February 2003 - Everyone loves free toys, and listed below are several sites where you can enter to win free toys and action figures.
Toygodd of Action Figure Times is giving away (in separate drawings) a Qee version of himself and several Lord of the Rings action figures and other related merchandise. Enter by midnight on February 7th for the Lord of the Rings.
Diamond Select Toys is holding a contest during February to give away a set of test shots of the Battle of the Planets action figures. You must be a member of the Diamond Select Toys' Radicals Collectors Club to enter, but membership is free. Enter by February 28th.
The Outer Reaches has a new toy contest every month, enter by identifying their "movie quote of the week" - name the movie the quote is from (and get a bonus entry for naming the character who said it). The prize package for February is four Hulk movie action figures: a 13-inch rotocast Hulk, the Leaping Hulk, Punching Hulk, and the Smash & Crash Hulk.
StarTrek.com is holding a contest with prop replicas as the prizes. The replicas are made by Masterpiece Models, and the two prizes are replicas of the Compression Rifle from Star Trek: Voyager, and the Federation Phaser Rifle from Star Trek: The Next Generation. Enter by February 24, 2003.
Outlet4Toys also has a monthly giveaway, enter by signing up for their mailing list. The prize for February is your choice of several prize packages of character merchandise: Dora the Explorer, Powerpuff Girls, Spongebob Squarepants, or Thomas the Tank Engine.
The fine folks over at Action-Figure.com have assembled several enormous prize packages, and with a little work, one of them could be yours. To enter their Super Geek 2003 contest, you'll first need to register at their site and then answer questions or do tasks to acquire points. At the end of the competition (February 19, 2003), the three people with the most points will win the three prize packages.
The prizes include action figures, plush toys, HeroClix, busts, and anything else that Action-Figure.com can think to include, because they keep adding to the prize lists.
Parents Magazine is giving away 25 Barbie as Rapunzel giftsets. The giftsets include the Barbie as Rapunzel movie (on DVD and video), Barbie and Ken dolls, a horse and carriage, and a plush pink dragon. Contest ends February 28, 2003.
Time Warner Bookmark is giving away sets of books based on the television series Smallville. Enter by February 15, 2003.
Okay, okay, this one isn't a toy prize, but these books will look nice displayed behind your Smallville action figures. Time Warner Bookmark also has many other book contests, so if you like free books, be prepared to spend some time entering them all.
If you have lots of free time, check out Contests.About.com, where Tom has found a mind-boggling number of contests and sweepstakes for you to enter, including a contest of his own, with a Beanie Bear as the prize.