Competition to find football pitch to makeover

SPORT enthusiasts in Saffron Walden are being invited to take part in a competition aimed at improving local football pitches. Petrol lawn mower engine manufacturer, Briggs & Stratton, has launched the Pitch To Win competition in conjunction with www.weekendwonders.co.uk

SPORT enthusiasts in Saffron Walden are being invited to take part in a competition aimed at improving local football pitches.

Petrol lawn mower engine manufacturer, Briggs & Stratton, has launched the 'Pitch To Win' competition in conjunction with www.weekendwonders.co.uk, offering one lucky football team the opportunity to win a free pitch makeover worth up to �4000.

Other prizes up for grabs for the winning team include a ride-on lawnmower worth �3000 and a cheque for �1000. The two runners up will each bag themselves cash prizes of �1000 and �500 for team expenses.

The competition is open to anyone involved with a non-professional under 18's football club. Entrants will be asked to explain why their pitch deserves a makeover, provide accompanying photographs and also information about their team.


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A panel of judges, including groundsmen from two professional football clubs, will choose the winning pitches.

For more information on the competition and to enter visit www.pitchtowin.org.uk or call 01332 258335.

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The competition will run until Friday March 27.

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