This just came into the Inbox and seems like a worthwhile contest. It's a drawing to win a trip to Australia wrapped in a promotion for a the new Nikon EDG binocular:
Nikon® Inc., in conjunction with Australia's Northern Territory and Discover Downunder® proudly announce the "Nikon Downunder" Sweepstakes, offering the chance to win the ultimate birding safari in Australia's Outback and the coveted Nikon EDG binocular.
To enter the "Nikon Downunder" sweepstakes, visit www.nikondownunder.com from Jan. 1, 2009 through April 30, 2009. The prize package, valued at up to $8,657.85, features roundtrip airfare for two from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Darwin, Australia, three-nights accommodation at Feather's Sanctuary in Darwin and a three-day/two-night Odyssey Safari's birding tour with a specialist small group led by an experienced eco-guide.
To catch all of the action in Australia's Outback the winner will also receive one Nikon EDG binocular, the first birding binocular to harness the optical superiority of Nikon's highly acclaimed ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass for high contrast images that are extremely bright, razor sharp and free of flare. Some of the unique birds one can see in the Northern Territory include the White-lined Honeyeater, Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, Banded Fruit-Dove and White-throated Grass-wren.
* No purchase necessary. Promotion ends April 30, 2009. Open to all legal U.S. residents who are 21 years of age or older. Visit www.nikondownunder.com for detailed prize information and complete Official Rules. Void outside the U.S. and wherever prohibited.