20th Nov, 2017

Chance for grassroots teams across Malvern to win £3,000 towards ground maintenance

Craig Gibbons 14th Nov, 2017

TIME is running out for grassroots teams across the Malvern Hills to win £3,000 worth of grounds maintenance machinery.

Pitch To Play, a competition ran by Allett Lawnmowers and the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG), is open to all clubs with an under-18s team, no matter what the sport.

The winner will receive the cash prize to spend on a new Allett mower to help maintain their pitch to a professional standard.

They will also receive a tailor-made maintenance programme from the IOG to help maintain the pitch for the future and tackle any problems.

Leigh Bowers, sales director at Allett, said: “We know that there is nothing worse than trying to play on a poor-quality sports pitch, and appreciate the hours of hard work that groundsteams and volunteers put in.

“The winter is undoubtedly the most challenging time for groundsteams and the looming December deadline gives people the chance to strengthen their entry for the competition and make sure that those most in need of help are in with the chance of winning.”

Clubs must submit an application for the money before December 1 and submit at least three pictures showing why they deserve to win.

Visit www.pitchtoplay.co.uk to enter.

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