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Merry Christmas Giveaway Drawing! Multiple Prizes! Free!

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In what universe does a dive group give away absolutely free, high-end scuba gear and trips?!? Answer- THIS universe!

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Free stuff to give away, via Power Scuba, courtesy of our local merchants and manufactuers!

Power Scuba is pleased to facilitate this free give-away event for our members. Many kind thanks to the below-listed merchants (order rotated daily) for their donations. ($3,000+ total) Give these merchants (and their donations) a look... and consider giving them your business. Their additions to our Giveaway Kittie are much appreciated and their support of our group is awesome!

ENTER: All you have to do to enter is RSVP here. No purchase necessary.

DRAWING DATE: We'll random-draw names on or around Dec 30th... though we reserve the right to draw one or two before then!

STILL TIME: If you're a local merchant, scuba-related or otherwise, there's still time to donate an item(s) and get your business' name on our list. We're your prime demographic and welcome your participation.

Member Testimonials found here: Exciting Testimonials (




ITEM: One Cortes Bank/Santa Barbara trip March 1-4, 2012, Dorm ($535 value) (Transferable, but may not be sold.)

ITEM: One San Clemente trip Jan 20-22, 2012 Dorm ($515 value) (Transferable, but may not be sold.)

ITEM (x4): Free Nitrox on any 2012 Horizon trip ($50 {each} value) (Non-transferable)

Provider: Horizon Dive Charters ( )

It is our mission to "Immerse You in Nature" in the dynamic ocean environment while providing you with impeccable service in a safe, fun and relaxing atmosphere. Book a trip with us soon!



ITEM: Aqualung Legend Regulator ($570 value)

ITEM: Surface Marker Buoy w/ Web Deployment System ($55 value)

Providers: Aqualung & Ocean Enterprises ( & )

Aqualung: Aqua Lung introduced the world to Scuba diving more than 60 years ago and is the worldwide leader in SCUBA diving equipment. We manufacture quality and high performance regulators, buoyancy compensators (BC's), masks, fins, snorkels, wetsuits and many more products to make your diving adventure safe and memorable.

Ocean Enterprises: Proudly serving divers worldwide for over 32 years, Ocean Entprises offers all levels of training and top brands of scuba gear products. Visit us today and enter a new world of wonder.



ITEM: Aqualung Micron regulator ($595 value) Winner receives 25% off on accompanying Octopus if desired.

Provider: IB Divers ( )

We're a full service NAUI Sport Diving facility. We have been providing training for US Navy and US Marine Corp recreational services as well as the general public of San Diego County for 35 years.


ITEM: High-End Mask (Frameless), Fins (Reef Red Split), Snorkel (Contour SV1) set ($374 value)

Provider: Atomic Aquatics & Rick's Diving Locker( & )

Atomic: When Atomic Aquatics was born over 12 years ago, it was a deep-seated passion for diving that compelled us. It is our mission to create diving equipment of the highest caliber.

Dive Shop: Rick's Diving Locker in Escondido offers excellent training with its knowledgeable and experienced staff as well as reasonably-priced, quality scuba gear for sale.


ITEM: One 2-tank local boat diving trip ($85 value) w/ Marissa ball cap

ITEM: One 2-tank local boat diving trip ($85 value) w/ Marissa t-shirt

Provider: Marissa Dive Charters ( )

From Beginners to Tech Divers, you will love our knowledgeable crew and family-like atmosphere. All of our crew members have extensive dive safety training. For the absolute best diving in San Diego from reefs in 30' to shipwrecks in 300', we'll take you there.

DETAILS: Tickets to be used on a "space available" basis on open boat days. Tickets may not be used with classes or combined with other promotions. (Transferable, but may not be sold.)


ITEM: Two $25 gift vouchers good for food & drink. ($50 value)

Provider: Mint Thai Restaurant )

If you like Thai food this is the place to go. Right in the heart of the Gaslamp District, Mint Thai offers flavorful food in a pleasant, atmospheric setting.


ITEM: UK C4 E-LED dive light

ITEM: UK backup light

Provider: Under Water Kinetics ( )

Our lights have brilliantly illuminated underwater expeditions in every corner of the planet for nearly four decades. Divers trust UK as the gold standard in performance, reliability, and durability.


ITEM: Free Nitrox Course (Book and cert fee not included.) (This item is transferable, but may not be sold for cash.)

ITEM: Free Air Fill (10 fills) Card

ITEM: Mask, snorkel, fins set

Provider: San Diego Divers ( )

Premier Dive Center offering both NAUI and GUE dive training for both the recreational and technical diving enthusiast.We offer the very best training. Our technicians are the finest in San Diego county and will take great care in service or repair of most major brands of equipment.


ITEM: One 2-tank boat ticket (local spots) on the Humboldt ($89 value)

ITEM: One 2-tank boat ticket (local spots) on the Humboldt ($89 value)


Waterhorse Charter's dive boat, the Humboldt, is a well-appointed, excellent vessel with a great crew. It offers that prime commodity on the high seas... space!

DETAILS: Tickets to be used on a "space available" basis on open boat days. Tickets may not be used with classes or combined with other promotions. Tickets subject to fuel surcharge if gas rises over a predetermined price at time of departure. Tickets expire on Jan 1, 2014. To book reservations call 619-224-6195 or email them at .


ITEM: Oceanic Vortex V-16 Split Fins (New) with spring straps (Size med-lrg)

Provider: Raleigh Moody (The Dude)


ITEM: Drysuit Repair Gift Certificate ($50 value)

Provider: Dan Prosperi

Dan is donating this gift certificate for a drysuit repair at South Pacific Repair (Jose Parra in Chula Vista).


ITEM: Two new UK lights. SL6 & QED40

Provider:Steve Murvine


ITEM: APS Mantaray Fins ($100 value)

Provider: John Wagner and Mantaray ( )

The light weight and performance versatility of the Mantaray Fin will provide discriminating divers with an innovative tool that is effective under a variety of diving conditions.



This event is open only to current members as of 2 December 2011 4:00 pm PST. Members joining on 2 December 2011 4:01 pm PST or after are not eligible to participate in this event and must wait for the next one.

By entering this give-away, winners agree to provide Power Scuba with their full name and also agree to allow Power Scuba to use their name and likeness on future promotional literature.

If item winners do not claim their prize, for whatever reason, within 15 days of the Give-Away event ending, their item will be re-distributed to the group via another random drawing.

Member may only win one prize item. If member's name is selected more than once, member will be asked to put one of the prize items back into the kittie for a re-draw.

Organizers are given one extra spot in the drawing for giving their time to Power Scuba. Also, all Organizers who have led at least one shore event per quarter are given an additional spot in the drawing.

Power Scuba is simply facilitating the transfer of goods or services from the listed provider to the give-away winners. Power Scuba accepts no liability or responsibility for any aspect of the goods or services being offered by the providers.

By entering this random drawing holiday give-away event, participant acknowledges and asserts they hereby release Power Scuba, William Powers, and Power Scuba Organizers, Officers, and Directors (hereby known as the Released Parties) from all liability related to the goods and services being offered by the listed providers. Particpant further agrees to give up their right to sue the Released Parties for any accident, injury, death, or inconvenience arising from the winning of any of the listed goods or services. Particpant further agrees to give up the right of any heirs, representatives, family, or assigns to sue the Released Parties for any accident, injury, death, or inconvenience arising from the winning of any of the listed goods or services.

Participant agrees to hold Power Scuba blameless in the event any above-listed provider cancels their participation in the event or refuses to provide the listed prizes once the event is over.

By entering and RSVPing for this event, particpant agrees to all the above rules and disclaimers.