BBC Radio Manchester hunt most unique fundraiser

Pudsey and Blush
Image caption BBC Children In Need night takes place on Friday 18 November 2011

BBC Radio Manchester is on the hunt to find Greater Manchester's most unique and imaginative fundraiser.

We want to hear how you are raising money for this year's Children In Need.

Are you going to bunny hop across the Pennines? Will you take a vow of silence for seven days? Maybe you'll paint your body yellow like Pudsey for a full week…

Get in touch with BBC Radio Manchester and let us know what you intend to do, and where and when you intend to do it.

One fundraiser's idea will be selected and the winner will receive two tickets to this year's BBC Children in Need Rocks Manchester concert at the Manchester Evening News Arena on Thursday 17 November.

Do you think you've got an original and creative idea to raise cash? Email your fundraiser to

The competition will run from 09.00am Monday 31 October until 21.00pm on Monday 14 November - all applications must be received by 21.00 pm on Monday 14 November 2011.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or over.

The prize includes two tickets for the BBC Children in Need Rocks Manchester concert at the Manchester Evening News Arena. Travel and other expenses will not be covered.

Terms & Conditions

1. Entry is open to all residents of the UK aged 18 or over, including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, except BBC employees, their close relatives or anyone connected with the competition. Proof of age, identity and eligibility may be requested.

2. Entrants are asked to send in the following by email to

•Information of the fund raising activity

•A short description of where and when the event is taking place

All entries will be checked and verified and potential winners may be visited by a member of BBC Radio Manchester. No other method of entry will be accepted. Only one entry per listener is permitted (if multiple entries are received from the same person, the first entry will be counted).

3. Entries will be accepted from 09.00am on Monday 31st October 2011 until 21.00pm on 14th November 2011.

4. All entrants must supply their name and a telephone number. Illegible entries, incomplete entries or those received outside the entry window will not be considered.

5. A panel consisting of members BBC Radio Manchester will judge the entries using the following criteria:

•Originality; we will be looking for ideas that we haven't seen before, something that is unique. A fundraiser that stands out form the others.

•Effort; did you have to overcome obstacles to achieve your idea, was there a lot of planning involved. Did you rope in the help of a cast of thousands?

•Impact; does this have the wow factor? Will it make people sit up and take notice? Is there a good story to the fund raising?

Each criteria will be scored out of ten. The winner will be the entrant with the highest score.

Anyone with a personal, family or business connection with any members of the panel is not permitted to enter.

6. If an entrant is unable to be contacted after reasonable attempts have been made the BBC reserves the right to not progress that entrant further in the competition and move onto the next best entrant.

7. The prize will consist of two tickets for the BBC Children in Need Rocks Manchester concert at the Manchester Evening News Arena on Thursday 17th November. No other costs or expenses will be met, including but not limited to accommodation or travel.

8. The BBC's decision as to the winner is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.

9. The BBC is not responsible for any failure of the winner / ticket holders to gain entry or re-admission to the Children in Need Rocks Manchester event due to the behaviour of the ticket holder or their failure to meet the admission requirements of the event. Ticket holders are responsible for checking admission requirements to the venue.

10. Entrants must agree to take part in competition publicity.

11. The BBC will only use your personal details for the purposes of administering this competition. We will not publish your personal information or share it with anyone not connected with this competition. Entry via email will be saved to a secure file; and we will destroy all entrant personal data six months after the closing date of the competition. Winner's competition details may be retained for as long as needed. Please visit the BBC's Privacy & Cookies Policy ( for more information.

12. The BBC reserves the right to: (i) amend these terms and conditions and vary the competition rules including but not limited to opening and closing times; (ii) disqualify any entrant who breaches the rules or has acted fraudulently in any way; and; (iii) cancel the competition, at any stage, if in its opinion it is deemed necessary or if circumstances arise outside its control.

13. The BBC, their sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any server, system, network or service provider or otherwise which may result in any entry not being properly logged.

14. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when entering this competition.

15. The competition is run by the BBC. The applicable law is that of England and Wales.

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