As the football season nears its climax, with both Manchester United and Liverpool suffering from title-chasing jitters in recent games, PC Week readers are invited to join in the action, have some fun and be in with a chance of winning some fantastic prizes. Over the next four weeks we're running a competition to see which reader can correctly guess the results of 40 key fixtures from the Premier League and First Division.
The person who gets most right wins our top prize, an all expenses paid trip to New York, courtesy of the competition sponsor Prolifics. PC Week and Premier Web application development specialist, Prolifics, have joined forces to bring you the first annual Web-based football contest. Simply fire up your browser and make your picks. It's so easy, you don't have to be a football or web wizard to have a great chance at winning.
About Web Football
Prolifics Premier Football is a Web-based application that allows players from all over the world to pick the results of Premier League matches.
PC Week and Prolifics are sponsoring this four-week competition to introduce you to the benefits of deploying business applications on the web.
How To Play
Simply fire up your browser, go to the PC Week web site and click on the Prolifics icon. Then follow the instructions and have fun - it couldn't be easier. Since you're using the Web there's no learning curve and you can access the system from anywhere in the world. The system even sends you Email if you register to play but forget to make your picks. Go now to WWW.PCWEEK.CO.UK
Prolifics is a premier provider of development tools for database applications on the web. While Prolifics Premier Football is a fun application that combines football, beer and the Internet, it does demonstrate the productivity that can be achieved by moving serious business applications to the web.
Consider that the application is deployed to thousands of users around the world in an instant without having to download software. Consider that players can participate without having to fill out forms or send faxes or mail. Consider that the system runs virtually unattended and combines information from many different web sites. And consider that you can easily build systems like this with Prolifics technology today.
So sign up for Prolifics Premier Football and join the thousands of companies that have already figured out how to prosper with web-based applications.
For more information contact www.prolifics.com or www.pcweek.co.uk
PRIZES: WHAT'S IN STORE FOR THE LUCKY WINNERS
1 A trip to New York
The player with the best results at the end of the four week competition wins a trip to New York including airfare, accommodation and enrollment in a five-day Prolifics training course. You'll learn how to build Web applications, just like Prolifics Premier Football, with the Premier Web development tool for database applications.
2 Pair of hospitality tickets to Premier League match The second place winner will receive a pair of hospitality tickets to the Premier League football match of their choice including match tickets, programme, pre-match lunch and drinks.
3 Beer or champagne
Over the four weeks, each weekly winner will receive a case of beer of their choice or a magnum of champagne.
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