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Spot the Ball for grassroots teams

  • April 29, 2020

Major football leagues have suspended the 2019/20 season until the epidemic is over. The biggest clubs are bemoaning the situation and the “insurmountable” losses that will damage their bottom line without broadcasts and ticket sales. But they can afford it and they will keep paying their workers and players. On the other hand, grassroots football clubs, that often are the staple of small communities, can’t afford that.

Grassroots football is a necessity in life for many. We work during the week to feel the escapism that football brings us on a Saturday and Sunday. Many players join established teams, typically referred by a friend or family member. In the best of times, raising funds for a grassroots football club often is challenging if not an impossible task. In times of isolation and COVID19 crisis, with the looming recession, it is simply unrealistic to expect the old and usual methods to work anymore .

Yet, Tentacle’s team won’t let you despair. Running a spot the ball competition to raise funds and support local grassroots football clubs may be the only accessible and viable way in the current circumstances. Some teams and organisations , like the one below, already test the waters with simplified and primitive attempts at spot the ball.

Tentacle understands that the grassroots team can’t afford to hire a team of developers and designers who will work on the software and web site necessary to organize a skilled game competition. That’s why we developed a turnkey solution that requires no coding, no design, or any effort on the part of the organizing team.

Marketing such a competition site should be no problem - on the technical side it is ready to sustain any amount of visitors, and people all over the country and internationally will get a chance to support local communities.

If you need help developing a skilled game competition site for your company, the experienced team at Tentacle Solutions is happy to assist. Based in Glasgow, Scotland, we deal with all facets of skilled games, including predictive analytics, testing, creative UI/UX services, and more. Contact us today to learn how we can help you create a one-of-a-kind app to suit your unique needs.

Grassroots football is a necessity in life for many. We work during the week to feel the escapism that football brings us on a Saturday and Sunday. Many players join established teams, typically referred by a friend or family member. In the best of times, raising funds for a grassroots football club often is challenging if not an impossible task.