**CLOSED** Giveaway: Family 4 Pack To Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam!

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Winner emailed 1/31/13:  lora.young@xxxxxxxx 

My kids are finally at the ages where we can start doing little family outings that don’t include safety bumpers and bubble wrap. 😉  This is one my husband and kids are so excited for!! I’m excited – but for different reasons. There’s nothing like watching the joy and amazement on those little faces.  I can’t wait to watch my son see the “real” GraveDigger – live and in person!! Big. Loud. Crazy fun!

Who’s ready to go? The Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam  is coming to Kansas City!! You can win 4 tickets to the Saturday, Feb. 9  7:30pm show in just a few simple steps!


Family 4 Pack To Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam (show is February 9th at 7:30 p.m.)

Entry is simple — just leave a comment answering the question.  Note: All comments must be left HERE on the blog. Comments left via Facebook, Google+ or Twitter will not be included.


1. Who’s your favorite Monster Jam truck and why?

This contest will be open until at January 30th at 11:59 p.m. CST. The winner will be chosen at random and emailed.  Tickets will be at Will Call for the winner to pick up (photo I.D. may be required).  GOODLUCK!!!

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  1. Camille Beckman says:

    Grave Digger. My nephews would LOVE this!

  2. Gravedigger! I think that is because he is the one I always remember his name. LOL. Seriously, like them all! It is always a great time to watch.

  3. Jodi Miller says:

    GRAVEDIGGER!!! Will be taking my sons for the first time this year. So excited!

  4. I’m going to have to say Grave Digger…because it’s YOUR favorite. I don’t know any of their names, but it sounds like a lot of fun. And if you like that one, I’m sure I would, too! LOL

  5. Since Im old school and forever a STL gal living in KCMO I have a special place in my heart for the Old Bigfoot..who I believe retired so Grave Digger would be second place!

  6. Gravedigger, my sons favorite!

  7. Dawn Harris says:

    We like Blue Thunder!! GraveDigger always wins, needs to share the love! LOL! Blue Thunder is awesome, and has an awesome truck! (this is what my son said when I asked him why he likes him)

  8. Melinda Brown says:

    Gravedigger!!! I have 3 grandchildren 2 of them are boys and they love gravedigger. They would love to go!

  9. El Torro Loco! My son is 8 and a big fan of Monster trucks! That is his Favorite truck, therefore mom’s too. :)

  10. My son’s a big comic book fan so he’s excited about Captain America!! :) We’re planning on going…so excited…this would be awesome to win the tickets!!!

  11. GraveDigger!!! #1 in E X C I T M E N T !!!

  12. Grave Digger for the best stunts.

  13. Melissa Cooper says:

    Grave Digger!

  14. I know my son would say his favorite would be the Spiderman truck, bc he is huge fan of Spiderman. I think it would be awesome to see this show!

  15. El Torro Loco – He has the horns!

  16. My boys love Dragon’s Breath because they have their Hot Wheels version that they love to play with and use to run over all their other cars.

  17. Max D is our favorite. He is so energetic and makes the show so much fun!!!!

    going to monster jam has been our family tradition for 10 years now, only we have went to St.Louis one. It will be neat to see it somewhere else, we will not be attending st.louis one this year but would love to go to Kansas to see it :)

  18. Theresa Alexander says:

    We like Blue Thunder!

  19. jamie pennington says:

    Gravedigger is my sons favorite!

  20. Our family LOVES Monster Mutt. He is our favorite because of his big floppy ears and teeth on the sides.

  21. Melissa Beal says:

    My boys love all Monster Trucks especially Grave Digger and Spiderman…I’m partial to MADUSA…because it has a female driver that can keep up with all the boys!!!

  22. GraveDigger! He is the best of course!

  23. We like monster mutt at our house. My kids love dogs so he is their favorite.

  24. Grave Digger will always be #1. The auto mechanics in our family love Monster Jam!

  25. Kara Boling says:

    Gravedigger is our fav because we have seen him before. We tried getting tickets for the STL show, but they were sold out!!!

  26. Megan Sherlock says:

    Gravedigger b/c it’s my kids favorite.

  27. Jennifer Ginnings says:

    Grave Digger, we love him he does great stunts and is very cool looking.

  28. Amy Walker says:

    Grave Digger! I Love him!

  29. Jennifer Wagner says:

    MADUSA definitely! The reason – girl power!!

  30. I gotta agree with everyone else here: Grave Digger! My nephew is obsessed with monster trucks and I would love to take him! :-)

  31. GraveDigger of course…Always been one of my favorite’s!!!

  32. my sons favorite is gravedigger he is awesome and a classic

  33. Jena Green says:

    Gravedigger! He’s the best and baddest!

  34. Grave Digger!!! My Boys have always followed him!

  35. Grave Digger is our favorite!

  36. Gail Denney says:

    Grave Digger is our family favorite. Not really sure why. Most likely because he always wins.:)

  37. Jen Zimmerman says:

    My 3 year old’s favorite monster truck is Blue Thunder! “Because I like him!” We have almost every one ever made at our house. “And I like Grave Digger, too,” :)

  38. GRAVEDIGGER of course!! My oldest says his name is really cool!!

  39. Grave Digger because a friend from my small home town in South Dakota used to work on his crew!

  40. Cheryl Swearingen says:

    Grave Digger is our favorite.

  41. El torro loco because they have a female driver!

  42. Gravedigger, my 4-yr old asked Santa and received the “digger-digger” monster truck for Christmas.

  43. Gravedigger here! Mainly because that’s the name I remember but my son would go crazy for this!

  44. Christy R says:

    Gravedigger! Kids love it!

  45. My favorite is Monster Mutt!

  46. Bounty Hounter…he is a local driver!

  47. Iron Outlaw and Bounty Hunter! Our kids love them!

  48. GraveDigger is a legend from way back,the can smasher,the truck crusher of all times . My daughter would love to see this in person with her friend ,who will go bananas over all the trucks …

  49. martha patton says:

    I like Monster Mutt because I think it’s cute!

  50. I don’t know who any of the trucks are but our 4 boys would LOVE to see this show!

  51. Gravedigger was a favorite of my brothers then nephews and now years later, my son. Legendary monster truck and I’d love for my son to be able to see them all in person!

  52. We LOVE Monster Mutt. My husband took our 5 year old dtr for the first time last year and now she is all about it now. :)

  53. Kathi Bayne says:

    Our favorite is Grave Digger since it has been around the longest for us to remember and still recognize.

  54. Love Gravedigger – nephew got us started on monster trucks. Boys have lots of fun racing trucks around the house.

  55. We took our son to the show in Wichita a couple weeks ago and would love to go to another show! We watch Monster Jam every morning as my son gets ready for school and his birthday party theme was Monster Jam this year!! Our favorite truck is Grave Digger!!! Hopefully Dennis Anderson is driving!

  56. nichole wallace says:

    Grave Digger Because my 5 year old will be 6 in 3 weeks and loves him!!!! He would love to go see Grave Digger in person. It would be the best birthday present he gets this year.

  57. Jen Thomas says:

    I like Madusa – because Girls Rock! :) My son however has several favorites.

  58. Gravedigger b/c he did a flip over the hill – spoken by the true Monster Jam fan who turns 6 on the 16th. He would love this for his b-day.

  59. My boys always get the most excited for Grave Digger, they think he gets the biggest “air”!

  60. Gravedigger is the best!

  61. Kristy Edmondson says:

    My son’s favorite is Grave Digger. I however, remember the 80’s where BIG FOOT was king and I remmeber standing next to it thinking it was the coolest thing ever! :)

  62. Brittany Hall says:

    Gravedigger just because its the coolest of them all! (plus my hubby is obsessed with him)

  63. I like El Toro. He takes a chance every time and attacks the course.

  64. Renee Harper says:

    According to my son… Maximum Destruction. Because he crushes and destroys, but he’s still a good guy :)

  65. Traci Haskins says:

    My son LOVES Monster Mutt! We went to this event last year for his 5th birthday and we would love to go again as he turns 6! Monster Mutt is the coolest truck!

  66. I love Monster Mutt! My boys have never been but they would LOVE Monster Jam!

  67. Hilary Roberts says:

    My son answered for me: Monster Mutt because he is fun to watch!

  68. Annette Stoneburner says:

    I’m going with GraveDigger!!!!! My 5 year old granddaughter is wanting to go to this ssoooo bad!!!! Girls and their toys!! LOL

  69. I’m going with GraveDigger!!!!!! My 5 year old grandDAUGHTER wants to see this sssooooo bad!!!! LOL Girls and their toys!!!!

  70. House divided… either Gravedigger or Monster Mutt. Took our first son the day before his sister was born. She was loving it even before she was born. Would love to win!! Thanks!

  71. John Hagen says:

    We really love Grave Digger!! The driver is always ready to go the extra mile to put on a good show regardless of his time limit!

  72. Our favorite is Grave Digger, several years ago it was in St.Louis and I was able to let the kids get up close and personal to the vehicle. They were tickled!!

  73. Kim Ehlers says:

    My son is just now getting into them and says Big Foot is his favorite because he is the biggest and that is who daddy likes.

  74. Tracy Simons says:

    Madusa says DD. Because it’s pink and powerful!!! lol

  75. Breeze Benton says:

    In our house, we love ’em ALL; however, my 3 year old son LOVES Candice Jolly and The Monster Mutt Dalmation! She is his first real crush and he seriously thinks he is going to marry her when he gets older. So cute! :)

  76. backwards bob is obviously the best one… no other truck like it!

  77. Jennifer Epperson says:

    Grave Digger! He rolls right over all of them!!

  78. Scarlet Bandit, driven by local Tonganoxie, Kansas, mom, Dawn Creten!

  79. Maximum Destruction, because he always puts on the best show for the crowd!

  80. We like Monster Mutt because he has the funnest truck (in my 4 year old’s opinion!). (:

  81. I have to admit I am not really into the trucks, but my son would LOVE to go with his cousin. It is his birthday on Tuesday. His favorite is Grave Digger.

  82. Kristin R says:

    Our boys are divided between Grave Digger and Maximum Destruction, although, I am partial to Monster Mutt because it is such a cute car! (Insert eye rolling from my boys because a monster truck is not supposed to be “cute”) :)

  83. Our family have never been to Monster Jam, so we are not familuar with any of the trucks! My son will be turning five soon and wants a “hot rod” party, so this, I’m sure, would be such an awesome experience! Thanks for the chance! :)

  84. Grave Digger! My son loves that he’s so big and crushes everything in it’s path!

  85. Gravedigger! My two boys would absolutely LOVE to go to this!

  86. Amber K Mapes says:

    Both of my sons would definately say grave digger!! and i think he totally puts on a great show.when my son was 2(now 5) he would call him just “digger” lol 😀

  87. Our favorites our bounty hunter and scarlett bandit because the drivers are from our hometown!

  88. R. Sanders says:

    We have to go with Grave Digger, because according to my 4 year old he is the BEST!

  89. GraveDigger. Fun show.

  90. The scarlet bandit! It’s nice to have a girl spin on one of the trucks. As a mom of all boys, any girl anything I enjoy.

  91. Audrey M. says:

    We have never been to a show, but my son who is 3, LOVES monster trucks. I showed him the pictures of the real ones and of course he picked Scooby Doo as his favorite but he also really loved Prowler!

  92. Rebecca Bell says:

    Gravedigger!! I remember him from my childhood and can’t wait to experience it with my two boys. They are going to flip!!

  93. Grave Digger. Always enjoy watching him! :)

  94. ericka frieden says:

    Bounty Hunter!! I can remember my brother and I going when we were kids and having a GREAT time.. I want my son to have fun great memories like I did!!

  95. My daughter loves the Scarlet Bandit because her name is Scarlett. She would love to see them.

  96. Taffi Dennis says:

    GRAVEDIGGER! He is the BEST! My girls would love it!

  97. Deanna Hills says:

    I think my son likes monster mutt, because it looks like a dog. I like gravedigger.

  98. My boys would love this. Blue Thunder and Gravedigger are their favs!

  99. My boys like all of them. They don’t really have a favorite.

  100. Karissa F says:

    BATMAN, of course!! My 4 y/o loves monster trucks and Batman, so what could be better than the two combined?!? It would be awesome to be able to take him and a friend to see them!

  101. Grave Digger. My twin sons would love to go.

  102. Theresa B says:

    Grave Digger!

  103. Ashley Brown says:

    Our family favorite is Monster Mutt! My husband is beside himself wanting to take our little girl for her first Monster Jam! They DVR every episode, and seeing them there together would be incredible. Thanks, Tracie!

  104. Mary Case says:

    It would be amazing to go see Grave Digger awesome truck and my son would have a blast that’s for sure :)

  105. The Scarlet Bandit! The main reason is because she is a girl and I use to want to drive monster trucks! :-)