The Winners' Circle

Here's a peek at some of our past sweepstakes winners and their fabulous prizes. This could be you!

sweepstakes winners marcia and anthony

June 2017 Paradisus by Melia Sweepstakes
Grand Prize:  3-night all-inclusive stay at a Paradisus by Melia resort in the Dominican Republic or Mexico
Winner: Marcia Averett and Anthony Campbell, Dripping Springs, TX
Wedding Date: April 17, 2018
Personal Quote: “We never dreamed of being able to afford a honeymoon since we are both broke college students. This prize helps make it possible!”

  

 

 

sweepstakes winners shaye and austin

July/August Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Five nights at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino
Winner: Staci and William Henry Schauman III, Rising Sun, MD
Wedding Date: February 17, 2018
Personal Quote: “We are so excited! It is much-needed, thank you so much. We can't wait!”

  

 

 

sweepstakes winner kathleen

First Prize: Auratic Golden Stitch Dinnerware
Winner: 
Kathleen Newell, Houston, TX
Wedding Date:
November 11, 2017
Personal Quote:
“When I find out I won this dinnerware I was completely shocked! I cannot wait to happily use these beautiful pieces.”

  

 

 

sweepstakes winners shaye and austin

July/August 2017 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Five nights at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino
Winner: Shaye Drake and Austin Wilson, Boca Raton, FL
Wedding Date: February 17, 2018
Personal Quote: “I was with my mom and sister when I found out I won. It was so hard to believe; they had to convince me I wasn't dreaming! When I told Austin he was so surprised too! We are incredibly thankful and very excited to be going to Aruba. We both love the beach and can't wait!”

 

 

 

sweepstakes winners jenna and ryan

May/June 2017 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Wedding gown from David’s Bridal
Winner: Sparkle Goodwin, Augusta, GA
Wedding Date: June 16, 2018
Personal Quote: “You all truly bless me. When I found out that I won, I cried joyful tears. Then my two-year-old daughter and I did our happy dance! Now I can buy the wedding dress I want. I am beyond thankful and grateful to David’s Bridal for making this happen!”

 

 

 

sweepstakes winners jenna and ryan

May/June 2017 Destination Wedding Survey Sweepstakes

Grand Prize: Seven night stay at the Samoset Resort in Camden-Rockport, Maine
Winner: Jenna Porciello and Ryan Speck, Middletown, RI
Wedding Date: September 9, 2017
Personal Quote: “I never thought in a million years I would actually win, but I had to enter anyway because being a New England girl, I adore Maine. When I received the email that I had actually won, I was over the moon with happiness. We can't wait to spend our honeymoon in one of our favorite places!"

 

 

sweepstakes winners jenna and ryanFirst Prize: $600 towards a Shutterfly photo book, cards or gifts 

Winner: Kimberly Boyd, Lancaster, CA
Wedding Date: October 27, 2018
Personal Quote:
“Winning this prize is awesome, I am so excited!”

 

 

 

 March/April 2017 Mary's Bridal Cover Gown Sweepstakes

Prize: Mary’s Bridal wedding gown featured on the cover of our March/April issue
Winner: David Heath, Taylorsville, KY
Wedding Date: August 15, 2017
Personal Quote: “Thank you so much for this opportunity! Samantha will now have the wedding dress of our dreams!"

 

 

 

March/April 2017 Registry Survey Sweepstakes
Prize:  Seven night stay at the all-inclusive Royalton Negril Resort & Spa in Jamaica
Winner: Michele Delon and William Kornelis, New Braunfels, TX
Wedding Date: April 14, 2018
Personal Quote: “My heart was beating so fast when I received the winner's email, and I did not believe that it was actually real. We never thought we would ever win so big! This is going to make our wedding night and honeymoon so much more special. Thank you so much Bridal Guide!”

 

 

 

March/April 2017 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Prize: Four nights at Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa in Costa Rica
Winner: Kristy Fasulo and Zachary Baker, Newport News, VA
Wedding Date: May 27, 2018
Personal Quote: “Zack and I are both in disbelief but are incredibly thrilled and thankful to have been chosen as the winners of this sweepstakes. This trip will provide the two of us with many exciting firsts and we can’t wait to experience them together on our honeymoon!”

 

 

 

Mary's Bridal Valentine Week Instagram Sweepstakes
Prize: Wedding gown and veil from Mary’s Bridal
Winner: Zasha Alicea, Perth Amboy, NJ
Wedding Date: December 31, 2017
Personal Quote:  “When I found out that I won I was completely stunned. I am so grateful, I still can’t believe it!”

 

 

 

Prize: Wedding veil from Mary’s Bridal
Winner: Angela Tremolada, Sausalito, CA
Wedding Date: May 28, 2017
Personal Quote: “I'm so excited to be receiving the mantilla style long veil for our wedding day. My family has Spanish roots so it will be a meaningful nod the culture. Thank you Bridal Guide!”

 

 

 

 

Prize: Wedding veil from Mary’s Bridal
Winner: Jennifer Odell, Carson City, NV
Wedding Date: October 27, 2018
Personal Quote:  “I am super excited about winning this prize because I'm horrible at wedding planning. I had zero direction when it came to choosing a wedding dress, now with this prize, I feel like I have a starting point. I'll choose a veil I like, and hope that provides the inspiration I need to choose the rest!”

 

 

 

Prize: Wedding veil from Mary’s Bridal
Winner: Cassidy Ciazza, Rogersville, TN
Wedding Date: June 3, 2017
Personal Quote:  “We feel completely blessed by the gift of beauty we are receiving for our wedding.”

 

 

 

 

Prize: Wedding veil from Mary’s Bridal
Winner: KaTerra Henry, Berlin, MC
Wedding Date: October 6, 2018
Personal Quote:  “When I found out I was a winner of the sweepstakes, I was ecstatic! We are one step closer to our dream wedding!”

 

 

 

January/February 2017 Stella York Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Prize: Stella York wedding gown featured on the cover of our January/February issue
Winner: Kristina Schoben, Moreno Valley, CA
Wedding Date: June 9, 2018
Personal Quote: “Words cannot express how excited we are about winning this beautiful wedding dress! (Of course he won't be allowed to see it until our wedding day!) Thank you for this amazing opportunity—because of Bridal Guide, I get to wear the dress of my dreams!"

 

 

January/February 2017 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Prize: Five nights at Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Key West, Florida
Winner: Ashley Grab and Marcus Peterson, Hagar City, WI
Wedding Date: September 9, 2017
Personal Quote: “We were really excited that we won the Little White Book Sweepstakes and plan on taking this trip for our Honeymoon. Huge thank you to Bridal Guide for making this possible!”

 


  

January/February 2017 Survey Sweepstakes
Prize: 7 nights at Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands with air tickets from BVI Airways
Winner: Krystal Orejas and Arturo Cepero, Miami, FL
Wedding Date: April 29, 2017
Personal Quote: “We were in disbelief to learn that we had won such an unbelievable prize. We love to travel and we look forward to visiting Scrub Island in the British Virgin Islands next Spring.”

 


  

November/December 2016 Survey Sweepstakes
Prize: 6 nights at Hermitage Bay Antigua
Winner: Molly and Jason Funk, Kremmling, CO
Wedding Date: August 6, 2016
Personal Quote: "Jason and I are so thrilled to have won this amazing trip. It will be the perfect way to kick off our new life together, and have time to relax next spring. We are so thankful to the Bridal Guide community for making our wedding planning experience so special.”

 


  

November/December 2016 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Prize: 5 nights at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 
Winner: Erica Giannoccaro and Eric Steinriede, Harrison, OH
Wedding Date: May 17, 2016
Personal Quote: "We are so excited and thankful to have won this. We were married last May and will take this as a romantic vacation in the fall.”

 

 

 

November/December 2016 Survey Sweepstakes
Prize: Monogrammed dinnerware from Caskata.
Winner:  Melissa Small and Brett Cooper, Jamaica, NY
Wedding Date: June 17, 2017
Personal Quote: "We're excited to have won such a beautiful and generous prize! We love making good home-cooked meals together and hosting others, so this couldn't have been more perfect. Thanks for making our new journey together that much more special!”

 


    

November/December 2016 Cristiano Lucci Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Prize: Cristiano Lucci wedding gown featured on the cover of Bridal Guide’s November/December issue
Winner: Julie Kraus, Lansing, NY
Wedding Date: August 1, 2017
Personal Quote: "So awesome to be chosen to wear such a perfect wedding dress!” 

 


 

 

September/October 2016 Honeymoon Survey Sweepstakes
Prize: 7 nights at a Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resort
Winner: Carrie Silberman, New York, NY
Personal Quote: "I'm thrilled to have won this amazing trip! Thank you so much Bridal Guide for picking me! We can't wait until November to go explore the beautiful and warm Caribbean Sea.”

 

 

 

 

September/October 2016 JCPenney Your Home Cover Sweepstakes
Prize: $3,400+ in Registry Gifts from JCPenney, and a 7-night honeymoon at Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa in Italy
Winner: Tabitha Allen and Coleton Maruca, Cleveland, TN
Wedding Date: April 22, 2017
Personal Quote:
“When we first got the news that we won, we couldn’t believe it! We had no idea that we would be surprised with such a blessing—even today we are still in shock. It would be impossible to express our gratitude for such a wonderful gift.” 

 

 

September/October 2016 Maggie Sottero Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Prize: Maggie Sottero wedding gown featured on the cover of Bridal Guide’s September/October issue
Winner: Michaela Davis, Arlington, TX
Wedding Date: December 31, 2017
Personal Quote:
"It is such a blessing to have won this dress. I had wanted a Maggie dress when I first started looking at gowns but didn't think it would fit in our budget. But now I can wear a gown more beautiful than I ever thought! Thank you so much!”

 

 

July/August 2016 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Prize: 4 nights at Hawks Cay Resort in Duck Key, Florida
Winner: Jasmine Moffatt and Ethan Johnson, Bellingham, WA
Wedding Date: August 19, 2017
Personal Quote:
“When we found out we won this generous prize, we were first in disbelief and then overwhelmed with excitement and gratitude. We've never been to a resort before, so we are incredibly enthusiastic to take advantage of all of the accommodations Hawks Cay has to offer! We plan to travel in April, we think the weather will be perfect and it will be a fantastic escape after the holiday hype and a great opportunity to relax before our big celebration.”

 

July/August 2016 Lillian West Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Prize: Lillian West bridal gown featured on the cover of Bridal Guide’s July/August issue
Winner: Chere Woodman, Edgewood, MD
Wedding Date: December 10, 2016
Personal Quote: "I absolutely love my dress. I want to say thank you, thank you, thank you to Bridal Guide for such a kind gesture. You have helped to give my special day that extra pizzazz by providing me with such a gorgeous dress. Now I know I will definitely stand out on my day!”

 

 

July/August 2016 Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes
Prize: 7 nights at the Thompson Playa del Carmen in Riveira Maya, Mexico 
Winner: Alexandra Sedlack and Glenn Falvey, Turnersville, NJ 
Wedding Date: November 3, 2017 
Personal Quote: "Glenn and I were ecstatic to win this trip to Playa del Carmen! I still can't believe we won! The Thompson looks so beautiful and we cannot wait to visit next fall.”

 

 

 

 May/June 2016 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Prize: 5-night stay at Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort in Tucson, Arizona 
Winner: Nina Weisner and Jeremy Dillon, Sunderland, MA 
Wedding Date: September 10, 2016 
Personal Quote: “We're thrilled to have won this amazing trip to Arizona! Thank you so much Bridal Guide for picking us! We can't wait until next April to go explore the warm and beautiful desert!”