Host Your Kit is back!
Having spent the past 6 months in the company of the FBI proving beyond doubt that our competition is simply too good to be true, we’re delighted to bring back our favourite football kit competition to honour and support the beautiful game.
For the next month we, along with every other football fan, will have our eyes focused on Canada where the Women’s World Cup will showcase all that’s good about the sport we know and love.
As a result we are running a competition for girls’ teams only. It’s all about helping the grassroots of the game by giving female youth teams the chance to win FREE kits.
I’m delighted to say that the fantastic Manchester City and Scotland player Jenny Beattie has agreed to be our ambassador for this campaign. Jenny is a top defender for both club and country and we are so proud to have her as part of the HYK boot room.
Jenny will be sharing her thoughts about the women’s game during the World Cup by writing blogs for the She Kicks website which we’ll share with you via social media.
Jenny says, “This year’s World Cup is the biggest showcase there has ever been for women’s football so I’m delighted to be part of this campaign to help the game at its grassroots. It’s a fantastic opportunity to win a top quality Nike kit for the new season and I hope as many girls’ teams enter as possible.”
For this Host Your Kit competition, we have 15 FREE Nike squad kits to be won. They are Nike’s Women’s Matchday kits so are tailored specifically for women. As ever each kit will be for 15 players – 14 outfield players and a goalkeeper.
We established Host Your Kit in 2012 to encourage grassroots sport and help teams that might not otherwise be able to afford new kits and we reckon we’ve dolled out almost 300 kits now worth over £120,000.
We’re also delighted to have our retail partners Greaves Sports on board – to ensure that the winning teams look and feel a million dollars. We also have to thank cloud company iomart who are the (flat!) back four behind Host Your Kit.
Plenty of girls’ teams have already been winners in our previous Host Your Kit campaigns – Chesterfield Ladies Under 11s, Oakwood Foxes U16s from Hampshire, Morton Girls U11s from Greenock in Scotland, Nottingham Forest Ladies U16s, and Welsh side Llanfoist Girls U12s to name but five…. – so get those entries in and hopefully you can be a winner too.
You can follow our campaign on Twitter @hostyourkit Look out for the hashtag #wearitlikejen
Best of luck to all and enjoy the next few weeks watching the best of women’s football.
Right we’re off to see if we can find someone to buy the media rights to Host Your Kit – $20M anyone?
Yours in football,