This season, give the gift of gear. Nominate someone you know who puts Nature First for the chance to win a $1,000 of Astral gear.


This season, give the gift of gear. // Nominate someone you know who puts Nature First for the chance to win a $1,000 of Astral gear.

Season of Giving

This Season of Giving, we’re celebrating the unsung heroes and champions of Nature. We’re honoring those who have not only shaped their lives around Nature, but have trusted Nature to shape their lives. 

As we enter a season defined by giving back, we’re proud to introduce the Astral Season of Giving Giveaway, a new opportunity for anyone to give back to those who put Nature First.

All you have to do is nominate someone who puts Nature First, either online or on social media, and they will be entered to win a $1,000 gift card to astraldesigns.com.

How To Enter

1. On Social Media, post an image or video nomination to your Instagram account along with a brief description of how your nomination puts Nature First, and use the tags: 

#GiftofGear + @astralfootwear



Submission Period

November 1st – December 19th

Throughout the submission period, there will be four (4) winners chosen. Nominations will be reviewed and chosen based on how nominees put Nature First in their lifestyle and accomplishments. Once submitted, nominations will be eligible for each of the four selections. During the submission period, you can nominate as many people as you’d like.

Winners Chosen: Nov 16th, Nov 30th, Dec 14th, and Dec 20th

Winners Receive

$1,000 in Astral Gear

$1,000 Gift Card to astraldesigns.com. Eligible for use with any available Astral gear.

Nomination Form

Jenn Pharr Davis Nominates...

Long distance hiker, Jennifer Pharr Davis nominates Will Harlan for his work promoting and protecting Nature.

Garrett McNamara Nominates...

Big wave surfer, Garrett NcNamara nominates Pedro Olivia for his work improving the health of water and rivers around the world.

Nouria Newman Nominates...

World renowned kayaker, Nouria Newman nominates Rok Rozman and Carmen Kuntz of Balkan River Defence, for their work protecting the water of southeastern Europe.

Rules and Regulations


No purchase necessary to enter. Purchase will not improve chances of winning. This Promotion is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., and Canada who are at least eighteen (18) years old at time of entry, except employees of Sponsor, its affiliated companies, subsidiaries, dealers, sales representatives, distributors, advertising agencies, promotional and prize suppliers and the immediate families and household members of each. This Promotion shall only be construed and evaluated according to applicable state and federal law. Void outside the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and where prohibited. 


To enter the Astral® Season of Giving Giveaway Contest: 

During the Submission Period, upload your nomination to the Astral® Season of Giving entry page at https://www.explore.astraldesigns.com/season-of-giving from your computer or mobile device. Photos may also be submitted via Instagram by tagging @astralfootwear and using the hashtag “#giftofgear”. The Submission Period begins November 1st, 2022 and ends December 19th, 2023. (See rules below to make sure your nominee will be considered).


All nominations must be submitted via the URL or Instagram by the end of the Submission Period in order to be considered.

Nominations must not have a professional, formal association or partnership with a competitor’s life jackets, PFDs or footwear.

By nominating an individual, you warrant that the photo, video and / or story you submit is original and is your own, and does not infringe on the rights of any third party. You further warrant that your participation and your nominees participation in this giveaway does not violate any agreement between you and a third party.

By entering the giveaway, you grant Astral® the non-exclusive right to publish, use, distribute, reproduce and publicly display your photograph, video and story and you grant Astral® the non-exclusive right to create derivative works from your nominee’s photograph, video and story, in perpetuity, in any of its online, print or other media publications, materials or exhibitions, for promotional purposes, including but not limited to for editorial, advertising, and publicity, without payment or compensation unless prohibited by law. You grant Astral® permission to provide you and your nominee’s photograph, video, story, name, and you and your nominee’s city and state of residence, when publishing, reproducing or otherwise using you and your nominee’s photograph, video and story, and when identifying you and your nominee as an entrant or prize winner in the giveaway. While Astral® will make every effort to credit photographers when using photos and videographers when using videos, there may be circumstances where it is not possible to do so. Subject to the rights granted to Astral®, you retain all other copyrights and rights to future use of the photograph, video and story you enter into the contest.

You must secure permission from each recognizable person (or in the case of a minor, the minor’s parent or guardian) to use his/her photograph, video and story in the giveaway, and present it to Astral®, if requested. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify an entry if it finds, in its sole discretion, that an entrant has not secured a necessary release.

Any nominations, photographs, videos or stories containing offensive content will not be eligible. All content must be appropriate for posting on a website that may be viewed by anyone. Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered, and will result in disqualification of the giveaway. Astral® retains sole discretion to determine what constitutes inappropriate content.

Astral® reserves the right to modify any photo, video and story to fit spatial and branding requirements.


A. Winners

The selection of winners will be at the discretion of the giveaway judges. Judging will be based on the relevance and depth of the nominee’s connection to a life lived in deep connection to Nature. Four (4) winners will be chosen at various dates throughout the giveaway. The nominees who are selected as winners may have their photo, video and story appear or be integrated in Astral® advertisements, marketing or branding.


Winners will receive a code worth of $1000 of Astral gear. Redeemable only on astraldesigns.com.


By December 20, 2022, winners will be notified by Astral® using the e-mail address they provided with their entry. Prize must be claimed within seven (7) days. To claim a prize, Winners must respond to the prize notification e-mail and may be required to provide proof of identity, address and birth date and/or execute an affidavit of eligibility, liability release and, except where prohibited by law, a publicity release. Prizes not claimed within seven (7) days will be forfeited. Sponsor will select alternate Winners for any unclaimed/forfeited prizes if a sufficient number of eligible and/or qualified entries remain. Any portion of a prize not accepted by the winner will be forfeited. If an entrant changes his/her e-mail address after he/she enters the giveaway, or any portion of this Promotion, it is his/her sole responsibility to notify Astral® by postal mailing notice to the address listed below, to be received by the end of the Promotion Period. Winners are solely responsible for all costs, incidentals, and any other expenses not specifically mentioned as being included in the Prize. All federal, state and local taxes are sole responsibility winner. Prizes may not be returned or exchanged for cash. Prizes may not be transferred or substituted except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value.


a. This Promotion is not open to competition associations or automated competition entry services. Any use of such automated devices will cause disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and his or her Contest entry) who tampers with the entry or voting process. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest should fraud, virus, bug or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Proof of entering information on Astral®’s website is not considered proof of delivery or receipt by Astral®. Astral® reserves the right to exclude certain individuals from participating for reasons such as violation of the conditions of participation, duplicate participation, attempted manipulation of the Promotion or its voting processes, and reserves the right to take legal action.

b. All entrants must have a valid email address at time of entry. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an electronic entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the “Authorized Holder” in whose name the email account is registered, provided that person meets all eligibility criteria set forth in the Eligibility section of these Official Rules. “Authorized Holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Please see Sponsor’s privacy policy for details of the Contest policy regarding the personal information collected in connection with this Contest.


Entrants hereby declare that they agree to the collection of all data by Sponsor required for the implementation and administration of this competition and its storage for the entire duration of the giveaway. The data is stored by Astral®. The data will be handled in confidence and not transmitted to a third party. All Entrants have the right to request information about the use of any personal data concerning them. Astral® undertakes to supply them at any time upon request with full information on the stored data free of charge, if they are the subject of such information. Entrants are simply required to send an e-mail to info@astraldesigns.com. All Entrants are also free to revoke their consent to the use and storage of their personal data by Sponsor, simply by sending an informal e-mail to info@astraldesigns.com. The data can also be rectified in the same way. In case of revocation, the data shall be immediately deleted. The revocation and subsequent deletion will be confirmed by e-mail upon request. Should the revocation intervene prior to the end of the giveaway, all further participation in the giveaway is excluded.

This Promotion is not associated with Meta, Facebook or Instagram in any way whatsoever and is in no way Sponsored, supported or organized by Meta, Facebook or Instagram. Meta, Facebook nor Instagram is responsible for any content published within the context of this action. It is not Meta, Facebook or Instagram, but Astral®, who receives the information supplied by Entrants. The data supplied will be used for contact purposes in the event of a winner and for subscription to the Astral® Newsletter as per explicit requests made at the time of registration. Sponsor holds Meta, Facebook and Instagram harmless from any recourse by third parties in connection with this Promotion. Any questions, comments or complaints against the action are not to be addressed to Meta, Facebook or Instagram, but to Sponsor by writing to info@astraldesigns.com.

Participation in this Promotion and/or entering the Astral® Season of Giving Giveaway Contest is considered a complete release ofMeta,  Facebook and Instagram by each Entrant.

Should any of the stipulations in the conditions of participation be or become invalid, the remaining conditions of participation shall continue to apply with full force and effect. In its place an appropriate provision shall enter into force, corresponding to the closest purpose of the ineffective provision.

Astral® reserves the right to cancel the Astral® Season of Giving Giveaway Contest. Such cancellation can occur in situations, but is not limited to these situations, where the smooth running of the competition can no longer be guaranteed for technical or legal reasons.


Sponsor shall not be responsible for: (1) misdirected, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, delayed, undelivered, damaged or illegible entries, and all such entries will be void; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; or (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; or (4) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.


All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Delaware without regard to conflicts of law principles. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the state of Delaware.


For a copy of these Official Rules or a list of the names of the winners, send your written request to: Astral Buoyancy Company LLC, 347 Depot St Suite 201, Asheville, NC, 28801, USA.


Sponsor: Astral Buoyancy Company LLC

347 Depot St Suite 201

Asheville, NC 28801 USA