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Next Launch Their Official Team GB and ParalympicsGB Supporter’s Scarf Prize Draw

March 19, 2012

LEICESTER, England, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

With the exciting events of London 2012 unfolding this year, Next have shown their
support by designing official Team GB and ParalympicsGB Supporters’ Scarves. What’s more,
by buying one of the stylish scarves, you are welcomed to enter Next’s fantastic weekly
prize giveaway Wear it, Wave It, Win with it! at next.co.uk/scarf. Coming in iconic red
white and blue designs, all profits will go to the British Olympic Association (BOA) and
British Paralympic Association (BPA), helping British athletes deliver outstanding
performances in 2012 and beyond. You can also support Team GB and ParalympicsGB in style
with Next’s Union Jack inspired collections of t-shirts, homeware, and party dresses for
women [http://www.next.co.uk/shop/gender-women-category-dresses-use-partywear-0 ]

To be in with a chance of winning event tickets, venue tours, official London 2012
merchandise and the grand prize of a luxury holiday to Rio, entrants can simply enter with
their scarf’s unique prize draw code and a photograph showcasing how they’ve styled it.
Thanks to the British Olympic Association, British Paralympic Association and adidas, the
brilliant prizes include a pair of passes to Team GB House, tickets to the Tennis at
Wimbledon, the Swimming finals, Athletics and signed Team GB merchandise.

Printed on 100% cotton, the eye-catching designs are rich in special meaning. The
official Team GB and ParalympicsGB Supporters’ Scarf incorporates: 900 FIGURES to
represent the 900 athletes of Team GB and ParalympicsGB, 900 HEARTS to express the
nation’s special love for each of them, 900 STARS to recognize that every one of our
athletes is a true star, National landmarks to represent the fact that the athletes are
drawn from every corner of the land and 60 HANDS to symbolise the 60 million supporters of
Team GB and ParalympicsGB. Each of the 26 Olympic sports is also represented on the Team
GB scarf together with English roses, Welsh daffodils, Irish flax and Scottish thistles -
plus the date of the opening ceremony. Whilst 14 Paralympic lion heads will sit among the
design to state the 14th Paralympian games this year.

There are also Wear it, Wave It, Win with it! apps for smart phones where participants
can enter the prize draw, keep up to date with the latest news, view the supporter’s
gallery and use the map tool to see how the support spreads across the UK.

As an official supplier to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, British brand
Next will also be upholding their amazing next day delivery promise* on hundreds of their
new SS12 products and London 2012 inspired ranges; such as an iconic Union Jack prom dress
[http://www.next.co.uk/shop/gender-women-category-dresses-designfeature-promdresses-0 ] or
London 2012 inspired bedding.

Don’t forget you can get the latest news and competitions by liking Next on Facebook
or following @nextofficial on Twitter. Visit next.co.uk/london-2012/ for the latest news,
blog posts as well as prizedraw updates and athlete bios.

*Terms and Conditions apply.


Source: PR Newswire