NEW YORK – Heading into Thierry Henry’s first MLS All-Star game on July 27, the New York Red Bulls forward today announced the kick-off of a fan experience called ‘Red Bull Ultimate’ where one lucky fan will get a chance to go 1-on-1 with him at Red Bull Arena on October 8, 2011.
“This is your chance to show me some of your best moves and goals,” said Thierry Henry. “Anything goes, so be creative – the winner gets to go 1-on-1 against me in a skills competition at Red Bull Arena.”
Videos, limited to one per-person, can be uploaded until September 2, 2011 at 11:59 pm EDT. To enter and for official rules, go to www.facebook.com/ThierryHenry and follow the instructions to click “Like” and go to the contest tab to complete the entry form and upload a video entry. Videos should be no more than one-minute in length showing an incredible and unique soccer move and displaying why the entrant is the most deserving of going 1-on-1 with soccer star Thierry Henry. Videos must be a file type that is accepted by Facebook or YouTube.
Eligible entries will be judged in multiple rounds based on creativity and originality (25%); performance and demonstrated skill level (25%); and demonstrated passion for the sport and Thierry Henry (50%). The top 10 entries will be posted on
www.facebook.com/ThierryHenry for public viewing and voting from September 9 at 12:01 a.m. EDT through September 20, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Fans are permitted to vote five times each day, but will be permitted to vote for any entry only once per day. The results of the online voting then will be combined with the results of voting by Thierry Henry and the RBNY judging panel to determine the winner.
As part of ‘Red Bull Ultimate,’ entry is open to legal residents in the United States, France, England, Spain, Puerto Rico and Canada who are 18 years of age and are of the age of majority in that jurisdiction at the time of entry.
For more information on Thierry Henry, please connect with him at www.facebook.com/ThierryHenry.