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Win Portsmouth FC tickets and mascot packages, as new home kit launched

The new football season kicks off in a few weeks – and University staff have the chance to enter not one, but two giveaways in partnership with Portsmouth Football Club.

Free pairs of tickets for Pompey’s first home league game

Staff can enter a ballot for free hospitality tickets for Portsmouth’s first home league match, against Tranmere Rovers on Saturday 10 August. Five pairs of hospitality tickets are up for grabs, together with ten pairs of general tickets.

To be in with a chance to win, staff must enter the prize draw, which closes on Friday 26 July 2019 at 4pm, using their port.ac.uk email address.

Could your child be a Pompey mascot?

As well as the ticket giveaway, staff can enter an exclusive ballot for two mascot packages for the game against Tranmere Rovers on Saturday 10 August.

Your child could join other mascots for a lap of honour in the new University sponsored football kit, before being led out onto the pitch with a Pompey player. They’ll then join their adult or guardian in the south stand for the rest of the game.

Four south stand tickets are available in total (2 x mascots, 2 x accompanying adults). You can either enter to win all four tickets, or just two tickets (1 x mascot, 1 x accompanying adult).

The package also includes:

  • Loan kit for the mascots for the match
  • Pre-match warm-up on the pitch (weather permitting)
  • Lap of honour with the other mascots
  • Lead a Pompey player onto the pitch at the start of the game
  • Official line-up photograph of mascots and players
  • Official ‘shaking hands’ photograph on the pitch

You must be a current staff member to enter the ballot and your child must be aged 5-12 years. Please fill out this form by 4pm on Friday 26th July to enter. The winner/s will be selected at random.

The University’s sponsorship is part of a three-year deal as the Club’s Main Partner, building on our successful year as their Official Education Sponsor, with joined-up research, work opportunities for University students and outreach to inspire children at local schools and colleges

New home kit launched

Pompey have today unveiled their new home kit for the 2019/20 season. The latest strip was designed by Nike, and features the University of Portsmouth logo on the front. It’s available to buy now from the club shop in Anson Road or by visiting the club’s online store.

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