Strat-Talk Fundraiser Giveaway - Win a Strat!


Show that you support and enjoy an advertising free experience at once! When you upgrade, you'll have a badge under your username that shows you support the site. You will see no ads and no side bar and your contribution will go directly to support the operation of Members who upgrade will be entered into a drawing to win one of two Stratocasters. To enter simply purchase a Silver, Gold, Platinum or Double Platinum account upgrade on the website between October 16, 2020 and November 5, 2020. Each Account Upgrade comes with special account badging and provides entries in the Fundraiser Giveaway. The higher the Account Upgrade you purchase the more times your name will be represented in the drawing and the better your chances at winning. If you are an existing Silver, Gold, Platinum, or Double Platinum Member, you are already entered into the drawing! To enter, visit while logged into your account.

Guitar Prizes

Guitar Prize


   •Two V-Mod II single-coil Stratocaster pickups

   •Double Tap™ Humbucking Bridge Pickup

   •Upgraded 2-Point Tremolo with Cold-Rolled Steel Block

   •Deep "C”-shaped neck profile with rolled fingerboard edges

   •Bone nut; 22 narrow-tall frets for easy bending

   •Treble bleed circuit maintains highs when reducing volume


Guitar Prize


   •100% designed by Fender

   •Inspired by 1960s-era Stratocaster models

   •Fender-Designed alnico pickups

   •Vintage-tint gloss neck finish

   •Nickel-plated hardware



The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. The Promotion consists of a Sweepstakes. You must be at least 18 years of age to enter. All prizes will be awarded. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of prize: $1,949.98. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries.

To Enter simply purchase a Silver, Gold, Platinum or Double Platinum Supporting Membership account upgrade on the website between October 16, 2020 and November 5, 2020. Each Account Upgrade comes with special account badge and entries in the Fundraiser Giveaway. A $15 Silver Account Upgrade comes with 1 Fundraiser Giveaway entry. A $25 Gold Account Upgrade receives 2 Fundraiser Giveaway entries. A $50 Platinum Account Upgrade receives 5 entries. A $100 Double Platinum Upgrade receives 10 entries. A member should choose and purchase one upgrade. Multiple purchases are not eligible for multiple entries. Members with existing upgrades are automatically entered into the drawing. Existing supporting members wishing to upgrade to a higher tier supporting membership for a pro-rated amount will need to send a private message to the administrator admin1. International winners will be responsible for all shipping and customs costs. Your Account Upgrade purchase acknowledges and agrees to having the name of winner published on To be included in the drawing, Fundraiser Giveaway entries MUST be received by 11:59 pm Eastern (US) on November 5, 2020. The Prize drawing will be held on November 9, 2020. Prize winners must respond to emailed prize notification within 7-days or the prize will be re-awarded via a separate drawing.

No donation/purchase necessary. Alternate Entry Method: You may also enter by sending a postcard (ONLY postcards will be accepted) to: 2020 Strat-Talk Giveaway, 150 Veterans Memorial Hwy. # 482, Commack, NY 11725. NOTE: A maximum of 10 postcard entries per person will be valid. Postcard entries cannot be combined with purchased entries. Mailed postcard entries must arrive before 5:00 pm Eastern (US) November 5, 2020 and must include the following: The date of mailing, your registered username, your email address, your full name, your shipping address and your phone number on the back of the postcard so that we may notify you if you are the winner. Any postcard received that does not include EACH of the items listed above will be discarded. Illegible postcards or those rendered unreadable due to damage entries will be discarded. Individual Entry odds of winning are not improved by making a donation.

By participating in the Promotion, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules, the Terms and Conditions, and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. The Terms and Conditions can be found at the following page:Terms and Conditions