Ethanol Days of Summer Free Fuel Contest

Free Fuel Giveaway

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) offers free fuel to participants for reporting prices of E15 and E85 as part of its annual Ethanol Days of Summer Free Fuel Contest.  


As our country is experiencing record fuel prices, everyone is looking for a break at the pump. Ethanol has been providing savings for years, but even more so this summer as the availability of E15 and E85 grows.


Each week, RFA will award $250 in free fuel.  There are two ways to enter and win:

  1. Submit prices to Register for an account or log in at or use the mobile app. Submit retail station prices for higher blends of ethanol like E15 and E85.
  1. Submit pictures of higher blend prices on Twitter. Pictures can be of the fuel dispenser or price sign and should include, at a minimum, regular unleaded (E10) and E15 and/or E85. Include station name, city, and state. Tag @EthanolRFA and include the hashtags: #ethanol #E15 #E85 and #fuelprices (unless those words are already mentioned).

Contestants will be entered into a random weekly drawing for a pre-paid credit card to be used for fuel purchases.  

Winners posted weekly below.

About ethanol, E15, and E85:

The market for higher ethanol blends continues to grow. All model year 2001 and newer light duty vehicles can use E15 (fuel containing 15% ethanol, accounting for more than 97% of the vehicles on the road today. Additionally, more than 22 million flex fuel vehicles can use E85 (fuel containing 85% ethanol). Check here to learn if your vehicle is flex fuel.


Want to learn more about ethanol and why it’s a GREAT fuel for your car? Visit RFA’s consumer section to learn how the benefits of ethanol are worth the switch to E15 and E85.

About features pricing for E15 and E85. All of the fuel prices are crowdsourced, meaning the prices you submit are used by other drivers to see where they can get the best price for their fuel! Because ethanol is cheaper than its fossil fuel counterparts, you’ll notice that the higher the ethanol blend – the lower the fuel cost! ad 

2023 Summer Contest Winners

Date Winner Name
Week 1 Discostew; submission at
Week 2 nsxtwister21; submission at
Week 3 FellwockJones; submission at
Week 4 elikx5; submission at
Week 5 @brockers28; submission on Twitter
Week 6 GClegg1121; submission at
Week 7 Yam245; submission at
Week 8 gasisoutrageous; submission at
Week 9 @diggitydon21; submissions on Twitter
Week 10 CornProne; submission at
Week 11 Drunkvwbug; submission at
Week 12 Don544; submission at
Week 13 Indiana; submission at
Week 14 Gladiator1205; submission at