Twelve guitar giveaways from Premier Guitar in December!

Merry AXE-Mas from Premier Guitar!

Since our readers have been VERY good this year, Premier Guitar asked Santa to bring a guitar for 12 lucky winners! PG is proud to bring you the "12 Days of AXE-Mas," featuring 12 guitar giveaways during December.
A new giveaway will be launched every other day starting on Wednesday, December 1, with the final giveaway launching on December 23. Each individual guitar giveaway will run for a two-day period with a winner being selected on the second day at 12:00 AM CST (Midnight) .

Winners will be notified by email and will be posted to to the Premier Guitar Facebook page at midnight and this page (in the calendar below) on the next business day. Make sure you bookmark this page so you can keep tabs on the giveaways as the winners are selected!

Giveaway prizes feature guitars from B.C Rich, Carvin, Epiphone, Flaxwood, Ibanez, MusicMan, Ovation, Recording King, Schecter, Seagull, Tanglewood, and Washburn.

Giveaways are open to U.S. and Canada residents only. Click here for full contest rules.

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