by making a team of six drivers for a previous race. ...
Nickelodeon – Orlando, FL

Nickelodeon – Orlando, FL

Trip for 10 The pool was a big attraction Taking on Double Dare Live Slumber Party in the Suite Ten of us arrived in Orlando and were greeted with gifts, toys and the start of another adventure. My Nephew won the trip and he had no idea what he was in for.  We were...
Coca Cola 600

Coca Cola 600

VIP Access in Charlotte all weekend You never know what surprises may be waiting Nascar Hall of Fame View from our suite Checking out Pit Road This trip was a year in the making as I won it during the previous years race on twitter.  The trip was for four and flew us...
Hawaii

Hawaii

Waikiki, the North Shore, and Maui We won this as a part of a promotion to win breakfast anywhere so we were able to choose a location to go to.  We choose to start in Honolulu and stay a couple nights at Waikiki. We were able to explore the local area and visit Pearl...
Lambeau Field – Green Bay, Wisconsin

Lambeau Field – Green Bay, Wisconsin

Cleveland vs Green Bay Vince Lombardi statue NFL action National Anthem This trip was part of a Fantasy Football contest where you had to collect codes and then start a lineup each week all season.  We both placed high enough to choose tickets to any regular season...
NASCAR – Talladega – Alabama

NASCAR – Talladega – Alabama

NASCAR VIP Trip My name on the Pace Car! Right up front for the drivers meeting Green Flag is out Celebrating the win in Victory Lane with Joey Logano We were treated like VIPs from the moment we arrived at the track.  Hot Passes, Tour of Pit Road, Pace Car Ride,...
NYC – USA vs Turkey

NYC – USA vs Turkey

NYC, Media Day, 50 Cent in Concert, USA Soccer and more 50 Cent performing live on Good Morning America Tim Howard gets mobbed on Media Day A photo shoot? Sure I can do that USA Soccer Open Practice This trip was an unexpected surprise by the sponsor.  It had been a...
USA vs Mexico – Columbus, OH

USA vs Mexico – Columbus, OH

Team USA wins and qualifies for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil Tour of the Locker room before the match Eddie Johnson heads in a goal Sold Out in Columbus Coach Klinsmann poses for a photo after leading the team to Brazil This was the first of four adventures with Team...
Opening Day NFL Trip – New Orleans

Opening Day NFL Trip – New Orleans

Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints Bourbon Street View from our seats Just a quick trip to the Big Easy to catch the Atlanta Falcons play the New Orleans on the opening day weekend of the NFL season. We stayed at the team hotel with the Falcons and enjoyed all the...
Gold Cup Finals – Philadelphia, PA

Gold Cup Finals – Philadelphia, PA

Suite for the final – Jamaica vs Mexico Those famous stairs from Rocky! Independence Hall Jamaica vs Mexico at Lincoln Financial Spending time with Jarod Borgetti Upon winning this trip, most thought it would be set up for an epic final of the US vs Mexico, but...
NASCAR Bristol Night Race

NASCAR Bristol Night Race

Fantern for Michael Waltrip Racing Catching the Xfinity Race Having some fun with Jimmie Johnson Lining up with the team for the National Anthem My view for the race sitting on the pit box I was selected as the Fantern for Michael Waltrip Racing and spent the day with...
A Day with Alex Morgan

A Day with Alex Morgan

USWNT match, tour of Coke, and kicking it with Alex This trip started in Alabama to see the US Women’s National Team take on Haiti during their victory tour.  We enjoyed seats in their skybox while watching the US team dominate. The next day our trip would start...
NCAA National Championship – Dallas, TX

NCAA National Championship – Dallas, TX

Ohio State vs Oregon, Country Concert   Ohio State takes the field Big and Rich close out the concert Mechanical football riding competition My brother caught up with Toby Keith after the concert I was a guest of Wilson football in Dallas, Texas for the first...
Daytona Coke Zero 400

Daytona Coke Zero 400

Trip included VIP access to the race and a ride along with NASCAR Driver Greg Biffle Hanging with “Smoke” and “Bubba” Hugging the wall strapped in with Greg Biffle Time for the ridealong This trip win may be my favorite NASCAR experience of all...