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Win VIP tickets with Strongbow!

Find out how to enter exclusive Twitter competition.

You and a friend could be watching one of the forthcoming summer concerts in style thanks to our competition from Strongbow.

Ninety minutes before this weekend's game against Southampton, we’ll be tweeting a picture via the club’s official Twitter account (@SAFCOfficial) and inviting fans to reply with their best and funniest captions, being sure to incorporate the hashtag #strongbow in their entries.

Our panel of experts will then hand-pick three winners, who will receive a pair of VIP hospitality tickets for a forthcoming concert.

The victorious tweeters and a guest will enjoy some of the best hospitality treatment the Stadium of Light has to offer.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply visit @SAFCOfficial for the competition picture, available 90 minutes before the game against Southampton kicks off.

Terms and Conditions apply | Over-18s only |

Sunderland Association Football Club Limited and Heineken UK
Strongbow Competition Terms & Conditions

Last Home Game of the Season

1. Definitions

“SAFC” means Sunderland Association Football Club Limited; “HUK” means Heineken UK Limited; “the Match” means the last home game of SAFC’s 2012/2013 season; “the Winners” means the persons who are chosen as the winning entrants to the competition; “the Promoter” means Sunderland Association Football Club Limited.

2. General

2.1 The competition will run prior to and during the last home game of SAFC’s 2012/2013 football season, being Southampton on Sunday 12th May 2013.  The competition will open 90 (ninety) minutes before the Match and will close at 5pm on Friday 16th May 2013.

2.2 Neither SAFC nor HUK promotes unhealthy or excessive consumption of alcohol,

3. Restrictions

This competition is open to residents of the UK and Ireland aged 18 (eighteen) years and over only.  Employees (and members of their immediate family) of SAFC and its associated Group Companies, HUK, their agents and anyone connected to this competition are not eligible to enter.

4. Rules to participate

4.1 All entrants must be aged 18 (eighteen) years or over.

4.2 Entry is via SAFC official twitter page @SAFCofficial and must include “@SAFCOfficial” and “#strongbow” (or such other alternative hashtag that HUK may determine from time to time).

4.3 There is no limit to the number of entries which can be made by each participant.  Winners will not be restricted from entering further competitions during the same campaign.

4.4 The Winners consent to SAFC and/or HUK using the Winners winning entry, twitter handle, and/or any imagery of them and their guest, including any photography, imagery, names and quotes obtained from them utilising the prize, being used on SAFC and HUK’s promotional channels both printed and digital.

4.5 No purchase of any goods or services is necessary to be eligible for entry into this competition.

4.6 There is no charge to register with SAFC’s website.

4.7 Entries submitted before the open date and time and/or after the closing date and time will not be considered.

4.8 The winning entries will be chosen by SAFC’s Digital Media Team. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

4.9 Given the nature of the prize, both the Winner and their guest must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age

5. Prize(s)

5.1 Three lucky Winners will each receive, courtesy of SAFC, 2 (two) VIP places at one of the fantastic concerts to be hosted at the Stadium of Light over the summer period (such concert to be determined by SAFC), as guests in the Strongbow Suite and will include a chance to sample HUK’s great range of brands both pre and post-match; a three course meal before the match and will enjoy the Concert from padded half-way line seats in the West Stand.

5.2 The Winner shall be liable for any and all accommodation and travel required in order to avail of the competition prize.

5.3 There are no alternatives to the prize, the prize is as stated and is non-transferrable. If due to circumstances beyond the control of SAFC or HUK, SAFC is unable to provide the stated prizes, SAFC and HUK reserve the right to carry the prize forward to an alternative date suitable to SAFC.

5.4 Given the nature of the prize, proof of age will be required to be provided by both the Winner and their guest to the satisfaction of HUK.

6. Results

6.1 The Winners will be notified by SAFC’s Digital Media Team by means of an @reply tweet to the winning entrant’s Twitter handle.

6.2 If the Winners of the prize cannot be traced after reasonable efforts have been made by SAFC’s Digital Media Team, SAFC will be entitled to select an alternative Winner from the entries to the competition.

6.3 Notification of the winning entries will be posted on, the official website of SAFC, and the official SAFC Twitter account, after the close of the competition for the Match.

7. General Conditions

7.1 Any entry, which does not comply with the rules, may be deemed invalid at the sole discretion of SAFC.  SAFC is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, misdirected entries, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incorrect, garbled, delayed electronic or other communications or other technical problems related to mobile entries. Proof of sending will not be deemed to be proof of delivery.

7.2 All entrants agree that they may be required to take part in publicity without further consent or payment. Such publicity may include their names and/or entries.

7.3 SAFC will monitor the nature of all entries and all tweets associated with the competition.

7.4 SAFC will advise HUK of the number of entries and traffic volume to each competition.

7.5 Entrants should note that any abusive, racist or derogatory entries will be deleted and the perpetrator will be blocked and will have their account reported to Twitter.

7.6 In addition to these terms and conditions, entrants/participants should avail themselves to the rules of Twitter.

7.7 By entering this competition, participants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material, which may be amended or varied at any time by the Promoter.

7.8 The Promoters address is as follows: Sunderland Association Football Club Limited, Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU

8. Data protection

8.1 In order to participate in the competition participants must provide certain personal information. This personal information is collected and processed for the purposes of organising, running and monitoring the campaign, as well as for carrying out publicity activities on it. 

8.2 The Promoter shall be considered the data controller for the database containing this personal information.

8.3 In entering into the competition, participants agree that SAFC may use their data for promotional purposes.  SAFC will not pass data on to any third parties.

9. Jurisdiction

This Competition and the rules are governed by English Law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England.