Win a family ticket for Forest Pitch

Enjoy the beautiful game in a stunning forest setting – and be part of a once-in-a-lifetime event.

Come along on July 21 to experience a day of unique football matches – and be part of an extraordinary art event.

Forest Pitch will see four teams, made up of mainly new Scots from across the globe, play two matches together on a specially created pitch, set in the heart of a forest near Selkirk.

The 60 players – men and women – will be wearing colourful football strips designed by primary school pupils throughout Scotland, including Yarrow Primary.

The Southern Reporter has five Forest Pitch family tickets (for two adults and up to three children) to give away.

For your chance to win a family ticket and be part of this special event, simply answer the following question:

How many football matches will be played on Forest Pitch match day?

To enter, email your answer, together with your name, address, and day-time phone number to: no later than Monday at noon.

z Admission to the Forest Pitch match day on Saturday, July 21, is by ticket only. Priced £5 for over 18s, £3.50 for concessions, £15 for family tickets (free for under 5s and carers with disabled spectators), tickets are available by calling 01665 833751. Tickets include park and ride facilities from Selkirk and a booking fee of 50p per ticket will be charged. Ticket enquiries can be emailed to

z Forest Pitch has been commissioned by Creative Scotland for the Cultural Olympiad and London 2012 Festival; arts events that complement the sporting activity of the Olympics and Paralympics. For further details, see

z Normal competition rules apply. For more details visit