Door Prizes

The 2020 door prizes will be announced at a later date – in the meantime, check out the door prizes we gave away at the 2019 show (over $42,000 worth!).


A Door Prize entry form is given to every person who purchases an exhibit hall admission ticket.


Fill it out and drop it in the Door Prize Barrel at the entrance to the exhibit hall.


Names are drawn every half-hour for the prizes, according to the schedule below. The winner does not need to be present to win.

One door prize entry per person is allowed per day, and it must be fully completed along with legible contact information to be valid. The information is kept confidential and never sold or shared. Door Prizes are provided by exhibitors and some restrictions may apply. For a full list of restrictions see the details on the winning certificates. Come early for the first drawings, and good luck!

Underwater Kinetics Mini-Q40 MKII

While supplies last. Limit one per household.

On Saturday, the first 25 people to show up at the California Diving News booth (the first exhibit in the door, #202) will receive a dive light from Underwater Kinetics. The latest release in UK’s line of divers’ lights, the Mini-Q40 MKII is compact and reliable with performance you’ve never seen from a light this small. The Mini Q40 MK2 produces a high of 250 lumens for a maximum runtime of 5 hours. Rated waterproof to 500 feet, it is incredibly reliable and easy light to use, easy to operate even with heavy gloves. It comes with a mask strap attachment that makes it a practical choice for lobster hunting and other diving activities where you need your hands free. The Mini Q40 MK2 is powered by 4 AA batteries with a long-life LED bulb, in a robust ABS body design that will never corrode.

Retail price of $60 each, total approximate value $1,500.

Mares Abyss 52 Regulator

Early Bird Prize #1: Awarded at 11am
Winner: Valentino B, Costa Mesa, CA

The Abyss 52 is a high-end regulator that incorporates a Double Dynamic Flow Control (DFC) System that provides a consistent flow of air at any depth. The Natural Convection Channel (NCC) System and the design of the second stage (with more metal on the front cover), allows very high performance in cold water. The Abyss 52’s Pre-Oriented Pressure Ports provide for an ideal placement of hoses, even when using two independent regulators.

Retail price of $750.

Atlantis Philippines – Dive Resorts & Liveaboards

Early Bird Prize #2: Awarded at 11:30am
Winner: Darryl B, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

7 nights’ accommodations at either Atlantis Puerto Galera or Atlantis Dumaguete for one (1) person. Included: deluxe accommodations, all meals at Toko’s Restaurant, coffee, tea and filtered water, unlimited Internet, unlimited scheduled boat dives (up to 5 per day including night diving), use of weights, and belts & air tanks. Not included: airfare, transfers, dive courses, dive equipment rentals, Nitrox fills, personal purchases, Verde Island dives (Puerto Galera), gratuity, local tours, Marine Park Fee, sodas, alcohol, spa, any additional taxes or local fees (where applicable). Trip must be taken by May 4, 2020. Trip has no cash value, is based on availability and is not transferable. Free trip cannot be used in conjunction with group trips.

Approximate value is $2,735.

DAN Rescue Pack Extended Oxygen Unit

Awarded at 12:00pm
Winner: Todd McM, Seal Beach, CA

This unit offers a larger supply of oxygen while still offering the full protection and the convenience of a Pelican 1600 case. Good for situations when emergency care is not immediately available.

Approximate value is $650.

Sherwood Scuba Sage Air Integrated Computer

Awarded at 12:30pm
Winner: Nancy C, Rowland Heights, CA

Technology-savvy divers will appreciate the Sage’s advanced features; OLED color screen and Bluetooth Smart capability. New Divers will appreciate its simple menu and easy to navigate operating system. All divers will appreciate the compact design and easy to read color screen. Thanks to its brilliant OLED color screen, easy-to-use interface and 3-axis compass, reading your dive data has never been easier. And tracking and sharing your dive takes just seconds with its Bluetooth Smart wireless connectivity to your mobile device.

MSRP is $1150.

Pro Dive International

Awarded at 1:00pm
Winner: Wen C, Rowland Heights, CA

Including 8 dives: 4 local + 2 Cenotes + 2 Cozumel

Approximate value is $619.

Cabañas on Clark’s Cay

Awarded at 1:30pm
Winner: Ted W, Orange, CA

7 Nights stay for one person at the beautiful Cabañas on Clark’s Cay, Guanaja, Honduras. A 4-acre private island with 2 beaches, infinity pool, hot tub and lazy river. Package includes up to 3 boat dives per day, meals, airport transfers to/from the island, a welcome cocktail, and use of all non-motorized beach toys. Restrictions apply.

Didn’t win? Be sure to stop by booth #235 for a second chance drawing to win a 7 night package at Villa on Dunbar Rock!!!

Approximate value is $1,495.

Palau Dive Adventures

Awarded at 2:00pm
Winner: Sally W, East Stroudsburg, PA

Dive package includes 13 dives over 5 days, for one guest. On the two days we only do two dives, we will take trips to Peleliu (weather permitting) and Jellyfish Lake. If the weather does not allow us to go to Peleliu, we will substitute this for another dive.
Each week our diving begins on Monday and we finish up on Friday. Our dive packages for 2018 include airport transfers, Nitrox, lunch on all dive days, snacks between dives, tanks and weights, water. Dive permits, rental gear, flights and hotel are not included.

Approximate value is $1,150.

Lahaina Divers

Awarded at 2:30pm
Winner: Mechaelle-Ann A, Huntington Beach, CA

Two Maui Sampler Packages, each consisting of 1 two tank charter to Molokini Crater, 1 two tank charter to Lanai and 1 two tank charter to Turtle Reef.

Approximate value is $920.

Miss Scuba

Awarded at 3:00pm
Winner: Eric T, Sorris, CA

Miss Scuba Gift Package filed with Chick Apparel and Scuba Jewelry from our Ocean Collection

Approximate value is $500.

Anthony’s Key Resort

Awarded at 3:30pm
Winner: Bill R, Antelope, CA

All-inclusive 7- night Package for Two

7 nights Standard-Hill room hotel accommodations * Air tanks, weight belts & weights * Buoyancy control workshop * 3 single tank boat dives per day, 2 single tank night boat dives per week * shore diving during shop hours. * Full American meal Plan – 3 meals daily * Welcome Island Cocktail and presentation * Day Excursion to Maya Key * Island Fiesta Night on the Key Kayaking * Entrance to Roatan Museum * Airport transfers and airline ticket reconfirmation.

Expires May 30, 2020 excluding holidays (Thanksgiving and Christmas).

Approximate value is $2,624.

Apeks XL4+ Regulator

Awarded at 4:00pm
Winner: Robert K, Palmdale, CA

The Apeks XL4 is especially well-suited for the technical exploration diver who prefers cold water climates. Compact and lightweight, it helps reduce jaw fatigue during long, cold dives. Designed with an innovative, over-moulded endcap in conjunction with the environmental diaphragm that helps prevent ice build-up. The XL4+ makes an ideal stage regulator and is also an excellent high-performance option for the technical exploration diver who is serious about maximizing functionality and minimizing weight.

Retail price of $580.

Marco Vincent Dive Resort

Awarded at 4:30pm
Winner: Robben S, Blaine, WA

6 days and 5 nights at Marco Vincent Dive Resort, which is on the island in Mindoro, Philippines. The prize includes accommodation in a super deluxe room with daily breakfast, 12 boat dives exploring the Verde Island Passage including a day trip to Verde Island. Also included are a free massage, unlimited WIFI usage and domestic transfers to the resort. Not included: international flights, nitrox use and rental equipment.

Approximate value is $1,685

Nautilus Liveaboards

Winner: Andrew Y, Arcadia, CA

Guadalupe Island Great White Shark Adventure

Guadalupe Island features the best shark diving on the planet.  We have identified 320 white sharks in the bay that we dive in.  On several trips last September, we saw more than 50 sharks in 3 days..   There is no better way to experience Guadalupe Island than from the luxury of a Nautilus live aboard ship and this trip is perfect for both divers and those-who-are-not-yet-divers (non-divers).  Convenient departures from our new San Diego dive centre located on the waterfront in Point Loma.   Prize includes a complimentary warmup dive from one of our day boats the day before you board your ship.

Valid for any September 2019 trip space available. Includes transfers, onboard accommodation and meals, port fees and unlimited diving. Does not include crew gratuities, bar and gift shop. Not transferable and no cash value.

Approximate value is $3,195

Truth Aquatics

While supplies last

Sunday morning, the first 25 people to show up at the California Diving News booth (the first exhibit in the door, #202), and who would like to take advantage of it, will receive a $50 certificate toward a scheduled dive trip aboard any boat in the Truth Aquatics Fleet.

Retail price of $50 each, total approximate value $1,250.

Blue Steel

Early Bird Prize #1: Awarded at 11am
Winner: Christy V, Long Beach, CA

Faber Hot Dipped Galvanized Scuba Cylinder, Item # FXG100DVB: 100 CF 3442 PSI Steel Scuba Cylinder includes DIN/Yoke Valve and Boot, featuring Faber’s exclusive phosphatized-cleaned internal service providing the best internal finish on the market today.

Retail price of $500.

Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Diving

Early Bird Prize #2: Awarded at 11am
Winner: Debra W, Hermosa Beach, CA

8 day/7 night liveaboard dive package for 1  aboard the Emperor Explorer in the Maldives.

Package includes accommodations (lower deck), meals and diving; travel must be completed by May 6, 2020. Taxes, gratuities, transfers, airfare, fuel surcharge, rental equipment, park fees, hotel stay, tours, crew gratuities and onboard charges are not included. This certificate may not be combined with any other offers. Some restrictions apply.

Approximate value is $2,595.

TUSA IQ1204 DC Solar Link Dive Computer

Awarded at 11:30am
Winner: Mike McG, Laughlin, NV

This is the next generation of TUSA’s solar-powered devices. Solar and indoor florescent recharging eliminates the need to replace batteries while the zero-maintenance factory seal prevents flooding and provides worry-free 3-year warranty reliability. Other features include: free dive log app with transfer to your smartphone or tablet using Bluetooth® SMART technology; 4-Mix Gas support; free-dive mode; time modes including stopwatch, timer, alarm and world time; full-auto LED backlight, and the watch is available in four colors: Black (BK), Black Gold (BKG)*, White Blue (WBL), White Rose Gold (WPG).

Retail price of $699.

Ocean Reef G.divers Mask and Surface Air Valve

Awarded at 12:00pm
Winner: Lynn M, Oakland, CA

A state of the art Integrated Dive Mask from Ocean Reef. The mask allows divers to breath easily through their nose or mouth, eliminates problems like fogging or mask leaks, and keeps their face warm and dry during the dive! Winner can chose from four different colors and two sizes. A surface air valve is included, allowing the diver to conserve their tank air while surface swimming.

Retail price of $736.

All Star Liveaboards: Blackbeard’s Cruises

Awarded at 12:30pm
Winner: Bill B, Long Beach, CA

Week-long Scuba adventure aboard Blackbeard’s for one!

Valid for travel betweenAug 15-Dec 15, 2019 and Jan 1-Mar 15, 2020. Not Redeemable for Cash. Does not include port tax, park fee and tip for crew (15% prepaid). 20 day booking restriction applies which means reservations will be confirmed no sooner than 20 days prior to departure. Nontransferable, not for resale and void if sold.

Approximate value is $995.

Sunset House, Grand Cayman

Awarded at 1:00pm
Winner: Peggy H, Torrance, CA

5 Nights accommodation in a beautiful oceanview room, plus four days of two-tank boat dives and unlimited shore diving for two. Some restrictions apply.

Approximate value is $2,200.

Lissenung Island Resort, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea

Awarded at 1:30pm
Winner: Elvina P, Los Angeles, CA

6 nights accommodation in a single room with ensuite bathroom, three meals per day, 4 dive days with 2 boat dives per day, complimentary shore diving on our house reef (before 6pm), tanks, weights, dive guide and beverages, return Kavieng airport transfer. Some restrictions apply.

Approximate value is $2,240.

Beqa Lagoon Resort Fiji

Awarded at 2:00pm
Winner: Bruce H, Los Angeles, CA

7-night dive package for one guest includes round trip ground and boat transfers from Nadi Airport to Beqa Island, 7 nights in a deluxe air conditioned Fijian style villa, 3 gourmet meals daily, 5 two-tank reef boat dives, unlimited shore diving, kayaking, hiking treks, and paddle boarding. Fijian culture and entertainment daily. Valid for travel now thru March 2020, and space is subject to availability at the time of booking.

Approximate value is $1,799.

ScubaPro Galileo HUD (Heads Up Display)

Awarded at 2:30pm
Winner: Tom K, Santa Monica, CA

The new Galileo HUD (Heads Up Display) computer is a massive leap forward in computer diving that will forever change the way you dive. Attaching to your mask, the revolutionary Galileo HUD computer offers convenient hands-free data monitoring and excellent readability of all necessary dive information. Using precision near-eye optics, the Galileo HUD computer’s floating display features a micro OLED screen image with superior readability that appears at a virtual distance of one meter in front of you, wherever you happen to look so you can experience more of your dive. Single-knob user control allows you to easily access menus and customize settings for any dive. The Galileo HUD computer is rechargeable and all dive data is stored and accessible via Bluetooth or USB to sync with a dive log mobile app.

Galileo HUD Dive Computer + Transmitter, MSRP $1,699.00

Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino, Bonaire

Awarded at 3:00pm
Winner: Dawna V, Seal Beach, CA

Seven-night stay for 2 people at the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino

Offer includes accommodation and 7 days and 6 nights with breakfast daily and a shore diving package. Transportation, food and beverages and incidentals are the responsibility of the guest. This offer is valid for travel from April through December and must be completed within 12 months of the certificate issue date. Other restrictions apply.

Approximate value is $1,750.

Aqua Lung i770R Dive Computer

Awarded at 3:30pm
Winner: Michael G, Indio, CA

The most tech-savvy diver will appreciate the i770R’s cutting-edge ultra-bright TFT color screen and its wireless Bluetooth connectivity packaged into a robust, functional, and compact design. Monitor all your information with the easy-to-use interface and intuitive 3-button navigation. Standard features include a rechargeable lithium battery, 3-axis full-tilt compass, easy three-button navigation, multiple gas capability and 4 operating modes.

Approximate value is $899.

Blue Ocean Art: “Morning Calm”

SUNDAY PREMIUM PRIZE: Awarded at 4:00pm
Winner: Reyes B, Vista, CA

A soothing California reef with the blue backdrop of a kelp forest, Morning Calm is a large 18” X 48” archival fine art print on Aluminum composite, with an elegant satin anodized aluminum backing frame. It is the product of Jim Hellemn’s revolutionary underwater photography techniques that produce the only underwater landscape photography in the world. These techniques allow Jim to capture the spectacular colors of the underwater world in wide landscape views, making his images truly unique. This 700 Megapixel image is cropped from the 2.77 gigapixel master image produced for the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA. The full image is reproduced in glass panels 13ft high X 126ft wide in front of the aquarium.

Approximate value is $1,995.

Solitude Liveaboards

SUNDAY PREMIUM PRIZE: Awarded at 4:00pm
Winner: Robert S, Lancaster, CA

A 7 Night Dive Cruise Package on Solitude Adventurer in Raja Ampat, Indonesia for One Person (based on twin or double sharing Deluxe Cabin sharing). This voucher is valid for redemption until 31 Dec 2019 and can be used for Cruise Departure Schedule in 2019 & 2020. Included: Full‐Board Meal Plan with in‐between meal snacks; 3 or 4 daily guided boat day‐dives, return Sorong airport transfer to Solitude Adventurer. Upgrades and supplements are available at discounted rates. Taxes, fees and other standard terms & conditions apply.

Approximate value is $3,465.