Entry is FREE OF CHARGE to all members, customers and staff of Pitchcare, Maxwell Holdings and Limagrain, and we now have prize money down to 15th place!
Last year, Dominic Murray (left), Groundsman at Shrewsbury Town FC topped the table to win £300. This year we are running the league in conjunction with new sponsor, Limagrain, the seed house behind the MM range of Sports Seed.
The game rules are simple. You can enter by completing a team at http://fantasy.premierleague.com and then registering your details online with Pitchcare. Complete the form below, and we'll send you the special code to allow you access into the Pitchcare & Limagrain 2011\ 2012 League.
Player points are allocated and the league is managed independently by the Official Fantasy Game of the Premier League. We have increased the Prize money for the 2011\2012 season which is now up for grabs to the top 15 finishers, we have also increased the prize pot to the best finishing team of turf professionals from one organisation or sports club to £150- last year's team prize was won by the Greenkeeping team at Henbury Golf Club. You will have to beat participating Pitchcare and Limagrain staff to win the money, with plenty of friendly banter.
Prize Money Breakdown :
• 1st place £300
• 2nd place £150
• 3rd place £100
• 4th place £50
• 5th place £40
• 6th place £30
• 7th place £25
• 8th place £20
• 9th place £20
• 10th place £20
• 11th place £20
• 12th place £20
• 13th place £20
• 14th place £20
• 15th place £15
£150 Team Bonus Prize
The £150 bonus prize is available to the team of Groundsmen or Greenkeepers that accumulate the most average points over the course of the season. To win however, you will have to beat the top 3 scoring staff from Pitchcare or Limagrain teams. This will be calculated by averaging the points of the 3 best scoring fantasy league entrants from one sports club or organisation against the top 3 Pitchcare or Limagrain entrants.
Watch out for last year's winners :
1 Dominic Murray, Groundsman at Shrewsbury Town FC - £300
2 Richard Ponsford, Greenkeeper at Henbury Golf Club - £150
3 Alan Loose, Greenkeeper at Royal West Norfolk Golf Club - £100
4 Gary Hawley, Course Manager at Henbury Golf Club - £50
5 Robert Hogarth, Course Manager at Remedy Oak Golf Club - £40
6 Matt Hawker, Head Greenkeeper at Bristol & Clifton Golf Club - £30
7 David Holland, Volunteer Groundsman at Connacht Rugby - £25
8 Richard Hollingsworth, TigerTurf (UK) Ltd. Accounts Assistant - £20
9 Liam Daw, Greenkeeper at Henbury Golf Club - £20
10 Gary Conway, Groundsman at Manchester City FC - £15
Entry not open to industry associated trade employees
1. The entry form must be completed before 12:00 on 13th August 2011
2. Prizes are as stated above
3. Prize winners will be notified by email. All prize winners will be listed on the competition website accessed via www.pitchcare.com or www.limagrain.co.uk
4. Game rules as per http://fantasy.premierleague.com
5. Entry open to Pitchcare, Maxwell Amenity and Limagrain members, customers and staff. All entrants must be able to demonstrate study, employment related to the turf industry or proof of purchase related from Pitchcare.com or Limagrain upon request.
6. Entrants must reside in the UK
7. All winners shall give their consent for their name and photograph to be published for publicity purposes in any media.
8. By entering the competition, participants consent to their data being used for marketing purposes by Maxwell Amenity.
9. By entering the competition, each applicant warrants that all the information submitted by him/her in his/her application is true and agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
10. Pitchcare reserves the right to disqualify an applicant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the applicant has breached any of these terms and conditions.
11. In the event of a dispute, the joint decision of Pitchcare.com and Limagrain will be final.