bmibaby Balloon Race Announced - Chance to Win Flights
14 September 2005 00:00
Cardiff Blues entertain Saracens on 1st October at Cardiff Arms Park, in the opening game of the newly formed Powergen Cup.
The match is certain to be one of the games of the season, with the formidable Guinness Premiership team, set to be a stern test for the Blues.
To celebrate the new competition, we have teamed up with our principle sponsor bmibaby to give supporters extra incentive to look forward to the game. By entering the bmibaby balloon race, which will begin prior to kick off, you can win FREE flights worth up to £100 as well as fantastic Cardiff Blues prizes.
We will be releasing over 1,000 balloons in the race and are looking for supporters young and old to sign up to have a chance of winning. When you enter your name will be assigned a number which is attached to a biodegradable form on each balloon. When the ballon is found the receipient will also have the chance to win fantastic prizes by simply returning the burst balloon with their name and post code to Cardiff Arms Park. The balloon that goes the furthest distance will be the winner!
If you would like to enter the bmibaby balloon race have a chance to win flights with bmibaby and a signed Blues shirt please send your details including: name, house number, postcode to bmibaby balloon team, Cardiff Blues, Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate Street, Cardiff, CF10 1JA or email email@example.com with the details.
The Cardiff Blues Ticket Office would like to remind supporters that the tickets for this game are now on sale - contact the Ticket Office on 029 2030 2030 or visit
For more information on bmibaby, the airline with tiny fares, please visit www.bmibaby.com
NB: Cardiff Blues will make final decision upon selecting the winners for this competition based upon furthest distance from the point of release. A standard system for calculating this will be used, no disclosure of the entrants, respondents or the calculation process will be made.
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