There are three types of Milestones. Major-Milestones pertain to the Grand Prize (GP) vehicle build, Mini-Milestones that pertain to larger giveaway items and Micro-Milestones. Micro-Milestones are random giveaways of One World Overland items, items from vendors/partners and other cool swag.
1st Major-Milestone – 1000 entries
When 1WO reaches the 1000 entry mark, the Grand Prize vehicle will be given away as is. 1WO reserves the right, but is not obligated to, go ahead with this entry level giveaway if the number of entries are slightly below the 1000 mark by the end of the submission deadline. For example, if participation only reaches 900 of the 1000 entry mark, 1WO may choose to go ahead and meet the 1st Major-Milestone level.
2nd Major-Milestone – 3100 entries
When 1WO reaches the 3100 entry level, the GP Vehicle will undergo the rebuild process. This will be a semi-stock build to include, bodywork, paint, interior, engine selection, suspension, tires and wheels. The Grand Prize (GP) vehicle will be built to a high level of standard/stock restoration. Entrants will participate by voting on these various options to decide what selections are made regarding both vehicle choices and gear.
This milestone will also contain a level 1 Gear package. Level 1 includes camping accessories, a photo kit and a portable solar generator setup.
3rd Major Milestone – 6000 entries
When 1WO reaches the 6000 entry level the GP vehicle will undergo what is being termed as the “Adventure Build”. This includes the work done at the 2nd Major Milestone and takes it further. This does not mean that the accessory/gear packages from the previous milestone in addition to the new gear packages. They are simply upgraded with the new milestone. At this stage the build will include a roof rack, roof top tent, an aggressive tire/wheel/suspension and solar package upgrade. Other accessories like storage drawer systems will be included. Once again, the specifics will be decided by entrants that participate in the voting process on various options regarding the vehicle build and gear.
This milestone will contain a level 2 Gear package. The level 2 gear package that accompanies this milestone is an upgrade of the 1st gear package.
4th Major Milestone – 10,000 entries
When 1WO reaches the 10K entry level the GP vehicle will undergo what is being termed the “Explorer Build.” This includes the work already done to the vehicle from the previous Milestone/Milestones. This does not mean that the accessory/gear packages from the previous Milestone are included in addition to the new gear packages.. This level will include upgraded off-road gear and accessories, solar kit, recovery gear and so on.
The 4th Milestone will also include an adventure trailer. 1WO is looking at various models of trailers, but may choose to build something custom. The trailer will be built and painted to match the GP vehicle. This will be the expedition vehicle you can travel the world in.
This milestone will contain a level 3 Gear package. The level 3 gear package that accompanies this milestone is an upgrade of the 2nd gear package.
As the 1WO contest progresses, there are other awesome giveaway items. These giveaways include items like rooftop tents, portable solar generator kits, drones (Yeah, you read that right!) and other highly sought after prizes. New Items will be added to the list as other vendors and partners come onboard. Mini-Milestones will occur at the 1500, 2500, 4000, 5000, 7000, 8000, 9000 entry levels. The actual prize given away at each of these mini-milestones will be announced at that time, Surprise! 1WO will give away at least 4 rooftop tents, 3 portable solar generator kits and 1 drone as we reach the corresponding mini-milestone.
These Milestones will occur more frequently and include prizes like t-shirts, stickers, gear and other swag from One World Overland and participating vendors/partners.