Avenged Sevenfold’s guitarist, Synyster Gates, has launched a contest with Guitar Center and Schecter Guitar Research.

Master Class with Synyster Gates will allow U.S. residents over the age of 18 the chance to learn guitar directly from Gates and more.

Ten winners will be chosen to receive:
– a VIP Trip to Los Angeles to attend a master class with Synyster Gates in the historic Guitar Center Hollywood Vintage Room
– a Schecter Synyster Gates special electric guitar
– a behind-the-scenes tour of the Schecter factory and custom shop
– an Ernie Ball accessory prize pack

Entries can be submitted on guitarcenter.com/a7x beginning July 15 until September 15.

Check out a message from Gates about the program below: