General Tire Launches G.I. JOE: RETALIATION Sweepstakes

Mar 05, 2013

GI Joe Sweepstakes

Fort Mill, SC – March 5, 2013.  Through a partnership with Paramount Pictures, today General Tire launched the G.I. JOE: RETALIATION sweepstakes in celebration of the movie’s upcoming release on March 29, 2013.  The film, starring Channing Tatum with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson, not only has the G.I. Joes fighting their mortal enemy Cobra, but also has the group contending with threats from within their own government.

Through this partnership, General Tire is giving G.I. Joe fans a chance to win the ultimate G.I. Joe-themed experience, because with General Tire…”Anywhere is Possible”!  One grand prize winner will receive a prize package that includes a trip for two (2) to Los Angeles, CA, a three (3) night stay at the Andaz West Hollywood Hotel, and a VIP tour of Paramount Pictures Studios.  Additionally, the grand prize winner will have a choice of two (2) of the following G.I. Joe-themed adrenaline-fueled activities:

  • Bungee jump off the Bridge to Nowhere
  • Fighter pilot simulator experience
  • Powered paragliding experience
  • Guided Segway tour of Santa Monica and Venice Beach
  • Hollywood Strip helicopter tour
  • Paintball battle at an outdoor paintball park set in 23-acres

The total grand prize package is valued at $5,000.  In addition, three (3) first prize winners will each receive a brand new set (four total tires) of General Tire tires.  And two (2) second prize winners will each receive an iPad Mini 32GB.

The G.I. JOE: RETALIATION sweepstakes begins February 25 and runs through March 29, 2013.  There is no purchase necessary and entries are limited to one per person. For official rules, and to enter for a chance to win, visit www.generaltiresweeps.comVoid in New York, Florida, and Rhode Island, and U.S. territories and possessions.  

Fans can join in the conversation on Twitter (@generaltire) at #GIJoe.

A follow-up to the 2009 release G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA, which grossed more than $300 million worldwide, Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro and di Bonaventura Pictures, presents G.I. JOE: RETALIATION.

In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra, they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.  The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, RZA, Ray Stevenson, Channing Tatum, with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson.  Directed by Jon M. Chu and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner.  Written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick, based on Hasbro’s G.I. Joe® characters.

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About General Tire

For more than 95 years General Tire has offered a complete quality line of ultra-high performance, passenger, light truck, off-road and commercial tires to meet all your needs.  General Tire is a proud supporter of Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series, Best in the Desert Racing Series, Major League Fishing, Chili Bowl, Pro-Pulling, Late-Model Dirt Series, Drag Boat Series, American Sprint Car Series, Tour, Zero One Odyssey, and Spec Tire of Trophylite and JeepSpeed.  Team GT supports off-road and short course teams including Banning Motorsports, CJ Hutchins, Garrick Freitas, Harley Letner, Jerry Zaiden/Jason Campbell/Jerry Whelchel/Mike Childress (Camburg), Jim Riley, Justin Lofton, Macrae Glass, Randy Merritt, Ray Griffith, Rick L. Johnson, Sean Backus, Steve Alexander, Steve La Roza, Carey Hart/Josh Merrell/Ryan Beat/Rob Naughton (Hart & Huntington), Carl Renezeder, Casey Currie, Kyle Lucas, Robby Woods, Ryan “Fluffer” Hagy, Marc Burnett, and Johnny Campbell.

General Tire is part of Continental Tire the Americas, LLC. (  With preliminary sales of €32.7 billion in 2012, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires, and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently has more than 170,000 employees in 46 countries.

About Paramount Pictures Corporation

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.


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