Press release for this year’s Power Points.
The (Your Newspaper Name here) will carry this year’s POWER POINTS
Football Contest in which readers can win a potential $1,000 weekly along with local prizes.
This NFL contest runs during the 17 weeks of the regular season and features a fun, unique scoring system in which contestants are asked to do one thing more than in the traditional pick-the-winners contest. In POWER POINTS, they also must RANK their projected winners according to their CONFIDENCE in them along a weighted point scale — from 16 points down to one point, 16 being the most valuable line. The points add up to 136. The contestant from the participating newspapers who tallies the most of the 136 points wins the Grand prize, and the contestant locally who tallies the most of the points wins the local prize of xxxxxxx.
Look for the Week 1 entry form in the newspaper the second week of September. First games are the weekend of Sept. 10-14. You my enter the contest only once weekly. Your entry must be received by the newspaper by 2 p.m. on Thursdays –Wednesday of Thanksgiving week — during the season.