The Maggotdrowning Competition Basics and your Prize Suggestions

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The Competitions are for your benefit as Registered Members of Maggotdrowning.com and our aim is to run one competition per month similar to a Bingo Card based on The National Lottery Bonus Ball, we may at times run two smaller value competitions in one month, but as it's new we'll see how it goes.

The cost to enter will be varied so we can make the competitions available to all budgets, and each will have a spending cap per member so the spirit of the competition is upheld and to stop anyone getting carried away.
As licenced competitions, there will be a minimum age limit of 18years and you will be required to reside within the United Kingdom in order to enter.


Our Aim: To provide a monthly prize draw for our members based upon the Bonus Ball numbers of The National Lottery
Prize value: Maximum Prize Value not to exceed £1,000 (on average we'll be aiming between £250 and £750 to keep entry costs reasonable)
Cost to enter: 1/59th of the Prize Value plus payment processing fees. (Non profit making)

That's the basics, the actual rules per competition will be posted to each individual competition.


Now over to you.... Please post below what you would like to see as Prizes. If you agree with something that someone else has already suggested please use the voting button to the side of their posts. Prizes can be anything from a single item to a bundle of items. We cannot offer Cash prizes although occasionally we may offer Gift Vouchers.
 

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well the number of experts we have on here from how to run the country to how to beat covid i think we must have expert anglers on here as well lol, i did PM dave asking about site supporters only etc. and Dave has done his homework on this and has to be done legally, im happy to follow what ever you suggest Dave as you have checked all of this already
 
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It's all about variety as well, keeping a good mix of prizes but also relevant to popular aspects.
One idea I thought of previously was a 'trolley dash' type prize, where the winner goes to their local tackle shop and selects what they want up to a set value and we pick up the tab. I reckon that would be popular and help a few local shops as well.
 
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On a £5 ticket there is approximately 45p in payment processing fees to factor in, plus about £12 per competition for licencing fees (based on 12 comps a year) so the actual prize fund for a £5.00 entry would be around £250 give or take.
I was only seeking to point out that you could have a £5 stake and still get a decent prize. I’d be over the moon to win a prize worth £250. I think it would have a much greater entertainment value with a prize rather than a voucher. This months is a cracker. I’m sure there are plenty of tackle items which would attract 59 entrants.
 
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It's all about variety as well, keeping a good mix of prizes but also relevant to popular aspects.
One idea I thought of previously was a 'trolley dash' type prize, where the winner goes to their local tackle shop and selects what they want up to a set value and we pick up the tab. I reckon that would be popular and help a few local shops as well.

Not sure I could push my fully loaded trolley around the local tackle shop, the aisle turns would be a bit tight. :D:D

Do I have to balance the prizes selected on top of the loaded trolley ? What happens if they fall off, can I still claim the prizes, if not I reckon you might be getting the prize fund money back. :D:D
 
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Not sure I could push my fully loaded trolley around the local tackle shop, the aisle turns would be a bit tight. :D:D

Do I have to balance the prizes selected on top of the loaded trolley ? What happens if they fall off, can I still claim the prizes, if not I reckon you might be getting the prize fund money back. :D:D
Remember Crackerjack?
 
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From what I have heard. I am am glad I am no longer in the shipping business. That said I did enjoy the 35 odd years in various roles. Best of all was Project & large out of guage cargo freight, (y)
 
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