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National Flag Competition

National Flag Competition

The OVO Energy Women’s Tour will be running a National Flag Competition for the first time in 2019, in collaboration with SKODA!

The OVO Energy Women’s Tour will be running a National Flag Competition for the first time in 2019, in collaboration with SKODA!

Whether you’ll be out watching at the roadside or catching the action at home courtesy of our nightly ITV4 highlights shows, create, wave and share your official OVO Energy Women’s Tour Flag during this year’s race.

We are encouraging spectators to create and design their own flags that can be used to show support for their favourite icons, nation’s riders, favourite teams or pride in their home town.

Create your flag

Your OVO Energy Women’s Tour flag can be created on paper, card or material.

Why not get imaginative with what to include on the flag? Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Use a national or county flag as your background
  • Decorate your creation in the colours of your school
  • Promote your local business
  • Show your support for your favourite team and/or rider

Be creative with where the flag is waved too:

  • Out at the roadside
  • In shop windows
  • Fields
  • Watching the race on TV –  remember, this competition isn’t just for fans who attend the race in person!
Women's Tour Flag Competition

Nikki Brammeier fans lined the route of 2016’s stage that passed through her home county of Derbyshire.

How to enter

Simply share a picture of you and your flag to us on Twitter – @thewomenstour – and use the hashtag #ThisIsOurTime.

  • Entries MUST be sent to the OVO Energy Women’s Tour Twitter account and include the hashtag to be counted.
  • Entries MUST be sent between 09:00 on Monday 10 June and 23:59 on Saturday 15 June.

When sharing your entry, tell us why you’ve created your flag, what it means and where you are watching Britain’s most prestigious women’s cycle race from.

Competition prizes

A panel of SKODA and Women’s Tour representatives will review all entries before selecting a winner and two runners up. They will be looking for imaginative and innovative designs and ideas!

The winning prize will be a SKODA Queen of the Mountains jersey signed by this year’s competition winner, while the runners-up will receive Women’s Tour goody bags.

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