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It’s a Knockout Fun


Local people are being urged to support the teams from local businesses, organisations and groups as they do battle over giant inflatables at ‘It’s a Knockout’ in Congleton Park on Sunday 10th

Teams of 6-10 people will brave the water, foam and humiliation of the commentators as they attempt various games in a fun-packed competition organised by Team Congleton as part of the Olympic Year Celebrations.
The games will start at 12 noon and the teams will be organised into three competitions starting at 12, 2pm and 4pm. The winners of each group will have a final play off to be crowned over-all Congleton It’s a Knockout 2012 Champions. The teams competing include:

Congleton Rugby Club 2nd Team

Congleton Rugby Club 1st  Team

Plus Dane Housing Group

Congleton McDonalds

Congleton Marks and Spencers

Congleton Town Council

Mattroe – based in Park Lance

Reliance Medical

Congleton Youth Council

Team Cardall

Congleton Fonehouse

Congleton Cycling Club

Congleton Tennis Club

BoAlloy Running Club

Congleton Chronicle

Morrisons Supermarket

Wharf Pub

Cheshire East – Leisure Services

Cheshire East – Pupil Referral Unit

Team Congleton is still waiting for a few companies to send in their registration documents, and some other teams have had to drop out – meaning there’s a few final places up for grabs! Contact Glen Williams on 01260 277384 to claim one of the final spots!
Teams consist of 6-10 people – those with only six members will need everyone to enter every game! All participants need to be aged 16 and over.
Spectators will be able to join in a range of subsidised activities including a climbing wall, trampoline trailer and bungee tramps. Cyclists will be able to try out their skills on a cycle obstacle course run by Congleton Cycling club as part of the Olympic Year Celebrations.
Organiser Glen Williams from Team Congleton said: “Many people can remember BBC’s ‘It’s a Knockout’ TV programme coming to Congleton in 1972! Forty years on the sentiment is still the same – people having fun, creating a spectacle and enjoying some light-hearted competition. It promises to be great fun and I hope lots of people make the effort to come down to the Park, join in the fun and cheer on the teams.”
Entrance to the park is free. The competitions start at 12 noon and are expected to finish by 6pm.


For further information contact Jackie MacArthur at Congleton Town Council on 01260 270350 or Glen Williams on 01260 277384