DIGICEL SERIES 2011 SET TO GIVEAWAY MORE THAN US$500,000 IN PRIZES AND GIVEAWAYS THIS SUMMERMonday 18th April 2011
Digicel, proud sponsor of West Indies Cricket, will be giving away more than US$500,000 in prizes and giveaways through a number of exciting promotions and competitions as part of the Digicel Series 2011 this summer.
The Digicel Series – which kicks off on April 21st in the Beausejour Cricket Ground in St. Lucia – will be supported by three major promotions: “Cricket’s Biggest Fan”; “Cricket Trivia Chest” and “All In”, all of which will be engaging fans through radio, online and at matches to giveaway fantastic prizes.
“Cricket’s Biggest Fan” gives fans the chance to win BlackBerry phones (Digicel’s official handset partner); plasma screen TVs and video game consoles when they go on a ‘Treasure Hunt’ of cricket items in stadiums across all eight Digicel Series markets.
“Cricket Trivia Chest” is a regional Text to Win competition in which fans are given clues on radio and on www.digicelcricket.com during games. Prizes include a Blackberry handsets; BlackBerry goody bags; Digicel credit; signed Digicel cricket merchandise and Fire in Babylon DVDs.
“All In” invites fans to upload photos of themselves or their friends demonstrating their support of cricket to Digicel cricket’s Facebook page.
Digicel’s dedicated cricket website www.digicelcricket.com will also feature lots of exclusive content, updates and interactions. For example, the new “Predictor Game” gives fans a chance to guess the outcome of all the matches – so that they can get the most out of the cricket action.
Also in support of the Series, Digicel launched its new cricket campaign, “WI all in” – a full, through the line campaign which puts cricket fans at the centre of the action – making them the heroes of the game. West Indies cricket fans will see the ad on TV, in press and in outdoor executions – as well as a version cut for radio.
The campaign was unveiled at the launch of the Digicel Series which took place last Saturday April 9th 2011 in Kingston, Jamaica. The glitzy red carpet affair, which also incorporated the World Premiere of “Fire in Babylon”, saw more than 400 guests in attendance, including representatives from the West Indies Cricket Board, past and present cricket legends, international media, the Caribbean business community and Caribbean Government officials.
From award-winning producers Charles Steel and John Battsek, “Fire in Babylon” tells the remarkable and compelling story of how the West Indies cricket team triumphed through the achievements of one of the most gifted teams in sporting history during the 1970’s and 1980’s.
Following on from Saturday night’s World Premiere, each of the eight Digicel Series host countries – St. Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis, Barbados, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Antigua & Barbuda, Jamaica and Dominica – will host a screening of ‘Fire in Babylon’.
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