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World Cup XIX Hosting Competition

2012-09-03 10:00:00

It is time for the 6th edition of the hosting competition. This time up for grabs is the chance to host World Cup XIX or the U-20 World Cup XIX: the winning bid will select their preferred option.

Countries wanting to host the World Cup - get your community involved and make a video showing us why your country should host the World Cup.

We are accepting one candidacy per country. In order to ensure that only one candidacy is entered, it will need to be announced on your local forum. Keep in mind that if your country has hosted the WC in the past, it might be held against your candidacy. And of course previous winners Israel, Trinidad & Tobago and Poland and the runner-up last time, Suomi, are not able to participate this time.

The contest will run from today to Thursday September 20th at 23:59 HT Time.

Voting will then take place from Monday September 24th to Sunday September 30th, the winner being announced the following week.

The official contact person for the bid needs to be from that country in Hattrick, and they will send:

- a link to your video, hosted on YouTube, to later be included in Hattrick's official YouTube Channel.

- a link to the thread in your country stating that this is indeed the official bid.

- a message via the contact form to the National Team Administration (NTA) with the subject World Cup XIX Bid stating the choice to host either the U-20 or NT World Cup in case you have the winning bid (make sure you get a confirmation message back).

Please keep in mind that these videos will be seen globally, so English needs to be, at least, one of the languages they're presented in.


- Involvement of the community

- Creativity

- Quality of work

From all the entries, we will then select the best 5 to be presented to the community for a vote.

There are 3 votes:

- One vote for the community (you will not be able to vote for your own country)

- One vote for the NT and U-20 Coaches

- One vote for the NTAs

Should there be a tie, the country that was ranked highest by the community will win.

The winner will be able to chose between hosting World Cup XIX or U-20 World Cup XIX and the runner up will host the remaining other option!

Good luck to all!

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