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Wessex V Dracula Virtual Balloon Race
Welcome to Wessex V Dracula - our FIRST-ever Virtual Balloon Race!
This is a computer simulated race - 100% eco-friendly with no risk to any wildlife and your balloons are trackable online for the 7 day race!!!
Star Prizes for all charities joining the national race are:
1st - £500
2nd – iPad
3rd – 10 x £10 book tokens
In addition to chance of winning the amazing prizes above, Wessex will also be awarding;
Pumpkin the Huge Cuddly Dog and lots of Sweet Treats!
Click on the link below to buy as many balloons as you like, each balloon costs £3. You can decorate and customise every balloon you buy changing parameters to vary the risk and excitement which will rely on real-time weather as they launch from Dracula's Castle in Romania (on Google Maps) on 31st October!
The winning balloon is the one that has flown the furthest, as measured in a straight line from the launch location. Note that a popped / burst balloon can still win if the wind direction changes and sends the still-flying balloons backwards in a reverse direction.
Every balloon you buy will make a difference to the profit Wessex will make from the race and we will publish all results after the race has concluded. If you could share this event with your family and friends, we would really appreciate it.
Wessex PTA is always trying to raise funds to make our school as great as it can be for all our children. Budgets have always been tight but 2020 is even tougher losing out on the usual revenue from Summer and Christmas Fairs. We'd really like to keep up some momentum as the school are hoping to invest in some big outdoor play equipment but are also in need of more laptops and books. Please get involved, join the fun and buy as many balloons as you wish!
Our fundraising target is: £500