Edgbaston renames West Stand in fan's honour for Test Match


With Andrew Strauss’ England team about to begin their international summer as the world’s number 1 Test Match team, Edgbaston Stadium is giving fans the opportunity to have a Stand renamed in their honour on Day 3 of the Third Investec Test Match between England and the West Indies.

Edgbaston is renaming the West Stand after a customer who has bought tickets in its new West Stand on Day 3 (Saturday 9 June) of the Investec Test Match, with the customer due to be drawn out at random on Thursday 1 June, with one week to go until play gets under way.

The winner will then see the West Stand rebranded in their honour for the course of play on ‘People’s Saturday’ at the Test Match.

Colin Povey, Chief Executive of Edgbaston Stadium, said: “The West Stand was only completed last year as part of Edgbaston’s £32 million redevelopment, so with no commercial partner yet in place, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to give one of our Test Match visitors an opportunity that they will never forget.

“The world famous atmosphere that the fans create during the Edgbaston Test Match make it one of the marquee days in the British sporting calendar and I’m sure England are looking forward to returning here; they’ve lost just one Test Match here in the last 10 years. We’re all very excited about having more great days of international cricket ahead and meeting the winner before play.”

As well as having the West Stand renamed after them for the day, the customer that is drawn out will also get the chance to come on to the hallowed turf at Edgbaston before play to have their picture taken in front of the renamed stand.

To have the chance to seeing Edgbaston’s West Stand renamed after you, simply logon to www.edgbaston/tickets and select tickets for Day 3 of the Investec Test in the Upper or Lower Tier of the West Stand.

*Certain sections of the West Stand are committed to the ECB’s commercial partners.

Terms & Conditions
Everyone that purchases a ticket(s) in the West Stand through the Club’s channels will be entered to have the chance of having the West Stand renamed after them on Saturday 9th June 2012 only, which is Day 3 of the Investec Test Match between England and the West Indies.

Entrants are required to be individuals and not a company/business. Ticket buyers for Saturday 9th June in the West Stand are the only entrants.

Everyone that purchased a ticket from 10th October 2011 until midday on 1st June will be entered.

No geographical or personal restrictions.

Branding of the winner’s name will be position above the back row of seats in the Upper tier of the West Stand. The branding will be installed after play on Day 2 of the Investec Test Match (Friday 8 June) and will be removed at the close of play on Day 3 (Saturday 9 June). Please note that the branding can be removed at any point at the discretion of staff at Edgbaston.

Promoter’s name: Warwickshire County Cricket Club, The County Ground, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7QU.

The entry will be assigned to the lead booker of each ticketing transaction in the West Stand for Day 3 (Saturday 9th June 2012). There is no limit on the number of entries to be made if multiple ticket transactions are completed for this date in this stand.

The winner will be notified by telephone/email once the draw has been made at midday on 1st June.

Should the person drawn not wish to be part of the publicity and have the West Stand renamed in their honour, Edgbaston will redraw to find an alternative winner. Results will be announced on www.edgbaston.com, through Edgbaston’s social media channels and through the media.

Ahead of the Third Investec Test Match, the winner will be invited to take part in a photo shoot to announce the West Stand renaming in their honour and will also be invited to have their photo taken on the pitch at Edgbaston before play begins on Day 3 (Saturday 9th June) at the Third Investec Test Match.

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