December 6th Deadline for Charity Challenge Entries
26th November 2011
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December 6th Deadline for Charity Challenge Entries
Charity supporters with a talent to entertain have just 2 weeks to enter the Furness Building Society Charity Challenge competition and win a share of more than £3,000 for their chosen good cause.
December 6th is the closing date for the competition which invites performers and charity supporters to show their talent in a 60 second video clip.  Full details of the competition and how to enter are on the Society website at, where you can also see some of the entries so far, ranging from singers to a street-dance troupe and a Ukulele orchestra!  
The entries will be assessed by a panel of judges to select 12 acts to perform live in the final at the Lancaster Grand Theatre on Saturday January 21st 2012.  Finalists will compete for prizes of £1,000 for first place, £750 for second, and £500 for third, with £100 for each of the other finalists so that all of the charities represented on stage will benefit.   Tickets for the final are £7 each and available through the Grand Theatre box office tel 01524 64695 or visit
The competition is open to individuals and groups and the talent can be anything from singing, dancing or playing an instrument to magic, comedy or juggling!   All prize money will go to the worthy causes represented in the final. Performers have the fun of putting their charity in the spotlight with their online video and on stage in the final.
The simplest way to record a Charity Challenge video is on a mobile phone.  Videos should be no more than 60 seconds long and can also be submitted in MP4 format. Entrants simply complete the application form with name, age, contact number and details of the charity they are representing, and send in the video via

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