Competitions

Win family tickets for Earth to Echo

E2E_imageSchool’s out for summer…and we have a great competition to start the holidays!

We have 2 sets of family tickets (4 tickets per set) to win, to attend a special screening of new film Earth to Echo,

Earth to Echo is out on general release from Friday 25 July.

But you can win tickets to see it at a special screening at Sheffield Cineworld on Tuesday 22nd July, 10:30am.

After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embark on an adventure with an alien who needs their help!

An inspiring science-fiction adventure, Earth to Echo captures all the mystery, excitement and wonder of an extra-terrestrial occurrence in a small Nevada suburb. But at its heart, the movie is about friendship.

Watch the trailer here:

 

To enter the competition all you have to do is email the answer to the following question (and your name and a contact telephone number) to comp@sheffieldlive.org with the subject Earth to Echo competition – by 6pm on Monday 21 July. Winners will be notified on Monday evening.

Competition question: name one of the three young ‘heroes’ of Earth to Echo.

Entries are in line with our standard competition terms and conditions. Two prizewinners will be selected at random out of all correct entries.

Don’t forget – if you like films, listen to Slam Dunk Cinema on Saturdays, noon to 1pm on Sheffield Live!

Competition: post a picture of your pet

Photo -  Paulo Ordoveza, used under Creative Commons 2.0 License

Photo – Paulo Ordoveza, used under Creative Commons 2.0 License

Do you have a photogenic pet, a cute kitty or handsome hound?

Then enter our competition – you could win vouchers from Cookes Pet Supplies and Harrison Cameras.

All you have to do is send us a photograph. Whether your pet is a beloved moggy, pampered pooch, or perhaps a gerbil, hamster, or something more exotic, as long as the photograph is of your own, legally owned pet, whether it’s cute or simply mugging for the camera, we’d love to see your best picture!

Alongside basking in the fame and glory of your picture of your pet being published, there are great prizes for winners:

  • 1st prize: £25 voucher from Cookes Pet Supplies and £25 voucher from Harrison Cameras
  • 2nd prize: £15 voucher from Cookes Pet Supplies and £15 voucher from Harrison Cameras
  • 3rd prize: £10 voucher from Cookes Pet Supplies and £10 voucher from Harrison Cameras

How to enter

It’s really simple to enter. Just send your photograph to comp@sheffieldlive.org – please send files no larger than 1 MB.

The deadline to enter is 31st August 2014.

We’ll publish entries online here at www.sheffieldlive.org (and via our facebook page) and invite our viewers to vote on their favourites.

Viewers’ votes (between 1 and 14 September) will be counted and used to make a shortlist of the top five photographs. Then on 15 September our Sheffield Live team of animal loving judges will decide the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes out of the shortlist.

We’re grateful to Cookes Pet Supplies for sponsoring this competition. Family run since the 1940s, Cookes’ staff are trained nutritional advisors and are on hand to help with any special requirements your pet may need catering for. Visit their stores in Sheffield or Rotherham or find them online – click and collect is now available: www.cookespetsupplies.co.uk

We’d also like to thank Cookes and Harrison Cameras for supplying prizes.

Terms and Conditions

In addition to our normal standard terms and conditions of competition entry, the following special terms also apply to this competition:

1. Entrants retain copyright of their photographs but grant Sheffield Live, Cookes Pet Stores and Harrison Cameras unlimited useage rights to publish their photographs online only in articles and marketing material connected to this competition;

2. Only one entry per person – an entry comprises of one photograph;

3. You may only enter the competition if you are the owner of the copyright of the photograph you are submitting;

4. Photographs may not contain illegal or pornographic images;

5. Photographs will be voted on by Sheffield Live listeners / website viewers between 1 and 14 September; the highest scoring 5 photographs will be shortlisted; on 15 September the judges will decide on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes out of the five shortlisted photographs; the judges will be Sheffield Live! volunteers / staff; the judges’ decision regarding prizes will be final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding reasons for choices; no-one connected with the judges will be able to enter.

Enter the competition now – send a picture of your pet to comp@sheffieldlive.org

WIN Tour de France Grand Depart limited edition T-shirt

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Staff modelling the exclusive Grand Depart T-shirts

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Staff modelling the exclusive Grand Depart T-shirts

It’s the biggest cycle race in the world – and it’s coming to Sheffield this Sunday! Now Sheffield Live listeners and website viewers have an opportunity to win one of two limited edition Grand Depart t-shirts provided by Sheffield Live advertiser Mercury Taxis.

Only 250 t-shirts have been made, by the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, to mark the famous race coming to the city. All the t-shirts come with a certificate of authenticity. And we have two (both sized XL) up for grabs.

To enter our competition all you have to do is answer the following 2 questions:

1. What’s the telephone number for Mercury Taxis?

2. Who was the winner of the Yellow Jersey in the 2013 Tour de France?

Email your answers (and your name, address and telephone number) to comp@sheffieldlive.org by 5pm on Monday 7th July. Our standard competition Terms and Conditions apply.

WIN! £50 voucher for Continental Market

Win a £50 Voucher for Continental Market!

An award-winning Continental Market is set to bring an International flavour to Fargate, Town Hall Square & Peace Gardens in Sheffield this April. From Wednesday 30th April until Monday 5th May, a selection of traders from around the world will be offering a mouth-watering selection of global goodies. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice at this free international event.

A great selection of mouth-watering food will be available at the Continental Market including Bella Paella offering their freshly made Spanish Paella cooked to their traditional family recipe from Cordoba. There shall be delicious Bratwurst Sausages from a traditional German Schwenkgrill alongside The Cheese Board with a tasty selection of cheeses, jams, chutneys and crackers.

Market Place Operations Manager, Chris Hulley said

“Our traders shall be offering Sheffield an exciting selection of flavours from all across the globe offering something for the whole family. It has been great to see all the attention this event has received so far and a number of new traders to our team will make it even more special. It shall definitely be the place to be this April!”

On top of the food on offer the popular Dutch Flowers on Tour will be brightening up the market with an array of plants, shrubs, bulbs and so much more.

Lapponia shall also be visiting Sheffield with Traditional Finnish Artisanry, wool, cotton and linen clothing, and even reindeer hides all ethically sourced. Pure Indulgence Soaps will be offering their unique handmade bath and body products for a luxurious bit of pampering including bath bombs, fizzers and candles.

If you’re not sure about trying something new, ask for a sample from our friendly traders. Visitors are certain to find something unique and tasty from our Continental Market. Come and join us for a fun family day out with a difference.

Opening hours of the market are: Wednesday to Saturday 09:00 to 17:30; Sunday 10:00 to 17.00; Bank holiday Monday 10.00 to 17.00

ENTER THE COMPETITION TO WIN a £50 voucher!

Just email the answer to the following question to comp@sheffieldlive.org

“The Continental market will feature mouth-watering food including Bella Paella’s freshly made Spanish Paella. Where does the recipe for their Paella come from?”

Entry is in line with our standard terms and conditions.

WIN: Darts tickets at Motorpoint Arena

Peter Wright, 2014 World Championship finalist

Peter Wright, 2014 World Championship finalist

Betway Premier League Darts has developed into a must-watch sporting event for darts fans.

We have a pair of tickets to the next event which takes place here in Sheffield TONIGHT – on Thursday April 10.

You will see darts legends in action, from the likes of Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor, Simon Whitlock and Raymond van Barneveld, targeting the Premier League Darts crown defended by 2013 debut champ Michael van Gerwen.

Premier League Darts 2014 sees the top ten players in the world battle it out over 16 weeks for a record prize fund of £550,000.

To enter the competition just email your name, phone number and address and the answer to the following question by 3pm TODAY to comp@sheffieldlive.org

Who is the defending Premier League Darts chamipion?

Entry is in line with our standard competition terms and conditions.

Win tickets for Morgan Heritage at O2 Academy, Sheffield

Calling all roots reggae music fans…we have a pair of tickets to win for the Morgan Heritage – Up Close & Personal Tour, coming to O2 Academy on Saturday 5th April.

All you have to do to enter the competition is email your name, phone number and address, and answer to the question below to comp@sheffieldlive.org

Competition question: name three of the band members of Morgan Heritage.

You must be over 18 to enter, and entry is in line with our standard competition terms and conditions.

Closing date to enter the competition is Wednesday 26th March at 7pm.

The winner will be notified on Thursday 27th March.

What next?

  • Enter the competition via the instructions above
  • Tickets are also on sale now from TicketWeb UK via the O2 Academy website and box office.

Win tickets to see Miranda Hart at Motorpoint Arena

The award winning “Queen of Comedy” is on stage doing stand-up for the first time since her hit series ‘Miranda’ aired on the BBC.

And two lucky Sheffield Live listeners have a chance to see her live show at 8pm on Sunday 6th April, at the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield, thanks to our friends at Motorpoint!

Expect “silliness, attempts at song and dance, secrets shared and simply – such fun!”

All you have to do to enter the competition is email your name, phone number and address, and answer to the question below to comp@sheffieldlive.org

Competition question: Which University did Miranda Hart attend and what subject did she study?

You must be over 18 to enter, and entry is in line with our standard competition terms and conditions.

Closing date to enter the competition is Wednesday 2nd April at 7pm.

The winner will be notified on Thursday 3rd April.

WIN tickets for The X Factor Live at Motorpoint Arena

You’ve watched them perform on your telly and now you can see them LIVE on tour!

Thanks to the lovely folks at Motorpoint we have 2 tickets for The X Factor Live, sponsored by Talk Talk, at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield on Weds 5 March 2014!

To enter this fabulous competition just email comp@sheffieldlive.org with the answer to the following question:

Name TWO of the performers in The X Factor Live show on 5 March 2014 at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield.

Make sure you get your answer in before 1pm on Monday 3 March.

All entries are in line with our standard competition terms and conditions.

Take the Sheffield Live listener survey and win fantastic prizes!

Sheffield Live has been broadcasting full time on FM for over 6 years (and longer via the internet) and we’re proud of the schedule of great, unique and diverse programmes we have built up.

Now we’d like to hear views of our listeners: what do you love / like / dislike about Sheffield Live; what would you like to hear more of on air?

The survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete – and to nudge you into sparing 10 minutes to give us your views, we’ve teamed up with some great local businesses who have kindly supplied some fabulous prizes available to our survey respondents.

TAKE THE SURVEY HERE

Prizes include:

All you need to do to enter the competition is complete the listener survey (and you’ll be able to tick against which prizes you are most and least keen to win!) Entering is in line with our standard terms and conditions.

Your feedback in the survey will be incredibly useful to Sheffield Live in planning future shows.

TAKE THE SURVEY HERE – MAKE SURE YOU DO SO BEFORE 5PM on SATURDAY, 18 JANUARY 2014

Thanks to all the local businesses who have donated prizes – and thank you in advance for completing the listener survey!

[There is no cash alternative to any of the prizes].

*Otto’s Restaurant: Voucher for meal for 2. Food from a la carte menu to the value of £40. No drinks included. Sunday to Thursday in January. Booking essential; please mention voucher on booking.

**Graze Inn: Voucher for two-course meal for two people. No drinks included. Booking essential; please mention voucher on booking. Other terms may apply.

***Avid Farm Shop: Free two-course meal for two. Valid any day. Excludes drinks.