Announcing our CRKT XOC Giveaway (and the winner of the Steve Johnson knife)

It is time to announce the winner of the Steve Johnson (, and to announce our next big giveaway – a limited edition CRKT XOC. This is CRKT’s flagship creation, complete with a scaled up Flavio Ikoma designed Deadbolt lock. For a production knife, it is truly a magnificent creation.

We will be writing more about the knife over the course of the contest, but here are the stats:


As for the Johnson – Congrats to Keith M., he was out winner, being drawn from more than 200 entries. I will be reaching out over email shortly.

Keith is a subscriber to the print magazine, but #69 was his first ticket, so he didn’t even need the bonus entries from print and/or Premium Online Membership.

The same rules apply to our new XOC giveaway: CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM

All entries must be submitted by midnight, October 13, 2020.  Entries made past this time will be excluded from the competition.  The winners will be announced on October 15th.

All registrants for the contest get ONE entry.

Knife Magazine Print Subscribers will AUTOMATICALLY get an additional  entry if they select yes when prompted Premium Online members will also AUTOMATICALLY get an additional entry if they select yes when prompted

(All subscriptions and memberships are verified by our staff.)

Wait!  Before you enter, we would like to give you the option to purchase a Premium Online Membership at a discount and get that second entry!  Click here to purchase, and use code CRKT to save 25%… then come back to this form and finish your entry!  (The purchase link opens in a new tab, so you won’t lose this one.)

The maximum number of entries for any individual is three, provided all criteria is met.

International readers are eligible to enter, though they are responsible for shipping and Customs. Domestic US shipping is on us.

There is no promo video for the XOC, but here is the story of its Deadbolt lock:

Thank you to CRKT for providing us with this fantastic knife to give away (and thanks again to Steve Johnson for the previous one).

Please feel free to drop me an email (Clay (at) if you have any questions or problems entering.

Good luck everyone. Once again, here is the Official Entry Form: CONTEST IS CLOSED