Glasgow 2014 launches opportunity for bloggers to contribute to 'social Games'

The bloggers,  whose way with words and online influence will help document the final journey to the Games.

From fashion bloggers with twitter followers to wordsmiths with an eye for sport, the competition creates opportunities for a varying host of prominent social media enthusiasts to contribute to the Games as excitement builds for the greatest sporting and cultural event in Scotland’s history.

Team 14, as the group of bloggers will come to be known, will be invited to Glasgow 2014 launch events and get up close and personal with the Queen’s Baton as it makes its journey around Scotland in the lead up to the Games.

Glasgow 2014 Digital Media Manager, Paul Giblin, said:

“Social media has played a pivotal role in a number of our campaigns to date, from generating a record-breaking response to our call for volunteers to the 2.3 million requests for tickets, the support we’ve had from the online community has been incredible.

“As we turn into the home straight towards what we believe are the first truly social Games, Team14 offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to passionate bloggers and social media enthusiasts to play their own part in bringing the Games to life. If you’d like to play your part in making history, get your entry in!”

The competition, which will include entrants submitting examples of their best written work, opens today and runs for a two-week period, closing on April 10. To enter, please visit http://www.glasgow2014.com/Team14

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27 Mar 2014
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