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Strike The Bar - Half Time Entertainment


Strike the Bar is an exciting new money raising competition initiative, devised by Glen Hoddle, raising funds for clubs via a half-time crossbar challenge. The competition is taking place at many of the country`s top football grounds during the 10/11 Season and this weekend sees a special format of the game designed to bring much needed funds to Football Clubs.

Every home league game, at participating clubs, fans can win up to an eye-watering 100,000 by taking place in the new halftime crossbar challenge. Clubs benefit from over 60% of the profits from the game, meaning that fans who enter the game are helping to generate finances for their team, as well as taking part in the first 'proper` entertainment at grounds seen in years.

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Do you remember Stuart Tinner who landed the ball on the bar at Wembley last year? See him in action here:



now football fans will be able to enjoy the same high!

At each match one lucky competition winner, with the balls to step out in front of a packed stadium, will be offered the chance to take a life changing shot at goal from the halfway line. Striking the crossbar will net the entrant up to the 100k jackpot whilst extra holes positioned within a specially constructed 'goal infill` provide consolation opportunities for a range of lower cash prizes, so even a 'daisy cutter` could net you some serious cash.

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For a small entry fee, fans pick a home game of their choice and answer a simple question to be entered into a prize draw. One randomly selected correct entry will win complimentary match day tickets and the once in a lifetime opportunity to step out onto hallowed turf and cement their name in football folklore.

Visit http://www.strikethebar.com now too see recent footage from UK Football grounds, including Norwich City and Sheffield Wednesday.





Entry Details

Entries can be made at the strikethebar.com website, by SMS and by calling a premium rate telephone line. Web entries cost 1.50. Calls cost 1.50 from a BT landline, calls from other networks may vary and from mobiles will cost considerably more. Please ensure you have the permission of the bill payer before you enter. Entrants must be a minimum of 16 years old. Competitions run year round.

The winning entrant will be drawn at random 48 hours before each event listed on http://www.strikethebar.com . This promotion is provided by Sporting Challenges (UK) Ltd, RG2 6UB. Customer Services Tel: 01189 497 742. For full terms and conditions please see www.strikethebar.com

(Vital Network Ltd are not taking any payment for this advertorial as such a high percentage of the money goes to the club)




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Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 18 2010

Time: 3:52PM

Your Comments

Drop kicking a rugby ball from the half way line is nowhere near the same as kicking a football from the ground from half way though is it. I would like to put 100 from Frippys Virtual Bookies that no fan hits the crossbar this season!
pompeyjake
I'll give you odds of 1/500!
PompeyFrippy
where is the bookies is their a foram for it? did u see the two girls aswell what were they doing on the halfway line..... noway anyone is gonna hit the bar unless they play football and have the right footware on...
pompeyhussler
Hussler, it's a separate section in the Predictions part of the Forum. Here's a link to it... http://www.portsmouth.vitalfootball.co.uk/forum/forums/forum-view.asp?fid=20
PompeyFrippy
Easy solution - wear your footy boots to every match. And hussler yes I saw the two girls, they were in the South Stand a few seats from me - trust me you didn't want to see them up close!
PFCGino
haha nice pfcgino. Good odds their frippy! I might decline this time though. Have a feeling I won't get much back for whats its worth
pompeyjake
 

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