By Renee Bogatko
One lucky Canberran will soon be the proud owner of a much highly sought-after ticket, and it’s one local sports fans won’t want to miss out on!
The Golden Ticket is a 2018 season pass for two people to several big sports games in the capital, including the Canberra Raiders, Brumbies, GWS Giants, Canberra United, UC Capitals, CBR Brave and Canberra Cavalry.
So, how does one get their hands on such an epic prize?
Voting is underway for the People’s Sporting Champion of Canberra, with anyone who casts an eligible vote in the running to win the Golden Ticket.
The winner will be selected by random computer draw and announced on Monday November 20.
Among the athletes with the most votes so far are Brumbies star Christian Lealiifano, Raiders captain Jarrod Croker, triathlete Penny Slater, softball player Claire Warwick, soccer star Ashleigh Sykes, basketballer Patty Mills, AFL player Brittany Tully, Canberra United’s Michelle Heyman, basketballer Reece Kaye and para-athlete Cameron Crombie.
The winner of the People’s Sporting Champion will be announced on December 1 at the CBR Sport Awards.
Public voting closes on Friday November 17. Make sure your vote counts to be in the running for the Golden Ticket!
Who would your local sporting champion be? Have your say at our Facebook page!