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17 March 2014

Enter the below question for your chance to take part in the Crossbar challenge against Derby County

Ipswich Town have linked up with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to provide a fantastic prize to the winner of our new half-time game.

The competition will see three Town fans invited on to the Portman Road pitch at every home game up to the end of April to test their skills in front of the Sir Bobby Robson Stand in a crossbar challenge, sponsored by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.

Each competitor will have two efforts each at hitting the bar. If they hit the target they will automatically qualify for the grand final to take place at the last Championship game of the season, against Sheffield Wednesday on May 3.

What you win

The prize on offer from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is a £2000 seven-night cruise for two people in May from Harwich to the Norwegian Fjords, home to some of Europe’s most naturally beautiful scenery. All food is included on your cruise and you will be staying in a superior outside cabin.

How to enter

A Crossbar Challenge question will be published in each matchday programme and via the Club’s other communication channels in the lead up to the next home game.

The answer to each question can be found on All entrants who answer the question correctly will go into a draw for the next game and three will be pulled out to take part.


To take part in the Championship game against Derby scheduled for March 25, answer the following question.   

How many restaurants does the Balmoral cruise ship have?

Email your answer to, along with your name, address and contact details by the closing date of midnight on Thursday, March 20.  

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