Epic Adventurer? Get Free Gear admin September 2, 2011 All, Gear-Contest Are you about to take the trip of a lifetime? Do you need a portable power source to keep your electronics powered up? Then submit your trip in the comments below for a chance to win up to $250 in free solar charging gear. See past winners here“. Here’s how it works: Each month we will select one person to provide with free gear from Voltaic Systems. How to apply: Email Voltaic at firstname.lastname@example.org A brief description of your upcoming adventure Details on which devices you need to keep charged and why Selection criteria: If your description inspires us to jump from their keyboards, get outside and travel, then you have a good chance of winning. Extra points if you are doing something that will have a positive impact on the world. A few more points if you can deliver a really great picture of our solar chargers in the field. We encourage you to have your friends vote up your entries, but we won’t be judging solely on popularity. Other rules: We’ll ship up to $250 of gear anywhere in the US. If you’re outside of the US, you’re responsible for shipping and duties. This needs to be a real, upcoming trip. We may ask for some sort of verification. By applying for the gear, you give us permission to share your story on our blog – but we would be more than happy to leave your name and any other detailed information confidential. Karma points: If you’re done with using the charger. Send it back to us and we will get it back into action. Returning the gift keeps more people charged up! Why we’re doing this: We have a lot of customers who are taking incredible trips to all parts of the world. We want to reward the most ambitious adventurers and share their stories. This is our way of coming along on your adventure!