As we promised, we are pushing for more activities for our members, and here’s the first. We are organizing a very special Sarawak Bloggers BPL Fantasy League for the 2011/2012 season, and you are invited to join! The contest runs from now, through the whole Premier League season in which winners shall be eligible for exciting prizes!
HOW TO JOIN
- Bloggers are required to sign up with the official Barclays Premier League Fantasy League here: http://fantasy.premierleague.com/
- Using a virtual budget of 100m Pounds, choose 15 players consisting of strikers, midfielders, defenders and goalkeepers. You can choose as you like, but must remain within your virtual budget.
- Locate and join the SwkBlogs BPL League under the LEAGUE, and click ‘+Join a League‘.
- Choose ‘Private League‘, click ‘NEXT‘ and key in these private league codes when requested: 1347953-301455.
- Click ‘JOIN PRIVATE LEAGUE‘, and you are done!
- The league is head-to-head, which means your team will play another person’s team on a weekly basis. Teams with higher scoring points will gain 3 points.
- For more information on how the game works and scoring details, please go to http://fantasy.premierleague.com/rules .
- We require all participating teams which want to win the prizes to visit the forum of the league and identify themselves as requested in the ‘FORUM‘.
MECHANISM OF THE CONTEST
- The competition starts on the second week of the BPL (20 AUGUST 2011)
- Teams participating will play head-to-head with each other. The team with the highest point for every match will be awarded 3-points, a draw will result in each team sharing 1 point, and a defeat will result in no points.
- The team with the highest position on the league will be declared the league winner.
- Other awards shall be based solely on the data obtained from the league.
- Non registered Sarawak Bloggers members are not eligible for any award/prizes.
- We require all participating teams which want to win the prizes to visit the forum of the league and identify themselves as requested.
PRIZES & AWARDS
- Amazing and interesting prizes are available, including cash rewards. The prizes are subject to sponsorship and shall be anounced on a later date. Only registered Sarawak Bloggers members, which are on our Synapse system (including the coordinating team) shall be eligible for prizes.
- A team/participant can win more than one award shall he/she qualify.
- Prizes will be given out as follows (Names may change to reflect sponsors):
- Champion of the Fantasy League
- Team with the most fantasy points
- Team with least against points
- Team with smallest goal difference
COVERAGE & MEDIA
- Sarawak Bloggers shall give an exclusive coverage of the league for each game week. Team names and sponsors shall be highlighted as frequent as possible for maximum exposure.
- Bloggers are encouraged to blog about the league in their blogs.
RULES, LIMITATIONS & EXTRAS
- The fantasy league is open to everyone, but only Synapse registered Sarawak Bloggers members are eligible to win prizes.
- Closing date for team registration and contest participation is the 20 August 2011 (Saturday) at 6PM.
- The competition is highly dependent on the Fantasy Premier League 2011/12. Points are awarded by the Fantasy Premier League system and Sarawak Bloggers does not have any manipulation over the points, fixtures and whole Fantasy Premier League system.
- Shall the Fantasy Premier League be inaccessible for a period of 4 weeks, the SwkBlogs BPL League competition shall be canceled.
- The organizer of the competition reserves the right to amend the contest rules without prior notification and consent from the participation.
- Only one team is allowed per player/participant.
- All trademarks are owned by their respective companies.
- Sponsorship comes as low as RM50. Each sponsors will have their product/name highlighted through the contest.
- There is no maximum amount of sponsorship.
- Personal blog owners/small business/individuals are also invited to sponsor the contest.
- The main sponsor will earn the right to name the league. A maximum of two main sponsors are open.
- Sponsorship can’t be retracted. Once a party agrees to sponsor the contest, the volume of the sponsorship must be provided to the Sarawak Bloggers representative for safe keeping until the end of the contest. Sarawak Bloggers will produce a binding written contract on the sponsorship.
- Sponsors are divided as follows:
- 1 or 2 x Gold/Main sponsor – Minimum RM300 (League name and League Logo (as seen in this post) will reflect the major sponsors, assured mention on Twitter, FB and news portal). The sponsor with bigger contribution will get their name in front. Sponsors can opt to get the whole name.
- 3 x Silver Sponsor – RM200 (3 special awards will reflect the silver sponsors, assured mention on Twitter, FB and news portal)
- Bloggers – RM50 per domain (Special highlights and mention of the sponsor blogs in every news on the portal)
- Sponsors, which are also Synapse registered Sarawak Bloggers can participate and win as the contest mechanics do not allow any sort of manipulation.
- 5% of every sponsorship will be used for Sarawak Bloggers domain and hosting renewal.
- Interested parties wanting to sponsor the contest can contact us at cyril[at]sarawakbloggers.com.